Cristian Villagran
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Cristian Villagrán
Country (sports) Argentina
  Switzerland
ResidenceNeuchâtel, Suisse
Born (1982-01-20) 20 January 1982 (age 39)
Buenos Aires, Argentina[1]
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro2001
PlaysRight-handed
CoachFranco Davín
Prize money$191,594
Singles
Career record0-0
Career titles0
1 Challenger, 19 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 200 (7 July 2008)
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenQ2 (2005)
WimbledonQ1 (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
US OpenQ1 (2005)
Doubles
Career record2-2
Career titles0
7 Challenger, 16 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 115 (6 February 2006)
Last updated on: 28 April 2021.

Cristian Villagrán (born 20 January 1982)[1] is a Swiss-Argentine professional tennis player. He has a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 200 achieved on 7 July 2009, and a career-high ATP doubles ranking of world No. 115 achieved on 6 February 2006.


Villagran reached 28 career singles finals, posting a tally of 20 wins and 8 losses including a 1-2 record in ATP Challenger Tour finals. He won the 2006 Mantova Challenger tournament held on clay courts in Italy, where he defeated Giorgio Galimberti 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 in the final to win the championship. Additionally, he has also reached 28 career doubles finals with a record of 23 wins and 5 losses which includes a 7-1 record in ATP Challenger Tour finals.

Career

As a junior, Villagrán reached as high as world No. 13 in the singles rankings in 2000, as well as world No. 41 in doubles.


Villagran made his ATP Tour debut at the 2005 Buenos Aires tournament on clay courts in Argentina where he was granted a wild card entry into doubles main draw alongside compatriot Juan Pablo Brzezicki. They pulled off a major upset, defeating first seeds Gastón Etlis and Martín Rodríguez in the first round 2-6, 6-2, 6-3. They would continue their run by defeating Enzo Artoni and Ignacio González King in the second round 7-6(7-3), 2-6, 6-3 before finally being defeated in the semifinals by José Acasuso and Sebastián Prieto by a score of 6-7(8-10), 4-6 to end their impressive run. Two years later at the 2007 Buenos Aires Open he was given another wild card entry into the doubles draw, alongside Eduardo Schwank however they were defeated in the first round by Martin Garcia and Sebastian Prieto in three sets 4-6, 6-2, [12-14].



ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 28 (20-8)

Legend
ATP Challenger (1-2)
ITF Futures (19-6)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (20-8)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Jun 2002 Chile F1, Santiago Futures Clay Chile Phillip Harboe 7-5, 6-2
Win 2-0 Sep 2002 Bolivia F3, Santa Cruz Futures Clay Argentina Diego Hartfield 6-4, 6-4
Win 3-0 May 2004 Argentina F1, Buenos Aires Futures Clay South Korea Cha Bo-ram 6-3, 6-3
Win 4-0 May 2004 Argentina F2, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Carlos Berlocq 6-4, 6-2
Loss 4-1 May 2004 Argentina F3, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Carlos Berlocq 4-6, 2-6
Loss 4-2 Jul 2004 San Benedetto, Italy Challenger Clay Italy Daniele Bracciali 6-7(3-7), 1-6
Win 5-2 Aug 2004 Chile F1B, Santiago Futures Clay Chile Julio Peralta 6-4, 6-4
Win 6-2 Sep 2004 Argentina F5, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Horacio Zeballos 6-2, 6-1
Win 7-2 Oct 2004 Bolivia F2, Santa Cruz Futures Clay Portugal Leonardo Tavares 6-3, 6-3
Win 8-2 Mar 2006 Argentina F1, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Brian Dabul 6-2, 6-3
Win 9-2 Mar 2006 Argentina F2, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Sebastian Decoud 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
Loss 9-3 Apr 2006 Argentina F3, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Eduardo Schwank 6-4, 3-6, 4-6
Win 10-3 Apr 2006 Uruguay F2, Montevideo Futures Clay Argentina Juan-Martin Aranguren 6-2, 6-3
Win 11-3 May 2006 Argentina F5, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Eduardo Schwank 6-4, 6-1
Win 12-3 Jun 2006 Argentina F9, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Brian Dabul 6-1, 6-2
Win 13-3 Jul 2006 Mantova, Italy Challenger Clay Italy Giorgio Galimberti 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
Win 14-3 Jul 2007 Italy F21, Bologna Futures Clay Italy Enrico Burzi 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
Win 15-3 Jul 2007 Italy F22, Carpi Futures Clay Italy Matteo Marrai 6-7(1-7), 6-3, 6-2
Win 16-3 Jul 2007 Italy F23, Palazzolo Futures Clay Argentina Marcelo Charpentier 5-7, 6-1, 6-4
Win 17-3 Jul 2007 Italy F24, Modena Futures Clay Italy Thomas Fabbiano 6-0, 6-1
Loss 17-4 Oct 2007 Portugal F4, Porto Futures Clay Portugal Leonardo Tavares 6-4, 1-6, 2-6
Loss 17-5 Oct 2007 Portugal F5, Espinho Futures Clay Spain José Antonio Sánchez de Luna 3-6, 2-6
Loss 17-6 Dec 2007 Uruguay F1, Montevideo Futures Clay Argentina Alejandro Fabbri 6-3, 6-7(3-7), 3-6
Win 18-6 Apr 2009 Italy F7, Padova Futures Clay Germany Julian Reister 1-6, 7-6(7-5), 6-0
Loss 18-7 Jul 2009 San Benedetto, Italy Challenger Clay Italy Fabio Fognini 7-6(7-5), 6-7(2-7), 0-6
Win 19-7 Aug 2014 Switzerland F5, Lausanne Futures Clay Argentina Maximiliano Estevez 6-4, 0-6, 6-2
Loss 19-8 Sep 2015 Switzerland F5, Lausanne Futures Clay Italy Roberto Marcora 6-7(5-7), 7-6(7-2), 4-6
Win 20-8 Aug 2016 Switzerland F4, Lausanne Futures Clay France Laurent Lokoli 6-4, 6-7(6-8), 6-3

Doubles: 28 (23-5)

Legend
ATP Challenger (7-1)
ITF Futures (16-4)
Finals by surface
Hard (2-0)
Clay (21-5)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jul 2000 Argentina F7, Concordia Futures Clay Argentina Juan-Pablo Brzezicki Argentina Sebastian Decoud
Argentina Patricio Arquez
6-3, 6-1
Loss 1-1 Oct 2000 Bolivia F2, Cochabamba Futures Clay Argentina Rodolfo Daruich Argentina Gustavo Marcaccio
Argentina Patricio Rudi
1-6, 2-6
Win 2-1 Oct 2000 Bolivia F3, Santa Cruz Futures Clay Argentina Juan-Pablo Brzezicki Chile Jaime Fillol Jr.
Chile Miguel Miranda
7-5, 6-3
Win 3-1 Oct 2000 Paraguay F1, Asuncion Futures Clay Argentina Juan-Pablo Brzezicki Brazil Marcio Carlsson
Brazil Ricardo Schlachter
7-5, 6-3
Win 4-1 Apr 2001 Argentina F4, Mendoza Futures Clay Argentina Juan-Pablo Guzman Argentina Diego del Rio
Argentina Leonardo Olguin
6-2, 3-6, 6-3
Win 5-1 Oct 2001 Colombia F1, Bogota Futures Clay Argentina Juan-Pablo Guzman Brazil Eduardo Bohrer
Brazil Luis Marafelli
6-4, 7-6(7-1)
Loss 5-2 Aug 2002 Spain F8, Dénia Futures Clay Argentina Antonio Pastorino France Julien Cuaz
Netherlands Jasper Smit
6-3, 2-6, 4-6
Win 6-2 Jan 2003 Jamaica F1, Montego Bay Futures Hard Argentina Carlos Berlocq Argentina Diego Veronelli
Argentina Juan-Pablo Guzman
7-5, 6-4
Win 7-2 Nov 2003 Argentina F5, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Carlos Berlocq Argentina Christian Kordasz
Argentina Andres Dellatorre
6-7(6-8), 7-5, 6-3
Win 8-2 Jun 2004 Netherlands F1, Alkmaar Futures Clay Argentina Diego Hartfield Japan Jun Kato
Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
6-2, 6-3
Loss 8-3 Oct 2004 Bolivia F2, Santa Cruz Futures Clay Argentina Juan-Martin Aranguren Brazil Thiago Alves
Brazil Julio Silva
3-6, 7-5, 0-6
Win 9-3 Mar 2005 Salinas, Ecuador Challenger Hard Argentina Juan-Pablo Brzezicki Argentina Sergio Roitman
Argentina Juan-Pablo Guzman
6-2, 6-4
Loss 9-4 May 2005 Argentina F3, Cordoba Futures Clay Argentina Matias Niemiz Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
2-6, 2-6
Win 10-4 Jun 2005 Sassuolo, Italy Challenger Clay Argentina Juan-Pablo Brzezicki Italy Simone Vagnozzi
Chile Paul Capdeville
7-6(7-5), 6-2
Win 11-4 Aug 2005 Trani, Italy Challenger Clay Argentina Carlos Berlocq Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze
Italy Giorgio Galimberti
4-6, 6-2, 6-4
Win 12-4 Feb 2006 Florianópolis, Brazil Challenger Clay Argentina Juan-Pablo Brzezicki United States Mirko Pehar
Italy Gianluca Naso
7-6(7-3), 6-2
Win 13-4 Mar 2006 Argentina F2, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Brian Dabul Argentina Eduardo Schwank
Argentina Matias O'Neille
2-6, 6-4, 6-2
Win 14-4 Apr 2006 Argentina F3, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Brian Dabul Argentina Eduardo Schwank
Argentina Esteban Zanetti
6-4, 6-2
Win 15-4 May 2006 Argentina F5, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Brian Dabul Argentina Diego Cristin
Uruguay Martin Vilarrubi
6-4, 6-7(5-7), 6-3
Win 16-4 May 2006 Argentina F7, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Brian Dabul Cuba Ricardo Chile-Fonte
Cuba Sandor Martinez-Breijo
6-1, 2-6, 6-1
Win 17-4 Jun 2006 Argentina F9, Buenos Aires Futures Clay Argentina Brian Dabul Argentina Diego Cristin
Uruguay Marcel Felder
6-7(2-7), 6-3, 7-5
Win 18-4 Jul 2006 Rimini, Italy Challenger Clay Argentina Juan-Pablo Brzezicki Romania Gabriel Moraru
Greece Vasilis Mazarakis
6-2, 5-7, [10-6]
Win 19-4 Sep 2006 Belém, Brazil Challenger Clay Argentina Brian Dabul Italy Alessandro Da Col
Italy Francesco Piccari
6-1, 7-6(7-5)
Win 20-4 Jun 2007 Italy F16, Cesena Futures Clay Argentina Eduardo Schwank Italy Alessandro Da Col
Italy Francesco Piccari
6-3, 6-2
Win 21-4 Oct 2007 Portugal F4, Porto Futures Clay Switzerland Yann Marti Spain Pablo Santos-Gonzalez
Spain David Marrero
walkover
Loss 21-5 Jan 2008 La Serena, Chile Challenger Clay Argentina Sebastian Decoud Ecuador Nicolas Lapentti
Argentina Eduardo Schwank
4-6, 0-6
Win 22-5 Apr 2009 Italy F6, Vercelli Futures Clay Switzerland Mathieu Guenat Argentina Alejandro Fabbri
Argentina Leandro Migani
7-5, 6-4
Win 23-5 Jul 2009 San Benedetto, Italy Challenger Clay Italy Stefano Ianni France Stephane Robert
Belgium Niels Desein
7-6(7-3), 1-6, [10-6]

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