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Juan Gisbert Sr. (born 5 April 1942) is a retired amateur and professional tennis player from the 1960s and 1970s.

Juan Gisbert Sr.
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Born (1942-04-05) 5 April 1942 (age 77)
Barcelona, Spain
Turned pro1968 (amateur tour from 1962)
Retired1976
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record174–132 (Open era)
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 14 (1967, World's Top 20)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenF (1968)
French Open4R (1966)
Wimbledon2R (1963, 1972)
US Open2R (1974)
Other tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (1968, demonstration)
Doubles
Career record218–71 (Open era)
Career titles21
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1968)
French OpenSF (1975, 1976)
WimbledonQF (1972)
US Open3R (1975)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsW (1975)
Olympic GamesF (1968, demonstration)

He won one ATP singles title (plus at least three others before the Open era) and reached the finals at the Australian Championships in 1968 and Cincinnati in 1971.

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1968 Australian Championships Grass   Bill Bowrey 7–5, 2–6, 9–7, 6–4

Grand Slam tournament performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 SR
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A QF A A F A A A A A A A A 0 / 2
French Open 1R A A 1R 4R A 1R A 2R 1R 3R A 1R 1R A 0 / 9
Wimbledon 1R 2R A 1R A A A A A A 2R A A A A 0 / 4
US Open A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 1R 1R 0 / 3
Strike Rate 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 18

Open era career finalsEdit

Singles (1 title, 6 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 1968 Australian Championships, Melbourne Grass   Bill Bowrey 5–7, 6–2, 7–9, 4–6
Loss 2. 1971 Cincinnati, U.S. Clay   Stan Smith 6–7, 3–6
Loss 3. 1972 New York City Indoor   Stan Smith 6–4, 5–7, 4–6, 1–6
Loss 4. 1974 Tokyo WCT, Japan   Rod Laver 7–5, 2–6, 0–6
Loss 5. 1974 Cedar Grove, U.S.   Ilie Năstase 4–6, 6–7
Win 1. 1975 Shreveport, U.S.   Wojtek Fibak 6–3, 5–7, 6–1
Loss 6. 1975 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Ilie Năstase 1–6, 5–7, 2–6

Doubles (21 titles, 17 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1971 New York, U.S. Indoor   Manuel Orantes   Jimmy Connors
  Haroon Rahim
7–6, 6–2
Win 2. 1971 Salisbury, U.S. Hard (i)   Manuel Orantes   Clark Graebner
  Thomaz Koch
6–3, 4–6, 7–6
Win 3. 1971 Barcelona WCT, Spain Clay   Željko Franulović   Cliff Drysdale
  Andrés Gimeno
7–6, 6–2, 7–6
Loss 1. 1972 Salisbury, U.S. Hard (i)   Vladimír Zedník   Andrés Gimeno
  Manuel Orantes
4–6, 3–6
Win 4. 1972 Brussels, Belgium Clay   Manuel Orantes   Patricio Cornejo
  Jaime Fillol
9–7, 6–3
Win 5. 1972 Eastbourne, England Grass   Manuel Orantes   Nicholas Kalogeropoulos
  Andrew Pattison
8–6, 6–2
Win 6. 1972 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Manuel Orantes   Frew McMillan
  Ilie Năstase
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Loss 2. 1972 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i)   Andrés Gimeno   Pierre Barthès
  François Jauffret
3–6, 2–6
Win 7. 1973 Roanoke, U.S. Hard   Jimmy Connors   Ian Fletcher
  Butch Seewagen
6–0, 7–6
Loss 3. 1973 Omaha, U.S. Hard (i)   Jimmy Connors   William Brown
  Mike Estep
DEF
Loss 4. 1973 Des Moines, U.S. Hard (i)   Ion Ţiriac   Jiří Hřebec
  Jan Kukal
6–4, 6–7, 1–6
Loss 5. 1973 Salisbury, U.S. Hard (i)   Jürgen Fassbender   Clark Graebner
  Ilie Năstase
6–2, 4–6, 3–6
Win 8. 1973 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Manuel Orantes   Mike Estep
  Ion Ţiriac
6–4, 7–6
Win 9. 1973 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Ilie Năstase   Georges Goven
  Patrick Proisy
6–2, 6–2, 6–2
Loss 6. 1973 Florence, Italy Clay   Ilie Năstase   Paolo Bertolucci
  Adriano Panatta
3–6, 4–6
Win 10. 1973 Paris, France Hard (i)   Ilie Năstase   Arthur Ashe
  Roscoe Tanner
6–2, 4–6, 7–5
Loss 7. 1974 Tokyo WCT, Japan   Roger Taylor   Raymond Moore
  Onny Parun
6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Win 11. 1974 Bournemouth, England Clay   Ilie Năstase   Corrado Barazzutti
  Paolo Bertolucci
6–4, 6–2, 6–0
Loss 8. 1974 Rome, Italy Clay   Ilie Năstase   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
3–6, 2–6, 3–6
Win 12. 1974 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Ilie Năstase   Manuel Orantes
  Guillermo Vilas
3–6, 6–0, 6–2
Loss 9. 1975 Roanoke, U.S. Hard (i)   Ion Ţiriac   Vitas Gerulaitis
  Sandy Mayer
6–7, 6–1, 3–6
Win 13. 1975 Boca Raton, U.S. Hard   Clark Graebner   Jürgen Fassbender
  Ion Ţiriac
6–2, 6–1
Win 14. 1975 Shreveport, U.S.   William Brown   János Benyik
  Róbert Machán
6–4, 6–4
Win 15. 1975 Bournemouth, UK Clay   Manuel Orantes   Syd Ball
  Dick Crealy
8–6, 6–3
Win 16. 1975 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Manuel Orantes   Wojtek Fibak
  Jan Kodeš
6–3, 7–6
Loss 10. 1975 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Manuel Orantes   Björn Borg
  Ove Nils Bengtson
6–7, 5–7
Win 17. 1975 Indianapolis, U.S. Clay   Manuel Orantes   Wojtek Fibak
  Hans-Jürgen Pohmann
7–5, 6–0
Loss 11. 1975 Madrid, Spain Clay   Manuel Orantes   Jan Kodeš
  Ilie Năstase
6–7, 6–4, 7–9
Win 18. 1975 Tehran, Iran Clay   Manuel Orantes   Bob Hewitt
  Frew McMillan
7–5, 6–7, 6–1, 6–4
Loss 12. 1975 Tokyo, Japan Clay   Manuel Orantes   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
6–7, 4–6
Win 19. 1975 Calcutta, India Hard Court   Manuel Orantes   Anand Amritraj
  Vijay Amritraj
1–6, 6–4, 6–3
Win 20. 1976 Valencia, Spain Clay   Manuel Orantes   Corrado Barazzutti
  Antonio Zugarelli
Win 21. 1976 Munich, Germany Clay   Manuel Orantes   Jürgen Fassbender
  Hans-Jürgen Pohmann
1–6, 6–3, 6–2, 2–3, ret.
Loss 13. 1976 Bournemouth, England Clay   Manuel Orantes   Wojtek Fibak
  Fred McNair
6–4, 5–7, 5–7
Loss 14. 1976 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Wojtek Fibak   Fred McNair
  Sherwood Stewart
3–6, 4–6
Loss 15. 1976 Montreal, Canada Hard   Manuel Orantes   Bob Hewitt
  Raúl Ramírez
2–6, 1–6
Loss 16. 1976 Tehran, Iran Clay   Manuel Orantes   Wojtek Fibak
  Raúl Ramírez
5–7, 1–6
Loss 17. 1976 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard   Stan Smith   Brian Gottfried
  Sherwood Stewart
6–1, 1–6, 2–6, 6–7

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