Jeremy Bates

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Jeremy Bates Tennis player
Nation: United KingdomUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
Birthday: June 19, 1962
Size: 180 cm
Weight: 73 kg
1st professional season: 1982
Resignation: 1996
Playing hand: Right
Prize money: $ 1,339,965
Career record: 132: 193
Career title: 1
Highest ranking: 54 (April 17 1995)
Grand Slam record
Career record: 163: 171
Career title: 3
Highest ranking: 25 (March 4 1991)
Grand Slam record
Grand Slam record
Sources: official player profiles at the ATP / WTA and ITF (see web links )

Michael Jeremy Bates (born June 19, 1962 in Solihull , West Midlands , England ) is a retired British tennis player .


Bates became a professional tennis player in 1982. Together with Jo Durie he won the mixed competitions in 1987 at Wimbledon and in 1991 at the Australian Open . Together with Peter Lundgren , he was also in the double finals of the Australian Open in 1988. During his career he won a single tournament on the ATP World Tour as well as three doubles tournaments. His highest placement on the tennis world rankings was 54th in singles in 1995 and 25th in doubles in 1991.

Bates played 36 singles and 15 doubles games for the British Davis Cup team between 1985 and 1994 . His greatest success with the team was participating in the quarterfinals of the world group, which Australia won 4-1. He lost on the side of Colin Dowdeswell the double encounter and his single game against Pat Cash . He won his second individual against Paul McNamee .

At the 1988 Summer Olympics , he competed in singles and doubles for Great Britain. In doubles he was eliminated on the side of Andrew Castle against the doubles from Yugoslavia in the first round. He reached the second round by beating Gilad Bloom , where he was defeated by the later gold medalist Miloslav Mečíř .

After retiring from professional sport, he became team boss of the British Davis Cup team.

Tournament victories

Grand Slam (2)
Tennis Masters Cup
ATP Masters Series
ATP International Series Gold
ATP International Series (4)


No. date competition Topping Final opponent Bottom line
1. April 24, 1994 Korea SouthSouth Korea Seoul Hard court GermanyGermany Jörn Renzenbrink 6: 4, 6: 7, 6: 3


No. date competition Topping partner Final opponent Bottom line
1. October 22, 1989 IsraelIsrael Tel Aviv Hard court GermanyGermany Patrick Baur SwedenSweden Rikard Bergh Per Henricsson
6: 1, 4: 6, 6: 1
2. June 17, 1990 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Queen's Club race United StatesUnited States Kevin Curren FranceFrance Henri Leconte Ivan Lendl
6: 2, 7: 6
3. February 27, 1994 NetherlandsNetherlands Rotterdam carpet SwedenSweden Jonas Björkman NetherlandsNetherlands Jacco Eltingh Paul Haarhuis
6: 4, 6: 1


No. date competition Topping partner Final opponent Bottom line
1. 1987 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Wimbledon race United KingdomUnited Kingdom Jo Durie AustraliaAustralia Darren Cahill Nicole Provis
7: 6, 6: 3
2. 1991 AustraliaAustralia Australian Open Hard court United KingdomUnited Kingdom Jo Durie United StatesUnited States Scott Davis Robin White
United StatesUnited States
2: 6, 6: 4, 6: 4

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