Marin Čilić is a professional tennis player representing Croatia and a former World No.3. In 2014, he won the US Open men’s singles title. He also took 2nd place at the 2017 Wimbledon men’s singles, beaten by Roger Federer. In 2021, he won the silver medal for men’s doubles tennis at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics. He is considered one of the best Croatian tennis players in history.

Player Profile

Marin Čilić was born on September 28, 1988, in Medjugorje, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. He currently resides in Monte Carlo in Monaco and represents Croatia professionally. He stands 198 cm tall and the ATP last listed his weight at 89 kg. Cilic is a right-handed player with a two-handed backhand.

Height / weight 1.98 m / 89 kg
Born Sep 28, 1988
Nationality Croatia Croatia
Playing Style Right Handed

His parents are Bosnian Croats and his brother Mile Cilic also plays tennis professionally. He is married to Kristina Milkovic.

He turned pro in 2005 and has had a number of coaches including Bob Brett, Goran Ivanišević, Jonas Björkman, Ivan Cinkuš, Vedran Martić, and Vilim Višak. As of August 2022, he has earned $30,753,227 in prize money, making him the 10th all-time leader in earnings.


He started his professional career in the ITF Circuit, joining the ATP Tour in 2005 but he did not make his maiden Grand Slam main draw appearance until 2007 when he was in the first round of the first three Grand Slams of the year.

In 2009, he reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinals at the US Open. The following year, he was in the semifinals of the Australian Open. He reached his second US Open quarters in 2012.

In 2014, he won the US Open, beating Keil Nishikori in the finals. Between 2017 and 2018, he had two Grand Slam finals at Wimbledon and the Australian Open, he lost to Federer both times. In 2022, he reached the semifinals of the French Open. Also in 2022, he recorded his 550th match win at the Adelaide International 1.

Career Record


  • Highest Singles Ranking: 3 (January29, 2018)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 17 (August22, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - F (2018)
  • French Open - SF (2022)
  • Wimbledon - F (2017)
  • US Open - W (2014)

Other Singles Tournaments

  • Olympic Games - 3R (2016)


  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 49 (April15, 2013)

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