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Martín Vassallo Argüello

Martín Miguel Vassallo Argüello
File:Martín Vassallo Argüello.jpg
Country 23x15px Argentina
Residence Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1980-02-10) February 10, 1980 (age 36)
Temperley, Argentina
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Turned pro 1999
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,420,101
Career record 47–81
Career titles 0
8 Challengers</td></tr>
Highest ranking No. 47 (April 27, 2009)</td></tr>
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)</td></tr>
French Open 4R (2006)</td></tr>
Wimbledon 2R (2008, 2009)</td></tr>
US Open 1R (2007, 2008, 2009)</td></tr>
Career record 20–32</td></tr>
Career titles 1</td></tr>
Highest ranking No. 71 (June 25, 2007)</td></tr>
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2010)</td></tr>
French Open 1R (2007, 2009)</td></tr>
Wimbledon 1R (2009)</td></tr>
US Open

1R (2009)</td></tr></table>

Martin Miguel Vassallo Argüello (born February 10, 1980 in Temperley, Argentina) is an inactive professional male tennis player from Argentina. His career-high ATP singles ranking is World No. 47, achieved in April 2009 shortly after reaching the semifinals of Acapulco.

Tennis career

He turned pro in 1999. Over the course of his career, he has represented both Argentina and Italy.

At the 2006 French Open, he reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam event for the first time in his career. He entered the tournament as a qualifier and beat Paul Goldstein of the United States in the first round (6–2, 6–0, 6–3), #21 seed Sébastien Grosjean of France in the second round (1–6, 6–4, 4–6, 7–5, 6–2) and Raemon Sluiter of the Netherlands in the third round (2–6, 6–4, 6–3, 3–6, 6–1). In the next round he lost to David Nalbandian.

In late 2007, at the Orange Prokom Open in Sopot, Poland, Argüello was embroiled in a betting scandal after his match against world number four Nikolay Davydenko. The match saw Davydenko retire with the scores at 2–6, 6–3, 2–1. Gamblers betting on the match displayed irregular betting patterns and a total of £3.4m was paid out on it, ten times the normal amount for a match at this level. Eventually, Betfair voided all bets on the match. Neither Argüello nor Davydenko have been formally charged with any offence by the ATP.[1]

In 2009, Vassallo Argüello made his Davis Cup debut for Argentina in the 5-0 defeat against The Netherlands in Buenos Aires playing doubles with Lucas Arnold Ker and in the reverse singles.

Singles titles

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (8)
Futures (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. April 29, 2002 23x15px Rome Clay 23x15px Filippo Volandri 6–4, 6–0
2. May 12, 2003 23x15px Košice Clay 23x15px Hermes Gamonal 6–3, 6–3
3. July 7, 2003 23x15px Oberstaufen Clay 23x15px Andreas Seppi 6–1, 6–4
4. July 28, 2003 23x15px Trani Clay 23x15px Francisco Fogués 6–3, 7–5
5. January 22, 2007 23x15px Santiago Clay 23x15px Fabio Fognini 1–6, 7–5, 6–4
6. October 6, 2008 23x15px Asunción Clay 23x15px Leonardo Mayer 3–6, 6–3, 7–6
7. October 20, 2008 23x15px Buenos Aires Clay 23x15px Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo 6–3, 4–6, 7–5
8. November 29, 2008 23x15px Lima Clay 23x15px Sergio Roitman 6–2, 4–6, 6–4

Performance timeline

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career W-L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A 1R 1R A 1R 0–3
French Open 1R A A A 4R 2R 2R 2R 6–5
Wimbledon A A 1R A A 1R 2R 2R 2–4
US Open A A A A A 1R 1R 1R 0–2
Win-Loss 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 3–1 1–4 2–4 2–3 0–1 8–15


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