Richey Reneberg

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Richey Reneberg
Country  United States
Residence Bethesda, MD, USA
Born (1965-10-05) October 5, 1965 (age 48)
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Height 5'11" (180 cm)
Turned pro 1987
Retired 2000
Plays Right-handed (2-handed backhand)
Prize money $4,430,108
Singles
Career record 307-263
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 20 (May 6, 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1992, 1998)
French Open 3R (1994, 1995)
Wimbledon 4R (1997)
US Open 4R (1994)
Doubles
Career record 335-244
Career titles 19
Highest ranking No. 1 (February 1, 1993)

Richey Reneberg (born October 5, 1965 in Phoenix, Arizona) was an American professional male tennis player.

He attended Southern Methodist University, where he was a three-time All-American and reached the 1986 National Collegiate Athletics Association finals.

He was the Association of Tennis Professionals Newcomer of the Year when he turned professional in 1987.

He and his partner Jim Grabb were ranked World No. 1 in doubles and won the 1992 US Open doubles title. His career-high singles ranking in the ATP Tour was World No. 20. He won a second doubles Grand Slam with Jared Palmer at the 1995 Australian Open.

The right-hander represented the United States at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was defeated as the eleventh seed in the first round by India's Leander Paes. He also played on the American Davis Cup team.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Men's doubles (3)[edit]

Wins (2)[edit]

Year Championship Partnering Opponents in Final Score in Final
1992 US Open United States Jim Grabb United States Kelly Jones
United States Rick Leach
3–6, 7–6(2), 6–3, 6–3
1995 Australian Open United States Jared Palmer The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2

Runner-up[edit]

Year Championship Partnering Opponents in Final Score in Final
1992 Wimbledon United States Jim Grabb United States John McEnroe
Germany Michael Stich
7–5, 6–7(5), 6–3, 6–7(5), 17–19

Doubles finals (35)[edit]

Wins[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (2)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Championship Series (7)
ATP Tour (10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (12)
Clay (3)
Grass (1)
Carpet (3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. November 20, 1989 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard (i) United States Luke Jensen United States Kelly Jones
United States Joey Rive
6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 1. February 12, 1990 San Francisco, U.S. Carpet United States Glenn Layendecker United States Kelly Jones
United States Robert Van't Hof
6–2, 6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 2. May 6, 1991 Tampa, U.S. Clay United States David Pate United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
7–6, 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. May 20, 1991 Umag, Yugoslavia Clay United States David Wheaton Israel Gilad Bloom
Spain Javier Sánchez
6–7, 6–2, 1–6
Winner 2. October 7, 1991 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard United States Jim Grabb United States Luke Jensen
Australia Laurie Warder
6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. October 14, 1991 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet United States Jim Grabb United States Scott Davis
United States David Pate
7–5, 2–6, 7–6
Winner 4. February 10, 1992 San Francisco, U.S. Hard (i) United States Jim Grabb South Africa Pieter Aldrich
South Africa Danie Visser
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 4. February 24, 1992 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet United States Jim Grabb Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
4–6, 6–7
Winner 5. June 15, 1992 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass United States Jim Grabb United States John McEnroe
Germany Michael Stich
6–4, 6–7, 6–4
Runner-up 5. July 6, 1992 Wimbledon, London Grass United States Jim Grabb United States John McEnroe
Germany Michael Stich
7–5, 6–7, 6–3, 6–7, 17–19
Winner 6. August 24, 1992 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard United States Jim Grabb Canada Grant Connell
Canada Glenn Michibata
7–6, 6–2
Winner 7. September 14, 1992 US Open, New York Hard United States Jim Grabb United States Kelly Jones
United States Rick Leach
3–6, 7–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 6. October 12, 1992 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) United States Jim Grabb United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Jonathan Stark
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. October 19, 1992 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet United States Jim Grabb Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–7, 4–6
Winner 8. February 22, 1993 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet United States Jim Grabb South Africa Marcos Ondruska
United States Brad Pearce
6–7, 6–3, 6–0
Winner 9. May 3, 1993 Atlanta, U.S. Clay United States Paul Annacone United States Todd Martin
United States Jared Palmer
6–4, 7–6
Winner 10. October 11, 1993 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) United States Patrick McEnroe Germany Alexander Mronz
Germany Lars Rehmann
6–3, 7–5
Winner 11. April 18, 1994 Birmingham, U.S. Clay South Africa Christo van Rensburg United States Brian MacPhie
United States David Witt
2–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 12. May 2, 1994 Atlanta, U.S. Clay United States Jared Palmer United States Francisco Montana
United States Jim Pugh
4–6, 7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 8. May 9, 1994 Pinehurst, U.S. Clay United States Jared Palmer Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
2–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 9. August 22, 1994 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard United States Jim Grabb Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
3–6, 4–6
Winner 13. January 30, 1995 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard United States Jared Palmer The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 14. February 20, 1995 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i) United States Jared Palmer United States Tommy Ho
New Zealand Brett Steven
4–6, 7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 10. May 8, 1995 Atlanta, U.S. Clay United States Jared Palmer Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
7–6, 3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 11. February 19, 1996 San Jose, U.S. Hard (i) United States Jonathan Stark United States Trevor Kronemann
Australia David Macpherson
4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 12. March 11, 1996 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard New Zealand Brett Steven United States Patrick Galbraith
United States Rick Leach
7–5, 5–7, 5–7
Winner 15. August 19, 1996 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard United States Jim Grabb Czech Republic Petr Korda
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
7–6, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 16. October 7, 1996 Lyon, France Carpet United States Jim Grabb United Kingdom Neil Broad
South Africa Piet Norval
6–2, 6–1
Winner 17. November 10, 1997 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Patrick Galbraith
6–3, 3–6, 7–6
Runner-up 13. March 2, 1998 Philadelphia, U.S. Hard (i) Australia David Macpherson Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6–7, 7–6, 2–6
Runner-up 14. March 16, 1998 Indian Wells, U.S. Hard United States Todd Martin Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Patrick Rafter
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 15. May 4, 1998 Atlanta, U.S. Clay United States Alex O'Brien South Africa Ellis Ferreira
South Africa Brent Haygarth
3–6, 6–0, 2–6
Winner 18. March 8, 1999 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard United States Justin Gimelstob The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Australia Sandon Stolle
6–4, 6–7, 6–3
Runner-up 16. February 21, 2000 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i) United States Jim Grabb United States Justin Gimelstob
Canada Sébastien Lareau
2–6, 4–6
Winner 19. March 13, 2000 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard United States Jared Palmer United States Patrick Galbraith
Australia David Macpherson
6–3, 7–5

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A NH A 2R 1R 3R A 2R QF 1R W A 3R 2R QF A 1 / 10 21–9
French Open A A A 1R A 1R 2R QF 1R 3R 2R 3R 2R 1R 3R A 0 / 11 11–11
Wimbledon A A A 1R A 1R 2R F 2R 1R 3R 3R 1R 1R 3R A 0 / 11 13–11
U.S. Open A A A 1R QF 3R 1R W 3R 1R 1R A 1R 1R 3R A 1 / 11 15–10
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 3 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 0 2 / 43 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–4 3–2 4–4 2–3 15–3 6–4 2–4 9–3 4–2 3–4 1–4 8–4 0–0 N/A 60–41
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
1R A SF QF 2R 1R QF 2R F 1R 1R 0 / 10 12–10
Miami QF 1R A A 3R QF QF A A 3R 1R 0 / 7 10–7
Monte Carlo A A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Rome 2R A A A 1R 1R 1R A A 2R A 0 / 5 2–5
Hamburg A A A A A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1
Canada 2R 2R QF SF A 1R A A A 1R A 0 / 6 5–6
Cincinnati 1R A QF SF 2R QF SF A A 1R A 0 / 7 9–7
Stuttgart (Stockholm) 1R 1R 1R SF 1R 1R SF A 1R 1R A 0 / 9 6–9
Paris 1R 1R SF 2R 2R 1R 2R A SF 2R A 0 / 9 8–9
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 7 0 / 4 0 / 5 0 / 5 0 / 6 0 / 7 0 / 6 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 8 0 / 3 0 / 55 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 5–7 1–4 7–5 8–5 4–6 4–7 11–6 1–1 7–3 4–8 0–3 N/A 52–55
Year End Ranking 793 566 270 207 67 57 41 4 12 47 28 22 107 31 40 135 N/A

A = did not attend tournament
NH = tournament not held

Singles finals (7)[edit]

Wins[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. January 8, 1990 Wellington, New Zealand Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez 7–6(3), 4–6, 6–4, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 1. May 6, 1991 Tampa, U.S. Clay Czech Republic Petr Korda 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. January 11, 1993 Kuala Lumpur-1, Malaysia Hard France Olivier Delaître 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 2. January 10, 1994 Oahu, U.S. Hard South Africa Wayne Ferreira 4–6, 7–6(3), 1–6
Runner-up 3. April 22, 1996 Tokyo, Japan Hard United States Pete Sampras 4–6, 5–7
Winner 3. June 17, 1996 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass France Stephane Simian 6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 4. March 10, 1997 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard Australia Mark Philippoussis 4–6, 6–7(4)

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