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Mikhail Elgin official thread!

07-13-2009, 05:58 PM
I know there is not a lot of fans of Mischa here, but I always cheer for him!
So it`s time for his MTF thread :D
Age: 27 (14.10.1981)
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Residence: St. Petersburg, Russia
Height: 6' (183 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Plays: Right-handed
Turned Pro: 1998
Coach: Andrei Merinov
His career highlights:
2001: reaches Macedonia F2 final, wins Georgia F1, reaches Ukraine F2 final, Buchara CH qf, makes debut on ATP tour (St.Petersburg Open, l. to Santoro in R1)
2002: reaches Togliati CH semis, Russia F1 final, wins Thailand F1
2003: reaches Finland F1 final, St Petersburg CH qf
2006: reaches Israel F6 final
2007: wins Belarus F2, Russia F3 and Russia F7, reaches Armenia F1 and Russia F6 finals, wins his 1st CH (in New Dehli)
2008: qualifies for ATP tournament in Marselle (l. to Mahut in R1), wins 2 challengers in Russia and Uzbekistan, reaches Russia CH final, reaches St.Petersburg Open ATP quaterfinals (winning his 1st ATP matches)
I`ll work on the thread later :D

Russian elephant
10-22-2009, 08:52 PM
Great progress btw after 25 y.o.!

Saw him at 2009 Kremlin Cup. He lost in quali to Matsukevich, but performance wasn't bad at all.