Greg Van Emburgh

Greg Van Emburgh ( born May 10, 1966 in New York City, New York ) is a former American tennis player who was mainly successful in doubles.


Van Emburgh attended the University of Kentucky and was elected to the best selection of All-American twice. In 1987, he reached the semifinals of the NCAA doubles championship and the quarterfinals in the singles. In 1988 he became a professional tennis player and won the Challenger Tournaments of Las Vegas and Acapulco on the side of Shelby Cannon. On the side of Alexander Mronz he also won his first doubles title on the ATP World Tour in the same year. Throughout his career, he was six ATP doubles title win, he got eight more times in a double finals. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1989 with position 253 in single and in 1993 with position 38 in doubles.

He failed to qualify for the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament in singles ever. In the doubles competition, he reached in 1990 with the South Africans Stefan Kruger the semifinals of Wimbledon, but they lost to eventual tournament winners Rick Leach and Jim Pugh in four sets.

After the end of his professional career, he was an assistant coach on at his former university. Later he became head coach at the University of Wisconsin He is married and has two children.

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