Jorge Lozano

Jorge Lozano (born 17 May 1963) is a retired professional tennis player from Mexico. He reached his highest doubles ranking of World No. 4 in August 1988. His highest singles ranking was World No. 51, achieved the following month. During his career, he won two mixed doubles titles at the French Open: in 1988 with Lori McNeil and in 1990 with Arantxa Sánchez. He reached the round of 16 in singles at the 1988 US Open and also the semifinal in doubles that same year. Qualified twice for the Doubles Masters at the Royal Albert Hall in London and reached the semifinals in 1988. In his career, he won nine doubles titles, but no singles titles. He turned professional in 1986, and in his career He was the first player to be beaten by Pete Sampras in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament, at the French Open in 1989. In Davis Cup play, represented Mexico for 15 years, 1981–1995, won 12 doubles matches, and lost 12 as well. He lost 11 singles matches, and won 8, making his overall win / loss record at the Davis Cup 20–23. Lozano won his first title at Forest Hills in 1988, with his partner Todd Witsken, and won his last at Athens in 1993. He resides in Guadalajara, Mexico where he directs a tennis academy for kids and also coaches the men and women tennis team at the University Tec de Monterrey. He was the captain of the Mexican Davis Cup Team from 2007 to 2014. He is now the Athletic Director for the University Tec de Monterrey, campus Guadalajara.

Jorge Lozano
Country (sports) Mexico
ResidenceGuadalajara, Mexico
Born (1963-05-17) 17 May 1963 (age 57)
San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1986
Retired1994
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$739,424
Singles
Career record26–49
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 51 (12 September 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (1988)
Wimbledon1R (1989)
US Open4R (1988)
Doubles
Career record208–164
Career titles9
Highest rankingNo. 4 (22 August 1988)
Career titles1
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenW (1988, 1990)
Team competitions
Davis CupQF (1986, 1987)

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Mixed doubles: (2 wins)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1988 French Open Clay   Lori McNeil   Brenda Schultz
  Michiel Schapers
7–5, 6–2
Win 1990 French Open Clay   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Nicole Provis
  Danie Visser
7–6, 7–6

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (9 wins, 13 losses)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Nov 1987 Itaparica, Brazil Hard   Diego Pérez   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
2–6, 2–6
Loss 2. Mar 1988 Indian Wells, US Hard   Todd Witsken   Boris Becker
  Guy Forget
4–6, 4–6
Loss 3. May 1988 Charleston, US Clay   Todd Witsken   Pieter Aldrich
  Danie Visser
6–7, 3–6
Win 1. May 1988 Forest Hills, US Clay   Todd Witsken   Pieter Aldrich
  Danie Visser
6–3, 7–6
Win 2. May 1988 Rome, Italy Clay   Todd Witsken   Anders Järryd
  Tomáš Šmíd
6–3, 6–3
Win 3. Jul 1988 Boston, US Clay   Todd Witsken   Bruno Orešar
  Jaime Yzaga
6–2, 7–5
Loss 4. Jul 1988 Washington, US Hard   Todd Witsken   Rick Leach
  Jim Pugh
3–6, 7–6, 2–6
Win 4. Jul 1988 Stratton Mountain, US Hard   Todd Witsken   Pieter Aldrich
  Danie Visser
6–3, 7–6
Loss 5. Nov 1988 Itaparica, Brazil Hard   Todd Witsken   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–7, 6–7
Win 5. Apr 1989 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Carpet   Todd Witsken   Patrick McEnroe
  Tim Wilkison
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Win 6. Nov 1989 Stockholm, Sweden Carpet   Todd Witsken   Rick Leach
  Jim Pugh
6–3, 5–7, 6–3
Loss 6. Nov 1989 Itaparica, Brazil Hard   Todd Witsken   Rick Leach
  Jim Pugh
2–6, 6–7
Loss 7. Jul 1990 Washington, US Hard   Todd Witsken   Grant Connell
  Glenn Michibata
3–6, 7–6, 2–6
Loss 8. Oct 1990 Vienna, Austria Carpet (i)   Todd Witsken   Udo Riglewski
  Michael Stich
4–6, 4–6
Win 7. Feb 1990 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet   Leonardo Lavalle   Diego Nargiso
  Nicolás Pereira
6–3, 7–6
Loss 9. Nov 1991 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Cássio Motta   Andrés Gómez
  Jaime Oncins
5–7, 4–6
Win 8. Mar 1992 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Horacio de la Peña   Ģirts Dzelde
  T. J. Middleton
2–6, 6–4, 7–6
Loss 10. Feb 1993 Mexico City, Mexico Clay   Horacio de la Peña   Leonardo Lavalle
  Jaime Oncins
6–7, 4–6
Loss 11. Aug 1993 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Jaime Oncins   Hendrik Jan Davids
  Libor Pimek
3–6, 6–7
Loss 12. Sep 1993 Palermo, Italy Clay   Juan Garat   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
3–6, 3–6
Win 9. Oct 1993 Athens, Greece Clay   Horacio de la Peña   Royce Deppe
  John Sullivan
3–6, 6–1, 6–2
Loss 13. Jan 1994 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Jim Pugh   Jonas Björkman
  Neil Borwick
4–6, 1–6

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