In 1999, he won the boys' singles event at Wimbledon.
For many years, he was known as one of the best players on the tour not to have progressed past the third round of a Grand Slam event.
(UPI Photo/Christine Chew) Jürgen Melzer (born in Vienna) is an Austrian tennis player. He has a younger brother, Gerald Melzer, who he has played doubles with in several tournaments.
For many years he was known as one of the best players on the tour not to have progressed past the third round of a Grand Slam event.
Melzer won his second title after winning Wimbledon men’s doubles with Philipp Petzschner in 2010.
8 in April 2011, and a doubles ranking of world No. He is a left-handed tennis player, but is right-handed in everyday life.
He has a younger brother, Gerald Melzer, with whom he has played doubles in several tournaments.
He has also had success in doubles, winning the men's doubles event at Wimbledon in 2010 and the US Open in 2011 with Philipp Petzschner, as well as the mixed doubles event at Wimbledon in 2011 with his then future (and later ex-) wife Iveta Benešová. In 1999, he started playing outside of Austria in Futures and Challengers.
He competed in his first main-draw match in the 1999 CA-Tennis Trophy in Vienna, Austria, where he defeated Lars Burgsmüller, before losing to then world no. In 2000, Melzer continued playing in Futures and Challengers, but was only able to reach one quarterfinal.