Ricardo Acuna
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Ricardo Acuna
Ricardo Acuña
Country (sports) Chile
ResidenceJupiter, Florida, United States
Born (1958-01-13) 13 January 1958 (age 64)
Santiago, Chile
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro1978
Retired1989
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$291,650
Singles
Career record75-113
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 47 (17 March 1986)
Grand Slam singles results
French Open1R (1983, 1984, 1986)
WimbledonQF (1985)
US Open3R (1983)
Doubles
Career record72-104
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 45 (28 October 1985)

Ricardo Acuña (born 13 January 1958) is a former tennis player from Chile, who won three doubles titles during his career. The right-hander reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 47 in March 1986.

Since his retirement from competition, Acuña has served as both the assistant director and the Director of Tennis at the ATP Headquarters in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. He currently serves on the USTA Player Development staff as a National Coach for Men's tennis.[1]

Career finals

Singles (1 runner-up)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Nov 1982 Bahia, Brazil Carpet Chile Jaime Fillol 6-7, 4-6

Doubles (3 titles, 2 runner-ups)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Mar 1983 Nancy, France Carpet Chile Belus Prajoux Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Sweden Anders Järryd
5-7, 3-6
Win 1-1 Oct 1985 Toulouse, France Hard Switzerland Jakob Hlasek Czechoslovakia Pavel Slo?il
Czechoslovakia Jan Kode?
3-6, 6-2, 9-7
Win 2-1 Nov 1986 Houston, U.S. Carpet United States Brad Pearce United States Chip Hooper
United States Mike Leach
6-4, 7-5
Win 3-1 Jan 1988 Guarujá, Brazil Clay United States Luke Jensen Argentina Javier Frana
Uruguay Diego Pérez
6-1, 6-4
Loss 3-2 Oct 1988 São Paulo, Brazil Hard Spain Javier Sánchez United States Jay Berger
Argentina Horacio de la Peña
7-4, 4-6, 3-6

References

  1. ^ USTA. "Ricardo Acuna- Men's National Coach". Archived from the original on 2007-08-30. Retrieved .

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