Andreas Seppi (born 21 February 1984) is an Italian former professional tennis player.[2]

Andreas Seppi
Seppi in 2021
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceKaltern an der Weinstraße, South Tyrol, Italy
Born (1984-02-21) 21 February 1984 (age 39)
Bozen, Italy
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro2002
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachMassimo Sartori
Prize moneyUS$11,814,026
Career record386–422 (47.8% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 18 (28 January 2013)[1]
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open4R (2013, 2015, 2017, 2018)
French Open4R (2012)
Wimbledon4R (2013)
US Open3R (2008, 2013, 2015, 2021)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games2R (2008, 2012, 2016)
Career record115–240 (32.4% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 50 (14 April 2014)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2009)
French Open3R (2018)
Wimbledon3R (2012)
US OpenQF (2011)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (2016)
Mixed doubles
Career record5–3 (62.5%)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Wimbledon2R (2011)
Other mixed doubles tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2012)
Team competitions
Davis CupSF (2014)
Hopman CupRR (2013, 2014)

He reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 18 on 28 January 2013. He became the first Italian to win a title on all three surfaces.[3]

Personal life edit

Seppi hails from the northern Italian province of South Tyrol. He was born in Bolzano to Hugo, a truck driver, and Maria-Luise, who worked in a sports shop. He grew up with his sister Maria in a village near Bolzano, Kaltern an der Weinstraße. Apart from tennis, Andreas loves skiing and is an AC Milan fan, he is a native German speaker and also fluently speaks Italian and English.

He considers grass and indoor hard courts his favourite surfaces and is coached by Massimo Sartori.[2] He supports A.C. Milan and his nicknames are Andy and also Seppio, given to him by his coach.[4]

Equipment and sponsoring edit

Seppi used Pro Kennex tennis racquets and wore Fila gear.[5]

Tennis career edit

2001–2003: Professional and ATP debut edit

Seppi turned pro in 2001, playing exclusively on the ATP Futures and ATP Challenger Series circuit for three seasons. He won his first Futures event in 2003, in Munich, Germany, defeating Lars Uebel. In addition, he qualified for his first two ATP events at the 2003 Generali Open in Kitzbühel and in Bucharest, where he was defeated by Olivier Mutis and José Acasuso, respectively.

2004–2005: Major & top 100 debut, first Masters quarterfinal edit

In 2004, Seppi made his Davis Cup debut against Georgia, losing to Irakli Labadze in five sets. In the 2004 Generali Open in Kitzbühel, Seppi entered as a wildcard into the main draw. He failed to convert 10 match points against Rainer Schüttler in a second-round loss. A few weeks later, Seppi was able to gain revenge for this loss. In his Grand Slam debut at the 2004 US Open as a qualifier, he defeated Schüttler, coming from two sets to love down.[6]

Seppi finished the 2005 season in the top 100 for the first time. He qualified for four ATP Masters Series events, with his best performance at the 2005 Hamburg Masters, where he reached the quarterfinals. In the Davis Cup, Seppi came back from two sets to love down and defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero, before losing to Rafael Nadal in the reverse singles. After this performance, he reached his first ATP Tour semifinal in Palermo, where he defeated defending champion Tomáš Berdych, before falling to Igor Andreev.

2006–2007: Maiden ATP final edit

In 2006, Seppi made semifinals on hard courts in Sydney and grass in Nottingham, showing that he was able to perform well on other surfaces besides clay. Seppi ended the streak of four consecutive Sydney titles for Lleyton Hewitt and, in the process, saved two match points. Seppi lost against Andre Agassi in his last appearance at Wimbledon.

At the 2007 Australian Open, Seppi defeated American Bobby Reynolds in five sets, after saving a match point. The match was scheduled for the afternoon, but was put back due to the heat.[7] This match finished at 3:34 am, which was at the time the latest time for a match to be completed until it was surpassed by the Lleyton Hewitt and Marcos Baghdatis match at the 2008 Australian Open which started at 11:47pm and finished at 4:33am because of a two-hour delay.

Seppi made the final of the Sunrise Challenger, defeating Gustavo Kuerten, Juan Martín del Potro, and Nicolás Massú, and then losing to Gaël Monfils. After Sunrise, Seppi struggled with his ranking outside the top 100. He surprisingly made his first ATP Tour final in Gstaad, where he defeated Stefan Koubek and Igor Andreev both in third-set tiebreakers. Seppi led 5–3 in the third set and had the opportunity to serve for the championship but failed to do so losing to Paul-Henri Mathieu. Seppi made his first semi final indoors in Vienna defeating two-time defending champion Ivan Ljubičić along the way to complete the feat of at least making the semi-finals of events played on clay, hardcourt, grass and indoors, eventually finishing in the top 80 for the third consecutive year.

2008–2010: Win over Nadal, Maiden Masters semifinal edit

Andreas Seppi at 2008 US Open.

In the 2008 season Seppi won his first Challenger title at Bergamo where he defeated Julien Benneteau in the final for the loss of 1 set in the tournament.

He made the quarterfinals of the indoor event in Rotterdam where he defeated Lleyton Hewitt in the process saving a match point. Then he scored his biggest win over the then world number 2 Rafael Nadal before losing to Robin Söderling.

Seppi made the semifinals of the 2008 Hamburg Masters, this was the first time he reached that stage of the Masters Series events, he defeated Richard Gasquet, Juan Mónaco and Nicolas Kiefer in a match where he led 6–3, 5–3 before winning which included Seppi winning the last 4 games and went for 3 hours and 13 minutes in duration,[8] before losing to Roger Federer in the semi-finals.

In 2009 Seppi made the semifinals in Belgrade and in Umag both on clay, while winning his second Challenger title in San Marino defeating countryman Potito Starace in the final. Seppi found success at the challenger level in 2010 where he won his third challenger title at Kitzbühel accounting for Victor Crivoi in the final.

2011–2012: First major fourth round, Maiden singles title, top 25 year-end ranking edit

For the second time Seppi won the Challenger title at Bergamo in 2011 and later in the year followed that victory with his first ATP title in 2011 at Eastbourne which came on grass defeating Janko Tipsarević in the final after the Serbian retired at 5–3 down in the 3rd set. Earlier in the day Seppi played Igor Kunitsyn in the semi-final which he also won in 3 sets.

Seppi won his second ATP title in 2012 at Belgrade defeating David Nalbandian in the semi-finals and Benoît Paire in the final.

En route the quarterfinals at the 2012 Rome Masters, he defeated Stanislas Wawrinka in the third round, having saved six match points in the process.

Seppi reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career at the 2012 French Open, eventually being defeated by world #1 Novak Djokovic in five sets having won the first two sets.[9] He defeated former World No. 3 Nikolay Davydenko in the first round and former top ten player Fernando Verdasco along the way.

He did not fare as well at the other Grand Slam tournaments, losing in the first round of the Australian and US Opens as well as Wimbledon.

He won his third title at the 2012 Kremlin Cup defeating Thomaz Bellucci.

Seppi finished the year 2012 ranked World No. 23 in singles, his best year-end ranking in his career.

Seppi at the 2014 Madrid Open.

2013: Top 20 debut and career-high ranking edit

Seppi started his 2013 season at the Hopman Cup, partnering 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone. Seppi lost all three of his singles rubbers, to Novak Djokovic, Bernard Tomic and Tommy Haas, but combined with Schiavone to win all their doubles rubbers, against the Serbian pairing of Djokovic and Ana Ivanovic,[10] the Australian pairing of Tomic and Ashleigh Barty[11] and the German pairing of Haas and Tatjana Malek.[12] The win over the Serbian pair of Djokovic and Ivanovic marked the first victory for Seppi and Schiavone over their respective opponents in any capacity, as Seppi has never defeated Djokovic[13] and Schiavone has never beaten Ivanovic[14] in professional singles matches.

At the Sydney International the following week, Seppi reached the semifinals as the third seed, losing to eventual champion Tomic.[15]

Seppi reached the fourth round of the 2013 Australian Open for the first time at this Major, a result which saw him enter the top 20 in singles for the first time at a career-high of World No. 18 on 28 January 2013.[16]

Mixed results followed the Australian Open, with a quarterfinal loss in Dubai to eventual champion Djokovic (extending the Italian's winless record to 0–11)[13][17] and a fourth-round loss in Miami to Andy Murray, who went on to win the tournament.[18]

2014: Three consecutive third rounds at Masters 1000 edit

Seppi's 2014 season started poorly; losing every match at the Hopman Cup. In the Sydney International, Seppi was seeded 3rd. He was defeated by Marinko Matosevic in the second round (bye first round).[19] In the Australian Open, he beat Lleyton Hewitt in five sets but lost to Donald Young in the second round.

At the Rotterdam Open, he was defeated by Tomáš Berdych in the first round. He then lost to Michaël Llodra in Marseille. Seppi did manage to find some form in Dubai, reaching the second round by beating Florian Mayer coming from 3–0 down in the third set. The match ended 4–6, 6–1, 7–5. He was then defeated by Philipp Kohlschreiber. He reached the third rounds of the Indian Wells and the Miami Masters losing to Stan Wawrinka and David Ferrer respectively. At the 2014 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters Seppi defeated no.13 seed Mikhail Youzhny and Pablo Andújar but lost to Rafael Nadal in the third round.

2015: Win over Federer, Maiden ATP 500 final edit

In January at the 2015 Australian Open, the unseeded Seppi caused a huge upset by beating second seed and four-time champion Roger Federer in the third round in four sets, after having lost to him in ten previous meetings.[20] Seppi was defeated in the next round by Nick Kyrgios in five sets, despite having a match point in the fourth set.[21]

Seppi's next tournament after the Australian Open was the 2015 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, where he was seeded fifth. There, he reached his first final since 2012 but lost to Spaniard Guillermo García López in straight sets.[22]

In June, at the 2015 Gerry Weber Open, Roger Federer took his revenge for the earlier in the year loss over Seppi by winning the title. This was the biggest title championship match thus far for Seppi that he lost in straight sets.

2016: Maiden doubles title, decline in rankings edit

He started off with a decent result in the 2016 Australian Open, as the 28th seed he managed to get to the third round before losing to eventual champion Novak Djokovic. He had two disappointing results in the 2016 Indian Wells Masters & the 2016 Miami Open, In the 2016 Indian Wells Masters he lost to 9th seed John Isner and in the 2016 Miami Open he lost to 27th seed Alexandr Dolgopolov. In the Italian Open he lost to Richard Gasquet in the second round. Seppi crashed out of the 2016 French Open in the first round to Ernest Gulbis. In 2016 Wimbledon Championships, Seppi smashed Guillermo García López in straight sets before losing to eventual finalist Milos Raonic in the second round. In the US Open, Seppi beat Frenchman Stéphane Robert before falling to 4 seed Rafa Nadal.

Seppi finished the year ranked World No. 87 in singles.

2017: Third Australian Open fourth round edit

Seppi's first ATP tournament of the year was the Australian Open. After beating Paul-Henri Mathieu in the first round, he upset No.14 Nick Kyrgios, despite losing the first 2 sets of the match. He then took down Steve Darcis in 4 sets before falling to Stan Wawrinka in a tight 3-set, 3-tiebreak match.[23] This matched Seppi's best result in singles at a Major.

He then played the Sofia Open where he lost to Steve Darcis in the Round of 16. He lost in the first round of a challenger in Bergamo. He then lost in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships to an in-form Fernando Verdasco.

2018: Fourth Australian Open fourth round edit

At the Australian Open 2018 he again reached the round of 16 for the fourth time in his career before losing to Kyle Edmund in 4 sets.

At the 2018 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, he entered in the qualifying draw, but lost in qualifying competition to Martin Kližan. Seppi then gained a spot in the main draw as lucky loser, where he defeated João Sousa in three sets at first round. In the second round, he upset No.3 seed, Alexander Zverev in straights sets. In the quarterfinals, he defeated Daniil Medvedev to reach the semifinals, but lost to the newly returned to the No.1 position in the ATP rankings, Roger Federer in straight sets, failing to get the spot in the final.

2019–2020: Tenth ATP final edit

Seppi reached the final in 2019 in Sydney, where he lost to Alex de Minaur.[24]

He also reached the final of the 2020 New York Open where he was defeated by Kyle Edmund.

2021: Back to Top 100, Fourth US Open third round edit

He won his tenth title at the 2021 Biella Challenger Indoor III becoming at the age of 37, the oldest champion from Italy in the history of the circuit. In addition, he joined Ivo Karlović, Tommy Robredo and Stéphane Robert as titlists aged 37 or older in the last four years. As a result, he moved back to the top 100.[25]

At the 2021 US Open he reached the second round after a five setter with a final set tiebreak 2–6, 7–5, 6–4, 2–6, 7–6(13) where he defeated Márton Fucsovics, saving 5 match points.[26] He then went on to reach the third round for the fourth time in his career defeating tenth seed Hubert Hurkacz in a stunning victory in four sets also with a final set tiebreak 2–6 6–4 6–4 7–6(6).[27]

2022: 66th consecutive major appearance, Retirement edit

He competed in his 66th consecutive major at the 2022 Australian Open. His streak of 66 straight major appearances is the second longest active and third longest of all time behind Lopez's streak of 79 and Verdasco's 67 appearances.

He failed to qualify for the 2022 French Open ending his consecutive appearances streak at this Major and overall in Majors.[28][29] He also failed to qualify for the 2022 Wimbledon Championships. As of the 2022 US Open he was in sixth place on the list of Grand Slam appearances overall with 67.

In early October, he announced his retirement after the Sparkassen ATP Challenger in Ortisei, his hometown. He lost in the first round to Yannick Hanfmann.[3][30][31][32]

Performance timelines edit

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

Only main-draw results in ATP Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Davis Cup/ATP Cup/Laver Cup and Olympic Games are included in win–loss records.

Singles edit

Current through the 2022 Wimbledon Championships qualifying.

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A Q3 Q2 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 4R 2R 4R 3R 4R 4R 3R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 17 21–17 55%
French Open A A Q3 Q2 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 4R 3R 3R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 2R Q1 0 / 16 12–16 44%
Wimbledon A A Q2 1R 2R 2R 3R 3R 2R 2R 1R 4R 1R 3R 2R 2R 2R 2R NH 2R Q3 0 / 16 18–16 53%
US Open A A 2R 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R 2R 3R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 3R Q3 0 / 18 12–18 40%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 1–4 2–4 5–4 3–4 2–4 3–4 3–4 10–4 4–4 7–4 4–4 5–4 5–4 3–3 1–3 4–4 0–1 0 / 67 63–67 48%
ATP Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A Q2 1R 2R 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 3R 3R 3R 2R A A 1R NH A Q1 0 / 12 9–12 43%
Miami Open A A A 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 4R 3R A 2R 2R A A NH A Q2 0 / 12 8–12 40%
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A 2R 2R 2R 2R 2R 2R A 2R 1R 3R 1R A 1R 3R 1R NH A A 0 / 13 11–13 46%
Madrid Open A A Q1 Q2 Q1 A 1R 3R 1R A 2R 1R 1R A A Q2 A 1R NH A A 0 / 7 3–7 30%
German Open A A 1R QF 2R Q2 SF Not Masters Series 0 / 4 8–4 67%
Italian Open A A 1R 2R 1R LQ 2R 2R 2R 1R QF 1R 1R A 2R 1R 1R 1R A A A 0 / 14 8–14 36%
Canadian Open A A A Q1 Q1 A 1R A A 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R A A A A NH A A 0 / 6 2–6 25%
Cincinnati Masters A A A Q1 1R Q2 3R 2R A 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R A A A A Q1 Q1 A 0 / 8 6–8 43%
Shanghai Masters Not Masters Series A 3R A 2R 2R A 1R Q1 A 2R A NH 0 / 5 5–5 50%
Paris Masters A A A 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R Q1 3R 2R 1R Q1 2R 1R Q1 Q1 2R A Q2 A 0 / 11 6–11 35%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–2 5–5 2–7 3–4 10–9 8–7 5–6 3–6 9–9 5–9 6–7 3–6 3–4 1–3 3–3 0–5 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 92 66–92 42%
Career statistics
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Career
Tournaments 0 2 9 16 28 23 28 28 28 25 27 27 28 24 24 17 21 24 7 13 5 Career total: 404
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Career total: 3
Finals 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Career total: 10
Overall win–loss 0–0 0–2 7–10 19–17 20–30 22–24 30–30 24–31 24–28 25–24 38–27 30–29 24–30 26–25 20–25 18–18 24–23 19–24 7–7 7–13 2–5 3 / 404 386–422 48%
Win (%) 0% 0% 41% 53% 40% 48% 50% 44% 46% 51% 58% 51% 44% 51% 44% 50% 51% 44% 50% 35% 29% Career total: 47.77%
Year End Ranking 353 240 146 68 74 50 35 49 52 38 23 25 45 29 87 86 37 72 105 102 358 $11,814,026

Doubles edit

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R QF 3R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 3R A A 1R 1R A A 9–11
French Open A 1R A 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 2R 3R 1R A A A 5–13
Wimbledon A 1R A 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R NH A A 4–13
US Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R QF 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 2R 2R 2R A A A 11–15
Win–loss 0–1 0–3 0–1 0–4 6–4 3–4 3–4 2–4 3–4 2–4 1–4 3–4 2–3 3–3 1–4 0–1 0–0 0–0 29–52

ATP career finals edit

Singles: 10 (3 titles, 7 runner-ups) edit

Grand Slam (0–0)
ATP Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP 500 Series (0–1)
International / ATP 250 Series (3–6)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–4)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (1–2)
Carpet (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (2–4)
Indoor (1–3)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2007 Swiss Open, Switzerland International Clay   Paul-Henri Mathieu 7–6(7–1), 4–6, 5–7
Win 1–1 Jun 2011 Eastbourne International, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass   Janko Tipsarević 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 5–3 ret.
Win 2–1 May 2012 Serbia Open, Serbia 250 Series Clay   Benoît Paire 6–3, 6–2
Loss 2–2 Jun 2012 Eastbourne International, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass   Andy Roddick 3–6, 2–6
Loss 2–3 Sep 2012 Moselle Open, France 250 Series Hard (i)   Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1–6, 2–6
Win 3–3 Oct 2012 Kremlin Cup, Russia 250 Series Hard (i)   Thomaz Bellucci 3–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–3
Loss 3–4 Feb 2015 Zagreb Indoors, Croatia 250 Series Hard (i)   Guillermo García López 6–7(5–7), 3–6
Loss 3–5 Jun 2015 Halle Open, Germany 500 Series Grass   Roger Federer 6–7(1–7), 4–6
Loss 3–6 Jan 2019 Sydney International, Australia 250 Series Hard   Alex de Minaur 5–7, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 3–7 Feb 2020 New York Open, United States 250 Series Hard (i)   Kyle Edmund 5–7, 1–6

Doubles: 7 (1 title, 6 runner-ups) edit

Grand Slam (0–0)
ATP Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP 500 Series (1–2)
International / ATP 250 Series (0–4)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–3)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–1)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1–5)
Indoor (0–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2006 Zagreb Indoors, Croatia International Carpet (i)   Davide Sanguinetti   Jaroslav Levinský
  Michal Mertiňák
6–7(7–9), 1–6
Loss 0–2 Jul 2010 Swedish Open, Sweden 250 Series Clay   Simone Vagnozzi   Robert Lindstedt
  Horia Tecău
4–6, 5–7
Loss 0–3 Oct 2010 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard   Dmitry Tursunov   Eric Butorac
  Jean-Julien Rojer
3–6, 2–6
Loss 0–4 Jan 2011 Qatar Open, Qatar 250 Series Hard   Daniele Bracciali   Marc López
  Rafael Nadal
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 0–5 Jun 2011 Eastbourne International, UK 250 Series Grass   Grigor Dimitrov   Jonathan Erlich
  Andy Ram
3–6, 3–6
Loss 0–6 Oct 2013 China Open, China 500 Series Hard   Fabio Fognini   Max Mirnyi
  Horia Tecău
4–6, 2–6
Win 1–6 Feb 2016 Dubai Tennis Championships, UAE 500 Series Hard   Simone Bolelli   Feliciano López
  Marc López
6–2, 3–6, [14–12]

Challenger and Futures finals edit

Singles: 14 (11–3) edit

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (10–3)
ITF Futures Tour (1–0)
Titles by surface
Hard (8–1)
Clay (2–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jan 2003 Germany F1C, Munich Futures Carpet (i)   Lars Uebel 6–4, 7–5
Loss 1–1 Jul 2003 Oberstaufen, Germany Challenger Clay   Martín Vassallo Argüello 1–6, 4–6
Loss 1–2 Mar 2007 Sunrise, United States Challenger Hard   Gaël Monfils 3–6, 6–1, 1–6
Win 2–2 Feb 2008 Bergamo, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Julien Benneteau 2–6, 6–2, 7–5
Win 3–2 Aug 2009 San Marino, San Marino Challenger Clay   Potito Starace 7–6(7–4), 2–6, 6–4
Win 4–2 Aug 2010 Kitzbühel, Austria Challenger Clay   Victor Crivoi 6–2, 6–1
Win 5–2 Feb 2011 Bergamo, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Gilles Müller 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Win 6–2 Oct 2011 Mons, Belgium Challenger Hard (i)   Julien Benneteau 2–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 6–3 Nov 2012 Ortisei, Italy Challenger Carpet   Benjamin Becker 1–6, 4–6
Win 7–3 Nov 2013 Ortisei, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Simon Greul 7–6(7–4), 6–2
Win 8–3 Nov 2014 Ortisei, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Matthias Bachinger 6–4, 6–3
Win 9–3 Jan 2018 Canberra, Australia Challenger Hard   Márton Fucsovics 5–7, 6–4, 6–3
Win 10–3 Sep 2019 Cary, United States Challenger Hard   Michael Mmoh 6–2, 6–7, 6–3
Win 11–3 Mar 2021 Biella, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Liam Broady 6–2, 6–1

Doubles: 2 (1–1) edit

Legend (doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (1–1)
ITF Futures Tour (0–0)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jun 2004 Reggio Emilia, Italy Challenger Clay   Simone Vagnozzi   Tomas Behrend
  Tomas Tenconi
4–6, 2–6
Win 1–1 Feb 2008 Bergamo, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Simone Bolelli   James Cerretani
  Igor Zelenay
6–3, 6–0

Top 10 wins edit

  • Seppi has a 10–83 (10.8%) record against players who were, at the time the match was played, ranked in the top 10.
Season 2005 2006 2007 2008 ... 2012 ... 2015 ... 2018 2019 Total
Wins 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 10
# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score
1.   Guillermo Cañas 10 German Open, Germany Clay 2R 7–6(11–9), 6–2
2.   Lleyton Hewitt 4 Sydney International, Australia Hard QF 4–6, 7–5, 7–5
3.   Mario Ančić 9 Open 13, France Hard (i) 1R 4–0, ret.
4.   Rafael Nadal 2 Rotterdam Open, Netherlands Hard (i) 2R 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
5.   Richard Gasquet 9 German Open, Germany Clay 2R 6–3, 6–2
6.   John Isner 10 Italian Open, Italy Clay 2R 2–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–5
7.   Roger Federer 2 Australian Open, Australia Hard 3R 6–4, 7–6(7–5), 4–6, 7–6(7–5)
8.   Kei Nishikori 5 Halle Open, Germany Grass SF 4–1, ret.
9.   Alexander Zverev 4 Rotterdam Open, Netherlands Hard (i) 2R 6–4, 6–3
10.   Karen Khachanov 8 Kremlin Cup, Russia Hard (i) QF 3–6, 6–3, 6–3

See also edit

Notes edit

References edit

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