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- Age: 26 (07.10.1987)
- Birthplace: San Francisco, CA, USA
- Residence: Las Vegas, NV, USA
- Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
- Weight: 200 lbs (91 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2006
- Coach: David Nainkin
- Website: http://samquerrey.com
As of 02.12.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Full name is Sam Austin Querrey...Began playing tennis at age four when introduced by his mother, Chris, is a housewife...Father, Mike, is a mortgage banker and was drafted by Detroit Tigers but chose to play college baseball instead...Has one younger sister Ellen, who is an outstanding volleyball player at Thousand Oaks High School...Had a full scholarship offer to play at Univ. of Southern California before deciding to turn pro in June 2006...Hobbies include playing basketball, table tennis and golf...As a junior, reached QF at US Open juniors in 2004 and Roland Garros juniors in 2005...Also won back-to-back junior hard court titles at USTA Spring Championships and Easter Bowl in April 2005...A Los Angeles Lakers (NBA) fan...Favorite surface is hard courts and considers serve and forehand his strength...Hit two home runs in batting practice on Mar. 29, 2008 at Dolphins Stadium in Miami...Chiropractor is Casey Cordial…
2012 -- The No. 2 American (behind No. 14 Isner) came back from elbow surgery in June ‘11 to finish in Top 25 for 3rd time in 4 years...After 13-14 start through June, finished with 24-11 record. Captured 7th career title in Los Angeles (d. Berankis), his 3rd title there (‘09-10). Also SF at London/Queen’s Club (l. to Cilic), Washington (l. to Dolgopolov) and Winston-Salem (l. to Berdych). Made QF in Beijing (l. to F. Lopez) with back-to-back Top 25 wins over Verdasco and Seppi. In last event, reached 3rd career ATP Masters 1000 QF in Paris, upset No. 2 Djokovic (l. to Llodra)...Reached 3R at Wimbledon (l. to Cilic 17-15 in 5th set in 5h31m, 2nd-longest Wimbledon match behind 11h05m-Isner d. Mahut in 2010) and US Open (l. to Berdych)...Played 2 Challenger tournaments (5-1) and won title on clay in Sarasota in April (d. Lorenzi in final)...Compiled records of 28-16 on hard, 7-4 on grass and 2-5 on clay. Went 1-7 vs. Top 10 opponents and 20-13 in TBs...
2011 -- The California native returned from right elbow surgery to finish in Top 100 for 5th consecutive season…Underwent surgery on June 16 in New York and was sidelined nearly 3 months before returning Sept. 12 at Tulsa Challenger where he reached SF...Had a 12-15 match record (8-8 on hard, 2-6 on clay, 2-1 on grass) with best ATP World Tour resultsbeing 2 QF, in Memphis in February (l. to Fish) and Valencia in November (d. No. 8 Tsonga, l. to del Potro)…Also reached 4R at Indian Wells and 3R in Miami...Upon returning, played in Sacramento and Tiburon Challengers, losing to Karlovic in SF and final, respectively, 6-4 in 3rd set in both…Had a 10-3 mark in Challengers...His last tournament before being sidelined was at Queen’s Club in London (l. to Ward 3R)...
2010 -- The No. 3 American won career-high four titles (on three different surfaces) in five finals en route to his first Top 20 finish…His four titles were third-most on tour (behind Nadal's seven, Federer’s five)…In Memphis, won singles (d. Isner) and doubles (w/Isner)…Runner-up in Houston (l. to Chela)…In May, beat Isner again for Belgrade title (saving one match point)…Earned his first career grass court title at Queen’s (d. Fish)…Followed with 4th RD at Wimbledon (l. to Murray)…On Aug. 1, repeated title in Los Angeles (d. No. 4 Murray, saving one M.P.)…Was 19-14 on hard, 11-8 on clay and 9-2 on grass…Earned personal-best $1,252,096.
2009 -- The No. 2 American (behind No. 6 Roddick) finished season with a personal-best 41-23 mark with one title in five finals...Runner-up in Auckland (l. to del Potro)...In July reached three straight finals, at Newport (l. to Ram), Indianapolis (l. to Ginepri) and Los Angeles (d. Ball)...First American to reach at least three finals in a row since Roddick advanced to four straight in 2004...Reached fifth ATP World Tour final in New Haven (l. to Verdasco)...Afterwards rose to a career-high No. 22...Finished season in late September after suffering a right arm injury in a freak accident in Bangkok...While putting on his shoes following a practise session the glass table he was sitting on collapsed, cutting his right arm, which required stitches...The cut narrowly missed damaging nerves in his serving arm that could have ended his career...Finished No. 3 in aces (739)...Went 3-4 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 30-14 on hard, 8-4 on grass and 3-5 on clay...Earned a career-high $689,662.
2008 -- The American finished in Top 50 for first time highlighted by his first ATP title and Grand Slam-best 4th RD at US Open...Also made his Davis Cup debut in SF vs. Spain...In January, advanced to 3rd RD at Australian Open (l. to Djokovic) for second straight year and followed with SF in Delray Beach (l. to Nishikori)...In March, broke through to win first ATP title in Las Vegas (d. Anderson)...On clay, advanced to QF at AMS Monte Carlo (l. to Djokovic)...Did not win back-to-back matches again until July at Indianapolis where he reached SF (l. to Simon)...Then at US Open, turned in a 4th RD showing (d. No. 14 Karlovic, l. to Nadal)...Made Davis Cup debut vs. Spain and lost to Nadal in four sets and Lopez in dead rubber...Finished with a 2-4 mark...Ranked No. 8 in aces (523, 10.1 avg.) and went 1-8 vs. Top 10 opponents with lone win coming over No. 9 Gasquet at AMS Monte Carlo en route to QF...Compiled marks of 23-16 on hard, 4-6 on clay and 1-3 on grass...Earned a career-high $546,835.
2007 --In first full season on ATP circuit finished in Top 75...Won 19 ATP level matches, advanced to his first ATP SF in Indianapolis and a QF in three other tournaments while breaking into Top 50...Also finished No. 7 in aces (509) and hit a record 10 consecutive aces in a match...Reached 3rd RD at Australian Open (l. to Robredo), QF in Memphis (d. Karlovic, l. to eventual champ Haas) and Las Vegas (l. to Korolev)...Beat No. 10 Blake for first Top 10 victory before losing to eventual champion Tursunov...In win over Blake, fired a career-high 34 aces, including a record 10 in a row...Following week at Vancouver Challenger, reached final (l. to Niemeyer)...Returned to ATP action at AMS Cincinnati and defeated Gicquel, No. 10 Youzhny and Monaco before losing to Blake in three sets in QF...Afterwards, climbed from No. 65 to 47....In doubles, reached QF at US Open (w/Kendrick).
2006 -- Jumped more than 600 ranking positions from previous season to become fourth-youngest player in year-end Top 150...Compiled a 25-8 record in Challenger play and won three titles...Made ATP debut in San Jose (l. to Spadea)...Earned first ATP win at AMS Indian Wells over Reynolds before falling to eventual finalist Blake in three sets...Early in summer, claimed Challenger titles in Yuba City (d. Warburg) and Winnetka (d. Stoppini)...Reached 2nd RD at three straight ATP events in July, at Newport, Indianapolis and Los Angles...Took opening set off Nadal at AMS Cincinnati in a tie-break in 1st RD loss...In US Open debut, defeated Kohlschreiber before falling to Gaudio...Followed by winning title at Lubbock Challenger (d. Okun)... Closed season with SF at Seoul and QF at Busan Challengers
2005 -- Reached first Futures final in Honolulu (l. to Odesnik)...Also reached QF in Waikoloa (l. to Evans)....Made US Open debut in doubles (w/Young) and lost in 1st RD...
2004 -- Played Laguna Niguel Futures event and lost 1st RD...
2003 -- Reached 2nd RD in Ojai Futures...
2002 -- One week before 15th birthday, played in Ojai, California Futures event (l. to Hippensteel)...
The American reached the Auckland SFs having hit 14 aces past Levine in QFs…The 2009 runner-up lost to Kohlschreiber in straight sets…Fell to Wawrinka in Australian Open 3R…
Helped United States beat Brazil 3-2 in Davis Cup World Group 1R, beating Bellucci in 3 sets and Alves in 4 sets in deciding fifth rubber…
Battled past Hewitt 76(6) in 3rd set in San Jose 1R, en route to SFs (l. to Raonic)...Fell in the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 4R (l. to Djokovic) at 1.51.am on 14 March…Fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami 4R (l. to Berdych)…
Won one singles rubber (d. Troicki) for United States versus Serbia in Davis Cup QFs…
On 11 April, ahead of Houston 2R (opening match), withdrew due to right pectoral muscle strain prior to match versus R. Williams…Fell in Nice QFS (l. to Roger-Vasselin)…Reached Roland Garros 3R (l. to Simon)...
Lost in Wimbledon 1R for the third time in six appearances (also 2007-08), losing to Tomic…
On 11 July, withdrew prior to his doubles QF (w/Amritraj) due to a right elbow tendinitis...On 30 July, saved 4 M.P. in 7-6(9) third set TB win over Istomin in Washington 2R…
On 21 August, saved five match points versus Nieminen in Winston-Salem 3R from 3-6 in deciding set TB and two more on return in 7-6(10) win…Reached SFs (l. to Melzer)…
On 8 October, withdrew from ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Shanghai doubles (w/Isner) due to an abdominal injury…
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