Victor Estrella Burgos
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- Age: 34 (02.08.1980)
- Birthplace: Santiago, Dominican Republic
- Residence: Santiago, Dominican Republic
- Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
- Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2002
- Coach: Alejandro Fabbri
As of 04.05.2015
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Nickname is “Viti”…Speaks Spanish and English…Started playing tennis aged eight…Father is Elgio Felix; mother is Ana; brothers, Hector, Henry and Felix…Favourite shot is forehand and surface is hard courts...Best tennis memories is the 2014 US Open third round (l. to Milos Raonic) and Davis Cup ties...Hobbies include playing softball and spending time with friends…If he wasn’t a tennis player, he’d liked to have been a baseball player or a singer…Physical trainer is Maria Rizzo...Official Instagram Account.
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2014 - Became 1st player from Dominican Republic to finish a season in Top 100 Emirates ATP Rankings after climbing 65 places during year...Reached maiden ATP World Tour SF in Bogota in July, defeating No. 14 Gasquet in QF (l. to eventual champ Tomic in 3rd set TB). Best ATP result by a Dominican Republic player...Best results came at Challenger level with a 28-11 record, reaching final on hard courts in Morelos in February (l. to G. Melzer) and winning the title on clay in Salinas 1 week later (d. Collarini). Afterwards, broke Top 100 on Mar. 3 at No. 99, rising from No. 118. Since then has been in Top 100 all but 3 weeks. Also SF in Dallas and San Luis Potosi Challengers...Oldest (34) to make US Open debut and advanced to 3R (d. Sijsling, Coric, l. to No. 6 Raonic in 3 TB sets). Made Slam debut at Roland Garros (l. to Janowicz in 1R) and also reached the Wimbledon main draw for 1st time (ret. vs. Vesely in 1R due to leg injury). After US Open, climbed to No. 69 on Sept. 8 and a month later rose to a career-high No. 65 on Oct. 6...Closed season at ATP Challenger Tour Finals and reached SF with 2-1 record in RR play (l. to Clezar 7-6 in 3rd set, held 3 MPs)...In doubles play, reached SF in Atlanta in July with countryman Barrientos (l. to Pospisil-Sock)...Compiled Tour-level records of 8-5 on hard, 1-3 on grass and 0-2 on clay. Went 0-1 vs. Top 10 opponents and earned a career-high $346,518...
On 8 February, at 34 years old, he became the oldest first-time ATP World Tour titlist in the Open Era with victory in the Quito final…He was the first player from the Dominican Republic to achieve such a feat… The World No. 73 is the second player ranked outside the Top 50 to win a title this year following No. 63 Vesely at Auckland; also reached his first doubles final (w/Souza)…
With Mirnyi, reached Acapulco SFs (l. to Fyrstenberg-Gonzalez)...On 14 April, retired due to shoulder injury at 26 02 versus Ferrer in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte-Carlo 1R...
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