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Lovro Zovko (born 18 March 1981) is a professional tennis player from Croatia.[1]

Lovro Zovko
Lovro Zovko 2008 US Open.jpg
Country (sports) Croatia
ResidenceZagreb, Croatia
Born (1981-03-18) 18 March 1981 (age 38)
Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1999
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$623, 479
Singles
Career record7–13
Career titles0
0 Challengers, 6 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 151 (27 January 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2002, 2003)
French OpenQ1 (2003)
WimbledonQ1 (2002, 2003)
US OpenQ3 (2002)
Doubles
Career record53-89
Career titles0
30 Challengers
Highest rankingNo. 45 (6 October 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011)
French Open1R (2002, 2006, 2008, 2009)
Wimbledon2R (2002, 2006)
US Open3R (2008)

Tennis careerEdit

JuniorsEdit

As a junior Zovko reached as high as No. 9 in the world rankings in 1998 (and No. 10 in doubles).

Pro tourEdit

Early in 2000 and 2001, Zovko reached the doubles final in Umag with Ivan Ljubičić.

In 2007, Zovko made the doubles finals of the Kremlin Cup (Moscow) event with Tomáš Cibulec before losing to Marat Safin and Dmitry Tursunov in the final, 6–4, 6–2. Zovko reached the 2007 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon doubles final with Łukasz Kubot, losing to Sébastien Grosjean and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final, 6–4, 6–3.

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 5 (0–5)Edit

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 series (0–0)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 series (0–5)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (0–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 17 July 2000 Umag Clay   Ivan Ljubičić   Albert Portas
  Álex López Morón
1–6, 6–7(2)
Runner-up 2. 16 July 2001 Umag Clay   Ivan Ljubičić   Sergio Roitman
  Andrés Schneiter
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 8 October 2007 Moscow Hard   Tomáš Cibulec   Marat Safin
  Dmitry Tursunov
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 22 October 2007 Lyon Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Sébastien Grosjean
  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 30 July 2011 Umag Clay   Marin Čilić   Simone Bolelli
  Fabio Fognini
3–6, 7–5, [7–10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lovro Zovko". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2018-03-13.

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