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Jurgen Melzer

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Melzer
  • Pronounced: Yur-gin mel-tser
  • Age: 33 (22.05.1981)
  • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
  • Residence: Deutsch-Wagram, Austria
  • Height: 6' (183 cm)
  • Weight: 178 lbs (81 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1999
  • Coach: Markus Hipfl
  • Website: http://www.juergen-melzer.at/
68 Singles Ranking
Austria

Austria

As of 18.08.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

68
1 11-13 0 $302,963
Career

High

8

18.04.2011

330-310 5 $9,164,981

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

61
1 12-12 0 $99,677
Career

High

6

13.09.2010

275-217 12 $9,164,981

Singles & Doubles combined

Began playing tennis at age nine...Father, Rudolf, is a businessman and ex-mayor of his hometown Deutsch-Wagram; mother, Michaela, is a saleswoman and has one younger brother, Gerald...Speaks German, English and French...Childhood idols were Stefan Edberg, Michael Stich and Patrick Rafter...Captured Wimbledon junior title (d. Pless) in 1999...Hobbies include watching his favorite football team, Bayern Munich, playing golf and going to movies...Favourite shot is backhand drop shot...Wife, WTA pro Iveta Benesova (married on 14 September 2012 at Laxenburg Castle, Austria); the pair won the 2011 Wimbledon mixed doubles title.

Melzer DEUCE Feature (Aug. 2010)
Melzer DEUCE Feature (Nov. 2010)

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