Santiago González (tennis)

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Santiago González
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González at the 2015 French Open
Country (sports)  Mexico
Residence Córdoba, Mexico
Born (1983-02-24) 24 February 1983 (age 34)
Córdoba, Mexico
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$1,678,355
Singles
Career record 9–13
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 155 (22 May 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2009)
French Open Q2 (2004, 2010)
Wimbledon 1R (2009)
US Open Q2 (2009)
Doubles
Career record 201–182
Career titles 11
Highest ranking No. 23 (17 June 2013)
Current ranking No. 31 (12 June 2017)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2012)
French Open F (2017)
Wimbledon 3R (2011)
US Open 3R (2012)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open F (2012)
Wimbledon 2R (2010, 2013)
US Open F (2013, 2014)
Last updated on: 12 June 2017.

Santiago González Torre (Spanish pronunciation: [sanˈtjaɣo ɣonˈsales ˈtore];[a] born 24 February 1983) is a Mexican professional tennis player. He is 6'3" (1.91 m). He turned professional in 2001. His highest ATP singles ranking in singles is World No. 155, achieved in May 2006, and World No. 23 in doubles, reached in June 2013. González represents Mexico at the Davis Cup competition; currently his record is 22–16. In 2017, he reached the French Open final in doubles along with his partner Donald Young. Additionally, he has reached the finals of three other Grand Slam tournaments in the Mixed category: the 2013 French Open and the 2014 and 2015 US Open.

Tennis career[edit]

González qualified for the 2009 Wimbledon Championships. He lost at his first match in Wimbledon against Israeli Dudi Sela. Along with American Scott Lipsky, he won an ATP World Tour 500 title in April 2011, the Barcelona Open. They defeated the Bryan brothers 5–7, 6–2, [12–10], breaking their 10-match winning streak. They also defeated doubles teams Jürgen Melzer & Nenad Zimonjić 6–3, 6–2, and Max Mirnyi & Daniel Nestor 7–6, 6–4.[1]

In 2017 he reached his first grand slam final partnering Donald Young of the USA at the French Open.

Significant finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 2017 French Open Clay United States Donald Young United States Ryan Harrison
New Zealand Michael Venus
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4), 3–6

Mixed doubles: 3 (3 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 2012 French Open Clay Poland Klaudia Jans-Ignacik India Sania Mirza
India Mahesh Bhupathi
6–7(3–7), 1–6
Runner-up 2013 US Open Hard United States Abigail Spears Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
Belarus Max Mirnyi
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Runner-up 2014 US Open Hard United States Abigail Spears India Sania Mirza
Brazil Bruno Soares
1–6, 6–2, [9–11]

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 20 (11 titles, 9 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–1)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (10–7)
Titles by surface
Hard (3–2)
Clay (6–5)
Grass (2–2)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (9–8)
Indoor (2–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 May 2010 Serbia Open, Serbia 250 Series Clay United States Travis Rettenmaier Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Mateusz Kowalczyk
7–6(8–6), 6–1
Loss 1–1 Jul 2010 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, US 250 Series Grass United States Travis Rettenmaier Australia Carsten Ball
Australia Chris Guccione
3–6, 4–6
Win 2–1 Apr 2011 Barcelona Open, Spain 500 Series Clay United States Scott Lipsky United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
5–7, 6–2, [12–10]
Loss 2–2 May 2011 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur, France 250 Series Clay Spain David Marrero United States Eric Butorac
Curaçao Jean-Julien Rojer
3–6, 4–6
Win 3–2 Aug 2011 Austrian Open, Austria 250 Series Clay Italy Daniele Bracciali Brazil Franco Ferreiro
Brazil André Sá
7–6(7–1), 4–6, [11–9]
Win 4–2 Jul 2012 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, US 250 Series Grass United States Scott Lipsky United Kingdom Colin Fleming
United Kingdom Ross Hutchins
7–6(7–3), 6–3
Win 5–2 Aug 2012 Winston-Salem Open, US 250 Series Hard United States Scott Lipsky Spain Pablo Andújar
Argentina Leonardo Mayer
6–3, 4–6, [10–2]
Win 6–2 May 2013 Portugal Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay United States Scott Lipsky Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
6–3, 4–6, [10–7]
Win 7–2 Jun 2013 Halle Open, Germany 250 Series Grass United States Scott Lipsky Italy Daniele Bracciali
Israel Jonathan Erlich
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Win 8–2 May 2014 Portugal Open, Portugal (2) 250 Series Clay United States Scott Lipsky Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Spain David Marrero
6–3, 3–6, [10–8]
Win 9–2 May 2014 Düsseldorf Open, Germany 250 Series Clay United States Scott Lipsky Germany Martin Emmrich
Germany Christopher Kas
7–5, 4–6, [10–3]
Loss 9–3 Jun 2014 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, Netherlands 250 Series Grass United States Scott Lipsky Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
Romania Horia Tecău
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Win 10–3 Feb 2015 Memphis Open, US 250 Series Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg New Zealand Artem Sitak
United States Donald Young
5–7, 7–6(7–1), [10–8]
Loss 10–4 Feb 2015 Mexican Open, Mexico 500 Series Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Croatia Ivan Dodig
Brazil Marcelo Melo
6–7(2–7), 7–5, [3–10]
Loss 10–5 Jul 2015 Croatia Open, Croatia 250 Series Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Argentina Máximo González
Brazil André Sá
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]
Win 11–5 Feb 2016 Memphis Open, US (2) 250 Series Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Steve Johnson
United States Sam Querrey
6–4, 6–4
Loss 11–6 Apr 2016 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, US 250 Series Clay Dominican Republic Víctor Estrella Burgos United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6–4, 3–6, [8–10]
Loss 11–7 Feb 2017 Argentina Open, Argentina 250 Series Clay Spain David Marrero Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal
Colombia Robert Farah
1–6, 4–6
Loss 11–8 Jun 2017 French Open, France Grand Slam Clay United States Donald Young United States Ryan Harrison
New Zealand Michael Venus
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4), 3–6
Loss 11–9 Oct 2017 European Open, Belgium 250 Series Hard (i) Chile Julio Peralta United States Scott Lipsky
India Divij Sharan
4–6, 6–2, [5–10]

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Current through the 2017 Paris Masters.

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 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 2R QF 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 7 4–7
French Open A A A A A A A A A 3R 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R F 0 / 8 9–8
Wimbledon A A A A A Q1 A A 1R 2R 3R 2R 2R 2R 2R 2R 1R 0 / 9 8–9
US Open A A A A A A A A A 1R 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 0 / 8 4–8
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 3–3 3–4 7–4 1–4 2–4 2–4 2–4 5–4 0 / 32 25–32
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A A A A A A 1R SF A 1R A A 0 / 3 3–3
Miami Open A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 1R 1R A A A 0 / 3 1–3
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A A A A A A 1R A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Madrid Open NH A A A A A A A A A A 2R A 1R A A A 0 / 2 1–2
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A A 1R 2R SF QF A A A 0 / 4 6–4
Canadian Open A A A A A A A A A A A 2R A SF A A 1R 0 / 3 3–3
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A SF 2R A A A 0 / 2 4–2
Shanghai Masters Not Held A A A 1R 1R 1R A A QF 0 / 4 2–4
Paris Masters A A A A A A A A A A SF 2R QF A A A 2R 0 / 4 7–4
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–2 5–8 11–6 5–6 0–1 0–0 3–3 0 / 26 27–26
National representation
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held A Not Held A Not Held 2R NH 0 / 1 1–1
Davis Cup Z1 Z1 Z2 Z2 Z1 PO Z1 Z1 Z2 A Z1 Z2 Z2 Z2 Z2 Z2 Z2 0 / 0 19–11
Win–Loss 1–1 1–2 0–1 2–0 0–1 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 3–0 1–0 3–1 1–0 0 / 1 20–12
Career Statistics
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Career
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 2 2 / 3 2 / 2 2 / 2 2 / 3 1 / 3 1 / 2 0 / 3 11 / 20
Overall Win–Loss 1–2 1–2 0–1 2–1 0–2 1–3 1–2 0–2 2–3 15–12 33–23 30–27 30–26 29–26 19–18 25–22 26–27 215–199
Year-end ranking 637 257 189 113 128 231 156 162 106 50 28 34 33 36 65 47 28 52%

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In isolation, González is pronounced [gonˈsales].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tennis – ATP World Tour – Barcelona 2011 Doubles Sunday". ATP World Tour. 24 April 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 

External links[edit]