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Marat Mikhailovich Safin (Russian: Марат Михайлович Сафин) (Moscow27 January 1980) is a former Russian tennis player, who joined in 1997 the rows of professionals. He has the nickname Mad Marat due to its highly flammable nature. He is the brother of the former world number one Dinara Safina in the women.

Marat Safin was born in Moscow, but enjoyed much of his tennis training in Spain.

He is a Russian Tatar Muslim and of descent (a nation that lives in Russia and Uzbekistan , among others). He also wears a chain with almost every match a 'Aya' (verse) from the Quran.

Safin won two Grand Slam singles tournamentsin his career, the 2000 US Open , by defeating Pete Sampras in the final, and the Australian Open in 2005 by home playerLleyton Hewitt in four sets to beat.

He made one more start 2009 season announced that he would go through with tennis. [1On the BNP Paribas masters on 11 november 2009, Safin off his pro career in tennis when he was in the second round by Juan Martín del Potro lost. [2]

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[hide]*1 Palmares

Palmares[Edit]Edit

Singles[Edit]Edit

Nr. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score Details Of
Runner-up
1. 29 August1999 [1]

ATP Boston

Hard court [2]

Greg Rusedski

6-4, 7-611 Details Of
2. 30 april2000 [3]

ATP Barcelona

Gravel [4]

Juan Carlos Ferrero

6-3, 6-3, 6-4 Details Of
3. 7 may2000 [5]

ATP Mallorca

Gravel [6]

Mikael Tillström

6-4, 6-3 Details Of
4. 6 August2000 [7]

ATP Toronto

Hard court [8]

Harel Levy

6-2, 6-3 Details Of
5. 10 september2000 [9]

US Open

Hard court [10]

Pete Sampras

6-4, 6-3, 6-3 Details Of
6. 17 september2000 [11]

ATP Tashkent

Harcourt [12]

Davide Sanguinetti

6-3, 6-4 Details Of
7. 12 november2000 [13]

ATP Saint Petersburg

Hard court [14]

Dominik Hrbatý

2-6, 6-4, 6-4 Details Of
8. 19 november2000 [15]

ATP Paris

Carpet [16]

Mark Philippoussis

37-6, 7-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-68 Details Of
9. 16 september2001 [17]

ATP Tashkent

Hard court [18]

Yevgeny Kafelnikov

6-2, 6-2 Details Of
10. October 28, 2001 [19]

ATP Saint Petersburg

Hard court [20]

Rainer Schüttler

3-6, 6-3, 6-3 Details Of
11. 3 november2002 [21]

ATP Paris

Carpet [22]

Lleyton Hewitt

7-64, 6-0, 6-4 Details Of
12. 19 september2004 [23]

ATP Beijing

Hard court [24]

Mikhail Youzhny

7-64, 7-5 Details Of
13. 24 October2004 [25]

ATP Madrid

Hard court [26]

David Nalbandian

6-2, 6-4, 6-3 Details Of
14. 7 november2004 [27]

ATP Paris

Carpet [28]

Radek Štěpánek

6-3, 7-65, 6-3 Details Of
15. 30 January2005 [29]

Australian Open

Hard court [30]

Lleyton Hewitt

1-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 Details Of
Lost-finals
1. 7 november1999 [31]

ATP Paris

Carpet (i) [32]

Andre Agassi

6 – 71, 2-6, 6-4, 4 – 6 Details Of
2. 21 may2000 [33]

ATP Hamburg

Gravel [34]

Gustavo Kuerten

4-6, 7-5, 4-6, 7-5, 6 – 73 Details Of
3. 20 August2000 [35]

ATP Indianapolis

Hard court [36]

Gustavo Kuerten

6 – 3, 6 – 7,2 –6 – 72 Details Of
4. 4 February2001 [37]

ATP Dubai

Hard court [38]

Juan Carlos Ferrero

2 – 6, 3 – 6 Details Of
5. 27 January2002 [39]

Australian Open

Hard court [40]

Thomas Johansson

6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-74 Details Of
6. 19 may2002 [41]

ATP Hamburg

Gravel [42]

Roger Federer

1–6, 3–6, 4–6 Details Of
7. 27 april2003 [43]

ATP Barcelona

Gravel [44]

Carlos Moyà

7-5, 2-6, 2-6, 0 – 3 of contents Details Of
8. 1 February2004 [45]

Australian Open

Hard court [46]

Roger Federer

6 – 73, 4 – 6, 2 – 6 Details Of
9. 18 april2004 [47]

ATP Estoril

Gravel [48]

Juan Ignacio Chela

7 – 62, 3 – 6, 3 – 6 Details Of
10. 12 June2005 [49]

ATP Halle

Grass [50]

Roger Federer

4 – 6, 7 – 66, 4 – 6 Details Of
11. 9 October2006 [51]

ATP Moscow

Hard (i) [52]

Nikolay Davydenko

4-6, 7-5, 4-6 Details Of
12. 4 October2008 [53]

ATP Moscow

Hard (i) [54]

Igor Kunitsyn

6 – 76, 7 – 64, 3 – 6 Details Of

Double Play[Edit]Edit

Nr. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in final Score Details Of
Men's doubles runner-up
1. 15 July2001 [55]

ATP Gstaad

Clay [56]

Roger Federer

[57]

Michael Hill [58]Jeff Tarango

0 – 1, walk-over Details Of
2. 14 October2007 [59]

ATP Moscow

Carpet (i) [60]

Dmitry Tursunov

[61]

Tomáš Cibulec [62]Lovro Zovko

6-4, 6-2 Details Of
Lost finals men's doubles
1. 14 november1999 [63]

ATP Moscow

Carpet [64]

Andrei Medvedev

[65]

Justin Gimelstob [66]Daniel Vacek

6-2, 6-1 Details Of
2. 28 October2001 [67]

ATP St Petersburg

Hard (i) [68]

Irakli Labadze

[69]

Denis Golovanov [70]Yevgeny Kafelnikov

7-5, 6-4 Details Of
3. 27 October2002 [71]

ATP St Petersburg

Hard (i) [72]

Irakli Labadze

[73]

David Adams [74]Jared Palmer

7 – 68, 6 – 3 Details Of
4. 12 June2005 [75]

ATP Halle

Grass [76]

Joachim Johansson

[77]

Yves Allegro [78]Roger Federer

7 – 5, 6 – 76, 6 – 3 Details Of

Performance Table[Edit]Edit

Singles[Edit]Edit

Tournament 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Carrrière SR Career W-V
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open - - 3R 1R 4R F 3R F W - 3R 2R 3R 1/10 31-8
Roland Garros - 4R 4R KF 3R HF - 4R 4R 1R 2R 2R 2R 0/11 26-11
Wimbledon - 1R - 2R KF 2R - 1R 3R 2R 3R HF 1R 0/10 16-10
US Open - 4R 2R W HF 2R - 1R - 4R 2R 2R 1R 1/10 22-9
Profit-loss 0-0 6-3 6-3 12-3 14-4 13-4 2-0 9-4 12-2 4-3 6-4 8-4 3-4 2/41 95-38
Tennis Masters Cup
Masters Cup - - - HF - RR - HF - - - - - 0/3 4-7
Olympic Games
Olympic Games No tournament 1R No tournament 2R No tournament - g.t. 0/2 1-2
Tennis Masters Series/ATP Masters Series/ATP Masters 1000
Indian Wells - - 3R 2R 1R 3R 3R 3R 3R 4R 2R 1R 3R 0/11 13-11
Miami - - 4R 2R 2R KF 2R 2R 3R 1R 2R 1R 3R 0/11 7-11
Monte Carlo - - 1R 1R 1R KF - HF 3R 1R 2R 2R 2R 0/10 12-10
Rome - - 2R 2R 2R 2R - 3R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 0/10 9-10
Stuttgart Indoor - - 2R 3R 2R No tournament 0/3 2-3
Madrid No tournament 2R - W - KF 1R - 1R 1/5 8-4
Montréal/Toronto - - - W 1R KF - 1R - 1R 2R 2R 1R 1/8 11-7
Cincinnati - - 1R 3R 1R 1R - KF KF 1R 1R 1R 2R 0/10 9-10
Shanghai No Masters 1000 2R 0/1 1-1
Paris - - F W 3R W - W - KF - 1R 2R 3/8 24-5
Hamburg - - 2R F 2R F - 3R 2R 1R 2R 3R l.c. 0/9 18-9
Profit-loss 0-0 0-0 12-8 21-7 3-9 22-8 2-2 22-7 9-6 9-9 4-8 4-8 6-9 5/86 114-81
ATP Championship Series/ATP International Series Gold/ATP World Tour 500 series
Barcelona - 3R 2R W - - F - 2R - 1R - 1R 1/7 13-6
Dubai lower category F - 2R 1R 1R 2R - - 1R 0/6 6-6
Indianapolis - - - F HF - - lower category 0/2 7-2
Kitzbühel lower category 2R 2R - - - - - - - - l.c. 0/2 0-2
London Indoor g.t. - - 1R No tournament 0/1 0-1
Memphis - - - - - - - - - - - 1R - 0/1 0-1
New Haven - 1R No tournament 0/1 0-1
Beijing l.c. No tournament lower category KF 0/1 2-1
Philadelphia - 2R No tournament 0/1 1-1
Rotterdam lower category HF 1R 1R 2R 2R - - - - - - 0/5 5-5
Stuttgart Outdoor - 1R 1R 2R - l.c. - - - - - - - 0/3 1-3
Vienna - - 2R 1R - - - - - - - - l.c. 0/2 1-2
Washington - - 3R - - - lower category 0/1 1-1
Profit-loss 0-0 3-5 6-6 11-6 7-3 1-1 6-3 0-1 0-2 1-1 0-1 0-1 2-3 1/33 37-32
ATP World Series/ATP International Series/ATP World Tour 250 series
Amsterdam - 1R HF - - No tournament 0/2 3-2
Auckland - - 2R - - 2R - - - - - - - 0/1 2-2
Båstad - 2R - - - - - - - - - 2R 1R 0/3 2-3
Bangkok No tournament - HF - HF - 1R 2R 0/4 7-4
Basel - - 1R - - - - - - - - - - 0/1 0-1
Boston - - W No tournament 1/1 5-0
Doha - - 1R - - - - - - - - - - 0/1 0-1
Estoril - - 1R - - KF - F - 2R - - - 0/4 7-4
Gstaad - - - - 1R - - - - - - - - 0/1 0-1
Halle - - - - - - - 1R F 2R - - - 0/3 5-3
Hong Kong - - - - 2R 2R No tournament 0/2 2-2
Indianapolis higher category - - - 2R - - - 0/1 0-1
Kitzbühel - 2R higher category - l.c. 0/1 0-1
Copenhagen - - - HF - - - No tournament 0/1 3-1
Las Vegas No tournament - HF 1R g.t. 0/2 3-2
London - - - KF 3R - - - - - 3R 2R - 0/4 5-4
Long Island - HF - - - - - - No tournament 0/1 3-1
Los Angeles - - - - 2R - 1R - - 2R KF KF KF 0/6 8-6
Lyon - - 2R - HF KF 1R - - 1R - - - 0/5 5-5
Majorca g.t. 1R - W - - No tournament 1/2 5-1
Marseille - - 1R 1R - - - 2R - - - - 1R 0/4 1-4
Metz No tournament - - - 2R - - - 0/1 1-1
Milan - No tournament KF - - - - No tournament 0/1 2-1
Moscow 1R 1R 1R HF 2R HF 1R 2R - F 2R F 2R 0/12 17-12
Munich - - - - - - - - - - - KF - 0/1 2-1
Ostrava - 2R No tournament 0/1 1-1
Prague - - 1R No tournament 0/1 0-1
Beijing - No tournament W - - - - h.c. 1/1 5-0
San José - - - - - - - - - - KF - - 0/1 2-1
San Marino - 1R - - No tournament 0/1 0-1
Saint Petersburg - - HF W W 2R 1R KF - - - 2R HF 2/8 20-6
Sopot No tournament 2R - - - No tournament 0/1 1-1
Sydney - - - 1R - - KF - - - - - - 0/2 2-1
Tashkent - KF 1R W W KF No tournament 2/5 14-3
Toulouse - - 1R - - No tournament 0/1 0-1
Valencia No tournament 1R - - HF - 2R - 0/3 4-3
Washington higher category - - - HF KF 1R - 0/3 6-3
Profit-loss 0-1 7-8 12-12 23-5 19-7 12-7 2-5 17-7 4-1 18-10 11-6 11-10 7-6 7/94 143-86
Davis Cup
Davis Cup - 1-2 3-3 1-2 0-2 6-1 - 1-1 2-0 3-2 2-1 1-1 1-0 1/11 21-15
World Team Cup
World Team Cup - - - 3-1 2-2 2-2 - - - - - - - 0/3 7-5
Career statistics
ATP tournaments played 1 17 31 32 27 24 12 25 13 24 20 24 23 Career total: 273
ATP Finals 0 0 2 9 3 3 1 5 2 1 0 1 0 Career total: 27
Any number of titles 0 0 1 7 2 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 Career total: 15
Statistics by surface
Hard Won-Lost 0-0 10-7 16-13 36-15 27-14 21-15 8-6 27-12 12-4 19-12 14-12 9-14 16-15 10/144 215-139
Clay Won-Lost 0-0 6-8 11-10 25-9 6-7 22-8 4-2 17-6 7-5 6-7 6-6 9-8 2-6 2/81 121-82
Grass Won-Lost 0-0 0-1 0-2 3-2 5-2 1-1 0-0 0-2 6-2 2-2 3-2 6-2 0-1 0/18 26-19
Carpet Won-Lost 0-1 1-2 12-7 9-1 7-4 12-2 0-2 8-3 2-0 8-4 0-0 0-0 1-0 3/30 60-26
Total profit loss 0-1 17-18 39-32 73-22 45-27 56-26 12-11 52-23 27-11 35-25 13-11 24-24 19-22 15/273 422-266
Eindejaarsranking 203 49 23 2 11 3 77 4 12 26 58 29 61 n/a.

Grand slam doubles performance timeline[Edit]Edit

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
[79]

Australian Open

1R - - - - - - - - 1R
[80]

Roland Garros

- 1R - - - - - - - -
[81]

Wimbledon

- 3R - - - - - - - -
[82]

US Open

- - - - - - - - - -

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