Gianluca Pozzi

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Gianluca Pozzi
Country  Italy
Residence Bari, Italy
Born (1965-06-17) 17 June 1965 (age 49)
Bari, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1984
Retired 2004
Plays Left-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,272,035
Singles
Career record 175–259
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 40 (29 January 2001)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1999)
French Open 2R (1992, 1998)
Wimbledon 4R (2000)
US Open 4R (1994)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 2R (2000)
Doubles
Career record 39–71
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 107 (16 September 1991)

Gianluca Pozzi (born 17 June 1965 in Bari) is a former tennis player from Italy, who turned professional in 1984.

Pozzi won one singles title (1991, Brisbane) and one doubles title (1991, Newport) during his career. The left-hander reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on 29 January 2001, when he became World No. 40.

During his career, Pozzi notably defeated Grand Slam champions Andre Agassi, Ivan Lendl, Marat Safin, Sergi Bruguera and Roger Federer.

Singles titles (12)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (1)
Challengers (11)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 1987 Dublin Clay Brazil Alexandre Hocevar 7–5, 4–6, 6–2
2. 1991 Brisbane Hard United States Aaron Krickstein 6–3, 7–6
3. 1993 Kuala Lumpur Hard Sweden Jonas Björkman 3–5, RET.
4. 1994 Taipei Hard South Africa Mark Kaplan 6–4, 6–0
5. 1995 Cherbourg Hard (i) Denmark Kenneth Carlsen 1–6, 7–6, 6–4
6. 1996 Wolfsburg Carpet Sweden Thomas Johansson 4–6, 7–6, 7–6
7. 1996 Portoroz Hard Slovakia Ján Krošlák 7–6, 6–7, 6–2
8. 1997 Flushing Meadows Hard United States Tommy Ho 6–1, 6–4
9. 1997 Winnetka Hard Zimbabwe Wayne Black 6–4, 6–2
10. 1997 Andorra Hard (i) France Nicolas Escudé 7–6, 4–6, 6–3
11. 1998 Surbiton Grass Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett 6–4, 6–3
12. 1998 Tel Aviv Hard Israel Lior Mor 6–1, 6–7, 6–3

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