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Pablo Andújar Alba (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpaβlo anˈduxaɾ ˈalβa];[2] born 23 January 1986) is a professional male tennis player from Spain. Andujar began playing tennis at 6 years old and has won four ATP Tour singles titles, reaching a career-high singles ranking of world No. 32 in July 2015. He trained in Valencia, Spain at the Tennis Club El Collao. After the 2019 Australian Open, Andujar discussed his possible retirement after losing to Denis Shapovalov.

Pablo Andújar
Andujar WM14 (9) (14456997079).jpg
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceValencia, Spain
Born (1986-01-23) 23 January 1986 (age 33)
Cuenca, Spain
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachDavid Sánchez
Prize money$4,714,308
Singles
Career record125–182 (40.72%)
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 32 (13 July 2015)
Current rankingNo. 86 (15 April 2019)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2012, 2014)
French Open3R (2015)
Wimbledon3R (2015)
US Open2R (2012, 2013, 2014)
Doubles
Career record62–107 (36.69%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 74 (3 December 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2016, 2018)
French Open2R (2011, 2015)
Wimbledon1R (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015)
US Open2R (2011, 2012)
Last updated on: 23 March 2019.

Contents

CareerEdit

JuniorsEdit

As a junior, Andujar compiled a singles win/loss record of 67–16 (and 48–14 in doubles), reaching as high as No. 5 in the combined junior world rankings in June 2004.

Junior Slam results:

Australian Open: -
French Open: QF (2004)
Wimbledon: 1R (2004)
US Open: 1R (2004)

ATP TourEdit

He competed at the 2010 Australian Open, but lost to Gilles Simon in the first round. At the French Open (Roland Garros), he defeated Robert Kendrick in the first round, but lost in the second round against Paul-Henri Mathieu of France in three sets. In 2010, he made it to the final of the BCR Open Romania, where he lost to Juan Ignacio Chela.

In 2011, Andujar won his first ATP title at the Grand Prix Hassan II tournament in Morocco, defeating Italian Potito Starace in the final. The Spaniard reached two more ATP-level finals during the 2011 season, one respectively in Stuttgart and the other at the BCR Open Romania.

In January 2012, he was a finalist in doubles with Carlos Berlocq in Viña del Mar, Chile. In February, he was a quarterfinalist in the Abierto Mexicano Telcel. In April, he won his second title in Morocco, defeating Albert Ramos Viñolas in the final.

In May 2013, as a Wild-card and as world No. 113 in the ATP Rankings, he reached the semifinals of an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament for the first time in his career in Madrid where he faced Rafael Nadal and lost 6–0, 6–4. His road to the semifinals saw him defeat 10th seed Marin Čilić, John Isner, Daniel Gimeno-Traver and 14th seed Kei Nishikori.

In April 2018, he won his fourth ATP tournament and his first for four years, beating Kyle Edmund in straight sets in the final in Marrakesh.[3]

ATP career finalsEdit

Singles: 9 (4 titles, 5 runner-ups)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 (4–4)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (4–5)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (4–5)
Indoor (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2010 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay   Juan Ignacio Chela 5–7, 1–6
Win 1–1 Apr 2011 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco 250 Series Clay   Potito Starace 6–1, 6–2
Loss 1–2 Jul 2011 Stuttgart Open, Germany 250 Series Clay   Juan Carlos Ferrero 4–6, 0–6
Loss 1–3 Sep 2011 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay   Florian Mayer 3–6, 1–6
Win 2–3 Apr 2012 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco (2) 250 Series Clay   Albert Ramos Viñolas 6–1, 7–6(7–5)
Win 3–3 Jul 2014 Swiss Open, Switzerland 250 Series Clay   Juan Mónaco 6–3, 7–5
Loss 3–4 Apr 2015 Barcelona Open, Spain 500 Series Clay   Kei Nishikori 4–6, 4–6
Win 4–4 Apr 2018 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco (3) 250 Series Clay   Kyle Edmund 6–2, 6–2
Loss 4–5 Apr 2019 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco 250 Series Clay   Benoît Paire 2–6, 3–6

Doubles: 6 (6 runner-ups)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 (0–5)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–5)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (0–6)
Indoor (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2011 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay   Daniel Gimeno Traver   Marcelo Melo
  Bruno Soares
6–7(4–7), 3–6
Loss 0–2 Feb 2012 Chile Open, Chile 250 Series Clay   Carlos Berlocq   Fred Gil
  Daniel Gimeno Traver
6–1, 5–7, [10–12]
Loss 0–3 Aug 2012 Winston-Salem Open, US 250 Series Hard   Leonardo Mayer   Santiago González
  Scott Lipsky
3–6, 6–4, [2–10]
Loss 0–4 Jul 2013 Swiss Open, Switzerland 250 Series Clay   Guillermo García López   Jamie Murray
  John Peers
3–6, 4–6
Loss 0–5 Feb 2015 Rio Open, Brazil 500 Series Clay   Oliver Marach   Martin Kližan
  Philipp Oswald
6–7(3–7), 4–6
Loss 0–6 Mar 2015 Argentina Open, Argentina 250 Series Clay   Oliver Marach   Jarkko Nieminen
  André Sá
6–4, 4–6, [7–10]

Challenger and Future titlesEdit

Singles (12)Edit

Challengers (10)
Futures (2)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 11 July 2005 Elche, Spain Clay   Gabriel Trujillo-Soler 6–3, 3–6, 6–3
2. 31 October 2005 Vilafranca del Penedès, Spain Clay   Nick van der Meer 2–6, 6–3, 7–5
3. 23 July 2006 Rimini, Italy Clay   Werner Eschauer 3–6, 6–1, 7–5
4. 12 August 2006 Vigo, Spain Clay   Fernando Vicente 7–5, 7–6(8–6)
5. 17 August 2008 Vigo, Spain (2) Clay   Marco Crugnola 6–1, 3–6, 6–3
6. 24 August 2008 San Sebastián, Spain Clay   Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo 6–4, 6–1
7. 26 July 2010 Orbetello, Italy Clay   Édouard Roger-Vasselin 6–4, 6–3
8. 7 April 2018 Alicante, Spain Clay   Alex De Minaur 7–6(7–5), 6-1
9. 7 October 2018 Florence, Italy Clay   Marco Trungelliti 7–5, 6-3
10. 18 November 2018 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Pedro Cachín 6-3, 6-1
11. 31 March 2019 Marbella, Spain Clay   Benoit Paire 4-6, 7–6(8–6), 6-4
12. 7 April 2019 Alicante, Spain (2) Clay   Pedro Martínez 6-3, 3-6, 6-4

Performance timelinesEdit

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.

SinglesEdit

Current through the 2019 Miami Open.

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q1 A 1R A 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R A Q1 1R 2–8
French Open Q3 2R 2R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 3R A A 1R 7–9
Wimbledon Q2 A 1R A 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R A A A 2–6
US Open A 1R A A 1R 2R 2R 2R 1R A A A 3–6
Win–Loss 0–0 1–2 1–3 1–1 1–4 3–4 1–4 2–4 4–4 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 14–29
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Masters A A A A 1R 4R 2R 2R 1R A A A A 4–5
Miami Masters A A A A 3R 1R 1R A 1R A A A 2R 3–5
Monte Carlo Masters A A Q1 A A 2R 2R 2R A A A A 3–3
Madrid Masters A Q1 Q2 A 1R 1R SF 1R 1R A A 1R 4–6
Rome Masters A A A A Q1 1R A 1R A A A A 0–2
Canada Masters A A A A 1R 2R 2R A 2R A A A 3–4
Cincinnati Masters A A A A Q1 3R 1R A 1R A A A 2–3
Shanghai Masters NMS A 1R 1R 2R 1R A A A A 1–4
Paris Masters A A A A A 1R 2R 1R A A A A 1–3
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–5 7–9 9–8 1–6 1–5 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 21–35
Career Statistics
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–3 1–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 4–8
Year-end Ranking 146 101 160 71 46 42 48 41 64 432 1694 82

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 3R 5–6
French Open A A A 2R 1R 1R 1R 2R A 2–5
Wimbledon A A A 1R 1R 1R A 1R A 0–4
US Open 1R A A 2R 2R 1R 1R A A 2–5
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 3–4 2–4 0–4 0–3 2–3 2-1 9–20

Top 10 winsEdit

Season 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Total
Wins 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score AR
2011
1.   Fernando Verdasco 9 Miami, United States Hard 2R 3–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4 69
2012
2.   Janko Tipsarević 8 Cincinnati, United States Hard 2R 6–4, 4–1, ret. 40
2014
3.   Tomáš Berdych 6 Valencia, Spain Hard (i) 1R 6–3, 6–2 46
2015
4.   David Ferrer 8 Barcelona, Spain Clay SF 7–6(8–6), 6–3 66

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.atpworldtour.com/en/players/pablo-andujar/a596/overview
  2. ^ "The pronunciation by Pablo Andújar himself". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  3. ^ https://m.sport24.co.za/Tennis/ATPTour/world-355-andujar-wins-marrakech-title-20180415

External linksEdit