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Michal Mertiňák (born 11 October 1979) is a professional tennis player from Slovakia. He turned professional in 1999, and has won six doubles titles in his career on the ATP Tour. He reached his career high doubles ranking of World No. 12 in February 2010. He played in the 2005 Davis Cup for Slovakia, who finished runner-up to Croatia. Mertiňák played two ties in the final, including losing the deciding fifth rubber to Mario Ančić.

Michal Mertiňák
Michal Mertinak RG13 (9385077095).jpg
Country (sports) Slovakia
ResidenceBratislava, Slovakia
Born (1979-10-11) 11 October 1979 (age 39)
Považská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1999
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$1,508,095
Singles
Career record10–16
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 129 (11 July 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon1R (2003)
Doubles
Career record208–170
Career titles13
Highest rankingNo. 12 (8 February 2010)
Current rankingNo. 111 (1 December 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2006, 2007, 2009, 2011)
French Open3R (2006, 2008, 2010)
WimbledonQF (2005)
US Open3R (2008, 2012)
Team competitions
Davis CupF (2005)
Last updated on: December 1, 2014.

From 2009 until 2010 his doubles partner was Czech František Čermák. He has won five tournaments with him in the 2009 season. Now he partners up with André Sá.

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 23 (13 titles, 10 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 (3–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (10–10)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. January 2, 2006 Chennai Open, Chennai, India Hard   Petr Pála   Prakash Amritraj
  Rohan Bopanna
6–2, 7–5
Winner 2. January 30, 2006 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Zagreb, Croatia Carpet (i)   Jaroslav Levinský   Davide Sanguinetti
  Andreas Seppi
7–6(9–7), 6–1
Winner 3. July 29, 2007 Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay   Lukáš Dlouhý   Jaroslav Levinský
  David Škoch
6–1, 6–1
Winner 4. September 17, 2007 Romanian Open, Bucharest, Romania Clay   Oliver Marach   Martín García
  Sebastián Prieto
7–6(7–2), 7–6(10–8)
Winner 5. March 1, 2008 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Oliver Marach   Agustín Calleri
  Luis Horna
6–2, 6–7(3–7), [10–7]
Winner 6. July 14, 2008 Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay   Petr Pála   Carlos Berlocq
  Fabio Fognini
2–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Winner 7. February 28, 2009 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   František Čermák   Łukasz Kubot
  Oliver Marach
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Winner 8. July 19, 2009 Mercedes Cup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay   František Čermák   Victor Hănescu
  Horia Tecău
7–5, 6–4
Winner 9. August 2, 2009 Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay   František Čermák   Johan Brunström
  Jean-Julien Rojer
6–4, 6–4
Winner 10. September 26, 2009 BRD Năstase Ţiriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania Clay   František Čermák   Johan Brunström
  Jean-Julien Rojer
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 1. October 25, 2009 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i)   František Čermák   Pablo Cuevas
  Marcel Granollers
4–6, 7–5, [10–8]
Winner 11. November 8, 2009 Valencia Open 500, Valencia, Spain Hard (i)   František Čermák   Marcel Granollers
  Tommy Robredo
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 2. January 11, 2010 Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Doha, Qatar Hard   František Čermák   Guillermo García-López
  Albert Montañés
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 3. August 1, 2010 ATP Studena Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay   František Čermák   Leoš Friedl
  Filip Polášek
6–3, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 12. October 3, 2010 Proton Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard (i)   František Čermák   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 4. February 19, 2012 Brasil Open, São Paulo, Brazil Clay (i)   André Sá   Eric Butorac
  Bruno Soares
6–3, 4–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 5. February 26, 2012 Copa Claro, Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   André Sá   David Marrero
  Fernando Verdasco
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. March 4, 2012 Delray Beach International Tennis Championships, Delray Beach, United States Hard   André Sá   Colin Fleming
  Ross Hutchins
6–2, 6–7(5–7), [13–15]
Runner-up 7. July 15, 2012 MercedesCup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay   André Sá   Jérémy Chardy
  Łukasz Kubot
1–6, 3–6
Winner 13. October 20, 2012 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i)   František Čermák   Simone Bolelli
  Daniele Bracciali
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 8. February 17, 2013 Brazil Open, São Paulo, Brazil Clay (i)   František Čermák   Alexander Peya
  Bruno Soares
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 9. February 9, 2014 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i)   Philipp Marx   Jean-Julien Rojer
  Horia Tecău
6–3, 4–6, [2–10]
Runner-up 10. July 27, 2014 Crédit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad, Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Rameez Junaid   Andre Begemann
  Robin Haase
3–6, 4–6

Doubles 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.

Current as far as the US Open.

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R A 5–8
French Open 3R 2R 3R 2R 3R 1R 1R 2R 1R 9–9
Wimbledon QF 2R 1R 1R 2R 2R A 1R 2R 7–8
US Open 2R 1R 2R 3R 2R 1R A 3R 1R 7–8
Win–Loss 4–2 4–4 3–4 4–4 4–4 3–4 1–2 3–4 2–4 0–1 28–33

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