Marcos Baghdatis

Marcos Baghdatis

Top players from CyprusMarcos Baghdatis (#35)Photos Kallias (#1385)

Country: Cyprus
Birthdate: June 17, 1985
Birthplace: Limassol, Cyprus
Residence: Limassol, Cyprus
Height: 6
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Turned Pro: 2003
Coach: Eduardo Infantino
Current ATP Singles Rank: 35
Current ATP Singles Points: 1,115
Current ATP Doubles Rank: 230
Current ATP Doubles Points: 290

Profile

Marcos Baghdatis became a professional player in 2003. He was the runner-up at the 2006 Australian Open and a semifinalist at the 2006 Wimbledon Championships. Baghdatis reached a career-high ATP ranking of World No. 8 on August 2006.

He began playing tennis at age of five and used to play tennis with his father and two older brothers, Marinos and Petros as a kid. His brother played for Cyprus in the Davis Cup. His Father Christos, owns a clothing store in Cyprus. Baghdatis has a younger sister Zena, who was adopted when she was one month old.

Marcos Baghdatis won the 2003 Australian Open Juniors title and is a runner-up at US Open Juniors in 2002-03. He won nine junior titles. He prefers playing on hard courts and is a baseliner. A powerful serve and a great forehand are his biggest weapons. Baghdatis' idols as a kid was Patrick Rafter, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras. Baghdatis enjoys playing and watching soccer, with the team Apollo being his favorite in Cyprus. He was honored with "Man of the Year" title in Cyprus in 2005.

Baghdatis was a runner-up in the 2006 Australian Open where he lost to Roger Federer. His best performance at the Wimbledon came in 2006 reaching the semifinal. Baghdatis reached the fourth round at the French Open in 2007. At the US Open, Baghdatis reached the second round in 2004 and 2006.

In October 2009, he claimed his 3rd ATP Tour career title winning the If Stockholm Open 2009 in Stockholm, Sweden.


Marcos Baghdatis Timeline

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Ranking and Points History

DateRankPointsChange
March 4, 2013351115
February 25, 2013361115 
February 18, 2013361115 
February 11, 2013361070 
February 4, 2013361070
January 28, 2013351115 
November 12, 2012351070 
September 10, 2012381030
May 14, 2012411025 
May 7, 2012411025
 Points Chart



Marcos Baghdatis Titles

Partial list of titles won by Marcos Baghdatis

YearTournaments
2012PBZ Zagreb Indoors (doubles, partnering Mikhail Youzhny)
2007PBZ Zagreb Indoors

Marcos Baghdatis Finalist

Partial list of tournaments where Marcos Baghdatis is the finalist.

YearTournaments
2011Malaysian Open
2008Chennai Open (doubles, partnering Marc Gicquel)
2007Gerry Weber Open, Open 13

Marcos Baghdatis - Career Highlights

Singles Career Titles

YearTitleSurface
2006BeijingOutdoor/Hard
2007ZagrebIndoor/Carpet
2009StockholmIndoor/Hard

Singles Career Finalist

YearTitleSurface
2005BaselIndoor/Carpet
2006Australian OpenOutdoor/Hard
2007HalleOutdoor/Grass
2007MarseilleIndoor/Hard

Doubles Career Finalist

YearTitlePartnerSurface
2008ChennaiMarc GicquelOutdoor/Hard

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