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Jérémy Chardy

Jérémy Chardy
Chardy at Wimbledon 2012
Country (sports)  France
Residence Liège, Belgium
Born (1987-02-12) 12 February 1987
Pau, France
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $5,341,409
Singles
Career record 176–175 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 25 (28 January 2013)
Current ranking No. 27 (24 August 2015)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (2013)
French Open 4R (2008, 2015)
Wimbledon 4R (2014)
US Open 4R (2015)
Doubles
Career record 82-106 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 45 (8 June 2015)
Current ranking No. 45 (8 June 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2011)
French Open 3R (2015)
Wimbledon 1R (2008, 2010)
US Open 3R (2010)
Last updated on: 8 June 2015.

Jérémy Chardy (born 12 February 1987) is a French professional tennis player. He has won one singles title at Stuttgart in 2009, reached the quarterfinals of the 2013 Australian Open and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 25 in January 2013.

Tennis career

Juniors

Chardy won the 2005 Wimbledon Championships Boys' Singles title, and finished as the runner-up at the 2005 US Open Boys' Singles, losing to Ryan Sweeting.

As a junior Chardy compiled a 65–28 singles win/loss record and reached as high as No. 3 in the junior combined world rankings in September 2005.

Tournament 2003 2004 2005
Junior Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R
French Open Q3 1R 2R
Wimbledon A SF W
US Open A 2R F

2006–2008: Breaking into the top 100

Chardy made his Grand Slam debut in 2006, receiving a wild card at the French Open, where he beat Jonas Björkman in straight sets in the first round, before losing in four sets to fifteenth-seeded David Ferrer in the second round.

In 2008, after losing the final of the Marrakech Challenger in May to eventual French Open semifinalist Gaël Monfils, Chardy produced his best Grand Slam showing until 2013 at the French Open, where he entered as a wild card and came back in the second round from two-sets-to-love down to defeat World No. 6 David Nalbandian in five sets (only dropping 5 games in the final three sets). He continued his run by beating 30th seed Dmitry Tursunov, before losing in the fourth round to 19th seed Nicolás Almagro in straight sets (Chardy held set points in each of the three sets).

2009: First ATP Title

Chardy at the 2009 Australian Open

In 2009, he began with a first-round loss in Doha, before reaching the quarterfinals in Sydney, where he fell to Richard Gasquet. At the Australian Open, he fell in the second round to defending champion Novak Djoković.

In his next tournament at Johannesburg, he reached the semifinals, following three straight-sets wins. In the semifinals, he came up against World No. 13 David Ferrer and saved three match points in the second set to win in a final set tiebreak, and reach his first ATP final.[2] Chardy lost in the final to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

He lost in the opening round of his next tournament, the 2009 Open 13 in Marseille, to Novak Djokovic. In Delray Beach, he was seeded seventh and defeated Tommy Haas, Andrey Golubev and Marcos Baghdatis. He fell in the semifinals to top seed and eventual winner, Mardy Fish.

Chardy frequently plays doubles with compatriot Gilles Simon. They most recently competed at the Monte Carlo Masters together, losing to Nikolay Davydenko and Oliver Marach in the first round.

At Wimbledon, Chardy lost in the first round in four sets to eventual runner-up Andy Roddick.

Next, Chardy played at the MercedesCup in Stuttgart. He defeated José Acasuso, Martín Vassallo Argüello and local hopes Mischa Zverev and Nicolas Kiefer, on the same day to reach his second career final. He triumphed over fourth-seeded Victor Hănescu (after losing the first set 1–6) to clinch his maiden ATP title.

2010: First Masters Quarterfinal

At the beginning of the 2010 season, he started poorly; losing in the first rounds of the Fernando Verdasco in the first round. This was arguably his best win to date and only his fourth win against a top-10 player. At the 2010 Rogers Cup, Chardy defeated Verdasco once more in the second round and followed this up with an easy win over sixth-ranked Nikolay Davydenko in the round of 16, before losing to Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals.

2011: Madrid Challenger Title

In 2011, Chardy played principally in Challenger tournaments, reaching several finals, both in singles and in doubles. He qualified for the Kremlin Cup and reached the semifinals, where he was defeated by Victor Troicki.

2012: 100 wins & Breaking into the top 30

In the 2012 Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, Jérémy Chardy upset the defending champion and Olympic singles gold medalist Andy Murray in straight sets.[3] Murray had easily beaten him the last four times he faced Chardy. Jérémy was defeated by Juan Martin del Potro in the quarterfinals, in straight sets.[4]

2013: First Grand Slam Quarterfinal

Chardy started the year impressively, reaching the quarter-finals of the 2013 Australian Open. Along the way he defeated three seeded players: 30th seed Marcel Granollers (6–3, 3–6, 6–1, 6–2), 6th seed Juan Martin del Potro in five sets (6–3, 6–3, 6–7, 3–6, 6–3), and 21st seed Andreas Seppi from a set down (5–7, 6–3, 6–2, 6–2). In the quarter-finals he was beaten by World No. 2 Andy Murray in straight sets (6–4, 6–1, 6–2).[5] This run propelled Chardy to a career-high singles ranking of World No. 25. He lost in the third round of the French Open, to countryman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. He also lost in the third round of Wimbledon to Novak Djokovic, winning just seven games.

2014-15: 150 wins & First Masters Semifinal

In 2014 Chardy capped off 2014 recording 33 wins & 27 losses, he also registered his 150th career victory at Wimbledon.

In 2015, Chardy reached his first Masters semifinal after saving seven match points against John Isner in the Rogers Cup quarter-finals, losing to world no.1 Novak Djokovic 6-4,6-4.

ATP career finals

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

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 (1–1)
Finals by Surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 2 February 2009 SA Tennis Open, Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 2. 13 July 2009 MercedesCup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay Victor Hănescu 1–6, 6–3, 6–4

Doubles: 9 (3 titles, 6 runners-up)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–3)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (3–3)
Finals by Surface
Hard (1–3)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 26 October 2009 St. Petersburg Open, St. Petersburg, Russia Hard (i) Richard Gasquet Colin Fleming
Ken Skupski
6–2, 5–7, [4–10]
Winner 1. 4 January 2010 Brisbane International, Brisbane, Australia Hard Marc Gicquel Lukáš Dlouhý
Leander Paes
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 2. 25 July 2010 International German Open, Hamburg, Germany Clay Paul-Henri Mathieu David Marrero
Marc López
3–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Runner-up 3. 26 February 2011 Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Feliciano López Sergiy Stakhovsky
Mikhail Youzhny
6–4, 3–6, [3–10]
Runner-up 4. 28 April 2012 BRD Năstase Țiriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania Clay Łukasz Kubot Robert Lindstedt
Horia Tecău
6–7(2–7), 3–6
Winner 2. 15 July 2012 MercedesCup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay Łukasz Kubot Michal Mertiňák
André Sá
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 13 July 2014 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden Clay Olivier Marach Johan Brunström
Nicholas Monroe
6–4, 6–7(5–7), [7–10]
Runner-up 6. 26 October 2014 Valencia Open 500, Valencia, Spain Hard (i) Kevin Anderson Jean-Julien Rojer
Horia Tecău
4-6, 2-6
Winner 3. 25 July 2015 Swedish Open, Bastad, Sweden Clay Łukasz Kubot Juan Sebastián Cabal
Robert Farah
6–7(6–8), 6–3, [10–8]

Challengers and Futures finals

Singles: 11 (6–5)

Legend (Singles)
Challengers (5–3)
Futures (1–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1 28 March 2005 Grasse, France Clay Stefan Wauters 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 1 9 January 2006 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard Stéphane Robert 6–7(3–7), 1–6
Runner-up 2 20 March 2006 Khemisset, Morocco Clay Dušan Karol 6–3, 3–6, 6–7(7–9)
Winner 2 11 June 2007 Košice, Slovakia Clay Denis Gremelmayr 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
Winner 3 22 October 2007 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard Stéphane Bohli 7–6(7–4), 6–7(1–7), 7–5
Runner-up 3 12 May 2008 Marrakech, Morocco Clay Gaël Monfils 6–7(2–7), 6–7(6–8)
Winner 4 2 August 2008 Graz, Austria Clay Sergio Roitman 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 4 12 June 2011 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass Dudi Sela 4–6, 6–3, 5–7
Winner 5 2 October 2011 Madrid, Spain Clay Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6–1, 5–7, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 6 7 January 2012 Nouméa, New Caledonia Hard Adrián Menéndez 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 5 6 May 2012 Tunis, Tunisia Clay Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo 1–6, 4–6

Doubles: 4 (2–2)

Legend
Challengers (1–2)
Futures (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1 20 March 2006 Khemisset, Morocco Clay Dušan Karol Fabio Colangelo
Marco Crugnola
7–5, 7–5
Winner 2 2 April 2007 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay Marcelo Melo Jorge Aguilar
Pablo González
6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 1 13 August 2007 Graz, Austria Clay Predrag Rusevski Sebastián Decoud
Yuri Schukin
6–3, 3–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 2 3 September 2007 Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands Clay Predrag Rusevski Leonardo Azzaro
Lovro Zovko
3–6, 3–6

Singles performance timeline

Current till 2015 US Open.
Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A 2R 1R 1R 1R QF 3R 2R 8–7
French Open 2R A 4R 3R 1R 2R 2R 3R 2R 4R 14–9
Wimbledon A A 2R 1R 3R 1R 2R 3R 4R 1R 9–8
US Open A A 2R 1R 2R A 3R 2R 2R 4R 9–7
Win–Loss 1–1 0–0 5–3 3–4 3–4 1–3 4–4 9–4 7–4 7–4 40–31
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Masters A A A 3R 2R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 4–7
Miami Masters A A A 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R 2R 3R 5–7
Monte Carlo Masters A A A 1R 1R 1R A 1R 2R 2R 2–5
Rome Masters A A A 1R 2R A A 3R QF 2R 7–5
Madrid Masters A A A 2R 1R A A 2R 2R 1R 3–5
Canada Masters A A A 2R QF 1R 3R 1R 2R SF 11–7
Cincinnati Masters A A A 3R 2R Q1 QF 2R 1R 2R 8–6
Shanghai Masters NMS 1R 3R A 1R 2R 1R 1R 3–6
Paris Masters A A 1R 1R A 2R 2R 1R 2R 3–6
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 6–9 10–8 1–5 6–6 5–9 9–9 8–8 45–55
Career Statistics
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–2
Year End Ranking 261 192 75 32 45 99 32 34 29

Doubles performance timeline

Current through 2014 Australian Open.
Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A 1R 1R 2R A 3R A 3–4
French Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 1R 1R 1R 2R 1–9
Wimbledon A A A 1R A 1R A A A A 0–2
US Open A A A 1R 1R 3R A 1R A A 2–4
Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–3 0–3 2–3 1–2 0–2 2–2 1–1 6–19

Wins over top 10 players

Season 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Total
Wins 1 0 2 1 2 1 1 1 9
# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score
2008
1. David Nalbandian 7 French Open, Paris, France Clay 2R 3–6, 4–6, 6–2, 6–1, 6–2
2010
2. Fernando Verdasco 10 Canadian Open, Toronto, Canada Hard 2R 6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–5), 6–2
3. Nikolay Davydenko 6 Canadian Open, Toronto, Canada Hard 3R 6–3, 6–2
2011
4. Jurgen Melzer 10 Davis Cup, Vienna, Austria Hard (i) RR 7–5, 6–4, 7–5
2012
5. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6 Canadian Open, Toronto, Canada Hard 2R 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
6. Andy Murray 4 Cincinnati Masters, Cincinnati, United States Hard 3R 6–4, 6–4
2013
7. Juan Martin del Potro 7 Australian Open, Melbourne, Australia Hard 3R 6–3, 6–3, 6–7(3–7), 3–6, 6–3
2014
8. Roger Federer 4 Italian Open, Rome, Italy Clay 2R 1–6, 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
2015
9. David Ferrer 7 US Open, New York, United States Hard 3R 7–6(8–6), 4–6, 6–3, 6–1

References

  1. ^ http://www.atpworldtour.com/en/players/jeremy-chardy/ca12/overview
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  5. ^ "Andy Murray beats Jeremy Chardy in Australian Open quarter-finals", BBC Sport, 23 January 2013.

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