Skander Mansouri

Skander Mansouri (born 23 July 1995) is a Tunisian tennis player. At the 2019 African Games he won the gold medal at the Men's doubles event with his fellow countryman Aziz Dougaz.[1]

Skander Mansouri
Country (sports) Tunisia
Born (1995-07-23) 23 July 1995 (age 24)
Tunis, Tunisia
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned proSeptember 2018
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$75,097
Singles
Career record0–0 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
0 Challenger, 6 Futures/ITF World Tennis Tour
Highest rankingNo. 303 (18 November 2019)
Current rankingNo. 385 (9 March 2020)
Doubles
Career record2–5 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
1 Challenger, 18 Futures/ITF World Tennis Tour
Highest rankingNo. 209 (21 October 2019)
Current rankingNo. 261 (9 March 2020)
Team competitions
Davis Cup10–2
Last updated on: 9 March 2020.

Mansouri has a career high ATP singles ranking of 303 achieved on 18 November 2019. He also has a career high ATP doubles ranking of 209 achieved on 21 October 2019.

Mansouri made his ATP main draw debut at the 2015 Winston-Salem Open in the doubles draw partnering Christian Seraphim.

Mansouri represents Tunisia at the Davis Cup where he has a W/L record of 10–2.

Challenger and Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 9 (6–3)Edit

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–0)
ITF Futures Tour (6–3)
Titles by Surface
Hard (6–3)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Dec 2018 Cameroon F1, Yaoundé Futures Hard   Evan Furness 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 1–1 Dec 2018 Cameroon F2, Yaoundé Futures Hard   Corentin Denolly 6–7(3–7), 4–6
Loss 1–2 Jan 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Lucas Catarina 4–6, 5–7
Win 2–2 Jan 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Riccardo Balzerani 7–5, 6–3
Win 3–2 Jan 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Gilbert Klier Júnior 7–5, 6–1
Loss 3–3 Feb 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Corentin Denolly 6–7(10–12), 6–3, 5–7
Win 4–3 Feb 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Christopher Heyman 6–4, 4–1 ret.
Win 5–3 Sep 2019 M25+H Oliveira de Azeméis, Portugal World Tennis Tour Hard   Eduardo Struvay 6–2, 6–1
Win 6–3 Dec 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Ergi Kırkın 6–2, 6–0

Doubles: 23 (18–5)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (1–0)
ITF Futures Tour (17–5)
Titles by Surface
Hard (13–2)
Clay (5–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2013 Egypt F16, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Clay   Hassan Ndayishimiye   Nerman Fatić
  Ismar Gorčić
3–6, 4–6
Win 1–1 Oct 2013 Egypt F28, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Clay   Cristian Rodríguez   Tuna Altuna
  Ivan Nedelko
6–3, 6–1
Win 2–1 Dec 2013 Qatar F4, Doha Futures Hard   Evan Hoyt   Nikoloz Basilashvili
  Yahor Yatsyk
6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Loss 2–2 Dec 2015 Tunisia F36, El Kantaoui Futures Hard   Moez Echargui   Antoine Hoang
  Ronan Joncour
6–7(6–8), 6–7(0–7)
Win 3–2 Jul 2016 Morocco F4, Nador Futures Clay   Aziz Dougaz   Alejandro García Sáez
  Daniel Monedero-González
6–3, 6–4
Win 4–2 Jun 2017 Tunisia F22, Hammamet Futures Clay   Aziz Dougaz   Moez Echargui
  Gonçalo Oliveira
7–6(7–4), 6–1
Win 5–2 Jun 2017 Tunisia F24, Hammamet Futures Clay   Aziz Dougaz   Théo Fournerie
  Louis Tessa
6–2, 6–4
Loss 5–3 Jul 2017 Morocco F1, Tanger Futures Clay   Nick Chappell   Juan Manuel Benítez Chavarriaga
  Raleigh Smith
4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 5–4 Aug 2017 Morocco F3, Casablanca Futures Clay   Nick Chappell   Elliot Benchetrit
  Maxime Hamou
6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–2), [5–10]
Win 6–4 Sep 2018 Tunisia F33, Monastir Futures Hard   Ivan Liutarevich   Altuğ Çelikbilek
  Florent Diep
6–3, 6–1
Win 7–4 Oct 2018 Tunisia F36, Monastir Futures Hard   Alexis Klégou   Petr Arkhipov
  Bogdan Bobrov
6–4, 6–0
Win 8–4 Oct 2018 Tunisia F37, Monastir Futures Hard   Alexis Klégou   Rémy Bertola
  Yannik Steinegger
6–2, 6–1
Win 9–4 Dec 2018 Cameroon F1, Yaoundé Futures Hard   Aziz Dougaz   Sadio Doumbia
  Diego Matos
6–4, 6–7(5–7), [10–8]
Win 10–4 Dec 2018 Cameroon F2, Yaoundé Futures Hard   Aziz Dougaz   Sadio Doumbia
  Diego Matos
6–4, 6–2
Loss 10–5 Jan 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Christian Seraphim   Luca Giacomini
  Adelchi Virgili
7–5, 4–6, [6–10]
Win 11–5 Feb 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Evan Hoyt   Diego Hidalgo
  Gilbert Klier Júnior
7–6(7–1), 6–4
Win 12–5 Feb 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Diego Hidalgo   Dan Added
  Yanais Laurent
7–5, 6–0
Win 13–5 Mar 2019 Yokohama, Japan Challenger Hard   Moez Echargui   Max Purcell
  Luke Saville
7–6(8–6), 6–7(3–7), [10–7]
Win 14–5 Sep 2019 M25 La Marsa, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Clay   Aziz Dougaz   Moez Echargui
  Thomas Setodji
6–2, 4–6, [10–8]
Win 15–5 Oct 2019 M25+H Lagos, Nigeria World Tennis Tour Hard   Aziz Dougaz   Benjamin Lock
  Courtney John Lock
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Win 16–5 Oct 2019 M25 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Petros Chrysochos   Gabriel Petit
  Hugo Pontico
7–5, 6–2
Win 17–5 Dec 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Florian Lakat   Yan Bondarevskiy
  Anis Ghorbel
7–6(8–6), 6–4
Win 18–5 Dec 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard   Geoffrey Blancaneaux   Baptiste Crepatte
  Gabriel Petit
6–0, 7–6(7–1)

Davis CupEdit

Participations: (10–2)Edit

Group membership
World Group (0–0)
WG Play-off (0–0)
Group I (0–0)
Group II (2–2)
Group III (8–0)
Group IV (0–0)
Matches by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (8–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Matches by type
Singles (5–0)
Doubles (5–2)
Rubber outcome No. Rubber Match type (partner if any) Opponent nation Opponent player(s) Score
 3–0; 26 October 2015; Smash Tennis Academy, Cairo, Egypt; Africa Zone Group III Pool A Round robin; Clay surface
Victory 1 I Singles   Algeria Youcef Ghezal 6–2, 6–0
Victory 2 III Doubles (with Aziz Dougaz) (dead rubber) Mohamed Hassan / Aymen Ikhlef 6–1, 6–2
 3–0; 27 October 2015; Smash Tennis Academy, Cairo, Egypt; Africa Zone Group III Pool A Round robin; Clay surface
Victory 3 III Doubles (with Majed Kilani) (dead rubber)   Namibia Jacobus Serdyn / Gideon Van Dyk 6–0, 6–2
 2–0; 29 October 2015; Smash Tennis Academy, Cairo, Egypt; Africa Zone Group III Promotional Play-off; Clay surface
Victory 4 I Singles   Benin Jean Segodo 6–2, 6–0
 1–3; 4–6 March 2016; Arena Zenica, Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Europe/Africa Zone Group II First round; Carpet (indoor) surface
Defeat 5 III Doubles (with Malek Jaziri)   Bosnia and Herzegovina Mirza Bašić / Tomislav Brkić 7–6(7–2), 6–4, 3–6, 5–7, 4–6
 3–2; 15–17 July 2016; Tennis Courts of Cité Nationale Sportive, Tunis, Tunisia; Europe/Africa Zone Group II Relegation play-off; Hard surface
Victory 6 III Doubles (with Malek Jaziri)   Bulgaria Alexandar Lazarov / Vasko Mladenov 6–4, 6–4, 6–3
 4–1; 7–9 April 2017; National Tennis Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus; Europe/Africa Zone Group II Relegation play-off; Hard surface
Victory 7 III Doubles (with Malek Jaziri)   Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis / Petros Chrysochos 7–5, 3–6, 5–7, 6–4, 7–5
 2–3; 3–4 February 2018; Tennis Courts of Cité Nationale Sportive, Tunis, Tunisia; Europe/Africa Zone Group II First round; Hard surface
Defeat 8 V Doubles (with Anis Ghorbel)   Finland Harri Heliövaara / Henri Kontinen 4–6, 7–5, 2–6
 3–0; 11 September 2019; Nairobi Club, Nairobi, Kenya; Africa Zone Group III Round robin; Clay surface
Victory 9 II Singles   Mozambique Franco Mata 6–1, 6–2
 3–0; 12 September 2019; Nairobi Club, Nairobi, Kenya; Africa Zone Group III Round robin; Clay surface
Victory 10 II Singles   Nigeria Emmanuel Audu 6–3, 6–2
 3–0; 13 September 2019; Nairobi Club, Nairobi, Kenya; Africa Zone Group III Round robin; Clay surface
Victory 11 III Doubles (with Aziz Ouakaa) (dead rubber)   Namibia Codie van Schalkwyk / Connor van Schalkwyk 6–2, 6–1
 2–0; 14 September 2019; Nairobi Club, Nairobi, Kenya; Africa Zone Group III Promotional Play-off; Clay surface
Victory 12 II Singles   Madagascar Jean-Jacques Rakotohasy 6–1, 6–4


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jeux Africains – Tennis : L'or pour Mansouri-Dougaz" (in French). La Presse. 31 August 2019. Retrieved 20 February 2020.

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