Glenn Layendecker

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Glenn Layendecker
Country (sports)  United States
Residence Lake Oswego, OR
Born (1961-05-09) May 9, 1961 (age 56)
Stanford, California
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1992
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $647,475
Career record 118–128
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 48 (May 3, 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1991)
French Open 1R (1986, 1987)
Wimbledon 2R (1989)
US Open 2R (1990)
Career record 119–127
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 32 (October 16, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1991)
French Open 3R (1986)
Wimbledon 3R (1989)
US Open QF (1989, 1992)

Glenn Layendecker (born May 9, 1961) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. His highest singles ranking was World No. 48 in 1990. His highest doubles ranking was World No. 32. Layendecker's career wins included Andre Agassi, Michael Chang, Yannick Noah, Aaron Krickstein, Anders Järryd, and Brad Gilbert in singles matches. He also beaned John McEnroe in the temple with an approach shot at the US Open.[citation needed]

Layendecker graduated from Yale University in 1983.

He was the tennis coach of the Oregon Episcopal School Aardvarks. Under his coaching, the team garnered four consecutive state titles.[1]

Doubles (1 title - 4 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. February 24, 1985 Toronto Indoor Carpet (i) Canada Glenn Michibata Sweden Anders Järryd
United States Peter Fleming
7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 2. October 4, 1987 SAP Open, San Francisco Carpet (i) United States Todd Witsken United States Jim Grabb
United States Patrick McEnroe
6–2, 0–6, 6–4
Runner-up 3. January 8, 1989 South Australian Open Grass Australia Mark Kratzmann South Africa Neil Broad
South Africa Stefan Kruger
6–2, 7–6
Runner-up 4. February 11, 1990 SAP Open, San Francisco Carpet (i) United States Richey Reneberg United States Kelly Jones
United States Robert Van’t Hof
2–6, 7–6, 6–3
Winner 5. July, 19, 1992 Stuttgart, Germany Clay South Africa Byron Talbot Spain Javier Sánchez
Switzerland Marc Rosset
4–6, 6–3, 6–4


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