Filippo Veglio
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Filippo Veglio
Filippo Veglio
Country (sports)Switzerland Switzerland
Born (1974-03-21) 21 March 1974 (age 48)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$68,926
Singles
Career record1-2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 273 (4 Nov 1996)
Grand Slam singles results
US Open2R (1996)
Doubles
Career record5-6
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 105 (8 Mar 1999)

Filippo Veglio (born 21 March 1974) is a former professional tennis player from Switzerland.

Veglio played his first and only Grand Slam in 1996, at the US Open, as a qualifier in the Men's Singles. He upset world number 57 Christian Ruud in the opening round and took the first set off Àlex Corretja, but lost in four.[1]

He was however most successful as a doubles player. In 1998 he teamed up with Barry Cowan at Chennai and the pair reached the semi-finals, where they were defeated by Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes. His only other semi-final appearance on tour came at the 1999 Copenhagen Open, with Michael Kohlmann as his partner.[2]

Challenger titles

Doubles: (3)

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1997 Newcastle, Great Britain Clay Spain Oscar Burrieza-Lopez France Arnaud Clément
France Rodolphe Gilbert
7-5, 4-0 ret.
2. 1999 Heilbronn, Germany Carpet Germany Michael Kohlmann United States Justin Gimelstob
United States Chris Woodruff
6-4, 6-7(3-7), 7-5
3. 1999 Hamburg, Germany Carpet Germany Michael Kohlmann Argentina Martín García
Brazil Cristiano Testa
6-4, 7-6(7-3)

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