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Denys Petrovych Molchanov (Ukrainian: Денис Петрович Молчанов) (born 16 May 1987) is a Ukrainian tennis player playing on the ATP Challenger Tour. On January 5, 2015 he reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 169, whilst his highest doubles ranking of 69 was reached on October 15, 2018. He also played for the Ukraine Davis Cup team.[1]

Denys Molchanov
Денис Молчанов
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Country (sports) Ukraine
ResidenceKiev, Ukraine
Born (1987-05-16) 16 May 1987 (age 32)
Chișinău, Moldavian SSR
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
PlaysRight-handed (Double-handed Backhand)
Prize money$530,554
Singles
Career record2–2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 169 (5 January 2015)
Current rankingNo. 881 (29 October 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2016)
French OpenQ2 (2015)
WimbledonQ1 (2016)
US OpenQ2 (2014)
Doubles
Career record19–26
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 69 (15 October 2018)
Current rankingNo. 70 (29 October 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2019)
French Open2R (2012, 2019)
Wimbledon2R (2016)
Last updated on: 29 October 2018.

In February 2015, he faced allegations of match-fixing after suspicious betting patterns and unforced errors were noticed during a defeat to Agustín Velotti.[2]

Contents

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 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)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (0–1)
Indoor (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2018 Swiss Open, Switzerland 250 Series Clay   Igor Zelenay   Matteo Berrettini
  Daniele Bracciali
6–7(2–7), 6–7(5–7)

Challenger finalsEdit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (9–6)

Doubles: 15 (9–6)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winners 1. 30 August 2008 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Alexandre Krasnoroutskiy   Syrym Abdukhalikov
  Alex Bogomolov, Jr.
3–6, 6–3, [10–2]
Winners 2. 30 August 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Yang Tsung-hua   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos
  Alexey Kedryuk
4–6, 7–6(7–5), [11–9]
Runner-up 1. 1 August 2010 Saransk, Russia Clay   Artem Smirnov   Ilya Belyaev
  Michail Elgin
6–3, 6–7(6–8), [9–11]
Runner-up 2. 10 July 2011 Pozoblanco, Spain Hard   Illya Marchenko   Michail Elgin
  Alexandre Kudryavtsev
W/O
Winners 3. 31 July 2011 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Konstantin Kravchuk   Arnau Brugués-Davi
  Malek Jaziri
7–6(7–4), 6–7(1–7), [10–3]
Runner-up 3. 21 August 2011 Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard   Konstantin Kravchuk   Michail Elgin
  Alexandre Kudryavtsev
6–3, 3–6, [9–11]
Runner-up 4. 28 August 2011 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Harri Heliövaara   Karan Rastogi
  Vishnu Vardhan
6–7(3–7), 6–2, [8–10]
Winners 4. 24 September 2011 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard (i)   Harri Heliövaara   John Paul Fruttero
  Raven Klaasen
7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–3)
Winners 5. 14 April 2012 Mersin, Turkey Clay   Radu Albot   Alessandro Motti
  Simone Vagnozzi
6–0, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 7 July 2012 Braunschweig. Germany Clay   Harri Heliövaara   Tomasz Bednarek
  Mateusz Kowalczyk
5–7, 7–6(7–1), [8–10]
Winners 6. 29 July 2012 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Konstantin Kravchuk   Karol Beck
  Kamil Čapkovič
6–4, 6–3
Winner 7. 12 August 2012 Pozoblanco, Spain Hard   Konstantin Kravchuk   Adrian Mannarino
  Maxime Teixeira
6–3, 6–3
Winner 8. 30 September 2012 Lermontov, Russia Clay   Konstantin Kravchuk   Andrey Golubev
  Yuri Schukin
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 24 November 2012 Tyumen, Russia Hard   Konstantin Kravchuk   Ivo Klec
  Andreas Siljeström
2–6, 3–6
Winner 9. 28 April 2013 Savannah, United States Clay   Teymuraz Gabashvili   Michael Russell
  Tim Smyczek
6–2, 7–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Denys Molchanov's biography at ITF".
  2. ^ "How To Fix A Tennis Match" - DW on Sport

External linksEdit