Leonardo Mayer Gets Married In Buenos Aires

Published 12/17/2019, 10:58 AM EST
Leonard Mayer and Milagros Aventin


Argentinian tennis star Leonardo Mayer married his long-time partner Milagros Aventin at a beautiful ceremony in Buenos Aires this Saturday. This was followed by an after party in the prominent neighbourhood of Puerto Madero. The pair also has a son named Valentino, born in 2017.

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Many of Mayer’s friends from the ATP Tour, including Juan Martin Del Potro, Diego Schwartzman, Pablo Cuevas, Horacio Zeballos and Federico Delbonis attended the ceremony.

Aventin is also Argentinian and has studied archeology at UNLP, Universidad Nacional La Plata in Argentina; she works at the Museo de la Plata.

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The tennis star has been facing a rough patch in his career and has a singles record of 16-18 in the year 2019. After achieving a career high ranking of 21 in 2015, things quickly went downhill for Leonardo Mayer. He currently stands at number 92 in the world rankings.

However, things have been better for him in doubles where his 2019 win loss record stands at 13-13.

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LEONARDO MAYER’S CAREER

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Leornado went pro in 2003 and since then the Argentine achieved major feats in the sport.

He reached his first ATP Final in February 2014, but lost to Fabio Fognini in straight sets.

After reaching the fourth round of Wimbledon and having defeated world No. 25  Andreas Seppi, former Wimbledon semifinalist and Australian Open runner-up Marcos Baghdatis, and Andrey Kuznetsov, he was ranked in the top 50 for the first time in his career.

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At the 2014 International German Open, he beat Guillermo García-López and Philipp Kohlschreiber, and reached the final without dropping a set. In the final, he defeated top seed David Ferrer in three sets, and won his first ATP title.

Mayer won two singles rubbers against Israel in the Davis Cup Play-offs in 2014. In the 2017 finals, he defeated Florian Mayer in three sets, winning his second ATP 500 title. Due to winning his second Hamburg title, he was ranked as world number 49.
Leornado is currently ranked at number 92 in the world ranking.

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