Vincenzo Santopadre

Vincenzo Santopadre (born 11 August 1971), is a former professional tennis player from Italy.

Vincenzo Santopadre
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceRome, Italy
Born (1971-08-11) 11 August 1971 (age 48)
Rome, Italy
Turned pro1991
Prize money$619,300
Career record17–29 (at ATP Tour and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 100 (3 May 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2000)
French OpenQ3 (1998, 1999, 2000)
Wimbledon1R (1999)
US OpenQ3 (1999, 2003)
Career record17–25 (at ATP Tour and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 103 (24 August 1998)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open1R (1998)
Wimbledon2R (2000)
US Open1R (1996)

Santopadre reached a career high World No. 100 on 3 May 1999. He won 1 doubles title and achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 103 in on 24 August 1998.

At the Rome Masters, Santopadre achieved victories over 10th seed Karol Kucera in 1998 and defending champion Magnus Norman in 2001.

He reached the semifinals of Bournemouth in 1998 and the quarterfinals of Chennai and Munich in 1999, defeating Gustavo Kuerten in the latter.

He is the son-in-law of former Poland international footballer Zbigniew Boniek.[1]

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 1997 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard   Vincent Spadea   Hicham Arazi
  Eyal Ran
6–4, 6–7, 6–0
Runner-up 1. 1999 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Massimo Ardinghi   Fernando Meligeni
  Jaime Oncins
2–6, 3–6


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