Marin Cilic Player Profile

Marin Cilic: Climbing back up rankings after doping suspension

Marin Cilic: Climbing back up rankings after doping suspension

Cilic is now a seasoned veteran with plenty of success on the ATP Tour but the Croatian has enjoyed only fleeting success at the grand slams.

The 25-year-old has taken a total of 11 titles in his career so far, two of which have been won this year – in Zagreb and Delray Beach.

But Cilic, who was banned for four months last year due to a doping offence, has enjoyed all of his success in ATP 250 tournaments – the lowest category on the Tour.

His best result at a major was at the 2010 Australian Open, where he reached the semi-finals. He has reached the last eight of the US Open twice before and also reached that stage at Wimbledon this year before bowing out to Novak Djokovic.

Cilic uses his 6ft 6in height to generate massive power on his serve and hits flat, aggressive groundstrokes through the court.

Player Details

  • Nationality: CRO
  • Date Of Birth: September 28, 1988
  • Became Pro: 2005
  • Height: 1.98 m
Recent Results
Date Opponent Tournament Round Result Score
08/09/14 K Nishikori US Open F Won 6-3, 6-3, 6-3
06/09/14 R Federer US Open SF Won 3-6, 4-6, 4-6
04/09/14 T Berdych US Open QF Won 6-2, 6-4, 7-64
02/09/14 G Simon US Open R4 Won 7-5, 6-73, 4-6, 6-3, 3-6
31/08/14 K Anderson US Open R3 Won 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 4-6
29/08/14 I Marchenko US Open R2 Won 6-72, 2-6, 4-6
10 Year Grand Slam History
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Australian Open R2R3-R4SFR4R4R1--
French Open R3R3R3R1R4R4R2R1--
Wimbledon QFR2R4R1R1R3R4R1--
US Open --QFR3R2QFR3---

Marin Cilic News

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Cilic hails Ivanisevic effect

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Marin Cilic: Victory at the US Open was his first grand slam title

Superb Cilic wins US Open

Marin Cilic produced a dominant display to clinch the US Open title with a 6-3 6-3 6-3 victory over Kei Nishikori.

Marin Cilic: The unseeded Croatian will face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga next

Cilic keeps up indoor momentum

Marin Cilic continued his excellent form by beating Lukas Rosol to set up a clash with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Rotterdam.

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