Francisco Costa (tennis)

Francisco Costa (born June 28, 1973) is a former professional tennis player from Brazil.

Francisco Costa
Francisco Costa.jpg
Country (sports) Brazil
ResidencePorto Alegre, Brazil
Born (1973-06-28) June 28, 1973 (age 47)
Porto Alegre, Brazil
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1994
Retired2005
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$305,428
Singles
Career record1–5 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 140 (May 8, 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (1999)
French OpenQ1 (1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
WimbledonQ1 (2003)
US OpenQ1 (1999)
Doubles
Career record2–3 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 170 (July 26, 1999)

He is the current captain of the Brazil Davis Cup team.

Titles (4)Edit

Singles (3)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (3)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1)
Grass (0)
Clay (2)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. August 10, 1998 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Hard   Gastón Gaudio 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
2. May 10, 1999 Birmingham, USA Clay   Martín Rodríguez 6–7(4), 7–6(6), 6–3
3. November 22, 1999 Guadalajara, Mexico Clay   Nicolás Massú 4–6, 7–5, 6–3

Doubles (1)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0)
Grass (0)
Clay (1)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. October 30, 2000 Quito, Ecuador Clay   Irakli Labadze   Eric Nunez
  Martin Stringari
6–2, 7–6(4)

Runners-up (8)Edit

Singles (3)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (3)
Finals by Surface
Hard (0)
Grass (0)
Clay (3)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. September 8, 1997 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Jan Frode Andersen 7–6, 2–6, 6–2
2. July 5, 1999 Oberstaufen, Germany Clay   Alexander Popp 7–6(4), 6–3
3. June 26, 2000 Eisenach, Germany Clay   Jan Frode Andersen 7–6(5), 6–3

Doubles (5)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (5)
Finals by Surface
Hard (1)
Grass (0)
Clay (4)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. September 22, 1997 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Márcio Carlsson   Nelson Aerts
  Bernardo Martínez
6–0, 6–0
2. August 3, 1998 Gramado, Brazil Hard   Gouichi Motomura   Jeff Coetzee
  Damien Roberts
7–5, 6–3
3. June 19, 2000 Lugano, Switzerland Clay   Tobias Hildebrand   Vadim Kutsenko
  Oleg Ogorodov
4–6, 7–6(3), 6–0
4. August 21, 2000 Mönchengladbach, Germany Clay   Germán Puentes   Emilio Benfele Álvarez
  Luis Horna
7–6(1), 1–6, 7–5
5. August 5, 2002 Trani, Italy Clay   Francisco Cabello   Roberto Alvarez
  Mariano Delfino
4–6, 6–4, 6–2

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