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Sergi Bruguera

Sergi Bruguera was a clay-courts specialist, so much so that he decided not to take part in Wimbledon for many years. Bruguera, in 14 years of activity, participated in the London tournament only in 1989, 1990, 1994 and 2001. In his long career Bruguera reached the number 3 position as his best ranking, obtained in 1994. In total he won 447 matches out of 718 played , for a combined 14 tournament wins.

The Spaniard won the Roland Garros twice: in 1993 he surprisingly defeated the defending champion Jim Courier in five sets, while the following year he easily got rid of his compatriot Alberto Berasategui in four sets. Bruguera also reached the final of the Paris tournament in 1997, but on that occasion he was literally destroyed by the young Brazilian Gustavo Kuerten, who won against the odds in a one-sided match.

Among Bruguera's trophies, the silver medal won at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games should be mentioned, in which he was defeated in three sets by Andre Agassi for the gold. After his retirement in 2002, Bruguera continued to play, albeit in the Senior Tour.

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