Omar Camporese

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Omar Camporese Tennis player
Nation: ItalyItaly Italy
Birthday: May 8, 1968
Size: 188 cm
Weight: 78 kg
1st professional season: 1987
Playing hand: Right
Prize money: $ 1,610,123
Career record: 150: 157
Career title: 2
Highest ranking: 18 (February 10 1992)
Grand Slam record
Career record: 109: 114
Career title: 5
Highest ranking: 27 (January 13 1992)
Grand Slam record
Sources: official player profiles at the ATP / WTA and ITF (see web links )

Omar Camporese (born May 8, 1968 in Bologna ) is a former Italian tennis player .


Camporese appeared in 1986 at the junior tournament of the French Open , where he reached the second round. At the junior tournament of Wimbledon he was eliminated in the second round against Petr Korda , but was in the quarterfinals of the doubles competition. At the junior tournament of the US Open there was another second-round defeat in singles, but in doubles he reached the semi-finals. The following year he became a professional tennis player, but could not make his first professional year particularly successful. He had his best results on the side of Eugenio Rossi , with whom he had played together since his junior years . Among other things, they reached the semi-finals in Bologna and the semi-finals at the Challenger tournament in Enugu .

Between 1989 and 1991 he won five doubles titles, including the Masters tournament in Rome ; in addition, he was in four other finals during this period. His most frequent double partner was Goran Ivanišević . In the course of his career he was also able to win two individual titles on the ATP World Tour . He reached his highest ranking in the tennis world rankings in 1992 with position 18 in singles and position 27 in doubles.

His best individual result in a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the round of 16 of the Australian Open in 1992. The year before, he and Boris Becker had the longest match in tournament history with Boris Becker in the third round with 311 minutes. Becker won 7: 6, 7: 6, 0: 6, 4: 6 and 14:12. In the doubles competition, he was once each in the round of 16 of the Australian Open and the US Open.

Between 1989 and 1997 Camporese played 21 singles and nine doubles for the Italian Davis Cup team. His greatest success with the team was participation in the 1997 World Group semifinals against Sweden . He lost both of his singles against Jonas Björkman and Thomas Enqvist , as well as the doubles alongside Diego Nargiso . Sweden eventually won 4-1. In the course of his Davis Cup career, he celebrated victories over Michael Stich , Sergi Bruguera and Carlos Moyá, among others .

At the 1988 Summer Olympics and 1992 Summer Olympics , he competed in singles and doubles for Italy. In 1988 he was eliminated in the first round against Guy Forget , and the doubles also ended in the first round against Switzerland . Four years later he reached the second round in both singles and doubles. His double partner was always Diego Nargiso .

After the end of his professional career, he worked as a tennis instructor in Malcesine on Lake Garda .

Tournament victories

Grand Slam
Tennis Masters Cup
ATP Masters Series (1)
ATP International Series Gold
ATP International Series (6)


No. date competition Topping Final opponent Bottom line
1. 1991 NetherlandsNetherlands Rotterdam carpet CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 3: 6, 7: 6, 7: 6
2. 1992 ItalyItaly Milan carpet CroatiaCroatia Goran Ivanišević 3: 6, 6: 3, 6: 4


No. date competition Topping partner Final opponent Bottom line
1. 1990 ItalyItaly Milan carpet ItalyItaly Diego Nargiso NetherlandsNetherlands Tom Nijssen Udo Riglewski
6: 4, 6: 4
2. 1990 SpainSpain Madrid sand SpainSpain Juan Carlos Báguena EcuadorEcuador Andrés Gómez Javier Sanchez
6: 4, 3: 6, 6: 3
3. 1991 ItalyItaly Milan carpet CroatiaCroatia Goran Ivanišević NetherlandsNetherlands Tom Nijssen Cyril Suk
6: 4, 7: 6
4th 1991 ItalyItaly Rome sand CroatiaCroatia Goran Ivanišević United StatesUnited States Luke Jensen Laurie Warder
6: 2, 6: 3
5. 1991 United KingdomUnited Kingdom Manchester race CroatiaCroatia Goran Ivanišević United KingdomUnited Kingdom Nick Brown Andrew Castle
United KingdomUnited Kingdom 
6: 4, 6: 3

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