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Julian Reister (German pronunciation: [ˈʁaɪ̯stɐ]; born 2 April 1986) is a German retired professional tennis player. His career-high singles ranking is world No. 83, achieved in November 2013. Reister reached the quarterfinals of Buenos Aires in 2013 as a qualifier.

Julian Reister
Julian Reister (19637886658).jpg
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceReinbek, Germany
Born (1986-04-02) 2 April 1986 (age 33)
Hamburg, West Germany
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2005
Retired2016
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$ 858,260
Singles
Career record14–34
Career titles0
5 Challenger
Highest rankingNo. 83 (11 November 2013)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2013, 2014)
French Open3R (2010)
Wimbledon2R (2010, 2013, 2014)
US OpenQ2 (2009, 2013)
Doubles
Career record0–3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 431 (28 August 2006)

CareerEdit

2006Edit

Reister qualified for his first ATP World Tour tournament at Basel where he lost in the first round to Guillermo García-López 6–7(4), 2–6.

2007Edit

Reister entered Basel as a qualifier where he lost in the first round to Roko Karanušić 0–6, 3–6.

2010Edit

Reister qualified into the main draw at Brisbane where he lost in the first round to Florent Serra 7–6(3), 6–7(5), 5–7.

Reister next qualified into the main draw at the French Open. He defeated 27th seed Feliciano López in the first round 6–1, 7–6(5), 6–2 to record his first ever ATP World Tour victory. He went on to defeat Olivier Rochus in the second round 6–2, 6–2, 7–6(5) before losing to Roger Federer in straight sets 4–6, 0–6, 4–6.

Reister next made it into the main draw of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships as a Lucky Loser. He advanced to the 2nd round by defeating qualifier Rik de Voest 6–4, 7–5, 3–6, 6–2. He then lost to Xavier Malisse 7–6(7), 4–6, 1–6, 4–6

Reister was given a wildcard into the ATP 500 2010 International German Open. In the first round he defeated fellow wild card Daniel Brands 6–2, 7–6(10). He then caused an upset in the second round defeating 12th seed Victor Hănescu 7–6(4), 6–4 before losing a close match to Denis Istomin in the third round 6–3, 3–6, 6–7(3).

2011Edit

Reister won his first challenger title in Monza defeating Alessio Di Mauro in the final. He qualified for the 2011 BMW Open where he won his opening match over countryman Daniel Brands before losing to Nikolay Davydenko in a close match.

2013Edit

Reister became only the second man in the history of professional tennis to record a golden set. In the first round of qualifying at the 2013 US Open, he defeated compatriot Tim Puetz 6–7(3), 6–4, 6–0. This is also the only match ever recorded with a golden set that lasted more than two sets.

Career finalsEdit

Singles: 11 (5–6)Edit

Legend
Challengers (5–6)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. September 28, 2008 Trnava, Slovakia Clay   Alberto Martín 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. June 28, 2009 Constanţa, Romania Clay   Blaž Kavčič 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. September 20, 2009 Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay   Daniel Gimeno-Traver 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. February 7, 2010 Kazan, Russia Hard (i)   Michał Przysiężny 65–7, 4–6
Winner 1. April 10, 2011 Monza, Italy Clay   Alessio di Mauro 2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 5. November 5, 2012 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   Horacio Zeballos 3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. April 21, 2013 Rome, Italy Clay   Guillermo García-López 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 3. June 16, 2013 Blois, France Clay   Dušan Lajović 6–1, 6–7(3–7), 7–6(7–2)
Winner 4. September 22, 2013 Trnava, Slovakia Clay   Adrian Ungur 7–6(7–3), 6–3
Runner-up 6. May 4, 2014 Tunis, Tunisia Clay   Simone Bolelli 4–6, 2–6
Winner 5. May 11, 2014 Rome, Italy Clay   Pablo Cuevas 6–3, 6–2

Singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open Q2 A Q1 A A 1R 1R A A 0–2
French Open A Q2 3R 1R A 1R Q2 Q1 Q1 2–3
Wimbledon A Q1 2R 1R A 2R 2R Q2 Q2 3–4
US Open A Q2 A A A Q2 A A A 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 3–2 0–2 0–0 1–3 1–2 0–0 0–0 5–9
Career statistics
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 5–5 3–7 1–2 3–6 1–10 1–2 0–0 14–341
Year-end Ranking 282 173 114 231 296 86 184 563 637

1 Including Win–Loss 2006 (0–1), 2007 (0–1)

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