Daniel Orsanic (Croatian: Daniel Oršanić, pronounced [dǎniel ǒrʃanitɕ]; born 11 June 1968) is a former professional tennis player from Argentina. He is currently captain of the Argentina Davis Cup team.
|Residence||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Born||11 June 1968|
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Prize money||US$ 1,000,200|
|Highest ranking||No. 107 (15 November 1993)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1994)|
|French Open||1R (1992)|
|Wimbledon||1R (1991, 1993)|
|Highest ranking||No. 24 (11 May 1998)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)|
|French Open||SF (1997, 2000)|
|US Open||3R (2000)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Wimbledon||2R (1997, 2002)|
Orsanic was a left-hander with a double handed backhand. He was primarily a doubles specialist with his best tournament results in singles reaching three quarterfinals in 1993 at Buenos Aires and twice in 1994 at Birmingham, Alabama and Båstad.
In doubles Orsanic won eight titles and was a finalist on seven occasions all of these performances were on clay. 1998 was his most successful year with two titles at Majorca and Kitzbühel and a finalist in Palermo, Mexico City, and Gstaad. His last title came in 2001 Palermo with Spaniard Tomás Carbonell. Orsanic retired as a player at the end of the 2003 season. He is of Croatian descent.
Orsanic was the former coach to Peruvian Luis Horna. He was also the team captain for Argentina when they won the 2007 World Team Cup in Düsseldorf. Orsanic was the former coach of José Acasuso, they separated before Roland Garros. He is now working with the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas.
Doubles (8 titles, 7 runner-ups)Edit
- "Old Luis Horna profile" (in French). Sports Voila. 28 May 2008.
- "Coria vuelve a Roland Garros" (in Spanish). La Nación. 28 May 2008.