Daniel Orsanic

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Daniel Orsanic
Residence Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1968-06-11) June 11, 1968 (age 46)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1989
Retired 2003
Prize money $1,000,200
Singles
Career record 14–31
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 107 (15/11/1993)
Doubles
Career record 145–170
Career titles 8
Highest ranking 24 (11/05/1998)

Daniel Orsanic (born June 11, 1968 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a former professional male tennis player from Argentina who is retired from professional tennis and currently works as a coach on ATP tour.

Playing career[edit]

Orsanic was a left-hander with a double handed backhand. He was primarily a doubles specialist with his best tournament results in singles reaching 3 quarter finals in 1993 at Buenos Aires [1] and twice in 1994 at Birmingham, Alabama and Båstad.[2]

In doubles Orsanic won 8 titles and was a finalist on 7 occasions all of these performances were on clay. 1998 was his most successful year with 2 titles at Majorca and Kitzbühel and a finalist in Palermo, Mexico City, and Gstaad. His last title came in 2001 Palermo with Spaniard Tomás Carbonell. Orsanic retired as an active player at the end of the 2003 season.

Coaching career[edit]

Orsanic was the former coach to Peruvian Luis Horna.[3] He was also the team captain for Argentina when they won the 2007 World Team Cup in Düsseldorf. Orsanic was the former coach of José Acasuso, they separated before Roland Garros.[4] He is now working with the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas.

Doubles titles (8)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1993 San Marino Clay Finland Olli Rahnasto Argentina Juan Garat
Argentina Roberto Saad
6–4, 1–6, 6–3
Winner 2. 1994 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Jan Siemerink South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 1997 Bucharest, Romania Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 1997 Palermo, Italy Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Australia Andrew Kratzmann
Czech Republic Libor Pimek
6–3, 3–6, 6–7
Winner 3. 1997 Mexico City, Mexico Clay Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti Mexico Luis Herrera
Mexico Mariano Sanchez
4–6, 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 1998 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Czech Republic Cyril Suk Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
4–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 1998 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Netherlands Tom Kempers Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Mark Kratzmann
6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 1998 Majorca, Spain Clay Argentina Pablo Albano Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 1998 Palermo, Italy Clay Argentina Pablo Albano United States Donald Johnson
United States Francisco Montana
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 5. 1998 Mexico City, Mexico Clay Mexico David Roditi Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
4–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 1999 Munich, Germany Clay Argentina Mariano Puerta Italy Massimo Bertolini
Italy Cristian Brandi
7–6, 3–6, 7–6
Winner 7. 1999 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Brazil Jaime Oncins Republic of Macedonia Aleksandar Kitinov
United States Jack Waite
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 2001 Munich, Germany Clay Brazil Jaime Oncins Czech Republic Petr Luxa
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
7–5, 2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 7. 2001 Sankt Pölten, Austria Clay Brazil Jaime Oncins Czech Republic Petr Pála
Czech Republic David Rikl
3–6, 7–5, 5–7
Winner 8. 2001 Palermo, Italy Clay Spain Tomás Carbonell Italy Enzo Artoni
Spain Emilio Benfele Álvarez
6–2, 2–6, 6–2

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