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Igor Zelenay (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈiɡɔɾ ˈzɛlɛnai]; born 10 February 1982) is a Slovak professional tennis player. He is a doubles specialist who has won 1 ATP Tour title and finished runner-up at 4 other ATP 250 tournaments. He reached a career-high ranking of World No. 50 in July 2009. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 279, achieved in August 2005.

Igor Zelenay
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Country (sports) Slovakia
ResidenceSlovakia
Born (1982-02-10) 10 February 1982 (age 37)
Trenčín, Czechoslovakia
Height6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Turned pro2002
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachJuraj Dulik
Prize money$792,355
Singles
Career record0–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 279 (1 August 2005)
Doubles
Career record87–121 (41.8% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 50 (27 July 2009)
Current rankingNo. 62 (14 October 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2010)
French Open3R (2009)
Wimbledon3R (2008, 2009)
US Open2R (2010)
Last updated on: 15 October 2019.
Igor Zelenay
Medal record
Tennis
Representing  Slovakia
Summer Universiade
Silver medal – second place 2003 Daegu Singles
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Daegu Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Daegu Mixed Doubles

DoublesEdit

Zelenay reached his first ATP doubles final at the 2010 Delray Beach International Tennis Championships, where he and his partner Philipp Marx lost in straight sets to the Bryan brothers.

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 5 (1 title, 4 runner-ups)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 (1–4)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (0–2)
Indoor (1–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2010 Delray Beach Open, United States 250 Series Hard (i)   Philipp Marx   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 0–2 Apr 2011 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco 250 Series Clay   Colin Fleming   Robert Lindstedt
  Horia Tecău
2–6, 1–6
Loss 0–3 Sep 2012 St. Petersburg Open, Russia 250 Series Hard (i)   Lukáš Lacko   Rajeev Ram
  Nenad Zimonjić
2–6, 6–4, [6–10]
Loss 0–4 Jul 2018 Swiss Open, Switzerland 250 Series Clay   Denys Molchanov   Matteo Berrettini
  Daniele Bracciali
6–7(2–7), 6–7(5–7)
Win 1–4 Sep 2019 St. Petersburg Open, Russia 250 Series Hard (i)   Divij Sharan   Matteo Berrettini
  Simone Bolelli
6–3, 3–6, [10–8]

Challenger and Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 7 (2–5)Edit

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–1)
ITF Futures Tour (2–4)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–3)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jun 2002 Czech Rep. F2, Jablonec nad Nisou Futures Clay   Régis Lavergne 2–6, 6–4, 5–7
Loss 0–2 Nov 2002 Czech Rep. F6, Prague Futures Hard   Lukáš Dlouhý 3–6, 6–4, 3–6
Loss 0–3 Jan 2003 Germany F1B, Biberach Futures Hard (i)   Roko Karanušić 5–7, 5–7
Win 1–3 Sep 2003 France F15, Bagnères-de-Bigorre Futures Hard   Nicolas Tourte 7–6(7–4), 6–7(5–7), 7–5
Win 2–3 Jan 2005 Austria F1, Anif Futures Carpet (i)   Boštjan Ošabnik 6–3, 6–1
Loss 2–4 Apr 2005 Great Britain F6, Bath Futures Hard (i)   Mark Hilton 3–6, 4–6
Loss 2–5 Jul 2005 Manchester, Great Britain Challenger Grass   Daniele Bracciali 4–6, 4–6

Doubles: 88 (55–33)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (41–27)
ITF Futures Tour (14–6)
Titles by Surface
Hard (16–11)
Clay (32–18)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (7–4)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2000 Finland F2, Helsinki Futures Carpet   Karol Beck   Jarkko Nieminen
  Tero Vilen
6–2, 6–4
Win 2–0 Jul 2001 Slovak Rep. F5, Bratislava Futures Clay   Borut Urh   Martin Štěpánek
  Jiří Vrbka
w/o
Win 3–0 Aug 2001 Togliatti, Russia Challenger Hard   Karol Beck   Abdul-Hamid Makhkamov
  Dmitriy Tomashevich
7–5, 4–6, 6–3
Win 4–0 Aug 2001 Russia F1, Balashikha Futures Clay   Karol Beck   Alexey Kedryuk
  Orest Tereshchuk
0–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 4–1 Sep 2001 Zabrze, Poland Challenger Clay   Karol Beck   Julian Knowle
  Michael Kohlmann
1–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 5–1 Oct 2001 Greece F4, Corfu Futures Carpet   Luke Bourgeois   Michal Navrátil
  Jiří Vrbka
6–4, 7–6(9–7)
Loss 5–2 Nov 2001 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Hard (i)   Karol Beck   Lukáš Dlouhý
  David Miketa
1–6, 6–4, 3–6
Win 6–2 Jun 2002 Slovak Rep. F1A, Košice Futures Clay   Juraj Hasko   František Babaj
  Michal Mertiňák
3–6, 6–4, 6–3
Win 7–2 Jan 2003 Germany F1C, Oberhaching Futures Carpet (i)   Michal Mertiňák   Daniel Elsner
  Philipp Petzschner
4–6, 7–6(20–18), 7–6(7–5)
Win 8–2 Nov 2003 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Carpet (i)   Martin Štěpánek   Karsten Braasch
  Jean-Claude Scherrer
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Loss 8–3 Jan 2004 Germany F3, Oberhaching Futures Hard (i)   Łukasz Kubot   Frederik Nielsen
  Rasmus Nørby
4–6, 7–6(8–6), 0–6
Loss 8–4 Apr 2004 France F6, Angers Futures Clay (i)   Goran Tošić   Xavier Audouy
  Nicolas Tourte
1–6, 1–6
Loss 8–5 Apr 2004 Italy F4, Bergamo Futures Clay   Viktor Bruthans   Fabio Colangelo
  Alessandro Motti
4–6, 1–6
Win 9–5 May 2004 Czech Rep. F1, Most Futures Clay   Ladislav Chramosta   Diego Junqueira
  Damián Patriarca
7–6(7–2), 4–6, 6–1
Loss 9–6 Oct 2004 France F19, La Roche-sur-Yon Futures Hard (i)   Daniel Muñoz de la Nava   Xavier Audouy
  Jean-François Bachelot
6–3, 1–6, 2–6
Win 10–6 Oct 2004 Belgium F1, Waterloo Futures Carpet (i)   Darko Madjarovski   Michel Koning
  Martijn van Haasteren
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Win 11–6 Nov 2004 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Carpet (i)   Lukáš Dlouhý   Jan Minář
  Jaroslav Pospíšil
6–3, 3–6, 7–6(7–5)
Win 12–6 Jun 2005 Košice, Slovakia Challenger Clay   Petr Luxa   Johan Landsberg
  Harel Levy
6–4, 6–2
Win 13–6 Dec 2006 Czech Rep. F4, Vendryně Futures Hard (i)   Lukáš Rosol   Daniel Lustig
  Filip Polášek
6–1, 6–1
Win 14–6 Dec 2006 Czech Rep. F5, Opava Futures Carpet (i)   Lukáš Rosol   Roman Vogeli
  Jaroslav Pospíšil
4–6, 6–2, 6–1
Win 15–6 Mar 2007 France F5, Poitiers Futures Hard (i)   Filip Polášek   Victor Ioniță
  Brian Wilson
6–4, 6–4
Loss 15–7 May 2007 Czech Rep. F1, Teplice Futures Clay   Martin Slanar   Roman Kutáč
  Karel Tříska
4–6, 4–6
Win 16–7 Jul 2007 Oberstaufen, Germany Challenger Clay   Filip Polášek   Peter Gojowczyk
  Marc Sieber
7–5, 7–5
Win 17–7 Aug 2007 Slovak Rep. F3, Bratislava Futures Clay   Filip Polášek   Viktor Bruthans
  Ján Stančík
w/o
Loss 17–8 Sep 2007 Düsseldorf, Germany Challenger Clay   Filip Polášek   Fabio Colangelo
  Philipp Marx
6–3, 3–6, [7–10]
Win 18–8 Sep 2007 Trnava, Slovakia Challenger Clay   Filip Polášek   Diego Junqueira
  Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
6–1, 6–4
Loss 18–9 Oct 2007 Rennes, France Challenger Carpet (i)   Filip Polášek   Philipp Petzschner
  Björn Phau
2–6, 2–6
Win 19–9 Dec 2007 Czech Rep. F5, Frýdlant nad Ostravicí Futures Hard (i)   Lukáš Rosol   Jiří Krkoška
  Ján Stančík
6–4, 6–2
Loss 19–10 Dec 2007 Czech Rep. F6, Opava Futures Carpet (i)   Lukáš Rosol   Nikola Martinović
  Joško Topić
4–6, 5–7
Loss 19–11 Feb 2008 Bergamo, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   James Cerretani   Simone Bolelli
  Andreas Seppi
3–6, 0–6
Loss 19–12 May 2008 Ostrava, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Jan Hernych   Sergiy Stakhovsky
  Tomáš Zíb
6–7(6–8), 6–3, [12–14]
Win 20–12 Jun 2008 Košice, Slovakia Challenger Clay   Tomasz Bednarek   Miguel Ángel López Jaén
  Carlos Poch Gradin
6–1, 4–6, [13–11]
Loss 20–13 Aug 2008 Cordenons, Italy Challenger Clay   David Škoch   Marco Crugnola
  Alessio di Mauro
6–1, 4–6, [6–10]
Loss 20–14 Aug 2008 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard   David Škoch   Michael Kohlmann
  Frank Moser
6–7(4–7), 4–6
Loss 20–15 Sep 2008 Düsseldorf, Germany Challenger Clay   Lukáš Rosol   Jan Hájek
  Tomáš Zíb
6–1, 2–6, [7–10]
Loss 20–16 Sep 2008 Orléans, France Challenger Hard (i)   Jean-Claude Scherrer   Sergiy Stakhovsky
  Lovro Zovko
6–7(7–9), 4–6
Win 21–16 Sep 2008 Trnava, Slovakia Challenger Clay   David Škoch   Daniel Köllerer
  Michal Mertiňák
6–3, 6–1
Loss 21–17 Mar 2009 Besançon, France Challenger Hard (i)   David Škoch   Karol Beck
  Jaroslav Levinský
6–2, 5–7, [7–10]
Loss 21–18 Nov 2009 Eckental, Germany Challenger Carpet (i)   Philipp Marx   Michael Kohlmann
  Alexander Peya
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 21–19 Nov 2009 Aachen, Germany Challenger Carpet (i)   Philipp Marx   Rohan Bopanna
  Aisam Qureshi
4–6, 6–7(6–8)
Win 22–19 Nov 2009 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Hard (i)   Philipp Marx   Leoš Friedl
  David Škoch
6–4, 6–4
Win 23–19 Dec 2009 Salzburg, Austria Challenger Hard (i)   Philipp Marx   Sanchai Ratiwatana
  Sonchat Ratiwatana
6–4, 7–5
Win 24–19 Oct 2010 Mons, Belgium Challenger Hard (i)   Filip Polášek   Ruben Bemelmans
  Yannick Mertens
3–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Win 25–19 Apr 2011 Barletta, Italy Challenger Clay   Lukáš Rosol   Martin Fischer
  Andreas Haider-Maurer
6–3, 6–2
Win 26–19 Jul 2011 Orbetello, Italy Challenger Clay   Julian Knowle   Romain Jouan
  Benoît Paire
6–1, 7–6(7–2)
Loss 26–20 Mar 2012 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Challenger Hard (i)   Michal Mertiňák   Dustin Brown
  Jonathan Marray
6–7(2–7), 6–2, [9–11]
Loss 26–21 Apr 2012 Barletta, Italy Challenger Clay   Jonathan Marray   Johan Brunström
  Dick Norman
4–6, 5–7
Loss 26–22 Apr 2012 Napoli, Italy Challenger Clay   Rameez Junaid   Laurynas Grigelis
  Alessandro Motti
4–6, 4–6
Loss 26–23 May 2012 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Martin Kližan   Lukáš Rosol
  Horacio Zeballos
5–7, 6–2, [10–12]
Win 27–23 May 2012 Bordeaux, France Challenger Clay   Martin Kližan   Olivier Charroin
  Jonathan Marray
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [10–4]
Win 28–23 Nov 2012 Helsinki, Finland Challenger Hard (i)   Mikhail Elgin   Uladzimir Ignatik
  Jimmy Wang
4–6, 7–6(7–0), [10–4]
Loss 28–24 Mar 2013 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Challenger Hard (i)   Karol Beck   Mirza Bašić
  Tomislav Brkić
3–6, 5–7
Win 29–24 Jun 2013 Košice, Slovakia Challenger Clay   Kamil Čapkovič   Gero Kretschmer
  Alexander Satschko
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 29–25 Jul 2013 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay   Andreas Siljeström   Tomasz Bednarek
  Mateusz Kowalczyk
2–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win 30–25 Sep 2013 Como, Italy Challenger Clay   Rameez Junaid   Marco Crugnola
  Stefano Ianni
7–5, 7–6(7–2)
Win 31–25 Jun 2014 Vicenza, Italy Challenger Clay   Andrej Martin   Mateusz Kowalczyk
  Błażej Koniusz
6–1, 7–5
Win 32–25 Jul 2014 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay   Andreas Siljeström   Rameez Junaid
  Michal Mertiňák
7–5, 6–4
Loss 32–26 Sep 2014 Szczecin, Poland Challenger Clay   Tomasz Bednarek   Dustin Brown
  Jan-Lennard Struff
2–6, 4–6
Win 33–26 Mar 2015 Kazan, Russia Challenger Hard (i)   Mikhail Elgin   Andrea Arnaboldi
  Matteo Viola
6–3, 6–3
Win 34–26 May 2015 Heilbronn, Germany Challenger Clay   Mateusz Kowalczyk   Dominik Meffert
  Tim Pütz
6–4, 6–3
Loss 34–27 Jun 2015 Prostějov, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Mateusz Kowalczyk   Julian Knowle
  Philipp Oswald
6–4, 3–6, [9–11]
Win 35–27 Jun 2015 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Mateusz Kowalczyk   Roberto Maytín
  Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6–2, 7–6(7–5)
Win 36–27 Aug 2015 Slovakia F3, Piešťany Futures Clay   Filip Horanský   Isak Arvidsson
  Gábor Borsos
6–4, 1–6, [15–13]
Win 37–27 Aug 2015 Cordenons, Italy Challenger Clay   Andrej Martin   Dino Marcan
  Antonio Šančić
6–4, 5–7, [10–8]
Loss 37–28 Sep 2015 St Remy, France Challenger Clay   Andrej Martin   Ken Skupski
  Neal Skupski
4–6, 1–6
Loss 37–29 Oct 2015 Mons, Belgium Challenger Hard (i)   Rameez Junaid   Ruben Bemelmans
  Philipp Petzschner
3–6, 1–6
Win 38–29 Nov 2015 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Hard (i)   Ilija Bozoljac   Ken Skupski
  Neal Skupski
7–6(7–3), 4–6, [10–5]
Win 39–29 Nov 2015 Brescia, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Ilija Bozoljac   Mirza Bašić
  Nikola Mektić
6–0, 6–3
Win 40–29 Mar 2016 Kazan, Russia Challenger Hard (i)   Aliaksandr Bury   Konstantin Kravchuk
  Philipp Oswald
6–2, 4–6, [10–6]
Win 41–29 Jun 2016 Prostějov, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Aliaksandr Bury   Julio Peralta
  Hans Podlipnik Castillo
6–4, 6–4
Win 42–29 Jul 2016 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Julian Knowle   Facundo Argüello
  Julio Peralta
6–4, 7–5
Win 43–29 Feb 2017 Quimper, France Challenger Hard (i)   Mikhail Elgin   Ken Skupski
  Neal Skupski
2–6, 7–5, [10–5]
Win 44–29 Feb 2017 Cherbourg, France Challenger Hard (i)   Roman Jebavý   Dino Marcan
  Tristan-Samuel Weissborn
7–6(7–4), 6–7(4–7), [10–6]
Win 45–29 Apr 2017 Francavilla, Italy Challenger Clay   Julian Knowle   Rameez Junaid
  Kevin Krawietz
2–6, 6–2, [10–7]
Loss 45–30 May 2017 Heilbronn, Germany Challenger Clay   Adil Shamasdin   Roman Jebavý
  Antonio Šančić
4–6, 1–6
Loss 45–31 May 2017 Mestre, Italy Challenger Clay   Julian Knowle   Ken Skupski
  Neal Skupski
7–5, 4–6, [5–10]
Win 46–31 Jul 2017 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay   Julian Knowle   Gero Kretschmer
  Kevin Krawietz
6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Loss 46–32 Aug 2017 Cordenons, Italy Challenger Clay   Matwé Middelkoop   Roman Jebavý
  Zdeněk Kolář
2–6, 3–6
Win 47–32 Mar 2018 Zhuhai, China, P.R. Challenger Hard   Denys Molchanov   Aliaksandr Bury
  Peng Hsien-yin
7–5, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 47–33 Mar 2018 Shenzhen, China, P.R. Challenger Hard   Denys Molchanov   Hsieh Cheng-peng
  Rameez Junaid
6–7(3–7), 3–6
Win 48–33 Apr 2018 Barletta, Italy Challenger Clay   Denys Molchanov   Ariel Behar
  Máximo González
6–1, 6–2
Win 49–33 Apr 2018 Tunis, Tunisia Challenger Clay   Denys Molchanov   Jonathan Eysseric
  Joe Salisbury
7–6(7–4), 6–2
Win 50–33 Jun 2018 Prostějov, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Denys Molchanov   Pablo Cuevas
  Martín Cuevas
4–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Win 51–33 Aug 2018 Cordenons, Italy Challenger Clay   Denys Molchanov   Andrej Martin
  Daniel Muñoz de la Nava
3–6, 6–3, [11–9]
Win 52–33 Nov 2018 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Hard (i)   Denys Molchanov   Ramkumar Ramanathan
  Andrei Vasilevski
6–2, 3–6, [11–9]
Win 53–33 Apr 2019 Barletta, Italy Challenger Clay   Denys Molchanov   Tomislav Brkić
  Tomislav Draganja
7–6(7–1), 6–4
Win 54–33 Apr 2019 Francavilla, Italy Challenger Clay   Denys Molchanov   Guillermo Durán
  David Vega Hernández
6–3, 6–2
Win 55–33 Aug 2019 Augsburg, Germany Challenger Clay   Andrei Vasilevski   Ivan Sabanov
  Matej Sabanov
4–6, 6–4, [10–3]

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 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 3R 2R 1R 1R A A 1R A A 2R 0 / 6 4–6
French Open 3R 1R 1R A 1R A A A A A 2R 0 / 5 3–5
Wimbledon 3R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R Q2 1R 0 / 11 5–11
US Open 1R 2R 1R A A A A A A A 0 / 3 1–3
Win–Loss 2–1 4–3 4–4 1–4 0–2 0–3 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-1 0-0 2-3 0 / 25 13–25

ReferencesEdit

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