General Richard Arlen (Richey)
Reneberg
Male
United States of America
1965-10-05
Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America


About

Richey Reneberg (born 1965) began playing tennis in Texas when he was nine. He attended Westchester High School in Houston and ranked number one in Texas from ages 10-18. At Southern Methodist University he was an All-American three times and was ranked the No. 1 collegiate player in the country. His coaches included Bob Atkins, Jim Parker, Chris Bovett, Dennis Ralston, John Fielding, Tommy Tucker, Jose Higueras and Tom Gullikson.

In 1987 he began his professional career in tennis, which he pursued for thirteen years. He was the ATP newcomer of the year in 1987. He was known on the tour for creating nicknames for the other players. He reached No. 20 in the world in singles in 1991 and 1996. In 1992 he and partner, Jim Grabb, won the U.S. Open doubles title and were ranked No. 1 in the world. His most famous match was the 1992 Wimbledon final which he and Jim Grabb lost 19-17 in the fifth set to John McEnroe and Michael Stich. It took 2 days and 83 games to complete the 5 hour, 1 minute match – the longest Wimbledon doubles match in history. He ranked No. 1 in doubles in 1993. His 2nd Grand Slam doubles win came at the Australian Open in 1995 where he and Jared Palmer defeated Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor. He represented the United States in the Davis Cup 5 times and in the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996.



Media


Archive statistics 1982 - 1999
1
59
22


Tournament wins 1996 - Rosmalen (ATP)


Tournaments Wimbledon - 1999 Wimbledon - 1998 Wimbledon - 1997 Wimbledon - 1996 Rosmalen - 1996 Wimbledon - 1995 Wimbledon - 1994 US Open - 1994 Australian Open - 1993 Wimbledon - 1993 Roland Garros - 1993 US Open - 1993 Australian Open - 1992 Wimbledon - 1992 Roland Garros - 1992 US Open - 1992 Wimbledon - 1991 Roland Garros - 1991 US Open - 1991 Australian Open - 1990 Wimbledon - 1990 Roland Garros - 1990 US Open - 1990 Australian Open - 1989 Wimbledon - 1989 Roland Garros - 1989 US Open - 1989 Australian Open - 1988 Wimbledon - 1988 Roland Garros - 1988 US Open - 1988 Wimbledon - 1987 US Open - 1987 US Open Qualifying - 1984 Spring, Texas - 1984 US Open Qualifying - 1983 River Oaks - Qualifying - 1983 United States 5 Satellite - Leg 3 - 1982

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *