Thomaz Bellucci

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Thomaz Bellucci
2016 Ecuador Open Quito Final 10.jpg
Country (sports)Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
Residence São Paulo, Brazil
Born (1987-12-30) 30 December 1987 (age 31)
Tietê, Brazil
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2005
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach Germán López
Thiago Alves [1]
Prize money $5,334,788
Official website thomazbellucci.com.br
Singles
Career record200–216 (48.1% in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 21 (26 July 2010)
Current rankingNo. 263 (12 August 2019) [2]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016)
French Open 4R (2010)
Wimbledon 3R (2010)
US Open 3R (2015)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games QF (2016)
Doubles
Career record63–83
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 70 (15 July 2013)
Current rankingNo. 151 (12 August 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2013)
French Open 1R (2015, 2016, 2017)
Wimbledon 2R (2015)
US Open 3R (2016)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games 2R (2016)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open SF (2011)
Last updated on: 15 August 2019.

Thomaz Cocchiarali Bellucci (born 30 December 1987, in Tietê) is a Brazilian professional tennis player. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 21 in July 2010.

Tietê, São Paulo Municipality in Southeast Brazil, Brazil

Tietê is a Brazilian municipality in the state of São Paulo, located in the Metropolitan Region of Sorocaba, in the Meso-region of Piracicaba and in the Microregion of Piracicaba. It is located at latitude 23º06'07 "south and at a longitude 47º42'53" west, being at an altitude of 508 meters. Its estimated population in 2009 was 36 211 inhabitants. It has an area of 392,509 km2. This corresponds to a population density of 86.6 inhabitants/km2.

Tennis Ball sport with racket and net

Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). Each player uses a tennis racket that is strung with cord to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over or around a net and into the opponent's court. The object of the game is to maneuver the ball in such a way that the opponent is not able to play a valid return. The player who is unable to return the ball will not gain a point, while the opposite player will.

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Bellucci used a string of ATP Challenger Tour victories early in 2008 to break into the top 100 rankings of the ATP World Tour as a 20-year-old. He has won 4 ATP World Tour titles (the 2009 and 2012 Swiss Open, the 2010 Movistar Open and the 2015 Geneva Open) and reached the semi-finals of the 2011 Madrid Masters.

The ATP Challenger Tour, known until the end of 2008 as the ATP Challenger Series, is a series of international men's professional tennis tournaments. The top tier of annual men's tennis is the ATP Tour, Challenger Tour events are the second highest level of competition, and the Futures tournaments on the ITF Men's Circuit are the third and fourth tier of international professional tennis competition. The ATP Challenger Tour is administered by the Association of Tennis Professionals. Players who succeed on the ATP Challenger Tour earn sufficient ranking points to become eligible for main draw or qualifying draw entry at ATP Tour tournaments. Players on the Challenger Tour are usually young players looking to advance their careers, those who fail to qualify for ATP events, or former ATP winners looking to get back into the big tour.

2009 Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad tennis tournament

The 2009 Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad was a tennis tournament played on outdoor red clay courts. It was the 42nd edition of the event known that year as the Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad and was part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the 2009 ATP World Tour. It took place at the Roy Emerson Arena in Gstaad, Switzerland, from July 26 through August 2, 2009.

The 2012 Crédit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 45th edition of the Crédit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad, and was part of the ATP World Tour 250 Series of the 2012 ATP World Tour. It took place at the Roy Emerson Arena in Gstaad, Switzerland, from 16 July through 22 July 2012.

Playing style

Thomaz's playing style relies on using the heavy topspin of his forehand to control the points. He lacks outright power to produce a lot of aces, but he has excellent spin on his serve, allowing him to force his opponents off of the court which leads to him taking the offensive at the beginning of the point. His two-handed backhand is much more compact than his forehand, and is flatter, which allows him to take balls earlier on his backhand wing and drive the ball for winners. His preferred court is clay, but shows the adaptive potential to get much better at faster courts as well . He is one of the players who generally play the South American and European Summer clay court swings.

Tennis career

Juniors

Bellucci reached as high as No. 15 in the junior combined world rankings, two weeks after his 17th birthday, in January 2005. [3]

2007

Bellucci began 2007 ranked No. 582, but began a rapid ascent in June to finish the year at No. 202.

2008

The 20-year-old Bellucci continued his rapid rise early in 2008. The first week of the year, ranked No. 202, he made it to the quarterfinals of a Challenger in São Paulo.

São Paulo Metropolis in Brazil

São Paulo is a municipality in the Southeast Region of Brazil. The metropolis is an alpha global city and the most populous city in Brazil, the Western Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere, besides being the largest Portuguese-speaking city in the world. The municipality is also the world's 12th largest city proper by population. The city is the capital of the surrounding state of São Paulo, the most populous and wealthiest state in Brazil. It exerts strong international influences in commerce, finance, arts and entertainment. The name of the city honors the Apostle, Saint Paul of Tarsus. The city's metropolitan area, the Greater São Paulo, ranks as the most populous in Brazil and the 12th most populous on Earth. The process of conurbation between the metropolitan areas located around the Greater São Paulo created the São Paulo Macrometropolis, a megalopolis with more than 30 million inhabitants, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

Bellucci had little success in his next few tournaments, but in February he got back on track, beating No. 145 Pablo Andújar while qualifying into an ATP stop in Buenos Aires and then recording his first-ever ATP match win, over No. 83 Werner Eschauer, before bowing out in the next round to No. 25 Juan Ignacio Chela. The following week, he beat No. 130 Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo and No. 140 Eduardo Schwank en route to his first-ever Challenger title, in Santiago, Chile, to improve his ranking to No. 145. The next week, he beat No. 162 Dick Norman before losing in a Challenger second round match.

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Buenos Aires Place in Argentina

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In April, Bellucci began an amazing string of Challenger match wins in singles play. First he won a minor Challenger in Florianópolis, Brazil, and made the final in doubles. Two weeks later, he ran his singles streak to 10 matches while winning a major Challenger in Tunis, beating No. 155 Andreas Beck, No. 363 Martin Verkerk, No. 136 Paul Capdeville, No. 113 Nicolás Massú, and No. 175 Dušan Vemić, and also won the doubles title. Those wins got him into the top 100 for the first time at No. 100. The following week, at a minor Challenger in Rabat, Morocco, he ran his streak to 15 matches while beating No. 136 Capdeville again, No. 96 Guillermo García-López, and No. 119 Martín Vassallo Argüello to win the title and get his ranking to No. 81. His streak ended at 17 matches the next week, after beating No. 128 Rik de Voest to reach the quarterfinals of a challenger in Bordeaux, France, when he finally lost to No. 111 Igor Kunitsyn, improving Bellucci's ranking to No. 75.

Florianópolis Municipality in South, Brazil

Florianópolis is the capital and second largest city of the state of Santa Catarina, in the South region of Brazil. The city encompasses Santa Catarina Island and surrounding small islands, as well as part of the mainland. It has a population of 477,798, according to the 2016 IBGE population estimate, the second most populous city in the state, and the 47th in Brazil. The metropolitan area has an estimated population of 1,111,702, the 21st largest in the country. The city is known for having the country's third highest Human Development Index score among all Brazilian cities (0.847). The city is considered safe by Brazilian standards. In 2014, Florianópolis had the second-lowest incidence of murders of Brazilian capitals.

Andreas Beck (tennis) German tennis player

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Martin Verkerk Dutch tennis player

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In late May, he qualified into his first French Open, lost to 3-time defending champion and ATP No. 2 Rafael Nadal in the first round. At Wimbledon, he achieved his first win in a Grand Slam event, defeating Igor Kunitsyn in four sets. He lost in the first round of the 2008 Olympics to Dominik Hrbatý. [4]

2009

Bellucci began the year reaching the Brasil Open final for the first time. He upset the former world No. 1, 2003 French Open champion, and 2007 Brasil Open titlist Juan Carlos Ferrero in the quarterfinals, but eventually lost in 3 sets to second-seeded Tommy Robredo. It was his first ATP Tour final, after a string of Challengers.

In August, he would win his first title at the Swiss Open in Gstaad after reaching the main draw through qualification and going on to beat local hope and former world No. 9 Stanislas Wawrinka, former world No. 4 Nicolas Kiefer, two-time Swiss Open runner-up Igor Andreev, and first-time finalist Andreas Beck in straight sets. [5] Ranked No. 119 in the world at the time of his victory in Switzerland, Bellucci jumped 53 spots in the ATP World Tour rankings to No. 66 as a result.

In October, Bellucci reached his first hard-court ATP World Tour semifinal. He reached the last 4 at the Stockholm Open, losing to Olivier Rochus in three sets.

He then followed his good form to win his second challenger title of the year, at the 2009 Copa Petrobras São Paulo in Brazil. He beat Nicolás Lapentti of Ecuador to win the sixth challenger of his career, and the second on his native soil. This result bumped Bellucci up to No. 37 in the world, the first time that Thomaz was ranked inside the Top 40 in the world in singles.

2010

Thomaz entered the first tournament of the season, the Brisbane International ATP tournament worth 250 points. He made the quarter-finals after being narrowly edged out by Czech Tomáš Berdych, where he lost two tiebreaks. At the Heineken Open, at Auckland, he lost to Philipp Kohlschreiber in the second round. He then lost early to Andy Roddick at the 2010 Australian Open.

Going to the Latin America clay tournaments, on 2010 Movistar Open, at Chile, Bellucci defeated defending champion Fernando González in the semifinals and Juan Mónaco in the final match to capture his second tour title. [6] In the 2010 Brasil Open he lost to compatriot Ricardo Mello in the quarterfinals. He then played in 2010 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, losing in the second round to eventual champion David Ferrer. In the 2010 BNP Paribas Open after receiving a bye in the first round and a walkover in the second round, he lost to Guillermo García-López in three sets. In the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open he upset James Blake and Olivier Rochus but lost a hard-fought three-set match to Nicolás Almagro. Bellucc then lost in the first round at Monte Carlo. At the ATP 500 Barcelona he reached the quarterfinals, losing to David Ferrer, after defeating Jarkko Nieminen, Victor Hănescu and Guillermo García-López. At the Rome Masters 1000 he defeated Leonardo Mayer, John Isner, but lost to world no. 2, Novak Djokovic in the third round.

He continued in good form at the 2010 French Open. Thomaz reached the fourth round, losing to world no. 2 and former French Open champion Rafael Nadal in three sets. [7] En route to the 4th round he defeated 14th seed Ivan Ljubičić, qualifier Pablo Andújar and Michaël Llodra. Bellucci suffered a third-round loss in Wimbledon to Robin Söderling, [8] and lost a marathon quarterfinal at ATP 500 event in Hamburg to Seppi. [9]

At the US Open, Thomaz started promisingly, beating American Tim Smyczek in straight sets, however, after a grueling 3h51m battle with South African Kevin Anderson, he succumbed in a fifth-set tiebreaker.

2011

After reaching the quarterfinals in Auckland to start off the year, and losing a heartbreaking five set match to Jan Hernych in the second round at the 2011 Australian Open, Bellucci went through a relatively poor run of form. He failed to defend his title at Santiago losing in the quarterfinals to Fognini. He then reached the quarterfinals at his hometown 2011 Brasil Open but played poorly and lost to eventual finalist Juan Ignacio Chela.

At the Abierto Mexicano tournament Bellucci beat a top ten player for the first time in his career, a three set victory over world number 9 player Fernando Verdasco in the first round. However, in the semifinal match, he lost to eventual finalist Nicolás Almagro. He received a first round bye at the BNP Paribas Open but was dumped quickly by Tomáš Berdych in the third round. Bellucci then had three straight losses at the 2011 Sony Ericsson Open, the 2011 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, and at the 2011 Barcelona Open Banco Sabadell. At the 2011 Estoril Open he lost in the quarterfinals to Pablo Cuevas.

Bellucci started playing better at the Madrid Open, managing to claim solid wins over Pablo Andújar and Florian Mayer, who retired due to fatigue. In the third round he defeated World Number 4 Andy Murray to claim his first top 5 win. The following day in the quarterfinals, he backed up his win by dismissing World Number 7 Tomáš Berdych in two sets (for the first time in three meetings) to reach the semifinals of an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament for the first time in his career. Bellucci ended up losing to eventual champion Novak Djokovic, who was yet to be defeated this season. The Brazilian controlled the match at the beginning, taking the first set and going up a break for a 3–1 lead in the second set, but the Serbian fought back and eventually won in three sets. Bellucci's semifinal effort in Madrid marked eight years since a Brazilian reached a semifinal stage in a Masters Series event, the last being former World No.1 Gustavo Kuerten who appeared in the 2003 Indian Wells final (losing to Lleyton Hewitt).

Bellucci lost to local qualifier Paolo Lorenzi in the first round of the Rome Masters in straight sets. At the French Open, Bellucci (seeded 23rd) defeated Andrey Golubev and Andreas Seppi but lost in the third round to 13th seed Richard Gasquet. Bellucci made more than 40 unforced errors in this three-hour match. Bellucci's next tournament was the Aegon Championship, opening his grass court season. He was defeated in the third round by Marin Čilić.

At Wimbledon, he lost in the first round in straight sets to Rainer Schüttler. He made it to the quarterfinals of the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles, but was defeated by Alex Bogomolov. At the US Open, he was defeated in the first round by Israeli Dudi Sela despite winning the first two sets.

He spent six tournaments without winning a single match, from the Cincinnati Masters to the Paris Masters.

2012

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Thomaz Bellucci at the 2012 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur
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Bellucci at 2012 US Open

Bellucci started 2012 reaching three second rounds in a row, with the Australian Open included, where he lost to Gaël Monfils.

In the Brasil Open, he reached the semifinals losing to Filippo Volandri. He then went to Indian Wells, where he managed to beat seed 20 Jürgen Melzer and walked over Russian Nikolay Davydenko to equalize his second best ever Masters 1000 campaign, reaching the fourth and losing to Roger Federer in three sets. At the Monte-Carlo Masters he defeated fifth seeded player David Ferrer to reach third round, where he lost to Robin Haase.

After a few months without many significant results, including an elimination to Nadal in Wimbledon, he reached the semifinals at the Stuttgart Open losing to eventual champion and World Number 8 Janko Tipsarević in three sets. He then won his third career title at the Gstaad Open (his second trophy of the tournament) with a three set win over the same Janko Tipsarević. [10] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he was knocked out in the first round of the men's singles by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. He and teammate André Sá lost in the first round of the men's doubles to eventual gold medalists, the Bryan brothers. [4] At the Kremlin Cup Bellucci reached his first final in a hard-court tournament, losing to Andreas Seppi. In the Swiss Open he lost in three sets to World Number 1 Roger Federer in the second round of the tournament. Next came a first round at the BNP Paribas Open, though by November his ranking position was 33.

2013

After an early first-round loss to Blaž Kavčič at the 2013 Australian Open, Bellucci got to the quarterfinals in doubles, with partner Benoît Paire, losing to Marcel Granollers and Marc López. In Jacksonville, playing for Brazil in Davis Cup competition, he upset John Isner in a five-set match, but Brazil lost the tie to the US 3–2. He won in the 1R against fellow countryman Guilherme Clezar but fell again to Volandri in the 2R at Brasil Open. After losing to Volandri the Brazilian had to hear boos from his own country crowd. [11] After losing in the 1R in the next four tournaments (Buenos Aires, Acapulco, Indian Wells and Dallas) Bellucci finally came up with two wins in a row in Miami, over Daniel Brands and Jerzy Janowicz, then losing in the third round to Seppi. He started the European clay court season by losing again in the first round of Monte Carlo to Philipp Kohlschreiber and finally reached his first quarter-final of the year in Barcelona, by defeating Pablo Carreno Busta and Dmitry Tursunov; he withdrew from the tournament with an abdominal strain, which made him lose the rest of the European clay court season and the grass season, including Roland Garros and Wimbledon.

Coming back in Stuttgart, he lost in the 2R to Victor Hanescu. After that, he lost in the 1R for five times in a row (Hamburg, Gstaad, Kitzbühel, Montreal and Cincinnati) and dropped out of the top100 for the first time in five years. In October/November he disputed two challengers: the first he won the title in Montevideo against Diego Sebastián Schwartzman and in the second, in Bogotá, he felt pain in the abdomen in the middle of the championship match, retiring to the victory of Víctor Estrella and ended the year as the number 125 of the world.

2014

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Bellucci at 2014 Wimbledon qualifying

Bellucci began the year qualifying for 2014 Australian Open, in which he won in the first round against German Julian Reister and lost in second to world no. 10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets. Then he qualified for the 2014 Royal Guard Open in Viña del Mar and lost in the 1st round to Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel. The Brazilian lost in the Q1 of Buenos Aires and followed with a quarterfinal campaign at the inaugural Rio Open losing to 3rd ranked David Ferrer after winning the first set. Got to semifinals in São Paulo, losing to argentinian Federico Delbonis in three sets. Lost three matches in a row, respectively at Miami, Monte Carlo and Bucharest until he passed the quali in Munich and got as far as the quarterfinal stage, losing to 15th ranked Fabio Fognini.

Lost in Q2 of Madrid and at Roland Garros won in the 1st round against German Benjamin Becker in five sets (6–2, 6–4, 3–6, 4–6, 6–2) and lost in 2nd round again to Fognini in straight sets. Lost in 2nd round of Marburg Challenger to Swiss Henri Laaksonen and Q1 of Wimbledon to aussie and former junior number 1, Luke Saville. Lost in the 2nd round of both Braunschweig and Scheveningen challengers to Philipp Petzschner and Matteo Viola. As a lucky loser, reached the 2nd round in Hamburg, but lost to Spaniard Pablo Andújar and followed with a quarterfinal showing at Gstaad losing to Juan Mónaco. Lost in the 1st round of Winston-Salem to Frank Dancevic.

At the US Open, Bellucci defeated Nicolas Mahut in straight sets before falling to No. 4 ranked, Stan Wawrinka in the second round after giving a good fight to the grand slam champion, winning the third set and being a break up in the fourth before losing by 3–6, 4–6, 6–3, 6–7. In the Davis Cup play-offs, Bellucci was a key component of a stunning victory [12] [13] of Brazil over Spain in the clay courts of São Paulo. The Brazilian was two sets down against known foe Pablo Andujar before coming back to win 3–6, 6–7, 6–4, 7–5, 6–3. After the doubles team of Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares made it to a 2–1 advantage for Brazil, Bellucci finished the job and clinched the place for his country in the 2015 World Group by winning a nervous four setter against 15th ranked Roberto Bautista Agut (6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2) and Brazil 3–1 Spain. After the match Thomaz fell to his knees, crying, as the same crowd that booed him one year earlier, applauded as their hero [14] consolidated this historic win. Bellucci reached the quarterfinal stage at Vienna after defeating third seed Feliciano Lopez and again at Valencia after winning over Mikhail Youzhny and Bautista Agut. Therefore, the Brazilian closed the season back in the top 100, ranked 65 of the world.

2015

Bellucci began the year by losing in the first round of Auckland to Jiří Veselý and had the same result at the Australian Open, despite taking a set from world no. 10 David Ferrer. Reached semifinal stage at the inaugural Quito Open, losing to eventual champion Victor Estrella Burgos. Lost seven matches in a row (São Paulo,Rio, Buenos Aires, Davis Cup, Indian Wells and Irving) respectively to Martin Klizan, Rafael Nadal, Paolo Lorenzi, Leonardo Mayer, Federico Delbonis, Simone Bolelli and Sergiy Stakhovsky.

Returned to victory ways at the Miami Open, the Brazilian beat Lleyton Hewitt and seeded player Pablo Cuevas to reach the third round, after which he was beaten by Alexandr Dolgopolov. At Barcelona reached 2nd round, beating Yuichi Sugita and losing to Roberto Bautista Agut. Got as far as quarterfinal stage at Istanbul, beating Mikhail Youzhny and Denis Istomin, losing to Pablo Cuevas. Qualified for the Madrid Masters, after taking down Michael Berrer and Federico Delbonis, and on the main draw beat 32 seed Jérémy Chardy and lost a hard-fought match to 18th-ranked John Isner (6–7, 7–6, 1–6). At the Rome Masters, he qualified again by defeating Alejandro Gonzalez and Ivan Dodig, on the main draw defeated Diego Schwartzman and world no. 19 Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the third round, where he fell to Novak Djokovic in three sets.

In May, he won his fourth tournament at the Geneva Open, beating en route to the title Marcos Bahgdatis, Denis Istomin, Albert Ramos-Viñolas, Santiago Giraldo and João Sousa, to lift his fourth world tour level trophy and get back to the Top 40 players in the world after two years. Next, at Roland Garros Bellucci easily put away 100th ranked Marinko Matosevic (6–1, 6–2, 6–4), but lost to 5th ranked Kei Nishikori (7–5, 6–4, 6–4).

2016

In February, Bellucci began the year with a runner up at Ecuador Open, defeated by Dominican Víctor Estrella Burgos 6–4, 6–7, 2–6. In May, in Internazionali BNL d'Italia after beating Gaël Monfils (6–3, 7–6) and Nicolas Mahut (6–4, 6–3), Bellucci won a historic first set against #1 Novak Djokovic with a 6–0 in 24 minutes. Djokovic won the game with a good return at second and third sets (6–0, 3–6, 2–6). In July, won his ninth Challenger title at Sparkassen Open defeating Íñigo Cervantes 6–1, 1–6, 6–3. At the Rio Olympics, Bellucci reached the quarterfinals of the men's singles where he lost to Rafael Nadal. [15] He reached the second round of the men's doubles with André Sá. [15]

2017

In April, in U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships after beating players like Frances Tiafoe (7–5, 1–6, 6–2) and seeded player Sam Querrey (6–4, 3–6, 6–3), Bellucci lost to Steve Johnson (4–6, 6–4, 6–7) in his single final that year.

2018

On January 5, Bellucci was suspended by the ITF for 5 months after a positive test for doping substances.

2019

In February, at Rio Open after failed to achieve the main draw in singles losing in qualifying at the first round, runner-up in doubles partnering as wildcard alongside Brazilian Rogério Dutra Silva, defeated by Máximo González and Nicolás Jarry, 6–7(3–7), 6–3, [10–7].

ATP career finals

Singles: 8 (4 titles, 4 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (4–4)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (4–3)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (4–3)
Indoor (0–1)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfaceOpponentScore
Loss0–1 Feb 2009 Brasil Open, Brazil250 SeriesClay Flag of Spain.svg Tommy Robredo 3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Win1–1 Aug 2009 Swiss Open, Switzerland250 SeriesClay Flag of Germany.svg Andreas Beck 6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Win2–1 Feb 2010 Chile Open, Chile250 SeriesClay Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Mónaco 6–2, 0–6, 6–4
Win3–1 Jul 2012 Swiss Open, Switzerland (2)250 SeriesClay Flag of Serbia.svg Janko Tipsarević 6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–2
Loss3–2 Oct 2012 Kremlin Cup, Russia250 SeriesHard (i) Flag of Italy.svg Andreas Seppi 6–3, 6–7(3–7), 3–6
Win4–2 May 2015 Geneva Open, Switzerland250 SeriesClay Flag of Portugal.svg João Sousa 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Loss4–3 Feb 2016 Ecuador Open, Ecuador250 SeriesClay Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Víctor Estrella Burgos 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 2–6
Loss4–4 Apr 2017 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, US250 SeriesClay Flag of the United States.svg Steve Johnson 4–6, 6–4, 6–7(5–7)

Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–2)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1–2)
Indoor (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Win1–0 Jul 2013 Stuttgart Open, Germany250 SeriesClay Flag of Argentina.svg Facundo Bagnis Flag of Poland.svg Tomasz Bednarek
Flag of Poland.svg Mateusz Kowalczyk
2–6, 6–4, [11–9]
Loss0–1 Feb 2016 Ecuador Open, Ecuador250 SeriesClay Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Demoliner Flag of Spain.svg Pablo Carreño Busta
Flag of Argentina.svg Guillermo Durán
5–7, 4–6
Loss1–2 Feb 2019 Rio Open, Brazil500 SeriesClay Flag of Brazil.svg Rogério Dutra Silva Flag of Argentina.svg Máximo González
Flag of Chile.svg Nicolás Jarry
7–6(7–3), 3–6, [7–10]

Challenger and Futures finals

Singles: 18 (10–8)

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (9–6)
ITF Futures Tour (1–2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (10–7)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfaceOpponentScore
Loss0–1Sep 2006Brazil F10, Fortaleza FuturesClay Flag of Brazil.svg Ricardo Hocevar 1–6, 4–6
Loss0–2Nov 2006Brazil F18, São Paulo FuturesClay Flag of Argentina.svg Juan-Pablo Villar2–6, 4–6
Win1–2May 2007Brazil F5, Chapecó FuturesClay Flag of Brazil.svg Leonardo Kirche 6–4, 7–5
Loss1–3Jul 2007 Bogotá, ColombiaChallengerClay Flag of Ecuador.svg Carlos Salamanca 6–4, 3–6, 2–6
Loss1–4Jul 2007Cuenca, EcuadorChallengerClay Flag of Argentina.svg Leonardo Mayer 3–6, 2–6
Win2–4 Mar 2008 Santiago, ChileChallengerClay Flag of Argentina.svg Eduardo Schwank 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Win3–4Apr 2008 Florianapolis, BrazilChallengerClay Flag of Brazil.svg Franco Ferreiro 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Win4–4 May 2008 Tunis, TunisiaChallengerClay Flag of Serbia.svg Dušan Vemić 6–2, 6–4
Win5–4May 2008 Rabat, MoroccoChallengerClay Flag of Argentina.svg Martín Vassallo Argüello 6–2, 6–2
Win6–4 Jul 2009 Rimini, ItalyChallengerClay Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Pablo Brzezicki 3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Win7–4 Nov 2009 São Paulo, BrazilChallengerClay Flag of Ecuador.svg Nicolás Lapentti 6–4, 6–4
Loss7–5 Oct 2010 São Paulo, BrazilChallengerClay Flag of Brazil.svg Marcos Daniel 1–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win8–5 Jul 2012 Braunschweig, GermanyChallengerClay Flag of Germany.svg Tobias Kamke 7–6(7–4), 6–3
Win9–5 Nov 2013 Montevideo, UruguayChallengerClay Flag of Argentina.svg Diego Schwartzman 6–4, 6–4
Loss9–6 Nov 2013 Bogotá, ColombiaChallengerClay Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Víctor Estrella Burgos 2–6, 0–3 ret.
Loss9–7 Sep 2014 Orléans, FranceChallengerHard (i) Flag of Ukraine.svg Sergiy Stakhovsky 2–6, 5–7
Win10–7 Jul 2016 Braunschweig, GermanyChallengerClay Flag of Spain.svg Íñigo Cervantes Huegun 6–1, 1–6, 6–3
Loss10–8 Jul 2016 Biella, ItalyChallengerClay Flag of Italy.svg Federico Gaio 6–7(5–7), 2–6

Doubles: 14 (6–8)

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (4–3)
ITF Futures Tour (2–5)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (5–8)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Win1–0Nov 2004Brazil F13, Santos FuturesClay Flag of Brazil.svg Thiago Alves Flag of Uruguay.svg Pablo Cuevas
Flag of Argentina.svg Agustín Tarantino
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Loss1–1Nov 2004Brazil F14, Brasília FuturesClay (i) Flag of Brazil.svg Thiago Alves Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Melo
Flag of Brazil.svg Antonio Prieto
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Loss1–2Nov 2005Chile F5, Santiago FuturesClay Flag of Poland.svg Filip Urban Flag of Argentina.svg Emiliano Redondi
Flag of Argentina.svg Patricio Rudi
6–7(1–7), 3–6
Loss1–3May 2006Brazil F2, Florianópolis FuturesClay Flag of Brazil.svg Rogério Dutra Silva Flag of Brazil.svg Franco Ferreiro
Flag of Brazil.svg Gabriel Pitta
4–6, 4–6
Loss1–4Jun 2006Brazil F5, Sorocaba FuturesClay Flag of Ecuador.svg Carlos Avellán Flag of Brazil.svg Franco Ferreiro
Flag of Brazil.svg Rogério Dutra Silva
6–7(3–7), 4–6
Win2–4Aug 2006Brazil F8, Florianópolis FuturesClay Flag of Brazil.svg Daniel Dutra da Silva Flag of Brazil.svg Carlos Cirne Lima
Flag of Brazil.svg Renato Silveira
6–4, 6–1
Loss2–5May 2007Brazil F5, Chapecó FuturesClay Flag of Brazil.svg Caio Burjaili Flag of Brazil.svg André Miele
Flag of Brazil.svg João Souza
6–2, 2–6, 2–6
Win3–5Oct 2007 Bogotá, ColombiaChallengerClay Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Soares Flag of Spain.svg Marcel Granollers
Flag of Spain.svg Santiago Ventura
6–4, 4–6, [11–9]
Loss3–6Mar 2008 Bogotá, ColombiaChallengerClay Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Soares Flag of Argentina.svg Brian Dabul
Flag of Paraguay.svg Ramón Delgado
6–7(5–7), 4–6
Loss3–7Apr 2008 Florianapolis, BrazilChallengerClay Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Soares Flag of Chile.svg Adrián García
Flag of Argentina.svg Leonardo Mayer
2–6, 0–6
Win4–7 May 2008 Tunis, TunisiaChallengerClay Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Soares Flag of Switzerland.svg Jean-Claude Scherrer
Flag of France.svg Nicolas Tourte
6–3, 6–4
Loss4–8Oct 2008 Buenos Aires, ArgentinaChallengerClay Flag of Spain.svg Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo Flag of Argentina.svg Máximo González
Flag of Argentina.svg Sebastián Prieto
5–7, 3–6
Win5–8 Sep 2014 Orléans, FranceChallengerHard (i) Flag of Brazil.svg André Sá Flag of the United States.svg James Cerretani
Flag of Sweden.svg Andreas Siljeström
5–7, 6–4, [10–8]
Win6–8 Apr 2019 Alicante, SpainChallengerClay Flag of Argentina.svg Guillermo Durán Flag of Spain.svg Gerard Granollers Pujol
Flag of Spain.svg Pedro Martínez
2–6, 7–5, [10–5]

Performance timelines

Key
W F SFQF#RRRQ#APZ#POGF-SSF-BNMSNH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Current till 2017 US Open.

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SRW–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open AA 1R 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 95–9
French Open A 1R 1R 4R 3R 1R A 2R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 98–9
Wimbledon A 2R A 3R 1R 1R A Q1 1R 2R 1R 0 / 74–7
US Open Q1 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 2R 3R 1R 1R 0 / 106–10
Win–Loss0–02–31–37–43–41–40–23–33–42–41–40 / 3523–35
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Masters AA 2R 3R 3R 4R 1R A 1R 2R 1R 0 / 84–8
Miami Masters AA 1R 4R 2R 1R 3R Q1 3R 2R 2R 0 / 87–8
Monte Carlo Masters AA Q1 1R 1R 3R 1R Q1 A 1R A0 / 52–5
Madrid Masters AAA 2R SF 1R A Q2 2R 1R 1R 0 / 66–6
Rome Masters AA 1R 3R 1R 1R AA 3R 3R 1R 0 / 76–7
Canada Masters A 1R A 1R 2R A 1R A 2R AA0 / 52–5
Cincinnati Masters A 1R A 2R 1R A 1R A 2R AA0 / 52–5
Shanghai Masters NMS 2R 2R 1R 1R AA 1R Q2 0 / 52–5
Paris Masters AAA 2R 1R 1R AA 2R A0 / 42–4
Win–Loss0–00–22–48–96–94–72–50–08–82–51–40 / 5333–53
National representation
Summer Olympics NH 1R Not Held 1R Not Held QF NH0 / 33–3
Davis Cup PO PO PO PO PO PO 1R PO 1R PO PO 0 / 221–15
Win–Loss0–11–43–13–12–14–11–32–01–35–32–00 / 524–18
Career statistics
Titles / Finals0 / 00 / 01 / 21 / 10 / 01 / 20 / 00 / 01 / 10 / 10 / 14 / 8
Overall Win–Loss0–114–1521–1834–2525–2527–228–1817–1330–3019–2414–20199–211
Year-end Ranking202853631373312565376149%

Doubles

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SRW–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open AAA 1R A 1R QF AA 2R 1R 0 / 54–5
French Open AAAAAAAA 1R 1R 1R 0 / 30–3
Wimbledon A 1R AAA 1R AA 2R A0 / 31–3
US Open AA 1R AA 2R AA 2R 3R 0 / 44–4
Win–Loss0–00–10–10–10–01–33–10–02–33–30–20 / 159–15
National representation
Summer Olympics NHANot Held 1R Not Held 2R NH0 / 21–2
Davis Cup PO PO PO PO PO PO 1R PO 1R PO PO 0 / 21–0
Career statistics
Titles / Finals0 / 00 / 00 / 00 / 00 / 00 / 01 / 10 / 00 / 00 / 10 / 01 / 2
Year-end ranking30015248417820721180465151102

Wins over top 10 players

Season20072008200920102011201220132014201520162017Total
Wins000032000016
#PlayerRankEventSurfaceRd.ScoreTB Rank
2011
1. Flag of Spain.svg Fernando Verdasco 9 Acapulco Open, MexicoClay1R6–2, 4–6, 6–336
2. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Andy Murray 4 Madrid, SpainClay3R6–4, 6–236
3. Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Tomáš Berdych 7 Madrid, SpainClayQF7–6(7–2), 6–336
2012
4. Flag of Spain.svg David Ferrer 6 Monte Carlo, MonacoClay2R6–3, 6–245
5. Flag of Serbia.svg Janko Tipsarević 8 Gstaad, SwitzerlandClayF6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–260
2017
6. Flag of Japan.svg Kei Nishikori 5 Rio de Janeiro, BrazilClay1R6–4, 6–376

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