General David
Mustard
Male
New Zealand
1959-12-29
Lower Hutt, New Zealand


About

Mustard played professionally on the Grand Prix tennis circuit during the 1980s and won an ATP Challenger tournament in Sutton in 1984.

He twice made it past the first round of the Australian Open, mostly notably in 1984 when he gave eventual champion Mats Wilander a close contest in the second round, before losing in four sets. After winning the first set 6–1, Mustard was unable to repeat that performance in the second but had opportunities in the next two sets. He led Wilander 5–2 in the third set and 3–0 in the fourth, but the Swede was able to secure both sets and the match.

His best performance in a Grand Slam tournament came in the 1985 Wimbledon Championships when he made the third round, as a qualifier. He defeated Stuart Bale and Marc Flur, before being eliminated by Kevin Curren.

As a doubles player, he had some success with British player Jonathan Smith. The pair made the round of 16 at the 1985 French Open and won two Challenger titles. His other Challenger title in doubles came with Russell Simpson, with whom he made the semi-finals at a Cleveland Grand Prix tournament in 1984.

Mustard played in one Davis Cup tie for New Zealand, against Taiwan in Auckland in 1985, which the home side won 5-0. He defeated Hsu Huang-Jung in the first singles rubber and was also used in the doubles, with David Lewis.

He now works as a tennis coach in Herne Bay, Auckland.



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Archive statistics 1977 - 1985
3
254
133


Tournament wins 1984 - New Zealand Championships (Amateur)
1984 - Sutton Hard Courts (Open)
1983 - Switzerland Satellite Leg 4 (Open)


Tournaments Australian Open - 1985 Wimbledon - 1985 Australian Open - 1984 US Pro Championships - 1984 West of England Championships - 1984 Roland Garros Qualifying - 1984 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1984 Auckland - 1984 Western Australia Championships - 1984 Hall of Fame Championships - 1984 Lee-on-Solent - 1984 Sutton Hard Courts - 1984 Washington Open - 1984 North Conway - 1984 Australia 1 Satellite - Masters - 1984 Cleveland Grand Prix - 1984 Australia 1 Satellite - Leg 1 - 1984 Australia 1 Satellite - Leg 2 - 1984 Australia 1 Satellite - Leg 4 - 1984 Nagoya - 1984 Tampere Challenger - 1984 West of England - Qualifying - 1984 Winnetka Challenger - 1984 Australian Open - 1983 South Australian Championships - 1983 New South Wales Championships - 1983 Queensland Championships - 1983 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1983 Australian Hard Courts Championship - 1983 Brisbane International - 1983 Auckland - 1983 Lee-on-Solent - 1983 Travemünde International - 1983 Dortmund International - 1983 West Warwickshire - 1983 Australian Indoors - 1983 Australia 1 Satellite - Leg 3 - 1983 Australia 1 Satellite - Masters - 1983 Switzerland Satellite Masters - 1983 Switzerland Satellite Leg 1 - 1983 Switzerland Satellite Leg 2 - 1983 Switzerland Satellite Leg 4 - 1983 New Zealand Satellite - Leg 1 - 1983 New Zealand Satellite - Leg 2 - 1983 New Zealand Satellite - Leg 4 - 1983 New Zealand Satellite - Masters - 1983 Essen Challenger - 1983 Australian Indoors - Qualifying - 1983 Australian Open - 1982 Queens Club Tournament - 1982 Netherlands International Championships - 1982 Kent Championships - 1982 Le Touquet - 1982 Oostende - 1982 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1982 Australian Hard Courts Championship - 1982 Japan Open - 1982 Auckland - 1982 Lee-on-Solent - 1982 Knokke Le-Zoute - 1982 West Warwickshire - 1982 Queens Club - Qualifying - 1982 Ulm - 1982 Brussels Challenger - 1982 Chigasaki - 1982 New Zealand Satellite - Leg 1 - 1982 Tokyo Challenger - 1982 West of England - Qualifying - 1982 Cologne Challenger - 1982 Stuttgart - Qualifying - 1982 Australian Indoors - Qualifying - 1982 New South Wales - Qualifying - 1982 Queensland Championships - 1981 Australian Open Qualifying - 1981 Australian Hard Courts Championship - 1981 Auckland - 1981 Travemünde International - 1981 Royan - 1981 Australian Indoors - 1981 South Pacific - 1981 Ulm - 1981 Melbourne Indoor - 1981 Germany 2 Satellite - Leg 1 - 1981 Germany 2 Satellite - Leg 5 - 1981 Germany 2 Satellite - Masters - 1981 Norway Satellite - Leg 1 - 1981 Norway Satellite - Leg 2 - 1981 Norway Satellite - Leg 3 - 1981 Norway Satellite - Masters - 1981 West Worthing Challenger - 1981 Netherlands International - Qualifying - 1981 Kent Championships - 1980 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1980 Auckland - 1980 Western Australia Championships - 1980 San Luis Potosi Open - 1980 Itau Cup - Porto Alegre - 1980 Australia 2 Satellite - Leg 4 - 1980 Belgium Satellite - Leg 4 - 1980 Itau Cup - Curtiba - 1980 Itau Cup - Campinas - 1980 Mexico City Challenger - 1980 Australian Open Qualifying - 1979 Auckland - 1979 AMEX - Lincoln - 1979 Amex - San Diego - 1979 AMEX - Charlotte - 1979 AMEX - Huntington Beach - 1979 AMEX - Austin - 1979 Kent Championships - 1978 Surrey Championships - 1978 Australian Open Qualifying - 1978 Paddington - 1978 Auckland - 1978 Western Australia Championships - 1978 Surrey Hard Court Championships - 1978 Sutton Hard Courts - 1978 Tulsa Open - 1978 South Pacific - 1978 Sioux City - 1978 Jackie Cooper Open - 1978 St. Joseph Open - 1978 Surrey Championships - 1977 Paddington - 1977 Norwich Open - 1977 Cumberland Hard Courts - 1977

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