60 Facts About Diego Schwartzman

1.

Diego Sebastian Schwartzman is an Argentine professional tennis player.

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Diego Schwartzman has won four ATP singles titles and reached his career-high singles ranking of world No 8 in October 2020.

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When he reached the quarterfinals of the 2017 US Open, the 170-centimetre Schwartzman was the shortest Grand Slam quarterfinalist since the equally tall Jaime Yzaga at the 1994 US Open.

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Diego Schwartzman reached his first Masters final at the 2020 Italian Open, defeating defending champion and world No 2, Rafael Nadal, in straight sets, and Denis Shapovalov along the way.

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Diego Schwartzman is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent, and is the son of Ricardo Sebastian and Silvana Diego Schwartzman.

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Diego Schwartzman was born and resides in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Diego Schwartzman's great-grandfather brought his family by boat from Germany to Argentina.

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8.

However, around the time Diego Schwartzman was born, the family became quite poor because of the Argentine great depression.

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9.

Diego Schwartzman did not have an illustrious junior career and peaked at an ITF junior ranking of No 217.

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10.

Diego Schwartzman saw success at that level and began receiving funding to pay for travel, equipment and coaching expenses.

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11.

In 2012, Diego Schwartzman won titles at the Peru F2 Futures, Argentina F11 Futures, Argentina F14 Futures, Argentina F20 Futures, Argentina F21 Futures, Argentina F22 Futures, and Buenos Aires Challenger.

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12.

Diego Schwartzman made his first appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam event at the French Open; he came through qualifying before making it to the second round, where he lost to Roger Federer.

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Diego Schwartzman lost in the first round of the US Open to Novak Djokovic.

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14.

Diego Schwartzman was part of the Argentine Davis Cup Team, which reached the semifinals in 2015.

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15.

Diego Schwartzman won his first-ever singles title at the Istanbul Open—an outdoor 250 clay court event.

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16.

Diego Schwartzman reached the third round at the French Open, where he faced Novak Djokovic.

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17.

Diego Schwartzman finished the year ranked world No 25, in addition to making his first major quarterfinal; he made two quarterfinals at the Masters 1000 level.

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18.

Diego Schwartzman won 39 singles matches and earned $1,536,000 over the course of the season, easily besting his previous records of 17 match wins and $441,000 in the 2016 season.

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19.

Diego Schwartzman reached a new career-high singles ranking of No 15 on 2 April 2018, and was the first Jewish male player to break into the singles top 20 since Nicolas Massu was ninth in 2004.

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20.

Diego Schwartzman's quarterfinal showing marked his third consecutive Grand Slam tournament where he made it to the second week of competition.

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21.

Diego Schwartzman participated in only two grass court events in 2018; they included the Eastbourne International and Wimbledon.

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22.

At Wimbledon, Diego Schwartzman scored his first career grass-court win by defeating Mirza Basic in straight sets, before falling in the second round to Jiri Vesely.

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23.

Diego Schwartzman reached the quarterfinals of the 2018 German Open, but fell to eventual finalist Leonardo Mayer in three sets.

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24.

At the Australian Open, Diego Schwartzman defeated Rudolf Molleker in four sets and American Denis Kudla in a five-set thriller.

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25.

Diego Schwartzman was knocked out in the third round by former Wimbledon finalist, Tomas Berdych.

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26.

Diego Schwartzman then competed in the Cordoba Open, making the quarterfinals.

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27.

Diego Schwartzman went on to make the finals at the Argentina Open, an ATP 250-level clay tournament.

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28.

Diego Schwartzman was unable to defend his title at the Rio Open, retiring in the second set with a right leg injury in the first round.

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29.

At the 2019 Mutua Madrid Open as an unseeded pair, Diego Schwartzman reached his first Masters 1000 final in doubles partnering Dominic Thiem where they lost to Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau.

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30.

At the Australian Open, Diego Schwartzman reached the fourth round without dropping a set, but was defeated by the eventual champion, Novak Djokovic.

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31.

Diego Schwartzman was seeded ninth in the men's singles draw at the US Open, but lost in a first round five-setter to the unseeded British player Cameron Norrie.

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32.

At the Italian Open, Diego Schwartzman defeated nine-time champion and world No 2, Rafael Nadal, in straight sets in the quarterfinals, his first victory against Nadal.

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33.

At the French Open, Diego Schwartzman defeated world No 3, Dominic Thiem, in the quarterfinals in a five-set match that took five hours and eight minutes to complete.

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34.

Diego Schwartzman was the shortest player in the top 10 since Harold Solomon in 1981.

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35.

Diego Schwartzman defeated Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the quarterfinals, and Felix Auger-Aliassime in the semifinals, but was defeated in the final by Alexander Zverev.

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36.

At the Paris Masters, Diego Schwartzman beat Richard Gasquet and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina before losing to Daniil Medvedev in the quarterfinals.

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37.

Diego Schwartzman reached the third round of the Australian Open, but was defeated by qualifier Aslan Karatsev in a rare matchup between two Jewish tennis players.

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38.

Diego Schwartzman was the top seed at the Cordoba Open, but was defeated in the quarterfinals by Albert Ramos Vinolas in three sets.

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39.

Diego Schwartzman was the eight seed in the 2020 Olympics, which were held in 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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40.

Diego Schwartzman easily defeated Juan Pablo Varillas and Tomas Machac, but lost in 3 sets in an upset to Karen Khachanov.

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41.

At the 2021 US Open, Diego Schwartzman reached the fourth round defeating Ricardas Berankis, Kevin Anderson and Alex Molcan without dropping a set.

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42.

At 2021 Indian Wells Diego Schwartzman reached the quarterfinals, beating Maxime Cressy, Dan Evans and Casper Ruud before being defeated by Cameron Norrie in straight sets.

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43.

Diego Schwartzman was defeated in the championship match by Jannik Sinner.

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44.

Diego Schwartzman continued his success in the fall swing of the season, by reaching the quarterfinals at the 2021 Erste Bank Open with wins over Fabio Fognini and Gael Monfils.

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45.

Diego Schwartzman saw early success in the season during the Golden Swing, a series of four tennis tournaments in South America.

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46.

Diego Schwartzman defeated Juan Pablo Ficovich and Daniel Elahi Galan to reach the semifinals where he lost to Alejandro Tabilo.

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47.

The following week Diego Schwartzman entered the Argentina Open as the tournament's defending champion and defeated Jaume Munar, Francisco Cerundolo and Lorenzo Sonego to reach the final.

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Diego Schwartzman lost in three sets to the tournament's top seed and world No 8 Casper Ruud in the final.

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49.

The next week, Diego Schwartzman continued his success in South America by reaching the final at the Rio Open an ATP 500 tournament.

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50.

Diego Schwartzman's run to the quarterfinals included wins over Karen Khachanov, Marton Fucsovics and Lorenzo Musetti.

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51.

Diego Schwartzman continued his winning ways during the European clay swing of the season by reaching the quarterfinals of the 2022 Barcelona Open, an ATP 500 event, where he defeated world No 9 Felix Auger-Aliassime in three sets before falling to Pablo Carreno Busta in the semifinals.

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52.

At the 2022 Italian Open, Diego Schwartzman partnered with John Isner as an unseeded pair and defeated Andrey Golubev and Maximo Gonzalez in the semifinal.

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53.

Diego Schwartzman, who has struggled throughout his career on the grass courts, lost in the second round of the 2022 Eastbourne International and the first round at the 2022 Queen's Club Championships.

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54.

At the 2022 US Open, Diego Schwartzman was seeded No 14 and defeated Jack Sock and Alexei Popyrin to reach the third round, but was defeated by Frances Tiafoe.

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55.

Diego Schwartzman is a baseline player, with solid groundstrokes on both wings and the ability to both counterpunch and go on the offensive.

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Diego Schwartzman is known for the clean hitting off both his forehand and backhand, and is capable of taking the ball on the rise and hitting it with depth and pace.

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Diego Schwartzman's speed allows him to retrieve drop shots and hit passing shots with ease.

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58.

Diego Schwartzman has a consistent, though not outstanding, serve and arguably plays better on the return than on serve.

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59.

Diego Schwartzman possesses solid volleys and prefers the drop volley, though they are not a major weapon in his game.

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60.

Diego Schwartzman is in a relationship with Eugenia De Martino, a fashion model from Argentina.

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