Attila Sávolt

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The native form of this personal name is Sávolt Attila. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Sávolt Attila
Country (sports)  Hungary
Residence Budapest, Hungary
Born (1976-02-05) 5 February 1976 (age 41)
Budapest, Hungary
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1995
Retired 2006
Plays Right-handed (one handed backhand)
Prize money US$698,823
Singles
Career record 37-57
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 68 (20 April 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2002)
French Open 3R (2000, 2003)
Wimbledon 1R (2002)
US Open 1R (2000, 2002)
Doubles
Career record 14-16
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 133 (28 January 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1999, 2002)

Attila Sávolt (born 5 February 1976) is a tennis player from Hungary, who represented his native country at the 2000 Sydney Olympics where he lost to Paradorn Srichaphan in his very first match. Starting his professional career in 1995, he peaked the ATP-ranking on May 20, 2002, reaching 68 on the world rankings. Surprisingly he has a 1-0 head to head against Tim Henman after beating the 4th seed 11th ranked in the 2003 Dubai Tennis Championships. He also defeated Jiří Novák in their only ATP Tour match-up at the 2002 Sopot Open, when the Czech was ranked 5th in the world. He participated in the 2004 Hopman Cup alongside Petra Mandula. He won the Hungarian Championships two times.[1] He is currently coaching Ágnes Szávay and a sports commentary on Sport 1.

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Singles (6)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (6)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
1. 1996 Tampere Clay Spain Jacobo Díaz 7–6, 1–6, 6–4
2. 1997 Tampere Clay Australia Todd Larkham 7–5, 6–0
3. 1999 Nettingsdorf Clay Austria Markus Hipfl 6–1, 6–0
4. 1999 Manerbio Clay France Thierry Guardiola 6–4, 7–6
5. 2001 Sassuolo Clay Italy Giorgio Galimberti 6–4, 7–5
6. 2001 Manerbio Clay Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze 7–5, 6–2

Doubles (6)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 15 September 1996 Budapest II Clay Hungary László Markovits Finland Tuomas Ketola
Slovenia Borut Urh
Walkover
2. 14 June 1998 Split Clay United States Geoff Grant Spain Álex López Morón
Spain Alberto Martín
4–6, 6–3, 6–2
3. 11 October 1998 Santiago Clay Czech Republic Ota Fukárek Netherlands Edwin Kempes
Netherlands Peter Wessels
7–6, 6–4
4. 22 August 1999 Sylt Clay Czech Republic Rene Nicklisch Italy Florian Allgauer
Italy Davide Scala
4–6, 6–3, 6–1
5. 24 June 2001 Lugano Clay Australia Steven Randjelovic Netherlands Bobbie Altelaar
South Africa Shaun Rudman
6–2, 7–6
6. 26 August 2001 Manerbio Clay Austria Thomas Strenberger Italy Alessandro da Col
Italy Andrea Stoppini
7–5, 7–5

Lifetime overall against notable players[edit]

Germany Nicolas Kiefer 2-0
Russia Igor Kunitsyn 2-0
France Nicolas Mahut 2-0
Russia Mikhail Youzhny 3-1
Slovakia Karol Kučera 2-1
Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych 1-0
Russia Nikolay Davydenko 1-0
South Africa Wayne Ferreira 1-0
Spain David Ferrer 1-0
United Kingdom Tim Henman 1-0
Austria Jürgen Melzer 1-0
Germany Rainer Schüttler 1-0
Argentina Guillermo Cañas 1-1
Argentina Gastón Gaudio 1-1
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti 1-1
Spain Feliciano López 1-1
Czech Republic Jiří Novák 1-1

(Including Challengers[2])

References[edit]

  1. ^ Árvay, Sándor (2009-01-05). "Bajnokaink" [Our champions] (in Hungarian). Budapest, Hungary: Magyar Tenisz Szövetség [Hungarian Tennis Association]. Retrieved December 7, 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/mens/players/activity.asp?player=10009853

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