Francisco Costa (tennis)
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Francisco Costa Tennis
Francisco Costa
Francisco Costa.jpg
Country (sports) Brazil
ResidencePorto Alegre, Brazil
Born (1973-06-28) June 28, 1973 (age 49)
Porto Alegre, Brazil
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1994
Retired2005
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$305,428
Singles
Career record1-5 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 140 (8 May 2000)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (1999)
French OpenQ1 (1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
WimbledonQ1 (2003)
US OpenQ1 (1999)
Doubles
Career record2-3 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 170 (26 July 1999)
Last updated on: 25 January 2022.

Francisco Costa (born June 28, 1973) is a former professional tennis player from Brazil.

He is the current captain of the Brazil Davis Cup team.

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 14 (9-5)

Legend
ATP Challenger (3-3)
ITF Futures (6-2)
Finals by surface
Hard (5-1)
Clay (4-4)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Sep 1997 Budapest, Hungary Challenger Clay Norway Jan Frode Andersen 6-7(1-7), 6-2, 2-6
Win 1-1 Aug 1998 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Challenger Hard Argentina Gaston Gaudio 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
Win 2-1 May 1999 Birmingham, United States Challenger Clay Argentina Martín Rodríguez 6-7, 7-6, 6-3
Loss 2-2 Jul 1999 Oberstaufen, Germany Challenger Clay Germany Alexander Popp 6-7, 3-6
Win 3-2 Nov 1999 Guadalajara, Mexico Challenger Clay Chile Nicolas Massu 4-6, 7-5, 6-3
Loss 3-3 Jul 2000 Eisenach, Germany Challenger Clay Norway Jan Frode Andersen 6-7(5-7), 3-6
Loss 3-4 Feb 2003 Jamaica F2, Montego Bay Futures Hard Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer 6-4, 4-6, 3-6
Win 4-4 Feb 2003 Brazil F1, São Paulo Futures Clay Argentina Patricio Arquez 6-1, 6-4
Win 5-4 Feb 2003 Brazil F2, Goiânia Futures Hard Brazil Daniel Melo 7-5, 7-5
Win 6-4 Sep 2004 Brazil F7, Fortaleza Futures Hard Brazil Alexandre Bonatto 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
Win 7-4 Oct 2004 Brazil F9, Guarulhos Futures Clay Brazil Thiago Alves 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Win 8-4 Oct 2004 Brazil F11, Americana Futures Hard Brazil Thiago Alves 6-2, 6-3
Loss 8-5 Nov 2004 Brazil F12, Campinas Futures Clay Brazil Andre Ghem 5-7, 3-6
Win 9-5 Feb 2005 Brazil F1, Caldas Novas Futures Hard Brazil Franco Ferreiro 6-0, 3-6, 6-3

Doubles: 9 (3-6)

Legend
ATP Challenger (1-5)
ITF Futures (2-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-2)
Clay (3-4)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Sep 1997 São Paulo, Brazil Challenger Clay Brazil Marcio Carlsson Brazil Nelson Aerts
Mexico Bernardo Martinez
0-6, 0-6
Loss 0-2 Aug 1998 Gramado, Brazil Challenger Hard Japan Gouichi Motomura South Africa Jeff Coetzee
South Africa Damien Roberts
5-7, 4-6
Loss 0-3 Jun 2000 Lugano, Switzerland Challenger Clay Sweden Tobias Hildebrand Uzbekistan Vadim Kutsenko
Uzbekistan Oleg Ogorodov
6-4, 6-7(3-7), 0-6
Loss 0-4 Aug 2000 Monchengladbach, Germany Challenger Clay Spain German Puentes-Alcaniz Spain Emilio Benfele-Alvarez
Peru Luis Horna
6-7(1-7), 6-1, 5-7
Win 1-4 Nov 2000 Quito, Ecuador Challenger Clay Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze Argentina Martin Stringari
United States Eric Nunez
6-2, 7-6(7-4)
Loss 1-5 Aug 2002 Trani, Italy Challenger Clay Argentina Francisco Cabello Argentina Roberto Marcelo Alvarez
Argentina Mariano Delfino
6-4, 4-6, 2-6
Loss 1-6 Feb 2003 Brazil F2, Goiânia Futures Hard Argentina Francisco Cabello Brazil Pedro Braga
Venezuela Kepler Orellana
6-7(2-7), 6-7(4-7)
Win 2-6 Aug 2004 Netherlands F4, Alphen aan den Rijn Futures Clay Belgium Jeroen Masson Jamaica Dustin Brown
Netherlands Eric Kuijlen
6-1, 7-6(7-3)
Win 3-6 Sep 2004 Brazil F6, Porto Alegre Futures Clay Brazil Thiago Alves Brazil Alexandre Bonatto
Brazil Daniel Melo
6-4, 7-5


Performance timeline

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 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 SR W-L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A Q3 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 0 / 0 0-0  - 
French Open A Q1 Q1 A Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A Q1 0 / 0 0-0  - 
US Open A A A A Q1 A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 0 0-0  - 
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Miami Q1 A A Q1 A Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 0 0-0  - 

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