David de Miguel

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David de Miguel-Lapiedra (born 7 February 1965) is a former professional tennis player from Spain.[1]

David de Miguel
Country (sports)Spain Spain
ResidenceBarcelona
Born (1965-02-07) 7 February 1965 (age 54)
Tortosa, Spain
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$162,135
Singles
Career record17–33
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 81 (31 August 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open1R (1986)
Wimbledon1R (1986, 1987)
Doubles
Career record30–42
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 68 (11 August 1986)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1987)
Wimbledon1R (1986, 1987)
Mixed doubles
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open3R (1986)

CareerEdit

De Miguel had a good year as a junior in 1983, when he was an Orange Bowl semifinalist and won the Spanish Championships.[2]

The Spaniard made his first Grand Prix quarterfinal in 1984, at Florence.[2] He also reached the quarterfinals in Madrid the following year.[2]

In 1986 he took part in both the French Open and Wimbledon Championships but lost in the first round at each, to Henri Leconte and then John Sadri.[2] He made his only Grand Slam mixed doubles appearance in that French Open tournament, with Manuela Maleeva.[2] They reached the round of 16.[2] Also that year, he made quarter-finals in Stuttgart, where he had a win over world no. 24 Slobodan Živojinović, and in Barcelona.[2] His best results however came in the doubles.[2] He and Jordi Arrese were doubles champions in the 1986 Bordeaux Open, having months earlier finished runner-up with Jesus Colas in Madrid.[2]

At the 1987 French Open, de Miguel progressed past the opening round of the men's doubles for the only time, partnering Arrese.[2] He lost in the first round of the 1987 Wimbledon Championships to Scott Davis.[2]

Grand Prix career finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (1–1)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 1986 Madrid, Spain Clay   Jesus Colas   Anders Järryd
  Joakim Nyström
2–6, 2–6
Win 1–1 1986 Bordeaux, France Clay   Jordi Arrese   Ronald Agénor
  Mansour Bahrami
7–5, 6–4

Challenger titlesEdit

Singles: (1)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 1986 Marrakech, Morocco Clay   Thierry Champion 6–2, 6–3

Doubles: (1)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1985 Messina, Italy Clay   Jesus Colas   Bruce Derlin
  David Felgate
6–1, 7–6

ReferencesEdit