Miguel Tobon
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Miguel Tobon
Miguel Tobon
Country (sports)Colombia Colombia
ResidenceBogota
Born (1968-06-22) 22 June 1968 (age 53)
Medellin, Colombia
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1989
Retired2001
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$125,127
Singles
Career record18-20
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 205 (22 April 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenQ1 (1994)
WimbledonQ2 (1993)
US OpenQ2 (1995, 1996)
Doubles
Career record13-13
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 295 (25 July 1994)

Miguel Tobón (born 22 June 1968) is a former professional tennis player from Colombia.[1] He was born in Medellín but completed his education in the United States.[2] His brother Omar Tobón is a tennis coach in Medellín. He was chosen to serve a second time of the Colombian Davis Cup team by Federación Colombiana de Tenis in 2011.[3]

Career

Tobon was a semi-finalist at the Bancolombia Open in 1994.[2] The Colombian did better the following year, defeating three top 100 players, Javier Frana, Karim Alami and Fernando Meligeni, en route to the final.[2] He won the first set of the final, against Nicolas Lapentti, but lost the match.[2]

From 1987 to 2001, Tobon took part in a record 23 ties for the Colombia Davis Cup team. He played in 50 rubbers, of which he won 24. His 12 doubles wins is a national record, shared with Mauricio Hadad.[4]

ATP career finals

Singles: 1 (1 loss)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 1995 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti 6-2, 1-6, 4-6

Challenger titles

Doubles: (1)

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1993 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Colombia Mauricio Hadad Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
Ecuador Luis Morejón
6-3, 6-3

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