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Daniel Orsanic

Daniel Orsanic
Country (sports)  Argentina
Residence Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1968-06-11) 11 June 1968
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1989
Retired 2003
Prize money $1,000,200
Career record 14–31
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 107 (15 November 1993)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1994)
French Open 1R (1992)
Wimbledon 1R (1991, 1993)
Career record 145–170
Career titles 8
Highest ranking No. 24 (11 May 1998)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
French Open SF (1997, 2000)
Wimbledon 2R (2001)
US Open 3R (2000)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 2R (1997, 2002)

Daniel Orsanic (born 11 June 1968 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a former professional male tennis player from Argentina who is retired from professional tennis and currently is the captain of the Argentina Davis Cup team.

Playing career

Orsanic was a left-hander with a double handed backhand. He was primarily a doubles specialist with his best tournament results in singles reaching 3 quarter finals in 1993 at Buenos Aires and twice in 1994 at Birmingham, Alabama and Båstad.

In doubles Orsanic won 8 titles and was a finalist on 7 occasions all of these performances were on clay. 1998 was his most successful year with 2 titles at Majorca and Kitzbühel and a finalist in Palermo, Mexico City, and Gstaad. His last title came in 2001 Palermo with Spaniard Tomás Carbonell. Orsanic retired as an active player at the end of the 2003 season.

Coaching career

Orsanic was the former coach to Peruvian Luis Horna.[1] He was also the team captain for Argentina when they won the 2007 World Team Cup in Düsseldorf. Orsanic was the former coach of José Acasuso, they separated before Roland Garros.[2] He is now working with the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas.

Doubles titles (8)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1993 San Marino Clay Olli Rahnasto Juan Garat
Roberto Saad
6–4, 1–6, 6–3
Winner 2. 1994 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Jan Siemerink David Adams
Andrei Olhovskiy
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 1997 Bucharest, Romania Clay Hendrik Jan Davids Luis Lobo
Javier Sánchez
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 1997 Palermo, Italy Clay Hendrik Jan Davids Andrew Kratzmann
Libor Pimek
6–3, 3–6, 6–7
Winner 3. 1997 Mexico City, Mexico Clay Nicolás Lapentti Luis Herrera
Mariano Sanchez
4–6, 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 1998 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Cyril Suk Gustavo Kuerten
Fernando Meligeni
4–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 1998 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Tom Kempers Joshua Eagle
Mark Kratzmann
6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 1998 Majorca, Spain Clay Pablo Albano Jiří Novák
David Rikl
7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 1998 Palermo, Italy Clay Pablo Albano Donald Johnson
Francisco Montana
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 5. 1998 Mexico City, Mexico Clay David Roditi Jiří Novák
David Rikl
4–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 1999 Munich, Germany Clay Mariano Puerta Massimo Bertolini
Cristian Brandi
7–6, 3–6, 7–6
Winner 7. 1999 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Jaime Oncins Aleksandar Kitinov
Jack Waite
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 2001 Munich, Germany Clay Jaime Oncins Petr Luxa
Radek Štěpánek
7–5, 2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 7. 2001 Sankt Pölten, Austria Clay Jaime Oncins Petr Pála
David Rikl
3–6, 7–5, 5–7
Winner 8. 2001 Palermo, Italy Clay Tomás Carbonell Enzo Artoni
Emilio Benfele Álvarez
6–2, 2–6, 6–2


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