Peter Rennert

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Peter Rennert
Country (sports)  United States
Residence Great Neck, NY, USA
Born (1958-12-26) December 26, 1958 (age 57)
Great Neck, NY, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Turned pro 1980
Retired 1987
Plays Left-handed
Singles
Career record 48–60
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 40 (28 July 1980)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1979, 1980)
Wimbledon 3R (1982)
US Open 2R (1980)
Doubles
Career record 98–90
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 9 (23 May 1983)

Peter Rennert (born December 26, 1958), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Rennert enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 2 doubles titles. He achieved career-high rankings of World No. 40 in singles (in 1980) and World No. 8 in doubles (in 1983). As a player he trained with 25 time Davis Cup Championship Coach Harry Hopman and Wimbledon champion Tony Palafox. His best result as a singles player in a major was making it to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open twice. As a player at Stanford University, Rennert won three National Division 1 team titles and won College Player of the Year. At Stanford, he received a B.S. in Psychology.

Rennert now resides as an Original Play person at a private school in Easton, Connecticut named Easton Country Day School or Phoenix Academy.

Doubles titles (2)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1980 Newport, U.S. Grass United States Fritz Buehning Zimbabwe Andrew Pattison
United States Butch Walts
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 1981 Milan, Italy Carpet United States John McEnroe United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
6–7, 3–6
Winner 1. 1982 London/Queen's Club, U.K. Grass United States John McEnroe United States Victor Amaya
United States Hank Pfister
7–6, 7–5
Winner 2. 1982 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) United States John McEnroe United States Steve Denton
United States Mark Edmondson
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 1982 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet United States John McEnroe United States Tim Gullikson
United States Tom Gullikson
4–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 4. 1983 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) United States John McEnroe Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
2–6, 4–6

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