Gustavo Fernández (tennis)

Gustavo Fernández (born 20 January 1994) is an Argentine wheelchair tennis player.[1][2] Fernández formerly ranked singles world number one.[3]

Gustavo Fernández
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Country (sports) Argentina
Born (1994-01-20) 20 January 1994 (age 27)
Río Tercero, Argentina
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record369–131
Highest rankingNo. 1 (10 July 2017)
Current rankingNo. 2 (1 March 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenW (2017, 2019)
French OpenW (2016, 2019)
WimbledonW (2019)
US OpenF (2014)
Other tournaments
MastersSF (2013, 2018)
Paralympic GamesQF (2012, 2016)
Doubles
Career record203–144
Highest rankingNo. 3 (9 September 2019)
Current rankingNo. 6 (1 March 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (2015, 2017)
French OpenW (2019)
WimbledonW (2015)
US OpenF (2013)
Other doubles tournaments
Masters DoublesF (2016)
Paralympic GamesQF (2016)
Last updated on: 14 January 2019.

CareerEdit

Fernández won grand slam singles titles at the 2016 French Open, the 2017 Australian Open, the 2019 Australian Open,[4] the 2019 French Open and the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. In doubles he won titles at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships, partnering Nicolas Peifer, as well as the 2019 French Open, with Shingo Kunieda.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gustavo Fernandez [ARG], Australian Open". ausopen.com. Australia: Australian Open. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  2. ^ "Player card - Gustavo FERNANDEZ - Roland-Garros - The 2018 French Open official site". www.rolandgarros.com. France: French Open. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  3. ^ "Gustavo Fernandez marks world No.1 with revealing interview". www.paralympic.org.
  4. ^ "Abierto de Australia: Gustavo Fernández se consagró campeón en tenis adaptado". www.clarin.com.

External linksEdit

Awards
Preceded by
Gordon Reid
ITF Wheelchair Tennis World Champion
2017
Succeeded by
Shingo Kunieda