Whatever Happened To … Felix Mantilla?

Felix Mantilla

Switch on Eurosport in the late 90s and you were bound to see Felix grinding one out on a clay court. His biggest win was Rome in 2003 where he defeated Federer.

What are they doing now?: Working with Tennis Australia helping clay court juniors.
Career titles/finals: 10/11
Win/Loss Record: 313/218
Career High Ranking: 10
Finest moment: In 1997 won 5 clay court titles in 6 finals going 42-8 on the dirt and winning AMS Rome in 2003
Famous For: Beating skin cancer; Losing a bet and having to dye his hair blond in 1998.

Watch: Mantilla vs. Federer Rome Final 2003

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