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Martín Alberto García (American Spanish: [maɾˈtin alˈβeɾto ɣaɾˈsi.a];[a] born 2 May 1977) is a professional tennis player from Argentina.

Martin Garcia
Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1977-05-02) 2 May 1977 (age 42)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2006 (brief activity since)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$868,540
Singles
Career record0–3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 342 (2 February 1998)
Doubles
Career record188–188
Career titles8
Highest rankingNo. 21 (21 May 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2001)
French OpenSF (2000)
Wimbledon3R (2006)
US Open2R (2001, 2003)
Mixed doubles
Career record5–16
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2001, 2002, 2008)
French Open1R (2000, 2001, 2007)
Wimbledon3R (2005)
US Open2R (2006)

García turned pro in 1996, and has won 8 doubles titles on the ATP Tour during his career. He reached his career high doubles ranking of World No. 21 on 21 May 2001.

ATP Tour finals (21)Edit

Doubles wins (8)Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. 29 August 1999 Boston, United States Hard   Guillermo Cañas   Marius Barnard
  T. J. Middleton
5–7, 7–6(2), 6–3
2. 3 October 1999 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Lucas Arnold Ker   Marc-Kevin Goellner
  Francisco Montana
6–3, 2–6, 6–3
3. 1 October 2000 Palermo, Italy Clay   Tomás Carbonell   Pablo Albano
  Marc-Kevin Goellner
W/O
4. 24 July 2005 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay   Luis Horna   Fernando González
  Nicolás Massú
6–4, 6–4
5. 2 October 2005 Palermo, Italy Clay   Mariano Hood   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
6–2, 6–3
6. 1 October 2006 Palermo, Italy Clay   Luis Horna   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
7–6(1), 7–6(2)
7. 25 February 2007 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Sebastián Prieto   Álbert Montañés
  Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
6–4, 6–2
8. 6 January 2008 Adelaide, Australia Hard (O)   Marcelo Melo   Chris Guccione
  Robert Smeets
6–3, 3–6, [10–7]

Doubles runner-up (14)Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. 14 January 2001 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   David Adams   Marius Barnard
  Jim Thomas
6–7(10), 4–6
2. 4 March 2001 Acapulco, Mexico Clay   David Adams   Donald Johnson
  Gustavo Kuerten
3–6, 6–7(5)
3. 13 January 2002 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Cyril Suk   Jonas Björkman
  Todd Woodbridge
6–7(5), 6–7(7)
4. 14 April 2002 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Luis Lobo   Stephen Huss
  Myles Wakefield
4–6, 2–6
5. 25 July 2004 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Lucas Arnold Ker   František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl
3–6, 5–7
6. 15 August 2004 Sopot, Poland Clay   Sebastián Prieto   František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl
6–2, 2–6, 3–6
7. 10 April 2005 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Luis Horna   František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl
4–6, 3–6
8. 24 April 2005 Houston, United States Clay   Luis Horna   Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
3–6, 4–6
9. 6 August 2006 Sopot, Poland Clay   Sebastián Prieto   František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl
3–6, 5–7
10. 17 September 2006 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Luis Horna   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
7–6(5), 6–7(5), [8–10]
11. 6 May 2007 Estoril, Portugal Clay   Sebastián Prieto   Marcelo Melo
  André Sá
6–3, 2–6, [6–10]
12. 15 July 2007 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Sebastián Prieto   Simon Aspelin
  Julian Knowle
2–6, 4–6
13. 5 August 2007 Sopot, Poland Clay   Sebastián Prieto   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
1–6, 1–6
14. 16 September 2007 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Sebastián Prieto   Oliver Marach
  Michal Mertiňák
6–7(2), 6–7(10)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ In isolation, García is pronounced [ɡaɾˈsi.a].

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