Sergei Bubka (tennis)

Sergei Sergeevich Bubka (Ukrainian: Сергій Сергійович Бубка; born February 10, 1987)[1] is a Ukrainian former professional tennis player. He was a member of the Ukraine Davis Cup team and was coached by Tibor Toth, who is also the former coach of Sergiy Stakhovsky. Bubka is the son of pole vaulter Sergey Bubka.

Sergei Bubka
Сергей Бубка
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Country (sports) Ukraine
ResidenceMonte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1987-02-10) February 10, 1987 (age 34)
Donetsk, Ukraine, USSR[1]
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2005
PlaysRight-handed
CoachTibor Toth
Prize moneyUS$ 465,186
Singles
Career record15–16
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 145 (November 14, 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2012)
French OpenQ1 (2012, 2014)
WimbledonQ2 (2012)
US Open2R (2011)
Doubles
Career record7–12
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 134 (May 26, 2008)

On 1 November 2012, Sergei Bubka was seriously injured in a fall from the third floor of an apartment building in Paris.[2] He returned to play tennis in February 2014.[3]

Career summaryEdit

Sergei's biggest success so far in his career was beating the 5th-seeded Ivan Ljubičić in the first round of the 2011 Dubai Tennis Championships.[4] He also hit a 157 MPH serve during qualifying for the 2011 US Open, which would have been the record had the serve not been out.[5]

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures titlesEdit

Singles: 2Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (1)
ITF Futures (1)
No.    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
1. Mar 2009 Kyoto, Japan Challenger Carpet   Takao Suzuki 7–6(8–6), 6–4
2. Jan 2010 Germany F3, Kaarst Futures Carpet   Jesse Huta Galung 6–1, 6–4

Doubles: 7Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (4)
ITF Futures (3)
No.    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. Oct 2005 Ukraine F3, Illyichovsk Futures Clay   Mikhail Filima   Nikolai Dyachok
  Oleksandr Nedovyesov
6–1, 6–3
2. Jun 2007 Busan, South Korea Challenger Hard   John-Paul Fruttero   Nathan Healy
  Jan Mertl
4–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–6]
3. Aug 2007 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Clay   Evgeny Kirillov   Jaroslav Pospíšil
  Adam Vejmělka
6–3, 6–2
4. Jul 2011 Prostějov, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Adrián Menéndez Maceiras   David Marrero
  Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
7–5, 6–2
5. Mar 2014 Turkey F2, Antalya-Kaya Belek Futures Hard   Sami Reinwein   Sean Berman
  Tucker Vorster
1–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–7]
6. Jun 2014 Ukraine F9, Petrovske Futures Hard   Denys Molchanov   Olexiy Kolisnyk
 Alexander Lebedyn
6–3, 6–2
7. Jul 2014 Astana, Kazakhstan Challenger Hard   Marco Chiudinelli   Chen Ti
  Huang Liang-chi
6–3, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Sergei Bubka - ATP Profile
  2. ^ Sergei Bubka Jnr, son of pole vaulting great, seriously injured in fall from third floor of Paris apartment
  3. ^ Win or lose, Bubka a success story, espn.go.com; accessed October 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "Ljubicic has change in perspective". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 2020-11-01.
  5. ^ "Victoria Azarenka with her boyfriend Sergei Bubka Jr. (Photo) - playersGF.com". www.playersgf.com. Retrieved 2020-11-01.

External linksEdit