- Carlos Costa
Infobox Tennis player
playername= Carlos Costa
datebirth= birthdate and age|1968|4|26
weight= convert|73|kg|lb st|abbr=on
plays= Right-handed; one-handed backhand
highestsinglesranking= 10 (
May 18, 1992)
AustralianOpenresult= 3rd round (1993
FrenchOpenresult= 4th round (1992–93)
Wimbledonresult= 2nd Round (1992–94)
USOpenresult= 4th round (1992)
highestdoublesranking= 40 (
September 18, 1989)
March 3, 2008Carles ("Carlos") Costa Masferrer (born April 22 1968, in Barcelona, Spain) is a former professional tennisplayer from Spain. He was among the game's leading clay courtplayers in the early 1990s.
Costa turned professional in 1988. He won his first top-level singles title in March 1992 at Estoril. His second came just a month later in Barcelona. Costa was also runner-up at the 1992 Italian Open, and reached the fourth round at that year's
French Openand US Open. In May 1992, he reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 10.
1993 saw Costa win two more titles at
Hilversumand Buenos Aires, and again reach the French Open fourth round.
Costa won another two singles titles in 1994, at Estoril and
During his career, Costa won six top-level singles titles and five doubles titles. His career prize-money totalled US$3,134,189. Costa retired from the professional tour in 1999.
Currently Costa works for IMG and is the agent for
Rafael Nadal. In April 2006 he played in the 2006 Seniors Torneo Godóevent in Barcelonain which he lost to Sergi Bruguerain the final.
He is not related to his compatriot
ingles Titles (6)
Madrid( Sergi Bruguera)
Rome Masters( Jim Courier)
Mexico City( Thomas Muster)
Barcelona( Richard Krajicek)
Porto( Alberto Berasategui)
Umag( Thomas Muster)
Bologna( Alberto Berasategui)
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