Piet Norval

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Piet Norval
Country  South Africa
Residence Cape Town, South Africa
Born (1970-04-07) 7 April 1970 (age 44)
Cape Town, South Africa
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 1988
Retired 2001
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $1,832,303
Singles
Career record 4–12
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 125 (19 June 1989)
Doubles
Career record 329–300
Career titles 14
Highest ranking No. 16 (16 January 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1997)
French Open QF (1993)
Wimbledon SF (1991)
US Open QF (1998)
Olympic Games Silver medal.svg Silver Medal (1992)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open W (1999)
Last updated on: 9 September 2013.
Olympic medal record
Men's Tennis
Silver 1992 Barcelona Doubles

Pieter ("Piet") Norval (born 7 April 1970 in Bellville, Cape Town) is a former tennis player from South Africa, who turned professional in 1988. The right-hander represented his native country in the doubles competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he partnered Wayne Ferreira. The pair won the silver medal, after losing the final to Boris Becker and Michael Stich from Germany: 6–7, 6–4, 6–7, and 3–6. Norval reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 19 June 1989, when he became the number 125 of the world.

Major finals[edit]

Olympic finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 silver medal)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Silver 1992 Barcelona Olympics Clay South Africa Wayne Ferreira Germany Boris Becker
Germany Michael Stich
6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 3–6

Year-End Championships finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2000 Bangalore Hard United States Donald Johnson India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
7–6(10–8), 6–3, 6–4

Career finals[edit]

Doubles: 35 (14–21)[edit]

Wins (14)
Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Year-End Championships (1)
ATP Masters Series (2)
ATP Championship Series (1)
ATP Tour (10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4)
Clay (5)
Grass (2)
Carpet (3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 25 March 1991 Key Biscayne, USA Hard South Africa Wayne Ferreira United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
5–7, 7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 6 April 1992 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard South Africa Wayne Ferreira South Africa Pieter Aldrich
South Africa Danie Visser
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 3 August 1992 Summer Olympics, Barcelona, Spain Clay South Africa Wayne Ferreira Germany Boris Becker
Germany Michael Stich
6–7, 6–4, 6–7, 3–6
Winner 2. 22 March 1993 Casablanca, Morocco Clay United States Mike Bauer Latvia Ģirts Dzelde
Croatia Goran Prpić
7–5, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 12 July 1993 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids France Cédric Pioline
Switzerland Marc Rosset
3–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 4. 26 July 1993 Stuttgart, Germany Clay South Africa Gary Muller Netherlands Tom Nijssen
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
6–7, 3–6
Winner 3. 18 October 1993 Bolzano, Italy Carpet Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 14 February 1994 Milan, Italy Carpet Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Netherlands Tom Nijssen
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
6–4, 6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 6. 18 April 1994 Nice, France Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Spain Javier Sánchez
Australia Mark Woodforde
5–7, 3–6
Winner 4. 9 May 1994 Hamburg, Germany Clay United States Scott Melville Sweden Henrik Holm
Sweden Anders Järryd
6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 25 July 1994 Stuttgart, Germany Clay United States Scott Melville Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 7–5
Runner-up 7. 17 October 1994 Ostrava, Czech Republic Carpet South Africa Gary Muller Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Karel Nováček
4–6, 6–1, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 13 March 1995 Indian Wells, USA Hard South Africa Gary Muller United States Tommy Ho
New Zealand Brett Steven
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 9. 2 October 1995 Palermo, Italy Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Spain Àlex Corretja
France Fabrice Santoro
7–6, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 10. 22 April 1996 Barcelona, Spain Clay United Kingdom Neil Broad Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 11. 24 June 1996 Nottingham, UK Grass United Kingdom Neil Broad United Kingdom Mark Petchey
United Kingdom Danny Sapsford
7–6, 6–7, 4–6
Winner 6. 15 July 1996 Newport, USA Grass South Africa Marius Barnard Australia Paul Kilderry
Australia Michael Tebbutt
6–7, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 7. 5 August 1996 Los Angeles, USA Hard South Africa Marius Barnard Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 12. 7 October 1996 Lyon, France Carpet United Kingdom Neil Broad United States Jim Grabb
United States Richey Reneberg
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 13. 12 May 1997 Hamburg, Germany Clay United Kingdom Neil Broad Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 14. 9 March 1998 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet United Kingdom Neil Broad Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 15. 13 July 1998 Båstad, Sweden Clay South Africa Lan Bale Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Sweden Magnus Larsson
4–6, 2–6
Winner 8. 3 August 1998 Umag, Croatia Clay United Kingdom Neil Broad Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
6–1, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 16. 12 October 1998 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett France Olivier Delaître
France Fabrice Santoro
3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 17. 11 January 1999 Doha, Qatar Hard Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett United States Alex O'Brien
United States Jared Palmer
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 18. 18 October 1999 Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett Germany David Prinosil
Australia Sandon Stolle
3–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 25 October 1999 Lyon, France Carpet Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Australia Sandon Stolle
4–6, 7–6, 7–6
Winner 10. 15 November 1999 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett United States Jan-Michael Gambill
United States Scott Humphries
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 19. 6 March 2000 Santiago, Chile Clay South Africa Lan Bale Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil Antonio Prieto
2–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 17 April 2000 Estoril, Portugal Clay United States Donald Johnson South Africa David Adams
Australia Joshua Eagle
6–4, 7–5
Winner 12. 26 June 2000 Nottingham, UK Grass United States Donald Johnson South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
1–6, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 20. 23 October 2000 Toulouse, France Hard (i) United States Donald Johnson France Julien Boutter
France Fabrice Santoro
6–7, 6–4, 6–7
Winner 13. 30 October 2000 Basel, Switzerland Carpet United States Donald Johnson Switzerland Roger Federer
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
7–6, 4–6, 7–6
Runner-up 21. 6 November 2000 Stuttgart, Germany Hard (i) United States Donald Johnson Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 14. 17 December 2000 Year-End Championships, Bangalore, India Hard United States Donald Johnson India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
7–6, 6–3, 6–4

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open NH A A A A A 2R 3R 3R 1R 2R QF 1R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 10 9–10
French Open A A A A A 1R 3R QF 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 3R A 0 / 10 9–10
Wimbledon A A A A 3R SF 1R 3R 1R 3R 1R QF 3R 3R 2R A 0 / 11 18–11
US Open A A A A 3R 2R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R QF 1R 1R A 0 / 11 9–10
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 42 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–2 5–2 5–4 8–4 1–4 2–4 1–4 7–4 5–4 4–4 3–4 0–1 N/A 45–41
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Were Not

ATP Masters Series

Before 1990
A 1R QF A A F A 2R 1R A 1R A 0 / 6 7–6
Miami A W SF A A 2R A SF SF 2R 3R A 1 / 7 16–6
Monte Carlo A A A 1R 2R 2R 2R QF 1R 2R 1R A 0 / 8 6–8
Rome A A A 1R QF 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 8 3–8
Hamburg A A A 1R W 1R 2R F QF 2R 2R A 1 / 8 14–7
Montreal/Toronto A A A A A A 2R 1R A 2R SF A 0 / 4 5–4
Cincinnati A QF 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R A 0 / 10 5–10
Stuttgart (Stockholm) A 2R 2R QF 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R F A 0 / 10 7–10
Paris A 1R QF 1R 2R 1R A SF QF 1R 1R A 0 / 9 8–9
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 0 1 / 5 0 / 5 0 / 6 1 / 6 0 / 8 0 / 6 0 / 9 0 / 8 0 / 8 0 / 9 0 / 0 2 / 70 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 0–0 8–4 8–5 2–6 9–5 6–8 4–6 14–9 7–8 3–8 10–9 0–0 N/A 71–68
Year End Ranking 870 336 334 503 89 19 39 36 18 43 37 28 29 25 23 1292 N/A

A = did not attend tournament
NH = tournament not held

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