Robert Seguso


Robert Seguso

Infobox Tennis player
playername = Robert Seguso


nickname =
country = USA
residence = Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.
datebirth = birth date and age|1963|5|1
placebirth = Minneapolis, Minnesota
height = 6 ft 3 in (1.90 m) [ [http://www.atptennis.com/5/en/players/playerprofiles/?playernumber=S034 ATPtennis.com - Players - Profiles - Profile ] ]
weight = 180 lb (81 kg) [ [http://www.atptennis.com/5/en/players/playerprofiles/?playernumber=S034 ROBERT SEGUSO (USA)] ]
turnedpro = -
retired = -
plays = Right-handed
careerprizemoney = US$1,888,353
singlesrecord = 88–92
singlestitles = 0
highestsinglesranking = 22
AustralianOpenresult = -
FrenchOpenresult = -
Wimbledonresult = -
USOpenresult = -
doublesrecord = 361–151
doublestitles = 29
highestdoublesranking = 1
grandslamsdoublesresults = Yes
AustralianOpenDoublesresult = SF (1987)
FrenchOpenDoublesresult = W (1987)
WimbledonDoublesresult = W (1987, 1988)
USOpenDoublesresult = W (1985)
OthertournamentsDoubles = Yes
MastersCupDoublesresult = W (1985)
OlympicsDoublesresult = Gold medal (1988)
updated = 02:04, 21 January 2007 (GMT-05:00)

Robert Arthur Seguso (born May 1, 1963 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. A doubles specialist, he won 4 Grand Slam men's doubles titles (2 Wimbledon, 1 French Open and 1 US Open). He also won the men's doubles Gold Medal at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, partnering Ken Flach. Seguso reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking in 1985. He won a total of 29 career doubles titles between 1984 and 1991 .

Seguso played doubles with Flach on the US Davis Cup team from 1985–91, compiling an 10–2 record. He was also a member of the US team which won the World Team Cup in 1985.

Prior to turning professional, Seguso played tennis for Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, where he was an NCAA Division II singles finalist in 1982 and Division I doubles finalist in 1983.

Seguso married the Canadian tennis player Carling Bassett in 1987. The couple have three children – sons Holden John (born in 1988) and Ridley Jack (1991), and daughter Carling Junior (1992).

Seguso and his wife currently operate a tennis academy with Chris Evert. [ [http://www.vanderbilt.edu/News/news/may97/nr18.html Vanderbilt News:Tennis tournament/party with British theme to benefit Susan Gray School ] ]

Grand Slam men's doubles finals (6)

Wins (4)

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External links

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* [http://www.daviscup.com/teams/player.asp?player=10001258 Davis Cup record]


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