Diego Perez (tennis)
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Diego Perez Tennis
Diego Pérez
Country (sports) Uruguay
ResidenceMontevideo, Uruguay
Born (1962-02-09) February 9, 1962 (age 60)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1981
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,042,224
Career record207-229 (47.5%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 27 (9 July 1984)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open1R (1991, 1993)
French Open4R (1992)
Wimbledon1R (1990, 1993)
US Open3R (1987)
Career record160-189
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 37 (3 August 1987)

Diego Pérez (American Spanish: ['dje?o 'pe?es]; born 9 February 1962) is a retired professional tennis player from Uruguay. Pérez turned pro in 1981, and won one ATP Tour singles and three doubles titles in his career, which lasted until 1995. He has the most singles wins for the Uruguay Davis Cup team (31, shared with Marcelo Filippini).

ATP career finals

Grand Slam
Tennis Masters Cup
ATP Masters Series
Grand Prix / ATP Tour

Singles (1 win, 1 loss)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Feb 1985 Buenos Aires, France Clay Argentina Martín Jaite 4-6, 2-6
Win 1-1 Sep 1985 Bordeaux, France Clay United States Jimmy Brown 6-4, 7-6

Doubles (3 wins, 12 losses)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Sep 1981 Palermo, Italy Clay Uruguay José Luis Damiani Chile Jaime Fillol Sr.
Chile Belus Prajoux
6-1, 6-4
Loss 1-1 Sep 1982 Palermo, Italy Clay Uruguay José Luis Damiani Italy Gianni Marchetti
Italy Enzo Vattuone
4-6, 7-6, 3-6
Loss 1-2 Mar 1985 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Eduardo Bengoechea Argentina Martín Jaite
Argentina Christian Miniussi
4-6, 3-6
Loss 1-3 Sep 1986 Stuttgart, West Germany Clay Iran Mansour Bahrami Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
4-6, 3-6
Loss 1-4 Nov 1986 Paris Indoor, France Carpet Iran Mansour Bahrami United States Peter Fleming
United States John McEnroe
3-6, 2-6
Loss 1-5 Sep 1987 Geneva, Switzerland Clay Iran Mansour Bahrami Brazil Ricardo Acioly
Brazil Luiz Mattar
6-3, 4-6, 2-6
Loss 1-6 Nov 1987 Itaparica, Brazil Hard Mexico Jorge Lozano Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
2-6, 2-6
Loss 1-7 Feb 1988 Guarujá, Brazil Hard Argentina Javier Frana Chile Ricardo Acuña
United States Luke Jensen
1-6, 4-6
Loss 1-8 Sep 1988 Barcelona, Spain Clay Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6-2, 4-6, 7-9
Loss 1-9 Sep 1989 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Spain Tomás Carbonell Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Netherlands Mark Koevermans
not played
Loss 1-10 Jun 1990 Florence, Italy Clay Brazil Luiz Mattar Spain Sergi Bruguera
Argentina Horacio de la Peña
6-3, 3-6, 4-6
Loss 1-11 Jul 1991 San Marino, San Marino Clay Argentina Christian Miniussi Spain Jordi Arrese
Spain Carlos Costa
3-6, 6-3, 3-6
Loss 1-12 Feb 1992 Guarujá, Brazil Clay Spain Francisco Roig Sweden Christer Allgårdh
Australia Carl Limberger
4-6, 3-6
Win 2-12 Nov 1992 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Spain Francisco Roig Sweden Christer Allgårdh
Australia Carl Limberger
6-2, 7-6
Win 3-12 Aug 1994 Umag, Croatia] Clay Spain Francisco Roig Slovakia Karol Ku?era
Kenya Paul Wekesa
6-2, 6-4

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