Roberto Vizcaíno, Spanish tennis player and coach, Died at 59

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Roberto Vizcaíno Mallol was born on April 25, 1957, and died on December 11, 2016.

He was a professional tennis player from Spain.

He participated in the 1980 French Open and was beaten in the opening round by Yannick Noah.

Vizcaíno also played in the mixed doubles, with Silvana Urroz.

After making it into the second round, where they lost to Steve Krulevitz and Lucia Romanov.

Additionally, in 1980, Vizcaino was a semi-finalist at the British Hard Court Championships in Bournemouth, securing wins over John Whiteford, Stefan Simonsson and Kjell Johansson.

He defeated Antonio Zugarelli in the first round of the 1981 French Open, but was unable to get past Tony Giammalva in the second round.

Vizcaíno competed in the men’s doubles as well with Rick Fagel and the pair beat Argentinians Alejandro Ganzábal and Gustavo Guerrero, before a second round exit.

Vizcaíno made the quarter-finals at the 1983 Geneva Open and was a doubles semi-finalist in the 1984 Tel Aviv Open, with partner Ferrante Rocchi.

Until 1992, Vizcaíno was the coach of Carlos Costa.

Roberto Vizcaíno Mallol passed away at 59 years old.

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