Eric Jelen
Eric Jelen
Eric Jelen
Eric Jelen
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  • Residence: Trier, West Germany Single
    Singles title: Doubles titles: 5, as follows:
    1991--(2) Long Island, Moscow (w/Steeb)
    1989--(1) Bristol 1989--(1) Lyon (w/Mortensen)
    1988--(2) Milan (w/Becker), Brisbane Indoor
    Year-by-Year Highlights:
    1989- Winner at Graz Ch.; Semifinalist at Milan; Quarterfinalist at Rotterdam
    Brisbane, Frankfurt; Doubles Runner-up at Hamburg (w/Becker), Frankfurt (w/
    Curren); Doubles Semifinalist at Graz Ch.
    1988- Semifinalist at Metz; Quarterfinalist at Queen's, Bristol, Tokyo Indoor
    Brussels; Doubles Runner-up at Tokyo Indoor (w/Becker);Doubles Semifinalist
    at Sydney Indoor (w/Steeb), Stockholm (w/Becker), Brussels (w/Kuhnen).
    1987- Runner-up at Brisbane Indoor (l. Evernden); Winner at Munster Ch.; Semi
    finalist at Bristol; Quarterfinalist at Queen's, Tokyo Indoor; Doubles Run-
    ner-up at Indian Wells (w/Becker).
    1986- Semifinalist at Rotterdam; Quarterfinalist at Munich, Bastad, Tokyo In-
    door; RD 16 at Wimbledon; Doubles Runner-up at Hamburg (w/Becker).
    1985- Quarterfinalist at Tel Aviv.
    1984- S & D Quarterfinalist at Luxembourg (w/Goudenbour).
    Turned pro in 1982.
    Member of West German Davis Cup team, 1985-present. Upset Tim Mayotte
    in 1987 World Group playoff to help Germany to a 3-2 win over the U.S. In
    1988 Davis Cup play he compiled a 3-0 match record in singles, 4-0 in doubles
    helping Germany to a 4-1 final win over Sweden.
    Won the West German 16-under indoor title in 1981.
    Coached by Wolfgang Popp.
    Upset 1985 Wimbledon finalist Kevin Curren in the first round of the '86
    Championships en route to the fourth round (RD 16).
    Hobbies include listening to music, playing golf and skiing.
    Earned a career-high $261,444 and finished No. 47 on the ATP computer
    in 1989 while compiling a 22-14 match record. It was his fourth straight
    top 100 finish (No. 76 in 1988, 40 in '87, 31 in '86).


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