Lorenzo Manta
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Lorenzo Manta
Lorenzo Manta
Country (sports)  Switzerland
ResidenceWinterthur, Switzerland
Born (1974-09-16) September 16, 1974 (age 47)[1]
Winterthur, Switzerland
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Turned pro1992
Prize money$429,102
Career record11-30
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 103 (12 June 2000)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open1R (2000)
French OpenQ1 (1999, 2000, 2001)
Wimbledon4R (1999)
US Open2R (2009)
Career record24-29
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 82 (9 July 2001)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open1R (2000)
French Open3R (2001)
Wimbledon2R (1996)
US Open2R (2000)
Mixed doubles
Career record2-2
Career titles0
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Wimbledon2R (1996, 2001)

Lorenzo Manta (born 16 September 1974 in Winterthur) is a former tennis player from Switzerland, who turned professional in 1992. The right-hander reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 103 in June 2000. His best achievement in the grand slam tournaments was reaching the fourth round at Wimbledon in 1999. There, he had a big upset win over the 1996 Wimbledon champion, Richard Krajicek, in the third round in five sets. Manta was then defeated by Brazil's Gustavo Kuerten in the fourth round. He was 4-0 in Davis Cup doubles matches with Roger Federer.

Both his father Leonardo and his sister Joana also played tennis professionally.[2][3]

Career finals

Doubles (1 loss)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Sep 1999 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard United States Mark Keil Uzbekistan Oleg Ogorodov
Switzerland Marc Rosset
6-7(4-7), 6-7(1-7)

External links


  1. ^ profile ATP, visited 12 Oct 2021
  2. ^ "Die Manta-Bar zieht an den Graben". Der Landbote (in German). 28 April 2014. Retrieved 2021.
  3. ^ "Open d'Australie: un Suisse au sommet, Dominic face au défi ultime et un chanteur inattendu". Radio Télévision Suisse (in French). 1 February 2020. Retrieved 2021.

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