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Paolo Lorenzi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpaːolo loˈrentsi];[2] born 15 December 1981 in Rome, Italy) is an Italian professional tennis player. Lorenzi is coached by Claudio Galoppini.[3][4]

Paolo Lorenzi
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Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceSarasota, Florida, United States
Born (1981-12-15) 15 December 1981 (age 37)
Rome, Italy
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro2003
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$4,425,015
Singles
Career record103–169 (37.87%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 33 (15 May 2017)
Current rankingNo. 94 (20 August 2018)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2015, 2017)
French Open2R (2017)
Wimbledon2R (2017, 2018)
US Open4R (2017)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games2R (2016)
Doubles
Career record40–100 (28.57%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 82 (29 January 2018)
Current rankingNo.198 (27 August 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2013)
French OpenQF (2017)
Wimbledon1R (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)
US Open2R (2017)
Last updated on: 29 August 2018.

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Tennis careerEdit

 
Lorenzi, 2016

Lorenzi reached his first ATP World Tour final at the age of 32, in São Paulo. Here, at the 2014 Brasil Open, the Italian reached the semifinals of an ATP Tour tournament for the first time, upsetting Juan Mónaco in three sets; then progressing to the final after the retirement of Tommy Haas in the second set of their semifinal match. He went on to lose the final to Argentine Federico Delbonis in three sets.

On 22 May 2015, after defeating Matthew Ebden in the quarterfinals of the Eskişehir Cup, Lorenzi became the third player ever to win 300 matches in the ATP Challenger Tour tournaments.[5]

At age 34, on 24 July 2016, Lorenzi earned his first ATP Tour title after beating Nikoloz Basilashvili at the Generali Open Kitzbühel. He was the 32 seed in the 2017 Miami Open but lost in the 2nd round.

On August 1, 2016 he overtook Fabio Fognini becoming the new Italian #1 in the Association of Tennis Professionals ATP Ranking at the age of 34 years old and 8 months.

He entered 2017 Wimbledon Championships where he recorded his first win as the 32nd seed by beating Horacio Zeballos in four sets, he then advanced to the 2nd round where he lost to Jared Donaldson in 4 sets.

Lorenzi recorded the best grand slam singles performance of his career, reaching the round of 16 at the 2017 US Open. He lost to eventual runner-up Kevin Anderson in four sets.

ATP career finalsEdit

Singles: 4 (1 title, 3 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 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–3)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–3)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1–2)
Indoor (0–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2014 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay (i)   Federico Delbonis 6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Win 1–1 Jul 2016 Austrian Open Kitzbühel, Austria 250 Series Clay   Nikoloz Basilashvili 6–3, 6–4
Loss 1–2 Feb 2017 Ecuador Open, Ecuador 250 Series Clay   Víctor Estrella Burgos 7–6(7–2), 5–7, 6–7(6–8)
Loss 1–3 Jul 2017 Croatia Open, Croatia 250 Series Clay   Andrey Rublev 4–6, 2–6

Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 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 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–2)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–2)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1–1)
Indoor (0–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2013 Chile Open, Chile 250 Series Clay   Potito Starace   Juan Mónaco
  Rafael Nadal
6–2, 6–4
Loss 1–1 Feb 2015 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay (i)   Diego Schwartzman   Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Robert Farah
4–6, 2–6
Loss 1–2 Feb 2016 Argentina Open, Argentina 250 Series Clay   Íñigo Cervantes   Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Robert Farah
3–6, 0–6

Futures and Challenger finals: 49 (32–17)Edit

Singles: 40 (25–15)Edit

Legend
Challengers (21–14)
Futures (4–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 23 September 2002 Selargius, Italy Clay   Rodolphe Cadart 0–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 11 August 2003 Našice, Croatia Clay   Sebő Kiss 4–6, 6–0, 6–0
Winner 2. 25 March 2005 Frankston, Australia Clay   Vasilis Mazarakis 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 2. 10 April 2006 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay   Rainer Eitzinger 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 5–7
Winner 3. 18 September 2006 Tarragona, Spain Clay   Younes El Aynaoui 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 4. 18 February 2008 Trento, Italy Hard (i)   Philipp Oswald 7–6(9–7), 7–6(9–7)
Winner 5. 26 May 2008 Alessandria, Italy Clay   Simone Vagnozzi 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–4)
Winner 6. 2 February 2009 Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire Hard   Valentin Sanon 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 6 April 2009 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay   Santiago Giraldo 2–6, 7–6(7–3), 2–6
Runner-up 4. 27 April 2009 Tenerife, Spain Hard   Marco Chiudinelli 3–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 22 June 2009 Reggio Emilia, Italy Clay   Jean-René Lisnard 7–5, 1–6, 6–2
Winner 8. 29 June 2009 Rijeka, Croatia Clay   Blaž Kavčič 6–3, 7–6(7–2)
Winner 9. 21 September 2009 Ljubljana, Slovenia Clay   Grega Žemlja 1–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–2
Runner-up 5. 5 October 2009 Tarragona, Spain Clay   Daniel Gimeno-Traver 4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 6. 18 April 2010 Pereira, Colombia Hard   Santiago Giraldo 3–6, 3–6
Winner 10. 12 July 2010 Rimini, Italy Clay   Federico del Bonis 6–2, 6–0
Winner 11. 10 April 2011 Pereira, Colombia Clay   Rogério Dutra da Silva 7–5, 6–2
Winner 12. 25 September 2011 Ljubljana, Slovenia Clay   Grega Žemlja 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 3 March 2012 Salinas, Ecuador Clay   Guido Pella 6–1, 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 18 March 2012 Guadalajara, Mexico Hard   Thiago Alves 3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 9. 7 April 2012 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay   Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 22 April 2012 Sarasota, US Clay   Sam Querrey 1–6, 7–6(7–3), 3–6
Winner 13. 12 August 2012 Cordenons, Italy Clay   Daniel Gimeno-Traver 7–6(7–5), 6–3
Runner-up 11. 16 September 2012 Todi, Italy Clay   Andrey Kuznetsov 3–6, 0–2 ret.
Winner 14. 4 November 2012 Medellín, Colombia Clay   Leonardo Mayer 7–6(7–5), 6–7(4–7), 6–4
Runner-up 12. 10 November 2012 Guayaquil, Ecuador Clay   Leonardo Mayer 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 13. 26 January 2014 Bucaramanga, Colombia Clay   Alejandro Falla 5–7, 1–6
Winner 15. 19 April 2014 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay   Adrián Menéndez-Maceiras 6–1, 6–3
Winner 16. 5 October 2014 Cali, Colombia Clay   Víctor Estrella Burgos 4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 14. 15 November 2014 Guayaquil, Ecuador Clay   Pablo Cuevas W/O
Winner 17. 10 May 2015 Eskişehir, Turkey Hard   Íñigo Cervantes 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5)
Winner 18. 9 August 2015 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy Clay   Máximo González 6–3, 7–5
Winner 19. 4 October 2015 Pereira, Colombia Clay   Alejandro González 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Winner 20. 10 October 2015 Medellin, Colombia Clay   Gonzalo Lama 7–6(7–3), 2–0 ret.
Winner 21. 16 January 2016 Canberra, Australia Hard   Ivan Dodig 6–2, 6–4
Winner 22. 12 June 2016 Caltanissetta, Italy Clay   Matteo Donati 6–3, 4–6, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 23. 19 June 2017 Caltanissetta, Italy Clay   Alessandro Giannessi 6–4, 6–2
Winner 24. 5 August 2018 Sopot Open, Poland Clay   Daniel Gimeno Traver 7–6(7–2), 6–7(5–7), 6–3
Winner 25. 19 August 2018 Cordenons, Italy Clay   Máté Valkusz 6–3, 3–6, 6-4
Runner-up 15. 5 May 2019 Savannah, United States Clay   Federico Coria 3-6, 6-4, 2-6

Doubles: 10 (7–3)Edit

Legend
Challengers (5–2)
Futures (2–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 14 January 2008 Shenzhen, China Hard   Giancarlo Petrazzuolo   Xin-yuan Yu
  Shao-xuan Zeng
6–7(1–7), 6–7(3–7)
Winner 1. 21 January 2008 Dongguan, China Hard   Giancarlo Petrazzuolo   Frederik Nielsen
  Rasmus Norby
6–4, 7–6(7–1)
Winner 2. 18 February 2008 Trento, Italy Hard (i)   Giancarlo Petrazzuolo   Xavier Audouy
  Ludovic Walter
6–3, 4–6, [10–8]
Runner-up 2. 28 April 2008 Rome, Italy Clay   Giancarlo Petrazzuolo   Flavio Cipolla
  Simone Vagnozzi
3–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 7 July 2008 San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy Clay   Júlio Silva   Cătălin Gârd
  Max Raditschnigg
6–3, 7–5
Winner 4. 27 July 2009 Orbetello, Italy Clay   Giancarlo Petrazzuolo   Alessio di Mauro
  Manuel Jorquera
7–6(7–5), 3–6, [10–6]
Winner 5. 17 October 2010 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   Fabio Fognini   Carlos Berlocq
  Brian Dabul
6–3, 6–4
Winner 6. 3 April 2011 Barranquilla, Colombia Hard   Flavio Cipolla   Alejandro Falla
  Eduardo Struvay
6–3, 6–4
Winner 7. 5 June 2011 Rijeka, Croatia Clay   Júlio Silva   Lovro Zovko
  Dino Marcan
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 29 January 2012 Bucaramanga, Colombia Clay   Miguel Ángel López Jaén   Ariel Behar
  Horacio Zeballos
4–6, 6–7(5–7)

Singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A Q1 Q1 1R A 1R 1R A 2R 1R 2R 1R 2–7
French Open Q3 Q2 Q3 1R Q2 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1–8
Wimbledon Q2 Q1 Q1 1R Q1 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2–8
US Open Q1 Q2 Q1 A Q2 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 4R 2R 7–7
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–3 0–0 0–4 0–4 1–3 1–4 2–4 6–4 2–4 12–30
Career Statistics
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 0–2 0–0 1–3
Year End Ranking 294 207 84 143 108 64 109 64 68 40 43 109

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 1R A A 2R A 1R 1R 1R 1R 1–6
French Open 2R A 1R 2R A A 1R QF 1R 4–6
Wimbledon A 1R 1R 1R 1R A 1R 1R 1R 0–7
US Open A A A 1R A A 1R 2R A 1–3
Win–Loss 1–2 0–1 0–2 2–4 0–1 0–1 0–4 3–4 0–3 6–22

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paolo Lorenzi - Overview - ATP World Tour - Tennis".
  2. ^ "The pronunciation by Paolo Lorenzi himself". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  3. ^ "atpworldtour.com Profile". atpworldtour.com. ATP Tour, Inc. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
  4. ^ "itftennis.com Men's Circuit record". itftennis.com. ITF Licensing (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
  5. ^ Meiseles, Josh (23 May 2015). "Lorenzi Registers 300th Challenger Win". ATP World Tour. Archived from the original on 24 November 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2016.

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