Alex Antonitsch
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Alex Antonitsch
Alex Antonitsch
Country (sports) Austria
ResidenceVienna, Austria
Born (1966-02-08) 8 February 1966 (age 56)
Villach, Austria
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1988
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$1,024,171
Singles
Career record106-144
Career titles1
2 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 40 (9 July 1990)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open3R (1993, 1994)
French Open2R (1987, 1990)
Wimbledon4R (1990)
US Open3R (1990)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1988)
Doubles
Career record115-126
Career titles4
2 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 54 (16 October 1989)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open2R (1985)
French Open2R (1989)
Wimbledon2R (1995)
US Open3R (1989)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games2R (1988)
Team competitions
Davis Cup19-22

Alexander Antonitsch (born 8 February 1966) is a former tennis player from Austria, who turned professional in 1988.

Antonitsch won one singles title (1990, Seoul) and four doubles titles during his career. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 9 July 1990, when he became the world No. 40.

From 1983 to 1996, he was a member of the Austrian Davis Cup team, playing 27 matches, mainly doubles; his biggest Davis Cup success was reaching the semifinals in 1990, when the Austrian team was on the brink of reaching the finals against the later 1990 Davis Cup winner USA.


ATP career finals

Singles: 3 (1 title, 2 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP Masters Series (0-0)
ATP Championship Series (0-0)
ATP World Series (1-2)
Finals by surface
Hard (1-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-1)
Carpet (0-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (1-2)
Indoors (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Category Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Apr 1990 Seoul, South Korea World Series Hard Australia Pat Cash 7-6, 6-3
Loss 1-1 Apr 1990 Hong Kong, Hong Kong World Series Hard Australia Pat Cash 3-6, 4-6
Loss 1-2 Jul 1992 Newport, United States World Series Grass United States Bryan Shelton 4-6, 4-6

Doubles: 6 (4 titles, 2 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP Masters Series (0-0)
ATP Championship Series (0-0)
ATP World Series (4-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (2-2)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (1-0)
Carpet (1-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (2-1)
Indoors (2-1)
Result W-L Date Tournament Category Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Oct 1985 Cologne, Germany Grand Prix Hard Netherlands Michiel Schapers Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Sweden Peter Lundgren
6-4, 7-5
Win 2-0 Oct 1988 Vienna, Austria Grand Prix Carpet Hungary Balázs Taróczy United States Kevin Curren
Czech Republic Tomá? ?míd
4-6, 6-3, 7-6
Win 3-0 Apr 1991 Seoul, South Korea World Series Hard United Kingdom Greg Rusedski United States Kent Kinnear
United States Sven Salumaa
7-6, 6-1
Loss 3-1 Jan 1993 Auckland, New Zealand World Series Hard Russia Alexander Volkov Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
3-6, 6-7
Win 4-1 Jul 1994 Newport, United States World Series Grass United Kingdom Greg Rusedski United States Kent Kinnear
United States David Wheaton
6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Loss 4-2 Oct 1994 Vienna, Austria World Series Hard United Kingdom Greg Rusedski United States Mike Bauer
Czech Republic David Rikl
6-7, 4-6

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 4 (2-2)

Legend
ATP Challenger (2-2)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (2-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-1)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Mar 1989 Vilamoura, Portugal Challenger Hard Portugal Nuno Marques 1-6, 6-4, 3-6
Loss 0-2 Nov 1991 Helsinki, Finland Challenger Carpet Netherlands Michiel Schapers 6-7, 6-4, 5-7
Win 1-2 Aug 1993 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard France Olivier Delaitre 6-4, 6-1
Win 2-2 Aug 1993 Segovia, Spain Challenger Hard Spain Jordi Burillo 6-3, 6-3

Doubles: 4 (2-2)

Legend
ATP Challenger (2-2)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (1-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (1-1)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Nov 1989 Copenhagen, Denmark Challenger Hard Sweden Ronnie Baathman Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Magnus Larsson
3-6, 2-6
Loss 0-2 Nov 1991 Helsinki, Finland Challenger Carpet United States Glenn Layendecker France Tarik Benhabiles
France Henri Leconte
5-7, 6-7
Win 1-2 Dec 1991 Bossonnens, Switzerland Challenger Carpet Netherlands Menno Oosting Netherlands Michiel Schapers
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
6-3, 6-2
Win 2-2 Aug 1994 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard Germany Alexander Mronz Norway Bent-Ove Pedersen
Finland Olli Rahnasto
6-3, 6-4

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.

Singles

Tournament 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A 2R 1R A 3R 3R A 0 / 4 5-4 56%
French Open 2R A A 2R A A A 1R A 0 / 3 2-3 40%
Wimbledon 1R 1R A 4R A A 1R 1R Q1 0 / 5 3-5 38%
US Open 1R A 1R 3R A 1R A 1R Q1 0 / 5 2-5 29%
Win-loss 1-3 0-1 0-1 7-4 0-1 0-1 2-2 2-4 0-0 0 / 17 12-17 41%
National Representation
Summer Olympics NH 1R Not Held A Not Held 0 / 1 0-1 0%
ATP Masters Series
Miami A 1R A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Monte Carlo A A A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Rome A A A A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Canada A A QF A A A 2R 1R A 0 / 3 4-3 57%
Cincinnati A 1R 1R A A A A A A 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Paris A A A A A Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-loss 0-0 0-2 3-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-2 0-0 0 / 8 4-8 33%


Doubles

Tournament 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 2R A A A A 1R 1R A A A A A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
French Open A A A A 2R A A A A A A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Wimbledon A A A A 1R 1R A A A A 2R A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
US Open A 2R 2R A 3R A A 1R A 2R 2R A 0 / 6 6-6 50%
Win-loss 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-0 3-3 0-2 0-1 0-1 0-0 1-1 2-2 0-0 0 / 13 9-13 41%
National Representation
Summer Olympics Not Held 2R Not Held A Not Held A 0 / 1 1-1 0%
ATP Masters Series
Miami A A A 1R A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Rome A 2R A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Canada A A A A QF A A A 2R Q2 A A 0 / 2 3-2 60%
Cincinnati A A A 1R A QF A A A A A A 0 / 2 2-2 50%
Win-loss 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-2 2-1 2-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 6 6-6 50%

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