Miguel Tobón

Miguel Tobón (born 22 June 1968) is a former professional tennis player from Colombia.[1] He was born in Medellín but completed his education in the United States.[2] His brother Omar Tobón is a tennis coach in Medellín. He was chosen to serve a second time of the Colombian Davis Cup team by Federación Colombiana de Tenis in 2011.[3]

Miguel Tobon
Country (sports)Colombia Colombia
ResidenceBogota
Born (1968-06-22) 22 June 1968 (age 51)
Medellin, Colombia
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1989
Retired2001
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$125,127
Singles
Career record18–20
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 205 (22 April 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenQ1 (1994)
WimbledonQ2 (1993)
US OpenQ2 (1995, 1996)
Doubles
Career record13–13
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 295 (25 July 1994)

CareerEdit

Tobon was a semi-finalist at the Bancolombia Open in 1994.[2] The Colombian did better the following year, defeating three top 100 players, Javier Frana, Karim Alami and Fernando Meligeni, en route to the final.[2] He won the first set of the final, against Nicolas Lapentti, but lost the match.[2]

From 1987 to 2001, Tobon took part in a record 23 ties for the Colombia Davis Cup team. He played in 50 rubbers, of which he won 24. His 12 doubles wins is a national record, shared with Mauricio Hadad.[4]

ATP career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 loss)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 1995 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Nicolás Lapentti 6–2, 1–6, 4–6

Challenger titlesEdit

Doubles: (1)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1993 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Mauricio Hadad   Nicolás Lapentti
  Luis Morejón
6–3, 6–3

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