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Artem Yurievich Sitak (/ˈɑːrtəm ˈsɪtæk/ ART-əm SIT-ak;[1][2] Russian: Артём Юрьевич Ситак, romanizedArtyom Sitak; born 8 February 1986) is a Russian-born New Zealand professional tennis player. On 11 August 2008, he reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 299, whilst his highest doubles ranking of World No. 32 was reached on 10 September 2018, after the US Open. He is the younger brother of Dmitri Sitak, who was also a professional tennis player.[3]

Artem Sitak
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Country (sports) Russia (2002 – 2010)
 New Zealand (2011 – )
ResidenceAuckland, New Zealand
Born (1986-02-08) 8 February 1986 (age 33)
Orenburg, Russia (then part of Soviet Union)
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Turned pro2001
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$962,620
Singles
Career record5–6
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 299 (11 August 2008)
Doubles
Career record132–124
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 32 (10 September 2018)
Current rankingNo. 42 (1 July 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2015)
French Open3R (2018)
WimbledonQF (2018)
US Open2R (2014, 2016, 2018)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2016, 2018, 2019)
French Open2R (2017)
WimbledonQF (2019)
US Open2R (2017)
Last updated on: 11 July 2019.
Artem Sitak
Medal record
Tennis
Representing  Russia
Summer Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2005 Izmir Singles
Gold medal – first place 2005 Izmir Doubles

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Tennis careerEdit

Junior yearsEdit

Coached during the 1990s by Santini, as a 13-year-old in 1999, Sitak received a wildcard into the main draw of an ITF junior tournament in Russia as a 13-year-old in 1999. He was defeated by Evgeni Smirnov 6–4, 6–1. The following year he entered the qualifying draw of the same tournament, and defeated future ATP top 50 player Denis Istomin 6–0, 6–1 to win his first ITF junior match. Sitak was taken out in the third and final round of qualifying by a future ATP top 100 player Teimuraz Gabashvili 6–4, 7–5.

At the age of 14, Sitak won the prestigious Orange Bowl.

Sitak made his first junior Grand Slam appearance at the age of 15 at the 2002 Australian Open where he was beaten in straight sets by Australian Christopher Roman. Sitak's last junior tournament came a year later at the 2003 Australian Open where he was eliminated by Korean Suk Hyun-Joon in the first round.

Senior careerEdit

Sitak began his senior career in 2002 at a challenger event in Togliatti, Russia, where he received a wildcard into the main draw but fell in the first round to Thomas Blake, older brother of former top 10 player James Blake. Sitak's first title came in 2005 in a Russian futures tournament, where he defeated Pavel Chekhov 4–6, 6–4, 6–4 in the final.

2011Edit

Sitak began 2011 under the New Zealand flag and received a wildcard into the 2011 Heineken Open qualifying, where he was defeated by Frenchman Ludovic Walter 6–3, 6–4 in the first round.

2014 – first ATP Doubles titleEdit

Sitak partnered Polish tennis player Mateusz Kowalczyk to win the 2014 MercedesCup doubles title, defeating Philipp Oswald and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 2–6, 6–1, 10–7 in the final.

2017Edit

Sitak's long-running doubles partnership with Nicholas Monroe came to an end after Wimbledon in 2017, and he subsequently teamed up with Dutch player Wesley Koolhof. They reached the final in Atlanta, losing to the Bryan brothers, and lost in the first round at the US Open before winning a Challenger event in Szczecin, Poland, and losing another ATP final, this time in Metz, to Julien Benneteau and Édouard Roger-Vasselin.

2018Edit

Starting the new year in Brisbane, Sitak and Koolhof lost in the semi-finals to Leonardo Mayer and Horacio Zeballos. They lost in the first round in Auckland to Michael Venus and Raven Klaasen, and then 7–6 (5), 4–6, 4–6 in the second round of the Australian Open to the eventual winners, Oliver Marach and Mate Pavić. Although they were not in the original draw for the Mixed Doubles, Sitak and Olga Savchuk teamed up as alternates after an injury to Anastasia Rodionova in her women's doubles match meant that she and Marach could not participate. They were beaten in a first-round match tie-break by Nadiia Kichenok and Marcel Granollers.

Sitak and Koolhof then went to Newport Beach in California where, as top seeds, they lost in the first round, 2–6, 1–6, to Treat Huey and Denis Kudla. After that came the Davis Cup where, in Tianjin, Sitak and Marcus Daniell lost their doubles tie to the lowly-ranked Chinese pair of Gong Mao-Xin and Zhang Ze. Sitak and Koolhof then lost in the quarter-finals at Montpellier before going all the way to the final in the New York Open, being beaten by Max Mirnyi and Philipp Oswald in a match tie-break. They followed that up with a first round loss at Delray Beach to Scott Lipsky and Divij Sharan.

Their up and down season continued in Brazil, where they reached the final in São Paulo, but were beaten in straight sets by Federico Delbonis and Máximo González. Their next stop was Irving, Texas, where they lost in the semi-finals of the ATP Challenger to Alexander Peya and Philipp Petzschner. Moving to Europe, and playing in the Alicante Challenger in Spain as preparation for the European clay court season, they won their second title together when they beat Guido Andreozzi and Ariel Behar 6-3, 6-2, in the final, but they lost in the first round of their next tournament in Marrakech. In the Hungarian Open they beat the top seeds Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya in the first round, but lost in the second to Marcin Matkowski and Sitak's former partner Nicholas Monroe.

Their next tournament was at Estoril where they went all the way to the final before losing to the British pair of Kyle Edmund and Cameron Norrie, 2-6, 4-6. They then lost in the first round of the Bordeaux Challenger tournament after Sitak had been hit in the right ear by a smash from Radu Albot, and also in the first round in Geneva, the last tournament before the French Open.

At Roland Garros, Sitak and Koolhof beat Andre Begemann and Antonio Sancic in the first round, then the ninth seeds Ivan Dodig and Rajeev Ram, before going down to fifth seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah. All three matches went to a deciding set. After the tournament finished it was announced that the pair would split, with Koolhof joining Sitak's fellow New Zealander, and former partner, Marcus Daniell, and Sitak linking up with Indian Divij Sharan.[4]

Sitak and Sharan's first tournament together was at 's-Hertogenbosch, where they were beaten in the semi-finals by Michael Venus and Raven Klaasen. They then lost in a big upset in the first round of qualifying at Halle, before finding top seeds Cabal and Farah their nemesis in the first round at Eastbourne.

They reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon, the best-ever result in a Grand Slam tournament for either of them. They had to come from two sets down in both their second and third round matches, against Julio Peralta and Horacio Zeballos and Marcin Matkowski and Jonathan Erlich respectively, before lining up against Mike Bryan and Jack Sock in the quarter-finals. There were three tie-break sets to start, and just one loss of serve in the fourth set was enough to seal their defeat at the hands of the eventual champions. In mixed doubles, Sitak teamed up with Ukrainian Lyudmyla Kichenok to beat Argentina's Leonardo Mayer and Maria Irigoyen, but he withdrew from the second round due to fatigue from the length of the men's doubles matches.

Sitak teamed up with Erlich for the Hall of Fame Championships in Newport, marching imperiously to the final, where they very quickly swept aside clay-court specialists Marcelo Arevalo and Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela. Sitak maintained that it was their experience which counted - it was the 39th ATP final for Erlich, and the 11th for Sitak, but just the first for both their opponents.

Moving on to Washington DC for the Citi Open, Sitak and Sharan beat Jamie Cerretani and Leander Paes in the first round before losing to Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares in the quarter-finals. Sitak then entered the Toronto Masters with Stefanos Tsitsipas, and received a first-round call up as an alternate for a withdrawn pair. They ended up playing Michael Venus and Raven Klaasen, and lost 6-4, 6-4. Moving on to Cincinnati for the next Masters event, the pair qualified for direct acceptance. In the first round they were drawn against Ivan Dodig and Robin Haase, and lost in a match tie-break.

In his last tournament before the US Open, Sitak teamed up with Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi at Winston-Salem. They beat Max Mirnyi and Philipp Oswald, then Marcelo Demoliner and Santiago Gonzalez, before falling to Jamie Cerretani and Leander Paes in the semi-final. In the US Open, Sitak and Sharan lost to eventual runners-up Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo in the second round, while Sitak and Lyudmyla Kichenok were beaten in a tight first round battle in the mixed doubles, losing 10-8 in the match tie-break to fourth seeds Latisha Chan and Ivan Dodig.

The US Open was followed by New Zealand's Davis Cup tie against Korea in Gimcheon, where Sitak and debutant Ajeet Rai were successful in their doubles rubber. However, New Zealand lost the tie 3-2, and were relegated to Group II of the Asia/Oceania zone for the first time in five years. Dashing back to France for what turned out to be just one match, Sitak, again with Qureshi, lost in the first round at Metz to Oliver Marach and Jurgen Melzer. Reunited with Sharan a week later in China, they were upset in the first round of the Chengdu Open by Austin Krajicek and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan.

In the Japan Open they drew Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares in the first round, and lost in straight sets, and then were able to get into the Shanghai Masters as an alternate entry, where they lost in the second round to Kubot and Melo, who went on to win the title. Their next event was the European Open in Antwerp where, as fourth seeds, they lost to second seeds Nicolas Mahut and Édouard Roger-Vasselin in an entertaining semi-final.

From there they travelled to Basel for the Swiss Indoors Open, where they lost in an upset result in the semi-finals to Mischa and Alexander Zverev. They finished their season at the Paris Masters where, with only an hour's notice, they again took the court as an alternate. They beat Feliciano and Marc Lopez in the first round, but lost in straight sets in the second round to the best team in the world for 2018, Mike Bryan and Jack Sock.

2019Edit

With a new partner in the left-handed American Austin Krajicek, Sitak began 2019 in Brisbane, where they lost in the quarter-finals to Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury. They also lost in the quarter-finals in Auckland, this time to Bob and Mike Bryan, the former playing his first tournament since being injured in Monte Carlo and subsequently having surgery to replace his hip.

The Australian Open also saw them record a win and a loss, beating Leander Paes and Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela in the first round, but losing a tight match to eventual semi-finalists Ryan Harrison and Sam Querrey in the second, 6-4, 7-6 (5). Sitak had another new partner in the mixed doubles, teaming up with former World doubles number one Ekaterina Makarova. Seeded eighth, they lost in the first round to Andreja Klepač and Édouard Roger-Vasselin.

Sitak and Krajicek then lost in the first round at Montpellier before going to Rotterdam, where they got into the main draw as Lucky Losers, but again lost in the first round. The same fate awaited them in Rio de Janeiro, but they had far better luck in Acapulco, where they finished runners-up to Mischa and Alexander Zverev after easily taking the first set of the final. It was the first ATP500 series final for both Sitak and Krajicek.

Because of their relative rankings, Sitak found a new partner for Indian Wells in singles specialist Nikoloz Basilashvili, but they went out in the first round to eighth seeds Henri Kontinen and John Peers. That meant that he and Krajicek were able to go straight to Phoenix, where they had walk-overs in the first two rounds of the Phoenix Challenger, beat Jamie Cerretani and Nicholas Monroe in the semi-finals, and lost to Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski in the final.

From there they went to Miami, where they lost in the first round, and on to Houston for the US Clay Court Championships, where they lost to the Skupski brothers in the semi-finals.

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 13 (5 titles, 8 runners-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 (0–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (5–7)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–5)
Clay (1–3)
Grass (3–0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (4–4)
Indoor (1–4)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jul 2014 Stuttgart Open, Germany 250 Series Clay   Mateusz Kowalczyk   Guillermo García-López
  Philipp Oswald
2–6, 6–1, [10–7]
Win 2–0 Feb 2015 Open Sud de France, France 250 Series Hard (i)   Marcus Daniell   Dominic Inglot
  Florin Mergea
3–6, 6–4, [16–14]
Loss 2–1 Feb 2015 Memphis Open, United States 250 Series Hard (i)   Donald Young   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Santiago González
7–5, 6–7(1–7), [8–10]
Loss 2–2 Apr 2015 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay   Nicholas Monroe   Marius Copil
  Adrian Ungur
6–3, 5–7, [15–17]
Win 3–2 Jun 2016 Stuttgart Open, Germany (2) 250 Series Grass   Marcus Daniell   Oliver Marach
  Fabrice Martin
6–7(4–7), 6–4, [10–8]
Loss 3–3 Jul 2017 Atlanta Open, United States 250 Series Hard   Wesley Koolhof   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 4–6
Loss 3–4 Sep 2017 Moselle Open, France 250 Series Hard (i)   Wesley Koolhof   Julien Benneteau
  Édouard Roger-Vasselin
5–7, 3–6
Loss 3–5 Feb 2018 New York Open, United States 250 Series Hard (i)   Wesley Koolhof   Max Mirnyi
  Philipp Oswald
4–6, 6–4, [6–10]
Loss 3–6 Mar 2018 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay (i)   Wesley Koolhof   Federico Delbonis
  Máximo González
4–6, 2–6
Loss 3–7 May 2018 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay   Wesley Koolhof   Kyle Edmund
  Cameron Norrie
4–6, 2–6
Win 4–7 Jul 2018 Hall of Fame Open, United States 250 Series Grass   Jonathan Erlich   Marcelo Arévalo
  Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6–1, 6–2
Loss 4–8 Mar 2019 Mexican Open, Mexico 500 Series Hard   Austin Krajicek   Alexander Zverev
  Mischa Zverev
6–2, 6–7(4–7), [5–10]
Win 5–8 Jun 2019 Antalya Open, Turkey 250 Series Grass   Jonathan Erlich   Ivan Dodig
  Filip Polášek
6–3, 6–4

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 17 (5 titles, 12 runners-up)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (0–0)
ITF Futures (5–12)
Finals by surface
Hard (4–8)
Clay (1–4)
Grass (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Dec 2004 Qatar F5, Doha Futures Hard   Melvyn Op der Heijde 4–6, 3–6
Loss 0–2 Jun 2005 Spain F13, Lanzarote Futures Hard   Jimmy Wang 3–6, 3–6
Win 1–2 Aug 2005 Russia F3, Korolyov Futures Clay   Pavel Chekhov 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
Loss 1–3 Aug 2007 Russia F4, Moscow Futures Clay   Vladimir Voltchkov 6–7(4–7), 1–6
Loss 1–4 Feb 2008 Portugal F3, Albufeira Futures Hard   Victor Ioniță 3–6, 4–6
Win 2–4 Mar 2008 USA F6, McAllen Futures Hard   Tim Smyczek 6–4, 6–2
Win 3–4 Apr 2008 USA F8, Little Rock Futures Hard   Matthew Roberts 6–4, 6–3
Loss 3–5 Oct 2008 USA F26, Hammond Futures Hard   Jean-Yves Aubone 4–6, 0–6
Loss 3–6 Jun 2009 USA F12, Loomis Futures Hard   Jesse Witten 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 2–6
Loss 3–7 Sep 2009 Russia F7, Sergiyev Posad Futures Clay   Evgeny Kirillov 0–6, 3–6
Loss 3–8 Nov 2009 USA F29, Amelia Island Futures Clay   Jack Sock 6–7(5–7), 6–1, 3–6
Win 4–8 Mar 2010 USA F7, McAllen Futures Hard   Mario Ančić 6–1, 6–4
Loss 4–9 Jun 2010 USA F14, Davis Futures Hard   Fritz Wolmarans 3–6, 4–6
Loss 4–10 Aug 2010 Russia F4, Moscow Futures Clay   Mikhail Vasiliev 6–7(3–7), 4–6
Loss 4–11 Jun 2011 Mexico F7, Morelia Futures Hard   Marcel Felder 6–2, 4–6, 4–6
Loss 4–12 Sep 2011 USA F24, Costa Mesa Futures Hard   Steve Johnson 3–6, 3–6
Win 5–12 Dec 2012 Cambodia F2, Phnom Penh Futures Hard   Alexander Ward 6–4, 6–7(3–7), 7–6(7–4)

Doubles: 56 (27 titles, 29 runners-up)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (12–15)
ITF Futures (15–14)
Finals by surface
Hard (18–17)
Clay (9–11)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Aug 2003 Russia F1, Sergiyev Posad Futures Clay   Dmitri Sitak   Alexei Ageev
  Alexander Markin
6–3, 6–2
Loss 1–1 Aug 2003 Russia F3, Zhukovsky Futures Clay   Dmitri Sitak   Vitali Chvets
  Alexey Sergeev
6–7(4–7), 1–5 ret.
Win 2–1 Dec 2004 Qatar F3, Doha Futures Hard   Dmitri Sitak   Jaco Mathew
  Ravishankar Pathanjali
6–3, 6–3
Win 3–1 Dec 2004 Qatar F4, Doha Futures Hard   Dmitri Sitak   Yordan Kanev
  Ilia Kushev
7–6(7–5), 6–0
Win 4–1 Dec 2004 Qatar F5, Doha Futures Hard   Dmitri Sitak   Yordan Kanev
  Ilia Kushev
Walkover
Loss 4–2 Feb 2005 Spain F2, Murcia Futures Clay   Gerald Bremond   Antonio Baldellou-Esteva
  Germán Puentes
3–6, 5–7
Loss 4–3 Apr 2005 Uzbekistan F2, Guliston Futures Hard   Dmitri Sitak   Alexey Kedryuk
  Sunil-Kumar Sipaeya
3–6, 6–1, 3–6
Win 5–3 Jun 2005 Spain F12, La Palma Futures Hard   Dmitri Sitak   Javier Genaro-Martinez
  Daniel Vallverdu
7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–4)
Win 6–3 Aug 2005 Russia F3, Korolyov Futures Clay   Dmitri Sitak   Victor Kozin
  Alexei Miller
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Win 7–3 Jan 2006 Germany F2, Stuttgart Futures Hard (i)   Stéphane Bohli   Philipp Marx
  Torsten Popp
6–3, 7–5
Win 8–3 Mar 2006 France F5, Lille Futures Hard (i)   Stéphane Bohli   Fred Gil
  Filip Urban
6–1, 6–2
Loss 8–4 Jul 2006 Penza, Russia Challenger Hard   Denis Matsukevich   Murad Inoyatov
  Denis Istomin
1–6, 3–6
Loss 8–5 Dec 2006 Tunisia F7, Mégrine Futures Hard   Ludwig Pellerin   Patrick Briaud
  Adam Davidson
3–6, 7–6(7–5), 4–6
Win 9–5 Feb 2007 Italy F2, Trento Futures Hard (i)   Dmitri Sitak   Raphael Durek
  Joseph Sirianni
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Loss 9–6 Apr 2007 Russia F2, Tyumen Futures Hard (i)   Dmitri Sitak   Evgeny Kirillov
  Konstantin Kravchuk
6–7(5–7), 4–6
Loss 9–7 May 2007 Belarus F1, Minsk Futures Hard   Ivan Cerović   Sergey Betov
  Vladimir Voltchkov
4–6, 7–5, 3–6
Loss 9–8 Aug 2007 Russia F4, Moscow Futures Clay   Dmitri Sitak   Alexandre Krasnoroutskiy
  Denys Molchanov
4–6, 2–6
Win 10–8 Sep 2008 Lubbock, US Challenger Hard   Roman Borvanov   Alex Bogomolov
  Dušan Vemić
6–2, 6–3
Loss 10–9 Aug 2009 Russia F3, Moscow Futures Clay   David Savić   Ilya Belyaev
  Evgeny Donskoy
6–1, 6–7(5–7), [10–12]
Win 11–9 Nov 2009 USA F27, Birmingham Futures Clay   Tigran Martirosyan   Colt Gaston
  Michael Venus
6–3, 6–4
Win 12–9 Nov 2009 USA F28, Niceville Futures Clay   Tigran Martirosyan   Sekou Bangoura
  Denis Kudla
6–4, 7–5
Win 13–9 Feb 2010 USA F6, Harlingen Futures Hard   Cătălin-Ionuț Gârd   Matej Bocko
  Vladimir Obradović
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Loss 13–10 May 2010 Carson, US Challenger Hard   Leonardo Tavares   Brian Battistone
  Nicholas Monroe
7–5, 3–6, [4–10]
Win 14–10 Jun 2010 Ojai, US Challenger Hard   Leonardo Tavares   Harsh Mankad
  Izak van der Merwe
4–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Win 15–10 Aug 2010 Beijing, China Challenger Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos   Sadik Kadir
  Purav Raja
7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5)
Loss 15–11 Aug 2010 Russia F4, Moscow Futures Clay   Anton Manegin   Ilya Belyaev
  David Savić
3–6, 3–6
Win 16–11 Apr 2011 USA F9, Little Rock Futures Hard   Nima Roshan   Taylor Fogleman
  Benjamin Rogers
6–3, 7–5
Win 17–11 Jun 2011 Mexico F7, Morelia Futures Hard   Marcus Daniell   Ruben Gonzales
  Chris Kwon
6–0, 6–3
Loss 17–12 Aug 2011 Colombia F4, Medellín Futures Clay   Peter Aarts   Raony Carvalho
  Fabiano de Paula
3–6, 3–6
Loss 17–13 Mar 2012 USA F7, Calabasas Futures Hard   Nima Roshan   Carsten Ball
  Andre Begemann
6–7(7–9), 4–6
Loss 17–14 Apr 2012 Tallahassee, US Challenger Hard   Blake Strode   Martin Emmrich
  Andreas Siljeström
2–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 17–15 Oct 2012 Turkey F38, Antalya Futures Hard   Edoardo Eremin   Maxim Dubarenco
  Brydan Klein
4–6, 6–3, [9–11]
Loss 17–16 Nov 2012 USA F31, Niceville Futures Clay   Andrei Vasilevski   Jason Jung
  Ryan Thacher
5–7, 2–6
Loss 17–17 Jan 2013 Nouméa, New Caledonia Challenger Hard   Rubin Statham   Sam Groth
  Toshihide Matsui
6–7(6–8), 6–1, [4–10]
Win 18–17 Mar 2013 Australia F4, Ipswich Futures Hard   Rubin Statham   Jacob Grills
  Dane Propoggia
6–3, 6–1
Loss 18–18 Apr 2013 USA F9, Oklahoma City Futures Hard   Saketh Myneni   Jean-Yves Aubone
  Dennis Nevolo
1–6, 5–7
Loss 18–19 Jul 2013 Oberstaufen, Germany Challenger Clay   Stephan Fransen   Dominik Meffert
  Philipp Oswald
1–6, 6–3, [12–14]
Win 19–19 Oct 2013 São Paulo, Brazil Challenger Clay   Roman Borvanov   Sergio Galdós
  Guido Pella
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Loss 19–20 Nov 2013 Toyota, Japan Challenger Carpet (i)   Marcus Daniell   Chase Buchanan
  Blaž Rola
6–4, 3–6, [4–10]
Loss 19–21 Apr 2014 León, Mexico Challenger Hard   Marcus Daniell   Sam Groth
  Chris Guccione
3–6, 4–6
Win 20–21 May 2014 Rome, Italy Challenger Clay   Radu Albot   Andrea Arnaboldi
  Flavio Cipolla
4–6, 6–2, [11–9]
Loss 20–22 Jun 2014 Arad, Romania Challenger Clay   Radu Albot   Franko Škugor
  Antonio Veić
4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Win 21–22 Jul 2014 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard   Marcus Daniell   Jordan Kerr
  Fabrice Martin
7–6(7–5), 5–7, [10–5]
Loss 21–23 Aug 2014 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard   Marcus Daniell   Austin Krajicek
  John-Patrick Smith
3–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Loss 21–24 Nov 2014 Traralgon, Australia Challenger Hard   Marcus Daniell   Brydan Klein
  Dane Propoggia
6–7(6–8), 6–3, [6–10]
Loss 21–25 Nov 2014 Yokohama, Japan Challenger Hard   Marcus Daniell   Bradley Klahn
  Matt Reid
6–4, 4–6, [7–10]
Loss 21–26 May 2015 Aix-en-Provence, France Challenger Clay   Nicholas Monroe   Robin Haase
  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
1–6, 2–6
Win 22–26 Aug 2015 Aptos, US Challenger Hard   Chris Guccione   Yuki Bhambri
  Matthew Ebden
6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Loss 22–27 Oct 2015 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard   Andre Begemann   Sergey Betov
  Mikhail Elgin
4–6, 4–6
Win 23–27 Mar 2016 Puebla, Mexico Challenger Hard   Marcus Daniell   Santiago González
  Mate Pavić
3–6, 6–2, [12–10]
Win 24–27 Mar 2016 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Challenger Clay   Marcus Daniell   Santiago González
  Mate Pavić
6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Win 25–27 Mar 2017 Guadalajara, Mexico Challenger Hard   Santiago González   Luke Saville
  John-Patrick Smith
6–3, 1–6, [10–5]
Loss 25–28 May 2017 Bordeaux, France Challenger Clay   Santiago González   Purav Raja
  Divij Sharan
4–6, 4–6
Win 26–28 Sep 2017 Szczecin, Poland Challenger Clay   Wesley Koolhof   Aliaksandr Bury
  Andreas Siljeström
6–1, 7–5
Win 27–28 Apr 2018 Alicante, Spain Challenger Clay   Wesley Koolhof   Guido Andreozzi
  Ariel Behar
6–3, 6–2
Loss 27–29 Mar 2019 Phoenix, US Challenger Clay   Austin Krajicek   Jamie Murray
  Neal Skupski
7–6(7–2), 5–7, [6–10]

Davis Cup (20)Edit

Group membership
World Group (0)
Group I (11–5)
Group II (2–2)
Group III (0)
Group IV (0)

Note: walkover victory when Pakistan abandoned the tie is not counted as a match played

Rubber outcome No. Rubber Match type (partner if any) Opponent nation Opponent player(s) Score
 2–3; 4–6 March 2011; Sport Complex Pahlavon, Namangan, Uzbekistan; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Clay (i) surface
Defeat 1. I Singles   Uzbekistan Farrukh Dustov 0–6, 3–6, 1–6
Defeat 2. IV Singles (dead rubber) Murad Inoyatov 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 6–3
 5–0; 8–10 July 2011; TSB Hub, Hawera, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania First round play-off; Hard (i) surface
Victory 1. III Doubles (with Marcus Daniell)   Philippines Ruben Gonzales / Cecil Mamiit 7–6(7–0), 6–3, 6–2
Victory 2. V Singles (dead rubber) Cecil Mamiit 6–4, 7–5
 2–3; 10–12 February 2012; TECT Arena, Tauranga, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Hard (i) surface
Victory 3. IV Singles (dead rubber)   Uzbekistan Murad Inoyatov 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
 0–5; 14–16 September 2012; CLTA Tennis Stadium, Chandigarh, India; Group I Asia/Oceania First round play-off; Hard surface
Defeat 3. V Singles (dead rubber)   India Sanam Singh 4–6, 1–6
 2–3; 19–21 October 2012; Kaohsiung Yangming Tennis Courts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Group I Asia/Oceania Relegation playoff, 2nd round play-off; Hard surface
Victory 4. V Singles (dead rubber)   Chinese Taipei Yang Tsung-hua 6–1, 7–6(7–3)
 5–0; 1–3 February 2013; Albany Tennis Park, Auckland, New Zealand; Group II Asia/Oceania First round; Hard (i) surface
Victory 5. II Singles   Lebanon Karim Alayli 6–2, 6–1, 6–0
Victory 6. V Singles (dead rubber) Michael Massih 6–0, 6–0
 4–1; 5–7 April 2013; Pun Hiang Golf & Country Club, Yangon, Myanmar; Group II Asia/Oceania Second round; Grass surface
Defeat 4. I Singles   Pakistan Aqeel Khan 5–7, 6–3, 2–6, 5–7
Victory (not counted as match played) V Singles (dead rubber) Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Walkover
 3–2; 13–15 September 2013; Plantation Bay Resort & Spa, Lapu-Lapu, Philippines; Group II Asia/Oceania Third round; Hard surface
Defeat 5. III Doubles (with Marcus Daniell)   Philippines Francis Casey Alcantara / Treat Huey 4–6, 3–6, 4–6
 4–1; 24–26 October 2014; Z Energy Wilding Park Tennis Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania Relegation play-off 2nd round play-off; Hard (i) surface
Victory 8. III Doubles (with Marcus Daniell)   Chinese Taipei Peng Hsien-yin / Wang Chieh-fu 6–0, 6–4, 6–2
Defeat 6. IV Singles Yang Tsung-hua 3–6, 7–5, 2–6
 4–1; 6–8 March 2015; ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Hard surface
Victory 9. III Doubles (with Marcus Daniell)   China Li Zhe / Zhang Ze 6–7(3–7), 6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–1), 6–3, 6–2
 2–3; 17–19 July 2015; Wilding Park Tennis Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania Second round; Hard (i) surface
Victory 10. III Doubles (with Marcus Daniell)   India Rohan Bopanna / Saketh Myneni 6–3, 7–6(7–1), 6–3
 1–3; 4–6 March 2016; Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center, Seoul, South Korea; Group I Asia/Oceania Second round; Hard surface
Victory 11. III Doubles (with Michael Venus)   South Korea Lee Duck-hee / Lim Yong-kyu 7–6(7–3), 6–4, 4–6, 6–4
 1–4; 3–5 February 2017; Balewadi Sports Complex, Pune, India; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Hard surface
Victory 12. III Doubles (with Michael Venus)   India Leander Paes / Vishnu Vardhan 3–6, 6–3, 7–6(8–6), 6–3
 3–2; 7–9 April 2017; ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania Relegation play-off 1st round play-off; Hard surface
Victory 13. III Doubles (with Marcus Daniell)   South Korea Chung Hong / Lee Jea-moon 6–2, 4–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
 1–3; 1-3 February 2018; Tianjin Tennis Center, Tianjin, China; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Hard (i) surface
Defeat 7. III Doubles (with Marcus Daniell)   China Gong Mao-xin / Zhang Ze 4–6, 4–6
 2–3; 14-15 September 2018; Gimcheon Sports Town Tennis Courts, Gimcheon, South Korea; Group I Asia/Oceania Relegation playoff, 2nd round playoff; Hard (i) surface
Victory 14. III Doubles (with Ajeet Rai)   South Korea Hong Seong-chan / Lee Jea-moon 7–5, 6–3

Performance timelinesEdit

DoublesEdit

Current through the 2019 Wimbledon Championships.

  Russia   New Zealand
Tournament 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 A A 3R 1R 2R 2R 2R 0 / 5 5–5
French Open A A A A A A A A A A 2R 2R 1R 3R 1R 0 / 5 4–5
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A A Q1 2R 1R 3R QF 1R 0 / 5 6–5
US Open A A A A A A A A A 2R 1R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 5 3–5
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 4–4 2–4 3–4 7–4 1–3 0 / 20 18–20
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Miami Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Madrid Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
Canadian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Shanghai Masters Not Held A A A A A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
Paris Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
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 0–0 2–4 1–4 0 / 8 3–8
National representation
Davis Cup A A A A A A Z1 Z1 Z2 Z1 Z1 Z1 Z1 Z1 0 / 0 8–2
Career statistics
Tournaments 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 24 24 23 29 19 127
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 5
Finals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 2 4 2 13
Overall Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–2 6–3 27–23 21–23 26–23 36–29 15–18 132–124
Year-end ranking 423 419 467 518 354 182 357 351 144 68 43 62 55 34 51.56%

Mixed doublesEdit

Tournament 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A 1R A 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
French Open A A 2R A 1R 0 / 2 1–2
Wimbledon 3R 2R 2R 2R QF 0 / 5 8–5
US Open A A 2R 1R 0 / 2 1–2
Win–Loss 2–1 1–2 3–3 1–3 3–3 0 / 12 10–12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ nogreenmowers (20 April 2008). "Artem Sitak Wins '08 USTA Futures Event in Little Rock, AR". YouTube. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  2. ^ Tennis New Zealand (6 September 2016). "The Crowd Goes Wild – featuring Artem Sitak and Marcus Daniell at the US Open". YouTube. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Artem Sitak's biography at ITF". Retrieved 9 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Big changes for Kiwi doubles players for grass court season". NZ Herald. Retrieved 20 June 2018.

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