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Peruvian people of Italian descent
Luis Horna Biscari is a former tennis player from Peru, who turned professional in 1998. Horna plays right-handed, he has a strong serve for a relatively short player and the forehand is his best stroke. He uses a single-handed backhand and his favourite surface is clay. He was the Men's Doubles Champion of the 2008 French Open with his Uruguayan teammate Pablo Cuevas.
Horna is known by his nickname "Lucho", which comes from his first name. Horna was an outstanding junior player in both singles and doubles. He made the final of the boys singles at the French Open in 1997 losing to Daniel Elsner. Horna won the French Open and Wimbledon doubles with Jose de Armas and Nicolas Massu respectively.
Horna turned professional in 1998 and he moved up over 1,000 places in the rankings with victories in the Ecuadorian, where he defeated Sergio Roitman as a qualifier and three Futures events in Peru and in 1999 made his first ATP Challenger final in Aschaffenburg. In 2000 he was finalist in Salinas and again in Aschaffenburg and it was not until 2001 that Horna was able to get his first win on the ATP tour in Umag defeating Martin Damm and made another Challenger final in Curitiba losing to Flavio Saretta.
Horna Recent Match Results
Horna World Ranking History
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