Jaime Oncins

Jaime Oncins (born 16 June 1970) is a former professional tennis player from Brazil.

Jaime Oncins
Country (sports) Brazil
ResidenceSão Paulo
Born (1970-06-16) 16 June 1970 (age 50)
São Paulo
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Turned pro1988
Retired2001
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,211,476
Singles
Career record76–95
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 34 (3 May 1993)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1991)
French Open4R (1992)
Wimbledon1R (1991)
US Open1R (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997)
Other tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (1992)
Doubles
Career record126–125
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 22 (10 July 2000) No. 07 (Double team with Daniel Orsanic)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1992, 2000)
French OpenSF (2000)
Wimbledon3R (2000)
US Open3R (2000)
Team competitions
Davis CupSF (1992, 2000)

Oncins represented his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he reached the quarterfinals before falling to Russia's Andrei Cherkasov. The right-hander won two individual career titles (Bologna and Búzios, both in 1992). He reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on May 3, 1993, when he became world no. 34.

Oncins' best performance at a major was at the 1992 French Open, where he reached the Round of 16, losing to eventual finalist, Petr Korda. In the second round of the tournament, Oncins had a famous victory from two sets down against former world no. 1 and three-time French Open champion, Ivan Lendl. Oncins was also the last player that Jimmy Connors beat at the US Open. Connors beat Oncins in straight sets in the first round of the 1992 US Open, which was on Connors' 40th birthday.

Oncins was a runner-up in the Roland Garros mixed doubles event in 2001, with Paola Suárez from Argentina.

Grand Slam mixed doubles finalsEdit

Runners-up (1)Edit

Year Championship Partnering Opponent Score
2001 French Open   Paola Suárez   Tomás Carbonell
  Virginia Ruano Pascual
5–7, 3–6

Career finalsEdit

Singles (2 wins, 3 losses)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP International Series Gold (0–0)
ATP Tour (2–3)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–3)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Oct 1991 Búzios, Brazil Hard   Jordi Arrese 6–1, 4–6, 0–6
Loss 2. Nov 1991 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Christian Miniussi 6–2, 3–6, 4–6
Win 1. May 1992 Bologna, Italy Clay   Renzo Furlan 6–2, 6–4
Win 2. Nov 1992 Búzios, Brazil Hard   Luis Herrera 6–3, 6–2
Loss 3. Nov 1992 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Luiz Mattar 1–6, 4–6

Doubles (5 wins, 6 losses)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP International Series Gold (1–0)
ATP Tour (5–6)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (4–5)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Dec 1990 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   John Letts   Luiz Mattar
  Nicolás Pereira
6–4, 6–7, 2–6
Loss 2. Apr 1991 Madrid, Spain Clay   Luiz Mattar   Gustavo Luza
  Cássio Motta
0–6, 5–7
Loss 3. May 1991 Bologna, Italy Clay   Luiz Mattar   Luke Jensen
  Laurie Warder
4–6, 6–7
Win 1. Nov 1991 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Andrés Gómez   Jorge Lozano
  Cássio Motta
7–5, 6–4
Win 2. Feb 1993 Mexico City, Mexico Clay   Leonardo Lavalle   Horacio de la Peña
  Jorge Lozano
7–6, 6–4
Loss 4. Aug 1993 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Jorge Lozano   Hendrik Jan Davids
  Libor Pimek
3–6, 6–7
Win 3. Mar 1999 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Fernando Meligeni   Massimo Ardinghi
  Vincenzo Santopadre
6–2, 6–3
Win 4. Jun 1999 Merano, Italy Clay   Lucas Arnold Ker   Marc-Kevin Goellner
  Eric Taino
6–4, 7–6
Win 5. Jul 1999 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Daniel Orsanic   Aleksandar Kitinov
  Jack Waite
6–2, 6–1
Loss 5. Apr 2001 Munich, Germany Clay   Daniel Orsanic   Petr Luxa
  Radek Štěpánek
7–5, 2–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 6. May 2001 Sankt Pölten, Austria Clay   Daniel Orsanic   Petr Pála
  David Rikl
3–6, 7–5, 5–7

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