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Patrick Rafter

Pat Rafter at a 2015 Australian Open Player’s party, January 2015
Country (sports)  Australia
Residence Pembroke, Bermuda
Born (1972-12-28) 28 December 1972 (age 44)
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Turned pro 1991
Retired 2002, 2014
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $11,133,128
Int. Tennis HoF 2006 (member page)
Singles
Career record 358–191 (65.21%) (in Grand Slam and ATP Tour main draws, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 11
Highest ranking No. 1 (26 July 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open SF (2001)
French Open SF (1997)
Wimbledon F (2000, 2001)
US Open W (1997, 1998)
Other tournaments
Tour Finals RR (1997, 2001)
Grand Slam Cup F (1997)
Olympic Games 2R (2000)
Doubles
Career record 214–111 (in Grand Slam and ATP Tour main draws, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 10
Highest ranking No. 6 (1 February 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1999)
French Open 3R (1998)
Wimbledon SF (1996, 1998)
US Open SF (1996)
Team competitions
Davis Cup W (1999)

I'm not that good a player, and I'll be the first to admit that. I might be a three or four grand-slam winner; I might be a two grand-slam winner, I don't know.
Patrick Rafter
I don't know if Wimbledon's seen anything like it. I don't know if they will again. But it was just – it was electric. The Aussie crowd, I'm really proud of them, the way they conducted themselves. You know they're great losers, as well.
Patrick Rafter
I'm the sort of person who keeps a lot to myself.
I'm not going to be a ten or twelve grand-slam winner. It's not going to happen.
Patrick Rafter
Life's there to make the most of, and that's what I do.
I'm sick of making bloody history.
You've got to be realistic.