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Hans Dieter Beutel

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Country (sports)
  
West Germany

Career record
  
18–44

Height
  
1.85 m

Prize money
  
$113,016

Role
  
Tennis Player


Plays
  
Right-handed

Name
  
Hans-Dieter Beutel

Residence
  
Hannover/Stuttgart

Career titles
  
0

Handed
  
Right-handed

Hans-Dieter Beutel HansDieter Beutel Overview ATP World Tour Tennis

Born
  
12 June 1962 (age 53) Esslingen, West Germany (
1962-06-12
)

Hans-Dieter Beutel (born 12 June 1962) is a former professional tennis player from West Germany.

Hans-Dieter Beutel HansDieter Beutel Overview ATP World Tour Tennis

Career

Beutel was a losing finalist in the 1980 Wimbledon boys' singles event, to Frenchman Thierry Tulasne.

In 1981, Beutel made the semi-finals of the Sofia Open.

He was the German National Champion in 1982, for both indoor and outdoor singles and in the outdoor doubles. Also that year he reached the quarter-finals in Linz and was a doubles runner-up in Cologne.

Beutel was a singles finalist at Cologne in 1983, beating Carlos Kirmayr, Shlomo Glickstein, Eric Jelen and Pavel Složil en route. He made the quarter-finals at Bastad the following year.

He won two Grand Slam matches during his career, both at the Australian Open. In the 1984 tournament, he defeated countryman Jelen in the opening round, before going down to Tarik Benhabiles in five sets. At the 1989 Australian Open he came from two sets down to overcome Laurent Prades in the first round. He was eliminated in the second round by 14th seed Jonas Svensson.

The West German appeared in five Davis Cup ties for his national team in the early 1980s, winning three of his eight rubbers, one in singles and two in doubles.

References

Hans-Dieter Beutel Wikipedia