Andrés Schneiter

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Andres Schneiter
Country (sports)  Argentina
Residence Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1976-04-08) 8 April 1976 (age 41)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Turned pro 1994
Retired 2004
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $217,041
Career record 0–1
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 219 (21 September 1998)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open NP
French Open NP
Wimbledon NP
US Open NP
Career record 24–40
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 62 (31 March 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2001-03)
French Open 3R (2002)
Wimbledon 1R (2001-03)
US Open 2Rd (2001)

Andres Schneiter (born 8 April 1976), nicknamed 'El Gringo', due to his blond hair and blue eyed complexion, is a former professional tennis player from Argentina and works as a coach on ATP tour. His career-high ATP Entry singles ranking was No.219 in 1998 and No. 62 in doubles in 2003.

Playing career[edit]

On the futures tour, Schneiter won four singles titles, three on clay and the other on carpet.

He was a doubles specialist who won two doubles titles with Sergio Roitman at Amsterdam in 2000 and at Umag in 2001. Schneiter was a runner up at Bucharest in 2002 with Emilio Benfele Álvarez. His best Grand Slam doubles result was reaching the third round of the French Open with Sergio Roitman. Schneiter retired in 2004.

Coaching career[edit]

Schneiter was the former coach of Mariano Puerta [1] and was his coach when Puerta reached the 2005 French Open final, where Puerta tested positive for drugs.

Doubles titles[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 23 July 2000 Amsterdam, Netherlands Clay Argentina Sergio Roitman Netherlands Edwin Kempes
Netherlands Dennis van Scheppingen
4–6, 6–4, 6–1
2. 16 July 2001 Umag, Croatia Clay Argentina Sergio Roitman Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Croatia Lovro Zovko
6–2, 7–5


  1. ^ "Carga con el peso de otros" (in Spanish). ESPN Deportes. 2009-06-19. 

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