Cristian Garin Biography

Cristian Garin

Quick Facts About Cristian Garin

Celebrated Name Cristian Garin
Age 25 Years
Nick Name Cristian
Birth Name Cristian Ignacio Garin Medone
Birth Date 1996-05-30
Gender Male
Profession Tennis Player
Nationality Chilean
Place Of Birth Arica, Chile
Birth Nation Chile
Ethnicity Hispanic
Religion Christian
Horoscope Gemini
Race White
Father Sergio Garin
Mother Anna Claudia Medone
Brothers Sebastian Antonio Garin Medone
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Valeria Polesel
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Tennis career
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $ 2,178,485 per year
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Dark brown
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Cristian Ignacio Garin Medone is a Chilean professional tennis player who is excellently known as Cristian Garin. He is well recognized for being the youngest Chilean player to win a high-level ATP match, defeating Dusan Lajovic at 16 years and 8 months old in the first round of the 2013 VTR Open. He won the Under-14 World Championship in 2010 and defeated Alexander Zverev Jr. to become the winner of the 2013 Junior French Open. At the 2019 Davis Cup, he gave Chile its first win outside the Americas in over 50 years. Cristian achieved a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 18 on 24th February 2020, and is the current Chilean No. 1. He also has a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 206 achieved on 10 May 2021. Moreover, seeded 17th at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships he reached the fourth round for the first time in his career and a second time in a row at a major in 2021.

Garin Begins Bastad Campaign

Cristian Garin moved past Pedro Martinez 6-3, 6-3 in his opening match at the Nordea Open on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals in Sweden. Garin, currently at a career-high No. 18 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, broke the Spaniard’s serve twice in each set, winning 55 percent (23/42) of first-service return points in the match to advance in one hour and 36 minutes. Garin will next face Argentine Federico Coria at the ATP 250 event after the World No. 77 rallied to overcame Marco Cecchinato 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in two hours and ten minutes. Coria, who reached the semi-finals at the Cordoba Open (l. Cerundolo) in March, won 72 percent (34/47) of his first-service points to advance. The 25-year-old will next face Yannick Hanfmann after he moved past seventh seed Jiri Vesely 6-4, 6-3 in 83 minutes. The German, who enjoyed a run to the quarter-finals at the Sardegna Open in Cagliari in April, has now matched his best performance of the year.

Famous For

  • Being a Chilean professional tennis player.
  • For being the youngest Chilean player to win a high-level ATP match.

Chilean professional tennis player, Cristian Garin

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What is Cristian Garin Nationality?

Cristian Garin was born on 30th May 1996 with the real name of Cristian Ignacio Garin Medone in Arica, Chile. He is of Chilean nationality and he belongs to Hispanic ethnicity. Similarly, his religion is Christian and his race is white. Garin has celebrated his 25th birthday as of 2021 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Gemini. His father Sergio Garin and his mother, Anna Claudia Medone both are engineers. He has a brother named Sebastian Antonio Garin Medone.

What does Cristian Garin do for a living?

  • Cristian Garin kicks off his tennis career winning the U14 world championship with Bastian Malla and Sebastian Santibanez, defeating Italy in the final in 2010 after which he won his first ITF Junior title at the Pascuas Bowl, a Grade 5 tournament.
  • He broke top ten in the ITF Junior Rankings after winning the Eddie Herr (G1) in singles and doubles and the Orange Bowl Doubles in 2012.
  • Then he reached his first Junior Grand Slam finals in both singles and doubles at the 2013 French Open.

Professional Career

  • Cristian entered the ATP ranking in February and made his ATP Challenger debut in March, in the 2012 Cachantun Cup and became the youngest Chilean player to debut Davis Cup on 16th September of the following year.
  • He made his best performance of the year in the F11 Chile in October, reaching the semifinals after defeating Juan Carlos Saez, No. 435 in the ATP ranking.
  • He received a wildcard for the main draw of the 2013 VTR Open in February, ATP 250 tournament, and represented his country on the 2nd round of the 2013 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I against Ecuador, playing two single matches.
  • He received a wild card for the 2014 Royal Guard Open in his first year as a professional and won a qualifier spot at the main draw of 2014 Copa Claro.
  • He played for Chile in the 2014 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group II in January, losing his singles match and doubles match. Chile lost against Barbados 3-2. 
  • Garin played for Chile in the 2015 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group II in January 2015, winning his singles match against Peru, series that Chile won 5-0. Cristian with Hans Podlipnik won the doubles match against Venezuela in September and achieved the promotion for Group I. 
  • He only played the 2016 Geneva Open in the professional tour whereas he played for Chile in the 2016 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I in January, and won a singles match against the Dominican Republic when the series was already decided, Chile won the series 5-0. 
  • Also, he played in the 2016 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs in September and lost two singles matches against Canada. Chile lost the series 5-0.
  • He entered the top 200 in January, reaching world No. 187 the next month and played for Chile in 2017 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I in January, and won a single match against the Dominican Republic, Chile won the series 5-0. 
  • Garin played for Chile in the 2018 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I in April 2018 and lost two singles match against Argentina. However, 2018 was the seventh consecutive year for him representing his country at the Davis Cup.
  • Later he entered a Grand Slam main draw directly for the first time in the 2019 Australian Open but lost in straight sets to David Goffin.
  • He reached his first ATP final in the last week of February, at the 2019 Brasil Open, but lost the title to Guido Pella in straight sets.
  • He gave a great run at the 2019 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas, where he ended up winning the tournament.
  • In late April he arrived in Europe, winning his first ATP match outside the Americas against Martin Klizan in Barcelona whereas in the final he defeated Budapest champion Matteo Berrettini in three sets, becoming the first Chilean to win an ATP tournament in Europe in more than a decade.
  • Cristian recorded wins against Pablo Cuevas in this last tournament however he lost in the quarterfinals against Grigor Dimitrov which was the first time Garin reached such an advanced stage in a high category event (ATP Tour Masters 1000).
  • He represented Chile at the 2020 ATP Cup in 2020 and won his first Australian Open match, defeating Stefano Travaglia.
  • He then entered the Cordoba Open as the No. 3 seed at the Golden Swing and took part in the 2020 Rio Open.
  • He appeared in the top 20 of the ATP Tour world ranking for the first time in his career as world No. 18. He would enter the 2020 Chile Open as a local and first seed.
  • He did not play in any professional tournaments until 7th June due to the suspension of the 2020 ATP Tour because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Later he returned to competitions in August at the 2020 Western & Southern Open and reached the second round of the 2020 US Open.
  • He bounced back with a semifinals appearance at the 2020 Hamburg European Open, losing in three tight sets to Stefanos Tsitsipas.
  • Garin also defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber and Marc Polmans before losing to Karen Khachanov at the third round of the 2020 French Open after which he participated in only one more professional tournament, the 2020 Erste Bank Open; getting a first-round win over world No. 19 Stan Wawrinka before losing to Dominic Thiem.
  • Cristian began the year 2021 with successive second-round exits at the 2021 Delray Beach Open and at the 2021 Argentina Open. He entered his home tournament, the 2021 Chile Open, as the first seed as well as participated in the 2021 Miami Open before the European claycourt season, losing in the second round against Marin Cilic after three tight sets.
  • He started the clay season at the 2021 Monte-Carlo Masters, getting wins over world No. 21 Felix Auger Aliassime and John Millman.
  • As well, he entered the 2021 Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell,  losing to Kei Nishikori in three sets during the second round.
  • He took part in the 2021 Estoril Open, reaching the quarterfinals after getting a bye for the first round and a walkover from Richard Gasquet in the second round.
  • He upset world No. 3 Daniil Medvedev to advance to his second Masters 1000 quarterfinals at the Madrid Open, after getting wins over Fernando Verdasco and Dominik Koepfer.
  • He also made his best Grand Slam run in his career by reaching the fourth round at the French Open after defeating J.I. Londero, M. McDonald, and Marcos Giron.
  • Additionally, seeded 17th at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships Cristian reached the fourth round for the first time in his career and the second time in a row at a major in 2021, defeating Pedro Martinez in the third round. 
  • Also, he is the first Chilean to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon since Fernando Gonzalez ran to the last eight in 2005.

Cristian Garin's 5th Title At Chile Open

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Who is Cristian Garin Girlfriend?

Cristian Gain is an unmarried guy. He is dating his beautiful girlfriend Valeria Polesel. Cristian is a very private guy, as he rarely posts anything about his family or girlfriend. But with that being said, he did previously post a picture with his partner Polesel where they are snuggled together. As a celebration of his 24th birthday, he posted the below picture with the caption "celebrating 24 with my princess. Thank you all for your messages and good vibes, forever grateful". However, this post got recently deleted. A few sources guarantee that the couple separated whereas no full evidence could be found anyplace. Concerning Garin's sexual orientation, he is straight.

Cristian Garin and his girlfriend Valeria Polesel

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How much is Cristian Garin Net Worth?

Cristian Garin is a versatile tennis player who has a net worth of $5 million as of 2021. He also earns a considerable amount of salary which is around $ 2,178,485 per year. Garin also has won the prize money of US$ 3,092,707. He has done endorsement work for several brands such as HEAD Tennis, Gillette, Adidas Tennis, Banco de Chile, POWERade Chile, and many others. In addition, Cristian's major source of income is his tennis career.

How tall is Cristian Garin?

Cristian Garin has a tall height of 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in). He has 85 kg or 187.5 lbs of body weight with an athletic body build. Garin has dark brown hair and hazel eyes color. His toned physique, side-parted, short-cropped hair, affable smile, and clean-shaven look attracted a lot of people towards him. 

Did You Know?

  • In 2010, Cristian had won the Under-14 World Championship, with Chile defeating Italy in the final
  • At the 2019 Davis Cup, he gave Chile its first win outside the Americas in over 50 years.
  • He was doubles partners with Nicolas Jarry at the 2013 Junior French Open.
  • At 16 years and 8 months old, he became the youngest Chilean player ever to win a high-level ATP match.
  • He has won prize money of US$ 3,092,707.