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- Age: 30 (21.02.1984)
- Birthplace: Bolzano, Italy
- Residence: Caldaro, Italy
- Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
- Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2002
- Coach: Massimo Sartori
- Website: http://www.andreasseppi.com/
As of 15.09.2014
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Singles & Doubles combined
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Nickname is "Andy"...Native tongue is German, but also speaks Italian and English...Mother, Marialuise, works in a sporting goods shop; father, Hugo, works in transport business and has one younger sister, Maria...Hobbies are football and skiing...Considers clay and hard courts as favourite surfaces and considers forehand as his best shot...Idol growing was Yevgeny Kafelnikov...Fitness trainer is Dalibor Sirola.
DEUCE Seppi Feature (Jan. 2013)
2013 -- The No. 2 Italian (behind No. 16 Fognini) finished in Top 25 for 2nd year in a row and reached QF or better 6 times. Had most 5-set wins (7-1) on Tour…Best results were SF 5 times – Sydney (l. to Tomic), Oeiras (l. to Ferrer), Eastbourne (l. to Simon), Umag (l. to Robredo) and Moscow (l. to Kukushkin) and QF in Dubai (l. to Djokovic)…Compiled a 10-4 Grand Slam record and reached 4R for 1st time at Australian Open (d. No. 14 Cilic, l. to Chardy), afterwards broke Top 20 on Jan. 28, 1st Italian in Top 20 since Renzo Furlan on Apr. 22, ‘96. At Wimbledon, made 4R (d. No. 11 Nishikori, l. to del Potro) and 3R at Roland Garros (l. to No. 13 Almagro) and US Open (l. to Istomin in 5 sets)…Posted records of 17-17 on hard, 7-10 on clay and 6-2 on grass (5-0 vs left-handers) and went 0-7 vs. Top 10 opponents. Earned a career-high $1,077,787…
2012 -- The top Italian finished in Top 25 for 1st time in his career, winning ATP World Tour titles in Belgrade (d. Paire) in May and Moscow (d.Bellucci) in October and reaching finals in Eastbourne in June (l. to Roddick) and Metz in September (l. to Tsonga). Also QF in 4 other tournaments, including hometown in Rome (l. to Federer)...In Grand Slam play, broke through to reach 4R for 1st time at Roland Garros where he lost to No. 1 Djokovic in 5 sets (after holding 2-set lead)...Had most match wins (38) in his career, surpassing previous best (30) in 2008...Compiled records of 16-5 on clay, 18-18 on hard and 4-4 on grass. Went 1-11 vs. Top 10 opponents with lone win over No. 10 Isner in Rome...
2011 -- The top ranked Italian finished in Top 50 for 4th time in 5 years, highlighted by his 1st career ATP World Tour title in Eastbourne (d. Tipsarevic) in June…Became 1st Italian to win ATP grass court title…Also reached QF in 4 other events...Also went 12-1 in Challengers with titles in Bergamo (d. Muller) and Mons (d. Benneteau)...Had an 0-3 mark vs. Top 10 opponents and was 10-14 on hard, 8-8 on clay and 7-2 on grass...In doubles, reached finals in Doha (w/Bracciali) and Eastbourne (w/Dimitrov)...
2010 -- The No. 2 Italian (behind Starace) finished in Top 75 for sixth straight year…Failed to win back-to-back matches until July before reaching QF in Båstad (l. to No. 5 to Soderling)…Advanced to consecutive SFs in Hamburg (l. to Melzer) and Umag (l. to Ferrero)…Won title at Kitzbühel Challenger (d. Crivoi)…In doubles, reached second final at Båstad (w/Vagnozzi), falling to Lindstedt-Tecau…Went 14-10 on clay and 9-15 on hard.
2009 -- The top Italian finished in Top 50 for third straight year, highlighted by SF at inaugural event in Belgrade (l. to Djokovic)…Posted another SF effort in Umag (l. to Ferrero) at start of August…Followed with title at San Marino Challenger (d. Starace)…His best Grand Slam result was 3rd RD at Wimbledon (d. No. 17 Blake, l. to Andreev)…Went winless (0-14) Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 11-12 on clay, 10-16 on hard and 3-3 on grass.
2008 -- The top Italian finished a year-end best No. 35 with a career-high 30 match wins...His best result was a SF showing in May at AMS Hamburg where he beat No. 9 Gasquet and No. 15 Monaco (l. to Federer)...Also a QF in Rotterdam (d. Hewitt, No. 2 Nadal, l. to Soderling) and Poertschach (l. to Davydenko)...In February, won Bergamo Challenger title (d. Benneteau)...On grass, reached QF in Nottingham (l. to Karlovic) and career-best 3rd RD at Wimbledon (l. to Safin)...In August, reached QF in New Haven and followed with 3rd RD at US Open (l. to Roddick), a personal-best...Went 2-8 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 14-18 on hard, 10-8 on clay an 5-3 on grass...Earned a career-high $653,275.
2007 -- Finished in Top 50 for first time highlighted by his first ATP final in Gstaad (l. to Mathieu)...In March, reached final at Sunrise (Fla.) Challenger...Also a QF in Kitzbuhel (d. Ferrero, l. to Starace)...In October, reached first ATP indoor SF in Vienna with wins over Baghdatis and No. 13 Ljubicic (l. to eventual winner Djokovic).
2006 -- Compiled his first 20-win season (20-30) while reaching a pair of ATP SF to finish in Top 75...Began season reaching QF in Adelaide...The following week, reached second SF in Sydney (l. to Andreev)...Defeated Hewitt in QF for his second career win over a Top 10 opponent...Reached QF at Zagreb (l. to Henman) and one week later reached SF at Bergamo Challenger (l. to Bogdanovic)....Also reached SF at Sunrise Challenger (l. to Martin)...Advanced to QF at Valencia (l. to Simon)...Was 5-3 on grass, including run to SF at Nottingham, picking up wins over Hrbaty and Murray (l. to Bjorkman)...In doubles, reached first final in Zagreb (w/Sanguinetti)...
2005 -- Finished in Top 100 for first time at No. 69 and reached his first ATP SF... Reached 2nd RD at AMS events in Monte Carlo and Rome... Defeated Schuettler, Canas and Novak to reach second QF at AMS Hamburg (l. to Gasquet)...In July, reached QF at Gstaad and Stuttgart ...Played in Davis Cup World Group playoff against Spain, beating Ferrero before falling to Nadal...The following week, reached his first ATP SF in Palermo (d. Berdych, Sabau, Sanguinetti, l. to Andreev)... Followed that performance with QF in Metz (l. to Davydenko)...
2004 -- Posted a 5-9 record in ATP events...Reached first career QF as wild card in Palermo (d. Di Pasquale, Vliegen, l. to Berdych)...Made Grand Slam debut at US Open and reached 2nd RD (d. Schuettler, l. to Llodra)...Also reached 2nd RD at Halle and Kitzbuhel...Made Davis Cup debut against Georgia (l. to Labadze)...Was 15-12 in Challengers...Best Challenger result was SF at Bronx (l. to Jeanpierre)...In doubles, reached QF in ATP events in Milan (w/Ivanisevic) and Palermo (w/Starace)...Also played Davis Cup doubles against Poland (w/Bertolini)...Finalist in doubles at Reggio Emilia Challenger (w/Vagnozzi)
2003 -- Qualified into ATP events in Kitzbuhel and Bucharest...Finalist at Oberstaugen Challenger (l. to Vassallo Arguello)...Was 14-14 in Challengers...Won title at Futures event in Munich...Ended year 10-4 in Futures...Made ATP Masters Series doubles debut w/Starace at Rome (l. to Federer/Srichaphan)
2002 -- Reached QF at Rome Challenger and doubles SF at Sassuolo Challenger (w/Santopadre)
On 14 January, saved one match point versus Hewitt in 7-5 fifth-set win in Australian Open 1R; lost to Young 75 in fifth set in 2R…Represented Italy in 3-1 win over Argentina in Davis Cup World Group 1R…
On 8 March, saved two match points versus Querrey in three-set win in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells 2R…Fell to Ferrer in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami 3R…
Helped Italy reach Davis Cup SFs for first time in 16 years with 3-2 win over Great Britain; beat Ward in fifth rubber; lost to Murray…
On 11 June, withdrew ahead of Halle doubles (w/Emmrich) due to a virus…On 13 June, withdrew ahead of Eastbourne due to sinus problems…Falls to Leonardo Mayer in five sets in Wimbledon 1R...
Dropped to 6-11 lifetime at US Open after 2R exit to Kyrgios in three sets…
Represented Italy in Davis Cup World Group SF tie versus Switzerland, beating Lammer in dead rubber…On 16 September, retired due to lower back injury at 06 14 versus Sijsling in Metz 1R...
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