Óscar Martínez (tennis)

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Óscar Martínez
Country (sports) Spain Spain
Born (1974-03-09) 9 March 1974 (age 44)
Valencia, Spain
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 1992
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $240,000
Career record 19-27
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 68 (10 Apr 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 1R (1995)
Wimbledon 1R (1995)

Óscar Martínez Diéguez (born 9 March 1974) is a former professional tennis player from Spain and now a coach.[1]


Martinez made his debut on the ATP Tour at the 1994 Casablanca Open, where he defeated two top 100 players, Carl-Uwe Steeb and Franco Davín, en route to a quarter-final appearance. He was runner-up in the 1994 Athens International, beating the second and third seeds, before losing the final to Alberto Berasategui. The Spaniard also reached the quarter-finals in Prague that year.[2]

In 1995, Martinez was a quarter-finalist in Mexico City. He had a win that year over world number 13 Alberto Berasategui in Stuttgart's Mercedes Cup and appeared in two Grand Slam tournaments. In the 1995 French Open he was beaten in the first round by Daniel Vacek and in Wimbledon he lost again in the opening round, to Stefan Edberg.[3]

ATP career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1994 Athens, Greece Clay Spain Alberto Berasategui 6–4, 6–7(4–7), 3–6

Challenger titles[edit]

Singles: (3)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1994 Neu-Ulm, Germany Clay Czech Republic Václav Roubíček 6–1, 6–1
2. 1995 Agadir, Morocco Clay Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach 3–6, 6–3, 6–3
3. 1996 Salinas, Ecuador Hard Ecuador Luis Adrian Morejon 6–2, 6–7, 6–3