Marcos Ondruska

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Marcos Ondruska
Country (sports)  South Africa
Born (1972-12-18) 18 December 1972 (age 43)
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1989
Retired 2005
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,835,129
Singles
Career record 118–147
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 27 (10 May 1993)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1996)
French Open 3R (1991)
Wimbledon 2R (1993, 1994, 1997)
US Open 3R (1994, 1995)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 2R (1996)
Doubles
Career record 113–133
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 34 (2 August 1993)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (1993)
French Open 2R (1993)
Wimbledon 3R (1993, 1994, 1995)
US Open 3R (1999)

Marcos Ondruska (born 18 December 1972) is a former tennis player from South Africa, who turned professional in 1989. He represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he defeated Goran Ivanišević in the first round before falling to Norway's Christian Ruud. The right-hander won four career titles in doubles, and reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 10 May 1993, when he became the number 27 of the world.

Ondruska has a 13–7 career Davis Cup record in 11 ties.

Career finals[edit]

Tournament (W–R) Singles Doubles
Grand Slam 0–0 0–0
Tennis Masters Cup 0–0 0–0
Masters Series 0–0 0–0
Championship Series 0–0 0–1
ATP Tour 0–3 4–1
Surface (W–R) Singles Doubles
Hard 0–2 3–1
Clay 0–1 1–0
Grass 0–0 0–0
Carpet 0–0 0–1

Singles (3 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 20 September 1992 Cologne, Germany Clay Germany Bernd Karbacher 6–7(4–7), 4–6
Runner-up 2. 1 March 1993 Scottsdale, United States Hard United States Andre Agassi 2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 20 October 1996 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard Spain Javier Sánchez 4–6, 5–7

Doubles (4 titles, 2 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1993 Philadelphia, United States Carpet (i) United States Brad Pearce United States Jim Grabb
United States Richey Reneberg
7–6, 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 1993 Durban, South Africa Hard South Africa Johan de Beer South Africa Lan Bale
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
6–7, 2–6
Winner 3. 1996 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Jack Waite Sweden Jonas Björkman
New Zealand Brett Steven
walkover
Winner 4. 1996 Palermo, Italy Clay Australia Andrew Kratzmann Italy Cristian Brandi
Spain Emilio Sánchez
7–6, 6–4
Winner 5. 1996 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard South Africa Grant Stafford Israel Noam Behr
Israel Eyal Erlich
6–3, 6–2
Winner 6. 1997 Long Island, United States Hard Germany David Prinosil United States Mark Keil
United States T. J. Middleton
6–4, 6–4

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