Fritz Wolmarans

Fritz Wolmarans (born 7 March 1986) is a former professional South African tennis player.

Fritz Wolmarans
Country (sports) South Africa
ResidenceCape Town, South Africa
Born (1986-03-07) 7 March 1986 (age 36)
Bloemfontein, South Africa
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$172,382
Singles
Career record4–4 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 198 (16 May 2011)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2011)
WimbledonQ2 (2011)
US OpenQ2 (2011)
Doubles
Career record1–2 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 412 (7 February 2011)
Last updated on: 22 September 2014.

Wolmarans has a career high ATP singles ranking of 198 achieved on 16 May 2011.

He also played for the South Africa Davis Cup team.

Tennis careerEdit

JuniorsEdit

As a junior, Wolmarans reached as high as No. 12 in the combined world rankings in 2004. He scored notable victories over Juan Martín del Potro and Fabio Fognini.

As a junior, he compiled a singles win–loss record of 49–31.

Junior Grand Slam results – Singles:

Australian Open: 3R (2004)
French Open: 2R (2004)
Wimbledon: 2R (2003)
US Open: 3R (2003)

Junior Grand Slam results – Doubles:

Australian Open: 1R (2004)
French Open: QF (2004)
Wimbledon: A
US Open: A

Pro tourEdit

In May 2011, Wolmarans reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 198, whilst his highest doubles ranking is World No. 413 (achieved in September 2010).[1] He has won one challenger in both singles and doubles.

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 14 (8 titles-6 runner-ups)Edit

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (1–1)
ITF Futures (7–5)
Titles by surface
Hard (7–6)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 10 April 2005 USA F7, Little Rock, AR, USA Hard   Zbynek Mlynarik 3–6, 5–7
Win 2. 9 July 2006 Romania F10, Romania Clay   Teodor-Dacian Craciun 6–2, 6–3
Win 3. 6 August 2006 U.S.A. F20, IL, U.S.A. Hard   Ryler DeHeart 6–4, 6–3
Loss 4. 19 November 2006 USA F29, HI, U.S.A. Hard   Dudi Sela 3–6, 3–6
Win 5. 20 June 2010 U.S.A. F14, Davis, CA, U.S.A. Hard   Artem Sitak 6–3, 6–4
Win 6. 26 September 2010 U.S.A. F24, CA, U.S.A. Hard   Robbye Poole 6–0, 6–3
Win 7. 24 October 2010 U.S.A. F27, TX, U.S.A. Hard   Jordan Cox 6–1, 6–2
Win 8. 20 March 2011 Rimouski, Canada Hard(i)   Bobby Reynolds 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Loss 9. 22 July 2012 Binghamton, United States Hard   Michael Yani 4–6, 6–7(11–13)
Win 10. 16 September 2012 Canada F8, Canada Hard   Márton Fucsovics 6–3, 7–6
Win 11. 1 June 2014 South Africa F1, Stellenbosch Hard   Tucker Vorster 3–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Loss 12. 15 June 2014 South Africa F3, Stellenbosch Hard   Nicolaas Scholtz 6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Loss 13. 13 July 2014 Canada F5, Canada Hard   Thanasi Kokkinakis 6–7(4–7), 6–7(3–7)
Loss 14. 30 August 2015 Canada F7, Canada Hard   Gonzalo Escobar 6–7(4–7), 0–6

Doubles finals: 3 (1–2)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 (0/0)
ATP Challenger Tour (1/2)
Titles by surface
Hard (1/1)
Grass (0/0)
Clay (0/1)
Carpet (0/0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 9 May 2010 Savannah, United States Clay (Green)   Bobby Reynolds   Jamie Baker
  James Ward
3–6, 4–6
Win 2. 19 September 2010 Tulsa, United States Hard   Andrew Anderson   Brett Joelson
  Chris Klingemann
6–2, 6–3
Loss 3. 11 September 2011 Shanghai, China Hard   Michael Yani   Sanchai Ratiwatana
  Sonchat Ratiwatana
6–7(4–7), 3–6

Singles performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.
Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q1 A A Q2 A A A 0–0
French Open A A A A A A A 0–0
Wimbledon A A A Q2 A A A 0–0
US Open A A A Q2 A A A 0–0
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Career statistics
Titles–Finals
Year-end ranking 722 419 275 299 340 640 420

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fritz Wolmarans' biography". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 7 March 2016.

External linksEdit