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Ricardo Acuña (born 13 January 1958) is a former tennis player from Chile, who won three doubles titles during his career. The right-hander reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 47 in March 1986.

Ricardo Acuña
Country (sports) Chile
ResidenceJupiter, Florida, United States
Born (1958-01-13) 13 January 1958 (age 61)
Santiago, Chile
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro1978
Retired1989
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$291,650
Singles
Career record75–113
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 47 (17 March 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open1R (1983, 1984, 1986)
WimbledonQF (1985)
US Open3R (1983)
Doubles
Career record72–104
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 45 (28 October 1985)

Since his retirement from competition, Acuña has served as both the assistant director and the Director of Tennis at the ATP Headquarters in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. He currently serves on the USTA Player Development staff as a National Coach for Men's tennis.[1]

Career finalsEdit

Singles (1 runner-up)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Nov 1982 Bahia, Brazil Carpet   Jaime Fillol 6–7, 4–6

Doubles (3 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Mar 1983 Nancy, France Carpet   Belus Prajoux   Jan Gunnarsson
  Anders Järryd
5–7, 3–6
Win 1. Oct 1985 Toulouse, France Hard   Jakob Hlasek   Pavel Složil
  Jan Kodeš
3–6, 6–2, 9–7
Win 2. Nov 1986 Houston, U.S. Carpet   Brad Pearce   Chip Hooper
  Mike Leach
6–4, 7–5
Win 3. Jan 1988 Guarujá, Brazil Clay   Luke Jensen   Javier Frana
  Diego Pérez
6–1, 6–4
Loss 2. Oct 1988 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Javier Sánchez   Jay Berger
  Horacio de la Peña
7–4, 4–6, 3–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ USTA. "Ricardo Acuna- Men's National Coach". Archived from the original on 2007-08-30. Retrieved 2007-07-11. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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