Santiago González (tennis)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is González and the second or maternal family name is Torre.
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 33)
Córdoba, Mexico
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 1,381,337
Singles
Career record 9–12
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 165–151
Career titles 11
Highest ranking No. 23 (17 June 2013)
Current ranking No. 55 (1 February 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2012)
French Open 3R (2010)
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: 1 February 2016.

Santiago González Torre (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.

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]

Significant finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Mixed doubles: 3 (0–3)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents 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: 16 (11 titles, 4 runners-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 (1–1)
ATP World Tour 250 (10–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. May 9, 2010 Serbia Open, Belgrade, Serbia Clay United States Travis Rettenmaier Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Mateusz Kowalczyk
7–6(8–6), 6–1
Runner-up 1. July 11, 2010 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Newport, United States Grass United States Travis Rettenmaier Australia Carsten Ball
Australia Chris Guccione
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. April 24, 2011 Barcelona Open Banco Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain Clay United States Scott Lipsky United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
5–7, 6–2, [12–10]
Runner-up 2. May 21, 2011 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur, Nice, France Clay Spain David Marrero United States Eric Butorac
Curaçao Jean-Julien Rojer
3–6, 4–6
Winner 3. August 6, 2011 Bet-at-home Cup Kitzbühel, Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Italy Daniele Bracciali Brazil Franco Ferreiro
Brazil André Sá
7–6(7–1), 4–6, [11–9]
Winner 4. July 15, 2012 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Newport, United States Grass United States Scott Lipsky United Kingdom Colin Fleming
United Kingdom Ross Hutchins
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Winner 5. August 25, 2012 Winston-Salem Open, Winston-Salem, United States Hard United States Scott Lipsky Spain Pablo Andújar
Argentina Leonardo Mayer
6–3, 4–6, [10–2]
Winner 6. May 5, 2013 Portugal Open, Oeiras, Portugal Clay United States Scott Lipsky Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
6–3, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 7. June 16, 2013 Gerry Weber Open, Halle, Germany Grass United States Scott Lipsky Italy Daniele Bracciali
Israel Jonathan Erlich
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 8. May 4, 2014 Portugal Open, Oeiras, Portugal Clay United States Scott Lipsky Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Spain David Marrero
6–3, 3–6, [10–8]
Winner 9. May 24, 2014 Düsseldorf Open, Düsseldorf, Germany Clay United States Scott Lipsky Germany Martin Emmrich
Germany Christopher Kas
7–5, 4–6, [10–3]
Winner 10. February 15, 2015 Memphis Open, Memphis, United States Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg New Zealand Artem Sitak
United States Donald Young
5–7, 7–6(7–1), [10–8]
Runner-up 3. March 1, 2015 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Croatia Ivan Dodig
Brazil Marcelo Melo
6–7(2–7), 7–5, [3–10]
Runner-up 4. July 25, 2015 Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Brazil André Sá
Argentina Máximo González
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]
Winner 11. 14 February 2016 Memphis Open, Memphis, United States Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Steve Johnson
United States Sam Querrey
6–4, 6–4
12./5. 10 April 2016 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, Houston, United States Clay Dominican Republic Victor Estrella Burgos United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Current through the 2014 French Open.

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R QF 1R 1R 0 / 4 4–4
French Open A 3R 1R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 5 4–5
Wimbledon 1R 2R 3R 2R 2R 0 / 5 5–5
US Open A 1R 1R 3R 1R 0 / 4 2–4
Win–Loss 0–1 3–3 3–4 7–4 1–4 1–2 0 / 18 15–18

References[edit]

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

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