Paolo Canè

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Paolo Canè
Country  Italy
Residence Bologna, Italy
Born (1965-04-09) 9 April 1965 (age 49)
Bologna, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1997 (brief comeback in 2001)
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $903,958
Singles
Career record 136-131
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 26 (August 14, 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1988, 1992)
French Open 2R (1989)
Wimbledon 2R (1987)
US Open 1R (1987)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games SF (1984, demonstration)
Doubles
Career record 83-91
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 43 (October 21, 1985)

Paolo Canè (born April 9, 1965 in Bologna; Italian pronunciation: [ˈpaːolo kaˈnɛː]) is a former tennis player from Italy.

Canè turned professional in 1983. During his career, he won three top-level singles titles (Bordeaux in 1986, Båstad in 1989, and Bologna in 1991) and achieved much success at the Olympics, reaching the semi-finals in 1984 (when it was a demonstration event) and the quarter-finals in 1988. He also won three tour doubles titles (Bologna in 1985, and Bologna and Palermo in 1986).

Canè's career-high rankings were World No. 26 in singles (in 1989) and World No. 43 in doubles (in 1985). He retired from the professional ATP Tour in 1995.

ATP Titles (6)[edit]

Singles (3)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1986 Bologna, Italy Clay Argentina Martín Jaite 2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 1. 1986 Bordeaux, France Clay Sweden Kent Carlsson 6–4, 1–6, 7–5
Winner 2. 1989 Båstad, Sweden Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bruno Orešar 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 2. 1989 Palermo, Italy Clay Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán 1–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 1991 Bologna, Italy Clay Sweden Jan Gunnarsson 5–7, 6–3, 7–5

Doubles (3)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1985 Bologna, Italy Clay Italy Simone Colombo Spain Jordi Arrese
Spain Alberto Tous
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 1985 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Italy Claudio Panatta Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
3–6, 6–3, 2–6
Winner 2. 1986 Bologna, Italy Clay Italy Simone Colombo Italy Claudio Panatta
United States Blaine Willenborg
6–1, 6–2
Winner 3. 1986 Palermo, Italy Clay Italy Simone Colombo Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
Italy Gianni Ocleppo
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 1987 Florence, Italy Clay Italy Gianni Ocleppo West Germany Wolfgang Popp
West Germany Udo Riglewski
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 1988 St. Vincent, Italy Clay Hungary Balázs Taróczy Argentina Alberto Mancini
Argentina Christian Miniussi
4–6, 7–5, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 1989 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Italy Diego Nargiso Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–1, 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 1990 Estoril, Portugal Clay Italy Omar Camporese Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
5–7, 6–4, 5–7

External links[edit]