Santiago González (tennis)

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Santiago González
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González playing at Roland Garros 2013
Country  Mexico
Residence Córdoba, Mexico
Born (1983-02-24) 24 February 1983 (age 31)
Córdoba, Mexico
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,100,818
Singles
Career record 9–12
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 155 (22 May 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2009)
French Open Q2 (2004, 2010)
Wimbledon 1R (2009)
US Open Q2 (2009)
Doubles
Career record 123–112
Career titles 9
Highest ranking No. 23 (17 June 2013)
Current ranking No. 37 (21 April 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2012)
French Open 3R (2010)
Wimbledon 3R (2011)
US Open 3R (2012)
Mixed Doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2012)
French Open F (2012)
Wimbledon 2R (2010)
US Open F (2013)
Last updated on: 24 April 2014.
Santiago González
Medal record
Tennis
Competitor for  Mexico
Pan American Games
Gold 2003 Santo Domingo Doubles
Gold 2011 Guadalajara Mixed Doubles
Bronze 2007 Rio de Janeiro Doubles
Central American and Caribbean Games
Gold 2002 San Salvador Doubles
Gold 2002 San Salvador Team Event
Silver 2002 San Salvador Mixed Doubles

Santiago González (born 24 February 1983, Córdoba, Veracruz) is a Mexican professional tennis player. He is 6'3" (191 cm), and 85 kg. He turned professional in 2001. His highest ATP singles ranking in singles is World No. 155, achieved in May 2006, and World No. 23 in doubles, reached in June 2013. González represents Mexico at the Davis Cup competition; currently his record is 22–16.

Tennis career[edit]

González qualified for the 2009 Wimbledon Championships. He lost at his first match in Wimbledon against Israeli Dudi Sela. He teamed with American Scott Lipsky, and won an ATP World Tour 500 title in April 2011, the outdoor clay Barcelona Open, defeating the Bryan brothers and breaking their 10-match winning streak 5–7, 6–2, [12–10], while also defeating top doubles teams Jürgen Melzer & Nenad Zimonjić 6–3, 6–2, and Max Mirnyi & Daniel Nestor 7–6, 6–4.[1]

Significant finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Mixed doubles: 2 (0-2)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2012 French Open Clay Poland Klaudia Jans-Ignacik India Sania Mirza
India Mahesh Bhupathi
6-7(3–7), 1-6
Runner-up 2013 US Open Hard United States Abigail Spears Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
Belarus Max Mirnyi
6-7(5-7), 3-6

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 11 (9-2)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 (1–0)
ATP World Tour 250 (8–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. May 9, 2010 Serbia Open, Belgrade, Serbia Clay United States Travis Rettenmaier Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Mateusz Kowalczyk
7–6(8–6), 6–1
Runner-up 1. July 11, 2010 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Newport, United States Grass United States Travis Rettenmaier Australia Carsten Ball
Australia Chris Guccione
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. April 24, 2011 Barcelona Open Banco Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain Clay United States Scott Lipsky United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
5–7, 6–2, [12–10]
Runner-up 2. May 21, 2011 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur, Nice, France Clay Spain David Marrero United States Eric Butorac
Curaçao Jean-Julien Rojer
3–6, 4–6
Winner 3. August 6, 2011 Bet-at-home Cup Kitzbühel, Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Italy Daniele Bracciali Brazil Franco Ferreiro
Brazil André Sá
7–6(7–1), 4–6, [11–9]
Winner 4. July 15, 2012 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Newport, United States Grass United States Scott Lipsky United Kingdom Colin Fleming
United Kingdom Ross Hutchins
7–6(7–5), 6-3
Winner 5. August 25, 2012 Winston-Salem Open, Winston-Salem, United States Hard United States Scott Lipsky Spain Pablo Andújar
Argentina Leonardo Mayer
6-3, 4-6, [10-2]
Winner 6. May 5, 2013 Portugal Open, Oeiras, Portugal Clay United States Scott Lipsky Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
6-3, 4-6, [10-7]
Winner 7. June 16, 2013 Gerry Weber Open, Halle, Germany Grass United States Scott Lipsky Italy Daniele Bracciali
Israel Jonathan Erlich
6-2, 7-6(7-3)
Winner 8. May 4, 2014 Portugal Open, Oeiras, Portugal Clay United States Scott Lipsky Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Spain David Marrero
6–3, 3–6, [10–8]
winner 9./3. May 24, 2014 Düsseldorf Open, Düsseldorf, Germany Clay United States Scott Lipsky Germany Martin Emmrich
Germany Christopher Kas
7-5, 4-6, [10-3]

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Current through the 2014 French Open.

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R QF 1R 1R 0 / 4 4–4
French Open A 3R 1R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 5 4–5
Wimbledon 1R 2R 3R 2R 2R 0 / 5 5–5
US Open A 1R 1R 3R 1R 0 / 4 2–4
Win–Loss 0–1 3–3 3–4 7–4 1–4 1–2 0 / 18 15–18

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tennis – ATP World Tour – Barcelona 2011 Doubles Sunday". ATP World Tour. 24 April 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 

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