Juan Ignacio Chela

Juan Ignacio Chela ( born August 30, 1979 in Buenos Aires ) is a former Argentine tennis player.

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Chela won in his career six ATP tournaments: 2000 in Mexico City, 2002 Amersfoort, 2004 Estoril, 2007 Acapulco, 2010 Bucharest and Houston. All this tournament victories he celebrated on sand. In doubles, he won three tournaments, and also reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon in 2010.

His most successful appearances at Grand Slam tournaments were each reaching the quarter- finals of the French Open in 2004 and 2011, and the U.S. Open in 2007. His best ranking in singles was on 9 August 2004 as number 15

In 2000, Juan Ignacio Chela was tested positive for doping agent methyltestosterone, which is why in 2001 he was suspended for three months and demoted in the world rankings. The then 21 -year-old stated, however, to have taken the remedy unknowingly to himself.

On 3 December 2012, he announced his career end.






Record at Grand Slam tournaments

VF = quarter-finals, semi-finals HF =, F = Final, W = Win, digit = first round