Neil Broad

Neil Broad ( born November 20, 1966 in Cape Town, South Africa) is a former British tennis player.


Broad attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth and was elected to the best selection of All-American. In 1986 he was a professional tennis player and began to specialize soon to the men's doubles. His first doubles title on the ATP World Tour, he reached in 1989 on the side of Gary Muller in Washington. During his career he won a total of seven double tournaments. In addition, he was in 17 finals, including at the Masters tournament in Cincinnati. There he was defeated by Muller against the Australian Darren Cahill and Mark Kratzmann. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1989 with position 84 in single and in 1990 with ninth position in the doubles.

His best individual result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the second round at the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon. In the doubles competition, he reached in 1990 on the side of Gary Muller the semi-finals at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open he could with Piet Norval advance to the quarter- finals once each.

Broad played between 1992 and 2000 eleven double roles for the British Davis Cup team, his record 4-7. During this time, the team failed to qualify twice for the World Group, but failed each in the first round. His doubles partner were, among others, Jeremy Bates, Greg Rusedski and Tim Henman. In the Summer Olympics 1996, he stepped to the side of Tim Henman of Great Britain. Through a semi-final victory over the German Marc- Kevin Goellner double and David Prinosil they made ​​it to the finals where they were defeated in the match for the gold medal Australians Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde and won the silver medal.

Broad is married and has one daughter.

Tournament Win

Double ( 7)