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Patricio Cornejo

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Patricio Cornejo

Patricio Cornejo
Country (sports)  Chile
Residence Santiago, Chile

(1944-06-06) June 6, 1944

Llolleo, Chile
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Retired 1983
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Career record 104–184
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 65 (4 September 1974)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open QF (1974)
Wimbledon 2R (1967)
US Open 3R (1972)
Career record 227–165
Career titles 8
Team competitions
Davis Cup F (1976)

Patricio Cornejo (June 6, 1944) is a retired Chilean professional tennis player of the 1970s. He competed at the 1975 Davis Cup with Jaime Fillol and played the longest Davis Cup rubber in terms of games, eventually losing to Stan Smith/Erik Van Dillen of the (USA) 9–7, 39–37, 6–8, 1–6, 3–6 in the 1973 American Zone Final. The second set is the world record for the most number of games in a Davis Cup set.

Cornejo retired from tennis in 1983 but still continues to play socially and in charity tournaments.

Doubles titles (8)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1969 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Jaime Fillol Roy Emerson
Frew McMillan
Winner 2. 1970 South Orange, U.S. Hard Jaime Fillol Andrés Gimeno
Rod Laver
3–6, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 1971 Bournemouth, England Clay Jaime Fillol Bill Bowrey
Owen Davidson
6–8, 2–6, 6–3, 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1971 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Jaime Fillol Željko Franulović
Ilie Năstase
4–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 1972 Caracas, Venezuela Hard Jaime Fillol Jim McManus
Manuel Orantes
6–4, 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 1972 Brussels, Belgium Clay Jaime Fillol Juan Gisbert
Manuel Orantes
7–9, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 1972 French Open, Paris Clay Jaime Fillol Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
3–6, 6–8, 6–3, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 1972 Indianapolis, U.S. Clay Jaime Fillol Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 1973 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Iván Molina Ricardo Cano
Guillermo Vilas
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 1974 Washington D.C., U.S. Clay Jaime Fillol Tom Gorman
Marty Riessen
5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 8. 1974 U.S. Open, New York Grass Jaime Fillol Robert Lutz
Stan Smith
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 1974 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Jaime Fillol Manuel Orantes
Guillermo Vilas
4–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 1975 Charlotte, U.S. Clay Jaime Fillol Ismail El Shafei
Brian Fairlie
6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Winner 5. 1976 Berlin, Germany Hard Julien Munoz Jürgen Fassbender
Hans-Jürgen Pohmann
7–5, 6–1
Winner 6. 1976 Santiago, Chile Clay Hans Gildemeister Lito Álvarez
Belus Prajoux
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 10. 1977 Murcia, Spain Clay Hans Gildemeister Patrice Dominguez
François Jauffret
5–7, 2–6
Winner 7. 1977 Indianapolis, U.S. Clay Jaime Fillol Dick Crealy
Cliff Letcher
6–7, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 8. 1977 Santiago, Chile Clay Jaime Fillol Henry Bunis
Paul McNamee
5–7, 6–1, 6–1

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