Gustavo Giussani

Gustavo Giussani (born 6 March 1968) is a former professional tennis player from Argentina.

Gustavo Giussani
Full nameGustavo Giussani
Country (sports) Argentina
Born (1968-03-06) 6 March 1968 (age 53)
Salta, Argentina
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$87,872
Singles
Career record8–18
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 153 (25 September 1989)
Doubles
Career record8–15
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 158 (7 August 1989)

BiographyEdit

Nicknamed "Pancho", Salta born Giussani was based in Cordoba.[1]

In 1988 he won Challenger titles in Geneva and Bogota.

His best performance on the international circuit came in the doubles at the 1989 Athens Open. He partnered with countryman Gerardo Mirad to finish runners-up, to Claudio Panatta and Tomáš Šmíd.[2] In singles that year he made the quarter-finals at a Grand Prix event in Saint Vincent and had a win over Guillermo Vilas in a Cairo Challenger tournament.[3][4]

He now works as a tennis talent scout.[1]

Grand Prix career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1989 Athens, Greece Clay   Gerardo Mirad   Claudio Panatta
  Tomáš Šmíd
3–6, 2–6

Challenger titlesEdit

Singles: (3)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 1988 Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Simone Colombo 6–4, 2–6, 6–3
2. 1988 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Christian Miniussi 7–6, 5–7, 6–4
3. 1991 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   Gabriel Markus 4–6, 6–2, 6–0

Doubles: (1)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1988 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Fabian Blengino   Guillermo Minutella
  Gerardo Mirad
64 16 76

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Gustavo Giussani: El atleta es un embajador de la marca". Mundo D (in Spanish). 28 February 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Agenor stuns Carlsson for Athens title". Lakeland Ledger. 17 April 1989. p. 3D. Retrieved 2 March 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Saint Vincent, Italy". Poughkeepsie Journal. 19 August 1989. p. 5B. Retrieved 2 March 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Cairo Challenger - 27 February - 06 March 1989". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2 March 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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