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Sergio Casal


Sergio Casal Martínez (born 8 September 1962) is a former professional tennis player from Spain. During his career, he won three Grand Slam doubles titles, as well as the men's doubles Silver Medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Casal turned professional in 1981. He won his first top-level doubles title in 1983 at Aix-en-Provence. He captured a total of 47 men's doubles titles during his career. Partnering his fellow Spaniard Emilio Sánchez, he won the men's doubles titles at the US Open in 1988 and the French Open in 1990. The pair were also the men's doubles runners-up at Wimbledon in 1987 and won the Silver Medal for Spain at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. Casal also won the US Open mixed doubles title in 1986, partnering Raffaella Reggi. Casal's career-high doubles ranking was World No. 3.

Casal also won one top-level singles title at Florence in 1985. He was a singles runner-up at Aix-en-Provence in 1983, and at the Paris Open in 1986. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 31.

Casal was a member of the Spanish team which won the World Team Cup in 1992.

Casal beat Boris Becker in a 1987 Davis Cup match.[1]

Casal retired from the professional tour in 1995.

Major finals

Grand Slam finals

Men's doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1988 US Open Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Rick Leach
Jim Pugh
walkover
Runner-up 1987 Wimbledon Grass Emilio Sánchez Vicario Ken Flach
Robert Seguso
3–6, 6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–3), 6–1, 6–4
Winner 1990 French Open Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Goran Ivanišević
Petr Korda
7–5, 6–3

Mixed doubles: 1 (1 title)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1986 US Open Hard Raffaella Reggi Martina Navratilova
Peter Fleming
6–4, 6–4

Doubles titles (47)

Legend
Grand Slam (2)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (3)
ATP Championship Series (1)
ATP Tour (41)
Titles by Surface
Hard (7)
Clay (38)
Grass (0)
Carpet (2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 16 May 1983 Aix-en-Provence, France Clay Ivan Camus Henri Leconte
Gilles Moretton
6–2, 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 8 April 1985 Munich, Germany Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Mark Edmondson
Kim Warwick
6–4, 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 22 July 1985 Båstad, Sweden Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Stefan Edberg
Anders Järryd
0–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 12 August 1985 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Paolo Canè
Claudio Panatta
6–3, 3–6, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 16 September 1985 Palermo, Italy Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Colin Dowdeswell
Joakim Nyström
4–6, 7–6, 6–7
Winner 2. 23 September 1985 Geneva, Switzerland Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Carlos Kirmayr
Cassio Motta
6–4, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 3. 30 September 1985 Barcelona, Spain Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Jan Gunnarsson
Michael Mortensen
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 25 November 1985 Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Emilio Sánchez Vicario Mike De Palmer
Gary Donnelly
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 14 April 1986 Bari, Italy Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Gary Donnelly
Tomáš Šmíd
6–2, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 12 May 1986 Munich, Germany Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Broderick Dyke
Wally Masur
6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 5. 12 May 1986 Florence, Italy Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Mike De Palmer
Gary Donnelly
6–4, 7–6
Winner 6. 14 July 1986 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Stefan Edberg
Joakim Nyström
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 7. 28 July 1986 Båstad, Sweden Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Craig Campbell
Joey Rive
6–4, 6–2
Winner 8. 22 September 1986 Hamburg, Germany Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Boris Becker
Eric Jelen
6–4, 6–1
Winner 9. 9 February 1987 Philadelphia, United States Carpet Emilio Sánchez Vicario Christo Steyn
Danie Visser
3–6, 6–1, 7–6
Runner-up 7. 16 February 1987 Memphis, United States Hard (i) Emilio Sánchez Vicario Anders Järryd
Jonas Svensson
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 6 April 1987 Milan, Italy Carpet Emilio Sánchez Vicario Boris Becker
Slobodan Živojinović
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 20 April 1987 Nice, France Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Claudio Mezzadri
Gianni Ocleppo
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 11 May 1987 Munich, Germany Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Jim Pugh
Blaine Willenborg
6–7, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 11. 15 June 1987 Bologna, Italy Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Claudio Panatta
Blaine Willenborg
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 6 July 1987 Wimbledon, London Grass Emilio Sánchez Vicario Ken Flach
Robert Seguso
6–3, 7–6, 6–7, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 12. 20 July 1987 Bordeaux, France Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Darren Cahill
Mark Woodforde
6–3, 6–3
Winner 13. 10 August 1987 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Miloslav Mečíř
Tomáš Šmíd
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 11. 21 September 1987 Madrid, Spain Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Carlos Di Laura
Javier Sánchez
3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 12. 16 November 1987 São Paulo, Brazil Hard Tomás Carbonell Gilad Bloom
Javier Sánchez
3–6, 7–6, 4–6
Winner 14. 23 November 1987 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Tomás Carbonell Jay Berger
Horacio de la Peña
W/O
Winner 15. 30 November 1987 Itaparica, Brazil Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Jorge Lozano
Diego Pérez
6–2, 6–2
Winner 16. 18 April 1988 Madrid, Spain Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Jason Stoltenberg
Todd Woodbridge
6–7, 7–6, 6–4
Winner 17. 25 April 1988 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Henri Leconte
Ivan Lendl
6–1, 6–3
Winner 18. 18 July 1988 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Anders Järryd
Michael Mortensen
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 19. 1 August 1988 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Magnus Gustafsson
Guillermo Pérez-Roldán
7–6, 6–3
Winner 20. 8 August 1988 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Joakim Nyström
Claudio Panatta
6–4, 7–5
Winner 21. 12 September 1988 US Open, New York Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Rick Leach
Jim Pugh
W/O
Winner 22. 19 September 1988 Barcelona, Spain Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Claudio Mezzadri
Diego Pérez
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 26 September 1988 Seoul Olympics, South Korea Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Ken Flach
Robert Seguso
3–6, 4–6, 7–6, 7–6, 7–9
Winner 23. 28 November 1988 Itaparica, Brazil Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Jorge Lozano
Todd Witsken
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 14. 11 December 1988 Masters Doubles, London Carpet Emilio Sánchez Vicario Rick Leach
Jim Pugh
4–6, 3–6, 6–2, 0–6
Winner 24. 19 June 1989 Bologna, Italy Clay Javier Sánchez Vicario Tomas Nydahl
Jorgen Windahl
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 15. 26 June 1989 Bari, Italy Clay Javier Sánchez Vicario Simone Colombo
Claudio Mezzadri
6–0, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 16. 25 September 1989 Barcelona, Spain Clay Tomáš Šmíd Gustavo Luza
Christian Miniussi
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 17. 8 January 1990 Wellington, New Zealand Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Kelly Evernden
Nicolas Pereira
4–6, 6–7
Winner 25. 9 April 1990 Estoril, Portugal Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Omar Camporese
Paolo Canè
7–5, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 18. 16 April 1990 Barcelona, Spain Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Andrés Gómez
Javier Sánchez
6–7, 5–7
Winner 26. 21 May 1990 Rome, Italy Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Jim Courier
Martin Davis
7–6, 7–5
Winner 27. 11 June 1990 French Open, Paris Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Goran Ivanišević
Petr Korda
7–5, 6–3
Winner 28. 16 July 1990 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Omar Camporese
Javier Sánchez
6–3, 3–6, 7–5
Winner 29. 30 July 1990 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Paul Haarhuis
Mark Koevermans
7–5, 7–5
Winner 30. 1 October 1990 Palermo, Italy Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Carlos Costa
Horacio de la Peña
6–3, 6–4
Winner 31. 8 October 1990 Athens, Greece Clay Javier Sánchez Vicario Tom Kempers
Richard Krajicek
4–6, 7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 19. 25 November 1990 Doubles Championships, Sanctuary Cove Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Guy Forget
Jakob Hlasek
4–6, 6–7, 7–5, 4–6
Winner 32. 14 January 1991 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Grant Connell
Glenn Michibata
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 33. 25 February 1991 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet Emilio Sánchez Vicario Jeremy Bates
Nick Brown
6–3, 7–5
Winner 34. 13 May 1991 Hamburg, Germany Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Cassio Motta
Danie Visser
4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 35. 4 November 1991 Buzios, Brazil Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Javier Frana
Leonardo Lavalle
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 36. 13 January 1992 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Scott Davis
Kelly Jones
3–6, 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 20. 10 February 1992 Milan, Italy Carpet Emilio Sánchez Vicario Neil Broad
David Macpherson
7–5, 5–7, 4–6
Winner 37. 11 May 1992 Hamburg, Germany Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Carl-Uwe Steeb
Michael Stich
5–7, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 38. 27 July 1992 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Horacio de la Peña
Vojtěch Flégl
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 21. 31 August 1992 Schenectady, United States Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
3–6, 4–6
Winner 39. 21 September 1992 Bordeaux, France Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Arnaud Boetsch
Guy Forget
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 22. 12 April 1993 Barcelona, Spain Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Shelby Cannon
Scott Melville
6–7, 1–6
Winner 40. 21 June 1993 Genova, Italy Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Mark Koevermans
Greg Van Emburgh
6–3, 7–6
Winner 41. 4 October 1993 Palermo, Italy Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Juan Garat
Jorge Lozano
6–3, 6–3
Winner 42. 18 October 1993 Tel-Aviv, Israel Hard Emilio Sánchez Vicario Mike Bauer
David Rikl
6–4, 6–4
Winner 43. 8 November 1993 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Pablo Albano
Javier Frana
4–6, 7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 23. 15 November 1993 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Tomás Carbonell
Carlos Costa
4–6, 4–6
Winner 44. 11 July 1994 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Menno Oosting
Daniel Vacek
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 24. 8 August 1994 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario David Adams
Andrei Olhovskiy
7–6, 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 25. 7 November 1994 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Marcelo Filippini
Luiz Mattar
6–7, 4–6
Winner 45. 14 November 1994 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Tomás Carbonell
Francisco Roig
6–3, 6–2
Winner 46. 8 May 1995 Atlanta, United States Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Jared Palmer
Richey Reneberg
6–7, 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 26. 22 May 1995 Coral Springs, United States Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
3–6, 1–6
Winner 47. 6 November 1995 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay Emilio Sánchez Vicario Jiří Novák
David Rikl
2–6, 7–6, 7–6

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A A NH A A A 2R 1R 2R 2R 2R A A A 0 / 5 4–5
French Open 1R 3R 1R 1R QF 2R A QF W 3R 1R QF QF 2R A A 1 / 13 24–12
Wimbledon A 2R A 1R QF F 2R A A A 1R 1R 1R A A A 0 / 8 10–8
U.S. Open A A A A 1R SF W 2R 2R A QF 1R 2R SF A A 1 / 9 19–8
Grand Slam SR 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 3 1 / 2 0 / 2 1 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 0 2 / 35 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–1 3–2 0–1 0–2 6–3 10–3 6–1 4–2 8–2 2–2 4–4 4–4 5–4 5–2 0–0 0–0 N/A 57–33
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
1R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R A A 0 / 6 2–6
Miami QF QF 2R 3R 2R 2R A A 0 / 6 6–6
Monte Carlo 2R SF 2R SF SF 2R A A 0 / 6 9–6
Rome W QF 1R 2R 1R A A A 1 / 5 8–4
Hamburg A W W SF 2R A A A 2 / 4 13–2
Canada A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Stuttgart (Stockholm) 2R A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Paris 2R A 2R A A A A A 0 / 2 0–2
Masters Series SR N/A 1 / 6 1 / 5 1 / 6 0 / 5 0 / 5 0 / 3 0 / 0 0 / 0 3 / 30 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 8–5 10–4 6–5 9–5 4–5 1–3 0–0 0–0 N/A 38–27
Year End Ranking 159 73 169 25 27 7 10 53 13 20 21 22 34 35 742 N/A

A = did not attend tournament
NH = tournament not held

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