Gustavo Luza

Gustavo Luza (born 11 October 1962) is a former tennis player from Argentina.

Gustavo Luza
Country (sports) Argentina
Born (1962-10-11) 11 October 1962 (age 57)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$208,619
Singles
Career record1–4
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 319 (1 August 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1991)
French Open3R (1986, 1990)
Wimbledon2R (1990, 1991)
Doubles
Career record92–93
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 37 (9 July 1990)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenSF (1991)
Wimbledon1R (1986)

Luza turned professional in 1985. He was most known for playing doubles, and during his career he won 5 doubles titles, including the Open Seat in Barcelona with Christian Miniussi. He reached his highest doubles ATP-ranking on July 9, 1990, when he became the number 37 of the world.

In 2002, after retiring from professional tennis, Luza became the captain of the Argentina Davis Cup team from 2002 to 2004.

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (5 titles, 4 runner-ups)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 1986 Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Gustavo Tiberti   Andreas Maurer
  Jörgen Windahl
4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Loss 0–2 Nov 1986 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Gustavo Tiberti   Loïc Courteau
  Horst Skoff
6–3, 4–6, 3–6
Loss 0–3 Sep 1988 Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Guillermo Pérez Roldán   Mansour Bahrami
  Tomáš Šmíd
4–6, 3–6
Loss 0–4 Aug 1989 San Marino Clay   Pablo Albano   Simone Colombo
  Claudio Mezzadri
4–6, 1–6
Win 1–4 Sep 1989 Guarujá, Spain Clay   Christian Miniussi   Sergio Casal
  Tomáš Šmíd
7–5, 5–7, 6–3
Win 2–4 Feb 1990 Guarujá, Brazil Clay   Javier Frana   Luiz Mattar
  Cássio Motta
7–6, 7–6
Win 3–4 May 1990 Bologna, Italy Clay   Udo Riglewski   Jérôme Potier
  Jim Pugh
7–6, 4–6, 6–1
Win 4–4 Apr 1991 Madrid, Spain Clay   Cássio Motta   Luiz Mattar
  Jaime Oncins
6–0, 7–5
Win 5–4 Sep 1992 Cologne, Germany Clay   Horacio de la Peña   Ronnie Båthman
  Libor Pimek
6–7, 6–0, 6–2

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Preceded by
  Alejandro Gattiker
Davis Cup Argentina captain
2003-2004
Succeeded by
  Alberto Mancini