Radu Albot

Height / weight 1.75 m / 69 kg
Born Nov 11, 1989
Nationality Moldova Moldova

Radu Albot is a professional tennis player from Moldova. He holds the record for being the first Moldova tennis player to win an ATP Singles title. He is also the first Moldovan tennis player to have made it into the Top 100 of the ATP rankings. He reached a career-high ranking of No.39 in August 2019.

He won the Delray Beach Open in 2019. He has also presented Moldova in the Davis Cup.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Albot was born on November 11, 1989, in Kishinev, Moldavian SSR, Soviet Union. His hometown is now known as Chișinău, Moldova. He stands 175 cm tall and his last listed weight is 69 kilograms. He is a right-handed player with a two-handed backhand. Coached by Magnus Tideman, he has since made US$ 4,264,048.

He and his girlfriend Doina have a daughter named Adeline.

Career

Albot turned professional in 2008. He has since made a number of firsts as a Moldovan tennis player. In 2013, he won his first ATP Challenger event, becoming the first tennis player from Moldova to do so.

He was also the first player from Moldova to play in the main draw of the US Open. When he won the doubles title at the event at the Istanbul Open in 2015 while paired up with Dusan Lajovic, he also secured the record for being the first Moldovan to win an ATP Tour event.

In 2019, he made earned another record by being the first player from Moldova to break into the Top 100 of the ATP world rankings. In the same year, he reached his highest ranking of No.39.

Some of his top finishes in a Grand Slam event include his 2021 and 2022 third-round finishes at the Australian Open. He also made it to the second round of the French Open in 2018, 2019, and 2020.

As a double’s player, some of his best finishes at a Grand Slam event include his Quarter Final finish at the French Open in 2015. He also made it to the semi-finals as a doubles player at the 2018 US Open.

Career Statistics:

Singles

Career titles 1Highest ranking: No. 39 (5 August 2019)Current ranking: No. 105 (21 February 2022)

Grand Slam Singles Performances

Australian Open - 3R (2021, 2022)French Open - 2R (2018, 2019, 2020)Wimbledon - 3R (2018)US Open - 3R (2017)

Doubles

Career titles 1

Highest ranking: No. 56 (29 April 2019)Current ranking: No. 182 (21 February 2022)

Grand Slam Doubles Performances

Australian Open - 3R (2018, 2019)French Open - QF (2015)Wimbledon - 1R (2015, 2018, 2019, 2021)US Open - SF (2018)

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