|Country (sports) Italy|
Name Davide Sanguinetti
Turned pro 1993
Prize money $2,935,323
Role Tennis player
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
|Career record 170–244|
Height 1.87 m
Retired March 13, 2008
Career titles 2
Weight 79 kg
|Born 25 August 1972 (age 43)
Viareggio, Italy (1972-08-25) |
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Highest ranking No. 42 (31 October 2005)
Education University of California, Los Angeles
Davide sanguinetti vs david nalbandian avi
Davide Sanguinetti (born 25 August 1972) is an Italian former professional male tennis player.
- Davide sanguinetti vs david nalbandian avi
- Pete sampras great shots selection against davide sanguinetti queens club 2000 sf
- Personal life
- Tennis career
- Coaching career
Pete sampras great shots selection against davide sanguinetti queens club 2000 sf
Born in Viareggio in Tuscany, he attended the Harry Hopman academy in Florida and then UCLA. He now resides in Monte Carlo.
Sanguinetti has won two ATP singles titles in 2002, defeating Roger Federer and Andy Roddick in the finals, and one doubles titles (Umag 1997). His career-high singles ranking was World No. 42 (31 December 2005), and he has represented Italy in the Davis Cup since 1998.
In 1998, Sanguinetti made a run to the Wimbledon quarter-finals, defeating Johan Van Herck, Franco Squillari, Vladimir Voltchkov and Francisco Clavet before losing to Richard Krajicek in straight sets. At the 2005 US Open, Sanguinetti achieved one of the most memorable runs of his career, reaching the fourth round. He defeated Carlos Moyà and Paradorn Srichaphan - the latter in a four-and-a-half-hour match - before losing to David Nalbandian. However, he gained a bit of redemption when he upset Nalbandian in the first round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto on 7 August 2006.
So far in 2007, Sanguinetti has got to the quarter-finals in the Chennai Open (knocked out by Rafael Nadal 6–2, 6–3) and in the International Tennis Championships got as far as the quarter-finals (knocked out by Benjamin Becker 7–6, 6–3.) In his other two tournaments he was knocked out in Round One.
Davide has a .500 record in Davis Cup matches, last playing against Zimbabwe in 2003, defeating Nigel Badza and losing to Wayne Black.
He was the coach of Vince Spadea 2008-11, and is the new coach of Go Soeda and Dinara Safina.