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Garin in 2013
30 May 1996 |
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Coach(es)||Jorge Aguilar (2015–)|
|Career record||7–8 (at ATP Tour & Grand Slam level and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 225 (16 February 2015)|
|Current ranking||No. 328 (23 May 2016)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|French Open||Q1 (2015)|
|Career record||2–3 (at ATP Tour & Grand Slam level and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 316 (5 May 2014)|
|Current ranking||No. 557 (23 May 2016)|
|Last updated on: 11 November 2015.|
Christian Garin Medone (born 30 May 1996) is a Chilean professional tennis player ranked No. 249 in the world, and 5th in the ITF rankings. He is the youngest Chilean player to win a high-level ATP match, defeating Dušan Lajović at just 16 years and 8 months old, in the first round of the 2013 VTR Open.
In 2010, he won the U14 world championship with Bastián Malla and Sebastián Santibañez, defeating Italy in the final. The next year, with only 14 years, Garin won his first ITF U18 title in the Pascuas Bowl, a Grade 5 tournament. In 2012, with 16 years, he reached the U-18 "top ten", after winning the Eddie Herr Tournament (G1) in singles and the Yucatán Cup (G1), the Eddie Herr (G1) and the Orange Bowl (GA) in doubles with Nicolás Jarry.
At the 2013 French Open, Garin reached his first Junior Grand Slam finals in both singles and doubles. He dropped only one set on his way to the singles final, meeting Alexander Zverev Jr. of Germany whom he defeated in straight sets to win his first Junior Grand Slam title. In the doubles event, partnered by fellow Chilean Nicolás Jarry, they faced Kyle Edmund of Great Britain, and Portuguese Frederico Ferreira Silva, to whom they lost in 2 sets.
Singles: 3 (3 titles)
|Grand Slam (1–0)|
|Grade A (0–0)|
|Grade B (0–0)|
|Grade 1–5 (2–0)|
|Outcome||No.||Date||Tournament||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score|
|Winner||1.||18 April 2011||Asunción, Paraguay (G5)||Clay||Rodrigo Senattore||6–1, 6–1|
|Winner||2.||26 November 2012||Bradenton, USA (G1)||Clay||Laslo Đere||0–6, 6–4, 7–5|
|Winner||3||8 June 2013||French Open, Paris, France||Clay||Alexander Zverev Jr.||6–4, 6–1|
Doubles: 1 (0 titles, 1 runner-up)
|Grand Slam (0)|
|Grade A (1)|
|Grade B (0)|
|Grade 1–5 (6)|
He entered in the ATP ranking in February, after defeating Felipe Mantilla in the F1 Chile. In March, he made his ATP Challenger debut, in the 2012 Cachantún Cup. He lost in 3 sets to Fernando Romboli. On 16 September, he became the youngest Chilean player to debut Davis Cup, before losing to Simone Bolelli 4–6 3–6. Garin made his best performance of the year in the F11 Chile in October, reaching the semifinals after defeating Juan Carlos Sáez, No. 435 in the ATP ranking.
In January, he played for Chile in 2014 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group II, losing his singles match and doubles match. Chile lost against Barbados 3-2.
In February, he received a wild card for the main draw of the 2013 VTR Open, ATP 250 tournament. In the first round, he defeated Dušan Lajović in two sets, gaining 20 points for the ranking. He lost in three sets to Jérémy Chardy in the second round, after winning the first set 6–4.
In his first year as a professional, he received a wild card for 2014 Royal Guard Open, ATP 250 tournament in his home country, Chile. He couldn't repeat previous year second round, losing in his first match against Chardy 7-5, 6-0. The next week, he won a qualifier spot at main draw of 2014 Copa Claro, another ATP 250 event.
ATP Challengers and ITF Futures finals
Singles: 3 (2 Titles)
|ATP Challengers (0–0)|
|ITF Futures (2–1)|
|Runner-up||1.||5 May 2013||Santiago, Chile||Clay||James Duckworth||1–6, 3–6|
|Winner||1.||3 May 2014||Natal, Brazil||Clay||Thales Turini||6–4, 4–6, 6–3|
|Winner||2.||8 June 2014||Madrid, Spain||Clay||Nicolás Jarry||3–6, 6–3, 6–1|
Doubles: 1 (2 titles)
|Winner||1.||5 May 2013||Santiago||Clay||Nicolás Jarry|| Guillermo Rivera-Aránguiz
|Winner||1.||19 April 2014||Santiago||Clay||Nicolás Jarry|| Jorge Aguilar
- "Christian Garin". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
- "16-year-old Garin posts first ATP World Tour win". ATP World Tour. 5 February 2013.
- "Jorge Aguilar se retira del tenis con derrota en final del F6" [Jorge Aguilar retires from tennis with a loss in the F6 final] (in Spanish) (As Chile). Santiago de Chile. 10 October 2015. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
- "Christian Garín y Daniela Seguel ganan sus primeros títulos" (Spanish). Emol. 23 April 2011.
- Copa Cariari Consultado el 31 de diciembre de 2012.
- Copa Mundo Maya Consultado el 31 de diciembre de 2012.
- Banana Bowl Consultado el 31 de diciembre de 2012.
- Torneo de Offenbach Consultado el 31 de diciembre de 2012.
- XXVI Yucatán Cup Consultado el 31 de diciembre de 2012.
- Eddie Herr International Junior Tennis Championships Consultado el 31 de diciembre de 2012.
- Orange Bowl International Tennis Championship Consultado el 31 de diciembre de 2012.