|Residence||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
15 May 1987 |
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 25 (September 8, 2014)|
|Current ranking||No. 28 (November 17, 2014)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2014)|
|French Open||3R (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014)|
|US Open||3R (2012, 2014)|
|Highest ranking||No. 68 (October 27, 2014)|
|Current ranking||No. 70 (November 17, 2014)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2010)|
|French Open||2R (2010)|
|US Open||QF (2014)|
|Last updated on: November 22, 2014.|
Mayer achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 25 in September 2014 and World No. 88 in doubles in June 2010. He is coached by Francisco Yunis. He was born in Corrientes and resides in Buenos Aires.
- 1 Career
- 2 ATP career finals
- 3 Challenger and Futures finals
- 4 Singles performance timeline
- 5 Doubles performance timeline
- 6 References
- 7 External links
He started playing tennis at age nine.
As a junior, he won the 2005 French Open Boys Doubles and the Orange Bowl with Emiliano Massa, reaching as high as No.2 in the combined world rankings in june 2005.
Junior Grand Slam Results:
French Open: 1R (2005)
Wimbledon: 3R (2005)
US Open: QF (2005)
French Open: W (2005)
Wimbledon: 1R (2005)
US Open: 2R (2005)
He qualified for his first Grand Slam at the 2009 French Open, and beat 15th seed James Blake in straight sets in the first round. He lost to Tommy Haas in five sets in the second round. At Wimbledon, he beat Óscar Hernández in straight sets in the first round. He lost to Fernando González in four sets in the second round.
Mayer had a successful American summer, reaching the semifinals of the LA Tennis Open (lost to Carsten Ball) and the quarterfinals of the Pilot Pen Tennis tournament in New Haven (lost to Igor Andreev. At the 2009 US Open, Mayer reached the second round, losing to Radek Štěpánek in straight sets.
In 2011, Mayer qualified for the Brasil Open and defeated world no. 73, Russian Igor Andreev in the first round of the main draw. In the second round, he played seventh seed, Italian Potito Starace and lost.
2014: First Title and Top 30
In Oeiras and Niza, he reached the quarterfinals as a qualifier in both. He was defeated in the third round of the French Open again, this time by Rafael Nadal.
In Wimbledon, he reached the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time. He defeated No. 25 seed Andreas Seppi, former Wimbledon semifinalist and Australian Open runner-up Marcos Baghdatis and Andrey Kuznetsov before being defeated by Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets. With this run, Mayer will be ranked in the top 50 for the first time in his career.
Next, Mayer played in the 2014 MercedesCup, where he lost in the second round to Mikhail Youzhny. Then he played at the 2014 International German Open, where he beat Guillermo García-López and Philipp Kohlschreiber, reaching the final without dropping any set. In the final, he defeated top seed David Ferrer in three sets, winning his maiden ATP title.
Seeded 23rd at the 2014 US Open, Mayer reached the third round, being defeated by Kei Nishikori. In the doubles tournament, he partnered with compatriot Carlos Berlocq and made it to the quarterfinals, beating the reigning Wimbledon champions, Jack Sock and Vasek Pospisil en route.
Mayer won his two singles rubbers against Israel in the Davis Cup Play-offs, helping Argentina to secure a place in the 2015 World Group.
He lost in the second round at the Malaysian Open to Jarkko Nieminen, an in the first round of the China Open to Martin Klizan. He lost in the second round of the Shanghai Masters to Roger Federer, who saved five match points against Mayer.
ATP career finals
Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)
|Runner-up||1.||February 9, 2014||Royal Guard Open, Viña del Mar, Chile||Clay||Fabio Fognini||2–6, 4–6|
|Winner||1.||July 20, 2014||International German Open, Hamburg, Germany||Clay||David Ferrer||6–7(3–7), 6–1, 7–6(7–4)|
Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runners-up)
|Runner-up||1.||February 14, 2010||SAP Open, San Jose, United States||Hard (i)||Benjamin Becker|| Mardy Fish
|Winner||1.||February 20, 2011||Copa Claro, Buenos Aires, Argentina||Clay||Oliver Marach|| Franco Ferreiro
|Runner-up||2.||August 25, 2012||Winston-Salem Open, Winston-Salem, United States||Hard||Pablo Andújar|| Santiago González
|3–6, 6–4, [2–10]|
Challenger and Futures finals
|1.||November 16, 2008||Medellín||Hard||Sergio Roitman||6–4, 7–5|
|2.||July 31, 2011||Dortmund||Clay||Thomas Schoorel||6–3, 6–2|
|3.||October 2, 2011||Napoli||Clay||Alessandro Giannessi||6–3, 6–4|
|1.||November 6, 2011||São Leopoldo||Clay||Nikola Ćirić||7–5, 7–6(7–1)|
|1.||November 10, 2012||Guayaquil||Clay||Paolo Lorenzi||6–2, 6–4|
Singles performance timeline
|Grand Slam Tournaments|
|Year End Ranking||179||115||75||94||78||71||94||28|
Doubles performance timeline
|Grand Slam Tournaments|
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