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Sergio Casal Martínez (born 8 September 1962) is a former professional tennis player from Spain. During his career, he won three Grand Slam doubles titles, as well as the men's doubles Silver Medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Sergio Casal
Full nameSergio Casal Martinez
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Born (1962-09-08) 8 September 1962 (age 56)
Barcelona, Spain
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1981
Retired1995
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$2,107,745
Singles
Career record122–146
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 31 (11 November 1985)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (1983, 1986, 1987)
Wimbledon2R (1987)
US Open3R (1986)
Doubles
Career record500–255
Career titles47
Highest rankingNo. 3 (25 February 1991)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1990, 1992, 1993, 1994)
French OpenW (1990)
WimbledonF (1987)
US OpenW (1988)

Casal turned professional in 1981. He won his first top-level doubles title in 1983 at Aix-en-Provence. He captured a total of 47 men's doubles titles during his career. Partnering his fellow Spaniard Emilio Sánchez, he won the men's doubles titles at the US Open in 1988 and the French Open in 1990. The pair were also the men's doubles runners-up at Wimbledon in 1987 and won the Silver Medal for Spain at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. Casal also won the US Open mixed doubles title in 1986, partnering Raffaella Reggi. Casal's career-high doubles ranking was World No. 3.

Casal also won one top-level singles title at Florence in 1985. He was a singles runner-up at Aix-en-Provence in 1983, and at the Paris Open in 1986. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 31.

Casal was a member of the Spanish team which won the World Team Cup in 1992.

Casal beat Boris Becker in a 1987 Davis Cup match.[1]

Casal retired from the professional tour in 1995.

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Major finalsEdit

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Men's doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1988 US Open Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Rick Leach
  Jim Pugh
walkover
Runner-up 1987 Wimbledon Grass   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
3–6, 6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–3), 6–1, 6–4
Winner 1990 French Open Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Goran Ivanišević
  Petr Korda
7–5, 6–3

Mixed doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1986 US Open Hard   Raffaella Reggi   Martina Navratilova
  Peter Fleming
6–4, 6–4

Doubles titles (47)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (2)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (3)
ATP Championship Series (1)
ATP Tour (41)
Titles by Surface
Hard (7)
Clay (38)
Grass (0)
Carpet (2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 16 May 1983 Aix-en-Provence, France Clay   Iván Camus   Henri Leconte
  Gilles Moretton
6–2, 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 8 April 1985 Munich, Germany Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Mark Edmondson
  Kim Warwick
6–4, 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 22 July 1985 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Stefan Edberg
  Anders Järryd
0–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 12 August 1985 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Paolo Canè
  Claudio Panatta
6–3, 3–6, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 16 September 1985 Palermo, Italy Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Colin Dowdeswell
  Joakim Nyström
4–6, 7–6, 6–7
Winner 2. 23 September 1985 Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Carlos Kirmayr
  Cássio Motta
6–4, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 3. 30 September 1985 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Jan Gunnarsson
  Michael Mortensen
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 25 November 1985 Vienna, Austria Hard (i)   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Mike De Palmer
  Gary Donnelly
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 14 April 1986 Bari, Italy Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Gary Donnelly
  Tomáš Šmíd
6–2, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 12 May 1986 Munich, Germany Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Broderick Dyke
  Wally Masur
6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 5. 12 May 1986 Florence, Italy Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Mike De Palmer
  Gary Donnelly
6–4, 7–6
Winner 6. 14 July 1986 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Stefan Edberg
  Joakim Nyström
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 7. 28 July 1986 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Craig Campbell
  Joey Rive
6–4, 6–2
Winner 8. 22 September 1986 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Boris Becker
  Eric Jelen
6–4, 6–1
Winner 9. 9 February 1987 Philadelphia, United States Carpet   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Christo Steyn
  Danie Visser
3–6, 6–1, 7–6
Runner-up 7. 16 February 1987 Memphis, United States Hard (i)   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Anders Järryd
  Jonas Svensson
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 6 April 1987 Milan, Italy Carpet   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Boris Becker
  Slobodan Živojinović
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 20 April 1987 Nice, France Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Claudio Mezzadri
  Gianni Ocleppo
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 11 May 1987 Munich, Germany Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Jim Pugh
  Blaine Willenborg
6–7, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 11. 15 June 1987 Bologna, Italy Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Claudio Panatta
  Blaine Willenborg
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 6 July 1987 Wimbledon, London Grass   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
6–3, 7–6, 6–7, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 12. 20 July 1987 Bordeaux, France Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Darren Cahill
  Mark Woodforde
6–3, 6–3
Winner 13. 10 August 1987 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Miloslav Mečíř
  Tomáš Šmíd
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 11. 21 September 1987 Madrid, Spain Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Carlos di Laura
  Javier Sánchez
3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 12. 16 November 1987 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Tomás Carbonell   Gilad Bloom
  Javier Sánchez
3–6, 7–6, 4–6
Winner 14. 23 November 1987 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Tomás Carbonell   Jay Berger
  Horacio de la Peña
W/O
Winner 15. 30 November 1987 Itaparica, Brazil Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Jorge Lozano
  Diego Pérez
6–2, 6–2
Winner 16. 18 April 1988 Madrid, Spain Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Jason Stoltenberg
  Todd Woodbridge
6–7, 7–6, 6–4
Winner 17. 25 April 1988 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Henri Leconte
  Ivan Lendl
6–1, 6–3
Winner 18. 18 July 1988 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Anders Järryd
  Michael Mortensen
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 19. 1 August 1988 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Magnus Gustafsson
  Guillermo Pérez Roldán
7–6, 6–3
Winner 20. 8 August 1988 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Joakim Nyström
  Claudio Panatta
6–4, 7–5
Winner 21. 12 September 1988 US Open, New York Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Rick Leach
  Jim Pugh
W/O
Winner 22. 19 September 1988 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Claudio Mezzadri
  Diego Pérez
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 26 September 1988 Seoul Olympics, South Korea Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
3–6, 4–6, 7–6, 7–6, 7–9
Winner 23. 28 November 1988 Itaparica, Brazil Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Jorge Lozano
  Todd Witsken
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 14. 11 December 1988 Masters Doubles, London Carpet   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Rick Leach
  Jim Pugh
4–6, 3–6, 6–2, 0–6
Winner 24. 19 June 1989 Bologna, Italy Clay   Javier Sánchez Vicario   Tomas Nydahl
  Jorgen Windahl
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 15. 26 June 1989 Bari, Italy Clay   Javier Sánchez Vicario   Simone Colombo
  Claudio Mezzadri
6–0, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 16. 25 September 1989 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Tomáš Šmíd   Gustavo Luza
  Christian Miniussi
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 17. 8 January 1990 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Kelly Evernden
  Nicolás Pereira
4–6, 6–7
Winner 25. 9 April 1990 Estoril, Portugal Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Omar Camporese
  Paolo Canè
7–5, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 18. 16 April 1990 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Andrés Gómez
  Javier Sánchez
6–7, 5–7
Winner 26. 21 May 1990 Rome, Italy Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Jim Courier
  Martin Davis
7–6, 7–5
Winner 27. 11 June 1990 French Open, Paris Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Goran Ivanišević
  Petr Korda
7–5, 6–3
Winner 28. 16 July 1990 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Omar Camporese
  Javier Sánchez
6–3, 3–6, 7–5
Winner 29. 30 July 1990 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Paul Haarhuis
  Mark Koevermans
7–5, 7–5
Winner 30. 1 October 1990 Palermo, Italy Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Carlos Costa
  Horacio de la Peña
6–3, 6–4
Winner 31. 8 October 1990 Athens, Greece Clay   Javier Sánchez Vicario   Tom Kempers
  Richard Krajicek
4–6, 7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 19. 25 November 1990 Doubles Championships, Sanctuary Cove Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Guy Forget
  Jakob Hlasek
4–6, 6–7, 7–5, 4–6
Winner 32. 14 January 1991 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Grant Connell
  Glenn Michibata
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 33. 25 February 1991 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Jeremy Bates
  Nick Brown
6–3, 7–5
Winner 34. 13 May 1991 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Cássio Motta
  Danie Visser
4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 35. 4 November 1991 Buzios, Brazil Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Javier Frana
  Leonardo Lavalle
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 36. 13 January 1992 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Scott Davis
  Kelly Jones
3–6, 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 20. 10 February 1992 Milan, Italy Carpet   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Neil Broad
  David Macpherson
7–5, 5–7, 4–6
Winner 37. 11 May 1992 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Carl-Uwe Steeb
  Michael Stich
5–7, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 38. 27 July 1992 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Horacio de la Peña
  Vojtěch Flégl
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 21. 31 August 1992 Schenectady, United States Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
3–6, 4–6
Winner 39. 21 September 1992 Bordeaux, France Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Arnaud Boetsch
  Guy Forget
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 22. 12 April 1993 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Shelby Cannon
  Scott Melville
6–7, 1–6
Winner 40. 21 June 1993 Genova, Italy Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Mark Koevermans
  Greg Van Emburgh
6–3, 7–6
Winner 41. 4 October 1993 Palermo, Italy Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Juan Garat
  Jorge Lozano
6–3, 6–3
Winner 42. 18 October 1993 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Mike Bauer
  David Rikl
6–4, 6–4
Winner 43. 8 November 1993 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Pablo Albano
  Javier Frana
4–6, 7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 23. 15 November 1993 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Tomás Carbonell
  Carlos Costa
4–6, 4–6
Winner 44. 11 July 1994 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Menno Oosting
  Daniel Vacek
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 24. 8 August 1994 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   David Adams
  Andrei Olhovskiy
7–6, 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 25. 7 November 1994 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Marcelo Filippini
  Luiz Mattar
6–7, 4–6
Winner 45. 14 November 1994 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Tomás Carbonell
  Francisco Roig
6–3, 6–2
Winner 46. 8 May 1995 Atlanta, United States Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Jared Palmer
  Richey Reneberg
6–7, 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 26. 22 May 1995 Coral Springs, United States Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
3–6, 1–6
Winner 47. 6 November 1995 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   Emilio Sánchez Vicario   Jiří Novák
  David Rikl
2–6, 7–6, 7–6

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A A NH A A A 2R 1R 2R 2R 2R A A A 0 / 5 4–5
French Open 1R 3R 1R 1R QF 2R A QF W 3R 1R QF QF 2R A A 1 / 13 24–12
Wimbledon A 2R A 1R QF F 2R A A A 1R 1R 1R A A A 0 / 8 10–8
US Open A A A A 1R SF W 2R 2R A QF 1R 2R SF A A 1 / 9 19–8
Grand Slam SR 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 3 1 / 2 0 / 2 1 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 0 2 / 35 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–1 3–2 0–1 0–2 6–3 10–3 6–1 4–2 8–2 2–2 4–4 4–4 5–4 5–2 0–0 0–0 N/A 57–33
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
1R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R A A 0 / 6 2–6
Miami QF QF 2R 3R 2R 2R A A 0 / 6 6–6
Monte Carlo 2R SF 2R SF SF 2R A A 0 / 6 9–6
Rome W QF 1R 2R 1R A A A 1 / 5 8–4
Hamburg A W W SF 2R A A A 2 / 4 13–2
Canada A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Stuttgart (Stockholm) 2R A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Paris 2R A 2R A A A A A 0 / 2 0–2
Masters Series SR N/A 1 / 6 1 / 5 1 / 6 0 / 5 0 / 5 0 / 3 0 / 0 0 / 0 3 / 30 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 8–5 10–4 6–5 9–5 4–5 1–3 0–0 0–0 N/A 38–27
Year End Ranking 159 73 169 25 27 7 10 53 13 20 21 22 34 35 742 N/A

A = did not attend tournament
NH = tournament not held

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