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|Country (sports)|| Colombia|
|Born||13 December 1967|
|Highest ranking||No. 193 (13 February 1995)|
|US Open||1R (1990)|
|Highest ranking||No. 257 (19 February 1996)|
Mario Rincón (born 13 December 1967) is a former professional tennis player from Colombia.
Rincon completed his education in the United States and was an NCAA All-American at the University of Kentucky.
After making his way through qualifying, Rincon played David Engel in the opening round of the 1990 US Open. He was beaten in straight sets.
His best performances on the ATP Tour all came at his home event, the Colombia Open. He made the second round in 1994 and 1997, managing a win over world number 47 Marcelo Filippini in the later. In the doubles he was a semi-finalist in 1995, with Fernando Meligeni as his partner.
Rincon appeared in nine Davis Cup ties for Colombia during his career, playing 18 matches, of which he won five.
He is a former head coach of the Miami Hurricanes.
- ^ ITF Tennis Profile
- ^ El Espectador. "Rincón y Hadad volvieron a perder en el Seguros Bolívar ATP Champions 2011" 20 May 2011
- ^ El Tiempo 5 May 2011 "En la segunda edición del Seguros Bolívar ATP Champions 2011, certamen organizado por Producciones Grand Slam, además de Muster, estarán presentes otras leyendas del deporte blanco como el ruso Yevgeny Kafelnikov, el español Carlos Moyá, que hará su debut en el Champions Tour, el sueco Thomas Enqvist, campeón defensor del certamen, el australiano Mark Philippoussis, el francés Fabrice Santoro y los colombianos Mauricio Hadad y Mario Rincón."
- ^ Spartanburg Herald-Journal, "Former North Greenville standout still standing", 29 April 2000, Pam Prevatte
- ^ a b c d e ATP World Tour profile
- ^ Davis Cup profile