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Marcelo Charpentier

Marcelo Charpentier
Country Argentina
Born (1973-07-11) 11 July 1973
Buenos Aires,
Argentina
Height 5'11" (180 cm)
Turned pro 1992
Plays Left-handed
Prize money $328,886
Singles
Career record 8-25
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 114 (16 Jun 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 2R (2000)
Wimbledon 1R (1997)
Doubles
Career record 0-4
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 187 (27 Jan 1997)

Marcelo Charpentier (born 11 July 1973) is a former professional tennis player from Argentina.[1]

Contents

  • Career 1
  • Challenger Titles 2
    • Singles: (2) 2.1
    • Doubles: (5) 2.2
  • References 3

Career

Charpentier was the 18s and under Orange Bowl champion in 1991.

He had his best performance on tour at the 1996 Campionati Internazionali di San Marino, getting past seeded players Hernán Gumy and Gilbert Schaller en route to the semi-finals, where he lost to Albert Costa.[2]

In 1997 he took part in a Davis Cup tie for Argentina. He lost his only rubber, a singles match against Nicolás Lapentti from Ecuador.[3] Also that year he appeared in two Grand Slams.[2] He exited in the first round of the 1997 French Open, to Francisco Clavet, but did stretch the Spaniard to five sets.[2] At Wimbledon he was beaten in the opening round by eventual runner-up Cédric Pioline.[2]

The only other Grand Slam he took part in was the 2000 French Open and he managed to defeat world number 30 Karim Alami, in another five set match.[2] He was unable to progress past the second round, losing to Gustavo Kuerten, who he had partnered four years earlier to win a Challenger title in Slovakia.[2]

Challenger Titles

Singles: (2)

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1996
Switzerland
Geneva, Switzerland
Clay Oliver Gross 6–2, 3–1 RET
2. 1999 Punta del Este, Uruguay Clay Martín Rodríguez 6–2, 6–2

Doubles: (5)

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1996 Bratislava, Slovakia Clay Gustavo Kuerten Filippo Messori
Tom Vanhoudt
3–6, 6–3, 7–5
2. 1996 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Clay Albert Portas Andrei Cherkasov
Laurence Tieleman
6–1, 6–2
3. 1998 Santa Cruz, Bolivia Clay Andrés Schneiter Kepler Orellana
Jimy Szymanski
6–2, 6–3
4. 1999 Seville, Spain Clay Jose Frontera Eduardo Nicolás
Germán Puentes
7–5, 6–3
5. 2006 Genova, Italy Clay Adriano Biasella Jamie Delgado
Jamie Murray
6–4, 4–6, [13–11]

References

  1. ^ ITF Tennis Profile
  2. ^ a b c d e f ATP World Tour Profile
  3. ^ Davis Cup Profile
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