Adriano Panatta

Tennis Player
Born Jul 9, 1950
Age 64
Plays Right-handed
Turned Pro 1969
Career Prize Money $776,187

Adriano Panatta is a former professional tennis player from Italy. He is best remembered for winning the French Open in 1976, and for being the only player to ever defeat Björn Borg at Roland Garros, which he did on two occasions.

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1950 Birth Born in 1950.


1973 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In his early career, Panatta won top-level professional titles at Bournemouth in 1973, Florence in 1974, and at Kitzbühel and Stockholm in 1975. … Read More
1975 25 Years Old He also faced Borg at the semi-final stage of the 1975 tournament; Borg won on this occasion in four sets.
1977 27 Years Old In 1977, Panatta won the WCT tournament in Houston, where he managed to defeat Jimmy Connors and Vitas Gerulaitis.
1978 28 Years Old He followed this up with another title in Tokyo in 1978.
1979 29 Years Old Panatta was less successful on fast surfaces. On grass courts, his most notable performance came in reaching the quarter-finals at Wimbledon in 1979. … Read More


1980 30 Years Old Panatta's final career singles title came in 1980 at Florence.
1983 33 Years Old He retired from the professional tour in 1983. … Read More
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