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Adrian Ungur (born 22 January 1985) is a Romanian retired tennis player who mainly competed on the ATP Challenger Tour. He was a member of the Romania Davis Cup Team and was coached by Fabrizio Fanucci. In June 2012, Ungur reached his career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 79.[1][2] His most notable result was a four set victory over David Nalbandian in the first round of the 2012 French Open.

Adrian Ungur
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Adrian Ungur at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships
Country (sports) Romania
ResidenceFlorence, Italy
Born (1985-01-22) 22 January 1985 (age 34)
Piteşti, Romania
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2003
Retired2018
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$956,697
Singles
Career record18–42
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 79 (11 June 2012)
Current rankingNo. 569 (30 May 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2013)
French Open2R (2012)
Wimbledon1R (2012, 2013)
US Open1R (2012)
Doubles
Career record7–7
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 94 (20 July 2015)
Current rankingNo. 432 (14 August 2017)
Last updated on: 24 August 2015.

Contents

Personal lifeEdit

In 2006 Adrian married Liana, who is also a professional tennis player and daughter of Romanian football legend Ilie Balaci.[3]

CareerEdit

JuniorsEdit

Ungur reached as high as No. 10 in the junior singles world rankings in January 2003.

2012Edit

Following some good results in Challenger events, Adrian was entered into the main draw at the 2012 French Open, his first main draw appearance at Grand Slam level. He beat former world number three David Nalbandian in the first round, before being defeated in four sets by Roger Federer in the second round – although he saved two match points in winning the third set.

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–0)
Finals by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 26 April 2015 BRD Năstase Țiriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania Clay   Marius Copil   Nicholas Monroe
  Artem Sitak
3–6, 7–5, [17–15]

ATP Challenger Tour finalsEdit

Singles finals: 21 (8–13)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour Finals (0–1)
ATP Challenger Tour (8–12)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (8–12)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 6 May 2006 Rome, Italy Clay   Oliver Marach 6–4, 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 2 July 2006 Constanța, Romania (1) Clay   Konstantinos Economidis 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 16 September 2007 Todi, Italy (1) Clay   Stefano Galvani 5–7, 2–6
Winner 4. 15 June 2008 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Franco Ferreiro 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 5. 29 June 2008 Constanța, Romania (2) Clay   Nicolas Devilder 3–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–7(10–12)
Runner-up 6. 20 September 2009 Todi, Italy (2) Clay   Simon Greul 6–2, 1–6, 6–7(6–8)
Winner 7. 27 September 2009 Palermo, Italy Clay   Albert Ramos-Viñolas 6–4, 6–4
Winner 8. 10 July 2011 San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy Clay   Stefano Galvani 7–5, 6–2
Winner 9. 28 August 2011 Manerbio, Italy Clay   Peter Gojowczyk 4–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–2
Runner-up 10. 10 October 2011 Palermo, Italy Clay   Carlos Berlocq 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 11. 29 January 2012 Bucaramanga, Colombia Clay   Wayne Odesnik 1–6, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 12. 25 February 2012 Meknes, Morocco Clay   Evgeny Donskoy 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 13. 24 March 2012 Marrakech, Morocco Clay   Martin Kližan 6–3, 3–6, 0–6
Winner 14. 12 August 2012 Sibiu, Romania Clay   Victor Hănescu 6–4, 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 15. 9 September 2012 Brașov, Romania Clay   Andreas Haider-Maurer 6–3, 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 16. 23 September 2012 Trnava, Slovakia Clay   Andrey Kuznetsov 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 17. 1 December 2012 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Guido Pella 3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–7(4–7)
Winner 18. 5 May 2013 Tunis, Tunisia Clay   Diego Sebastián Schwartzman 4–6, 6–0, 6–2
Winner 19. 9 June 2013 Arad, Romania Clay   Marius Copil 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 20. 22 September 2013 Trnava, Slovakia Clay   Julian Reister 6–7(3–7), 3–6
Winner 21. 10 August 2014 City of San Marino, San Marino Clay   Antonio Veić 6–1, 6–0

Doubles finals: 8 (6-2)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (6–2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (6–2)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winners 1. 27 August 2006 Manerbio, Italy Clay   Gabriel Moraru   Michał Przysiężny
  Federico Torresi
6–3, 6–3
Winners 2. 18 July 2010 Rimini, Italy Clay   Giulio di Meo   Juan Pablo Brzezicki
  Alexander Peya
7–6(8–6), 3–6, [10–7]
Runners-up 3. 26 March 2011 Caltanissetta, Italy Clay   Daniele Giorgini   Daniele Bracciali
  Simone Vagnozzi
6–3, 6–7(2–7), [7–10]
Runners-up 4. 10 August 2014 City of San Marino, San Marino Clay   Franko Škugor   Radu Albot
  Enrique Lopez-Perez
4–6, 1–6
Winners 5. 17 August 2014 Cordenons, Italy Clay   Potito Starace   František Čermák
  Lukáš Dlouhý
6–2, 6–4
Winners 6. 7 September 2014 Brasov, Romania Clay   Daniele Giorgini   Aslan Karatsev
  Valery Rudnev
4–6, 7–6(7-4), [10–1]
Winners 7. 28 September 2014 Sibiu Open, Romania Clay   Potito Starace   Alexandru-Daniel Carpen
  Marius Copil
7–5, 6–2
Winners 8. 17 January 2015 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Laurynas Grigelis   Flavio Cipolla
  Alessandro Motti
3–6, 6–2, [10–5]

Davis CupEdit

Singles performances (5–3)Edit

Edition Round Date Against Surface Opponent Win/Lose Result
2010 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
QF
7–8 May 2010   Ukraine Clay Sergiy Stakhovsky Lose 2–6, 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 5–7
2010 World Group Play-offs
Play-off
17–19 September 2010   Ecuador Clay Giovanni Lapentti Win 6–7(2–7), 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–1
Emilio Gómez Win 6–3, 6–4
2011 World Group
1R
4–6 March 2011   Argentina Clay David Nalbandian Lose 3–6, 2–6, 7–5, 4–6
Juan Mónaco Win 6–4, 2–6, 6–3
2011 World Group Play-offs
Play-off
16–18 September 2011   Czech Republic Clay Radek Štěpánek Lose 3–6, 2–6, 0–6
2013 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
1R
1–3 February 2013   Denmark Hard (indoor) Martin Pedersen Win 6–2, 7–6(7–3), 4–6, 4–6, 6–2
Thomas Kromann Win 6–3, 6–4

Singles Performance TimelineEdit

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open Q1 Q1 Q1 A A Q1 A 1R A A A 0–1
French Open A Q2 Q2 Q1 Q1 Q2 2R Q3 Q1 Q1 1R 1–2
Wimbledon A A A Q1 A Q1 1R 1R A Q1 Q1 0–2
US Open A A Q1 A Q1 A 1R 1R A A 0–2
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–3 0–3 0–0 0–0 0-1 1-7
Career Statistics
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Year End Ranking 238 268 234 178 185 114 99 119 157 169

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Adrian Ungur biography". ATP World Tour. 23 October 2010.
  2. ^ Adrian Ungur şi-a anunţat retragerea din tenis. Va mai juca la un singur turneu
  3. ^ "Adrian Ungur s-a casatorit cu fiica lui Ilie Balaci". România Liberă. 17 April 2006. Archived from the original on 3 April 2012.

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