Jeremy Chardy is a professional tennis player who reached World Number 25 in January 2013. He is known for playing in singles events and throughout his career, he won 1 singles title. His best performance was at the 2013 Australian Open, where he reached the quarterfinals.
As a junior player, he joined the 2005 Wimbledon Championships and US Open Boys’ Singles and was hailed champion and a runner-up, respectively. As a junior player, he had achieved a 65-28 win-loss record and became the World Number 3 in junior events.
The first time that Chardy joined the Grand Slam was at the 2006 French Open, where he served as a wildcard player. His performance for a debut is not bad, as he moved forward towards the second round by beating Jonas Bjorkman. In 2008, he participated in the French Open and defeated David Nalbandian, who was formerly the World Number 6 in the second round. He only survived until the third round when Nicolas Almagro defeated him.
Chardy’s career advanced further as he joined many tournaments. In 2009, he faced Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open, but he was defeated by Djokovic in the second round. Yet another good news on his career is bound to happen, as he managed to reach the semifinals at a tournament in Johannesburg and won against top-seeded David Ferrer.
Getting into the Top 100
In 2012, Chardy successfully penetrated the World Number 100 as he won against Andy Murray during the Western and Southern Open. Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to proceed to the finals as Juan Martin del Potro defeated him.
Chardy also moved forward to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, which is by far his best Grand Slam performance. He managed to successfully defeat top-seeded players like Marcel Granollers, Juan Martin del Potro, and Andreas Seppi. However, during the quarter-finals, Andy Murray took revenge and won against him.
Grand Slam Results:
- QF at the 2013 Australian Open
- 4R at the 2008 and 2015 French Open
- 4R at the 2014 Wimbledon Open
- 4R at the 2014 US Open