Andrei Merinov

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Andrei Merinov
Country (sports) Russia Russia
Residence Constance, Germany
Born (1971-06-23) 23 June 1971 (age 46)
Moscow, Russia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Plays Left-handed
Prize money $185,632
Career record 5-10
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 141 (16 Jun 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 1R (1997)
Career record 2-11
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 138 (26 Jul 1993)

Andrei Merinov (born 23 June 1971) is a former professional tennis player from Russia.[1]


Merinov was a national junior champion in 1989 and turned professional at the age of 19.[2]

He and partner Vladimir Gabrichidze were doubles semi-finalists in the 1992 Kremlin Cup.[2] At the same event the following year, Merinov reached the quarter-finals in the singles.[2]

The Russian lost to Lionel Roux in the opening round of the 1997 French Open.[2] It would be his only Grand Slam appearance.[2]

He won three Challenger titles during his career and was a doubles runner-up on no less than 10 occasions.[2]

Challenger Titles[edit]

Singles: (2)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1993 Eisenach, Germany Clay Germany Karsten Braasch 6–3, 2–6, 7–5
2. 1997 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Hard The Bahamas Mark Knowles 6–3, 7–6

Doubles: (1)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1993 Tenerife, Spain Hard Latvia Girts Dzelde Sweden Jonas Björkman
Denmark Michael Mortensen
6–3, 6–4