Izak van der Merwe

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Izak van der Merwe
Country  South Africa
Residence Stellenbosch, South Africa
Born (1984-01-26) 26 January 1984 (age 30)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Turned pro 2005
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $430,017
Singles
Career record 15–16
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 113 (1 August 2011)
Current ranking No. 2067 (25 August 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2012)
French Open Q2 (2011)
Wimbledon 1R (2008)
US Open -
Doubles
Career record 8–8
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 94 (18 July 2011)
Current ranking No. 1318 (25 August 2014)
Last updated on: 30 August 2014.

Izak van der Merwe (born 26 January 1984) is a male South African tennis player.

Professional career[edit]

In June 2008, van der Merwe qualified into the 2008 Wimbledon main draw, beating World No. 177 Miguel Ángel López Jaén, World No. 126 Kristian Pless, and World No. 246 Frédéric Niemeyer. He would then go on to lose to Guillermo García-López 7–5, 6–2, 6–2.

He says he tried to base his play on the former Wimbledon champion, Pete Sampras. [1]>[dead link]

Singles Titles: (3)[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 (3–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winners 1. 8 August 2010 Brazil Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard Brazil Ricardo Mello 7–6(8–6), 6–3
Winners 2. 17 April 2011 South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa Hard South Africa Rik de Voest 6–7(2–7), 7–5, 6–3
Winners 3. 6 November 2011 United States Charlottesville, United States Hard United States Jesse Levine 4–6, 6–3, 6–4

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