Results

ATP Bastad 07/16 08:00 25 Taro Daniel v Francesco Passaro CANC
Challenger Trieste 07/10 11:05 25 [249] Enrico Dalla Valle v Francesco Passaro [132] 6-2,6-3
Wimbledon 06/24 14:35 14 [262] Mark Lajal v Francesco Passaro [131] 5-7,6-3,6-3
Challenger Perugia 06/14 16:00 27 [89] Daniel Altmaier v Francesco Passaro [133] 6-2,7-5
Challenger Perugia 06/13 16:00 26 [226] Franco Agamenone v Francesco Passaro [133] 1-6,3-6
Challenger Perugia 06/10 16:00 25 [210] Nick Hardt v Francesco Passaro [133] 1-6,4-6
Challenger Prostejov 06/05 09:40 26 [296] Michael Vrbensky v Francesco Passaro [134] 4-6,6-4,6-4
Challenger Prostejov 06/04 08:00 25 [212] Alex Molcan v Francesco Passaro [134] 1-6,4-6
Challenger Vicenza 06/01 18:30 28 [134] Francesco Passaro v Chun Hsin Tseng [253] 3-6,3-6
Challenger Vicenza 06/01 10:55 27 [134] Francesco Passaro v Dmitry Popko [244] 6-3,3-6,6-4
Challenger Vicenza 05/30 15:30 26 [134] Francesco Passaro v Marco Cecchinato [403] 6-3,6-2
Challenger Vicenza 05/28 17:25 25 [134] Francesco Passaro v Maxime Janvier [217] 6-1,6-2

Wikipedia - Francesco Passaro

Francesco Passaro (born 7 January 2001) is an Italian tennis player. He has a career high ATP singles ranking of world No. 108 on 13 February 2023 and a doubles ranking of world No. 256 on 20 February 2023.

History

2021: ATP debut

Passaro made his ATP main draw debut at the 2021 Emilia-Romagna Open after receiving a wildcard for the doubles main draw.

2022-23: Masters, NextGen Finals and top 110 debuts

He played his first ATP Challenger Tour final at the 2022 Sanremo Challenger and he was defeated in three sets by the world No. 91 Holger Rune.

He made his Masters debut at the 2022 Italian Open in Rome as a wildcard.

He won his first Challenger in July 2022 in Trieste, Italy becoming the 20th #NextGenATP winner in 2022. As a result he reached a new career-high in the top 150 of world No. 144 on 25 July 2022.

He qualified for the 2022 Next Generation ATP Finals.

2024: First Masters wins & third round, Challenger title, back to top 130

He received a wildcard for the 2024 Chile Open in Santiago. He also entered the main draw at the ATP Challenger 125, the 2024 Tennis Napoli Cup this time as an alternate, and reached the semifinals. As a result he returned to the top 200 in the rankings on 1 April 2024.

After reaching the main draw of his home Masters, the Italian Open, having received a wildcard for the qualifying competition, he defeated Arthur Rinderknech for his first Masters main draw win. Next, he reached the third round for the first time at a Masters level, defeating 23rd seed Tallon Griekspoor. Following lifting his second title at the 2024 Turin Challenger as a wildcard, with a win over top seed Lorenzo Musetti in the final, he returned to the top 150 in the rankings climbing more then a 100 positions back in the rankings on 20 May 2024. He became the first player since Robin Soderling in 2009 (Sunrise) to defeat five Top 100 players en route to a Challenger trophy. A month later, he returned to the top 130 on 17 June 2024.