Marcos Hocevar

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Marcos Hocevar
Country (sports) Brazil
ResidencePorto Alegre, Brazil
Born (1955-09-06) 6 September 1955 (age 64)
Ijuí, Brazil
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1979
Retired1992
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$330,047
Singles
Career record79–97 (Grand Slam and Grand Prix level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 30 (20 June 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1983)
French Open3R (1983, 1985)
Wimbledon3R (1982)
US Open2R (1982)
Doubles
Career record65–95 (Grand Slam and Grand Prix level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 86 (14 October 1985)
Team competitions
Davis CupFAm (1983, 1984, 1985)

Marcos Hocevar (born 26 September 1955) is a former professional tennis player from Brazil.

During his career he finished runner-up at 2 singles events and won 1 doubles title. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 30 in 1983 and a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 86 in 1985.

Hocevar was the recipient of the first recorded Golden set in competitive male tennis, losing to Bill Scanlon 2–6, 0–6 at Delray Beach in 1983.[1]

Singles runners-up (2)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1982 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6–7, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 1982 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Argentina José Luis Clerc 2–6, 7–6, 3–6

Doubles titles (1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1979 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Brazil João Soares Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
United States Sherwood Stewart
1–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 1981 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Brazil João Soares Chile Álvaro Fillol
Chile Jaime Fillol
7–6, 6–7, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1983 Vienna, Vienna Hard (i) Brazil Cássio Motta United States Mel Purcell
United States Stan Smith
3–6, 4–6

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