Marcos Baghdatis

Country Cyprus
Residence Limassol, Cyprus
Date of birth 17 June 1985 (1985-06-17) (age 25)
Place of birth Paramytha, Limassol District, Cyprus
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money $3,845,462
Singles
Career record 170-104
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 8 (August 21, 2006)
Current ranking No. 18 (August 23, 2010)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open F (2006)
French Open 4R (2007)
Wimbledon SF (2006)
US Open 2R (2004, 2006)
Doubles
Career record 21–25
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 93 (January 7, 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2007)
French Open
Wimbledon 1R (2007)
US Open

 

Marcos enjoys and plays football other than tennis.

Marcos Baghdatis received the honor, as the 2005 Cyprus Male Athlete Award Baghdatis is an immense pleasure to watch when he is on court

His easy affability with the crowd has won him many fans. His backhand is very powerful and he has a relaxed and easy method of playing

Marcos is very talented and a natural at placements.

 

Sponsors

Marcos Baghdatis apparel and shoes are sponsored by Adidas

 

Racquets

Racquets are sponsored by Fischer

Baghdatis speaks Greek, French and English He was trained at the Mouratoglou tennis academy in Paris on a scholarship since the age of 13.

Major finals

Grand Slam finals

Singles: 1 (0–1)

 

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2006 Australian Open Hard Roger Federer 5–7, 7–5, 6–0, 6–2

 

Career finals (9)

Singles: 9 (4–5)

 

Legend (pre/post 2009) Titles by Surface
Grand Slam tournaments (0–1) Hard (3–3)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
Grass (0–1)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–1)
Carpet (1–1)
ATP International Series &
ATP World Tour 250 Series (4–3)
 

 

 

 

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 30 October 2005 Basel, Switzerland Carpet (i) Fernando González 6–7(10), 6–3, 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 29 January 2006 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard Roger Federer 5–7, 7–5, 6–0, 6–2
Winner 1. 17 September 2006 Beijing, China Hard Mario Ančić 6–4, 6–0
Winner 2. 4 February 2007 Zagreb, Croatia Carpet (i) Ivan Ljubičić 7–6(4), 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 18 February 2007 Marseille, France Hard (i) Gilles Simon 6–4, 7–6(3)
Runner-up 4. 17 June 2007 Halle, Germany Grass Tomáš Berdych 7–5, 6–4
Winner 3. 25 October 2009 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Olivier Rochus 6–1, 7–5
Winner 4. 16 January 2010 Sydney, Australia Hard Richard Gasquet 6–4, 7–6(2)
Runner-up 5. 8 August 2010 Washington, U.S. Hard David Nalbandian 6–2, 7–6(4)

 

Doubles: 1 (0–1)

Runner-ups (1)

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 6 January 2008 Chennai, India Hard Marc Gicquel Sanchai Ratiwatana
Sonchat Ratiwatana
6–4, 7–5

 

Performance timeline

Singles

 

 

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career SR Career Win–Loss
Australian Open A A A A A 4R F 2R 3R 4R 3R 0 / 6 17–6
French Open A A A A LQ 1R 2R 4R 1R 1R 3R 1 / 6 6–6
Wimbledon A A A A LQ 1R SF QF 4R A 1R 0 / 5 12–5
US Open A A A LQ 2R 1R 2R 1R A A 1R 0 / 5 2–5
SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 22 N/A
Grand Slam Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 3–4 13–4 8–4 5–3 3–2 4–4 N/A 37–22
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A QF 2R 3R A 4R 0 / 4 9–4
Miami Masters A A A A A A 3R 2R A 2R 3R 0 / 4 3–4
Monte Carlo Masters A A A A A A A 1R A A 1R 0 / 2 0–2
Rome Masters A A A A A A 2R 3R A A 1R 0 / 3 3–3
Madrid Masters A A A A A A 2R 2R A A 2R 0 / 3 2–3
Canada Masters A A A A A A 1R 3R A A 1R 0 / 3 2–3
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A 3R 3R A LQ SF 0 / 3 8–3
Shanghai Masters Not Masters Series A   0 / 0 0–0
Paris Masters A A A A A A A SF 1R A   0 / 2 4–2
Hamburg Masters A A A A A A 1R 1R A NMS 0 / 2 0–2
Tennis Masters Cup A A A A A A A A A A   0 / 0 0–0
ATP Finals Played 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 1 2 N/A 9
ATP Tournaments Won 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 N/A 4
Hard Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–2 7–7 22–12 20–14 9–9 21–12 27–11 N/A 111–68
Clay Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 7–4 12–5 0–1 0–2 8–6 N/A 27–20
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 8–3 8–2 5–2 2–2 0–3 N/A 23–14
Carpet Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–1 0–1 8–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 N/A 12–3
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–2 11–12 37–20 48–22 14–12 23–16 35–20 N/A 170–104
Year End Ranking 1175 1383 573 197 159 55 12 16 98 42   N/A N/A

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