63 Facts About Hubert Hurkacz


Hubert Hurkacz is a Polish professional tennis player.

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Hubert Hurkacz has been ranked as high as world No 9 in singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals, which he first achieved in November 2021, making him the highest-ranked Polish man in singles history.

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Hubert Hurkacz has won five ATP Tour singles titles, including a Masters 1000 title at the 2021 Miami Open.

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Hubert Hurkacz's mother was a junior tennis champion in Poland and one of his uncles, Tomasz Maliszewski, played tennis professionally.

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Hubert Hurkacz's grandfather was a volleyball player at an international level.

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Hubert Hurkacz began playing tennis at the age of five after his mother introduced him to the sport as she practiced.

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Hubert Hurkacz later became interested in professional tennis after watching Roger Federer on television.

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Hubert Hurkacz has stated that if tennis was not his future, he would have pursued either basketball or motor racing, or he would continue his education.

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Hubert Hurkacz played in the main draw at the French Open and defeated Tennys Sandgren in the first round.

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Hubert Hurkacz lost in the second round to third seed Marin Cilic in four sets.

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Hubert Hurkacz began as the sixth seed in the qualifying draw and reached his third consecutive Grand Slam main draw as a qualifier, beating John-Patrick Smith, Egor Gerasimov and Pedro Martinez Portero to enter into the first round.

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In November, Hubert Hurkacz played at the 2018 Next Generation ATP Finals held in Milan, where he won against Jaume Munar but lost to Frances Tiafoe and Stefanos Tsitsipas.

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Hubert Hurkacz started his season at the Maharashtra Open in Pune, India.

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Hubert Hurkacz continued at the Canberra Challenger, where he won the title after defeating Ilya Ivashka in the final.

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Hubert Hurkacz followed that up by making his debut at the Australian Open.

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Hubert Hurkacz faced one of the best servers on the Tour, drawing Ivo Karlovic in the opening round at Melbourne Park.

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Hubert Hurkacz lost in the quarterfinals in three sets to the eventual runner-up of the tournament, Stefanos Tsitsipas.

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Hubert Hurkacz continued at Miami, where he defeated Matteo Berrettini in first round.

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Hubert Hurkacz lost to Alexander Zverev in the third round after winning the first set.

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Hubert Hurkacz continued at the French Open, where he lost to world No 1, Novak Djokovic, in the first round.

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Hubert Hurkacz later produced an upset in the first round of the Eastbourne International, with a victory over seventh seed Marco Cecchinato in just over an hour.

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For two sets, Hubert Hurkacz gave Djokovic all he could handle before eventually succumbing to the top seed in four sets.

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At the Rogers Cup, Hubert Hurkacz defeated Taylor Fritz and Stefanos Tsitsipas before losing his third-round match to Gael Monfils.

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Two weeks later, Hubert Hurkacz defeated Benoit Paire to win his first ATP title in Winston-Salem.

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At the 2020 ATP Cup, Hubert Hurkacz defeated a trio of higher-ranked opponents: Dominic Thiem, Diego Schwartzman and Borna Coric.

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Sixth seed, Hubert Hurkacz picked up where he left off at the ATP Cup, advancing to the semifinal of the ATP Auckland Open with victories over Lorenzo Sonego, Mikael Ymer, and Feliciano Lopez.

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Hubert Hurkacz continued at the US Open, where he defeated Peter Gojowczyk in the first round.

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Hubert Hurkacz continued at the French Open where he was seeded at No 29.

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Hubert Hurkacz started his season at the Delray Beach Open where he was seeded fourth.

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At the Rotterdam Open, Hubert Hurkacz struck 17 aces to knock out Adrian Mannarino in straight sets.

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Hubert Hurkacz continued at the Dubai Championships, where he defeated Richard Gasquet before falling to third-seeded Denis Shapovalov in the third round.

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Hubert Hurkacz defeated Denis Shapovalov, Milos Raonic, Tsitsipas, Rublev, and Jannik Sinner en route to his first Masters 1000 title and third ATP title overall.

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Hubert Hurkacz was the fifth Polish man to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

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Hubert Hurkacz then defeated eight-time Wimbledon champion and sixth seed Roger Federer in the quarterfinals in three sets, in what would transpire to be the Swiss player's final professional singles match.

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Hubert Hurkacz became only the second Polish man in history to reach the semifinals at a Grand Slam.

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Hubert Hurkacz then lost to 7th-seed Matteo Berrettini in the semifinals.

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Hubert Hurkacz defeated Luke Saville in the first round before falling in a stunning defeat to Liam Broady in a second round three-setter.

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The following week, ninth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz took on the Cincinnati Masters and defeated former world No 1 Andy Murray in straight sets before losing to Pablo Carreno Busta in the third round in another hard-fought match with two tiebreak sets.

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Hubert Hurkacz defeated Egor Gerasimov in the first round in straight sets before he was ousted by Andreas Seppi in a five-set second round match with a final set tiebreak.

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Hubert Hurkacz's win gave him his second career doubles title and made him the first player to sweep both titles in the tournament's history.

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At the Paris Masters, Hubert Hurkacz defeated qualifier Tommy Paul and lucky loser Dominik Koepfer to reach the quarterfinals.

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Hubert Hurkacz is the second Polish player to earn a spot at the event in tournament history.

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Hubert Hurkacz lost to Novak Djokovic in the semifinals in three sets.

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In January Hubert Hurkacz participated at the 2022 ATP Cup, where his win over Diego Schwartzman sealed victory for Poland over Argentina and allowed Polish team to advance to the semifinals.

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At the 2022 Australian Open Hubert Hurkacz defeated Egor Gerasimov before falling to Adrian Mannarino in the second round.

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At the 2022 Dubai Tennis Championships Hubert Hurkacz reached his first ATP 500 semifinal when he defeated Jannik Sinner in the quarterfinal.

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Hubert Hurkacz entered the doubles tournament with John Isner as wildcards, where they won the title, defeating Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski in the final.

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At the Monte Carlo Masters, Hubert Hurkacz recorded his 100th career victory by defeating Pedro Martinez in the second round.

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Hubert Hurkacz then defeated Albert Ramos Vinolas to reach his first Masters 1000 quarterfinal on a clay court.

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At the 2022 Italian Open, Hubert Hurkacz lost in the first round to David Goffin in two tiebreak sets.

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Hubert Hurkacz reached the fourth round at the French Open for the first time after beating David Goffin in the third round.

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Hubert Hurkacz lost in the fourth round to the Norwegian Casper Ruud in four sets.

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At the Canadian Open Hubert Hurkacz battled past Emil Ruusuvuori, Albert Ramos-Vinolas, Nick Kyrgios and fourth seed Casper Ruud to reach the final.

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Hubert Hurkacz plays an all-court game with an emphasis on defensive baseline play, and former top 10 player Wojciech Fibak stated that Hubert Hurkacz is "an excellent, versatile player who can attack, accelerate and defend".

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Hubert Hurkacz is an effective server, with a top serve capable of reaching 151 miles per hour, and can hit powerfully from both his forehand and backhand.

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Hubert Hurkacz plays a low, flat and dangerous ball, while holding the ball in court.

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Under his leadership, Hubert Hurkacz won the Challenger in Canberra and strengthened himself in the top 100.

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At the 2019 Indian Wells Open, Hubert Hurkacz began his coaching partnership with Craig Boynton, who had worked with players including Jim Courier, Mardy Fish, John Isner, Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson.

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Hubert Hurkacz plays with YONEX using VCORE PRO 97 racquet, Pro Series bag, ECLIPSION3 tennis shoes, and apparel.

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Hubert Hurkacz is sponsored by LOTOS, Grupa Lotos, the Polish capital group that specializes in the crude oil production, refining and marketing of oil products.

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At the beginning of 2022 Hubert Hurkacz started to wear the Gerald Charles GC sport watch collection during his matches.

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Hubert Hurkacz has turned his childhood love of sports cars into a partnership with UK based McLaren that has him driving high-end McLaren vehicles while at tournaments.

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Hubert Hurkacz is hoping to get behind the wheel of one of the McLaren supercars on a track, even with a racecar driver.

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