Leonardo Lavalle

Leonardo Lavalle Moreno (born 14 July 1967 in Mexico City) is a former tennis player from Mexico, who turned professional in 1985. He represented his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he was defeated in the quarterfinals by Spain's eventual runner up Jordi Arrese. The left-hander won one career title in singles (Tel Aviv, 1991). He reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 17 March 1986, when he became World No. 51.

Leonardo Lavalle
Country (sports) Mexico
ResidenceMexico City, Mexico
Born (1967-07-14) 14 July 1967 (age 53)
Mexico City, Mexico
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1985
Prize money$903,200
Career record83–114
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 51 (17 March 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1989)
French Open3R (1989)
Wimbledon2R (1992)
US Open2R (1986, 1992)
Other tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (1992)
Career record134–137
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 23 (27 April 1992)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1985)
French OpenSF (1988, 1991)
WimbledonF (1991)
US Open3R (1991)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1988, 1992)

Lavalle won the Wimbledon boys' junior singles and doubles title in 1985. His singles win was notable for the fact that the men's singles winner that year Boris Becker was younger than Leonardo. He was later a runner-up in doubles at Wimbledon in 1991 and a Wimbledon doubles semifinalist in 1989 and 1990.

External linksEdit

  • Leonardo Lavalle at the Association of Tennis Professionals  
  • Leonardo Lavalle at the International Tennis Federation  
  • Leonardo Lavalle at the Davis Cup  
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Leonardo Lavalle". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.