Rubin Statham

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Rubin Statham (born 25 April 1987), often referred to by his nickname of "José,"[1] is a professional tennis player from New Zealand.[2][3] His twin brother Mikal (usually referred to by his nickname of "Oliver") is also a professional tennis player. He has reached a ATP career high ranking of 279 in singles as of 25 February 2013, and 139 in doubles as of 17 June 2013.

Rubin Statham
Country (sports) New Zealand
ResidenceAuckland, New Zealand
Born (1987-04-25) 25 April 1987 (age 35)
Westminster, United Kingdom
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro2002
PlaysRight-handed
CoachGary Swinkels
Prize moneyUS$330,249
Singles
Career record30–28 (Grand Slam, ATP Tour level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 279 (25 February 2013)
Current rankingNo. 542 (19 September 2022)
Grand Slam singles results
US OpenQ1 (2016)
Doubles
Career record1–11 (Grand Slam, ATP Tour and Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 139 (17 June 2013)
Current rankingNo. 542 (19 December 2022)
Team competitions
Davis Cup28–19
(Singles 26-19, Doubles 2-0)
Last updated on: 21 December 2022.

CareerEdit

In June 2005, Statham's second year on the professional tour, he made his first final at the Japan F8 tournament. He lost in the final to Go Soeda of Japan 4–6, 3–6. In November 2008, Kyu Tae Im of Korea defeated him 6–7(3), 1–6 in the final of the Malaysia F2 event. This was the second time he had made a final in over three years. In May 2009 Statham won his first tournament, at Australia F3, defeating Australian Greg Jones 4–6, 6–4, 6–1 in the final. In his next tournament, Australia F4, he lost in the final to Jones 5–7, 6–7(6). He won his next tournament in Egypt F7 by defeating Jean-Noel Insausti of France in the final 7–5, 6–2. He made it four finals in a row in his next tournament at Egypt F8, losing to Karim Maamoun of Egypt in the final 2–6, 2–6.

In October 2009 Statham won another Futures title at Thailand F4. He defeated Roman Jebavý of the Czech Republic 6–3, 2–6, 7–5 in the final, having also won the doubles title the day before. He also won the Vietnam F1 title in the same month, defeating Amir Weintraub of Israel 6–7(4), 7–6(4), 6–1 in the final, and again made it a special event by winning the doubles as well. He was do it again in Korea in May 2013. In October 2010, Statham was the only New Zealand representative in the Men's Singles at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and was the sixth seed. He lost in the quarterfinals to top-seeded and eventual champion Somdev Devvarman of India 3–6, 4–6.[4]

2019Edit

In January 2019 Statham played the ASB Classic in Auckland, where he caused a major upset by beating the 6th seed and 25th ranked player in the world at the time, Hyeon Chung in straight sets 7–5, 6–3.[5]

2020Edit

Statham's win in March against Brandon Perez in the World Group I play-off against Venezuela was his first competitive match for more than a year, a serious hip injury having caused him to retire from the first round of a Challenger event in Bangkok in February 2019.[6] Other than purely domestic events, such as the New Zealand Premier League and Te Anau Invitational, it was the only match he played during the year.

Davis CupEdit

With 31 ties, Statham holds the record number of appearances in the Davis Cup for New Zealand, his debut being in 2005. His 26 singles victories is also the highest number by a New Zealand player.

Challenger and Futures/World Tennis Tour FinalsEdit

Singles: 26 (12-14)Edit

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0-0)
ITF Futures/World Tennis Tour (12-14)
Titles by surface
Hard (6–9)
Clay (6-5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2005 Japan F8, Tokyo Futures Hard   Go Soeda 4–6, 3–6
Loss 0-2 Nov 2008 Malaysia F2, Petaling Jaya Futures Hard   Kyu Tae Im 6–7(3–7), 1–6
Win 1-2 May 2009 Australia F3, Bundaberg Futures Clay   Greg Jones 4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Loss 1-3 May 2009 Australia F4, Ipswich Futures Clay   Greg Jones 5–7, 6–7(3–7)
Win 2-3 May 2009 Egypt F7, Alexandria Futures Clay   Jean-Noel Insausti 7–5, 6–2
Loss 2-4 Jun 2009 Egypt F8, Ain Sokhna Futures Clay   Karim Maamoun 2–6, 2–6
Win 3-4 Oct 2009 Thailand F4, Bangkok Futures Hard   Roman Jebavý 6–3, 2–6, 7–5
Win 4-4 Nov 2009 Vietnam F1, Bình Dương Futures Hard   Amir Weintraub 6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–4), 6–1
Win 5-4 Apr 2012 Vietnam F1, Ho Chi Minh City Futures Hard   Nick Lindahl 5–2 RET
Win 6-4 May 2012 Thailand F2, Bangkok Futures Hard   Christopher Rungkat 7–6(12–10), 6–3
Win 7-4 Jun 2012 Germany F5, Unterföhring Futures Clay   Jeremy Jahn 7–6(7–3), 7–5
Loss 7-5 Aug 2012 Austria F4, Fieberbrunn Futures Clay   Nicolas Reissig 4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 8-5 May 2013 Korea F3, Daegu Futures Hard   Lim Yong-kyu 7–5, 3–6, 6–1
Loss 8-6 Aug 2014 Korea F10, Chuncheon Futures Hard   John Millman 3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–7(5–7)
Loss 8-7 Aug 2014 Korea F11, Anseong Futures Hard   John Millman 1–6, 5–7
Loss 8-8 Nov 2014 Australia F10, Wollongong Futures Hard   Jarmere Jenkins 4–6, 5–7
Loss 8-9 Mar 2015 Australia F4, Melbourne Futures Clay   Jordan Thompson 1–6, 5–7
Win 9-9 Apr 2015 Australia F5, Mornington Futures Clay   Matthew Barton 2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Win 10-9 Jul 2016 Usa F22, Pittsburgh Futures Clay   Kaichi Uchida 6–3, 2–6, 6–2
Win 11-9 Feb 2017 China F1, Anning Futures Clay   Marco Bortolotti 4–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 11-10 Feb 2017 China F2, Anning Futures Clay   Yang Tsung-hua 6–2, 4–6, 6–7(7–9)
Win 12-10 Jun 2017 Thailand F1, Hua Hin Futures Hard   Finn Tearney 4–6, 6–1, 6–1
Loss 12-11 Jul 2017 Usa F24, Champaign Futures Hard   Dominik Koepfer 7–6(7–5), 2–6, 5–7
Loss 12-12 Dec 2017 Thailand F10, Hua Hin Futures Hard   Alexey Vatutin 4–6, 4–6
Loss 12-13 Dec 2021 M15 Cancún, Mexico World Tennis Tour Hard   Lý Hoàng Nam 4–6, 4–6
Loss 12-14 May 2022 M15 Chiang Rai, Thailand World Tennis Tour Hard   Makoto Ochi 4–6, 4–6

Doubles: 66 (22 titles, 44 runners-up)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (3–8)
ITF Futures (19–36)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 6 February 2011 Burnie Hard   Marinko Matosevic   Philip Bester
  Peter Polansky
3–6, 6–4, [12–14]
Runner–up 2. 27 March 2011 Pingguo Hard   Harri Heliövaara   Michail Elgin
  Alexander Kudryavtsev
2–6, 3–6
Runner–up 3. 29 July 2012 Oberstaufen Clay   Andrey Kuznetsov   Andrei Dăescu
  Florin Mergea
6–7(1–7), 6–7(4–7)
Runner–up 4. 6 January 2013 Nouméa Hard   Artem Sitak   Samuel Groth
  Toshihide Matsui
6–7(6–8), 6–1, [4–10]
Runner–up 5. 27 October 2013 Traralgon Hard   Dane Propoggia   Adam Feeney
  Ryan Agar
3–6, 4–6
Runner–up 6. 9 February 2014 West Lakes Hard   Dane Propoggia   Marcus Daniell
  Jarmere Jenkins
4–6, 4–6
Runner–up 7. 15 February 2015 Launceston Hard   Adam Hubble   Radu Albot
  Mitchell Krueger
6–3, 5–7, [9–11]
Winner 1. 7 June 2015 Gimcheon Hard   Li Zhe   Dean O'Brien
  Ruan Roelofse
6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. 21 October 2017 Ningbo Hard   Radu Albot   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
  Christopher Rungkat
7–5, 6–3
Runner–up 8. 19 August 2018 Gwangju Hard   Benjamin Lock   Nam Ji-sung
  Song Min-kyu
7–5, 3–6, [5–10]
Winner 3. 7 January 2023 Nouméa Hard   Colin Sinclair   Toshihide Matsui
  Kaito Uesugi
6–4, 6–3

Davis Cup (49)Edit

Legend
Group membership
World Group (0)
Group I (10–17)
Group II (18–4)
Group III (0)
Group IV (0)
Results by surface
Hard (22–15)
Grass (0–2)
Clay (4–3)
Carpet (2–1)
Results by setting
Outdoors (13–10)
Indoors (15–11)
Rubber outcome No. Rubber Match type (partner if any) Opponent nation Opponent player(s) Score
 4–1; 4–6 March 2005; MoreFM Tennis Park, Auckland, New Zealand; Group II Asia/Oceania First round; Hard (i) surface
Defeat 1. IV Singles (dead rubber)   Kazakhstan Alexey Kedryuk 4–6, 5–7
 2–3; 23–25 September 2005; MoreFM Tennis Park, Auckland, New Zealand; Group II Asia/Oceania Final; Hard (i) surface
Victory 1. V Singles (dead rubber)   South Korea Kim Sun-yong 6–4, 6–4
 5–0; 10–12 February 2006; MoreFM Tennis Park, Auckland, New Zealand; Group II Asia/Oceania First round; Hard (i) surface
Victory 2. IV Singles (dead rubber)   Lebanon Wahib Maknieh 6–4, 6–3
 2–3; 7–9 April 2006; Sports Complex Baganashil, Almaty, Kazakhstan; Group II Asia/Oceania Second round; Hard (i) surface
Victory 3. IV Singles (dead rubber)   Kazakhstan Igor Chaldounov 6–1, 6–2
 5–0; 9–11 February 2007; Edgar Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand; Group II Asia/Oceania First round; Carpet (i) surface
Victory 4. IV Singles (dead rubber)   Pacific Oceania Juan Sebastien Langton 7–6(7–4), 6–1
 1–4; 6–8 April 2007; Parnell Tennis Club, Auckland, New Zealand; Group II Asia/Oceania Second round; Carpet (artificial grass) surface
Defeat 2. I Singles   Philippines Cecil Mamiit 4–6, 4–6, 4–6
Victory 5. V Singles (dead rubber) Johnny Arcilla 6–2, 6–4
 5–0; 8–10 February 2008; Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman; Group II Asia/Oceania First round; Hard surface
Victory 6. III Doubles (with Daniel King-Turner)   Oman Khalid Al-Nabhani / Mohammed Al-Nabhani 3–6, 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–2, 6–1
 5–0; 11–13 April 2008; Bassam Al-Motawa Tennis Center, Mishref, Kuwait; Group II Asia/Oceania Second round; Hard surface
Victory 7. II Singles   Kuwait Mohammed Ghareeb 6–3, 6–2, 6–3
Victory 8. V Singles (dead rubber) Ahmad Rabeea Muhammad 6–1, 6–1
 2–3; 19–21 September 2008; TSB Stadium, New Plymouth, New Zealand; Group II Asia/Oceania Final; Hard (i) surface
Victory 9. I Singles   China Bai Yan 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–2
 5–0; 6–8 March 2009; Albany Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand; Group II Asia/Oceania First round; Hard (i) surface
Victory 10. I Singles   Malaysia Razlan Rawi 6–1, 6–1, 6–0
 1–4; 18–20 September 2009; Philippine Columbian Association, Manila, Philippines; Group II Asia/Oceania Third round; Clay (i) surface
Defeat 3. II Singles   Philippines Cecil Mamiit 4–6, 5–7, 2–6
Victory 11. V Singles (dead rubber) Vicente Elberto Anasta 6–2, 6–4
 3–2; 5–7 March 2010; Sri Lanka Tennis Association, Colombo, Sri Lanka; Group II Asia/Oceania First round; Clay surface
Victory 12. I Singles   Sri Lanka Harshana Godamanna 6–4, 3–6, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Victory 13. V Singles Rajeev Rajapakse 6–1, 6–0, 7–5
 3–2; 9–11 July 2010; TSB Hub, Hawera, New Zealand; Group II Asia/Oceania Second round; Hard (i) surface
Victory 14. I Singles   Pakistan Aqeel Khan 6–4, 6–0, 6–0
Victory 15. IV Singles Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi 6–2, 6–1, 6–3
 3–2; 17–19 September 2010; National Tennis Development Centre (LTAT), Nonthaburi, Thailand; Group II Asia/Oceania Third round; Hard surface
Victory 16. II Singles   Thailand Kittiphong Wachiramanowong 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–1, 7–6(7–2)
Victory 17. V Singles Sanchai Ratiwatana 6–1, 6–4, 6–3
 2–3; 4–6 March 2011; Sport Complex Pahlavon, Namangan, Uzbekistan; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Clay (i) surface
Defeat 4. II Singles   Uzbekistan Denis Istomin 2–6, 3–6, 3–6
 5–0; 8–10 July 2011; TSB Hub, Hawera, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania Relegation Play-off, First round play-off; Hard (i) surface
Victory 18. I Singles   Philippines Ruben Gonzales 6–4, 6–4, 6–4
 2–3; 10–12 February 2012; TECT Arena, Tauranga, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Hard (i) surface
Defeat 5. I Singles   Uzbekistan Denis Istomin 1–6, 1–6, 3–6
 0–5; 14–16 September 2012; CLTA Tennis Stadium, Chandigarh, India; Group I Asia/Oceania Relegation Play-off, First round play-off; Hard surface
Defeat 6. II Singles   India Vishnu Vardhan 2–6, 7–6(7–2), 4–6, 2–6
Defeat 7. IV Singles (dead rubber) Yuki Bhambri 6–2, 5–7, 6–7(5–7)
 2–3; 19–21 October 2012; Kaohsiung Yangming Tennis Courts, Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei; Group I Asia/Oceania Relegation Play-off, Second round play-off; Hard surface
Victory 19. III Doubles (with Daniel King-Turner)   Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng / Huang Liang-chi 3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–1, 6–4
 3–2; 13–15 September 2013; Plantation Bay Resort & Spa, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines; Group II Asia/Oceania Third round; Clay surface
Victory 20. II Singles   Philippines Johnny Arcilla 6–4, 6–2, 6–4
Defeat 8. IV Singles Ruben Gonzales 6–7(2–7), 6–4, 6–1, 5–7, 6–8
 1–3; 27–29 January 2014; Tianjin Tennis Centre, Tianjin, China; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Hard (i) surface
Defeat 9. II Singles   China Zhang Ze 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 4–6, 4–6
Defeat 10. IV Singles Wu Di 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–1), 3–6, 5–7, 4–6
 4–1; 24–26 October 2014; Wilding Park Tennis Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania Relegation Play-off, Second round play-off; Hard (i) surface
Victory 21. I Singles   Chinese Taipei Yang Tsung-hua 6–1, 6–2, 6–3
 4–1; 6–8 March 2015; ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Hard surface
Defeat 11. II Singles   China Wu Di 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–7(0–7), 6–2, 3–6
Victory 22. IV Singles Li Zhe 6–3, 6–4, 6–4
 2–3; 17–19 July 2015; Wilding Park Tennis Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania Second round; Hard (i) surface
Defeat 12. II Singles   India Yuki Bhambri 2–6, 1–6, 3–6
 1–3; 4–6 March 2016; Olympic Tennis Courts, Seoul, South Korea; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Hard surface
Defeat 13. I Singles   South Korea Hong Seong-chan 4–6, 3–6, 6–4, 6–7(6–8)
Defeat 14. IV Singles Chung Hyeon 2–6, 4–6, 2–6
 5–0; 16–18 September 2016; Wilding Park Tennis Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania Relegation Play-off, Second round play-off; Hard (i) surface
Victory 23. I Singles   Pakistan Mohammad Abid Ali Khan Akbar 6–0, 6–1, 6–4
Victory 24. V Singles (dead rubber) Samir Iftikhar 6–4, 6–1
 1–4; 4–6 March 2017; Balewadi Sports Complex, Pune, India; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Hard surface
Defeat 15. II Singles   India Ramkumar Ramanathan 3–6, 4–6, 3–6
Defeat 16. IV Singles (dead rubber) Yuki Bhambri 5–7, 6–3, 4–6
 3–2; 7–9 April 2017; ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand; Group I Asia/Oceania Relegation Play-off, First round play-off; Hard surface
Victory 25. I Singles   South Korea Hong Seong-chan 3–6, 5–7, 7–6(8–6), 7–6(8–6), 2–0 (retired)
Defeat 17. IV Singles Kwon Soon-woo 3–6, 2–6, 4–6
 1–3; 2–3 February 2018; Tianjin Tennis Centre, Tianjin, China; Group I Asia/Oceania First round; Hard (i) surface
Victory 26. I Singles   China Wu Di 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Defeat 18. IV Singles Wu Yibing 6–1, 3–6, 4–6
 2–3; 14–15 September 2018; Gimcheon Sports Town Tennis Courts, Gimcheon, South Korea; Group I Asia/Oceania Relegation Play-off, Second round play-off; Hard surface
Victory 27. I Singles   South Korea Hong Seong-chan 7–6(12–10), 6–2
Defeat 19. IV Singles Lee Duck-hee 4–6, 1–6
 3–1; 6–7 March 2020; ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand; World Group I Play-off, Play-off round; Hard surface
Victory 28. IV Singles   Venezuela Brandon Perez 6–2, 6–7(3–7), 4–1 (retired)
 1–3; 18–19 September 2021; International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport, Rhode Island, USA; World Group I; Grass surface
Defeat 20. I Singles   South Korea Nam Ji-sung 2–6, 2–6
Defeat 21. IV Singles Kwon Soon-woo 3–6, 3–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rubin ("Jose") and Mikal ("Oliver") Statham". Waikato Times, 20 July 2009. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  2. ^ Rubin ‘Jose’ Statham left to fly the NZ flag
  3. ^ ESPN
  4. ^ "Marina Erakovic and Rubin 'Jose' Statham in Delhi Commonwealth Games quarters". Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 14 January 2011.
  5. ^ Foote, Stephen (8 January 2019). "ASB Classic: Rubin Statham earns stunning upset win over Hyeong Chun".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "New Zealand win Davis Cup tie against Venezuela". Retrieved 5 May 2020.

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