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Hernan Gumy


Hernan Gumy
  • Pronounced: er-NON GOO-me
  • Age: 42 (05.03.1972)
  • Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Residence: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
  • Weight: 200 lbs (91 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1991
  • Coach: Alejandro Gattiker


As of 07.07.2014
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money




115-128 1 $1,226,776

Singles & Doubles combined





5-11 0 $1,226,776

Singles & Doubles combined


The veteran Argentine struggled throughout season, failing to win back-to-back matches in an ATP tournament...Played in all four Grand Slam tournaments for second straight year...In first two months, advanced to 2nd RD in San Jose (d. Woodbridge, l. to Courier), 3rd RD in Memphis (d. Massu, l. to Chang) and 2nd RD in Mexico City (d. Dupuis, l. to Puerta)...In April, played in Davis Cup American Zone tie against Chile and lost to Rios in four sets...Afterwards, defeated A. Martin and lost to Bruguera in 2nd RD in Casablanca...In May, defeated Vacek and lost to Mirnyi in 2nd RD in Munich...His biggest win of season came in 1st RD at Roland Garros where he defeated '98 champion Moya in five sets before retiring in fourth set against Costa with a right thigh injury...His best ATP results rest of season were 2nd RD in Kitzbuehel, US Open (l. to Ferrero in five sets) and Palermo...His best Challenger finish was QF in Guadalajara Challenger...Compiled 7-12 record on clay and 3-7 on hard.


1992-Reached SF at Belo Horizonte Challenger...1993-QF at Cotia and Sao Luis Challengers...Won Argentinean #2 circuit (w/46 points)...1994-Reached first QF at Umag ATP event...Won Budapest (d. Montana) and Bochum (d. Koslowski) Challengers...1995-Reached first ATP SF in Oporto, defeating Corretja in 1st RD before losing to C. Costa...Advanced to consecutive SF in Palermo, Valencia and Santiago...Earned first Grand Slam victory over Stark in US Open before extending Stich to five sets in 2nd RD...In doubles, reached Mar del Plata Challenger final (w/Burillo)...1996-Finished as the No. 1 Argentinean for the first time...Reached his first ATP final in Oporto (l. to Mantilla) and closed season by winning his first ATP title in Santiago (d. Rios)...Was 22-14 on his favorite clay surface...Won Budapest Challenger (d. Alami)...1997-Finished as No. 1 Argentinian for second straight year and reached QF in Kitzbuehel and Boston...1998-Underwent hernia/abdominal/abductor surgery on Dec. 26, 1997, and didn't play first three months...Reached career best 3rd RD at Roland Garros, losing 9-7 in fifth set to Corretja in 5:31, the longest match in tournament history...1999-Finished in Top 100 for fourth time in five years with five ATP QF...In Challengers, compiled a 26-11 record, winning Bermuda (d. Canas) and Sao Paulo (d. Guardiola)...Also a finalist in Salinas (l. to Chela).


Full name is Hernan Pablo Gumy...Started playing tennis at age 12...Finished Temperley Commercial School in 1990...Was No. 4 in final 1990 junior world rankings and No. 1 in Argentina in 16s and 18s...Likes reading, playing soccer and squash and collecting watches and hats...Favorite soccer team is Boca Juniors...In 1995, won Pan Am Games gold medal in singles (d. Frana)...Speaks five languages (Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian, French)...Has a 7-7 career Davis Cup singles record in seven ties...Member of ATP Player Council in 1997-98...Coached by countryman Alejandro Gattiker.

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