Martin Garcia (tennis)
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Martin Garcia Tennis

Martin Garcia
Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1977-05-02) 2 May 1977 (age 43)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2006 (brief activity since)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$868,540
Singles
Career record0-3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 342 (2 February 1998)
Doubles
Career record188-188
Career titles8
Highest rankingNo. 21 (21 May 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2001)
French OpenSF (2000)
Wimbledon3R (2006)
US Open2R (2001, 2003)
Mixed doubles
Career record5-16
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2001, 2002, 2008)
French Open1R (2000, 2001, 2007)
Wimbledon3R (2005)
US Open2R (2006)

Martín Alberto García (American Spanish: [ma?'tin al'?e?to ?a?'si.a];[a] born 2 May 1977) is a professional tennis player from Argentina.

García turned pro in 1996, and has won 8 doubles titles on the ATP Tour during his career. He reached his career high doubles ranking of World No. 21 on 21 May 2001.

ATP Tour finals

Doubles (8 wins, 14 losses)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Aug 1999 Boston, United States Hard Argentina Guillermo Cañas South Africa Marius Barnard
United States T. J. Middleton
5-7, 7-6(2), 6-3
Win 2-0 Oct 1999 Bucharest, Romania Clay Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
United States Francisco Montana
6-3, 2-6, 6-3
Win 3-0 Oct 2000 Palermo, Italy Clay Spain Tomás Carbonell Argentina Pablo Albano
Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
W/O
Loss 3-1 Jan 2001 Auckland, New Zealand Hard South Africa David Adams South Africa Marius Barnard
United States Jim Thomas
6-7(10), 4-6
Loss 3-2 Mar 2001 Acapulco, Mexico Clay South Africa David Adams United States Donald Johnson
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
3-6, 6-7(5)
Loss 3-3 Jan 2002 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge
6-7(5), 6-7(7)
Loss 3-4 Apr 2002 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Argentina Luis Lobo Australia Stephen Huss
South Africa Myles Wakefield
4-6, 2-6
Loss 3-5 Jul 2004 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák
Czech Republic Leo? Friedl
3-6, 5-7
Loss 3-6 Aug 2004 Sopot, Poland Clay Argentina Sebastián Prieto Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák
Czech Republic Leo? Friedl
6-2, 2-6, 3-6
Loss 3-7 Apr 2005 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Peru Luis Horna Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák
Czech Republic Leo? Friedl
4-6, 3-6
Loss 3-8 Apr 2005 Houston, United States Clay Peru Luis Horna The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
3-6, 4-6
Win 4-8 Jul 2005 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay Peru Luis Horna Chile Fernando González
Chile Nicolás Massú
6-4, 6-4
Win 5-8 Oct 2005 Palermo, Italy Clay Argentina Mariano Hood Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
6-2, 6-3
Loss 5-9 Aug 2006 Sopot, Poland Clay Argentina Sebastián Prieto Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák
Czech Republic Leo? Friedl
3-6, 5-7
Loss 5-10 Sep 2006 Bucharest, Romania Clay Peru Luis Horna Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
7-6(5), 6-7(5), [8-10]
Win 6-10 Oct 2006 Palermo, Italy Clay Peru Luis Horna Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
7-6(1), 7-6(2)
Win 7-10 Feb 2007 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Sebastián Prieto Spain Álbert Montañés
Spain Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
6-4, 6-2
Loss 7-11 May 2007 Estoril, Portugal Clay Argentina Sebastián Prieto Brazil Marcelo Melo
Brazil André Sá
6-3, 2-6, [6-10]
Loss 7-12 Jul 2007 Båstad, Sweden Clay Argentina Sebastián Prieto Sweden Simon Aspelin
Austria Julian Knowle
2-6, 4-6
Loss 7-13 Aug 2007 Sopot, Poland Clay Argentina Sebastián Prieto Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
1-6, 1-6
Loss 7-14 Sep 2007 Bucharest, Romania Clay Argentina Sebastián Prieto Austria Oliver Marach
Slovakia Michal Merti?ák
6-7(2), 6-7(10)
Win 8-14 Jan 2008 Adelaide, Australia Hard (O) Brazil Marcelo Melo Australia Chris Guccione
Australia Robert Smeets
6-3, 3-6, [10-7]

Notes

  1. ^ In isolation, García is pronounced [?a?'si.a].

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