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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
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.
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.
Jurgen Melzer reached the third round of Australian Open.
|March 4, 2013||48||835||▲1|
|February 25, 2013||49||835||▼22|
|February 18, 2013||27||1315||▬|
|February 11, 2013||27||1315||▲2|
|February 4, 2013||29||1245||▲1|
|January 28, 2013||30||1257||▼1|
|November 12, 2012||29||1177||▲1|
|September 10, 2012||36||1032||▬|
|May 14, 2012||31||1217||▲2|
|May 7, 2012||33||1182||▲2|
Partial list of titles won by Jurgen Melzer
|2012||U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships|
|2011||Rotterdam Open (doubles, partnering Philipp Petzschner)|
|2010||PBZ Zagreb Indoors (doubles, partnering Philipp Petzschner)|
|2009||Pilot Pen Tennis (doubles, partnering Julian Knowle)|
|2008||UNICEF Open (doubles, partnering Mario Ancic)|
|2006||Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships (doubles, partnering Robert Kendrick), Grand Prix Hassan II (doubles, partnering Julian Knowle)|
Partial list of tournaments where Jurgen Melzer is the finalist.
|2007||U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships (doubles, partnering Julian Knowle)|
|2003||Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships (doubles, partnering Julian Knowle)|
|2002||Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships (doubles, partnering Alexander Popp)|