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Michal Merti?ák
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Country (sports) Slovakia
ResidenceBratislava, Slovakia
Born (1979-10-11) 11 October 1979 (age 41)
Pova?ská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1999
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$1,508,095
Career record10-16
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 129 (11 July 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon1R (2003)
Career record208-170
Career titles13
Highest rankingNo. 12 (8 February 2010)
Current rankingNo. 111 (1 December 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2006, 2007, 2009, 2011)
French Open3R (2006, 2008, 2010)
WimbledonQF (2005)
US Open3R (2008, 2012)
Team competitions
Davis CupF (2005)
Last updated on: December 1, 2014.

Michal Merti?ák (born 11 October 1979) is a professional tennis player from Slovakia. He turned professional in 1999, and has won six doubles titles in his career on the ATP Tour. He reached his career high doubles ranking of World No. 12 in February 2010. He played in the 2005 Davis Cup for Slovakia, who finished runner-up to Croatia. Merti?ák played two ties in the final, including losing the deciding fifth rubber to Mario An?i?.

From 2009 until 2010 his doubles partner was Czech Franti?ek ?ermák. He has won five tournaments with him in the 2009 season. Now he partners up with André Sá.

ATP career finals

Doubles: 23 (13 titles, 10 runners-up)

Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (3-0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (10-10)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. January 2, 2006 Chennai Open, Chennai, India Hard Czech Republic Petr Pála India Prakash Amritraj
India Rohan Bopanna
6-2, 7-5
Winner 2. January 30, 2006 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Zagreb, Croatia Carpet (i) Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský Italy Davide Sanguinetti
Italy Andreas Seppi
7-6(9-7), 6-1
Winner 3. July 29, 2007 Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Luká? Dlouhý Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský
Czech Republic David ?koch
6-1, 6-1
Winner 4. September 17, 2007 Romanian Open, Bucharest, Romania Clay Austria Oliver Marach Argentina Martín García
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
7-6(7-2), 7-6(10-8)
Winner 5. March 1, 2008 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay Austria Oliver Marach Argentina Agustín Calleri
Peru Luis Horna
6-2, 6-7(3-7), [10-7]
Winner 6. July 14, 2008 Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Petr Pála Argentina Carlos Berlocq
Italy Fabio Fognini
2-6, 6-3, [10-5]
Winner 7. February 28, 2009 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák Poland ?ukasz Kubot
Austria Oliver Marach
4-6, 6-4, [10-7]
Winner 8. July 19, 2009 Mercedes Cup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák Romania Victor H?nescu
Romania Horia Tec?u
7-5, 6-4
Winner 9. August 2, 2009 Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák Sweden Johan Brunström
Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
6-4, 6-4
Winner 10. September 26, 2009 BRD N?stase ?iriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania Clay Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák Sweden Johan Brunström
Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
6-2, 6-4
Runner-up 1. October 25, 2009 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i) Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Spain Marcel Granollers
4-6, 7-5, [10-8]
Winner 11. November 8, 2009 Valencia Open 500, Valencia, Spain Hard (i) Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Tommy Robredo
6-4, 6-3
Runner-up 2. January 11, 2010 Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Doha, Qatar Hard Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák Spain Guillermo García-López
Spain Albert Montañés
6-4, 7-5
Runner-up 3. August 1, 2010 ATP Studena Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák Czech Republic Leo? Friedl
Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
6-3, 7-6(9-7)
Winner 12. October 3, 2010 Proton Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard (i) Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
7-6(7-3), 7-6(7-5)
Runner-up 4. February 19, 2012 Brasil Open, São Paulo, Brazil Clay (i) Brazil André Sá United States Eric Butorac
Brazil Bruno Soares
6-3, 4-6, [8-10]
Runner-up 5. February 26, 2012 Copa Claro, Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Brazil André Sá Spain David Marrero
Spain Fernando Verdasco
4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 6. March 4, 2012 Delray Beach International Tennis Championships, Delray Beach, United States Hard Brazil André Sá United Kingdom Colin Fleming
United Kingdom Ross Hutchins
6-2, 6-7(5-7), [13-15]
Runner-up 7. July 15, 2012 MercedesCup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay Brazil André Sá France Jérémy Chardy
Poland ?ukasz Kubot
1-6, 3-6
Winner 13. October 20, 2012 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i) Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák Italy Simone Bolelli
Italy Daniele Bracciali
7-5, 6-3
Runner-up 8. February 17, 2013 Brazil Open, São Paulo, Brazil Clay (i) Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák Austria Alexander Peya
Brazil Bruno Soares
7-6(7-5), 2-6, [7-10]
Runner-up 9. February 9, 2014 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i) Germany Philipp Marx Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
Romania Horia Tec?u
6-3, 4-6, [2-10]
Runner-up 10. July 27, 2014 Crédit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad, Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Australia Rameez Junaid Germany Andre Begemann
Netherlands Robin Haase
3-6, 4-6

Doubles performance timeline

(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Current as far as the US Open.

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R A 5-8
French Open 3R 2R 3R 2R 3R 1R 1R 2R 1R 9-9
Wimbledon QF 2R 1R 1R 2R 2R A 1R 2R 7-8
US Open 2R 1R 2R 3R 2R 1R A 3R 1R 7-8
Win-Loss 4-2 4-4 3-4 4-4 4-4 3-4 1-2 3-4 2-4 0-1 28-33

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