Alexander Peya

Alexander Peya (* June 27, 1980 in Vienna) is an Austrian tennis player.

  • 2.1 Single 2.1.1 Siege
  • 2.2.1 Siege ATP Tour
  • Challenger Tour


April 30, 2007 Peya reached its highest placement with rank 92 in the tennis singles world rankings. On 12 August 2013, reached third place his best finish in the tennis doubles world ranking. Among his career highlights the achievement of one of the quarter-finals at the French Open in 2006 and at the 2008 Wimbledon Championships, where he. With his doubles partner, the German Philipp Petzschner, losing to Jonas Björkman and Kevin Ullyett in five sets Alexander Peya won nine ATP tournaments in doubles, but none in singles.


In September it came to the Davis Cup match against Great Britain to the whereabouts of the world group. Alexander Peya lost in the second singles match against the world number - Fourth and U.S. Open finalist Andy Murray 4:6, 1:6, 3:6, but won the doubles with Jurgen Melzer and put on 2-1 to Austria. Since Melzer lost the pre-decisive singles match against Murray, it was up to Peya to get the point. He defeated in the last match Alex Bogdanovic with 2:6, 6:4, 6:4, 6:2 and 3:2 fixed the final score for Austria. At Bank Austria Tennis Trophy Peya be had in single though in the first round against eventual finalists France from Gaël Monfils 6-3, 1:6, 3:6 goodbye, but reached the doubles final alongside Philipp Petzschner. The German - Austrian duo lost in the finals but then clearly against Max Mirnyi and Andy Ram with 1:6 and 5:7.

Since 2009

2009 he was with Philipp Petzschner semifinalist in Memphis and Newport. In addition, he also won the tournament in Tenerife ( with Philipp Petzschner ) and Eckental ( with Michael Kohlmann ) of the ATP Challenger Tour.

In 2010 he won the tournaments in Busan ( with Rameez Junaid ) and Cremona Challenger ( with Martin Slanar ) of the ATP Tour.

In 2011, he reached with his partner Christopher Kas the semi-finals at Wimbledon, ended with the end but still the partnership and played at the start of 2012 with Oliver Marach, with whom he celebrated his first title on the ATP level in July 2011 in Hamburg. During the year, he moved several times his partner, although he had won at the beginning of 2012 with Marach a preparation tournament for the Australian Open. Along with his new partner Bruno Soares double he won three tournaments in the fall: the ATP World Tour 250 tournament in Kuala Lumpur, as well as the two ATP World Tour 500 events in Tokyo and Valencia.

Even more successful was the season of 2013. Together with Bruno Soares won Alexander Peya total of five tracks and stood in four other finals. Among other things, he drew for the first time in the final of a Grand Slam when he reached the final of the U.S. Open 2013. Her biggest success was the victory at the Masters tournament in Montreal.






ATP Tour
Challenger Tour