Franko Skugor
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Franko Skugor
Franko ?kugor
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Country (sports) Croatia
ResidenceZagreb, Croatia
Born (1987-09-20) 20 September 1987 (age 33)[1]
?ibenik, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachAlan Mari?
Prize moneyUS$1,609,880
Singles
Career record8-23 (25.8% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 145 (25 April 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2011)
French OpenQ2 (2011, 2012)
Wimbledon1R (2016)
US OpenQ2 (2008, 2010)
Doubles
Career record103-104 (49.8% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles6
Highest rankingNo. 17 (22 April 2019)
Current rankingNo. 38 (23 August 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2020)
French OpenQF (2021)
WimbledonSF (2017, 2018)
US Open3R (2018)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2018)
French Open2R (2018)
WimbledonQF (2019)
US OpenQF (2018)
Team competitions
Davis CupF (2016)
Last updated on: 23 August 2021.

Franko ?kugor (Croatian pronunciation: [frâ?ko ?kû?or];[2] born 20 September 1987) is a Croatian professional tennis player who mainly has played on the ATP Challenger Tour, and also specialized in doubles. He is best known for very powerful serve up to 230 km/h (143 mph) along with very strong groundstrokes. Along with doubles partner and fellow Croatian Nikola Mekti?, he reached the doubles semifinals at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships and with Brit Dominic Inglot the semifinals of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships. He also won the 2019 Monte-Carlo Masters with Mektic.

In November 2019, following the departure of ?eljko Krajan, ?kugor captained the Croatia Davis Cup team at the 2019 Davis Cup.[3]

Performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# DNQ A Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS P NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (P) postponed; (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.

Doubles

Current through the 2021 Western & Southern Open.

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A 2R 2R 3R A 0 / 3 4-3
French Open A A A A A 1R 1R 2R QF 0 / 4 3-4
Wimbledon A Q1 A Q1 SF SF 3R NH A 0 / 3 10-3
US Open A A A A 1R 3R 2R 1R 0 / 4 3-4
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-2 7-4 4-4 3-3 2-1 0 / 14 20-14
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A 1R QF NH 0 / 2 2-2
Miami Open A A A A A 1R 2R NH 1R 0 / 3 1-3
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A W NH A 1 / 1 5-0
Madrid Open A A A A A 2R 2R NH A 0 / 2 2-2
Italian Open A A A A A A 2R 1R 2R 0 / 3 2-3
Canadian Open A A A A A A 1R NH A 0 / 1 0-1
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A 1R 1R A 0 / 2 0-2
Shanghai Masters A A A A A 2R 1R NH 0 / 2 1-2
Paris Masters A A A A A 2R 1R 2R 0 / 3 2-3
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-5 10-8 1-3 1-2 1 / 19 15-18
National representation
Davis Cup A A PO F 1R A A QR 0 / 3 2-2
Career statistics
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Career
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 3 / 3 2 / 3 1 / 1 0 / 0 6 / 9
Overall Win-Loss 1-3 4-3 2-2 5-3 11-9 31-25 25-26 16-13 7-12 103-104
Year-end ranking 111 122 144 107 42 28 35 30 52%

Significant finals

Masters 1000 finals

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2019 Monte-Carlo Masters Clay Croatia Nikola Mekti? Netherlands Robin Haase
Netherlands Wesley Koolhof
6-7(3-7), 7-6(7-3), [11-9]

ATP career finals

Doubles: 9 (6 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (1-0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1-1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (4-2)
Finals by surface
Hard (1-1)
Clay (4-2)
Grass (1-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (5-3)
Indoor (1-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2014 Croatia Open,
Croatia
250 Series Clay Serbia Du?an Lajovi? Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák
Czech Republic Luká? Rosol
4-6, 6-7(5-7)
Loss 0-2 Jul 2017 Swiss Open,
Switzerland
250 Series Clay France Jonathan Eysseric Austria Oliver Marach
Austria Philipp Oswald
3-6, 6-4, [8-10]
Win 1-2 Apr 2018 Hungarian Open,
Hungary
250 Series Clay United Kingdom Dominic Inglot Netherlands Matwé Middelkoop
Argentina Andrés Molteni
6-7(8-10), 6-1, [10-8]
Win 2-2 Jun 2018 Rosmalen Championships,
Netherlands
250 Series Grass United Kingdom Dominic Inglot South Africa Raven Klaasen
New Zealand Michael Venus
7-6(7-3), 7-5
Win 3-2 Oct 2018 Swiss Indoors,
Switzerland
500 Series Hard (i) United Kingdom Dominic Inglot Germany Alexander Zverev
Germany Mischa Zverev
6-2, 7-5
Win 4-2 Apr 2019 Grand Prix Hassan II,
Morocco
250 Series Clay Austria Jürgen Melzer Netherlands Matwé Middelkoop
Denmark Frederik Nielsen
6-4, 7-6(8-6)
Win 5-2 Apr 2019 Monte-Carlo Masters,
Monaco
Masters 1000 Clay Croatia Nikola Mekti? Netherlands Robin Haase
Netherlands Wesley Koolhof
6-7(3-7), 7-6(7-3), [11-9]
Loss 5-3 Oct 2019 Japan Open,
Japan
500 Series Hard Croatia Nikola Mekti? France Nicolas Mahut
France Édouard Roger-Vasselin
6-7(7-9), 4-6
Win 6-3 Sep 2020 Austrian Open Kitzbühel,
Austria
250 Series Clay United States Austin Krajicek Spain Marcel Granollers
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
7-6(7-5), 7-5

Team competition finals: 1 (1 runner-up)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partners Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 25-27 November 2016 Davis Cup,
Zagreb, Croatia
Hard (i) Croatia Marin ?ili?
Croatia Ivo Karlovi?
Croatia Ivan Dodig
Argentina Juan Martín del Potro
Argentina Federico Delbonis
Argentina Leonardo Mayer
Argentina Guido Pella
2-3

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 7 (7-0)

Legend
ATP Challenger (2-0)
ITF Futures (5-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (3-0)
Clay (4-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Dec 2006 Tunisia F6, Hammam Sousse Futures Hard Netherlands Michel Koning 6-3, 6-1
Win 2-0 Feb 2008 Croatia F1, Zagreb Futures Hard Slovakia Martin Klizan 6-3, 6-2
Win 3-0 Nov 2009 Brazil F25, Porto Alegre Futures Clay Brazil Guilherme Clezar 6-1, 7-6(7-5)
Win 4-0 May 2010 Bosnia & Herxegovina F6, Prijedor Futures Clay Netherlands Miliaan Niesten 6-3, 6-4
Win 5-0 Aug 2010 Beijing, China Challenger Hard France Laurent Recouderc 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
Win 6-0 May 2015 Anning, China Challenger Clay Australia Gavin Van Peperzeel 7-5, 6-2
Win 7-0 May 2015 Bosnia & Herzegovina F2, Prijedor Futures Clay Slovenia Tomislav Ternar 6-4, 7-6(7-4)

Doubles: 38 (14-24)

Legend
ATP Challenger (10-17)
ITF Futures (4-7)
Finals by surface
Hard (3-10)
Clay (10-14)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (1-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Mar 2006 Portugal F2, Lagos Futures Hard Germany Sebastian Fitz Portugal Rui Machado
Spain Marcel Granollers
1-6, 1-6
Loss 0-2 Apr 2006 Portugal F3, Albufeira Futures Hard Germany Sebastian Fitz Portugal Fred Gil
Portugal Gonçalo Nicau
2-6, 2-6
Loss 0-3 Jun 2006 Slovenia F2, Maribor Futures Clay Croatia Vilim Visak Spain Jordi Marse-Vidri
Spain P Santos-Gonzalez
6-7(3-7),6-7(5-7)
Loss 0-4 Oct 2006 Mexico F19, Monterrey Futures Hard Switzerland Alexander Sadecky United Kingdom Simon Childs
Iceland Arnar Sigurdsson
6-7(4-7), 3-6
Win 1-4 Mar 2007 Portugal F3, Albufeira Futures Hard Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos Spain S Pérez Pérez
Spain L-A Perez-Perez
6-1, 6-0
Loss 1-5 Oct 2007 Portugal F5, Espinho Futures Clay Spain Guillermo Olaso Australia Andrew Coelho
Finland Timo Nieminen
3-6, 6-3, [3-10]
Win 2-5 Nov 2009 Brazil F25, Porto Alegre Futures Clay Brazil Diego Matos Argentina Juan-Pablo Amado
Brazil R-A Grilli
7-5, 3-6, [10-6]
Win 3-5 May 2010 Boania & Herzegovina F6, Prijedor Futures Clay Croatia Toni Androic Croatia Ivan Zovko
Croatia Nikola Mektic
4-6, 6-3, [10-2]
Loss 3-6 Jun 2010 Italy F12, Mestre Futures Clay Serbia Nikola Ciric Italy Walter Trusendi
Italy Matteo Viola
7-6(10-8), 1-6, [2-10]
Loss 3-7 Jul 2010 Arad, Romania Challenger Clay Croatia Ivan Zovko Spain D M dela Nava
Spain S Pérez Pérez
4-6, 1-6
Loss 3-8 May 2011 Zagreb, Croatia Challenger Clay Croatia Mate Pavic Spain D M dela Nava
Spain R Ramirez Hidalgo
2-6, 6-7(10-12)
Loss 3-9 Sep 2012 Trnava, Slovakia Challenger Clay Croatia Mate Pavic Serbia Nikola Ciric
Montenegro Goran Tosic
6-7(0-7), 5-7,
Loss 3-10 Nov 2012 Montevideo, Uruguay Challenger Clay Slovenia Blaz Kavcic Croatia Nikola Mekti?
Croatia Antonio Vei?
3-6, 7-5, [7-10]
Win 4-10 Jan 2013 USA F1, Plantation Futures Clay Portugal Pedro Sousa Portugal Joao Domingues
Burundi H Ndayishimiye
6-2, 6-3
Win 5-10 Jan 2013 Bucamaranga, Colombia Challenger Clay Brazil Marcelo Demoliner Peru Sergio Galdós
Brazil Marco Trungelliti
7-6(10-8), 6-2
Loss 5-11 Feb 2013 Croatia F1, Zagreb Futures Hard Croatia Josko Topic Croatia Toni Androic
Croatia Dino Marcan
3-6, 3-6
Win 6-11 Jun 2013 Arad, Romania Challenger Clay Croatia Antonio Vei? Argentina Facundo Bagnis
Ecuador J C Campozano
7-6(7-5), 4-6, [11-9]
Win 7-11 Aug 2013 Cardenons, Italy Challenger Clay Croatia Marin Draganja Slovakia Norbert Gombos
Czech Republic Roman Jebavý
6-4, 6-4
Loss 7-12 Sep 2013 Orleans, France Challenger Hard Lithuania Ricardas Berankis Ukraine Illya Marchenko
Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky
5-7, 3-6
Loss 7-13 Apr 2014 Sarasota, United States Challenger Clay Spain Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo Finland Henri Kontinen
Croatia Marin Draganja
5-7, 7-5, [6-10]
Win 8-13 Jun 2014 Arad, Romania Challenger Clay Croatia Antonio Vei? Moldova Radu Albot
New Zealand Artem Sitak
6-4, 7-6(7-3)
Win 9-13 Jun 2014 Marburg, Germany Challenger Clay Czech Republic Jaroslav Pospí?il Argentina Diego Schwartzman
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
6-4, 6-4
Loss 9-14 Aug 2014 San Marino Challenger, San Marino Challenger Clay Romania Adrian Ungur Moldova Radu Albot
Spain E Lopez Perez
4-6, 1-6
Loss 9-15 Jun 2015 Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard Ukraine Denys Molchanov Belarus Sergey Betov
Russia Mikhail Elgin
3-6, 5-7
Loss 9-16 Jul 2015 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Damir Dzumhur Belarus Sergey Betov
Russia Mikhail Elgin
6-3, 1-6, [5-10]
Loss 9-17 Oct 2015 Ningbo, China Challenger Hard Croatia Nikola Mektic Israel Dudi Sela
Israel Amir Weintraub
3-6, 6-3, [6-10]
Loss 9-18 Nov 2015 Kobe, Japan Challenger Hard Chinese Taipei Chen Ti Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana
Thailand Sonchat Ratiwatana
4-6, 6-2, [9-11]
Loss 9-19 Feb 2016 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Challenger Clay France Jonathan Eysseric Uruguay Ariel Behar
Ecuador Giovanni Lapentti
5-7, 4-6
Loss 9-20 Jun 2016 Lyon, France Challenger Clay France Jonathan Eysseric France Gregoire Barrere
France Tristan Lamasine
6-2, 3-6, [6-10]
Win 10-20 Aug 2016 Gatineau, Canada Challenger Hard France Tristan Lamasine Australia Jarryd Chaplin
Australia John-Patrick Smith
6-3, 6-1
Win 11-20 Oct 2016 Orleans, France Challenger Hard Croatia Nikola Mekti? Uruguay Ariel Behar
Belarus Andrei Vasilevski
6-2, 7-5
Loss 11-21 Feb 2017 Budapest, Hungary Challenger Hard Slovenia Blaz Kavcic Croatia Dino Marcan
Austria T-S Weissborn
3-6, 6-3, [14-16]
Win 12-21 Apr 2017 Sophia Antipolis, France Challenger Clay France Tristan Lamasine Belarus Uladzimir Ignatik
Slovakia Jozef Kovalík
6-2, 6-2
Win 13-21 Apr 2017 Taipei, Taiwan Challenger Carpet Switzerland Marco Chiudinelli Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana
Thailand Sonchat Ratiwatana
4-6, 6-2, [10-5]
Win 14-21 May 2017 Ostrava, Czech Republic Challenger Clay India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan Australia Rameez Junaid
Czech Republic Luká? Rosol
6-3, 6-2
Loss 14-22 Jun 2017 Caltanissetta, Italy Challenger Clay Ukraine Denys Molchanov United States Max Schnur
United States James Cerretani
3-6, 6-3, [6-10]
Loss 14-23 Aug 2017 Portoroz, Slovenia Challenger Hard Czech Republic Lukas Rosol Chile Hans Podlipnik-Castillo
Belarus Andrei Vasilevski
3-6, 6-7(4-7)
Loss 14-24 Sep 2017 Bogota, Colombia Challenger Clay Croatia Nikola Mekti? El Salvador Marcelo Arévalo
Mexico M A Reyes-Varela
3-6, 6-3, [6-10]

Singles

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A Q2 A A A A Q1 Q1 A A A A 0 / 0 0-0
French Open A A A Q2 Q2 A A A Q1 A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0
Wimbledon A A A Q1 Q1 A A A 1R A A A NH A 0 / 1 0-1
US Open Q2 A Q2 A Q1 A A A Q1 A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 1 0-1
National representation
Davis Cup A A A A A A A PO F 1R A A A A 0 / 2 1-3
Career statistics
Overall Win-Loss 0-1 0-0 3-3 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-5 2-5 2-4 0-1 0-0 0-0 8-23
Year-end ranking 417 546 182 310 802 543 616 182 215 294 357 706 - - 26%

References

  1. ^ "Franko Skugor". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Fránjo". Hrvatski jezi?ni portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved . Fr?nko
  3. ^ "Franko ?kugor novi izbornik reprezentacije, ?ori? progovorio o odnosima". sportnet.rtl.hr (in Croatian). 11 November 2019. Retrieved 2019.

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