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Daniel Gimeno-Traver

 

Daniel Gimeno-Traver

Daniel Gimeno-Traver
Country (sports)  Spain
Residence Nules, Castellón, Spain
Born (1985-08-07) 7 August 1985
Valencia, Spain
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 2004
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,694,017
Singles
Career record 88–151
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 48 (18 March 2013)
Current ranking No. 62 (13 July 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 2R (2009, 2010, 2013, 2015)
Wimbledon 2R (2009)
US Open 3R (2010)
Doubles
Career record 40–72
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 63 (6 February 2012)
Current ranking No. 658 (25 May 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2011)
French Open 3R (2013)
Wimbledon 1R (2013, 2015)
US Open 3R (2010)
Last updated on: 28 May 2015.

Daniel Gimeno-Traver (born 7 August 1985) is a professional Spanish tennis player who turned pro in 2004, when he was eighteen years old. He reached the final of Casablanca in 2015 and has won 12 Challenger Tour events, achieving a career-high singles ranking of World No. 48 in March 2013.

Personal life

Daniel Gimeno-Traver was born 7 August 1985 in Valencia, Spain. He is the son of Javier, a chemist, and Marisol, a nurse, and is the second of four brothers, Carlos, Miguel and Víctor being his siblings.

Tennis career

Gimeno-Traver started playing tennis at the age of 2. He prefers to play on clay and is currently coached by Israel Sevilla.

Juniors

As a junior he won the European Championships in 2003 beating Marcos Baghdatis in Switzerland. Gimeno-Traver won a further 5 junior titles, compiling a singles win/loss record of 51–10 and reaching as high as No. 4 in the junior world rankings in May 2003. He also beat Novak Djokovic on the way to a quarter-final place at Roland Garros, losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Junior Slam results:

Australian Open: -
French Open: QF (2003)
Wimbledon: 1R (2003)
US Open: 3R (2003)

Pro tour

Gimeno-Traver reached ATP semifinals at Stuttgart and Gstaad in 2010, St. Petersburg in 2012 and Oerias in 2014. His best slam performance was defeating Jarkko Nieminen and Jeremy Chardy to reach the third round of the 2010 US Open.

At the 2015 Grand Prix Hassan II, Gimeno-Traver defeated seeeded players Mikhail Kukushkin and Jiří Veselý to reach his first ATP 250 final, where he lost to Martin Kližan.

ATP career finals

Tournament (W–R) Singles Doubles
Grand Slam tournaments 0–0 0–0
ATP World Tour Finals 0–0 0–0
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 0–0 0–0
ATP World Tour 500 Series 0–0 0–0
ATP World Tour 250 Series 0–1 1–1
Surface (W–R) Singles Doubles
Hard 0–0 0–0
Clay 0–1 1–1
Grass 0–0 0–0
Carpet 0–0 0–0

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 12 April 2015 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco Clay Martin Kližan 2–6, 2–6

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 13 February 2011 Brasil Open, Costa do Sauípe, Brazil Clay Pablo Andújar Marcelo Melo
Bruno Soares
6–7(4–7), 3–6
Winner 1. February 5, 2012 VTR Open, Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Frederico Gil Pablo Andújar
Carlos Berlocq
1–6, 7–5, [12–10]

Challenger career finals

Singles (13–8)

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 9 August 2004 Cordenons Clay Daniel Köllerer 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
2. 12 May 2008 Aarhus Clay Éric Prodon 7–5, 7–5
3. 1 September 2008 Brasov Clay Alexander Flock 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
4. 14 September 2009 Banja Luka Clay Julian Reister 6–4, 6–1
5. 5 October 2009 Tarragona Clay Paolo Lorenzi 6–4, 6–0
6. 2 August 2010 Segovia Hard Adrian Mannarino 6–4, 7–6(7–2)
7. 11 September 2011 Sevilla Clay Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo 6–3, 6–3
8. 17 June 2012 Monza Clay Albert Montañés 6–2, 4–6, 6–4
9. 10 September 2012 Sevilla Clay Tommy Robredo 6–3, 6–2
10. 30 September 2012 Madrid Clay Jan-Lennard Struff 6–4, 6–2
11. 2 September 2013 Alphen aan den Rijn Clay Thomas Schoorel 6-2, 6-4
12. 10 September 2013 Sevilla Clay Stephane Robert 6-4, 7-6(7–2)
13. 28 September 2014 Kenitra Clay Albert Ramos 6-3, 6-4

Runners-up

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 5 September 2005 Brasov Clay Daniel Elsner 5–7, 2–6
2. 5 November 2007 Guayaquil Clay Nicolás Lapentti 3–6, 7–6(6), 5–7
3. 10 March 2008 Tanger Clay Marcel Granollers 4–6, 4–6
4. 15 September 2008 Banja Luka Clay Ilija Bozoljac 4–6, 4–6
5. 12 October 2009 Asunción Clay Ramón Delgado 6–7(2–7), 6–1, 3–6
6. 5 July 2010 San Benedetto Clay Carlos Berlocq 3–6, 6–4, 4–6
7. 2 October 2011 Madrid Clay Jérémy Chardy 1–6, 7–5, 6–7(3–7)
8. 12 August 2012 Cordenos Clay Paolo Lorenzi 6–7(5–7), 3–6

Doubles (3–6)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1 May 2006 Tunis, Tunisia Clay Iván Navarro Bart Beks
Martijn van Haasteren
6–2, 7–5
2. 5 May 2008 Telde, Spain Clay Daniel Muñoz Miguel Ángel López
José Antonio Sánchez
6–3, 6–1
3. 29 September 2012 Madrid, Spain Clay Iván Navarro Colin Ebelthite
Jaroslav Pospíšil
6–2, 4–6, [10–7]

Runners-up

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 15 August 2005 Cordenons, Italy Clay Melle van Gemerden Daniel Köllerer
Oliver Marach
WEA (no winner)
2. 13 October 2008 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay Rubén Ramírez Franco Ferreiro
Flávio Saretta
3–6, 2–6
3. 19 September 2009 Florianópolis, Brazil Clay Pere Riba Tomasz Bednarek
Mateusz Kowalczyk
1–6, 4–6
4. 20 August 2011 San Sebastián, Spain Clay Israel Sevilla Stefano Ianni
Simone Vagnozzi
3–6, 4–6
5. 1 October 2011 Madrid, Spain Clay Morgan Phillips David Marrero
Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
4–6, 7–6(10–8), [9–11]
6. 10 June 2012 Caltanissetta, Italy Clay Iván Navarro Marcel Felder
Antonio Veić
7–5, 6–7(5–7), [6–10]

Performance timelines

Current till 2015 US Open.

Singles

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R A 1–6
French Open 1R Q2 A A 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 4–8
Wimbledon A A A A 2R 1R 1R A 1R 1R 1R 1–6
US Open A A A A 1R 3R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2–7
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–4 3–4 0–4 0–3 2–4 0–4 1–3 8–27
Year End Ranking 192 267 170 90 72 56 107 70 77 112

Doubles

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R A 1–6
French Open 2R A 2R 1R 3R A 2R 5–5
Wimbledon A A 1R A 1R A 1R 0–3
US Open A 3R 2R A 1R A 3–3
Win–Loss 1–2 2–2 3–4 0–2 2–4 0–1 1–2 9–17

References

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