Popular Tennis Player David Nalbandian

David Nalbandian

David Nalbandian turned pro in 2000. His rise to stardom in tennis was very swift. He finished in the ATP top 50 in 2001. He was ranked as No.1 Argentine and South American in his career for the first time. He won two ATP titles in 2002 and reached Wimbledon final where he was outclassed by Lleyton Hewitt.

David did not make it to the 2003 Wimbledon final as he lost to Tim Henman in the Round of 16. He made impressive plays in the US Open later in the year taking out both Wimbledon finalists # 20 seed Mark Philippoussis and No. 2 seed Roger Federer. However, his form did not last long as he lost in the semi final to Andy Roddick. By the end of 2008, David was ranked as # 8 in the world.

In 2004 he was unable to clinch any major title but finished as the first runner up in Rome Masters and Madrid Masters. His ranking dropped to No. 9 by the end of 2004.

His major victory came in 2005 when he scored a tournament win against Roger Federer in Tennis Masters Cup and became the second Argentine player in tennis history to have won this tournament.

The calendar year 2006 did not bring any grand slam victories for the Argentine. The best he was able to achieve was the semi finals of Australian Open and French open which he lost to Marcos Baghdatis and Roger Federer respectively.

Currently he is ranked as No. 27 seed. His career best ranking in No. 3 as recorded in March 20, 2006. He holds a win loss record of 347-164.

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