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- Age: 29 (19.01.1985)
- Birthplace: Constanta, Romania
- Residence: Constanta, Romania
- Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
- Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2003
- Coach: John-Laffnie de Jager
As of 18.08.2014
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Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
Tecau-Lindstedt DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2011)
2013 -- The Romanian finished outside Top 20 in doubles (at No. 23) for 1st time since ‘09 but won 30-more doubles matches for 4th year in a row...Played primarily with Max Mirnyi and compiled a 30-18, including 3-2 in finals. All 3 titles came on different surfaces (clay, grass and hard). Won 1st team title on home soil in Bucharest in April, then 2 months later won grass title at ‘s-Hertogenbosch. In October won on hard courts in Beijing. Also runner-up in Sydney and Delray Beach, on hard...Best Grand Slam result was 3R at Wimbledon...Finished No. 9 (w/Mirnyi) in ATP team rankings and served as alternates at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London...
2012 -- The Romanian teamed with Swede Lindstedt for a 3rd season to compile a 48-23 match record and 4-3 in finals. They finished No. 4 in ATP Doubles Team Rankings (individually was year-end best No. 9) and closed with 1-2 showing at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London...Played well in Grand Slam tournaments with a 12-4 record, highlighted by their 3rd straight Wimbledon final (l. to Marray-Nielsen in 5 sets)...Also compiled a 12-8 record in ATP Masters 1000 events. Their biggest title came in August at ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati (d. Bhupathi-Bopanna)...Captured 1st title of season on clay in Bucharest (d. Chardy-Kubot) and 2 weeks later reached final at ATP Masters 1000 Madrid (l. to Fyrstenberg-Matkowski)...Put together strong results on grass with title in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (d. Cabal-Tursunov) and final at Wimbledon, where they fell to wild cards Marray-Nielsen 6-3 in 5th set...Returned to clay in Båstad and won title without dropping a set (d. Peya-Soares)...In August, reached SF at ATP Masters 1000 Toronto (l. to Granollers-M. Lopez) and followed with title run in Cincinnati...Earned a career-high $497,956...
2011 -- The Romanian teamed with Lindstedt to compile a 2-5 finals record while qualifying in their 1st Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London…Went 1-2 in round robin play and 39-23 on season...They also advanced to their 2nd straight Wimbledon final...In 1st week of season, reached final in Brisbane (l. to Dlouhy-Hanley) and in April, repeated clay court title in Casablanca (d. Fleming-Zelenay)...During European clay court circuit, advanced to QF in Barcelona, ATP Masters 1000 Rome and Roland Garros...Played well on grass (9-3 mark) with QF at Queen’s Club, runner-up in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (l. to Bracciali-Cermak) and Wimbledon (l. to Bryans)...In July, won title in Båstad (d. Aspelin-Siljestrom) and 1 month later reached final in Washington (l. to Llodra-Zimonjic)…Lost opening round in next 2 events before reaching QF at US Open (l. to Bolelli-Fognini)...In October, reached final in Beijing (l. to Llodra-Zimonjic in 2 TBs)...Finished No. 12 in doubles and earned a career-high $447,311...
2010 -- Reached his first Grand Slam final at Wimbledon (w/Lindstedt), losing to Melzer-Petzschner 61 75 75...Went 5-1 in ATP World Tour doubles titles, winning his first title (w/Daniell) at Auckland...In tandem with Lindstedt since March, the duo lifted trophies at Casablanca (d. Bopanna-Qureshi), 's-Hertogenbosch (d. Dlouhy-Paes), Bastad (d. Seppi-Vagnozzi) and New Haven (d. Bopanna-Qureshi)...
2009 -- Reached two ATP World Tour doubles finals at Kitzbuhel (w/Pavel) and Stuttgart (w/Hanescu)...
2008 -- Went 5-4 in doubles Challenger finals…Won 3 titles with Allegro, 2 with Mergea
2006 -- Lost in 1R at ATP World Tour debut in Bucharest (w/Pavel)...
2003 -- Made his Davis Cup debut against the Ecuador, winning 13-11 in 5th set against Lapentti-Lapentti (w/Mergea)...
On 26 January, the Romanian finished runner-up at the Australian Open for the second time in three years (also 2012 with Mattek-Sands)…Lost to Nestor-Mladenovic in straight sets…Partnering Rojer, the duo fell in the Australian Open men's doubles 2R (l. to Bhambri-Venus)…
Won first ATP World Tour team title with Rojer, in their fourth tournament as a team at Zagreb (d. Marx-Mertinak)…Also won 2011 Zagreb title (w/Norman)…Now 17-13 in ATP World Tour finals…The following week, finished runners up at Rotterdam (l. to Llodra-Mahut)…
Claimed a hat-trick of Casablanca titles (also 2010 and 2011 w/Lindstedt), partnering Rojer to two-set win over Bednarek-Dlouhy…Did not drop a set all week…It was their second ATP World Tour team title…
Won third straight title at Bucharest, partnering Rojer to two-set final win over Fyrstenberg-Matkowski…Had previously partnered Lindstedt to the 2012 crown and Mirnyi to 2013 trophy…It was the team’s third ATP World Tour team title of the season…
On 21 June, won his fourth team title (w/Rojer) in the ‘s-Hertogenbosch final (d. Gonzalez-Lipsky)…
On 3 August, won his fifth ATP World Tour doubles title (w/Rojer) in their sixth final at Washington, D.C (d. Groth-Paes)…Now 21-14 in finals…Reached ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati QFs for the second time (also 2012), partnering Rojer to 10-2 Match tie-break loss to Bryans…
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