Marko Tkalec

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Marko Tkalec
Country (sports)  Slovenia
Residence Maribor, Slovenia
Born (1977-03-17) March 17, 1977 (age 41)
Maribor, Slovenia
back then (Yugoslavia)
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro 1997
Retired 2009
Plays Right-handed
Coach Horst Skoff
Bostjan Kuhar
Prize money $119,059
Singles
Career record 14–9
Career titles 0
0 Challengers, 20 Futures
Highest ranking No. 243 (1 April 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2003)
Wimbledon Q2 (2001)
Doubles
Career record 2–6
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 357 (28 February 2000)

Marko Tkalec (born March 17, 1977 in Maribor) is a retired professional tennis player from Slovenia. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 243 in 2002. Tkalec has participated in 22 Davis Cup ties for Slovenia, posting a 25–9 record in singles and a 3–4 record in doubles.[1]

Futures titles (20)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 1998 Croatia Clay Croatia Sasa Hirszon 4-1 Ret.
2. 1999 Vilnius, Lithuania Grass Slovenia Andrej Kračman 7-6(2), 6-2
3. 2000 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Germany Frank Pokorny 6-4, 6-0
4. 2000 Kranj, Slovenia Clay Germany Tobias Clemens 6-4, 6-2
5. 2001 Chalkida, Greece Hard Canada Philip Gubenco 2-6, 6-1, 6-0
6. 2001 Nafplio, Greece Hard Germany Jocelyn Robinchaud 6-1, 6-4
7. 2001 Syros, Greece Hard Greece Konstantinos Economidis 6-3, 6-7(2), 7-6(5)
8. 2001 Nicosia, Cyprus Clay Slovakia Tomas Janci 7-6(3), 6-3
9. 2002 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Serbia and Montenegro Relja Fiser-Dulic 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
10. 2003 Croatia Carpet Greece Alexander Jakupovic 6-4, 7-6(7)
11. 2006 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Czech Republic Roman Vogeli 6-3, 7-6(6)
12. 2006 Koper, Slovenia Clay Italy Manuel Jorquera 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
13. 2006 Austria Clay Austria Martin Fischer 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
14. 2006 Croatia Clay Croatia Ivan Cerović 6-4, 6-4
15. 2007 Austria Carpet Czech Republic Jakub Hasek 6-3, 6-4
16. 2007 Croatia Clay Republic of Ireland Conor Niland 6-4, 7-5
17. 2007 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Austria Christian Magg 6-1, 2-6, 6-2
18. 2007 Bosnia-Herzegovina Clay Austria Rainer Eitzinger 6–4, 6–7(2), 6–3
19. 2008 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Croatia Vjekoslav Skenderovic 6–1, 6–2
20. 2009 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Slovenia Aljaz Bedene 5–7, 6–3, 6–4

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