General Michele
Pirro
Male
Italy
1934-08-13
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About

Michele Pirro has risen to the top of national tennis since he was very young with victories in the junior team world championships, Coppa de Galea, European Cup, with the champions of the time Nicola Pietrangeli, Fausto Gardini, Orlando Sirola , Beppe Merlo and Sergio Tacchini.

In his career he has won 160 tournaments, as well as participations in Wimbledon, Roland Garros and Davis Cup tournaments.

Since 1965, he has lived in Campione d'Italia, contributing both as a player and as an organizer to the promotion of tennis in the Canton Ticino, with generations of the strongest tennis players of Ticino trained under his guidance.

He had been the captain of the Italian youth teams in the sixties in collaboration with Mario Belardinelli. He was a good level player, he won the absolute Italian Championships of male doubles paired with Sergio Jacobini in 1961 and five times the absolute Italian mixed double championships. In 1962 paired with the Florentine Francesca "La Cecca" Gordigiani and paired with the Roman Roberta Beltrame (who became the wife of Gerardo Bonardi) from 1963 to 1966.



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Archive statistics 1950 - 1977
2
197
82


Tournament wins 1961 - Tarvisio (Amateur)
1951 - San Remo Christmas (Amateur)


Tournaments Switzerland Satellite Leg 1 - 1977 Switzerland Satellite Leg 1 - Qualifying - 1977 Italian National Covered Courts - 1972 Bolzano International Championships - 1971 Monte Carlo - 1969 Italian International Championships - 1969 Italian International Championships - 1968 Montana-Vermala - 1968 Italian Nationals (Closed) - 1968 Italian International Championships - 1967 Italian Nationals (Closed) - 1966 Monte Carlo - 1965 Nice - 1965 Italian International Championships - 1965 Menton - 1965 Italian Nationals (Closed) - 1965 Napoli - 1965 Wimbledon - 1964 Swiss International Championships - 1964 Italian International Championships - 1964 Wimbledon - 1963 Roland Garros - 1963 Beaulieu - 1963 Italian International Championships - 1963 Italian Nationals (Closed) - 1963 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1963 Sicilian International Championships - 1963 Napoli - 1963 King's Cup - First Round a - 1963 Monte Carlo - 1962 Roland Garros - 1962 Beaulieu - 1962 Italian International Championships - 1962 Italian Nationals (Closed) - 1962 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1962 Sicilian International Championships - 1962 Napoli - 1962 Coupe Faulcombridge - 1962 Reggio Calabria - 1962 Sorrento - 1962 Italian International Championships - 1961 Venezia (Venice International Tournament) - 1961 Championships of Berlin - 1961 Cap d 'Antibes - 1961 Italian Nationals (Closed) - 1961 Napoli - 1961 Coupe Faulcombridge - 1961 Viareggio - 1961 Reggio Calabria - 1961 Milano International - 1961 Lesa - 1961 Tarvisio - 1961 Italian International Championships - 1960 Cannes Gallia - 1960 San Remo - 1960 Coupe Faulcombridge - 1960 Ortisei - 1960 Lesa - 1960 Monte Carlo - 1959 Cannes Championships - 1959 Italian International Championships - 1959 Cannes Gallia - 1959 Cap d 'Antibes - 1959 France vs Italy Team Match - 1959 Italian Nationals (Closed) - 1959 Sicilian International Championships - 1959 Napoli - 1959 Ortisei - 1959 Beaulieu - 1958 Cannes Carlton - 1958 Italian International Championships - 1958 Cannes Gallia - 1958 San Remo - 1958 Cap d 'Antibes - 1958 Conde de Godo - 1958 Menton - 1958 Italian Nationals (Closed) - 1958 Lausanne - 1958 Napoli - 1958 Romanian International Championship - 1958 Gallia - 1958 Monte Carlo Mid-Winter - 1958 Villars - 1958 Cannes Championships - 1957 Italian International Championships - 1957 Cannes Gallia - 1957 Conde de Godo - 1957 Italian Nationals (Closed) - 1957 Napoli - 1957 Florence International - 1957 Barcelona International Christmas - 1957 Italian International Championships - 1956 Venezia (Venice International Tournament) - 1956 Italian Nationals (Closed) - 1956 Sicilian International Championships - 1956 Napoli - 1956 Viareggio - 1956 Florence International - 1956 Italian International Championships - 1955 San Remo - 1955 Napoli - 1955 Viareggio - 1955 Florence International - 1955 Varese - 1955 Italian International Championships - 1954 Venezia (Venice International Tournament) - 1954 San Remo - 1954 Napoli - 1954 Pedavena - 1954 Trento International - 1954 Monte Carlo Christmas Tournament - 1954 San Remo - 1953 Bordighera - 1952 San Remo - 1952 Ortisei - 1952 Carezza Al Lago - 1952 San Remo - 1951 San Remo Christmas - 1951 Venezia (Venice International Tournament) - 1950 San Remo - 1950

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