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Ariel Behar (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈɾjel βeˈaɾ];[1][a] born November 12, 1989 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan professional tennis player. He has taken part of the Uruguay Davis Cup team since 2009.[2] He specializes in men's doubles.

Ariel Behar
Country (sports) Uruguay
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1989-11-12) 12 November 1989 (age 29)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
PlaysRight Handed (Double Handed Backhand)
Prize money$162,668 USD
Singles
Career record1–5 (ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 823 (17 February 2014)
Doubles
Career record5–17 (ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles0
11 Challenger, 4 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 90 (14 November 2016)
Current rankingNo. 101 (23 September 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2017)
Last updated on: 25 September 2019.

His highest doubles ranking to date has been world no. 90, in November 2016.

Behar has competed primarily on the ATP Challenger Tour where he won 14 doubles titles.

Partnering with Aliaksandr Bury, he was a semi-finalist at the 2017 Estoril Open, an ATP 250 tournament. He entered the main draw at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships, his first appearance at a Grand Slam.

Challenger and Futures finalsEdit

Doubles: 44 (18–26)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (14–20)
ITF Futures Tour (4–6)
Titles by Surface
Hard (5–4)
Clay (14–22)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 2009 Venezuela F7, Barquisimeto Futures Clay   Mauricio Echazú   Francisco Carbajal
  Eduardo Struvay
5–7, 6–1, [4–10]
Loss 0–2 Oct 2009 Venezuela F8, Caracas Futures Hard   Francisco Carbajal   Piero Luisi
  Román Recarte
4–6, 6–3, [9–11]
Loss 0–3 Oct 2009 Venezuela F9, Caracas Futures Hard   Mauricio Echazú   Luis David Martínez
  Yohny Romero
6–7(5–7), 5–7
Win 1–3 Jan 2011 Brazil F2, Salvador Futures Clay   Matteo Volante   José Benítez
  Daniel Alejandro López Cassaccia
6–3, 6–2
Loss 1–4 Jan 2011 Brazil F5, João Pessoa Futures Clay   Luis David Martínez   Marcelo Demoliner
  Morgan Phillips
3–6, 5–7
Win 2–4 Aug 2011 Ecuador F5, Guayaquil Futures Hard   Guido Andreozzi   Alejandro González
  Felipe Mantilla
7–6(11–9), 4–6, [10–8]
Win 3–4 Jan 2012 Bucaramanga, Colombia Challenger Clay   Horacio Zeballos   Miguel Ángel López Jaén
  Paolo Lorenzi
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 3–5 Mar 2012 Salinas, Ecuador Challenger Clay   Carlos Salamanca   Martín Alund
  Horacio Zeballos
3–6, 3–6
Win 4–5 Aug 2012 Colombia F2, Medellín Futures Clay   Duilio Beretta   Nicolás Barrientos
  Michael Quintero
2–1 ret.
Loss 4–6 Oct 2012 Villa Allende, Argentina Challenger Clay   Guillermo Durán   Facundo Bagnis
  Diego Junqueira
1–6, 2–6
Loss 4–7 Nov 2012 São Leopoldo, Brazil Challenger Clay   Horacio Zeballos   Fabiano de Paula
  Júlio Silva
1–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 4–8 Jul 2013 France F12, Bourg-en-Bresse Futures Clay   Carlos Poch Gradin   Germain Gigounon
  Yannik Reuter
4–6, 6–3, [4–10]
Win 5–8 Jun 2014 Košice, Slovakia Challenger Clay   Facundo Argüello   Andriej Kapaś
  Błażej Koniusz
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 5–9 Dec 2014 Chile F12, Santiago Futures Clay   Gonzalo Lama   Julio Peralta
  Hans Podlipnik Castillo
6–7(3–7), 2–6
Win 6–9 Jul 2015 Scheveningen, Netherlands Challenger Clay   Eduardo Dischinger   Aslan Karatsev
  Andrey Kuznetsov
ret.
Win 7–9 Jul 2015 Belgium F8, Middelkerke Futures Hard   Sander Arends   Sander Gillé
  Joran Vliegen
6–7(1–7), 6–4, [10–7]
Win 8–9 Feb 2016 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Challenger Clay   Giovanni Lapentti   Jonathan Eysseric
  Franko Škugor
7–5, 6–4
Win 9–9 Jun 2016 Poprad-Tatry, Slovakia Challenger Clay   Andrey Golubev   Lukáš Dlouhý
  Andrej Martin
6–2, 5–7, [10–5]
Loss 9–10 Aug 2016 Liberec, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Dino Marcan   Jonathan Eysseric
  André Ghem
0–6, 4–6
Loss 9–11 Sep 2016 Seville, Spain Challenger Clay   Enrique López Pérez   Íñigo Cervantes Huegun
  Oriol Roca Batalla
2–6, 5–6 ret.
Loss 9–12 Oct 2016 Orléans, France Challenger Hard (i)   Andrei Vasilevski   Nikola Mektić
  Franko Škugor
2–6, 5–7
Loss 9–13 Oct 2016 Lima, Peru Challenger Clay   Gonzalo Lama   Sergio Galdós
  Leonardo Mayer
2–6, 6–7(7–9)
Win 10–13 Nov 2016 Guayaquil, Ecuador Challenger Clay   Fabiano de Paula   Marcelo Arévalo
  Sergio Galdós
6–2, 6–4
Loss 10–14 Nov 2016 Bogotá, Colombia Challenger Clay   Gonzalo Escobar   Marcelo Arévalo
  Sergio Galdós
4–6, 1–6
Loss 10–15 Sep 2017 Genova, Italy Challenger Clay   Guido Andreozzi   Tim Pütz
  Jan-Lennard Struff
6–7(5–7), 6–7(8–10)
Win 11–15 Oct 2017 Buenos Aires, Argentina Challenger Clay   Fabiano de Paula   Máximo González
  Fabrício Neis
7–6(7–3), 5–7, [10–8]
Loss 11–16 Nov 2017 Montevideo, Uruguay Challenger Clay   Fabiano de Paula   Romain Arneodo
  Fernando Romboli
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Win 12–16 Mar 2018 Punta del Este, Uruguay Challenger Clay   Facundo Bagnis   Simone Bolelli
  Alessandro Giannessi
6–2, 7–6(9–7)
Win 13–16 Mar 2018 Marbella, Spain Challenger Clay   Guido Andreozzi   Martin Kližan
  Jozef Kovalík
6–3, 6–4
Loss 13–17 Apr 2018 Alicante, Spain Challenger Clay   Guido Andreozzi   Wesley Koolhof
  Artem Sitak
3–6, 2–6
Loss 13–18 Apr 2018 Barletta, Italy Challenger Clay   Máximo González   Denys Molchanov
  Igor Zelenay
1–6, 2–6
Loss 13–19 Apr 2018 Francavilla, Italy Challenger Clay   Máximo González   Julian Ocleppo
  Andrea Vavassori
6–7(5–7), 6–7(3–7)
Loss 13–20 May 2018 Braga, Portugal Challenger Clay   Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela   Sander Arends
  Adil Shamasdin
2–6, 1–6
Win 14–20 Jun 2018 Vicenza, Italy Challenger Clay   Enrique López Pérez   Facundo Bagnis
  Fabrício Neis
6–2, 6–4
Win 15–20 Sep 2018 Mallorca, Spain Challenger Hard   Enrique López Pérez   Daniel Evans
  Gerard Granollers Pujol
w/o
Loss 15–21 Oct 2018 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Challenger Clay   Roberto Quiroz   Leander Paes
  Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]
Loss 15–22 Oct 2018 Lima, Peru Challenger Clay   Gonzalo Escobar   Guido Andreozzi
  Guillermo Durán
6–2, 6–7(5–7), [5–10]
Loss 15–23 Jan 2019 Playford, Australia Challenger Hard   Enrique López Pérez   Max Purcell
  Luke Saville
4–6, 5–7
Loss 15–24 Apr 2019 San Luis Potosi, Mexico Challenger Clay   Roberto Quiroz   Marcelo Arevalo
  Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6–1, 4–6, [10–12]
Win 16–24 May 2019 Jerusalem, Israel Challenger Hard   Gonzalo Escobar   Evan King
  Julian Ocleppo
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 16–25 Jun 2019 Parma, Italy Challenger Clay   Gonzalo Escobar   Laurynas Grigelis
  Andrea Pellegrino
6–1, 3–6, [7–10]
Win 17–25 Jul 2019 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Gonzalo Escobar   Andrey Golubev
  Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6–7(4–7), 7–5, [10–8]
Win 18–25 Sep 2019 Genoa, Italy Challenger Clay   Gonzalo Escobar   Guido Andreozzi
  Andres Molteni
3-6, 6-4, [10-3]
Loss 18-26 Sep 2019 Biella, Italy Challenger Clay   Andrey Golubev   Tomislav Brkic
  Ante Pavic
6-7(2-7), 4-6

NotesEdit

  1. ^ In isolation, Behar is pronounced [beˈaɾ].

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ etennistv (2013-08-02). "ATP Challenger Segovia, 2013 - interview with Ariel Behar". YouTube. Retrieved 2018-02-09.
  2. ^ [1]

External linksEdit