Attila Sávolt

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The native form of this personal name is Sávolt Attila. This article uses the Western name order.
Sávolt Attila
Country  Hungary
Residence Budapest, Hungary
Born (1976-02-05) February 5, 1976 (age 38)
Budapest, Hungary
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1995
Retired 2006
Plays Right-handed
Prize money US$698,823
Singles
Career record 37-57
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 68 (April 20, 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2002)
French Open 3R (2000, 2003)
Wimbledon 1R (2002)
US Open 1R (2000, 2002)
Doubles
Career record 14-16
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 133 (January 28, 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1999, 2002)

Attila Sávolt (born February 5, 1976 in Budapest) is a tennis player from Hungary, who represented his native country at the 2000 Sydney Olympics where he lost to Paradorn Srichaphan in his very first match. Starting his professional career in 1995, he peaked the ATP-ranking on May 20, 2002, reaching 68 on the world rankings. Surprisingly he has a 1-0 head to head against Tim Henman after beating the 4th seed 11th ranked in the 2003 Dubai Tennis Championships. He also defeated Jiří Novák in their only ATP Tour match-up at the 2002 Sopot Open, when the Czech was ranked 5th in the world. He participated in the 2004 Hopman Cup alongside Petra Mandula. He won the Hungarian Championships two times.[1] He is currently coaching Ágnes Szávay and a sports commentary on Sport 1.

Titles[edit]

Singles (6)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (6)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
1. 1996 Finland Tampere Clay Spain Jacobo Díaz 7–6 1–6 6–4
2. 1997 Finland Tampere Clay Australia Todd Larkham 7–5 6–0
3. 1999 Austria Nettingsdorf Clay Austria Markus Hipfl 6–1 6–0
4. 1999 Italy Manerbio Clay France Thierry Guardiola 6–4 7–6
5. 2001 Italy Sassuolo Clay Italy Giorgio Galimberti 6–4 7–5
6. 2001 Italy Manerbio Clay Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze 7–5 6–2

Doubles (6)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. September 15, 1996 Hungary Budapest II Clay Hungary László Markovits Finland Tuomas Ketola / Slovenia Borut Urh Walkover
2. June 14, 1998 Croatia Split Clay United States Geoff Grant Spain Álex López Morón / Spain Alberto Martín 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
3. October 11, 1998 Chile Santiago Clay Czech Republic Ota Fukárek Netherlands Edwin Kempes / Netherlands Peter Wessels 7-6, 6-4
4. August 22, 1999 Germany Sylt Clay Czech Republic Rene Nicklisch Italy Florian Allgauer / Italy Davide Scala 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
5. June 24, 2001 Switzerland Lugano Clay Australia Steven Randjelovic Netherlands Bobbie Altelaar / South Africa Shaun Rudman 6-2, 7-6
6. August 26, 2001 Italy Manerbio Clay Austria Thomas Strenberger Italy Alessandro da Col / Italy Andrea Stoppini 7-5, 7-5

Lifetime overall against notable players[edit]

Germany Nicolas Kiefer 2-0
Russia Igor Kunitsyn 2-0
France Nicolas Mahut 2-0
Russia Mikhail Youzhny 3-1
Slovakia Karol Kučera 2-1
Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych 1-0
Russia Nikolay Davydenko 1-0
South Africa Wayne Ferreira 1-0
Spain David Ferrer 1-0
United Kingdom Tim Henman 1-0
Austria Jürgen Melzer 1-0
Germany Rainer Schüttler 1-0
Argentina Guillermo Cañas 1-1
Argentina Gastón Gaudio 1-1
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti 1-1
Spain Feliciano López 1-1
Czech Republic Jiří Novák 1-1

(Including Challengers[2])

References[edit]

  1. ^ Árvay, Sándor (2009-01-05). "Bajnokaink" [Our champions] (in Hungarian). Budapest, Hungary: Magyar Tenisz Szövetség [Hungarian Tennis Association]. Retrieved December 7, 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/mens/players/activity.asp?player=10009853

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