© Ron Angle
- Age: 28 (04.04.1985)
- Birthplace: Kiryat Shmonna, Israel
- Residence: Tel Aviv, Israel
- Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
- Weight: 144 lbs (65 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2002
- Coach: Yoav Benzvi
As of 20.05.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Sela DEUCE Feature (Aug. 2009)
2012 -- The top Israeli finished out of Top 100 for 1st time since 2006 and best result was SF in Delray Beach in March when he defeated Kudla and posted back-to-back Top 50 wins over No. 43 Nieminen and No. 32 Kohlschreiber (l. to Matosevic in 3rd set TB). Opened season with QF in Chennai (l. to Raonic) and later in July QF in Newport (l. to Hewitt)...In Grand Slam play, lost in 1R in 3 tournaments and in Challenger action (18-10 record), winning title in Bangkok-1 (d. Sugita) and SF in Vancouver...Although he lost both of his Davis Cup matches to Japan in playoff tie, Israel advanced to 2013 World Group winning 3-2...Compiled records of 9-12 on hard, 2-3 on grass and 1-4 on clay. Highest-ranked win came over No. 32 Kohlschreiber in Delray Beach...
2011 -- The top ranked Israeli finished in Top 100 for 5th straight year with successful Challenger campaign…Compiled a 27-8 record and captured 3 titles, all within a month span…In May, won titles in Busan (d. Ito) and Fergana (d. Jones) then after a 2 week break returned to pick up another title at Nottingham-2 (d. Chardy)...In Grand Slam play, won a round at Wimbledon (d. Gil, l. to Simon) and US Open (d. Bellucci from 2 sets down, l. to Federer)...Qualified for ATP Challenger Tour Finals in Sao Paulo and reached final (l. to Stebe)...
2010 -- The top Israeli finished in Top 100 for a fourth consecutive year…Began season with SF appearance in Chennai (l. Wawrinka) and two months later reached 3rd RD at Indian Wells*…In June, advanced to QF at Queen’s Club in London (d. No. 7 Roddick, l. to Schuettler)…Won a pair of Challenger titles in Rhodes (d. Schuettler) and Vancouver (d. Berankis) en route to 17-3 match record.
2009 -- The top Israeli became first player from his country to finish in Top 50 since Amos Mansdorf was No. 25 in 1993…Won a career-best 18 matches, reached a career-high No. 29 in July and helped Israel to Davis Cup semi-finals for first time…Opened season by qualifying and reaching 3rd RD at Australian Open with wins over Top 50 opponents Schuettler and Hanescu before losing to No. 7 Tsonga in four sets…Following month, qualified and advanced to his second career ATP World Tour SF in Memphis (l. to Stepanek)…In March, rallied from 1-2 set deficits against Sweden’s Vinciguerra and Johansson to win second and fourth rubbers in five sets to lead Israel to a 3-2 victory…In his second appearance at Wimbledon, reached 4th RD (d. Schuettler, Robredo, l. to Djokovic), becoming first Israeli to reach 4th RD or better in a Grand Slam since Mansdorf (QF)at ’92 Australian Open…Followed with four-set win over Russia’s Youzhny in second rubber of QF tie (Israel lost to Spain in SF)…After reaching QF in Los Angeles in late July (l. to eventual champion Querrey), lost last seven matches of season…Earned a career-high $393,989.
2008 -- Israel's top player finished in Top 100 for second straight year, highlighted by reaching his first ATP final...Achieving a personal-best 17 match wins in ATP competition and also won a Challenger title...Reached 2nd RD at Australian Open for second straight year (d. Slanar, l. to Karlovic). In February, went 1-1 in Israel's 3-2 loss to Sweden in 1st RD World Group action (d. Bjorkman, l. to T. Johansson). Made ATP Masters Series debut at Indian Wells and reached 2nd RD (d. Kiefer, l. to Tsonga). Followed with 3rd RD at AMS Miami (d. No. 14 Robredo in 2nd, l. to Acasuso). On clay, reached 2nd RD at Houston (l. to Odesnik) and Poertschach (l. to Seppi). Lost in 1st RD of next six ATP tournaments before reaching 2nd at Washington (l. to del Potro) and New Haven (l. to Verdasco). During that stretch, reached QF at Lexington Challenger and followed with title at Vancouver (d. Kim). Helped lead Israel into 2009 Davis Cup World Group by winning both his singles matches vs Peru (d. Miranda, Horna)...Then reachd his first ATP final in Beijing without dropping a set (d. No. 5 Ferrer, No. 16 Robredo, l. to Roddick)...Became first Israeli to reach an ATP final since Harel Levy in Nottingham in June 2001...Earned a career-high $309,752.
2007 -- The top Israeli became first player from his country to finish in Top 100 since Harel Levy in 2001...Compiled a 33-14 match record in Challenger play with two titles and went 10-5 (all on hard courts) in ATP level competition, highlighted by his first ATP QF showing...Also led his country back into Davis Cup World Group in 2008 by winning both of his singles matches in playoff tie (was 5-1 during year)...Won title at Togliatti (d. Ledovskikh) and reached final in Cordoba (l. to Menendez) in July...Also a SF in Lanzarote and Saransk...Qualified for US Open and defeated N. Lapentti before losing to Monaco in four sets in 2nd RD...Finished season strongly by winning both of his Davis Cup matches over Chile's Massu (in 5:07) and No. 6 Gonzalez in five-sets marathon (5:01) to lead Israel into World Group...He is first player to win two five-hour plus Davis Cup matches in same tie...Followed by reaching QF in Tokyo (l. to Gasquet) and won Seoul Challenger title (d. Economidis)...In doubles, won Taiwan Challenger (w/S. Amritraj) and reached final at Lanzarote Challenger (w/Okun).
2006 -- Captured five USTA Futures titles between September and November...Advanced to SF at Kyoto Challenger and QF in five other Challengers...
2005 -- Compiled a 21-11 record in Challengers, winning back-to-back titles in Lexington (d. Reynolds) and Vancouver (d. Baccanello)...Climbed from No. 230 to No. 158 in two weeks...Also winner at Australia #2 Futures in Gosford (d. Kadir)...Reached SF at Burnie Challenger and QF at Kyoto and Tarzana Challengers...Qualified for first Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros and lost to No. 1 Federer in straight sets...Made Davis Cup debut vs. Zimbabwe and went 1-1 in singles...
2004 -- Best result was SF at Covington Challenge and QF in four other Challengers...
2003 -- Won first pro title at Australia Futures #1 (d. Baccanello) and in July captured first Challenger crown at Togliatti on hard (d. Brzezicki)...Also runner-up at Italy Futures #8 (l. to Tenconi)...
2002 -- Advanced to four Futures QF in seven tournaments...
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