Cristiano Caratti
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Cristiano Caratti
Cristiano Caratti
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceMonte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1970-05-24) 24 May 1970 (age 51)
Acqui Terme, Italy
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1989
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,368,916
Singles
Career record72-117
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 26 (22 July 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1991)
French Open2R (1991)
Wimbledon2R (1995)
US Open3R (1990)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1992)
Doubles
Career record7-29
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 148 (16 July 1990)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1991)
US Open1R (1990)

Cristiano Caratti (born 24 May 1970) is a former ATP Tour tennis player from Italy. He reached the quarterfinals of the 1991 Australian Open and the 1991 Miami Masters.

Junior tennis career

Started playing tennis at age 9. His younger brother also plays tennis. He won the 1987 Orange Bowl doubles title (w/Koves) and reached the doubles final at the 1988 French Open Juniors (w/Goran Ivanisevic), losing to Jason Stoltenberg-Todd Woodbridge. Also reached the semifinal at the Wimbledon Juniors (losing to the same duo).[1]

Senior tennis career

Caratti turned professional in 1989. His highest achievement was reaching the quarter-finals at he 1991 Australian Open, defeating eventual Wimbledon champion Richard Kraijcek before losing to Patrick McEnroe.[2] Thanks to this result, the right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 22 July 1991, when he became World No. 26. He then represented his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, but was defeated in the first round by then France's No.1 player Guy Forget. His last tournament win on the senior tour took place in 2000 at the Knoxville Challenger, where in the final he again defeated an up-and-coming Slam winner, Andy Roddick, who would also be ranked world No.1 three years later.

Singles titles (7)

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
ATP Challenger Tour (7)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 1990 Winnetka Hard United States Chris Garner 7-6, 6-1
2. 1990 Bossonnens Hard (indoor) Netherlands Michiel Schapers 6-4, 3-6, 7-6
3. 1991 Indian Wells Hard United States Jimmy Arias 6-7, 6-4, 6-2
4. 1993 Wolfsburg Carpet Germany Lars Koslowski 6-7, 6-1, 6-2
5. 1993 Montebello Hard United States Steve Bryan 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
6. 1997 Azores Hard Spain Oscar Burrieza 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
7. 2000 Knoxville Hard (indoor) United States Andy Roddick 3-6, 7-6, 6-4

References

  1. ^ "ATP Player Profile". ATP. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "1991 Australian Open draw". ITF. 27 January 1991. Retrieved 2022.

External links


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