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Gustavo Kuerten Biography

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Brazilian tennis player

Gustavo Kuerten took the tennis world by storm in 1997 when the virtually unknown player won the French Open championship, the clay court Grand Slam event. Kuerten has won the championship three times. He has also won a total of sixteen singles titles and eight doubles titles since turning professional in 1995. Kuerten reached the number one ranking in the world by the end of 2000 and held that position for much of 2001. Aside from being a great clay court player, Kuerten is known as being a friendly, laid back, and humble person.


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