Jürgen Melzer

Jürgen Melzer (* 22. May 1981 in Vienna) is a Austrian tennis player.

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career highlight

Jürgen Melzer debütierte on the ATP route in the year 1999, when it reached the second round with the tournament in Vienna. There it lost against Nicolas Kiefer.

In the year 2000 it qualified itself for the tournament in Wimbledon, where it however already lost Philippoussis in four sentences in the first round against Marks. Further it still played the ATP with tournaments in pc. And Kitzbühel polarized also, where it failed in each case in addition, in the first round.

In the year 2001 Melzer won the Challenger tournament in Moenchengladbach. In addition it reached the second round with the ATP tournament in Vienna after 6-7,6-4,6-4 a victory against Fabrice Santoro. In the second round Melzer was subject however to Michel Kratochvil from Switzerland in two sentences.

2002 reached Melzer two ATP quarter final (pc. And Vienna) and a ATP/Croatia polarized semi-finals in Umag.

2003 reached Jürgen Melzer its first ATP final. With the tournament in the new haven/USA it lost only in the final game against Robby Ginepri in three sentences. In addition it reached a quarter final in Houston/USA.

2004 created Melzer the introduction into the third round Australia open. It failed because of Sjeng Schalken around the introduction into the round of the last 16. Melzer celebrated strong sand place a season, in which he reached quarter finals in Houston and a quarter final with Masters the Series tournament in Hamburg, where he defeated Marat Safin 6-4,6-4 and then against Lleyton Hewitt was subject. To Hamburg Melzer created also still the introduction in the semi-final in pc. Polarized, where he was subject to Xavier Malisse. Afterwards it reached still the quarter final in Toronto, where it defeated three Top of 20 players (Hrbaty, Agassi and Gonzalez), before it was subject to Nicolas Kiefer in three sentences. Also with US open it reached the third round. The year 2004 terminated Melzer at place 40 in the ATP champions Race.

2005 reached Jürgen Melzer with Australia open, French open and Wimbledon the third round. Only with US open it failed directly in the first round. In addition it reached two semi-finals (San Jose/USA and Houston/USA), a quarter final (Adelaide/AUS) and its second ATP final (pc. Polarized).


  • 2006 won Matches (single): 0 lost: 7
  • 2006 won Matches (doubles): 10 - lost: 7
  • altogether won Matches: 79 lost: 92
  • 2006 prize money: 5,045$ - Entire prize money: 1,394,118$
  • its best ATP Ranking were place 32.
  • Up-to-date: Place 53 in the entry Ranking, place 57 in the ATP champions Race

its coach is Karl Heinz weather.

sporty ones of successes

  • final pc. (2005) final
  • Australian open (2005)
  • polarized new haven (2003) semi-final in the double (with Alexander Waske)
  • pc. Petersburg (2005) victory in the double (with Julian Knowle)

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