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- Age: 25 (07.11.1988)
- Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
- Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
- Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
- Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2006
- Website: http://www.alexdolgopolov.com
As of 28.07.2014
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Began playing at age three...Nickname is "Dolgo"...Mother, Elena, was an ex-gymnast who earned a gold and silver medal at the European Championships...Father, Oleksandr, was a former ATP pro and coached Alexandr from a young age until 2008...Also has a younger sister, Maria...Speaks Russian and English...Hobbies include car racing, driving his Subaru STIL and making internet games, which he is paid for...Favourite surface is clay...Ambition is to be ranked No. 1...Identifies his father as the most inspirational person in his life for helping become the tennis player that he is...If he wasn't a tennis player he would be Rally Car Driver as he loves to race...Made Davis Cup debut in September 2006. Official Twitter Account
Dolgopolov DEUCE Extra Feature (Feb. 2011)
2013 -- The top Ukrainian finished out of Top 50 for 1st time since ’09 and best results were SF in Winston-Salem (l. to Monfils) and 4 QF – in Brisbane (l. to No. 19 Nishikori), Memphis (l. to Matosevic), Munich (l. to Dodig) and Tokyo (l. to del Potro)…In Grand Slam play, reached 3R at Wimbledon (l. to No. 4 Ferrer), 2R at US Open (l. to Youzhny) and 1R at Roland Garros (l. to Tursunov) and Australian Open (l. to Monfils)…Compiled records of 17-16 on hard, 4-8 on clay and 3-3 on grass. Went 0-6 vs. Top 10 opponents and highest-ranked win came over No. 21 Anderson in Montréal…
2012 -- The top Ukrainian finished in Top 20 for 2nd straight season, highlighted by 2nd career ATP World Tour title in Washington (d. Haas). Reached finals in Brisbane (l. to Murray) in opening week of season and Valencia (l. to Ferrer) in October...Also made SF on clay in Umag (l. to eventual champion Cilic) and QF at ATP Masters 1000 Madrid (l. to del Potro) and Winston-Salem (l. to Querrey)...In the Grand Slams, advanced to 3R at Australian Open (l. to Tomic in 5 sets) and US Open (l. to Wawrinka)...Compiled records of 26-17 on hard, 7-6 on clay and 1-2 on grass...Went 1-7 vs. Top 10 opponents with lone win coming over No. 5 Tsonga in Madrid...
2011 -- The 1st player from Ukraine to finish in Top 20 since Andrei Medvedev was No. 16 in 1995…Season highlights included maiden ATP World Tour title in Umag (d. Cilic) on July 31 and Grand Slam QF at Australian Open (d. No. 4 Soderling, l. to Murray)…Also runner-up in Costa do Sauipe (l. to Almagro)...Overall, reached QF or better 9 times…Also SF in Acapulco (l. to Ferrer) in Nice (l. to Hanescu) and Metz (l. to Tsonga)...Went 2-8 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 22-16 on hard, 15-10 on clay and 1-3 on grass…Earned a career-high $1,196,499...In doubles, captured 1st ATP World Tour title at Indian Wells (w/Malisse), winning all 5 matches in a Match TB (d. Bryans in 2R, Federer-Wawrinka in final)...
2010 -- The No. 2 player from Ukraine (behind Stakhovsky) climbed over 80 spots to finish in Top 50 for the first time, highlighted by personal-high 21 match wins…Reached career-high No. 39 on July 19…Enjoyed Challenger success in first three months with title in Meknes and finals in Tangier and Marrakech…Had 17-4 match record in Challengers…Reached 3rd RD at Roland Garros (d. Clement, F. Gonzalez; l. to Almagro) and followed with first career SF in Eastbourne (l. to Llodra)…Also 2nd RD at Wimbledon, losing to Tsonga 10-8 in fifth set…Second half of season highlights included QFs in Umag, Moscow and St. Petersburg…Earned a career-high $446,248...
2009 -- Won 3 Challenger titles in Orbello (d. Andujar), Como (d. Aranguren) and Trnava (d. Ouahab)…He posted his 1st ATP World Tour match win in St. Petersburg in October (d. Ginepri)...
2007 -- Captured 1st Challenger title at Sassuolo (d. Ruiz-Cadenas)...
Reached Buenos Aires SFs (w/Starace), losing to Granollers-Lopez…On 23 February, lost to No. 1 Nadal in the Rio de Janeiro final; dropped to 2-4 in ATP World Tour finals…Beat No. 4 Ferrer in SFs...Reached Acapulco SFs (l. to Anderson in three sets)…
On 10 March, recorded biggest win of his career in 76(5) third set win over World No. 1 Nadal in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells 3R; had led 5-2 in deciding set…Now 2-20 lifetime against Top 20 opponents on hard courts…Reached SFs, losing to Federer in two sets…
Fell in Roland Garros 1R (l. to Granollers in 5 sets)...On 12 June, withdrew in London-Queen’s Club 2R (w/Gulbis) due to a right leg injury…The next day, withdrew ahead of singles QF versus Dimitrov due to a right thigh injury…On 17 June, withdrew from Eastbourne due to a groin injury…
Strikes 42 aces in Wimbledon 2R win vs. Becker; previous high was 29 aces in 2010 Wimbledon 2R (l. to Tsonga in 5 sets)...Lost to Dimitrov in five sets in 3R...
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