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Cristiano Caratti (born 24 May 1970) is a former ATP Tour tennis player from Italy. He reached the quarterfinals of the 1991 Australian Open and the 1991 Miami Masters.

Cristiano Caratti
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceMonte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1970-05-24) 24 May 1970 (age 49)
Acqui Terme, Italy
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1989
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,368,916
Singles
Career record72–117
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 26 (22 July 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1991)
French Open2R (1991)
Wimbledon2R (1995)
US Open3R (1990)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1992)
Doubles
Career record7–29
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 148 (16 July 1990)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1991)
US Open1R (1990)

Tennis careerEdit

Started playing tennis at age 9. His younger brother also plays tennis. He won the 1987 Orange Bowl doubles title (w/Koves) and reached the doubles final at the 1988 French Open Juniors (w/Goran Ivanisevic), losing to Jason Stoltenberg-Todd Woodbridge. Also reached the semifinal at the Wimbledon Juniors (losing to the same duo).[1] Caratti turned professional in 1989. He represented his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he was defeated in the first round by France's Guy Forget. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 22 July 1991, when he became World No. 26.

Singles titles (7)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
ATP Challenger Tour (7)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 1990 Winnetka Hard   Chris Garner 7–6, 6–1
2. 1990 Bossonnens Hard (indoor)   Michiel Schapers 6–4, 3–6, 7–6
3. 1991 Indian Wells Hard   Jimmy Arias 6–7, 6–4, 6–2
4. 1993 Wolfsburg Carpet   Lars Koslowski 6–7, 6–1, 6–2
5. 1993 Montebello Hard   Steve Bryan 4–6, 7–5, 6–2
6. 1997 Azores Hard   Oscar Burrieza 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
7. 2000 Knoxville Hard (indoor)   Andy Roddick 3–6, 7–6, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ATP Player Profile". ATP. Retrieved 10 April 2012.

External linksEdit