Francisco Yunis
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Francisco Yunis
Francisco Yunis
Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Born (1964-08-12) 12 August 1964 (age 57)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1982
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$198,607
Career record27-40
Highest rankingNo. 61 (30 March 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1987)
US Open1R (1987)
Career record6-23
Highest rankingNo. 232 (16 July 1984)

Francisco Yunis (born 12 August 1964) is a former professional tennis player from Argentina.[1]


Partnering his brother Juan Carlos, Yunis was a losing doubles finalist at Bordeaux in 1983.[2] En route they defeated the top seeded pairing of Pablo Arraya and Victor Pecci, Sr.[2]

The Argentine appeared at two Grand Slam tournaments in 1987.[2] In the French Open he had straight set wins over Gilad Bloom and Loïc Courteau, to make the third round, where he lost to 11th seed Kent Carlsson.[3] He lost to Jim Pugh in the opening round of the US Open.[2] Also that year, Yunis was a semi-finalist in Athens.[2]

Yunis beat qualifier Eduardo Osta in the opening round of the 1988 French Open, but was then eliminated from the tournament by eventual champion Mats Wilander.[2]

He made the semifinals at Geneva in 1989 and was a quarterfinalist at Florence in 1992.[2]

Grand Prix career finals

Doubles: 1 (0-1)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 1983 Bordeaux, France Clay Argentina Juan Carlos Yunis Sweden Stefan Simonsson
Sweden Magnus Tideman
4-6, 2-6


  1. ^ ITF Pro Circuit Profile
  2. ^ a b c d e f g ATP World Tour Profile
  3. ^ Toronto Star, "Steffi Graf's artistry not to be sneezed at", 26 May 1988

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