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Furlan was a professional tennis player in 1988, and two years later in Tampere his first Challenger tournament. The following year, he also won a first Challengerturnier in a double on the side of Omar Camporese. In 1992 he was in Bologna for the first time in the final of an ATP tournament, followed by two more finals before he won his first ATP tournament in 1994 in Casablanca, his second and last tournament victory came in the same year. His only finals in the doubles competition he had in 1994 on the side of Jordi Arrese in San Marino. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1996 with position 19 in a single 34 and 1991 position 193 in doubles.
His best individual result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the quarterfinals at the French Open in 1995, where he lost to Sergi Bruguera. In the doubles competition, he was able to qualify only once, at the Australian Open of the same year he reached the second round.
Furlan played 1993-2000 19 individual lots for the Italian Davis Cup team. In 1996 and 1997 he was with his team in the semifinals of the World group, both were lost. He was able to win each of its two singles, but was defeated Cedric Pioline and Jonas Bjorkman. Overall, his record with 10:9 was slightly positive. In the Summer Olympics 1996, he went to Italy, and reached the quarterfinals, where he was the Indian Leander Paes inferior. In the Summer Olympics 2000, he retired in the third round against Jordi Arrese.
Furlan is married to the former tennis player Nathalie Baudone.