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- Age: 29 (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 02.12.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
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)
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)
Reached SFs in Sydney for second time (also 2006), losing to eventual champion Tomic…Followed with 4R at Australian Open, his best result Down Under and matching his Slam-best result at Roland Garros in 2012...Afterwards, broke Top 20 for first time at No. 18 (from 23) on 28 January, first Italian in Top 20 since Renzo Furlan on 22 April 1996...
Pulled out of Zagreb prior to first match due to illness...Fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells 3R (l. to Gulbis)…Fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami 4R (l. to Murray)…
Represented Italy versus Canada in Davis Cup QFs, beating Pospisil in five sets; losing to Raonic in four sets…Fell to Fognini in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte-Carlo 1R…
On 22 April, there were two Italians (Seppi and Fognini) ranked in the Top 25 for the first time since Furlan and Gaudenzi on 22 April 1996…
Reached Oeiras SFs (l. to Ferrer)…As No. 20 seed, fell in Roland Garros 3R (l. to Almagro)...
On grass swing, reached Eastbourne SFs (l. to Simon)...On his ninth visit to Wimbledon, he reached the 4R for the first time (l. to del Potro)…
Reached Umag SFs (l. to Robredo in 3 sets)…Dropped to 6-13 lifetime in ATP World Tour SFs (0-4 in 2013)…On 20 August, was beaten in Winston-Salem 2R (l. to S. Johnson)…Broke a four first-round losing streak at US Open, by reaching 3R (l. to Istomin in 5 sets)…Fell in Metz 2R (l. to Mahut)…
Coming into Beijing doubles, he was winless with Fognini (0-4), but the Italians reached the final with wins over Qureshi-Rojer in QFs and Nestor-Paes in SFs; lost to Mirnyi-Tecau in two sets…Dropped to 0-5 in doubles titles matches…
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