Kecmanovi? at the 2019 French Open
|Residence||Bradenton, Florida, U.S.|
|Born||31 August 1999|
Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Career record||32-29 (52.5% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 47 (9 September 2019)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2019, 2020)|
|French Open||2R (2019)|
|US Open||2R (2019)|
|Career record||3-9 (25.0% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 161 (16 September 2019)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2020)|
|French Open||2R (2019)|
|US Open||3R (2019)|
|Last updated on: 16 March 2020.|
Miomir Kecmanovi? (Serbian Cyrillic: ?, pronounced [m?omir ketsm?:no?it?]; born 31 August 1999) is a Serbian tennis player. On 9 September 2019, Kecmanovi? reached his best singles ranking of world No. 47, while on 16 September 2019 he peaked at world number 161 in the doubles rankings. He has won two Challenger titles in his career.
In December 2015, Kecmanovi? won the Orange Bowl in a 3-set match against Stefanos Tsitsipas from Greece, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6(5). He reached the final in singles at 2016 Junior US Open where he was defeated by Canadian Félix Auger-Aliassime. He finished the year 2016 as ITF Juniors number 1 ranked tennis player.
Kecmanovi? was a fifth (reserve) player on a Serbian Davis Cup team in their quarterfinal tie against Great Britain in the 2016 Davis Cup - a standard practice of Tennis Federation of Serbia for each tie to invite a different talented young player to practice with regular players and gain necessary experience. Kecmanovi? credited this experience for finishing the year as junior world No. 1 and said that he is looking forward to one day make the team and play for Serbia.
In January 2017, Kecmanovi? won his first singles ITF pro circuit title in Sunrise, Florida, US. In March, he received a wild card entry for the qualifying draw at Miami Masters and defeated 22nd seed and world No. 117 Henri Laaksonen in straight sets in the first round, before losing the deciding qualifying match to 11th seed and world No. 114 Luká? Lacko. Serbian Davis Cup captain, Nenad Zimonji?, planned to include Kecmanovi? as a fifth player for Serbia's 7-9 April Davis Cup quarterfinal tie versus Spain, but as Kecmanovi? received a wild card for Panamá Cup Challenger, he instead chose to play in his first career challenger and lost in the first round to top seed and world No. 86 Horacio Zeballos in 3 sets, 6-2, 4-6, 2-6. He next played in San Luis Potosí Challenger in Mexico and had his first wins on the Challenger level after defeating 3rd seed and world No. 135 Stefan Kozlov in straight sets, Emilio Gómez in three sets and 7th seed Marcelo Arévalo in straight sets, before losing in the semifinals to 8th seed Adrián Menéndez-Maceiras. At Sarasota Kecmanovi? played in his third successive challenger, losing in the second round to 7th seed and world No. 114 Laaksonen. Kecmanovi? received wild card for the qualifying draw of another ATP tournament, Istanbul Open, where he defeated 2nd seed Mirza Ba?i? in the opening round, but lost to 8th seed Daniel Brands in the deciding qualifier.
Between May and July, Kecmanovi? played in four futures tournaments in Turkey and Belgium, respectively, winning two and reaching another final and one semifinal. He then resumed playing in challengers, playing three in Asia, with the best result coming in August in Chengdu, where he was stopped in the quarterfinals. In September, Kecmanovi? was again in the plans to be a fifth player in 15-17 September Davis Cup semifinal against France, but as he received a wildcard for Banja Luka Challenger, he chose to play it in order to improve his ATP ranking, and again lost in the first round. He next played three futures in Italy, getting to one semifinal and two quarterfinals. He finished the season playing in three challengers in China and had his biggest achievement to date in October in Suzhou, when he won the first challenger title of his career by beating 3rd seed and world No. 113 Radu Albot, 6-4, 6-4, in the final.
After reaching two quarterfinals in three challengers to start the season, Kecmanovi? broke into the top 200 for the first time in his career on February 5, when he was ranked 194th on the ATP list. In March, he made his ATP main draw debut when he was granted wild card for Miami Masters, losing to Denis Istomin in the first round. In April, he defeated 4th seed Michael Mmoh and 6th seed Dennis Novikov in the qualifying rounds to reach the main draw of U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships ATP 250 event in Houston, where he lost to 7th seed Ryan Harrison in the first round.
In July and August, Kecmanovi? played World TeamTennis league and helped Springfield Lasers win its first ever championship after losing five times in the finals between 1999 and 2014. They defeated Philadelphia Freedoms, 19-18 in the final, after Kecmanovi? rallied from a 1-3 deficit in the final set to defeat Kevin King, 5-3, and earn Finals MVP honors.
On the strength of three semifinal and one quarterfinal appearance in challenger events in September and October, Kecmanovi? reached the top 150 for the first time on October 22, being ranked world No. 149. He closed out the season on a high note, reaching the final of the Liuzhou challenger and winning the Shenzhen challenger, to finish the season with a then career-high ranking of world No. 132.
He earned his first ATP victory by defeating world No. 56 Leonardo Mayer at the Brisbane International. He played in BNP Paribas Open as a lucky loser. He defeated 30th seed Laslo ?ere on his way to the quarterfinals, before losing to in straight sets to Milos Raonic. This result meant that Kecmanovi? was ranked in the top 100 for the first time. In Miami, he beat former top-10 player Ernests Gulbis in the first round before losing to Frances Tiafoe in two tiebreak sets.
At the French Open, Kecmanovi? played in the main draw, beating Denis Kudla in five sets before losing to David Goffin. This was his first grand slam win. At the Antalya Open, he reached his first ATP final, losing to Lorenzo Sonego in the final. His semi final against 3rd seed Jordan Thompson was notable for featuring no breaks of serve, with Kecmanovi? saving all three break points on his serve.
Kecmanovi? won his first Wimbledon match at The Championships 2019, beating Roberto Carballés Baena in four sets, before retiring against Benoît Paire two sets to love down. In Atlanta, he beat Jack Sock and 8th seed Ugo Humbert both in straight sets, before losing in the quarter finals to eventual finalist and 2nd seed Taylor Fritz. In the Citi Open, he beat Alexei Popyrin and Pierre-Hugues Herbert before losing to Norbert Gombos. Having missed the Roger's Cup Masters Tournament, Kecmanovi?'s breakthrough came at the Western and Southern Open. In qualifying he beat Antoine Hoang and Feliciano López in straight sets. In the first round, he beat fellow 19 year old Félix Auger-Aliassime in straight sets. He then gained his first win over a top ten player by beating 7th seed Alexander Zverev in three sets. This victory ensured that Kecmanovi? would break into the top 50 for the first time. He then lost in straight sets to Roberto Bautista Agut.
His aunt, Tanja Pavlov, acts as his manager.
Current through the 2020 Abierto Mexicano Telcel.
|Grand Slam Tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||A||Q1||1R||1R||0 / 2||0-2||0%|
|French Open||A||A||Q2||2R||0 / 1||1-1||50%|
|Wimbledon||A||A||Q1||2R||NH||0 / 1||1-1||50%|
|US Open||A||A||Q2||2R||0 / 1||1-1||50%|
|Win-Loss||0-0||0-0||0-0||3-4||0-1||0 / 5||3-5||38%|
|Davis Cup||Alt||A||A||A||0 / 0||0-0||-|
|Win-Loss||0-0||0-0||0-0||0-0||0-0||0 / 0||0-0||-|
|ATP Tour Masters 1000|
|Indian Wells Masters||A||A||A||QF||P||0 / 1||3-1||75%|
|Miami Open||A||Q2||1R||2R||P||0 / 2||1-2||33%|
|Monte-Carlo Masters||A||A||A||Q1||P||0 / 0||0-0||-|
|Madrid Open||A||A||A||A||P||0 / 0||0-0||-|
|Italian Open||A||A||A||Q2||P||0 / 0||0-0||-|
|Canadian Open||A||A||A||A||0 / 0||0-0||-|
|Cincinnati Masters||A||A||A||3R||0 / 1||2-1||67%|
|Shanghai Masters||A||A||A||1R||0 / 1||0-1||0%|
|Paris Masters||A||A||A||Q1||0 / 0||0-0||-|
|Win-Loss||0-0||0-0||0-1||6-4||0-0||0 / 5||6-5||55%|
|Tournaments||0||0||2||20||5||Career total: 27|
|Titles||0||0||0||0||0||Career total: 0|
|Finals||0||0||0||1||0||Career total: 1|
|Overall Win-Loss||0-0||0-0||0-2||24-22||8-5||0 / 27||32-29||52%|
|Win %||-||-||0%||52%||62%||Career total: 52%|
1 2015: ATP Ranking-1340, Tournaments-0, Win-Loss 0-0.
|Loss||0-1||Jun 2019||Antalya Open, Turkey||250 Series||Grass||Lorenzo Sonego||7-6(7-5), 6-7(5-7), 1-6|
|Jul-Aug 2018||World TeamTennis (WTT)||Unites States||Hard,
|Springfield Lasers|| John-Laffnie de Jager (HC)
Jack Sock (F)
Vania King (R)
Daniel Nestor (R)
Abigail Spears (R)
Philadelphia Freedoms: Runners-up (1st)
Washington Kastles: 3rd
San Diego Aviators: 4th
Orange County Breakers: 5th
New York Empire: 6th
|Jul-Aug 2019||World TeamTennis (WTT)||United States||Hard,
|Springfield Lasers|| John-Laffnie de Jager (HC)
Enrique López Pérez (R)
Anna Blinkova (R)
Jean-Julien Rojer (R)
Abigail Spears (R)
Olga Govortsova (S)
Robert Lindstedt (S)
Evan Song (S)
New York Empire: Runners-up (4th)
Philadelphia Freedoms: Semifinals (1st)
San Diego Aviators: Semifinals (3rd)
Vegas Rollers: 5th
Orange County Breakers: 6th
Orlando Storm: 7th
Washington Kastles: 8th
|ATP Challenger Tour (2-1)|
|ITF Futures (3-2)|
|Loss||0-1||Apr 2016||ITF Orange Park, United States F14||Futures||Clay||Denis Shapovalov||5-7, 6-2, 6-7(6-8)|
|Win||1-1||Jan 2017||ITF Sunrise, United States F4||Futures||Clay||Christian Lindell||6-2, 6-2|
|Win||2-1||May 2017||ITF Antalya, Turkey F20||Futures||Clay||Alessandro Petrone||6-0, 6-4|
|Loss||2-2||Jun 2017||ITF Antalya, Turkey F21||Futures||Clay||Julien Cagnina||3-6, 4-6|
|Win||3-2||Jun 2017||ITF Havré, Belgium F1||Futures||Clay||Christopher Heyman||6-4, 3-6, 6-2|
|Win||4-2||Oct 2017||Suzhou International, China||Challenger||Hard||Radu Albot||6-4, 6-4|
|Loss||4-3||Oct 2018||Liuzhou International, China||Challenger||Hard||Radu Albot||2-6, 6-4, 3-6|
|Win||5-3||Nov 2018||Shenzhen Open, China||Challenger||Hard||Bla? Kav?i?||6-2, 2-6, 6-3|
|ATP Challenger Tour (0-0)|
|ITF Futures (1-1)|
|Win||1-0||May 2016||ITF Vero Beach, United States F15||Futures||Clay||Jonas Luetjen|| Deiton Baughman
|6-1, 5-7, [10-8]|
|Loss||1-1||May 2016||ITF Tampa, United States F16||Futures||Clay||Jonas Luetjen|| Gonzalo Escobar
|1.||Alexander Zverev||No. 6||Cincinnati Open, United States||Hard||2R||6-7(4-7), 6-2, 6-4||58|