Brian Levine

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This article is about the tennis player. For the New Jersey politician, see Brian D. Levine.
Brian Levine
Country (sports) South Africa South Africa
Born (1958-08-20)20 August 1958
Cape Town, South Africa
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1982
Plays Right-handed
Career record 5–11
Highest ranking No. 180 (19 November 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 1R (1986)
Career record 37–56
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 44 (24 March 1986)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 3R (1985)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 2R (1985)

Brian Levine (born 20 August 1958 in Cape Town, South Africa), is a former South African tennis player who played professional tennis from 1982 through to 1988. In his career, Brian played in 24 Grand Slams (French Open, Wimbledon, US Open & Australian Open). Brian's first major grand slam was Wimbledon in 1983 where he qualified for the doubles with a young 18-year-old called Stefan Edberg. Brian competed in over 200 tournaments worldwide on the ATP Tour.

Brian won 2 doubles titles during his professional career. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP ranking on 24 March 1986, when he became the number 44 in the world and won the singles title at the West Australian Open in Perth in the same year.

Doubles titles (2)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1984 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States John Van Nostrand Australia Brad Drewett
United States Chip Hooper
7–5, 6–2
Winner 2. 1984 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard Australia Peter Doohan United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 1984 Adelaide, Australia Grass Australia Peter Doohan Australia Broderick Dyke
Australia Wally Masur
6–4, 5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 1986 Milan, Italy Carpet Australia Laurie Warder United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
South Africa Christo Steyn
3–6, 6–4, 1–6

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