Veli Paloheimo

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Veli Paloheimo
Country Finland Finland
Born (1967-12-13) 13 December 1967 (age 47)
Tampere, Finland
Height 6' (183 cm)
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $353,661
Singles
Career record 46-60
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 48 (1 October 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1990)
French Open 2R (1991)
Wimbledon 1R (1989, 1990, 1991)
US Open 2R (1990)
Doubles
Career record 3-8
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 219 (24 July 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1989)

Veli Paloheimo (born 13 December 1967 in Tampere) is a former professional tennis player from Finland. The right-hander reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on 1 October 1990, reaching World number 48. His best performance at a Grand Slam came at the 1990 Australian Open, where he made the fourth round.

Paloheimo participated in 12 Davis Cup ties for Finland from 1986–1992, posting an 11–11 record in singles and a 4–5 record in doubles.

Challenger titles (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
1. 1988 Finland Helsinki Carpet Sweden Nicklas Kulti 3–6, 6–4, 6–4
2. 1989 France Cherbourg Hard (i) Canada Martin Laurendeau 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
3. 1989 France Brest Hard (i) France Olivier Delaître 6–2, 6–2

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