David Carter (tennis)

David Carter (born 21 April 1956) is a former professional tennis player from Australia. He enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career, he won five doubles titles with compatriot Paul Kronk. He reached a highest singles ranking of No. 78 in February 1982 and achieved his highest doubles ranking of No. 126 in January 1983.

David Carter
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David Carter playing at the 1978 Dutch Open.
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1956-04-21) 21 April 1956 (age 64)
Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record73–112
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 78 (15 February 1982)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1976, 1979)
French Open2R (1978, 1979)
Wimbledon3R (1982)
US Open3R (1981)
Doubles
Career record85–100
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 126 (3 January 1983)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1981)
French OpenQF (1982)
Wimbledon1R (1973, 1979, 1981, 1982)
US Open3R (1981)

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (5 titles, 7 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 1978 Bournemouth, England Clay   Rod Frawley   Louk Sanders
  Rolf Thung
3–6, 4–6
Loss 2. 1980 Sarasota, U.S. Clay   Rick Fagel   Andrés Gómez
  Ricardo Ycaza
3–6, 4–6
Loss 3. 1980 São Paulo, Brazil Carpet   Chris Lewis   Anand Amritraj
  Fritz Buehning
6–7, 2–6
Loss 4. 1980 Munich, Germany Clay   Chris Lewis   Heinz Günthardt
  Bob Hewitt
6–7, 1–6
Win 1. 1981 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   Paul Kronk   Andrés Gómez
  Belus Prajoux
6–1, 6–2
Win 2. 1981 Mar del Plata, Argentina Clay   Paul Kronk   Ángel Giménez
  Jairo Velasco, Sr.
6–7, 6–4, 6–0
Loss 5. 1981 Tampa, U.S. Hard   Paul Kronk   Bernard Mitton
  Butch Walts
3–6, 6–3, 1–6
Win 3. 1981 Munich, Germany Clay   Paul Kronk   Eric Fromm
  Shlomo Glickstein
6–3, 6–4
Loss 6. 1981 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Paul Kronk   Heinz Günthardt
  Markus Günthardt
4–6, 1–6
Win 4. 1981 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Paul Kronk   Marko Ostoja
  Louk Sanders
7–6, 6–1
Loss 7. 1981 Quito, Ecuador Clay   Ricardo Ycaza   Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
5–7, 3–6
Win 5. 1982 Metz, France Hard (i)   Paul Kronk   Matt Doyle
  Dave Siegler
6–3, 7–6

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