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Amer Delic

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Amer Delic
  • Age: 32 (30.06.1982)
  • Birthplace: Tuzla, Bosnia
  • Residence: Jacksonville, Florida, USA
  • Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2003
  • Coach: Craig O'Shannessy
  • Website: http://www.amerdelic.com
Inactive
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina

As of 21.07.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

60

09.07.2007

33-56 0 $935,409

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

74

10.09.2007

21-34 0 $935,409

Singles & Doubles combined

2007 IN REVIEW

The American struggled in second half of season to finish out of Top 125 (at No. 136)...In first half of campaign, compiled a 9-14 record with ATP Masters Series-best 4th RD in Miami, defeating three straight Top 40 opponents, No. 40 Benneteau, No. 37 Acasuso and No. 4 Davydenko (l. to Chela)...In first two months, reached 2nd RD at Australian Open (d. Simon, l. to No. 17 Gasquet) and Memphis (d. Goldstein, l. to eventual champion Haas)...Last ATP level win of season came over Dlouhy at Wimbledon (l. to Djokovic in four sets)...Then lost 10 straight opening round matches...Best result in second half of year was QF at New Orleans Challenger...In doubles, advanced to SF in San Jose (w/Kendrick), Poertschach (w/Roddick) and Indianapolis (w/Gimelstob)...Also reached 3rd RD at US Open (w/Gimelstob)...Earned a career-high $296,540.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2002 -- Reached first pro final at Futures event in Kenosha, Wis. (l. to Hirigoyen)...In doubles, reached SF in Futures stops in Sunnyville and Chico, Calif...2003 -- Made his ATP debut in Indianapolis and defeated Mello in 1st RD before losing in next round to No. 11 ranked Srichaphan in three sets...Earned a wild card into US Open and lost to Sargsian in five sets..Won his first pro title at USTA Futures #19 in Peoria, Illinois...2004 -- Reached his first Challenger final in Dallas (l. to De Chaunac) in February and closed out season with a runner-up in Nashville (l. to Gimelstob)...Also a SF at Granby and Champaign Challengers...Won USTA Futures #19 in Auburn, California (d. Hippensteel)...At US Open, won his first Grand Slam match (d. Tipsarevic) before losing in 2nd RD to Moya in four sets...In doubles, captured title at Lexington Challenger (w/Boeker)...2005 -- Opened season by qualifying into first ATP tournament in Adelaide (d. Reid, l. to Melzer) and in April, captured first Challenger title in Mexico City (d. Morrison)...In October, advanced to final at Carson Challenger (l. to Gimelstob)...Also QF in seven other Challenger tournaments...In doubles, captured title at Calabasas Challenger (w/Reynolds)...2006 -- Finished in Top 100 for first time, improving fifth straight year...Compiled a 43-18 record in Challenger level play, winning two titles and reaching four other finals... Began season by winning his first career five-set match at Australian Open (d. Starace) before losing in next round to Healey...Went 1-3 in ATP action...In first half of year compiled an 8-9 match record in Challenger play with his best result SF at Zagreb...From July through rest of season went 35-9 , reaching six Challenger finals, winning two...In late July-early August, reached back-to-back finals in Lexington (l. to Lee) and Vancouver (l. to De Voest)...In September advanced to final in New Orleans (l. to Mamiit) and SF in Lubbock (l. to Querrey)... Following month, reached final in Calabasas (l. to Philippoussis)...Closed season in impressive fashion with title in Louisville (d. Bohli), SF in Nashville (l. to Pless) and title in his former collegiate town of Champaign-Urbana (d. Fleishman)...In doubles, reached finals at Sacramento (w/Wilson) and Louisville (w/Kendrick).

PERSONAL

Moved to Jacksonville, Fla. from Bosnia in 1996 with father, Muharem, mother, Sadina, and older sister Lejla...Majored in Applied Life Studies at Illinois...In 2003, completed his junior season at University of Illinois by leading his team to its first NCAA team title with a 32-0 mark, then became first player from Illinois to capture NCAA singles crown...In NCAA final, defeated Baylor's Benedikt Dorsch to become first Big Ten player to win singles crown since Michigan's Mike Leach in 1982... Finished his third straight All-American season ranked No. 2 in singles and No. 11 in doubles... Had a career singles mark of 92-33 in three seasons...As a sophomore, advanced to NCAA doubles SF (w/Calkins), finished No. 4 and made Round of 16 in singles...During his junior career, ranked among Top 5 nationally in 18s... Coached by Craig O'Shannessy since 2008.

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