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Peter McNamara (born 5 July 1955, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) is a retired Australian tennis player.

He who won five singles and nineteen doubles titles during his professional career. A right-hander, McNamara reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on March 14, 1983 when he became World number 7.

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Singles titles (5)

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 1979 Berlin, Germany Clay France Patrice Dominguez 6–4, 6–0, 6–7, 6–2
2. 1980 Brussels, Belgium Clay Hungary Balázs Taróczy 7–6, 6–3, 6–0
3. 1981 Hamburg, Germany Clay United States Jimmy Connors 7–6, 6–1, 4–6, 6–4
4. 1981 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet United States Vitas Gerulaitis 6–4, 1–6, 5–5 DEF.
5. 1983 Brussels, Belgium Carpet Czech Republic Ivan Lendl 6–4, 4–6, 7–6

Doubles titles (19)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score
1. 1979 Nice, France Clay Australia Paul McNamee Czech Republic Pavel Složil
Czech Republic Tomáš Šmíd
6–1, 3–6, 6–2
2. 1979 Cairo, Egypt Clay Australia Paul McNamee India Anand Amritraj
India Vijay Amritraj
7–5, 6–4
3. 1979 Brussels, Belgium Clay United States Billy Martin Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
5–7, 7–5, 6–4
4. 1979 Palermo, Italy Clay Australia Paul McNamee Egypt Ismail El Shafei
United Kingdom John Feaver
7–5, 7–6
5. 1979 Sydney Outdoor, Sydney Grass Australia Paul McNamee Australia Steve Docherty
Australia John Chris Lewis
7–6, 6–3
6. 1979 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass Australia Paul McNamee Australia Cliff Letcher
Australia Paul Kronk
7–6, 6–2
7. 1980 Houston, United States Clay Australia Paul McNamee United States Marty Riessen
United States Sherwood Stewart
6–4, 6–4
8. 1980 Wimbledon, London Grass Australia Paul McNamee United States Robert Lutz
United States Stan Smith
7–6, 6–3, 6–7, 6–4
9. 1980 Sydney Outdoor, Sydney Grass Australia Paul McNamee United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States Brian Gottfried
6–2, 6–4
10. 1981 Masters Doubles WCT, London Carpet Australia Paul McNamee United States Victor Amaya
United States Hank Pfister
6–3, 2–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
11. 1981 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Australia Paul McNamee Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Mike Estep
2–6, 6–4, 7–6
12. 1981 North Conway, U.S. Clay Switzerland Heinz Günthardt Czech Republic Pavel Složil
United States Ferdi Taygan
7–5, 6–4
13. 1981 Sawgrass Doubles, U.S. Clay Switzerland Heinz Günthardt United States Robert Lutz
United States Stan Smith
7–6, 3–6, 7–6, 5–7, 6–4
14. 1981 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet Australia Paul Kronk United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Ferdi Taygan
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
15. 1981 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass Australia Paul McNamee United States Hank Pfister
United States John Sadri
6–7, 7–6, 7–6
16. 1982 Milan, Italy Carpet Switzerland Heinz Günthardt Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
7–6, 7–6
17. 1982 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Australia Paul McNamee Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
6–7, 7–6, 6–3
18. 1982 Wimbledon, London Grass Australia Paul McNamee United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
6–3, 6–2
19. 1983 Memphis, U.S. Carpet Australia Paul McNamee United States Tim Gullikson
United States Tom Gullikson
6–3, 5–7, 6–4

Runner-ups (10)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score
1. 1975 Sydney Outdoor, Sydney Grass Australia Chris Kachel Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia John Marks
6–1, 6–1
2. 1980 Forest Hills WCT, U.S. Clay Australia Paul McNamee United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
6–2, 5–7, 6–2
3. 1980 Båstad, Sweden Clay United Kingdom John Feaver Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Switzerland Markus Günthardt
6–4, 6–4
4. 1980 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass Australia Paul McNamee Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Kim Warwick
7–5, 6–4
5. 1981 Hamburg, Germany Clay Australia Paul McNamee Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
6. 1981 U.S. Open, New York Hard Switzerland Heinz Günthardt United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
DEF
7. 1982 Houston, U.S. Clay Australia Mark Edmondson South Africa Kevin Curren
United States Steve Denton
7–5, 6–4
8. 1982 São Paulo, Brazil Clay United States Ferdi Taygan Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Brazil Cassio Motta
6–3, 6–1
9. 1985 Boston, U.S. Clay Australia Paul McNamee Belgium Libor Pimek
Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
2–6, 6–4, 7–6
10. 1986 Sydney Indoor, Sydney Hard (i) Australia Paul McNamee Germany Boris Becker
Australia John Fitzgerald
6–4, 7–6

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Awards
Preceded by
Ivan Lendl
ATP Most Improved Player
1982
Succeeded by
Jimmy Arias
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