Alex Antonitsch
Alex Antonitsch is a former tennis player from Austria
Austria , officially the Republic of Austria , is a landlocked country of roughly 8.4 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the...

, who turned professional in 1988.

Antonitsch won one singles title (1990, Seoul
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) and four doubles titles during his career. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP
Association of Tennis Professionals
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-ranking on 9 July 1990, when he became the World Number 40.

From 1983 to 1996 he was a member of the Austrian Davis Cup team
Austria Davis Cup team
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, playing 27 matches, mainly doubles; his biggest Davis Cup success was reaching the semifinals in 1990, when the Austrian team was on the brink of reaching the finals against the later 1990 Davis Cup
1990 Davis Cup
The 1990 Davis Cup was the 79th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. A total of 84 nations participated in the tournament. In the final, the United States defeated Australia at the Suncoast Dome in St...

 winner USA.

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