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Mario E. Martínez Guzmán[1] (born 12 September 1961), is a former professional tennis player from Bolivia.

Mario Martínez
Full nameMario E. Martínez Guzmán
Country (sports) Bolivia
Born (1961-09-12) 12 September 1961 (age 57)
La Paz, Bolivia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro1980
Retired1985
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$2,102
Singles
Career record86–73
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 35 (12 September 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1983)
US Open1R (1980, 1981, 1982)
Doubles
Career record14–36
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 274 (3 January 1983)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open1R (1981)

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Tennis careerEdit

Martínez achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 35 in 1983.

He participated in three Davis Cup ties for Bolivia from 1977-1978 and one more in 1988, posting a 3–5 record in singles and an 0–2 record in doubles.

Personal lifeEdit

In 2013, Martínez Guzmán was arrested for sexually assaulting his former tennis student.[1]

Career finalsEdit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (3)
Challengers (2)

Singles (5 titles, 3 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 1980 Bordeaux Clay   Gianni Ocleppo 6–0, 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 1980 Cuneo Clay   Ricardo Cano 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 1981 Nice Clay   Yannick Noah 4–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 1981 Venice Clay   Paolo Bertolucci 6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 1981 Messina Clay   Robbie Venter 6–4, 7–5
Winner 4. 1982 Palermo Clay   John Alexander 6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 3. 1982 Messina Clay   Pablo Arraya 5–7, 4–6
Winner 5. 1983 Messina Clay   Patrice Kuchna 6–7, 6–0, 9–7

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