Denys Molchanov

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Denys Molchanov
Денис Молчанов
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Country (sports) Ukraine
ResidenceKiev, Ukraine
Born (1987-05-16) 16 May 1987 (age 31)
Chișinău, Moldavian SSR
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
PlaysRight-handed (Double-handed Backhand)
Prize money$530,554
Singles
Career record2–2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 169 (5 January 2015)
Current rankingNo. 881 (29 October 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2016)
French OpenQ2 (2015)
WimbledonQ1 (2016)
US OpenQ2 (2014)
Doubles
Career record19–26
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 69 (15 October 2018)
Current rankingNo. 70 (29 October 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2012)
French Open2R (2012)
Wimbledon2R (2016)
Last updated on: 29 October 2018.

Denys Petrovych Molchanov (Ukrainian: Денис Петрович Молчанов) (born 16 May 1987) is a Ukrainian tennis player playing on the ATP Challenger Tour. On January 5, 2015 he reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 169, whilst his highest doubles ranking of 69 was reached on October 15, 2018. He also played for the Ukraine Davis Cup team.[1]

In February 2015, he faced allegations of match-fixing after suspicious betting patterns and unforced errors were noticed during a defeat to Agustín Velotti.[2]

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 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 Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2018 Swiss Open, Switzerland 250 Series Clay Slovakia Igor Zelenay Italy Matteo Berrettini
Italy Daniele Bracciali
6–7(2–7), 6–7(5–7)

Challenger finals[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (9–6)

Doubles: 15 (9–6)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winners 1. 30 August 2008 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard Russia Alexandre Krasnoroutskiy Kazakhstan Syrym Abdukhalikov
United States Alex Bogomolov, Jr.
3–6, 6–3, [10–2]
Winners 2. 30 August 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard Chinese Taipei Yang Tsung-hua Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos
Kazakhstan Alexey Kedryuk
4–6, 7–6(7–5), [11–9]
Runner-up 1. 1 August 2010 Saransk, Russia Clay Ukraine Artem Smirnov Russia Ilya Belyaev
Russia Michail Elgin
6–3, 6–7(6–8), [9–11]
Runner-up 2. 10 July 2011 Pozoblanco, Spain Hard Ukraine Illya Marchenko Russia Michail Elgin
Russia Alexandre Kudryavtsev
W/O
Winners 3. 31 July 2011 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard Russia Konstantin Kravchuk Spain Arnau Brugués-Davi
Tunisia Malek Jaziri
7–6(7–4), 6–7(1–7), [10–3]
Runner-up 3. 21 August 2011 Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard Russia Konstantin Kravchuk Russia Michail Elgin
Russia Alexandre Kudryavtsev
6–3, 3–6, [9–11]
Runner-up 4. 28 August 2011 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard Finland Harri Heliövaara India Karan Rastogi
India Vishnu Vardhan
6–7(3–7), 6–2, [8–10]
Winners 4. 24 September 2011 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard (i) Finland Harri Heliövaara United States John Paul Fruttero
South Africa Raven Klaasen
7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–3)
Winners 5. 14 April 2012 Mersin, Turkey Clay Moldova Radu Albot Italy Alessandro Motti
Italy Simone Vagnozzi
6–0, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 7 July 2012 Braunschweig. Germany Clay Finland Harri Heliövaara Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Mateusz Kowalczyk
5–7, 7–6(7–1), [8–10]
Winners 6. 29 July 2012 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard Russia Konstantin Kravchuk Slovakia Karol Beck
Slovakia Kamil Čapkovič
6–4, 6–3
Winner 7. 12 August 2012 Pozoblanco, Spain Hard Russia Konstantin Kravchuk France Adrian Mannarino
France Maxime Teixeira
6–3, 6–3
Winner 8. 30 September 2012 Lermontov, Russia Clay Russia Konstantin Kravchuk Kazakhstan Andrey Golubev
Kazakhstan Yuri Schukin
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 24 November 2012 Tyumen, Russia Hard Russia Konstantin Kravchuk Slovakia Ivo Klec
Sweden Andreas Siljeström
2–6, 3–6
Winner 9. 28 April 2013 Savannah, United States Clay Russia Teymuraz Gabashvili United States Michael Russell
United States Tim Smyczek
6–2, 7–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Denys Molchanov's biography at ITF".
  2. ^ "How To Fix A Tennis Match" - DW on Sport

External links[edit]