Hernán Gumy (born 5 March 1972) is a former tennis player from Argentina, who turned professional in 1991. He represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was defeated in the first round by Venezuela's Nicolas Pereira. Gumy made two finals in his career; both of them ATP 250s on clay in 1996. He won Santiago, Chile (his final tournament of 1996) by beating the Spanish World No. 15 Félix Mantilla in a tough three-setter: in the semi-finals, and the Chilean world number 11 Marcelo Ríos in the final 6–4, 7–5. He lost the other final he was in, in Oporto, Portugal to Spain's Félix Mantilla despite winning the first set.

Hernán Gumy
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Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1972-03-05) 5 March 1972 (age 47)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1991
Retired2001
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,226,776
Singles
Career record115–128
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 39 (19 August 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1996)
French Open3R (1998)
Wimbledon1R (1998, 1999, 2000)
US Open3R (1996, 1997)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1996)
Doubles
Career record5–11
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 232 (6 June 1994)

The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 19 August 1996, when he became World No. 39. Gumy won the gold medal in the men's singles competition at the 1995 Pan American Games.

Gumy has coached former World No. 1 and US and Australian Open champion Marat Safin as well as Guillermo Cañas and Ernests Gulbis.

ATP Tour finalsEdit

Singles (1 title)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Championship Series (0)
ATP Tour (1)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Nov 1996 Chile Open, Chile Clay   Marcelo Rios 6–4, 7–5

CoachingEdit

Gumy has been coaching Svetlana Kuznetsova.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kuznetsova hires Gumy for a coaching trial". Montreal Gazette. 26 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Again, issue of coaching during a match raised at Wimbledon". USA Today. 11 July 2017.

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