Alexandros Jakupovic

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Alexandros Jakupovic (Greek: Αλέξανδρος Γιακούποβιτς, pronounced [ʝakuːpovit͡s],[1] Serbian Cyrillic: Александрос Јакуповиц; born December 14, 1981) is a Greek former tennis player of Greek and Bosnian descent.

He is the son of a Bosniak father and a Greek mother.

His career high ATP singles rank is 464, which he achieved on March 9, 2009. As of November 4, 2013, on the futures level in singles, he has 37 quarterfinal losses, 21 semifinal losses, 8 runners-up and 3 titles. As for doubles on the futures level, he has been far more successful. He has 31 semifinal exits, 31 runners-up and 23 titles. On the challenger level in doubles, he has 2 semifinals, in July 2008 in Rimini, Italy, with Spaniard, Adrián Menéndez-Maceiras and in April 2009 in Athens, Greece with fellow Greek Konstantinos Economidis. He has 2 challenger doubles finals in April 2008 in Athens, Greece with compatriot, Konstantinos Economidis and in May 2012 in Athens, Greece with Spaniard Gerard Granollers-Pujol. His doubles career-high rank is 267, which he achieved on November 17, 2008. As of November 4, 2013, he is ranked 480 in singles and 533 in doubles. He also played an important role on the Greece Davis Cup team.

He received a lifetime ban from the sport on November 12, 2015, after being found guilty of five corruption charges.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Status Athens Open Economidis/Jakupovic Semi final win (YouTube) (in Greek). Athens, Greece: tennisnews.gr. 19 April 2008. Event occurs at 01m25s. Retrieved 16 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Tennis player Alexandros Jakupovic banned for life for breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program". Retrieved 26 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "Alexandros Jakupovic gets lifetime ban for corruption". Retrieved 26 April 2016. 

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