José Francisco Altur
24 March 1968 |
|Height||6'3" (190 cm)|
|Highest ranking||No. 88 (9 Apr 1990)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1990, 1991)|
|French Open||1R (1990, 1991)|
|Wimbledon||1R (1990, 1991, 1993, 1994)|
|US Open||1R (1990, 1991, 1993)|
|Highest ranking||No. 189 (7 May 1990)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1990)|
He played 11 Grand Slam singles matches during his career, but lost them all. His most noteworthy efforts were taking a set off Jim Courier at the 1990 French Open and winning the opening set against Michael Chang at that year's Wimbledon.
Altur did however make it into the second round of the Men's Doubles at the 1990 Australian Open, his only Grand Slam appearance in that format. Partnering South African David Adams, they defeated the Spanish pairing of Jordi Arrese and Francisco Clavet.
His best performance in 1992 came at the Croatia Open, where he reached the quarter-finals.
Grand Prix career finals
Singles: 1 (1–0)
|Outcome||No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score in the final|
|Winner||1.||1989||San Marino||Clay||Roberto Azar||6–7, 6–4, 6–1|
|No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score in the final|
|1.||1994||Geneva, Switzerland||Clay||Martín Rodríguez||7–6, 6–4|