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Austin Krajicek

Austin Krajicek
Austin Krajicek 2, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports) United States
ResidencePlano, Texas, U.S.[1]
Born (1990-06-16) June 16, 1990 (age 32)[2][3]
Tampa, Florida, U.S.[2]
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) [4]
Turned pro2012
PlaysLeft-handed[2] (two-handed backhand)
CollegeTexas A&M Aggies[5]
CoachPhilip Farmer
Prize moneyUS$1,841,308
Singles
Career record12-24 (33.3%) (in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)[6]
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 94 (October 26, 2015)[3]
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open2R (2016)
French OpenQ1 (2014, 2015)
WimbledonQ3 (2016)
US Open2R (2015)
Doubles
Career record125-112 (52.7% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)[7]
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 19 (June 27, 2022)
Current rankingNo. 19 (June 27, 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open3R (2020)
French OpenF (2022)
Wimbledon2R (2014, 2022)
US OpenQF (2018)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesSF - 4th (2020)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian Open1R (2020, 2022)
French Open2R (2019)
Wimbledon1R (2021)
US OpenSF (2021)
Last updated on: June 27, 2022.

Austin Krajicek (born June 16, 1990) is an American professional tennis player. He has a career-high ATP ranking in doubles of World No. 19 achieved on 27 June 2022 and in singles of World No. 94 achieved on October 26, 2015. He is a distant cousin of Dutch tennis player and former Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek.[8] He played college tennis at Texas A&M.

College

Krajicek attended Texas A&M, where he lettered from 2008-11. He won the doubles title with Jeff Dadamo at the 2011 NCAA Division I Tennis Championships, which was the first national title in program history.

He was a four-time doubles All-American (2008-11), and a two-time singles All-American (2010 & 2011). Krajicek was the Big 12 Freshman of the Year, and in his junior and senior seasons was the Big 12 Player of the Year.

Professional career

Early years: 2012-2017

Prior to 2018 Krajicek competed mainly on the ITF Futures and ATP Challenger Tour, both in singles and doubles.

2018-2019: First ATP title, Top 50 debut

Krajicek reached the quarterfinals of the 2018 US Open doubles tournament partnering Tennys Sandgren, his best showing at a Grand Slam in doubles. He entered the top 50 in doubles reaching a career-high of No. 44 on October 22, 2018. He later reached the top 40 with a career-high of World No. 35 on May 27, 2019.

2020-2022: Maiden Major & Masters finals, Olympics & Top 20 debut, American No. 2

He reached the third round of the 2020 Australian Open partnering Franko ?kugor and the pair also won the title at the 2020 Austrian Open in Kitzbühel.

Partnering Vasek Pospisil, he reached his tenth final at the 2021 Hall of Fame Open where he lost to fellow Americans Jack Sock and William Blumberg.

At the Olympics, he reached the semifinals partnering again with Tennys Sandgren where they lost to eventual champions Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic. The pair lost subsequently in the bronze medal match to the New Zealand pair of Marcus Daniell and Michael Venus.

Partnering with Steve Johnson, he reached his first Masters 1000 final at the 2021 Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati defeating No. 3 seeded Colombian pair Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah in a tight three-set match.[9] The pair last competed at the 2020 edition of the Cincinnati Masters where they reached the semifinals.

Partnering with Ivan Dodig they reached the final at the 2021 Winston-Salem Open and won the title at the 2022 ATP Lyon Open.[10]

At the 2022 French Open he reached his first Grand Slam final in his career also partnering with Dodig defeating en route World No. 1 and No. 2 and top seeds Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram and saving five match points in the quarterfinals.[11] As a result he made his debut in the top 25 and became the American No. 2 player after Rajeev Ram.

At the 2022 Halle Open and the 2022 Eastbourne International he reached the semifinals with Dodig. As a result he reached the top 20 at World No. 19 in the doubles rankings on 27 June 2022.

World TeamTennis

Krajicek made his World TeamTennis debut in 2020 with the Orange County Breakers at The Greenbrier.[12]

Significant finals

Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2022 French Open Clay Croatia Ivan Dodig El Salvador Marcelo Arévalo
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
7-6(7-4), 6-7(5-7), 3-6

Masters 1000 finals

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2021 Cincinnati Masters Hard United States Steve Johnson Spain Marcel Granollers
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
6-7(5-7), 6-7(5-7)

Olympic medal matches

Doubles: 1 (4th place)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
4th Place 2021 2020 Summer Olympics, Japan Hard United States Tennys Sandgren New Zealand Marcus Daniell
New Zealand Michael Venus
6-7(3-7), 2-6

ATP career finals

Doubles: 14 (5 titles, 9 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-1)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-1)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0-1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (5-6)
Titles by surface
Hard (2-6)
Clay (2-2)
Grass (1-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jan 2016 Chennai Open, India 250 Series Hard France Benoît Paire Austria Oliver Marach
France Fabrice Martin
3-6, 5-7
Loss 0-2 Feb 2018 Ecuador Open, Ecuador 250 Series Clay United States Jackson Withrow Chile Nicolás Jarry
Chile Hans Podlipnik Castillo
6-7(6-8), 3-6
Loss 0-3 Sep 2018 Chengdu Open, China 250 Series Hard India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan Croatia Ivan Dodig
Croatia Mate Pavi?
2-6, 4-6
Win 1-3 Oct 2018 Kremlin Cup, Russia 250 Series Hard (i) United States Rajeev Ram Belarus Max Mirnyi
Austria Philipp Oswald
7-6(7-4), 6-4
Loss 1-4 Mar 2019 Mexican Open, Mexico 500 Series Hard New Zealand Artem Sitak Germany Alexander Zverev
Germany Mischa Zverev
6-2, 6-7(4-7), [5-10]
Win 2-4 Jun 2019 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, Netherlands 250 Series Grass United Kingdom Dominic Inglot Australia Marcus Daniell
Netherlands Wesley Koolhof
6-4, 4-6, [10-4]
Win 3-4 Jul 2019 Atlanta Open, United States 250 Series Hard United Kingdom Dominic Inglot United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6-4, 6-7(5-7), [11-9]
Loss 3-5 Aug 2019 Los Cabos Open, Mexico 250 Series Hard United Kingdom Dominic Inglot Monaco Romain Arneodo
Monaco Hugo Nys
5-7, 7-5, [14-16]
Win 4-5 Sep 2020 Austrian Open Kitzbühel, Austria 250 Series Clay Croatia Franko ?kugor Spain Marcel Granollers
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
7-6(7-5), 7-5
Loss 4-6 Jul 2021 Hall of Fame Open, United States 250 Series Grass Canada Vasek Pospisil United States William Blumberg
United States Jack Sock
2-6, 6-7(3-7)
Loss 4-7 Aug 2021 Cincinnati Masters, United States Masters 1000 Hard United States Steve Johnson Spain Marcel Granollers
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
6-7(5-7), 6-7(5-7)
Loss 4-8 Aug 2021 Winston-Salem Open, United States 250 Series Hard Croatia Ivan Dodig El Salvador Marcelo Arévalo
Netherlands Matwé Middelkoop
7-6(7-5), 5-7, [6-10]
Win 5-8 May 2022 Lyon Open, France 250 Series Clay Croatia Ivan Dodig Argentina Máximo González
Brazil Marcelo Melo
6-3, 6-4
Loss 5-9 Jun 2022 French Open, France Grand Slam Clay Croatia Ivan Dodig El Salvador Marcelo Arévalo
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
7-6(7-4), 6-7(5-7), 3-6

Challenger and Futures finals

Singles: 12 (8-4)

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (2-1)
ITF Futures Tour (6-3)
Titles by surface
Hard (6-4)
Clay (2-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Aug 2010 USA F20, Godfrey Futures Hard United States Robbye Poole 3-6, 5-7
Loss 0-2 Jan 2012 China F1, Shenzhen Futures Hard Czech Republic Ji?í Veselý 3-6, 5-7
Win 1-2 Jan 2012 China F2, Shenzhen Futures Hard China Zhang Ze 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(7-4)
Win 2-2 Oct 2012 USA F27, Austin Futures Hard United Kingdom Joshua Milton 6-0, 6-1
Loss 2-3 Mar 2013 Canada F1, Gatineau Futures Hard (i) Germany Tim Pütz 2-6, 4-6
Win 3-3 Mar 2013 Canada F2, Sherbrooke Futures Hard (i) Germany Moritz Baumann 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
Win 4-3 Apr 2013 USA F10, Little Rock Futures Hard Australia Luke Saville 6-4, 6-2
Win 5-3 May 2013 USA F13, Tampa Futures Clay United States Christian Harrison w/o
Win 6-3 Jul 2013 Canada F4, Saskatoon Futures Hard United States Tennys Sandgren 7-5, 7-6(8-6)
Win 7-3 Sep 2014 Medellín, Colombia Challenger Clay Brazil João Souza 7-5, 6-3
Win 8-3 Apr 2015 León, Mexico Challenger Hard Spain Adrián Menéndez Maceiras 6-7(3-7), 7-6(7-5), 6-4
Loss 8-4 Aug 2015 Aptos, USA Challenger Hard Australia John Millman 5-7, 6-2, 3-6

Doubles: 51 (32-19)

Legend (doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (20-13)
ITF Futures Tour (12-6)
Titles by surface
Hard (29-14)
Clay (2-3)
Grass (1-1)
Carpet (0-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jul 2008 USA F19, Godfrey Futures Hard United States Conor Pollock Mexico Daniel Garza
Brazil Nicolas Santos
6-1, 6-7(6-8), [10-6]
Win 2-0 Jun 2009 USA F12, Loomis Futures Hard United States Conor Pollock Colombia Alejandro González
Colombia Eduardo Struvay
6-2, 7-6(7-1)
Loss 2-1 Jul 2009 USA F16, Pittsburgh Futures Clay United States Rhyne Williams Barbados Haydn Lewis
United States Denis Zivkovic
3-6, 6-3, [3-10]
Loss 2-2 Jul 2011 USA F16, Innisbrook Futures Clay United States Jeff Dadamo United States Benjamin Rogers
Australia John-Patrick Smith
6-7(3-7), 3-6
Win 3-2 Jul 2011 USA F20, Godfrey Futures Hard United States Jeff Dadamo United States Joel Kielbowicz
United States Chris Kwon
6-2, 6-3
Win 4-2 Nov 2011 Knoxville, USA Challenger Hard (i) United States Steve Johnson Australia Adam Hubble
Denmark Frederik Nielsen
3-6, 6-4, [13-11]
Loss 4-3 Jan 2012 China F2, Shenzhen Futures Hard United States Devin Britton Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han
6-7(5-7), 0-6
Win 5-3 Jan 2012 Mexico F1, Monterrey Futures Hard United States Devin Britton Moldova Roman Borvanov
Guatemala Christopher Díaz Figueroa
6-2, 6-3
Win 6-3 Feb 2012 Mexico F2, Mexico City Futures Hard United States Devin Britton Dominican Republic Víctor Estrella Burgos
Venezuela Piero Luisi
6-3, 6-4
Loss 6-4 May 2012 Spain F13, Getxo Futures Clay United States Rhyne Williams Spain Iván Arenas-Gualda
Spain Enrique López Pérez
7-6(7-5), 6-7(4-7), [7-10]
Win 7-4 Jul 2012 Lexington, USA Challenger Hard Australia John Peers United States Tennys Sandgren
United States Rhyne Williams
6-1, 7-6(7-4)
Win 8-4 Sep 2012 USA F26, Irvine Futures Hard United States Devin Britton United States Marcos Giron
United States Dennis Novikov
6-2 ret.
Loss 8-5 Oct 2012 Sacramento, USA Challenger Hard United States Devin Britton United States Tennys Sandgren
United States Rhyne Williams
6-4, 4-6, [10-12]
Win 9-5 Oct 2012 USA F27, Austin Futures Hard United States Devin Britton Australia Carsten Ball
United States Chase Buchanan
6-4, 7-5
Win 10-5 Nov 2012 Champaign, USA Challenger Hard (i) United States Devin Britton South Africa Jean Andersen
South Africa Izak van der Merwe
6-3, 6-3
Win 11-5 Mar 2013 Canada F2, Sherbrooke Futures Hard (i) United States Chase Buchanan Mexico Daniel Garza
United States Vahid Mirzadeh
6-3, 6-2
Win 12-5 Apr 2013 USA F10, Little Rock Futures Hard United States Chase Buchanan United Kingdom David Rice
United Kingdom Sean Thornley
6-2, 6-3
Win 13-5 May 2013 Tallahassee, USA Challenger Clay United States Tennys Sandgren Australia Greg Jones
Canada Peter Polansky
1-6, 6-2, [10-8]
Loss 13-6 Jun 2013 Mexico F10, Quintana Roo Futures Hard United States Jean-Yves Aubone Venezuela Luis David Martínez
Venezuela David Souto
4-6, 6-4, [6-10]
Win 14-6 Jul 2013 Canada F4, Saskatoon Futures Hard United States Tennys Sandgren Moldova Roman Borvanov
Canada Milan Pokrajac
6-4, 3-6, [10-6]
Win 15-6 Sep 2013 ?zmir, Turkey Challenger Hard United States Tennys Sandgren United Kingdom Brydan Klein
Australia Dane Propoggia
7-6(7-4), 6-4
Win 16-6 Oct 2013 Tiburon, USA Challenger Hard United States Rhyne Williams United States Bradley Klahn
United States Rajeev Ram
6-4, 6-1
Loss 16-7 Nov 2013 Champaign, USA Challenger Hard (i) United States Tennys Sandgren United Kingdom Edward Corrie
United Kingdom Daniel Smethurst
6-7(5-7), 6-0, [7-10]
Win 17-7 Jan 2014 Nouméa, New Caledonia Challenger Hard United States Tennys Sandgren Croatia Ante Pavi?
Slovenia Bla? Rola
7-6(7-4), 6-3
Loss 17-8 May 2014 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Challenger Carpet (i) Australia John-Patrick Smith Australia Sam Groth
Australia Chris Guccione
4-6, 7-5, [8-10]
Loss 17-9 May 2014 Gimcheon, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard Australia John-Patrick Smith Australia Sam Groth
Australia Chris Guccione
7-6(7-5), 5-7, [4-10]
Win 18-9 Aug 2014 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard Australia John-Patrick Smith New Zealand Marcus Daniell
New Zealand Artem Sitak
6-3, 4-6, [10-8]
Win 19-9 Sep 2014 Medellín, Colombia Challenger Clay Mexico César Ramírez Venezuela Roberto Maytín
Argentina Andrés Molteni
6-3, 7-5
Loss 19-10 Nov 2014 Ortisei, Italy Challenger Hard (i) Republic of Ireland James Cluskey Belarus Sergey Betov
Belarus Aliaksandr Bury
4-6, 7-5, [6-10]
Win 20-10 Jan 2015 Nouméa, New Caledonia Challenger Hard United States Tennys Sandgren United States Jarmere Jenkins
United States Bradley Klahn
7-6(7-2), 6-7(5-7), [10-5]
Win 21-10 Apr 2015 León, Mexico Challenger Hard United States Rajeev Ram Argentina Guillermo Durán
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
6-2, 7-5
Win 22-10 Apr 2015 Guadalajara, Mexico Challenger Hard United States Rajeev Ram Brazil Marcelo Demoliner
Mexico Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
7-5, 4-6, [10-6]
Loss 22-11 Sep 2015 Cary, USA Challenger Hard United States Nicholas Monroe United States Chase Buchanan
Slovenia Bla? Rola
4-6, 7-6(7-5), [4-10]
Loss 22-12 Nov 2015 Champaign, USA Challenger Hard (i) United States Nicholas Monroe Republic of Ireland David O'Hare
United Kingdom Joe Salisbury
1-6, 4-6
Loss 22-13 Apr 2016 Le Gosier, Guadeloupe Challenger Hard United States Mitchell Krueger United States James Cerretani
Netherlands Antal van der Duim
2-6, 7-5, [8-10]
Loss 22-14 Sep 2016 Cary, USA Challenger Hard United States Stefan Kozlov Canada Philip Bester
Canada Peter Polansky
2-6, 2-6
Win 23-14 Nov 2016 Champaign, USA Challenger Hard (i) United States Tennys Sandgren United Kingdom Liam Broady
United Kingdom Luke Bambridge
7-6(7-4), 7-6(7-2)
Win 24-14 Jan 2017 USA F2, Long Beach Futures Hard United States Jackson Withrow United Kingdom Luke Bambridge
United Kingdom Joe Salisbury
6-3, 3-6, [10-8]
Win 25-14 Jan 2017 Maui, USA Challenger Hard United States Jackson Withrow United States Bradley Klahn
United States Tennys Sandgren
6-4, 6-3
Win 26-14 Feb 2017 Morelos, Mexico Challenger Hard United States Jackson Withrow United States Kevin King
South Africa Dean O'Brien
6-7(4-7), 7-6(7-5), [11-9]
Win 27-14 Jul 2017 USA F21, Tulsa Futures Hard United States Jackson Withrow United States Tommy Paul
United States Nathan Ponwith
6-4, 6-2
Loss 27-15 Oct 2017 USA F33, Houston Futures Hard United States Thai-Son Kwiatkowski United States Aron Hiltzik
United States Dennis Nevolo
6-7(3-7), 3-6
Loss 27-16 Nov 2017 Shenzhen, China, P.R. Challenger Hard United States Jackson Withrow India Sriram Balaji
India Vishnu Vardhan
6-7(3-7), 6-7(3-7)
Loss 27-17 Nov 2017 Hua Hin, Thailand Challenger Hard United States Jackson Withrow Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana
Thailand Sonchat Ratiwatana
4-6, 7-5, [5-10]
Win 28-17 Mar 2018 Indian Wells, USA Challenger Hard United States Jackson Withrow United States Evan King
United States Nathan Pasha
6-7(3-7), 6-1, [11-9]
Loss 28-18 Jun 2018 Nottingham, Great Britain Challenger Grass India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan Denmark Frederik Nielsen
United Kingdom Joe Salisbury
6-7(5-7), 1-6
Win 29-18 Jun 2018 Ilkley, Great Britain Challenger Grass India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan Germany Kevin Krawietz
Germany Andreas Mies
6-3, 6-3
Win 30-18 Jul 2018 Winnetka, USA Challenger Hard India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan Venezuela Roberto Maytín
Indonesia Christopher Rungkat
6-7(4-7), 6-4, [10-5]
Win 31-18 Nov 2018 Houston, USA Challenger Hard United States Nicholas Monroe El Salvador Marcelo Arévalo
United States James Cerretani
4-6, 7-6(7-3), [10-5]
Loss 31-19 Mar 2019 Phoenix, USA Challenger Hard New Zealand Artem Sitak United Kingdom Jamie Murray
United Kingdom Neal Skupski
7-6(7-2), 5-7, [6-10]
Win 32-19 Mar 2022 Monterrey, Mexico Challenger Hard Mexico Hans Hach Verdugo United States Robert Galloway
Australia John-Patrick Smith
6-0, 6-3

Record against other players

Record against top 10 players

Krajicek's match record against those who have been ranked in the top 10. Players who have been No. 1 are in boldface.

* As of 10 August 2016.

References

  1. ^ https://www.atpworldtour.com/en/players/austin-krajicek/ka00/overview
  2. ^ a b c "ITFTennis.com - Austin Krajicek Pro Circuit Player Profile".
  3. ^ a b "ATP.com - Austin Krajicek Profile".
  4. ^ "ITFTennis.com - previous Austin Krajicek Men's Circuit Player Biography (now dead link)".
  5. ^ "Aggieathletics.com - Austin Krajicek Biography". Archived from the original on May 24, 2012.
  6. ^ "ATP.com - Austin Krajicek Singles Playing Activity in all tournaments".
  7. ^ "ATP.com - Austin Krajicek Doubles Playing Activity in all tournaments".
  8. ^ "NCAA champs storm E'ville Futures event". August 11, 2011.
  9. ^ "Marcel Granollers & Horacio Zeballos Reach Cincinnati Final | ATP Tour | Tennis".
  10. ^ "Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek Clinch Lyon Title | ATP Tour | Tennis".
  11. ^ "Arevalo/Rojer, Dodig/Krajicek Advance to Roland Garros Doubles Final | ATP Tour | Tennis".
  12. ^ "2020 Breakers Roster". breakerstennis.com. July 25, 2020.

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by
United States Josh Zavala
Big 12 Tennis Player of the Year
2010 (co with Bulgaria Dimitar Kutrovsky)
2011
Succeeded by

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