Andreas Seppi is a professional tennis player from northern Italy, who turned professional in 2000. Clay and hard courts are his favourite surfaces. Seppi turned pro in 2001, playing exclusively on the ATP Futures and ATP Challenger Series circuit for three seasons. He won his first Futures event in 2003, in Germany after defeating Lars Ubel. In 2006, Seppi lost against Andre Agassi in his last appearance at Wimbledon. Seppi won his first Challenger title in 2008 season at Bergamo where he defeated Julien Benneteau. In 2009, he made his second Challenger title in San Marino defeating countryman Potito Starace in the final. He topped it off with another challenger title at Kitzbühel in 2010. For the second time Seppi won the Challenger title at Bergamo in 2011 and later in the year followed that victory with his first ATP title in 2011 at Eastbourne. Seppi won his second ATP title in 2012 at Belgrade defeating Benoit Paire.
When Rafael Nadal lost to Stanislas Wawrinka in the final of the 2014 Australian Open, the murmurs started. When Roger Federer suffered an early exit at the hands of Andreas Seppi at the 2014 Wimbledon, the chatter started. After he suffered a crushing defeat to Marin Cilic who went on to win the 2014 US Open, eulogies were written. The last four months of the previous season and the first couple