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Ruan Roelofse (born 18 November 1989) is a professional South African tennis player.

Ruan Roelofse
Country (sports) South Africa
ResidenceCape Town, South Africa
Born (1989-11-18) 18 November 1989 (age 29)
Cape Town, South Africa
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$162,230
Singles
Career record2–5
Career titles0
0 Challenger, 2 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 357 (27 February 2012)
Current rankingNo. 748 (12 August 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open JuniorQ2 (2007)
US Open JuniorQ1 (2006, 2007)
Doubles
Career record9–5
Career titles0
4 Challenger, 39 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 122 (16 April 2016)
Current rankingNo. 278 (12 August 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open Junior1R (2007)
Last updated on: 1 April 2019.

Roelofse has a career high ATP singles ranking of 357 achieved on 27 February 2012 and he has a career high ATP Doubles ranking of 122 achieved on 18 April 2016. He has had more success playing doubles, winning 4 ATP Challenger doubles titles. Roelofse has also won 2 ITF singles titles and 38 ITF doubles titles.

Roelofse has represented South Africa at the Davis Cup where he has a W/L record of 12–7.

Challenger and Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 10 (2–8)Edit

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–0)
ITF Futures Tour (2–9)
Titles by Surface
Hard (2–8)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2011 Turkey F7, Antalya Futures Hard   Radu Albot 5–7, 4–6
Win 1–1 May 2011 South Africa F1, Durban Futures Hard   Nikolaus Moser 6–4, 7–5
Loss 1–2 Sep 2011 Israel F9, Be'er Sheva Futures Hard   Stefan Seifert 2–6, 3–6
Loss 1–3 Oct 2011 Nigeria F3, Lagos Futures Hard   Yuki Bhambri 5–7, 5–7
Loss 1–4 Nov 2011 Burundi F1, Bujumbura Futures Clay   Gerald Melzer 4–6, 2–6
Loss 1–5 Oct 2012 Nigeria F2, Lagos Futures Hard   Enrique López Pérez 0–6, 4–6
Win 2–5 Jul 2014 Hong Kong F2, Hong Kong Futures Hard   Lee Duck-hee 6–4, 3–6, 2–0 ret.
Loss 2–6 Aug 2014 Gabon F2, Libreville Futures Hard   Sam Barry 3–6, 5–7
Loss 2–7 Oct 2014 Zimbabwe F1, Harare Futures Hard   Boy Westerhof 3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 2–8 Dec 2018 South Africa F3, Stellenbosch Futures Hard   Benjamin Lock 7–6(7–3), 3–6, 2–6
Loss 2–9 Aug 2019 Indonesia F2, Jakarta Futures Hard   Sho Shimabukuro 6–7(3–7), 2–6

Doubles: 80 (43–37)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (4–15)
ITF Futures Tour (39–22)
Titles by Surface
Hard (36–34)
Clay (6–2)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2009 Burundi F1, Bujumbura Futures Clay   Hendrik Coertzen   Bogdan-Victor Leonte
  Rupesh Roy
6–4, 6–2
Win 2–0 Sep 2009 Rwanda F1, Kigali Futures Clay   Hendrik Coertzen   Sunday Emmanuel
  Duncan Mugabe
6–3, 7–5
Loss 2–1 Oct 2009 South Africa F1, Pretoria Futures Hard   Hendrik Coertzen   Andrew Anderson
  Benjamin Janse van Rensburg
3–6, 5–7
Win 3–1 Sep 2010 Uganda F1, Kampala Futures Clay   James Feaver   Takanyi Garanganga
  Duncan Mugabe
7–6(10–8), 6–2
Loss 3–2 Oct 2010 Nigeria F2, Lagos Futures Hard   Raven Klaasen   Amir Weintraub
  Boy Westerhof
7–5, 4–6, [6–10]
Loss 3–3 Feb 2011 Turkey F4, Antalya Futures Hard   Michal Konečný   Sergey Betov
  Denys Molchanov
4–6, 1–6
Loss 3–4 Jul 2011 Spain F22, Palma del Río Futures Hard   Nicolaas Scholtz   Juan José Leal-Gómez
  Borja Rodríguez Manzano
3–6, 6–3, [10–12]
Win 4–4 Jul 2011 Spain F23, Bakio Futures Hard   Nicolaas Scholtz   Francesco Borgo
  Claudio Grassi
7–5, 6–3
Loss 4–5 Aug 2011 Great Britain F12, London Futures Hard   Sanam Singh   David Rice
  Sean Thornley
3–6, 2–6
Win 5–5 Sep 2011 Israel F7, Akko Futures Hard   Mikhail Vasiliev   Erik Crepaldi
  Claudio Grassi
6–3, 6–3
Loss 5–6 Sep 2011 Israel F9, Be'er Sheva Futures Hard   Vitali Reshetnikov   Francesco Borgo
  Marko Daniš
2–6, 3–6
Win 6–6 Nov 2011 Rwanda F1, Kigali Futures Clay   Gerald Melzer   Omar Hedayet
  Karim-Mohamed Maamoun
6–7(1–7), 7–6(7–4), [10–8]
Loss 6–7 Jan 2012 Israel F1, Eilat Futures Hard   Jean Andersen   Claudio Grassi
  Matteo Volante
4–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Loss 6–8 Jan 2012 Israel F2, Eilat Futures Hard   Jean Andersen   Claudio Grassi
  Antal van der Duim
3–6, 5–7
Loss 6–9 Feb 2012 Turkey F4, Antalya Futures Hard   Abdullah Maqdes   Damir Džumhur
  Aldin Šetkić
4–6, 6–4, [5–10]
Loss 6–10 Feb 2012 Turkey F5, Antalya Futures Hard   Jean Andersen   Tuna Altuna
  Jiří Školoudík
5–7, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 6–11 Mar 2012 France F5, Poitiers Futures Hard (i)   Gleb Sakharov   Olivier Patience
  Nicolas Renavand
2–6, 3–6
Win 7–11 Mar 2012 France F6, Saint-Raphaël Futures Hard (i)   Jean Andersen   Thomas le Boulch
  Baptiste Maitre
6–2, 6–4
Loss 7–12 Jul 2012 Anning, China, P.R. Challenger Clay   Kittiphong Wachiramanowong   Sanchai Ratiwatana
  Sonchat Ratiwatana
6–4, 6–7(1–7), [11–13]
Win 8–12 Sep 2012 Great Britain F14, Chiswick Futures Hard   David Rice   Harry Meehan
  Stefan Sterland-Markovic
7–5, 7–6(9–7)
Win 9–12 Sep 2012 Great Britain F15, London Futures Hard   Jean Andersen   Marcus Daniell
  Manuel Sánchez
6–2, 4–6, [12–10]
Win 10–12 Sep 2012 Kuwait F2, Meshref Futures Hard   Abdullah Maqdes   Clément Reix
  Romain Sichez
6–4, 6–4
Win 11–12 Oct 2012 Kuwait F3, Meshref Futures Hard   Lewis Burton   Mohammad Ghareeb
  Mikhail Vasiliev
7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–2)
Win 12–12 Oct 2012 Nigeria F1, Lagos Futures Hard   Kamil Čapkovič   Alessandro Bega
  Enrique López Pérez
6–4, 6–2
Win 13–12 Oct 2012 Nigeria F2, Lagos Futures Hard   Kamil Čapkovič   Alessandro Bega
  Enrique López Pérez
6–1, 6–2
Win 14–12 Nov 2012 Zimbabwe F1, Harare Futures Hard   Keith-Patrick Crowley   Joel Kincaid
  Evan Song
3–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Win 15–12 Dec 2012 South Africa F1, Potchefstroom Futures Hard   Jean Andersen   Simon Cauvard
  Elie Rousset
6–1, 4–6, [10–7]
Win 16–12 Dec 2012 South Africa F2, Potchefstroom Futures Hard   Jean Andersen   Simon Cauvard
  Elie Rousset
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [10–5]
Win 17–12 Feb 2013 Burnie, Australia Challenger Hard   John-Patrick Smith   Brydan Klein
  Dane Propoggia
6–2, 6–2
Loss 17–13 Feb 2013 Australia F2, Mildura Futures Grass   Colin Ebelthite   Sam Groth
  John-Patrick Smith
3–6, 4–6
Win 18–13 Mar 2013 Bahrain F1, Manama Futures Hard   Riccardo Maiga   Cristian Rodríguez
  Jordi Samper Montaña
6–3, 6–3
Win 19–13 Jun 2013 Turkey F25, Istanbul Futures Hard   Dean O'Brien   Barış Ergüden
  Barkın Yalçınkale
6–1, 4–6, [11–9]
Loss 19–14 Jul 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard   Brydan Klein   James Cluskey
  Fabrice Martin
6–3, 3–6, [5–10]
Win 20–14 Aug 2013 USA F22, Edwardsville Futures Hard   Keith-Patrick Crowley   Patrick Davidson
  Leon Frost
6–3, 6–1
Win 21–14 Sep 2013 Kuwait F2, Meshref Futures Hard   Tak Khunn Wang   Lewis Burton
  Marcus Willis
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Win 22–14 Oct 2013 Nigeria F1, Lagos Futures Hard   Ante Pavić   Borna Ćorić
  Dino Marcan
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Win 23–14 Oct 2013 Nigeria F2, Lagos Futures Hard   Ante Pavić   Borna Ćorić
  Dino Marcan
7–5, 6–3
Loss 23–15 Mar 2014 China F2, Guangzhou Futures Hard   Chen Ti   Riccardo Ghedin
  Claudio Grassi
4–6, 1–6
Win 24–15 Apr 2014 Qatar F2, Doha Futures Hard   Chen Ti   Luke Bambridge
  Antoine Benneteau
6–4, 6–3
Win 25–15 Apr 2014 Qatar F3, Doha Futures Hard   Chen Ti   Oliver Golding
  Joshua Ward-Hibbert
6–1, 6–1
Win 26–15 May 2014 Korea F2, Seoul Futures Hard   Dane Propoggia   Chung Hong
  Nam Ji-sung
6–0, 6–3
Win 27–15 May 2014 South Africa F1, Sun City Futures Hard   Fritz Wolmarans   Jacob Adaktusson
  Milos Sekulic
6–1, 6–4
Win 28–15 Jun 2014 South Africa F3, Sun City Futures Hard   Dean O'Brien   Nicolaas Scholtz
  Tucker Vorster
7–6(8–6), 6–4
Loss 28–16 Jul 2014 Thailand F9, Bangkok Futures Hard   Chen Ti   Pruchya Isaro
  Nuttanon Kadchapanan
4–6, 1–6
Win 29–16 Jul 2014 Hong Kong F2, Hong Kong Futures Hard   Arata Onozawa   Peter Kobelt
  Devin McCarthy
6–2, 4–6, [10–4]
Loss 29–17 Jul 2014 Hong Kong F3, Hong Kong Futures Hard   Arata Onozawa   Peter Kobelt
  Devin McCarthy
7–5, 3–6, [4–10]
Win 30–17 Aug 2014 Turkey F27, Ankara Futures Clay   Gavin van Peperzeel   Tuna Altuna
  Anıl Yüksel
6–1, 6–1
Loss 30–18 Aug 2014 Gabon F1, Libreville Futures Hard   Mark Fynn   Sam Barry
  Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
2–6, 2–6
Loss 30–19 Aug 2014 Gabon F2, Libreville Futures Hard   Mark Fynn   Sam Barry
  Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Win 31–19 Sep 2014 Turkey F31, Antalya Futures Hard   Issam Haitham Taweel   Bastien Favier
  Hugo Grenier
2–6, 6–1, [10–4]
Loss 31–20 Oct 2014 Zimbabwe F2, Harare Futures Hard   Keith-Patrick Crowley   Grégoire Barrère
  Arthur Surreaux
1–6, 2–6
Loss 31–21 Jan 2015 Turkey F3, Antalya Futures Hard   Li Zhe   Lucas Miedler
  Maximilian Neuchrist
4–6, 4–6
Win 32–21 Feb 2015 Turkey F4, Antalya Futures Hard   Li Zhe   Jan Choinski
  Kevin Krawietz
6–3, 4–6, [10–2]
Win 33–21 Feb 2015 Turkey F6, Antalya Futures Hard   Tucker Vorster   Gleb Sakharov
  Tristan-Samuel Weissborn
6–3, 2–6, [10–7]
Loss 33–22 Feb 2015 Turkey F7, Antalya Futures Hard   Tucker Vorster   Marat Deviatiarov
  Tristan-Samuel Weissborn
6–7(5–7), 2–6
Win 34–22 Mar 2015 Turkey F8, Antalya Futures Hard   Tucker Vorster   Marat Deviatiarov
  Tristan-Samuel Weissborn
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4), [12–10]
Win 35–22 Mar 2015 Israel F2, Herzlia Futures Hard   Matt Seeberger   Cameron Silverman
  Raleigh Smith
2–6, 6–4, [12–10]
Loss 35–23 Mar 2015 Bahrain F1, Manama Futures Hard   Matt Seeberger   Dominik Kellovský
  Tom Kočevar-Dešman
6–7(4–7), 6–4, [7–10]
Loss 35–24 May 2015 Eskişehir, Turkey Challenger Hard   Chen Ti   Sergey Betov
  Mikhail Elgin
4–6, 7–6(7–2), [7–10]
Win 36–24 May 2015 Turkey F21, Antalya Futures Hard   Ricardo Rodríguez   Altuğ Çelikbilek
  Sefa Suluoğlu
6–2, 6–2
Loss 36–25 Jun 2015 Gimcheon, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard   Dean O'Brien   Li Zhe
  Jose Statham
4–6, 2–6
Win 37–25 Jun 2015 Uzbekistan F4, Namangan Futures Hard   Dean O'Brien   Sanjar Fayziev
  Jurabek Karimov
7–5, 6–4
Win 38–25 Jul 2015 Binghamton, USA Challenger Hard   Dean O'Brien   Daniel Nguyen
  Dennis Novikov
6–1, 7–6(7–0)
Loss 38–26 Aug 2015 Lexington, USA Challenger Hard   Dean O'Brien   Carsten Ball
  Brydan Klein
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 38–27 Oct 2015 Las Vegas, USA Challenger Hard   Dean O'Brien   Carsten Ball
  Dustin Brown
6–3, 3–6, [6–10]
Loss 38–28 May 2016 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard   Dean O'Brien   Chen Ti
  Jason Jung
4–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Win 39–28 Oct 2016 USA F34, Burlingame Futures Hard (i)   Ruben Gonzales   Sam Barry
  Peter Kobelt
6–4, 6–4
Loss 39–29 Nov 2016 Charlottesville, USA Challenger Hard (i)   Brydan Klein   Brian Baker
  Sam Groth
3–6, 3–6
Loss 39–30 Jan 2017 France F2, Bressuire Futures Hard (i)   Ante Pavić   Corentin Denolly
  Hugo Nys
4–6, 2–6
Loss 39–31 Mar 2017 Zhuhai, China, P.R. Challenger Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Gong Maoxin
  Zhang Ze
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 39–32 May 2017 Gimcheon, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Marco Chiudinelli
  Teymuraz Gabashvili
1–6, 3–6
Win 40–32 Jun 2017 Lisbon, Portugal Challenger Clay   Christopher Rungkat   Fred Gil
  Gonçalo Oliveira
7–6(9–7), 6–1
Loss 40–33 Jul 2017 Marburg, Germany Challenger Clay   Rameez Junaid   Máximo González
  Fabrício Neis
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 40–34 Nov 2017 Champaign, USA Challenger Hard (i)   Joe Salisbury   Leander Paes
  Purav Raja
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [5–10]
Win 41–34 Jan 2018 Germany F2, Nußloch Futures Carpet (i)   Kevin Krawietz   Pedro Cachín
  Daniel Masur
6–3, 6–3
Loss 41–35 Apr 2018 Guadalajara, Mexico Challenger Hard   Brydan Klein   Marcelo Arévalo
  Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6–7(3–7), 5–7
Win 42–35 May 2018 Gimcheon, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard   John-Patrick Smith   Sanchai Ratiwatana
  Sonchat Ratiwatana
6–2, 6–3
Loss 42–36 May 2018 Busan, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard   John-Patrick Smith   Hsieh Cheng-peng
  Christopher Rungkat
4–6, 3–6
Loss 42–37 Feb 2019 Dallas, USA Challenger Hard (i)   Ante Pavić   Marcos Giron
  Dennis Novikov
4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Win 43–37 Aug 2019 Indonesia F2, Jakarta Futures Hard   Justin Barki   Sho Shimabukuro
  Hiroyasu Ehara
7–6(7–3), 6–4
Pending Oct 2019 Claremont M25, CA , USA Futures Hard   Ruben Gonzales   Milen Ianakiev
  Hendrik Jebens

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