Marcelo Ingaramo

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Marcelo Ingaramo
Country Argentina Argentina
Residence Buenos Aires
Born 13 October 1962
Córdoba, Argentina
Height 5'10" (178 cm)
Turned pro 1982
Plays Left-handed
Prize money $276,559
Singles
Career record 33-51
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 67 (24 Feb 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 1R (1985, 1986,
1990, 1991)
Wimbledon 1R (1986)
US Open 3R (1988)
Doubles
Career record 25-49
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 134 (26 Aug 1991)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 1R (1988)

Marcelo Ingaramo (born 13 October 1962) is a former professional tennis player from Argentina.

Career[edit]

Ingaramo made his Grand Slam debut in the 1985 French Open and was beaten in five sets by countryman Eduardo Bengoechea in the opening round. At Wimbledon in 1986 he was again on the wrong side of a five set match, losing 6-8 in the fifth set to Hans Schwaier. He broke through for his first at the 1986 US Open, his four Grand Slam appearance, with a win over Luiz Mattar. The Argentine was defeated in the second round by sixth seed Yannick Noah. His best showing came in the 1988 US Open, winning matches over Horacio de la Peña and Andrew Burrow. He was due to meet Darren Cahill in the third round by forfeited the match in order to return to Argentina for the birth of his child.[1] His only doubles appearance came at the French Open in 1988, partnering Alberto Mancini. They lost to the American pairing of Eric Korita and Jon Levine in round one.[2]

The left hander competed on the Grand Prix tennis circuit and subsequent ATP Tour from 1984 to 1994. In his first Grand Prix appearance, at Barcelona, Ingaramo upset Guillermo Vilas. He made the quarter-finals at Buenos Aires, Florence and Madrid in 1985 but his best performance that year was in the Washington Classic, where he again defeated Vilas and also had a win over world number 13 Miloslav Mečíř en route to the semi-finals. In 1986 he was a quarter-finalist at Madrid and St Vincent and also made a semi-final appearance at St Vincent two years later. His only tour final in 1987, was in the doubles, at Bari, partnering Roberto Azar. The pair were defeated in the final by Christer Allgardh and Ulf Stenlund.[3]

Grand Prix career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1987 Italy Bari, Italy Clay Argentina Roberto Azar Sweden Christer Allgardh
Sweden Ulf Stenlund
3–6, 3–6

Challenger titles[edit]

Singles: (3)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1991 United States Birmingham, United States Clay Argentina Gabriel Markus 3–6, 6–4, 6–2
2. 1992 Chile Santiago, Chile Clay Chile Sergio Cortes 6–4, 6–1
3. 1993 Chile Vina Del Mar, Chile Clay Colombia Mauricio Hadad 6–1, 6–4

Doubles: (2)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1990 France Hossegor, France Clay Spain Marcos Aurelio Gorriz Argentina Eduardo Bengoechea
Belgium Eduardo Masso
7–5, 6–2
2. 1991 Chile Santiago, Chile Clay Argentina Gustavo Garetto Chile Hans Gildemeister
Chile Felipe Rivera
6–2, 4–6, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Evening News (Newburgh), "Connors, Agassi keep on rolling", Barry Wilner, 3 September 1988
  2. ^ ITF Tennis Profile
  3. ^ ATP World Tour Profile