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Harel Levy

Harel Levy
Harel Levy 2008 Davis Cup vs Peru.jpeg
Country (sports) Israel
ResidenceRamat Hasharon, Israel
Born (1978-08-05) 5 August 1978 (age 43)
Nahshonim, Israel
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1995
Retired2011
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,579,908
Singles
Career record63-99
Career titles0
4 Challenger, 7 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 30 (25 June 2001)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2001)
French Open2R (2001)
Wimbledon2R (2000)
US Open2R (2002)
Doubles
Career record38-51
Career titles1
18 Challenger, 8 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 71 (19 May 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2006)
French Open2R (2006)
WimbledonQF (2007)
US Open1R (2001, 2007)
Team competitions
Davis CupSF (2009)
Last updated on: 24 September 2021.

Harel Levy (Hebrew: ? ‎; born 5 August 1978) is a retired Israeli professional tennis player, and the current captain of Israel's Davis Cup team. He reached the final of the 2000 Toronto Masters and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 30 (June 2001), with his best doubles ranking being World No. 71 in May 2008. Levy was a key factor in Israel's semifinal run in the 2009 Davis Cup.

In a career interrupted first by Israeli Army service and later by serious right hip surgery in 2001, Levy notably scored victories over Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, Michael Chang and Wayne Ferreira. As well as reaching the singles final of the 2000 Toronto Masters, he finished runner-up at Nottingham in 2001 and won a doubles title in Newport, Rhode Island.

In September 2017, Levy was named the captain of Israel's Davis Cup team.[1]

Early and personal life

Levy was born in Nahshonim, Israel, and is Jewish.[2][3][4] Levy, Noam Okun, and Dudi Sela were Israel's top singles players a number of years, and were among a number of Jewish professional tennis players.[5]

Told that younger Jewish players look up to him, Levy said: "It's nice to hear that. I want to represent Israel and the Jewish people the best I can. I play for myself first. But then whatever my play can do for the Jewish community is great -- just great."[6]

Levy is a good friend of Brazilian tennis champion Gustavo Kuerten, with whom Levy has often been a hitting partner.[7]

Levy is a fan of the soccer team Maccabi Haifa.[8]

Tennis career

Levy began playing tennis at age seven. His family moved to Portugal for a year and half when he was nine years old. They returned to Israel, and in 1992 the family moved to Ramat Hasharon so he could train at the Israel Tennis Centers there.[9] That year, he was # 1 in the under-14 age group in Israel.

1995-99

After turning pro in 1995, Levy served his required time in the Israeli military, but the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) allowed him to compete in events during his service.

In March 1998 he and Lior Mor won in Israel, defeating Barry Cowan and Filippo Veglio 6-4, 7-6 in the final. In June he and partner Raviv Weidenfeld won in Ireland, defeating Daniele Braccoalo and Igor Gaudi 7-6, 6-4 in the final. In July he and Mor won in Greece, defeating Gilles Elseneer and Wim Neefs 6-3, 0-6, 6-3 in the final.

In July 1999 while ranked # 241 he beat Michael Chang, formerly ranked # 2 in the world, 6-4, 6-3, at the Safeway Challenger in Aptos, California.[10] In August 1999 at Indianapolis he defeated world # 40 Ji?í Novák, 7-5, 6-1. In September he and partner Noam Okun won at Budapest, defeating Daniel Fiala and Leo? Friedl 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the final.

2000-04

Harel Levy at the 2004 U.S. Open

In January 2000 he and partner Jonathan Erlich won at Orlando, Florida, defeating Óscar Ortiz and Jimy Szymanski 6-3, 6-4 in the final. In July they won at Newport, Rhode Island, defeating Kyle Spencer and Mitch Sprengelmeyer 7-6(2), 7-5 in the final of the Hall of Fame tennis championship.[11]

In July 2000 at the Tennis Masters Series-Canada tournament in Toronto, while ranked only 144th in the world, he used whiplike ground strokes, a tantalizing drop shot, and winners off his one-handed to beat world # 73 Martin Damm, # 47 Stefan Koubek, # 27 Sébastien Grosjean, # 61 Jérôme Golmard, and # 55 Ji?í Novák, before losing in the finals to # 9 Marat Safin.[12] Levy more than doubled his career earnings with the $211,000 runner-up prize.[13] Levy was the first Israeli to reach an ATP Tour final since Amos Mansdorf in 1994,[14] and jumped to # 70 in the world rankings.[12]

Levy completed his three years of military service in the IDF in August 2000.[12]

In March 2001 he upset world # 10 Tim Henman of Great Britain 6-2, 6-4 at Scottsdale.

In May 2001 Levy upset the world's top player, Pete Sampras, at the Italian Open, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, saving 13 of 17 break points.[15] In his next match at the tournament, he beat world # 33 Francisco Clavet 6-4, 7-6(6), and then whipped Nicolas Kiefer, 6-2, 6-4, winning 80% of his first serves. Levy played down his achievements by joking that he was more depressed by his Israeli soccer team (Maccabi Haifa) losing that week than excited by his success. "I still like soccer much more than tennis", he shrugged.[16] In the quarterfinals he subsequently lost to Sweden's Andreas Vinciguerra.

In June 2001 Levy upset world # 17 Wayne Ferreira of South Africa 6-2, 6-4. He then beat world # 40 Andy Roddick 7-6(3), 5-7, 6-3 with powerful groundstrokes and spinning drop shots, while sustaining a right hip injury.[17][18] At one point, Roddick prostrated himself on the court, worshiping with outstretched arms in Levy's direction after Levy had gone up 40-0 on Roddick's serve on three cross-court passes. "He'd produced three running passing shots in a row", Roddick explained. "My approach play hadn't been bad. He just came up with power and speed and there was nothing I could do about it at all."[17] Levy lost in the finals of the Nottingham Tournament in England to Thomas Johansson of Sweden, 7-5, 6-3, despite his use of what had become by then his trademark drop volleys.[19] In late June he retired from his first round Wimbledon match with a hip injury.[20] On 25 June, at the age of 22, he reached the ranking of # 30 in the world.

In November 2001 Levy flew to the US for arthroscopic surgery for an injured knee, and also had complicated right hip surgery to address his injury in Nottingham.[1][21] He spent six months home in Ramat Ha-Sharon, a suburb of Tel Aviv, recuperating, and in April 2002 returned to playing tennis.[22][23][24]

Levy was hampered by injuries for much of the 2002 season. By July 2002, his ranking had dropped to 326.[25] The following month he said: "I'm not going to be back to a hundred percent, but if I get back to 90%, I'll be very happy."[24]

At the US Open in 2002 he defeated world # 30 Andrei Pavel 1-6, 7-6(7), 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.[23][26] A partisan crowd cheered him on. Asked how much the crowd helped him, Levy shrugged: "In percentages, you want? OK, around 23½."[27]

At the Forest Hills Tennis Classic in May 2003, Levy defeated top-seeded world # 96 Justin Gimelstob 6-2, 6-3.[28]

At the qualifying tournament for Wimbledon in 2003, Levy defeated Paul Goldstein in the first round, and reached the 3rd round before losing. In September 2003, Levy and partner Paul Baccanello of Australia won the doubles title at the Open de l'Isère, defeating Rik de Voest and Johan Landsberg 5-7, 6-4, 7-6(5) in Grenoble, France. Levy also reached the singles final at the tournament. Later that month he paired with Amir Hadad to defeat Fred Hemmes, Jr and Raemon Sluiter 6-4, 6-4 to win in Groningen, the Netherlands. In October he and Hadad defeated Scott Humphries and Mark Merklein 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-3 to win in Nottingham, England. Levy was back in peak form at the Dnepropetrovsk tournament in November 2003. He reached the singles final before succumbing to Georgian Irakli Labadze 3-6, 6-3, 1-6. Levy fared better in the doubles tournament where, along with partner Jonathan Erlich he won the title in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, over Simon Aspelin and Johan Landsberg. He and Erlich also won that month at Bratislava, Slovakia, defeating Mario An?i? and Martin García 7-6(7), 6-3 in the final. He finished 2003 ranked 111th in the world in singles.[29]

2005-2011

The doubles performances of Levy and his partner Amir Hadad in the months of April and May 2005, were impressive. In late April the Israelis captured the Hungary F1 tournament in Budapest, defeating Nikola Martinovi? and Josko Topic 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 in the final. A few days later they won the F2 title in Miskolc as well, beating Bastian Knittel and Marius Zay 6-1, 6-0 in the final. Levy and Hadad then competed in May in the German town of Furth, where they took the title from Jan Frode Andersen and Johan Landsberg, 6-1, 6-2. In July they won at Budaors, Hungary, defeating Adam Chadaj and Stéphane Robert 6-4, 6-7(7), 6-3.

In 2005 Levy won the USTA Tulsa Challenger, beating Benedikt Dorsch of Germany, the reigning NCAA men's singles champion, in a three-hour duel 5-7, 7-5, 7-6(6).[30] In September 2005 he and partner Noam Okun won in Istanbul, Turkey, defeating David ?koch and Martin ?t?pánek in the final, 6-4, 7-5.

In January 2006, a right shoulder injury forced him to retire from a Sydney ATP singles match, and sidelined him for a week.[31] In June 2006 he and Giorgio Galimberti won in Milan, Italy, defeating Frederico Gil and Juan Albert Viloca in the final, 6-3, 6-3. In August he and partner Sam Warburg won in the Bronx, New York, defeating Scott Lipsky and David Martin in the Bronx Classic final, 6-4, 7-5.[11]

Levy at 2008 Israel Tennis Championship

In early 2007 Levy was suspended from all competition for three months by the Israel Tennis Federation for failing to participate in a State Cup tennis match that the ITF had organized.[32]

In April 2007 he and Warburg won at Valencia, California, defeating Cecil Mamiit and Eric Taino in the final, 6-2, 6-4. In June they won at Yuba City, California, defeating Eric Nuñez and Jean-Julien Rojer in the final, 6-4, 6-4.

In July 2007 Levy and Rajeev Ram competed together in doubles at Wimbledon, where they made it through the qualifying rounds and to the quarterfinals - Levy's best grand slam showing to date. On their way they defeated 15th-seeded Martín García and Sebastián Prieto 7-6(0), 6-7(4), 7-6(4), 6-7(3), 10-8 in the third round.[33] They lost in the quarters to No. 10 seeds Arnaud Clément and Michaël Llodra, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.[34]

Later in July, Levy, who had slipped to 264 in the world rankings since his surgery, won a challenger title in Manchester, Great Britain, beating Travis Rettenmaier 6-2, 6-4 in the final.[35]

In the men's final of the Israeli Championship in December 2007 Levy, who had won the title in 1997, 1999, and 2002, defeated Dekel Valtzer, 6-0, 6-1.[36][37] By December, Levy had risen 125 places in 2007. His coach, Oded Jacob, said: "Levy suffered a very serious injury in 2001 from which some players have never managed to recover. He went through some very difficult years of physical and mental recuperation. I think he's recovered from that now, and I feel he's learned to come to terms with the fact that he's no longer No. 30 in the world. His goal now is to return to the top 100."[38]

In December 2008 Levy claimed the fifth Israeli championship title of his career, beating Dudi Sela 6-4, 3-6, 7-5. "I won the match because I always believed I would", said Levy. In doubles Levy and Noam Okun lost in the finals to Andy Ram and Noam Behr, 6-1, 6-4.[39]

Levy decided at the beginning of 2009 to enter slowly reduce his participation in singles tournaments, and put an emphasis on his doubles career with Noam Okun.[40] But after his Davis Cup win in Sweden, he changed his plans. To prepare for the tie with Russia, he realized he had to once again stress his singles career, and while he kept playing doubles, he played singles anywhere possible.[40]

Davis Cup

Levy Playing Davis Cup

Levy played for Israel's Davis Cup team starting in 1998, with a 22-15 record through July 2009. In 2008 he played in a tie against Sweden, in which he was not victorious in the final and deciding match.[41] However, he redeemed Israel and himself in 2009 against Sweden.

In September 2008 against the Peru Davis Cup team, after losing one match in singles to Luis Horna 7-5, 5-7, 7-6(3), 6-3, Levy paired with Andy Ram to win the doubles tie 6-1, 6-1, 6-2, as Israel won 4-1.[42]

In the 2009 World Group Playoffs in March 2009, Israel again faced Sweden. 2002 Australian Open champion Thomas Johansson defeated Levy in the opening match, 6-7(3), 6-4, 7-5, 4-6, 8-6, in just under 4 hours, but Levy won the decisive final match against Andreas Vinciguerra in Vinciguerra's hometown of Malmö, Sweden, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 3-6, 8-6 in a marathon 3 hour, 44 minutes to lead the Israeli team to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the 7-time Davis Cup champion Swedes[43] at Baltic Hall, allowing Israel to advance in the 2009 Davis Cup.[44][45] In their 84-year Davis Cup history, the Swedes had never before lost a tie after holding a 2-1 lead.

"I had a coach who always told me that I'm a winner, and that I will always be one. The press labeled me as a loser when I wasn't doing well, and now they say I'm a winner. I know my worth, and I proved to myself that I can still win big matches", Levy said.[44] He added: "Despite all the difficult years, scouring the globe to play in small tournaments with little success, I'm now experiencing a joy that has made it all worthwhile."[24]

Israel (ranked 8th in the Davis Cup standings, with 5,394 points) hosted heavily favored Russia (which won in both 2002 and 2006, and was the top-ranked country in Davis Cup standings, with 27,897 points) in a Davis Cup quarterfinal tie in July 2009, on indoor hard courts at the Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv.[46] Israel was represented by Levy, Dudi Sela, Jonathan Erlich, and Andy Ram. Russia's lineup consisted of Marat Safin (# 24 in the world; former world # 1), Igor Andreev (26), Igor Kunitsyn (35), and Mikhail Youzhny (44; former world # 8).[47][48] "I believe we can do it against Russia", predicted Levy.[44] The stage was set by Safin, who prior to the tie told the press: "With all due respect, Israel was lucky to get to the quarterfinals."[49] The Israeli team's response was to beat the Russian team in each of their first three matches, thereby winning the tie. Levy was aware that the Russians thought he was incapable of playing at their level, let alone beating Russia's top player, Andreev.[40] Levy, ranked world # 210, beat Andreev, world # 24, 6-4, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in the opening match. Levy said: "I had a feeling Andreev couldn't hurt me in any way, while I could do almost anything, and that made me very calm. I forced him to feel very uncomfortable on the court, lowering his confidence, and his game became more simple."[40] Sela (# 33) followed by beating Russian Youzhny 3-6, 6-1, 6-0, 7-5. Israeli captain Eyal Ran likened his players to two fighter jets on court, saying: "I felt as if I had two F-16s out there today, they played amazingly well." The 10,500 spectators were the largest crowd ever for a tennis match in Israel.[50]

The next day Israelis Ram and Erlich beat Safin and Kunitsyn 6-3, 6-4, 6-7(3), 4-6, 6-4 in front of a boisterous crowd of over 10,000.[51] Ran was carried shoulder-high around the Tel Aviv stadium, as the 10,000-strong crowd applauded.[52] With the tie clinched for Israel, the reverse singles rubbers were "dead", and instead of best-of-five matches, best-of-three sets were played, with the outcomes of little to no importance.[53] Israel wrapped up a 4-1 victory over Russia, as Levy defeated Kunitsyn 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(2), while Sela retired with a wrist injury while down 3-4 in the first set against Andreev.[54]

Israel next faced the Spanish Davis Cup team in Spain, in Israel's first appearance in the Davis Cup semifinals.[55]

Captain of Israel Davis Cup Team

In September 2017, Levy was named the captain of Israel's Davis Cup team, taking over from Eyal Ran.[1]

ATP career finals

Singles: 2 (2 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-1)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0-0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0-1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-1)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (0-2)
Indoor (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Aug 2000 Toronto, Canada Masters 1000 Hard Russia Marat Safin 2-6, 3-6
Loss 0-2 Jun 2001 Nottingham, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass Sweden Thomas Johansson 5-7, 3-6


Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

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 (1-1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (1-0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1-1)
Indoor (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jul 2000 Newport, United States 250 Series Grass Israel Jonathan Erlich United Kingdom Kyle Spencer
United States Mitch Sprengelmeyer
7-6(7-2), 7-5
Loss 1-1 Feb 2010 Johannesburg, South Africa 250 Series Hard Slovakia Karol Beck India Rohan Bopanna
Pakistan Aisam Qureshi
6-2, 3-6, [5-10]

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 16 (11-5)

Legend
ATP Challenger (4-3)
ITF Futures (7-2)
Finals by surface
Hard (8-5)
Clay (2-0)
Grass (1-0)
Carpet (0-0)


Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Mar 1998 Israel F1, Jaffa Futures Hard Israel Noam Behr 6-3, 6-2
Loss 1-1 Jul 1998 Greece F6, Veria Futures Hard Israel Lior Mor 4-6, 4-6
Win 2-1 Jul 1998 Greece F7, Athens Futures Clay Belgium Wim Neefs 6-0, 6-1
Win 3-1 Jun 1999 Italy F10, Pavia Futures Clay Greece Vasilis Mazarakis 6-4, 7-5
Loss 3-2 Jul 1999 Aptos, United States Challenger Hard Australia Michael Hill 7-6, 4-6, 2-6
Win 4-2 Aug 1999 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard United States Kevin Kim 6-4, 7-6
Win 5-2 Jan 2000 USA F1, Pembroke Pines Futures Hard France Rodolphe Gilbert 7-6(7-5), 4-6, 6-2
Loss 5-3 Sep 2003 Grenoble, France Challenger Hard France Richard Gasquet 5-7, 6-7(1-7)
Loss 5-4 Nov 2003 Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine Challenger Hard Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze 3-6, 6-3, 1-6
Win 6-4 Oct 2005 Tulsa, United States Challenger Hard Germany Benedikt Dorsch 5-7, 7-5, 7-6(8-6)
Win 7-4 Mar 2007 Israel F3, Ra'anana Futures Hard Germany Alexander Satschko 7-6(7-4), 6-3
Win 8-4 Jul 2007 Manchester, United Kingdom Challenger Grass United States Travis Rettenmaier 6-2, 6-4
Win 9-4 Dec 2007 Israel F5, Ramat Hasharon Futures Hard Bulgaria Todor Enev 6-4, 6-0
Loss 9-5 Feb 2009 Israel F2, Eilat Futures Hard Israel Noam Okun 4-6, 4-6
Win 10-5 Feb 2009 Israel F3, Eilat Futures Hard Israel Noam Okun walkover
Win 11-5 Jul 2009 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard United States Alex Kuznetsov 6-4, 4-6, 6-2


Doubles: 47 (26-21)

Legend
ATP Challenger (18-17)
ITF Futures (8-4)
Finals by surface
Hard (16-14)
Clay (9-5)
Grass (0-1)
Carpet (1-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Mar 1998 Israel F2, Ashkelon Futures Hard Israel Lior Mor United Kingdom Barry Cowan
Switzerland Filippo Veglio
6-4, 7-6
Win 2-0 Jun 1998 Ireland F1, Dublin Futures Carpet Israel Raviv Weidenfeld Italy Daniele Bracciali
Italy Igor Gaudi
7-6, 6-4
Win 3-0 Jul 1998 Greece F7, Athens Futures Clay Israel Lior Mor Belgium Gilles Elseneer
Belgium Wim Neefs
6-3, 0-6, 6-3
Loss 3-1 Mar 1999 Israel F2, Ashkelon Futures Hard Israel Amir Hadad Israel Eyal Erlich
Israel Jonathan Erlich
4-6, 2-6
Loss 3-2 Jun 1999 Italy F10, Pavia Futures Clay France Maxime Boyé Hungary Gergely Kisgyorgy
Australia Dejan Petrovic
7-6, 3-6, 1-6
Loss 3-3 Jul 1999 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard Israel Lior Mor United States Kevin Kim
Venezuela Jimy Szymanski
6-4, 1-6, 4-6
Loss 3-4 Jul 1999 Aptos, United States Challenger Hard Israel Lior Mor United States Scott Humphries
Australia Michael Hill
6-7, 6-1, 5-7
Win 4-4 Sep 1999 Budapest, Hungary Challenger Clay Israel Noam Okun Czech Republic Daniel Fiala
Czech Republic Leos Friedl
6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Win 5-4 Jan 2000 USA F2, Altamonte Springs Futures Hard Israel Jonathan Erlich Mexico Óscar Ortiz
Venezuela Jimy Szymanski
6-3, 6-4
Loss 5-5 Feb 2003 Great Britain F2, Nottingham Futures Carpet Israel Jonathan Erlich United Kingdom Mark Hilton
Israel Andy Ram
6-7(7-9), 2-6
Loss 5-6 Mar 2003 Salinas, Ecuador Challenger Hard Germany Michael Kohlmann Argentina Martín García
Argentina Sebastian Prieto
walkover
Loss 5-7 Sep 2003 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard Israel Amir Hadad Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
6-7(5-7), 6-7(6-8)
Win 6-7 Sep 2003 Grenoble, France Challenger Hard Australia Paul Baccanello South Africa Rik De Voest
Sweden Johan Landsberg
5-7, 6-4, 7-6(7-5)
Win 7-7 Oct 2003 Groningen, Netherlands Challenger Hard Israel Amir Hadad Netherlands Fred Hemmes
Netherlands Raemon Sluiter
6-4, 6-4
Win 8-7 Nov 2003 Nottingham, United Kingdom Challenger Hard Israel Amir Hadad United States Scott Humphries
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
6-4, 6-7(3-7), 6-3
Win 9-7 Nov 2003 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Hard Israel Jonathan Erlich Croatia Mario Ancic
Argentina Martín García
7-6(9-7), 6-3
Win 10-7 Nov 2003 Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine Challenger Hard Israel Jonathan Erlich Sweden Simon Aspelin
Sweden Johan Landsberg
6-4, 6-3
Loss 10-8 Jul 2004 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard Italy Davide Sanguinetti Canada Frank Dancevic
United States Brian Baker
2-6, 6-7(5-7)
Loss 10-9 Jan 2005 Noumea, New Caledonia Challenger Hard France Jerome Golmard Australia Stephen Huss
South Africa Wesley Moodie
3-6, 0-6
Win 11-9 May 2005 Hungary F1, Budapest Futures Clay Israel Amir Hadad Croatia Nikola Martinovic
Croatia Josko Topic
5-7, 6-2, 6-1
Win 12-9 May 2005 Hungary F2, Miskolc Futures Clay Israel Amir Hadad Germany Bastian Knittel
Germany Marius Zay
6-1, 6-0
Loss 12-10 May 2005 Budapest, Hungary Challenger Clay Israel Amir Hadad Australia Stephen Huss
Sweden Johan Landsberg
6-7(4-7), 1-6
Win 13-10 Jun 2005 Furth, Germany Challenger Clay Israel Amir Hadad Norway Jan-Frode Andersen
Sweden Johan Landsberg
6-1, 6-2
Loss 13-11 Jun 2005 Ko?ice, Slovakia Challenger Clay Sweden Johan Landsberg Czech Republic Petr Luxa
Slovakia Igor Zelenay
4-6, 2-6
Win 14-11 Jul 2005 Budaors, Hungary Challenger Clay Israel Amir Hadad Poland Adam Chadaj
France Stephane Robert
6-4, 6-7(7-9), 6-3
Loss 14-12 Jul 2005 Aptos, United States Challenger Hard Israel Noam Okun Australia Nathan Healey
United States Eric Taino
5-7, 6-7(4-7)
Win 15-12 Sep 2005 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard Israel Noam Okun Czech Republic David Skoch
Czech Republic Martin Stepanek
6-4, 7-5
Loss 15-13 Oct 2005 Tulsa, United States Challenger Hard South Africa Rik De Voest United States Scott Lipsky
United States David Martin
0-6, 2-6
Loss 15-14 May 2006 Atlanta, United States Challenger Clay Israel Dudi Sela United States Hugo Armando
Brazil Andre Sa
4-6, 4-6
Win 16-14 Jun 2006 Milan, Italy Challenger Clay Italy Giorgio Galimberti Portugal Fred Gil
Spain Juan Albert Viloca
6-3, 6-3
Win 17-14 Aug 2006 Bronx, United States Challenger Hard United Kingdom Martin Lee United States Scott Lipsky
United States David Martin
6-4, 7-5
Loss 17-15 Oct 2006 Calabasas, United States Challenger Hard United States Sam Warburg United States Robert Kendrick
Philippines Cecil Mamiit
7-5, 4-6, [5-10]
Win 18-15 Apr 2007 Valencia, United States Challenger Hard United States Sam Warburg Philippines Eric Taino
Philippines Cecil Mamiit
6-2, 6-4
Win 19-15 Jun 2007 Yuba City, United States Challenger Hard United States Sam Warburg United States Eric Nunez
Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
6-4, 6-4
Win 20-15 Nov 2007 Champaign-Urbana, United States Challenger Hard United States Sam Warburg United States Scott Lipsky
United States Brendan Evans
6-4, 6-0
Win 21-15 Nov 2007 Knoxville, United States Challenger Hard United States Sam Warburg United Kingdom Jamie Baker
United States Brendan Evans
3-6, 6-2, [10-6]
Win 22-15 Dec 2007 Israel F5, Ramat Hasharon Futures Hard Israel Amir Hadad Belarus Sergey Betov
Ukraine Denys Molchanov
6-7(7-9), 6-4, [10-3]
Win 23-15 Apr 2008 Bermuda, Bermuda Challenger Clay United States Jim Thomas South Africa Chris Haggard
Australia Peter Luczak
6-7(4-7), 6-4, [11-9]
Win 24-15 May 2008 San Remo, Italy Challenger Clay United States Jim Thomas Germany Matthias Bachinger
Germany Daniel Brands
6-4, 6-4
Loss 24-16 Jun 2008 Surbiton, United Kingdom Challenger Grass United States Jim Thomas France Arnaud Clement
France Edouard Roger-Vasselin
6-7(4-7), 7-6(7-3), [7-10]
Loss 24-17 Sep 2008 Donetsk, Ukraine Challenger Hard Israel Noam Okun Belgium Xavier Malisse
Belgium Dick Norman
6-4, 1-6, [11-13]
Win 25-17 Feb 2009 Israel F2, Eilat Futures Hard Israel Noam Okun Netherlands Tim Van Terheijden
Estonia Jurgen Zopp
6-3, 6-0
Win 26-17 May 2009 Izmir, Turkey Challenger Hard Israel Jonathan Erlich India Prakash Amritraj
United States Rajeev Ram
6-3, 6-3
Loss 26-18 Jul 2009 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard Israel Amir Hadad South Africa Kevin Anderson
United States Ryler Deheart
4-6, 6-4, [6-10]
Loss 26-19 Aug 2009 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard Israel Amir Hadad United Kingdom Colin Fleming
United Kingdom Ken Skupski
3-6, 6-7(6-8)
Loss 26-20 Sep 2009 Genoa, Italy Challenger Clay Israel Amir Hadad Italy Daniele Bracciali
Italy Alessandro Motti
4-6, 2-6
Loss 26-21 Oct 2015 Israel F14, Ramat Hasharon Futures Hard Israel Noam Okun Hungary Gabor Borsos
Hungary Adam Kellner
4-6, 6-7(7-9)

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)

Singles

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q1 A 2R A Q1 Q2 Q2 1R Q1 1R A Q1 0 / 3 1-3 25%
French Open A A 1R 2R 1R Q1 1R A Q2 Q2 Q1 A Q2 0 / 4 1-4 20%
Wimbledon Q1 A 2R 1R 1R Q3 Q1 Q1 A Q2 Q1 Q2 A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
US Open Q3 Q1 1R 1R 2R Q1 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q2 Q2 Q2 Q2 0 / 3 1-3 25%
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 1-3 2-4 1-3 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 / 13 4-13 24%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A 2R A Q1 A Q1 A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Miami Open A A Q1 1R A A Q2 A Q1 A Q2 A Q2 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A 1R A A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Italian Open A A A QF Q1 A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 3-1 75%
Hamburg Open A A A 2R A A A A A A Not Masters 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Canadian Open A A F 1R Q2 Q2 Q2 A A A A A A 0 / 2 4-2 67%
Cincinnati Masters A A 2R 1R Q1 Q1 Q2 A A A A A A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Shanghai Masters Not Held A Q1 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Paris Masters A A 2R A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 5-3 4-6 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 10 10-10 50%


Doubles

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R A A 1R 2R A A 1R A 0 / 4 1-4 20%
French Open A A A A A A 1R A 2R A 1R A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
Wimbledon Q1 A A 2R A A A A A QF A Q1 0 / 2 4-2 67%
US Open A Q1 A 1R A A A A A 1R 1R A 0 / 3 0-3 0%
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-2 1-1 1-1 3-2 0-3 0-0 0 / 12 6-12 33%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Monte Carlo A A A Q1 A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Canada Masters A A 1R A A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Paris Masters A A Q1 A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 1 0-1 0%


See also

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