Juan Garat (tennis)

Juan Garat (born May 16, 1973) is a former professional tennis player from Argentina.

Juan Garat
Country (sports) Argentina
Born (1973-05-16) May 16, 1973 (age 47)
Corrientes, Argentina
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1991
Retired1999
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$122,941
Singles
Career record11–24
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 249 (May 3, 1993)
Doubles
Career record59–63
Career titles1 (ATP)
Highest rankingNo. 85 (March 28, 1994)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1994)
Wimbledon1R (1993, 1994)
US Open1R (1994)

He played collegiate tennis for Troy University in Troy, Alabama from 1989 to 1993. While a member of the Trojans tennis team, he helped lead them to the NCAA Championships during the 1993 season. The Trojans finished the season ranked No. 8 in the Rolex National Rankings. For Garat's successes during his senior season, he was named an ITA All-American.

Upon graduating from Troy in 1993, Garat became a full-time professional tennis player, enjoying most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career, he won one doubles title. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 85 in 1994.

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (1 titles, 2 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. Aug 1993 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Roberto Saad   Marius Barnard
  Tom Mercer
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Loss 1. Aug 1993 San Marino Clay   Roberto Saad   Daniel Orsanic
  Olli Rahnasto
4–6, 6–1, 3–6
Loss 2. Sep 1993 Palermo, Italy Clay   Jorge Lozano   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
3–6, 3–6

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