Brent Haygarth

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Brent Haygarth Tennis player
Nation: South AfricaSouth Africa South Africa
Birthday: December 27, 1967
Size: 185 cm
1st professional season: 1988
Playing hand: Right
Prize money: $ 624,649
Career record: 0: 1
Highest ranking: 384 (July 16 1990)
Career record: 149: 211
Career title: 6th
Highest ranking: 40 (October 11, 1999)
Grand Slam record
Grand Slam record
Sources: official player profiles at the ATP / WTA and ITF (see web links )

Brent Haygarth (born December 27, 1967 in Durban ) is a retired South African tennis player .


Haygarth grew up as the son of Renée Schuurman , five-time winner of a Grand Slam double title and a mixed title, in a tennis-loving family. He took part in the junior tournaments of Wimbledon and the French Open in 1985, but lost each his first encounter. Between 1986 and 1987 he studied at Texas A&M University , which his brother Kirk and sister Derryn also attended.

In 1988 he became a tennis professional and in the same year he reached the final of a tournament of the ATP Challenger Tour for the first time . He won his first Challenger double title two years later. In 1992 he was in a double final of the ATP World Tour for the first time at the tournament in Florence . In his career, he won six double titles on the ATP World Tour with changing partners, and he was also in a final five more times. He achieved his highest world rankings in 1999 with 40th place in doubles and in 1990 with 384th position in singles.

In the individual, he could never qualify for a Grand Slam tournament. In doubles he reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon in 1994 and the quarter-finals of the US Open in 1999 . He was also in the round of 16 of the mixed competition at Wimbledon in 1995.

Haygarth has been married since 1991 and has two sons.

Tournament victories

Grand Slam
Tennis Masters Cup
ATP Masters Series
ATP International Series Gold
ATP International Series (6)


No. date competition Topping partner Final opponent Result
1. 1994 South Africa 1961South Africa Sun City Hard court South Africa 1961South Africa Marius Barnard South Africa 1961South Africa Ellis Ferreira Grant Stafford
South Africa 1961South Africa 
6: 3, 7: 5
2. 1995 United StatesUnited States los Angeles Hard court United StatesUnited States Kent Kinnear United StatesUnited States Scott Davis Goran Ivanišević
6: 4, 7: 6
3. 1996 BermudaBermuda Bermuda sand SwedenSweden Jan Apell AustraliaAustralia Pat Cash Patrick Rafter
3: 6, 6: 1, 6: 3
4th 1996 ItalyItaly Bologna sand South AfricaSouth Africa Christo van Rensburg MoroccoMorocco Karim Alami Gábor Köves
6: 1, 6: 4
5. 1998 United StatesUnited States Atlanta sand South AfricaSouth Africa Ellis Ferreira United StatesUnited States Alex O'Brien Richey Reneberg
United StatesUnited States 
6: 3, 0: 6, 6: 2
6th 1999 SwitzerlandSwitzerland Basel Carpet (i) North MacedoniaNorth Macedonia Aleksandar Kitinov Czech RepublicCzech Republic Jiří Novák David Rikl
Czech RepublicCzech Republic 
0: 6, 6: 4, 7: 5

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