Luis Lobo

Luis Lobo (born 9 November 1970 at Buenos Aires ) is a former Argentine tennis player and tennis coach.


Lobo played first satellite tournaments and won two of them in 1990. The following year he played on the ATP Challenger Tour and was able to reach the final in Lins. He also won at the side of Pablo Albano the doubles title at the Challenger tournament in São Paulo. In 1994 he won at the side of Javier Sanchez in Athens for the first time an ATP tournament. With Sanchez, he won the following year, two more doubles titles, they were also four times in a final, including at the Masters tournament in Monte Carlo. 1997 was his most successful year; He won five doubles tournaments, including the Masters Tournament in Hamburg. During his career he won a total of twelve doubles titles, including two from the category ATP International Series Gold and ATP Masters Series category. A further eight times he stood in a double finals. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1991 with position 167 in singles and in 1997 with position 12 in doubles.

In the individual he was never able to qualify for a Grand Slam tournament. In doubles, he reached 1996 in the second round of the French Open in 1998 in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open and twice in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open. In his best Wimbledon result was reaching the third round.

Lobo played between 1995 and 2001, a single and double eleven appearances for the Argentina Davis Cup team. His only single he played in 1997, when it stood on the double been 3-0 against Venezuela. He was defeated in straight sets against Jimy Szymanski. He joined the 1996 Summer Olympics in the men's doubles for Argentina. On the side of Javier Frana, he retired in the first round against the Spanish duo of Tomás Carbonell and Sergi Bruguera. At the Pan American Games in Mar del Plata in 1995 he won the gold medal at the side of Javier Frana.

Since the end of his professional career Lobo works as a trainer. He has been training since 2006, former world number one Carlos Moyà and Juan Mónaco and is also team manager of the Argentine World Team Cup team in Dusseldorf won the world title in 2010.



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