Peter Elter

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

Peter Elter
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Elter at the 1978 Dutch Open
Country (sports) West Germany
Born (1958-06-10) 10 June 1958 (age 62)
Frankfurt, West Germany
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$242,362
Singles
Career record87–120
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 51 (18 October 1982)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1977, 1982)
Wimbledon2R (1982, 1983)
Doubles
Career record26–66
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 100 (25 June 1984)

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 finalsEdit

Singles: 3 (3 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Nov 1979 Bombay, India Clay   Vijay Amritraj 1–6, 5–7
Loss 2. Mar 1981 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Guillermo Vilas 2–6, 3–6
Loss 3. May 1982 Munich, Germany Clay   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   Peter Feigl   Colin Dowdeswell
  Zoltán Kuhárszky
4–6, 5–7

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit