José Hernández (tennis)

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José Hernández
José Hernandez Davis Cup.jpg
Hernández serves against Chile in the Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I relegation play-off.
Country  Dominican Republic
Residence Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Born (1990-03-13) 13 March 1990 (age 24)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 2008
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $29,120
Career record 6–5
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 287 (October 28, 2013)
Current ranking No. 293 (January 27, 2014)
Career record 4–1
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 274 (August 26, 2013)
Current ranking No. 300 (October 28, 2013)
Last updated on: October 28, 2013.
José Hernández
Medal record
Competitor for  Dominican Republic
Men's Tennis
Central American and Caribbean Games
Bronze 2010 Mayagüez Mixed Doubles

José Hernández (born March 13, 1990) is a professional male tennis player from the Dominican Republic.

Tennis career[edit]

Hernández reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour of World No. 287 in October 2013. He has played primarily on the Futures circuit with a record of 74-40 and the ATP Challenger Tour where he currently has a record of 5-11.

Hernández is a member of the Dominican Republic Davis Cup team, having posted a 7–5 record in singles and a 5–1 record in doubles in eighteen ties played since 2006.

Hernández has represented the Dominican Republic in multiple international competitions. Hernández partnered with countrywoman Chandra Capozzi in the mixed doubles competition at the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games, winning the bronze medal. He also represented the Dominican Republic at the 2011 Pan American Games, though did not win any medals at the Games.

Junior career[edit]

Ranked 37th in the world junior rankings by the International Tennis Federation. Reached the round of 16 in the qualifying for the U.S. Open Junior Tennis Championships. He played in the Wimbledon Junior Championships. Reached the round of 32 in the main draw of the Roland Garros Junior Championships. Won the JITIC tournament in Monterrey, Mexico. Made the finals of the Copa Merengue tournament in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Finalist of the Barranquilla Junior Tennis Tournament in Barranquilla, Colombia.

College career[edit]

Prior to joining UNC Hernandez received offers from Texas A&M, Ohio State, Pepperdine, among others. Hernandez played tennis at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He finished his career at UNC ranked #6 (doubles) and #9 (singles) in the 2012 pre-season rankings before turning pro. He was twice a member of the "All-ACC" team. Combined record at UNC was 48 wins and 17 loses.[1]

Singles Titles[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (0)
Futures (3)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 26 August 2012 Ecuador Guayaquil Hard Ecuador Emilio Gómez 2–6, 6–3, 6–4
2. 12 May 2013 Venezuela Maracay Hard Ecuador Iván Endara 6–3, 6–3
3. 19 October 2013 Peru Lima Clay Chile Jorge Aguilar 2–6, 6–3, 6–3

Doubles Titles[edit]

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (0)
Futures (3)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
1. 7 April 2013 Turkey Antalya Hard Argentina Maximiliano Estévez Argentina Juan Ignacio Londero
Argentina Mateo Nicolás Martínez
6–3, 7–5
2. 14 April 2013 Turkey Antalya Hard Argentina Maximiliano Estévez Moldova Andrei Ciumac
Switzerland Luca Margaroli
6–2, 6–1
3. 11 August 2013 Brazil Manaus Clay Brazil José Pereira Brazil Victor Maynard
Brazil Rafael Rondino
6–1, 6–1


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