Andrea Gaudenzi
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Andrea Gaudenzi
Andrea Gaudenzi
Andrea Gaudenzi.jpg
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceLondon, United Kingdom
Born (1973-07-30) 30 July 1973 (age 48)
Faenza, Italy
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1990
Retired2003
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$3,063,479
Singles
Career record219-231
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 18 (27 February 1995)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open3R (1998)
French Open4R (1994)
Wimbledon2R (1996)
US Open3R (1994)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games3R (1996)
Doubles
Career record86-113
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 59 (3 February 1997)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open1R (1996, 1997, 2001)
US Open3R (1996)
Last updated on: 9 January 2022.

Andrea Gaudenzi (Italian pronunciation: [an'dr?:a ?au'd?ntsi]; born 30 July 1973) is an Italian former tennis player and the current chairman of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) since January 2020.[1]

Gaudenzi was born in Faenza, Italy, and turned professional in 1990 after becoming Junior World Champion by winning both the French Open and US Open junior titles. He reached a career high ATP singles ranking of world No. 18 in 1995.

He has victories over Roger Federer in 2002 Rome, Pete Sampras in the 2002 French Open, Jim Courier in the 1994 US Open as well as Goran Ivanisevic, Thomas Muster, Michael Stich and Yevgeny Kafelnikov. He represented Italy at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, where he was defeated in the third round by the eventual champion Andre Agassi, and reached the Davis Cup Final in 1998, semifinals in 1995 and 1996, playing both singles and doubles. He won three ATP Tour titles and six finals, and he reached the semifinals in the Monte Carlo Master Series in 1995, losing to Thomas Muster.

Gaudenzi graduated in law from University of Bologna and obtained an MBA with Honors at IUM.[]

He currently serves as Executive Chairman of the ATP Tour, the governing body of the men's professional tennis circuits - the ATP Tour, the ATP Challenger Tour and the ATP Champions Tour, and is a board member of ATP Media.[]

Previously, he was a partner and Chief Revenues Officer at Musixmatch, a music data company, and also co-founded and was CMO at Soldo, a financial services company.[]

Junior Grand Slam finals

Singles: 2 (2 titles)

Result Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1990 French Open Clay Sweden Thomas Enqvist 2-6, 7-6, 6-4
Win 1990 US Open Hard Sweden Mikael Tillstrom 6-2, 4-6, 7-6


ATP career finals

Singles: 9 (3 titles, 6 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters Series (0-0)
ATP Championship Series (0-1)
ATP World Series (3-5)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (3-5)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (3-6)
Indoors (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 1994 Stuttgart, Germany Championship Series Clay Spain Alberto Berasategui 5-7, 3-6, 6-7(5-7)
Loss 0-2 Feb 1995 Dubai, United Arab Emirates World Series Hard South Africa Wayne Ferreira 3-6, 3-6
Loss 0-3 Aug 1995 San Marino, San Marino World Series Clay Austria Thomas Muster 2-6, 0-6
Loss 0-4 Apr 1996 Estoril, Portugal World Series Clay Austria Thomas Muster 6-7(4-7), 4-6
Loss 0-5 Sep 1997 Bucharest, Romania World Series Clay Australia Richard Fromberg 1-6, 6-7(2-7)
Win 1-5 Mar 1998 Casablanca, Morocco World Series Clay Spain Álex Calatrava 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
Loss 1-6 Jul 1998 Kitzbühel, Austria World Series Clay Spain Albert Costa 2-6, 6-1, 2-6, 6-3, 1-6
Win 2-6 May 2001 St. Poelten, Austria World Series Clay Austria Markus Hipfl 6-0, 7-5
Win 3-6 Jul 2001 Båstad, Sweden World Series Clay Czech Republic Bohdan Ulihrach 7-5, 6-3

Doubles: 6 (2 titles, 4 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters Series (0-0)
ATP Championship Series (1-1)
ATP World Series (1-3)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (1-4)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (1-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (1-4)
Indoors (1-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Apr 1995 Barcelona, Spain Championship Series Clay Croatia Goran Ivani?evi? United States Trevor Kronemann
Australia David Macpherson
2-6, 4-6
Win 1-1 Feb 1996 Milan, Italy Championship Series Carpet Croatia Goran Ivani?evi? Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
France Guy Forget
6-4, 7-5
Loss 1-2 Apr 1997 Estoril, Portugal World Series Clay Italy Filippo Messori Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
2-6, 2-6
Win 2-2 Mar 1998 Casablanca, Morocco World Series Clay Italy Diego Nargiso Italy Cristian Brandi
Italy Filippo Messori
6-4, 7-6
Loss 2-3 May 2000 Sankt Pölten, Austria World Series Clay Italy Diego Nargiso India Mahesh Bhupathi
Australia Andrew Kratzmann
6-7(10-12), 7-6(7-2), 4-6
Loss 2-4 Jul 2000 Båstad, Sweden World Series Clay Italy Diego Nargiso Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Mikael Tillström
6-4, 2-6, 3-6


ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 12 (9-3)

Legend
ATP Challenger (9-3)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (9-3)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Jan 1993 Bangalore, India Challenger Clay India Srinivasan Vasudevan 6-1, 6-4
Win 2-0 Aug 1993 Pozna?, Poland Challenger Clay Bulgaria Milen Velev 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
Win 3-0 Apr 1994 Monte Carlo, Monaco Challenger Clay France Gerard Solves 6-2, 6-1
Win 4-0 Sep 1995 Prost?jov, Czech Republic Challenger Clay Czech Republic Ji?í Novák 6-4, 6-3
Loss 4-1 Jul 1997 Oberstaufen, Germany Challenger Clay Italy Davide Sanguinetti 6-4, 6-7, 3-6
Loss 4-2 Jul 1997 Contrexéville, France Challenger Clay Spain Julian Alonso 4-6, 3-6
Win 5-2 Aug 1997 Geneva, Switzerland Challenger Clay Spain Alberto Martín 6-2, 6-1
Loss 5-3 Sep 1997 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Challenger Clay Romania Dinu-Mihai Pescariu 6-4, 5-7, 1-6
Win 6-3 Jun 1999 Zagreb, Croatia Challenger Clay France Julien Boutter 6-1, 6-4
Win 7-3 Apr 2000 Cagliari, Italy Challenger Clay Argentina Martin Rodriguez 2-6, 7-5, 6-2
Win 8-3 Apr 2000 Maia, Portugal Challenger Clay Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela 3-6, 7-5, 6-1
Win 9-3 Jun 2001 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay Morocco Younes El Aynaoui 3-6, 7-6(7-5), 6-4


Doubles: 5 (1-4)

Legend
ATP Challenger (1-4)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (1-4)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 1993 Ostend, Belgium Challenger Clay France Jean-Philippe Fleurian Netherlands Stephen Noteboom
United States Jack Waite
7-6, 1-6, 4-6
Loss 0-2 Jul 1997 Oberstaufen, Germany Challenger Clay Austria Georg Blumauer Spain Juan-Ignacio Carrasco
Spain Jordi Mas-Rodriguez
2-6, 6-7
Loss 0-3 Apr 2000 Cagliari, Italy Challenger Clay Italy Diego Nargiso Czech Republic Tomas Cibulec
Czech Republic Leos Friedl
1-6, 6-3, 5-7
Loss 0-4 Jul 2000 Venice, Italy Challenger Clay Italy Diego Nargiso Spain Julian Alonso
North Macedonia Aleksandar Kitinov
6-7(3-7), 5-7
Win 1-4 Jun 2001 Prost?jov, Czech Republic Challenger Clay Netherlands Sander Groen United States Devin Bowen
Argentina Mariano Hood
7-6(8-6), 6-4

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.

Singles

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q1 2R 2R 1R 1R 3R A 1R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 9 5-9 36%
French Open Q2 4R 1R 2R 1R 2R 3R 2R A 3R Q2 0 / 8 10-8 56%
Wimbledon A 1R 1R 2R A A A 1R A 1R A 0 / 5 1-5 17%
US Open A 3R 1R 2R A 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R A 0 / 8 4-8 33%
Win-loss 0-0 6-4 1-4 3-4 0-2 3-3 2-2 1-4 1-2 3-4 0-1 0 / 30 20-30 40%
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics Not Held 3R Not Held A Not Held 0 / 1 2-1 67%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R A Q1 1R 1R A 0 / 7 3-7 30%
Miami A A A 2R 1R A A Q1 A 2R A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
Monte Carlo A 3R SF 1R 2R 3R 1R 1R Q2 2R Q1 0 / 8 10-8 56%
Hamburg A A QF A A 1R A Q1 Q1 A A 0 / 2 3-2 60%
Rome 2R QF 2R QF 1R 1R 3R 1R Q2 2R 1R 0 / 10 11-10 52%
Canada A A A 2R A A A A A A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Cincinnati A 1R A A A A A 2R A A A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Paris A 1R 2R A A A A A Q1 A A 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Stuttgart A A A A A A A Q1 Q1 A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-loss 1-1 6-5 9-5 5-5 1-4 2-4 2-2 1-3 0-1 3-4 0-1 0 / 35 30-35 46%

Doubles

Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A 1R 1R A A A 1R A 0 / 3 0-3 0%
French Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
US Open A A A A A A 3R A A A 2R 1R A 0 / 3 3-3 50%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-2 0-0 0 / 6 3-6 33%
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics NH A Not Held 1R Not Held A Not Held 0 / 1 0-1 0%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A A A A A 2R A A A A A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Miami A A A A A A 1R 2R A A A A A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Monte Carlo A A A A A QF 2R 1R 1R QF 1R 1R A 0 / 7 5-7 42%
Hamburg A A A A A Q2 A A A Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Rome 1R A A Q2 1R QF 2R 1R A A 2R A 1R 0 / 7 4-7 36%
Canada A A A A A A 1R A A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Cincinnati A A A A A A A A A A 1R A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Paris A A A A A 1R A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Win-loss 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 4-3 3-5 1-3 0-1 2-1 1-3 0-1 0-1 0 / 20 11-20 35%

References

  1. ^ "Gaudenzi Reflects On Unprecedented 12 Months & What Lies Ahead". ATPTour. 11 February 2022. Retrieved 2022.

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