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Peter McNamara
Peter McNamara

Peter McNamara Bio, Age, Death Cause, Family, Net Worth

Peter McNamara Bio: He was a famous Australian tennis player and coach. McNamara won five singles titles and nineteen doubles titles in his career.

A right-hander, McNamara reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 14 March 1983 when he became world No. 7.

Peter McNamara Bio

Wiki / Biography
Birth Date 5 July 1955
Birth Place Melbourne, Australia
Death Date 21 July 2019
Age 64 years
Profession Tennis player and coach
Height 1.85 m
Weight 75 kg
Education Marcellin College, Bulleen
Prize money 1.047 million USD
Net Worth Update Soon

McNamara was born on 5 July 1955 and died on 21 July 2019. He has died at the age of 64.

Peter McNamara was a famous Australian tennis player and coach. He was also the former coach of Bulgarian tennis professional Grigor Dimitrov.

He later coached Australian tennis professional Matthew Ebden and WTA player Wang Qiang.

As a Tennis player, He reached No. 7 in the world in singles in 1983 and won five singles titles and 19 doubles titles.

He won six of those in 1979, and another six in 1983. He was paired with another Aussie “Mac”, Paul McNamee, with whom he won 14 of those titles.

Two of them were majors: the duo won the Wimbledon men’s doubles title in 1980 and 1982.

McNamara’s career-high ranking in doubles was No. 3. He also represented Australia in 10 Davis Cup ties between 1980 and 1986.

Death and Cause

McNamara got the news from McNamara’s wife Petra who said her husband, who turned 64 a few weeks ago, died peacefully in his sleep Saturday night. He had been fighting prostate cancer.

 

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