This is a list of the main career statistics of former Kuerten's record against players who held a top 10 In singles, Kuerten has a 38–36 record against players who were, at the time the match was played, ranked in the top 10. Andre saved a break point at the start of the second set, keen to avoid the first set scenario, and he had a break chance in game 2, only to be denied by another strong serve from the Brazilian.It was Gustavo's turn to make some damage on the return in game 5, and he broke at love to gain a 3-2 lead when Andre sent a backhand long. Besides the fact they competed for the last and one of the biggest titles of the season, Safin and Kuerten were also involved in the battle for the year-end number 1 position, and it was the Russian who had everything in his hands. He often played in an age group above his. AFP/Getty Images Gustavo Kuerten was the only man to defeat Roger Federer at a Grand Slam event in 2004. –) korábbi világelső brazil teniszező, háromszoros Roland Garros-győztes (1997, 2000, 2001).

Kuerten—inspired by his late brother Guilherme, who suffered from brain damage during birth and contracted cerebral palsy, founded the Instituto Guga Kuerten in 2000, which is dedicated to helping the disabled by providing developmental opportunities, sports, and education, as well as promoting social inclusion throughout Brazil.

SR=strike rate (events won/competed) The American was in a really tough position again in game 7, having to play against 3 break points, but he saved them all to stay within one break deficit.Out of sudden, he had a chance to get back on the scoreboard, with a break point in game 10 when Kuerten served for the set, but the Brazilian repelled it with a service winner, firing 2 additional aces to close the game and jump into a massive 2 sets to 0 lead, getting closer and closer to the finish line. After two years as a professional, Kuerten rose to the position of No. This is a list of the main career statistics of former Brazilian professional tennis player, Gustavo Kuerten. The match lasted 2 hours and 6 minutes and the Brazilian held his nerve to save all 7 break points and steal rival's serve once in each set to prevail in 3 sets and start a huge celebration in front of many Brazilian fans that supported him from start to finish.Kuerten became the first South American who finished the season atop, ending the American domination that lasted from 1992, and Brazil was only the 5th country since 1973 that gave a year-end number 1 player, after Romania, USA, Sweden, and Czechoslovakia. Kuerten vs Agassi: ATP Finals 2000 Final Highlights - YouTube 2 player in Brazil, behind Fernando Meligeni, and he had his then highest point by helping the Brazil Davis Cup team defeat Austria in 1996 and reach the competition's first division, the World Group. Dec. 3, 2000: Gustavo Kuerten beats Andre Agassi to lift Masters Cup title. Gustavo Kuerten (phát âm tiếng Bồ Đào Nha: [ɡusˈtavu ˈkiɾtẽ]; sinh ngày 10 tháng 9 năm 1976 tại Florianópolis, Santa Catarina là cựu tay vợt số 1 thế giới người Brasil.Anh từng giành 3 danh hiệu Pháp Mở rộng vào các năm 1997,2000, 2001 và danh hiệu Tennis Masters Cup năm 2000. Gustavo Kuerten (Florianopolis, 1976. szeptember 10. Following his unexpected victory in the 1997 French Open - which was not only his mai 2000-ben megnyerte a Tennis Masters Cupot, és öt ATP Masters Series-címet szerzett.

On December 3, Guga toppled the American by 6-4 6-4 6-4 to win the Masters Cup title and overcome Marat Safin in the rankings by 75 points! A volley winner gave him a match point and he crossed the finish line with another service winner, one of the most important in his career, to lift one of the biggest titles of his career and become the best player in the world. All statistics are according to the ATP World Tour and ITF website. Gustavo Kuerten (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡusˈtavu ˈkiɾtẽ]; born September 10, 1976), an aa kent as Guga, is a retired umwhile Warld No. Agassi saved a break point in game 5 to stay in contention and both players served well until the end of the set, with no more break chances.Kuerten claimed the opener with a cross court forehand winner in game 10 to create the lead, and this gave him the momentum before the rest of the match. 1 tennis player frae Brazil.. References