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Gonzalo Escobar
Gonzalo Escobar
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Escobar at the 2021 French Open
Full nameGonzalo Escobar
Country (sports) Ecuador
ResidenceManta, Ecuador
Born (1989-01-20) 20 January 1989 (age 33)
Manta, Ecuador
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
CollegeTexas Tech University
Prize money$531,478
Singles
Career record4-5 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
0 Challenger, 6 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 281 (15 June 2015)
Current rankingNo. 1222 (23 May 2022)
Doubles
Career record65-58 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 38 (15 November 2021)
Current rankingNo. 47 (23 May 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open3R (2022)
French Open2R (2022)
Wimbledon3R (2021)
US Open1R (2021)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2022)
French OpenQF (2022)
Wimbledon2R (2021)
Medal record
Last updated on: 23 May 2022.

Gonzalo Escobar (American Spanish: [?on'salo esko'?a?]; born 20 January 1989, in Manta) is an Ecuadorian tennis player. His career-high doubles ranking is World No. 38, achieved on 15 November 2021. He has won three doubles titles with Uruguayan partner Ariel Behar. Escobar has a career high ATP singles ranking of No. 281 achieved on 15 June 2015.

Playing for Ecuador in Davis Cup, Escobar has a W/L record of 8-5.

Career

2018-2022: Three ATP doubles titles and top 50

Partnering with Uruguyan Ariel Behar, Escobar won two ATP titles at the 2021 Delray Beach Open and the 2021 Andalucía Open[1] 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.

Escobar finished the year 2021 ranked No. 38, 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.[2]

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 Uruguay Ariel Behar 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 Uruguay Ariel Behar Bosnia and Herzegovina Tomislav Brki?
Serbia Nikola ?a?i?
3-6, 5-7
Win 2-1 Apr 2021 Andalucía Open,
Spain
250 Series Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar Bosnia and Herzegovina Tomislav Brki?
Serbia Nikola ?a?i?
6-2, 6-4
Loss 2-2 Apr 2021 Serbia Open,
Serbia
250 Series Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar Croatia Ivan Sabanov
Croatia Matej Sabanov
3-6, 6-7(5-7)
Loss 2-3 Jun 2021 Stuttgart Open,
Germany
250 Series Grass Uruguay Ariel Behar Brazil Marcelo Demoliner
Mexico Santiago González
6-4, 3-6, [8-10]
Loss 2-4 Jan 2022 Adelaide International,
Australia
250 Series Hard Uruguay Ariel Behar Netherlands Wesley Koolhof
United Kingdom Neal Skupski
6-7(5-7), 4-6
Win 3-4 Apr 2022 Serbia Open,
Serbia
250 Series Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar Croatia Nikola Mekti?
Croatia Mate Pavi?
6-4, 3-6, [8-10]
Loss 3-5 Jun 2022 Mallorca Championships,
Spain
250 Series Grass Uruguay Ariel Behar Brazil Rafael Matos
Spain David Vega Hernández
6-75-7, 7-68-6, [1-10]

Challenger and Futures finals

Singles: 14 (6-8)

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0-1)
ITF Futures Tour (6-7)
Titles by surface
Hard (2-5)
Clay (4-3)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Aug 2009 Ecuador F1, Guayaquil Futures Hard Ecuador Emilio Gómez 3-6, 2-6
Loss 0-2 Aug 2013 Ecuador F1, Guayaquil Futures Clay Ecuador Emilio Gómez 5-7, 6-7(3-7)
Win 1-2 Aug 2014 Ecuador F1, Guayaquil Futures Clay Ecuador Roberto Quiroz 6-2, 6-2
Win 2-2 Aug 2014 Ecuador F2, Guayaquil Futures Hard Ecuador Iván Endara 6-3, 7-5
Win 3-2 Aug 2014 Ecuador F3, Quito Futures Clay United States Jean-Yves Aubone 4-6, 7-6(7-5), 6-3
Win 4-2 Sep 2014 Ecuador F5, Quito Futures Clay Peru Mauricio Echazú 6-2, 6-1
Loss 4-3 Oct 2014 Peru F8, Lima Futures Clay Peru Duilio Beretta 0-6, 4-6
Win 5-3 Aug 2015 Canada F7, Winnipeg Futures Hard South Africa Fritz Wolmarans 7-6(7-4), 6-0
Loss 5-4 Sep 2015 Canada F8, Calgary Futures Hard Canada Frank Dancevic 4-6, 3-6
Win 6-4 May 2017 Italy F14, Frascati Futures Clay Croatia Viktor Galovi? 6-1, 6-2
Loss 6-5 Sep 2017 Bolivia F1, La Paz Futures Clay Argentina Juan Ignacio Galarza 6-6 ret.
Loss 6-6 Dec 2017 Mexico F7, Metepec Futures Hard Switzerland Marc-Andrea Hüsler 3-6, 4-6
Loss 6-7 Dec 2017 Mexico F8, Cancún Futures Hard Monaco Lucas Catarina 4-6, 6-7(2-7)
Loss 6-8 Feb 2019 Morelos, Mexico Challenger Hard Argentina Matías Franco Descotte 1-6, 4-6

Doubles: 36 (18-18)

Legend (doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (10-12)
ITF Futures Tour (8-6)
Titles by surface
Hard (7-8)
Clay (11-10)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jun 2014 USA F17, Oklahoma City Futures Hard Venezuela Jesús Bandrés United States Mackenzie McDonald
United States Martin Redlicki
6-4, 6-7(3-7), [8-10]
Win 1-1 Aug 2014 Ecuador F1, Guayaquil Futures Clay United States Jean-Yves Aubone Ecuador Iván Endara
Brazil Caio Silva
7-6(8-6), 6-2
Win 2-1 Aug 2014 Ecuador F3, Quito Futures Clay Peru Rodrigo Sánchez Brazil Caio Silva
Brazil Thales Turini
6-1, 6-0
Win 3-1 Oct 2014 Peru F8, Lima Futures Clay Ecuador Emilio Gómez Brazil Eduardo Dischinger
Brazil Tiago Lopes
6-3, 6-2
Loss 3-2 Aug 2015 Canada F7, Winnipeg Futures Hard Japan Sora Fukuda Venezuela Luis David Martínez
Mexico Luis Patiño
4-6, 3-6
Win 4-2 May 2016 USA F16, Tampa Futures Clay Ecuador Roberto Quiroz Serbia Miomir Kecmanovi?
Germany Jonas Lütjen
6-4, 7-6(7-4)
Loss 4-3 Sep 2016 Barranquilla, Colombia Challenger Clay Ecuador Roberto Quiroz Colombia Alejandro Falla
Colombia Eduardo Struvay
4-6, 5-7
Loss 4-4 Nov 2016 Bogotá, Colombia Challenger Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar El Salvador Marcelo Arévalo
Peru Sergio Galdós
4-6, 1-6
Loss 4-5 Jan 2017 USA F5, Weston Futures Clay Venezuela Luis David Martínez Argentina Facundo Argüello
Argentina Juan Ignacio Londero
4-6, 7-6(7-1), [12-14]
Loss 4-6 Jun 2017 Italy F15, Reggio Emilia Futures Clay United States Alexander Centenari Poland Grzegorz Panfil
Croatia Ante Pavi?
1-6, 6-7(4-7)
Loss 4-7 Nov 2017 Mexico F6, Monterrey Futures Hard Bolivia Federico Zeballos Switzerland Marc-Andrea Hüsler
Switzerland Jessy Kalambay
6-7(5-7), 4-6
Win 5-7 Dec 2017 Mexico F7, Metepec Futures Hard Mexico Manuel Sánchez United States John Paul Fruttero
United States Thai-Son Kwiatkowski
6-3, 6-3
Win 6-7 Dec 2017 Mexico F8, Cancún Futures Hard Brazil Bruno Sant'Anna Bolivia Boris Arias
Bolivia Federico Zeballos
1-6, 6-3, [10-4]
Win 7-7 Mar 2018 Croatia F2, Pore? Futures Clay Brazil Bruno Sant'Anna Croatia Ivan Sabanov
Croatia Matej Sabanov
6-4, 5-7, [11-9]
Win 8-7 Apr 2018 León, Mexico Challenger Hard Mexico Manuel Sánchez Australia Bradley Mousley
Australia John-Patrick Smith
6-4, 6-4
Loss 8-8 Jun 2018 Romania F2, Bac?u Futures Clay Hungary Gábor Borsos Argentina Franco Agamenone
Argentina Hernán Casanova
2-6, 3-6
Loss 8-9 Jul 2018 Milan, Italy Challenger Clay Brazil Fernando Romboli Italy Julian Ocleppo
Italy Andrea Vavassori
6-4, 1-6, [9-11]
Loss 8-10 Jul 2018 Recanati, Italy Challenger Hard Brazil Fernando Romboli China Gong Maoxin
China Zhang Ze
6-2, 6-7(5-7), [8-10]
Win 9-10 Aug 2018 Italy F21, Bolzano Futures Clay Argentina Hernán Casanova Brazil Wilson Leite
Brazil Bruno Sant'Anna
7-5, 6-2
Loss 9-11 Sep 2018 Columbus, USA Challenger Hard (i) Ecuador Roberto Quiroz Canada Peter Polansky
United States Tommy Paul
3-6, 3-6
Loss 9-12 Oct 2018 Lima, Peru Challenger Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar Argentina Guido Andreozzi
Argentina Guillermo Durán
6-2, 6-7(5-7), [5-10]
Loss 9-13 Feb 2019 Morelos, Mexico Challenger Hard Venezuela Luis David Martínez Sweden André Göransson
Switzerland Marc-Andrea Hüsler
3-6, 6-3, [9-11]
Loss 9-14 May 2019 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Challenger Hard Venezuela Luis David Martínez Australia Matt Reid
Australia John-Patrick Smith
6-7(10-12), 3-6
Win 10-14 May 2019 Jerusalem, Israel Challenger Hard Uruguay Ariel Behar United States Evan King
Italy Julian Ocleppo
6-4, 7-6(7-5)
Loss 10-15 Jun 2019 Parma, Italy Challenger Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar Lithuania Laurynas Grigelis
Italy Andrea Pellegrino
6-1, 3-6, [7-10]
Win 11-15 Jul 2019 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar Kazakhstan Andrey Golubev
Kazakhstan Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6-7(4-7), 7-5, [10-8]
Win 12-15 Sep 2019 Genoa, Italy Challenger Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar Argentina Guido Andreozzi
Argentina Andrés Molteni
3-6, 6-4, [10-3]
Win 13-15 Oct 2019 Santo Domingo,
Dominican Republic
Challenger Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar Brazil Orlando Luz
Venezuela Luis David Martínez
6-7(5-7), 6-4, [12-10]
Win 14-15 Oct 2019 Lima, Peru Challenger Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar Brazil Felipe Meligeni Alves
Venezuela Luis David Martínez
2-6, 6-2, [3-10]
Win 15-15 Nov 2019 Guayaquil, Ecuador Challenger Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar Brazil Pedro Sakamoto
Brazil Thiago Seyboth Wild
7-6(7-4), 7-6(7-5)
Loss 15-16 Nov 2019 Houston, USA Challenger Hard Uruguay Ariel Behar Israel Jonathan Erlich
Mexico Santiago González
3-6, 6-7(4-7)
Win 16-16 Jan 2020 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard Mexico Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela China Zhang Ze
China Gong Maoxin
6-3, 6-3
Win 17-16 Jan 2020 Newport Beach, USA Challenger Hard Uruguay Ariel Behar Croatia Antonio ?an?i?
6-2, 6-4
Loss 17-17 Sep 2020 Aix-en-Provence, France Challenger Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar Argentina Andres Molteni
Monaco Hugo Nys
4-6, 6-7(4-7)
Loss 17-18 Oct 2020 Parma, Italy Challenger Clay Uruguay Ariel Behar El Salvador Marcelo Arévalo
Bosnia and Herzegovina Tomislav Brki?
4-6, 4-6
Win 18-18 Oct 2020 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard Uruguay Ariel Behar United States Robert Galloway
United States Nathaniel Lammons
4-6, 6-3, [10-7]

References

  1. ^ "Ariel Behar, Gonzalo Escobar Capture Marbella Doubles Crown | ATP Tour | Tennis".
  2. ^ "Ariel Behar/ Gonzalo Escobar Clinch Belgrade Title | ATP Tour | Tennis".

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