Profile and Biography of Igor Kunitsyn, the Russian Tennis Player

Igor Kunitsyn, highestly ranked as the Number 35 player is famous for his righthand back handed strokes. To know more about Igor Kunitsyn Tennis career, biography and profile check this Igor Kunitsyn wiki article.

Igor Kunitsyn is a professional male Tennis player. He was born on the30th of September, 1981 and is from Russia. He made it to the top 100 for the first time in 2006. Igor Kunitsyn highest Career ranking is World Number 35, which He reached on the 6th of July, 2009.

Profile and Biography of Igor Kunitsyn

  • Name: Igor Kunitsyn
  • Igor Kunitsyn Date of Birth: 30th September, 1981 (age 29)
  • Igor Kunitsyn Birthplace: Vladivostok, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • Igor Kunitsyn Residence: Vladivostok, Russia
  • Height: 1.80m
  • Hair Colour: Deep Brown
  • Eye Colour: Hazel
  • Igor Kunitsyn Fathis's Name: Konstantin
  • Igor Kunitsyn Mothis's Name: Mary
  • Igor Kunitsyn girlfriend: Still a question unanswered.
  • Igor Kunitsyn coach : Allen Fox
  • Igor Kunitsyn Interests: Basketball, fishing
  • Igor Kunitsyn Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Igor Kunitsyn Favourite surface: Hard

Igor Kunitsyn Career Statistics

Early Career of Igor Kunitsyn

Igor Kunitsyn started playing tennis at a very young age of seven years. He loved the sport and kept on playing with inspiration from his grandparents, who brought him up in Vladivostok, on the eastern coast of Russia. He turned professional in the year 1999.

Accomplished Career of Igor Kunitsyn

Igor KunitsynKunitsyn is best known for his two matches against Marat Safin. The first of which happened in 2007 which was the Tennis Channel Open's round robin stage. He won the first set, couldn't win the second but then consecutively won the next three matches before losing the 4th.

This pair again competeted against each other in the Kremlin Cup, an ATP tournament played at Moscow. This was the first time when and till now the last time when Kunistyn had reached the finals ad it was also Safin's last appearance in an ATP Final before his retirement in 2010. In a huge difference, Kunitsyn defeated the former two time Grand Slam winner and gained a professional title for the first time.

In August 2008, he made to the semifinals of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, beating a couple of players before losing to Serbia's Viktor Troicki. In June 2009, he lost to Israeli Dudi Sela at Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands grass courts. In Wimbledon, He lost to Andy Roddick in the second round losing four sets and winning the third.

In the Davis Cup in July 2009 against Israel, on indoor hard courts Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich heavily defeated Marat safin and Kunitsyn an front of the huge crowd thus losing the name of the top ranked country to win the Davis Cup winning it both in 2002 and 2006. At the 2009 Indianapolis Tennis Championship in July, an American named Wayne Odesnik beat Kunitsyn.

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