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Laslo Đere (Serbian Cyrillic: Ласло Ђере, also transliterated Laslo Djere; Hungarian: Györe László; born 2 June 1995) is a Serbian professional tennis player of Hungarian ethnicity. He has won one ATP Tour singles title, an ATP 500 Series event in Rio in 2019. On 10 June 2019, Đere reached his best singles rankings of world No. 27. On 14 September 2015, he peaked at world No. 747 in the doubles rankings.

Laslo Đere
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Full nameLaslo Đere
Country (sports) Serbia
ResidenceSenta, Serbia
Born (1995-06-02) 2 June 1995 (age 24)[1]
Senta, Serbia, FR Yugoslavia
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2013
PlaysRight-handed (two handed-backhand)
CoachPetar Čonkić (2018)[2][3]
Boris Čonkić (2018–)
Prize moneyUS$1,845,885 [4]
Singles
Career record39–44 (47.0% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 27 (10 June 2019)
Current rankingNo. 39 (26 August 2019)[5]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2018, 2019)
French Open3R (2019)
Wimbledon2R (2019)
US Open2R (2018)
Doubles
Career record0–8 (0%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 747 (14 September 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2019)
US Open1R (2019)
Team competitions
Davis CupSF (2017)
Last updated on: 26 August 2019.

Tennis careerEdit

JuniorsEdit

On the junior tour, Đere won five singles titles in 10 finals (one final was canceled), while in doubles he won two titles in as many finals.[6] In December 2012, he reached the finals in back-to-back tournaments at Eddie Herr and Orange Bowl, losing the first one (Grade 1 event) 6–0, 4–6, 5–7 to Cristian Garín despite leading 6–0, 4–1,[7] but winning the latter more prestigious event (Grade A) over Elias Ymer 6–4, 6–4.[8] This came after the recent passing of his mother Hajnalka.[9] In May 2013, he played in the final of another Grade A event, Trofeo Bonfiglio, but lost to Alexander Zverev 6–7(5), 7–5, 5–7. Nevertheless, he reached a career high combined ranking of No. 3 on 27 May 2013.

Junior Grand Slam results - Singles:

Australian Open: 1R (2013)
French Open: 3R (2013)
Wimbledon: QF (2013)
US Open: –

Junior Grand Slam results - Doubles:

Australian Open: 2R (2013)
French Open: 2R (2012, 2013)
Wimbledon: 2R (2013)
US Open: –

2013–2016Edit

Đere made his ATP main draw debut at the 2013 PTT Thailand Open where he received entry to the main draw as a wildcard entrant. In the first round he lost to sixth seed Feliciano López. In June 2015, in the final of Czech Open challenger tournament in Prostějov, he lost to No. 2 seed Jiří Veselý (ranked No. 41 at the time), while beating three other top 80 players on his way to the final, No. 1 seed Martin Kližan, No. 6 seed Dušan Lajović, and No. 7 seed João Souza, respectively. In May 2016, he played in a Grand Slam main draw for the first time after getting through the qualifying draw at the French Open. He reached two challenger finals during the summer of 2016.

2017–2018: top 85Edit

In April 2017, Đere recorded his first ATP main draw win at the Grand Prix Hassan II over Martin Kližan, before losing to second seed Albert Ramos Viñolas. At his next tournament, the Hungarian Open, he reached his first ATP semifinal after defeating the likes of Daniil Medvedev, Viktor Troicki and Fernando Verdasco, before being defeated by Aljaž Bedene. He followed this with a quarterfinal at Istanbul Open, where he was defeated by Troicki. Following the successes on the ATP level, he played in challengers during the summer, winning one and reaching three other finals, which enabled him to break the top 100 for the first time on 24 July 2017 at No. 91. In September, Đere made his Davis Cup debut for Serbia in their 2017 semifinal clash against France, losing in straight sets to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.[10] He finished the year ranked No. 88.

He had his ATP Masters 1000 debut at the 2018 BNP Paribas Open, where he was defeated by Tim Smyczek. He reached two ATP semifinals in 2018, Istanbul Open in May and Swiss Open Gstaad in July, where he defeated Borna Ćorić among others. He recorded his first Grand Slam main draw win by defeating Leonardo Mayer at the US Open, before losing to Richard Gasquet in the second round when he failed to convert all 12 of his break point opportunities.[11] He next played a home tie against India in the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs, where he defeated Ramkumar Ramanathan in the opener for his first career win in a Davis Cup match and Serbia eventually won the tie 4–0.[10] He followed this with a semifinal at a challenger event to reach a then-career high of world No. 83 on 24 September 2018.

2019: First ATP title, top 30Edit

In February, Đere won his first ATP title at the Rio Open, defeating Dominic Thiem in the process for the first top 10 win of his career and reached a then-career high ranking of No. 37. During the trophy presentation in Rio, Đere dedicated the title to his late parents in an emotional speech.[12] He followed this with a semifinal in São Paulo to climb to No. 32. He next played in Indian Wells, where he was seeded for the first time in his career in an ATP event (despite being a wildcard entrant), receiving a first round bye and then defeating Guido Andreozzi for his first Masters 1000 win, before being defeated by countryman Miomir Kecmanović in the third round. A semifinal at the Hungarian Open saw him climb to a career high of world No. 29. He next reached the third round of Madrid Masters, where he defeated Juan Martín del Potro for his second top 10 win, before losing to Marin Čilić. Winning only one match at the Rome Masters (lost in round two to Basilashvili), coupled with a few withdrawals proved to be enough for Đere to be seeded at a Grand Slam for the first time in his career.

ATP career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 title)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 (1–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–0)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1–0)
Indoor (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2019 Rio Open, Brazil 500 Series Clay   Félix Auger-Aliassime 6–3, 7–5

ATP Challenger Tour and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 24 (11–13)Edit

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (2–9)
ITF Futures (9–4)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (10–12)
Grass (0–0)
Result Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up Sep 2012 Serbia F12, Subotica, Serbia Clay   Jozef Kovalík 6–3, 0–6, 3–6
Winner Jul 2013 Serbia F6, Kikinda, Serbia Clay   Teodor-Dacian Crăciun 6–2, 6–1
Winner Sep 2013 Serbia F11, Zlatibor, Serbia Clay   Peđa Krstin 7–6(7–0), 6–3
Runner-up Nov 2013 Cyprus F1, Nicosia, Cyprus Clay   Bastian Trinker 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up Nov 2013 Cyprus F2, Nicosia, Cyprus Hard   Michal Schmid 4–6, 2–6
Winner May 2014 Croatia F8, Bol, Croatia Clay   Mike Urbanija 6–1, 6–2
Winner May 2014 Bosnia & Herzegovina F2, Prijedor, BiH Clay   Tomislav Brkić 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up Jun 2014 Hungary F1, Budapest, Hungary Clay   Patrik Rosenholm 3–6, 7–5, 4–6
Winner Sep 2014 Serbia F13, Niš, Serbia Clay   Ivan Bjelica 7–6(8–6), 6–4
Winner Dec 2014 Senegal F2, Dakar, Senegal Hard   Aldin Šetkić 7–5, 2–6, 6–4
Winner Feb 2015 Egypt F3, Cairo, Egypt Clay   Kamil Majchrzak 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up Jun 2015 Czech Open, Prostejov, Czech Republic Clay   Jiří Veselý 4–6, 2–6
Winner Feb 2016 Tunisia F6, Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Pascal Brunner 1–6, 6–1, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up Jun 2016 Aspria Tennis Cup, Milan, Italy Clay   Marco Cecchinato 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up Aug 2016 Cortina d'Ampezzo Challenger, Italy Clay   João Souza 4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner Apr 2017 Croatia F4, Opatija, Croatia Clay   Zdeněk Kolář 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up Jun 2017 Vicenza Challenger, Italy Clay   Márton Fucsovics 6–4, 6–7(7–9), 2–6
Runner-up Jun 2017 Poprad Challenger, Slovakia Clay   Cedrik-Marcel Stebe 0–6, 3–6
Winner Jul 2017 Perugia Challenger, Italy Clay   Daniel Muñoz de la Nava 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Runner-up Jul 2017 San Benedetto Tennis Cup, Italy Clay   Matteo Berrettini 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up Oct 2017 Almaty Challenger, Kazakhstan Clay   Filip Krajinović 0–6, 3–6
Runner-up May 2018 Garden Open, Rome, Italy Clay   Adam Pavlásek 6–7(1–7), 7–6(11–9), 4–6
Runner-up Jun 2018 Czech Open, Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay   Jaume Munar 1–6, 3–6
Winner Jul 2018 Aspria Tennis Cup, Rome, Italy Clay   Gianluca Mager 6–2, 6–1

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–1)
ITF Futures (0–0)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up May 2015 Samarkand Challenger, Uzbekistan Clay   Peđa Krstin   Sergey Betov
  Michail Elgin
4–6, 3–6

Performance timelinesEdit

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.

SinglesEdit

Current through the 2019 French Open.

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A Q1 Q2 1R 1R 0 / 2 0–2 0%
French Open A A Q1 1R Q2 1R 3R 0 / 3 2–3 40%
Wimbledon A A A A Q1 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0%
US Open A A Q1 Q2 A 2R 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–4 2–2 0 / 7 3–7 30%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A 1R 3R 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Miami Open A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Madrid Open A A A A A A 3R 0 / 1 2–1 67%
Italian Open A A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Canadian Open A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Shanghai Masters A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Paris Masters A A A A Q2 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 4–4 0 / 5 4–5 44%
National representation
Davis Cup A A A A SF 1R RR 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Career statistics
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Career
Tournaments 1 0 1 1 4 16 13 36
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Finals 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Hard Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–9 2–5 0 / 16 5–16 24%
Clay Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 6–4 10–7 15–7 1 / 19 31–20 61%
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Overall Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 7–5 12–17 17–12 1 / 36 36–37 49%
Win (%) 0%  –  0% 0% 58% 41% 59% 49.32%
Year-end ranking 495 341 186 185 88 93 $1,456,707

Record against top 10 playersEdit

Đere's match record against those who have been ranked in the top 10, with those who have been No. 1 in boldface.

* Statistics correct as of 31 May 2019.

Wins over top 10 playersEdit

  • He has a 2–2 (.500) record against players who were, at the time the match was played, ranked in the top 10.
Season 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Total
Wins 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score Đere Rank
2019
1.   Dominic Thiem 8 Rio Open, Brazil Clay 1R 6–3, 6–3 90
2.   Juan Martín del Potro 8 Madrid Open, Spain Clay 2R 6–3, 2–6, 7–5 32

National and international representationEdit

Davis Cup: 3 (1–2)Edit

Group membership
World Group (0–2)
WG Play-off (1–0)
Group I (0–0)
Group II (0–0)
Matches by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Matches by Type
Singles (1–2)
Doubles (0–0)
Rubber outcome No. Rubber Match type (partner if any) Opponent nation Opponent player(s) Score
 1–3; September 15–17, 2017; Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille, France; World Group Semifinal; Clay surface
Defeat 1. II Singles   France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6–7(4–7), 3–6, 3–6
 1–3; February 2–4, 2018; Čair Sports Center, Niš, Serbia; World Group First Round; Clay surface
Defeat 2. I Singles   USA Sam Querrey 7–6(7–4), 2–6, 5–7, 4–6
 4–0; September 14–16, 2018; Kraljevo Sports Hall, Kraljevo, Serbia; World Group Play-Off; Clay surface
Victory 3. I Singles   India Ramkumar Ramanathan 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–2), 6–2

ITF Junior Circuit Category GA finalsEdit

Singles: 2 (1 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Dec 2012 Orange Bowl, United States Clay   Elias Ymer 6–4, 6–4
Loss 1–1 May 2013 Trofeo Bonfiglio, Italy Clay   Alexander Zverev 6–7(5–7), 7–5, 5–7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Laslo Djere". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  2. ^ Petar Čonkić on Instagram: "Congrats to my player/brother @lacidj_95 , playing semis here in Istanbul while strugling with several injuries.. This guy has a giant heart and balls of steele.. Idemo!👊🏻❤️"
  3. ^ Petar Conkic: Laslo Djere - Coach
  4. ^ "ATP Prize Money Leaders" (PDF).
  5. ^ ATP Rankings
  6. ^ Laslo Đere at the International Tennis Federation – Junior profile
  7. ^ "Garin, Konjuh Claim Eddie Herr 18s Titles; Americans Norris and Douglas Win Girls 16s and Girls 12s Championships". 2 December 2012.
  8. ^ "Konjuh and Djere End Grueling Two Weeks With Orange Bowl Championships; Andrews and Townsend, Garin and Jarry Earn Doubles Titles". 9 December 2012.
  9. ^ Lemajić, J. (22 December 2012). "Laslo Đere: Do trofeja iz magacina" (in Serbian). Večernje novosti.
  10. ^ a b Laslo Đere at the Davis Cup
  11. ^ R. Gasquet vs. L. Djere New York 2018 Round of 64 | Match Stats | ATP Tour | Tennis
  12. ^ "Laslo Djere shares an emotional winner's speech in honour of his parents | Rio Open 2019". YouTube. Tennis TV. 24 February 2019.

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