Florin Mergea

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Florin Mergea
Florin Mergea WM13-001.JPG
Mergea playing at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships
Country  Romania
Residence Târgu Jiu, Romania
Born (1985-01-26) 26 January 1985 (age 29)
Craiova, Romania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $381,402
Singles
Career record 3–3
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 243 (9 May 2005)
Current ranking No. 1160 (27 January 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2006)
Wimbledon Q2 (2004)
US Open Q1 (2005)
Doubles
Career record 29–37
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 40 (9 June 2014)
Current ranking No. 40 (9 June 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2014)
French Open SF (2014)
Wimbledon 1R (2013)
US Open 1R (2013)
Mixed Doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 3R (2014)
Last updated on: 3 July 2014.

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) and World No. 40 in doubles (June 2014).

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 W–L
Australian Open 2R 1–1
French Open 2R 2R SF 6–3
Wimbledon 1R 0–1
US Open 1R 0–1
Win–Loss 1–1 1–3 5–2 7–6

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (2–0)[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 (2–0)
Finals by Surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (1–0)
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

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 Romania Timișoara, Romania Clay Romania Horia Tecău Romania Marius Călugăru
Romania Ciprian Petre Porumb
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 21 August 2004 Uzbekistan 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 Italy 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 Romania 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 South Korea Seoul, South Korea Hard Thailand Danai Udomchoke Austria Alexander Peya
Germany Björn Phau
4–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 30 June 2007 Kazakhstan Almaty 2, Kazakhstan Clay Romania Teodor-Dacian Crăciun Kazakhstan Alexey Kedryuk
Russia Alexandre Kudryavtsev
6–2, 6–1
Winner 7. 9 September 2007 Romania 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 Romania Bucharest, Romania Clay Romania Horia Tecău Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Santiago Ventura
2–6, 1–6
Winner 9. 2 March 2008 France Cherbourg, France Hard (I) Romania Horia Tecău Switzerland Jean-Claude Scherrer
Brazil Márcio Torres
7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 10. 27 April 2008 Italy Cremona, Italy Hard Romania Horia Tecău Argentina Eduardo Schwank
Serbia Dušan Vemić
3–6, 2–6
Winner 11. 17 May 2008 Morocco Marrakech, Morocco Clay Portugal Frederico Gil United Kingdom James Auckland
United Kingdom Jamie Delgado
6–2, 6–3
Winner 12. 29 June 2008 Romania Constanța, Romania Clay Romania Horia Tecău Brazil Júlio Silva
Italy Simone Vagnozzi
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 13. 3 August 2008 Romania 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 Romania Constanța, Romania Clay Romania Adrian Cruciat Chile Adrián García
Spain David Marrero
6–7(5–7), 2–6
Winner 15. 10 September 2011 Romania Brașov, Romania Clay Romania Victor Anagnastopol Czech Republic Dušan Lojda
France Benoît Paire
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 16. 21 April 2012 Italy 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 Romania Timișoara, Romania Clay Romania Andrei Dăescu Montenegro Goran Tošić
United States Denis Zivkovic
2–6, 5–7
Winner 18. 29 July 2012 Germany 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 Italy Cordenons, Italy Clay Germany Philipp Marx Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
Slovakia Michal Mertiňák
7–5, 5–7, [7–10]
Winner 20. 25 August 2012 Spain Segovia, Spain Hard Italy Stefano Ianni Russia Konstantin Kravchuk
Germany Frank Moser
6–2, 6–3
Winner 21. 1 September 2012 Italy Como, Italy Clay Germany Philipp Marx Australia Colin Ebelthite
Czech Republic Jaroslav Pospíšil
6–4, 4–6, [10–4]
Winner 22. 14 October 2012 France Rennes, France Hard Germany Philipp Marx Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Mateusz Kowalczyk
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 23. 4 November 2012 Switzerland 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 Slovakia 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 France Cherbourg, France Hard Germany Philipp Marx Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana
Thailand Sonchat Ratiwatana
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 26. 24 March 2013 Canada 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 Guadeloupe Le Gosier, Guadeloupe Hard Germany Philipp Marx Israel Dudi Sela
Chinese Taipei Jimmy Wang
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 28. 11 May 2013 Italy Rome, Italy Clay Germany Philipp Marx Germany Andre Begemann
Germany Martin Emmrich
6–7(4–7), 3–6
Runner-up 29. 10 August 2013 San Marino 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 France 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 Switzerland Geneva, Switzerland Hard(I) Austria Oliver Marach Czech Republic Frantisek Cermak
Austria Philipp Oswald
6-4, 6–3

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