Martin Laurendeau

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Martin Laurendeau
Country (sports)  Canada
Residence Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Born (1964-07-10) July 10, 1964 (age 54)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 191 cm (6.27 ft)
Turned pro 1986
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $349,692
Career record 36–60
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 90 (October 10, 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1988)
French Open 1R (1987)
Wimbledon 3R (1991)
US Open 4R (1988)
Career record 15–33
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 139 (August 21, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1990)
Wimbledon 1R (1991)
US Open 2R (1988)

Martin Laurendeau (French pronunciation: ​[maʁtɛ̃ lɔʁɑ̃do]; born July 10, 1964 in Montreal, Quebec) is a former touring professional tennis player, the present coach and (non-playing) captain of the Canada Davis Cup team, and the coach of Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov.

Tennis career

A 6'3 right-hander, Laurendeau starred in collegiate tennis at Pepperdine University where he played between 1984 and 1987. He finished his career with the second most career singles wins in school history with 80 and the third best singles winning percentage (.816).

During his pro career which stretched from 1986 to 1993, Laurendeau had a career ATP tour singles win-loss record of 36 and 60. His best results were a round of 16 appearance in the 1988 U.S. Open and a third round appearance at 1991 Wimbledon, both in singles. His best ranking was World No. 90 which he achieved in October 1988. His tour doubles record stands at 15 and 33.

Laurendeau has been a tennis coach since 1994. He became Davis Cup captain upon the resignation of Grant Connell in 2004.

Singles Finals (4–2)

Grand Slam (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (4–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 13 September 1987 Thessaloniki, Greece Hard Sweden Niclas Kroon 7-6, 6-4
Winner 2. 30 April 1989 Sao Paulo, Brazil Hard Brazil Dacio Campos 7-6, 6-3
Winner 3. 18 June 1989 Dijon, France Carpet United States Brad Pearce 4-6, 6-1, 7-6
Runner-up 4. 22 October 1989 Cherbourg, France Hard (i) Finland Veli Paloheimo 6-3, 3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 5. 10 February 1991 Telford, United Kingdom Carpet (i) Netherlands Jan Siemerink 3-6, 4-6
Winner 6. 7 March 1993 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Carpet (i) Germany Patrick Baur 6-0, 6-4

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