Juan Gisbert, Sr.

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Juan Gisbert, Sr.
Country  Spain
Residence Barcelona, Spain
Born (1942-04-05) 5 April 1942 (age 72)
Barcelona, Spain
Turned pro 1968 (amateur tour from 1962)
Retired 1976
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record 174–132 (Open era)
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 14 (1967, World's Top 20)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open F (1968)
French Open 4R (1966)
Wimbledon 2R (1963, 1972)
US Open 2R (1974)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games QF (1968, demonstration)
Doubles
Career record 218–71 (Open era)
Career titles 21
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (1968)
French Open SF (1975, 1976)
Wimbledon QF (1972)
US Open 3R (1975)
Other Doubles tournaments
Tour Finals W (1975)
Olympic Games F (1968, demonstration)
Juan Gisbert, Sr.
Medal record
Tennis
Competitor for  Spain
Summer Universiade
Gold 1967 Tokyo Doubles

Juan Gisbert, Sr. (born 5 April 1942, in Barcelona, Spain) was an amateur and professional tennis player in the 1960s and 1970s.

He won one ATP singles title (plus at least three others before the Open era) and reached the finals at the Australian Championships in 1968 and Cincinnati in 1971.

Major finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1968 Australian Championships Grass Australia William Bowrey 7–5, 2–6, 9–7, 6–4

Career highlights[edit]

Open era singles titles (1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1968 Australian Championships, Melbourne Grass Australia Bill Bowrey 5–7, 6–2, 7–9, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 1971 Cincinnati, U.S. Clay United States Stan Smith 6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 1972 New York City Indoor United States Stan Smith 6–4, 5–7, 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 1974 Tokyo WCT, Japan Australia Rod Laver 7–5, 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 5. 1974 Cedar Grove, U.S. Romania Ilie Năstase 4–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 1975 Shreveport, U.S. Poland Wojtek Fibak 6–3, 5–7, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 1975 Barcelona, Spain Clay Romania Ilie Năstase 1–6, 5–7, 2–6

Open era doubles titles (21)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1971 New York, U.S. Indoor Spain Manuel Orantes United States Jimmy Connors
Pakistan Haroon Rahim
7–6, 6–2
Winner 2. 1971 Salisbury, U.S. Hard (i) Spain Manuel Orantes United States Clark Graebner
Brazil Thomaz Koch
6–3, 4–6, 7–6
Winner 3. 1971 Barcelona WCT, Spain Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović South Africa Cliff Drysdale
Spain Andrés Gimeno
7–6, 6–2, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 1972 Salisbury, U.S. Hard (i) Czechoslovakia Vladimír Zedník Spain Andrés Gimeno
Spain Manuel Orantes
4–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 1972 Brussels, Belgium Clay Spain Manuel Orantes Chile Patricio Cornejo
Chile Jaime Fillol
9–7, 6–3
Winner 5. 1972 Eastbourne, England Grass Spain Manuel Orantes Greece Nicholas Kalogeropoulos
Rhodesia Andrew Pattison
8–6, 6–2
Winner 6. 1972 Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Manuel Orantes South Africa Frew McMillan
Romania Ilie Năstase
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1972 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i) Spain Andrés Gimeno France Pierre Barthès
France François Jauffret
3–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 1973 Roanoke, U.S. Hard United States Jimmy Connors Australia Ian Fletcher
United States Butch Seewagen
6–0, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 1973 Omaha, U.S. Hard (i) United States Jimmy Connors United States William Brown
United States Mike Estep
DEF
Runner-up 4. 1973 Des Moines, U.S. Hard (i) Romania Ion Ţiriac Czechoslovakia Jiří Hřebec
Czechoslovakia Jan Kukal
6–4, 6–7, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 1973 Salisbury, U.S. Hard (i) West Germany Jürgen Fassbender United States Clark Graebner
Romania Ilie Năstase
6–2, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 8. 1973 Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Manuel Orantes United States Mike Estep
Romania Ion Ţiriac
6–4, 7–6
Winner 9. 1973 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Romania Ilie Năstase France Georges Goven
France Patrick Proisy
6–2, 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 1973 Florence, Italy Clay Romania Ilie Năstase Italy Paolo Bertolucci
Italy Adriano Panatta
3–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 1973 Paris, France Hard (i) Romania Ilie Năstase United States Arthur Ashe
United States Roscoe Tanner
6–2, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 7. 1974 Tokyo WCT, Japan United Kingdom Roger Taylor South Africa Raymond Moore
New Zealand Onny Parun
6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 1974 Bournemouth, England Clay Romania Ilie Năstase Italy Corrado Barazzutti
Italy Paolo Bertolucci
6–4, 6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 8. 1974 Rome, Italy Clay Romania Ilie Năstase United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
3–6, 2–6, 3–6
Winner 12. 1974 Barcelona, Spain Clay Romania Ilie Năstase Spain Manuel Orantes
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
3–6, 6–0, 6–2
Runner-up 9. 1975 Roanoke, U.S. Hard (i) Romania Ion Ţiriac United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States Sandy Mayer
6–7, 6–1, 3–6
Winner 13. 1975 Boca Raton, U.S. Hard United States Clark Graebner West Germany Jürgen Fassbender
Romania Ion Ţiriac
6–2, 6–1
Winner 14. 1975 Shreveport, U.S. United States William Brown Hungary János Benyik
Hungary Róbert Machán
6–4, 6–4
Winner 15. 1975 Bournemouth, UK Clay Spain Manuel Orantes Australia Syd Ball
Australia Dick Crealy
8–6, 6–3
Winner 16. 1975 Hamburg, Germany Clay Spain Manuel Orantes Poland Wojtek Fibak
Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 10. 1975 Båstad, Sweden Clay Spain Manuel Orantes Sweden Björn Borg
Sweden Ove Nils Bengtson
6–7, 5–7
Winner 17. 1975 Indianapolis, U.S. Clay Spain Manuel Orantes Poland Wojtek Fibak
West Germany Hans-Jürgen Pohmann
7–5, 6–0
Runner-up 11. 1975 Madrid, Spain Clay Spain Manuel Orantes Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
Romania Ilie Năstase
6–7, 6–4, 7–9
Winner 18. 1975 Tehran, Iran Clay Spain Manuel Orantes South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
7–5, 6–7, 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 1975 Tokyo, Japan Clay Spain Manuel Orantes United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
6–7, 4–6
Winner 19. 1975 Calcutta, India Clay Spain Manuel Orantes India Anand Amritraj
India Vijay Amritraj
1–6, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 20. 1976 Valencia, Spain Clay Spain Manuel Orantes Italy Corrado Barazzutti
Italy Antonio Zugarelli
Winner 21. 1976 Munich, Germany Clay Spain Manuel Orantes West Germany Jürgen Fassbender
West Germany Hans-Jürgen Pohmann
1–6, 6–3, 6–2, 2–3, ret.
Runner-up 13. 1976 Bournemouth, England Clay Spain Manuel Orantes Poland Wojtek Fibak
United States Fred McNair
6–4, 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 14. 1976 Båstad, Sweden Clay Poland Wojtek Fibak United States Fred McNair
United States Sherwood Stewart
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 15. 1976 Montreal, Canada Hard Spain Manuel Orantes South Africa Bob Hewitt
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 16. 1976 Tehran, Iran Clay Spain Manuel Orantes Poland Wojtek Fibak
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 17. 1976 Johannesburg WCT, South Africa Hard United States Stan Smith United States Brian Gottfried
United States Sherwood Stewart
6–1, 1–6, 2–6, 6–7

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