Martin Laurendeau

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Martin Laurendeau
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Birthdate July 10, 1964
Birthplace Montréal, Québec, Canada
From Montréal, Québec, Canada
Height 6’3” (1,91m)
Style of play Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Turned pro 1986
Retired 1993
Best ATP singles ranking No. 90 (October 10, 1988)
Best ATP doubles ranking No. 139 (August 21, 1989)
Profile on CdnTennis.ca

Biography

Martin Laurendeau (born July 10, 1964 in Montréal, Québec, Canada) is a Canadian former professional tennis player. He reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of No. 90 on October 10, 1988 and a career-high ATP doubles ranking of No. 139 on August 21, 1989.

Laurendeau starred in collegiate tennis at Pepperdine University where he played between 1984 and 1987. He ended 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, his best results were a round of 16 appearance at the 1988 US Open and a third round appearance at the 1991 Wimbledon, both in singles. He retired in 1993.

Laurendeau was captain of the Canadian Davis Cup team from 2004 to 2017 and the coach of Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov from January 2017 to June 2018.

ATP Challenger Tour finals

Singles: 6 (4 titles, 2 runners-up)

Titles by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Sep 1987 Thessaloniki, Greece $25,000 Hard Nicklas Kroon (SWE) 7–6, 6–4
Win 2–0 Apr 1989 São Paulo, Brazil $25,000 Hard Dacio Campos (BRA) 7–6, 6–3
Win 3–0 Jun 1989 Dijon, France $75,000 Carpet Brad Pearce (USA) 4–6, 6–1, 7–6
Loss 3–1 Oct 1989 Cherbourg, France $50,000 Hard (i) Veli Paloheimo (FIN) 6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Loss 3–2 Feb 1991 Telford, United Kingdom $50,000 Carpet Jan Siemerink (NED) 3–6, 4–6
Win 4–2 Mar 1993 Garmisch, Germany $25,000 Carpet (i) Patrick Baur (GER) 6–0, 6–4

Doubles: 3 (3 titles)

Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (3–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Feb 1991 Telford, United Kingdom $50,000 Carpet Leonardo Lavalle (MEX) Peter Nyborg (SWE)
Jan Siemerink (NED)
7–6, 6–3
Win 2–0 Feb 1993 Lippstadt, Germany $25,000 Carpet (i) Filip Dewulf (BEL) David Engel (SWE)
Peter Nyborg (SWE)
7–6, 4–6, 7–6
Win 3–0 Feb 1993 Emden, Germany $25,000 Carpet (i) Michael Mortensen (DEN) Vladimer Gabrichidze (GEO)
Dimitri Poliakov (UKR)
3–6, 6–4, 6–2

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 2R 1R 1R A Q3 A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
French Open 1R A A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Wimbledon 2R 1R 2R Q1 3R Q2 Q1 0 / 4 4–4 50%
US Open A 4R 1R 1R 2R Q1 Q1 0 / 4 4–4 50%
Win–Loss 1–2 4–3 1–3 0–2 3–2 0–0 0–0 0 / 12 9–12 43%

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R 2R A A A 0 / 2 1–2 33%
French Open A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon A Q2 Q1 1R Q1 Q1 0 / 1 0–1 0%
US Open 2R 1R A A A A 0 / 2 1–1 50%
Win–Loss 1–0 0–2 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0 / 5 2–4 33%

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