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Country (sports)  United Kingdom
Name  Mark Petchey
Turned pro  1988
Career record  35–73
Weight  76 kg

Prize money  $657,776
Height  1.8 m
Residence  Wimbledon, London, UK
Role  Tennis player
Retired  1998
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Full name  Mark Rodney James Petchey
Born  1 August 1970 (age 45)Loughton, Essex, UK (1970-08-01)
Plays  Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Spouse  Michelle Petchey (m. 1996)
Education  Forest School, Walthamstow

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Mark Rodney James Petchey (born 1 August 1970) is a former tennis player from England, who turned professional in 1988.


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He works for Sky Sports, ITV and the BBC providing commentary and analysis for ATP Tour tennis.

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Personal life

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Petchey was educated at Forest School, a prominent Independent School in north-east London.

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His first coach was his father, Rod.

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Mark married Michelle on 5 July 1996 in Warwickshire: they have two daughters, Nicole and Myah.


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Junior Slam results:

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Australian Open: -
French Open: 1R (1988)
Wimbledon: 2R (1988)
US Open: 3R (1987)

Pro tour

The right-hander won one doubles title (Nottingham in 1996) in his career. He reached his career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 80 in August 1994, winning 3 Challenger events. His best performance in a Grand Slam came in the 1997 Wimbledon Championships. He defeated Ján Krošlák and Tommy Haas before losing to Boris Becker in the third round.

As a coach

He coached Silvija Talaja to the world's Top 20 and Tina Pisnik to the Top 30.

He was also coach to Andy Murray whom he coached to the Top 50.


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