Florin Mergea

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Florin Mergea
Florin Mergea WM13-001.JPG
Mergea playing at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships
Country  Romania
Residence Bucuresti, Romania
Born (1985-01-26) 26 January 1985 (age 30)
Craiova, Romania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $799,543
Singles
Career record 3–3
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 243 (9 May 2005)
Current ranking N/A
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2006)
Wimbledon Q2 (2004)
US Open Q1 (2005)
Doubles
Career record 76–63
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 13 (18 May 2015)
Current ranking No. 13 (18 May 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2015)
French Open SF (2014)
Wimbledon 1R (2013, 2014)
US Open 2R (2014)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 3R (2014)
US Open 1R (2014)
Last updated on: 10 May 2015.

Florin Mergea (born 26 January 1985 in Craiova, Romania) is a Romanian tennis player. He won the Boys' Singles tournament at 2003 Wimbledon Championships and was the runner-up in the Boys' Singles tournament at the 2003 Australian Open.

He achieved career-high ATP rankings of World No. 243 in singles (May 2005) but has focused on doubles, where he has reached as high as No. 13 in May 2015. Florin Mergea is currently coached by Alex Pop-Moldovan and managed by the McCartney Group, Vienna.

Tennis career[edit]

Juniors[edit]

As a junior Mergea compiled a singles win/loss record of 87–33, reaching as high as No. 2 in the world in July 2003 (and No. 1 in doubles). As well as winning the Boys' Singles at Wimbledon in 2003, he won the Boys' Doubles in 2002 and 2003.

Tournament 2002 2003 W–L
Junior Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 2R F 6–2
French Open Q3 3R 2–1
Wimbledon 2R W 7–1
US Open QF SF 7–2
Win–Loss 5–3 17–4 22–7

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2008 2013 2014 2015 SR W–L
Australian Open 2R QF 0 / 2 4–2
French Open 2R 2R SF 0 / 3 6–3
Wimbledon 1R 1R 0 / 2 0–2
US Open 1R 2R 0 / 2 1–2
Win–Loss 1–1 1–3 6–3 3–1 0 / 9 11–8
Year End Championships
Tour Finals A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A A QF 0 / 1 2–1
Miami A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Monte Carlo A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Madrid (Clay) A A A W 1 / 1 5–0
Rome A A A 2R 1 / 1 0–0
Canada A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Shanghai A A QF 0 / 1 3–1
Paris A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 3–2 8–4 1 / 7 11–6
Year End Ranking 115 64 24

Significant finals[edit]

Masters 1000 finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2015 Madrid Clay India Rohan Bopanna Poland Marcin Matkowski
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
6–2, 6–7(5–7), [11–9]

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 7 (4 titles, 3 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (1–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (2–3)
Finals by Surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (2–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 20 October 2013 Erste Bank Open, Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Czech Republic Lukáš Rosol Canada Daniel Nestor
Austria Julian Knowle
7–5, 6–4
Winner 2. 9 February 2014 Royal Guard Open, Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Austria Olivier Marach Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal
Colombia Robert Farah
6–3, 6–4
Winner 3. 20 July 2014 International German Open, Hamburg, Germany Clay Croatia Marin Draganja Austria Alexander Peya
Brazil Bruno Soares
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 17 January 2015 Heineken Open, Auckland, New Zealand Hard United Kingdom Dominic Inglot South Africa Raven Klaasen
India Leander Paes
6–7(1–7), 4–6
Runner-up 2. 8 February 2015 Open Sud de France, Montpellier, France Hard (i) United Kingdom Dominic Inglot New Zealand Marcus Daniell
New Zealand Artem Sitak
6–3, 4–6, [14–16]
Runner-up 3. 11 April 2015 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco Clay India Rohan Bopanna Australia Rameez Junaid
Canada Adil Shamasdin
6–3, 2–6, [7–10]
Winner 4. 10 May 2015 Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain Clay India Rohan Bopanna Poland Marcin Matkowski
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
6–2, 6–7(5–7), [11–9]

Challenger career finals[edit]

Doubles finals: 31 (14–17)[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 (0–0)
ATP Challenger Tour (14–17)
Titles by Surface
Hard (3–6)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (9–11)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. 8 August 2004 Timișoara, Romania Clay Romania Horia Tecău Romania Marius Călugăru
Romania Ciprian Petre Porumb
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 21 August 2004 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Clay Germany Sebastian Fitz France Jean-François Bachelot
Netherlands Melle Van Gemerden
2–6, 6–3, 1–6
Winner 3. 9 October 2004 Rome 2, Italy Clay Austria Werner Eschauer Italy Francesco Aldi
Italy Francesco Piccari
6–7(5–7), 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 4. 2 July 2006 Constanța, Romania Clay Romania Horia Tecău Greece Konstantinos Economidis
Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
6–7(1–7), 1–6
Runner-up 5. 5 November 2006 Seoul, South Korea Hard Thailand Danai Udomchoke Austria Alexander Peya
Germany Björn Phau
4–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 30 June 2007 Almaty 2, Kazakhstan Clay Romania Teodor-Dacian Crăciun Kazakhstan Alexey Kedryuk
Russia Alexandre Kudryavtsev
6–2, 6–1
Winner 7. 9 September 2007 Brașov, Romania Clay Romania Horia Tecău Romania Adrian Cruciat
Romania Marcel-Ioan Miron
5–7, 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up 8. 30 September 2007 Bucharest, Romania Clay Romania Horia Tecău Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Santiago Ventura
2–6, 1–6
Winner 9. 2 March 2008 Cherbourg, France Hard (I) Romania Horia Tecău Switzerland Jean-Claude Scherrer
Brazil Márcio Torres
7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 10. 27 April 2008 Cremona, Italy Hard Romania Horia Tecău Argentina Eduardo Schwank
Serbia Dušan Vemić
3–6, 2–6
Winner 11. 17 May 2008 Marrakech, Morocco Clay Portugal Frederico Gil United Kingdom James Auckland
United Kingdom Jamie Delgado
6–2, 6–3
Winner 12. 29 June 2008 Constanța, Romania Clay Romania Horia Tecău Brazil Júlio Silva
Italy Simone Vagnozzi
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 13. 3 August 2008 Timișoara, Romania Clay Romania Adrian Cruciat Spain Daniel Muñoz-de la Nava
Spain Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
6–3, 4–6, [9–11]
Runner-up 14. 21 June 2009 Constanța, Romania Clay Romania Adrian Cruciat Chile Adrián García
Spain David Marrero
6–7(5–7), 2–6
Winner 15. 10 September 2011 Brașov, Romania Clay Romania Victor Anagnastopol Czech Republic Dušan Lojda
France Benoît Paire
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 16. 21 April 2012 Rome, Italy Clay Romania Andrei Dăescu Germany Dustin Brown
United Kingdom Jonathan Marray
4–6, 6–7(0–7)
Runner-up 17. 14 July 2012 Timișoara, Romania Clay Romania Andrei Dăescu Montenegro Goran Tošić
United States Denis Zivkovic
2–6, 5–7
Winner 18. 29 July 2012 Oberstaufen, Germany Clay Romania Andrei Dăescu Russia Andrey Kuznetsov
New Zealand Jose Rubin Statham
7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 19. 18 August 2012 Cordenons, Italy Clay Germany Philipp Marx Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
Slovakia Michal Mertiňák
7–5, 5–7, [7–10]
Winner 20. 25 August 2012 Segovia, Spain Hard Italy Stefano Ianni Russia Konstantin Kravchuk
Germany Frank Moser
6–2, 6–3
Winner 21. 1 September 2012 Como, Italy Clay Germany Philipp Marx Australia Colin Ebelthite
Czech Republic Jaroslav Pospíšil
6–4, 4–6, [10–4]
Winner 22. 14 October 2012 Rennes, France Hard Germany Philipp Marx Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Mateusz Kowalczyk
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 23. 4 November 2012 Geneva, Switzerland Clay Germany Philipp Marx Sweden Johan Brunström
South Africa Raven Klaasen
6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–5), [5–10]
Runner-up 24. 11 November 2012 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard Germany Philipp Marx Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
Russia Michail Elgin
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 25. 3 March 2013 Cherbourg, France Hard Germany Philipp Marx Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana
Thailand Sonchat Ratiwatana
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 26. 24 March 2013 Rimouski, Canada Hard Germany Philipp Marx Australia Samuel Groth
Australia John-Patrick Smith
6–7(5–7), 6–7(7–9)
Runner-up 27. 31 March 2013 Le Gosier, Guadeloupe Hard Germany Philipp Marx Israel Dudi Sela
Chinese Taipei Jimmy Wang
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 28. 11 May 2013 Rome, Italy Clay Germany Philipp Marx Germany Andre Begemann
Germany Martin Emmrich
6–7(4–7), 3–6
Runner-up 29. 10 August 2013 City of San Marino, San Marino Clay Italy Daniele Bracciali United States Nicholas Monroe
Germany Simon Stadler
2–6, 4–6
Winner 30. 7 October 2013 Rennes, France Hard(I) Austria Oliver Marach United States Nicholas Monroe
Germany Simon Stadler
6-4, 3–6, 10-7
Winner 31. 28 October 2013 Geneva, Switzerland Hard(I) Austria Oliver Marach Czech Republic Frantisek Cermak
Austria Philipp Oswald
6-4, 6–3

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