Christian Miniussi
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Christian Miniussi
Christian Miniussi
Full nameChristian Carlos Miniussi Ventureira
Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1967-07-05) 5 July 1967 (age 54)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1984
Prize money$651,069
Career record58-82
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 57 (18 May 1992)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1987, 1992)
French Open4R (1991)
Wimbledon1R (1990, 1992)
US Open1R (1992)
Career record100-94
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 37 (15 August 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1991, 1992)
French Open3R (1991)
Wimbledon1R (1990)
US Open2R (1990)
Medal record

Christian Carlos Miniussi Ventureira (born 5 July 1967) is a former tennis player from Argentina.

Miniussi turned professional in 1984. He started playing tennis at the Adrogué Tennis Club and he also represented his native country as a lucky loser at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he was defeated in the first round by France's Fabrice Santoro. In the doubles competition Miniussi claimed the bronze medal alongside Javier Frana. The right-hander won one career title in singles (São Paulo, 1991). He reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 18 May 1992, when he became the number 57 of the world.

ATP Tour finals

Singles (1 win, 1 loss)

Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Championship Series (0)
ATP Tour (2)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Nov 1991 São Paulo, Brazil Hard Brazil Jaime Oncins 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
Loss 1-1 Feb 1992 Maceió, Brazil Clay Spain Tomás Carbonell 6-7(12-14), 7-5, 2-6

Doubles (5 wins, 5 losses)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Feb 1985 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Martín Jaite Argentina Eduardo Bengoechea
Uruguay Diego Pérez
6-4, 6-3
Loss 1-1 Sep 1987 Barcelona, Spain Clay Argentina Javier Frana Czechoslovakia Miloslav Me?í?
Czech Republic Tomá? ?míd
1-6, 2-6
Loss 1-2 May 1988 Munich, West Germany Clay Argentina Alberto Mancini United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh
1-6, 6-3, 3-6
Win 2-2 May 1988 Florence, Italy Clay Argentina Javier Frana Italy Claudio Pistolesi
Austria Horst Skoff
7-6, 6-4
Loss 2-3 Jul 1988 Bordeaux, France Clay Italy Diego Nargiso Sweden Joakim Nyström
Italy Claudio Panatta
1-6, 4-6
Win 3-3 Aug 1988 St. Vincent, Italy Clay Argentina Alberto Mancini Italy Paolo Canè
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
6-4, 5-7, 6-3
Loss 3-4 Oct 1988 Palermo, Italy Clay Argentina Alberto Mancini Austria Carlos di Laura
Uruguay Marcelo Filippini
3-6, 5-7
Win 4-4 Sep 1989 Barcelona, Spain Clay Argentina Gustavo Luza Spain Sergio Casal
Czech Republic Tomá? ?míd
7-6, 5-7, 6-3
Loss 4-5 Aug 1991 San Marino, San Marino Clay Uruguay Diego Pérez Spain Jordi Arrese
Spain Carlos Costa
3-6, 6-3, 3-6
Win 5-5 Jul 1992 Båstad, Sweden Clay Spain Tomás Carbonell Sweden Christian Bergström
Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
6-4, 7-5

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