Cash, Patrick Hart

Born: May 27, 1965 AD
Currently alive, at 50 years of age.

Nationality: Australian
Categories: Athlete, Tennis Player

1965 - Patrick Hart Cash, born on the 27th of May in  Melbourne, Victoria Australia. He s a former professional tennis player from Australia.

1981 - He was ranked the top junior player in the world.

1982 - He won the junior titles at both Wimbledon and the US Open.

       - He turned professional and won his first top-level singles title that year in Melbourne.

1983 - Was chosen to play for the Australian Davis Cup Team and became the youngest player to play in a Davis Cup final.

      - He won the decisive singles rubber against Joakim Nyström as Australia defeated Sweden 3-2 to claim the cup.

1984 - Reached the men's singles semi-finals at both Wimbledon and the US Open.

1985 - Finished runner-up in the men's doubles competition at Wimbledon.

1986 - Helped Australia win the Davis Cup again.

1987 -Rreached his first Grand Slam singles final at the Australian Open, where he lost a tight five-setter to Stefan Edberg in the last Australian Open final to be played on grass courts at Kooyong.

1988 - Reached the Australian Open final for the second consecutive year and faced another Swede in the form of Mats Wilander.

1990 - Played in his third Davis Cup final. This time Australia lost 3-2 in the final to the United States.

1996 - His last doubles title came at Pinehurst.

1999 - Checked into a rehabilitation clinic for treatment for his drug and alcohol addictions.

2003 - He donned the stage with INXS at the Australian Open, and has played with his own band at various events and festivals.

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