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Jose Luis Clerc

Jose Luis Clerc is a former Argentine professional tennis player, and one of the most important Argentine players in history.

Right handed, Batata Clerc started playing professionally in 1977, and won 25 ATP Titles, and retired in 1988. His highest rank was World No. 4 in August 4, 1981, following a run of 27 victories and 4 titles in one month, and had year-ending rankings 8th in 1980, 5th in 1981, 6th in 1982, and 8th in 1983.

Clerc represented Argentina for the Davis Cup from 1976 to 1989. With team mate Guillermo Vilas, Argentina was runner up of the 1981 Davis Cup losing 31 to United States in Cincinnati. He defeated Roscoe Tanner 7-5, 6-3, 8-6 in a singles match, but lost to John McEnroe, and to Fleming/McEnroe in doubles with Vilas.

Related websites

Clerc's matches for Davis Cup


Clerc's Konex Awards

1980 Argentina's World Team Cup


Algodon Wine Estates website

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