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Attila Balázs (Hungarian: [ˈɒtillɒ ˈbɒlaːʒ]; born September 27, 1988) is a Hungarian professional tennis player. He reached the semifinals of the 2012 BRD Năstase Țiriac Trophy in Bucharest and is a seven time Hungarian National Tennis Champion.[1]

Attila Balázs
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Country (sports) Hungary
ResidenceBudapest, Hungary
Born (1988-09-27) September 27, 1988 (age 30)
Budapest, Hungary
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$298,652
Singles
Career record15–13
Career titles0
1 Challenger, 29 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 153 (11 October 2010)
Current rankingNo. 160 (16 July 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenQ1 (2010, 2011, 2018)
WimbledonQ2 (2018)
US OpenQ1 (2010)
Doubles
Career record8–4
Career titles0
3 Challenger, 13 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 173 (11 June 2018)
Current rankingNo. 191 (16 July 2018)
Team competitions
Davis Cup16–10
Last updated on: 16 July 2018.

Contents

Future and Challenger finalsEdit

Singles: 44 (30–14)Edit

Legend
Challengers 1 (1–0)
Futures 43 (29–14)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. November 18, 2007   Kish Island Iran F3 Clay   Enrico Burzi 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. May 11, 2008   Mogyoród Hungary F1 Clay   György Balázs 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. May 25, 2008   Budapest Hungary F3 Clay   Matteo Viola 6–7(5), 3–6
Winner 4. June 22, 2008   Belgrade Serbia F1 Clay   Nikola Mektić 6–7(1), 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 5. June 29, 2008   Belgrade Serbia F2 Clay   Aleksander Slović 6–7(4), 6–0, 5–7
Runner-up 6. August 10, 2008   Novi Sad Serbia F3 Clay   Nikola Ćirić 6–7(4), 0–6
Winner 7. August 18, 2008   Subotica Serbia F5 Clay   Claudio Grassi 6–4, 6–3
Winner 8. January 25, 2009   Eilat Israel F1 Hard   Amir Hadad 6–1, 6–3
Winner 9. August 23, 2009   Arad Romania F14 Clay   Marius Copil 3–6, 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 10. August 30, 2009   Čakovec Croatia F7 Clay   Nikola Mektić 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 11. October 18, 2009   Dubrovnik Croatia F9 Clay   Aljaz Bedene 2–6, 6–7(11)
Runner-up 12. October 25, 2009   Dubrovnik Croatia F10 Clay   Pedro Clar-Rossello 3–6, 5–7
Winner 13. November 14, 2009   Kish Island Iran F7 Clay   David Savić 6–0, 7–6(4)
Winner 14. November 20, 2009   Kish Island Iran F8 Clay   Gero Kretschmer 6–2, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 15. January 24, 2010   Cala Millor Spain F2 Clay   Francesco Aldi 6–7(3), 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 16. March 21, 2010   Poreč Croatia F1 Clay   Jaroslav Pospíšil 6–2, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 17. March 28, 2010   Rovinj Croatia F2 Clay   Matteo Viola 6–4, 6–4
Winner 18. July 17, 2010   Tehran Iran F1 Clay   Abdullah Magdas 6–2, 6–2
Winner 19. July 23, 2010   Tehran Iran F2 Clay   Paris Gemouchidis 6–1, 6–4
Winner 20. October 10, 2010   Palermo, Italy Clay   Martin Fischer 7–6(4), 2–6, 6–1
Winner 21. October 24, 2010   Dubrovnik Croatia F7 Clay   Marcel Zimmermann 6–2, 7–5
Winner 22. October 1, 2011   Budapest Hungary F3 Clay   Nicolas Devilder 7-6(4), 7-5
Winner 23. June 24, 2012   Belgrade Serbia F2 Clay   Danilo Petrović 6-2, 6-2
Runner-up 24. March 10, 2013   Umag Croatia F3 Clay   Marco Cecchinato 4–6, 2–6
Winner 25. June 30, 2013   Šabac Serbia F3 Clay   Damir Džumhur 6-4, 6-2
Winner 26. July 21, 2013   Belgrade Serbia F5 Clay   Cristóbal Saavedra Corvalán 6-4, 6-0
Winner 27. September 3, 2016   Trieste Italy F27 Clay   Kristijan Mesaroš 7-5, 6-4
Winner 28. September 11, 2016   Budapest Hungary F4 Clay   Jorge Montero 6-2, 6-2
Winner 29. September 17, 2016   Székesfehérvár Hungary F5 Clay   Patrik Fabian 6-1, 6-3
Winner 30. October 8, 2016   Balatonboglár Hungary F8 Hard (i)   Alexey Vatutin 7-6(2), 6-3
Runner-up 31. November 13, 2016   Latina Italy F37 Clay   Matteo Viola 6–0, 5–7, 2–6
Winner 32. December 4, 2016   Hammamet Tunisia F34 Clay   Gibril Diarra 6-3, 7-6(1)
Winner 33. December 11, 2016   Hammamet Tunisia F35 Clay   Gonçalo Oliveira 6-2, 6-3
Winner 34. December 18, 2016   Hammamet Tunisia F36 Clay   Raul Brancaccio 6-4, 6-2
Winner 35. January 15, 2017   Hammamet Tunisia F1 Clay   Ivan Nedelko 6-3, 6-1
Winner 36. May 14, 2017   Zalaegerszeg Hungary F1 Clay   David Pichler 6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 37. May 21, 2017   Zamárdi Hungary F2 Clay   Nicola Kuhn 4–6, 0–6
Winner 38. June 11, 2017   Huelva Spain F16 Clay   Ricardo Ojeda Lara 6-3, 1-6, 7-5
Winner 39. September 30, 2017   Shymkent Kazakhstan F7 Clay   Kimmer Coppejans 6-1, 6-2
Runner-up 40. February 18, 2018   Antalya Turkey F6 Hard   Alexandar Lazov 6-7(4), 3-6
Winner 41. February 25, 2018   Antalya Turkey F7 Hard   Dimitar Kuzmanov 6-1, 6-3
Runner-up 42. March 10, 2018   Santa Margherita Di Pula Italy F2 Clay   Thiemo de Bakker 2-6, 7-5, 1-6
Winner 43. March 24, 2018   Santa Margherita Di Pula Italy F4 Clay   Tomislav Brkić 6-2, 7-5
Winner 44. April 15, 2018   Porto Portugal F7 Clay   Pedro Cachín 6-0, 6-4

Doubles: 3 (3–0)Edit

Legend
Challengers 3 (3–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2008 Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Challenger Clay   Amir Hadad   Rameez Junaid
  Philipp Marx
7–5, 6–2
Win 2–0 Oct 2016 Biella, Italy Challenger Clay   Fabiano de Paula   Johan Brunström
  Dino Marcan
5–7, 6–4, [10–4]
Win 3–0 May 2018 Ostrava, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Gonçalo Oliveira   Lukáš Rosol
  Sergiy Stakhovsky
6–0, 7–5

Davis CupEdit

Participations: (16–10)Edit

Group membership
World Group (1–1)
WG Play-off (1–1)
Group I (1–1)
Group II (13–7)
Group III (0–0)
Group IV (0–0)
Matches by surface
Hard (6–5)
Clay (8–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–4)
Matches by type
Singles (10–8)
Doubles (6–2)
Rubber outcome No. Rubber Match type (partner if any) Opponent nation Opponent player(s) Score
 2–3; 6–8 March 2009; Egyetemi Sportcsarnok, Győr, Hungary; Europe/Africa First round; Carpet(i) surface
Defeat 1 I Singles   Bulgaria Todor Enev 2–6, 6–4, 4–6, 4–6
Defeat 2 IV Singles Grigor Dimitrov 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 0–6
 3–2; 10–12 July 2009; Gödöllő Kiskastély, Gödöllő, Hungary; Europe/Africa Relegation Play Off; Clay surface
Victory 3 I Singles   Moldova Radu Albot 6–1, 6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Victory 4 III Doubles (with Róbert Varga) Radu Albot / Andrei Ciumac 6–3, 4–6, 4–6, 7–5, 6–4
Victory 5 IV Singles Andrei Gorban 6–4, 6–0, 6–4
 4–1; 9–11 July 2010; Gödöllő Kiskastély, Gödöllő, Hungary; Europe/Africa Relegation Play Off; Clay surface
Victory 6 I Singles   Macedonia Predrag Rusevski 6–4, 6–2, 6–4
Victory 7 IV Singles Dimitar Grabul 6–3, 6–1, 6–2
 5–0; 4–6 March 2011; National Tennis Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus; Europe/Africa First round; Hard surface
Victory 8 II Singles   Cyprus Philippos Tsangaridis 6–1, 6–2, 6–2
Victory 9 III Doubles (with Kornél Bardóczky) Rareș Cuzdriorean / Christopher Koutrouzas 6–1, 6–4, 6–3
Victory 10 IV Singles Sergis Kyratzis 6–4, 7–6(8–6)
 3–2; 8–10 July 2011; Gödöllő Kiskastély, Gödöllő, Hungary; Europe/Africa Second round; Clay surface
Victory 11 II Singles   Belarus Sergey Betov 6–2, 6–1, 7–5
Victory 12 IV Singles Uladzimir Ignatik 7–6(7–5), 6–3, 7–6(9–7)
 0–5; 16–18 September 2011; Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Great Britain; Europe/Africa Third round; Hard (i) surface
Defeat 13 I Singles   Great Britain James Ward 4–6, 4–6, 6–4, 4–6
Defeat 14 III Doubles (with Kornél Bardóczky) Colin Fleming / Ross Hutchins 3–6, 4–6, 4–6
 3–2; 10–12 February 2012; Városi Sportcsarnok, Szeged, Hungary; Europe/Africa First round; Carpet(i) surface
Victory 15 III Doubles (with Ádám Kellner)   Ireland Sam Barry / James McGee 7–6(8–6), 6–7(2–7), 6–2, 7–6(10–8)
Victory 16 IV Singles Conor Niland 6–1, 6–2, 6–1
 2–3; 6–8 April 2012; Bujtosi Szabadidő Csarnok, Nyíregyháza, Hungary; Europe/Africa Second round; Carpet (i) surface
Defeat 17 III Doubles (with Kornél Bardóczky)   Latvia Ernests Gulbis / Andis Juška 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 4–6, 2–6
Defeat 18 IV Singles Ernests Gulbis 4–6, 3–6, 3–6
 1–4; 5–7 April 2013; Budapesti Elektromos SE Csarnok, Budapest, Hungary; Europe/Africa Relegation Play Off; Hard (i) surface
Victory 19 I Singles   Luxembourg Ugo Nastasi 6–4, 7–6(7–3), 6–1
Defeat 20 IV Singles Gilles Müller 7–6(7–1), 2–6, 3–6, 6–4, 7–9
 3–1; 3–5 February 2017; Aegon Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia; Europe/Africa Second round; Hard (i) surface
Defeat 21 I Singles   Slovakia Martin Kližan 1–6, 2–6, 6–3, 4–6
Victory 22 III Doubles (with Márton Fucsovics) Martin Kližan / Andrej Martin 6–3, 2–6, 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–1
 3–1; 15–17 September 2017; Kopaszi gát, Budapest, Hungary; World Group Play-off; Clay surface
Defeat 23 II Singles   Russia Karen Khachanov 6–3, 2–6, 6–7(12–14), 1–6
Victory 24 III Doubles (with Márton Fucsovics) Konstantin Kravchuk / Daniil Medvedev 7–6(7–4), 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
 2–3; 2–4 February 2018; Country Hall Liège, Liège, Belgium; World Group First round; Hard (indoor) surface
Defeat 25 II Singles   Belgium David Goffin 4–6, 4–6, 0–6
Victory 26 III Doubles (with Márton Fucsovics) Ruben Bemelmans / Joris De Loore 6–3, 6–4, 6–7(2–7), 4–6, 7–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Árvay, Sándor (2009-01-05). "Bajnokaink" [Our champions] (in Hungarian). Budapest, Hungary: Magyar Tenisz Szövetség [Hungarian Tennis Association]. Retrieved December 7, 2010.

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