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Jose Acasuso

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Jose Acasuso
  • Pronounced: ah-KAH-SOO-SO
  • Age: 31 (20.10.1982)
  • Birthplace: Posadas-Misiones, Argentina
  • Residence: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
  • Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1999
  • Coach: Sebastian Prieto
Inactive
Argentina

Argentina

As of 14.04.2014
S D
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

20

14.08.2006

193-183 3 $3,642,422

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

27

06.02.2006

95-89 5 $3,642,422

Singles & Doubles combined

Full name is Jose Javier Acasuso...Nickname is Chucho...Began playing tennis age two when his father, Jose Andres, who took him, brother, Juan Andres, and sister, Gabriela, to their grandfather’s (Juan Ruben) tennis club to take lessons...Mother, Selva Monica, is a housewife...His first instructor was Alberto “Zambo” Gonzalez and says, “Zambo, my grandfather and my father are very special people who I would like to recognize.”... Played at Itapua Club and Club Progreso de Posadas in Misiones in his early career...Played basketball and tennis as a child, but at age 12 decided to concentrate on tennis...As a junior, received certificate of honor for Sports Achievement in 1992 and South American champion in 1996...Plays right-handed but does everything else left-handed...Has a 7-5 career Davis Cup record (5-3 in singles) in nine ties...His favorite surface is clay and considers his serve and forehand as strengths...Coached by countryman and former ATP pro Gabriel Markus (since December 2008).

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