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Luiz Mattar

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  • Pronounced: loo-EES MA-tar
  • Age: 50 (18.08.1963)
  • Birthplace: Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Residence: Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Height: 6' (183 cm)
  • Weight: 167 lbs (76 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1985
  • Coach: Paulo Cleto
Inactive
Brazil

Brazil

As of 21.07.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

29

01.05.1989

191-178 7 $1,493,136

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

55

07.01.1991

104-111 5 $1,493,136

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Sao Paulo, Brazil Wife, Ornella
Singles titles: 7, as follows: Doubles titles: 5, as follows:
1994--(1) Coral Springs 1994--(1) Montevideo (w/Filippini)
1992--(1) Sao Paulo 1992--(1) Florence (w/Filippini)
1990--(1) Rio de Janeiro 1991--(1) Wellington (w/Pereira)
1989--(2) Guaruja, Rio de Janeiro 1987--(2) Guaruja (w/Motta), Geneva
1988--(1) Guaruja (w/Acioly)
1987--(1) Guaruja
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1991- Doubles Runner-up at Bologna (w/Oncins).
1989- Winner at Rio de Janeiro Ch.; Runner-up at Sao Paulo-4 Ch., Brasilia-2
Ch.; Semifinalist at Brasilia-1 Ch.;Quarterfinalist at Charleston, Florence
Madrid, Sao Paulo, Itaparica; Doubles Semifinalist at Guaruja, Rio de Jan-
eiro, Brasilia-3 Ch. (w/Motta); Doubles Quarterfinalist at Rome (w/Perez);
Doubles Winner at Sao Paulo-5 Ch. (w/Motta);Doubs R-up at Rio Ch. (w/Campos
1988- Winner at Brasilia Ch.; Semifinalist at Forest Hills-T.O.C., Kitzbuhel;
Quarterfinalist at Bordeaux; Doubles Semifinalist at Boston (w/Perez).
1987- Runner-up at Sao Paulo (l. Yzaga), Itaparica (l. Agassi); Winner at
Campos do Jordao Challenger; Quarterfinalist at Toulouse.
1986- Winner at Rio de Janeiro #1 Challenger; Runner-up at Sao Paulo #2 Ch.,
Sao Paulo #3 Ch.; Quarterfinalit at Madrid; Doubles Winner at Sao Paulo #1
(w/Kirmayr); Doubles Semifinalist at Madrid, Geneva (w/Aerts).
Turned pro in 1985.
Member of Brazilian Davis Cup team, 1986-present. Defeated Andres Gomez
to lead Brazil to a 3-2 victory over Ecuador in 1987 American Zone final and
qualify for 1988 World Group.
Finished No. 38 on ATP computer in 1987, making him the highest ranked
Brazilian since Carlos Kirmayr was 40 in 1981.
Studied engineering for five years at Mackenzie University in Brazil.
Hobbies include skiing and soccer.
Compiled a 24-16 match record and ranked No. 62 on the ATP computer, his
third straight top 100 finish. Ranked No. 44 in 1988-89.
Earned a career-high $174,776 in 1989.

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