Christo Steyn
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Christo Steyn

Christo Steyn
Country (sports)South Africa South Africa
Born (1961-05-01) 1 May 1961 (age 60)
Springs, South Africa
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$252,274
Singles
Career record43-53
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 42 (18 Augustus 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1985)
French Open1R (1986)
Wimbledon3R (1985)
US Open2R (1983, 1986)
Doubles
Career record68-65
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 23 (9 March 1987)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1985)
French Open1R (1985, 1986)
Wimbledon3R (1986)
US Open3R (1986)

Jan Christoffel 'Christo' Steyn (born 1 May 1961 in Springs, South Africa) is a former South African tennis player. Steyn won two Grand Prix doubles titles during his professional career.[1]

A right-hander, Steyn reached his highest singles ATP ranking on 18 August 1986, when he became the No. 42 in the world, though he never won a Grand Prix or WCT tournaments singles title in his career.[2]

Career finals

Doubles (2 titles)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1986 Toronto Indoor, Canada Carpet (i) South Africa Danie Visser Poland Wojtek Fibak
Sweden Joakim Nyström
3-6, 6-7
Winner 1. 1986 Milan, Italy Carpet (i) United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell South Africa Brian Levine
Australia Laurie Warder
6-3, 4-6, 6-1
Runner-up 2. 1986 WCT Atlanta, U.S. Carpet (i) South Africa Danie Visser United States Andy Kohlberg
United States Robert Van't Hof
2-6, 3-6
Winner 2. 1986 Bristol Open, England Grass South Africa Danie Visser Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Wally Masur
6-7, 7-6, 12-10
Runner-up 3. 1986 Cincinnati Masters, U.S. Hard South Africa Danie Visser Australia Mark Kratzmann
Australia Kim Warwick
3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 4. 1986 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard South Africa Danie Visser United States John Letts
Sweden Peter Lundgren
3-6, 6-3, 3-6
Runner-up 5. 1987 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet (i) South Africa Danie Visser Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6-3, 1-6, 6-7

References

  1. ^ "player - Tennisarchives.com". tennisarchives.com. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Christo Steyn | Overview | ATP Tour | Tennis". ATP Tour. Retrieved 2020.

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