Pat Rafter is a former world No. 1 tennis player from Australia, who became the top singles player in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), Consecutive US Open wins in 1997 and 1998, a runner-up finishes at Wimbledon in 2000 as well as 2001, winning the 1999 Australian Open men’s doubles competition.
Who is Pat Rafter’s Ex-Wife
Pat is still married to his wife; Lara Feltham and they are not in any way divorced. The couple first met in the year 1998, after which they dated one another for quite a time before finally tied a knot together in 2004.
Their wedding ceremony was held at a lavish resort in Fiji, where they had a rough estimation of 50 guests. Pat Rafter and his wife are currently blessed with two beautiful children. Their names are India Rafter and Joshua Rafter.
Professional Life of Pat Rafter
Rafter began his professional career in 1991. He won the men’s singles title at the US Open twice and finished second at Wimbledon twice during his career. His serve-and-volley style of play was well-known.
In 1993, at Wimbledon, Rafter won his first tour-level match. He advanced to the third round before falling to Andre Agassi in the final. In Indianapolis, he also advanced to the semi-finals. He beat Pete Sampras in three close sets before falling in the semi-finals against Boris Becker in the quarterfinals. Rafter concluded 1993 with a 66th place result.
In Manchester, Rafter won his first professional singles championship in 1994. Before 1997， he had only won one ATP singles championship.
Check Out Pat Rafter’s Arena
Pat Rafter has an athletic arena named after him, and it is Queensland Tennis Centre.
Queensland Tennis Centre is a symbol of everything Pat Rafter has achieved in his career. His arena has a capacity of 5500. It is an 82 million dollars state of art tennis facility and a dream place for tennis fanatics.
Pat Rafter has had a fantastic career, and there is nothing that he has not achieved. He had a total career title of 21, including his doubles and singles titles. He reached the semi-finals of French Open back in the year 1997, and he also managed to reach the semi-finals Australian Open in 2001. He reached the finals of Wimbledon in 2000 and 2001. He won the Australian Open Doubles back in the year 1999, and he also reached Semi-Finals in 1998. He won the Davis Cup again in the year 1999.
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