Zsombor Piros

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Zsombor Piros
Country (sports)  Hungary
Residence Budapest, Hungary
Born (1999-10-13) 13 October 1999 (age 18)
Budapest, Hungary
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $45,905
Singles
Career record 1–1
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 378 (6 August 2018)
Current ranking No. 419 (10 September 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2018)
Australian Open Junior W (2017)
French Open Junior 3R (2017)
Wimbledon Junior 1R (2017)
Doubles
Career record 0–0
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 1275 (5 March 2018)
Current ranking No. 1553 (10 September 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open Junior 1R (2016, 2017)
French Open Junior W (2017)
Wimbledon Junior 2R (2017)
Last updated on: 10 September 2018.

Zsombor Piros (born 13 October 1999) is a Hungarian tennis player.

Piros has a career-high ATP singles ranking of 556, achieved on 8 January 2018. He also has a career-high ATP doubles ranking of 1278, achieved on 11 December 2017.

On the junior tour Piros has a career-high ranking of 3 achieved on 4 September 2017. Piros won the 2017 Australian Open boys' singles championships, defeating Israeli Yshai Oliel in the final.

He made headlines at Wimbledon 2017 when he and doubles partner Yibing Wu fell foul of Wimbledon's pants police, and were required to change their underpants from black to white to comply with regulations. Even without their lucky pants they won the subsequent match 6–4 6–1.[1]

Piros won the Hungarian Tennis Championships on 1 October 2017.[2]

Piros has represented Hungary at Davis Cup, where he has a win-loss record of 3-0[3] including a five-set victory over top 100 player Jiri Vesely.[4]

2018: First Challenger win, first Top 100 win[edit]

Piros began his year at the Noumea Challenger, where he came through qualifying to reach the 2nd round, losing to eventual champion Noah Rubin. In the 1st round, he defeated the top seed, Julien Benneteau of France, in three sets, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1, to record his first Challenger win as well as his first win against a Top 100 player.[5][6] Next, he entered the Australian Open singles qualifying, falling to Bjorn Fratangelo of the United States in the 2nd round.[7]

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 2017 Australian Open Hard Israel Yshai Oliel 4–6, 6–4, 6–3

Doubles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2017 French Open Clay Spain Nicola Kuhn United States Vasil Kirkov
United States Danny Thomas
6–4, 6–4

Future and Challenger finals[edit]

Singles: 4 (1–3)[edit]

Legend
Challengers 0 (0–0)
Futures 4 (1–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. August 27, 2017 Hungary Budapest, Hungary F6 Clay Spain Enrique López-Pérez 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. September 2, 2017 Hungary Kecskemét, Hungary F7 Clay Sweden Markus Eriksson 6–4, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. February 18, 2018 Egypt Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt F5 Hard France Tom Jomby 2–6, 4–6
Winner 4. June 23, 2018 Hungary Budapest, Hungary F5 Clay Romania Dragoș Dima 6–3, 6–2

Davis Cup[edit]

Participations: (2–1)[edit]

Group membership
World Group (1–0)
WG Play-off (1–1)
Group I (0–0)
Group II (0–0)
Group III (0–0)
Group IV (0–0)
Matches by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Matches by type
Singles (2–1)
Doubles (0–0)
Rubber outcome No. Rubber Match type (partner if any) Opponent nation Opponent player(s) Score
Decrease2–3; 2–4 February 2018; Country Hall Liège, Liège, Belgium; World Group First round; Hard (indoor) surface
Victory 1 V Singles (dead rubber) Belgium Belgium Julien Cagnina 6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Decrease2–3; 14–16 September 2018; Lurdy Ház, Budapest, Hungary; World Group Play-off; Clay surface
Victory 2 I Singles Czech Republic Czech Republic Jiří Veselý 3–6, 6–4, 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 7–5
Defeat 3 V Singles Lukáš Rosol 4–6, 6–7(6–8), 3–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC News online 14.7.17
  2. ^ "Bondár és Piros a bajnok". huntennis.hu (in Hungarian). 1 October 2017. Retrieved 2 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Zsombor Piros". Davis Cup. Retrieved 15 September 2018. 
  4. ^ http://m.nemzetisport.hu/tenisz/davis-kupa-hatalmas-kuzdelem-piros-bravuros-gyozelemmel-kezdett-2658071
  5. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Noumea Challenger - 01 January - 07 January 2018". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved January 16, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Rubin Opens 2018 With Noumea Crown | ATP World Tour | Tennis". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved January 16, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Fratangelo Advances On Soggy Friday In Melbourne | ATP World Tour | Tennis". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved January 16, 2018. 

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