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Florin Mergea

Florin Mergea
Mergea playing at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships
Country  Romania
Residence Bucuresti, Romania
Born (1985-01-26) 26 January 1985
Craiova, Romania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $540,739
Singles
Career record 3–3
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 243 (9 May 2005)
Current ranking N/A
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2006)
Wimbledon Q2 (2004)
US Open Q1 (2005)
Doubles
Career record 50–51
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 24 (3 November 2014)
Current ranking No. 24 (17 November 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2014)
French Open SF (2014)
Wimbledon 1R (2013, 2014)
US Open 2R (2014)
Mixed Doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 3R (2014)
US Open 1R (2014)
Last updated on: 20 November 2014.

Florin Mergea (born 26 January 1985 in Craiova, Romania) is a Romanian tennis player. He won the Boys' Singles tournament at 2003 Wimbledon Championships and was the runner-up in the Boys' Singles tournament at the 2003 Australian Open.

He achieved career-high ATP rankings of World No. 243 in singles (May 2005) and World No. 24 in doubles (November 2014). Florin Mergea is currently coached by Gilbert Schaller and managed by the McCartney Group, Vienna.

Tennis career

Juniors

As a junior Mergea compiled a singles win/loss record of 87–33, reaching as high as No. 2 in the world in July 2003 (and No. 1 in doubles). As well as winning the Boys' Singles at Wimbledon in 2003, he won the Boys' Doubles in 2002 and 2003.

Tournament 2002 2003 W–L
Junior Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 2R F 6–2
French Open Q3 3R 2–1
Wimbledon 2R W 7–1
US Open QF SF 7–2
Win–Loss 5–3 17–4 22–7

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 2008 2013 2014 W–L
Australian Open 2R 1–1
French Open 2R 2R SF 6–3
Wimbledon 1R 0–1
US Open 1R 0–1
Win–Loss 1–1 1–3 5–2 7–6

ATP career finals

Doubles: 3 (3–0)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (2–0)
Finals by Surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (2–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 20 October 2013 Erste Bank Open, Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Lukáš Rosol Daniel Nestor
Julian Knowle
7–5, 6–4
Winner 2. 9 February 2014 Royal Guard Open, Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Olivier Marach Juan Sebastián Cabal
Robert Farah
6–3, 6–4
Winner 3. 20 July 2014 International German Open, Hamburg, Germany Clay Marin Draganja Alexander Peya
Bruno Soares
6–4, 7–5

Challenger career finals

Doubles finals: 31 (14–17)

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 (0–0)
ATP Challenger Tour (14–17)
Titles by Surface
Hard (3–6)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (9–11)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. 8 August 2004 Timișoara, Romania Clay Horia Tecău Marius Călugăru
Ciprian Petre Porumb
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 21 August 2004 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Clay Sebastian Fitz Jean-François Bachelot
Melle Van Gemerden
2–6, 6–3, 1–6
Winner 3. 9 October 2004 Rome 2, Italy Clay Werner Eschauer Francesco Aldi
Francesco Piccari
6–7(5–7), 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 4. 2 July 2006 Constanța, Romania Clay Horia Tecău Konstantinos Economidis
Jean-Julien Rojer
6–7(1–7), 1–6
Runner-up 5. 5 November 2006 Seoul, South Korea Hard Danai Udomchoke Alexander Peya
Björn Phau
4–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 30 June 2007 Almaty 2, Kazakhstan Clay Teodor-Dacian Crăciun Alexey Kedryuk
Alexandre Kudryavtsev
6–2, 6–1
Winner 7. 9 September 2007 Brașov, Romania Clay Horia Tecău Adrian Cruciat
Marcel-Ioan Miron
5–7, 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up 8. 30 September 2007 Bucharest, Romania Clay Horia Tecău Marcel Granollers
Santiago Ventura
2–6, 1–6
Winner 9. 2 March 2008 Cherbourg, France Hard (I) Horia Tecău Jean-Claude Scherrer
Márcio Torres
7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 10. 27 April 2008 Cremona, Italy Hard Horia Tecău Eduardo Schwank
Dušan Vemić
3–6, 2–6
Winner 11. 17 May 2008 Marrakech, Morocco Clay Frederico Gil James Auckland
Jamie Delgado
6–2, 6–3
Winner 12. 29 June 2008 Constanța, Romania Clay Horia Tecău Júlio Silva
Simone Vagnozzi
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 13. 3 August 2008 Timișoara, Romania Clay Adrian Cruciat Daniel Muñoz-de la Nava
Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
6–3, 4–6, [9–11]
Runner-up 14. 21 June 2009 Constanța, Romania Clay Adrian Cruciat Adrián García
David Marrero
6–7(5–7), 2–6
Winner 15. 10 September 2011 Brașov, Romania Clay Victor Anagnastopol Dušan Lojda
Benoît Paire
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 16. 21 April 2012 Rome, Italy Clay Andrei Dăescu Dustin Brown
Jonathan Marray
4–6, 6–7(0–7)
Runner-up 17. 14 July 2012 Timișoara, Romania Clay Andrei Dăescu Goran Tošić
Denis Zivkovic
2–6, 5–7
Winner 18. 29 July 2012 Oberstaufen, Germany Clay Andrei Dăescu Andrey Kuznetsov
Jose Rubin Statham
7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 19. 18 August 2012 Cordenons, Italy Clay Philipp Marx Lukáš Dlouhý
Michal Mertiňák
7–5, 5–7, [7–10]
Winner 20. 25 August 2012 Segovia, Spain Hard Stefano Ianni Konstantin Kravchuk
Frank Moser
6–2, 6–3
Winner 21. 1 September 2012 Como, Italy Clay Philipp Marx Colin Ebelthite
Jaroslav Pospíšil
6–4, 4–6, [10–4]
Winner 22. 14 October 2012 Rennes, France Hard Philipp Marx Tomasz Bednarek
Mateusz Kowalczyk
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 23. 4 November 2012 Geneva, Switzerland Clay Philipp Marx Johan Brunström
Raven Klaasen
6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–5), [5–10]
Runner-up 24. 11 November 2012 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard Philipp Marx Lukáš Dlouhý
Michail Elgin
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 25. 3 March 2013 Cherbourg, France Hard Philipp Marx Sanchai Ratiwatana
Sonchat Ratiwatana
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 26. 24 March 2013 Rimouski, Canada Hard Philipp Marx Samuel Groth
John-Patrick Smith
6–7(5–7), 6–7(7–9)
Runner-up 27. 31 March 2013 Le Gosier, Guadeloupe Hard Philipp Marx Dudi Sela
Jimmy Wang
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 28. 11 May 2013 Rome, Italy Clay Philipp Marx Andre Begemann
Martin Emmrich
6–7(4–7), 3–6
Runner-up 29. 10 August 2013 City of San Marino, San Marino Clay Daniele Bracciali Nicholas Monroe
Simon Stadler
2–6, 4–6
Winner 30. 7 October 2013 Rennes, France Hard(I) Oliver Marach Nicholas Monroe
Simon Stadler
6-4, 3–6, 10-7
Winner 31. 28 October 2013 Geneva, Switzerland Hard(I) Oliver Marach Frantisek Cermak
Philipp Oswald
6-4, 6–3

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