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Alexander Peya (born 27 June 1980) is an Austrian male tennis player. He reached a career-high singles ranking of world no. 92 in April 2007. His career-high doubles ranking is world no. 3, first achieved in August 2013. He was born in Vienna, Austria, and currently resides there.

Alexander Peya
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Country (sports) Austria
ResidenceVienna, Austria
Born (1980-06-27) 27 June 1980 (age 38)
Vienna, Austria
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1998
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$4,428,635
Singles
Career record22–51
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 92 (April 30, 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open1R (2004, 2007)
Wimbledon2R (2004)
US Open3R (2004)
Doubles
Career record368–266
Career titles17
Highest rankingNo. 3 (12 August 2013)
Current rankingNo. 53 (20 May 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2014)
French OpenSF (2013, 2016, 2018)
WimbledonSF (2011)
US OpenF (2013)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsSF (2013)
Olympic Games2R (2012)
Mixed doubles
Career titles1
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2015)
French OpenQF (2015, 2018)
WimbledonW (2018)
US Open2R (2014)
Last updated on: 20 May 2019.

In September 2008 Peya helped Austria to a Davis Cup play-off win against Great Britain. Peya beat Alex Bogdanovic in four sets in the deciding rubber of the tie.

Contents

Significant finalsEdit

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2013 US Open Hard   Bruno Soares   Leander Paes
  Radek Štěpánek
1–6, 3–6

Mixed Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2015 Wimbledon Grass   Tímea Babos   Leander Paes
  Martina Hingis
1–6, 1–6
Win 2018 Wimbledon Grass   Nicole Melichar   Jamie Murray
  Victoria Azarenka
7–6(7–1), 6–3

Masters 1000 finalsEdit

Doubles: 6 (3 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2013 Madrid Open Clay   Bruno Soares   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
2–6, 3–6
Win 2013 Canadian Open Hard   Bruno Soares   Andy Murray
  Colin Fleming
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 2013 Paris Masters Hard (i)   Bruno Soares   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 3–6
Loss 2014 Indian Wells Masters Hard   Bruno Soares   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
4–6, 3–6
Win 2014 Canadian Open Hard   Bruno Soares   Ivan Dodig
  Marcelo Melo
6–4, 6–3
Win 2018 Madrid Open Clay   Nikola Mektić   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
5–3, ret.

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 46 (17 titles, 29 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–1)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (3–3)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (6–9)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (8–16)
Titles by surface
Hard (9–15)
Clay (6–11)
Grass (2–4)
Carpet (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (12–24)
Indoor (5–5)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2003 Austrian Open, Austria Intl. Gold Clay   Jürgen Melzer   Martin Damm
  Cyril Suk
4–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 May 2006 Bavarian Championships, Germany International Clay   Björn Phau   Andrei Pavel
  Alexander Waske
4–6, 2–6
Loss 0–3 Oct 2008 Vienna Open, Austria Intl. Gold Hard (i)   Philipp Petzschner   Max Mirnyi
  Andy Ram
1–6, 5–7
Loss 0–4 Feb 2011 Delray Beach Open, US 250 Series Hard   Christopher Kas   Scott Lipsky
  Rajeev Ram
6–4, 4–6, [3–10]
Loss 0–5 Apr 2011 Serbia Open, Serbia 250 Series Clay   Oliver Marach   František Čermák
  Filip Polášek
5–7, 2–6
Win 1–5 Jul 2011 German Open, Germany 500 Series Clay   Oliver Marach   František Čermák
  Filip Polášek
6–4, 6–1
Loss 1–6 Jul 2011 Swiss Open, Switzerland 250 Series Clay   Christopher Kas   František Čermák
  Filip Polášek
3–6, 6–7(7–9)
Loss 1–7 Aug 2011 Winston-Salem Open, US 250 Series Hard   Christopher Kas   Jonathan Erlich
  Andy Ram
6–7(2–7), 4–6
Win 2–7 Jan 2012 Auckland Open, New Zealand 250 Series Hard   Oliver Marach   František Čermák
  Filip Polášek
6–3, 6–2
Loss 2–8 Jul 2012 Swedish Open, Sweden 250 Series Clay   Bruno Soares   Robert Lindstedt
  Horia Tecău
3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 3–8 Sep 2012 Malaysian Open, Malaysia 250 Series Hard (i)   Bruno Soares   Colin Fleming
  Ross Hutchins
5–7, 7–5, [10–7]
Win 4–8 Oct 2012 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard   Bruno Soares   Leander Paes
  Radek Štěpánek
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Win 5–8 Oct 2012 Valencia Open, Spain 500 Series Hard (i)   Bruno Soares   David Marrero
  Fernando Verdasco
6–3, 6–2
Win 6–8 Feb 2013 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay (i)   Bruno Soares   František Čermák
  Michal Mertiňák
6–7(5–7), 6–2, [10–7]
Win 7–8 Apr 2013 Barcelona Open, Spain 500 Series Clay   Bruno Soares   Robert Lindstedt
  Daniel Nestor
5–7, 7–6(9–7), [10–4]
Loss 7–9 May 2013 Madrid Open, Spain Masters 1000 Clay   Bruno Soares   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
2–6, 3–6
Loss 7–10 Jun 2013 Queen's Club Championships, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass   Bruno Soares   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
6–4, 5–7, [3–10]
Win 8–10 Jun 2013 Eastbourne International, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass   Bruno Soares   Colin Fleming
  Jonathan Marray
3–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Loss 8–11 Jul 2013 German Open, Germany 500 Series Clay   Bruno Soares   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
6–3, 1–6, [8–10]
Win 9–11 Aug 2013 Canadian Open, Canada Masters 1000 Hard   Bruno Soares   Colin Fleming
  Andy Murray
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 9–12 Sep 2013 US Open, United States Grand Slam Hard   Bruno Soares   Leander Paes
  Radek Štěpánek
1–6, 3–6
Win 10–12 Oct 2013 Valencia Open, Spain (2) 500 Series Hard (i)   Bruno Soares   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
7–6(7–3), 6–7(1–7), [13–11]
Loss 10–13 Nov 2013 Paris Masters, France Masters 1000 Hard (i)   Bruno Soares   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 3–6
Loss 10–14 Jan 2014 Qatar Open, Qatar 250 Series Hard   Bruno Soares   Tomáš Berdych
  Jan Hájek
2–6, 4–6
Loss 10–15 Jan 2014 Auckland Open, New Zealand 250 Series Hard   Bruno Soares   Julian Knowle
  Marcelo Melo
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]
Loss 10–16 Mar 2014 Indian Wells Masters, United States Masters 1000 Hard   Bruno Soares   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
4–6, 3–6
Win 11–16 Jun 2014 Queen's Club Championships, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass   Bruno Soares   Jamie Murray
  John Peers
4–6, 7–6(7–4), [10–4]
Loss 11–17 Jun 2014 Eastbourne International, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass   Bruno Soares   Treat Huey
  Dominic Inglot
5–7, 7–5, [8–10]
Loss 11–18 Jul 2014 German Open, Germany 500 Series Clay   Bruno Soares   Marin Draganja
  Florin Mergea
4–6, 5–7
Win 12–18 Aug 2014 Canadian Open, Canada (2) Masters 1000 Hard   Bruno Soares   Ivan Dodig
  Marcelo Melo
6–4, 6–3
Win 13–18 May 2015 Bavarian Championships, Germany 250 Series Clay   Bruno Soares   Alexander Zverev
  Mischa Zverev
4–6, 6–1, [10–5]
Loss 13–19 Jun 2015 Stuttgart Open, Germany 250 Series Grass   Bruno Soares   Rohan Bopanna
  Florin Mergea
5–7, 6–2, [10–7]
Loss 13–20 Sep 2015 St. Petersburg Open, Russia 250 Series Hard (i)   Julian Knowle   Treat Huey
  Henri Kontinen
5–7, 3–6
Win 14–20 Nov 2015 Swiss Indoors, Switzerland 500 Series Hard (i)   Bruno Soares   Jamie Murray
  John Peers
7–5, 7–5
Loss 14–21 Jan 2016 Qatar Open, Qatar 250 Series Hard   Philipp Petzschner   Feliciano López
  Marc López
4–6, 3–6
Loss 14–22 Feb 2016 Rotterdam Open, Netherlands 500 Series Hard (i)   Philipp Petzschner   Nicolas Mahut
  Vasek Pospisil
6–7(2–7), 4–6
Loss 14–23 Feb 2016 Mexican Open, Mexico 500 Series Hard   Philipp Petzschner   Treat Huey
  Max Mirnyi
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Loss 14–24 Jun 2016 Halle Open, Germany 500 Series Grass   Łukasz Kubot   Raven Klaasen
  Rajeev Ram
6–7(5–7), 2–6
Loss 14–25 Jul 2016 Washington Open, United States 500 Series Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Daniel Nestor
  Édouard Roger-Vasselin
6–7(3–7), 6–7(4–7)
Loss 14–26 Apr 2017 Barcelona Open, Spain 500 Series Clay   Philipp Petzschner   Florin Mergea
  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
4–6, 3–6
Win 15–26 Sep 2017 Shenzhen Open, China 250 Series Hard   Rajeev Ram   Nikola Mektić
  Nicholas Monroe
6–3, 6–2
Loss 15–27 Feb 2018 Sofia Open, Bulgaria 250 Series Hard (i)   Nikola Mektić   Robin Haase
  Matwé Middelkoop
7–5, 4–6, [4–10]
Loss 15–28 Feb 2018 Rio Open, Brazil 500 Series Clay   Nikola Mektić   David Marrero
  Fernando Verdasco
7–5, 5–7, [8–10]
Win 16–28 Apr 2018 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco 250 Series Clay   Nikola Mektić   Benoît Paire
  Édouard Roger-Vasselin
7–5, 3–6, [10–7]
Loss 16–29 May 2018 Bavarian Championships, Germany 250 Series Clay   Nikola Mektić   Ivan Dodig
  Rajeev Ram
3–6, 5–7
Win 17–29 May 2018 Madrid Open, Spain Masters 1000 Clay   Nikola Mektić   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
5–3, ret.

Performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q1 A Q3 A A Q2 Q2 Q1 A Q1 0–0
French Open Q1 Q2 1R Q1 A 1R Q1 A A A 0–2
Wimbledon Q1 Q3 2R Q1 1R 1R 1R 1R Q3 A 1–5
US Open Q2 A 3R Q3 Q3 Q3 Q1 Q3 Q1 A 2–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 3–3 0–0 0–1 0–2 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 3–8

DoublesEdit

Current through the 2019 Miami Open.

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A 1R 2R 2R A 1R 1R 2R 3R 2R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 11 7–11
French Open A A A A A 3R A QF 1R 1R 1R A 3R 2R SF 2R QF SF 1R SF 0 / 13 23–13
Wimbledon A A A Q1 A Q1 2R 2R 3R QF 2R Q2 SF 1R 3R QF QF 1R 2R 3R 0 / 13 23–13
US Open A A A A A 2R A 2R 1R 1R 1R A 1R QF F QF 1R QF 1R A 0 / 12 15–12
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–2 1–1 4–3 2–4 4–4 2–4 0–0 6–4 4–4 12–4 9–4 7–4 6–4 1–4 7–3 0–0 0 / 49 68–49
Year-end championship
ATP Finals Did Not Qualify SF RR Did Not Qualify RR 0 / 3 3–6
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R SF F 1R A 1R 1R A 0 / 6 8–6
Miami Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 1R QF A QF QF QF A 0 / 6 9–6
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A QF 2R QF QF 2R 1R A 0 / 6 5–6
Madrid Open Not Held A A A A A A A A A A 1R F QF 1R QF 1R W 1 / 7 10–6
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 2R 2R 2R 2R A 1R 0 / 6 0–6
Canadian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A W W SF 1R A SF 2 / 5 13–3
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A QF QF 2R 1R A QF 0 / 5 5–4
Shanghai Masters Not Held A A 2R 2R A QF 1R A A A 0 / 4 2–4
Paris Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A QF QF F 2R 2R A A A 0 / 5 6–5
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–2 5–7 14–7 14–8 5–8 4–6 2–4 12–4 0–0 3 / 50 58–46
National representation
Olympics NH A Not Held A Not Held A Not Held 2R Not Held QF Not Held 0 / 2 3–2
Davis Cup PO 1R A Z1 PO PO 1R 1R 1R PO 1R PO PO QF 1R Z1 Z1 Z1 A A 0 / 7 7–10
Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 2–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–0 2–2 1–0 0–2 0–1 3–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 9 10–12
Career statistics
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Career
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5 2 2 0 1 2 0 17
Finals 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5 5 10 7 4 5 2 5 0 46
Overall Win–Loss 3–2 0–2 1–2 0–3 6–3 6–6 1–2 7–9 11–14 14–12 14–16 2–3 36–23 36–24 56–20 43–27 38–27 35–25 22–24 36–20 1–2 368–266
Year-end ranking 208 455 294 197 90 95 98 52 62 49 73 103 18 22 4 10 24 23 54 17 58%

External linksEdit