Spain
Sergi
Bruguera
2-Time Roland-Garros Champion & Clay Court Great
Spain
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It’s generally thought that nothing in tennis is more physically challenging than winning the French Open. Sergi Bruguera accomplished this feat not just once, but twice – in back-to-back years.

His first victory at Roland-Garros came on a sweltering June afternoon in 1993 – a gritty effort that lasted nearly four hours. Up against two-time defending champion Jim Courier, Bruguera went down 2-0 in the fifth set. But somehow, with exceptional tenacity, court speed and patience, Bruguera won six of the next seven games, taking the final by the roller-coaster like score of 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

A year later, Bruguera successfully defended his title, requiring four sets to beat compatriot Alberto Berasategui in tennis’ first all-Spanish Grand Slam men’s singles final.

Bruguera’s ascent was the bugle call for his homeland. Since his 1993-1994 triumphs, four Spanish men have gone on take the title at Roland-Garros.

  • Career Achievements
    • Singles
      • World No. 3
        92 Weeks Ranked in World Top-5
      • All Titles: 14 W / 21 F
      • Match Record: 447-271 (62.3%)
    • Doubles

      • World No. 49
      • Match Record: 49-50 (49.5%)
      • All Titles: 3W

  • GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENTS
    • Singles

      2 Titles, 1 Final

      • Roland-Garros: 2W (1993, 1994), 1F (1997), 1SF (1995)

  • DAVIS CUP
      • 6 years (1990-1995)
        Record: Singles 11 - 9; Doubles 1 - 2

  • OLYMPICS
    • 1 MEDAL
      • Singles Silver (1996)

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