Renzo Furlan

Renzo Furlan (born 17 May 1970) is a former tennis player from Italy.

Renzo Furlan
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceMonte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1970-05-17) 17 May 1970 (age 50)
Conegliano, Italy
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro1988
PlaysRight-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money$2,449,043
Career record223-239 (48.3%)
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 19 (15 April 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1996)
French OpenQF (1995)
Wimbledon3R (1996)
US Open3R (1995)
Other tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (1996)
Career record14–38 (7.3%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 193 (17 June 1991)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1995)

Having turned professional in 1988, Furlan represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was defeated in the quarter finals by India's Leander Paes. Four years earlier, when Barcelona hosted the Summer Olympics, he reached the third round, falling to Jordi Arrese of Spain: 4–6, 3–6, and 2–6. The right-hander reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 19 in April 1996.

His best performance at a Grand Slam came when he got to the quarter finals of the 1995 French Open, defeating Marcos Ondruska, David Rikl, Fernando Meligeni and Scott Draper before losing to Sergi Bruguera.

Furlan kept a residence in Monte Carlo during his playing days.

Grand Prix circuit career finalsEdit

Singles (2 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit

Grand Slam
Tennis Masters Cup
ATP Masters Series
ATP Championship Series
ATP Tour
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. May 1992 ATP Bologna, Bologna Clay   Jaime Oncins 2–6, 4–6
Loss 2. Jun 1992 ATP Firenze, Firenze Clay   Thomas Muster 3–6, 6–1, 1–6
Loss 3. Aug 1993 San Marino, San Marino Clay   Thomas Muster 5–7, 5–7
Win 1. Feb 1994 San Jose Open, San Jose Hard (i)   Michael Chang 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Win 2. Mar 1994 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca Clay   Karim Alami 6–2, 6–2
Loss 4. Oct 1995 China Open, Beijing Hard (i)   Michael Chang 5–7, 3–6
Loss 5. Mar 1997 St. Petersburg Open, St. Petersburg Carpet (i)   Thomas Johansson 3–6, 6–4, 6–1

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