- Age: 30 (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 23.02.2015
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Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
Tecau-Lindstedt DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2011)
2014 -- The Romanian finished in Top 20 in doubles for 4th time in 5 years, winning a career-best 8 titles in 9 finals on 4 different continents (all w/Rojer). Also won 50 matches for 1st time...Compiled a 48-23 match record with Rojer, winning titles on hard, clay and grass courts. Season highlighted by 3 ATP 500 crowns in Washington, Beijing and Valencia...Best Grand Slam results were 3R at Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open...Finished No. 6 in ATP team rankings and qualified for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals for 3rd time. Went 0-3 in RR play...Earned a career-high $519,035...
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 17 January, finished runner-up with Rojer at Sydney (l. to Bopanna-Nestor)…As No. 6 seed with Rojer, reached Australian Open SFs (l. to eventual champions Bolelli-Fognini)…
On 15 February, captured his ninth ATP World Tour team title (w/Rojer) in Rotterdam (d. Murray-Peers 10-8 in Match TB) where they finished runner-up in 2014…He also partnered Lindstedt to the 2012 final…Now 25-15 individually in finals…
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