Lan Bale

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Lan Bale (born 7 September 1969 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa), is a former professional tennis player from South Africa. He enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 4 doubles titles and finished runner-up an additional 4 times. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 27 in 1995.

Doubles titles (4)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1993 Durban, South Africa Hard Zimbabwe Byron Black South Africa Johan de Beer
South Africa Marcos Ondruska
7–6, 6–2
Winner 2. 1994 Coral Springs, U.S. Clay New Zealand Brett Steven United States Ken Flach
France Stephane Simian
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 1994 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Jared Palmer
3–6, 6–7
Winner 3. 1994 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager Sweden Jan Apell
Sweden Jonas Björkman
6–7, 6–2, 7–6
Winner 4. 1996 Munich, Germany Clay Netherlands Stephen Noteboom France Olivier Delaître
Italy Diego Nargiso
4–6, 7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1998 Båstad, Sweden Clay South Africa Piet Norval Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Sweden Magnus Larsson
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 1999 Palermo, Italy Clay Spain Alberto Martín Argentina Mariano Hood
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 2000 Santiago, Chile Clay South Africa Piet Norval Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil Antonio Prieto
2–6, 4–6

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