Nicolae Frunză

Romanian tennis player
Nicolae Frunză
Country (sports) Romania
ResidenceBucharest, Romania
Born (1997-11-15) 15 November 1997 (age 24)
Bucharest, Romania
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$23,784
Singles
Career record0–1 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 442 (26 June 2017)
Current rankingNo. 548 (1 August 2022)
Doubles
Career record0–1 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 442 (24 October 2016)
Current rankingNo. 940 (1 August 2022)
Last updated on: 2 August 2022.

Nicolae Frunză (born 15 November 1997 in Bucharest) is a Romanian professional tennis player.

Frunză has a career high ATP singles ranking of 442 achieved on 26 June 2017. He also has a career high ATP doubles ranking of 442 achieved on 24 October 2016.

Frunză represents Romania at the Davis Cup making his debut on 16 September 2017 playing doubles with Horia Tecău against Austria's doubles pair consisting of Philipp Oswald and Dominic Thiem in 1st round play-offs of Group I.[1]

ATP Challenger Tour and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 4 (4 titles, 0 runners-up)

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (0–0)
ITF Futures (4–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 30 July 2016 Romania F10, Cluj-Napoca Futures Clay Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol 6–1, 6–4
Win 2–0 6 August 2016 Romania F11, Pitești Futures Clay Romania Dragoș Dima 6–3, 6–0
Win 3–0 21 May 2017 Romania F1, Bucharest Futures Clay United States Sam Riffice 6–3, 6–3
Win 4–0 18 June 2017 Romania F3, Arad Futures Clay Romania Petru-Alexandru Luncanu 6–3, 6–4

Doubles: 14 (5 titles, 9 runners-up)

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (0–0)
ITF Futures (5–9)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 15 March 2014 Croatia F3, Vrsar Futures Clay Romania Petru-Alexandru Luncanu Croatia Tomislav Draganja
Croatia Dino Marcan
6–2, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 1–1 25 May 2014 Romania F2, Bucharest Futures Clay Romania Petru-Alexandru Luncanu Germany Andreas Mies
Germany Demian Raab
5–7, 7–5, [7–10]
Loss 1–2 20 July 2014 Romania F8, Curtea de Argeș Futures Clay Romania Bogdan Ionuț Apostol Romania Victor Vlad Cornea
Germany Petru-Alexandru Luncanu
2–6, 3–6
Win 2–2 14 August 2015 Romania F12, Iași Futures Clay Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol Romania Alexandru-Daniel Carpen
Romania Victor Vlad Cornea
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Loss 2–3 6 September 2015 Romania F15, Brașov Futures Clay Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol Romania Petru-Alexandru Luncanu
Lithuania Lukas Mugevičius
4–6, 6–4, [6–10]
Win 3–3 25 October 2015 Turkey F42, Antalya Futures Hard Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol Turkey Fatih Taha Erün
Turkey Barkin Yalcinkalee
7–6(7–0), 6–4
Win 4–3 8 May 2016 Romania F1, Galați Futures Clay Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol Romania Victor-Mugurel Anagnastopol
Bulgaria Alexandar Lazov
6–4, 6–4
Win 5–3 23 July 2016 Romania F9, Pitești Futures Clay Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol Romania Patrick Grigoriu
Romania Mircea-Alexandru Jecan
6–3, 6–3
Loss 5–4 28 August 2016 Romania F14, Galați Futures Clay Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol Argentina Mariano Kestelboim
Romania Petru-Alexandru Luncanu
4–6, 1–6
Loss 5–5 11 September 2016 Romania F16, Bucharest Futures Clay Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol Romania Vasile Antonescu
Romania Mircea-Alexandru Jecan
2–6, 2–6
Loss 5–6 16 October 2016 Turkey F41, Antalya Futures Hard Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol France Florent Diep
Italy Francesco Vilardo
1–6, 5–7
Loss 5–7 21 May 2017 Romania F1, Bucharest Futures Clay Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol Belgium Sander Gillé
Belgium Joran Vliegen
6–7(5–7), 2–6
Loss 5–8 18 June 2017 Romania F3, Arad Futures Clay Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol Brazil Pedro Bernardi
Brazil Pedro Sakamoto
1–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–12]
Loss 5–9 25 June 2017 Romania F4, Bucharest Futures Clay Romania Andrei Ștefan Apostol Romania Adrian Barbu
Romania Petru-Alexandru Luncanu
W/O

Davis Cup

Singles performances (0–1)

Edition Round Date Against Surface Opponent Win/Loss Result
2017 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
1R PO
15–17 September 2017 Austria Austria Clay Austria Dominic Thiem Loss 6–7(2–7), 6–7(3–7), 3–6

Doubles performances (1–0)

Edition Round Date Partner Against Surface Opponents Win/Loss Result
2017 Europe/Africa Zone Group I
1R PO
15–17 September 2017 Romania Horia Tecău Austria Austria Hard (i) Austria Philipp Oswald
Austria Dominic Thiem
Win 7–6(7–1), 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–3

References

  1. ^ "liveSCORE de la ora 15:00 » Austria - România în Cupa Davis » Azi se joacă meciul de dublu". http://www.gsp.ro. Retrieved 2017-09-16.

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Association of Tennis Professionals: Romania Top ten Romanian male singles tennis players
as of 14 February 2022
  • 6. Nicolae Frunză (622 Increase7)
  • 7. Stefan Palosi (649 Decrease1)
  • 8. Alexandru Jecan (662 Decrease1)
  • 9. Gabi Adrian Boitan (733 Steady)
  • 10. Sebastian Gima (788 Decrease3)


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