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Fernando Francisco González Ciuffardi (born Julie 29, 1980) is a retired professional tennis player frae Chile. He is kent for haein ane o the hairdest forehauns on the circuit.[1] In Spainyie he is cried El Bombardero de La Reina ("The La Reina Bomber") an Mano de Piedra ("Stane Haund"). The Inglis-leid media haes labeled him "Gonzo".

Fernando González
Fernando Gonzalez - 2009 US Open.jpg
Residence La Reina, Santiago, Chile
Born (1980-07-29) 29 Julie 1980 (age 39)
Santiago, Chile
Hicht 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1999
Retired Mairch 21, 2012
Plays Richt-haundit
(ane-haundit backhaund)
Coach(es) Larry Stefanki
Prize money $11,862,276
Career record 370–202
Career titles 11
Heichest rankin No. 5 (Januar 29, 2007)
Australian Open F (2007)
French Open SF (2009)
Wimbledon QF (2005)
US Open QF (2002, 2009)
Tour Finals RR (2005, 2007)
Olympic Gemmes Silver medal.svg Siller Medal (2008)
Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal (2004)
Career record 109–98
Career titles 3
Australian Open QF (2010)
French Open SF (2005)
Wimbledon 2R (2005)
US Open QF (2004)
Ither Doubles toornaments
Olympic Games Gold medal.svg Gowd Medal (2004)
Last updatit on: Mairch 8, 2012.
Olympic medal record
Representin  Chile
Men's Tennis
Gowd medal – first place 2004 Athens Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Singles
Siller medal – seicont place 2008 Beijing Singles

González reaked leastweys the quarterfinal roond o aw fower Grand Slam toornaments. He played his anerly major final at the 2007 Australian Open, losin tae tap-ranked Roger Federer. He is the fowert male tennis player in history tae hae wan each Olympic medal (gowd in doubles an bronze in singles at Athens 2004, an siller in singles at Beijing 2008). Ootthrough his career, he haes defeatit mony past an present tap players, includin Lleyton Hewitt, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer (aw while thay held the tap spot), Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Carlos Moyà, Gustavo Kuerten, Marat Safin, Juan Martín del Potro, Andy Murray an Pete Sampras. González qualified twice for the year-end Masters Cup event an wis runner-up at twa Masters Series toornaments. He is arguably Chile's best tennis player o the 2000s.

Major finalsEedit

Grand Slam finalsEedit

Singles: 1 (0–1)Eedit

Ootcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 2007 Australian Open Haird   Roger Federer 6–7(2–7), 4–6, 4–6

Olympic finalsEedit

Singles: 2 (1 siller, 1 bronze medal)Eedit

Ootcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Bronze 2004 Athens Olympics Haird   Taylor Dent 6–4, 2–6, 16–14
Siller 2008 Beijing Olympics Haird   Rafael Nadal 3–6, 6–7(2–7), 3–6

Doubles: 1 (1 gowd medal)Eedit

Ootcome Year Championship Surface Pairtner Opponents Score
Gowd 2004 Athens Olympics Haird   Nicolas Massú   Nicolas Kiefer
  Rainer Schüttler
6–2, 4–6, 3–6, 7–6(9–7), 6–4

Masters Series finalsEedit

Singles: 2 (0–2)Eedit

Ootcome Year Championship Surface Champion Score
Runner-up 2006 Madrid Haird (i)   Roger Federer 5–7, 1–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2007 Roum Clay   Rafael Nadal 2–6, 2–6

Career finalsEedit

Singles: 22 (11–11)Eedit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–1)
Olympic Gowd Medal Match (0–1)
ATP Warld Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Warld Tour Masters 1000 (0–2)
ATP Warld Tour 500 Series (0–1)
ATP Warld Tour 250 Series (11–6)
Teetles bi Surface
Haird (2–6)
Clay (8–3)
Gress (0–0)
Carpet (1–2)
Ootcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. Mey 7, 2000 Orlando, U.S. Clay   Nicolás Massú 6–2, 6–3
Winner 2. Februar 17, 2002 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   Nicolás Lapentti 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4)
Winner 3. September 29, 2002 Palermo, Italy Clay   José Acasuso 5–7, 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 1. October 27, 2002 Basel, Swisserland Carpet (i)   David Nalbandian 4–6, 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. August 3, 2003 Washington, D.C., U.S. Haird   Tim Henman 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. October 5, 2003 Metz, Fraunce Haird (i)   Arnaud Clément 3–6, 6–1, 3–6
Winner 4. Februar 15, 2004 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   Gustavo Kuerten 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 4. Julie 18, 2004 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay   Martin Verkerk 6–7(5–7), 6–4, 4–6
Winner 5. Januar 16, 2005 Auckland, New Zealand Haird   Olivier Rochus 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 5. Februar 6, 2005 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   Gastón Gaudio 3–6, 4–6
Winner 6. Julie 24, 2005 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay   Agustín Calleri 7–5, 6–3
Winner 7. October 30, 2005 Basel, Swisserland Carpet (i)   Marcos Baghdatis 6–7(8–10), 6–3, 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 6. October 15, 2006 Vienna, Austrick Haird (i)   Ivan Ljubičić 3–6, 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 7. October 22, 2006 Madrid, Spain Haird (i)   Roger Federer 5–7, 1–6, 0–6
Runner-up 8. October 29, 2006 Basel, Swisserland Carpet (i)   Roger Federer 3–6, 2–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 9. Januar 28, 2007 Australian Open, Melbourne, Australie Haird   Roger Federer 6–7(2–7), 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. Mey 13, 2007 Roum, Italy Clay   Rafael Nadal 2–6, 2–6
Winner 8. September 16, 2007 Beijing, Cheenae Haurd   Tommy Robredo 6–1, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 9. Februar 3, 2008 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   Juan Mónaco W/O
Winner 10. Mey 4, 2008 Munich, Germany Clay   Simone Bolelli 7–6(7–4), 6–7(4–7), 6–3
Runner-up 11. August 17, 2008 Simmer Olympics, Beijing, Cheenae Haird   Rafael Nadal 3–6, 6–7(2–7), 3–6
Winner 11. Februar 8, 2009 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   José Acasuso 6–1, 6–3

Ither winsEedit

Ootcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent Score
Bronze 1. August 21, 2004 Athens Olympics Haird   Taylor Dent 6–4, 2–6, 16–14

Doubles: 4 (3–1)Eedit

Wins (3)
Legend
Olympic Gowd (1–0)
ATP Tour (2–1)
No. Date Toornament Surface Pairtner Opponent Score
1. August 21, 2004 Simmer Olympics, Athens, Greece Haird   Nicolás Massú   Nicolas Kiefer
  Rainer Schüttler
6–2, 4–6, 3–6, 7–6(9–7), 6–4
2. Aprile 10, 2005 Valencia, Spain Clay   Martín Rodríguez   Lucas Arnold Ker
  Mariano Hood
6–4, 6–4
3. October 30, 2005 Basel, Swisserland Carpet (i)   Agustín Calleri   Stephen Huss
  Wesley Moodie
7–5, 7–5
Runner-up (1)
No. Date Toornament Surface Pairtner Opponent Score
1. Julie 24, 2005 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay   Nicolás Massú   Martín García
  Luis Horna
4–6, 4–6

Team competition winsEedit

Performance timelineEedit

SinglesEedit

Key
W  F  SF QF R# RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F-S G NMS NH

Won toornament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Roond 4, 3, 2, 1; competit at a Roond Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent frae toornament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (wi its nummer indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, siller (F or S) or gowd medal at the Olympics; a doungradit Masters Series/1000 toornament (Nae a Masters Series); or a toornament that was Not Held in a gien year.

Tae avoid confusion an double coontin, these charts are updatit either at the conclusion o a toornament, or when the player's pairteecipation in the toornament has endit.

Toornament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R 4R 2R 1R 3R 1R F 3R 4R 4R A A 0 / 10 20–10 66.67
French Open A A Q2 2R 3R QF 1R 3R 2R 1R QF SF 2R A A 0 / 10 20–10 66.67
Wimbledon A A A Q2 2R 1R 3R QF 3R 3R 2R 3R A 3R A 0 / 9 16–9 64.00
US Open A A 2R Q2 QF 3R 1R 3R 3R 1R 4R QF 1R 1R A 0 / 11 18–11 62.07
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–2 10–4 7–4 2–4 10–4 5–4 8–4 10–4 14–4 4–3 2–2 0–0 0 / 40 74–40 64.91
Davis Cup
Davis Cup Singles P PO PO PO P P PO 1R QF 1R PO 1R QF PO A 0 / 14 20–7 74.07
Year-End Championship
ATP World Tour Finals A A A A A A A RR A RR A A A A A 0 / 2 2–3 40.00
Olympic Gemmes
Simmer Olympics Nae Held Nae Held SF-B Nae Held F-S Nae Held A 0 / 2 10–2 83.33
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Masters A A A A 2R 1R 3R 4R 2R 4R 2R 4R A A A 0 / 8 12–8 60.00
Miami Masters A A A A 4R 2R SF 3R 3R 3R 3R 3R 4R A 1R 0 / 10 14–10 58.33
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A 1R 1R 1R 3R SF 2R A A A A A 0 / 6 6–6 50.00
Rome Masters A A A A 3R 2R 1R QF F 3R SF A A A 0 / 7 15–7 68.18
Madrid Masters A A A A 2R 1R 2R QF F QF 2R A A A A 0 / 7 9–7 56.25
Canada Masters A A A A 1R 1R 3R 1R SF 2R 2R 3R A A A 0 / 8 9–8 52.94
Cincinnati Masters A A A A SF 2R 2R 3R SF 2R 1R 1R A A A 0 / 8 12–8 60.00
Shanghai Masters Not Held 3R A A A 0 / 1 2–1 66.67
Paris Masters A A A A 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 2R A 3R A A A 0 / 7 1–7 12.50
Hamburg Masters A A A A 2R QF 3R 2R 3R QF A NM1000 0 / 6 11–6 64.71
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 12–9 4–8 11–9 9–9 21–9 11–9 4–5 12–7 2–1 0–0 0–1 0 / 68 86–67 56.21
Career statistics
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 2–3 0–2 1–2 3–4 0–3 1–3 2–3 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 11 / 22 11–11 50.00
Oweraw Win–Loss 0–1 3–1 9–5 5–10 40–22 37–24 42–21 49–23 49–22 37–24 39–15 39–16 15–9 3–5 3–4 11 / 208 370–202 64.69
Year End Rankin 580 412 115 139 18 35 23 11 10 7 15 11 68 298 509 $8,862,276

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