Wayne Black

Wayne Hamilton Black ( born November 14, 1973 in Harare ) is a former Zimbabwean tennis players.


Black is the brother of the also successful in double Byron Black and Cara Black tennis player. He was able to win during his career 18 titles in doubles competitions and reached 15 other finals. Greatest success was winning the U.S. Open in 2001 and the Australian Open 2005 with compatriot Kevin Ullyett. Already in 2000 he was the first to reach a Grand Slam final at the Australian Open, but was defeated here by Andrew Kratzmann in five sets Ellis Ferreira and Rick Leach. In mixed he could also win two Grand Slam titles to his sister Cara page. The two were successful at the French Open in 2002 and Wimbledon in 2004. At the French Open 2004, she first had to admit defeat in the final. Black reached his highest individual ranking in the tennis world rankings, ranking 69 in late March 1998. In doubles he could reach the end of January 2004 Rank 4. He finished his career after the Wimbledon tournament in 2006.

Black graduated between 1992 and 2005 49 single and 28 double roles for the Zimbabwe Davis Cup team. His greatest success with the team was participating in the quarterfinals of the World Group in 1998. During the 0-5 defeat to Italy, he gave both individual as well as on the side of his brother Byron also the double.