Frank Dancevic

From All things Canadian tennis
Revision as of 17:48, 24 June 2018 by JGab12 (talk | contribs) (Created page with "==Biography== '''Frank Dancevic''' (born September 26, 1984 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional tennis player. He achieved a career-high singles rank...")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Biography

Frank Dancevic (born September 26, 1984 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional tennis player. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 65 in September 2007. In 2001, on the junior circuit, he won the Wimbledon doubles title and reached the Australian Open doubles final. Dancevic has reached two ATP singles finals, in 2007 in Indianapolis and in 2009 in Eastbourne. Also in 2007, he reached the ATP doubles final in Tokyo. He advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2007 Roger Cup in Montréal. In August 2011, Dancevic became the first men's singles player, in one calendar year, to enter the main draw of all four Grand Slams by playing the qualifying competition for each event. He is currently the captain of the Canada Davis Cup team.

Dancevic's father is John and mother Doris. His mother is Québécoise, from Rouyn-Noranda, and his father is Serbian who originates from Apatin in Serbia. Dancevic has three younger sisters; Monika, born in 1986, who completed her NCAA tennis career at the University of Georgia in 2009. She was the NCAA number 35 ranked singles player as a sophomore for the Bulldogs in 2006–07 and has been ranked by the WTA as high as World No. 775; Sonja and Kristina are twins born in 1989. Frank is married to Serbian model Nikolina Bojić. They married in September 2013 in a Serbian Orthodox church in his father's hometown of Apatin.

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 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–2)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2007 Indianapolis Tennis Championships, United States 250 Series Hard Dmitry Tursunov (RUS) 4–6, 5–7
Loss 0–2 Jun 2009 Eastbourne International, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass Dmitry Tursunov (RUS) 3–6, 6–7(5–7)

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-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 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 2007 Japan Open Tennis Championships, Japan 250 Series Hard Stephen Huss (AUS) Jordan Kerr (AUS)
Robert Lindstedt (SWE)
4–6, 4–6

ATP Challenger Tour and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 29 (15 titles, 14 runners-up)

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (8–9)
ITF Futures (7–5)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 May 2002 USA F12, Tampa Futures Clay José de Armas (VEN) 6–7(6–8), 7–5, 4–6
Win 1–1 Jan 2003 USA F1, Tampa Futures Hard Wolfgang Schranz (AUT) 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Loss 1–2 Jan 2003 USA F2, Kissimmee Futures Hard Matias Boeker (USA) 2–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 1–3 Jun 2003 Canada F1, Mississauga Futures Hard Rameez Junaid (AUS) 2–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win 2–3 Jun 2003 Canada F2, Montréal Futures Hard Huntley Montgomery (USA) 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
Win 3–3 Jul 2003 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard Eric Taino (USA) 7–6(12–10), 6–1
Win 4–3 Jul 2003 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard Petr Kralert (CZE) 7–5, 6–4
Loss 4–4 Mar 2004 France F5, Poitiers Futures Hard (i) Uros Vico (ITA) 6–7(6–8), 4–6
Loss 4–5 Jul 2004 Aptos, United States Challenger Hard Kevin Kim (USA) 6–7(2–7), 3–6
Loss 4–6 Nov 2005 Boston, United States Challenger Hard (i) Paul Goldstein (USA) 7–5, 5–7, 3–6
Win 5–6 Jan 2006 Waikoloa, United States Challenger Hard Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE) 6–7(15–17), 6–2, 6–2
Loss 5–7 Feb 2006 Besançon, France Challenger Hard (i) Nicolas Mahut (FRA) 3–6, 4–6
Loss 5–8 May 2006 Atlanta, United States Challenger Clay Diego Hartfield (ARG) 5–7, 0–6
Win 6–8 Jul 2006 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard Tobias Clemens (GER) 6–7(2–7), 7–6(8–6), 6–3
Loss 6–9 Apr 2007 Paget, Bermuda Challenger Clay Mariano Zabaleta (ARG) 5–7, 7–5, 3–6
Win 7–9 Jun 2008 Surbiton, United Kingdom Challenger Grass Kevin Anderson (RSA) 4–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 7–10 Sep 2008 Lubbock, United States Challenger Hard John Isner (USA) 6–7(2–7), 6–4, 2–6
Win 8–10 Mar 2012 Dallas, United States Challenger Hard Igor Andreev (RUS) 7–6(7–4), 6–3
Loss 8–11 Apr 2012 Tallahassee, United States Challenger Hard Tim Smyczek (USA) 5–7, retired
Win 9–11 Jul 2013 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard Lukáš Lacko (SVK) 6–4, 6–7(4–7), 6–3
Loss 9–12 May 2014 Tallahassee, United States Challenger Clay Robby Ginepri (USA) 3–6, 4–6
Win 10–12 Jun 2014 Košice, Slovakia Challenger Clay Norbert Gombos (SVK) 6–2, 3–6, 6–2
Loss 10–13 Mar 2015 Drummondville, Canada Challenger Hard (i) John-Patrick Smith (AUS) 7–6(13–11), 6–7(3–7), 5–7
Win 11–13 Sep 2015 Canada F8, Calgary Futures Hard Gonzalo Escobar (ECU) 6–4, 6–3
Win 12–13 Sep 2015 Canada F9, Toronto Futures Clay Tennys Sandgren (USA) 7–5, 6–3
Win 13–13 Sep 2015 Canada F10, Toronto Futures Hard Sanam Singh (IND) 6–3, 6–2
Loss 13–14 Sep 2015 Canada F11, Markham Futures Hard Sanam Singh (IND) 4–6, 2–6
Win 14–14 May 2016 Bosnia and Herzegovina F2, Brčko Futures Clay Kristijan Mesaroš (CRO) 6–4, 3–6, 6–0
Win 15–14 Sep 2016 Canada F7, Toronto Futures Clay Ivan Endara (ECU) 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–3)

ATP Challenger Tour and ITF Futures doubles titles (3)

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (2)
ITF Futures (1)
No. Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. Jan 2003 USA F1, Tampa Futures Hard Simon Larose (CAN) Benjamin Cassaigne (FRA)
Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi (PAK)
6–3, 6–4
2. Jul 2004 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard Brian Baker (USA) Harel Levy (ISR)
Davide Sanguinetti (ITA)
6–2, 7–6(7–5)
3. Jul 2013 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard Peter Polansky (CAN) Bradley Klahn (USA)
Michael Venus (NZL)
7–5, 6–3

Junior Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2001 Australian Open Hard Giovanni Lapentti (ECU) Ytai Abougzir (USA)
Luciano Vitullo (ARG)
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 2001 Wimbledon Grass Giovanni Lapentti (ECU) Bruno Echagaray (MEX)
Santiago González (MEX)
6–1, 6–4

Singles performance timeline

This table is current through the 2018 French Open.

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L Win %
Australian Open A A Q2 Q3 Q3 2R 1R 1R A 1R A Q1 1R Q1 Q1 A Q2 0 / 5 1–5 17%
French Open A A A A Q1 Q1 1R Q1 A 1R 1R Q3 Q3 Q1 A A A 0 / 3 0–3 0%
Wimbledon A A Q1 Q2 1R 2R 2R 1R Q1 1R A Q2 2R Q1 A Q1 0 / 6 3–6 33%
US Open A Q2 Q2 Q2 Q2 1R 1R Q1 Q3 1R Q1 2R 1R A Q2 Q3 0 / 5 1–5 17%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–3 1–4 0–2 0–0 0–4 0–1 1–1 1–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 19 5–19 21%