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Andrej Martin (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈandɾɛj ˈmaɾtin];[2][3][4] born 20 September 1989, in Bratislava) is a Slovak professional tennis player who mainly plays on the ATP Challenger Tour. He achieved a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 98 in July 2016 following runs to the third round of the French Open and the final of Umag.[5]

Andrej Martin
Andrej Martin 1, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports) Slovakia
ResidenceBratislava, Slovakia
Born (1989-09-20) 20 September 1989 (age 29)
Bratislava, Slovakia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro2005
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$666,041
Singles
Career record11–12
Career titles0
5 Challengers, 10 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 98 (25 July 2016)
Current rankingNo. 157 (16 July 2018)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2011, 2014)
French Open3R (2016)
WimbledonQ2 (2010)
US Open1R (2013)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games3R (2016)
Doubles
Career record6–3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 69 (11 July 2016)
Current rankingNo. 701 (16 April 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon2R (2016)
Last updated on: 27 June 2016.

Contents

CareerEdit

2016Edit

He was a lucky loser at the French Open and defeated Daniel Muñoz de la Nava in the first round of the main draw and 29th seed Lucas Pouille in the second, before losing to 8th-seed Milos Raonic in the third round.[6]

In July 2016, Martin reached first ATP final, in Umag, defeated Martin Klizan, Joao Sousa, Carlos Berlocq and Sergiy Stakhovsky en route. In the final he lost to Italian No. 1 Fabio Fognini.[7] Later in the year, Martin participated in the 2016 Summer Olympics. After comfortably defeating Denis Kudla in the first round, Martin got a walkover into the 3rd round when opponent Philipp Kohlschreiber withdrew with an injury. However, Martin was then comfortably beaten by the 4th-seeded Kei Nishikori, 2–6, 2–6.

ATP career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)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 (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 24 July 2016 Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay   Fabio Fognini 4–6, 1–6

Challenger finalsEdit

Singles: 14 (10–4)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (10–4)
Outcome No. Date (Final) Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Winner 1. 14 August 2010 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Clay   Marek Semjan 6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 5 January 2013 Nouméa, New Caledonia Hard   Adrian Mannarino 4–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 21 April 2013 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Adrian Mannarino 4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 23 June 2013 Milan, Italy Clay   Filippo Volandri 3–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 15 July 2013 San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy Clay   João Sousa 6–4, 6–3
Winner 4. 15 July 2014 Svijany, Czech Republic Clay   Horacio Zeballos 1–6, 6–1, 6–4
Winner 5. 5 July 2015 Padova, Italy Clay   Albert Montañés 0–6, 6–4, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 6. 2 August 2015 Biella, Italy Clay   Nicolás Kicker 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 9 August 2015 Liberec, Czech Republic Clay   Tobias Kamke 6–7(6–8), 4–6
Runner-up 4. 1 November 2015 Lima, Peru Clay   Gastão Elias 2–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 7. 5 August 2018 Svijany Open, Czech Republic Clay   Pedro Sousa 6-1, 6-2
Winner 8. 28 April 2019 ATP Challenger China International – Nanchang, China Clay   Jordan Thompson 6–4, 1–6, 6–3
Winner 9. 12 May 2019 Shymkent Challenger, Kazakhstan Clay   Dmitry Popko 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 10. 16 June 2019 Shymkent Challenger, Kazakhstan Clay   Stefano Travaglia 6–4, 6–4

Top-10 wins per seasonEdit

# Player Rank Event Surface Round Score
2018
1.   Pablo Carreño Busta No. 10 Quito, Ecuador Clay 2R 6–4, 6–2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Tenisový svět (2016-12-18). "Andrej Martin po prohře v Extralize 2016". YouTube (in Slovak). Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  3. ^ Tenisový svět (2016-12-19). "Andrej Martin po prohře v Extralize 2016". YouTube (in Slovak). Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  4. ^ Tenisový svět (2017-07-30). "Andrej Martin po výhře ve finále Advantage Cars Prague Open by Zenova". YouTube (in Slovak). Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  5. ^ "Martin biography at ITF". Retrieved 2010-08-09.
  6. ^ "Canadian through to Roland Garros fourth round without dropping a set". 27 May 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Martin dosiahol v Umagu životný úspech aj keď prehral. Vo finále podľahol Fogninimu". SME (in Slovak). 24 July 2016. Retrieved 3 July 2017.

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