Patrick McEnroe

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Patrick McEnroe Tennis player
Patrick McEnroe
Nation: United StatesUnited States United States
Birthday: July 1, 1966
Size: 183 cm
Weight: 73 kg
1st professional season: 1988
Resignation: 1998
Playing hand: Right
Prize money: $ 3,118,316
Career record: 140: 163
Career title: 1
Highest ranking: 28 (September 11 1995)
Grand Slam record
Career record: 310: 182
Career title: 16
Highest ranking: 3 (April 12 1993)
Grand Slam record
Grand Slam record
Sources: official player profiles at the ATP / WTA and ITF (see web links )

Patrick McEnroe (born July 1, 1966 in Manhasset , Long Island , New York ) is a retired American tennis player .

Patrick is the younger brother of tennis legend John McEnroe . In his career he was nowhere near the success of his brother. In doubles he was able to win a total of 17 tournaments, including the French Open in 1989.

He won his first professional tennis title in doubles with his brother in Richmond . With Jim Grabb he won the 1989 French Open.

Ironically, he reached his first individual final against his brother John. John won the game in three straight sets (3-6, 6-2, 6-4). This was only the second brother duel in a final of the ATP Tour, Emilio Sánchez and Javier Sánchez played against each other in Madrid in 1987 .

He achieved his best result in a Grand Slam tournament in 1991 at the Australian Open , when he was eliminated in the semifinals against Boris Becker. In the same year he was with David Wheaton in the double final.

In 1995 he was able to retaliate against Becker at the Australian Open and defeated him in the first round. Becker retained the upper hand for this at the US Open in the round of 16.

He ended his career in 1998. His highest placement on the tennis world rankings was 28th place in 1995. In doubles he made it to 3rd place in the world rankings in 1993.

He played in the Davis Cup in 1993, 1994 and 1996 for the USA . Since 2000, Patrick McEnroe has been the 38th captain in US Davis Cup history. In 2007 he won the Cup with his team. At the beginning of September 2010 he announced his resignation as team manager.

He also works as a TV commentator for CBS and ESPN .

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