Viktor Troicki

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Viktor Troicki
Victor Troicki, Boodles.jpg
Troicki at Boodles in 2011.
Country  Serbia
Residence Belgrade, Serbia
Born (1986-02-10) 10 February 1986 (age 28)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach(es) Jack Reader
Prize money $4,653,589
Singles
Career record 189–165
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 12 (6 June 2011)
Current ranking No. 106 (20 October 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2011)
French Open 4R (2011, 2013)
Wimbledon 4R (2012)
US Open 3R (2008)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (2012)
Doubles
Career record 70–82
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 49 (25 October 2010)
Current ranking No. 828 (21 July 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2009, 2010, 2013)
French Open QF (2008)
Wimbledon 3R (2009)
US Open 2R (2012)
Team competitions
Davis Cup W (2010)
Last updated on: 20 October 2014.

Viktor Troicki (pronounced /ˈtrɔːɪtsk/, TROY-tskee, Serbian: [ʋîktor troǐtskiː], Serbian Cyrillic: Виктор Троицки; born 10 February 1986) is a Serbian professional tennis player of Russian and Serbian heritage. His paternal grandparents emigrated from Tver and Rostov-on-Don to Serbia in 1917.[2][3] He won his first ATP singles title at the 2010 Kremlin Cup, beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round and Marcos Baghdatis in the final. He also won an ATP doubles title with Christopher Kas at the 2010 PTT Thailand Open. However, his biggest achievement was winning the deciding rubber in Serbia's Davis Cup final against France in 2010, which eventually lifted Troicki to his career-high singles ranking of World No. 12 in June 2011.

Career[edit]

Troicki started playing tennis in his hometown of Belgrade at the age of 5.

Juniors[edit]

As a junior, Troicki compiled a singles win/loss record of 68-31 (52-20 in doubles) and reached a combined ranking of No. 10 in the junior world rankings in October 2004.

Junior Slam results:

Australian Open: -
French Open: 3R (2004)
Wimbledon: 2R (2004)
US Open: QF (2004)

2003-2007[edit]

From 2003, he started playing Futures tournaments in Serbia; and in 2004, he won his first tennis tournament in Niš. He won his first Challenger tournament also in Belgrade, on 20 January 2005, beating Fabio Colangelo from Italy 6–2, 6–1.

He made his debut on ATP Tour in Tokyo, in October 2006. He passed the first round, beating Fernando Vicente from Spain 6–7, 6–4, 6–2, but lost in the second round to then-World No. 1 Roger Federer, in a tight match 7–6, 7–6.

In July 2007, in Umag as a qualifier, he had his biggest win over World No. 3, countryman and friend Novak Djoković in the second round 2–6, 6–4, 7–5, but he eventually lost in his first semifinal to Andrei Pavel of Romania.

2008[edit]

Troicki's first Grand Slam tournament came when he advanced as a qualifier in the 2008 Australian Open. Facing second seed Rafael Nadal in the first round, he played a tight match and held a set point in the first set, but lost 6–7, 5–7, 1–6.

He then represented Serbia in the Davis Cup against Russia, losing to Nikolay Davydenko 1–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–1, 2–6, and defeating Dmitry Tursunov 7–6, 4–6, 6–3.

His next appearance was in the ATP Masters Series in Miami, Florida. He faced Andy Roddick in the second round. It was an interesting match, with Troicki taking the first set from Roddick, where he attempted an angled drop-shot which Roddick returned it with an even more angled shot on his backhand. After this, it seemed to go downhill for Troicki, and he eventually lost 7–5, 2–6, 4–6. He then competed in the 2008 Torneo Godó, where he retired against Nicolás Almagro 2–6, ret. In his French Open debut, he lost in the opening round to Marc Gicquel 4–6, 3–6, 6–4, 5–7. He then competed in three straight tournaments, in the 2008 Queen's Club Championships losing to David Nalbandian in the second round, in the 2008 Ordina Open, losing to Guillermo Cañas in the quarterfinals, and in the 2008 Wimbledon Championships to Radek Štěpánek in the second round, after winning the first two sets 7–6, 7–6, 3–6, 1–6, 2–6.

Following Wimbledon, he competed in 2008 Croatia Open Umag, losing to Carlos Moyá in the second round.

He the reached his first ATP final in Washington, D.C. at the 2008 Legg Mason Tennis Classic. Troicki defeated American Bobby Reynolds in the round of 16 to face Andy Roddick in the quarterfinals, where Troicki pulled off a major upset by defeating the defending 2007 Legg Mason Tennis Classic champion and top-seeded American 0–6, 6–2, 6–4, to reach the semifinals, where Troicki defeated Igor Kunitsyn, before falling to the second seeded Argentine Juan Martín del Potro 3–6, 3–6.

At the 2008 US Open, Troicki defeated Carsten Ball in the first round and Philipp Kohlschreiber in the second round, before losing to Rafael Nadal.

He then represented Serbia again in the Davis Cup against Slovakia, winning his only match against Lukáš Lacko 6–3, 6–4. He then competed in the 2008 Thailand Open, losing to Jürgen Melzer in the second round, in the 2008 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships, losing to Andy Roddick, and the 2008 Kremlin Cup, losing to Mischa Zverev, both in the quarterfinals. He ended the year losing in the first round of the St. Petersburg and Paris Masters. He ended the year no. 56 in the world.

2009[edit]

In January 2009, he lost in first round of the 2009 Qatar ExxonMobil Open to Victor Hănescu and in the quarterfinals to Juan Martín del Potro. In second round of the 2009 Australian Open, he was crushed by Tommy Robredo 1–6, 3–6, 0–6. After that, Troicki made a good result in the 2009 PBZ Zagreb Indoors. He lost in the semifinals to Croatian Marin Čilić 6–2, 7–5. Also in February, Troicki won the 2009 GEMAX Open, a Tretorn Serie + Challenger held in Belgrade. In the final, he defeated Dominik Hrbatý in two sets.

In March 2009, Troicki played for the Serbian Davis Cup team,losing to David Ferrer 0–6, 3–6. He then competed in the next Four Masters Series. In the 2009 BNP Paribas Open, he lost to David Nalbandian in the third round 4–6, 2–6 In the Miami Masters, he reached the fourth round before Britain's Andy Murray defeated him 1–6, 0–6. He then lost in the first round to Stanislas Wawrinka in the Monte Carlo Masters, and in the 2009 Rome Masters to Juan Martín del Potro in the second round. Viktor competed in the first tournament of his home nation in the 2009 Serbia Open, losing to compatriot Novak Djokovic. In the 2009 Madrid Masters, he lost to Nikolay Davydenko 2–6, 2–6, in the opener. He then represented Serbia in the ARAG World Team Cup, helping Serbia to win the title by beating Rainer Schüttler in the finals. In the 2009 French Open, he lost to fifth seed and eventual semifinalist Juan Martín del Potro in the second round 3–6, 5–7, 0–6, after defeating Łukasz Kubot in a tight five-setter 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–7, 6–3, a match that lasted 3 hours and 58 minutes.

Troicki was seeded for the first time in a Grand Slam tournament in 2009 Wimbledon Championships, as 30th seed, beating Brian Dabul in straight sets in the first, and winning a five-setter against Daniel Gimeno-Traver in the second round. He lost to Andy Murray in the third round. He then competed in the 2009 International German Open in Hamburg, losing to eventual finalist Paul-Henri Mathieu 0–3, ret., in the quarterfinals due to a foot injury he suffered when he fell hard in the start of the match. He then lost to Máximo González in Umag in the first round 4–6, 6–3, 6–7. He lost to Marc Gicquel in the second round of the 2009 Legg Mason Tennis Classic, 0–3, ret., due to his recurring foot injury suffered in Hamburg after receiving a bye in the first round. He the lost to David Ferrer in the first round of the 2009 Rogers Masters 3–6, 0–6, and retired in the first round of the 2009 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters against Radek Štěpánek 7–6, 1–0, ret. He had recorded five straight loses. Troicki competed in the 2009 US Open as 30th seed and claimed his first victory since Hamburg, defeating Peter Luczak 6–3, 6–3, 1–6, 2–6, 6–1, in the first round, but lost to Julien Benneteau in the following round. He then competed in the 2009 Davis Cup Play-offs, where he won both his matches against Uzbekistan.

Troicki reached another final in the Thailand Open. After defeating Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci 6–3, 7–6, in the round of 16, he then defeated 8th-seeded American John Isner 7–6, 6–2, in the quarterfinals. In his semifinal match, he went on to upset the defending 2008 Bangkok champion, 2008 Australian Open finalist, and top seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga from France 1–6, 6–2, 6–3, to reach his second ATP World Tour final to face the second seeded Frenchman Gilles Simon. He lost 5–7, 3–6. He then competed in the 2009 China Open, where he lost in the second round to compatriot and eventual champion Novak Djokovic 3–6, 0–6. He then competed in the 2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000, where he lost to eighth seed Gilles Simon 3–6, 4–6, after defeating Juan Mónaco 6–1, 6–2, in the first round. He was then upset by Karol Beck in the first round of the 2009 St. Petersburg Open, marking his 10th first-round loss in 26 tournaments. He then defeated Benjamin Becker 6–2, 7–6, before losing to Marin Čilić in the second round in a close three setter 6–7, 7–6, 6–7, in the 2009 Davidoff Swiss Indoors. He played his last tournament in the 2009 BNP Paribas Masters, losing in the second round to Radek Štěpánek 4–6, 2–6, after defeating Paul-Henri Mathieu 7–6, 3–0, ret.

2010: First ATP and Davis Cup title[edit]

Troicki began the year by competing in the 2010 Qatar ExxonMobil Open as the fifth seed, where he advanced to the semifinals after defeating Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6–1, 7–5, Olivier Rochus 6–2, 6–2, and Łukasz Kubot 4–6, 6–4, 7–6, but lost to Rafael Nadal 1–6, 3–6. At the 2010 Medibank International Sydney, he beat Florent Serra 7–6, 6–4, in the first round and lost to Marcos Baghdatis in the second round 5–7, 3–6. He then lost in the second round of the 2010 Australian Open to Florian Mayer 6–4, 4–6, 6–7, 1–6. In the 2010 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, he was upset by Michael Berrer 4–6, 3–6, in the quarterfinals, after defeating Rainer Schüttler 6–3, 6–2, and Mikhail Kukushkin 7–5, 7–5. He then retired against Jürgen Melzer in the first round of the 2010 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament due to an elbow injury, being 3–6, 0–3 down. He then competed in the 2010 Dubai Tennis Championships, where he lost to compatriot Novak Djokovic in the second round. In the 2010 BNP Paribas Open, he lost in the fourth round to Tomáš Berdych 1–6, 3–6, having only played and won one game in the previous rounds, as he received a bye when his second round opponent Pablo Cuevas retired after one game and Nikolay Davydenko withdrew. In the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open, he lost to David Nalbandian in a close match 3–6, 6–4, 4–6, in the second round, after receiving a bye.

In the start of the clay season, Troicki competed in the 2010 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, losing to 12th seed Tommy Robredo in the second round, after defeating Łukasz Kubot 4–6, 6–2, 6–2. In October 2010 Viktor won his first ATP World Tour title in Moscow, defeating Marcos Baghdatis in the final 3–6, 6–4, 6–3. On his road to the title, he had also eliminated Dmitry Tursunov, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Horacio Zeballos, and Pablo Cuevas.

Troicki was part of Serbia's Davis Cup team that reached the final for the first time in their history in 2010. He was initially overlooked for the singles rubbers, but after compatriot Janko Tipsarević was beaten by Gaël Monfils in straight sets, Troicki was chosen to play the final singles rubber, as well as the doubles. With Serbia and France tied at 2–2, Troicki won the deciding match 6–2, 6–2, 6–3, against Michaël Llodra to clinch Serbia's first Davis Cup, a triumph labeled by national coach Bogdan Obradovic as "the greatest sporting triumph in Serbia's history".[citation needed]

2011[edit]

Troicki started 2011 in ATP Doha, where he lost to Roger Federer 2–6, 2–6, in the quarterfinals. Troicki advanced to the finals at ATP Sydney, where he beat Juan Ignacio Chela, Richard Gasquet, Florian Mayer, and in the final, lost to Gilles Simon 5–7, 6–7. Then at the 2011 Australian Open, he reached the third round for the first time, but retired against compatriot and eventual champion Novak Djokovic due to a stomach pain, after losing the first set 2–6. He next played at the 2011 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament and reached the semifinals without dropping a set, but fell to Robin Söderling 5–7, 4–6. He then fell to Philipp Kohlschreiber 1–6, 6–7, in the first round of the 2011 Dubai Tennis Championships. He represented Serbia in the first round of 2011 Davis Cup and won both his matches. He then played the Masters 1000 events, the 2011 BNP Paribas Open and the 2011 Sony Ericsson Open, falling to eventual champion Novak Djokovic in the fourth round in both tournaments. He then reached his first Masters 1000 quarterfinals at the 2011 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, losing to David Ferrer 3–6, 3–6, after his opponent in the previous round Tommy Robredo retired while leading the match 6–3, 1–2. He then suffered early losses in the 2011 Serbia Open, the 2011 Mutua Madrid Open, and the 2011 Internazionali BNL d'Italia. Troicki then represented Serbia in the 2011 Power Horse World Team Cup, winning his matches against Mikhail Youzhny and Marcel Granollers, but losing his match to Florian Mayer. At the 2011 French Open, Troicki reached his first Grand Slam fourth round with wins over Julian Reister, Tobias Kamke, and Alexandr Dolgopolov. In the fourth round, he faced fourth seed Andy Murray, where he lost 6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 2–6, 5–7, despite serving for the match at 5–3 and 30–0 in the final set in a match that was played over two days. He then reached a new career high of no. 12.

At the Gerry Weber Open, Troicki defeated Mischa Zverev and Igor Andreev, before losing to Tomáš Berdych 6–7, 1–6, in the quarterfinal. Troicki reached the second round at Wimbledon, defeating Máximo González, 3–6, 6–0, 7–6, 6–3, before losing to Yen-Hsun Lu 6–7, 4–6, 4–6. At the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Troicki reached the quarterfinals, defeating Ryan Harrison and Kevin Anderson, but lost to John Isner 6–7, 6–3, 1–6. Next, Troicki played at the Rogers Cup, defeating Michael Yani 2–6, 6–3, 6–1, and John Isner 6–4, 3–6, 6–2, before losing to Gaël Monfils 6–3, 6–7, 6–7, in the third round.

In the US Open, he lost in the first round to Colombian Alejandro Falla. In Moscow in the first all-Serbian final in tennis history, Troicki lost to his good friend Janko Tipsarević 4–6, 2–6.

2013[edit]

On 25 July 2013, Troicki was banned from playing tennis for 18 months, for failing to provide a blood sample at the Monte-Carlo Masters event.[4] However, the suspension was reduced on appeal to one year, meaning he can play from 15 July 2014. After the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced their decision, Troicki, who had hoped his suspension would be overturned, said that he has "no idea about what to do now or where to go. I hope somehow I will be able to fight back."[5]

ATP career finals[edit]

Singles: 5 (1–4)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–4)
Finals by Surface
Hard (1–4)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Finals by Surface
Outdoors (0–2)
Indoors (1–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 17 August 2008 Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Washington, D.C., United States Hard Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 4 October 2009 Thailand Open, Bangkok, Thailand Hard (i) France Gilles Simon 5–7, 3–6
Winner 1. 24 October 2010 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i) Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis 3–6, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 15 January 2011 Medibank International Sydney, Sydney, Australia Hard France Gilles Simon 5–7, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 4. 23 October 2011 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia (2) Hard (i) Serbia Janko Tipsarević 4–6, 2–6

Doubles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–1)
Finals by Surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Finals by Surface
Outdoors (0–0)
Indoors (1–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 3 October 2010 Thailand Open, Bangkok, Thailand Hard (i) Germany Christopher Kas Israel Jonathan Erlich
Austria Jürgen Melzer
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 24 October 2010 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i) Serbia Janko Tipsarević Russia Igor Kunitsyn
Russia Dmitry Tursunov
6–7(8–10), 3–6

Team competition finals: 3 (3–0)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Team competition Surface Partner/Team Opponents in the final Score in final
Winner 1. 23 May 2009 World Team Cup, Düsseldorf, Germany Clay Serbia Janko Tipsarević
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber
Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Germany Mischa Zverev
2–1
Winner 2. 3–5 December 2010 Davis Cup Final, Belgrade, Serbia Hard (i) Serbia Novak Djokovic
Serbia Janko Tipsarević
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
France Gaël Monfils
France Michaël Llodra
France Arnaud Clément
France Gilles Simon
3–2
Winner 3. 21 May 2012 World Team Cup, Düsseldorf, Germany Clay Serbia Janko Tipsarević
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
Serbia Miki Janković
Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
Czech Republic František Čermák
3–0

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F S G NMS NH

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.

To prevent confusion and double counting, information in this table is updated only once a tournament or the player's participation in the tournament has concluded. Qualifying matches and Walkovers are neither official match wins nor losses. This table is current through the 2013 Umag.

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R 2R 2R 3R 2R 1R A 5–6
French Open A A 1R 2R 3R 4R 2R 4R A 10–6
Wimbledon A A 2R 3R 2R 2R 4R 3R A 10–6
US Open A A 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R A A 3–5
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 3–4 5–4 4–4 6–4 5–4 5–3 0–0 28–23
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held 1R Not Held 0–1
Davis Cup Singles
Davis Cup A A 1R 1R W SF QF F 12–9
ATP Masters Series 1000
Indian Wells A 1R A 3R 4R 4R 2R 1R A 5–6
Miami A LQ 2R 4R 2R 4R 3R 2R A 8–6
Monte-Carlo A A A 1R 2R QF 2R 1R A 5–5
Madrid A A A 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R A 2–5
Rome A A A 2R 2R 2R 2R 2R A 5–5
Canada A A A 1R 2R 3R 2R A A 4–4
Cincinnati A A A 1R 2R 1R 3R A A 3–4
Shanghai NM1 2R A 1R 2R A Q2 2–3
Paris A A 1R 2R A 3R 1R A 2–4
Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 1–2 8–9 5–7 11–9 8–9 3–5 36–42
Tournaments played 1 7 19 28 27 25 28 13 148
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–1 0–2 0–0 0–0 1–5
Overall Win–Loss 1–1 5–7 21–20 32–29 37–30 40–26 26–29 19–19 181–161
Win % 50% 42% 51% 52% 55% 61% 47% 50% 52.92%
Year End Ranking 207 122 57 29 30 21 38 76

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F S G NMS NH

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.

To prevent confusion and double counting, information in this table is updated only once a tournament or the player's participation in the tournament has concluded. Qualifying matches and Walkovers are neither official match wins nor losses. This table is current through the 2013 Wimbledon Championships.

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R 1R A A 1R 0–3
French Open QF A 2R 2R A 2R 6–4
Wimbledon 2R 3R 1R A A 1R 3–4
US Open 1R A 1R A 2R A 1–3
Win–Loss 4–3 2–2 1–4 1–1 1–1 1–3 10–14

Head-to-head record against other players[edit]

vs. top 10[edit]

Troicki's win–loss record against players who have been ranked World No. 10 or higher:

Players who have been ranked World No. 1 are in boldface.
Opponent Highest ranking Matches Won Lost Win % Last match
Australia Lleyton Hewitt 1 2 2 0 100% Won (6–2, 6–0) at 2012 Cincinnati 2R
Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero 1 1 1 0 100% Won (4–6, 6–7(3–7), 6–2, 7–6(7–3), 6–2) at 2012 Australian Open 1R
United States Andy Roddick 1 3 1 2 33.33% Lost (3–6, 4–6) at 2008 Tokyo QF
Serbia Novak Đoković 1 14 1 13 7.14% Lost (1–6, 4–6) at 2013 Dubai 1R
Spain Carlos Moyá 1 1 0 1 0% Lost (6–3, 6–7(2–7), 5–7) at 2008 Umag 2R
Switzerland Roger Federer 1 2 0 2 0% Lost (2–6, 2–6) at 2011 Doha QF
Spain Rafael Nadal 1 4 0 4 0% Lost (6–7(4–7),6–4, 6–7(7–9)) at 2010 Tokyo SF
United Kingdom Andy Murray 2 5 0 5 0% Lost (0–6, 3–6) at 2012 Monte Carlo 2R
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić 3 4 2 2 50% Won (6–4, 5–7, 6–4) at 2009 Zagreb 2R
Russia Nikolay Davydenko 3 3 1 2 33.33% Won (6–4, 7–5) at 2011 Rome 1R
Argentina David Nalbandian 3 5 1 4 20% Lost (4–6, 6–4, 2–6, 3–6) at 2011 Davis Cup SF
Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka 3 2 0 2 0% Lost (5–7, 7–6(7–3), 6–7(6–8)) at 2010 Belgrade QF
United States James Blake 4 1 1 0 100% Won (6–4, 6–2, 6–2) at 2013 Roland Garros 1R
Germany Nicolas Kiefer 4 1 0 1 0% Lost (2–6, 1–6) at 2009 Halle 1R
Sweden Robin Söderling 4 1 0 1 0% Lost (5–7, 4–6) at 2011 Rotterdam SF
Spain David Ferrer 4 4 1 3 25% Lost (3–6, 3–6) at 2011 Monte Carlo QF
Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 4 6 0 6 0% Lost (6–7(2–7), 6–2, 1–6) at 2012 Cincinnati 3R
Germany Rainer Schüttler 5 5 3 2 60% Lost (3–6, 6–4, 3–6) at 2010 St. Petersburg 1R
France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 5 7 3 4 42.86% Lost (3–6, 3–6, 3–6) at 2013 Roland Garros 4R
Spain Tommy Robredo 5 5 2 3 40% Lost (0–6, 4–6) at 2013 Umag 2R
Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych 5 5 1 4 20% Lost (3–6, 2–6) at 2012 Halle 2R
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti 6 2 2 0 100% Won (4–6, 6–4, 6–1, 6–3) at 2010 Australian Open 1R
France Gilles Simon 6 5 0 5 0% Lost (5–7, 6–7(4–7)) at 2011 Sydney F
France Richard Gasquet 7 4 2 2 50% Lost (6–7(3–7), 1–6) at 2013 Rotterdam 1R
United States Mardy Fish 7 1 0 1 0% Lost (4–6, 3–6) at 2010 Washington 2R
France Gaël Monfils 7 3 0 3 0% Lost (5–7, 5–7) at 2012 Bangkok 2R
Croatia Marin Čilić 8 8 3 5 37.5% Won (7–6(14–12), 6–4, 7–5) at 2013 Roland Garros 3R
Russia Mikhail Youzhny 8 6 3 3 50% Lost (3–6, 4–6, 5–7) at 2013 Wimbledon 3R
Serbia Janko Tipsarević 8 4 2 2 50% Won (6–4, 6–4, 7–6(7–5)) at 2013 Wimbledon 1R
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek 8 9 4 5 44.44% Won (6–4, 6–4) at 2013 Bucharest 2R
Austria Jürgen Melzer 8 4 1 3 25% Won (7–6(9–7), 3–6, 7–6(7–3)) at 2010 Tokyo 2R
Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis 8 4 1 3 25% Lost (6–4, 6–7(8–10), 2–6) at 2011 Basel 1R
Argentina Guillermo Cañas 8 1 0 1 0% Lost (2–6, 2–6) at 2008 s-Hertogenbosch QF
United States John Isner 9 4 3 1 75% Won (6–4, 3–6, 6–2) at 2011 Montreal 2R
Spain Nicolás Almagro 9 3 0 3 0% Lost (4–6, 6–7(3–7)) at 2012 Olympics 1R
Argentina Juan Mónaco 10 4 3 1 75% Won (7–5, 7–5, 6–3) at 2012 Wimbledon 3R
France Arnaud Clément 10 1 0 1 0% Lost (7–6(7–3), 4–6, 2–6) at 2007 Indian Wells 1R
Total 143 43 100 30.07%
* Statistics correct as of April 7, 2014.

Wins over top 10 per season[edit]

# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score
2007
1. Serbia Novak Djokovic 3 Umag, Croatia Clay 2R 2–6, 6–4, 7–5
2008
2. United States Andy Roddick 9 Washington, USA Hard 1R 0–6, 6–2, 6–4
2009
3. France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7 Bangkok, Thailand Hard (i) SF 1–6, 6–2, 6–3
2014
4. Spain David Ferrer 5 Shenzhen, China Hard 2R 6–3, 6–4

Records[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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