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David Marrero Santana (Spanish pronunciation: [daˈβið maˈreɾo sanˈtana]; born 8 April 1980 in Las Palmas, Spain) is a professional tennis player from Spain. He has achieved most of his success in doubles, winning 9 titles and reaching a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 5 in November 2013.

David Marrero
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Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceAlicante, Spain
Born (1980-04-08) 8 April 1980 (age 39)
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro2001
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$2,234,592
Singles
Career record3–6 (33.3%)
Career titles0
1 Challenger, 7 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 143 (8 February 2010)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (2008)
WimbledonQ2 (2008)
US OpenQ1 (2008, 2010)
Doubles
Career record240–187 (56.2%)
Career titles14
Highest rankingNo. 5 (11 November 2013)
Current rankingNo. 49 (26 February 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2013, 2015)
French OpenQF (2013)
Wimbledon3R (2012, 2014)
US OpenQF (2011, 2014)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsW (2013)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2013)
French Open1R (2012, 2013, 2014)
Wimbledon3R (2013)
US OpenQF (2012)
Team competitions
Davis Cup0–3 (0%)
Last updated on: 3 March 2018.

Contents

Professional careerEdit

2000–2007Edit

Marrero earned his first world ranking late in 2000 as a 20-year-old, but he spent only a few weeks inside the top-500 until early 2005. By late 2005, he had made it into the top-300, but faded over the next year to close out 2006 outside the top-400. In the middle of 2007, he again inched into the top-300, but faded again to close out 2007 at No. 362.

2008Edit

As a qualifier, Marrero reached the final of a Challenger in Chile in January, losing to No. 132 Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo after upsetting No. 272 Sebastián Decoud, No. 187 Adrián García and No. 111 Nicolás Lapentti. This result brought him back into the Top 300 at World No. 289. The very next week he gained revenge over Ramirez-Hidalgo to qualify into an ATP stop in Chile, where he again beat Garcia before losing to No. 104 Fabio Fognini in the 2nd round. In February, Marrero scored another upset, defeating World No. 114 Máximo González.

2009–2012Edit

Marrero reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 143 in February 2010.

2016 match fixing controversyEdit

In January 2016, Marrero was featured in a New York Times article about his suspected match-fixing at the Australian Open.[1]

Significant finalsEdit

Year-End Championships finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2013 London Hard (i)   Fernando Verdasco   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
7–5, 6–7(3–7), [10–7]

Masters 1000 finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2013 Shanghai Hard   Fernando Verdasco   Ivan Dodig
  Marcelo Melo
6–7(2-7), 7–6(8–6), [2–10]
Winner 2015 Rome Clay   Pablo Cuevas   Marcel Granollers
  Marc López
6–4, 7–5

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 30 (14 titles, 16 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (1–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (1–1)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (4–3)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (8–12)
Titles by surface
Hard (2–3)
Clay (12–12)
Grass (0–1)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (12–14)
Indoor (2–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 May 2010 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay   Marc López   Pablo Cuevas
  Marcel Granollers
6–7(1–7), 6–4, [10–4]
Win 2–0 Jul 2010 German Open, Germany 500 Series Clay   Marc López   Jérémy Chardy
  Paul-Henri Mathieu
6–3, 2–6, [10–8]
Loss 2–1 May 2011 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay   Marc López   Eric Butorac
  Jean-Julien Rojer
3–6, 4–6
Loss 2–2 May 2011 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur, France 250 Series Clay   Santiago González   Eric Butorac
  Jean-Julien Rojer
3–6, 4–6
Loss 2–3 Sep 2011 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay   Julian Knowle   Daniele Bracciali
  Potito Starace
6–3, 4–6, [8–10]
Loss 2–4 Oct 2011 Kremlin Cup, Russia 250 Series Hard (i)   Carlos Berlocq   František Čermák
  Filip Polášek
3–6, 1–6
Win 3–4 Feb 2012 Argentina Open, Argentina 250 Series Clay   Fernando Verdasco   Michal Mertiňák
  André Sá
4–6, 4–6
Win 4–4 Feb 2012 Mexican Open, Mexico 500 Series Clay   Fernando Verdasco   Marcel Granollers
  Marc López
6–3, 6–4
Loss 4–5 May 2012 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay   Julian Knowle   Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
  Jean-Julien Rojer
5–7, 5–7
Win 5–5 Jul 2012 Croatia Open, Croatia 250 Series Clay   Fernando Verdasco   Marcel Granollers
  Marc López
6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Win 6–5 Jul 2012 German Open, Germany (2) 500 Series Clay   Fernando Verdasco   Rogério Dutra Silva
  Daniel Muñoz de la Nava
6–4, 6–3
Loss 6–6 Oct 2012 Valencia Open, Spain 500 Series Hard (i)   Fernando Verdasco   Alexander Peya
  Bruno Soares
3–6, 2–6
Win 7–6 Mar 2013 Mexican Open, Mexico (2) 500 Series Clay   Łukasz Kubot   Simone Bolelli
  Fabio Fognini
7–5, 6–2
Win 8–6 Jul 2013 Croatia Open, Croatia (2) 250 Series Clay   Martin Kližan   Nicholas Monroe
  Simon Stadler
6–1, 5–7, [10–7]
Win 9–6 Sep 2013 St. Petersburg Open, Russia 250 Series Hard (i)   Fernando Verdasco   Dominic Inglot
  Denis Istomin
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Loss 9–7 Oct 2013 Shanghai Masters, China Masters 1000 Hard   Fernando Verdasco   Ivan Dodig
  Marcelo Melo
6–7(2–7), 7–6(8–6), [2–10]
Win 10–7 Nov 2013 ATP World Tour Finals, United Kingdom Tour Finals Hard (i)   Fernando Verdasco   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
7–5, 6–7(3–7), [10–7]
Loss 10–8 Feb 2014 Rio Open, Brazil 500 Series Clay   Marcelo Melo   Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Robert Farah
4–6, 2–6
Loss 10–9 Oct 2014 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, United States 250 Series Clay   Fernando Verdasco   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
6–4, 4–6, [9–11]
Loss 10–10 May 2014 Portugal Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay   Pablo Cuevas   Santiago González
  Scott Lipsky
3–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Loss 10–11 May 2015 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay   Marc López   Treat Huey
  Scott Lipsky
1–6, 4–6
Win 11–11 May 2015 Italian Open, Italy Masters 1000 Clay   Pablo Cuevas   Marcel Granollers
  Marc López
6–4, 7–5
Loss 11–12 Jun 2015 Nottingham Open, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass   Pablo Cuevas   Chris Guccione
  André Sá
2–6, 5–7
Loss 11–13 Feb 2016 Rio Open, Brazil 500 Series Clay   Pablo Carreño Busta   Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Robert Farah
6–7(5–7), 1–6
Loss 11–14 Feb 2016 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay   Pablo Carreño Busta   Julio Peralta
  Horacio Zeballos
6–4, 1–6, [5–10]
Win 12–14 Jul 2016 Swedish Open, Sweden 250 Series Clay   Marcel Granollers   Marcus Daniell
  Marcelo Demoliner
6–2, 6–3
Win 13–14 Jul 2016 Croatia Open, Croatia (3) 250 Series Clay   Martin Kližan   Nikola Mektić
  Antonio Šančić
6–4, 6–2
Loss 13–15 Feb 2017 Argentina Open, Argentina 250 Series Clay   Santiago González   Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Robert Farah
1–6, 4–6
Loss 13–16 May 2017 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay   Tommy Robredo   Ryan Harrison
  Michael Venus
5–7, 2–6
Win 14–16 Feb 2018 Rio Open, Brazil 500 Series Clay   Fernando Verdasco   Nikola Mektić
  Alexander Peya
5–7, 7–5, [10–8]

Doubles Performance TimelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A 3R 2R QF 2R QF 1R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 9 11–9
French Open A 1R 2R 2R QF 2R 2R 2R 3R 1R A 0 / 9 10–9
Wimbledon Q1 2R 2R 3R 2R 3R 1R 1R A 1R A 0 / 8 7–8
US Open A 2R QF 1R 1R QF 1R 3R 1R 1R 0 / 9 9–9
Win–Loss 0–0 2–3 7–4 4–4 7–4 7–4 4–4 3–4 2–3 1–4 0–1 0 / 35 37–35
Year-End Championship
ATP World Tour Finals A A A A W A A A A A 1 / 1 4–1
ATP Masters Series 1000
Indian Wells A A 1R A 1R 2R 1R 1R A 2R A 0 / 6 2–6
Miami A A 2R QF 2R QF 1R 2R A A A 0 / 6 7–6
Monte Carlo A A A 2R SF A A 2R A A A 0 / 3 5–3
Madrid (Clay) A 1R A 2R SF SF 2R A 1R 2R 1R 0 / 8 7–8
Rome A A 1R 1R QF QF W A A A A 1 / 5 8–4
Canada A A A A A 1R 1R A A A 0 / 2 0–2
Cincinnati A A A A A 2R 1R A A A 0 / 2 0–2
Shanghai A 2R A 1R F 2R 1R A A A 0 / 5 5–4
Paris A 2R 1R A 2R 2R 1R 1R A A 0 / 6 2–6
Win–Loss 0–0 2–2 1–4 4–5 12–7 7–8 6–7 2–4 0–1 2–2 0–1 1 / 43 36–41
Career statistics
Titles 0 2 0 4 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 14
Finals 0 2 4 6 5 3 3 4 2 1 0 30
Year End Ranking 102 40 40 23 5 28 30 41 77 64

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