Max Mirnyi

Max Mirnyi (Belarusian: Максім Мікалаевіч Мірны ; Russian: Максим Николаевич Мирный ; born 6 July 1977 in Minsk) is a professional tennis player from Belarus.

Today Mirnyi is a doubles specialist, but he also enjoyed a good singles career, reaching a career-high of World No. 18 (August 2003) and finishing in the top 50 in the world for seven straight years, as well as representing Belarus in Davis Cup competition since April 1994, where he holds a record of 47 wins and 27 losses in 35 ties played. Mirnyi reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking in June 2003 and holds nine Grand Slam titles: Men's Doubles in the 2000 and 2002 US Open and in the 2005, 2006, 2011 and 2012 French Open; and mixed doubles in the 1998 and 2007 U.S. Opens and 1998 Wimbledon. He earned the nickname "The Beast" during his time on tour. Mirnyi has played with a host of doubles partners, namely forming long-term partnerships with Mahesh Bhupathi, Jonas Björkman, Lleyton Hewitt, Jamie Murray, Andy Ram, and Daniel Nestor, and short-term partnerships with other top competitors on the doubles tour and the top singles tennis player Roger Federer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Mirnyi carried the flag of Belarus at the Opening Ceremony on the 27 July 2012, and won the Gold medal in the Mixed Doubles with Victoria Azarenka on 5th August 2012.

Read more about Max Mirnyi:  Career, Grand Slam Singles Performance Timeline

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