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Nicolás Kicker (Spanish pronunciation: [nikoˈlas ˈkikeɾ],[2] born 16 August 1992 in Merlo) is an Argentine tennis player.

Nicolás Kicker
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Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceMerlo, Argentina
Born (1992-08-16) 16 August 1992 (age 27)
Merlo, Argentina
Height5 ft 10 in (1.79 m)
Turned pro2009
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
CoachJuan Pablo Gandara
Prize moneyUS$840,342
Singles
Career record19–27 (41.3%)
Career titles0
3 Challenger, 10 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 78 (12 June 2017)
Current rankingNo. 103 (16 July 2018)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2018)
French Open2R (2017)
Wimbledon1R (2017)
US Open1R (2017)
Doubles
Career record1–5
Career titles0
0 Challenger, 7 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 215 (9 May 2016)
Current rankingNo. 408 (18 June 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2017)
Last updated on: 18 June 2018.

Nicolas Kicker has been suspended for six years and fined $25,000 for committing match-fixing offences under the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program. He is banned from professional tennis until May 2021.[3][4]

He played mainly on the ATP Challenger Tour. Kicker achieved his highest career singles ranking of 78 in June 2017. He has won 3 singles titles, and 1 doubles title on the ATP Challenger Tour, but also 10 singles titles, and 7 doubles titles on the ITF Men's Circuit. In the third round of the 2018 Australian Open he played against Márton Fucsovics.

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Challenger and Futures titlesEdit

Singles titles: 12Edit

Legend (Singles)
Challengers (3)
Futures (10)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 22 September 2013 Córdoba, Argentina Clay   Martín Cuevas 2–6, 6–4, 6–3
2. 29 September 2013 Córdoba, Argentina Clay   Pedro Cachín 6–3, 6–2
3. 22 June 2014 Villa María, Argentina Clay   Tomás Lipovsek Puches 6–4, 6–3
4. 10 August 2014 Misiones, Argentina Clay   João Pedro Sorgi 6–1, 6–2
5. 31 August 2014 La Rioja, Argentina Clay   Juan Pablo Paz 7–6(7–4), 7–5
6. 7 September 2014 Santiago del Estero, Argentina Clay   Federico Coria 6–3, 6–0
7. 14 September 2014 Villa del Dique, Argentina Clay   Federico Coria 7–5, 6–1
8. 15 March 2015 Guaymallén, Argentina Clay   Juan Ignacio Galarza 6–3, 6–4
9. 17 May 2015 Córdoba, Argentina Clay   Nicolás Alberto Arreche 6–2, 6–0
10. 31 May 2015 Villa Allende, Argentina Clay   Tomás Lipovsek Puches 6–1, 6–2
11. 19 June 2016 Perugia, Italy Clay   Blaž Rola 2–6, 6–3, 6–0
12. 5 November 2016 Guayaquil, Ecuador Clay   Arthur de Greef 6–3, 6–2
13. 15 October 2017 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Horacio Zeballos 6–7(5–7), 6–0, 7–5

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ATP Profile
  2. ^ "The pronunciation by Nicolás Kicker himself". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Nicolas Kicker found guilty of match-fixing offences by independent Anti-Corruption Hearing Officer". Tennis Integrity Unit. 24 May 2018. Retrieved 20 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Nicolas Kicker suspended and fined for tennis match-fixing offences". Tennis Integrity Unit. 19 June 2018. Retrieved 20 June 2018.

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