Massimo Bertolini

Massimo Bertolini (born 30 May 1974) is a retired professional tennis player from Italy.

Massimo Bertolini
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceVerona, Italy
Born (1974-05-30) 30 May 1974 (age 47)
Verona, Italy
Height1.87 m (6 ft 1+12 in)
Turned pro1993
Retired2006
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$487,546
Singles
Career record0–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 329 (1 May 1995)
Doubles
Career record92–128
Career titles2
12 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 36 (3 May 2004)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2002, 2004)
French OpenQF (2003)
Wimbledon3R (2000)
US OpenQF (2001)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games2R (2000)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open1R (2004)
Wimbledon1R (2003)
Last updated on: 18 June 2021.


Bertolini had a career high ATP singles ranking of World No. 329, achieved on 1 May 1995. He also had a career high ATP doubles ranking of World No. 36, achieved on 3 May 2004.


A doubles specialist, Bertolini reached 34 doubles finals across his career with a record of 14 wins and 20 losses. Included among those results, he went 12–14 in ATP Challenger Tour finals as well as winning two ATP Tour titles (2–5 overall record). He also reached two Grand Slam quarter-finals, at the 2001 US Open and the 2003 French Open.


ATP Career FinalsEdit

Doubles: 7 (2 titles, 5 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (2–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (2–5)
Grass (0–0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (2–5)
Indoor (0–0)


Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 1998 Santiago, Chile World Series Clay   Devin Bowen   Sebastián Prieto
  Mariano Hood
6–7, 7–6, 6–7
Loss 0–2 Apr 1999 Barcelona, Spain Championship Series Clay   Cristian Brandi   Paul Haarhuis
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
5–7, 3–6
Loss 0–3 May 1999 Munich, Germany World Series Clay   Cristian Brandi   Daniel Orsanic
  Mariano Puerta
6–7(3–7), 6–3, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 0–4 Aug 1999 Unag, Croatia World Series Clay   Cristian Brandi   Mariano Puerta
  Javier Sánchez
6–3, 2–6, 3–6
Loss 0–5 Jul 2002 Gstaad, Switzerland World Series Clay   Cristian Brandi   Joshua Eagle
  David Rikl
6–7(5–7), 4–6
Win 1–5 May 2003 Sankt Pölten, Austria World Series Clay   Simon Aspelin   Sargis Sargsian
  Nenad Zimonjić
6–4, 6–7(8–10), 6–3
Win 2–5 Jul 2003 Båstad, Sweden World Series Clay   Simon Aspelin   Lucas Arnold Ker
  Mariano Hood
6–7(3–7), 6–0, 6–4

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Doubles: 27 (12–15)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (12–14)
ITF Futures (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–2)
Clay (9–11)
Grass (0–2)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 1994 Bristol, United Kingdom Challenger Grass   Dick Norman   Pietro Pennisi
  Alexandru Radulescu
4–6, 5–7
Loss 0–2 Jul 1995 Manchester, United Kingdom Challenger Grass   Diego Nargiso   Tim Henman
  Mark Petchey
3–6, 4–6
Win 1–2 Mar 1998 Cherbourg, France Challenger Hard   Massimo Ardinghi   Jean-Philippe Fleurian
  Stephane Simian
6–3, 2–6, 6–4
Win 2–2 Apr 1998 Napoli, Italy Challenger Clay   Devin Bowen   Gabor Koves
  Tamer El Sawy
7–6, 6–2
Loss 2–3 Jul 1998 Venice, Italy Challenger Clay   Sander Groen   Nebojsa Djordjevic
  Marcos Ondruska
6–1, 1–6, 2–6
Loss 2–4 Oct 1998 Barcelona, Spain Challenger Clay   Cristian Brandi   Jose-Antonio Conde
  Javier Sanchez
6–4, 4–6, 3–6
Loss 2–5 Feb 1999 Cherbourg, France Challenger Hard   Cristian Brandi   Michael Hill
  Andrew Painter
5–7, 6–7
Loss 2–6 Apr 1999 Napoli, Italy Challenger Clay   Cristian Brandi   Jack Waite
  Marcos Ondruska
4–6, 6–7
Loss 2–7 Jun 2001 Biella, Italy Challenger Clay   Cristian Brandi   Andres Schneiter
  Enzo Artoni
6–7(5–7), 6–4, 1–6
Win 3–7 Aug 2001 Bressanone, Italy Challenger Clay   Cristian Brandi   Stephen Huss
  Lee Pearson
7–5, 6–3
Win 4–7 Mar 2002 Barletta, Italy Challenger Clay   Cristian Brandi   Renzo Furlan
  Uros Vico
4–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 4–8 May 2002 Italy F3, Verona Futures Clay   Achille Margotto   Stefano Tarallo
  Elia Grossi
2–6, 7–5, 3–6
Win 5–8 Jul 2002 Mantova, Italy Challenger Clay   Giorgio Galimberti   Jose-Maria Arnedo
  Joseph Sirianni
5–7, 6–2, 7–6(9–7)
Loss 5–9 Aug 2002 San Marino, San Marino Challenger Clay   Cristian Brandi   Leos Friedl
  David Skoch
2–6, 4–6
Loss 5–10 Oct 2002 Grenoble, France Challenger Hard   Cristian Brandi   Todd Larkham
  Michael Tebbutt
6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Win 6–10 Dec 2002 Milan, Italy Challenger Carpet   Giorgio Galimberti   Jonathan Erlich
  Aleksandar Kitinov
7–6(7–4), 2–6, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 6–11 Mar 2003 Barletta, Italy Challenger Clay   Giorgio Galimberti   Sebastián Prieto
  Sergio Roitman
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win 7–11 Apr 2003 Napoli, Italy Challenger Clay   Giorgio Galimberti   Amir Hadad
  Christophe Rochus
2–6, 7–5, 6–4
Win 8–11 Aug 2003 San Marino, San Marino Challenger Clay   Tom Vanhoudt   Federico Browne
  Dominik Hrbatý
7–5, 6–7(3–7), 6–2
Win 9–11 Aug 2004 San Marino, San Marino Challenger Clay   Tom Vanhoudt   Álex López Morón
  Adrián García
6–2, 6–4
Win 10–11 Aug 2004 Trani, Italy Challenger Clay   Álex López Morón   Jan Vacek
  Martin Štěpánek
2–6, 6–4, 6–3
Loss 10–12 Sep 2004 Genoa, Italy Challenger Clay   Tom Vanhoudt   Emilio Benfele-Alvarez
  Álex López Morón
3–6, 4–6
Win 11–12 Nov 2004 Luxembourg, Luxembourg Challenger Hard   Petr Luxa   Karsten Braasch
  Michael Kohlmann
7–6(7–4), 4–6, 6–3
Loss 11–13 Apr 2005 Napoli, Italy Challenger Clay   Uros Vico   Janko Tipsarevic
  Jiří Vaněk
6–3, 4–6, 2–6
Win 12–13 Apr 2005 Olbia, Italy Challenger Clay   Uros Vico   Alessio Di Mauro
  Tomas Tenconi
6–4, 6–4
Loss 12–14 Apr 2005 Monza, Italy Challenger Clay   Uros Vico   Nicolas Devilder
  Olivier Patience
5–7, 4–6
Loss 12–15 Jun 2005 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay   Tom Vanhoudt   Enzo Artoni
  Álex López Morón
7–5, 4–6, 6–7(12–14)


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)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

DoublesEdit

Tournament 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A 1R 1R A 2R 1R 2R A 0 / 5 2–5 29%
French Open A A A A A A A 1R 1R 1R 1R QF 2R 2R 0 / 7 5–7 42%
Wimbledon A A A A A Q1 1R 1R 3R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 8 2–8 20%
US Open A A A A A A A 1R 1R QF 1R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 7 4–7 36%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–4 2–4 3–3 1–4 3–4 2–4 2–3 0 / 27 13–27 33%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Miami Open A A A A A A A A 3R A A A 1R A 0 / 2 2–2 50%
Monte Carlo A A A A A A A A 1R A A A 2R A 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Rome Masters 1R Q1 A A A A A QF SF Q1 2R 1R 1R A 0 / 6 6–6 50%
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–1 5–3 0–0 1–1 0–1 1–4 0–0 0 / 11 9–11 45%


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