Julen Urigüen

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Julen Urigüen
Country (sports)  Guatemala
Residence Guatemala
Born (1991-07-22) July 22, 1991 (age 26)
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
College University of Virginia
Prize money $1,811
Career record 2-3
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 1063 (22 November 2010)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Junior SF (2009)
French Open Junior 1R (2009)
Wimbledon Junior 1R (2009)
US Open Junior 1R (2009)
Career record 0–0
Highest ranking No. 959 (23 August 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open Junior 1R (2009)
French Open Junior 1R (2009)
Wimbledon Junior 1R (2009)
US Open Junior 1R (2009)
Last updated on: 3 July 2017.

Julen Urigüen Sieveking (born July 22, 1991 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) is a former professional tennis player who currently lives in the United States. He has competed for the Guatemala Davis Cup team.

Early life[edit]

Urigüen started to play tennis when he was 9 years old, choosing to focus on it when he was 11. He became part of the all-Guatemalan junior tennis team in every category.

Junior career[edit]

Urigüen competed at the 2009 Australian Open in the Boys Singles, where he made it to the semi-finals after being seeded second.[1] He lost in the first round at Roland Garros, where he had been seeded fifth.

Urigüen also plays doubles, with Harry Fowler in Australia (seeded 4th, eliminated in the first round) and with Tennys Sandgren at the French Open (seeded 3rd, eliminated first round).

College career[edit]

It was announced in April 2009 that he had signed to play with the University of Virginia Cavaliers men's tennis team. He is expected to graduate in 2013.[2][3]


  1. ^ Paxinos, Stathi (January 29, 2009). "Australian juniors melt in the sun". The Age. Archived from the original on September 14, 2012. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  2. ^ Reid, Whitey (29 April 2009). "Cavs add touted recruiting class". Charlottesville Daily Progress. Archived from the original on 2 May 2009. Retrieved 2 June 2009. 
  3. ^ "Cavs' Bennett working to establish AAU contacts". Richmond Times-Dispatch. 1 May 2009. Archived from the original on 3 May 2009. Retrieved 2 June 2009. 

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