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Nuno Miguel Bacelar de Vasconcelos Marques (born 9 April 1970) is a Portuguese former tennis player. He was the first Portuguese to reach the top 100 ATP rankings and held the record of highest ranked Portuguese player in history until Frederico Gil surpassed him in 2009.[1] However, he still is the highest ranked Portuguese doubles player in history reaching a career high of no. 58.

Nuno Marques
Country (sports)Portugal
ResidencePorto, Portugal
Born (1970-04-09) 9 April 1970 (age 49)
Porto, Portugal
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1986
Retired2001
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize moneyUS$ 857,479
Singles
Career record51–99 (34%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 86 (25 September 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1991)
French Open2R (1990)
Wimbledon1R (1991, 1995, 1997, 1999)
US Open2R (1991, 1995)
Doubles
Career record55–76 (42%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 58 (21 April 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2000)
French Open1R (1995, 1997, 2000)
Wimbledon2R (1995, 1998)
US Open2R (1999)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2000)

Contents

Career finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runners-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP Tour World Championships (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP International Series Gold (0–0)
ATP International Series (1–2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. July 10, 1995 Newport, United States Grass   Paul Kilderry   Markus Zoecke
  Joern Renzenbrink
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 2. September 15, 1996 Bournemouth, United Kingdom Hard   Rodolphe Gilbert   Greg Rusedski
  Marc-Kevin Goellner
6–3 7–6
Winner 1. March 24, 1997 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   João Cunha e Silva   Karim Alami
  Hicham Arazi
7–6, 6–2

Singles 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)
Tournament/Year 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R A 2R A A A A 1R A A A A A A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
French Open A A A 1R 2R 1R A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
Wimbledon A A A A A 1R A A A 1R A 1R A 1R A A A 0 / 4 0–4 0%
US Open A A 1R A A 2R A A A 2R A A A A A A A 0 / 3 2–3 40%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–2 1–1 2–4 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 13 4–13 24%
Grand Prix Championship Series / Super 9 tournaments
Miami A A A A A 2R A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Monte Carlo A A A A A A A A A A A 1R A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Rome A A A 1R A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Cincinnati A A A 1R A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 4 1–4 20%
National Representation
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held A Not Held A Not Held A Not Held 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Davis Cup ZA ZB Z1 Z1 Z1 Z1 Z1 Z1 PO A Z2 Z2 Z2 Z1 Z1 Z1 Z1 0 / 16 21–18 54%
Career statistics
Overall Win–Loss 0–2 2–2 2–4 5–10 5–9 11–15 1–2 1–2 2–6 6–15 7–16 4–10 3–2 2–3 0–1 0–0 0–0 N/A 51–99 34%
Win (%) 0% 50% 33% 33% 36% 44% 33% 33% 25% 29% 30% 29% 60% 40% 0% N/A N/A 34.00%
Year-End Ranking 870 318 219 158 102 148 315 215 165 92 124 215 228 342 704 982 858 $ 857,262

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Luso Ténis - Portuguese Rankings History
  2. ^ "Frederico Gil distinguido pela ITF por 20 participações na Taça Davis [Frederico Gil honored by ITF for 20 Davis Cup participations]". Record (in Portuguese). 3 March 2015. Retrieved 28 November 2015.

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