Nick Kyrgios

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Nick Kyrgios
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Kyrgios at Wimbledon 2014
Full name Nicholas Hilmy Kyrgios
Country (sports)  Australia
Residence Canberra, Australia
Born (1995-04-27) 27 April 1995 (age 21)[1]
Canberra, Australia
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)[2]
Turned pro 2013
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach(es) Simon Rea (2013–2014)
Joshua Eagle and Todd Larkham (2014–15) [3]
Prize money $ 2,906,404
Official website nickkyrgios.org
Singles
Career record 66–41 (61.68% in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 16 (8 August 2016)
Current ranking No. 16 (8 August 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (2015)
French Open 3R (2015, 2016)
Wimbledon QF (2014)
US Open 3R (2014)
Doubles
Career record 5–15 (25% in Grand Slam, ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 135 (18 April 2016)
Current ranking No. 353 (25 July 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2013, 2015, 2016)
French Open 1R (2015, 2016)
US Open 1R (2014)
Team competitions
Davis Cup SF (2015)
Hopman Cup W (2016)
Last updated on: 25 July 2016.

Nicholas Hilmy "Nick" Kyrgios (born 27 April 1995) is an Australian professional tennis player. He won the boys' singles event at the 2013 Australian Open and the boys' doubles event at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships. Kyrgios' biggest achievements to date are reaching the quarterfinals of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships - defeating ATP number 1 Rafael Nadal and Richard Gasquet en route - and the quarterfinals of the 2015 Australian Open.

Personal life[edit]

Kyrgios was born in Canberra, Australia. He is the son of a Greek father, Giorgos ("George") and a Malaysian mother, Norlaila ("Nill"), who comes from the Malaysian town of Gombak, Selangor.[4][5][6] His father is a self-employed house painter and his mother is a computer engineer.[7] His mother was born in Malaysia as a princess but dropped the title when she moved to Australia in her twenties.[4][8] He is the third of three children; his brother, Christos, is a lawyer, and his sister, Halimah, is an actress.[2] Kyrgios attended Radford College until Year 8 and completed his Year 12 certificate in 2012 at Daramalan College in Canberra.[9] He is of the Greek Orthodox faith[10][11] and always wears a gold necklace with a cross on it.[12]

Kyrgios was a promising basketball player who had represented the Australian Capital Territory and Australia in his early teens before making the decision to focus solely on tennis when he was 14 years old.[13] Two years later he gained a full scholarship at the Australian Institute of Sport, where he was able to further develop his tennis. In 2013, Kyrgios relocated his training base from Canberra to Melbourne Park in an attempt to further his career with better facilities and hitting partners.[14] A year later Tennis ACT announced a $27 million redevelopment of the Lyneham Tennis Centre in Canberra to lure Kyrgios back home and host Davis Cup and Fed Cup ties.[15] Kyrgios confirmed in January 2015 that he would return home and base himself out of Canberra. He also donated $10,000 towards the Lyneham Tennis Centre redevelopment.[16][17]

Kyrgios is an avid fan of the Boston Celtics in the NBA[18] and Tottenham Hotspur in English football's Premier League.[19] His sports idol is NBA player Kevin Garnett.[20] His idols growing up were Roger Federer, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, LeBron James, and Michael Jordan.[2]

Junior career[edit]

Kyrgios won his first ITF junior tour title in Fiji in June 2010, aged 15.[21] He started to compete more regularly on the junior tour in 2011, making his junior grand slam debut at the 2011 Australian Open. During 2012 he won two junior grand slam doubles titles and rose to world number three, although he had to withdraw from the Australian Open Men's Wildcard Playoff due to injury.[22] Moving into 2013, he gained the number 1 junior ranking by defeating Wayne Montgomery in the Traralgon International final.[23] A week later he entered the Australian Open as the juniors number 3 seed and progressed to the final against fellow Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis. After saving two set points in the first set, Kyrgios came out victorious to claim his first and only junior grand slam title.[24]

Professional career[edit]

2012[edit]

In his first round qualifying match at the 2012 Australian Open, Kyrgios won the first set in a tiebreak. However, his opponent Mathieu Rodrigues cruised through the second and third sets to eventually defeat Kyrgios. Kyrgios then competed on the 2012 ITF Men's Circuit for the rest of the season, competing in tournaments in Australia, Germany, Japan and Slovenia. At the end of the season he had reached a semifinal and a quarterfinal in Australian tournaments. He finished the year with a singles ranking of 838.

2013[edit]

Kyrgios at Roland Garros 2013

Kyrgios commenced the year ranked at number 838 and played his first professional tournament of the year at the 2013 Brisbane International, losing in the first round of qualifying to James Duckworth. He then lost in the first round of qualifying at the 2013 Australian Open to Bradley Klahn in straight sets. After winning the Boys' Singles, Kyrgios said his goal was to reach the top 300 by the end of the year.[25]

Kyrgios at US Open 2013

Following his victory at the Australian Open Boys tournament, he received a wildcard into his first ATP challenger event at the 2013 Charles Sturt Adelaide International. He opened with a win against the sixth seed, Brydan Klein, in the first round. He then proceeded to defeat Suk-Young Jeong and Greg Jones in straight sets to reach the semifinal. He ultimately lost to English player James Ward in three sets in the semifinal. He then played two consecutive Futures tournaments. In the Australia F1 he reached the quarterfinal after defeating Ryan Agar in straight sets, then Jose Statham in three sets. He went down to Michael Venus in the quarterfinals. He then lost to Brydan Klein in the first round of the Australia F2 in straight sets. He was a wildcard at his next tournament, the 2013 Nature's Way Sydney Tennis International. He upset the sixth seed Brydan Klein in two sets in the first round. He went on to defeat Ivo Klec, Greg Jones, and then the fifth seed, Stéphane Robert, to reach his first challenger final. In the final, he defeated fellow countryman Matt Reid in straight sets to win his first challenger tour title at the age of 17.[26]

Kyrgios was given a wildcard into the qualifying competition of the 2013 French Open. However, on 20 May it was announced that John Millman was forced to withdraw from the main draw due to injury, which meant Kyrgios' wildcard was raised to the main draw. This meant he would compete in a main draw of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time.[27] In the first round Kyrgios had the biggest win of his career to date against the former world number 8 Radek Stepanek in three sets, each of these ending in tiebreaks, giving him the first ATP Tour level win of his career.[28] Although he ultimately lost to Marin Cilic in the following round, his ranking rose to number 213. Kyrgios later qualified for the 2013 US Open, where he was beaten by 4th seed David Ferrer in his opening match. He reached a new career high of number 186 on 9 September 2013.[29] In October, Kyrgios made the semifinal of the 2013 Sacramento Challenger, before falling to Tim Smyczek. He ended the year with a singles ranking of 182.

2014: Wimbledon quarterfinal[edit]

Kyrgios was to commence the 2014 season by making his debut at the 2014 Brisbane International after receiving a wildcard.[30] However, he withdrew before the commencement due to a shoulder injury.[31] On 8 January, Kyrgios was awarded a wildcard into the 2014 Australian Open,[32] where he won his first-round match against Benjamin Becker in four sets.[33] He lost in the second round to the 27th seeded Benoit Paire in five sets despite winning the opening two sets.[34]

Kyrgios received a wildcard into the 2014 U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships, where he lost his first-round match to Tim Smyczek in three sets.[35] Kyrgios was then forced to withdraw from numerous ATP tournaments in Delray Beach and Acapulco due to an elbow injury.[36]

Kyrgios returned at the 2014 Sarasota Open where he reached the final by defeating Jarmere Jenkins, Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo, Donald Young and coming from a set down against Daniel Kosakowski. He defeated Filip Krajinović in straight sets for his second career challenger title.[37] Kyrgios reached the final of the 2014 Savannah Challenger, where he defeated second seed Jack Sock for the title. Kyrgios received a wildcard into the 2014 French Open. He was defeated in the first round in straight sets by 8th seed Milos Raonic. Kyrgios won his 4th career challenger title and his 3rd of 2014 when he won the 2014 Aegon Nottingham Challenge beating fellow Australian Sam Groth in straight set tiebreaks.

In June, Kyrgios received a wildcard to the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. In the first round he defeated Frenchman Stephane Robert in four sets to advance to the second round, where he defeated 13th seed, Richard Gasquet in a five set thriller in which he had to come back from two sets to love down, and save nine match points over the fourth and fifth sets. In the third round, Kyrgios beat Czech Jiri Vesely in four sets, before going on to record the biggest win of his career so far by beating world number one Rafael Nadal in four sets to become the first male debutant to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals since Florian Mayer in 2004. The shot of this match was a rear-forehand, half-volley winner from between Kyrgios' legs that David Polkinghorne of The Canberra Times described as "freakish" and "audacious".[38][39] Kyrgios subsequently lost to eighth seed Milos Raonic in four sets. Having reached the quarterfinals, Kyrgios, ranked 144th at the time, broke into the top 100 of the ATP World Rankings for the first time in his career.[40] Following his Wimbledon performance, Kyrgios' ranking rose to 66.[41] He came away with AU$409,806 in prize money for reaching the quarterfinals — having earned just $248,000 in his career before the tournament.

In the Rogers Cup tournament in Toronto following Wimbledon, Kyrgios earned his first ATP World Tour Masters event win with a first-round victory over Santiago Giraldo in straight sets.[42] Kyrgios lost in the second round to 8th-seed Andy Murray, winning just four games.[43] In the US Open, Kyrgios made it to the third round, defeating Mikhail Youzhny (seeded 21st) in four close sets, and Andreas Seppi in straight sets, before losing to 16th seed Tommy Robredo in four.

Kyrgios later played in the Malaysian Open, but lost in the first round. He decided to skip the rest of the season, citing burnout as his reason. He ended the year ranked 52nd in the world, and the no. 2 ranked Australian behind Lleyton Hewitt.

2015: Second major quarterfinal, maiden ATP final and top 30[edit]

Kyrgios in 2015

Kyrgios began his season at the Sydney International, but lost his opening match against Jerzy Janowicz in three tightly contested sets. This was followed by an appearance at the 2015 Australian Open, where he received direct entry due to his ranking for the first time. He defeated Federico Delbonis in a five-set thriller in his opening match, before going on to beat the 23rd seed Ivo Karlović in the second round and then Malek Jaziri in straight sets in the third. He then faced Andreas Seppi, who had just beaten Roger Federer in his previous match, in the fourth round. Kyrgios fell two sets behind and faced a match point late in the fourth set but recovered to win in five sets, the final set lasting 14 games. He thus became the first teenage male to reach two Grand Slam quarterfinals since Federer in 2001,[44] and the first Australian male to reach the quarterfinals since Lleyton Hewitt in 2005, and the first Australian of any gender since Jelena Dokić in 2009.[45] Kyrgios lost to eventual finalist Andy Murray in the quarterfinals in three sets. Following the tournament, he reached a career-high ranking of no. 35 in the world.[46] He later withdrew from tournaments in Marseille and Dubai due to a back injury he suffered during the Australian Open.[47] In Indian Wells, he served for the match against Grigor Dimitrov, but rolled his ankle and ultimately lost. He stated he would be out 4–6 weeks due to the ankle injury.

He returned in the Barcelona Open. After receiving a bye in the first round, he would lose in three sets against fellow 19-year-old Elias Ymer. At the Estoril Open, Nick reached the final of an ATP tournament for the first time in his career, after defeating Albert Ramos in three sets and over two hours, Filip Krajinovic in two sets, Robin Haase under an hour and Pablo Carreno-Busta in nearly two hours. He then lost to the fifth seed Richard Gasquet in the final in straight sets. During the tournament, Kyrgios did advertisements promoting the event, an autograph and photo session[48] and became a 20-year-old.

At the Madrid Open a week later, Kyrgios defeated world number two and 17-times Grand Slam champion Roger Federer in the second round, saving two match points in the final set tie-break in the process.[49] He then had a three-set loss to John Isner in the third round.[50] Prior to his finalist appearance at Estoril and round-of-16 finish in Madrid, Kyrgios had the unique distinction of having won more matches in Grand Slams (10 wins) than on the regular ATP Tour (2 wins).

Later in May at the French Open, Kyrgios was seeded 29th, his first Grand Slam seeding. He won in straight sets in the first round against Uzbekistani Denis Istomin.[51] He then received a walkover into the third round after his scheduled second round opponent, Kyle Edmund, withdrew with injury.[52] In the third round, he lost in straight sets to third seed Andy Murray.[53] In the doubles, Kyrgios and partner Mahesh Bhupathi lost in straight sets in the first round to wild cards Thanasi Kokkinakis and Lucas Pouille.[54]

Seeded 26th at Wimbledon, Kyrgios opened with straight-set victories over Argentines Diego Schwartzman and Juan Mónaco in the first and second rounds respectively.[55][56] In the third round, despite losing the first set, he advanced past seventh seed Milos Raonic before losing to Richard Gasquet in the fourth round, squandering set points in the fourth. During the tournament, he was involved in a couple of controversies during matches, all of which resulted in code violation warnings. During his first round match against Schwartzman, Kygrios threatened to stop play following a disputed line call. In the following match, he was heard saying "dirty scum" by a linesman in which Kygrios replied that its was not directed at the umpire chair. During his third round match against Raonic, he smashed his racket which bounced into the spectators stands following a missed break point.[57] Kyrgios fell out of the top 40 in the rankings following the tournament.[58]

2016: Hopman Cup champion, first two ATP titles and top 20[edit]

Kyrgios began his year at the Hopman Cup alongside Daria Gavrilova as part of the Australia Green team. In the round robin, Australia Green won 3–0 against Germany, with Kyrgios winning his singles match against Alexander Zverev in three sets, and later partnering Gavrilova for a three-set win in the mixed doubles. In his second round robin tie against Great Britain, Kyrgios recorded his first ever win against then World Number 2 Andy Murray in straight sets and he also won the doubles with Gavrilova in three sets, to claim a 2–1 win over the British team. He went on to win the Hopman Cup with Gavrilova, defeating Ukraine in the final which earned Kyrgios his first professional title of any category of professional tennis on the World Tour.

At the Australian Open he claimed straight set wins over Pablo Carreno Busta and Pablo Cuevas before losing to 6th ranked Tomáš Berdych in 4 sets.

Kyrgios won his maiden ATP title at the Open 13 in Marseille by defeating world number ten Richard Gasquet in the quarter final, world number eight Tomáš Berdych in the semi final and world number twelve Marin Čilić in the final, all in straight sets. Kyrgios finished the tournament without having his serve broken.

At the Dubai Tennis Championships Kyrgios reached the semi-finals where he retired against Stan Wawrinka whilst down 4-6 0-3. His run included a second consecutive victory over Tomáš Berdych again in straight sets in the Quarter Finals, and wins against Mikhail Kukushkin and Martin Klizan. At the 2016 Indian Wells tournament, he lost in the first round to Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-7 5-7.

At the 2016 Miami Open Kyrgios reached his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 semi-final with straight sets wins against Marcos Baghdatis, Tim Smyczek, Andrey Kuznetsov, and Milos Raonic. He lost in the semis in straight sets to Kei Nishikori. Following the tournament, Kyrgios moved into the world's top 20 for the first time, becoming the youngest player to be ranked in the top 20 since Marin Čilić, seven years previously.

Kyrgios then played in the Estoril Open his first clay tournament of the year. He was the runner up here last year. He played his first match on his birthday winning 7-6(4) 7-5 against Inigo Cervantes. He then played Borna Coric, defeating him in straight sets, 6-4 6-4. In the semifinals he lost to eventual champion Nicolas Almagro in straight sets, 3-6 5-7.

He then played in his first clay court Masters 1000 event of the season in the Mutua Madrid Open. He opened his campaign against Guido Pella in his first round, winning 7-6(7) 6-4. He then defeated world number 4 Stan Wawrinka in the second round and Pablo Cuevas in the third round, before losing in the quarterfinals to world number six Kei Nishikori in three sets.

Kyrgios next played at the Rome Masters, defeating local wildcard Salvatore Caruso and world number ten Milos Raonic in the first two rounds before losing to 5th seed Rafael Nadal, 7-6(3) 2-6 4-6 in the third round.

Kyrgios then played at the second major of the year at the French Open as the 14th seed where he defeated Marco Cecchinato and Igor Sijsling to reach the third round, before losing to 9th seed Richard Gasquet. Kyrgios then had a first round loss at Queen's Club to 3rd seed Milos Raonic despite winning the first set.

Kyrgios then played at the third major of the year at Wimbledoon as the 15th seed. He advanced to the fourth round after defeating Radek Štěpánek, Dustin Brown and Feliciano López. In the fourth round Kyrgios lost to 2nd seed and eventual champion Andy Murray.

Kyrgios then competed at the Rogers Cup as the 11th seed, where he lost in the first round to wildcard and home favorite Denis Shapovalov. Kyrgios then played at Atlanta as the 2nd seed. He advanced to the final after defeating wildcard Jared Donaldson, 5th seed Fernando Verdasco and unseeded Yoshihito Nishioka. In the final Kyrgios faced number 1 seed and three time defending champion John Isner, and defeated him to win his second ATP title. Kyrgios reached a career high ranking of number 16 following the tournament.

National representation[edit]

Davis Cup[edit]

Kyrgios made his Davis Cup debut for Australia in September 2013 against Poland at the age of 18.[59] He replaced Marinko Matosevic after defeating him in a playoff during the lead-up to the tie. He was selected to pair with Chris Guccione in the crucial doubles rubber. They lost to Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski in five sets. He then went on to win his first singles rubber, after Michał Przysiężny retired five games into the match.

After the media attention attracted during Wimbledon 2015 Kyrgios lost the second rubber of the quarter final tie against Kazakhstan.[60] His most publicized quote during this match was his comment "I don't want to be here".[60] Kyrgios was then replaced by Sam Groth in the reverse singles rubber.

Kyrgios was dumped from the Davis Cup Squad due to play their semi final tie against Great Britain.[61]

Style of play[edit]

Kyrgios playing in the 2015 Wimbledon Championships

Kyrgios claims to not fear any opponent, and says he always plays aggressively[58] Former British number one John Lloyd described watching Kyrgios as a "pleasure" because of "the mixture and the flair", adding that his character is one which attracts fans.[58] According to three-time Wimbledon champion John Newcombe, Kyrgios is an "exceptional talent" and "a real individual".[58] Nine-time Wimbledon doubles champion Todd Woodbridge stated in 2015 that despite Kyrgios' occasionally regrettable words and actions, he would mature over time.[58] He is constantly described as "box office".

Kyrgios' main strength could be considered his serve; usually reaching higher or equal accuracy percentages of 75%. Nonetheless, he also has a tremendous and blasting forehand as well as a very consistent and dangerous backhand. Adding to his skills are an effective slice and an efficient net game. In spite of the fact that his game suits perfectly grass and hard courts (achieving great results in Wimbledon and the Australian Open), he reached his first ATP Tour final, on clay, in Estoril.

Controversies[edit]

At the 2015 Wimbledon Championships, after failing to return numerous serves, Kyrgios was accused of tanking during the second set of his fourth round loss to Richard Gasquet. Kyrgios was booed by the crowd for his perceived lack of effort but denied the accusations, stating "of course I tried".[62]

Sledging incident[edit]

During a match at the 2015 Rogers Cup, Kyrgios generated considerable controversy for a sledge directed at his opponent, Stan Wawrinka. During a court change Kyrgios told Wawrinka, "Kokkinakis banged your girlfriend, sorry to tell you that mate". Microphones also picked up Kyrgios saying under his breath that Wawrinka, 30, is "banging 18-year-olds".[63] After the match, Wawrinka stated he found the comments "unacceptable" and urged action to be taken against Kyrgios.[64] Kyrgios was fined US$10,000 by the ATP and stated he had apologized to Wawrinka,[65] although this was later denied by Wawrinka himself.[66] Nick's mother, Nill, shut down her Twitter account @nillkyrgios several hours after this incident after personal criticisms were levelled at her. Nill Kyrgios indicated that her son's sledge had been in retaliation. Nill claims that Wawrinka accused her son of "faking an injury" during a previous match between the two players.[67]

Following a review, the ATP handed down a 28-day suspended sentence, to expire after six months. Kyrgios would also have received a $25,000 fine had he incurred a further fine for "verbal or physical abuse" during that six-month period.[68]

Endorsements[edit]

Kyrgios wearing Beats headphones at the 2015 Aegon Championships

Kyrgios has endorsement deals with several companies, including Yonex, Nike,[69] Beats, Bonds and Malaysia Airlines. Bonds was quick to distance itself from Kyrgios during his controversies of 2015.[70]

ATP career finals[edit]

Singles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-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 (2–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (2–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 3 May 2015 Estoril Open, Cascais, Portugal Clay France Richard Gasquet 3–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 21 February 2016 Open 13, Marseille, France Hard (i) Croatia Marin Čilić 6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 2. 7 August 2016 Atlanta Tennis Championships, Atlanta, United States Hard United States John Isner 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–4)

ATP Challengers and ITF Futures finals[edit]

Singles: 6 (5 titles)[edit]

Legend
ATP Challengers (4–0)
ITF Futures (1–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 3 March 2013 Sydney, Australia Hard Australia Matt Reid 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 15 April 2013 Chengdu, China Hard China Wu Di 3–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 22 April 2013 Yuxi, China Hard Netherlands Boy Westerhof 7–5, 6–1
Winner 4. 20 April 2014 Sarasota, United States Clay Serbia Filip Krajinović 7–6(12–10), 6–4
Winner 5. 27 April 2014 Savannah, United States Clay United States Jack Sock 2–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 6. 14 June 2014 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass Australia Samuel Groth 7–6(7–3), 7–6(9–7)

Team finals[edit]

Team finals: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 9 January 2016 Hopman Cup, Perth, Australia Hard (i) Australia Daria Gavrilova Ukraine Elina Svitolina
Ukraine Alexandr Dolgopolov
2–0

Performance timelines[edit]

To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended. This table is correct up to the 2016 Rogers Cup.

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q1 2R QF 3R 0 / 3 7–3 70%
French Open 2R 1R 3R 3R 0 / 4 5–4 56%
Wimbledon A QF 4R 4R 0 / 3 10–3 77%
US Open 1R 3R 1R 0 / 3 2–3 40%
Win–Loss 1–2 7–4 8–4 7–3 0 / 13 23–13 64%
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A 2R 2R 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Miami Masters A A A SF 0 / 1 4–1 80%
Monte Carlo Masters A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Madrid Masters A A 3R QF 0 / 2 5–2 71%
Rome Masters A A 1R 3R 0 / 2 2–2 50%
Canada Masters A 2R 3R 1R 0 / 3 3–3 50%
Cincinnati Masters A A 1R 2R 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Shanghai Masters A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Paris Masters A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 1–1 6–6 9–5 0 / 12 16–12 57%
National representation
Summer Olympics Not Held A 0 / 0 0–0
Davis Cup PO 1R SF A 0 / 2 3–3 50%
Win–Loss 1–0 2–2 0–1 0–0 0 / 2 3–3 50%
Career statistics
2013 2014 2015 2016 Career
Titles 0 0 0 2 2
Finals Reached 0 0 1 2 3
Hardcourt Win–Loss 0–1 4–5 13–10 18–5 35–21
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 6–1 3–3 3–2 12–6
Clay Win–Loss 2–1 0–3 8–6 9–4 19–14
Overall Win–Loss 2–2 10–9 24–19 30–11 66–41
Win % 50% 53% 56% 73% 62%
Year-end Ranking 182 52 30 $ 2,823,804

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R A 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3 0%
French Open A A 1R 1R 0 / 2 0–2 0%
Wimbledon A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
US Open A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0–2 0–2 0 / 6 0–6 0%
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Miami Masters A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Monte Carlo Masters A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Madrid Masters A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Rome Masters A A SF A 0 / 1 3–1 75%
Canada Masters A A 1R 2R 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Cincinnati Masters A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Shanghai Masters A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Paris Masters A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 4–4 1–1 0 / 5 5–5 50%
Career statistics
2013 2014 2015 2016 Career
Overall Win–Loss 0–2 0–2 4–8 2–4 6–16
Win % 0% 0% 33% 33% 27%
Year-end Ranking 483 1207 167 $ 97,119

Wins over top 10 players[edit]

Season 2013 2014 2015 2016 Total
Wins 0 1 3 5 9
# Player Rank Tournament Surface Rd Score
2014
1. Spain Rafael Nadal 1 Wimbledon, London, England Grass 4R 7–6(7–5), 5–7, 7–6(7–5), 6–3
2015
2. Switzerland Roger Federer 2 Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain Clay 2R 6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–5), 7–6(14–12)
3. Canada Milos Raonic 7 Wimbledon, London, England Grass 3R 5–7, 7–5, 7–6(7–4), 6–3
4. Switzerland Stan Wawrinka 5 Rogers Cup, Montreal, Canada Hard 2R 6–7(8–10), 6–3, 4–0, retired
2016
5. France Richard Gasquet 10 Marseille, France Hard (i) QF 6–0, 6–4
6. Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych 8 Marseille, France Hard (i) SF 6–4, 6–2
7. Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych 7 Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, UAE Hard QF 6–4, 6–4
8. Switzerland Stan Wawrinka 4 Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain Clay 2R 7–6(9–7), 7–6(7–2)
9. Canada Milos Raonic 10 Rome, Italy Clay 2R 7–6(7–5), 6–3

Records[edit]

  • These records were attained in the Open Era.
  • Records in bold indicate peer-less achievements.
  • Records in italics are currently active streaks.

References[edit]

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