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Santiago González Torre (American Spanish: [sanˈtjaɣo ɣonˈsales ˈtore];[a] born 24 February 1983) is a Mexican professional tennis player. He is 6'3" (1.91 m). He turned professional in 2001. His highest ATP singles ranking in singles is World No. 155, achieved in May 2006, and World No. 23 in doubles, reached in June 2013. González represents Mexico at the Davis Cup competition; currently his record is 22–16. In 2017, he reached the French Open final in doubles along with his partner Donald Young. Additionally, he has reached the finals of three other Grand Slam tournaments in the Mixed category: the 2013 French Open and the 2014 and 2015 US Open.

Santiago González
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González at the 2015 French Open
Country (sports) Mexico
ResidenceCórdoba, Mexico
Born (1983-02-24) 24 February 1983 (age 36)
Córdoba, Mexico
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro2001
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$1,880,441
Singles
Career record9–13
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 155 (22 May 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2009)
French OpenQ2 (2004, 2010)
Wimbledon1R (2009)
US OpenQ2 (2009)
Doubles
Career record226–216
Career titles12
Highest rankingNo. 23 (17 June 2013)
Current rankingNo. 66 (18 June 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2012)
French OpenF (2017)
Wimbledon3R (2011)
US Open3R (2012)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2013)
French OpenF (2012)
Wimbledon2R (2010, 2013)
US OpenF (2013, 2014)
Last updated on: 18 June 2018.

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Tennis careerEdit

González qualified for the 2009 Wimbledon Championships. He lost at his first match in Wimbledon against Israeli Dudi Sela. Along with American Scott Lipsky, he won an ATP World Tour 500 title in April 2011, the Barcelona Open. They defeated the Bryan brothers 5–7, 6–2, [12–10], breaking their 10-match winning streak. They also defeated doubles teams Jürgen Melzer & Nenad Zimonjić 6–3, 6–2, and Max Mirnyi & Daniel Nestor 7–6, 6–4.[1]

In 2017 he reached his first grand slam final partnering Donald Young of the USA at the French Open.

Significant finalsEdit

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2017 French Open Clay   Donald Young   Ryan Harrison
  Michael Venus
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4), 3–6

Mixed doubles: 3 (3 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2012 French Open Clay   Klaudia Jans-Ignacik   Sania Mirza
  Mahesh Bhupathi
6–7(3–7), 1–6
Loss 2013 US Open Hard   Abigail Spears   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Max Mirnyi
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Loss 2014 US Open Hard   Abigail Spears   Sania Mirza
  Bruno Soares
1–6, 6–2, [9–11]

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 23 (12 titles, 11 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–1)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (11–9)
Titles by surface
Hard (3–4)
Clay (6–5)
Grass (3–2)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (10–8)
Indoor (2–3)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 May 2010 Serbia Open,
Serbia
250 Series Clay   Travis Rettenmaier   Tomasz Bednarek
  Mateusz Kowalczyk
7–6(8–6), 6–1
Loss 1–1 Jul 2010 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships,
United States
250 Series Grass   Travis Rettenmaier   Carsten Ball
  Chris Guccione
3–6, 4–6
Win 2–1 Apr 2011 Barcelona Open,
Spain
500 Series Clay   Scott Lipsky   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
5–7, 6–2, [12–10]
Loss 2–2 May 2011 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur,
France
250 Series Clay   David Marrero   Eric Butorac
  Jean-Julien Rojer
3–6, 4–6
Win 3–2 Aug 2011 Austrian Open Kitzbühel,
Austria
250 Series Clay   Daniele Bracciali   Franco Ferreiro
  André Sá
7–6(7–1), 4–6, [11–9]
Win 4–2 Jul 2012 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships,
United States
250 Series Grass   Scott Lipsky   Colin Fleming
  Ross Hutchins
7–6(7–3), 6–3
Win 5–2 Aug 2012 Winston-Salem Open,
United States
250 Series Hard   Scott Lipsky   Pablo Andújar
  Leonardo Mayer
6–3, 4–6, [10–2]
Win 6–2 May 2013 Portugal Open,
Portugal
250 Series Clay   Scott Lipsky   Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
  Jean-Julien Rojer
6–3, 4–6, [10–7]
Win 7–2 Jun 2013 Halle Open,
Germany
250 Series Grass   Scott Lipsky   Daniele Bracciali
  Jonathan Erlich
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Win 8–2 May 2014 Portugal Open,
Portugal (2)
250 Series Clay   Scott Lipsky   Pablo Cuevas
  David Marrero
6–3, 3–6, [10–8]
Win 9–2 May 2014 Düsseldorf Open,
Germany
250 Series Clay   Scott Lipsky   Martin Emmrich
  Christopher Kas
7–5, 4–6, [10–3]
Loss 9–3 Jun 2014 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships,
Netherlands
250 Series Grass   Scott Lipsky   Jean-Julien Rojer
  Horia Tecău
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Win 10–3 Feb 2015 Memphis Open,
United States
250 Series Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Artem Sitak
  Donald Young
5–7, 7–6(7–1), [10–8]
Loss 10–4 Feb 2015 Mexican Open,
Mexico
500 Series Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Ivan Dodig
  Marcelo Melo
6–7(2–7), 7–5, [3–10]
Loss 10–5 Jul 2015 Croatia Open,
Croatia
250 Series Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Máximo González
  André Sá
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]
Win 11–5 Feb 2016 Memphis Open,
United States (2)
250 Series Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Steve Johnson
  Sam Querrey
6–4, 6–4
Loss 11–6 Apr 2016 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships,
United States
250 Series Clay   Víctor Estrella Burgos   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
6–4, 3–6, [8–10]
Loss 11–7 Feb 2017 Argentina Open,
Argentina
250 Series Clay   David Marrero   Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Robert Farah
1–6, 4–6
Loss 11–8 Jun 2017 French Open,
France
Grand Slam Clay   Donald Young   Ryan Harrison
  Michael Venus
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4), 3–6
Loss 11–9 Oct 2017 European Open,
Belgium
250 Series Hard (i)   Julio Peralta   Scott Lipsky
  Divij Sharan
4–6, 6–2, [5–10]
Win 12–9 Jun 2018 Antalya Open,
Turkey
250 Series Grass   Marcelo Demoliner   Sander Arends
  Matwé Middelkoop
7–5, 6–76–8, [10–8]
Loss 12–10 Oct 2018 European Open,
Belgium
250 Series Hard (i)   Marcelo Demoliner   Nicolas Mahut
  Édouard Roger-Vasselin
4–6, 5–7
Loss 12–11 Feb 2019 New York Open,
United States
250 Series Hard (i)   Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi   Kevin Krawietz
  Andreas Mies
4–6, 5–7
Pending Apr 2019 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships,
United States
250 Series Clay   Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi   Ken Skupski
  Neal Skupski

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Current through the 2017 Paris Masters.

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A A A 2R QF 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 7 4–7
French Open A A A A A A A A A 3R 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R F 0 / 8 9–8
Wimbledon A A A A A Q1 A A 1R 2R 3R 2R 2R 2R 2R 2R 1R 0 / 9 8–9
US Open A A A A A A A A A 1R 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 0 / 8 4–8
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 3–3 3–4 7–4 1–4 2–4 2–4 2–4 5–4 0 / 32 25–32
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A A A A A A 1R SF A 1R A A 0 / 3 3–3
Miami Open A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 1R 1R A A A 0 / 3 1–3
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A A A A A A 1R A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Madrid Open NH A A A A A A A A A A 2R A 1R A A A 0 / 2 1–2
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A A 1R 2R SF QF A A A 0 / 4 6–4
Canadian Open A A A A A A A A A A A 2R A SF A A 1R 0 / 3 3–3
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A SF 2R A A A 0 / 2 4–2
Shanghai Masters Not Held A A A 1R 1R 1R A A QF 0 / 4 2–4
Paris Masters A A A A A A A A A A SF 2R QF A A A 2R 0 / 4 7–4
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–2 5–8 11–6 5–6 0–1 0–0 3–3 0 / 26 27–26
National representation
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held A Not Held A Not Held 2R NH 0 / 1 1–1
Davis Cup Z1 Z1 Z2 Z2 Z1 PO Z1 Z1 Z2 A Z1 Z2 Z2 Z2 Z2 Z2 Z2 0 / 0 19–11
Win–Loss 1–1 1–2 0–1 2–0 0–1 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 3–0 1–0 3–1 1–0 0 / 1 20–12
Career Statistics
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Career
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 2 2 / 3 2 / 2 2 / 2 2 / 3 1 / 3 1 / 2 0 / 3 11 / 20
Overall Win–Loss 1–2 1–2 0–1 2–1 0–2 1–3 1–2 0–2 2–3 15–12 33–23 30–27 30–26 29–26 19–18 25–22 26–27 215–199
Year-end ranking 637 257 189 113 128 231 156 162 106 50 28 34 33 36 65 47 28 52%

NotesEdit

  1. ^ In isolation, González is pronounced [ɡonˈsales].

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tennis – ATP World Tour – Barcelona 2011 Doubles Sunday". ATP World Tour. 24 April 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2011.

External linksEdit