- Age: 28 (05.02.1987)
- Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
- Residence: Tampa, FL, USA
- Height: 6" (15 cm)
- Weight: 175 lbs (79 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2004
- Coach: Matt Gordon
As of 20.04.2015
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Started playing tennis aged six, when his father took him to the local courts…Mother, Julia, is a computer analyst; father, Yuri, is a tennis coach…His grandfather was a Ukrainian handball champion…If he wasn't a tennis player he'd like to be a golfer...Admired Marat Safin...Trains at Saddlebrook Academy.
2013 - Won USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge for Roland Garros entry...
2012 – Qualified for Australian Open (l. to Nadal in 1R), his first Grand Slam main draw since 2007…
2007 – Won first Grand Slam match at Australian Open; reached US Open doubles 4R…finished year No. 158 in singles and No. 78 in doubles…
2006 – Returned to play at US Open…
2005 -- In May, was injured in a one-car accident at Saddlebrook Tennis Resort near Tampa...Was alone in the rented Mustang when he lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree..."He broke his right femur," said Ben Crandell of IMG. "A titanium rod was inserted and he will be released from the hospital today."
2004 -- Lost in first round of qualifying at the US Open (Garcia-Lopez)…Qualified for Indianapolis ATP event and received a bye into the second round (l. to Reid)… Lost in the first round of qualifying at Cincinnati (Levy)… Went 17-7 in Futures, reaching the semifinals at five USTA Futures -- Pensacola, FL (d. Jenkins in second round; l. to Rodriguez), Mobile, AL (l, to Wang), Orange Park, FL (d. Kryvonos; l. to Op Der Heije), Waikoloa, HI (d. Simmonds; l. to Odesnik) and Honolulu, HI (l. to Odesnik)… Reached second round of Challengers in Bronx, NY (l. to Jeanpierre), and Austin, TX (l. to Tsonga)… In doubles lost in the first round at the US Open (w/Jenkins)… Won first career doubles title at Honolulu, HI (w/Tecau) and reached the semifinals of two others -- Key Biscayne, FL (w/Simmonds) and Waikoloa, HI (w/Tecau)... Served as a practice partner for the U.S. Davis Cup team that defeated Sweden in the 2004 quarterfinals in Delray Beach, FL...
2003 - Went 3-4 in Futures events, reaching the quarterfinals of Lubbock, TX after defeating Delic and Montgomery (l. to Cassigne)… In doubles, went 1-3 in Futures, reaching the quarterfinals in Waikoloa (w/Zivkovic)…
2002 - Played qualifying at one Futures, losing in the third round.
2004 -- Reached the finals at Roland Garros (l. to Monfils)… Lost in second round at Wimbledon (Desein) and US Open (Kasiri)… In his first junior appearance of the year, reached the semifinals of the ITF clay court event in Milan, Italy (l. to Kryvonos)… In doubles w/Zverev, reached the finals at Roland Garros and the quarterfinals at Wimbledon and the US Open… Won doubles title at Roehampton (w/Zverev)…
2003 -- Helped the United States to a fourth place finish at the Junior Davis Cup (under 16s) with Neilly and Shabaz)… Qualified at Wimbledon and French Open (l. to Baghdatis in second round) and reached the second round of the US Open (l. to Montcourt)… Won the ITF Regional Championships (d. Ouellette, Mirzadeh, Jenkins and Evans) Swept the singles (d. Cohen in final) and doubles titles (w/Neilly) at the USTA Spring Super Nationals -- Easter Bowl… In doubles, reached the second round of Wimbledon (w/Zverev) losing to Mergea/Tecau… teamed with Mirzadeh to reach final at ITF Regional (l. to Evans/Oudsema) and Banana Bowl in Brazil (l. to Gil/Kwon)…
2002 -- Won consecutive titles on the ITF Junior Circuit in El Paso and Hilton Head Island… In doubles won the USTA International Grass Courts (w/Johnson) and lost in the first round of the US Open to eventual runners-up Baker/Guccione…
2001 -- Helped the United States to a sixth place finish at the World Junior Tennis (14s version of Davis Cup)… 2000-Singles finalist at the Junior Orange Bowl, the Easter Bowl Boys’ 14s (l. to Neilly) and the USTA Winter Nationals Boys’ 14s (l. to Wang)… 1999-Singles finalist at USTA Boys’ 12 (l. to Brunch)
Beats No. 23 seed Seppi in five sets in Wimbledon 1R; beats former semi-finalist Baghdatis in 2R and Kuznetsov in 3R; loses to Dimitrov in 4R...On 7 July, rises 17 spots to career-high No. 47...
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