Santiago Ventura Bertomeu

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Santiago Ventura
RO B Open Romania 2009 Ventura 1.jpg
Country  Spain
Residence Burriana, Spain
Born (1980-01-05) 5 January 1980 (age 34)
Castellón, Spain
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,240,224
Singles
Career record 38–59
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 65 (3 March 2008)
Current ranking No. 244 (14 February 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2005)
French Open 1R (2005, 2008, 2009, 2010)
Wimbledon 1R (2005, 2008, 2010)
US Open 1R (2008)
Doubles
Career record 43–40
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 37 (7 July 2008)
Current ranking No. 42 (8 November 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2008)
French Open 3R (2010)
Wimbledon QF (2008)
US Open 2R (2010)
Last updated on: 8 November 2010.
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Ventura and the second or maternal family name is Bertomeu.

Santiago Ventura (born 5 January 1980) is a retired tennis player from Spain. He was born in Castellón, Spain and lives in Burriana, Spain. He is a clay court specialist and is known for the considerable use of drop-shots during his matches[citation needed].

He was the first player to be beaten by Andy Murray on the ATP Tour, in the first round of the Aegon Championships tournament in 2005.[1]

Titles (6)[edit]

Singles (1)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 23 May 2004 Morocco Casablanca, Morocco Clay Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý 6–3, 1–6, 6–4

Doubles (5)[edit]

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Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (5)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. 6 February 2005 Chile Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Spain David Ferrer Argentina Gastón Etlis
Argentina Martín Rodríguez
6–3, 6–4
2. 27 February 2005 Mexico Acapulco, Mexico Clay Spain David Ferrer Czech Republic Jiří Vaněk
Czech Republic Tomáš Zíb
4–6, 6–1, 6–4
3. 24 May 2008 Morocco Casablanca, Morocco Clay Spain Albert Montañés United States James Cerretani
Australia Todd Perry
6–1, 6–2
4. 10 January 2010 India Chennai, India Hard Spain Marcel Granollers Taiwan Lu Yen-hsun
Serbia Janko Tipsarević
7–5, 6–2
5. 8 May 2010 Germany Munich, Germany Clay Austria Oliver Marach United States Eric Butorac
Germany Michael Kohlmann
5–7, 6–3, [16–14]

Runners-up (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. 17 February 2008 Brazil Costa do Sauípe, Brazil Clay Spain Albert Montañés Brazil Marcelo Melo
Brazil André Sá
6–4, 2–6, [7–10]
2. 22 February 2009 Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Spain Nicolás Almagro Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Alberto Martín
3–6, 7–5, [8–10]
3. 26 September 2010 Romania Bucharest, Romania Clay Spain Marcel Granollers Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Poland Łukasz Kubot
6–2, 5–7, [13–11]

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