Leonardo Mayer put an end to his enormous career as a professional tennis player at the age of 34 and after 18 seasons traveling the world. He was 21st in the ATP ranking in 2015 and one of the most influential players in Argentina’s historic conquest of the Davis Cup in 2016.
Who will play the longest singles match in Davis Cup history: in 2015, after 6 hours and 43 minutes, against Joao Souza, from Brazil, with a 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5), 5-7, 5-7 and 15-13 victory, he said goodbye through a statement in which he remarked “closing a wonderful chapter” of his life.
The Yacaré He achieved two titles in singles (Hamburg 2014 and 2017) and played another three finals (Viña del Mar 2014, Nice 2015 and Hamburg 2018), he was champion of Buenos Aires in doubles (in 2011, with Olivier Marach), he reached the round of 16 at Wimbledon (2014) and Roland Garros (2019), he was 2nd in the junior world in 2005 (winning the category doubles at Roland Garros together with Emiliano Massa) and obtained a record of 179 wins and 197 losses.
– Leo Mayer (@YacaMayer) October 7, 2021