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Yannick Hanfmann (born 13 November 1991) is a German professional tennis player. He is best known for his very powerful serves up to 230 km/h (143 mph), and very powerful groundstrokes.

Yannick Hanfmann
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Hanfmann at the 2019 French Open Qualifying
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceKarlsruhe, Germany
Born (1991-11-13) 13 November 1991 (age 27)
Munich, Germany
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro2015
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachLars Übel
Prize moneyUS$484,561
Singles
Career record8–13 (38.1% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 99 (16 July 2018)
Current rankingNo. 187 (12 August 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2018)
French Open1R (2019)
WimbledonQ3 (2019)
US Open1R (2018)
Doubles
Career record0–1
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 240 (16 April 2018)
Last updated on: 12 August 2019.

Hanfmann has a career high ATP singles ranking of world No. 99, achieved in July 2018.

He is hearing impaired since birth.[1]

He played college tennis at the University of Southern California.[2]

Professional careerEdit

2017: First career ATP finalEdit

Hanfmann made his ATP main draw debut at the 2017 BMW Open after defeating Arthur De Greef and Uladzimir Ignatik in the qualifying rounds.[3] He, ranked world No. 273, then upset both Gerald Melzer and Thomaz Bellucci to reach the quarterfinals,[4] where he lost to second-seed Roberto Bautista Agut.

At the 2017 Swiss Open Gstaad, Hanfmann made a sensational run to the final after defeating Facundo Bagnis, third seed and defending champion Feliciano López, eighth seed João Sousa and sixth seed Robin Haase, again as a qualifier. In his semifinal victory over Haase he saved four match points.[5] He lost to Fabio Fognini in the final.

ATP career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)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 (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2017 Swiss Open Gstaad, Switzerland 250 Series Clay   Fabio Fognini 4–6, 5–7

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 14 (10–4)Edit

ATP Challenger (5–1)
ITF Futures (5–3)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Aug 2014 Karlsruhe, Germany Futures Clay   Jan Choinski 7–5, 6–1
Win 2–0 Aug 2015 Friedberg, Germany Futures Clay   Gavin van Peperzeel 6–2, 6–2
Win 3–0 Jan 2016 Long Beach, United States Futures Hard   Michael Mmoh 6–4, 6–0
Loss 3–1 Jul 2016 Telfs, Austria Futures Clay   Goncalo Oliveira 6–7(4–7), 6–3, 1–6
Win 4–1 Jul 2016 Kramsach, Austria Futures Clay   Stefanos Tsitsipas 6–4, 6–4
Win 5–1 Jul 2016 Kassel, Germany Futures Clay   Julian Lenz 7–6(7–5), 6–1
Loss 5–2 Aug 2016 Cornaiano, Italy Futures Clay   Jeremy Jahn 3–6, 2–6
Loss 5–3 Aug 2016 Karlsruhe, Germany Futures Clay   Marc Giner 6–2, 1–6, 3–6
Loss 0–1 May 2017 Shymkent, Kazakhstan Challenger Clay   Ričardas Berankis 3–6, 2–6
Win 1–1 Oct 2017 Ismaning, Germany Challenger Carpet (i)   Lorenzo Sonego 6–4, 3–6, 7–5
Win 2–1 Jun 2018 Shymkent, Kazakhstan Challenger Clay   Roberto Cid Subervi 7–6(7–3), 4–6, 6–2
Win 3–1 Jul 2018 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay   Jozef Kovalík 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Win 4–1 Jul 2019 Ludwigshafen, Germany Challenger Clay   Filip Horanský 6–3, 6–1
Win 5–1 Aug 2019 Augsburg, Germany Challenger Clay   Emil Ruusuvuori 2–6, 6–4, 7–5

Doubles: 5 (4–1)Edit

ATP Challenger (2–0)
ITF Futures (2–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2013 Quintana Roo, Mexico Futures Hard   Jonas Lütjen   Alejandro Moreno Figueroa
  José Pereira
6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–3), [10–8]
Loss 1–1 Sep 2015 Mulhouse, France Futures Hard (i)   Moritz Baumann   Sander Arends
  Adam Majchrowicz
walkover
Win 2–1 Jan 2017 Los Angeles, United States Futures Hard   Roberto Quiroz   Luke Bambridge
  Joe Salisbury
3–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Win 1–0 Apr 2018 Panama City, Panama Challenger Clay   Kevin Krawietz   Nathan Pasha
  Roberto Quiroz
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Win 2–0 Apr 2018 Mexico City, Mexico Challenger Clay   Kevin Krawietz   Luke Bambridge
  Jonny O'Mara
6–2, 7–6(7–3)

Singles performance timelineEdit

Current through the 2019 US Open Qualifying.

Tournament 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A Q2 A 0–0
French Open A A A Q2 1R 0–1
Wimbledon A A Q2 Q1 Q3 0–0
US Open A A Q2 1R Q1 0–1
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters Q2 A A Q1 A 0–0
Miami Open A A A Q1 A 0–0
National representation
Davis Cup A A PO A 0–1
Career statistics
Tournaments 0 0 5 6 2 13
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 7–5 1–6 0–2 8–13
Year-end ranking 660 315 119 152

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yannick Hanfmann auf dem Weg nach oben". spox.com (in German). 2017-05-04. Retrieved 2017-05-04.
  2. ^ "Yannick Hanfmann Bio - University of Southern California Official Athletic Site".
  3. ^ "Hanfmann Soars Into BMW Open Main Draw". Tennis TourTalk. 30 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Hanfmann Continues Dream Run At BMW Open In Munich". Tennis TourTalk. 3 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Hanfmann Saves 4 MP For First Final". ATP World Tour. 29 July 2017.

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