Amir Weintraub at the 2012 US Open
September 16, 1986 |
|Plays||Right-handed (1-handed backhand)|
0 Challengers, 9 Futures
|Highest ranking||No. 161 (21 May, 2012)|
|Current ranking||No. 209 (29 July, 2013)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2013)|
|French Open||Q2 (2013)|
|US Open||Q3 (2013)|
|Highest ranking||No. 246 (25 February, 2013)|
|Current ranking||No. 337 (29 July, 2013)|
|Last updated on: January 12, 2013.|
Amir Weintraub (Hebrew: אמיר ויינטרוב; born September 16, 1986) is an Israeli professional tennis player. He is the current Israeli champion, and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 161 in May 2012.
In December 2009, Weintraub made it to the finals of the Israeli Tennis Championship, losing to Sela in three sets. In December 2010, he won the Israeli Tennis Championship, winning against Sela 7–6, 3–6, 7–6.
In January 2011 Weintraub participated for the first time in a Grand Slam tournament, the Australian Open, but lost in the first qualifying round. In the same month, it was decided that he would play in the Israeli Davis Cup team as the second singles player in their tie against Poland.
In March 2011 Weintraub won his first Davis Cup match, against Poland's Jerzy Janowicz in 5 sets. On September 16, 2011, he defeated Milos Raonic in four sets to square Israel's Davis Cup tie with Canada at 1–1 but then he lost the decisive tie to Vasek Pospisil, on September 18th.
In September 2012, Weintraub participated Davis Cup tie against Japan Davis Cup team and won his first match against Tatsuma Ito in straight sets and won the decisive match against Go Soeda who ranked 170 places above him in four sets. Because of this match Israel is back in the Davis Cup World Group after two years of absence.
Weintraub has qualified for singles main draw play at the 2013 Australian Open.
|1.||August 12, 2006||Dakar, Senegal||Hard||Valentin Sanon||4–6, 6–4, 6–4|
|2.||October 23, 2010||Lagos, Nigeria||Hard||Karan Rastogi||2–6, 6–4, 7–5|
|3.||November 27, 2010||Traralgon, Australia||Hard||Samuel Groth||6–2, 6–4|
|4.||May 21, 2011||Ramat HaSharon, Israel||Hard||David Rice||6–3, 6–2|
|5.||May 28, 2011||Ramat HaSharon, Israel||Hard||David Rice||6–1, 6–1|
|6.||June 4, 2011||Ramat HaSharon, Israel||Hard||Federico Gaio||6–4, 6–2|
|7.||January 30, 2012||Eilat, Israel||Hard||Claudio Grassi||6–1, 6–1|
|8.||April 1, 2012||Herzliya, Israel||Hard||Axel Michon||7–5, 6–0|
|9.||May 5, 2012||Ashkelon, Israel||Hard||Yu Chang||6–3, 6–2|
|1.||May 11, 2006||Israel||Hard||Dekel Valtzer|| Alexei Milner
|2.||July 8, 2006||Turkey||Hard||Dekel Valtzer|| Matthew Ebden
|3.||August 5, 2006||Senegal||Hard||Amit Inbar|| Komlavi Loglo
|4.||August 12, 2006||Senegal||Hard||Amit Inbar|| Amadeus Fulford-Jones
Benjamin Janse van Rensburg
|5.||June 9, 2007||Turkey||Hard||Dekel Valtzer|| Alex Satschko
|2–6, 6–4, 7–5|
|6.||June 16, 2007||Turkey||Hard||Dekel Valtzer|| Rodrigo Grilli
|7.||June 23, 2007||Turkey||Hard||Dekel Valtzer|| Guy Kubi
|8.||June 19, 2008||Aptos, USA||Hard||Noam Okun|| Todd Widom
|9.||October 23, 2010||Lagos, Nigeria||Hard||Boy Westerhof|| Niels Desein
|10.||October 30, 2010||Lagos, Nigeria||Hard||Boy Westerhof|| Raven Klaasen
|5–7, 6–4, [10–6]|
|11.||January 29, 2011||Eilat, Israel||Hard||Tal Eros|| Alon Faiman
|12.||May 28, 2011||Ramat HaSharon, Israel||Hard||John Paul Fruttero|| David Rice
|6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–3), [13–11]|
|1.||March 4, 2012||Singapore, Singapore||Hard||Kamil Čapkovič|| Hsieh Cheng-peng
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