Peter Elter

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Peter Elter
Tennis Het Melkhuisje Peter Elter in actie, Bestanddeelnr 929-8365.jpg
Elter at the 1978 Dutch Open
Country (sports) West Germany
Born (1958-06-10) 10 June 1958 (age 63)
Frankfurt, West Germany
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Prize money$242,362
Career record87–120
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 51 (18 October 1982)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1977, 1982)
Wimbledon2R (1982, 1983)
Career record26–66
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 100 (25 June 1984)

Peter Elter (born 10 June 1958) is a former professional tennis player from West Germany.

During his career, Elter did not win any singles titles but finished runner-up on three occasions. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 51 in October 1982.

Elter played in four ties for the West German Davis Cup team between 1978 and 1981.[1]

ATP career finals[edit]

Singles: 3 (3 runner-ups)[edit]

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Nov 1979 Bombay, India Clay India Vijay Amritraj 1–6, 5–7
Loss 2. Mar 1981 Cairo, Egypt Clay Argentina Guillermo Vilas 2–6, 3–6
Loss 3. May 1982 Munich, Germany Clay United States Gene Mayer 6–3, 3–6, 2–6, 1–6

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Oct 1983 Tel Aviv, Israel Clay Austria Peter Feigl United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
Hungary Zoltán Kuhárszky
4–6, 5–7


  1. ^ "Peter Elter". Davis Cup. International Tennis Federation.

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