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Marcelo Pinheiro Davi de Melo (Portuguese pronunciation: [maʁˈsɛlu ˈmɛlu];[2] born September 23, 1983) is a Brazilian tennis player. He is the younger brother of Daniel Melo and grew up in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He stands at a height of 2.03 m (6 ft. 8 in.).

Marcelo Melo
Melo RG15 (5) (19307247655).jpg
Country (sports) Brazil
ResidenceBelo Horizonte, Brazil
Born (1983-09-23) September 23, 1983 (age 35)
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Height2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1998
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachDaniel Melo
Prize money$6,445,968
Singles
Career record1–0 (100% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
0 Challengers, 2 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 273 (21 November 2005)
Doubles
Career record492–294 (62.6% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles32
Highest rankingNo. 1 (November 2, 2015)
Current rankingNo. 4 (13 May 2019)[1]
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2015)
French OpenW (2015)
WimbledonW (2017)
US OpenF (2018)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsF (2014, 2017)
Olympic GamesQF (2012, 2016)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2010)
French OpenF (2009)
WimbledonSF (2010)
US OpenQF (2013)
Last updated on: 1 June 2019.

Primarily a doubles specialist, his career-high doubles ranking is World No. 1, which he achieved in November 2015, the best Brazilian doubles player position of all time. He is the first Brazilian male ever to win a French Open doubles title (in 2015, playing alongside Croatian Ivan Dodig) and a Wimbledon doubles title (in 2017, alongside Polish Łukasz Kubot).

Alongside regular teammate André Sá, he reached the men's doubles semifinals at Wimbledon in 2007 and the quarterfinal at the 2007 US Open. In 2009, he reached the mixed doubles final at the French Open with American Vania King, becoming the seventh Brazilian to reach the final of a Grand Slam and the first since Gustavo Kuerten. Melo has won 9 Masters 1000 titles and reached the doubles final on the ATP World Tour Finals. He has also reached at least the semifinals of all four Grand Slams, winning his first title in Roland Garros and his second in Wimbledon.

Contents

CareerEdit

2007Edit

After playing with different Brazilian partners in doubles, including André Sá, Melo went through a relatively successful period of his career, reaching the semifinals of Wimbledon doubles,[3] with some matches lasting four hours. Melo and Sá reached the quarterfinals of the US Open. Also, in 2007, they won the tournament title of ATP 250 Estoril.[4]

Melo won the Buenos Aires Challenger without André Sá, who also was not in Adelaide triumph, the first week of 2008, when Melo played with the Argentine Martín García.[4]

2008Edit

In 2008, Melo partnered with André Sá and had a good campaign, winning three ATPs together—Costa do Sauípe, Poertschach and New Haven. They came to play in the Masters Cup, in which the top eight doubles in the world compete, but they ended the year ranked No. 9 in the Champions Race; this was because Melo was injured in Wimbledon and took time to recover, and Melo and Sá had not made any major campaign in the Masters Series and Grand Slams. Melo and Sá later went on to play as reserves in the Masters Cup.[5] They also participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.[4][6]

2009Edit

 
Marcelo Melo at Delray Beach 2009

In 2009, Melo and Sá won one ATP and reached the final of two other competitions. In Roland Garros, Melo reached the final of the Mixed Doubles with American player Vania King, losing the final by two sets to one. This was the first time since 2001 that a Brazilian reached the final of a Grand Slam. In ATP 500 Hamburg, a tournament that had once been a Masters Series, Melo and his partner the Slovak Filip Polášek finished as the runners-up. At the end of the year, Melo announced the end of his partnership with André Sá and his new partnership with Bruno Soares.[4]

2010Edit

In 2010, Melo and Soares reached the final of the ATP 250 Auckland at the beginning of the year. After that, they did not play well until May, when Melo won the title of the ATP 250 Nice. At Roland Garros, they defeated the brothers Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan—the world's top doubles players—and reached the quarterfinal. They subsequently reached the semifinals of ATP 500 Hamburg, the final of the ATP 250 Gstaad, the third round of the US Open, the final of the ATP 250 Metz, and the semifinals of the ATP 500 Tokyo and ATP 250 Stockholm.[4]

2011Edit

In 2011, Melo and Soares won two consecutive titles in the ATP 250 Chile and Brazil, and were runners-up in the ATP 500 Acapulco. They reached the semifinals of the ATP 250 Nice and Eastbourne, and Melo reached the Newport semifinal with André Sá. In August, Melo and Soares competed in the semifinals of the ATP 500 Washington. In September, playing with Lukáš Dlouhý, Melo reached the final of the ATP 250 Metz. In October, with Soares, he reached the semifinals of the ATP 500 Valencia and the Japan Open Tennis Championships, and later the final of the ATP 250 Stockholm. In November, Melo and Soares reached the quarterfinals of the Masters 1000 Paris. At the end of the year, Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares ended their partnership.[4]

2012Edit

 
Marcelo Melo playing at grass

In 2012, playing with Ivan Dodig, Melo was the runner-up at ATP 500 Memphis and reached the quarterfinals of Roland Garros and Wimbledon. He was also a quarterfinalist at the Masters 1000 Madrid with Marin Čilić. Melo participating in the 2012 Summer Olympics with Bruno Soares; they reached the quarterfinals after defeating the duo Berdych and Stepanek by 24–22 in the last set.[7][8]

In the second half of 2012, Melo was a semifinalist in the Masters 1000 Cincinnati, and reached the third round of the US Open playing with Dodig. In October, partnered with Cilic, Melo was a semifinalist in the Masters 1000 Shanghai. With this, Melo reached the best rank in his career for a second time, reaching the 18th position worldwide. Playing with Soares, Melo won his 10th ATP doubles title in the ATP 250 Stockholm, reaching the 17th position worldwide. In the Masters 1000 Paris, Melo reached the semifinals, partnered with Cilic.[4]

2013Edit

 
Marcelo Melo and Ivan Dodig

In 2013, Melo won the ATP 250 Brisbane in preparation for the Australian Open, along with Tommy Robredo; this was his 11th ATP title. In February, Melo defeated the Bryan brothers in the US partnered with Bruno Soares in the Davis Cup. In March, Melo reached the quarterfinals of the Masters 1000 Indian Wells with Dodig, and in May he reached the third round of Roland Garros. At Wimbledon 2013, Melo performed the best campaign of his career, reaching the final of the tournament. With this, Melo attained his best career ranking, reaching 14th position.[4]

In the US Open 2013, he reached the semifinals for the first time in his career and again broke his personal record, reaching 11th position.[4] Melo won his first Masters 1000 title in October; playing with Dodig, they won Masters 1000 Shanghai, defeating Roger Federer and also the Bryan brothers. Melo became for the first time a world top 10 player, reaching the 8th position of the ATP rankings.[4] He also reached the semifinals of the Masters 1000 Paris, first reaching the world doubles top 5.[4]

2014Edit

In 2014, Melo's best results were the semifinal of the US Open, the final of the ATP World Finals, the final of the Masters 1000 Monte Carlo and Canada, the final of the ATP 500 in Rio and Tokyo, and the title of the ATP 250 Auckland. Remained in the top 10 world doubles throughout the year.[4]

2015: First Grand Slam title and World No.1Edit

In 2015, Melo had a great first half of the year by reaching the semi-finals of the Australian Open for the first time. Melo won the Acapulco tournament, and reaching the semifinals of the first 3 Masters 1000 of the year: Indian Wells, Miami and Monte Carlo. In June, he won his maiden doubles Grand Slam of his career, winning Roland Garros alongside Ivan Dodig by defeating the Bryan brothers in the final. At Wimbledon, Melo reached the Quarter Finals.

In Cincinnati, Melo reached his 4th Masters 1000 level semi-final of the year. In October, Melo won back-to-back-to-back tournaments, first in Tokyo, followed by the Shanghai Masters (with Raven Klaasen). In Vienna, playing alongside Łukasz Kubot, Melo guaranteed his place at the top of the ATP Doubles Ranking by advancing to the semi-final.[9] Melo and Kubot went on to win the tournament.

2016Edit

 
Łukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo, 2016 Vienna Open Champions

After 22 weeks in ATP No.1 Doubles Ranking, Melo was surpassed by Jamie Murray on April 4.[10] Melo returned to ATP No.1 Doubles Ranking on May 9 and he stayed until on June 6, 2016.[11][12] Melo alongside Ivan Dodig won two Masters 1000 doubles tournaments (Toronto and Cincinnati).[13][14] In October, Melo partnered with Łukasz Kubot defeated Oliver Marach and Fabrice Martin to win the Vienna Open Doubles Title.

2017: Wimbledon men's doubles championEdit

 
Marcelo Melo with Łukasz Kubot at the Citi Open in 2017

In March Melo with his doubles partner Łukasz Kubot reached the doubles final at Indian Wells Masters. Eighth seeded Melo and Kubot reached the BNP Paribas Open semi-finals after breezing past tricky wild card duo, Nick Kyrgios and Nenad Zimonjić. The Brazilian-Polish pair then defeated fourth seeds Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares to reach the final against the 6th seeds, South Africa's Raven Klaasen and his American doubles partner, Rajeev Ram.[15] At the 2017 Miami Open Melo and Kubot dropped only three sets en route to the final, defeating Marcus Daniell & Marcelo Demoliner, Jean-Julien Rojer & Horia Tecău, Jamie Murray & Bruno Soares in QF and Daniel Nestor & Brian Baker in SF to reach their second straight ATP Masters 1000 final.[16] In the final the sixth-seeded Melo & Kubot defeated American duo Nick Monroe and Jack Sock in straight sets. They made it all the way together at an ATP event for the first time this season. It was their first ever Masters 1000 title won as a team as well.[17]

At Wimbledon, coming from back-to-back grass-court titles at ‘s-Hertogenbosch and Halle, no. 4 seeds Melo and Kubot faced four 5-set matches to claim the men's doubles crown (Melo's second major title), defeating no. 16 seeds Oliver Marach and Mate Pavić in a final which took 4 hours 39 minutes and five sets to complete.[18]

In the second half of 2017, he lost the No. 1 position to Kontinen/Peers, but Melo/Kubot kept chasing the top, being finalists at ATP 500 Washington and Masters 1000 Shanghai in addition to the semifinal at Masters 1000 Cincinnati. In November, in the last Masters 1000 of the year, Paris, Kontinen/Peers were needing to defend the title, but lost in the quarter-finals, while Melo/Kubot, who did not defend anything, won the title. With that Melo retook the world's n.1, and Kubot reached the position of n.2 for the first time.[4]

2018Edit

Melo remained the world's No. 1 until April. Finished the year keeping in the top 10 worldwide. His best campaigns of the year were the title of the Shanghai Masters 1000 (the 3rd of his career at this tournament), and the runner-up at U.S.Open (his best ever campaign in the American Grand Slam).[4]

Significant finalsEdit

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2013 Wimbledon Grass   Ivan Dodig   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
6–3, 3–6, 4–6, 4–6
Win 2015 French Open Clay   Ivan Dodig   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), 7–5
Win 2017 Wimbledon Grass   Łukasz Kubot   Oliver Marach
  Mate Pavić
5–7, 7–5, 7–6(7–2), 3–6, 13–11
Loss 2018 US Open Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Mike Bryan
  Jack Sock
3–6, 1–6

Mixed doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2009 French Open Clay   Vania King   Liezel Huber
  Bob Bryan
7–5, 6–7(5–7), [7–10]

Year-End ChampionshipsEdit

Doubles: 2 (2 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2014 ATP Finals, London Hard (i)   Ivan Dodig   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 2017 ATP Finals, London Hard (i)   Łukasz Kubot   Henri Kontinen
  John Peers
4–6, 2–6

Masters 1000 finalsEdit

Doubles: 14 (9 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2013 Shanghai Masters Hard   Ivan Dodig   David Marrero
  Fernando Verdasco
7–6(7–2), 6–7(6–8), [10–2]
Loss 2014 Monte-Carlo Masters Clay   Ivan Dodig   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Loss 2014 Canadian Open Hard   Ivan Dodig   Alexander Peya
  Bruno Soares
4–6, 3–6
Win 2015 Shanghai Masters (2) Hard   Raven Klaasen   Simone Bolelli
  Fabio Fognini
6–3, 6–3
Win 2015 Paris Masters Hard   Ivan Dodig   Vasek Pospisil
  Jack Sock
2–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Win 2016 Canadian Open Hard   Ivan Dodig   Jamie Murray
  Bruno Soares
6–4, 6–4
Win 2016 Cincinnati Masters Hard   Ivan Dodig   Jean-Julien Rojer
  Horia Tecău
7–6(7–5), 6–7(5–7), [10–5]
Loss 2017 Indian Wells Masters Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Raven Klaasen
  Rajeev Ram
7–6(7–1), 4–6, [8–10]
Win 2017 Miami Open Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Nicholas Monroe
  Jack Sock
7–5, 6–3
Win 2017 Madrid Open Clay   Łukasz Kubot   Nicolas Mahut
  Édouard Roger-Vasselin
7–5, 6–3
Loss 2017 Shanghai Masters Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Henri Kontinen
  John Peers
4–6, 2–6
Win 2017 Paris Masters (2) Hard (i)   Łukasz Kubot   Ivan Dodig
  Marcel Granollers
7–6(7–3), 3–6, [10–6]
Win 2018 Shanghai Masters (3) Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Jamie Murray
  Bruno Soares
6–4, 6–2
Loss 2019 Indian Wells Masters Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Nikola Mektić
  Horacio Zeballos
6–4, 4–6, [3–10]

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 58 (32 titles, 26 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (2–2)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–2)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (9–5)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (7–8)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (14–9)
Titles by surface
Hard (19–16)
Clay (9–5)
Grass (2–5)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (25–20)
Indoor (6–6)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2007 Estoril Open, Portugal International Clay   André Sá   Martín García
  Sebastián Prieto
3–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Win 2–0 Jan 2008 Adelaide International, Australia International Hard   Martín García   Chris Guccione
  Robert Smeets
6–3, 3–6, [10–7]
Win 3–0 Feb 2008 Brasil Open, Brazil International Clay   André Sá   Albert Montañés
  Santiago Ventura
4–6, 6–2, [10–7]
Win 4–0 May 2008 Hypo Group Tennis International, Austria International Clay   André Sá   Julian Knowle
  Jürgen Melzer
7–5, 6–7(3–7), [13–11]
Loss 4–1 Jun 2008 Queen's Club Championships, United Kingdom International Grass   André Sá   Daniel Nestor
  Nenad Zimonjić
4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Win 5–1 Aug 2008 New Haven Open, United States International Hard   André Sá   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Mark Knowles
7–5, 6–2
Loss 5–2 Mar 2009 Delray Beach Open, United States 250 Series Hard   André Sá   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
4–6, 4–6
Win 6–2 May 2009 Austrian Open Kitzbühel, Austria 250 Series Clay   André Sá   Andrei Pavel
  Horia Tecău
6–7(9–11), 6–2, [10–7]
Loss 6–3 Jun 2009 Queen's Club Championships, United Kingdom (2) 250 Series Grass   André Sá   Wesley Moodie
  Mikhail Youzhny
6–4, 4–6, [10–6]
Loss 6–4 Jul 2009 German Open, Germany 500 Series Clay   Filip Polášek   Simon Aspelin
  Paul Hanley
6–3, 6–3
Loss 6–5 Jan 2010 Auckland Open, New Zealand 250 Series Hard   Bruno Soares   Marcus Daniell
  Horia Tecău
7–5, 6–4
Win 7–5 May 2010 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur, France 250 Series Clay   Bruno Soares   Rohan Bopanna
  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
1–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Loss 7–6 Aug 2010 Swiss Open, Switzerland 250 Series Clay   Bruno Soares   Johan Brunström
  Jarkko Nieminen
3–6, 7–6(7–4), [9–11]
Loss 7–7 Sep 2010 Open de Moselle, France 250 Series Hard (i)   Bruno Soares   Dustin Brown
  Rogier Wassen
3–6, 3–6
Win 8–7 Feb 2011 Chile Open, Chile 250 Series Clay   Bruno Soares   Łukasz Kubot
  Oliver Marach
6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Win 9–7 Feb 2011 Brasil Open, Brazil (2) 250 Series Clay   Bruno Soares   Pablo Andújar
  Daniel Gimeno Traver
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Loss 9–8 Feb 2011 Mexican Open, Mexico 500 Series Clay   Bruno Soares   Victor Hănescu
  Horia Tecău
1–6, 3–6
Loss 9–9 Sep 2011 Open de Moselle, France 250 Series Clay   Lukáš Dlouhý   Jamie Murray
  André Sá
4–6, 6–7(7–9)
Loss 9–10 Oct 2011 Stockholm Open, Sweden 250 Series Hard (i)   Bruno Soares   Rohan Bopanna
  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
1–6, 3–6
Loss 9–11 Feb 2012 U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships, United States 500 Series Hard (i)   Ivan Dodig   Max Mirnyi
  Daniel Nestor
6–4, 5–7, [7–10]
Win 10–11 Oct 2012 Stockholm Open, Sweden 250 Series Hard (i)   Bruno Soares   Robert Lindstedt
  Nenad Zimonjić
6–7(4–7), 7–5, [10–6]
Win 11–11 Jan 2013 Brisbane International, Australia (2) 250 Series Hard   Tommy Robredo   Eric Butorac
  Paul Hanley
4–6, 6–1, [10–5]
Loss 11–12 Jul 2013 Wimbledon, United Kingdom Grand Slam Grass   Ivan Dodig   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
6–3, 3–6, 4–6, 4–6
Win 12–12 Oct 2013 Shanghai Masters, China Masters 1000 Hard   Ivan Dodig   David Marrero
  Fernando Verdasco
7–6(7–2), 6–7(6–8), [10–2]
Win 13–12 Jan 2014 Auckland Open, New Zealand 250 Series Hard   Julian Knowle   Alexander Peya
  Bruno Soares
4–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Loss 13–13 Feb 2014 Rio Open, Brazil 500 Series Clay   David Marrero   Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Robert Farah
4–6, 2–6
Loss 13–14 Apr 2014 Monte-Carlo Masters, Monaco Masters 1000 Clay   Ivan Dodig   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Loss 13–15 Aug 2014 Canadian Open, Canada Masters 1000 Hard   Ivan Dodig   Alexander Peya
  Bruno Soares
4–6, 3–6
Loss 13–16 Oct 2014 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard (i)   Ivan Dodig   Pierre-Hugues Herbert
  Michał Przysiężny
3–6, 7–6(7–3), [5–10]
Loss 13–17 Nov 2014 ATP World Tour Finals, United Kingdom Tour Finals Hard (i)   Ivan Dodig   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [7–10]
Win 14–17 Mar 2015 Mexican Open, Mexico 500 Series Hard   Ivan Dodig   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Santiago González
6–7(2–7), 7–5, [3–10]
Win 15–17 Jun 2015 French Open, France Grand Slam Clay   Ivan Dodig   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), 7–5
Loss 15–18 Aug 2015 Washington Open, United States 500 Series Hard   Ivan Dodig   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
4–6, 2–6
Win 16–18 Oct 2015 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard (i)   Raven Klaasen   Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Robert Farah
7–6(7–5), 3–6, [10–7]
Win 17–18 Oct 2015 Shanghai Masters, China (2) Masters 1000 Hard   Raven Klaasen   Simone Bolelli
  Fabio Fognini
6–3, 6–3
Win 18–18 Oct 2015 Vienna Open, Austria 500 Series Hard (i)   Łukasz Kubot   Jamie Murray
  John Peers
4–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–6]
Win 19–18 Nov 2015 Paris Masters, France Masters 1000 Hard (i)   Ivan Dodig   Vasek Pospisil
  Jack Sock
2–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Loss 19–19 Jun 2016 Nottingham Open, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass   Ivan Dodig   Dominic Inglot
  Daniel Nestor
5–7, 6–7(4–7)
Win 20–19 Aug 2016 Canadian Open, Canada Masters 1000 Hard   Ivan Dodig   Jamie Murray
  Bruno Soares
6–4, 6–4
Win 21–19 Aug 2016 Cincinnati Masters, United States Masters 1000 Hard   Ivan Dodig   Jean-Julien Rojer
  Horia Tecău
7–6(7–5), 6–7(5–7), [10–6]
Win 22–19 Oct 2016 Vienna Open, Austria (2) 500 Series Hard (i)   Łukasz Kubot   Oliver Marach
  Fabrice Martin
4–6, 6–3, [13–11]
Loss 22–20 Mar 2017 Indian Wells Masters, United States Masters 1000 Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Raven Klaasen
  Rajeev Ram
7–6(7–1), 4–6, [8–10]
Win 23–20 Apr 2017 Miami Open, United States Masters 1000 Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Nicholas Monroe
  Jack Sock
7–5, 6–3
Win 24–20 May 2017 Madrid Open, Spain Masters 1000 Clay   Łukasz Kubot   Nicolas Mahut
  Édouard Roger-Vasselin
7–5, 6–3
Win 25–20 Jun 2017 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, Netherlands 250 Series Grass   Łukasz Kubot   Raven Klaasen
  Rajeev Ram
6–3, 6–4
Win 26–20 Jun 2017 Halle Open, Germany 500 Series Grass   Łukasz Kubot   Alexander Zverev
  Mischa Zverev
5–7, 6–3, [10–8]
Win 27–20 Jul 2017 Wimbledon, United Kingdom Grand Slam Grass   Łukasz Kubot   Oliver Marach
  Mate Pavić
5–7, 7–5, 7–6(7–2), 3–6, 13–11
Loss 27–21 Aug 2017 Washington Open, United States 500 Series Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Henri Kontinen
  John Peers
6–7(5–7), 4–6
Loss 27–22 Oct 2017 Shanghai Masters, China Masters 1000 Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Henri Kontinen
  John Peers
4–6, 2–6
Win 28–22 Nov 2017 Paris Masters, France (2) Masters 1000 Hard (i)   Łukasz Kubot   Ivan Dodig
  Marcel Granollers
7–6(7–3), 3–6, [10–6]
Loss 28–23 Nov 2017 ATP Finals, United Kingdom Tour Finals Hard (i)   Łukasz Kubot   Henri Kontinen
  John Peers
4–6, 2–6
Win 29–23 Jan 2018 Sydney International, Australia 250 Series Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Jan-Lennard Struff
  Viktor Troicki
6–3, 6–4
Win 30–23 Jun 2018 Halle Open, Germany (2) 500 Series Grass   Łukasz Kubot   Alexander Zverev
  Mischa Zverev
7–6(7–1), 6–4
Loss 30–24 Sep 2018 US Open, United States Grand Slam Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Mike Bryan
  Jack Sock
3–6, 1–6
Win 31–24 Oct 2018 China Open, China 500 Series Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Oliver Marach
  Mate Pavić
6–1, 6–4
Win 32–24 Oct 2018 Shanghai Masters, China (3) Masters 1000 Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Jamie Murray
  Bruno Soares
6–4, 6–2
Loss 32–25 Mar 2019 Indian Wells Masters, United States Masters 1000 Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Nikola Mektić
  Horacio Zeballos
6–4, 4–6, [3–10]
Loss 32–26 Jun 2019 Halle Open, Germany 500 Series Grass   Łukasz Kubot   Raven Klaasen
  Michael Venus
6–4, 3–6, [4–10]

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.

DoublesEdit

Current through the 2019 French Open.

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R SF 3R 3R QF A 0 / 11 14–11
French Open A A A A 2R 2R 1R QF 2R QF 3R 3R W SF 2R 3R 3R 1 / 13 28–12
Wimbledon A A A A SF 3R 2R 2R 2R QF F QF QF 3R W 2R 1 / 11 32–10
US Open A A A A QF 3R 2R 3R 2R 3R SF SF 1R 1R 2R F 0 / 12 25–12
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 8–3 5–3 3–4 6–4 3–4 8–4 11–4 11–4 13–3 8–4 10–3 11–4 2–1 2 / 47 99–45
Year-end Championship
ATP Finals Did Not Qualify SF F SF RR F RR 0 / 6 13–11
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A A A A 1R 2R 1R 1R A QF QF SF 1R F 1R F 0 / 11 16–11
Miami A A A A A 2R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R SF 2R W 1R SF 1 / 12 16–11
Monte Carlo A A A A A 2R 1R A A 2R 1R F SF SF QF 2R QF 0 / 10 12–10
Madrid A A A A A 2R 2R A 2R QF 1R 1R 2R SF W QF QF 1 / 11 12–10
Rome A A A A A 1R 2R A A A A QF QF 2R QF QF SF 0 / 8 8–8
Canada A A A A A A 2R 1R A 2R QF F 2R W 2R 2R 1 / 9 9–8
Cincinnati A A A A A A 2R 1R A SF 1R 2R SF W SF QF 1 / 9 13–8
Shanghai Not Held A A A SF W QF W 2R F W 3 / 7 19–4
Paris A A A A A QF 1R 1R QF SF SF 2R W SF W QF 2 / 11 19–9
Hamburg A A A A A 2R Not Held 0 / 1 1–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 6–7 4–8 0–5 3–4 14–7 9–7 11–9 19–7 15–7 22–6 8–8 14–5 9 / 89 125–80
National Representation
Olympics NH A Not Held 2R Not Held QF Not Held QF Not Held 0 / 3 5–3
Davis Cup A A A A A PO PO PO PO PO 1R PO 1R PO PO Z1 QR 0 / 3 15–5
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 4–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 3–2 2–0 2–0 0–1 0 / 6 20–8
Career Statistics
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Career
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1 4 / 5 1 / 4 1 / 4 2 / 5 1 / 2 2 / 3 1 / 6 6 / 7 3 / 4 6 / 10 4 / 5 0 / 1 32 / 57
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 18–11 42–23 32–30 29–30 38–27 44–27 34–26 44–25 54–17 44–26 52–18 42–22 18–11 492–294
Year-end Ranking 430 186 147 116 34 19 36 39 27 20 6 6 1 8 1 9 62.6%

Mixed doublesEdit

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A 1R QF SF 1R 1R 2R 1R QF A 0 / 8 8–8
French Open A 2R F A QF A SF A A A 0 / 4 6–4
Wimbledon 2R 1R 2R SF 1R 2R 3R A A A 0 / 7 8–7
US Open A 2R 1R A A A QF A A A 0 / 3 3–3
Win–Loss 1–1 2–4 7–4 7–2 2–3 1–2 8–4 0–1 2–1 0–0 0 / 22 25–22
National Representation
Olympics NH A Not Held A Not Held 2R 0 / 1 1–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0 / 1 1–1

ReferencesEdit

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