Amir Weintraub

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Amir Weintraub
Amir Weintraub US Open.JPG
Amir Weintraub at the 2012 US Open
Country  Israel
Residence Rehovot, Israel
Born (1986-09-16) September 16, 1986 (age 28)
Rehovot, Israel
Turned pro 2005
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money $287,808
Singles
Career record 7-7
Career titles 0
0 Challengers, 9 Futures
Highest ranking No. 161 (21 May 2012)
Current ranking No. 200 (7 July 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open Q2 (2013)
Wimbledon Q2 (2013)
US Open Q3 (2013)
Doubles
Career record 0-0
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 246 (25 February 2013)
Current ranking No. 336 (17 March 2014)
Last updated on: 17 March 2014.

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.

As of July 2014, Weintraub is Israel's ATP second-ranked player, after Dudi Sela.

Career overview[edit]

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[1] 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.[2] 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 qualified for the 2013 Davis Cup World Group after a two year absence.

Weintraub qualified for singles main draw play at the 2013 Australian Open and lost in the second round.

Titles[edit]

Singles (11)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Futures (11)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. August 12, 2006 Senegal Dakar, Senegal Hard Ivory Coast Valentin Sanon 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
2. October 23, 2010 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria Hard India Karan Rastogi 2–6, 6–4, 7–5
3. November 27, 2010 Australia Traralgon, Australia Hard Australia Samuel Groth 6–2, 6–4
4. May 21, 2011 Israel Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard United Kingdom David Rice 6–3, 6–2
5. May 28, 2011 Israel Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard United Kingdom David Rice 6–1, 6–1
6. June 4, 2011 Israel Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard Italy Federico Gaio 6–4, 6–2
7. January 30, 2012 Israel Eilat, Israel Hard Italy Claudio Grassi 6–1, 6–1
8. April 1, 2012 Israel Herzliya, Israel Hard France Axel Michon 7–5, 6–0
9. May 5, 2012 Israel Ashkelon, Israel Hard China Yu Chang 6–3, 6–2
10. January 20, 2014 Israel Eilat, Israel Hard France Martin Vaisse 6-0, 6–1
11. January 27, 2014 Israel Eilat, Israel Hard Croatia Mate Delic 6-4, 6–2

Doubles (13)[edit]

Legend (Doubles)
Challenger (1)
Futures (12)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
1. May 11, 2006 Israel Israel Hard Israel Dekel Valtzer Israel Alexei Milner
Russia Sergei Krotiouk
6–1, 6–4
2. July 8, 2006 Turkey Turkey Hard Israel Dekel Valtzer Australia Matthew Ebden
Australia Aidan Fitzgerald
6–2, 7–5
3. August 5, 2006 Senegal Senegal Hard Israel Amit Inbar Togo Komlavi Loglo
Ivory Coast Valentin Sanon
6–3, 6–4
4. August 12, 2006 Senegal Senegal Hard Israel Amit Inbar United Kingdom Amadeus Fulford-Jones
South Africa Benjamin Janse van Rensburg
W/O
5. June 9, 2007 Turkey Turkey Hard Israel Dekel Valtzer Germany Alex Satschko
Germany Marc-Andre Stratling
2–6, 6–4, 7–5
6. June 16, 2007 Turkey Turkey Hard Israel Dekel Valtzer Brazil Rodrigo Grilli
Brazil Marcio Torres
6–3, 7–6(7–4)
7. June 23, 2007 Turkey Turkey Hard Israel Dekel Valtzer Israel Guy Kubi
Israel Alexei Milner
6–0, 6–1
8. June 19, 2008 United States Aptos, USA Hard Israel Noam Okun United States Todd Widom
United States Michael Yani
6–2, 6–1
9. October 23, 2010 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria Hard Netherlands Boy Westerhof Belgium Niels Desein
France Laurent Rochette
W/O
10. October 30, 2010 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria Hard Netherlands Boy Westerhof South Africa Raven Klaasen
South Africa Ruan Roelofse
5–7, 6–4, [10–6]
11. January 29, 2011 Israel Eilat, Israel Hard Israel Tal Eros Israel Alon Faiman
Israel Tomer Hodorov
6–3, 6–1
12. May 28, 2011 Israel Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard United States John Paul Fruttero United Kingdom David Rice
United Kingdom Sean Thornley
6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–3), [13–11]
1. March 4, 2012 Singapore Singapore, Singapore Hard Slovakia Kamil Čapkovič Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han
6–4, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Defeated Peer Keeps Climbing, "The Jewish Chronicle Online", January 6, 2011
  2. ^ Profile on the Australian Open website

External links[edit]