Mario Martínez (tennis)

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Mario Martínez
Full name Mario E. Martínez Guzmán
Country (sports)  Bolivia
Born (1961-09-12) 12 September 1961 (age 55)
La Paz, Bolivia
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 1980
Retired 1985
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $2,102
Singles
Career record 86–73
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 35 (12 September 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1983)
US Open 1R (1980, 1981, 1982)
Doubles
Career record 14–36
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 274 (3 January 1983)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 1R (1981)
US Open 1R (1980)
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Martínez and the second or maternal family name is Guzmán.

Mario E. Martínez Guzmán[1] (born 12 September 1961), is a former professional tennis player from Bolivia.

Tennis career[edit]

Martínez achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 35 in 1983.

He participated in three Davis Cup ties for Bolivia from 1977-1978 and one more in 1988, posting a 3–5 record in singles and an 0–2 record in doubles.

Personal life[edit]

In 2013, Martínez Guzmán was arrested for sexually assaulting his former tennis student.[1]

Career finals[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (3)
Challengers (2)

Singles (5 titles, 3 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 1980 Bordeaux Clay Italy Gianni Ocleppo 6–0, 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 1980 Cuneo Clay Argentina Ricardo Cano 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 1981 Nice Clay France Yannick Noah 4–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 1981 Venice Clay Italy Paolo Bertolucci 6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 1981 Messina Clay South Africa Robbie Venter 6–4, 7–5
Winner 4. 1982 Palermo Clay Australia John Alexander 6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 3. 1982 Messina Clay Peru Pablo Arraya 5–7, 4–6
Winner 5. 1983 Messina Clay France Patrice Kuchna 6–7, 6–0, 9–7

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