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Jurgen Melzer Biography

Jürgen Melzer is a left handed Austrian tennis player who has a career high ranking of World number 8. His brother Gerald Melzer is also a football player and has often teamed up with him to play in the doubles tournaments. He started his professional career playing in Futures in his country in 1998. He stepped out of the boundaries of Austria in 1999 playing for Futures and Challengers. He made his Grand Slam debut the following year. It was not until 2001, that he was able to capture his first title at the Challenger in Monchengladbach, Germany. Melzer won his first ATP Tour title at the 2006 BCR Open Romania, defeating Filippo Volandri. In 2010, he won his third career title, defending his 2009 victory in Vienna's 2010 Bank Austria-TennisTrophy against his compatriote Andreas Haider-Maurer following which he was named Austria Sportsperson of the year.

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Roger Federer - the return of a true champion
Roger Federer - the return of a true champion
The Swiss maestro is well on course to claim his 18th Gran Slam title.
Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer makes winning return, enters second round
Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer makes winning return, enters second round
Federer recovers from second set blip to go through in four sets.
Roger Federer to face Jurgen Melzer in first round at Australian Open 2017
Roger Federer to face Jurgen Melzer in first round at Australian Open 2017
The two have played each other on multiple occasions in the past.
Mahesh Bhupathi suffers first round exit from Australian Open mixed doubles
Mahesh Bhupathi suffers first round exit from Australian Open mixed doubles
India's veteran tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi saw his this year's Australian Open journey come to an end when he and Jarmila Gajdosova went down 6-4, 6-7 (7), 8-10 to to Chinese Taipei's Hao-Ching Chan and Briton Jamie Murray in the mixed doubles first round of this season's first Grand Slam here on Saturday.
Wimbledon 2014 : Leander Paes through to third round in men's doubles; Sania Mirza crashes out
Wimbledon 2014 : Leander Paes through to third round in men's doubles; Sania Mirza crashes out
Wimbledon 2014 : Leander Paes through to third round in men's doubles; Sania Mirza crashes out
Madrid Masters: With Djokovic's unexpected withdrawal, will Rafa hold sway?
Madrid Masters: With Djokovic's unexpected withdrawal, will Rafa hold sway?
Madrid Masters: With Djokovic's unexpected withdrawal, will Rafa hold sway?
ATP Barcelona Open results
ATP Barcelona Open results
ATP Barcelona Open results
ATP World Tour: Somdev reaches semis of men's doubles at Malaysian Open
ATP World Tour: Somdev reaches semis of men's doubles at Malaysian Open
Video: Monfils and Melzer win to reach final
Video: Monfils and Melzer win to reach final
Video: Jurgen Melzer wins Winston Salem Open
Video: Jurgen Melzer wins Winston Salem Open
Video: Federer’s gorgeous shot to win match point against Melzer
Video: Federer’s gorgeous shot to win match point against Melzer
Stakhovsky crashes, Robson keeps Britain dreaming
Stakhovsky crashes, Robson keeps Britain dreaming
Giant-killer Stakhovsky fails to build on Federer shock
Giant-killer Stakhovsky fails to build on Federer shock
Video: Gerry Weber Open – Narrow loss for Federer and Haas in doubles
Video: Gerry Weber Open – Narrow loss for Federer and Haas in doubles
Gerry Weber Open: Federer and Haas taste defeat in doubles
Gerry Weber Open: Federer and Haas taste defeat in doubles
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