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- Age: 24 (13.11.1990)
- Birthplace: Lodz, Poland
- Residence: Lodz, Poland
- Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
- Weight: 200 lbs (91 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2007
- Coach: Kim Tiilikainen
- Website: http://www.jerzy-janowicz.com/
As of 27.04.2015
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Started playing tennis aged five with his parents, who played tennis for fun…Father, Jerzy, and mother, Anna Szalbot, were both professional volleyball players, who owned a chain of sports shops…Idol growing up was Pete Sampras…Likes all surfaces and favourite shot is forehand…Hobbies include computers and computer games; considers himself very skilled with computers in general…As a junior reached the 2007 US Open (l. to Berankis) and 2008 Roland Garros (l. to Yang) finals, reaching a junior career-high No. 5 in January 2008...Made Davis Cup debut for Poland in July 2008...Runs the Jerzyk Cup, promoting the sport to young children…In July 2013, he was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit by Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski...Strength and conditioning coach is Piotr Grabia.
Janowicz Feature - "The Pole-veriser" (July 2013)
2014 -- The No. 1 Pole finished in Top 50 for 3rd year in a row, reaching 2nd ATP final at Winston-Salem in August (l. to Rosol after holding 2 MPs)...In February, advanced to SF in Montpellier (l. to Gasquet) and QF in Rotterdam (l. to Berdych) in back-to-back weeks. Also reached QF in Metz in September (l. to Monfils)...Best ATP Masters 1000 result was 3R in Cincinnati, registering highest-ranked win of year over No. 8 Dimitrov in 2R (l. to Benneteau)...In Grand Slam play, reached 3R at Australian Open (l. to F. Mayer), Roland Garros (l. to Tsonga) and Wimbledon (l. to Robredo in 5 sets) and 2R at US Open (l. to Anderson). Fell from No. 25 to 51 after failing to defend SF points at Wimbledon...Compiled records of 19-17 on hard, 3-7 on clay and 2-2 on grass. Went 1-2 vs. Top 10 opponents...
2013 -- The top player from Poland became 1st player from his country to finish in Top 25 since Wojtek Fibak was No. 22 in ‘82. Reached career-high No. 14 on August 12…Advanced to QF or better 5 times during year, highlighted by reaching 1st Grand Slam SF at Wimbledon (d. Stepanek, No. 16 Almagro, Melzer, Kubot, l. to No. 2 eventual champion Murray in 4 sets). Hit 103 aces during tournament…In Grand Slam play, compiled a 9-4 record with 3R at Roland Garros (l. to Wawrinka) and at Australian Open (d. Devvarman in 2R in 5 sets, down 0-2, l. to Almagro in 3R). Lost in 1R at US Open (l. to M. Gonzalez)…In Davis Cup, helped Poland to World Group play-off tie vs. Australia in September (did not play in tie due to back injury)…Compiled records of 15-12 on hard, 7-6 on clay and 5-2 on grass. Went 2-9 vs. Top 10 opponents. Earned a career-high $1,353,039…
2012 -- The Pole made his Grand Slam debut as a qualifier at Wimbledon and advanced to the third round (l. to F. Mayer 75 in fifth set)…Made his improvement with success on the ATP Challenger Tour with a 32-9 match record and three titles, in Italy, the Netherlands and Poland…In opening month of campaign, reached quarter-finals at Great Britain #2 Futures and followed with runner-up at Great Britain #3 Futures…
At Paris in late October, he qualified and beat three Top 20 and two Top 10 players en route to his first ATP World Tour final…He was the first qualifier to reach an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final since Canas (l. to Djokovic) at 2007 Miami…He was the first qualifier to reach Paris final since Stepanek (l. to Safin) in 2004…He was the first player to reach an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final in his Masters 1000 tournament debut since Levy at 2000 Toronto (l. to Safin)…He was the first player to reach his maiden ATP World Tour final in an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament since Mirnyi at 2001 Stuttgart-indoor (l. to Haas)…
He lost in the Paris final to World No. 5 Ferrer in straight sets on 4 November…He had been trying to become the first Pole to win an ATP World Tour title since Fibak won at WCT/Chicago on Dec. 5, 1982 (d. Bill Scanlon)…He was trying to become the first qualifier to win an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title since (No. 42) Portas at 2001 Hamburg (d. Ferrero)…Portas was also the last player to win his maiden ATP World Tour title in a Masters 1000 tournament…Janowicz was also attempting to become the first winner outside the Top 50 to win an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title since No. 57 Woodruff at 1997 Montreal (d. Kuerten)…He jumped from World No. 69 to inside the Top 30 on 5 November…The last Polish player to rank in the Top 30 was Fibak at No. 29 on Feb. 20, 1984…
Worked his way up and improved ranking in Futures and Challenger tournaments throughout season. Compiled a 14-4 tour level match record (8-3 on hard), including 5-0 in Davis Cup play...In Moscow, posted wins over Becker and Berlocq before losing to Bellucci in maiden ATP World Tour QF...Made his Grand Slam debut as a qualifier at Wimbledon and advanced to 3R (l. to F. Mayer 7-5 in 5th set, held 2 MPs). At US Open lost in 1R...On Challenger circuit, put together a 32-9 match record and 3 titles, in Italy, the Netherlands and Poland. In opening month of campaign, reached final at Great Britain #3 Futures...Earned a career-high $477,833...
On 14 January, failed to convert one match point at 6-5 in deciding set versus L. Mayer in 76(3) third set loss in Sydney 2R...Beat No. 17 seed Monfils in five sets in Australian Open 2R…
On 2 February, he saved six match points in 75 third set win over Brown in Montpellier 1R…On 8 February, dropped to 0-3 in ATP World Tour final after retiring due to illness at 03 in Montpellier final versus Gasquet…He was attempting to become the first Polish player to win an ATP World Tour singles title since Fibak at 1982 Chicago…
Beat Bautista Agut en route to ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami 3R (l. to Goffin)...
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