Cristian Ignacio Garin Medone, better known as Cristian Garin, is a Chilean professional tennis player. He is well-known for being the youngest Chilean player to win an ATP match, defeating Dusan Lajovic in the first round of the 2013 VTR Open at the age of 16 years and 8 months. In 2010, he won the Under-14 World Championship, and in 2013, he defeated Alexander Zverev Jr. to win the Junior French Open. He delivered Chile its first win outside the Americas in almost 50 years at the 2019 Davis Cup. Cristian reached a career-high ATP singles rating of world No. 18 on February 24, 2020, and is now Chile’s No. 1. He also has a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 206, which he attained on May 10, 2021. Furthermore, as the 17th seed at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships, he advanced to the fourth round for the first time in his career and for the second time in a row at a major.
|Celebrated Name||Cristian Garin|
|Birth Name||Cristian Ignacio Garin Medone|
|Place Of Birth||Arica, Chile|
|Mother||Anna Claudia Medone|
|Brothers||Sebastian Antonio Garin Medone|
|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|
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
Cristian Garin Biography
Cristian Garin was born in Arica, Chile on May 30, 1996, as Cristian Ignacio Garin Medone. He has Chilean nationality and is of Hispanic origin. Likewise, his religion is Christian, and he is Caucasian. Garin will be 25 years old in 2021, and his star sign is Gemini, according to his birthdate. Sergio Garin, his father, and Anna Claudia Medone, his mother, are both engineers. Sebastian Antonio Garin Medone is his brother.
Cristian Garin Height, Weight
Cristian Garin stands 1.85 m tall (6 ft 1 in). He weighs 85 kg (187.5 lbs) and has an athletic physical build. Garin is a man with dark brown hair and hazel eyes. Many people were drawn to him because of his toned body, side-parted, short-cropped hair, pleasant grin, and clean-shaven appearance.
- Cristian Garin begins his tennis career by winning the U14 world championship with Bastian Malla and Sebastian Santibanez in 2010, defeating Italy in the final.
- He then wins his first ITF Junior title at the Pascuas Bowl, a Grade 5 tournament. After winning the Eddie Herr (G1) in singles and doubles, as well as the Orange Bowl Doubles in 2012, he broke into the top ten in the ITF Junior Rankings. Then, in the 2013 French Open, he reached his first Junior Grand Slam finals in both singles and doubles.
- Cristian entered the ATP rankings in February, made his ATP Challenger debut in March, at the 2012 Cachantun Cup, and became Chile’s youngest Davis Cup debutant on September 16th of the following year.
- In October, he had his greatest performance of the year, reaching the semifinals of the F11 Chile after defeating Juan Carlos Saez, No. 435 in the ATP rankings.
- He won a wildcard into the main event of the 2013 VTR Open, an ATP 250 tournament, in February, and played two single matches for his country in the second round of the 2013 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I against Ecuador.
- In his debut year as a professional, he gained a wild card to the 2014 Royal Guard Open and won a qualification place to the 2014 Copa Claro main event. In January, he competed for Chile in the 2014 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group II, losing both his singles and doubles matches. Chile was defeated 3-2 by Barbados.
- In January 2015, Garin represented Chile in the 2015 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group II, winning his singles match against Peru in a series that Chile won 5-0. Cristian and Hans Podlipnik won the doubles match against Venezuela in September, advancing to Group I.
- He only competed on the professional circuit in the 2016 Geneva Open, however he represented Chile in the 2016 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I in January, winning a singles match against the Dominican Republic when the series was already decided. Chile won the series 5-0.
- In addition, he competed in the 2016 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs in September, losing two singles sets to Canada. Chile was defeated 5-0 in the series. He broke into the top 200 in January, rising to world No. 187 the following month. He represented Chile in the 2017 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I in January, winning a single match against the Dominican Republic. Chile won the series 5-0.
- Garin represented Chile in the 2018 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I in April 2018, where he lost two singles matches against Argentina. However, he represented his country in the Davis Cup for the seventh time in a row in 2018. Later, in the 2019 Australian Open, he competed in a Grand Slam main event for the first time, but lost in straight sets against David Goffin. He reached his first ATP final in the last week of February, at the 2019 Brasil Open, but lost in straight sets to Guido Pella.
- He had a strong showing at the 2019 U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas, where he won the tournament. He arrived in Europe in late April, winning his first ATP match outside the Americas against Martin Klizan in Barcelona, before defeating Budapest winner Matteo Berrettini in three sets in the final, becoming the first Chilean to win an ATP tournament in Europe in more than a decade.
- Cristian won against Pablo Cuevas in this competition, but lost in the quarterfinals against Grigor Dimitrov, which was the first time Garin reached such an advanced stage in a high-level event (ATP Tour Masters 1000).
- In 2020, he represented Chile in the ATP Cup and won his maiden Australian Open match, defeating Stefano Travaglia. He then competed in the Cordoba Open as the No. 3 seed at the Golden Swing and the Rio Open in 2020.
- As world No. 18, he entered the top 20 of the ATP Tour world ranking for the first time in his career. He’d be the first seed and a local at the 2020 Chile Open. Owing to the suspension of the 2020 ATP Tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he did not compete in any professional tournaments until June 7th. Later, in August, he competed in the 2020 Western & Southern Open and advanced to the second round of the 2020 US Open.
- He rebounded by reaching the semifinals of the 2020 Hamburg European Open, where he was defeated in three sets by Stefanos Tsitsipas.
- Garin also overcame Philipp Kohlschreiber and Marc Polmans before succumbing to Karen Khachanov in the third round of the 2020 French Open. He then played in only one more professional tournament, the 2020 Erste Bank Open, when he defeated world No. 19 Stan Wawrinka before falling to Dominic Thiem.
- Cristian began the year 2021 by losing in the second round of both the 2021 Delray Beach Open and the 2021 Argentina Open. He was the first seed in his home tournament, the 2021 Chile Open, and also competed in the 2021 Miami Open before the European claycourt season, falling in the second round to Marin Cilic after three tough sets. He began the clay season with victories over world No. 21 Felix Auger Aliassime and John Millman at the 2021 Monte Carlo Masters. He also competed in the 2021 Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, where he was defeated in three sets by Kei Nishikori in the second round.
- He competed in the 2021 Estoril Open, reaching the quarterfinals following a first-round bye and a walkover from Richard Gasquet in the second round.
- After defeating Fernando Verdasco and Dominik Koepfer, he defeated world No. 3 Daniil Medvedev to get to his second Masters 1000 quarterfinal at the Madrid Open. He also reached the fourth round of the French Open, defeating J.I. Londero, M. McDonald, and Marcos Giron.
- Cristian also reached the fourth round of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships for the first time in his career and the second time in a row at a major, defeating Pedro Martinez in the third round.
- He is also the first Chilean to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon since Fernando Gonzalez in 2005.
Cristian Garin Girlfriend, Dating
Cristian Garin is a single man. He is in a relationship with his lovely girlfriend Valeria Polesel. Cristian is a very private person, as seen by the fact that he rarely publishes anything about his family or partner. Having said that, he did earlier post a picture with his boyfriend Polesel in which they are snuggling together. In honor of his 24th birthday, he uploaded the image below with the comment “My princess and I are enjoying our 24th wedding anniversary. Thank you all for their messages and kind energies; I will be eternally thankful “.. This post, however, was recently removed. A few sources promise that the couple divorced, but no complete documentation could be discovered anywhere. Garin is straight in terms of sexual orientation.
Cristian Garin’s Net Worth
Cristian Garin is a talented tennis player with a $5 million net worth as of 2021. He also receives a sizable salary of approximately $ 2,178,485 every year. Garin also received a prize of $3,092,707. He has worked as an endorser for a variety of companies, including HEAD Tennis, Gillette, Adidas Tennis, Banco de Chile, POWERade Chile, and many others. Furthermore, Cristian’s primary source of income is his tennis career.
- Cristian won the Under-14 World Championship in 2010, with Chile defeating Italy in the final.
- He delivered Chile its first win outside the Americas in almost 50 years at the 2019 Davis Cup.
- At the 2013 Junior French Open, he played doubles alongside Nicolas Jarry.
- He became the youngest Chilean player to win an ATP match at the age of 16 years and 8 months.
- He received a prize of $3,092,707.