Franco Squillari

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Franco Squillari
Franco Squillari RG 2005.jpg
Country  Argentina
Residence Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1975-08-22) August 22, 1975 (age 39)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1994
Retired 2005
Plays Left-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,504,591
Singles
Career record 155–165
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 11 (September 18, 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2000)
French Open SF (2000)
Wimbledon 2R (1998)
US Open 2R (2000)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (2000)
Doubles
Career record 2–4
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 387 (July 23, 2001)
Last updated on: September 8, 2012.

Franco Squillari (born on August 22, 1975 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a former professional male tennis player from Argentina. He reached the semi-finals of the 2000 French Open and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 11.

Career[edit]

Juniors[edit]

As a junior Squillari won the 1993 South American Closed Jnr. Championships in Paraguay.

Junior Grand Slam results:

Australian Open: -
French Open: 3R (1993)
Wimbledon: 1R (1993)
US Open: -

Pro tour[edit]

Squillari won 3 ATP Tour singles titles (all in Germany) and following his semi-final run at the 2000 French Open, went on to reach the fourth round the following year. He is one of the very few tennis players to have a perfect 100% record against Roger Federer, having beaten him in both times they played. Squillari retired in 2005.

Singles titles (3)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (1)
ATP Tour (2)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 1999 Germany Munich, Germany Clay Romania Andrei Pavel 6–4, 6–3
2. 2000 Germany Munich, Germany Clay Germany Tommy Haas 6–4, 6–4
3. 2000 Germany Stuttgart, Germany Clay Argentina Gastón Gaudio 6–2, 3–6, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2

Grand Slam Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A 2R 2R 3R 2R 1R 1R A A 0 / 6 5–6
French Open A A A A 2R 1R A 1R SF 4R 1R 2R A A 0 / 7 10–7
Wimbledon A A A A A A 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A A 0 / 6 1–6
US Open A A A A A A 1R 1R 2R A A 1R A A 0 / 4 1–4
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–1 2–3 1–4 8–4 4–3 0–3 1–4 0–0 0–0 0 / 23 17–23
Year End Rankings 747 371 328 396 126 102 60 52 14 55 79 124 143 275

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