Gary Donnelly

Gary Donnelly ( born June 3, 1962 in Phoenix, Arizona ) is a former American tennis player who was especially successful in doubles. In 1986, he was with Peter Fleming in the doubles final of Wimbledon.


Donnelly attended Arizona State University and in 1983, professional tennis player. In the individual he was not very successful, but he made ​​it in 1986 among the top 50 world tennis rankings. This was due to his knockout participation at the U.S. Open and the quarter- finals in Stockholm. However, these successes the absolute exception in his career dar. unequal successful Donnelly was the men's doubles. Between 1984 and 1989 he won eight doubles titles on the ATP World Tour and got ten more times in a double finals. He played throughout his career with various double partners, but his frequent partners were Peter Fleming and Mike DePalmer. 1989, towards the end of his career, he played a few tournaments with Pete Sampras. His highest world ranking listing in the double he reached position 16 in 1986

His best individual result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the second round of the U.S. Open in 1986. Surprisingly suggested the well-known purely as a doubles specialist Donnelly assessed the stronger Jacob Hlasek, Eliot Teltscher and Anders Järryd. He eventually defeated Boris Becker in four sets. In the doubles competition, he reached in 1986 on the side of Peter Fleming the doubles final of Wimbledon. In addition, he stood once each in the semifinals of the French Open and the U.S. Open. There he reached the quarter-finals in 1985, Mixed.

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