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Santiago González (tennis)

 

Santiago González (tennis)

Santiago González
González playing at Roland Garros 2013
Country  Mexico
Residence Córdoba, Mexico
Born (1983-02-24) 24 February 1983
Córdoba, Mexico
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,257,110
Singles
Career record 9–12
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 155 (22 May 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2009)
French Open Q2 (2004, 2010)
Wimbledon 1R (2009)
US Open Q2 (2009)
Doubles
Career record 145–131
Career titles 9
Highest ranking No. 23 (17 June 2013)
Current ranking No. 36 (17 November 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2012)
French Open 3R (2010)
Wimbledon 3R (2011)
US Open 3R (2012)
Mixed Doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open F (2012)
Wimbledon 2R (2010, 2013)
US Open F (2013, 2014)
Last updated on: 21 November 2014.
Santiago González
Medal record
Tennis
Competitor for  Mexico
Pan American Games
Gold 2003 Santo Domingo Doubles
Gold 2011 Guadalajara Mixed Doubles
Bronze 2007 Rio de Janeiro Doubles
Central American and Caribbean Games
Gold 2002 San Salvador Doubles
Gold 2002 San Salvador Team Event
Silver 2002 San Salvador Mixed Doubles

Santiago González (born 24 February 1983, Córdoba, Veracruz) is a Mexican professional tennis player. He is 6'3" (191 cm), and 85 kg. He turned professional in 2001. His highest ATP singles ranking in singles is World No. 155, achieved in May 2006, and World No. 23 in doubles, reached in June 2013. González represents Mexico at the Davis Cup competition; currently his record is 22–16.

Tennis career

González qualified for the 2009 Wimbledon Championships. He lost at his first match in Wimbledon against Israeli Dudi Sela. He teamed with American Scott Lipsky, and won an ATP World Tour 500 title in April 2011, the outdoor clay Barcelona Open, defeating the Bryan brothers and breaking their 10-match winning streak 5–7, 6–2, [12–10], while also defeating top doubles teams Jürgen Melzer & Nenad Zimonjić 6–3, 6–2, and Max Mirnyi & Daniel Nestor 7–6, 6–4.[1]

Significant finals

Grand Slam finals

Mixed doubles: 3 (0–3)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2012 French Open Clay Klaudia Jans-Ignacik Sania Mirza
Mahesh Bhupathi
6–7(3–7), 1–6
Runner-up 2013 US Open Hard Abigail Spears Andrea Hlaváčková
Max Mirnyi
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Runner-up 2014 US Open Hard Abigail Spears Sania Mirza
Bruno Soares
1–6, 6–2, [9–11]

ATP career finals

Doubles: 11 (9-2)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 (1–0)
ATP World Tour 250 (8–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. May 9, 2010 Serbia Open, Belgrade, Serbia Clay Travis Rettenmaier Tomasz Bednarek
Mateusz Kowalczyk
7–6(8–6), 6–1
Runner-up 1. July 11, 2010 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Newport, United States Grass Travis Rettenmaier Carsten Ball
Chris Guccione
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. April 24, 2011 Barcelona Open Banco Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain Clay Scott Lipsky Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
5–7, 6–2, [12–10]
Runner-up 2. May 21, 2011 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur, Nice, France Clay David Marrero Eric Butorac
Jean-Julien Rojer
3–6, 4–6
Winner 3. August 6, 2011 Bet-at-home Cup Kitzbühel, Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Daniele Bracciali Franco Ferreiro
André Sá
7–6(7–1), 4–6, [11–9]
Winner 4. July 15, 2012 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Newport, United States Grass Scott Lipsky Colin Fleming
Ross Hutchins
7–6(7–5), 6-3
Winner 5. August 25, 2012 Winston-Salem Open, Winston-Salem, United States Hard Scott Lipsky Pablo Andújar
Leonardo Mayer
6-3, 4-6, [10-2]
Winner 6. May 5, 2013 Portugal Open, Oeiras, Portugal Clay Scott Lipsky Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Jean-Julien Rojer
6-3, 4-6, [10-7]
Winner 7. June 16, 2013 Gerry Weber Open, Halle, Germany Grass Scott Lipsky Daniele Bracciali
Jonathan Erlich
6-2, 7-6(7-3)
Winner 8. May 4, 2014 Portugal Open, Oeiras, Portugal Clay Scott Lipsky Pablo Cuevas
David Marrero
6–3, 3–6, [10–8]
Winner 9. May 24, 2014 Düsseldorf Open, Düsseldorf, Germany Clay Scott Lipsky Martin Emmrich
Christopher Kas
7–5, 4–6, [10–3]

Doubles performance timeline

Current through the 2014 French Open.
Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R QF 1R 1R 0 / 4 4–4
French Open A 3R 1R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 5 4–5
Wimbledon 1R 2R 3R 2R 2R 0 / 5 5–5
US Open A 1R 1R 3R 1R 0 / 4 2–4
Win–Loss 0–1 3–3 3–4 7–4 1–4 1–2 0 / 18 15–18

References

  1. ^ "Tennis – ATP World Tour – Barcelona 2011 Doubles Sunday". ATP World Tour. 24 April 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 

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