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Claudio Panatta


Claudio Panatta

Claudio Panatta
Country (sports) Italy
Born (1960-02-02) 2 February 1960
Rome, Italy
Turned pro 1979
Retired 1989
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $455,711
Career record 105–143
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 46 (18 June 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1984, 1986)
Wimbledon 2R (1982, 1983, 1987)
US Open 2R (1982, 1985)
Career record 115–135
Career titles 6
Highest ranking No. 45 (26 September 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 2R (1985, 1988)
Wimbledon 1R (1983, 1984, 1985)
US Open 2R (1982)

Claudio Panatta (born 2 February 1960 in Rome, Italy) is a former Italian tennis player and younger brother of 1976 French Open champion Adriano Panatta.

Panatta won 6 doubles titles and 1 singles title during his professional career. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP ranking on June 18, 1984, when he became the number 46 in the world.

Panatta participated in eight Davis Cup ties for Italy from 1983–87, posting a 5-8 record in singles and a 2-4 record in doubles.

During his career he beat: Jimmy Arias, Josè Luis Clerc, Andrè Agassi, Johan Kriek, Josè Higueras, Kim Warwick, Victor Pecci, Guillermo Perez Roldan, Emilio Sanchez, Adriano Panatta, Corrado Barazzutti, Antonio Zugarelli, Francesco Cancellotti, and Paolo Canè.


  • Career ATP titles 1
    • Singles titles (1) 1.1
    • Doubles titles (6) 1.2
  • External links 2

Career ATP titles

Singles titles (1)

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1982 Cairo, Egypt Clay Brad Drewett 3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 1985 Bari, Italy Clay Lawson Duncan 6–2, 1–6, 7–6
Runner-up 2. 1985 Bologna, Italy Clay Thierry Tulasne 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 1988 Florence, Italy Clay Massimiliano Narducci 6–3, 1–6, 1–6

Doubles titles (6)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1985 Nice, France Clay Pavel Složil Loïc Courteau
Guy Forget
3–6, 6–3, 8–6
Winner 2. 1985 Bari, Italy Clay Alejandro Ganzábal Marcel Freeman
Laurie Warder
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 1985 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Paolo Canè Sergio Casal
Emilio Sánchez
3–6, 6–3, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 1986 Bologna, Italy Clay Blaine Willenborg Paolo Canè
Simone Colombo
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 1986 Athens, Greece Clay Carlos di Laura Libor Pimek
Blaine Willenborg
7–5, 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 1986 Barcelona, Spain Clay Carlos di Laura Jan Gunnarsson
Joakim Nyström
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 1987 Bologna, Italy Clay Blaine Willenborg Sergio Casal
Emilio Sánchez
3–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 1987 Palermo, Italy Clay Leonardo Lavalle Petr Korda
Tomáš Šmíd
3–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 4. 1988 Bordeaux, France Clay Joakim Nyström Christian Miniussi
Diego Nargiso
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 1988 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Joakim Nyström Sergio Casal
Emilio Sánchez
4–6, 6–7
Winner 5. 1988 Bari, Italy Clay Thomas Muster Francesco Cancellotti
Simone Colombo
6–3, 6–1
Winner 6. 1989 Athens, Greece Clay Tomáš Šmíd Gustavo Giussani
Gerardo Mirad
6–3, 6–2

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