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Franco Squillari : biography

August 22, 1975 -

Franco Squillari (born on August 22, 1975 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a former professional male tennis player from Argentina. He reached the semi-finals of the 2000 French Open and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 11.

Career

Juniors

As a junior Squillari won the 1993 South American Closed Jnr. Championships in Paraguay.

Junior Grand Slam results:

Australian Open: - French Open: 3R (1993) Wimbledon: 1R (1993) US Open: -

Pro tour

Squillari won 3 ATP Tour singles titles (all in Germany) and following his semi-final run at the 2000 French Open, went on to reach the fourth round the following year. He is one of the very few tennis players to have a perfect 100% record against Roger Federer, having beaten him in both times they played. Squillari retired in 2005.

Singles titles (3)

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (1)
ATP Tour (2)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 1999 GER}} Munich, Germany Clay ROU}} Andrei Pavel 6–4, 6–3
2. 2000 GER}} Munich, Germany Clay GER}} Tommy Haas 6–4, 6–4
3. 2000 GER}} Stuttgart, Germany Clay ARG}} Gastón Gaudio 6–2, 3–6, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
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