Paolo Lorenzi

Paolo Lorenzi is an Italian professional tennis player. Lorenzi is coached by Claudio Galoppini.

Tennis career

Lorenzi reached his first ATP World Tour final at the age of 32, in São Paulo. Here, at the 2014 Brasil Open, the Italian reached the semifinals of an ATP Tour tournament for the first time, upsetting Juan Mónaco in three sets; then progressing to the final after the retirement of Tommy Haas in the second set of their semifinal match. He went on to lose the final to Argentine Federico Delbonis in three sets.
On 22 May 2015, after defeating Matthew Ebden in the quarterfinals of the Eskişehir Cup, Lorenzi became the third player ever to win 300 matches in the ATP Challenger Tour tournaments.
At age 34, on 24 July 2016, Lorenzi earned his first ATP Tour title after beating Nikoloz Basilashvili at the Generali Open Kitzbühel. He was the 32 seed in the 2017 Miami Open but lost in the 2nd round.
On August 1, 2016 he overtook Fabio Fognini becoming the new Italian #1 in the Association of Tennis Professionals ATP Ranking at the age of 34 years old and 8 months.
He entered 2017 Wimbledon Championships where he recorded his first win as the 32nd seed by beating Horacio Zeballos in four sets, he then advanced to the 2nd round where he lost to Jared Donaldson in 4 sets.
Lorenzi recorded the best grand slam singles performance of his career, reaching the round of 16 at the 2017 US Open. He lost to eventual runner-up Kevin Anderson in four sets.
Lorenzi lost in the third round of qualifying of the 2019 US Open, but received an invitation to compete in the main draw upon the withdrawal of Kevin Anderson due to injury. In the first round, he came from two sets down to win in five. In the second round he defeated Miomir Kecmanovic 7-6 6-7 7-6 3-6 6-3, to advance to the third round of the US Open for the second time in his career.

ATP career finals

Singles: 4 (1 title, 3 runner-ups)

Loss0–12014 Brasil Open – Singles|Brasil Open, Brazil250 SeriesClay Federico Delbonis6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Win1–12016 Generali Open Kitzbühel – Singles|Austrian Open Kitzbühel, Austria250 SeriesClay Nikoloz Basilashvili6–3, 6–4
Loss1–22017 Ecuador Open Quito – Singles|Ecuador Open, Ecuador250 SeriesClay Víctor Estrella Burgos7–6, 5–7, 6–7
Loss1–32017 Croatia Open Umag – Singles|Croatia Open, Croatia250 SeriesClay Andrey Rublev4–6, 2–6

Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runner-ups)

Win1–02013 VTR Open – Doubles|Chile Open, Chile250 SeriesClay Potito Starace Juan Mónaco
Rafael Nadal
6–2, 6–4
Loss1–12015 Brasil Open – Doubles|Brasil Open, Brazil250 SeriesClay Diego Schwartzman Juan Sebastián Cabal
Robert Farah
4–6, 2–6
Loss1–22016 Argentina Open – Doubles|Argentina Open, Argentina250 SeriesClay Íñigo Cervantes Huegun Juan Sebastián Cabal
Robert Farah
3–6, 0–6

Challenger and Futures finals

Singles: 44 (25–19)

Loss0–1Italy F5, SelargiusFuturesHard Rodolphe Cadart0–6, 3–6
Win1–1Croatia F3, NašiceFuturesClay Sebő Kiss4–6, 6–0, 6–0
Win2–1Australia F4, FrankstonFuturesClay Vasilis Mazarakis6–4, 7–6
Loss2–2San Luis Potosí, MexicoChallengerClay Rainer Eitzinger4–6, 7–6, 5–7
Win3–2Tarragona, SpainChallengerClay Younes El Aynaoui6–4, 7–6
Win4–2Italy F2, TrentoFuturesHard Philipp Oswald7–6, 7–6
Win5–2Alessandria, ItalyChallengerClay Simone Vagnozzi4–6, 7–6, 7–6
Win6–2Ivory Coast F1, AbidjanFuturesHard Valentin Sanon6–3, 6–4
Loss6–32009 San Luis Potosí Challenger – Singles|San Luis Potosí, MexicoChallengerClay Santiago Giraldo2–6, 7–6, 2–6
Loss6–42009 Open Costa Adeje – Isla de Tenerife – Singles|Tenerife, SpainChallengerHard Marco Chiudinelli3–6, 4–6
Win7–42009 Camparini Gioielli Cup – Singles|Reggio Emilia, ItalyChallengerClay Jean-René Lisnard7–5, 1–6, 6–2
Win8–42009 Rijeka Open – Singles|Rijeka, CroatiaChallengerClay Blaž Kavčič6–3, 7–6
Win9–42009 BMW Ljubljana Open – Singles|Ljubljana, SloveniaChallengerClay Grega Žemlja1–6, 7–6, 6–2
Loss9–52009 Open Tarragona Costa Daurada – Singles|Tarragona, SpainChallengerClay Daniel Gimeno Traver4–6, 0–6
Loss9–62010 Seguros Bolívar Open Pereira – Singles|Pereira, ColombiaChallengerClay Santiago Giraldo3–6, 3–6
Win10–62010 Riviera di Rimini Challenger – Singles|Rimini, ItalyChallengerClay Federico Delbonis6–2, 6–0
Win11–62011 Seguros Bolívar Open Pereira – Singles|Pereira, ColombiaChallengerClay Rogério Dutra Silva7–5, 6–2
Win12–62011 BMW Ljubljana Open – Singles|Ljubljana, SloveniaChallengerClay Grega Žemlja6–2, 6–4
Loss12–72012 Challenger ATP de Salinas Diario Expreso – Singles|Salinas, EcuadorChallengerClay Guido Pella6–1, 5–7, 3–6
Loss12–82012 Jalisco Open – Singles|Guadalajara, MexicoChallengerHard Thiago Alves3–6, 6–7
Loss12–92012 San Luis Potosí Challenger – Singles|San Luis Potosí, MexicoChallengerClay Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Loss12–102012 Sarasota Open – Singles|Sarasota, USAChallengerClay Sam Querrey1–6, 7–6, 3–6
Win13–102012 Zucchetti Kos Tennis Cup – Singles|Cordenons, ItalyChallengerClay Daniel Gimeno Traver7–6, 6–3
Loss13–112012 Tennis Cup – Singles|Todi, ItalyChallengerClay Andrey Kuznetsov3–6, 0–2 ret.
Win14–112012 Seguros Bolívar Open Medellín – Singles|Medellín, ColombiaChallengerClay Leonardo Mayer7–6, 6–7, 6–4
Loss14–122012 Challenger Ciudad de Guayaquil – Singles|Guayaquil, EcuadorChallengerClay Leonardo Mayer2–6, 4–6
Loss14–132014 Bucaramanga Open – Singles|Bucaramanga, ColombiaChallengerClay Alejandro Falla5–7, 1–6
Win15–132014 San Luis Potosí Challenger – Singles|San Luis Potosí, MexicoChallengerClay Adrián Menéndez Maceiras6–1, 6–3
Win16–132014 Claro Open Cali – Singles|Cali, ColombiaChallengerClay Víctor Estrella Burgos4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Loss16–142014 Challenger Ciudad de Guayaquil – Singles|Guayaquil, EcuadorChallengerClay Pablo Cuevasw/o
Win17–142015 Eskişehir Cup – Singles|Eskişehir, TurkeyChallengerHard Íñigo Cervantes Huegun7–6, 7–6
Win18–142015 International Tennis Tournament of Cortina – Singles|Cortina, ItalyChallengerClay Máximo González6–3, 7–5
Win19–142015 Seguros Bolívar Open Pereira – Singles|Pereira, ColombiaChallengerClay Alejandro González4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Win20–142015 Seguros Bolívar Open Medellín – Men's Singles|Medellín, ColombiaChallengerClay Gonzalo Lama7–6, 2–0 ret.
Loss20–152015 Open Bogotá – Singles|Bogotá, ColombiaChallengerClay Eduardo Struvay3–6, 6–4, 4–6
Win21–152016 Canberra Challenger – Singles|Canberra, AustraliaChallengerHard Ivan Dodig6–2, 6–4
Loss21–162016 Claro Open Bucaramanga – Singles|Bucaramanga, ColombiaChallengerClay Gerald Melzer3–6, 1–6
Win22–162016 Città di Caltanissetta – Singles|Caltanissetta, ItalyChallengerClay Matteo Donati6–3, 4–6, 7–6
Win23–162017 Città di Caltanissetta – Singles|Caltanissetta, ItalyChallengerClay Alessandro Giannessi6–4, 6–2
Loss23–172018 Internazionali di Tennis Città dell'Aquila – Singles|L'Aquila, ItalyChallengerClay Facundo Bagnis6–2, 3–6, 4–6
Win24–172018 Sopot Open – Singles|Sopot, PolandChallengerClay Daniel Gimeno Traver7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Win25–172018 Internazionali di Tennis del Friuli Venezia Giulia – Singles|Cordenons, ItalyChallengerClay Máté Valkusz6–3, 3–6, 6-4
Loss25–182019 Savannah Challenger – Singles|Savannah, USAChallengerClay Federico Coria3–6, 6–4, 2–6
Loss25–192019 Internazionali di Tennis di Manerbio – Trofeo Dimmidisì – Singles|Manerbio, ItalyChallengerClay Federico Gaio3–6, 1–6

Doubles: 11 (9–4)

Loss0–1China F1, ShenzhenFuturesHard Giancarlo Petrazzuolo Yu Xinyuan
Zeng Shaoxuan
6–7, 6–7
Win1–1China F2, DongguanFuturesHard Giancarlo Petrazzuolo Frederik Nielsen
Rasmus Nørby
6–4, 7–6
Win2–1Italy F2, TrentoFuturesHard Giancarlo Petrazzuolo Xavier Audouy
Ludovic Walter
6–3, 4–6,
Loss2–2Rome, ItalyChallengerClay Giancarlo Petrazzuolo Flavio Cipolla
Simone Vagnozzi
3–6, 3–6
Win3–2San Benedetto, ItalyChallengerClay Júlio Silva Cătălin-Ionuț Gârd
Max Raditschnigg
6–3, 7–5
Win4–22009 Trofeo Bellaveglia – Doubles|Orbetello, ItalyChallengerClay Giancarlo Petrazzuolo Alessio di Mauro
Manuel Jorquera
7–6, 3–6,
Win5–22010 Copa Petrobras Asunción – Doubles|Asunción, ParaguayChallengerClay Fabio Fognini Carlos Berlocq
Brian Dabul
6–3, 6–4
Win6–22011 Seguros Bolívar Open Barranquilla – Doubles|Barranquilla, ColombiaChallengerClay Flavio Cipolla Alejandro Falla
Eduardo Struvay
6–3, 6–4
Win7–22011 Rijeka Open – Doubles|Rijeka, CroatiaChallengerClay Júlio Silva Lovro Zovko
Dino Marcan
6–3, 6–2
Loss7–32012 Seguros Bolívar Open Bucaramanga – Doubles|Bucaramanga, ColombiaChallengerClay Miguel Ángel López Jaén Ariel Behar
Horacio Zeballos
4–6, 6–7
Win8–32015 International Tennis Tournament of Cortina – Doubles|Cortina, ItalyChallengerClay Matteo Viola Lee Hsin-han
Alessandro Motti
6–7, 6–4,
Loss8–42015 Monterrey Challenger – Doubles|Monterrey, MexicoChallengerHard Fernando Romboli Thiemo de Bakker
Mark Vervoort
Win9–42019 Sarasota Open – Doubles|Sarasota, USAChallengerClay Martín Cuevas Luke Bambridge
Jonny O'Mara
7–6, 7–6

Singles performance timeline

Doubles performance timeline