Daniel Elahi Galán

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Daniel Elahi Galán
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Full nameDaniel Elahi Galán Riveros
Country (sports) Colombia
ResidenceBogotá, Colombia
Born (1996-06-18) 18 June 1996 (age 24)
Bucaramanga, Colombia
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro2015
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachSantos Galán
Prize money$583,410
Singles
Career record14–12 (53.8% at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 115 (07 December 2020)
Current rankingNo. 115 (18 January 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2020)
French Open3R (2020)
WimbledonQ2 (2019)
US OpenQ3 (2018, 2019)
Doubles
Career record0–0 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 305 (26 February 2018)
Current rankingNo. 575 (18 January 2021)
Last updated on: 18 January 2021.

Daniel Elahi Galán Riveros (born 18 June 1996 in Bucaramanga) is a Colombian tennis player. He has a career-high ATP singles ranking of 115 as of 7 December 2020. He has a career-high ATP doubles ranking of 305 achieved on 26 February 2018.

Galán made his ATP main draw singles debut at the 2015 Claro Open Colombia where he was given a wildcard. He defeated Pere Riba in the first round. Daniel gained additional recognition after his 2020 Roland Garros third-round match with Novak Djokovic. He lost (6:0;6:3;6:2), but his performance earned him new followers.

ITF finals & Challenger (8–9)[edit]

Singles (6–8)[edit]

Finals by surface
Hard (2–2)
Clay (4–6)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 28 Jun 2015 Manzanillo, Mexico F8 Hard Colombia Felipe Mantilla 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Runner–up 1. 04 Jul 2015 Popayán, Colombia F4 Hard Colombia Eduardo Struvay 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–7(2–7),
Winner 2. 31 Oct 2015 Bogota, Colombia F8 Clay Colombia Cristian Rodríguez 6–3, 3–2 Retired
Runner–up 2. 8 Oct 2016 Valledupar, Colombia F4 Hard Chile Marcelo Tomás Barrios Vera 6–4, 3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner–up 3. 15 Oct 2016 Manizales, Colombia F5 Clay Colombia Alejandro Gómez 6–7(4–7), 4–6
Runner–up 4. 22 Oct 2016 Neiva, Colombia F6 Clay Colombia Alejandro Gómez 5–7, 4–6
Runner–up 5. 26 Nov 2016 Medellín, Colombia F8 Clay Colombia Alejandro Gómez 7–5, 2–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner–up 6. 3 Dec 2016 Villavicencio, Colombia F9 Clay Brazil Nicolas Santos 4–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 22 Jul 2017 Valledupar, Colombia F1 Hard Guatemala Christopher Díaz Figueroa 6–3, 7–5
Runner–up 7. 29 Jul 2017 Manizales, Colombia F2 Hard Argentina Facundo Argüello 4–6, 7–5, 2–6
Runner–up 8. 10 Sep 2017 Open Bogotá, Colombia Clay El Salvador Marcelo Arévalo 5–7, 4–6
Winner 4. 16 Dec 2017 Lima, Peru F1 Clay Peru Nicolas Alvarez 7–5, 6–3
Winner 5. 22 July 2018 San Benedetto Tennis Cup, Italy Clay Spain Sergio Gutiérrez Ferrol 6–2, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 6. 29 November 2020 Lima, Peru Clay Argentina Thiago Agustin Tirante 6–1, 3–6, 6–3

Doubles (2–1)[edit]

Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (2–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 5 Aug 2017 Pereira, Colombia F3 Clay Dominican Republic José Olivares Guatemala Christopher Díaz Figueroa
Mexico Luis Patiño
6–2, 6–3
Runner–up 1. 20 Aug 2017 Milex Open, Dominican Republic Clay Colombia Santiago Giraldo Argentina Juan Ignacio Londero
Venezuela Luis David Martínez
4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 17 Dec 2017 Lima, Peru F1 Clay Brazil João Pedro Sorgi Bolivia Boris Arias
Bolivia Federico Zeballos
4–6, 6–4, [10–3]

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