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Tore Meinecke

Tore Meinecke West German tennis player

West German tennis player
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro West German tennis player
Countries West Germany Germany
Occupations Tennis player
Gender male
Birth 21 July 1967 (Hamburg)
Star sign CancerCancer
Stats
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 73 kg
The details
Biography

Tore Meinecke (born July 21, 1967, in Hamburg), is a former professional tennis player from West Germany.

Career

As a junior Meinecke won the Orange Bowl doubles champion 16-under in 1982 (partnering Boris Becker) and was runner-up at the European Junior Championships (w/Becker). He turned pro in 1983. During his professional career Meinecke won 2 doubles titles. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 46 in May 1988 and a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 46 in July 1987.

In June 1989 Meinecke suffered a car crash in Clermont-Ferrand, France which put him in a coma for more than a month and forced him to retire from professional tennis at the age of 22. He currently runs a tennis school near Geneva, Switzerland together with Jonas Svensson.

Doubles finals (3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1987 Guarujá, Brazil Hard West Germany Martin Hipp Brazil Luiz Mattar
Brazil Cássio Motta
6–7, 1–6
Winner 1. 1987 Athens, Greece Clay West Germany Ricki Osterthun Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Navrátil
Netherlands Tom Nijssen
6–2, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 2. 1988 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet (i) West Germany Patrik Kühnen Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Italy Diego Nargiso
7–6, 7–6

Singles finals (1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 1987 Athens, Greece Clay Argentina Guillermo Pérez Roldán 2–6, 3–6
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http://www.atpworldtour.com/Tennis/Players/Me/T/Tore-Meinecke.aspx
http://www.joto-tennis.ch/en
https://d-nb.info/gnd/119242451
https://viaf.org/viaf/50031331
https://www.atpworldtour.com/en/players/-/M057/overview
https://www.itftennis.com/procircuit/players/player/profile.aspx?playerid=10000901
https://www.nytimes.com/1992/09/28/sports/sidelines-approaching-life-as-a-five-setter.html?src=pm
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q91206
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q91206#P536
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q91206#P599
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/50031331
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