Andrea Gaudenzi

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Andrea Gaudenzi
Country (sports)  Italy
Residence Montecarlo, Monaco
Born (1973-07-30) 30 July 1973 (age 43)
Faenza, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1990
Retired 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $3,063,479
Singles
Career record 219–231
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 18 (27 February 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1998)
French Open 4R (1994)
Wimbledon 2R (1996)
US Open 3R (1994)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 3R (1996)
Doubles
Career record 86–113
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 59 (3 February 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1996, 1997)
US Open 3R (1996)

Andrea Gaudenzi (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛːa ɡauˈdɛntsi]); born 30 July 1973 is a former tennis player from Italy, who turned professional in 1990 after becoming Junior World Champion winning both Roland Garros and US Open.

Gaudenzi was born in Faenza, Italy, reached his career-high ATP singles ranking in February 1995, when he became World No. 18. He has victories over Roger Federer in 2002 Rome, Pete Sampras in the first round of the 2002 French Open, Jim Courier in the US Open 1994 and Goran Ivanisevic, Thomas Muster, Michael Stich, Yevgeny Kafelnikov. A right-hander, he represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, where he was defeated in the third round by the eventual winner, Andre Agassi and reached the Davis Cup Final in 1998, semifinals in 1995 and 1996, playing both singles and doubles. Great clay court player, very consistent on this surface. He won 3 ATP Tour Titles and 6 Finals. Also reached the semi-final in the Monte Carlo Master Series in 1995, losing to Thomas Muster.

Career finals[edit]

Singles (3 titles, 6 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Championship Series (0)
ATP Tour (3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 18 July 1994 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Spain Alberto Berasategui 5–7, 3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 2. 6 February 1995 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard South Africa Wayne Ferreira 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 7 August 1995 San Marino Clay Austria Thomas Muster 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 4. 8 April 1996 Estoril, Portugal Clay Austria Thomas Muster 6–7(4–7), 4–6
Runner-up 5. 22 September 1997 Bucharest, Romania Clay Australia Richard Fromberg 1–6, 6–7(2–7)
Winner 1. 23 March 1998 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Spain Álex Calatrava 6–4, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 27 July 1998 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Spain Albert Costa 2–6, 6–1, 2–6, 6–3, 1–6
Winner 2. 21 May 2001 St. Poelten, Austria Clay Austria Markus Hipfl 6–0, 7–5
Winner 3. 9 July 2001 Båstad, Sweden Clay Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach 7–5, 6–3

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