Francisco Montana (born November 5, 1969) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. He turned into a professional in 1990.

Francisco Montana
Full nameFrancisco Montana
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceMiami, United States
Born (1969-11-05) November 5, 1969 (age 53)
Miami, United States
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Turned pro1990
Retired2003
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$1,248,094
Singles
Career record0
0 Challenger, 0 Futures
Career titles17–37
Highest rankingNo. 100 (4 May 1992)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open1R (1993)
French Open1R (1996)
Wimbledon1R (1992)
US Open1R (1991, 1992)
Doubles
Career record186–173
Career titles10
11 Challenger, 1 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 13 (8 June 1998)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open3R (1992, 1997, 1998)
French OpenQF (1996, 1998)
WimbledonQF (1997)
US Open3R (1997, 1999)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsSF (1998)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1995)
French OpenSF (1998)
Wimbledon2R (1993)
US Open2R (1998)
Last updated on: 6 March 2023.

He reached his career high doubles ranking, world No. 13, on July 8, 1998. Montana reached his career high singles ranking, world No.100, on May 4, 1992.

Performance timelines Edit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.

Singles Edit

Tournament 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q3 1R A Q3 Q2 Q2 0 / 1 0–1 0%
French Open A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Wimbledon Q1 1R A Q2 A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
US Open 1R 1R A A A A A 0 / 2 0–2 0%
Win–loss 0–1 0–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0 / 5 0–5 0%
ATP Masters Series
Miami A A A Q2 Q3 Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Monte Carlo A A Q2 1R A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Rome A A A Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Canada A 1R A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Cincinnati A 1R A A A A Q1 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Paris A A A Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Win–loss 0–0 0–2 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 3 0–3 0%

Doubles Edit

Tournament 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 3R 1R A 1R 1R 3R 3R 1R 1R 0 / 8 6–8 43%
French Open A 1R A 1R A QF 1R QF 1R 3R 0 / 7 8–7 53%
Wimbledon Q1 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R QF 3R 1R A 0 / 8 6–8 43%
US Open 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R 3R A 0 / 9 5–9 36%
Win–loss 0–1 3–4 0–3 1–3 0–3 3–4 7–4 7–4 2–4 2–2 0 / 32 25–32 44%
Year-End Championships
ATP Finals Did not qualify RR SF DNQ 0 / 2 2–5 29%
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells A A A A A A 1R 1R 1R A 0 / 3 0–3 0%
Miami A 1R A QF 1R 2R 2R 2R 3R 1R 0 / 8 6–8 43%
Monte Carlo A A 2R 1R A A W 2R 2R 1R 1 / 6 8–5 62%
Rome A A A 2R A A 1R 1R 1R A 0 / 4 1–4 20%
Hamburg A A A 1R A A A W 2R A 1 / 3 0–2 71%
Canada A 1R A A A QF 2R QF A A 0 / 4 5–4 56%
Cincinnati A A A A A A 2R 2R A A 0 / 2 2–2 50%
Paris A A A 2R A A A 2R A A 0 / 2 2–2 50%
Win–loss 0–0 0–2 1–1 5–5 0–1 3–2 8–5 8–7 4–5 0–2 2 / 32 29–30 49%

ATP Career Finals Edit

Doubles: 17 (10 titles, 7 runner-ups) Edit

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (2–0)
ATP Championship Series (0–1)
ATP World Series (8–6)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–2)
Clay (8–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (0–0)
Indoors (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 1992 Los Angeles, United States World Series Hard   David Wheaton   Patrick Galbraith
  Jim Pugh
6–7, 6–7
Win 1–1 Aug 1992 Long Island, United States World Series Hard   Greg Van Emburgh   Gianluca Pozzi
  Olli Rahnasto
6–4, 6–2
Win 2–1 Feb 1994 Mexico City, Mexico World Series Clay   Bryan Shelton   Luke Jensen
  Murphy Jensen
6–3, 6–4
Loss 2–2 May 1994 Atlanta, United States World Series Clay   Jim Pugh   Jared Palmer
  Richey Reneberg
6–4, 6–7, 4–6
Win 3–2 Aug 1995 Kitzbühel, Austria World Series Clay   Greg Van Emburgh   Jordi Arrese
  Wayne Arthurs
6–7, 6–3, 7–6
Loss 3–3 Oct 1995 Santiago, Chile World Series Clay   Shelby Cannon   Jiří Novák
  David Rikl
4–6, 6–4, 1–6
Win 4–3 Mar 1996 Mexico City, Mexico World Series Clay   Donald Johnson   Nicolás Pereira
  Emilio Sánchez
6–2, 6–4
Win 5–3 Aug 1996 Amsterdam, Netherlands World Series Clay   Donald Johnson   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Win 6–3 Apr 1997 Monte Carlo, Monaco Masters Series Clay   Donald Johnson   Luke Jensen
  Murphy Jensen
7–6, 2–6, 7–6
Loss 6–4 Jul 1997 Stuttgart, Germany Championship Series Clay   Donald Johnson   Gustavo Kuerten
  Fernando Meligeni
4–6, 4–6
Loss 6–5 Oct 1997 Ostrava, Czech Republic World Series Carpet   Donald Johnson   Jiří Novák
  David Rikl
2–6, 4–6
Win 7–5 Feb 1998 Marseille, France World Series Hard   Donald Johnson   Mark Keil
  T. J. Middleton
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Loss 7–6 Feb 1998 Dubai, United Arab Emirates World Series Hard   Donald Johnson   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes
2–6, 5–7
Win 8–6 Apr 1998 Estoril, Portugal World Series Clay   Donald Johnson   David Roditi
  Fernon Wibier
6–1, 2–6, 6–1
Win 9–6 May 1998 Hamburg, Germany Masters Series Clay   Donald Johnson   David Adams
  Brett Steven
6–2, 7–5
Win 10–6 Oct 1998 Palermo, Italy World Series Clay   Donald Johnson   Pablo Albano
  Daniel Orsanic
6–4, 7–6
Loss 10–7 Oct 1999 Bucharest, Romania World Series Clay   Marc-Kevin Goellner   Lucas Arnold Ker
  Martín García
3–6, 6–2, 3–6

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals Edit

Singles: 3 (0–3) Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (0–3)
ITF Futures (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 1991 Segovia, Italy Challenger Hard   Javier Sánchez 3–6, 2–6
Loss 0–2 Apr 1992 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Challenger Clay   Leonardo Lavalle 0–6, 7–6, 4–6
Loss 0–3 May 1994 Budapest, Hungary Challenger Clay   Hernán Gumy 4–6, 2–6

Doubles: 19 (12–7) Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (11–7)
ITF Futures (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–2)
Clay (9–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 1990 São Paulo, Brazil Challenger Clay   Richard Lubner   Nelson Aerts
  Danilo Marcelino
6–4, 7–6
Loss 1–1 Apr 1991 Mexico City, Mexico Challenger Clay   Leif Shiras   Ricardo Acioly
  Pablo Albano
3–6, 3–6
Loss 1–2 Jun 1991 Bielefeld, Germany Challenger Clay   Mark Keil   Carl Limberger
  Florin Segărceanu
3–6, 2–6
Win 2–2 Aug 1991 Salou, Spain Challenger Clay   Murphy Jensen   Wayne Arthurs
  Carl Limberger
5–7, 6–2, 7–5
Win 3–2 Nov 1991 São Paulo, Brazil Challenger Clay   Greg Van Emburgh   Jordi Burillo
  David De Miguel-Lapiedra
3–6, 6–4, 6–1
Win 4–2 Mar 1992 Rennes, France Challenger Carpet   Kenny Thorne   Martin Damm
  Sandon Stolle
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Loss 4–3 Apr 1993 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Challenger Clay   Bryan Shelton   Leonardo Lavalle
  Javier Frana
3–6, 6–4, 4–6
Loss 4–4 Oct 1993 Curitiba, Brazil Challenger Clay   Gilbert Schaller   João Cunha-Silva
  Jack Waite
6–4, 3–6, 0–6
Win 5–4 Dec 1993 Naples, United States Challenger Clay   Jim Pugh   Mark Knowles
  Jared Palmer
7–6, 3–6, 6–4
Win 6–4 Jun 1995 Asunción, Paraguay Challenger Clay   Claude N'Goran   Paulo Carvallo
  Francisco Rodríguez
6–2, 6–3
Win 7–4 Jun 1995 Cali, Colombia Challenger Clay   Claude N'Goran   Otavio Della
  Gustavo Kuerten
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Loss 7–5 Jul 1995 Seville, Spain Challenger Clay   Claude N'Goran   Martijn Bok
  Tom Vanhoudt
2–6, 2–6
Win 8–5 Apr 1996 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Challenger Hard   Jack Waite   Claude N'Goran
  Daniel Orsanic
6–2, 6–3
Win 9–5 Apr 1996 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Donald Johnson   Aleksandar Kitinov
  Sébastien Leblanc
3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Win 10–5 Jun 1996 Eisenach, Germany Challenger Clay   Donald Johnson   Karsten Braasch
  Jens Knippschild
6–3, 6–2
Win 11–5 Jul 1996 Tampere, Finland Challenger Clay   Donald Johnson   Ola Kristiansson
  Mårten Renström
7–5, 7–6
Loss 11–6 Mar 1997 Salinas, Ecuador Challenger Hard   Donald Johnson   Fernando Meligeni
  André Sá
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Loss 11–7 Apr 1997 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Challenger Hard   Jack Waite   Alejandro Hernández
  Óscar Ortiz
6–4, 2–6, 1–6
Win 12–7 Jun 2002 Mexico F11, Cancún Futures Hard   Alex Bogomolov Jr.   Sebastián Decoud
  Lazaro Navarro-Batles
walkover

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