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Daniel Gimeno Traver
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Gimeno Traver at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships
Country (sports)  Spain
Residence Nules, Castellón, Spain
Born (1985-08-07) 7 August 1985 (age 33)
Valencia, Spain
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 2004
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach Jose Altur
Prize money $3,186,839
Singles
Career record 97–173
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 48 (18 March 2013)
Current ranking No. 182 (16 July 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 2R (2009, 2010, 2013, 2015)
Wimbledon 2R (2009)
US Open 3R (2010)
Doubles
Career record 42–82
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 63 (6 February 2012)
Current ranking No. 1016 (28 May 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2011)
French Open 3R (2013)
Wimbledon 1R (2013, 2015)
US Open 3R (2010)
Last updated on: 7 June 2018.

Daniel Gimeno Traver (Spanish pronunciation: [daˈnjel xiˈmeno tɾaˈβeɾ];[1][2] born 7 August 1985) is a professional Spanish tennis player who turned pro in 2004, when he was eighteen years old. He reached the final of Casablanca in 2015 and has won 12 Challenger Tour events, achieving a career-high singles ranking of World No. 48 in March 2013.

Personal life[edit]

Daniel Gimeno Traver was born 7 August 1985 in Valencia, Spain. He is the son of Javier, a chemist, and Marisol, a nurse, and is the second of four brothers, Carlos, Miguel and Víctor being his siblings.

Tennis career[edit]

Gimeno Traver started playing tennis at the age of 2. He prefers to play on clay and is currently coached by Israel Sevilla.

Juniors[edit]

As a junior, he won the European Championships in 2003 beating Marcos Baghdatis in Switzerland. Gimeno Traver won a further 5 junior titles, compiling a singles win/loss record of 51–10 and reaching as high as No. 4 in the junior world rankings in May 2003. He also beat Novak Djokovic on the way to a quarter-final place at Roland Garros, losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Junior Slam results:

Australian Open: -
French Open: QF (2003)
Wimbledon: 1R (2003)
US Open: 3R (2003)

Pro tour[edit]

Gimeno Traver reached ATP World Tour semifinals at Stuttgart and Gstaad in 2010, St. Petersburg in 2012 and Oeiras in 2014. His best Grand Slam performance was at the 2010 US Open, when he beat Jarkko Nieminen and Jérémy Chardy to reach the third round.

At the 2015 Grand Prix Hassan II, Gimeno Traver defeated seeded players Mikhail Kukushkin and Jiří Veselý to reach his first ATP 250 final, where he lost to Martin Kližan.

ATP career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)[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 (0–1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (0–1)
Indoor (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2015 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco 250 Series Clay Slovakia Martin Kližan 2–6, 2–6

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)[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)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1–1)
Indoor (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2011 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay Spain Pablo Andújar Brazil Marcelo Melo
Brazil Bruno Soares
6–7(4–7), 3–6
Win 1–1 Feb 2012 Chile Open, Chile 250 Series Clay Portugal Fred Gil Spain Pablo Andújar
Argentina Carlos Berlocq
1–6, 7–5, [12–10]

Challenger career finals[edit]

Singles (14–11)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 9 August 2004 Cordenons Clay Austria Daniel Köllerer 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
2. 12 May 2008 Aarhus Clay France Éric Prodon 7–5, 7–5
3. 1 September 2008 Brasov Clay Germany Alexander Flock 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
4. 14 September 2009 Banja Luka Clay Germany Julian Reister 6–4, 6–1
5. 5 October 2009 Tarragona Clay Italy Paolo Lorenzi 6–4, 6–0
6. 2 August 2010 Segovia Hard France Adrian Mannarino 6–4, 7–6(7–2)
7. 11 September 2011 Sevilla Clay Spain Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo 6–3, 6–3
8. 17 June 2012 Monza Clay Spain Albert Montañés 6–2, 4–6, 6–4
9. 10 September 2012 Sevilla Clay Spain Tommy Robredo 6–3, 6–2
10. 30 September 2012 Madrid Clay Germany Jan-Lennard Struff 6–4, 6–2
11. 2 September 2013 Alphen aan den Rijn Clay Netherlands Thomas Schoorel 6-2, 6-4
12. 10 September 2013 Sevilla Clay France Stephane Robert 6-4, 7-6(7–2)
13. 28 September 2014 Kenitra Clay Spain Albert Ramos 6-3, 6-4
14. 1 February 2015 Bucaramanga Clay Portugal Gastão Elias 6-3, 1-6, 7-5

Runners-up[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 5 September 2005 Brasov Clay Germany Daniel Elsner 5–7, 2–6
2. 5 November 2007 Guayaquil Clay Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti 3–6, 7–6(6), 5–7
3. 10 March 2008 Tanger Clay Spain Marcel Granollers 4–6, 4–6
4. 15 September 2008 Banja Luka Clay Serbia Ilija Bozoljac 4–6, 4–6
5. 12 October 2009 Asunción Clay Paraguay Ramón Delgado 6–7(2–7), 6–1, 3–6
6. 5 July 2010 San Benedetto Clay Argentina Carlos Berlocq 3–6, 6–4, 4–6
7. 2 October 2011 Madrid Clay France Jérémy Chardy 1–6, 7–5, 6–7(3–7)
8. 12 August 2012 Cordenons Clay Italy Paolo Lorenzi 6–7(5–7), 3–6
9. 21 August 2016 Cordenons Clay Japan Taro Daniel 3–6, 4–6
10. 1 October 2017 Rome Clay Serbia Filip Krajinović 4–6, 3–6
11. 22 April 2018 Tunis Clay Argentina Guido Andreozzi 2–6, 0–3 ret.

Doubles (3–6)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1 May 2006 Tunis, Tunisia Clay Spain Iván Navarro Netherlands Bart Beks
Netherlands Antilles Martijn van Haasteren
6–2, 7–5
2. 5 May 2008 Telde, Spain Clay Spain Daniel Muñoz Spain Miguel Ángel López
Spain José Antonio Sánchez
6–3, 6–1
3. 29 September 2012 Madrid, Spain Clay Spain Iván Navarro Australia Colin Ebelthite
Czech Republic Jaroslav Pospíšil
6–2, 4–6, [10–7]

Runners-up[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 15 August 2005 Cordenons, Italy Clay Netherlands Melle van Gemerden Austria Daniel Köllerer
Austria Oliver Marach
WEA (no winner)
2. 13 October 2008 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay Spain Rubén Ramírez Brazil Franco Ferreiro
Brazil Flávio Saretta
3–6, 2–6
3. 19 September 2009 Florianópolis, Brazil Clay Spain Pere Riba Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Mateusz Kowalczyk
1–6, 4–6
4. 20 August 2011 San Sebastián, Spain Clay Spain Israel Sevilla Italy Stefano Ianni
Italy Simone Vagnozzi
3–6, 4–6
5. 1 October 2011 Madrid, Spain Clay United Kingdom Morgan Phillips Spain David Marrero
Spain Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
4–6, 7–6(10–8), [9–11]
6. 10 June 2012 Caltanissetta, Italy Clay Spain Iván Navarro Uruguay Marcel Felder
Croatia Antonio Veić
7–5, 6–7(5–7), [6–10]

Performance timelines[edit]

Current till 2018 Wimbledon Championships.

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R A 1R A A 1–7
French Open 1R Q2 A A 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R Q2 Q1 Q2 4–8
Wimbledon A A A A 2R 1R 1R A 1R 1R 1R A Q1 Q2 1–6
US Open A A A A 1R 3R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A A 2–7
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–4 3–4 0–4 0–3 2–4 0–4 1–3 0-1 0-0 0-0 8–28
Year-end Ranking 192 267 170 90 72 56 107 70 77 112 98 115

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R A A A A 1–6
French Open 2R A 2R 1R 3R A 2R A A A 5–5
Wimbledon A A 1R A 1R A 1R A A 0–3
US Open A 3R 2R A 1R A 1R A A 3–3
Win–Loss 1–2 2–2 3–4 0–2 2–4 0–1 1–3 0-0 0-0 0-0 9–18

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joma Sport (2013-04-24). "Daniel Gimeno Traver nos presenta las Joma Pro Roland". YouTube (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-02-26.
  2. ^ Joma Sport (2012-05-14). "Entrevista Daniel Gimeno Traver". YouTube (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-02-26.

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