Gianluca Pozzi

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Gianluca Pozzi
Country  Italy
Residence Bari, Italy
Born (1965-06-17) June 17, 1965 (age 49)
Bari, Italy
Height 5'11" (180 cm)
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 (January 29, 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 (September 16, 1991)
Last updated on: November 27, 2012.

Gianluca Pozzi (born June 17, 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 January 29, 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 Republic of Ireland Dublin Clay Brazil Alexandre Hocevar 7–5, 4–6, 6–2
2. 1991 Australia Brisbane Hard United States Aaron Krickstein 6–3, 7–6
3. 1993 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Hard Sweden Jonas Björkman 3–5, RET.
4. 1994 Taiwan Taipei Hard South Africa Mark Kaplan 6–4, 6–0
5. 1995 France Cherbourg Hard (i) Denmark Kenneth Carlsen 1–6, 7–6, 6–4
6. 1996 Germany Wolfsburg Carpet Sweden Thomas Johansson 4–6, 7–6, 7–6
7. 1996 Slovenia Portoroz Hard Slovakia Ján Krošlák 7–6, 6–7, 6–2
8. 1997 United States Flushing Meadows Hard United States Tommy Ho 6–1, 6–4
9. 1997 United States Winnetka Hard Zimbabwe Wayne Black 6–4, 6–2
10. 1997 Andorra Andorra Hard (i) France Nicolas Escudé 7–6, 4–6, 6–3
11. 1998 England Surbiton Grass Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett 6–4, 6–3
12. 1998 Israel Tel Aviv Hard Israel Lior Mor 6–1, 6–7, 6–3

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