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Marius Copil (born 17 October 1990) is a Romanian professional tennis player playing on the ATP World Tour and ATP Challenger Tour and a member of the Romanian Davis Cup team. Copil is known for his extremely powerful and consistent serve.

Marius Copil
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Country (sports) Romania
ResidenceArad, Romania
Born (1990-10-17) 17 October 1990 (age 28)
Arad, Romania
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro2008
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 1,910,926
Official websitemariuscopil.com/en
Singles
Career record55–69
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 56 (28 January 2019)
Current rankingNo. 86 (15 July 2019)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2015, 2019)
French Open1R (2017, 2018, 2019)
Wimbledon1R (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
US Open2R (2019)
Doubles
Career record9–22
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 182 (24 August 2015)
Current rankingNo. 1023 (5 November 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2018, 2019)
French Open3R (2019)
Wimbledon1R (2017, 2018)
US Open2R (2019)
Last updated on: 5 November 2018.

Career highlightsEdit

 
Copil in 2014

2009Edit

In September 2009 he received wild card access to the main draw of 2009 BCR Open Romania, where he defeated his fellow countryman Victor Crivoi in the first round, but he lost to Spaniard Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo in the second round.

2010Edit

In May 2010, Marius reached his first ATP Challenger Tour final at the Trofeo Paolo Corazzi as a qualifier. On his route to the final he won in three sets against Australian Bernard Tomic in the semifinals but eventually lost the final to German Denis Gremelmayr.

2011Edit

The year 2011 started very well for Marius. He reached his second Challenger final at the Tretorn Serie+ event in Kazan, Russia. In the final, he won against 4th seeded German, Andreas Beck, in straight sets.

2012Edit

Copil beat world no. 13 Marin Čilić in the first round at the China Open in Beijing.

2015Edit

At 's-Hertogenbosch, Copil defeated Jarkko Nieminen and Guillermo García-López to reach the quarterfinals. At the Australian Open, he recorded the fastest serve at a Grand Slam: 242.0 km/h (150.4 mph).

2018Edit

Copil reached the final at Sofia Open, where he lost to Mirza Bašić.[2] It was his first ATP World Tour-level final.

Copil reached the final of the Swiss Indoors, losing to Roger Federer after defeating world number 6 Marin Čilić and number 5 Alexander Zverev on the way. These were his first wins over top-10 players.

ATP career finalsEdit

Singles: 2 (2 runners-up)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 (0–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (0–0)
Indoor (0–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2018 Sofia Open, Bulgaria 250 Series Hard (i)   Mirza Bašić 6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–4), 4–6
Loss 0–2 Oct 2018 Swiss Indoors, Switzerland 500 Series Hard (i)   Roger Federer 6–7(5–7), 4–6

Doubles: 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 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (1–0)
Indoor (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2015 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay   Adrian Ungur   Nicholas Monroe
  Artem Sitak
3–6, 7–5, [17–15]

ATP Challenger Tour finalsEdit

Singles: 10 (3–7)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (3–7)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 23 May 2010 Cremona, Italy Hard   Denis Gremelmayr 4–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 6 February 2011 Kazan, Russia Hard (i)   Andreas Beck 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 5 February 2012 Kazan, Russia Hard (i)   Jürgen Zopp 6–7(4–7), 6–7(4–7)
Winner 4. 17 February 2013 Quimper, France Hard   Marc Gicquel 7–6(11–9), 6–4
Runner-up 5. 27 September 2015 Izmir, Turkey Hard   Lukaš Lacko 3–6, 6–7 (5-7)
Runner-up 6. 12 June 2016 Surbiton, United Kingdom Grass   Lu Yen-hsun 5–7, 6–7 (11–13)
Winner 7. 30 October 2016 Hungarian Open, Hungary Hard (i)   Steve Darcis 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 13 November 2016 Slovak Open, Slovakia Hard (i)   Norbert Gombos 6–7(8–10), 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 8 October 2017 OEC Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Hard   Evgeny Donskoy 6–7(0–7), 5–7
Runner-up 10. 12 November 2017 Slovak Open, Slovakia Hard (i)   Lukáš Lacko 4–6, 6–7(4–7)

Doubles: 5 (2–3)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (2–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 8 September 2012 Brașov, Romania Clay   Victor Crivoi   Andrei Ciumac
  Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6–7(8–10), 6–4, [12–10]
Runner-up 2. 20 July 2014 Binghampton, United States Hard   Sergiy Stakhovsky   Daniel Cox
  Daniel Smethurst
7–6(7–3), 2–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 3. 28 September 2014 Sibiu, Romania Clay   Alexandru-Daniel Carpen   Potito Starace
  Adrian Ungur
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 18 September 2016 Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Marco Chiudinelli   Sadio Doumbia
  Calvin Hemery
4–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 25 September 2016 İzmir, Turkey Hard   Marco Chiudinelli   Sadio Doumbia
  Calvin Hemery
6–4, 6–4

Singles performance timelineEdit

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.
Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A Q1 Q2 2R Q2 Q1 1R 2R 2-3
French Open A A A A A A Q2 A Q1 Q2 Q3 Q3 1R 1R 1R 0-3
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A A Q2 Q2 1R 1R 1R 1R 0-4
US Open A A A A A A Q2 Q3 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q1 1R 1R 0-2
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–3 0–4 1–3 2–12

Wins over top 10 playersEdit

Season 2018 2019 Total
Wins 2 0 2
# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score MC Rank
2018
1.   Marin Čilić 6 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) 2R 7–5, 7–6(7–2) 93
2.   Alexander Zverev 5 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) SF 6–3, 6–7(6–8), 6–4 93

Davis CupEdit

Singles performances (10–5)Edit

Edition Round Date Against Surface Opponent Win/Lose Result
2009 World Group Play-offs
PO
18–20 September 2009   Sweden Hard (i)   Andreas Vinciguerra Win 4–6 ret.
2010 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
QF
7–8 May 2010   Ukraine Clay   Ivan Sergeyev Unfinished 4–6, 2–1
2011 World Group Play-offs
PO
16–18 September 2011   Czech Republic Clay   Lukáš Rosol Lose 4–6, 6–7(2–7)
2012 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
1R PO
14–16 September 2012   Finland Hard (i)   Harri Heliövaara Win 3–6, 6–4, 6–2, 6–4
  Jarkko Nieminen Lose 3–6, 5–7, 6–1, 6–7(4–7)
2013 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
1R
1–3 February 2013   Denmark Hard (i)   Frederik Nielsen Win 6–3, 7–6(9–7), 6–4
  Christoffer Kønigsfeldt Win 6–4, 6–3
2013 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
2R
5–7 April 2013   Netherlands Hard   Thiemo de Bakker Lose 6–7(3-7), 6–7(2–7)
2014 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
1R PO
12–14 September 2014   Sweden Clay   Elias Ymer Win 6-2, 6-3, 6-2
2015 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
1R
6–8 March 2015   Israel Hard (i)   Dudi Sela Win 6–7(3–7), 7–6(7–3), 6–4, 6-2
  Bar Tzuf Botzer Win 7–6(7–3), 6–3
2015 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
2R
17–19 July 2015   Slovakia Clay   Norbert Gombos Win 7–6(7–5), 6–7(6–8), 6–4, 7–6(12–10)
  Martin Kližan Lose 7–6(7–3), 6–3
2016 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
1R
4–6 March 2016   Slovenia Hard (i)   Blaž Rola Win 7-5, 6-3, 7–6(7–5)
  Tomislav Ternar Win 6-3, 6–3
2016 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
2R
15–17 July 2016   Spain Hard   Feliciano López Lose 6–7(7-7), 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, 3-6

Doubles performances (2–1)Edit

Edition Round Date Partner Against Surface Opponents Win/Lose Result
2009 World Group
1R
6–8 March 2009   Horia Tecău   Russia Hard (i)   Marat Safin
  Dmitry Tursunov
Win 4–6, 6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5), 6–4
2011 World Group Play-offs
PO
16–18 September 2011   Horia Tecău   Czech Republic Clay   Tomáš Berdych
  Radek Štěpánek
Lose 6–3, 3–6, 0–6, 2–6
2014 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
1R
31 January - 2 February 2014   Horia Tecău   Ukraine Hard   Sergei Bubka
  Denys Molchanov
Win 5–7, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ATP Profile
  2. ^ "Basic Bests Copil For First Title". 11 February 2018. Retrieved 14 February 2018.

External linksEdit