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Men's Singles

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Host City: Barcelona, Spain
Venue(s): Vall d'Hebron Municipal Tennis Centre, La Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Catalonia, ESP
Date Started: July 28, 1992
Date Finished: August 8, 1992
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: SUI Marc Rosset
Silver: ESP Jordi Arrese
Bronze: CRO Goran IvaniÅ¡ević
EUN Andrey Cherkasov


The tournament was marked by upsets. The #1 seed was the USA's [Jim Courier], who lost in the third round to [Marc Rosset] of Switzerland. Other top seeds to lose early included [Stefan Edberg] (SWE), [Boris Becker] (GER), [Pete Sampras] (USA), [Michael Chang] (USA), and [Michael Stich] (GER). The only top seed to make the semis was Croatia's [Goran Ivaniševič], but exhausted after four consecutive 5-set matches, he lost there to Rosset. The final was contested by Rosset, ranked 44th in the world, and Spain's [Jordi Arrese], ranked 30th, with Rosset prevailing in five sets, 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 8-6.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Marc Rosset 21 Switzerland SUI Gold
2 Jordi Arrese 27 Spain ESP Silver
3T Goran Ivanišević 20 Croatia CRO Bronze
3T Andrey Cherkasov 22 Unified Team EUN Bronze
5T Emilio Sánchez Vicario 27 Spain ESP
5T Fabrice Santoro 19 France FRA
5T Jaime Oncins 22 Brazil BRA
5T Leonardo Lavalle 25 Mexico MEX
9T Jim Courier 21 United States USA
9T Magnus Larsson 22 Sweden SWE
9T Jakob Hlasek 27 Switzerland SUI
9T Boris Becker 24 Germany GER
9T Mark Koevermans 24 Netherlands NED
9T Pete Sampras 20 United States USA
9T Carl-Uwe Steeb 24 Germany GER
9T Renzo Furlan 22 Italy ITA
17T Gilad Bloom 25 Israel ISR
17T Wayne Ferreira 20 South Africa RSA
17T Omar Camporese 24 Italy ITA
17T Guy Forget 27 France FRA
17T Paul Haarhuis 26 Netherlands NED
17T Andrew Sznajder 25 Canada CAN
17T Javier Frana 25 Argentina ARG
17T Younès El-Aynaoui 20 Morocco MAR
17T Michael Chang 20 United States USA
17T Sergi Bruguera 21 Spain ESP
17T Goran Prpić 28 Croatia CRO
17T Jaime Yzaga 24 Peru PER
17T Michael Stich 28 Germany GER
17T Henri Leconte 29 France FRA
17T Magnus Gustafsson 25 Sweden SWE
17T Andrey Chesnokov 26 Unified Team EUN
33T Ramesh Krishnan 31 India IND
33T Marián Vajda 27 Czechoslovakia TCH
33T Karim Alami 19 Morocco MAR
33T Christo van Rensburg 29 South Africa RSA
33T Todd Woodbridge 21 Australia AUS
33T Juan Ríos 25 Puerto Rico PUR
33T Horst Skoff 23 Austria AUT
33T Cristiano Caratti 22 Italy ITA
33T Bernardo Mota 21 Portugal POR
33T Luiz Mattar 28 Brazil BRA
33T Benny Wijaya 18 Indonesia INA
33T Francisco Maciel 28 Mexico MEX
33T Pablo Arraya 30 Peru PER
33T Christian Miniussi 25 Argentina ARG
33T Chris Wilkinson 22 Great Britain GBR
33T Christian Ruud 19 Norway NOR
33T Alberto Mancini 23 Argentina ARG
33T Srđan Muškatirović 20 Individual Olympic Athletes IOA
33T Sándor Noszály 20 Hungary HUN
33T Andrew Castle 28 Great Britain GBR
33T Roger Smith 28 Bahamas BAH
33T Kenneth Carlsen 19 Denmark DEN
33T Wally Masur 29 Australia AUS
33T Richard Fromberg 22 Australia AUS
33T Jan Siemerink 22 Netherlands NED
33T Jang Ui-Jong 23 South Korea KOR
33T Shuzo Matsuoka 24 Japan JPN
33T Leander Paes 19 India IND
33T Andrei Pavel 18 Romania ROU
33T Thomas Muster 24 Austria AUT
33T Owen Casey 22 Ireland IRL
33T Stefan Edberg 26 Sweden SWE