Marin Cilic is a Croatian professional tennis player.
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Marin Cilic is a Croatian professional tennis player.
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Marin Cilic has reached the semifinal stage or better at all four majors, and the quarterfinal stage or better at all nine ATP Masters 1000 tournaments.
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Marin Cilic is one of six active players with at least 20 ATP Tour titles and one of the five active players to reach at least the semifinal stage at all four majors.
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Alongside compatriot Goran Ivanisevic, Marin Cilic is widely considered to be one of the greatest Croatian tennis players in history.
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At the recommendation of Goran Ivanisevic, in 2004, at the age of 15, Marin Cilic moved to San Remo, Italy to work with Ivanisevic's former coach, Bob Brett.
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Marin Cilic began playing on the junior ITF circuit in spring 2004.
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Marin Cilic finished 2005 ranked number two behind American Donald Young.
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In 2004, Marin Cilic played one Futures event, at which he reached the second round; he finished the year tied at No 1463 on the rankings of the ATP Tour.
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In 2008, Marin Cilic reached the semifinals at the Chennai Open, in both singles and doubles.
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Marin Cilic made it to the fourth round of the 2008 Australian Open, taking out two seeds on his way, including 2007 Australian Open finalist Fernando Gonzalez.
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Marin Cilic had achieved his goal for the year of reaching the top 40.
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Marin Cilic lost in three sets to Gilles Simon in the quarterfinals.
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Marin Cilic, seeded for the first time at a Grand Slam tournament, reached the third round of the US Open, but lost to Novak Djokovic in a match that lasted almost four hours.
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Marin Cilic came back from a break down in each of the second, third, and fourth sets.
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Marin Cilic reached the fourth round of the Australian Open after beating David Ferrer in straight sets, equalling his 2008 record.
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Marin Cilic reached a career best at the French Open when he beat 18th seed Radek Stepanek in the third round in straight sets.
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Marin Cilic beat Alberto Martin to make it into the second round at Wimbledon and won a five-set match against Sam Querrey.
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Marin Cilic played another five-set match in the third round against Tommy Haas.
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Marin Cilic defeated Levine after being down two sets to love, coming back to win.
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Marin Cilic then scored the biggest upset of the 2009 US Open with a straight-sets victory over second-seeded Andy Murray in the fourth round.
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Marin Cilic outclassed Murray by saving all the break points he faced and took advantage of Murray's unforced errors.
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Marin Cilic received a wild card for the Davidoff Swiss Indoors, where he finished in the quarterfinals, losing to Radek Stepanek.
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However, Marin Cilic eventually lost in four sets to Andy Murray, despite winning the first set.
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Marin Cilic followed up his Australian campaign by defending his title in Zagreb, defeating Michael Berrer in the final.
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Marin Cilic achieved a new career-high ranking of No 9 as a result.
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Marin Cilic, seeded eighth, lost in the second round to Guillermo Garcia-Lopez at the BNP Paribas Open.
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Marin Cilic lost in the first round of the French Open to Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo and at Wimbledon to his compatriot Ivan Ljubicic.
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At Umag, Marin Cilic became the first Croatian man to reach the finals in over 20 years, losing to Alexandr Dolgopolov.
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Marin Cilic did not play at the 2012 Australian Open, but did play at Indian Wells, where he lost in the second round to David Nalbandian.
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Marin Cilic was defeated by Juan Martin del Potro in the third round of Miami and the French Open.
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Marin Cilic subsequently lost to Andy Murray in the following round.
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Marin Cilic was seeded 12th at the US Open, where he matched his 2009 effort in reaching the quarterfinals.
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Marin Cilic was top-seeded in the Memphis Indoor event but lost to Kei Nishikori, the eventual champion, in the quarterfinals.
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Marin Cilic next played at Indian Wells, where he lost in the third round to Milos Raonic in three sets.
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Marin Cilic started his clay-court season in Monte Carlo, but lost to Richard Gasquet in the fourth round.
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At Wimbledon Marin Cilic pulled out before his second-round match claiming he had a left knee injury where he was scheduled to play Kenny de Schepper of France.
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Marin Cilic claimed that the banned substance was ingested via Coramine glucose tablets bought at a pharmacy by a member of his team, and as a result, the independent tribunal believed that he did not intend to enhance his performance.
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Marin Cilic, whose ranking had dropped to number 47, received an immediate boost as results at the French Open, Queen's and Wimbledon were reinstated.
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In late 2013, Marin Cilic started working with Goran Ivanisevic as his new coach.
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Marin Cilic continued his excellent form in Delray Beach, reaching his third consecutive final of the season, where he defeated Kevin Anderson and won his 11th singles title.
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Marin Cilic reached the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters.
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At the French Open, Marin Cilic reached the third round before losing to Djokovic in four sets.
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Marin Cilic rebounded at Kremlin Cup, where he defeated Roberto Bautista Agut in the final and won his fourth title of the season.
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Marin Cilic ultimately lost all three matches in the round robin.
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Marin Cilic finished the season as world No 9 in year-end ATP rankings.
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Shoulder injury prevented Marin Cilic from playing the Brisbane International and Australian Open.
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Marin Cilic subsequently withdrew from the Miami Open due to the shoulder problem.
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Marin Cilic returned to tour at Monte-Carlo Masters, where he advanced to quarterfinals, before losing to eventual champion Novak Djokovic.
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At the 2015 French Open, Marin Cilic lost to David Ferrer in the fourth round in straight sets.
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At Queen's Club, Marin Cilic was beaten in the second round by Victor Troicki in three sets.
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Marin Cilic matched his 2014 Wimbledon performance, reaching the quarterfinals again after eliminating Moriya, Berankis, Isner, and Kudla.
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Marin Cilic returned to Flushing Meadows for the US Open to defend his title, reaching the semi finals where he was beaten in straight sets by Novak Djokovic who went on to win in the final.
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Marin Cilic managed to defend his title at the Kremlin Cup, winning the final in almost identical fashion to the previous year.
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Marin Cilic reached the last 16 in the singles and the second round in the doubles.
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Marin Cilic's run guaranteed that he would qualify for the ATP World Tour Finals for the second time in three years.
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Marin Cilic started his 2017 season as first seed at the Chennai Open but lost to Jozef Kovalik in the second round.
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Marin Cilic reached the quarterfinal of the French Open for the first time in his career and thus became one of the few tennis players who reached the quarterfinal stage of every Grand Slam championship.
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Marin Cilic returned to play at the US Open where he lost to Diego Schwartzman in the third round.
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Marin Cilic finished the season as world No 6 for the second consecutive year.
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Marin Cilic lost in semifinals to eventual champion Gilles Simon.
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Marin Cilic later admitted that he found it difficult to adjust to the changed conditions.
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Marin Cilic remained at that position for 12 weeks, before being surpassed by Alexander Zverev.
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Marin Cilic was upset in the second round by Guido Pella in five sets, after comfortably winning the first two sets.
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At the US Open, Marin Cilic recovered from a two set deficit to defeat teenager Alex de Minaur in the third round.
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Marin Cilic eventually lost in the quarterfinals against Kei Nishikori in a replay of the 2014 final.
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Marin Cilic failed to defend his Queen's Club title, leaving the Croat out of the top 15 for the first time in five years.
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Marin Cilic lost in the second round of Wimbledon to Joao Sousa in straight sets.
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Marin Cilic fell from the world's top 20 after failing to match his previous year's performance at the first three events.
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At the US Open, Marin Cilic reached the fourth round where he showed improvements to form during a four set loss against eventual champion Nadal.
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Marin Cilic was defeated by Thiem in the first round of the 2020 French Open in straight sets, and in 2021, he was defeated in the second round by Roger Federer in 4 sets.
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Marin Cilic played at the 2021 Kremlin Cup where he reached the final seeded sixth.
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Marin Cilic beat Damir Dzumhur in three sets before defeating Tommy Paul in straight sets.
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Marin Cilic won in straight sets against Pedro Martinez in the quarterfinals and against Ricardis Berankis in the semifinals.
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Marin Cilic lost to Aslan Karatsev in straight sets in the final.
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Marin Cilic returned back into the top 30 after 2 years to World No 28 on 1 November 2021.
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Marin Cilic defeated Emilio Gomez in the first round in straight sets, Norbert Gombos in the second round in four sets, and fifth seed Andrey Rublev in the third round in four sets.
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Marin Cilic lost to ninth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime in the fourth round in four sets.
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Marin Cilic won against Andrey Rublev in the quarterfinals in a long five sets match with a super tiebreak in the fifth — the first ever played on Court Philippe Chatrier — winning the last 9 points in a row and lasting 4 hours and 10 minutes to reach his first semifinal at this Major.
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Marin Cilic became only the 5th active player besides the Big Four, and the first Croatian player to reach this level at all four Grand Slams.
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Marin Cilic wore Fila apparel until the 2011 season, when he got a 5-year contract with Li-Ning, switching back to Fila in 2016.
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