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Marcos Hocevar (born 26 September 1955) is a former professional tennis player from Brazil.

Marcos Hocevar
Country (sports) Brazil
ResidencePorto Alegre, Brazil
Born (1955-09-06) 6 September 1955 (age 63)
Ijuí, Brazil
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1979
Retired1992
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$330,047
Singles
Career record79–97 (Grand Slam and Grand Prix level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 30 (20 June 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1983)
French Open3R (1983, 1985)
Wimbledon3R (1982)
US Open2R (1982)
Doubles
Career record65–95 (Grand Slam and Grand Prix level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 86 (14 October 1985)
Team competitions
Davis CupFAm (1983, 1984, 1985)

During his career he finished runner-up at 2 singles events and won 1 doubles title. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 30 in 1983 and a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 86 in 1985.

Hocevar was the recipient of the first recorded Golden set in competitive male tennis, losing to Bill Scanlon 2–6, 0–6 at Delray Beach in 1983.[1]

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Singles runners-up (2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1982 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Guillermo Vilas 6–7, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 1982 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   José Luis Clerc 2–6, 7–6, 3–6

Doubles titles (1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1979 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   João Soares   Tomáš Šmíd
  Sherwood Stewart
1–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 1981 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   João Soares   Álvaro Fillol
  Jaime Fillol
7–6, 6–7, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1983 Vienna, Vienna Hard (i)   Cássio Motta   Mel Purcell
  Stan Smith
3–6, 4–6

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