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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
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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$4,937,511
Singles
Career record128–186 (40.8%)
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 32 (13 July 2015)
Current rankingNo. 79 (15 July 2019)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2012, 2014)
French Open3R (2015)
Wimbledon3R (2015)
US Open2R (2012, 2013, 2014)
Doubles
Career record62–107 (36.7%)
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: 15 July 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 Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 25 (13–12)Edit

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (11–8)
ITF Futures Tour (2–4)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (13–12)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2005 Italy F4, Caltanissetta Futures Clay   Stefano Galvani 3–6, 0–6
Win 1–1 Jul 2005 Spain F15, Elche Futures Clay   Gabriel Trujillo Soler 6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Loss 1–2 Oct 2005 Spain F29, Barcelona Futures Clay   Stéphane Robert 5–7, 3–6
Win 2–2 Nov 2005 Spain F31, Vilafranca Futures Clay   Nick van der Meer 2–6, 6–3, 7–5
Loss 2–3 Mar 2006 Italy F6, Catania Futures Clay   Werner Eschauer 3–6, 3–6
Loss 2–4 Apr 2006 Italy F7, Monterotondo Futures Clay   Francesco Piccari 5–7, 5–7
Win 3–4 Jul 2006 Rimini, Italy Challenger Clay   Werner Eschauer 3–6, 6–1, 7–5
Win 4–4 Aug 2006 Vigo, Spain Challenger Clay   Fernando Vicente 7–5, 7–6(8–6)
Loss 4–5 Aug 2007 Trani, Italy Challenger Clay   Flavio Cipolla 6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Loss 4–6 Sep 2007 Seville, Spain Challenger Clay   Fred Gil 1–6, 3–6
Loss 4–7 May 2008 Telde, Spain Challenger Clay   Teimuraz Gabashvili 4–6, 6–4, 1–6
Loss 4–8 Jun 2008 Reggio Emilia, Italy Challenger Clay   Mathieu Montcourt 6–2, 2–6, 4–6
Win 5–8 Aug 2008 Vigo, Spain Challenger Clay   Marco Crugnola 6–1, 3–6, 6–3
Win 6–8 Aug 2008 San Sebastián, Spain Challenger Clay   Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo 6–4, 6–1
Loss 6–9 Aug 2009 Orbetello, Italy Challenger Clay   Alexandr Dolgopolov 4–6, 2–6
Loss 6–10 Apr 2010 Monza, Italy Challenger Clay   Daniel Brands 7–6(7–4), 3–6, 4–6
Loss 6–11 Jun 2010 Reggio Emilia, Italy Challenger Clay   Carlos Berlocq 0–6, 6–7(1–7)
Win 7–11 Jul 2010 Orbetello, Italy Challenger Clay   Édouard Roger-Vasselin 6–4, 6–3
Loss 7–12 Aug 2010 Geneva, Switzerland Challenger Clay   Grigor Dimitrov 2–6, 6–2, 4–6
Win 8–12 Apr 2018 Alicante, Spain Challenger Clay   Alex de Minaur 7–6(7–5), 6–1
Win 9–12 Oct 2018 Florence, Italy Challenger Clay   Marco Trungelliti 7–5, 6–3
Win 10–12 Nov 2018 Buenos Aires, Argentina Challenger Clay   Pedro Cachín 6–3, 6–1
Win 11–12 Mar 2019 Marbella, Spain Challenger Clay   Benoît Paire 4–6, 7–6(8–6), 6–4
Win 12–12 Apr 2019 Buenos Aires, Argentina Challenger Clay   Pedro Martínez 6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Win 13–12 Jun 2019 Prostějov, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Attila Balázs 6–2, 7–5

Doubles: 17 (6–11)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (4–5)
ITF Futures Tour (2–6)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (6–11)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2005 Italy F4, Caltanissetta Futures Clay   Matteo Volante   Konstantinos Economidis
  Alexandros Jakupovic
2–6, 6–3, 6–7(4–7)
Win 1–1 May 2005 Spain F5, Lleida Futures Clay   Marc Fornell Mestres   Rafael Arévalo
  Komlavi Loglo
6–2, 4–6, 6–3
Loss 1–2 Jun 2005 Romania F7, Bucharest Futures Clay   Igor Muguruza   Pablo Cuevas
  Martín Vilarrubí
7–5, 1–6, 4–6
Loss 1–3 Jul 2005 Spain F14, Alicante Futures Clay   Jun Kato   David Marrero
  Pablo Santos González
6–3, 5–7, 2–6
Win 2–3 Jul 2005 Spain F15, Elche Futures Clay   Jun Kato   Daniel Muñoz de la Nava
  Pablo Santos González
7–5, 4–1 ret.
Loss 2–4 Nov 2005 Spain F33, Gran Canaria Futures Clay   Dušan Karol   David de Miguel-Lapiedra
  Rui Machado
6–4, 4–6, 4–6
Loss 2–5 Mar 2006 Italy F4, Siracuse Futures Clay   Francisco Fogués Domenech   Jeroen Masson
  Gabriel Trujillo Soler
6–1, 1–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 2–6 Jun 2006 Sassuolo, Italy Challenger Clay   Leonardo Azzaro   Francesco Aldi
  Tomas Tenconi
0–6, 1–6
Win 3–6 Jul 2006 Mantova, Italy Challenger Clay   Marcel Granollers   Alessandro Motti
  Daniel Muñoz de la Nava
6–3, 5–7, [10–7]
Win 4–6 Aug 2006 Vigo, Spain Challenger Clay   Marcel Granollers   Augustin Gensse
  Horacio Zeballos
7–6(7–4), 6–1
Win 5–6 Sep 2006 Seville, Spain Challenger Clay   Marcel Granollers   Hugo Armando
  Carlos Poch Gradin
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Loss 5–7 Oct 2006 Barcelona, Spain Challenger Clay   Marcel Granollers   Tomas Behrend
  Flavio Cipolla
3–6, 2–6
Loss 5–8 Mar 2007 Italy F4, Siracuse Futures Clay   Marco Pedrini   Alberto Brizzi
  Giancarlo Petrazzuolo
1–4, 2–4
Loss 5–9 Jul 2007 Turin, Italy Challenger Clay   Flávio Saretta   Pablo Cuevas
  Horacio Zeballos
6–3, 6–1
Loss 5–10 Oct 2007 Tarragona, Spain Challenger Clay   Daniel Muñoz de la Nava   Marcel Granollers
  Santiago Ventura
4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Win 6–10 Feb 2010 Meknes, Morocco Challenger Clay   Flavio Cipolla   Alexandr Dolgopolov
  Artem Smirnov
6–2, 6–2
Loss 6–11 Oct 2010 Tarragona, Spain Challenger Clay   Gerard Granollers Pujol   Guillermo Olaso
  Pere Riba
6–7(2–7), 6–4, [5–10]

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 Wimbledon Championships.

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 1R 7–10
Wimbledon Q2 A 1R A 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R A A A 1R 2–7
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 0–3 14–31
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 A 3–3
Madrid Masters A Q1 Q2 A 1R 1R SF 1R 1R A A 1R A 4–6
Rome Masters A A A A Q1 1R A 1R A 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