Alejandro Falla

Alejandro Falla ( born November 14, 1983 in Cali ) is a Colombian tennis player.

  • 2.2.1 Tournament Win
  • 2.2.2 finals


In the first years of his tennis career Falla played various futures tournaments, and was incidentally used for the Colombian Davis Cup team. On 13 January 2003, the left-hander won his first junior tournament in San Salvador (El Salvador). In the same year two more victories followed in Futures tournaments in his home country. On 8 March 2004 Falla won his first tournament as part of the Challenger Tour in Bogotá. Three weeks later he was again victorious at the tournament in Salinas when he beat Luxembourg's Gilles Muller. In April 2006, eventually succeeded by his third and so far last Challenger titles, again in Bogotá.

As part of the ATP Tour Falla played its first match at the French Open in 2004, where he won the Dane Kristian Pless in the first round, but lost in the round of 64 against David Nalbandian of Argentina in four sets. In Masters tournament in Miami in 2007 Alejandro Falla made ​​it into the last 32 players after beating Donald Young, Chris Guccione, Sergio Roitman and Tommy Haas, but then retired against Radek Stepanek. In Lyon, 2007, the Colombians reached a semifinal at an ATP tournament for the first time. Here he defeated the French Marc Gicquel in three sets for the first time and managed to make it into the top 100 in the world tennis rankings.

On June 21, 2010 Falla managed at Wimbledon almost a huge sensation. In the first round of Colombians brought against the six-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer 2-0 sets and could even serve with the game win in the fourth set. However, his nerves seemed to have abandoned him, and so he lost the game finally with 7:5, 6:4, 4:6, 6:71, 0:6.

According to statistics Alejandro Falla ATP plays most successful on sandy and hard ground. Of his 40 victories, he managed 16 on sand and 17 on hard court. His Challenger statistics show a similar distribution (79 wins, 38 each on clay and hard courts).



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