Jurgen Melzer

Jurgen Melzer

Top players from AustriaTamira Paszek (#27)Jurgen Melzer (#48)Sybille Bammer (#161)Patricia Mayr (#162)Alexander Peya (#1055)

Country: Austria
Birthdate: May 22, 1981
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Residence: Deutsch-Wagram, Austria
Height: 6'0'' (182 cm)
Weight: 178 lbs (81 kg)
Turned Pro: 1999
Coach: Joakim Nystrom
Current ATP Singles Rank: 48
Current ATP Singles Points: 835
Current ATP Doubles Rank: 28
Current ATP Doubles Points: 2,250

Tennis Equipment: Adidas and Dunlop Sport

Profile

Jurgen Melzer is a professional tennis player from Austria. He reached a career-high ranking of World No. 8 on April 18, 2011 and a doubles ranking of World No. 6 on September 13, 2010. Melzer is a left-handed tennis player.

Jurgen Melzer won the Boys' Singles event at Wimbledon in 1999. He was not able to achieve the same level of success on the tour. He, however, won the Wimbledon doubles title in 2010 and US Open doubles title in 2011. Jurgen Melzer also won the Mixed Doubles title at Wimbledon in 2011.

Personal Life

Though, Melzer plays left-handed, he is a right handed in everyday life. Jurgen Melzer's younger brother Gerald Melzer is also a tennis player and both of them plays in doubles events on the ATP tour.

Jurgen Melzer married his girlfriend Iveta Benesova, who is also a professional tennis player on the WTA tour, on September 14, 2012.

2013

Jurgen Melzer reached the third round of Australian Open.

2012

2011

2010

2009


Ranking and Points History

DateRankPointsChange
March 4, 201348835
February 25, 20134983522 
February 18, 2013271315 
February 11, 2013271315
February 4, 2013291245
January 28, 2013301257
November 12, 2012291177
September 10, 2012361032 
May 14, 2012311217
May 7, 2012331182
 Points Chart



Jurgen Melzer Titles

Partial list of titles won by Jurgen Melzer

YearTournaments
2012U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships
2011Rotterdam Open (doubles, partnering Philipp Petzschner)
2010PBZ Zagreb Indoors (doubles, partnering Philipp Petzschner)
2009Pilot Pen Tennis (doubles, partnering Julian Knowle)
2008UNICEF Open (doubles, partnering Mario Ancic)
2006Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships (doubles, partnering Robert Kendrick), Grand Prix Hassan II (doubles, partnering Julian Knowle)

Jurgen Melzer Finalist

Partial list of tournaments where Jurgen Melzer is the finalist.

YearTournaments
2007U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships (doubles, partnering Julian Knowle)
2003Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships (doubles, partnering Julian Knowle)
2002Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships (doubles, partnering Alexander Popp)

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