Diego Nargiso

Diego Nargiso (born 15 March 1970) is a former tennis player from Italy.

Diego Nargiso
Country (sports) Italy
Born (1970-03-15) 15 March 1970 (age 50)
Naples, Italy
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$1,807,857
Singles
Career record100–154
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 67 (10 October 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1996)
French Open2R (1992)
Wimbledon3R (1988)
US Open3R (1988)
Doubles
Career record215–225
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 25 (5 March 1990)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1990)
Wimbledon2R (1995, 2000)
US OpenQF (1993)

Having turned professional in 1987, Nargiso represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, where he was defeated in the second round by America's eventual runner-up Tim Mayotte. He also competed in the men's doubles at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics.[1]

Nargiso was the first Italian tennis player to win the Junior Wimbledon championship, which he did in 1987.

The left-handed Nargiso reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 10 October 1988, when he became the number 67 in the world.

Career finalsEdit

Legenda
Grand Slam (0)
ATP Tour World Championships (0)
Super 9 (0)
ATP Championships Series (0)
ATP World Series (2)

SinglesEdit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Sep 1993 Bordeaux Open, Bordeaux Hard   Sergi Bruguera 5–7, 2–6
Loss 2. Oct 2000 Campionati Int. di Sicilia, Palermo Clay   Olivier Rochus 6–7(14–16), 1–6

Doubles (5 titles, 15 runners-up)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Feb 1988 ABN World Tennis Tournament, Rotterdam Carpet (I)   Magnus Gustafsson   Patrik Kühnen
  Tore Meinecke
6–7, 6–7
Loss 2. Apr 1988 Nice Clay   Heinz Günthardt   Guy Forget
  Henri Leconte
6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Loss 3. Jul 1988 Bordeaux Clay   Christian Miniussi   Joakim Nyström
  Claudio Panatta
1–6, 4–6
Loss 4. Apr 1989 Monte Carlo Clay   Paolo Canè   Tomáš Šmíd
  Mark Woodforde
6–1, 4–6, 2–6
Loss 5. Oct 1989 Palermo Clay   Goran Ivanišević   Peter Ballauff
  Rüdiger Haas
2–6, 7–6, 4–6
Win 1. Feb 1990 Milan Indoor, Milan Carpet (I)   Omar Camporese   Udo Riglewski
  Tom Nijssen
6–4, 6–4
Loss 6. Mar 1990 ABN World Tennis Tournament, Rotterdam Carpet (I)   Nicolás Pereira   Leonardo Lavalle
  Jorge Lozano
3–6, 6–7
Win 2. Apr 1991 Torneo Godó, Barcelona Clay   Horacio de la Peña   Boris Becker
  Eric Jelen
3–6, 7–6, 6–4
Loss 7. Aug 1991 Long Island Hard   Doug Flach   Eric Jelen
  Carl-Uwe Steeb
6–0, 4–6, 6–7
Loss 8. Jun 1992 London (Queen's) Grass   Goran Ivanišević   John Fitzgerald
  Anders Järryd
4–6, 6–7
Win 3. Jan 1993 Jakarta Open, Jakarta Hard   Guillaume Raoux   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Loss 9. Jun 1994 Rosmalen Grass   Peter Nyborg   Stephen Noteboom
  Fernon Wibier
3–6, 6–1, 6–7
Loss 10. Sep 1994 Bordeaux Hard   Guillaume Raoux   Olivier Delaître
  Guy Forget
2–6, 6–2, 5–7
Loss 11. Mar 1995 Mexico City Clay   Marc-Kevin Goellner   Javier Frana
  Leonardo Lavalle
5–7, 3–6
Loss 12. Apr 1995 Estoril Clay   Marc-Kevin Goellner   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Andrei Olhovskiy
7–5, 5–7, 2–6
Loss 13. May 1996 Munich Clay   Olivier Delaître   Lan Bale
  Stephen Noteboom
6–4, 6–7, 4–6
Win 4. Mar 1998 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca Clay   Andrea Gaudenzi   Cristian Brandi
  Filippo Messori
6–4, 7–6
Win 5. May 2000 Majorca Open Clay   Michaël Llodra   Alberto Martín
  Fernando Vicente
7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–3)
Loss 14. May 2000 Sankt Pölten Clay   Andrea Gaudenzi   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Andrew Kratzmann
6–7(10–12), 7–6(7–2), 4–6
Loss 15. Jul 2000 Båstad Clay   Andrea Gaudenzi   Nicklas Kulti
  Mikael Tillström
6–4, 2–6, 3–6

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