December 30, 1987 |
|Height||5'9" (175 cm)|
|Plays||Right-handed (2-handed backhand)|
2 Challengers, 1 Futures
|Highest ranking||No. 73 (November 11, 2013)|
|Current ranking||No. 89 (November 18, 2013)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2013)|
|French Open||1R (2011)|
|US Open||3R (2013)|
1 Challengers, 2 Futures
|Highest ranking||No. 206 (July 22, 2013)|
|Current ranking||No. 233 (September 30, 2013)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||2R (2010)|
|Last updated on: September 30, 2013.|
Tim Smyczek (born December 30, 1987 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American professional tennis player. He has won two Challenger titles (in Tallahassee and Champaign, both in 2012) and achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 84 on October 21, 2013. Smyczek is coached by Billy Heiser.
Smyczek plays the violin and wants to be a lawyer when his tennis career is over. He is good friends with Mardy Fish and lived in his house for a year.
For the 2013 Australian Open, Smyczek earned entry as the last entry in the field and lucky loser, the highest-ranked player (ATP ranking of no. 128) who lost in the finals of qualifying. After beating Ivo Karlović in the first round, he lost to world no. 4 David Ferrer in the second round in four sets.
Tim lost the first round of the 2013 French Open qualifying. He fared better at Wimbledon; he made it to the third round of qualifying for the first time, losing to Matt Reid in four sets. Tim reached the doubles final of the 2013 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships with Rhyne Williams as his partner. In the final the American duo fell to Nicolas Mahut and his partner and fellow Frenchmen Edouard Roger-Vasselin.
ATP career finals
Doubles: 1 (0–1)
|Runner-up||1.||July 15, 2013||Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Newport, United States||Grass||Rhyne Williams|| Nicolas Mahut
|7-6(7-4), 2-6, [5-10]|
Challenger tournament finals
|Runner-up||1.||Jun 29, 2009||Winnetka, US||Hard||Alex Kuznetsov||4–6, 6–7(1–7)|
|Runner-up||2.||Mar 22, 2010||Rimouski, Canada||Hard||Rik de Voest||0–6, 5–7|
|Runner-up||3.||Jul 3, 2010||Winnetka, US||Hard||Brian Dabul||1–6, 6–1, 1–6|
|Winner||1.||April 2, 2012||Tallahassee, US||Hard||Frank Dancevic||7–5 ret.|
|Winner||2.||November 17, 2012||Champaign, US||Hard||Jack Sock||2–6, 7–6(7–1), 7–5|
|Runner-up||1.||April 28, 2013||Savannah, US||Clay||Michael Russell|| Teymuraz Gabashvili
Singles performance timeline
Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.
Current till 2013 US Open.
|Grand Slam Tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||A||A||A||A||Q2||Q3||2R||0 / 1||1–1||50%|
|French Open||A||A||A||A||A||1R||Q1||Q1||0 / 1||0–1||0%|
|Wimbledon||A||A||A||A||Q1||A||Q2||Q3||0 / 0||0–0||0%|
|US Open||A||A||Q1||Q2||1R||Q1||2R||3R||0 / 3||3–3||50%|
|Win–Loss||0–0||0–0||0–0||0–0||0–1||0–1||1–1||3–2||0 / 5||4–5||44%|
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- Tim Smyczek at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- Tim Smyczek Athletic DNA Profile