Franco Squillari : biography
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.
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: -
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)
|Grand Slam (0)|
|Tennis Masters Cup (0)|
|ATP Masters Series (0)|
|ATP International Series Gold (1)|
|ATP Tour (2)|
|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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