Lorenzo Manta

Lorenzo Manta ( born September 17, 1974 in Winterthur ) is a former Swiss tennis player of Italian descent.


Manta was trained by his father Leonardo Manta, an Italian in 1971 took part in Switzerland on Davis Cup and 1974 as representative of the LTC Winterthur, together with Evagreth Emmenegger Swiss champion in mixed doubles. He could reach the ATP World Tour finals in a double competition. In 1999 he was defeated at the tournament in Tashkent on the side of Mark Keil calculated against his own long-time Davis Cup doubles partner Marc Rosset, who had come along with Oleg Ogorodov. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 2000 with position 103 in the individual and in the following year, with position 82 in doubles. His best individual result at a Grand Slam tournament was the second round at Wimbledon in 1999, in 2001 he reached at the French Open the double - knockout round. Manta played between 1995 and 2001 for the Swiss Davis Cup team. His first of eleven doubles ( Record 9-2), he played on the side of Jakob Hlasek until 1999, he played with Marc Rosset, after which he was a partner of Roger Federer. Between September 1997 and April 2001, he won nine doubles matches in a row. He went on in five batches in which he was subject, however, four times. His only victory he celebrated against Vasilly Kazhera at 5-0 against Belarus.

In 2002, he finished his career at the age of 27 years due to health reasons.