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- Pronounced: FLOR-ee-an MAH-yer
- Age: 30 (05.10.1983)
- Birthplace: Bayreuth, Germany
- Residence: Bayreuth, Germany
- Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
- Weight: 180 lbs (82 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2001
- Coach: Tobias Summerer
- Website: http://www.flo-mayer.de
As of 09.12.2013
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2012 -- The No. 3 German (behind No. 20 Kohlschreiber, No. 21 Haas) finished in Top 30 for 2nd year in a row and turned in a season-best SF result in Beijing where he lost to eventual champion Djokovic...After a slow start (8-14 through May), turned things around with title at Prostejov Challenger (d. Hajek) in 2nd week of Roland Garros...On grass, lost in 2R to Federer in Halle and followed with 2nd career Grand Slam QF (’04 Wimbledon) as he won back-to-back 5-setters in 2R (d. Petzschner) and 3R (d. Janowicz), then d. No. 19 Gasquet in 4R before falling to Djokovic in straight sets...Returned to clay in Hamburg and reached QF, losing to countryman Haas...In Davis Cup play-off tie vs. Australia, defeated Hewitt and Tomic to lead his country to 3-2 victory and advance into 2013 World Group draw. Followed with QF in Metz (l. to Seppi)...Compiled records of 9-12 on hard and clay and 5-2 on grass...Went 1-5 vs. Top 10 opponents and his lone win came over No. 10 Isner in Miami..
2011 -- The top German compiled his best season, finishing a year-end best No. 23, winning a career-high 45 matches and breaking through to capture his 1st ATP World Tour title in Bucharest (d. Andujar)…Also runner-up in Munich (l. to Davydenko) in May and SF in Sydney (l. to Troicki) in January and Zagreb (l. to Berrer) in February...Overall appeared in QF or better 11 times, including Shanghai (l. to Lopez)…Reached a career-high ranking of No. 18 on June 6...In Grand Slam play, won at least a round in each for 1st time, including personal-best 3R at US Open (l. to No. 5 Ferrer)...Went 2-6 vs. Top 10 opponents with wins over No. 2 Nadal in Shanghai and No. 8 Melzer, who retired after dropping first in 2R in Rome…Compiled marks of 23-16 on hard a 19-8 on clay and 3-2 on grass…Earned a career-high $1,035,324...
2010 -- The No. 2 German (behind No. 34 Kohlschreiber) finished in Top 50 for first time since ‘04 and won 23 matches (most since ’06) and went 15-2 in Challengers…Reached 3rd RD at Australian Open and QF in Rotterdam while also claiming Challenger titles in Noumea and Sunrise…Also reached 3rd RD at Wimbledon…Returned to clay and advanced to QF in Stuttgart and SF in Hamburg…Claimed singles win against South Africa to help his country remain in Davis Cup World Group…Late in season reached 3rd RD in Shanghai* and final in Stockholm (l. to Federer)…Compiled marks of 13-13 on hard and 8-4 on clay…Earned a career-high $513,955.
2009 -- The German compiled his best results in Challenger level play with a 43-16 match record and two titles in five finals…He also made one of biggest ranking jumps (282 positions) from previous year, climbing back into Top 75 for fifth time in six years…He opened season with runner-up at Noumea, New Caledonia (l. to Evans)…In March, he won Bangkok title (d. Udomchoke) and following month he was runner-up at Sofia (l. to I. Minar)…In May, he captured title in native country in Karlsruhe (d. D. Brown)…Two months later he was runner-up at Istanbul (l. to Marchenko)…Went 3-6 in ATP World Tour play, qualifying three straight weeks in Bangkok (l. to Chiudinelli), Beijing (l. to Blake) and Masters 1000 Shanghai (d. Petzschner, l. to Robredo).
2008 -- The German played until May before a finger injury sidelined him for rest of season...Compiled a 2-10 match record until being sidelined after his last tournament in Casablanca on May 19...His best result came in January in Auckland where he advanced to QF with wins over Querrey and Chela (l. to eventual champ Kohlschreiber)...Played in Davis Cup 1st RD tie against Korea and lost in five sets to Lee in second rubber...In May, reached QF at Dresden Challenger...Underwent surgery on second finger on his left hand in mid-June.
2007 -- Finished in Top 75 for fourth straight season highlighted by four QF appearances... Achieved best Australian Open finish by reaching 3rd RD (l. to Haas) and followed with back-to-back QF at Delray Beach and Rotterdam...Compiled a 12-4 record in Challenger play and, in May, reached first of three Challenger finals at Dresden (l. to Schukin)...In between clay court Challenger finals at Prostejov (l. to Roitman) and Braunschweig (l. to Hernandez), advanced to QF on grass at Halle...Posted 2nd RD win over No. 3 Davydenko before losing to Baghdatis...Also reached QF at Sopot.
2006 -- Achieved a career-high 26 match wins...Struggled in first five months of year with a 9-12 record before putting together a 17-9 mark in final five months of action...In July, finished as runner-up in Sopot for second straight year (l. to No. 6 Davydenko)...Also reached QF on grass in Halle (l. to Vliegen), and on clay in Stuttgart (l. to Ferrer) and Bucharest...In limited Challenger play, compiled a 19-2 record with three titles, at Furth (d. Popp), Tampere (d. Gulbis) and Graz (d. Schuettler)....Won both of his matches in Davis Cup playoff tie vs. Thailand, lifting Germany back into World Group in '07...
2005 -- Advanced to first career ATP final in Sopot (d. Nieminen, Coria in SF; l. to Monfils)...Also reached QF at Bucharest...Advanced to 4th RD at AMS event for first time in Miami (d. Kiefer, Gonzalez; l. to Dent)...Helped lead host Germany to its fourth ATP World Team Championship title...In doubles, reached first final in Munich (w/countryman Waske)... Earned a career-high $432,563...
2004 -- Made one of biggest jumps of any player in Top 50, climbing over 200 ranking positions from previous year...Qualified for his first Grand Slam at Australian Open and lost in 2nd RD to Nalbandian...Reached first ATP SF in Estoril (l. to Chela)...Made his ATP Masters Series debut in Hamburg and reached 3rd RD (d. No. 15 Novak, Portas; l. to Youzhny)...In Wimbledon debut, advanced to QF with wins over Arthurs, No. 3 Coria, Ferreira and J. Johansson before losing to Grosjean... His best results rest of season were QF in Kitzbnhel and SF in Bucharest...Made Davis Cup debut in World Group playoff tie vs. Slovak Republic (0-2 in singles)...Won one Challenger title in two finals...
2003 -- Reached final at Portugal #4...Won first career Challenger title in first career final at St. Petersburg (d. Mertinak)...Won first career Futures title at Spain #27 (d. Navarro Pastor)...Went 18-8 in Futures and 13-8 in Challengers...
2002 -- Was 16-10 in Futures and 1-4 in Challengers...Reached final at Spain #20 (l. to Nadal)...Was 3-3 in doubles at Futures events...
2001 -- Was 1-4 in Futures events...
Saved two match points vs. Rhyne Williams in 1R five-set win at Australian Open; lost to qualifier Berankis in 2R…Fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells 3R (l. to Berdych)…
On 22 March, fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami 2R (l. to Zemlja)…Fell in Bucharest SFs (l. to Garcia-Lopez)…
On 28 May, retired with right thigh injury at end of third set versus Istomin in Roland Garros 1R…
Reached US Open 3R for second time (also 2011), falling to Murray in three sets…
Reached his second ATP World Tour SF of year at Metz (l. to Tsonga)…
Beat World No. 4 Ferrer in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Shanghai 3R before losing to Tsonga in QFs…
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