- 2.1 Single 2.1.1 Siege
- 2.2.1 Siege 220.127.116.11 ATP World Tour
- 18.104.22.168 ATP Challenger Tour
- 2.3.1 finals
Life and career
Aisam -ul- Haq Qureshi did not begin until the age of twelve, to play tennis, cricket and swimming after previously had been his favorite sports. His first instructor was his mother Nosheen Ihtsham, former Pakistani number one in tennis. Between 1996 and 1998 he won several tournaments on the junior tour, and reached in July 1998 with 7th place his best finish in the junior world rankings. In October 1998 he defeated at the World Super Junior Championships the then sixteen -year-old Andy Roddick.
Already in 1998 he decided on a career as a professional tennis player, and collected on Satellite and Futures tournaments first world ranking points. In September 1998, he first played for the Pakistan Davis Cup team, and was a 3-2 victory over Thailand to contribute a single and a double victory.
In October 1999, Qureshi won in Indonesia his first Futures title. After three more Future - finals at the end of which he was able to win one, he finished the year ranked 308 of world tennis rankings. Also in double he won three Futures tournaments this year with different partners. In the Davis Cup, he was less successful this year, and could not prevent the descent of Pakistan in the Asia - group II.
2000 could reach in Calcutta by a victory over Leander Paes for the first time the semi-finals of a Challenger tournament Qureshi. He also reached this year, two Futures finals, winning a title. In doubles, he won in July 2000 on the side of Daniele Bracciali in Wrexham his first Challenger title. In December 2000, followed in Prague track number 2 (with Kristian Pless ); previously Qureshi had with different partners reached another Challenger finals and can win two Futures tournaments.
At the beginning of 2001, Aisam -ul- Haq Qureshi and his partner Vadim Kutsenko at the ATP tournament in Chennai in part, and reached there the second round. Like last year, he won two doubles Challenger title in Bukhara and Bangkok this year. In individual had his greatest success two Futures titles and a Challenger semi-finals.
After the last two Davis Cup seasons were not very successful run for Pakistan, could be reached by victories over Malaysia, Taiwan, and China's rise in the Asia - Group I in 2002. These contributed Aisam -ul- Haq Qureshi total of four single and three double victories, all with Aqeel Khan. In June 2002, Qureshi first time to qualify for a Grand Slam tournament at Wimbledon. The special feature was that his partner Amir Hadad was an Israeli, therefore came from a state that is not recognized by his native Pakistan. He was therefore threatened by the Pakistani federation with expulsion from the Davis Cup team, which was prevented by the ITF. After a second-round victory over the set at position 11 Ellis Ferreira and Rick Leach Muslim- Jewish pairing could only be stopped in the second round. For the U.S. Open, she received a wild card then, and reached the second round there. In addition, they were awarded at the end of the ATP with the " Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award ", which is intended to promote tolerance in tennis. Other highlights in 2002 were three consecutive double - Challenger title in July ( in Bristol, Manchester and Hilversum ), each with different partners. Then Qureshi went briefly into the top 100 in the double world rankings.
At the beginning of 2003 took Aisam -ul- Haq Qureshi along with Amir Hadad in some ATP tournaments, but they parted each in the first round. After he won in May 2003 with Justin Bower a future and a Challenger title in Fargona, Qureshi resigned from both the French Open ( with Daniel Vacek ) and Wimbledon ( with Hadad ) respectively in the first round. He then played for the first time along with Rohan Bopanna and could win another Challenger title in Denver. The partnership was initially stopped after three tournaments, but should be continued for success in later years. At the end Qureshi still won two Futures doubles title, as well as three consecutive Futures singles titles (the first in two years ).
The year 2004 began with two single - Futures titles and a double - Challenger title in Salinas. In Nottingham itself Aisam -ul- Haq Qureshi the first time could qualify for the main draw of an ATP tournament, however, he lost in two tight sets against Jonas Björkman. One week later in Andorra, the next Challenger title in doubles, he also reached this year two more Challenger Finals. Like last year, he helped Pakistan in Davis Cup relegation match to stay in the Asia- Group I.
In 2005, the Pakistan Davis Cup team could even reach the play-off games to World Group after beating Thailand and Taiwan. In two games Qureshi won in each case both the singles and the doubles with Aqeel Khan. The final against Chile saw Pakistan but then with 0:5. The Islamic Solidarity Games in April 2005 in Ta'if Qureshi won the gold medal in both the single, double and with the Pakistani team. This year, Qureshi was able to achieve with four different partners Challenger Finals, of which he was one win in Pamplona ( Lovro Zovko with ). In individual he lost between May 2005, August 2005 ten Challenger first round matches in a row, but was able to complete even halfway successful with a Futures title the year.
The year 2006 was the first year for seven years, in which Aisam -ul- Haq Qureshi could not win a single Challenger title. The only highlights of this year were the qualification for the individual main draw of the ATP tournament of 's- Hertogenbosch, where he lost in three very tight sets against eventual champions Mario Ančić, as well as one Futures title in singles and in doubles. In the Davis Cup, he could not prevent the descent of Pakistan in the Asia - group II in the 0:5 defeat to China.
After the title the previous year was poor then the more successful the following: In the months from February 2007 to May 2007 could Aisam -ul- Haq Qureshi win with different partners, a total of seven double - Future title. In June 2007, Qureshi qualified for the main draw is the ATP tournament in Halle, and there was sensational against the Weltranglistenelften Richard Gasquet to win his first ATP match. In the second round he lost to local hero Philipp Kohlschreiber. Two weeks later, he qualified at Wimbledon for the first time for the Singles Main Draw of a Grand Slam tournament, and was there against Lee Childs in three straight sets win, before he retired in the second round against the former world number one Marat Safin. And the next lawn tournament in Newport itself Qureshi qualified, and reached the quarter-finals for the first time there an ATP tournament. He defeated among others the set at position 1 Mardy Fish. In Newport Qureshi and his partner Prakash Amritraj had also received a wildcard for the main draw doubles, but they divorced in the first round. Thereupon Qureshi joined back together with Rohan Bopanna, with whom he had in 2003 a tournament can win. In July and August 2007, the "Indo -Pak Express " won four Challenger tournaments in succession ( in Manchester, Nottingham, Segovia and the Bronx ). In addition, Qureshi could reach in Nottingham the singles final, where he lost in three sets Alun Jones. In September 2007, Qureshi and Bopanna competed in the ATP tournament of Mumbai, and went there a way to the final, where they lost in two tight sets against Robert Lindstedt and Jarkko Nieminen. In October 2007, Aisam -ul- Haq Qureshi won with Frederik Nielsen in Barnstaple another Challenger title before then in November 2007 with Rohan Bopanna play together and in Kuala Lumpur and New Delhi each reached the final. In New Delhi, Qureshi was also able to win his first Challenger singles title by defeating An Jae -Sung. He finished the year ranked 125 of the single and double space 90 of the world rankings, both of which until then were personal records.
In January 2008, Qureshi reached along with Marin Cilic the semi-finals of the ATP tournament in Chennai. In the following months he stood by several ATP tournaments in doubles main draw, mostly together with Rohan Bopanna. At the French Open, she still eliminated in the first round against the Bryan brothers, but then were able to jointly win a Grand Slam match at Wimbledon for the first time, and reached Newport in their second ATP final. In the rest of the season with various partners Qureshi could not match on the ATP level more win, but he won this season, a total of three Challenger titles ( in Dublin, Belo Horizonte and Toyota). In the Davis Cup, he managed with Pakistan, which were now relegated to the Asia Group III, by five 3-0 wins in a week 's re-emergence in group II, the greatest successes in individual this season were a first round victory in Newport about Benjamin Becker and the successful qualifying at the U.S. Open, where he lost to former world number one Carlos Moya in four sets.
2009, Qureshi to qualify for a single ATP singles tournament since he now increasingly focused on the double. He was also for the more successful: he won four Challenger Tournaments ( in Kyoto, Khorat, Aachen and Helsinki), the last three each with Rohan Bopanna. At Wimbledon, he qualified along with Prakash Amritraj, and reached there after two five- set victories for the second time after 2002 the second round. At the U.S. Open Jarkko Nieminen was his doubles partner, with whom he reached the second round. For the third time in a row he could finish a year in the Top 100 of the double World Ranking.
After Aisam -ul- Haq Qureshi and Rohan Bopanna were excreted in January 2010 at the Australian Open in the first round, they won two weeks later in Johannesburg against Karol Beck and Harel Levy, their first ATP title. In April 2010, the two reached only a Challenger final in Naples and a week later an ATP final in Casablanca. In May 2010, followed in Nice the next final defeat, followed by a Zweitrundenaus at the French Open. At Wimbledon, the "Indo -Pak Express" was then for the first time reach the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament, where they were beaten by the later Jurgen Melzer and Philipp Petzschner winners. They also drew attention to themselves with their " Stop War Start Tennis " campaign mentioned. During the North American hard court season Qureshi and Bopanna were able to reach the final in New Haven in Los Angeles and Washington, respectively, as well as the semi-finals. They defeated among others, the world number one Bob and Mike Bryan. At the U.S. Open in 2010, including the Pakistan-India pairing succeeded the biggest success of her career after they had defeated in the second round the set at position 2 pairing Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic, they marched through to the final, where in two tight sets they the Bryan brothers documents. In addition to the men's doubles Qureshi joined this tournament also in mixed, where he also was able to reach the final at the side of Kveta Peschke. There, however, they had to the set at position 1 Liezel Huber and Bob Bryan pairing beaten. In his subsequent return to Pakistan Qureshi was honored by the Punjab Governor Salmaan in Lahore Taseer with a gold medal. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games Qureshi went to Pakistan, but he resigned in single in the second and a double with Aqeel Khan in the first round. After they were excreted in Shanghai and Moscow respectively in the quarterfinals, Aisam -ul- Haq Qureshi and Rohan Bopanna were able to reach a final in St. Petersburg again. However, they lost in two tight sets against Potito Starace and Daniele Bracciali. Thus they missed as ninth best team in the season to qualify for the ATP World Tour Finals in London in November 2010, but were still invited to the event, since with the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year Award were honored there. In December 2010, Bopanna and Qureshi were also awarded in Monaco of Prince Albert with the Grand Prix of Peace & Sports.
Beginning of 2011 reached Aisam -ul- Haq Qureshi and Rohan Bopanna after a semi-final of the ATP tournament in Sydney at the Australian Open the knockout stages, where they lost in three tight sets. In the spring, the duo was less successful and suffered some first-and second-round defeats, first at the Masters tournament in Indian Wells could both penetrate deeper into the semi-finals with a box. Also in the clay court season, there were notable successes such as the semi-finals at the Monte Carlo Masters and the quarter-finals at Roland Garros, the best ever performance by the duo at the French Open. At the beginning of lawn season together with Bopanna Qureshi celebrated the first season title in the finals of Halle defeated Milos Raonic and the two Robin Haase. More disappointing was then the Erstrundenaus at Wimbledon, where she lost to Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah 19:21 in the last sentence. During the North American hard court season was only marginally successful, in Montreal and Cincinnati, they reached the quarter-finals at the U.S. Open both the previous year's performance could not be repeated, but reached the semi-finals. In Bangkok Qureshi celebrated its second season title, but on the side of the Austrian Oliver Marach; in the final beat both the German duo Michael Kohlmann and Alexander Waske. On the side of Bopanna, however, he suffered during the Asian tour opening two defeats, however, the indoor season in Europe designed very successful in Stockholm won both their second season together title against Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares. At the tournament in Paris, the duo celebrated his biggest success to date when they were with a final victory over Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut for the first time at a Masters tournament champions. In addition, Qureshi and Bopanna were first classified in their career to end with the top eight teams and thus qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals in London.