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Adrian Garcia
  • Age: 36 (25.05.1978)
  • Birthplace: Concepcion, Chile
  • Residence: Santiago, Chile
  • Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
  • Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1998
  • Coach: Leonardo Zuleta
Inactive
Chile

Chile

As of 15.09.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

103

13.09.2004

13-28 0 $605,689

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

124

23.04.2007

12-23 0 $605,689

Singles & Doubles combined

2004 IN REVIEW

The No. 3 Chilean (behind No. 18 Massu, No. 22 Gonzalez) finished a year-end best No. 115 in INDESIT ATP Entry Rankings…Played most of season in Challengers (27-14) but compiled a personal-best 8-10 mark in ATP level play…Opened year by reaching final at Sao Paulo Challenger (l. to Monaco)… Played first ATP event in Vina del Mar in February and reached 2nd RD…Did not return to ATP action until July when he reached 2nd RD in Amersfoort…Reached QF in Sopot, beating Davydenko and Mutis before losing to Mantiilla…Also advanced to 2nd RD at Washington, D.C. and Bangkok…On Sept. 13, reached a career-high ranking of No. 103…In Davis Cup, helped his country back into World Group for first time since 1985…Won dead rubbers against Peru (d. Demichelli) and Ecuador (d. Avellan)…Also played doubles in Peru tie, and won match (w/Gonzalez)… Returned to Challengers and reached back-to-back finals, in Bogota (l. to Falla) and Mexico City (l. to Mayer)…Won title at Zagreb Challenger (d. Ramirez Hidalgo)…Reached SF following week in Turin…In doubles, captured title at Furth Challenger (w/ Tipsarevic) and runner-up at Turin (w/ Gamonal) and San Marino Challengers (w/ Lopez Moron)…Earned a career-high $180,474.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

1996-Earned first ATP point by playing in Santiago Challenger (l. to Ruiz)…1997-Returned to Santiago and lost in 1st RD…1998-Reached SF at Ecuador Futures #2…Reached 2nd RD at two other Futures events…Was 6-9 in Futures events… …In doubles, reached SF at Ecuador Futures #1 and final at #2 (w/Valdes)…1999-Claimed first Futures titles at Peru #1 (d. Silva) and Chile #6 (d. Azzaro)…Runner-up at Paraguay #2 (l. to Moyano)…Reached SF at two Futures in Columbia…Was 27-16 in Futures…Won four Futures doubles titles (w/Fillol)…Also reached one doubles final (w/Fillol)…2000-Made Davis Cup debut in dead rubber against Canada (l. to Niemeyer) in February…Made ATP debut that same month in Santiago and reached 2nd RD (l. to Gaudio)…Also reached 2nd RD in Amsterdam (l. to Massu)…Reached finals at Chile Futures #6 (l. to Roitman)…Advanced to SF in Graz Challenger (l. to Tabara)…Was 17-7 in Futures events and 6-13 in Challengers…Won Costa Rica Challenger (w/ Canas)…2001-Played one ATP event but lost in 1st RD at Vina del Mar to M. Lopez…Won Davis Cup dead rubber against Bahamas (d. Rolle)…Reached two Challenger QF and went 12-17 in Challenger play…Played one Futures event and reached QF in Villigen, Germany…In doubles, reached five Challenger SF…2002-Reached SF of Austria Futures #4 in August (l. to J. Johansson)…In fall, won Chile Futures #4 (d. Cabello) and #6 (d Elias)…Was 14-5 in Futures…Won doubles title at Budaors Challenger (w/ Gamonal)…2003-Opened year in Futures events, reaching two SF…In just third Challenger event of the year, he won in Mexico City (d. S. Gonzalez)…Never got past 2nd RD at a Challenger the rest of the year…Posted 16-8 Futures record and 9-7 Challengers mark…Won doubles title at Chile Futures #3 (w/ Cabello)…Also reached final of Chile Futures #1 (w/Caballo).

PERSONAL

Full name is Adrian Alonso Garcia…Nickname "Huaso"… Began playing age nine…Father, Felipe, is a tennis coach and mother, Marcia, is a nurse…Has two sisters and one brother, all of whom are in school…Considers his father and countryman Jaime Fillol as the most inspirational people in his life…Does work with the Fillol Foundation… Idolized countryman Marcelo Rios…Favorite surface is clay and best shot is drop shot…Best shot is backhand…Can speak English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese…If he wasn't a tennis player, he'd be a musician…Enjoys playing guitar and singing, especially on road at tournaments…Has a 5-1 career Davis Cup record (3-1 in singles) in three ties…Works with physical trainer Alfredo Campos and coached by Leonardo Zuleta.

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