Chris Johnstone

Chris Johnstone (born 12 October 1960) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Chris Johnstone
Country (sports)Australia Australia
Born (1960-10-12) 12 October 1960 (age 60)
Perth, Western Australia
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record37–64
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 97 (4 January 1982)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1980, 1982, 1983)
French Open2R (1981)
Wimbledon3R (1982)
Doubles
Career record33–60
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 114 (3 January 1983)

CareerEdit

Johnstone was runner-up to Pat Serrett at the 1978 Australian Junior Championships.[1]

His best Grand Slam performance came at the 1982 Wimbledon Championships, where he had wins over David Schneider and Jay Lapidus, to make the third round.[2] In the mixed doubles he and partner Pam Whytcross were semi-finalists.[3]

A right-hander, Johnstone made the finals in both the singles and doubles draws at the 1982 South Australian Open.[2] He lost the singles final to Mike Bauer but won the doubles, with Pat Cash.[2]

Grand Prix career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 1982 Adelaide, Australia Grass   Mike Bauer 6–4, 6–7, 2–6

Doubles: 1 (1–0)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1982 Adelaide, Australia Grass   Pat Cash   Broderick Dyke
  Wayne Hampson
6–3, 6–7, 7–6

Challenger titlesEdit

Singles: (2)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 1981 Essen, West Germany Clay   Andreas Maurer 7–5, 7–6
2. 1981 Brisbane, Australia Grass   Phil Dent 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: (4)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1981 West Worthing, Great Britain Clay   Chris Lewis   Rory Chappell
  Schalk van der Merwe
6–2, 6–3
2. 1981 Ostende, Belgium Clay   John Feaver   Cliff Letcher
  Warren Maher
6–4, 6–4
3. 1981 Brisbane, Australia Grass   Craig Miller   Brad Drewett
  Warren Maher
6–4, 7–5
4. 1983 Perth, Australia Grass   John Benson   Peter Doohan
  Michael Fancutt
3–6, 6–4, 7–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ITF Juniors: Chris Johnstone". Archived from the original on 17 March 2016. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "ATP World Tour: Chris Johnstone". Archived from the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
  3. ^ "ITF Pro Circuit: Chris Johnstone". Archived from the original on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2012.

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