Massimo Cierro

Massimo Cierro
Country (sports) Italy Italy
Born (1964-05-07) 7 May 1964
Naples, Italy
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro 1984
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $313,726
Career record 18-46
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 113 (19 Aug 1985)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1992)
French Open 1R (1992)
US Open 1R (1985)
Career record 22-41
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 122 (23 May 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 1R (1988)

Massimo Cierro (born 7 May 1964) is a former professional tennis player from Italy.[1]


Cierro never won a Grand Slam match.[2] He lost to 15th seed Scott Davis at 1985 US Open, Patrick McEnroe in the 1992 Australian Open and Henri Leconte at the 1992 French Open, all in straight sets.[2]

The Italian the biggest win of his career at the Championship Series event, the Italian Open, in 1991, when he defeated world number 13 Karel Nováček.[2]

Cierro was a quarter-finalist at Bordeaux in 1989, San Marino in 1989 and Palermo in 1991.[2]

He made two ATP doubles finals, in Saint-Vincent, losing both.[2]

Grand Prix career finals

Doubles: 2 (0–2)

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1987 Saint-Vincent, Italy Clay Italy Alessandro de Minicis United States Bud Cox
Australia Michael Fancutt
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 1989 Saint-Vincent, Italy Clay Italy Alessandro de Minicis Czechoslovakia Josef Čihák
Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk
4–6, 2–6

Challenger titles

Singles: (3)

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1988 Parioli, Italy Clay Sweden Thomas Haldin 6–1, 6–1
2. 1988 Verona, Italy Clay Spain Carlos Costa 5–7, 6–2, 7–5
3. 1989 Pescara, Italy Clay Sweden Magnus Larsson 6–3, 6–3

Doubles: (5)

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1985 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Clay Brazil Júlio Góes Brazil Givaldo Barbosa
Brazil Ivan Kley
6–3, 6–4
2. 1989 Parioli, Italy Clay Italy Alessandro de Minicis Italy Enrico Cocchi
Italy Francesco Pisilli
6–4, 6–1
3. 1990 Neu-Ulm, West Germany Clay Italy Simone Colombo Romania George Cosac
Czechoslovakia Vojtěch Flégl
0–6, 6–2, 6–1
4. 1991 Zaragoza, Spain Clay Italy Stefano Pescosolido Spain Juan Carlos Báguena
Spain David de Miguel
6–2, 6–4
5. 1992 Pescara, Italy Clay Sweden Nicklas Utgren The Bahamas Mark Knowles
The Bahamas Roger Smith
6–4, 6–4


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