|Full name||Peter Palandjian|
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||February 12, 1964|
|Highest ranking||No. 280 (August 15, 1988)|
|Highest ranking||No. 175 (July 10, 1989)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|French Open||1R (1988, 1989)|
|US Open||1R (1988)|
Peter Palandjian (born February 12, 1964) is the CEO of Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, a company his father founded. He was a collegiate and professional tennis player prior to his business career.
Born in Boston, to a family of Armenian descent. Palandjian attended Phillips Academy Andover, then went to Harvard University where he had a noted varsity tennis career, and later to Harvard Business School. He twice captained the Harvard team and played in the NCAA championships, both in singles and doubles, as the team's number one player. Palandjian, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and American literature, defeated Pat McEnroe at the NCAA Championships in 1986.
Palandjian competed professionally after leaving college and won six ATP tour Challenger titles, all in doubles. He also made main draw appearances in singles and doubles at various Grand Prix tournaments. Notable victories include wins over Jay Lapidus (Stratton Mountain, 1987), Ricardo Acuna and Mark Dickson (Raleigh, 1987) Tony Mmoh (Boston, 1998), Martin Laurendeau (Miami, 1998), Andrew Sznajder (Seattle, 1998). One of his doubles partners, at the 1988 U.S. Pro Tennis Championships in Boston, was future world number one Jim Courier. In 1988 he featured in the men's doubles at three Grand Slam events, the French Open, Wimbledon Championships and US Open. He also played men's doubles at the 1989 French Open and mixed doubles at the 1989 Wimbledon Championships. His brother, Paul, was also a collegiate tennis player. The pair played a Grand Prix tournament together at Boston in 1989. During Palandjian's highest career world ranking in doubles he reached No. 175 on July 10, 1989.
Palandjian retired from tennis in 1989.
Palandjian worked for two years with Bain & Company, as an Associate. He was then an assistant to the CEO of Staples, during which time he studied for his MBA at Harvard Business School.
Since 1993 he has been CEO of Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, a company founded in Boston in 1959 by his father Petros A. Palandjian, an Armenian immigrant, originally as a construction firm.
Palandjian lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and has four children with his former wife Marie-Louise "Minou" Palandjian: Manon Palandjian, Petros Palandjian, Margot Palandjian, and Madelon Palandjian. His daughter Manon oversees marketing and communications for his family's company.
He married actress Eliza Dushku in August 2018. In February 2019, Dushku announced that she was pregnant with their first child. Six months later in August of that year, they welcomed their son Bourne.
|1.||1987||Bossonnens, Switzerland||Hard||Bud Schultz|| Heiner Moraing
|2.||1987||Helsinki, Finland||Carpet||Bud Schultz|| Nicklas Utgren
|3.||1988||Aptos, U. S.||Hard||Jeff Klaparda|| Ed Nagel
|4.||1988||New Haven, U. S.||Hard||Jeff Klaparda|| Zeeshan Ali
|5.||1988||Helsinki, Finland||Carpet||Luke Jensen|| Jörg Müller
|7–6, 3–6, 6–3|