Alberto Berasategui

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Alberto Berasategui Tennis player
Nation: SpainSpain Spain
Birthday: June 28, 1973
Size: 173 cm
Weight: 66 kg
1st professional season: 1991
Resignation: 2001
Playing hand: Right
Trainer: Francisco Roig
Prize money: $ 4,676,187
Career record: 278: 199
Career title: 14th
Highest ranking: 7 (November 14 1994)
Grand Slam record
Career record: 47:59
Career title: 1
Highest ranking: 55 (October 6 1997)
Grand Slam record
Sources: official player profiles at the ATP / WTA and ITF (see web links )

Alberto Berasategui (born June 28, 1973 in Bilbao ) is a former Spanish tennis player .

He started tennis at the age of seven and became European junior champion in 1991. In the same year he became a professional tennis player and won his first individual title two years later in São Paulo . In the early 1990s he was able to establish himself as a clay court player among the world's best.

1994 was his best year as a tennis player. He reached nine finals and was able to win seven of them. In the only Grand Slam final of his career, the final of the French Open , he faced compatriot Sergi Bruguera and lost in four sets. His highest ranking in the world rankings was 7th in November 1994.

In his career he was able to win fourteen single titles and one double title. He won his last title in Estoril in 1998 .

Berasategui's trademark was his unconventional forehand, which he played with the same grip as the backhand.

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