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Jan-Lennard Struff (German pronunciation: [?tf]; born 25 April 1990) is a German professional tennis player. He reached his career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 29 in August 2020. In doubles, he achieved a career-high ranking of world No. 21 in October 2018. He has reached one ATP singles final and won 3 ATP doubles titles.
2014: Top 50 debut
Struff advanced to his first semifinals on the ATP Tour in Marseille, Munich and Metz. He entered the top 50 in the ATP rankings for the first time in his career and finished the year in the top 100 also for the first time at World No. 59.
Struff made his Davis Cup debut for Germany against France in the first round. He lost the first rubber to Gilles Simon with 8-10 in the fifth set, and his team lost the tie with 2-3.
Struff reached the third round of the Paris Masters as a qualifier, his best showing at the Masters 1000 level thus far, after beating world No. 3 Stan Wawrinka, saving a match point.
In Tokyo, Struff defeated Marin ?ili? and had a match point in the second set of his quarterfinal encounter against Denis Shapovalov. At the same tournament, he won the first title of his career in doubles, partnering again with McLachlan.
He had his best Grand Slam result by reaching the fourth round of the French Open, where he lost to top seed Novak Djokovic in straight sets.
2020: Top 30 debut
He had his best ATP Masters 1000 showing at the 2020 Western & Southern Open in New York, where he reached the quarterfinals and was defeated by World No. 1 and eventual champion Novak Djokovic. As a result, he entered the top 30 for the first time in his career and reached a career-high in singles of World No. 29 on 31 August 2020.
2021: ATP Cup semifinal, First ATP final, Second French Open fourth round
Struff is a power baseliner type player. He possesses a strong serve along with a heavy forehand and solid backhand. When he plays well he can dictate play from the back of the court and hit winners from the forehand and backhand side. He also has a solid volley.
Record against top-10 players
Struff's match record against players who have been ranked world No. 10 or higher, with those who are active in boldface.
Only ATP Tour main draw and Davis Cup matches are considered.