Marcos Daniel

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Marcos Daniel
Marcos Daniel.jpg
Country  Brazil
Residence Passo Fundo, Brazil
Born (1978-07-04) July 4, 1978 (age 35)
Passo Fundo, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1997
Retired 2011
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,114,707
Singles
Career record 24–66 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 56 (September 14, 2009)
Current ranking No. 202 (September 19, 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2003, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011)
French Open 2R (2008)
Wimbledon 1R (2006, 2008, 2010)
US Open 1R (2006, 2008)
Doubles
Career record 14–32 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 102 (December 5, 2005)
Last updated on: August 9, 2010.

Marcos Diniz Daniel (born on July 4, 1978 in Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul) is a retired professional tennis player from Brazil who turned professional in 1997. The right-hander reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 56 in September 2009. He is coached by his brother, Márcio.

Tennis career[edit]

Marcos Daniel's brother owns an academy for developing young tennis players, called Daniel Tennis Center where Marcos Daniel used to work as a ball catcher. He started playing youth tournaments at age 5. When he was 12, representing this academy, he reached his first final but he did not succeed in winning the title.[1]

In August 2009, he reached the semi-finals of the ATP Gstaad tournament. He also reached the semi-finals there in 2006.

He qualified for the 2009 French Open and lost in the first round to Rafael Nadal after giving a strong performance, 5–7, 4–6, 3–6.

Titles (21)[edit]

Singles (14)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0)
ATP World Tour 500 (0)
ATP World Tour 250 (0)
ATP Challenger Tour (14)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1)
Grass (0)
Clay (13)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. September 2, 2003 Gramado, Brazil Hard Venezuela José de Armas 7–5, 7–5
2. July 18, 2005 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer 6–4, 6–4
3. October 17, 2005 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Austria Daniel Köllerer 6–2, 6–3
4. November 7, 2005 Guayaquil, Ecuador Clay Brazil Flávio Saretta 6–2, 1–6, 6–0
5. October 15, 2007 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Colombia Santiago Giraldo 7–6(3), 6–4
6. March 3, 2008 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Spain Iván Navarro 6–3, 1–6, 6–3
7. September 15, 2008 Cali, Colombia Clay Argentina Leonardo Mayer 6–2 retired
8. September 22, 2008 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Argentina Horacio Zeballos 6–4, 4–6, 6–4
9. March 22, 2009 Marrakech, Morocco Clay Algeria Lamine Ouahab 4–6, 7–5, 6–2
10. May 17, 2009 Zagreb, Croatia Clay Belgium Olivier Rochus 6–3, 6–4
11. July 19, 2009 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Argentina Horacio Zeballos 4–6, 7–6(5), 6–4
12. April 18, 2010 Blumenau, Brazil Clay Germany Bastian Knittel 7-5, 6-7(5), 6-4
13. October 30, 2010 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Brazil Thomaz Bellucci 6–1, 3–6, 6–3
14. November 7, 2010 Medelín, Colombia Clay Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal 6–3, 7–5

Doubles (7)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0)
ATP World Tour 500 (0)
ATP World Tour 250 (0)
ATP Challenger Tour (7)
Titles by Surface
Hard (3)
Grass (0)
Clay (4)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. July 28, 2003 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Hard Brazil Alexandre Simoni Japan Kentaro Masuda
Japan Takahiro Terachi
6–4, 6–2
2. September 2, 2003 Gramado, Brazil Hard Brazil Alexandre Simoni Mexico Santiago González
Mexico Alejandro Hernández
7–6(5), 6–4
3. August 9, 2004 Manta, Ecuador Hard Mexico Santiago González United States Eric Nunez
Venezuela Jimy Szymanski
3–6, 6–2, 7–6(5)
4. April 18, 2005 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Mexico Santiago González United States Goran Dragicevic
United States Mirko Pehar
7–6(4), 6–3
5. September 12, 2005 Sevilla, Spain Clay Spain Fernando Vicente Italy Flavio Cipolla
Italy Alessandro Motti
6–2, 6–7(1), 7–5
6. October 17, 2005 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Mexico Santiago González Portugal Frederico Gil
Brazil Marcelo Melo
6–2, 7–5
7. October 8, 2007 Quito, Ecuador Clay Argentina Brian Dabul United States Hugo Armando
Brazil Ricardo Mello
4–6, 7–5, [10–7]

Runner-ups (14)[edit]

Singles (7)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (7)
Finals by Surface
Hard (1)
Grass (0)
Clay (6)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. October 8, 2001 Lima, Peru Clay Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela 6–2, 1–0 retired
2. September 12, 2005 Sevilla, Spain Clay Austria Marco Mirnegg 6–3, 3–0 retired
3. October 10, 2005 Quito, Ecuador Clay Brazil Thiago Alves 1–6, 7–6(1), 6–2
4. March 5, 2007 Salinas, Ecuador Hard Argentina Juan Pablo Brzezicki 6–4, 6–4
5. November 12, 2007 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Sergio Roitman 6–1, 6–4
6. November 19, 2007 Lima, Peru Clay Uruguay Pablo Cuevas 0–6, 6–4, 6–3
7. March 31, 2008 Napoli, Italy Clay Italy Potito Starace 6–4, 4–6, 7–6(3)

Doubles (7)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (7)
Finals by Surface
Hard (2)
Grass (0)
Clay (5)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. September 24, 2001 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Brazil Ricardo Mello Brazil Adriano Ferreira
Argentina Edgardo Massa
Walkover
2. June 24, 2002 Eisenach, Germany Clay Chile Adrián García Netherlands Edwin Kempes
Netherlands Martin Verkerk
6–3, 6–4
3. July 26, 2004 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Hard Peru Iván Miranda Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana
Thailand Sonchat Ratiwatana
6–2, 7–5
4. January 3, 2005 São Paulo, Brazil Hard Germany Tomas Behrend Brazil André Sá
Brazil Bruno Soares
6–2, 6–2
5. January 17, 2005 La Serena, Chile Clay Germany Tomas Behrend Italy Enzo Artoni
Paraguay Ramón Delgado
7–6(2), 6–4
6. April 4, 2005 Mexico City, Mexico Clay Brazil Flávio Saretta Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
Czech Republic Pavel Šnobel
5–7, 6–4, 6–3
7. July 18, 2005 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Mexico Santiago González Argentina Brian Dabul
Brazil Marcelo Melo
6–4, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ CBT news

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