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Franko Škugor (Croatian pronunciation: [frâŋko ʃkûɡor];[3] born 20 September 1987) is a Croatian professional tennis player who mainly has played on the ATP Challenger Tour, and also specialized in doubles. He is best known for very powerful serve up to 230 km/h (143 mph) along with very strong groundstrokes. Along with doubles partner Croatian professional tennis player Nikola Mektić he reached the doubles semi-finals at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships.

Franko Škugor
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Country (sports) Croatia
ResidenceZagreb, Croatia
Born (1987-09-20) 20 September 1987 (age 31)[1]
Šibenik, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachAlan Maric
Prize moneyUS$1,290,803
Singles
Career record8–23 (25.8% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 145 (25 April 2016)
Current rankingNo. 365 (20 May 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2011)
French OpenQ2 (2011, 2012)
Wimbledon1R (2016)
US OpenQ2 (2008, 2010)
Doubles
Career record71–65 (52.2% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 17 (22 April 2019)
Current rankingNo. 18 (20 May 2019)[2]
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2018, 2019)
French Open1R (2018, 2019)
WimbledonSF (2017, 2018)
US Open3R (2018)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2018)
French Open2R (2018)
Wimbledon1R (2018)
US OpenQF (2018)
Team competitions
Davis CupF (2016)
Last updated on: 29 May 2019.

Contents

Significant finalsEdit

Masters 1000 finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2019 Monte-Carlo Masters Clay   Nikola Mektić   Robin Haase
  Wesley Koolhof
6–7(3–7), 7–6(7–3), [11–9]

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 7 (5 titles, 2 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (1–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (3–2)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (3–2)
Grass (1–0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (4–2)
Indoor (1–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2014 Croatia Open,
Croatia
250 Series Clay   Dušan Lajović   František Čermák
  Lukáš Rosol
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 0–2 Jul 2017 Swiss Open,
Switzerland
250 Series Clay   Jonathan Eysseric   Oliver Marach
  Philipp Oswald
3–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Win 1–2 Apr 2018 Hungarian Open,
Hungary
250 Series Clay   Dominic Inglot   Matwé Middelkoop
  Andrés Molteni
6–7(8–10), 6–1, [10–8]
Win 2–2 Jun 2018 Rosmalen Championships,
Netherlands
250 Series Grass   Dominic Inglot   Raven Klaasen
  Michael Venus
7–6(7–3), 7–5
Win 3–2 Oct 2018 Swiss Indoors,
Switzerland
500 Series Hard (i)   Dominic Inglot   Alexander Zverev
  Mischa Zverev
6–2, 7–5
Win 4–2 Apr 2019 Grand Prix Hassan II,
Morocco
250 Series Clay   Jürgen Melzer   Matwé Middelkoop
  Frederik Nielsen
6–4, 7–6(8–6)
Win 5–2 Apr 2019 Monte-Carlo Masters,
Monaco
Masters 1000 Clay   Nikola Mektić   Robin Haase
  Wesley Koolhof
6–7(3–7), 7–6(7–3), [11–9]

Team competition finals: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partners Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 25–27 November 2016 Davis Cup,
Zagreb, Croatia
Hard (i)   Marin Čilić
  Ivo Karlović
  Ivan Dodig
  Juan Martín del Potro
  Federico Delbonis
  Leonardo Mayer
  Guido Pella
2–3

ATP Challenger Tour titlesEdit

Singles: 2Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 8 August 2010 Beijing, China Hard   Laurent Recouderc 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
2. 3 May 2015 Anning, China Clay   Gavin van Peperzeel 7–5, 6–2

Doubles: 10Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
1. 27 January 2013 Bucaramanga, Colombia Clay   Marcelo Demoliner   Sergio Galdós
  Marco Trungelliti
7–6(10–8), 6–2
2. 9 June 2013 Arad, Romania (1) Clay   Antonio Veić   Facundo Bagnis
  Julio César Campozano
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [11–9]
3. 18 August 2013 Cordenons, Italy Clay   Marin Draganja   Norbert Gombos
  Roman Jebavý
6–4, 6–4
4. 8 June 2014 Arad, Romania (2) Clay   Antonio Veić   Radu Albot
  Artem Sitak
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
5. 29 June 2014 Marburg, Germany Clay   Jaroslav Pospíšil   Diego Schwartzman
  Horacio Zeballos
6–4, 6–4
6. 14 August 2016 Gatineau, Canada Hard   Tristan Lamasine   Jarryd Chaplin
  John-Patrick Smith
6–3, 6–1
7. 2 October 2016 Orleans, France Hard (i)   Nikola Mektić   Ariel Behar
  Andrei Vasilevski
6–2, 7–5
8. 9 April 2017 Sophia Antipolis, France Clay   Tristan Lamasine   Uladzimir Ignatik
  Jozef Kovalík
6–2, 6–2
9. 23 April 2017 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet (i)   Marco Chiudinelli   Sanchai Ratiwatana
  Sonchat Ratiwatana
4–6, 6–2, [10–5]
10. 7 May 2017 Ostrava, Czech Republic Clay   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan   Rameez Junaid
  Lukáš Rosol
6–3, 6–2

Performance timelinesEdit

SinglesEdit

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 Q2 A A A A Q1 Q1 A A 0 / 0 0–0
French Open A A A A A A Q2 Q2 A A A Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon A A A A A A Q1 Q1 A A A 1R A A 0 / 1 0–1
US Open A A A Q2 A Q2 A Q1 A A A Q1 A A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 1 0–1
National representation
Davis Cup A A A A A A A A A A PO F 1R A 0 / 2 1–3
Career statistics
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 3–3 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–5 2–5 2–4 0–1 8–23
Year-end ranking 913 585 449 417 546 182 310 802 543 616 182 215 294 357 26%

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.

Current through the 2019 French Open.

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 A A A 2R 2R 0 / 2 2–2
French Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 1R 0 / 2 0–2
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A A Q1 A Q1 SF SF 0 / 2 8–2
US Open A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 3R 0 / 2 2–2
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 4–2 7–4 1–2 0 / 8 12–8
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R QF 0 / 2 2–2
Miami Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 2R 0 / 2 1–2
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A W 1 / 1 5–0
Madrid Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Canadian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
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 3–5 8–2 1 / 8 11–7
National representation
Davis Cup A A A A A A A A A A PO F 1R A 0 / 2 2–1
Career statistics
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Career
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 3 / 3 2 / 2 5 / 7
Overall Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 0–2 0–0 1–2 1–3 4–3 2–2 5–3 11–9 31–25 15–12 71–65
Year-end ranking 1081 790 522 924 438 435 524 248 111 122 144 107 42 28 52%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Franko Skugor". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 15 April 2019.
  2. ^ ATP Rankings
  3. ^ "Fránjo". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-17. Frȁnko

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