|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
|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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- Personal life
- Pro tour
- As a coach
He works for Sky Sports, ITV and the BBC providing commentary and analysis for ATP Tour tennis.
Petchey was educated at Forest School, a prominent Independent School in north-east London.
His first coach was his father, Rod.
Mark married Michelle on 5 July 1996 in Warwickshire: they have two daughters, Nicole and Myah.
Junior Slam results:
Australian Open: -
French Open: 1R (1988)
Wimbledon: 2R (1988)
US Open: 3R (1987)
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 was also coach to Andy Murray whom he coached to the Top 50.