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Paolo Canè : biography

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Paolo Canè (born April 9, 1965 in Bologna; ) 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 Titles (6)

Singles (3)

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1986 Bologna, Italy Clay ARG}} Martín Jaite 2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 1. 1986 Bordeaux, France Clay SWE}} Kent Carlsson 6–4, 1–6, 7–5
Winner 2. 1989 Båstad, Sweden Clay YUG}} Bruno Orešar 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 2. 1989 Palermo, Italy Clay ARG}} Guillermo Pérez-Roldán 1–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 1991 Bologna, Italy Clay SWE}} Jan Gunnarsson 5–7, 6–3, 7–5

Doubles (3)

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1985 Bologna, Italy Clay ITA}} Simone Colombo ESP}} Jordi Arrese Alberto Tous 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 1985 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay ITA}} Claudio Panatta ESP}} Sergio Casal Emilio Sánchez 3–6, 6–3, 2–6
Winner 2. 1986 Bologna, Italy Clay ITA}} Simone Colombo ITA}} Claudio Panatta Blaine Willenborg 6–1, 6–2
Winner 3. 1986 Palermo, Italy Clay ITA}} Simone Colombo SUI}} Claudio Mezzadri Gianni Ocleppo 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 1987 Florence, Italy Clay ITA}} Gianni Ocleppo FRG}} Wolfgang Popp Udo Riglewski 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 1988 St. Vincent, Italy Clay HUN}} Balázs Taróczy ARG}} Alberto Mancini Christian Miniussi 4–6, 7–5, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 1989 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay ITA}} Diego Nargiso TCH}} Tomáš Šmíd Mark Woodforde 6–1, 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 1990 Estoril, Portugal Clay ITA}} Omar Camporese ESP}} Sergio Casal Emilio Sánchez 5–7, 6–4, 5–7
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