Stefan Kruger

Stefan Kruger (born 3 August 1966, in Cape Town, South Africa) is a former professional tennis player from South Africa. He enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 3 doubles titles and finished runner-up an additional 5 times. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 39 in 1991.[1]

Stefan Kruger
Country (sports)South Africa South Africa
ResidenceSt. Louis, Missouri
Born (1966-08-03) 3 August 1966 (age 54)
Cape Town, South Africa
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1987
Retired1995
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$350,994
Singles
Career record0–0
Highest rankingNo. 277 (3 October 1988)
Doubles
Career record103–129
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 39 (14 January 1991)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1989)
French Open2R (1989, 1990, 1992)
WimbledonSF (1990)
US Open2R (1992, 1993)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1989, 1991)
French Open2R (1989, 1991)
Wimbledon3R (1988, 1993)
US Open2R (1993)

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (3 titles, 5 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 1989 Adelaide, Australia Hard   Neil Broad   Mark Kratzmann
  Glenn Layendecker
6–2, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 1989 Newport, U.S. Grass   Neil Broad   Patrick Galbraith
  Brian Garrow
6–2, 5–7, 3–6
Winner 2. 1990 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i)   Christo van Rensburg   Neil Broad
  Gary Muller
4–6, 7–6, 6–3
Winner 3. 1991 Adelaide, Australia Hard   Wayne Ferreira   Paul Haarhuis
  Mark Koevermans
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1991 Singapore Hard   Christo van Rensburg   Grant Connell
  Glenn Michibata
4–6, 7–5, 6–7
Runner-up 3. 1992 Lyon, France Carpet   Neil Broad   Jakob Hlasek
  Marc Rosset
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 1993 Manchester, England Grass   Glenn Michibata   Ken Flach
  Rick Leach
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 1993 Lyon, France Carpet   John-Laffnie de Jager   Gary Muller
  Danie Visser
3–6, 6–7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stefan Kruger | Overview | ATP Tour | Tennis". ATP Tour. Retrieved 23 April 2020.

External linksEdit