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Omar Camporese

Omar Camporese
Country 23x15px Italy
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1968-05-08) 8 May 1968 (age 47)
Bologna, Italia
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Turned pro 1987
Retired 2001
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,610,475
Singles
Career record 150–157 (Grand Slam, ATP Tour level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 18 (10 February 1992)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1992)
French Open 3R (1989, 1991)
Wimbledon 3R (1991)
US Open 3R (1992)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 2R (1992)
Doubles
Career record 109–114 (Grand Slam, ATP Tour level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 27 (13 January 1992)
Last updated on: 21 March 2012.

Omar Camporese (Italian pronunciation: [ˈɔːmar kampoˈreːse]; born 8 May 1968) is a former professional tennis player from Italy.

Career

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.

Singles finals

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP Tour (2–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 20 August 1990 San Marino Clay 23x15px Guillermo Pérez-Roldán 3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 25 February 1991 Rotterdam Carpet (i) 23x15px Ivan Lendl 3–6, 7–6, 7–6
Winner 2. 25 February 1992 Milan Carpet (i) 23x15px Goran Ivanišević 3–6, 6–3, 6–4

Doubles finals

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 3 October 1989 Basel Carpet 23x16px Claudio Mezzadri 23x15px Udo Riglewski
23x15px Michael Stich
3–6, 6–4, 0–6
Winner 1. 5 February 1990 Milan Carpet (i) 23x15px Diego Nargiso 23x15px Tom Nijssen
23x15px Udo Riglewski
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 2 April 1990 Estoril Clay 23x15px Paolo Canè 23x15px Sergio Casal
23x15px Emilio Sánchez
5–7, 6–4, 5–7
Winner 2. 30 April 1990 Madrid Clay 23x15px Juan Carlos Báguena 23x15px Andrés Gómez
23x15px Javier Sánchez
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 9 July 1990 Gstaad Clay 23x15px Javier Sánchez 23x15px Sergio Casal
23x15px Emilio Sánchez
3–6, 6–3, 5–7
Winner 3. 4 February 1991 Milan Carpet (i) 23x15pxGoran Ivanišević 23x15pxTom Nijssen
23x15px Cyril Suk
6–4, 7–6
Winner 4. 13 May 1991 Rome Clay 23x15pxGoran Ivanišević 23x15px Luke Jensen
23x15pxLaurie Warder
6–2, 6–3
Winner 5. 17 June 1991 Manchester Grass 23x15pxGoran Ivanišević 23x15px Nick Brown
23x15px Andrew Castle
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 15 July 1991 Stuttgart Clay 23x15px Goran Ivanišević 23x15px Wally Masur
23x15px Emilio Sánchez
6–4, 3–6, 4–6

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