Marco Cecchinato is an Italian tennis player with a singles career-high ranking of No.16, which he reached on February 25, 2019. One of the best finishes in his professional career to date in the semifinals of the French Open men’s singles in 2018. He was also part of the Italian team that made it to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup in 2016.
Marco Cecchinato was born on September 30, 1992, in Palermo, Italy. He currently still calls Palermo home. He stands 1878 cm tall and the ATP last listed his weight at 78 kg. Cecchinato is a right-handed player and makes use of a one-handed backhand.
Turned pro in 2010, he is coached by Massimo Sartori and since his professional debut, he has earned $4,436,708 in prize money.
Early in his career, he mostly played in Challenger and Futures events. In 2012, he was in the qualifying rounds of the Italian Open but he did not make it to the main draw until 2014. He made his Grand Slam main draw debut at the US Open in 2015, but he did not make it past the first round. In 2016, he was in the first rounds of the Australian Open and the French Open. The following year, he only made it to the main draw of Wimbledon.
His best grand slam finish came just a year later when he made it to the semis of the 2018 Roland Garros event. This year, he was also in the first rounds of the last two Grand Slams of the year. He also made it to the third round of the Shanghai Masters.
In 2020, he made it to the third round of Roland Garros. He would do so again in 2021 but in 2022, he did not make it past the second round.
- Highest Singles Ranking: 16(February 25, 2019)
- Current Singles Ranking: 154 (July11, 2022)
Best Grand Slam Singles Performances
- Australian Open - 1R (2016, 2019,2020, 2021, 2022)
- French Open - SF (2018)
- Wimbledon - 1R (2017, 2018, 2019,2021)
- US Open - 1R (2015, 2018, 2019,2020, 2021)
- Highest Doubles Ranking: 169 (June27, 2016)
- Current Doubles Ranking: 404 (July11, 2022)
Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances
- Australian Open - 3R (2016)
- French Open - 1R (2018, 2019)
- Wimbledon - 1R (2018)
- US Open - 2R (2015, 2019)
- Davis Cup - QF (2016)