Max Mirnyi

Max Mirny (White Russian Макс Мірны, Russian Максим Мирный / Maxim Mirny; born July 6, 1977 in Minsk) is a Belarusian tennis player.

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Mirny was a doubles specialist in his career from the start, but was able to celebrate more success in singles. He won in 2003 the tournament in Rotterdam against Raemon Sluiter and stood between 2001 and 2005 also in three other individual finals. In the world ranking he reached on 18 August 2003 position 18 in the individual 's highest placement.

In doubles, he collected during his career with various partners so far 45 tournament victories on, six Grand Slam titles: 2000 and 2002 he won the U.S. Open one time each with Lleyton Hewitt and Mahesh Bhupathi. The French Open he won even four places, in the years 2005, 2006, 2011 and 2012. Respectively two titles he won with Jonas Björkman and Daniel Nestor. With Björkman and Nestor he also won once each the Tennis Masters Cup and the ATP World Tour Finals. Mirny was continued in four other finals at a Grand Slam, including at the Australian Open in 2007 and Wimbledon in 2003. On June 9, 2003 Mirny was first performed as the number one in the double world rankings and was able to hold the position until August 2003. In addition, he was listed between October 2003 and January 2004 and January-April 2007 highlighted on the top position. May 7, 2012 Mirny was again world ranking first with Daniel Nestor. Mirny occurs at Grand Slams often in mixed and could also in this competition to win multiple titles: In 1998 he won along with Serena Williams, both at Wimbledon and at the U.S. Open, in 2007 and 2013 he repeated this success in the U.S. Open country with his wife Wiktoryja Azarenka respectively with Andrea Hlaváčková.

At the 2012 Olympic Games in London Mirny led the Belarusian delegation at the opening ceremony as flag bearers. In the mixed competition Mirny won with Wiktoryja Azarenka in the final against the Brits Laura Robson and Andy Murray in three sets and thus won the gold medal.

He plays since 1994 for the Belarusian Davis Cup team and is both the most successful players in the history as well as record players in the country.