Vincenzo Santopadre

Vincenzo Santopadre
Country (sports)  Italy
Residence Rome, Italy
Born (1971-08-11) 11 August 1971
Rome, Italy
Turned pro 1991
Retired 2005
Plays Left-handed
Prize money $619,300
Career record 17–29 (at ATP Tour and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 100 (3 May 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2000)
French Open Q3 (1998, 1999, 2000)
Wimbledon Q3 (2000)
US Open Q3 (1999, 2000)
Career record 17–25 (at ATP Tour and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 103 (24 August 1998)

Vincenzo Santopadre (born 11 August 1971), is a former professional tennis player from Italy.

Santopadre reached a career high World No. 100 on May 3, 1999. He won 1 doubles title and achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 103 in on August 24, 1998.

At the Rome Masters, Santopadre achieved victories over 10th seed Karol Kucera in 1998 and defending champion Magnus Norman in 2001.

He reached the semifinals of Bournemouth in 1998 and the quarterfinals of Chennai and Munich in 1999, defeating Gustavo Kuerten in the latter.

He is the son-in-law of former Poland international footballer Zbigniew Boniek.[1]

Doubles titles

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1997 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard United States Vincent Spadea Morocco Hicham Arazi
Israel Eyal Ran
6–4, 6–7, 6–0
Runner-up 1. 1999 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Italy Massimo Ardinghi Brazil Fernando Meligeni
Brazil Jaime Oncins
2–6, 3–6


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