Norbert Gombos

Slovak tennis player

Norbert Gombos
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Country (sports) Slovakia
ResidenceBratislava, Slovakia
Born (1990-08-13) 13 August 1990 (age 32)
Galanta, Czechoslovakia
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro2009
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS $2,096,269 [1]
Singles
Career record28–59 (32.2% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main-draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 80 (2 October 2017)
Current rankingNo. 98 (26 September 2022)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open2R (2022)
French Open3R (2020)
Wimbledon1R (2017, 2018, 2021)
US Open2R (2020)
Doubles
Career record1–2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 238 (19 October 2015)
Last updated on: 26 September 2022.

Norbert Gombos (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈnɔrberd ˈɡɔmbɔʂ],[2][3] Hungarian: Gombos Norbert; born 13 August 1990), occasionally spelled Norbert Gomboš, is a Slovak professional tennis player competing primarily on the ATP Challenger Tour and playing for the Slovakia Davis Cup team. He achieved a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 80 on 2 October 2017.[4] He is currently the No. 2 Slovak tennis player in singles.[5]

Personal life

He is a member of the Hungarian community in Slovakia.[6]

Performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Current through the 2022 Davis Cup.

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q2 Q1 Q2 Q1 Q2 A 1R 1R 2R 0 / 3 1–3 25%
French Open A Q1 Q2 Q1 Q3 Q1 Q1 3R 1R 1R 0 / 3 2–3 40%
Wimbledon A Q1 Q1 Q1 1R 1R Q2 NH 1R A 0 / 3 0–3 0%
US Open A Q1 Q2 A 1R Q2 Q2 2R 1R 1R 0 / 4 1–4 20%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–1 0–0 3–3 0–4 1–3 0 / 13 4–13 24%
ATP Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A A A Q2 Q2 A NH A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Miami Open A A Q2 A Q2 Q1 A NH A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Monte-Carlo A A 1R A A A A NH A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Canadian Open A A A A 1R Q1 A NH Q1 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A 1R Q1 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Paris Masters A A A A Q1 A A 3R Q2 0 / 1 2–1 67%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 2–2 0–0 0–0 0 / 4 2–4 33%
Career statistics
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Career
Tournaments 0 2 2 0 10 3 1 8 14 4 Career total: 44
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Career total: 0
Finals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Career total: 0
Overall win–loss 0–0 1–5 1–6 0–0 5–10 0–5 3–2 7–8 9–14 1–6 0 / 44 27–56 33%
Win %  –  17% 14%  –  33% 0% 60% 47% 39% 14% Career total: 33%
Year-end ranking 197 126 138 142 132 247 109 88 117 $1,990,353

Challenger and Futures finals

Singles: 27 (10–17)

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (7–10)
ITF Futures Tour (3–7)
Titles by surface
Hard (5–6)
Clay (5–11)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2010 Austria F2, Kramsach Futures Clay Austria Johannes Ager 2–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 May 2011 Czech Republic F1, Teplice Futures Clay Czech Republic Jiří Veselý 6–3, 6–7(7–9), 1–6
Win 1–2 Jul 2011 Austria F2, Kramsach Futures Clay Germany Alexander Flock 6–4, 6–3
Loss 1–3 Feb 2012 China F4, Yuxi Futures Hard (i) France Vincent Millot 5–7, 4–6
Loss 1–4 Jun 2012 Bosnia & Herzegovina F5, Kiseljak Futures Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Damir Džumhur 3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 1–5 Jul 2012 Czech Republic F5, Prague Futures Clay Czech Republic Jiří Veselý 4–6, 0–6
Loss 1–6 Oct 2012 Turkey F39, Belek Futures Hard Bosnia and Herzegovina Mirza Bašić 4–6, 4–6
Win 2–6 May 2013 Czech Republic F1, Most Futures Clay Austria Dominic Thiem 4–6, 6–2, 6–2
Win 3–6 May 2013 Czech Republic F2, Teplice Futures Clay Czech Republic Jaroslav Pospíšil 6–4, 6–2
Loss 3–7 Aug 2013 Italy F22, Este Futures Clay Austria Dominic Thiem 1–6, 4–6
Loss 3–8 Mar 2014 Cherbourg, France Challenger Hard (i) France Kenny de Schepper 6–3, 2–6, 3–6
Loss 3–9 Jun 2014 Vicenza, Italy Challenger Clay Serbia Filip Krajinović 4–6, 4–6
Loss 3–10 Jun 2014 Prostějov, Czech Republic Challenger Clay Czech Republic Jiří Veselý 2–6, 2–6
Loss 3–11 Jun 2014 Košice, Slovakia Challenger Clay Canada Frank Dancevic 2–6, 6–3, 2–6
Win 4–11 Mar 2015 Cherbourg, France Challenger Hard (i) France Benoît Paire 6–1, 7–6(7–4)
Win 5–11 Jun 2015 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay Spain Albert Montañés 7–6(7–5), 5–7, 7–6(7–2)
Loss 5–12 Oct 2016 Orléans, France Challenger Hard (i) France Pierre-Hugues Herbert 5–7, 6–4, 3–6
Win 6–12 Oct 2016 Brest, France Challenger Hard (i) Belgium Yannik Reuter 7–5, 6–2
Win 7–12 Nov 2016 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Hard (i) Romania Marius Copil 7–6(10–8), 4–6, 6–3
Loss 7–13 May 2017 Heilbronn, Germany Challenger Clay Serbia Filip Krajinović 3–6, 2–6
Win 8–13 Oct 2017 Orléans, France Challenger Hard (i) France Julien Benneteau 6–3, 5–7, 6–3
Loss 8–14 Mar 2019 Pau, France Challenger Hard (i) Kazakhstan Alexander Bublik 7–5, 3–6, 3–6
Win 9–14 Jun 2019 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Clay Hungary Attila Balazs 6–3, 3–6, 6–2
Win 10–14 Jul 2019 Winnipeg, Canada Challenger Hard Canada Brayden Schnur 7–6(7–3), 6–3
Loss 10–15 Oct 2021 Mouilleron-le-Captif, France Challenger Hard (i) Czech Republic Jiří Veselý 4-6, 4-6
Loss 10–16 Apr 2022 Murcia, Spain Challenger Clay Chinese Taipei Tseng Chun-hsin 4-6, 1-6
Loss 10–17 Jul 2022 Salzburg, Austria Challenger Clay Brazil Thiago Monteiro 3-6, 6-7(2-7)

Doubles: 5 (1–4)

Legend (doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–3)
ITF Futures Tour (1–1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (1–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2011 Hungary F3, Budapest Futures Clay Czech Republic Roman Jebavý Austria Mario Kargl
Austria Lukas Weinhandl
6–2, 6–0
Loss 1–1 May 2013 Czech Republic F1, Most Futures Clay Slovakia Patrik Fabian Czech Republic Michal Franek
Czech Republic Jan Kunčík
6–4, 3–6, [2–10]
Loss 1–2 Aug 2013 Cordenons, Italy Challenger Clay Czech Republic Roman Jebavý Croatia Marin Draganja
Croatia Franko Škugor
4–6, 4–6
Loss 1–3 Nov 2014 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Hard (i) Czech Republic Adam Pavlásek United Kingdom Ken Skupski
United Kingdom Neal Skupski
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 1–4 Jun 2015 Poprad-Tatry, Slovakia Challenger Clay Czech Republic Adam Pavlásek Czech Republic Roman Jebavý
Czech Republic Jan Šátral
2–6, 2–6

Record against top 10 players

Gombos' record against players who have been ranked in the top 10, with those who are active in boldface. Only ATP Tour main draw matches are considered:

Player Record Win % Hard Clay Grass Last Match
Number 3 ranked players
Austria Dominic Thiem 1–0 100% 1–0 Won (6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4) at 2014 Davis Cup Qualifying RR
Croatia Marin Čilić 0–2 0% 0–2 Lost (2–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6-7(6–8)) at 2022 Australian Open
Number 5 ranked players
South Africa Kevin Anderson 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (3–6, 4–6, 4–6) at 2018 Wimbledon Championships
Russia Andrey Rublev 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (3–6, 2–6) at 2020 Vienna
Number 6 ranked players
France Gael Monfils 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (3–6, 4–6) at 2020 Montpellier
Number 7 ranked players
Belgium David Goffin 1–1 50% 1–0 0–1 Won (6–4, 7–6(8–6)) at 2020 Paris Masters
Number 8 ranked players
Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (3–6, 4–6) at 2017 Stockholm
Argentina Diego Schwartzman 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (6–7(3–7), 3–6, 3–6) at 2020 French Open
Italy Jannik Sinner 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (4–6, 6–7(5–7)) at 2020 Marseilles
United States John Isner 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (6–7(5–7), 4–6, 2–6) at 2014 Davis Cup Qualifying RR
Number 9 ranked players
Poland Hubert Hurkacz 1–0 100% 1–0 Won (6–2, 6–2, 3–6, 6–4) at 2017 Davis Cup Qualifying RR
Italy Fabio Fognini 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (6–1, 4–6, 3–6) at 2017 Gstaad
Number 10 ranked players
Spain Pablo Carreño Busta 1–2 33% 1–1 0–1 Lost (3–6, 4–6, 3–6) at 2021 French Open
Canada Felix Auger-Aliassime 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (3–6, 4–6) at 2019 Davis Cup Qualifying RR
Total 4–13 24% 4–7
(36%)
0–5
(0%)
0–1
(0%)
* Statistics correct as of 6 December 2021[update].

References

  1. ^ ATP Profile
  2. ^ "The pronunciation by Norbert Gombos himself". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  3. ^ Tenisový svět (1 August 2016). "Norbert Gombos po výhře ve finále kvalifikace turnaje Svijany Open v Liberci". YouTube (in Slovak). Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Norbert Gombos biography at ITF". Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Rankings | Singles | ATP Tour | Tennis".
  6. ^ "Norbert Gombos was eliminated as well" (in Hungarian). echotv.hu. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 24 July 2021.

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Association of Tennis Professionals: Slovakia Top Slovak male singles tennis players
as of 20 June 2022
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  • 7. Lukáš Lacko (296 Decrease58)
  • 8. Lukáš Pokorný (800 Steady)
  • 9. Miloš Karol (890 Increase5)
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