Paolo Cane
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Paolo Cane
Paolo Canè
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceBologna, Italy
Born (1965-04-09) 9 April 1965 (age 56)
Bologna, Italy
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1983
Retired1997 (brief comeback in 2001)
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$903,958
Singles
Career record136-131
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 26 (14 August 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1988, 1992)
French Open2R (1989)
Wimbledon2R (1987)
US Open1R (1987)
Other tournaments
Olympic GamesSF (1984, demonstration)
Doubles
Career record83-91
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 43 (21 October 1985)

Paolo Canè (born 9 April 1965; Italian pronunciation: ['pa:olo ka'n?]) is a former tennis player from Italy.

Canè turned professional in 1983. During his career, he won three top-level singles titles (Bordeaux in 1986, Båstad in 1989, and Bologna in 1991) and achieved much success at the Olympics, reaching the semi-finals in 1984 (when it was a demonstration event) and the quarter-finals in 1988. He also won three tour doubles titles (Bologna in 1985, and Bologna and Palermo in 1986).

Canè's career-high rankings were World No. 26 in singles (in 1989) and World No. 43 in doubles (in 1985). He retired from the professional ATP Tour in 1995.

ATP career titles

Singles (3 titles, 2 runner-ups)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 1986 Bologna, Italy Clay Argentina Martín Jaite 2-6, 6-4, 4-6
Win 1-1 1986 Bordeaux, France Clay Sweden Kent Carlsson 6-4, 1-6, 7-5
Win 2-1 1989 Båstad, Sweden Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bruno Ore?ar 7-6(7-4), 7-6(7-5)
Loss 2-2 1989 Palermo, Italy Clay Argentina Guillermo Pérez Roldán 1-6, 4-6
Win 3-2 1991 Bologna, Italy Clay Sweden Jan Gunnarsson 5-7, 6-3, 7-5

Doubles (3 titles, 5 runner-ups)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 1985 Bologna, Italy Clay Italy Simone Colombo Spain Jordi Arrese
Spain Alberto Tous
7-5, 6-4
Loss 1-1 1985 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Italy Claudio Panatta Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
3-6, 6-3, 2-6
Win 2-1 1986 Bologna, Italy Clay Italy Simone Colombo Italy Claudio Panatta
United States Blaine Willenborg
6-1, 6-2
Win 3-1 1986 Palermo, Italy Clay Italy Simone Colombo Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
Italy Gianni Ocleppo
7-5, 6-3
Loss 3-2 1987 Florence, Italy Clay Italy Gianni Ocleppo West Germany Wolfgang Popp
West Germany Udo Riglewski
4-6, 3-6
Loss 3-3 1988 St. Vincent, Italy Clay Hungary Balázs Taróczy Argentina Alberto Mancini
Argentina Christian Miniussi
4-6, 7-5, 3-6
Loss 3-4 1989 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Italy Diego Nargiso Czechoslovakia Tomá? ?míd
Australia Mark Woodforde
6-1, 4-6, 2-6
Loss 3-5 1990 Estoril, Portugal Clay Italy Omar Camporese Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
5-7, 6-4, 5-7

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