Amir Weintraub

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Amir Weintraub
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Country (sports)  Israel
Residence Rehovot, Israel
Born (1986-09-16) September 16, 1986 (age 30)
Rehovot, Israel
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 2005
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 447,978
Singles
Career record 10–8 (55.56% in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
0 Challengers, 15 Futures
Highest ranking No. 161 (21 May 2012)
Current ranking No. 236 (30 January 2017)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open Q2 (2013)
Wimbledon Q2 (2013)
US Open Q3 (2013)
Doubles
Career record 0–0
Career titles 0
2 Challengers, 14 Futures
Highest ranking No. 246 (25 February 2013)
Current ranking No. 457 (30 January 2017)
Last updated on: 30 January 2017.

Amir Weintraub (Hebrew: אמיר ויינטרוב; born September 16, 1986) is an Israeli professional tennis player. In 2010, he won the Israeli Tennis Championship.

He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 161 in May 2012. As of February 2016, Weintraub is Israel's ATP second-ranked player, after Dudi Sela.

Career overview

In December 2009, Weintraub made it to the finals of the Israeli Tennis Championship, losing to Sela in three sets. In December 2010, he won the Israeli Tennis Championship, winning against Sela[1] 7–6, 3–6, 7–6.

In January 2011 Weintraub participated for the first time in a Grand Slam tournament, the Australian Open, but lost in the first qualifying round.[2] In the same month, it was decided that he would play in the Israeli Davis Cup team as the second singles player in their tie against Poland.

In March 2011 Weintraub won his first Davis Cup match, against Poland's Jerzy Janowicz in 5 sets. On September 16, 2011, he defeated Milos Raonic in four sets to square Israel's Davis Cup tie with Canada at 1–1 but then he lost the decisive tie to Vasek Pospisil, on September 18.

In September 2012, Weintraub participated Davis Cup tie against Japan Davis Cup team and won his first match against Tatsuma Ito in straight sets and won the decisive match against Go Soeda who ranked 170 places above him in four sets. Because of this match Israel qualified for the 2013 Davis Cup World Group after a two-year absence.

Weintraub qualified for singles main draw play at the 2013 Australian Open and lost in the second round.

ITF & Challenger Career Finals

Weintraub in 2016

Singles: 24 (15–10)

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Challengers (0-4)
ITF Futures (17-6)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. August 12, 2006 Dakar, Senegal Hard Ivory Coast Valentin Sanon 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 1. August 18, 2007 Bukhara, Uzbekistan Hard Uzbekistan Denis Istomin 6-3, 1-6, 4-6
Runner-up 2. October 31, 2009 Binh Duong, Vietnam Hard New Zealand Jose Statham 7-6(7–4), 6-7(4–7), 1-6
Runner-up 3. May 22, 2010 Durban, South Africa Hard South Africa Andrew Anderson 6-3, 3-6, 6-7(7–3)
Runner-up 4. July 10, 2010 Bakio, Spain Hard France Fabrice Martin 3-6, 4-6
Winner 2. October 23, 2010 Lagos, Nigeria Hard India Karan Rastogi 2-6, 6-4, 7-5
Winner 3. November 28, 2010 Traralgon, Australia Hard Australia Samuel Groth 6-2, 6-4
Winner 4. May 21, 2011 Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard United States David Rice 6-3, 6-2
Winner 5. May 28, 2011 Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard United States David Rice 6-1, 6-1
Winner 6. June 4, 2011 Ashkelon, Israel Hard Italy Federico Gaio 6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 5. September 3, 2011 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Germany Cedrik-Marcel Stebe 5-7, 1-6
Winner 7. January 30, 2012 Eilat, Israel Hard Italy Claudio Grassi 6–1, 6–1
Winner 8. April 1, 2012 Herzliya, Israel Hard France Axel Michon 7–5, 6–0
Winner 9. May 5, 2012 Ashkelon, Israel Hard China Yu Chang 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 6. May 5, 2012 Fergana, Uzbekistan Hard India Yuki Bhambri 3-6, 2-6
Winner 10. January 20, 2014 Eilat, Israel Hard France Martin Vaïsse 6–0, 6–1
Winner 11. January 27, 2014 Eilat, Israel Hard Croatia Mate Delić 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 7. March 16, 2014 Guangzhou, China Hard Republic of Ireland Louk Sorensen 7-5, 5-7, 4-6
Winner 12. April 27, 2015 Ashkelon, Israel Hard Russia Evgeny Karlovskiy 6–3, 6–4
Winner 13. May 4, 2015 Ashkelon, Israel Hard United Kingdom Toby Martin 7–5, 6–4
Winner 14. June 1, 2015 Ramat Gan, Israel Hard France Maxime Janvier 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 8. June 13, 2015 Ramat Gan, Israel Hard France Sebastian Boltz 3-6, 6-2, 3-6
Winner 15. June 20, 2015 Ramat Gan, Israel Hard France Sebastian Boltz 6-7(2-7), 6-4, 6-1
Runner-up 9. August 22, 2015 Minsk, Belarus Hard France Sebastian Boltz 6-2, 4-6, 2-6
Runner-up 10. October 20, 2015 Nanchang, China Hard Germany Peter Gojowczyk 2-6, 1-6
Winner 16. December 13, 2015 Ramat Gan, Israel Hard Israel Dekel Bar 6-3, 6-2
Winner 17. February 21, 2016 Ramat Gan, Israel Hard France Yannick Jankovits 6-4, 6-1

Doubles (15-12)

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challengers (3-3)
ITF Futures (13-9)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Winner 1. March 11, 2006 Haifa, Israel Hard Israel Dekel Valtzer Russia Sergei Krotiouk
Israel Alexei Milner
6–1, 6–4
Winner 2. July 8, 2006 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Israel Dekel Valtzer Australia Matthew Ebden
Australia Aidan Fitzgerald
6–2, 7–5
Winner 3. August 5, 2006 Dakar, Senegal Hard Israel Amit Inbar Togo Komlavi Loglo
Ivory Coast Valentin Sanon
6–3, 6–4
Winner 4. August 12, 2006 Dakar, Senegal Hard Israel Amit Inbar United Kingdom Amadeus Fulford-Jones
South Africa Benjamin Janse van Rensburg
W/O
Runner-up 1. March 24, 2007 Ra'anana, Israel Hard Israel Dekel Valtzer France Laurent Vigne
France Pierrick Ysern
2-6, 1-6
Winner 5. June 9, 2007 Ankara, Turkey Clay Israel Dekel Valtzer Germany Alex Satschko
Germany Marc-Andre Stratling
2–6, 6–4, 7–5
Winner 6. June 16, 2007 Izmir, Turkey Hard Israel Dekel Valtzer Brazil Rodrigo-Antonio Grilli
Brazil Marcio Torres
6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 7. June 23, 2007 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Israel Dekel Valtzer Israel Guy Kubi
Israel Alexei Milner
6–0, 6–1
Runner-up 2. December 15, 2007 Lagos, Nigeria Hard Israel Idan Mark India Navdeep Singh
United Kingdom Alexander Slabinsky
6-7(2-7), 6-3, [7-10]
Runner-up 3. March 16, 2008 Albufeira, Portugal Hard United Kingdom Chris Eaton United Kingdom Neil Bamford
United Kingdom Josh Goodall
3-6, 4-6
Winner 8. July 19, 2008 Aptos, United States Hard Israel Noam Okun United States Todd Widom
United States Michael Yani
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 29 November, 2008 Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard Germany Sebastian Rieschick Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos
Israel Amir Hadad
3-6 4-6
Runner-up 5. August 29, 2009 Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard France Ludovic Walter United States John Paul Fruttero
New Zealand G.D. Jones
2-6, 6-4, [5-10]
Winner 9. September 12, 2009 Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard New Zealand Marcus Daniell United States John Paul Fruttero
New Zealand G.D. Jones
6-1, 6-7(5-7), [10-5]
Runner-up 6. 4 December, 2009 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Hard United Kingdom Alexander Slabinsky United States Adam El Mihdawy
United States Blake Strode
3-6, 6-2, [7-10]
Winner 10. October 23, 2010 Lagos, Nigeria Hard Netherlands Boy Westerhof Belgium Niels Desein
France Laurent Rochette
W/O
Winner 11. October 30, 2010 Lagos, Nigeria Hard Netherlands Boy Westerhof South Africa Raven Klaasen
South Africa Ruan Roelofse
5–7, 6–4, [10–6]
Winner 12. January 29, 2011 Eilat, Israel Hard Israel Tal Eros Israel Alon Faiman
Israel Tomer Hodorov
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 7. May 21, 2011 Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard Israel Tal Eros United Kingdom David Rice
United Kingdom Sean Thornley
6-3, 3-6, [9-11]
Winner 13. May 28, 2011 Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard United States John Paul Fruttero United Kingdom David Rice
United Kingdom Sean Thornley
6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–3), [13–11]
Winner 14. March 4, 2012 Singapore, Singapore Hard Slovakia Kamil Čapkovič Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 8. May 5, 2012 Ashkelon, Israel Hard Israel Saar Steele China Yu Chang
China Li Zhe
3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 9. February 10, 2013 Bergamo, Italy Hard Italy Claudio Grassi Slovakia Karol Beck
Slovakia Andrej Martin
3-6, 6-3, [8-10]
Winner 15. January 25, 2014 Eilat, Israel Hard Chinese Taipei Huang Liang-chi United Kingdom Marcus Willis
United Kingdom Lewis Burton
6-3, 7-6(11–9)
Runner-up 10. February 1, 2014 Eilat, Israel Hard Italy Claudio Grassi United Kingdom Marcus Willis
United Kingdom Lewis Burton
3-6 5-7
Runner-up 11. March 2, 2014 Guangzhou, China Hard Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana
Thailand Sonchat Ratiwatana
2-6, 4-6
Runner-up 12. September 19, 2015 Nanchang, China Hard Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han France Jonathan Eysseric
Estonia Jurgen Zopp
4-6, 2-6
Winner 16. October 25, 2015 Ningbo, China Hard Israel Dudi Sela Croatia Nikola Mektić
Croatia Franko Škugor
6-3, 3-6, [10-6]

References

  1. ^ Defeated Peer Keeps Climbing, "The Jewish Chronicle Online", January 6, 2011
  2. ^ Profile on the Australian Open website

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