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- Age: 32 (09.12.1981)
- Birthplace: Edina, Minnesota, USA
- Residence: Los Angeles, California
- Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
- Weight: 180 lbs (82 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2000
- Coach: Mark Knowles
- Website: http://mardytennis.com
As of 03.03.2014
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Father, Tom, is teaching pro; mother, Sally, housewife…Younger sister, Meredith…Moved from Minnesota to Vero Beach, Fla. at age four in 1985…Attended Vero Beach High School for first three years and his senior year at Boca Prep in Boca Raton...Lived with Andy Roddick in 1999…Played basketball and tennis with Roddick at Boca Prep…Avid golfer…In 2004, hit 370-foot home run to right in batting practice at New York Mets' Shea Stadium…In September 2011, he hit six home runs at the Los Angeles Dodgers' Dodgers stadium...Hosts Mardy's Tennis and Jake's Music Fest with country music star Jake Owen…Wife, Stacey Gardner (married September 28, 2008); son, Beckett, born 8 February 2014 at 3.45 p.m…Fitness trainer is Christian LoCascio, who helped him lose 30 pounds prior to 2010 season.
Fish DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2011)
2013 -- Announced on 28 November 2012 he would miss the start of the 2013 season and the Australian Open as he recovered from heart trouble...On 10 March, played his first singles match since 2012 US Open; beat Reynolds in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells 2R; fell in 3R (l. to Tsonga)…On 22 May, pulled out of Roland Garros due to ongoing heart problem…On 4 August, partnering Stepanek, fell in Washington DC final (l. to Benneteau-Zimonjic); had earned three Match TB wins during week…Dropped to 8-3 in doubles finals…On 20 August, retired due to being unwell at 23 in third set versus Nieminen in Winston-Salem 2R…On 21 August, he announced that he would not compete at the US Open due to his health...
2012 -- The No. 3 American (behind No. 14 Isner, No. 22 Querrey) finished in Top 30 for 4th time in 5 years despite being sidelined for part of season with health issues...Put together his best spell from Wimbledon to US Open with a 14-5 record, reaching 4R at All England Club (l. to Tsonga), SF in Washington (l. to Haas), back-to-back QF in Toronto (d. No. 10 Monaco, l. to Gasquet) and Cincinnati (l. to Federer), and 4R at US Open (w/o vs Federer)...Went 7-6 through April and then missed 2 ½ months before returning at Wimbledon. Was diagnosed with a heart ailment and underwent cardiac catheter ablation procedure on May 23...Played through summer but withdrew at US Open n 4R vs. Federer after falling ill. Did not play rest of season...Ranked in Top 10 for 22 weeks during year, and 19 in a row...Compiled records of 17-9 on hard, 3-1 on grass and 1-1 on clay. Went 1-2 vs. Top 10 opponents...
2011 -- The top American finished in Top 10 for 1st time, highlighted by career-best 43 match wins and 6th career title while reaching 2 other finals and qualifying for Barclays ATP World Tour finals (0-3 in round robin)...During North American summer circuit, reached 3 straight finals for 1st time in his career…On July 24, he repeated his Atlanta title (d. Isner, saving 2 MPs) and reached a career-high No. 7 on Aug. 15...Broke into Top 10 for 1st time on April 18 then slipped out for next 3 weeks before returning for good May 16...From June-on, compiled a 24-12 mark, starting with career-best QF at Wimbledon (d. No. 7 Berdych, l. to No. 1 Nadal in 4 sets)…Then followed in U.S.-Spain Davis Cup QF tie in Austin, Texas and lost opening match to Lopez 8-6 in 5th set and then to No. 6 Ferrer in 4 sets in reverse singles...Won 14 of 17 matches going into US Open and finished with a 10-4 mark in Grand Slam action, winning a round in each Slam event for the 1st time in a season...Was 33-19 on hard, 6-5 on clay, 4-1 on grass and 3-9 vs. Top 10 foes…Earned a career high $1,657,091...
2010 -- No. 2 American had first Top 20 since ‘03, with career-high 40 match wins…Fell to No. 108 on Mar. 1…Went 28-5 after Roland Garros…Runner-up at Queen's (l. to Querrey)…Back-to-back titles in Newport (d. O. Rochus) and Atlanta (d. Roddick in SF, Isner in F)…Career-best 11-match win streak ended in Washington 3rd RD (l. to Cilic)…Cincinnati* finalist, beating No. 8 Verdasco (2nd RD), No. 4 Murray (QF) and No. 13 Roddick (SF) (l. to Federer)…Had two five-set singles wins vs. Colombia in 3-2 Davis Cup World Group win…Was 5-1 in five-sets, 5-3 vs. Top 10, 25-10 on hard, 11-2 on grass, 4-2 on clay and 20-5 in tie-breaks…Earned career-high $933,878.
2009 -- The American started 12-5 with final in San Jose (l. to Stepanek) and won title in Delray Beach (d. Korolev)…Reached QF in Estoril (l. to Davydenko), Queen’s (l. to Murray) and Los Angeles (w/o vs. L. Mayer)…Played Davis Cup QF vs. Croatia and lost to Cilic 8-6 in fifth set…Fractured rib in loss…Underwent left knee injury surgery Sept. 28…Played three tournaments in second half of year…In doubles, captured titles in Memphis (w/Knowles) and Indian Wells* (w/Roddick)…Reached career high No. 14 in doubles before ending at No. 19.
2008 -- The No. 3 American (behind Roddick, Blake) finished in Top 25 for first time since 2003...Reached two ATP finals and QF or better in five other tournaments, including his first at US Open...In first three months, reached back-to-back QF in Delray Beach and San Jose and then advanced to final at AMS Indian Wells where he defeated three Top 10 opponents -- No. 4 Davydenko (3rd RD), No. 7 Nalbandian (QF) and No. 1 Federer (SF) before losing to No. 3 Djokovic in three sets...
On clay best result was QF in Houston...Did not reach another QF or better until August in Los Angeles where he advanced to SF (l. to del Potro)...Two weeks later, reached final in New Haven (l. to Cilic) for second straight year and then followed with QF at US Open (d. No. 9 Blake in 3rd RD, l. to Nadal)...Played two European events and was 2-2...
Played in Davis Cup SF vs. Spain (w/M. Bryan) and won five-set doubles match...Went 4-7 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled records of 26-15 on hard, 4-5 on clay and 2-3 on grass...Ranked No. 7 in Ricoh ATP MatchFacts with 554 aces (10.1 average)...Earned a career-high $847,690.
2007 -- Finished in Top 50 bv winning 12 of his first 16 matches through February...Reached SF in Auckland, Grand Slam-best QF at Australian Open (d. No. 4 Ljubicic, Ferrer, l. to Roddick), San Jose and SF in Memphis (l. to Haas)...In August, runner-up in New Haven (d. Karlovic, l. to Blake)...Fired 534 aces (11.4 average) to finish No. 5 in Ricoh ATP MatchFacts.
2006 -- Dropped to as low as No. 341 on Feb. 20 before climbing up ATP Rankings to finish at No. 47...In April, won the clay title in Houston, ranked No. 212 as a wild card (d. Melzer)...Reached three other ATP QF...Won two Challenger titles in three finals...
2005 -- Suffered left wrist injury during practice in Rome on May 2...Underwent surgery on June 13...Returned to action in July, but after just three events had a second operation on Sept. 15...
2004 -- Finalist in San Jose (l. to Roddick), Halle (l. to Federer) and Athens Olympics (l. to Massu in five sets)...Also helped U.S. to Davis Cup final (l. to Spain, 3-2) by going 3-2 in singles...Sidelined for seven weeks with hip tendinitis...In doubles, captured San Jose and Houston titles (w/Blake)...
2003 -- Finished a year-end best No. 20 and claimed first ATP title in Stockholm (d. Soderling)...Also runner-up in Delray Beach (l. to Gambill), Nottingham (l. to Rusedski) and AMS Cincinnati, losing to Roddick in a third-set tie-break (held 2 M.P.)...Held serve 74 straight games during week and extended streak to 92 games before losing to Kucera in 2nd RD at US Open...
2002 -- Reached QF in Newport before winning Challengers at Bronx and San Antonio...Won first ATP doubles title in Houston (w/Roddick)...
2001 -- Reached QF in Scottsdale and runner-up at Kerrville Challenger finalist (l. to A. Kim)...
2000 -- Advanced to first ATP QF in Newport...In doubles, won Urbana Challenger...