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- Pronounced: Dee-Mee-tree Tur-Su-Noff
- Age: 31 (12.12.1982)
- Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
- Residence: Moscow, Russia
- Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
- Weight: 180 lbs (82 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2000
- Coach: Vitaly Gorin
As of 25.08.2014
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Full name is Dmitry Igorevich Tursunov...Moved to U.S. from Moscow when he was 12 1/2 and now based in California out of Gorin Tennis Academy in Sacramento area... Introduced to tennis by his late father, Igor, a former engineer for an Institute of Nuclear Reseach, who later coached and ran a tennis inventory business...Mother, Svetlana is an accountant and has an older brother Dennis (seven years older)...A big fan of actors; Jackie Chan, Will Ferrell and Owen Wilson...Considers groundstrokes as best part of his game and fast surfaces as favourite...Hobbies include, romantic walks on the beach, cuddling and annoying people.
2013 -- The No. 2 Russian (behind No. 15 Youzhny) made 3rd-biggest jump into Top 50 from previous year, climbing from No. 125 to No. 29…Best stretch came during North American summer circuit with SF in Washington (l. to Isner), 1st ATP Masters 1000 QF in Cincinnati (d. No. 4 Ferrer, l. to No. 7 del Potro) as a qualifier and QF in Winston-Salem. Also SF in Marseille (d. No. 9 Tipsarevic, l. to No. 6 Berdych) and Valencia (l. to Youzhny)…In Grand Slam play (3-3 record) with 3R at US Open (ret. vs. Gasquet due to thigh injury). At Roland Garros, beat No. 24 Dolgopolov in 1R then retired in next round with a left hamstring injury vs. Hanescu. Withdrew from Wimbledon lead-up events due to injury and lost in 1R at Wimbledon (l. to Haas)…In doubles, won Munich title (w/Nieminen)…Compiled records of 25-14 on hard, 6-6 on clay and 0-1 on grass. Had a 3-5 record vs. Top 10 opponents. Earned a career-high $733,286…
2012 -- The Moscow native finished outside Top 100 for only 2nd time in past 10 years and his best ATP World Tour result was QF in Tokyo as a qualifier (d. Tomic, Ito, l. to Baghdatis)...After 1R loss at Australian Open (l. to Tipsarevic), missed 3 months with a left wrist injury...In June, reached final at Nottingham Challenger (l. to Becker in three sets) and then lost in 5 straight 1R tour level tournaments. At London Olympics lost in 1R to F. Lopez 9-7 in 3rd set...In September, won consectuive Challenger titles at Istanbul (d. Mannarino) and Izmir (d. Marchenko) and jumped from No. 147 to No. 100 in 2 weeks. 16-6 record in Challengers...His lone Grand Slam match win came over Soeda at Roland Garros (l. to Benneteau)...
2011 -- The No. 4 Russian finished in Top 50 for first time since 2008, highlighted by 7th career ATP World Tour title in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (d. Dodig)...Started year at No. 197 and was 4-6 in ATP main draws until turning things around in June with title run...Reached SF in Marseille (l. to No. 5 Soderling), QF in Kuala Lumpur (l. to Troicki) and Moscow (l. to Tipsarevic)...Played well in Challengers winning 2 titles and runner-up while compiling an 18-2 record...Went 1-3 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 14-14 on hard , 6-2 on grass and 0-1 on clay...
2010 -- The Moscow native returned from a severe left ankle injury in ‘09 to finish in Top 200…Underwent his third surgery in past two years on Feb. 10…Did not make his season debut until Roland Garros in late May and went 0-3 in tour level play before winning his first match in August in Washington (d. Gabashvili, l. to Berdych)…In 1st RD at US Open, lost to No. 15 Melzer in five sets…Then traveled to Asia where he advanced to QFs at Bangkok Challenger and ATP World Tour stop in Tokyo (d. Gulbis, Gasquet, l. to Nadal)…In October, played two weeks on home soil and lost in 1st RD in Moscow to eventual champion Troicki and following week advanced to SF in St. Petersburg (l. to No. 10 Youzhny in third set tie-break).
2009 -- The Russian captured an ATP World Tour title for fourth consecutive year and was hampered by an ankle injury which sidelined him after US Open…Underwent left ankle surgeries in March and September...In first five months compiled a 6-10 mark and turned things around on grass by capturing title in Eastbourne (d. Dancevic) in June…Retired in 1st RD at Wimbledon due to ankle injury…Returned in July in Indiananpolis and reached QF (l. to Dancevic)…Retired in two of next three tournaments (LA, Montreal*) and played last match at US Open (l. to Gicquel)…Went 7-14 on hard and 6-2 on grass.
2008 -- The Russian won two ATP titles for second year in a row and finished in Top 30...Began season with QF in Doha (l. to Davydenko) and followed with title in Sydney (d. Guccione)... In March, reached 4th RD at AMS Miami (d. No. 8 Gasquet, l. to Berdych)...Best showing on clay was 3rd RD in Barcelona and Roland Garros (l. to Chardy)...Reached 3rd RD (or better) at Wimbledon for fifth straight year (l. to Tipsarevic)...During summer hard court circuit, reached final at Indianapolis (d. Blake in SF, l. to Simon) and advanced to 3rd RD at AMS Toronto (l. to Blake), AMS Cincinnati (l. to Murray) and US Open (l. to Davydenko)... In October, won Metz title (d. Mathieu) and went 1-3 in last three weeks...Had a 3-9 mark vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 26-15 on hard, 5-5 on clay and 3-2 on grass...Earned a career-high $856,069.
2007-- Russian No. 3 compiled his best results from June-on...After starting out 5-9 through May, finished with a 23-14 record highlighted by two ATP titles -- Indianapolis (d. Dancevic) and Bangkok (d. Becker)...Member of Russian Davis Cup team which reached final vs. U.S. in Portland (lost 4-1)...Fell to No. 6 Roddick and Blake in dead rubber...On grass, reached back-to-back SF at Queen's (d. No. 6 Gonzalez, l. to Roddick) and Nottingham and 3rd RD at Wimbledon...Finished with QF in St. Petersburg...In doubles, captured first ATP title in Moscow (w/Safin) and advanced to QF at Roland Garros (w/Kunitsyn).
2006 -- Finished in Top 25 with a personal-best 45 match wins...Won his first ATP title in September at Mumbai (d. No. 7 Robredo in SF, Berdych in F) and runner-up in Los Angeles (l. to Haas) and SF in Washington...Also reached four other QF...Achieved best AMS showing with 4th RD in Miami...On clay, reached 3rd RD at Roland Garros (l. to Nalbandian in five sets)...Also reached Wimbledon-best 4th RD (d. No. 4 Ljubicic, l. to Nieminen)...Led Russia into Davis Cup final with 4-0 singles record in three ties...Posted wins in both singles rubbers vs. The Netherlands...Clinched win over France in QF by defeating Gasquet and clinched SF tie with a win over Roddick in fourth rubber, prevailing 17-15 in fifth set (4 hrs., 48 mins.)...Won Challengers at Sunrise (d. Martin) and Dnepropetrovsk (d. Becker)...
2005-- Withdrew prior to 2nd RD at Roland Garros with a knee injury... Reached Wimbledon 4th RD (l. to Grosjean)... Reached Moscow SF...Won Kolding Challenger..
2004 -- Reached 3rd RD at Wimbledon, defeating No. 15 Safin in 1st RD and Sargsian 15-13 in fifth set before losing to Moya...Reached first ATP SF in Washington (l. to Hewitt)...Won Waikoloa Challenger... Sidelined for final three months with back injury...
2003 -- Won two Challengers...
2002 -- Missed six months with back injury...Claimed a Futures title...
2001 -- Played first ATP event in Memphis and reached QF (l. to Philippoussis)...Won a Futures and Challenger title...
2000 -- Broke left leg and missed five months...Won three Futures titles in five finals...
The Russian reached the Sydney SFs (l. to del Potro)…
On 12 February, withdrew from Rotterdam doubles (w/Marray) due to a leg injury…
Reached Oeiras doubles SFs (w/Ebden), losing to Cuevas-Marrero…
Fell in Roland Garros 3R (l. to Federer in 4 sets)...On 18 June, withdrew due to left foot injury ahead of ‘s-Hertogenbosch 2R versus de Bakker…Falls to Istomin in four sets in Wimbledon 1R...
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