Daniel Orsanic
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Daniel Orsanic

Daniel Orsanic
Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1968-06-11) 11 June 1968 (age 54)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1989
Retired2003
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize moneyUS$991,800
Singles
Career record14-31
Career titles0
2 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 107 (15 November 1993)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open1R (1994)
French Open1R (1992)
Wimbledon1R (1991, 1993)
US OpenQ1 (1996)
Doubles
Career record145-170
Career titles8
10 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 24 (11 May 1998)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open1R (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
French OpenSF (1997, 2000)
Wimbledon2R (2001)
US Open3R (2000)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsRR (2000)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian Open2R (2000)
French Open3R (1995, 1999)
Wimbledon2R (1997, 2002)
US Open2R (1999)
Last updated on: 15 July 2022.

Daniel Orsanic (Croatian: Daniel Or?ani?, pronounced [d?niel ?r?anit?]; born 11 June 1968)[1] is a former professional tennis player from Argentina. He was captain of the Argentina Davis Cup team that won the country's first title in 2016.

Playing career

Orsanic was a left-hander with a double handed backhand. He was primarily a doubles specialist with his best tournament results in singles reaching three quarterfinals in 1993 at Buenos Aires and twice in 1994 at Birmingham, Alabama and Båstad.

In doubles Orsanic won eight titles and was a finalist on seven occasions all of these performances were on clay. 1998 was his most successful year with two titles at Majorca and Kitzbühel and a finalist in Palermo, Mexico City, and Gstaad. His last title came in 2001 Palermo with Spaniard Tomás Carbonell. Orsanic retired as a player at the end of the 2003 season. He is of Croatian descent.

Coaching career

Orsanic was the former coach to Peruvian Luis Horna.[2] He was also the team captain for Argentina when they won the 2007 World Team Cup in Düsseldorf. Orsanic was the former coach of José Acasuso, they separated before Roland Garros.[3] He is now working with the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas.

ATP career finals

Doubles: 15 (8 titles, 7 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP Masters 1000 Series (0-0)
ATP 500 Series (1-0)
ATP 250 Series (7-7)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (8-7)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (8-7)
Indoors (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Aug 1993 San Marino, San Marino World Series Clay Finland Olli Rahnasto Argentina Juan Garat
Argentina Roberto Saad
6-4, 1-6, 6-3
Win 2-0 Aug 1994 Hilversum, Netherlands World Series Clay Netherlands Jan Siemerink South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
6-4, 6-2
Loss 2-1 Sep 1997 Bucharest, Romania World Series Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
5-7, 5-7
Loss 2-2 Oct 1997 Palermo, Italy World Series Clay Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Australia Andrew Kratzmann
Czech Republic Libor Pimek
6-3, 3-6, 6-7
Win 3-2 Oct 1997 Mexico City, Mexico World Series Clay Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti Mexico Luis Herrera
Mexico Mariano Sánchez
4-6, 6-3, 7-6
Loss 3-3 Jul 1998 Gstaad, Switzerland International Series Clay Czech Republic Cyril Suk Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
4-6, 5-7
Win 4-3 Aug 1998 Kitzbühel, Austria International Series Clay Netherlands Tom Kempers Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Mark Kratzmann
6-3, 6-4
Win 5-3 Oct 1998 Majorca, Spain World Series Clay Argentina Pablo Albano Czech Republic Ji?í Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
7-6, 6-3
Loss 5-4 Oct 1998 Palermo, Italy World Series Clay Argentina Pablo Albano United States Donald Johnson
United States Francisco Montana
4-6, 6-7
Loss 5-5 Oct 1998 Mexico City, Mexico International Series Clay Mexico David Roditi Czech Republic Ji?í Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
4-6, 2-6
Win 6-5 May 1999 Munich, Germany World Series Clay Argentina Mariano Puerta Italy Massimo Bertolini
Italy Cristian Brandi
7-6, 3-6, 7-6
Win 7-5 Jul 1999 Stuttgart, Germany Championship Series Clay Brazil Jaime Oncins North Macedonia Aleksandar Kitinov
United States Jack Waite
6-2, 6-1
Loss 7-6 May 2001 Munich, Germany International Series Clay Brazil Jaime Oncins Czech Republic Petr Luxa
Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek
7-5, 2-6, 6-7
Loss 7-7 May 2001 Sankt Pölten, Austria International Series Clay Brazil Jaime Oncins Czech Republic Petr Pála
Czech Republic David Rikl
3-6, 7-5, 5-7
Win 8-7 Sep 2001 Palermo, Italy International Series Clay Spain Tomás Carbonell Italy Enzo Artoni
Spain Emilio Benfele Álvarez
6-2, 2-6, 6-2

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 4 (2-2)

Legend
ATP Challenger (2-2)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (2-2)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Aug 1989 Goiania, Brazil Challenger Clay Cuba Juan-Antonio Pino-Perez 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
Loss 1-1 Aug 1990 Geneva, Switzerland Challenger Clay Argentina Roberto Arguello 3-6, 0-6
Loss 1-2 Nov 1992 Pembroke Pines, United States Challenger Clay Mexico Leonardo Lavalle 4-6, 6-7
Win 2-2 May 1993 Ljubljana, Slovenia Challenger Clay Russia Andrey Cherkasov 4-6, 6-2, 7-5

Doubles: 22 (10-12)

Legend
ATP Challenger (10-12)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-5)
Clay (10-7)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 1989 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Challenger Hard Mexico Stefan Dallwitz Brazil Nelson Aerts
Brazil Fernando Roese
3-6, 6-7
Win 1-1 Mar 1991 San Luis Potosi, Mexico Challenger Clay Colombia Mauricio Hadad United States Scott Patridge
United States Kenny Thorne
6-4, 3-6, 6-3
Loss 1-2 Aug 1991 Cervia, Italy Challenger Clay Portugal Joao Cunha-Silva Argentina Christian Miniussi
Uruguay Diego Perez
3-6, 4-6
Loss 1-3 Apr 1992 Parioli, Italy Challenger Clay Argentina Luis Lobo United States Shelby Cannon
United States Greg Van Emburgh
6-7, 4-6
Loss 1-4 Jul 1992 Salerno, Italy Challenger Clay Argentina Gabriel Markus Australia Andrew Kratzmann
Australia Roger Rasheed
4-6, 3-6
Win 2-4 Jul 1992 Neu Ulm, Germany Challenger Clay Argentina Gustavo Luza New Zealand Bruce Derlin
New Zealand Steve Guy
6-3, 6-2
Loss 2-5 Oct 1992 Cali, Colombia Challenger Clay Cuba Mario Tabares Germany Michael Geserer
Brazil Fabio Silberberg
4-6, 4-6
Win 3-5 Aug 1994 Geneva, Switzerland Challenger Clay Argentina Luis Lobo United States Brett Dickinson
New Zealand Glenn Wilson
1-6, 7-6, 6-4
Loss 3-6 Mar 1996 Salinas, Ecuador Challenger Hard Italy Laurence Tieleman Venezuela Juan-Carlos Bianchi
Ivory Coast Claude N'Goran
5-7, 4-6
Loss 3-7 Apr 1996 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Challenger Hard Ivory Coast Claude N'Goran United States Francisco Montana
United States Jack Waite
2-6, 3-6
Win 4-7 Feb 1997 Punta del Este, Uruguay Challenger Clay Argentina Martin Rodriguez Brazil Nelson Aerts
Brazil Fernando Meligeni
6-2, 6-4
Loss 4-8 Apr 1997 Paget, Bermuda Challenger Clay Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker Argentina Javier Frana
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
3-6, 7-6, 3-6
Win 5-8 May 1997 Ljubljana, Slovenia Challenger Clay Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker Czech Republic David Skoch
Netherlands Fernon Wibier
6-0, 6-4
Win 6-8 Sep 1997 Szczecin, Poland Challenger Clay Netherlands Tom Kempers Italy Cristian Brandi
Italy Filippo Messori
6-3, 7-5
Win 7-8 Nov 1997 Palmer, Puerto Rico Challenger Clay Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker Argentina Sebastián Prieto
Argentina Mariano Hood
7-5, 3-6, 6-3
Win 8-8 Nov 1997 Buenos Aires, Argentina Challenger Clay Argentina Diego del Rio Argentina Pablo Albano
Argentina Luis Lobo
6-4, 4-6, 6-1
Loss 8-9 Feb 1999 Laguna Hills, United States Challenger Hard Argentina Pablo Albano United States Paul Goldstein
United States Brian Macphie
6-3, 4-6, 5-7
Loss 8-10 Mar 1999 Salinas, Ecuador Challenger Hard Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker Argentina Sebastián Prieto
Argentina Mariano Hood
2-6, 6-7
Win 9-10 Oct 1999 Sao Paulo, Brazil Challenger Clay Brazil Jaime Oncins Argentina Sebastián Prieto
Argentina Mariano Hood
6-2, 6-2
Loss 9-11 Nov 1999 Montevideo, Uruguay Challenger Clay Argentina Diego del Rio Argentina Pablo Albano
Argentina Martín García
2-6, 3-6
Win 10-11 Oct 2001 Brasilia, Brazil Challenger Clay Argentina Luis Lobo Brazil Daniel Melo
Brazil Alexandre Simoni
walkover
Loss 10-12 Sep 2002 Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina Challenger Clay Argentina Juan-Pablo Guzman Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinsky
Russia Yuri Schukin
6-7(5-7), 5-7

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 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
French Open A 1R Q2 Q2 Q3 A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Wimbledon 1R Q1 1R A A A A 0 / 2 0-2 0%
US Open A A A A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-loss 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 4 0-4 0%
ATP Masters Series
Miami A A A A 1R A Q1 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 / 1 0-1 0%

Doubles

Tournament 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 A 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 5 0-5 0%
French Open A A A A 1R A SF 1R 2R SF 1R 1R 0 / 7 9-7 56%
Wimbledon Q2 Q1 A A A A 1R 1R A 1R 2R 1R 0 / 5 1-5 17%
US Open A A A A A 1R A 1R 1R 3R 2R A 0 / 5 3-5 38%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 4-2 0-4 1-3 6-4 2-4 0-3 0 / 22 13-22 37%
Year-End Championships
ATP Finals Did Not Qualify RR DNQ 0 / 1 1-2 33%
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells A A A A A A A 1R A 1R 1R A 0 / 3 0-3 0%
Miami A A A A 2R A 1R QF 1R 2R 2R 2R 0 / 7 5-7 42%
Monte Carlo A A A A A A A 2R 1R 1R SF 1R 0 / 5 4-5 44%
Hamburg A A A A A A A QF 1R A QF A 0 / 3 4-3 57%
Rome A A A A A A A 1R 1R 2R 2R A 0 / 4 2-4 33%
Canada A A A A A A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Stuttgart A A A A A A A A A Q2 A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Paris A A A A A A A A A 2R A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-1 5-5 0-4 3-5 7-6 0-2 0 / 24 16-24 40%

Mixed Doubles

Tournament 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R 1R 2R 1R A 0 / 4 1-4 20%
French Open 3R A A 2R 3R 1R A A 0 / 4 3-4 43%
Wimbledon A A 2R 1R A 1R A 2R 0 / 4 2-4 33%
US Open A A A 1R 2R A A A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Win-loss 2-1 0-0 1-1 0-4 2-3 1-3 0-1 1-1 0 / 14 7-14 33%

References

  1. ^ "Davis Cup Final: Argentina's Captain Talks About his Croatian Roots | Croatia Week". 23 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Old Luis Horna profile" (in French). Sports Voila. 28 May 2008.
  3. ^ "Coria vuelve a Roland Garros" (in Spanish). La Nación. 28 May 2008.

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