Glenn Layendecker
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Glenn Layendecker

Glenn Layendecker
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceLake Oswego, Oregon
Born (1961-05-09) May 9, 1961 (age 60)
Stanford, California
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1983
Retired1992
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$647,475
Singles
Career record118-128
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 48 (May 3, 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1991)
French Open1R (1986, 1987)
Wimbledon2R (1989)
US Open2R (1990)
Doubles
Career record119-127
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 32 (October 16, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1991)
French Open3R (1986)
Wimbledon3R (1989)
US OpenQF (1989, 1992)

Glenn Layendecker (born May 9, 1961) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

His highest singles ranking was world No. 48 in 1990. Layendecker's highest doubles ranking was world No. 32. His career wins included wins over Andre Agassi, Michael Chang, Yannick Noah, Aaron Krickstein, Anders Järryd, and Brad Gilbert in singles matches. He also beaned John McEnroe in the temple with an approach shot at the US Open.[]

Layendecker graduated from Yale University in 1983.

He was the tennis coach of the Oregon Episcopal School Aardvarks. Under his coaching, the team garnered four consecutive state titles.[1] Layendecker lives in San Mateo, California and works for the West Coast Conference.

Career finals

Doubles (1 title, 4 runner-ups)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Feb 1985 Toronto, Canada Carpet (i) Canada Glenn Michibata Sweden Anders Järryd
United States Peter Fleming
7-6, 6-2
Loss 0-2 Oct 1987 San Francisco, US Carpet (i) United States Todd Witsken United States Jim Grabb
United States Patrick McEnroe
6-2, 0-6, 6-4
Loss 0-3 Jan 1989 Adelaide, Australia Grass Australia Mark Kratzmann South Africa Neil Broad
South Africa Stefan Kruger
6-2, 7-6
Loss 0-4 Feb 1990 San Francisco, US Carpet (i) United States Richey Reneberg United States Kelly Jones
United States Robert Van't Hof
2-6, 7-6, 6-3
Win 1-4 Jul 1992 Stuttgart, Germany Clay South Africa Byron Talbot Spain Javier Sánchez
Switzerland Marc Rosset
4-6, 6-3, 6-4

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