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Marius Copil

Marius Copil
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Country (sports) Romania
ResidenceArad, Romania
Born (1990-10-17) 17 October 1990 (age 30)
Arad, Romania
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro2008
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
CoachR?zvan Itu
Prize moneyUS$ 2,537,863
Official websitemariuscopil.com/en
Singles
Career record65-89
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 56 (28 January 2019)
Current rankingNo. 228 (31 May 2021)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2015, 2019)
French Open1R (2017, 2018, 2019)
Wimbledon1R (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
US Open2R (2019)
Doubles
Career record13-29
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 182 (24 August 2015)
Current rankingNo. 241 (26 April 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2018, 2019)
French Open3R (2019)
Wimbledon1R (2017, 2018, 2021)
US Open2R (2019)
Last updated on: 6 May 2021.

Marius Copil (born 17 October 1990) is a Romanian professional tennis player playing on the ATP World Tour and ATP Challenger Tour and a member of the Romanian Davis Cup team. Copil is known for his extremely powerful and consistent serve.

Career highlights

Copil in 2014

2009

In September 2009 he received wild card access to the main draw of 2009 BCR Open Romania, where he defeated his fellow countryman Victor Crivoi in the first round, but lost to Spaniard Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo in the second round.

2010

In May 2010, Copil reached his first ATP Challenger Tour final at the Trofeo Paolo Corazzi as a qualifier. On his route to the final he won in three sets against Australian Bernard Tomic in the semifinals and finished runner-up to German Denis Gremelmayr.

2011

The year 2011 started well for Copil. He reached his second Challenger final at the Tretorn Serie+ event in Kazan, Russia. In the final, he won against 4th seeded German Andreas Beck, in straight sets.

2012

Copil beat world No. 13 Marin ?ili? in the first round at the China Open in Beijing.

2015: Grand Slam debut, Maiden ATP doubles title

He made his Grand Slam main draw debut at the 2015 Australian Open, where he defeated Pablo Andújar. At the same tournament, he recorded the fastest serve at a Grand Slam: 242.0 km/h (150.4 mph).

In April at the Romanian Open partnering fellow Romanian Adrian Ungur, after saving five match points, they defeated Nicholas Monroe/Artem Sitak 17-15 in the match tiebreak to become the first Romanian team to win the Bucharest title since 1998 (Pavel/Trifu).

At 's-Hertogenbosch, Copil defeated Jarkko Nieminen and Guillermo García-López as a wildcard to reach the quarterfinals.

2018: Two ATP singles finals

Copil reached his first ATP World Tour-level singles final at the Sofia Open, where he lost to Mirza Ba?i?.[2]

Ranked No. 93, Copil reached the final of the Swiss Indoors in Basel as a qualifier, losing to Roger Federer after defeating world No. 6 Marin ?ili? and No. 5 Alexander Zverev on the way, his first ever wins over top-10 players. He became the lowest-ranked Basel finalist since No. 100 Patrick McEnroe in 1994 and 1st qualifier in the final since Baghdatis in 2005.

2019: Career-high ranking World No. 56

Copil reached the 2019 Australian Open second round for the second time defeating Marcel Granollers in straight sets. As a result he reached a career-high singles ranking of No. 56 on 28 January 2019.

He also reached the second round of the 2019 US Open (tennis) for the first time in his career in singles and doubles. His best showing in doubles at a Grand Slam in his career was reaching the third round of the 2019 French Open partnering Rohan Bopanna.

ATP career finals

Singles: 2 (2 runners-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 (0-1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-2)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (0-0)
Indoor (0-2)


Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Feb 2018 Sofia Open, Bulgaria 250 Series Hard Bosnia and Herzegovina Mirza Ba?i? 6-7(6-8), 7-6(7-4), 4-6
Loss 0-2 Oct 2018 Swiss Indoors, Switzerland 500 Series Hard Switzerland Roger Federer 6-7(5-7), 4-6

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

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 (1-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (1-0)
Indoor (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Apr 2015 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay Romania Adrian Ungur United States Nicholas Monroe
New Zealand Artem Sitak
3-6, 7-5, [17-15]

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 19 (6-13)

Legend
ATP Challenger (3-9)
ITF Futures (3-4)
Finals by surface
Hard (4-8)
Clay (2-3)
Grass (0-1)
Carpet (0-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Aug 2007 Romania F16, Arad Futures Clay Argentina Martin Alund 6-4, 6-3
Win 2-0 Aug 2008 Romania F16, Deva Futures Clay Romania Andrei Mlendea 6-3, 7-6(7-5)
Loss 2-1 Aug 2009 Romania F14, Arad Futures Clay Hungary Attila Balazs 6-3, 5-7, 3-6
Loss 2-2 Oct 2009 Greece F3, Paros Futures Carpet Croatia Petar Jelenic 6-2, 4-6, 6-7(2-7)
Win 3-2 Jan 2010 Guatemala F1, Guatemala City Futures Hard Ecuador Ivan Endara 7-6(7-5), 7-6(7-3)
Loss 3-3 May 2010 Cremona, Italy Challenger Hard Germany Denis Gremelmayr 4-6, 5-7
Loss 3-4 Jan 2011 Germany F2, Stuttgart Futures Hard Czech Republic Jan Mertl 6-2, 3-6, 4-6
Win 4-4 Feb 2011 Kazan, Russia Challenger Hard Germany Andreas Beck 6-4, 6-4
Loss 4-5 May 2011 Romania F1, Bucharest Futures Clay Romania Petru-Alexandru Luncanu 6-3, 4-6, 5-7
Loss 4-6 Feb 2012 Kazan, Russia Challenger Hard Estonia Jürgen Zopp 6-7(4-7), 6-7(4-7)
Win 5-6 Feb 2013 Quimper, France Challenger Hard France Marc Gicquel 7-6(11-9), 6-4
Loss 5-7 Jun 2013 Arad, Romania Challenger Clay Romania Adrian Ungur 4-6, 6-7(3-7)
Loss 5-8 Jul 2013 Guimaraes, Portugal Challenger Hard Portugal Joao Sousa 3-6, 0-6
Loss 5-9 Sep 2015 Izmir, Tunisia Challenger Hard Slovakia Luka? Lacko 3-6, 6-7(5-7)
Loss 5-10 Jun 2016 Surbiton, United Kingdom Challenger Grass Chinese Taipei Lu Yen-hsun 5-7, 6-7(11-13)
Win 6-10 Oct 2016 Budapest, Hungary Challenger Hard Belgium Steve Darcis 6-4, 6-2
Loss 6-11 Nov 2016 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Hard Slovakia Norbert Gombos 6-7(8-10), 6-4, 3-6
Loss 6-12 Oct 2017 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Challenger Hard Russia Evgeny Donskoy 6-7(0-7), 5-7
Loss 6-13 Nov 2017 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Hard Slovakia Luká? Lacko 4-6, 6-7(4-7)

Doubles: 19 (9-10)

Legend
ATP Challenger (2-3)
ITF Futures (7-7)
Finals by surface
Hard (3-2)
Clay (5-8)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (1-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Aug 2008 Romania F16, Deva Futures Clay Romania Ilie-Aurelian Giurgiu Poland Bojan Szumanski
Austria Hubert Holzler
6-3, 6-2
Win 2-0 Feb 2009 Germany F5, Nussloch Futures Carpet Romania Petru-Alexandru Luncanu United Kingdom Jonathan Marray
Denmark Rasmus Norby
walkover
Win 3-0 May 2009 Romania F1, Craiova Futures Clay Romania Petru-Alexandru Luncanu Moldova Andrei Ciumac
Moldova Radu Albot
7-5, 6-1
Loss 3-1 Jul 2009 Romania F9, Iasi Futures Clay Romania Victor Ionita Ukraine Gleb Alekseenko
Ukraine Vadim Alekseenko
3-6, 6-2, [7-10]
Loss 3-2 Jul 2009 Romania F10, Cluj Futures Clay Romania Ilie-Aurelian Giurgiu Ukraine Gleb Alekseenko
Ukraine Vadim Alekseenko
4-6, 4-6
Loss 3-3 Jul 2009 Romania F11, Oradea Futures Clay Romania Ilie-Aurelian Giurgiu Hungary Attila Balazs
Hungary Gyorgy Balazs
2-6, 2-6
Loss 3-4 Aug 2009 Italy F23, Bolzano Futures Clay Netherlands Antal Van Der Duim Italy Manuel Jorquera
Portugal Leonardo Tavares
7-6(7-2), 3-6, [5-10]
Win 4-4 Aug 2009 Romania F14, Arad Futures Clay Canada Vasek Pospisil Romania Andrei Mlendea
Czech Republic Jiri Skoloudik
6-3, 6-4
Loss 4-5 Aug 2009 Romania F15, Brasov Futures Clay Canada Vasek Pospisil Spain C C-Rodriguez
Spain Gerard Granollers-Pujol
5-7, 7-6(7-2), [10-12]
Win 5-5 Jan 2010 Guatemala F1, Guatemala City Futures Hard Ecuador Ivan Endara United States James Ludlow
United States Ruben Gonzales
7-5, 6-3
Loss 5-6 Oct 2010 Italy F30, Calabria Futures Clay Italy Giuseppe Faraone Italy Andrea Arnaboldi
Italy Gianluca Naso
4-6, 4-6
Win 6-6 Jan 2012 Germany F2, Stuttgart Futures Hard Germany Simon Stadler Germany Kevin Krawietz
Germany Marcel Zimmermann
6-1, 6-2
Loss 6-7 May 2012 Romania F2, Bucharest Futures Clay Romania Victor Crivoi Romania Florin Mergea
Romania Andrei Daescu
6-7(4-7), 2-6
Win 7-7 Jun 2012 Romania F3, Bacau Futures Clay Romania Victor Crivoi Finland Harri Heliovaara
Finland Timo Nieminen
6-3, 6-4
Win 8-7 Sep 2012 Brasov, Romania Challenger Clay Romania Victor Crivoi Moldova Andrei Ciumac
Ukraine Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6-7(8-10), 6-4, [12-10]
Loss 8-8 Jul 2014 Binghamton, United States Challenger Hard Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky United Kingdom Daniel Cox
United Kingdom Daniel Smethurst
7-6(7-3), 2-6, [6-10]
Loss 8-9 Sep 2014 Sibiu, Romania Challenger Clay Romania Alexandru-Daniel Carpen Italy Potito Starace
Romania Adrian Ungur
5-7, 2-6
Loss 8-10 Sep 2016 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard Switzerland Marco Chiudinelli France Sadio Doumbia
France Calvin Hemery
4-6, 3-6
Win 9-10 Sep 2016 ?zmir|Izmir, Turkey Challenger Hard Switzerland Marco Chiudinelli France Sadio Doumbia
France Calvin Hemery
6-4, 6-4


Singles 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.
Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A Q1 Q2 2R Q2 Q1 1R 2R Q2 Q1 2-3
French Open A A A A A A Q2 A Q1 Q2 Q3 Q3 1R 1R 1R Q1 Q1 0-3
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A A Q2 Q2 1R 1R 1R 1R NH Q2 0-4
US Open A A A A A A Q2 Q3 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q1 1R 1R 2R A Q2 1-3
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-1 0-3 0-4 2-4 0-0 0-0 3-13

Wins over top 10 players

Season 2018 2019 Total
Wins 2 0 2
# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score MC Rank
2018
1. Croatia Marin ?ili? 6 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) 2R 7-5, 7-6(7-2) 93
2. Germany Alexander Zverev 5 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) SF 6-3, 6-7(6-8), 6-4 93

Davis Cup

Singles performances (18-8)

Edition Round Date Against Surface Opponent Win/Lose Result
2009 World Group Play-offs PO 18-20 September 2009 Sweden Sweden Hard (i) Sweden Andreas Vinciguerra Win 4-6 ret.
2010 Europe/Africa Zone Group I QF 7-8 May 2010 Ukraine Ukraine Clay Ukraine Ivan Sergeyev Unfinished 4-6, 2-1
2011 World Group Play-offs PO 16-18 September 2011 Czech Republic Czech Republic Clay Czech Republic Luká? Rosol Lose 4-6, 6-7(2-7)
2012 Europe/Africa Zone Group I 1R PO 14-16 September 2012 Finland Finland Hard (i) Finland Harri Heliövaara Win 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-4
Finland Jarkko Nieminen Lose 3-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-7(4-7)
2013 Europe/Africa Zone Group I 1R 1-3 February 2013 Denmark Denmark Hard (i) Denmark Frederik Nielsen Win 6-3, 7-6(9-7), 6-4
Denmark Christoffer Kønigsfeldt Win 6-4, 6-3
2R 5-7 April 2013 Netherlands Netherlands Hard Netherlands Thiemo de Bakker Lose 6-7(3-7), 6-7(2-7)
2014 Europe/Africa Zone Group I 1R PO 12-14 September 2014 Sweden Sweden Clay Sweden Elias Ymer Win 6-2, 6-3, 6-2
2015 Europe/Africa Zone Group I 1R 6-8 March 2015 Israel Israel Hard (i) Israel Dudi Sela Win 6-7(3-7), 7-6(7-3), 6-4, 6-2
Israel Bar Tzuf Botzer Win 7-6(7-3), 6-3
2R 17-19 July 2015 Slovakia Slovakia Clay Slovakia Norbert Gombos Win 7-6(7-5), 6-7(6-8), 6-4, 7-6(12-10)
Slovakia Martin Kli?an Lose 7-6(7-3), 6-3
2016 Europe/Africa Zone Group I 1R 4-6 March 2016 Slovenia Slovenia Hard (i) Slovenia Bla? Rola Win 7-5, 6-3, 7-6(7-5)
Slovenia Tomislav Ternar Win 6-3, 6-3
2R 15-17 July 2016 Spain Spain Hard Spain Feliciano López Lose 6-7(7-7), 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, 3-6
2017 Europe/Africa Zone Group I 1R 3-5 February 2017 Belarus Belarus Hard (i) Belarus Egor Gerasimov Lose 3-6, 4-6, 4-6
Belarus Ilya Ivashka Win 7-5, 6-3, 6-1
2018 Europe/Africa Zone Group II 1R 3-4 February 2018 Luxembourg Luxembourg Hard (i) Luxembourg Christophe Tholl Win 6-3, 6-2
Luxembourg Ugo Nastasi Win 6-1, 6-1
2R 7-8 April 2019 Morocco Morocco Hard (i) Morocco Amine Ahouda Win 6-0, 6-1
3R 15-16 September 2019 Poland Poland Clay (i) Poland Kamil Majchrzak Win 6-2, 6-4
Poland Hubert Hurkacz Lose 3-6, 4-6
2019 Europe/Africa Zone Group II -- 5-6 April 2019 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Hard (i) Zimbabwe Benjamin Lock Lose 4-6, 5-7
Zimbabwe Takanyi Garanganga Win 6-4, 7-5
2020-2021 World Group I PO 17-19 September 2021 Portugal Portugal Hard (i) Portugal Gastão Elias Win 6-4, 6-3
Portugal Gastão Elias Win 6-3, 2-6, 6-4

Doubles performances (2-1)

Edition Round Date Partner Against Surface Opponents Win/Lose Result
2009 World Group 1R 6-8 March 2009 Romania Horia Tec?u Russia Russia Hard (i) Russia Marat Safin
Russia Dmitry Tursunov
Win 4-6, 6-7(2-7), 7-6(7-4), 7-6(7-5), 6-4
2011 World Group Play-offs PO 16-18 September 2011 Romania Horia Tec?u Czech Republic Czech Republic Clay Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych
Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek
Lose 6-3, 3-6, 0-6, 2-6
2014 Europe/Africa Zone Group I 1R 31 January - 2 February 2014 Romania Horia Tec?u Ukraine Ukraine Hard Ukraine Sergei Bubka
Ukraine Denys Molchanov
Win 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

References

  1. ^ ATP Profile
  2. ^ "Basic Bests Copil For First Title". 11 February 2018. Retrieved 2018.

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