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Luis Herrera

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  • Pronounced: loo-EES eh-REHR-ra
  • Age: 43 (27.08.1971)
  • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Residence: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
  • Weight: 136 lbs (62 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1989
Inactive
Mexico

Mexico

As of 27.10.2014
S D
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

49

09.11.1992

53-83 0 $542,438

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

117

21.08.1989

19-29 0 $542,438

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Mexico City, Mexico Single
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1995- QF at Granby Ch., Aruba Ch.
1994- S & D R-up at San Luis Potosi Ch. (w/A. Hernandez).
1993- R-up at San Luis Potosi Ch.; SF at Newport.
1992- Winner at Sao Paulo-1 Ch., Ixtapa Ch., Ponte Vedra Ch.;R-up at Acapulco
Ch., Buzios; SF at Manchester; QF at Rennes Ch., Zaragoza Ch.; Doubles
Winner at San Luis Potosi Ch. (w/Lavalle); Doubles SF at Sao Paulo-1 Ch.,
Itu-Sao Paulo Ch. (w/Jordan).
1991- R-up at Puebla Ch.; SF at Seoul; QF at Washington; Doubles Winner at
Puebla Ch. (w/O. Fernandez); Doubles QF at Washington (w/Raoux).
1990- Winner at Manaus Ch., Ilheus Ch.; R-up at Mexico City Ch., Rio de
Janeiro Ch.; QF at Curitiba Ch.; Doubles R-up at San Luis Ch. (w/Perez-
Pascal), Winnetka Ch. (w/D.Flach).
1989- Doubles Winner at San Luis Potosi Ch. (w/Ordaz); Doubles R-up at USTA
Sat. #1 (w/Moreno); Doubles SF at Vina del Mar Ch. (w/Dallwitz), Forest
Hills-T.O.C. (w/Perez-Pascal).
1988- SF at Mexico City Ch.; Doubles Winner at San Luis Potosi Ch. (w/Ordaz);
Doubles R-up at Acapulco Ch. (w/Ordaz); Doubles SF at Coquitlam Ch. (w/
Perez-Pascal).
Began playing tennis at age three.
Finished No. 9 in the final 1988 world junior rankings. Reached the
French Open juniors doubles final in 1989 (w/Knowles).
Won the national 12s, 14s and 16s singles title.
Both parents are dentists.
Turned pro in 1989.
Reached his first career ATP Tour final in November 1992 in Buzios,
Brazil, where he lost to local Jaime Oncins. Broke into the Top 50 afterwards
at No. 49, a career-high. Finished a year-end best No. 59 and earned a career
-high $135,488.
Also in '92, defeated Jimmy Connors in the first round at Wimbledon en
route to the third round, the best finish by a Mexican player since Raul
Ramirez reached the quarterfinals in 1978.
Underwent a left shoulder operation in the summer of 1994 and was side-
lined from April to the rest of the year.
Coached by Gary Kesl.

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