Vasilis Mazarakis

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Vasilis Mazarakis
Country (sports) Greece Greece
Born (1980-02-09) 9 February 1980 (age 37)
Athens, Greece
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro 1999
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $256,787
Singles
Career record 7-10
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 115 (10 Oct 2005)
Doubles
Career record 6-7
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 101 (18 Sep 2006)

Vasilis Mazarakis (Greek: Βασίλης Μαζαράκης; born 9 February 1980) is a former professional tennis player from Greece.[1]

Career[edit]

Mazarakis teamed up with Eleni Daniilidou to represent Greece in the 2002 Hopman Cup, but they lost the qualification play-off to Italy. He did however compete for his country at the 2004 Athens Olympics, in the Men's Doubles, with Konstantinos Economidis. The pair lost in the opening round to Czechs Martin Damm and Cyril Suk.

He never entered the main draw of a Grand Slam. The biggest ATP tournament that he participated in was the 2006 Pacific Life Open at Indian Wells, a Masters Series event. He failed to progress past the first round, eliminated by Andy Murray in straight sets.[2] Also in 2006, Mazarakis and his partner Boris Pašanski were runners-up at the ATP Buenos Aires tournament.

From 2000 to 2005, Mazarakis represented Greece in 10 Davis Cup ties. He won eight of his 14 singles rubbers and three of the five doubles matches that he played in.[3]

ATP Career Finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 2006 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Serbia Boris Pašanski Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
1–6, 2–6

Challenger Titles[edit]

Singles: (6)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1999 Skopje, Macedonia Clay Hungary Gergely Kisgyörgy 6–1, 6–0
2. 2001 Perth, Australia Hard United Kingdom Jamie Delgado 6–2, 6–4
3. 2001 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Italy Stefano Galvani 7–6(7–5), 6–4
4. 2002 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Clay Netherlands John van Lottum 7–6(7–1), 4–6, 6–1
5. 2005 Dresden, Germany Clay Serbia Boris Pašanski 6–3, 6–2
6. 2005 Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina Clay Serbia Viktor Troicki 6–2, 6–2

Doubles: (3)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 2005 Rome, Italy Clay Greece Konstantinos Economidis Italy Flavio Cipolla
Italy Alessandro Motti
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
2. 2006 Ettlingen, Germany Clay Chile Felipe Parada Germany Lars Burgsmüller
Germany Simon Greul
3–6, 6–1, [10–4]
3. 2006 Fürth, Germany Clay Chile Felipe Parada Germany Philipp Marx
Germany Torsten Popp
6–3, 6–2

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