Diego Schwartzman

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Diego Schwartzman
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Country (sports)  Argentina
Residence Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1992-08-16) 16 August 1992 (age 24)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 2009
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,110,272
Singles
Career record 22–39
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 57 (4 May 2015)
Current ranking No. 70 (11 July 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2015, 2016)
French Open 2R (2014, 2015)
Wimbledon 1R (2015, 2016)
US Open 2R (2015)
Doubles
Career record 17–22 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 69 (13 April 2015)
Current ranking No. 187 (2 May 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2015)
French Open 1R (2015)
Wimbledon 2R (2016)
US Open 1R (2014)
Last updated on: 1 May 2016.

Diego Sebastián Schwartzman (born 16 August 1992) is an Argentine professional tennis player competing mainly on the ATP Challenger Tour, both in singles and doubles. He reached the semifinals of Istanbul in 2015 and won his first title there in 2016. Schwartzman is often recognized as the shortest player on the ATP tour.

Schwartzman reached a career-high ATP rankings of world No. 57 in singles in May 2015 and No. 69 in doubles in April 2015.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Schwartzman is Jewish,[2] and is the son of Ricardo and Silvana.[3] He was born and resides in Buenos Aires, Argentina.[3] He has two brothers and a sister.[4]

Career[edit]

2010–13[edit]

In 2010 he won the Bolivia F3 Futures (CL), in 2011 he won the Chile F14 Futures (CL).[5] In 2012, he won titles at the Peru F2 Futures (CL), Argentina F11 Futures (CL), Argentina F14 Futures (CL), Argentina F20 Futures (CL), Argentina F21 Futures (CL), Argentina F22 Futures (CL), and Buenos Aires Challenger (CL).[5] At the 2013 Australian Open, he lost in the final round of qualifying.

2014[edit]

Diego made his first appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam event at the French Open, he came through qualifying before making it to the second round, where he lost to Roger Federer.[6] He lost in the first round of the US Open to Novak Djokovic.

In the ATP Challenger Wout, he won four titles at Aix-en-Provence, Prague, Campinas and San Juan. In the ATP Challenger Tour Finals, he won over João Souza, Simone Bolelli and Guilherme Clezar to claim the title.

2016[edit]

Diego won his first ever singles title at the 2016 Istanbul Open - an outdoor 250 clay court event. He impressively defeated established top player Grigor Dimitrov in the final, coming back to win 6-0 in the final set after losing the first set in a tie-break. Later, Dimitrov excuses his behavior during the match, after he smashed three rackets, which ultimately led to a warning, a point penalty and then another point penalty. The second and final point penalty came with Dimitrov down 5-0 and gave the game, set and match to Schwartzman.[7]

ATP finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 (1–0)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 1 May 2016 Istanbul Open, Istanbul, Turkey Clay Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4), 6–0

Doubles: 2 (2 runners-up)[edit]

Winner – 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 (0–2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. February 15, 2015 Brasil Open, São Paulo, Brazil Clay Italy Paolo Lorenzi Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal
Colombia Robert Farah
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. May 1, 2016 Istanbul Open, Istanbul, Turkey Clay Argentina Andrés Molteni Italy Flavio Cipolla
Israel Dudi Sela
3–6, 7–5, [7–10]

Challenger finals (13)[edit]

Singles (13)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 28 October 2012 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay France Guillaume Rufin 6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 29 April 2013 Tunis, Tunisia Clay Romania Adrian Ungur 6–4, 0-6, 2-6
Runner-up 3. 24 June 2013 Marburg, Germany Clay Kazakhstan Andrey Golubev 1-6, 3-6
Runner-up 4. 7 September 2013 Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Slovenia Aljaz Bedene 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 5. 7 October 2013 San Juan, Argentina Clay Argentina Guido Andreozzi 7–6(7-4), 6-7(5-7) 0-6
Runner-up 6. 28 October 2013 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay Brazil Thomaz Bellucci 4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 7. 7 April 2014 Itajaí, Brazil Clay Argentina Facundo Argüello 6-4 0-6 4-6
Winner 8. 12 May 2014 Aix-en-Provence, France Clay Germany Andreas Beck 6–7, 6-3, 6-2
Winner 9. 10 August 2014 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Brazil Andre Ghem 6–4, 7-5
Winner 10. 15 September 2014 Campinas, Brazil Clay Brazil Andre Ghem 4-6, 6–4, 7-5
Runner-up 11. 22 September 2014 Porto Alegre, Brazil Clay Argentina Carlos Berlocq 4-6, 6–4, 0-6
Winner 12. 19 October 2014 San Juan, Argentina Clay Brazil João Souza 7-6, 6-3
Winner 13. 23 November 2014 São Paulo, Brazil Clay (i) Brazil Guilherme Clezar 6-2, 6-3

Grand Slam tournament singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q3 Q1 1R 1R 0–2
French Open Q2 2R 2R 1R 2–3
Wimbledon A A 1R 1R 0–2
US Open Q3 1R 2R 1–2
Win–Loss 0–0 1–2 2–4 0–3 3–9

Grand Slam tournament doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2014 2015 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 2R 1–1
French Open A 1R 0–1
Wimbledon A 1R 0–1
US Open 1R 2R 1–2
Win–Loss 0–1 2–4 2–5

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diego Schwartzman, la hinchada, sus proyecciones y su preparación" (in Spanish). 
  2. ^ "Israelis battle through to Aus Open main draw". The Australian Jewish News. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Diego Sebastian Schwartzman – Tennis Players". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ a b "Pro Circuit – Player Profile – SCHWARTZMAN, Diego Sebastian (ARG)". ITF Tennis. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Federer kept on his toes in French Open second-round win". Reuters. 28 May 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Dimitrov's meltdown leads to Schwartzman win". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-05-02. 

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