Alex Bogomolov Jr.
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- Pronounced: bo-go-MOLE-off
- Age: 30 (23.04.1983)
- Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
- Residence: Boca Raton, Florida, USA
- Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
- Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2002
- Coach: Alberto Gandarias
As of 09.12.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Nicknamed "Bogie"…Father, Alex, Sr., was a former Soviet national tennis coach who worked with Larisa Neiland, Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Andrei Medvedev…Mother, Natalie, coaches high school tennis…Older sister, Katia, was a top player on University of Miami women's tennis team and US-ranked under-18…Brother, Boris, is soon to enter college… Grandfather was a gold medalist in Handball as a captain/coach for the Soviet Union…Family moved to Miami in 1992 after living in Mexico for a few years…His father worked at the Montana Tennis Club in Miami for seven years before going back to Russia…During junior career, won the USTA National championships in 1998 (d. Roddick) and finished as No. 1-ranked USTA under-18 in 2000. Planned to play collegiately at Texas Christian University until he won the USTA Boys' 18s Nationals in Kalamazoo, Mich. in August 2001...By winning title, he earned a wild card into the US Open and turned pro…Named Most Improved Player of the Year in the 2011 ATP World Tour Awards presented by Moët & Chandon after rising from No. 166 in the South African Airways ATP Rankings at the end of 2010 to No. 33 in November 2011...Married to wife, Luana, and has one son, Maddox.
2011 -- The veteran was voted ATP Most Improved Player, jumping 132 ranking spots for 1st Top 50 finish…From 2007-10, had 3 ATP match wins before putting together a career-best 27 win season (21-16 on hard courts)...Reached ATP SF in Los Angeles (l. to Gulbis) and St. Petersburg (l. to Tipsarevic)…Also a QF in Zagreb, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Newport and Moscow...Posted biggest win of his career over No. 5 Murray in 2R in Miami in March and in August defeated No. 10 Tsonga in Cincinnati…Went 2-4 vs. Top 10 foes and 15-6 in Challengers with 1 title...In doubles, captured 1st ATP World Tour title in Atlanta (w/Ebden) and earned a career-high $546,380...
2010 -- Reached QF or better in 7 Challengers, including at Champaign where he won title…Successfully qualified into 1 ATP main draw (San Jose) in 13 attempts for only ATP match of season...
2009 -- Returned in May…Reached Indianapolis QF as qualifier (l. to Ginepri)…Was 3-11 in Challengers...
2008 -- Suffered torn ligament in left wrist in early November, and underwent surgery in Philadelphia…Finalist at 3 Challengers, including in Busan where injury occurred...
2006 -- Won 1st career Grand Slam match in Australia (d. No. 12 F. Gonzalez in 5 sets)...
2004 -- This young American doubled his ATP win total from previous year, going 10-17...Split his time between ATP and Challenger events...Was 12-8 in Challengers...Broke an 0-4 start by reaching 2nd RD in Scottsdale in March...Notched his first career ATP Masters Series win at Indian Wells over Salzenstein before falling in 2nd RD to Mirnyi...Also reached 2nd RD in Houston...Reached first ATP QF in Newport, defeating Levy and Blake before falling to Dupuis...Reached 3rd RD at Indianapolis for second year in a row (l. to Srichaphan)...Won another AMS match in Toronto...Reached 2nd RD in Bangkok...In Challenger events, reached final in Calabasas (l. to Karlovic) and Beijing (l. to Gimelstob)...Also reached SF at Prague...In doubles, reached first ATP final in Beijing (w/Dent)...Earned a career-high $178,732...
2003 -- Finished in Top 100 for first time and enjoyed successful year on Challenger circuit, compiling a 30-11 record with three titles...Also went 5-8 mark on ATP circuit...Made Australian Open debut against A. Martin, taking Spaniard to five sets before losing...Won first ATP match of year in Indianapolis where he reached 3rd RD with wins against A. Kim and Gimelstob before falling to eventual finalist Srichaphan... Also won 1st RD match in Los Angeles by defeating Mello but lost to tournament's eventual champion W. Ferreira...Won back-to-back Challenger titles in Leon (d. Bastl) and Forest Hills (d. Delfino)...Last Challenger title came in October at Tiburon (d. Morrison)...Advanced to 2nd RD in Bangkok and Tokyo...
2002 -- Qualified for first ATP tournament in Los Angeles and defeated top seed and No. 3 ranked Tommy Haas in 1st RD...In July, qualified at Granby (Canada) and advanced to his first Challenger final (l. to Luczak)...Winner of three Futures titles in Mexico in May-June, the first of his career...Closed season by winning first Challenger title in Puebla, Mexico (d. De Voest)...
2000 -- At age 16, earned first ATP points after competing in USTA Southern California Satellite...Reached QF of Futures tournament in Corpus Christi...2001-Advanced to SF at Mexico #9 Futures stop and made US Open debut as a wild card, losing to Nalbandian in four sets...Also reached 2nd RD at Tulsa Challenger...
On 30 August, sustained groin tear versus Smyczek in five-set US Open 2R loss…
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