Piet Norval

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Piet Norval
Country (sports) South Africa
ResidenceCape Town, South Africa
Born (1970-04-07) 7 April 1970 (age 49)
Cape Town, South Africa
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1988
Retired2001
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$1,832,303
Singles
Career record4–12
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 125 (19 June 1989)
Doubles
Career record329–300
Career titles14
Highest rankingNo. 16 (16 January 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1997)
French OpenQF (1993)
WimbledonSF (1991)
US OpenQF (1998)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenW (1999)

Pieter ("Piet") Norval (born 7 April 1970) is a former tennis player from South Africa, who turned professional in 1988. The right-hander represented his native country in the doubles competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he partnered Wayne Ferreira. The pair won the silver medal, after losing the final to Boris Becker and Michael Stich from Germany. Norval reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 19 June 1989, when he became the no. 125 of the world.

Major finals[edit]

Olympic finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 silver medal)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Silver 1992 Barcelona Olympics Clay  South Africa Wayne Ferreira Germany Boris Becker
Germany Michael Stich
6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 3–6

Year-End Championships finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2000 Bangalore Hard United States Donald Johnson India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
7–6(10–8), 6–3, 6–4

Career finals[edit]

Doubles: 35 (14–21)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Year-End Championships (1)
ATP Masters Series (2)
ATP Championship Series (1)
ATP Tour (10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4)
Clay (5)
Grass (2)
Carpet (3)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. Mar 1991 Key Biscayne, USA Hard South Africa Wayne Ferreira United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
5–7, 7–6, 6–2
Loss 1. Apr 1992 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard South Africa Wayne Ferreira South Africa Pieter Aldrich
South Africa Danie Visser
4–6, 4–6
Loss 2. Aug 1992 Summer Olympics, Barcelona, Spain Clay South Africa Wayne Ferreira Germany Boris Becker
Germany Michael Stich
6–7, 6–4, 6–7, 3–6
Win 2. Mar 1993 Casablanca, Morocco Clay United States Mike Bauer Latvia Ģirts Dzelde
Croatia Goran Prpić
7–5, 7–6
Loss 3. Jul 1993 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids France Cédric Pioline
Switzerland Marc Rosset
3–6, 6–3, 6–7
Loss 4. Jul 1993 Stuttgart, Germany Clay South Africa Gary Muller Netherlands Tom Nijssen
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
6–7, 3–6
Win 3. Oct 1993 Bolzano, Italy Carpet Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
6–3, 6–2
Loss 5. Feb 1994 Milan, Italy Carpet Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Netherlands Tom Nijssen
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
6–4, 6–7, 6–7
Loss 6. Apr 1994 Nice, France Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Spain Javier Sánchez
Australia Mark Woodforde
5–7, 3–6
Win 4. May 1994 Hamburg, Germany Clay United States Scott Melville Sweden Henrik Holm
Sweden Anders Järryd
6–3, 6–4
Win 5. Jul 1994 Stuttgart, Germany Clay United States Scott Melville Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 7–5
Loss 7. Oct 1994 Ostrava, Czech Republic Carpet South Africa Gary Muller Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Karel Nováček
4–6, 6–1, 3–6
Loss 8. Mar 1995 Indian Wells, USA Hard South Africa Gary Muller United States Tommy Ho
New Zealand Brett Steven
4–6, 6–7
Loss 9. Oct 1995 Palermo, Italy Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Spain Àlex Corretja
France Fabrice Santoro
7–6, 4–6, 3–6
Loss 10. Apr 1996 Barcelona, Spain Clay United Kingdom Neil Broad Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
1–6, 3–6
Loss 11. Jun 1996 Nottingham, UK Grass United Kingdom Neil Broad United Kingdom Mark Petchey
United Kingdom Danny Sapsford
7–6, 6–7, 4–6
Win 6. Jul 1996 Newport, USA Grass South Africa Marius Barnard Australia Paul Kilderry
Australia Michael Tebbutt
6–7, 6–4, 6–4
Win 7. Aug 1996 Los Angeles, USA Hard South Africa Marius Barnard Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
7–5, 6–2
Loss 12. Oct 1996 Lyon, France Carpet United Kingdom Neil Broad United States Jim Grabb
United States Richey Reneberg
2–6, 1–6
Loss 13. May 1997 Hamburg, Germany Clay United Kingdom Neil Broad Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
3–6, 6–7
Loss 14. Mar 1998 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet United Kingdom Neil Broad Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6–7, 3–6
Loss 15. Jul 1998 Båstad, Sweden Clay South Africa Lan Bale Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Sweden Magnus Larsson
4–6, 2–6
Win 8. Aug 1998 Umag, Croatia Clay United Kingdom Neil Broad Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
6–1, 3–6, 6–3
Loss 16. Oct 1998 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett France Olivier Delaître
France Fabrice Santoro
3–6, 6–7
Loss 17. Jan 1999 Doha, Qatar Hard Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett United States Alex O'Brien
United States Jared Palmer
3–6, 4–6
Loss 18. Oct 1999 Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett Germany David Prinosil
Australia Sandon Stolle
3–6, 4–6
Win 9. Oct 1999 Lyon, France Carpet Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Australia Sandon Stolle
4–6, 7–6, 7–6
Win 10. Nov 1999 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett United States Jan-Michael Gambill
United States Scott Humphries
7–5, 6–3
Loss 19. Mar 2000 Santiago, Chile Clay South Africa Lan Bale Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil Antonio Prieto
2–6, 4–6
Win 11. Apr 2000 Estoril, Portugal Clay United States Donald Johnson South Africa David Adams
Australia Joshua Eagle
6–4, 7–5
Win 12. Jun 2000 Nottingham, UK Grass United States Donald Johnson South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
1–6, 6–4, 6–3
Loss 20. Oct 2000 Toulouse, France Hard (i) United States Donald Johnson France Julien Boutter
France Fabrice Santoro
6–7, 6–4, 6–7
Win 13. Oct 2000 Basel, Switzerland Carpet United States Donald Johnson Switzerland Roger Federer
Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
7–6, 4–6, 7–6
Loss 21. Nov 2000 Stuttgart, Germany Hard (i) United States Donald Johnson Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Win 14. Dec 2000 Year-End Championships, Bangalore, India Hard United States Donald Johnson India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
7–6, 6–3, 6–4

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open NH A A A A A 2R 3R 3R 1R 2R QF 1R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 10 9–10
French Open A A A A A 1R 3R QF 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 3R A 0 / 10 9–10
Wimbledon A A A A 3R SF 1R 3R 1R 3R 1R QF 3R 3R 2R A 0 / 11 18–11
US Open A A A A 3R 2R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R QF 1R 1R A 0 / 11 9–10
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 42 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–2 5–2 5–4 8–4 1–4 2–4 1–4 7–4 5–4 4–4 3–4 0–1 N/A 45–41
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Were Not

ATP Masters Series

Before 1990
A 1R QF A A F A 2R 1R A 1R A 0 / 6 7–6
Miami A W SF A A 2R A SF SF 2R 3R A 1 / 7 16–6
Monte Carlo A A A 1R 2R 2R 2R QF 1R 2R 1R A 0 / 8 6–8
Rome A A A 1R QF 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 8 3–8
Hamburg A A A 1R W 1R 2R F QF 2R 2R A 1 / 8 14–7
Montreal/Toronto A A A A A A 2R 1R A 2R SF A 0 / 4 5–4
Cincinnati A QF 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R A 0 / 10 5–10
Stuttgart (Stockholm) A 2R 2R QF 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R F A 0 / 10 7–10
Paris A 1R QF 1R 2R 1R A SF QF 1R 1R A 0 / 9 8–9
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 0 1 / 5 0 / 5 0 / 6 1 / 6 0 / 8 0 / 6 0 / 9 0 / 8 0 / 8 0 / 9 0 / 0 2 / 70 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 0–0 8–4 8–5 2–6 9–5 6–8 4–6 14–9 7–8 3–8 10–9 0–0 N/A 71–68
Year End Ranking 870 336 334 503 89 19 39 36 18 43 37 28 29 25 23 1292 N/A

A = did not attend tournament
NH = tournament not held

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