Julian Reister

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Julian Reister
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Country  Germany
Residence Reinbek, Germany
Born (1986-04-02) April 2, 1986 (age 29)
Hamburg, West Germany
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 2005
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $704,026
Singles
Career record 12–28
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 83 (11 November 2013)
Current ranking No. 180 (12 January 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2013, 2014)
French Open 3R (2010)
Wimbledon 2R (2010, 2013, 2014)
US Open Q2 (2009, 2013)
Doubles
Career record 0–3
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 431 (28 August 2006)
Current ranking No. 1029 (19 May 2014)
Last updated on: 21 May 2014.

Julian Reister (born April 2, 1986 in Hamburg) is a German professional tennis player. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 83, achieved in November 2013. Reister reached the quarterfinals of Buenos Aires in 2013 as a qualifier.

Career[edit]

2006[edit]

Reister qualified for his first ATP World Tour tournament at Basel where he lost in the first round to Guillermo García-López 6–7(4), 2–6.

2007[edit]

Reister entered Basel as a qualifier where he lost in the first round to Roko Karanušić 0–6, 3–6.

2010[edit]

Reister qualified into the main draw at Brisbane where he lost in the first round to Florent Serra 7–6(3), 6–7(5), 5–7.

Reister next qualified into the main draw at the French Open. He defeated 27th seed Feliciano López in the first round 6–1, 7–6(5), 6–2 to record his first ever ATP World Tour victory. He went on to defeat Olivier Rochus in the second round 6–2, 6–2, 7–6(5) before losing to Roger Federer in straight sets 4–6, 0–6, 4–6.

Reister next made it into the main draw of the 2010 Wimbledon Championships as a Lucky Loser. He advanced to the 2nd round by defeating qualifier Rik de Voest 6–4, 7–5, 3–6, 6–2. He then lost to Xavier Malisse 7–6(7), 4–6, 1–6, 4–6

Reister was given a wildcard into the ATP 500 2010 International German Open. In the first round he defeated fellow wild card Daniel Brands 6–2, 7–6(10). He then caused an upset in the second round defeating 12th seed Victor Hănescu 7–6(4), 6–4 before losing a close match to Denis Istomin in the third round 6–3, 3–6, 6–7(3).

2011[edit]

Reister won his first challenger title in Monza defeating Alessio Di Mauro in the final. He qualified for the 2011 BMW Open where he won his opening match over countryman Daniel Brands before losing to Nikolay Davydenko in a close match.

2013[edit]

Reister became only the second man in the history of professional tennis to record a "golden set." In the first round of qualifying at the 2013 U.S. Open, he defeated compatriot Tim Puetz 6–7(3), 6–4, 6–0. This is also the only match ever recorded with a golden set that lasted more than two sets.

Career finals[edit]

Singles: 11 (5–6)[edit]

Legend
Challengers (5–6)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. September 28, 2008 Trnava, Slovakia Clay Spain Alberto Martín 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. June 28, 2009 Constanţa, Romania Clay Slovenia Blaž Kavčič 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. September 20, 2009 Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Spain Daniel Gimeno-Traver 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. February 7, 2010 Kazan, Russia Hard (i) Poland Michał Przysiężny 65–7, 4–6
Winner 1. April 10, 2011 Monza, Italy Clay Italy Alessio di Mauro 2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 5. November 5, 2012 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay Argentina Horacio Zeballos 3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. April 21, 2013 Rome, Italy Clay Spain Guillermo García-López 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 3. June 16, 2013 Blois, France Clay Serbia Dušan Lajović 6–1, 6–7(3–7), 7–6(7–2)
Winner 4. September 22, 2013 Trnava, Slovakia Clay Romania Adrian Ungur 7–6(7–3), 6–3
Runner-up 6. May 4, 2014 Tunis, Tunisia Clay Italy Simone Bolelli 4–6, 2–6
Winner 5. May 11, 2014 Rome, Italy Clay Uruguay Pablo Cuevas 6–3, 6–2

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australia Australian Open Q2 A Q1 A A 1R 1R 0–2
France French Open A Q2 3R 1R A 1R Q2 2–3
United Kingdom Wimbledon A Q1 2R 1R A 2R 2R 3–4
United States US Open A Q2 A A A Q2 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 3–2 0–2 0–0 1–3 1–2 5–9

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