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- Age: 32 (16.07.1980)
- Birthplace: Graz, Austria
- Residence: Graz, Austria
- Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
- Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 1998
- Coach: Jessie Marach
- Website: http://www.olivermarach.com
As of 27.05.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Began playing tennis at age six...Nicknamed Oli by friends and family...Father, Hans-Karl, works for an electronic planning company; mother, Hildegard, is a housewife...Has one older sister, Michaela...Hobbies include meeting up with friends, playing cards and enjoying a glass of sweet wine...Idols growing up were Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Roger Federer and countryman Thomas Muster...Favorite surfaces are clay and slow hard courts...Considers his forehand as best shot...Best moment of his career so far is reaching SFs at Australian Open in 2009 and qualifying for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London...Open the DNA Tennis Academy in Graz, Austria, in October 2010...Coached by wife Jessie Marach (married July 4, 2009)...Daughter, Leah (July 9, 2012).
Marach-Kubot DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2010)
2011 -- The Austrian finished in Top 20 for 3rd straight year, highlighted by 3 titles in 5 finals...Won clay titles in Buenos Aires (w/L. Mayer) and Hamburg (w/Peya) and on hard courts in Bangkok (w/Qureshi) while reaching finals in Santiago (w/Kubot) and Belgrade (w/Peya)...His best Grand Slam result was QF at Australian Open (w/Kubot)...Played on Davis Cup team and won both of his matches vs. France and Belgium...
2010 -- The Austrian doubles specialist teamed with Kubot to win two ATP World Tour titles in three finals and qualify for their second straight Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London where they went 1-2 in round robin play… They jumped off to a career-best 14-3 start in first two months of action, reaching three straight finals during Latin American clay court circuit….In February, won title in Santiago (d. Starace-Zeballos) followed with runner-up in Costa do Sauipe (l. to Cuevas-Granollers) and closed with title in Acapulco (d. Fognini-Starace)…Did not win back-to-back matches again until May at ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome* where they reached SFs (l. to Bryans)…Closed clay court circuit with QF at Roland Garros (l. to Nestor-Zimonjic)…Then lost in 1st RD at Wimbledon…Took a break before returning together in August in Cincinnati* they advanced to SFs (l. to Bhupathi-Mirnyi)…In final Grand Slam event at US Open, reached QFs (l. to Schwank-Zeballos)…In October, advanced to third SF in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 play in Shanghai* (l. to Fyrstenberg-Matkowski)…Finished No. 6 in ATP Doubles Team Rankings (w/Kubot) and No. 11 individually while earning a career-high $326,130...
2009 -- The Austrian teamed with Kubot to capture three ATP World Tour titles in four finals and winning 41 matches…Qualified for their first Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London and went 2-1 in round robin play…Began season with SF at Australian Open (l. to Bhupathi-Knowles), their best Grand Slam result…Finalists in Acapulco (l. to Cermak-Mertinak)…Won first ATP World Tour title together in Casablanca (d. Aspelin-Hanley), winning their last three matches in a Match TB…Dropped only one set en route to title in Belgrade (d. Brunstrom-Rojer)…After a second round exit at Roland Garros, they played well on grass with a SF at Queen’s (l. to Moodie-Youzhny) and QF at Wimbledon, falling to eventual champions Nestor-Zimonjic…Returned to clay and reached SF in Stuttgart…Turned in QF and SF results at ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events in Montreal and Cincinnati, respectively, losing to Bryans both times…During indoor circut, captured title in Vienna (d. Knowle-Melzer), winning all four matches in a Match TB…Finished No. 13 individually, No. 7 in ATP Team Rankings and earned a career-high $316,703...
2008 -- Won second title in Acapulco (w/Mertinak)...
2007 -- Won first ATP title in Bucharest (w/Mertinak)...
2006 -- The No. 3 Austrian (behind Melzer, Koubek) experienced a breakthrough year on ATP circuit that earned him his first-ever Top 100 ranking...Posted a personal-best 13 ATP level match wins (13-16) and also compiled a 13-8 Challenger record with one title...For the third straight time in a Grand Slam, dropped a 1st RD match in five sets losing to Hrbaty at Australian Open...Reached 2nd RD at Delray Beach (d. Saulnier, l. to Mayer)...Also reached 2nd RD at Houston (d. Marin, l. to Roddick)...In May, won title at Rome Challenger (d. Ungur)...Reached first career ATP QF at Poertschach with wins over Spadea and Simon before falling to Pavel...In June, reached SF at Lugano Challenger (l. to Patience)...Made Wimbledon debut, falling to Wang...Reached 2nd RD at Bastad (d. Prpic, l. to Ferrero)...Reached QF at Stuttgart with wins over T. Popp, Gasquet and Koubek before falling to Acasuso...Also reached QF at Sopot, defeating Waske and Gaudio (l. to Volandri)...Made US Open debut (l. to Gimelstob)...Earned wins over Echagaray and Palencia in Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against Mexico....In doubles, reached three ATP finals, in Poertschach and Kitzbnehel (w/Suk) and in Bastad (w/Kas)...Won doubles title at Lugano Challenger (w/Galimberti)...Earned a career-high $266,895...
2005 -- Made Australian Open debut, losing to Lisnard in five sets...Reached 2nd RD in Kitzbuhel (d. Zib, l. to Gonzalez), Bucharest (d. Fyrstenberg, l. to Pavel) and Vienna (d. Novak, l. to Lopez)...Won title at Challengers in Sassuolo (d. Capdeville) and Manerbio (d. van Gemerden)...Won three Challenger doubles titles while reaching six finals...
2004 -- Claimed title at Buenos Aires Challenger (d. Moyano)...Finalist at Timisoara Challenger (l. to Gicquel)...Won title at a Mexican Futures event (d. Amador) and finalist at Chilean Futures event (l. to Noviski)...Won doubles title at Tehran Challenger (w/Scherrer)...Doubles finalist at Tasmania Challenger (w/Azzaro)...Reached two doubles finals in futures, winning one title...
2003 -- Won dead rubber in Davis Cup tie against Norway (d. Aarum)...Reached SF at Challengers in Budapest, Furth and St. Petersburg...Doubles finalist at Zell Challenger (w/ Andersen)...
2002 -- Made Grand Slam debut at Roland Garros, losing to Saretta in five sets...Played Kitzbuhel main draw for first time (l. to Martin)...Won doubles title at Montauban (w/Ogorodov) and Sofia (w/Kas) while reaching final at Graz (w/Andersen) Challenger...
2001 -- Missed first four months of the season...Appeared in first Challenger final at Oberstaufen (l. to Gross)...Reached Kitzbuhel 2nd RD in doubles (w/Peya)...Claimed title at Budapest Challenger (w/Nieminen)...
2000 -- Claimed three straight clay court Futures titles...Picked up two titles in Italy (d. Grossi and di Mauro) and one in Spain (d. Perez)...Also claimed a Futures title in Cyprus (d. Cakl)...Was 34-12 in Futures...Made ATP doubles debut in Kitzbuhel and reached 2nd RD (w/Schaller)...Won three doubles titles at Futures events...
1999 -- Finalist at a Slovenia Futures event (l. to Vacek) and also reached a pair of Futures SF...Was 19-9 in Futures...
1998 -- Reached SF at Croatian Futures #4 event...
On 27 April, reached Bucharest final (w/Dlouhy), losing to Mirnyi-Tecau 10-6 in Match TB…
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