Lan Bale
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Lan Bale

Lan Bale
Country (sports)South Africa South Africa
ResidenceQueenstown, New Zealand
Born (1969-09-07) 7 September 1969 (age 52)
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro1991
Prize money$514,265
Career record2-3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 177 (8 November 1993)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open2R (1993)
Career record104-111
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 27 (9 May 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1999, 2000)
French Open3R (1996)
WimbledonQF (1994)
US Open3R (1994, 1998)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1995)
French OpenQF (1994)
Wimbledon3R (1994)
US Open1R (1994)

Lan Bale (born 7 September 1969) is a former professional tennis player from South Africa. He enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career, he won four doubles titles and finished runner-up an additional four times. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of world No. 27 in 1995.[1]

ATP career finals

Doubles: 8 (4-4)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Win 1. 1993 Durban, South Africa Hard Zimbabwe Byron Black South Africa Johan de Beer
South Africa Marcos Ondruska
7-6, 6-2
Win 2. 1994 Coral Springs, United States Clay New Zealand Brett Steven United States Ken Flach
France Stephane Simian
6-3, 7-5
Loss 1. 1994 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Jared Palmer
3-6, 6-7
Win 3. 1994 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager Sweden Jan Apell
Sweden Jonas Björkman
6-7, 6-2, 7-6
Win 4. 1996 Munich, Germany Clay Netherlands Stephen Noteboom France Olivier Delaître
Italy Diego Nargiso
4-6, 7-6, 6-4
Loss 2. 1998 Båstad, Sweden Clay South Africa Piet Norval Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Sweden Magnus Larsson
4-6, 2-6
Loss 3. 1999 Palermo, Italy Clay Spain Alberto Martín Argentina Mariano Hood
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
3-6, 1-6
Loss 4. 2000 Santiago, Chile Clay South Africa Piet Norval Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil Antonio Prieto
2-6, 4-6


  1. ^ "Lan Bale | Overview | ATP Tour | Tennis". ATP Tour. Retrieved 2020.

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