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Oleg Ogorodov (Олег Огородов; born 16 July 1972) is a former tennis player, who turned professional in 1995.[1] He represented Uzbekistan at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. His career high singles rank came on May 13, 1996 when he was ranked 101st in men's singles tennis rankings.[1] Alternatively in doubles his career high came a year later on July 7, 1997 when he ranked 102nd.[1]

Oleg Ogorodov
Country (sports) Uzbekistan
Born (1972-07-16) 16 July 1972 (age 47)
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$602,095
Singles
Career record41–60
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 101 (13 May 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1996)
French Open2R (2002)
Wimbledon1R (1996)
US Open1R (1997)
Doubles
Career record25–24
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 102 (7 July 1997)

CareerEdit

Ogorodov officially turned pro in 1995 and made his first singles appearance on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) challenger series tour in July.[1] During his first appearance in Weiden, Germany he made it to the quarterfinal but lost to Swedish tennis player Thomas Johansson in three sets, 7–6, 1–6, 5–7.[2] He would make it to his first challenger semifinal the following week in Eisenach, Germany when lost to Polish tennis player Wojtek Kowalski in straight sets, 6–7, 3–6.[3] On July 1995 Ogorodov made his first ATP tour appearance in Prague, Czech Republic however he lost in the first round to Simon Touzil, 4–6, 4–6.[4] October 1995 he made into his first ATP tour quarterfinal in Vienna, Austria losing against Belgian player Filip Dewulf, 3–6, 1–6, Dewulf later on to win the tournament against Thomas Muster.[5] During his play in Vienna he gained one of his biggest victories to date by beating Ukrainian player and number 4 seed Andrei Medvedev who was ranked 16th in the world at the time in straight sets, 6–3, 6–1.[6]

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (1 title)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. Sep 1999 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard   Marc Rosset   Mark Keil
  Lorenzo Manta
7–6, 7–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Oleg Ogorodov". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
  2. ^ "Weiden 1995". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
  3. ^ "Eisenach 1995". ATPWorlTour.com. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
  4. ^ "Prague 1995 - Singles". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
  5. ^ "Vienna 1995 - Singles". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
  6. ^ "Oleg Ogorodov Playing Activity 1995". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved 2011-02-25.

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