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André Swytka Ghem (born 29 May 1982) is a Brazilian professional tennis player. He reached his highest ATP singles ranking in July 2015, when he became the World No. 118.

André Ghem
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Country (sports) Brazil
ResidenceNovo Hamburgo, Brazil
Born (1982-05-29) 29 May 1982 (age 37)
Porto Alegre, Brazil
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro2003
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$ 526,358
Singles
Career record2–5 (ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 118 (27 July 2015)
Current rankingNo. 331 (31 July 2017)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2012, 2017)
French OpenQ3 (2014, 2015)
WimbledonQ2 (2014)
US OpenQ2 (2013)
Doubles
Career record1–2 (ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 88 (25 June 2007)
Current rankingNo. 239 (31 July 2017)
Last updated on: 2 August 2017.

CareerEdit

Born in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Ghem became the World No. 181 in August 2006. At the 2006 Brasil Open, he won against Gustavo Kuerten. The score was 3–6, 6–3, 6–4.[1]

Titles (14)Edit

Challengers and futures (5)Edit

Challengers (1)
Futures (4)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 16 August 2004 Caldas Novas Outdoor Hard   Júlio Silva 6–2, 7–5
2. 1 November 2004 Campinas Clay   Francisco Costa 7–5, 6–3
3. 7 August 2006 Joinville Clay   Bruno Echagaray 6–1, 6–4
4. 1 November 2010 Porto Alegre Clay   André Miele 6–4, 6–1
5. 24 January 2011 Joao Pessoa Clay   Tiago Lopes 6–4, 5–7, 7–6(1)

Doubles (9)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (9)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1)
Grass (0)
Clay (8)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. 24 April 2006 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos   Rik de Voest
  Glenn Weiner
6–4, 0–6, [10–3]
2. 7 August 2006 Joinville, Brazil Clay   Alexandre Simoni   Marcelo Melo
  André Sá
6–4, 5–7, [10–8]
3. 9 October 2006 Medellín, Colombia Clay   Marcelo Melo   Pablo Cuevas
  Horacio Zeballos
Walkover
4. 6 November 2006 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Flávio Saretta   Tomas Behrend
  Marcel Granollers
6–1, 6–4
5. 13 November 2006 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   Tomas Behrend   Carlos Berlocq
  Martín Vassallo Argüello
3–6, 6–3, [10–3]
6. 14 May 2007 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Tomas Behrend   James Auckland
  Jamie Delgado
6–2, 6–1
7. 4 June 2007 Furth, Germany Clay   Bruno Echagaray   Fabio Fognini
  Frederico Gil
7–6(1), 4–6, [13–11]
8. 22 July 2012 Bercuit, Belgium Clay   Marco Trungelliti   Facundo Bagnis
  Pablo Galdón
6–1, 6–2
9. 24 January 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Clay   Gastão Elias   Jonathan Eysseric
  Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6–4, 7–6(7–2)

Runners-up (7)Edit

Singles (1)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (1)
Finals by Surface
Hard (0)
Grass (0)
Clay (1)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 4 August 2008 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Clay   Michail Elgin 7–6(7–4), 6–3

Doubles (6)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (6)
Finals by Surface
Hard (3)
Grass (0)
Clay (3)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 2 January 2006 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Lucas Engel   Thiago Alves
  Flávio Saretta
7–6(12–10), 6–3
2. 13 March 2006 Salinas, Ecuador Hard   Alexandre Simoni   Thiago Alves
  Júlio Silva
3–6, 6–4, [10–4]
3. 14 July 2008 Oberstaufen, Germany Clay   Boy Westerhof   Dušan Karol
  Jaroslav Pospíšil
6–7(2–7), 6–1, [10–6]
4. 21 July 2008 Penza, Russia Hard   Boy Westerhof   Denis Istomin
  Evgeniy Kirillov
6–2, 3–6, [10–6]
5. 28 April 2012 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   João Pedro Sorgi   Paul Capdeville
  Marcel Felder
7–5, 6–3
6. 29 July 2012 Tampere, Finland Clay   Niels Desein   Michael Linzer
  Gerald Melzer
1–6, 6–7(3–7)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gaudio y Massú a octavos y Kuerten vuelve a decepcionar" [Gaudio and Massú into Round of 16, Kuerten disappoints again]. El Universo (in Spanish). Costa do Sauípe. DPA. 21 February 2006. Retrieved 23 July 2017. The biggest deception on first round was, once again, former No. 1 'Guga' Kuerten, who was eliminated after losing to his youngest compatriot André Ghem, invited by the tournament organizers.

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