Santiago Ventura Bertomeu

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Santiago Ventura
RO B Open Romania 2009 Ventura 1.jpg
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceBurriana, Spain
Born (1980-01-05) 5 January 1980 (age 39)
Castellón, Spain
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro2001
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,240,224
Singles
Career record38–59
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 65 (3 March 2008)
Current rankingNo. 244 (14 February 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2005)
French Open1R (2005, 2008, 2009, 2010)
Wimbledon1R (2005, 2008, 2010)
US Open1R (2008)
Doubles
Career record43–40
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 37 (7 July 2008)
Current rankingNo. 42 (8 November 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2008)
French Open3R (2010)
WimbledonQF (2008)
US Open2R (2010)

Santiago Ventura Bertomeu (Spanish pronunciation: [sanˈtjaɣo βenˈtuɾa βeɾtoˈmeu];[a] born 5 January 1980) is a retired tennis player from Spain. He was born in Castellón, Spain and lives in Burriana, Spain. He is a clay court specialist and is known for the considerable use of drop-shots during his matches[citation needed].

He was the first player to be beaten by Andy Murray on the ATP Tour, in the first round of the Aegon Championships tournament in 2005.[1]

Career finals[edit]

Singles (1 title)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 23 May 2004 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý 6–3, 1–6, 6–4

Doubles (5 titles, 3 runner-ups)[edit]

Ventura, at the 2009 São Paulo Challenger
Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (5)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. 6 February 2005 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Spain David Ferrer Argentina Gastón Etlis
Argentina Martín Rodríguez
6–3, 6–4
2. 27 February 2005 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Spain David Ferrer Czech Republic Jiří Vaněk
Czech Republic Tomáš Zíb
4–6, 6–1, 6–4
3. 24 May 2008 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Spain Albert Montañés United States James Cerretani
Australia Todd Perry
6–1, 6–2
4. 10 January 2010 Chennai, India Hard Spain Marcel Granollers Taiwan Lu Yen-hsun
Serbia Janko Tipsarević
7–5, 6–2
5. 8 May 2010 Munich, Germany Clay Austria Oliver Marach United States Eric Butorac
Germany Michael Kohlmann
5–7, 6–3, [16–14]

Runners-up (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. 17 February 2008 Costa do Sauípe, Brazil Clay Spain Albert Montañés Brazil Marcelo Melo
Brazil André Sá
6–4, 2–6, [7–10]
2. 22 February 2009 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Spain Nicolás Almagro Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Alberto Martín
3–6, 7–5, [8–10]
3. 26 September 2010 Bucharest, Romania Clay Spain Marcel Granollers Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Poland Łukasz Kubot
6–2, 5–7, [13–11]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In isolation, Ventura and Bertomeu are pronounced [benˈtuɾa] and [beɾtoˈmeu] respectively.

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