Ariel Behar
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Ariel Behar
Ariel Behar
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Behar at the 2021 French Open
Country (sports) Uruguay
ResidenceBuenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1989-11-12) 12 November 1989 (age 33)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Turned pro2006
PlaysRight Handed (Double Handed Backhand)
Prize money$652,887
Singles
Career record1-5 (ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 823 (17 February 2014)
Doubles
Career record69-81 (ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 39 (31 January 2022)
Current rankingNo. 44 (29 August 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open3R (2022)
French Open2R (2022)
Wimbledon3R (2021)
US Open3R (2022)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
French Open1R (2022)
Wimbledon1R (2021, 2022)
Last updated on: 29 August 2022.

Ariel Behar (Spanish pronunciation: [a'?jel ?e'a?];[1][a] born November 12, 1989 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan professional tennis player. He specializes in men's doubles and has won three ATP titles with Ecuadorian partner Gonzalo Escobar. His career-high doubles ranking is World No. 39 achieved on 31 January 2022. He has taken part of the Uruguay Davis Cup team since 2009.[2]

Professional career

2012-2017: ATP and Grand Slam debut

Since the mid 2010s, Behar competed primarily on the ATP Challenger Tour, where he has won 22 doubles titles.

Partnering with Aliaksandr Bury, he was a semi-finalist at the 2017 Estoril Open, an ATP 250 tournament.

He entered the main draw at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships, his first appearance at a Grand Slam.

2018-2022: Three doubles titles, top 50

Partnering with Ecuadorian Gonzalo Escobar, Behar won two ATP titles at the 2021 Delray Beach Open and the 2021 Andalucía Open[3] and reached three other finals on the ATP tour in 2021 after winning two ATP Challenger Tour titles together in 2020. He entered the top 50 following the final at the 2021 Serbia Open on 26 April 2021. The pair has also won a total of 8 Challenger titles.

Behar finished the year 2021 ranked No. 41, a career-high doubles ranking.

In 2022, he reached a fourth final and won his third ATP 250 title with Behar at the 2022 Serbia Open defeating top seeds Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic.[4]

ATP career finals

Doubles: 8 (3 titles, 5 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0-0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (3-5)
Titles by surface
Hard (1-1)
Clay (2-2)
Grass (0-2)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (3-5)
Indoor (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jan 2021 Delray Beach Open,
United States
250 Series Hard Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar United States Christian Harrison
United States Ryan Harrison
6-7(5-7), 7-6(7-4), [10-4]
Loss 1-1 Mar 2021 Argentina Open,
Argentina
250 Series Clay Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar Bosnia and Herzegovina Tomislav Brki?
Serbia Nikola ?a?i?
3-6, 5-7
Win 2-1 Apr 2021 Andalucía Open,
Spain
250 Series Clay Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar Bosnia and Herzegovina Tomislav Brki?
Serbia Nikola ?a?i?
6-2, 6-4
Loss 2-2 Apr 2021 Serbia Open,
Serbia
250 Series Clay Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar Croatia Ivan Sabanov
Croatia Matej Sabanov
3-6, 6-7(5-7)
Loss 2-3 Jun 2021 Stuttgart Open,
Germany
250 Series Grass Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar Brazil Marcelo Demoliner
Mexico Santiago González
6-4, 3-6, [8-10]
Loss 2-4 Jan 2022 Adelaide International,
Australia
250 Series Hard Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar Netherlands Wesley Koolhof
United Kingdom Neal Skupski
6-7(5-7), 4-6
Win 3-4 Apr 2022 Serbia Open,
Serbia
250 Series Clay Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar Croatia Nikola Mekti?
Croatia Mate Pavi?
6-2, 3-6, [10-7]
Loss 3-5 Jun 2022 Mallorca Championships,
Spain
250 Series Grass Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar Brazil Rafael Matos
Spain David Vega Hernández
6-75-7, 7-68-6, [1-10]

Challenger and Futures finals

Doubles: 55 (26-29)

Legend (doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (22-23)
ITF Futures Tour (4-6)
Titles by surface
Hard (6-5)
Clay (20-24)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)

Best Grand Slam results details

Doubles

a Because of a delay in schedule due to rain, the first two rounds of the competition were played best-of-three sets instead of the usual best-of-five format.

Wins over top 10 players

Doubles

  • Behar has a 5-12 (29.4%) record against players who were, at the time the match was played, ranked in the top 10.


Type 2020 2021 2022 Total
Wins 0 2 3 5
# Opponents Rank Event Surface Rd Score Partner ABR
2021
1. Brazil Marcelo Melo
Romania Horia Tec?u
9
22
Melbourne, Australia Hard QF 7-6(7-4), 6-3 Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar 60
2. Croatia Marin ?ili?
Croatia Ivan Dodig
274
9
Stuttgart, Germany Grass SF 7-6(7-5), 1-6, [14-10] Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar 51
2022
3. Croatia Nikola Mekti?
Croatia Mate Pavi?
7
4
Belgrade, Serbia Clay F 6-2, 3-6, [10-7] Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar 49
4. United Kingdom Jamie Murray
New Zealand Michael Venus
18
9
Rome, Italy Clay 1R 6-7(2-7), 6-3, [10-5] Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar 49
5. United States Rajeev Ram
United Kingdom Joe Salisbury
2
1
Montreal, Canada Hard 2R 6-4, 7-6(7-3) Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar 46


Notes

  1. ^ In isolation, Behar is pronounced [be'a?].

References

  1. ^ etennistv (2013-08-02). "ATP Challenger Segovia, 2013 - interview with Ariel Behar". YouTube. Retrieved .
  2. ^ http://www.daviscup.com/en/players/player/profile.aspx?playerid=100063739[bare URL]
  3. ^ "Ariel Behar, Gonzalo Escobar Capture Marbella Doubles Crown | ATP Tour | Tennis".
  4. ^ "Ariel Behar/ Gonzalo Escobar Clinch Belgrade Title | ATP Tour | Tennis".

External links


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