General Jose Luis
Clerc
Male
Argentina
1958-08-16
Buenos Aires, Argentina


About

Clerc represented Argentina for the Davis Cup from 1976 to 1989. With team mate Guillermo Vilas, Argentina was runner up of the 1981 Davis Cup losing 3–1 to United States in Cincinnati. He defeated Roscoe Tanner 7-5, 6-3, 8-6 in a singles match, but lost to John McEnroe in five sets, and to Fleming/McEnroe in doubles with Vilas.

Also with Vilas and Carlos Gattiker, Argentina won the 1980 World Team Cup, defeating Adriano Panatta 7-6, 6-3 to beat Italy 3–0 in the finals in Dusseldorf.

He received the ATP Sportsmanship Award of 1981, and Argentine Konex Awards in 1980 and 1990 for Merit in Tennis.

Clerc runs a tennis school in Argentina, participates in Senior tournaments, and regularly serves as a tennis analyst for ESPN Latin America and ESPN Deportes. He also coaches Julia Cohen, a top American junior player.

Clerc is currently developing and will serve as director of the José Luis Clerc Tennis Academy at Algodon Wine Estates in San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina. He also serves as Ambassador to the Algodon brand.



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Archive statistics 1976 - 1989
26
433
315


Tournament wins 1983 - US Pro Championships (Professional)
1982 - Zell Am See (Open)
1982 - Gstaad (ATP)
1982 - Venizia (Venice International Tournament) (Amateur)
1982 - Richmond Indoor Championships (WCT Circuit)
1981 - Florence International (Amateur)
1981 - Italian International Championships ()
1981 - Washington Open (Open)
1981 - North Conway (Grand Prix Circuit)
1981 - US Clay Courts (Open)
1981 - South American Masters (Open)
1981 - US Pro Championships (Professional)
1980 - US Clay Courts (Open)
1980 - Madrid Open (ATP)
1980 - Costa Rica International (Grand Prix Circuit)
1980 - Argentina International Championships (Open)
1980 - Ecuador Open (ATP World Tour 250 series)
1980 - South Orange Open (Grand Prix Circuit)
1979 - South Argentina Open (Open)
1979 - Vina Del Mar (Open)
1979 - Johannesburg Open (Grand Prix Circuit)
1979 - Serramar (Open)
1978 - Argentina International Championships (Open)
1978 - River Plate Championships (Amateur)
1978 - Florence International (Amateur)
1978 - Chile International (Open)


Tournaments Roland Garros - 1989 Roland Garros - 1985 US Open - 1985 Monte Carlo - 1984 Roland Garros - 1984 Wimbledon - 1983 Monte Carlo - 1983 Roland Garros - 1983 US Open - 1983 Monte Carlo - 1982 Roland Garros - 1982 US Open - 1982 US Clay Courts - 1982 Italian International Championships - 1982 Venizia (Venice International Tournament) - 1982 River Oaks Tournament - 1982 Conde de Godo - 1982 Delray Beach - 1982 Richmond Indoor Championships - 1982 Gstaad - 1982 Florence International - 1982 Zell Am See - 1982 Washington Open - 1982 WCT Finals - 1982 Denver - 1982 WCT - La Costa - 1982 Los Angeles Tennis Classic - 1982 North Conway - 1982 WCT - Mexico City - 1982 WCT - Forest Hills - 1982 Rosemont Invitation - 1982 WCT - Fall Finals - 1982 WCT - Amsterdam - 1982 Wimbledon - 1981 Monte Carlo - 1981 Roland Garros - 1981 US Open - 1981 US Clay Courts - 1981 Italian International Championships - 1981 River Oaks Tournament - 1981 US Pro Championships - 1981 Swiss International Covered Courts - 1981 ATP World Tour Finals - 1981 Florence International - 1981 Washington Open - 1981 Ecuador Open - 1981 North Conway - 1981 South American Masters - 1981 WCT - Forest Hills - 1981 Tokyo Indoor - 1981 AMF Head Cup - 1981 Edmonton Tennis Challenge - 1981 Australian Open - 1980 Wimbledon - 1980 Monte Carlo - 1980 Roland Garros - 1980 US Open - 1980 New South Wales Championships - 1980 US Clay Courts - 1980 Italian International Championships - 1980 US Pro Championships - 1980 South African Championships - 1980 Argentina International Championships - 1980 Conde de Godo - 1980 ATP World Tour Finals - 1980 Richmond Indoor Championships - 1980 Madrid Open - 1980 Florence International - 1980 Washington Open - 1980 Philadelphia Indoors - 1980 Milano Indoors - 1980 South Orange Open - 1980 Ecuador Open - 1980 Birmingham International Indoor - 1980 Johannesburg Open - 1980 World Team Cup - 1980 Costa Rica International - 1980 Frankfurt Open - 1980 Wimbledon - 1979 Monte Carlo - 1979 Roland Garros - 1979 US Open - 1979 US Clay Courts - 1979 Queens Club Tournament - 1979 Italian International Championships - 1979 Pacific Southwest Championships - 1979 US Pro Championships - 1979 German International Championships - 1979 South African Championships - 1979 Argentina International Championships - 1979 Conde de Godo - 1979 Japan Open - 1979 ABN AMRO Rotterdam - 1979 Madrid Open - 1979 Gstaad - 1979 Washington Open - 1979 Milano Indoors - 1979 Louisville Open - 1979 Ecuador Open - 1979 North Conway - 1979 Johannesburg Open - 1979 World Team Cup - 1979 Serramar - 1979 Vina Del Mar - 1979 South Argentina Open - 1979 Australian Open - 1978 Wimbledon - 1978 Roland Garros - 1978 US Open - 1978 New South Wales Championships - 1978 Canadian International Championships - 1978 Austrian International Championships - 1978 Nice - 1978 US Clay Courts - 1978 River Plate Championships - 1978 Italian International Championships - 1978 US Pro Championships - 1978 Argentina International Championships - 1978 Kent Championships - 1978 Conde de Godo - 1978 Wimbledon Plate (Consolation) - 1978 Aix-en-Provence - 1978 Madrid Open - 1978 Gstaad - 1978 Florence International - 1978 Chile International - 1978 South Orange Open - 1978 Bogota - 1978 Club Obras Sanitarias - 1978 Argentina International Championships - 1977 Mitre Cup - Final - 1977 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1977 Swiss International Covered Courts - 1977 Johannesburg Open - 1977 France 2 Satellite - Leg 4 - 1977 Gstaad - Qualifying - 1977 France 2 Satellite - Leg 2 - 1976

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