Potito Starace

  • Date of birth: July 14, 1981
  • Birthplace: Benevento, Italy
  • Residence: Cervinara, Italy
  • Height: 6'4'' (1.93 m)
  • Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed


Potito Starace achieved his career-high ranking of 27th on October 15, 2007. He is currently 77th in the ATP rankings.

One of the most memorable moments of Starace's career was when he made the men's doubles quarterfinals of the 2006 French Open with Alberto Martin. They defeated eighth-seeded Simon Aspelin and Todd Perry along the way, before walking over to second seeds Jonas Bjorkman and Max Mirnyi. He reached 2 career ATP finals, both in 2007. He lost in Valencia to Nicolas Almagro and later in Kitzb├╝hel to Juan Monaco.