Daniel Gimeno Traver

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Gimeno and the second or maternal family name is Traver.
Daniel Gimeno Traver
Daniel Gimeno-Traver at the 2010 US Open 03.jpg
Country  Spain
Residence Nules, Castellón, Spain
Born (1985-08-07) 7 August 1985 (age 28)
Valencia, Spain
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 2004
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,351,064
Singles
Career record 73–134
Career titles 0
12 Challengers
Highest ranking No. 48 (18 March 2013)
Current ranking No. 94 (7 July 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 2R (2009, 2010, 2013)
Wimbledon 2R (2009)
US Open 3R (2010)
Doubles
Career record 39–69
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 63 (6 February 2012)
Current ranking No. 145 (5 May 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2011)
French Open 3R (2013)
Wimbledon 1R (2013)
US Open 3R (2010)
Last updated on: 5 May 2014.

Daniel Gimeno Traver (born 7 August 1985 in Valencia, Spain) is a professional Spanish tennis player who turned professional in 2004, when he was eighteen years old. He has won 12 Challenger Tour events.

Personal life[edit]

Son of Javier, a chemist, and Marisol, a nurse, Gimeno Traver is the second of four brothers, Carlos, Miguel and Víctor being his siblings.

Tennis career[edit]

Gimeno Traver started playing tennis at the age of 2. He prefers to play on clay and is currently coached by Israel Sevilla.

Juniors[edit]

As a junior he won the European Championships in 2003 beating Marcos Baghdatis in Switzerland. Gimeno Traver won a further 5 junior titles, compiling a singles win/loss record of 51–10 and reaching as high as No. 4 in the junior world rankings in May 2003. He also beat Novak Djokovic on the way to a quarter-final place at Roland Garros, losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Junior Slam results:

Australian Open: -
French Open: QF (2003)
Wimbledon: 1R (2003)
US Open: 3R (2003)

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (1–1)[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 (1–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 13 February 2011 Brasil Open, Costa do Sauípe, Brazil Clay Spain Pablo Andújar Brazil Marcelo Melo
Brazil Bruno Soares
6–7(4–7), 3–6
Winner 1. February 5, 2012 VTR Open, Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Portugal Frederico Gil Spain Pablo Andújar
Argentina Carlos Berlocq
1–6, 7–5, [12–10]

Challenger Career Finals[edit]

Singles (12–8)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 9 August 2004 Cordenons Clay Austria Daniel Köllerer 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
2. 12 May 2008 Aarhus Clay France Éric Prodon 7–5, 7–5
3. 1 September 2008 Brasov Clay Germany Alexander Flock 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
4. 14 September 2009 Banja Luka Clay Germany Julian Reister 6–4, 6–1
5. 5 October 2009 Tarragona Clay Italy Paolo Lorenzi 6–4, 6–0
6. 2 August 2010 Segovia Hard France Adrian Mannarino 6–4, 7–6(7–2)
7. 11 September 2011 Sevilla Clay Spain Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo 6–3, 6–3
8. 17 June 2012 Monza Clay Spain Albert Montañés 6–2, 4–6, 6–4
9. 10 September 2012 Sevilla Clay Spain Tommy Robredo 6–3, 6–2
10. 30 September 2012 Madrid Clay Germany Jan-Lennard Struff 6–4, 6–2
11. 2 September 2013 Alphen aan den Rijn Clay Netherlands Thomas Schoorel 6-2, 6-4
12. 10 September 2013 Sevilla Clay France Stephane Robert 6-4, 7-6(7–2)

Runners-up[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 5 September 2005 Brasov Clay Germany Daniel Elsner 5–7, 2–6
2. 5 November 2007 Guayaquil Clay Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti 3–6, 7–6(6), 5–7
3. 10 March 2008 Tanger Clay Spain Marcel Granollers 4–6, 4–6
4. 15 September 2008 Banja Luka Clay Serbia Ilija Bozoljac 4–6, 4–6
5. 12 October 2009 Asunción Clay Paraguay Ramón Delgado 6–7(2–7), 6–1, 3–6
6. 5 July 2010 San Benedetto[disambiguation needed] Clay Argentina Carlos Berlocq 3–6, 6–4, 4–6
7. 2 October 2011 Madrid Clay France Jérémy Chardy 1–6, 7–5, 6–7(3–7)
8. 12 August 2012 Cordenos Clay Italy Paolo Lorenzi 6–7(5–7), 3–6

Doubles (3–6)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1 May 2006 Tunis, Tunisia Clay Spain Iván Navarro Netherlands Bart Beks
Netherlands Antilles Martijn van Haasteren
6–2, 7–5
2. 5 May 2008 Telde, Spain Clay Spain Daniel Muñoz Spain Miguel Ángel López
Spain José Antonio Sánchez
6–3, 6–1
3. 29 September 2012 Madrid, Spain Clay Spain Iván Navarro Australia Colin Ebelthite
Czech Republic Jaroslav Pospíšil
6–2, 4–6, [10–7]

Runners-up[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 15 August 2005 Cordenons, Italy Clay Netherlands Melle van Gemerden Austria Daniel Köllerer
Austria Oliver Marach
WEA (no winner)
2. 13 October 2008 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay Spain Rubén Ramírez Brazil Franco Ferreiro
Brazil Flávio Saretta
3–6, 2–6
3. 19 September 2009 Florianópolis, Brazil Clay Spain Pere Riba Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Mateusz Kowalczyk
1–6, 4–6
4. 20 August 2011 San Sebastián, Spain Clay Spain Israel Sevilla Italy Stefano Ianni
Italy Simone Vagnozzi
3–6, 4–6
5. 1 October 2011 Madrid, Spain Clay United Kingdom Morgan Phillips Spain David Marrero
Spain Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
4–6, 7–6(10–8), [9–11]
6. 10 June 2012 Caltanissetta, Italy Clay Spain Iván Navarro Uruguay Marcel Felder
Croatia Antonio Veić
7–5, 6–7(5–7), [6–10]

Singles Performance Timeline[edit]

Current till 2014 Wimbledon Championships.

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1–6
French Open 1R Q2 A A 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 3–7
Wimbledon A A A A 2R 1R 1R A 1R 1R 1–5
US Open A A A A 1R 3R 1R 1R 1R 2–5
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–4 3–4 0–4 0–3 2–4 0–3 7–23
Year End Ranking 192 267 170 90 72 56 107 70 77

Doubles Performance Timeline[edit]

Current till US Open 2013.

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1–5
French Open 2R A 2R 1R 3R 4–4
Wimbledon A A 1R A 1R 0–2
US Open A 3R 2R A 1R 3–3
Win–Loss 1–2 2–2 3–4 0–2 2–4 8–14

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