Andreas Seppi

Andreas Seppi (born 21 February 1984 in Bolzano, South Tyrol ) is an Italian tennis player who lives in Kaltern on the wine route. Seppi plays since 2004 for the Davis Cup team from Italy. On June 18, 2011 Seppi won his first tournament on the ATP Tour. When ATP Eastbourne Seppi won the third set, in the lead, by giving up his opponent Janko Tipsarevic. At the same time Seppi reached the final of the double- petition, which he lost on June 19. The fourth and final edition of the Serbia Open in 2012 Seppi could clearly decide for themselves; The Kremlin Cup 2012 could decide Seppi in three sets for itself. He is the first Italian who has won on every major surface of the ATP World Tour tournament each one, also he has ever lost a final on the three surfaces. In addition, Seppi has even reached on each of these coverings the knockout stages with one of the four Grand Slam tournaments.

  • 2.1 Single 2.1.1 Siege
  • 2.1.2 finals
  • 2.2.1 finals
  • 4.1 Single
  • 4.2 double
  • 4.3 Mixed


Seppi's biggest successes are the victory in the ATP 250 tournament in Eastbourne in 2011 and the victory at the ATP 250 tournaments of Belgrade and Moscow in 2012. Purpose he reached the final in Gstaad in 2007, in which he which Frenchman Paul -Henri Mathieu was beaten in three sets, in Eastbourne and in Metz in 2012.

Seriously, play tennis began Seppi 1995, when Massimo Sartori his coach was. 2001 Seppi played first tournaments on the ITF Tour and won his first world ranking points. In 2002, Seppi turned professional and played tournaments of the ATP Challenger Tour and has the year at No. 353 (Double: 345) finish. 2003 Seppi played a few tournaments of the ATP tour. The year ended on position Seppi Seppi 240. 2004 could qualify for a first Grand Slam tournament: At the U.S. Open 2004 Seppi could defeat the set as number 11 Rainer Schuettler and end the year ranked 146. For the first time in the top 100 moved Seppi on May 16, 2005 ( No. 77 ): He had to get in the quarter- finals of the ATP Masters tournament of Hamburg beaten by the eventual finalists Richard Gasquet. The year ended on 68th Seppi The year 2006 began with a quarterfinal Seppi at ATP Adelaide and the semi-final of the ATP Sydney, but he was able to defeat in the quarterfinals defending champion Lleyton Hewitt. So he could improve his best ranking at 51, ended the year ranked 74th in 2007 Seppi Seppi fell short of the Top 100, but could always look for it in the top 100, Seppi could be Topranking after the semifinal at the BA improve CA Tennis Trophy in Vienna and the second round at the Paris Masters in November 2007 to 49 and in 50th place finish ( 659 ATP points ) the year.


In the ATP Challenger Series 2008 Seppi won the double in Bergamo both the individual as well as with his partner Simone Bolelli Davis Cup. The year 2008 began with Seppi 659 ATP points and rank 50 ( rank three in Italy). With the release of the ATP rankings from May 12, 2008 Seppi was thanks to the points for the first round victory at the Masters of Rome # 1 Men in Italy. When Masters in Hamburg 2008 sat Seppi continued his winning streak and failed only in the semi-final to Roger Federer. With 150 points for the third round at the 2008 Wimbledon Championships Seppi reached more than 1000 ATP points ( 1055 ) and No. 27 in the world rankings for the first time. The best player Seppi of Italy was also nominated for the Olympic tournament in Beijing in the singles and Simone Bolelli in doubles. In individual Seppi failed in the second round against Tomas Berdych and doubles in round 1 against the eventual champions Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka. At the Pilot Pen International Seppi reached the quarterfinals. At the U.S. Open Seppi reached the third round in which he failed to Andy Roddick. The year 2008 ended with 910 points Seppi and ranks 35th


At the 2009 Australian Open Seppi retired in the first round against Roger Federer; in a double with Simone Bolelli reached Seppi the quarterfinals. In this period was Seppi twice (February 23, 2009 and 20 April 2009) just behind Simone Bolelli of Italy is not the best-placed tennis player. On August 9, 2009 Seppi won for the second time in his career, a tournament of the ATP Challenger Series; in San Marino, he defeated in 2 hours and 20 minutes Potito Starace his compatriot 7:64, 2:6, 6:4. The tournament was first attempted as a top set Seppi.

With Simone Bolelli Seppi reached double the knockout stages of the 2009 U.S. Open while he could not defend last year's points in the individual after his failure in the first round against Philipp Kohlschreiber. Overall Seppi could in 2009 to win ten double games and reached rank 77 ( 2 November 2009) and rank 78. With a total of 90 points from their last two ATP 1000 tournaments of the 2009 season reached Seppi at the end of 2009 at year-end 900 ATP points Rank 49 in the world rankings. To end the year 2009 Seppi decided to use one at Capri Sport Academy in the Italian Club Championship, where two other top players were Potito Starace with Filippo Volandri and under contract. Enhanced by this professional player to win championships on Capri again.


For the year 2010, Seppi had planned to make a significant leap forward, he had thus announced his temporary retirement from the Davis Cup team in February. At the beginning of the year ( to 22 March ) succeeded Seppi to defend the points in the individual and to remain constant at 900 points. Then Seppi experienced a little losing streak, in which he never fulfilled in the ATP Tour on the second round. For a Challenger tournament in Turin (June 2010 ), he injured his shoulder and had to in the second round (double: Quarter-finals ) give up. When ATP Båstad Seppi got back into the ATP Tour and reached the quarterfinals, where he almost lost in three sets against defending champion Robin Soderling ( he struck twice to win the set on ). In doubles with Simone Vagnozzi Seppi reached the final. He could with 700 points earned through the Bastad ATP points again the tip of the Italian ATP rankings take (before Potito Starace, also with 700 points ). At the German Open in Hamburg Seppi reached the semi-finals for the second time ( the seventh time total), where he lost to the number three of the tournament Jurgen Melzer in straight sets.

At the tournament in Umag Croatia Seppi could reach the semifinals for the second tournament in a row. The last clay court tournament of the season, the tournament of the ATP Challenger Series in Kitzbühel Seppi was like a year ago in San Marino, top seeds and could win the tournament as well. At the ATP 500 tournament in Tokyo Seppi reached in the individual only the second round in doubles with the Russian Dmitry Tursunov Seppi could reach the final, which they lost much of 3:6, 2:6. At the Shanghai Masters Seppi failed in the second round against Roger Federer after he had defeated at 14 Marin Cilic set 6-2, 6-2 in the first round. With 90 points from Shanghai Seppi got back on the Top 50 and took the lead again in the Italian ranking. In the indoor tournaments in Vienna, Stockholm and Valencia Seppi was able to record only one win ( against Martin Fischer in Vienna ). At the Paris Masters Seppi failed even in the first round of qualifying. Seppi ended the season so as in 2009 with 900 points followed by 52, as the second best Italians.


The first tournament of the year 2011 in Doha Seppi lost in his opening match against single Philipp Kohlschreiber, but was able to achieve with Daniele Bracciali the finals in the doubles they lost against Marc Lopez and Rafael Nadal. At the Australian Open 2011 Seppi won his opening match against Arnaud Clement in five sets. In the second round, however, he was beaten in three sets Jo -Wilfried Tsonga, in which he was defeated twice in the tiebreaker. In double Seppi could not match last year's success with a new partner Dudi Sela and failed in the first round.

After Australia sent Seppi 2010 as a small break and then played for the third time the Challenger in Bergamo. The tournament was Seppi for the second time ( after 2008 ) to win, which he had to deliver a set only in the final. Thanks to the 90 points for this victory Seppi could improve with 980 points at No. 47. In the following two tournaments he had only 20 points for the second round in Marseille defense, but the first round victory earned him a premium one through which, exceeded the sum of all the prize money, the Seppi has ever conceded more than three million dollars. At the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami Seppi was in the second round with the score at 1:6, 3:5 against Alexander Dolgopolov because of an injury. This injury of the metatarsal forced Seppi also the clay court tournaments in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Belgrade cancel. The AEGON International 2011, Eastbourne, which belongs to the ATP World Tour 250, Seppi won on June 18th Janko Tipsarevic in the individual against who gave the score at 5-3 in the third set. In doubles, he reached with Grigor Dimitrov the final, which was, however, in London's Roehampton, where parallel took place also qualifying for the Wimbledon tournament played a day later, because Seppi had previously contested the semi-finals and finals in the individual competition. On the following day, however, they lost this final with 3:6 and 3:6. In individual Seppi made ​​by 13 places well and reached number 38

At Wimbledon, Seppi could again reach the second round in singles. In doubles, he could not repeat last year's success (second round). In mixed Seppi joined with Alberta Brianti at the first time and failed in the second round against the eventual winners Iveta Benesova and Jurgen Melzer. As he thus gutmachte two places and Fabio Fognini lost six places, Seppi again took over first place in the national ranking. In the subsequent short sand season Seppi could defend only 90 of nearly 300 points and fell back at square 52 back ( second place in Italy). In preparation for the U.S. Open 2011 Seppi was only two games contest due to health problems, after he lost in the first round of the U.S. Open, while Seppi could hold at No. 51, ​​which overtook him Potito Starace ( 50) in the world rankings. In double Seppi reached with its Spanish partner, David Marrero, the second quarter-final in a Grand Slam tournament, there Seppi lost against the eventual champions Jurgen Melzer and Philipp Petzschner. When ATP Bucharest Seppi reached both in single as well as double, with Filippo Volandri, the quarter-finals. Through these points Seppi made ​​in both rankings two places. The subsequent tour of Asia was Seppi of health reasons, the 135 points last year's Asian tour could defend Seppi in Europe. The first of the tournaments that are played Seppi in place of the Asian tour, was the Ethias Trophy Mons, Seppi won the Challenger tournament and reached thereby again ranked number 43 in the ranking. At the St. Petersburg Open 2011 Seppi failed in the quarterfinals to eventual winner Marin Cilic, taking a match to 7:9 in the tie-break failed to score in the second set. When ATP tournament in Basel and the Paris Masters Seppi failed each in the second round against the eventual finalists, Kei Nishikori and Jo -Wilfried Tsonga, so he could improve in the rankings again, and the year to position 38 complete ( number one in Italy). Seppi has thus hitherto collected in total over $ 3.5 million in prize money ( equivalent to 611 040 U.S. dollars per year as a pro ).


The first tournament of the year, the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2012 in Doha Seppi won two games, both in single and in doubles with Flavio Cipolla. In individual Seppi lost the quarter-final against defending champion Roger Federer, against the Swiss Seppi won the first set in the eighth duel. In double Seppi and Cipolla defeated in the semi-final against Christopher Kas and Philipp Kohlschreiber.

When ATP tournament in Sydney and at the Australian Open Seppi lost in the first round in Sydney to eventual finalist Julien Benneteau and at the Australian Open against the No. 17 Richard Gasquet of the tournament. When ATP tournament in Zagreb, he reached the second round, where he lost to Jürgen Melzer. In February 2012, since 2009 Seppi, was the first for Italy in the Davis Cup on. When Erstrundenbegegnung the Davis Cup World round against the Czech Republic in Ostrava but he lost both individual lots. When ATP Rotterdam Seppi in the quarter- final, which he lost to Tomáš Berdych. When ATP tournament in Marseille he lost against his doubles partner Flavio Cipolla in the first round, with Cipolla he also lost the opening game in double competition. Then Seppi took a little break to prepare for the hard court tournaments in the United States. At the BNP Paribas Open 2012 in Indian Wells Seppi had to retire against Mardy Fish with stomach problems in the second round. Then Seppi came into Dallas when topbesetzten tournament of the ATP Challenger tour, the Dallas Tennis Classic 2012, and lost in the singles opening match against Tommy Haas. In doubles with Flavio Cipolla Seppi reached the semifinals they lost against Michael Russell and Bobby Reynolds. When Masters in Miami Seppi lost in the first round.

The clay court season began mixed: the Masters of Monaco Seppi lost in the second round against Novak Djokovic, the ATP tournament in Bucharest, he lost in the quarterfinals to eventual finalist Fabio Fognini. In the fourth edition of the Serbia Open Seppi could win, however, until the final pressing forward and there in two sets against five years younger Frenchman Benoit Paire. At the Madrid Masters Seppi reached the second round; in the subsequent Internazionali BNL d'Italia in 2012, he was the first time the second round and failed after three three-set victories in which five sets were decided in the tiebreak, in the quarter -final against Roger Federer. Seppi, was honored for his round against Stanislas Wawrinka, in which he was able to repeatedly catch obvious delays and fend off six match points with the title ' Comeback of the Year '. This Seppi was able to celebrate the sixth victory in his 50th game against a top ten player. In double Seppi reached the knockout stages with Daniele Bracciali. At the French Open reaching Seppi, who was appointed as number 22, the first time the second round, where he lost to Novak Djokovic in five sets. Seppi was thus able to achieve this year, the second time a new Topranking (24) and increase its prize money to a total of over four million euros.

When ATP Eastbourne failed Seppi, who had joined the company as defending champion, in the final to Andy Roddick. At Wimbledon, he had in the individual competition against the unseeded Uzbek Denis Istomin a succinct five- set defeat suffered. In doubles, it ran much better, along with the Spaniard David Marrero, he moved to a first knockout round. Also, this game went over in five sets against James Cerretani and Edouard Roger -Vasselin lost. In the Summer Olympics Seppi failed in de second round against eventual Madalliengewinner Juan Martín del Potro, in a double with Daniele Bracciali and Mixed with Sara Errani Seppi failed each in the first round to set pairs (also Lisa Raymond / Mike Bryan won later Bronze ). At the beginning of the North American tour before the U.S. Open Seppi cashed in a single defeat in the first round of the Canada Masters, in a double with Daniele Bracciali Seppi reached the knockout stages. At the Cincinnati Masters Seppi lost in the second round against Novak Djokovic. At the U.S. Open Seppi lost both in single as well as double in the first round.

At the Davis Cup playoff against Chile Seppi won both singles, but lost the doubles with Daniele Bracciali since Italy won the other two singles, to Italy was able to secure a 4-1 points for another year in the World Group.

When ATP Metz Seppi reached first on hard court the final, where he lost to defending champion and top-seeded Jo -Wilfried Tsonga 1:6, 2:6. When ATP Metz Seppi in the semifinals celebrated his 200th victory on the ATP Tour. At the China Open and the Shanghai Masters Seppi reached in each case the second round in singles and failed in a double in the first round. The Kremlin Cup in Moscow Seppi was the first Italian to the tournament's history against Thomaz Bellucci 3-6, 7:63, 6:3 win. In the Swiss Indoors Basel Seppi lost in the first round of the Single Page Benoît Paire compared, in a double with Łukasz Kubot lost Seppi in the quarter-final against eventual winners Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic. At the Paris Masters Seppi could not quite match the result of the previous year and lost in the second round against Tomas Berdych. In doubles with Christopher Kas Seppi reached the knockout stages, however. At the end of the season Seppi played for the first time at the Sparkasse ATP Challenger in 2012. Placed as number 1 failed Seppi in the finals at number 2 Benjamin Becker. Before and after Seppi also found time to participate in the Italian club championship. On November 26, Seppi played a charity match against Fabio Fognini in Reggio Emilia, in favor of the damaged from the recent earthquake tennis facility. Seppi ended the 2012 season as his most successful year so far, he could collect $ 947,316 in prize money and celebrate for the first time significantly more victories than defeats.


The year 2013 began with the unofficial Seppi Mixt World Cup, the Hopman Cup in Perth, in which he lost all individual the first round and won all doubles with Francesca Schiavone. In Sydney Seppi reached for the second time in his career the semifinals, where he lost to eventual winner Bernard Tomic 6:710, 4:6 (it was Seppi's first semi-final defeat in Umag 2010). At the Australian Open Seppi reached for the second time at a Grand Slam tournament the next round, which he first moved in on January 28 in his career with 18th place in the Top 20. Seppi was the first knockout round of the Davis Cup in use and was able to win the match against Ivan Dodig. His singles match against Marin Cilic he lost it. He then planned to participate in Zagreb, but had to withdraw due to high fever. In Rotterdam Seppi lost in the first round against German qualifier Matthias Bachinger. In the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships he lost in the quarter- final against Novak Djokovic. At the Indian Wells Masters, he reached for a bye in the first round for the first time the third round, where he lost to Ernests Gulbis. At the Miami Masters Seppi lost in the second round against Andy Murray. In the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup against Canada in Vancouver Seppi won the opening match against Vasek Pospisil, but lost the decisive match against Milos Raonic. Canada won the match 3-1. The clay court season did not start for Seppi as desired. In the Monte - Carlo Masters first round match against Seppi lost Fabio Fognini, the tournament in Bucharest, he lost his opening match to eventual winners Lukáš Rosol. In double Seppi drew with Viktor Troicki contrast to the semi-finals, where they lost to the eventual winner Max Mirny and Horia Tecau. At the tournament in Bucharest Seppi failed after a bye in the first round already in the second round. In the Portuguese Open - Seppi played this instead of the canceled Serbia Open, which he won in 2012 - he reached the semifinals, he lost to David Ferrer. At the Madrid Masters Seppi lost in the first round against Tommy Haas and the Rome Masters against Fabio Fognini again. At the tournament in Nice Seppi failed in the first round against Lu Yen - hsun. At the French Open Seppi lost in the third round against Nicolas Almagro. In Eastbourne Seppi reached for the third time in a row the semi-finals, but lost it against Gilles Simon; through the special prize won money broke Seppi the limit of five million U.S. dollars career prize money. At the Wimbledon Championships Seppi reached the knockout stage for the first time.

In the German Tennis Championships in Hamburg Seppi failed after a bye in the first round in the second round. Since Fabio Fognini compatriot could win the tournament, he broke Seppi as number one in Italy from. In the Croatia Open in Umag Seppi failed in the semifinals to eventual winners Tommy Robredo. When Masters in Montreal, he could win the first time in his career a game, but failed in the second round of Kei Nishikori.

At the China Open Seppi failed in the first round to Stanislas Wawrinka, but reached double with Fabio Fognini in the final. At the Shanghai Rolex Masters 2013 Seppi reached the second round in both the singles and the doubles with Fabio Fognini. At the Kremlin Cup Seppi came to defend his title, but failed in the semis. In Basel and Paris -Bercy Seppi failed in each individual in the first round. Then Seppi met again at the home tournament in Ortisei, the Sparkasse ATP Challenger 2013 could Seppi win. He thus has first won in 2013 with $ 1,077,787 more than a million a year, also Seppi both single ( 18) and in a double (63 ) has reached a new Topranking. The year closes Seppi from position 25 (68). On December 8 Seppi won for the third time, the Italian club championship, this time with the ST Bassano. Seppi, who had joined the semi-finals to the team, contributed three wins to clear his team's success at ( 8-0 in the semi-final round-trip round and 4-0 in the final ).


Seppi, the 2014 season started with Flavia Pennetta at the Hopman Cup, but he had to give the individual against Grzegorz Panfil because of nausea in the second set. He also lost the second singles match against Bernard Tomic, but was able to win with Pennetta double match against Tomic and Samantha Stosur.







Statistics ( Single)

Legend: S = tournament victory; F, HF, VF, AF = finals / semifinals / quarterfinals / knockout stages; 1R, 2R, 3R = eliminated in the first / second / third main round; RR = Round Robin ( Group Stage )

1 tournament result in brackets means that the player has not finished the tournament; it displays its current tournament status. After the player has finished the tournament, the clamp is removed. 2 prior to 2009 Tennis Masters Cup. 3 The Masters tournament in Madrid was held from 2002 to 2009 on hard court, took place in 2009, a change in the surface to sand. 4 The tournament Hamburg Masters is no longer part of the series since 2009. 5 PO = Playoff ( promotion and relegation round of the Davis Cup World Group ). 6 In contrast to the ATP rankings are here (as well as runners-up and won titles in the number ) counted only tournaments on the ATP World Tour and the four Grand Slam tournaments and the ATP World Tour Finals, ie no Challenger or Futures tournaments or team events ( Davis Cup and World Team Cup). However, the latter count in the win / loss statistics. 7 Since the 2009 season, no ATP tournaments are more played on carpet. 8 Stand: April 27, 2014

Grand Slam Record


See Statistics ( Single)


Digit = x. Round, AF = knockout round, VF = quarter-finals, semi-finals HF =, F = Final, W = Win


Digit = x. Round, AF = knockout round, VF = quarter-finals, semi-finals HF =, F = Final, W = Win

  • 1 tournament result in brackets means that the player has not finished the tournament; it displays its current tournament status. After the player has finished the tournament, the clamp is removed.