General Diego Sebastian
Schwartzman
Male
Argentina
1992-08-16
Buenos Aires, Argentina


About

As a youth, he played tennis at the Hacoaj JCC sport club.

In 2010 at the age of 17 he won the Bolivia F3 Futures (CL), and in 2011 he won the Chile F14 Futures (CL). In 2012, Schwartzman won titles at the Peru F2 Futures (CL), Argentina F11 Futures (CL), Argentina F14 Futures (CL), Argentina F20 Futures (CL), Argentina F21 Futures (CL), Argentina F22 Futures (CL), and Buenos Aires Challenger (CL). At the 2013 Australian Open, he lost in the final round of qualifying.

Schwartzman made his first appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam event at the 2014 French Open; he came through qualifying before making it to the second round, where he lost to Roger Federer. He lost in the first round of the 2014 US Open to Novak Djokovic.

In the ATP Challenger Tour, he won four titles at Aix-en-Provence, Prague, Campinas, and San Juan. In the ATP Challenger Tour Finals, he won over João Souza, Simone Bolelli, and Guilherme Clezar to claim the title. At the end of 2014 he was ranked # 61 in the world.

Schwartzman's best result of the season came at the 2015 Istanbul Open, where he reached the semifinals, beating former top-ten player Jürgen Melzer along the way. In the semis he faced tennis legend Roger Federer. Schwartzman won the first set decisively, before ultimately falling 7-5 in the final set. He was also part of the Argentine Davis Cup Team, which reached the semifinals in 2015.

Schwartzman won his first-ever singles title at the 2016 Istanbul Open - an outdoor 250 clay court event. He impressively defeated established top player Grigor Dimitrov in the final, coming back to win 6-0 in the final set after losing the first set in a tie-break. Later, Dimitrov apologized for his behavior during the match, after he smashed three rackets, which ultimately led to a warning, a point penalty, and then another point penalty. The second and final point penalty came with Dimitrov down 5-0 and gave the game, set, and match to Schwartzman.

In October Schwartzman reached his second final at the 250 level, in Antwerp. He lost to Richard Gasquet 6-7, 1-6 in the final.

Schwartzman reached the 3rd round at the 2017 French Open, where he faced Novak Djokovic. He had a 2-1 set lead, but eventually Djokovic won in five sets.

In the 2017 Canadian Open the 25-year-old saved four match points to pull off a remarkable 4-6, 7-6(7), 7-5 upset of No. 3 seed Dominic Thiem (No. 7 in the world), his first-ever win over a top-10 player. As of mid-August 2017, he was leading the ATP tour in winning percentage in return games at 36 per cent (192/532), with Nadal in second place and Djokovic in fourth place.

On September 1, he defeated world No. 7, and 5th seed, Marin Cilic in the third round at the 2017 US Open to equal the biggest win of his career. On September 3, he beat world No. 20, and 16th seed, Lucas Pouille in the fourth round to reach his first career major quarterfinal. At 5' 7" (170 cm), Schwartzman was the shortest Grand Slam quarterfinalist since Jaime Yzaga (5' 7" at the 1994 US Open). Schwartzman said: "It’s not just for the big guys here."

Schwartzman’s 2017 season proved to be the best of his career to that point. He finished the year ranked world No. 25, in addition to making his first major quarterfinal; he also made two quarterfinals at the Masters 1000 level. He won 39 singles matches and earned $1,536,000 over the course of the season, easily besting his previous records of 17 match wins and $441,000 in the 2016 season. Finally, he scored his first win over a top-10 player, and then just two weeks later he racked up a second top-10 win.

In his first 17 Grand Slam tournaments, Schwartzman had only reached the 3rd round one time. However, at the 2018 Australian Open, he advanced to the 4th round, where he played world No. 1 Rafael Nadal. For the first time in his career, Schwartzman made the second week at a major for the second consecutive time, following his quarterfinal showing at the 2017 US Open. Despite going into the match with an 0-3 head-to-head record, 0-7 in sets, Schwartzman took the second set tiebreak 7-4 before eventually going down in 4 sets. By virtue of his performance, he reached a new career-high singles ranking of No. 24 on January 29, 2018.

He then went on to capture the title at the 2018 Rio Open, a clay ATP 500 level tournament, defeating Fernando Verdasco 6-2, 6-3. The Rio Open marked the biggest title of Schwartzman's career thus far. He reached a new career-high singles ranking of No. 15 on April 2, 2018, and was the first Jewish male player to break into the singles top 20 since Brad Gilbert was fourth in 1990. At the 2018 French Open, Schwartzman made it into his second Grand Slam quarterfinal. He didn't drop a set on his run to the 4th round where he faced 6th seed Kevin Anderson and managed to win in just under four hours, after coming back from two sets to love down for the first time in his career. In the quarterfinals he took the first set of Rafael Nadal, but it started raining and the next day Rafa won the next three sets. His quarterfinal showing marked his 3rd consecutive grand slam where he made it to the second week of competition.

Schwartzman participated in only two grass court events in 2018 they included Eastbourne International and Wimbledon. Although Schwartzman was the #1 seed at Eastbourne, he fell in the first round to Mirza Bašić in three sets. At Wimbledon, Schwartzman got his first career grass win by defeating Mirza Bašić in straight sets before falling in the 2nd round to Jiří Veselý.

Schwartzman managed to reach the quarter-finals of the German Open, but fell to the eventual finalists, Leonardo Mayer in three sets.

Schwartzman started his 2019 season by defeating Rudolf Molleker in 4 sets and American Denis Kudla in a 5 set thriller. He was knocked out in the 3rd round by former Wimbledon finalist, Tomáš Berdych.

Following his 3rd round defeat at the Australian Open, Schwartzman participated in the 2019 Cordoba Open making the Quarter-finals. Schwartzman went on to make the finals at the 2019 Argentina Open, a clay ATP 250 level tournament. Along his way to the finals Schwartzman defeated world #8, Dominic Thiem, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6. Schwartzman lost in straight sets to Marco Cecchinato in the finals. Schwartzman was unable to defend his title at the 2019 Rio Open retiring in the second set with a right leg injury in the 1st round. Schwartzman defeated Kei Nishikori in the Quarterfinals of the 2019 Italian Open before being defeated by Novak Djokovic in three-sets.

Schwartzman then captured the title at the 2019 Los Cabos Open, defeating Taylor Fritz in the final, 7–6(8–6), 6–3, marking his first-ever title at a hard



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Archive statistics 2013 - 2022
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419
254


Tournament wins 2021 - Copa Claro (ATP World Tour 250 series)
2019 - Abierto Mexicano Mifel (ATP World Tour 250 series)
2018 - Rio de Janeiro Open (ATP)
2016 - Istanbul Open (ATP World Tour 250 series)


Tournaments Australian Open - 2022 Monte Carlo - 2022 Italian International Championships - 2022 Conde de Godo - 2022 Copa Claro - 2022 Indian Wells - 2022 Miami Open - 2022 Madrid Open - 2022 Rio de Janeiro Open - 2022 Cordoba Open - 2022 Australian Open - 2021 Wimbledon - 2021 Monte Carlo - 2021 Roland Garros - 2021 US Open - 2021 Canadian International Championships - 2021 Cincinnati - 2021 Italian International Championships - 2021 Conde de Godo - 2021 Austria Open - 2021 Paris Masters - 2021 Copa Claro - 2021 Abierto Mexicano - 2021 Indian Wells - 2021 Miami Open - 2021 Madrid Open - 2021 European Open - 2021 Lyon Open - 2021 Cordoba Open - 2021 San Diego Open - 2021 Cologne ATP - 2020-2 Australian Open - 2020 Roland Garros - 2020 US Open - 2020 Olympics, Olympic Games - 2020 Cincinnati - 2020 Italian International Championships - 2020 Paris Masters - 2020 ATP World Tour Finals - 2020 Copa Claro - 2020 Kitzbühel - 2020 Cordoba Open - 2020 Australian Open - 2019 Wimbledon - 2019 Monte Carlo - 2019 Roland Garros - 2019 US Open - 2019 New South Wales Championships - 2019 Canadian International Championships - 2019 Cincinnati - 2019 Queens Club Tournament - 2019 Italian International Championships - 2019 Conde de Godo - 2019 China Open - 2019 Shanghai - 2019 Austria Open - 2019 Paris Masters - 2019 Bavarian International Championships - 2019 Copa Claro - 2019 Abierto Mexicano - 2019 Indian Wells - 2019 Miami Open - 2019 Madrid Open - 2019 Rio de Janeiro Open - 2019 Abierto Mexicano Mifel - 2019 European Open - 2019 Cordoba Open - 2019 Australian Open - 2018 Wimbledon - 2018 Monte Carlo - 2018 Roland Garros - 2018 US Open - 2018 New South Wales Championships - 2018 Canadian International Championships - 2018 Cincinnati - 2018 Italian International Championships - 2018 German International Championships - 2018 Conde de Godo - 2018 Japan Open - 2018 Shanghai - 2018 Austria Open - 2018 Paris Masters - 2018 Brisbane International - 2018 Bavarian International Championships - 2018 Copa Claro - 2018 Abierto Mexicano - 2018 Indian Wells - 2018 Miami Open - 2018 Madrid Open - 2018 Eastbourne - 2018 Bastad - 2018 Rio de Janeiro Open - 2018 European Open - 2018 Australian Open - 2017 Wimbledon - 2017 Monte Carlo - 2017 Roland Garros - 2017 US Open - 2017 Canadian International Championships - 2017 Cincinnati - 2017 Italian International Championships - 2017 German International Championships - 2017 Japan Open - 2017 Shanghai - 2017 Austria Open - 2017 Paris Masters - 2017 Brisbane International - 2017 Auckland - 2017 Brasil Open - 2017 Copa Claro - 2017 Indian Wells - 2017 Miami Open - 2017 Grand Prix Hassan II - 2017 Madrid Open - 2017 Eastbourne - 2017 Bastad - 2017 Rio de Janeiro Open - 2017 Istanbul Open - 2017 European Open - 2017 Hungarian Open - 2017 Australian Open - 2016 Wimbledon - 2016 Roland Garros - 2016 US Open - 2016 US Clay Courts - 2016 St. Petersburg Open - 2016 Brasil Open - 2016 Copa Claro - 2016 Indian Wells - 2016 Miami Open - 2016 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur - 2016 Winston Salem - 2016 Bucaresti (Bucarest) - 2016 Rio de Janeiro Open - 2016 Istanbul Open - 2016 Nottingham Open - 2016 Chengdu Open - 2016 European Open - 2016 Australian Open - 2015 Wimbledon - 2015 Monte Carlo - 2015 Roland Garros - 2015 US Open - 2015 Italian International Championships - 2015 German International Championships - 2015 Auckland - 2015 Brasil Open - 2015 Copa Claro - 2015 Indian Wells - 2015 Miami Open - 2015 Grand Prix Hassan II - 2015 Bastad - 2015 Kitzbühel - 2015 Winston Salem - 2015 Bucaresti (Bucarest) - 2015 Rio de Janeiro Open - 2015 Istanbul Open - 2015 Nottingham Open - 2015 Roland Garros - 2014 US Open - 2014 Croatia Open - 2014 Kitzbühel - 2014 German International Championships - 2013 Chili Open - 2013 Copa Claro - 2013 Abierto Mexicano - 2013 Bastad - 2013

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