Omar Camporese : biography
Omar Camporese ( born 8 May 1968) is a former professional tennis player from Italy.
Born in Bologna, Camporese turned professional in 1987. He reached his first top-level singles final in 1990 at San Marino, where he lost to Guillermo Pérez Roldán 6–3, 6–3.
In 1991, Camporese won his first tour singles title in Rotterdam, defeating Ivan Lendl in the final 3–6, 7–6, 7–6. At the Australian Open the same year he lost against Boris Becker in a 311 minutes long match. Becker won 7-6, 7-6, 0-6, 4-6, 14-12 which is the second longest match in the tournament’s history. 1992 saw Camporese win his second tour singles title at Milan, where he beat Goran Ivanišević in the final 3–6, 6–3, 6–4.
Camporese’s best performance at a Grand Slam event came at the 1992 Australian Open, where he reached the fourth round before being knocked out by Lendl.
During his career, Camporese won two top-level singles titles and five tour doubles titles. His career high rankings were World No. 18 in singles and World No. 27 in doubles (both in 1992). His career prize-money totalled $1,609,837. Camporese retired from the professional tour in 1998.
|Runner-up||1.||3 October 1989||Basel||Carpet||SUI}} Claudio Mezzadri||FRG}} Udo Riglewski Michael Stich||3-6, 6-4, 0-6|
|Winner||1.||5 February 1990||Milan||Carpet (i)||ITA}} Diego Nargiso||NED}} Tom Nijssen Udo Riglewski||6-4, 6-4|
|Runner-up||2.||2 April 1990||Estoril||Clay||ITA}} Paolo Canè||ESP}} Sergio Casal Emilio Sánchez||5-7, 6-4, 5-7|
|Winner||2.||30 April 1990||Madrid||Clay||ESP}} Juan Carlos Báguena||ECU}} Andrés Gómez Javier Sánchez||6-4, 3-6, 6-3|
|Runner-up||3.||9 July 1990||Gstaad||Clay||ESP}} Javier Sánchez||ESP}} Sergio Casal Emilio Sánchez||3-6, 6-3, 5-7|
|Winner||3.||4 February 1991||Milan||Carpet (i)||CRO}}Goran Ivanišević||NED}}Tom Nijssen Cyril Suk||6-4, 7-6|
|Winner||4.||13 May 1991||Rome||Clay||CRO}}Goran Ivanišević||USA}} Luke JensenLaurie Warder||6-2, 6-3|
|Winner||5.||17 June 1991||Manchester||Grass||CRO}}Goran Ivanišević||GBR}} Nick Brown Andrew Castle||6-4, 6-3|
|Runner-up||4.||15 July 1991||Stuttgart||Clay||YUG}} Goran Ivanišević||AUS}} Wally Masur Emilio Sánchez||6-4, 3-6, 4-6|
|Grand Slam (0-0)|
|Tennis Masters Cup (0-0)|
|ATP Masters Series (0-0)|
|ATP Tour (2-1)|
|Runner-up||1.||20 August 1990||San Marino||Clay||ARG}} Guillermo Pérez-Roldán||3-6, 3-6|
|Winner||1.||25 February 1991||Rotterdam||Carpet (i)||TCH}} Ivan Lendl||3-6, 7-6, 7-6|
|Winner||2.||25 February 1992||Milan||Carpet (i)||CRO}} Goran Ivanišević||3-6, 6-3, 6-4|