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Stefano Pescosolido

Stefano Pescosolido (Italian pronunciation: [ˈsteːfano ˌpɛskoˈsɔːlido, - ˌpe-];[1][2] born 13 June 1971) is a former tennis player from Italy, who turned professional in 1989.

Stefano Pescosolido
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceRome, Italy
Born (1971-06-13) 13 June 1971 (age 48)
Sora, Italy
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1989
Retired2006
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,657,671
Singles
Career record109–159
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 42 (2 March 1992)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1995)
French Open3R (1993)
Wimbledon2R (1996, 1998, 2004)
US Open2R (1991, 1992, 1995)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1996)
Doubles
Career record50–72
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 102 (11 January 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1992)
French Open2R (1996)
Wimbledon2R (1999, 2000)
US Open1R (1996)

Pescosolido was born in Sora. He represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was defeated in the first round by Brazil's Fernando Meligeni. The right-hander won two career titles in singles, and reached his career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 42 in March 1992.

Career finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 1 March 1992 Scottsdale Hardcourt   Brad Gilbert 6–0, 1–6, 6–4
Winner 2. 17 October 1993 Tel Aviv Hardcourt   Amos Mansdorf 7–6(7–5), 7–5

DoublesEdit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 2 February 1997 Shanghai Carpet (i)   Tomas Nydahl   Max Mirnyi
  Kevin Ullyett
6–7, 7–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 19 April 1998 Tokyo Hardcourt   Olivier Delaître   Sébastien Lareau
  Daniel Nestor
3–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 20 September 1998 Tashkent Hardcourt   Laurence Tieleman   Kenneth Carlsen
  Sjeng Schalken
7–5, 4–6, 7–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Luciano Canepari. "Stefano". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  2. ^ Luciano Canepari. "Pescosolido". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 11 November 2018.

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