Paul Kronk
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Paul Kronk

Paul Kronk
Kwartfinales tennistoernooi Melkhuisje, Kronk (Australie) in actie, Bestanddeelnr 927-3360.jpg
Kronk at the 1974 Dutch Open
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1954-09-22) 22 September 1954 (age 66)
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record106-183
Career titles0
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1978)
Wimbledon4R (1981)
Doubles
Career record171-157
Career titles9
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (1978, 1979)
WimbledonQF (1979)
US OpenF (1976)

Paul Kronk (born 22 September 1954) is a former tennis player from Australia.

Kronk won seven doubles titles during his professional career. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP ranking on 25 April 1976, when he was No. 78 in the world.

Kronk won seven doubles titles, and was a runner-up in the US Open and a two-time runner-up in the Australian Open, on all occasions partnering compatriot Cliff Letcher.

Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 3 (3 runner-ups)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1976 US Open Grass Australia Cliff Letcher Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Marty Riessen
4-6, 4-6
Loss 1978 Australian Open Grass Australia Cliff Letcher Poland Wojciech Fibak
Australia Kim Warwick
6-7, 5-7
Loss 1979 Australian Open Grass Australia Cliff Letcher Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee
6-7, 2-6

Career finals

Doubles (6 wins, 2 losses)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1981 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Australia David Carter Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Chile Belus Prajoux
6-1, 6-2
Win 2. 1981 Mar del Plata, Argentina Clay Australia David Carter Spain Ángel Giménez
Colombia Jairo Velasco, Sr.
6-7, 6-4, 6-0
Loss 3. 1981 Tampa, U.S. Hard Australia David Carter South Africa Bernard Mitton
United States Butch Walts
3-6, 6-3, 1-6
Win 4. 1981 Munich, Germany Clay Australia David Carter United States Eric Fromm
Israel Shlomo Glickstein
6-3, 6-4
Loss 5. 1981 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Australia David Carter Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Switzerland Markus Günthardt
4-6, 1-6
Win 6. 1981 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Australia David Carter Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Marko Ostoja
Netherlands Louk Sanders
7-6, 6-1
Win 7. 1981 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet (i) Australia Peter McNamara United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Ferdi Taygan
3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Win 8. 1982 Metz, France Hard (i) Australia David Carter United States Matt Doyle
United States Dave Siegler
6-3, 7-6

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