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Luiz Mattar (born August 18, 1963) is a former professional tennis player from Brazil. He played on the professional tour from 1985–1995, during which time he won seven top-level singles titles and five tour doubles titles. Mattar's career-high rankings were World No. 29 in singles (in 1989) and World No. 55 in doubles (in 1991). His career prize money totalled $1,493,136.

Luiz Mattar
Country (sports) Brazil
ResidenceSão Paulo, Brazil
Born (1963-08-18) August 18, 1963 (age 56)
São Paulo, Brazil
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1985
Retired1995
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,484,394
Singles
Career record191–178 (ATP Tour, Grand Prix tour and Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles7
Highest rankingNo. 29 (May 1, 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1991, 1993)
French Open3R (1986)
Wimbledon2R (1991)
US Open3R (1990, 1991)
Doubles
Career record104–111 (ATP Tour, Grand Prix tour and Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 55 (January 7, 1991)
Team competitions
Davis CupSF (1992)

Career finalsEdit

Singles (7 titles, 4 runners-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (7)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4)
Grass (0)
Clay (1)
Carpet (2)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. January 26, 1987 Guarujá, Brazil Hard   Cássio Motta 6–3, 5–7, 6–2
Runner-up 1. November 9, 1987 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Jaime Yzaga 2–6, 6–4, 2–6
Runner-up 2. November 23, 1987 Itaparica, Brazil Hard   Andre Agassi 6–7, 2–6
Winner 2. January 25, 1988 Guarujá, Brazil Hard   Eliot Teltscher 6–3, 6–3
Winner 3. February 6, 1989 Guarujá, Brazil Hard   Jimmy Brown 7–6, 6–4
Winner 4. April 10, 1989 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Carpet   Martín Jaite 6–4, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 3. February 5, 1990 Guarujá, Brazil Hard   Martín Jaite 6–3, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 5. April 2, 1990 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Carpet   Andrew Sznajder 6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. November 9, 1992 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Jaime Oncins 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 4. February 21, 1994 Scottsdale, USA Hard   Andre Agassi 4–6, 3–6
Winner 7. May 9, 1994 Coral Springs, USA Clay   Jamie Morgan 6–4, 3–6, 6–3

Doubles (5 titles, 6 runners-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (4)
Titles by Surface
Hard (2)
Grass (0)
Clay (3)
Carpet (0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. January 26, 1987 Guarujá, Brazil Hard   Cássio Motta   Martin Hipp
  Tore Meinecke
7–6, 6–1
Winner 2. September 14, 1987 Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Ricardo Acioly   Mansour Bahrami
  Diego Pérez
3–6, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. February 5, 1990 Guarujá, Brazil Hard   Cássio Motta   Javier Frana
  Gustavo Luza
6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 2. June 11, 1990 Florence, Italy Clay   Diego Pérez   Sergi Bruguera
  Horacio de la Peña
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. October 22, 1990 São Paulo, Brazil Carpet   Mark Koevermans   Shelby Cannon
  Alfonso Mora
7–6, 3–6, 6–7
Winner 3. December 31, 1990 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Nicolás Pereira   John Letts
  Jaime Oncins
4–6, 7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 4. April 29, 1991 Madrid, Spain Clay   Jaime Oncins   Gustavo Luza
  Cássio Motta
0–6, 5–7
Runner-up 5. May 20, 1991 Bologna, Italy Clay   Jaime Oncins   Luke Jensen
  Laurie Warder
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 6. April 13, 1992 Tampa, USA Clay   Andrei Olhovskiy   Mike Briggs
  Trevor Kronemann
6–7, 7–6, 4–6
Winner 4. June 8, 1992 Florence, Italy Clay   Marcelo Filippini   Royce Deppe
  Brent Haygarth
6–4, 6–7, 6–4
Winner 5. October 31, 1994 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   Marcelo Filippini   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
7–6, 6–4

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