Sergio Casal

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Casal and the second or maternal family name is Martínez.
Sergio Casal
Full name Sergio Casal Martinez
Country  Spain
Residence Barcelona, Spain
Born (1962-09-08) 8 September 1962 (age 51)
Barcelona, Spain
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 1981
Retired 1995
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,107,745
Singles
Career record 122–146
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 31 (11 November 1985)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 2R (1983, 1986, 1987)
Wimbledon 2R (1987)
US Open 3R (1986)
Doubles
Career record 500–255
Career titles 47
Highest ranking No. 3 (25 February 1991)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1990, 1992, 1993, 1994)
French Open W (1990)
Wimbledon F (1987)
US Open W (1988)
Last updated on: 23 March 2012.
Sergio Casal
Medal record
Men's Tennis
Competitor for  Spain
Olympic Games
Silver 1988 Seoul Doubles

Sergio Casal Martínez (born 8 September 1962 in Barcelona, Spain) is a former professional tennis player from Spain. During his career, he won three Grand Slam doubles titles, as well as the men's doubles Silver Medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Casal turned professional in 1981. He won his first top-level doubles title in 1983 at Aix-en-Provence. He captured a total of 47 men's doubles titles during his career. Partnering his fellow Spaniard Emilio Sánchez, he won the men's doubles titles at the US Open in 1988 and the French Open in 1990. The pair were also the men's doubles runners-up at Wimbledon in 1987 and won the Silver Medal for Spain at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. Casal also won the US Open mixed doubles title in 1986, partnering Raffaella Reggi. Casal's career-high doubles ranking was World No. 3.

Casal also won one top-level singles title at Florence in 1985. He was a singles runner-up at Aix-en-Provence in 1983, and at the Paris Open in 1986. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 31.

Casal was a member of the Spanish team which won the World Team Cup in 1992.

Casal beat Boris Becker in a 1987 Davis Cup match.[1]

Casal retired from the professional tour in 1995.

Major finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Men's doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1988 US Open Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh
walkover
Runner-up 1987 Wimbledon Grass Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
3–6, 6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–3), 6–1, 6–4
Winner 1990 French Open Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević
Czechoslovakia Petr Korda
7–5, 6–3

Mixed doubles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1986 US Open Hard Italy Raffaella Reggi United States Martina Navratilova
United States Peter Fleming
6–4, 6–4

Doubles titles (47)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (2)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (3)
ATP Championship Series (1)
ATP Tour (41)
Titles by Surface
Hard (7)
Clay (38)
Grass (0)
Carpet (2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 16 May 1983 Aix-en-Provence, France Clay Chile Ivan Camus France Henri Leconte
France Gilles Moretton
6–2, 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 8 April 1985 Munich, Germany Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Kim Warwick
6–4, 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 22 July 1985 Båstad, Sweden Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd
0–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 12 August 1985 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Italy Paolo Canè
Italy Claudio Panatta
6–3, 3–6, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 16 September 1985 Palermo, Italy Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
Sweden Joakim Nyström
4–6, 7–6, 6–7
Winner 2. 23 September 1985 Geneva, Switzerland Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Brazil Cassio Motta
6–4, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 3. 30 September 1985 Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Denmark Michael Mortensen
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 25 November 1985 Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Mike De Palmer
United States Gary Donnelly
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 14 April 1986 Bari, Italy Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Gary Donnelly
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
6–2, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 12 May 1986 Munich, Germany Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Australia Broderick Dyke
Australia Wally Masur
6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 5. 12 May 1986 Florence, Italy Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Mike De Palmer
United States Gary Donnelly
6–4, 7–6
Winner 6. 14 July 1986 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Joakim Nyström
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 7. 28 July 1986 Båstad, Sweden Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario South Africa Craig Campbell
United States Joey Rive
6–4, 6–2
Winner 8. 22 September 1986 Hamburg, Germany Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario West Germany Boris Becker
West Germany Eric Jelen
6–4, 6–1
Winner 9. 9 February 1987 Philadelphia, United States Carpet Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario South Africa Christo Steyn
South Africa Danie Visser
3–6, 6–1, 7–6
Runner-up 7. 16 February 1987 Memphis, United States Hard (i) Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Sweden Anders Järryd
Sweden Jonas Svensson
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 6 April 1987 Milan, Italy Carpet Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario West Germany Boris Becker
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 20 April 1987 Nice, France Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
Italy Gianni Ocleppo
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 11 May 1987 Munich, Germany Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Jim Pugh
United States Blaine Willenborg
6–7, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 11. 15 June 1987 Bologna, Italy Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Italy Claudio Panatta
United States Blaine Willenborg
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 6 July 1987 Wimbledon, London Grass Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
6–3, 7–6, 6–7, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 12. 20 July 1987 Bordeaux, France Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–3, 6–3
Winner 13. 10 August 1987 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 11. 21 September 1987 Madrid, Spain Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Peru Carlos Di Laura
Spain Javier Sánchez
3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 12. 16 November 1987 São Paulo, Brazil Hard Spain Tomás Carbonell Israel Gilad Bloom
Spain Javier Sánchez
3–6, 7–6, 4–6
Winner 14. 23 November 1987 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Spain Tomás Carbonell United States Jay Berger
Argentina Horacio de la Peña
W/O
Winner 15. 30 November 1987 Itaparica, Brazil Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Mexico Jorge Lozano
Uruguay Diego Pérez
6–2, 6–2
Winner 16. 18 April 1988 Madrid, Spain Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Australia Jason Stoltenberg
Australia Todd Woodbridge
6–7, 7–6, 6–4
Winner 17. 25 April 1988 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario France Henri Leconte
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
6–1, 6–3
Winner 18. 18 July 1988 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Sweden Anders Järryd
Denmark Michael Mortensen
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 19. 1 August 1988 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
7–6, 6–3
Winner 20. 8 August 1988 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Sweden Joakim Nyström
Italy Claudio Panatta
6–4, 7–5
Winner 21. 12 September 1988 US Open, New York Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh
W/O
Winner 22. 19 September 1988 Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
Uruguay Diego Pérez
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 26 September 1988 Seoul Olympics, South Korea Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
3–6, 4–6, 7–6, 7–6, 7–9
Winner 23. 28 November 1988 Itaparica, Brazil Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 14. 11 December 1988 Masters Doubles, London Carpet Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh
4–6, 3–6, 6–2, 0–6
Winner 24. 19 June 1989 Bologna, Italy Clay Spain Javier Sánchez Vicario Sweden Tomas Nydahl
Sweden Jorgen Windahl
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 15. 26 June 1989 Bari, Italy Clay Spain Javier Sánchez Vicario Italy Simone Colombo
Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
6–0, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 16. 25 September 1989 Barcelona, Spain Clay Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd Argentina Gustavo Luza
Argentina Christian Miniussi
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 17. 8 January 1990 Wellington, New Zealand Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario New Zealand Kelly Evernden
Venezuela Nicolas Pereira
4–6, 6–7
Winner 25. 9 April 1990 Estoril, Portugal Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Italy Omar Camporese
Italy Paolo Canè
7–5, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 18. 16 April 1990 Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Spain Javier Sánchez
6–7, 5–7
Winner 26. 21 May 1990 Rome, Italy Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Jim Courier
United States Martin Davis
7–6, 7–5
Winner 27. 11 June 1990 French Open, Paris Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević
Czechoslovakia Petr Korda
7–5, 6–3
Winner 28. 16 July 1990 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Italy Omar Camporese
Spain Javier Sánchez
6–3, 3–6, 7–5
Winner 29. 30 July 1990 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Netherlands Mark Koevermans
7–5, 7–5
Winner 30. 1 October 1990 Palermo, Italy Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Spain Carlos Costa
Argentina Horacio de la Peña
6–3, 6–4
Winner 31. 8 October 1990 Athens, Greece Clay Spain Javier Sánchez Vicario Netherlands Tom Kempers
Netherlands Richard Krajicek
4–6, 7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 19. 25 November 1990 Doubles Championships, Sanctuary Cove Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario France Guy Forget
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
4–6, 6–7, 7–5, 4–6
Winner 32. 14 January 1991 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Canada Grant Connell
Canada Glenn Michibata
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 33. 25 February 1991 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
United Kingdom Nick Brown
6–3, 7–5
Winner 34. 13 May 1991 Hamburg, Germany Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Brazil Cassio Motta
South Africa Danie Visser
4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 35. 4 November 1991 Buzios, Brazil Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Argentina Javier Frana
Mexico Leonardo Lavalle
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 36. 13 January 1992 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Scott Davis
United States Kelly Jones
3–6, 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 20. 10 February 1992 Milan, Italy Carpet Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United Kingdom Neil Broad
Australia David Macpherson
7–5, 5–7, 4–6
Winner 37. 11 May 1992 Hamburg, Germany Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
Germany Michael Stich
5–7, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 38. 27 July 1992 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Argentina Horacio de la Peña
Czechoslovakia Vojtěch Flégl
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 21. 31 August 1992 Schenectady, United States Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
3–6, 4–6
Winner 39. 21 September 1992 Bordeaux, France Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario France Arnaud Boetsch
France Guy Forget
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 22. 12 April 1993 Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Shelby Cannon
United States Scott Melville
6–7, 1–6
Winner 40. 21 June 1993 Genova, Italy Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Netherlands Mark Koevermans
United States Greg Van Emburgh
6–3, 7–6
Winner 41. 4 October 1993 Palermo, Italy Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Argentina Juan Garat
Mexico Jorge Lozano
6–3, 6–3
Winner 42. 18 October 1993 Tel-Aviv, Israel Hard Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Mike Bauer
Czech Republic David Rikl
6–4, 6–4
Winner 43. 8 November 1993 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Argentina Pablo Albano
Argentina Javier Frana
4–6, 7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 23. 15 November 1993 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Carlos Costa
4–6, 4–6
Winner 44. 11 July 1994 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Netherlands Menno Oosting
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 24. 8 August 1994 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
7–6, 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 25. 7 November 1994 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Uruguay Marcelo Filippini
Brazil Luiz Mattar
6–7, 4–6
Winner 45. 14 November 1994 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
6–3, 6–2
Winner 46. 8 May 1995 Atlanta, United States Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario United States Jared Palmer
United States Richey Reneberg
6–7, 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 26. 22 May 1995 Coral Springs, United States Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
3–6, 1–6
Winner 47. 6 November 1995 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
2–6, 7–6, 7–6

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A A NH A A A 2R 1R 2R 2R 2R A A A 0 / 5 4–5
French Open 1R 3R 1R 1R QF 2R A QF W 3R 1R QF QF 2R A A 1 / 13 24–12
Wimbledon A 2R A 1R QF F 2R A A A 1R 1R 1R A A A 0 / 8 10–8
U.S. Open A A A A 1R SF W 2R 2R A QF 1R 2R SF A A 1 / 9 19–8
Grand Slam SR 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 3 1 / 2 0 / 2 1 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 0 2 / 35 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–1 3–2 0–1 0–2 6–3 10–3 6–1 4–2 8–2 2–2 4–4 4–4 5–4 5–2 0–0 0–0 N/A 57–33
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
1R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R A A 0 / 6 2–6
Miami QF QF 2R 3R 2R 2R A A 0 / 6 6–6
Monte Carlo 2R SF 2R SF SF 2R A A 0 / 6 9–6
Rome W QF 1R 2R 1R A A A 1 / 5 8–4
Hamburg A W W SF 2R A A A 2 / 4 13–2
Canada A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Stuttgart (Stockholm) 2R A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Paris 2R A 2R A A A A A 0 / 2 0–2
Masters Series SR N/A 1 / 6 1 / 5 1 / 6 0 / 5 0 / 5 0 / 3 0 / 0 0 / 0 3 / 30 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 8–5 10–4 6–5 9–5 4–5 1–3 0–0 0–0 N/A 38–27
Year End Ranking 159 73 169 25 27 7 10 53 13 20 21 22 34 35 742 N/A

A = did not attend tournament
NH = tournament not held

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