Peter Rennert

Peter Rennert

Peter Rennert
Country  United States
Residence Great Neck, NY, USA
Born (1958-12-26) December 26, 1958 (age 55)
Great Neck, NY, USA
Height 6'1" (185 cm)
Turned pro 1980
Retired 1987
Plays Left-handed
Career record 48-60
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 40 (1980)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1979, 1980)
French Open -
Wimbledon 3R (1982)
US Open 2R (1980)
Career record 98-90
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 8 (1983)
Last updated on: May 12, 2012.

Peter Rennert (born December 26, 1958, in Great Neck, New York), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Rennert enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 2 doubles titles. He achieved career-high rankings of World No. 40 in singles (in 1980) and World No. 8 in doubles (in 1983). As a player he trained with 25 time Davis Cup Championship Coach Harry Hopman and Wimbledon champion Tony Palafox. His best result as a singles player in a major was making it to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open twice. As a player at Stanford University, Rennert won three National Division 1 team titles and won College Player of the Year. At Stanford, he received a B.S. in Psychology. Rennert now resides as a Physical Education teacher and Original Play teacher at a private school in Easton, Connecticut named Easton Country Day School or Phoenix Academy. In the fall of 2011, Rennert plans to create a tennis program known as, "Peter Rennert's Peak Performance Training Program" in Westport, Connecticut. He will use the Westport Tennis Club to help facilitate his program. In his program, Rennert plans to utilize "The Effortless Approach" to help all tennis players achieve their maximum ability and find an even greater enjoyment for the game of tennis. Currently, Rennert is launching a new website, that will be up very soon.

Doubles titles (2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1980 Newport, U.S. Grass United States Fritz Buehning Zimbabwe Andrew Pattison
United States Butch Walts
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 1981 Milan, Italy Carpet United States John McEnroe United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
6–7, 3–6
Winner 1. 1982 London/Queen's Club, U.K. Grass United States John McEnroe United States Victor Amaya
United States Hank Pfister
7–6, 7–5
Winner 2. 1982 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) United States John McEnroe United States Steve Denton
United States Mark Edmondson
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 1982 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet United States John McEnroe United States Tim Gullikson
United States Tom Gullikson
4–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 4. 1983 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) United States John McEnroe Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
2–6, 4–6

External links

  • Association of Tennis Professionals
  • International Tennis Federation