Diego Pérez (tennis)

Diego Pérez (American Spanish: [ˈdjeɣo ˈpeɾes]; born 9 February 1962) is a retired professional tennis player from Uruguay. Pérez turned pro in 1981, and won one ATP Tour singles and three doubles titles in his career, which lasted until 1995. He has the most singles wins for the Uruguay Davis Cup team (31, shared with Marcelo Filippini).

Diego Pérez
Country (sports) Uruguay
ResidenceMontevideo, Uruguay
Born (1962-02-09) February 9, 1962 (age 58)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1981
Retired1995
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,042,224
Singles
Career record207-229 (47.5%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 27 (9 July 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1991, 1993)
French Open4R (1992)
Wimbledon1R (1990, 1993)
US Open3R (1987)
Doubles
Career record160-189
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 37 (3 August 1987)

ATP career finalsEdit

Legend
Grand Slam
Tennis Masters Cup
ATP Masters Series
Grand Prix / ATP Tour

Singles (1 win, 1 loss)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 1985 Buenos Aires, France Clay   Martín Jaite 4–6, 2–6
Win 1–1 Sep 1985 Bordeaux, France Clay   Jimmy Brown 6–4, 7–6

Doubles (3 wins, 12 losses)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Sep 1981 Palermo, Italy Clay   José Luis Damiani   Jaime Fillol Sr.
  Belus Prajoux
6–1, 6–4
Loss 1–1 Sep 1982 Palermo, Italy Clay   José Luis Damiani   Gianni Marchetti
  Enzo Vattuone
4–6, 7–6, 3–6
Loss 1–2 Mar 1985 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Eduardo Bengoechea   Martín Jaite
  Christian Miniussi
4–6, 3–6
Loss 1–3 Sep 1986 Stuttgart, West Germany Clay   Mansour Bahrami   Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
4–6, 3–6
Loss 1–4 Nov 1986 Paris Indoor, France Carpet   Mansour Bahrami   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
3–6, 2–6
Loss 1–5 Sep 1987 Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Mansour Bahrami   Ricardo Acioly
  Luiz Mattar
6–3, 4–6, 2–6
Loss 1–6 Nov 1987 Itaparica, Brazil Hard   Jorge Lozano   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
2–6, 2–6
Loss 1–7 Feb 1988 Guarujá, Brazil Hard   Javier Frana   Ricardo Acuña
  Luke Jensen
1–6, 4–6
Loss 1–8 Sep 1988 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Claudio Mezzadri   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–2, 4–6, 7–9
Loss 1–9 Sep 1989 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay   Tomás Carbonell   Paul Haarhuis
  Mark Koevermans
not played
Loss 1–10 Jun 1990 Florence, Italy Clay   Luiz Mattar   Sergi Bruguera
  Horacio de la Peña
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Loss 1–11 Jul 1991 San Marino, San Marino Clay   Christian Miniussi   Jordi Arrese
  Carlos Costa
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Loss 1–12 Feb 1992 Guarujá, Brazil Clay   Francisco Roig   Christer Allgårdh
  Carl Limberger
4–6, 3–6
Win 2–12 Nov 1992 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Francisco Roig   Christer Allgårdh
  Carl Limberger
6–2, 7–6
Win 3–12 Aug 1994 Umag, Croatia] Clay   Francisco Roig   Karol Kučera
  Paul Wekesa
6–2, 6–4

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