Famous Tennis Player Victor Pecci

Victor Pecci

Victor Pecci born in Asuncion, Paraguay on 15th October, 1955 is an ex professional tennis player, who first gained recognition in 1976 after winning two titles in the year at Madrid and Berlin. The right handed player announced retirement in 1990 after reaching the point of no 9 on April 21st, 1980. He also secured the highest ranking of no 13 in men’s doubles on 9 April, 1979. He was also the runner-up in the French Open final in the same year, where he beat Conners and Vilas to reach the finals but lost to Borg.

Pecci won 11 singles titles and 12 doubles titles throughout his career. His winning streak started from 1976 when he won two singles titles, followed by a singles title in 1978 and three titles in 1979. After bagging in a single title in 1980, he further went on to hold two more in 1983.  Pecci also holds an impressive doubles game history with a title win in 1976 followed by 5 inning titles in 1978. Pecci also won a doubles title in 1981, three titles in 1983 and another one in 1985.

Pecci also received the “ATP Most Improved Player” award in the year 1979. The same year was also marked as the best of his career as he bagged in $185,012 and secured 15th position on the ATP prize money board. He is also a member of Paraguay Davis cup team from 1976 who upset Czechoslovakia in 1983 and France in 1985 in the first rounds.

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