Marcos Baghdatis

Biography

Birthdate: 06/17/1985
Birthplace: Cypress

Marcos Baghdatis is a former World No. 8 singles player best known for his powerful serve and forehand. He achieved his best Grand Slam result as a 20 year-old at the 2006 Australian Open, beating Andy Roddick and Ivan Ljubicic, before falling to Rodger Federer in the final. That same year he reached the semifinals at Wimbledon.

Career Highlights

Baghdatis had a stellar junior career, finishing the 2003 season as the World No. 1 Junior, winning the Australian Open Junior Title (2003), and twice reaching the U.S. Open Junior Finals (2002, 2003).

Achieved a World No. 8 ranking in August of 2006.

Won ATP singles titles in Beijing (2006), Zagreb (2007), Stockholm (2009), and Sydney (2010).

Finished 12 straight seasons ranked in the Top 100 (2005-16).

Baghdatis holds the Davis Cup record for longest win streak, winning 36 consecutive singles matches (2003-16).

Named Cyprus Man of the Year in 2005.

5 Career Titles – 4 in singles; 1 in doubles.

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