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- Age: 36 (05.04.1977)
- Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Residence: Tel Aviv, Israel
- Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
- Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 1996
- Website: http://www.erlichandram.com
As of 09.12.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Full name is Jonathan Dario Erlich...Began playing tennis at age three and played first tournament at seven... Nickname is Joni or Yoni...Also played soccer as a youth, but chose tennis at age 12...Father, Daniel, is assistant general manager of a department store and mother, Susana, is a housewife...Younger brother, Ron Ami, completed three years of military service in 2005...Younger sister, Lesley, is a biochemistry student...Most inspirational people in his life are his parents and former coach Ronen Moralli...If not playing tennis, he would play soccer...Enjoys spending time at the beach in Tel Aviv when not on tour...Tennis idols were Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker...Founded Jewish Sports Foundation in August 2007 (w/Ram)...Wife, Mor (married June 12, 2007); son, Amit (born Aug. 18, 2008).
Erlich-Ram DEUCE Feature (Nov. 2007)
2011 -- The Israeli won two ATP World Tour titles (w/countryman Ram) at Eastbourne (d. Dimitrov-Seppi 63 63) and Winston-Salem (d. Kas-Peya 76(2) 64)...Has a 16-13 record in finals...Also reached SFs at Belgrade (l. to Cermak-Polasek) and Los Angeles (l. to Devvarman-Huey)...
2010 -- Started season at Australian Open with Clement, reaching QFs (l. to Nestor-Zimonjic)…In May, won Ramat Hasharon title on ATP Challenger Tour (w/Ram)…Made 2nd RD exit (w/Sela) at Roland Garros before capturing his first tour-level doubles title in 27 months at Queen's Club in London…Partnering Djokovic, the duo beat Beck-Skoch 67(6) 62 10-3 in 89-minute final…Reached the Newport SFs (w/Lipsky)...Finished runner-up in Bangkok final (w/Melzer), losing to Kas-Troicki 64 64...
2009 -- Reached two ATP Challenger Tour finals at Ramat Hasharon (w/Ram) and clinched title at Izmir (w/Levy)…In October reached St. Petersburg SFs (w/Ram)…Closed season ranked No. 192…
2008 -- The Israeli (w/countryman Ram) finished in Top 10 of ATP Doubles Race for fourth straight year and won their first Grand Slam title...Opened with SF in Adelaide before earning first Grand Slam title at Australian Open (d. Clement-Llodra)...Followed with SF in Rotterdam and second AMS title at Indian Wells (d. Nestor-Zimonjic) and 12th title overall...Advanced to QF at Wimbledon but did not reach another ATP final until AMS Cincinnati (l. to Bryans)...Qualified for Tennis Masters Cup for third straight year but could not compete due to a right elbow injury which finished his season after US Open...Finished No. 5 in ATP Doubles Race and compiled 28-16 record (w/Ram) and No. 11 individually...Earned a career-high $439,189...
2007 -- Finished in Top 10 of Stanford ATP Doubles Race for third straight year and won first AMS title (w/Ram)...Excelled on North American hard courts, advancing to back-to-back finals in Las Vegas and AMS Indian Wells early in season...Over a three-tournament stretch during North American summer, reached Washington final, SF at AMS Montreal, and won title at AMS Cincinnati (d. Bryans)...Also achieved SF finishes on clay at Barcelona and AMS Hamburg, on grass at Nottingham and on carpet at Lyon...Helped Israel attain Davis Cup World Group status for first time in 13 years, prevailing in a 10-8 fifth set of doubles rubber in September's playoff (d. Chileans Gonzalez-Massu)...Gained entry into Tennis Masters Cup Shanghai when Bryans withdrew and went 1-2 in round robin play...Finished as No. 8 team (w/Ram) and tied No. 18 individually...
2006 -- Picked up four ATP titles in six finals (w/Ram)...Qualified for first Tennis Masters Cup, going 1-2 in round robin action...Won season opener in Adelaide, defended Nottingham and Bangkok titles, and took New Haven crown...Also runner-up in Rotterdam...In AMS events, advanced to final in Rome and SF in Miami and Cincinnati...Helped Israeli Davis Cup team notch first-ever win over Great Britain by defeating Delgado-Murray in a fifth set...Finished No. 7 in Race and No. 13 individually...
2005 -- Partnered with Ram to win titles at Rotterdam and Nottingham...Finalists at Los Angeles, AMS Montreal, Bangkok and Vienna...Reached QF at US Open...Served as alternate at Tennis Masters Cup Shanghai...Finished No. 8 in ATP Doubles Race (w/Ram) and ranked No. 15 individually...
2004 -- Played full season with Ram, going 31-25 and defending Lyon title...Reached finals in Chennai and Rotterdam...Also reached QF at Athens Olympics...Late in season, won Challenger title in Bratislava (w/Okun)...
2003 -- Qualified in singles in Bangkok and reached 2nd RD...In doubles, won ATP titles in Bangkok and Lyon (w/Ram)...Also claimed six Challenger titles to compile a 29-4 record...
2002 -- Qualified in singles and reached 2nd RD at Newport and Indianapolis...In doubles, went 4-8 at ATP level...Notched first Davis Cup win vs. Austria (w/Ram)...Won two Challenger titles in four finals...
2001 -- Went 3-7 in ATP doubles play with all three wins on grass...Won three Challenger titles with Ram and two with Llodra...
2000 -- Claimed doubles title in ATP debut in Newport (w/Levy)...Made Grand Slam debut at US Open (w/Bowen) and Davis Cup debut (w/Levy) against Bulgaria...Went 5-5 in ATP matches... Won Denver Challenger with Mor...Finalist at two other Challengers for an 18-10 season record...Also won two Futures titles...
1999 -- Reached final at Indian Futures (l. to Hadad)...Went 12-11 in Futures singles and 7-7 in Challengers...Posted a 21-6 Futures doubles record with three titles in four finals...
1998 -- In doubles, won first Futures title (w/Okun) and reached two other finals...
Partnering Inglot in Oeiras 1R, retired with lower back injury at 3-5 in first set versus Bopanna-Ram on 1 May…On 16 June with Bracciali, finished runner-up in Halle final (l. to S. Gonzalez-Lipsky)…
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