|Residence||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
15 May 1987 |
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 21 (22 June 2015)|
|Current ranking||No. 139 (28 November 2016)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2014, 2015)|
|French Open||3R (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)|
|US Open||3R (2012, 2014)|
|Highest ranking||No. 58 (21 September 2015)|
|Current ranking||No. 120 (28 November 2016)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2010)|
|French Open||3R (2015)|
|US Open||QF (2014, 2015)|
|Davis Cup||W (2016)|
|Last updated on: 28 November 2016.|
Mayer achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 21 in June 2015 and world No. 58 in doubles in September 2015. He is coached by Francisco Yunis. He was born in Corrientes and resides in Buenos Aires.
- 1 Career
- 2 ATP career finals
- 3 Team competition finals: 1 (1 title)
- 4 Challenger finals
- 5 Performance timelines
- 6 Top-10 wins per season
- 7 References
- 8 External links
He started playing tennis at age nine.
He qualified for his first Grand Slam at the 2009 French Open, and beat 15th seed James Blake in straight sets in the first round. He lost to Tommy Haas in five sets in the second round. At Wimbledon, he beat Óscar Hernández in straight sets in the first round. He lost to Fernando González in four sets in the second round.
Mayer had a successful American summer, reaching the semifinals of the LA Tennis Open (lost to Carsten Ball) and the quarterfinals of the Pilot Pen Tennis tournament in New Haven (lost to Igor Andreev). At the 2009 US Open, Mayer reached the second round, losing to Radek Štěpánek in straight sets.
In 2011, Mayer qualified for the Brasil Open and defeated world no. 73, Russian Igor Andreev in the first round of the main draw. In the second round, he played seventh seed, Italian Potito Starace and lost.
2014: First title and top 30
In Oeiras and Niza, he reached the quarterfinals as a qualifier in both. He was defeated in the third round of the French Open again, this time by Rafael Nadal.
In Wimbledon, he reached the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time. He defeated No. 25 seed Andreas Seppi, former Wimbledon semifinalist and Australian Open runner-up Marcos Baghdatis, and former junior champion Andrey Kuznetsov before being defeated by Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets. With this run, Mayer was ranked in the top 50 for the first time in his career.
Next, Mayer played in the 2014 MercedesCup, where he lost in the second round to Mikhail Youzhny. Then he played at the 2014 International German Open, where he beat Guillermo García-López and Philipp Kohlschreiber, reaching the final without dropping a set. In the final, he defeated top seed David Ferrer in three sets, winning his maiden ATP title.
Seeded 23rd at the 2014 US Open, Mayer reached the third round, being defeated by Kei Nishikori. In the doubles tournament, he partnered with compatriot Carlos Berlocq and made it to the quarterfinals, beating the reigning Wimbledon champions, Jack Sock and Vasek Pospisil en route.
Mayer won his two singles rubbers against Israel in the Davis Cup Play-offs, helping Argentina to secure a place in the 2015 World Group.
He lost in the second round at the Malaysian Open to Jarkko Nieminen, an in the first round of the China Open to Martin Klizan. He lost in the second round of the Shanghai Masters to Roger Federer, who saved five match points against Mayer.
Mayer started the year at Doha, where he lost in the first round in a tight three-setter match against Andreas Seppi. Then he competed in the Apia International Sydney, where he reached the semifinals, being defeated by Mikhail Kukushkin.
Leonardo reached the third round of the French Open for the fifth time, being defeated by Marin Cilic in straight sets.
Mayer lost in the first round of the 2016 Australian Open and the 2016 French Open. Mayer had minor success in the 2016 Indian Wells Masters beating Sam Groth and 20th seed Viktor Troicki before losing to former us open champion Marin Cilic in the 3rd round. In the 2016 Wimbledon Championships he lost in the first round to Donald Young. Mayer lost to David Goffin in the first round of the Italian Open. Mayer lost in the first round of the German Open to Stephane Robert. In the Croatia Open he beat local wild card Nikola Mektic before losing to world number 30 and 2nd seed Joao Sousa. He suffered a shock defeat in the Sparkassen Open to Nils Langer. On the Davis Cup semifinal between Great Britain and Argentina, Leonardo Mayer beat Daniel Evans in the fifth and deciding rubber 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4, sending Argentina into its fifth Davis Cup Final.
ATP career finals
Singles: 3 (1 title, 2 runners-up)
|Runner-up||1.||February 9, 2014||Chile Open, Viña del Mar, Chile||Clay||Fabio Fognini||2–6, 4–6|
|Winner||1.||July 20, 2014||German Open, Hamburg, Germany||Clay||David Ferrer||6–7(3–7), 6–1, 7–6(7–4)|
|Runner-up||2.||May 23, 2015||Open de Nice Côte d'Azur, Nice, France||Clay||Dominic Thiem||7–6(10–8), 5–7, 6–7(2–7)|
Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runners-up)
|Runner-up||1.||February 14, 2010||SAP Open, San Jose, United States||Hard (i)||Benjamin Becker|| Mardy Fish
|Winner||1.||February 20, 2011||Copa Claro, Buenos Aires, Argentina||Clay||Oliver Marach|| Franco Ferreiro
|Runner-up||2.||August 25, 2012||Winston-Salem Open, Winston-Salem, United States||Hard||Pablo Andújar|| Santiago González
|3–6, 6–4, [2–10]|
Team competition finals: 1 (1 title)
|Winner||1.||25–27 November 2016||Davis Cup, Zagreb, Croatia||Hard (i)|| Juan Martín del Potro
| Marin Čilić
|Runner-up||1.||November 26, 2006||Puebla, Mexico||Hard||Robert Kendrick||5–7, 4–6|
|Winner||1.||July 22, 2007||Cuenca, Ecuador||Clay||Thomaz Bellucci||6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||2.||August 19, 2007||Graz, Austria||Clay||Victor Hănescu||6–7(4–7), 3–6|
|Winner||2.||November 25, 2006||Puebla, Mexico||Hard||Dawid Olejniczak||6–1, 6–4|
|Runner-up||3.||August 17, 2008||Bronx, USA||Hard||Lukáš Dlouhý||0–6, 1–6|
|Runner-up||4.||September 21, 2008||Cali, Colombia||Clay||Marcos Daniel||2–6 RET|
|Runner-up||5.||October 12, 2008||Asunción, Paraguay||Clay||Martín Vassallo Argüello||6–3, 3–6, 6–7(2–7)|
|Winner||3.||November 16, 2008||Medellín, Colombia||Clay||Sergio Roitman||6–4, 7–5|
|Winner||4.||July 31, 2011||Dortmund, Germany||Clay||Thomas Schoorel||6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||6.||August 7, 2011||Trani, Italy||Clay||Steve Darcis||6–4, 3–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||7.||September 11, 2011||Genova, Italy||Clay||Martin Kližan||3–6, 1–6|
|Winner||5.||October 2, 2011||Napoli, Italy||Clay||Alessandro Giannessi||6–3, 6–4|
|Winner||6.||November 6, 2011||São Leopoldo, Brazil||Clay||Nikola Ćirić||7–5, 7–6(7–1)|
|Runner-up||8.||November 4, 2012||Medellín, Colombia||Clay||Paolo Lorenzi||6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4), 4–6|
|Winner||7.||November 11, 2012||Guayaquil, Ecuador||Clay||Paolo Lorenzi||6–2, 6–4|
|Runner-up||9.||September 29, 2013||Orléans, France||Hard(i)||Radek Štěpánek||3–6, 4–6|
|Winner||8.||November 17, 2013||Guayaquil, Ecuador||Clay||Pedro Sousa||6–4, 7–5|
|Winner||9.||August 26, 2016||Manerbio, Italy||Clay||Filip Krajinović||7–6 (7–3), 7–5|
|Runner-up||10.||October 16, 2016||Buenos Aires, Argentina||Clay||Renzo Olivo||6–2, 6–7(3-7), 6-7(3-7)|
Current through the 2016 Davis Cup, Final.
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||Q2||A||A||1R||1R||1R||1R||2R||2R||1R||0 / 7||2–7||22%|
|French Open||Q1||A||2R||3R||3R||3R||1R||3R||3R||1R||0 / 8||11–8||58%|
|Wimbledon||Q2||Q1||2R||1R||Q1||1R||2R||4R||3R||1R||0 / 7||7–7||50%|
|US Open||Q2||Q2||2R||1R||A||3R||2R||3R||1R||A||0 / 6||6–6||50%|
|Win–Loss||0–0||0–0||3–3||2–4||2–2||4–4||2–4||8–4||5–4||0–3||0 / 28||26–28||48%|
|ATP World Tour Masters 1000|
|Indian Wells||A||A||A||1R||A||2R||3R||A||A||3R||0 / 4||5–4||56%|
|Miami||A||A||Q1||1R||A||1R||1R||A||3R||1R||0 / 5||1–5||17%|
|Monte Carlo||A||A||A||A||A||Q1||A||Q1||A||A||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Madrid||A||A||A||2R||A||A||A||Q1||3R||1R||0 / 3||3–3||50%|
|Rome||A||A||A||1R||A||A||A||A||2R||1R||0 / 3||1–3||25%|
|Canada||A||A||2R||1R||A||Q1||A||A||2R||A||0 / 3||2–3||40%|
|Cincinnati||A||A||A||A||A||Q2||A||A||1R||A||0 / 1||0–1||0%|
|Shanghai||NH||Q1||A||A||A||A||2R||2R||A||0 / 2||2–2||50%|
|Paris||A||A||A||A||A||A||A||1R||2R||A||0 / 2||1–2||33%|
|Win–Loss||0–0||0–0||1–1||1–5||0–0||1–2||2–1||1–2||7–7||2–4||0 / 22||15–22||41%|
|Win–Loss||0–0||0–0||0–0||1–2||0–0||0–0||1–1||2–0||4–0||3–0||1 / 5||11–3||79%|
|Titles / Finals||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||1 / 2||1 / 1||0 / 0||1 / 3|
|Grand Slam Tournaments|
Top-10 wins per season
|1.||David Ferrer||7||Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany||Clay||F||6–7(3–7), 6–1, 7–6(7–4)|
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