Diego Sebastián Schwartzman

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Diego Schwartzman
Country  Argentina
Residence Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1992-08-16) 16 August 1992 (age 22)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 2009
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $325,299
Singles
Career record 3–9 (25.0%)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 79 (25 August 2014)
Current ranking No. 79 (25 August 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2013)
French Open 2R (2014)
US Open 1R (2014)
Doubles
Career record 1–2 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 146 (21 July 2014)
Current ranking No. 146 (28 July 2014)
Last updated on: August 26, 2014.

Diego Sebastián Schwartzman (born 16 August 1992) is an Argentine professional tennis player competing mainly on the ATP Challenger Tour both in singles and doubles.

Schwartzman reached his highest ATP singles ranking, No. 79, on 25 August 2014 and his highest ATP doubles ranking, No. 146, on 21 July 2014.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Schwartzman is Jewish,[2] and is the son of Ricardo and Silvana.[3] He was born in, and resides in, Buenos Aires, Argentina.[3] Because of his religion, Schwartzman was claimed by the Israeli Davis Cup team, which offered him a million dollars to represent them, but he refused it and was called by the Argentine team.[4]

Career[edit]

2010–13[edit]

In 2010 he won the Bolivia F3 Futures (CL), in 2011 he won the Chile F14 Futures (CL).[5] In 2012, he won titles at the Peru F2 Futures (CL), Argentina F11 Futures (CL), Argentina F14 Futures (CL), Argentina F20 Futures (CL), Argentina F21 Futures (CL), Argentina F22 Futures (CL), and Buenos Aires Challenger (CL).[5] At the 2013 Australian Open, he lost in the final round of qualifying.

2014[edit]

Diego made his first appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam event at the French Open, he came through qualifying before making it to the second round, where he lost to Roger Federer.[6]

ATP career finals (2)[edit]

Singles (2)[edit]

Legend
ATP Challengers (2)
Finals by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (2–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 28 October 2012 Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay France Guillaume Rufin 6–1, 7–5
Winner 2. 10 August 2014 Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic Clay Brazil Andre Ghém 6–4, 7–5

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diego Schwartzman, la hinchada, sus proyecciones y su preparación" (in Spanish). 
  2. ^ "Israelis battle through to Aus Open main draw". The Australian Jewish News. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Diego Sebastian Schwartzman – Tennis Players". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Entre Jaite e Israel, historias del corazón, tenis y religión". Vis à vis. 10 September 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2014. "And to me they has offered me a million dollars to play for them, mind you that I'm about to grab, eh." 
  5. ^ a b "Pro Circuit – Player Profile – SCHWARTZMAN, Diego Sebastian (ARG)". ITF Tennis. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Federer kept on his toes in French Open second-round win". Reuters. 28 May 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 

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