Franco Squillari

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Franco Squillari
Franco Squillari RG 2005.jpg
Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1975-08-22) 22 August 1975 (age 43)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Turned pro1994
Retired2005
PlaysLeft-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$2,504,591
Singles
Career record155–165
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 11 (18 September 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2000)
French OpenSF (2000)
Wimbledon2R (1998)
US Open2R (2000)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2000)
Doubles
Career record2–4
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 387 23 (July 2001)

Franco Squillari (born 22 August 1975) is a former professional male tennis player from Argentina. He won 3 singles titles, reached the semifinals of the 2000 French Open and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 11.

Career[edit]

Juniors[edit]

As a junior Squillari won the 1993 South American Closed Jnr. Championships in Paraguay.

Junior Grand Slam results:

Australian Open: -
French Open: 3R (1993)
Wimbledon: 1R (1993)
US Open: -

Pro tour[edit]

Squillari won 3 ATP Tour singles titles (all in Germany) and got to the semifinal of the 2000 French Open defeating Alexander Popp, Jiří Vaněk, Karol Kučera, Younes El Aynaoui and future champion Albert Costa, before losing to Magnus Norman. He went on to reach the fourth round the following year as well. He reached three Masters quarterfinals: Rome in 1999, Cincinnati in 2000 and Hamburg in 2001.

He is one of the few tennis players to have a perfect 100% record against Roger Federer, having beaten him both times they played, in 2001 and 2003.

Squillari retired in 2005.

Career finals[edit]

Singles (3 titles)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (1)
ATP Tour (2)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 1999 Munich, Germany Clay Romania Andrei Pavel 6–4, 6–3
2. 2000 Munich, Germany Clay Germany Tommy Haas 6–4, 6–4
3. 2000 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Argentina Gastón Gaudio 6–2, 3–6, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2

Grand Slam Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R 2R 3R 2R 1R 1R A A 0 / 6 5–6
French Open 2R 1R A 1R SF 4R 1R 2R A A 0 / 7 10–7
Wimbledon A A 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A A 0 / 6 1–6
US Open A A 1R 1R 2R A A 1R A A 0 / 4 1–4
Win–Loss 1–1 0–1 2–3 1–4 8–4 4–3 0–3 1–4 0–0 0–0 0 / 23 17–23
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Masters A A A A 1R 1R 2R A A A 0 / 3 1-3
Miami Masters A A A 1R 1R 2R 4R 3R 2R A 0 / 6 6–6
Monte Carlo Masters A A A 1R 3R 2R 1R A A A 0 / 4 3-4
Rome Masters A A A QF 2R 3R 1R A A A 0 / 4 6–4
Hamburg Masters A A A 2R 1R QF 1R A A A 0 / 4 5-4
Canada Masters A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati Masters A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Madrid Masters (Stuttgart) A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Paris Masters A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Career Statistics
Titles 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Overall Win–Loss
Year End Ranking 126 102 60 52 14 55 79 124 143 275

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