Sergio Cortes

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Sergio Cortes
Country Chile Chile
Residence Santiago
Born 11 January 1968
Antofagasta, Chile
Height 5'7" (170 cm)
Turned pro 1987
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $247,706
Singles
Career record 18-26
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 114 (14 Jun 1993)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open 3R (1993)

Sergio Cortes (born 11 January 1968) is a former professional tennis player from Chile.

Career[edit]

Cortes was a leading junior player in South American, winning the continental championships in the 14s, 16s and 18s age groups.

He was a quarter-finalist in the 1989 Geneva Open.

Cortes competed in just one Grand Slam event, the 1993 US Open, where he reached the third round. He defeated American Derrick Rostagno and Dutchman Jacco Eltingh, both in four sets and was then eliminated in straight sets by Boris Becker.[1]

In 1993 he had one of the best wins of his career beat when he beat world number 31 Magnus Larsson at the Lipton Championships in Florida

Cortes made the quarter-finals of a Bogota ATP tournament, along the way defeating Andrei Chesnokov, then the world number 40.[2]

He appeared in six ties for the Chile Davis Cup team, with a record of 5-5 in singles and 2-0 in doubles.[3]

Challenger Titles[edit]

Singles: (3)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1989 Brazil Sao Paulo, Brazil Clay Argentina Francisco Yunis 6–4, 6–3
2. 1992 Belgium Liege, Belgium Clay Belgium Bart Wuyts 6–7, 6–3, 6–4
3. 1992 Switzerland Geneva, Switzerland Clay Belgium Filip Dewulf 6–7, 6–2, 6–4

Doubles: (1)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1994 Poland Poznan, Poland Clay Barbados Martin Blackman Portugal Joao Cunha-Silva
Portugal Emanuel Couto
6–7, 7–5, 7–5

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