Omar Camporese

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Omar Camporese
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceMonte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1968-05-08) 8 May 1968 (age 50)
Bologna, Italia
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1987
Retired2001
PlaysRight-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,610,475
Singles
Career record150–157 (Grand Slam, ATP Tour level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 18 (10 February 1992)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1992)
French Open3R (1989, 1991)
Wimbledon3R (1991)
US Open3R (1992)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games2R (1992)
Doubles
Career record109–114 (Grand Slam, ATP Tour level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 27 (13 January 1992)

Omar Camporese (Italian pronunciation: [ˈɔːmar kampoˈreːze]; born 8 May 1968) is a former professional tennis player from Italy.

Career[edit]

Born in Bologna, Camporese turned professional in 1987. He reached his first top-level singles final in 1990 at San Marino, where he lost to Guillermo Pérez Roldán 6–3, 6–3.

In 1991, Camporese won his first tour singles title in Rotterdam, defeating Ivan Lendl in the final 3–6, 7–6, 7–6. At the Australian Open the same year he lost against Boris Becker in a 311 minutes long match. Becker won 7–6, 7–6, 0–6, 4–6, 14–12 which is the second longest match in the tournament's history. 1992 saw Camporese win his second tour singles title at Milan, where he beat Goran Ivanišević in the final 3–6, 6–3, 6–4.

Camporese's best performance at a Grand Slam event came at the 1992 Australian Open, where he reached the fourth round before being knocked out by Lendl.

During his career, Camporese won two top-level singles titles and five tour doubles titles. His career high rankings were World No. 18 in singles and World No. 27 in doubles (both in 1992). His career prize-money totalled $1,609,837. Camporese retired from the professional tour in 1998.

Singles finals[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP Tour (2–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 20 August 1990 San Marino Clay Argentina Guillermo Pérez Roldán 3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 25 February 1991 Rotterdam Carpet (i) Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 3–6, 7–6, 7–6
Winner 2. 25 February 1992 Milan Carpet (i) Croatia Goran Ivanišević 3–6, 6–3, 6–4

Doubles finals[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 3 October 1989 Basel Carpet Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri West Germany Udo Riglewski
West Germany Michael Stich
3–6, 6–4, 0–6
Winner 1. 5 February 1990 Milan Carpet (i) Italy Diego Nargiso Netherlands Tom Nijssen
West Germany Udo Riglewski
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 2 April 1990 Estoril Clay Italy Paolo Canè Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
5–7, 6–4, 5–7
Winner 2. 30 April 1990 Madrid Clay Spain Juan Carlos Báguena Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Spain Javier Sánchez
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 9 July 1990 Gstaad Clay Spain Javier Sánchez Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
3–6, 6–3, 5–7
Winner 3. 4 February 1991 Milan Carpet (i) Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević Netherlands Tom Nijssen
Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk
6–4, 7–6
Winner 4. 13 May 1991 Rome Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević United States Luke Jensen
Australia Laurie Warder
6–2, 6–3
Winner 5. 17 June 1991 Manchester Grass Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević United Kingdom Nick Brown
United Kingdom Andrew Castle
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 15 July 1991 Stuttgart Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević Australia Wally Masur
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6–4, 3–6, 4–6

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