Daniel Orsanic

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Daniel Orsanic
Country (sports)  Argentina
Residence Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1968-06-11) 11 June 1968 (age 49)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1989
Retired 2003
Prize money US$ 1,000,200
Career record 14–31
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 107 (15 November 1993)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1994)
French Open 1R (1992)
Wimbledon 1R (1991, 1993)
Career record 145–170
Career titles 8
Highest ranking No. 24 (11 May 1998)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
French Open SF (1997, 2000)
Wimbledon 2R (2001)
US Open 3R (2000)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 2R (1997, 2002)

Daniel Orsanic (Serbo-Croatian: Oršanić; born 11 June 1968) is a former professional tennis player from Argentina. He ia currently is the captain of the Argentina Davis Cup team.

Playing career[edit]

Orsanic was a left-hander with a double handed backhand. He was primarily a doubles specialist with his best tournament results in singles reaching three quarterfinals in 1993 at Buenos Aires and twice in 1994 at Birmingham, Alabama and Båstad.

In doubles Orsanic won eight titles and was a finalist on seven occasions all of these performances were on clay. 1998 was his most successful year with two titles at Majorca and Kitzbühel and a finalist in Palermo, Mexico City, and Gstaad. His last title came in 2001 Palermo with Spaniard Tomás Carbonell. Orsanic retired as an active player at the end of the 2003 season.

Coaching career[edit]

Orsanic was the former coach to Peruvian Luis Horna.[1] He was also the team captain for Argentina when they won the 2007 World Team Cup in Düsseldorf. Orsanic was the former coach of José Acasuso, they separated before Roland Garros.[2] He is now working with the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas.

Doubles titles (8)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1993 San Marino Clay Finland Olli Rahnasto Argentina Juan Garat
Argentina Roberto Saad
6–4, 1–6, 6–3
Winner 2. 1994 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Jan Siemerink South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 1997 Bucharest, Romania Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 1997 Palermo, Italy Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Australia Andrew Kratzmann
Czech Republic Libor Pimek
6–3, 3–6, 6–7
Winner 3. 1997 Mexico City, Mexico Clay Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti Mexico Luis Herrera
Mexico Mariano Sánchez
4–6, 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 1998 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Czech Republic Cyril Suk Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
4–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 1998 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Netherlands Tom Kempers Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Mark Kratzmann
6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 1998 Majorca, Spain Clay Argentina Pablo Albano Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 1998 Palermo, Italy Clay Argentina Pablo Albano United States Donald Johnson
United States Francisco Montana
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 5. 1998 Mexico City, Mexico Clay Mexico David Roditi Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
4–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 1999 Munich, Germany Clay Argentina Mariano Puerta Italy Massimo Bertolini
Italy Cristian Brandi
7–6, 3–6, 7–6
Winner 7. 1999 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Brazil Jaime Oncins Republic of Macedonia Aleksandar Kitinov
United States Jack Waite
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 2001 Munich, Germany Clay Brazil Jaime Oncins Czech Republic Petr Luxa
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
7–5, 2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 7. 2001 Sankt Pölten, Austria Clay Brazil Jaime Oncins Czech Republic Petr Pála
Czech Republic David Rikl
3–6, 7–5, 5–7
Winner 8. 2001 Palermo, Italy Clay Spain Tomás Carbonell Italy Enzo Artoni
Spain Emilio Benfele Álvarez
6–2, 2–6, 6–2


  1. ^ "Old Luis Horna profile" (in French). Sports Voila. 28 May 2008. 
  2. ^ "Coria vuelve a Roland Garros" (in Spanish). La Nación. 28 May 2008. 

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