Claudio Panatta
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Claudio Panatta
Claudio Panatta
Country (sports) Italy
Born (1960-02-02) 2 February 1960 (age 61)
Rome, Italy
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1979
Prize money$455,711
Career record105-143
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 46 (18 June 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1984, 1986)
Wimbledon2R (1982, 1983, 1987)
US Open2R (1982, 1985)
Career record115-135
Career titles6
Highest rankingNo. 45 (26 September 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1985, 1988)
Wimbledon1R (1983, 1984, 1985)
US Open2R (1982)

Claudio Panatta (born 2 February 1960) is an Italian former 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 18 June 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, José Luis Clerc, Andre Agassi, Johan Kriek, José Higueras, Kim Warwick, Victor Pecci, Guillermo Perez Roldan, Emilio Sanchez, Adriano Panatta, Corrado Barazzutti, Antonio Zugarelli, Francesco Cancellotti, and Paolo Canè.

Career ATP finals

Singles (1 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 1982 Cairo, Egypt Clay Australia Brad Drewett 3-6, 3-6
Win 1. 1985 Bari, Italy Clay United States Lawson Duncan 6-2, 1-6, 7-6
Loss 2. 1985 Bologna, Italy Clay France Thierry Tulasne 2-6, 0-6
Loss 3. 1988 Florence, Italy Clay Italy Massimiliano Narducci 6-3, 1-6, 1-6

Doubles (6 titles, 6 runner-ups)

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