Christian Miniussi

Christian Carlos Miniussi Ventureira (born 5 July 1967) is a former tennis player from Argentina.

Christian Miniussi
Full nameChristian Carlos Miniussi Ventureira
Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1967-07-05) 5 July 1967 (age 53)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1984
Retired1995
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$651,069
Singles
Career record58–82
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 57 (18 May 1992)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1987, 1992)
French Open4R (1991)
Wimbledon1R (1990, 1992)
US Open1R (1992)
Doubles
Career record100–94
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 37 (15 August 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1991, 1992)
French Open3R (1991)
Wimbledon1R (1990)
US Open2R (1990)

Miniussi turned professional in 1984. He started playing tennis at the Adrogué Tennis Club and he also represented his native country as a lucky loser at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he was defeated in the first round by France's Fabrice Santoro. In the doubles competition Miniussi claimed the bronze medal alongside Javier Frana. The right-hander won one career title in singles (São Paulo, 1991). He reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 18 May 1992, when he became the number 57 of the world.

ATP Tour finalsEdit

Singles (1 win, 1 loss)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Championship Series (0)
ATP Tour (2)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Nov 1991 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Jaime Oncins 2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 1–1 Feb 1992 Maceió, Brazil Clay   Tomás Carbonell 6–7(12–14), 7–5, 2–6

Doubles (5 wins, 5 losses)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Feb 1985 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Martín Jaite   Eduardo Bengoechea
  Diego Pérez
6–4, 6–3
Loss 1–1 Sep 1987 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Javier Frana   Miloslav Mečíř
  Tomáš Šmíd
1–6, 2–6
Loss 1–2 May 1988 Munich, West Germany Clay   Alberto Mancini   Rick Leach
  Jim Pugh
1–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win 2–2 May 1988 Florence, Italy Clay   Javier Frana   Claudio Pistolesi
  Horst Skoff
7–6, 6–4
Loss 2–3 Jul 1988 Bordeaux, France Clay   Diego Nargiso   Joakim Nyström
  Claudio Panatta
1–6, 4–6
Win 3–3 Aug 1988 St. Vincent, Italy Clay   Alberto Mancini   Paolo Canè
  Balázs Taróczy
6–4, 5–7, 6–3
Loss 3–4 Oct 1988 Palermo, Italy Clay   Alberto Mancini   Carlos di Laura
  Marcelo Filippini
3–6, 5–7
Win 4–4 Sep 1989 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Gustavo Luza   Sergio Casal
  Tomáš Šmíd
7–6, 5–7, 6–3
Loss 4–5 Aug 1991 San Marino, San Marino Clay   Diego Pérez   Jordi Arrese
  Carlos Costa
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win 5–5 Jul 1992 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Tomás Carbonell   Christian Bergström
  Magnus Gustafsson
6–4, 7–5

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