Tore Meinecke

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Tore Meinecke
Country (sports)Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
Residence Reith bei Kitzbühel, Austria
Born (1967-07-21) 21 July 1967 (age 53)
Hamburg, West Germany
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1983
Retired1989
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$242,301
Singles
Career record40–51
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 46 (9 May 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1989)
French Open 2R (1988)
Wimbledon 2R (1988)
Doubles
Career record47–52
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 46 (13 July 1987)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1989)
French Open 3R (1987, 1988)
Wimbledon 1R (1985, 1988)

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

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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). [1] He turned pro in 1983. During his professional career, Meinecke won two doubles titles. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 46 in May 1988 and a career-high doubles ranking of 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. [2]

He currently runs a tennis school near Geneva, Switzerland together with Jonas Svensson.

Career finals

Singles (1 win)

ResultW/LDateTournamentSurfaceOpponentScore
Loss0–11987 Athens, GreeceClay Flag of Argentina.svg Guillermo Pérez Roldán 2–6, 3–6

Doubles (2 wins, 1 loss)

ResultW/LDateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss0–11987 Guarujá, BrazilHard Flag of Germany.svg Martin Hipp Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg Luiz Mattar
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg Cássio Motta
6–7, 1–6
Win1–11987 Athens, GreeceClay Flag of Germany.svg Ricki Osterthun Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Jaroslav Navrátil
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Tom Nijssen
6–2, 3–6, 6–2
Win2–11988 Rotterdam, NetherlandsCarpet (i) Flag of Germany.svg Patrik Kühnen Flag of Sweden.svg Magnus Gustafsson
Flag of Italy.svg Diego Nargiso
7–6, 7–6

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  2. Gerald Eskenazi (September 28, 1992). "Approaching Life As a 'Five-Setter'". NY Times. Retrieved 30 March 2012.