Franko Škugor

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Franko Škugor
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Country (sports)  Croatia
Residence Šibenik, Croatia
Born (1987-09-20) 20 September 1987 (age 30)
Šibenik, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach(es) Lovro Zovko
Prize money US$ 588,911
Singles
Career record 6–16
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 145 (25 April 2016)
Current ranking No. 324 (11 September 2017)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2011)
French Open Q2 (2011, 2012)
Wimbledon 1R (2016)
US Open Q2 (2008, 2010)
Doubles
Career record 23–24
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 42 (11 September 2017)
Current ranking No. 42 (11 September 2017)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon SF (2017)
US Open 1R (2017)
Team competitions
Davis Cup F (2016)
Last updated on: 14 September 2017.

Franko Škugor (Croatian pronunciation: [ˌfrâŋko ˈʃkûɡor]; born 20 September 1987) is an Croatian professional tennis player who mainly has played on the ATP Challenger Tour, and also specialized in doubles. He is best known for very powerful serve up to 230 km/h (143 mph) along with very strong groundstrokes. Along with doubles partner Croatian professional tennis player Nikola Mektic he reached double semi-finals at Wimbledon Championship.

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (2 runners-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 (0–2)
Finals 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. 27 July 2014 Croatia Open,
Umag, Croatia
Clay Serbia Dušan Lajović Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Lukáš Rosol
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 2. 30 July 2017 Swiss Open,
Gstaad, Switzerland
Clay France Jonathan Eysseric Austria Oliver Marach
Austria Philipp Oswald
3–6, 6–4, 8–10

Team competition finals: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partners Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 25–27 November 2016 Davis Cup,
Zagreb, Croatia
Hard (i) Croatia Marin Čilić
Croatia Ivo Karlović
Croatia Ivan Dodig
Argentina Juan Martín del Potro
Argentina Federico Delbonis
Argentina Leonardo Mayer
Argentina Guido Pella
2–3

ATP Challenger Tour titles[edit]

Singles: 2[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 8 August 2010 Beijing, China Hard France Laurent Recouderc 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
2. 3 May 2015 Anning, China Clay Australia Gavin van Peperzeel 7–5, 6–2

Doubles: 10[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
1. 27 January 2013 Bucaramanga, Colombia Clay Brazil Marcelo Demoliner Peru Sergio Galdós
Brazil Marco Trungelliti
7–6(10–8), 6–2
2. 9 June 2013 Arad, Romania (1) Clay Croatia Antonio Veić Argentina Facundo Bagnis
Ecuador Julio César Campozano
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [11–9]
3. 18 August 2013 Cordenons, Italy Clay Croatia Marin Draganja Slovakia Norbert Gombos
Czech Republic Roman Jebavý
6–4, 6–4
4. 8 June 2014 Arad, Romania (2) Clay Croatia Antonio Veić Moldova Radu Albot
New Zealand Artem Sitak
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
5. 29 June 2014 Marburg, Germany Clay Czech Republic Jaroslav Pospíšil Argentina Diego Schwartzman
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
6–4, 6–4
6. 14 August 2016 Gatineau, Canada Hard France Tristan Lamasine Australia Jarryd Chaplin
Australia John-Patrick Smith
6–3, 6–1
7. 2 October 2016 Orleans, France Hard (i) Croatia Nikola Mektić Uruguay Ariel Behar
Belarus Andrei Vasilevski
6–2, 7–5
8. 9 April 2017 Sophia Antipolis, France Clay France Tristan Lamasine Belarus Uladzimir Ignatik
Slovakia Jozef Kovalík
6–2, 6–2
9. 23 April 2017 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet (i) Switzerland Marco Chiudinelli Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana
Thailand Sonchat Ratiwatana
4–6, 6–2, [10–5]
10. 7 May 2017 Ostrava, Czech Republic Clay India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan Australia Rameez Junaid
Czech Republic Lukáš Rosol
6–3, 6–2

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Current through the 2017 Winston-Salem Open.

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
French Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A A Q1 A Q1 SF 0 / 1 4–1
US Open A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–1 0 / 1 4–1
National representation
Davis Cup A A A A A A A A A A PO F 1R 0 / 2 2–1
Career statistics
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 2
Overall Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 0–2 0–0 1–2 1–3 4–3 2–2 5–3 9–4 23–23
Year-end ranking 1081 790 522 924 438 435 524 248 111 122 144 107 50%

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