Chris Kachel

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Chris Kachel
Country (sports)Australia Australia
Born (1955-06-19) 19 June 1955 (age 63)
Tamworth, Australia
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record28-80
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 101 (26 Dec 1979)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1979)
French Open1R (1976, 1977)
Wimbledon2R (1977, 1979)
US Open1R (1977)
Doubles
Career record126-105
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 39 (23 Aug 1977)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1977)
French OpenQF (1977)
WimbledonQF (1973, 1978)
US OpenSF (1976)

Chris Kachel (born 19 June 1955) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Kachel enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 3 doubles titles. More recently, Kachel launched a modelling career by appearing on the Australian TV Show Postcards.

Doubles titles (3)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1975 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass Australia Peter McNamara Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia John Marks
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 1977 Nice, France Clay New Zealand Chris Lewis Romania Ion Ţiriac
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 1977 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Switzerland Colin Dowdeswell United Kingdom Buster Mottram
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 1977 Louisville, U.S. Clay Australia Cliff Letcher Australia John Alexander
Australia Phil Dent
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 1977 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Clay Australia Colin Dibley Australia Geoff Masters
Australia Kim Warwick
2–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 1977 Manila, Philippines Hard Australia John Marks United States Mike Cahill
United States Terry Moor
4–6, 6–0, 7–6
Runner-up 6. 1978 Manila, Philippines Clay Australia Ross Case United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Brian Teacher
3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 7. 1979 Newport, U.S. Grass Australia John James United States Robert Lutz
United States Stan Smith
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 8. 1979 Brisbane, Australia Grass Australia John James Australia Ross Case
Australia Geoff Masters
6–7, 2–6
Winner 2. 1979 Adelaide, Australia Grass Australia Colin Dibley Australia John Alexander
Australia Phil Dent
6–7, 7–6, 6–4
Winner 3. 1980 Hobart, Australia Hard Australia John James Australia Phil Davies
Australia Brad Guan
6–4, 6–4

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