Patricio Cornejo

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Patricio Cornejo
Country  Chile
Residence Chile
Born (1944-06-06) June 6, 1944 (age 70)
Santiago, Chile
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Highest ranking No. 65

Patricio Cornejo (June 6, 1944) is a retired Chilean professional tennis player of the 1970s. He competed at the 1975 Davis Cup with Jaime Fillol and played the longest Davis Cup rubber in terms of games, eventually losing to Stan Smith/Erik Van Dillen of the (USA) 9–7, 39–37, 6–8, 1–6, 3–6 in the 1973 American Zone Final. The second set is the world record for the most number of games in a Davis Cup set.

Cornejo retired from tennis in 1983 but still continues to play socially and in charity tournaments.

Doubles titles (8)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1969 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Chile Jaime Fillol Australia Roy Emerson
South Africa Frew McMillan
W/O
Winner 2. 1970 South Orange, U.S. Hard Chile Jaime Fillol Spain Andrés Gimeno
Australia Rod Laver
3–6, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 1971 Bournemouth, England Clay Chile Jaime Fillol Australia Bill Bowrey
Australia Owen Davidson
6–8, 2–6, 6–3, 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1971 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Chile Jaime Fillol Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović
Romania Ilie Năstase
4–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 1972 Caracas, Venezuela Hard Chile Jaime Fillol United States Jim McManus
Spain Manuel Orantes
6–4, 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 1972 Brussels, Belgium Clay Chile Jaime Fillol Spain Juan Gisbert
Spain Manuel Orantes
7–9, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 1972 French Open, Paris Clay Chile Jaime Fillol South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
3–6, 6–8, 6–3, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 1972 Indianapolis, U.S. Clay Chile Jaime Fillol South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 1973 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Colombia Iván Molina Argentina Ricardo Cano
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 1974 Washington D.C., U.S. Clay Chile Jaime Fillol United States Tom Gorman
United States Marty Riessen
5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 8. 1974 U.S. Open, New York Grass Chile Jaime Fillol United States Robert Lutz
United States Stan Smith
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 1974 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Chile Jaime Fillol Spain Manuel Orantes
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
4–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 1975 Charlotte, U.S. Clay Chile Jaime Fillol Egypt Ismail El Shafei
New Zealand Brian Fairlie
6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Winner 5. 1976 Berlin, Germany Hard France Julien Munoz West Germany Jürgen Fassbender
West Germany Hans-Jürgen Pohmann
7–5, 6–1
Winner 6. 1976 Santiago, Chile Clay Chile Hans Gildemeister Argentina Lito Álvarez
Chile Belus Prajoux
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 10. 1977 Murcia, Spain Clay Chile Hans Gildemeister France Patrice Dominguez
France François Jauffret
5–7, 2–6
Winner 7. 1977 Indianapolis, U.S. Clay Chile Jaime Fillol Australia Dick Crealy
Australia Cliff Letcher
6–7, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 8. 1977 Santiago, Chile Clay Chile Jaime Fillol United States Henry Bunis
Australia Paul McNamee
5–7, 6–1, 6–1

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