Diego Schwartzman

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Full Name Diego Schwartzman
Age 28 Years Old
Nick Name El peque
Gender Male
Famous As Tennis Player
Birth Date August 16th, 1992
Birth Place Buenos Aires

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Diego Sebastian Schwartzman is an Argentine professional tennis player competing on the ATP Tour who has won three ATP singles titles and reached his career-high singles ranking of world No. 11 in June 2018. He is also one of the shortest Grand Slam quarterfinalists since Jaime Yzaga (5' 7" at the 1994 US Open).

Diego Schwartzman earn 2019 US Open Sportsmanship Awards

World No. 1 and 2018 US Open champion Naomi Osaka and 2019 US Open quarterfinalist Diego Schwartzman were awarded the women’s and men’s 2019 US Open Sportsmanship Award, presented to the players who best demonstrate excellence in sportsmanship throughout the US Open Series and the US Open. "Naomi and Diego are both tremendous competitors and athletes, but at this year's US Open, and throughout the entire summer, they have demonstrated a level of sportsmanship that is even more impressive than their play on the court," said Todd Martin, co-chair of the US Open Sportsmanship Award Selection Committee. "We are incredibly pleased to present them with this year's US Open Sportsmanship Awards, and thank them for being true role models and inspirations for all those that play the game."

Eligibility requirements for winners include participating in at least two Series tournaments, as well as the 2019 US Open. Each US Open Sportsmanship Award winner receives a trophy and a $5,000 donation to the charity of his or her choice.

Famous for

  • Argentine professional tennis player.
  • One of the shortest Grand Slam finalists.

Where was Diego Schwartzman born?

Diego Schwartzman was born on 16 August 1992 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He holds Argentine nationality with white ethnicity. His birth name is Diego Sebastian Schwartzman with the birth sign of Leo and was born to his parents Ricardo Schwartzman (father) and Silvana Schwartzman (mother). He has two brothers (one a computer programmer, the other a travel agent), and a sister, who is a lawyer. 

Regarding his education, he attended Hebrew school with his siblings where they celebrated their childhood. He started playing tennis at an early age as he played tennis at Club Nautico Hacoaj, a Jewish sports club in Buenos Aires.

How tall is Diego Schwartzman?

Argentine tennis player Diego Schwartzman has an athletic body physique and stands the height of 5ft 7in tall with a balanced weight of 65kg. Further details for his body measurement will be updated soon. Additionally, Diego has an attractive personality with his charming smile and his blue eyes and dark brown hair make him look more amazing.

Career of Diego Schwartzman

  • Diego started his career as a youth where he played tennis at Club Nautico Hacoaj, a Jewish sports club in Buenos Aires.
  • In 2010 at the age of 17, he won the Bolivia F3 Futures (CL), and in 2011 he won the Chile F14 Futures (CL).
  • In 2012, Schwartzman won titles at the Peru F2 Futures (CL), Argentina F11 Futures (CL), Argentina F14 Futures (CL), Argentina F20 Futures (CL), Argentina F21 Futures (CL), Argentina F22 Futures (CL), and Buenos Aires Challenger (CL).
  • Schwartzman made his first appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam event at the 2014 French Open.
  • In 2014 US Open, He lost in the first round to Novak Djokovic.
  • In the ATP Challenger Tour, he won four titles at Aix-en-Provence, Prague, Campinas, and San Juan.
  • In the 2014 ATP Challenger Tour Finals, he won over Joao Souza, Simone Bolelli, and Guilherme Clezar to claim the title.
  • Schwartzman's best result of the season came at the 2015 Istanbul Open, where he reached the semifinals, beating former top-ten player Jürgen Melzer.
  • Schwartzman won his first-ever singles title at the 2016 Istanbul Open - an outdoor 250 clay-court event.
  • In October Schwartzman reached his second final at the 250 level, in Antwerp.
  • Schwartzman reached the third round at the 2017 French Open, where he faced Novak Djokovic.
  • In the 2017 Canadian Open, he saved four match points to pull off a remarkable 4-6, 7-6(7), 7-5 upset of No. 3 seed Dominic Thiem (No. 7 in the world), his first-ever win over a top-10 player.
  • On September 1, he defeated world No. 7, and 5th seed, Marin Cilic in the third round at the 2017 US Open to equal the biggest win of his career.
  • On September 3, he beat world No. 20, and 16th seed, Lucas Pouille in the fourth round to reach his first career major quarterfinal. 
  • Schwartzman’s 2017 season proved to be the best of his career to that point.
  • He won 39 singles matches and earned $1,536,000 over the course of the season, easily besting his previous records of 17 match wins and $441,000 in the 2016 season.
  • In 2017 he led all ATP players in the percentage of second-serve return points won (56.1%) and percentage of return games won (34.8%) while coming in third.
  • At the 2018 Australian Open, he advanced to the 4th round, where he played world No. 1, Rafael Nadal. 
  • For the first time in his career, Schwartzman made the second week at a major for the second consecutive time, following his quarterfinal showing at the 2017 US Open. 
  • He then went on to capture the title at the 2018 Rio Open, a clay ATP 500 level tournament, defeating Fernando Verdasco.
  • The Rio Open marked the biggest title of Schwartzman's career thus far. He reached a new career-high singles ranking of No. 15 on April 2, 2018, and was the first Jewish male player to break into the singles top 20.
  • At the 2018 French Open, Schwartzman made it into his second Grand Slam quarterfinal. 
  • Schwartzman participated in only two grass-court events in 2018; they included the Eastbourne International and Wimbledon.
  • At the 2019 Australian Open Schwartzman defeated Rudolf Molleker in four sets and American Denis Kudla in a five-set thriller.
  • Schwartzman then competed in the 2019 Cordoba Open, making the quarterfinals.
  • Schwartzman went on to make the finals at the 2019 Argentina Open, a clay ATP 250 level tournament. Along his way to the finals, Schwartzman defeated world #8, Dominic Thiem. But he lost in straight sets to Italian Marco Cecchinato in the finals.
  • Schwartzman was unable to defend his title at the 2019 Rio Open, retiring in the second set with a right leg injury in the first round.
  • Schwartzman defeated world #6 Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Italian Open.
  • Schwartzman then captured the title at the 2019 Los Cabos Open, defeating Taylor Fritz in the final.
  • At the 2019 US Open, in the fourth round, he upset world #6 Alexander Zverev in four sets, for his sixth career victory against a top-10 opponent.
  • At the current time, his singles ranking is no.21 as of august 2019 and his career-high singles ranking is world No. 11 in June 2018.

Is Diego Schwartzman married?

Diego Schwartzman is an unmarried man neither is in any kind of relationship as there are no rumors regarding him dating anyone at the current time. Diego is good at keeping his personal life a secret. 

Birthday of Diego Schwartzman

Tennis player Diego Schwartzman celebrates his birthday on the 16th of August with his friends and family.

Net worth of Diego Schwartzman

Deigo Schwartzman earns from his professional tennis career through various tournaments, prize money, salary and endorsements deals. He has won the prize money of $6 million as of 2019. But his net worth is still under evaluation.