Diego Schwartzman is a clay-court specialist from Argentina is known for his high-quality return game. Schwartzman is also noted for his strong groundstrokes. He reached a career-high ranking of world no. 8 in the ATP world rankings in October 2020.
Diego Schwartzman has won three ATP titles in his career. At 5ft 7inch (170cm), Schwartzman became the shortest grand slam quarter-finalist in the 2017 US Open since Jamie Yzaga (5ft 7inch) at the US Open 1994. His best major results came at the French Open 2020, where he reached the semi-finals, and US Open 2017 and 2019, where he reached the quarterfinals.
The Argentine conquered an ATP 250 tournament in Istanbul in 2016. However, the ATP 500 title at the Rio Open in 2018 is by far the biggest title in Schwartzman’s career.
He also is a runner-up in seven ATP 250 tournaments in Belgium 2016, 2017, Buenos Aires, and Vienna in 2019. Three of his seven finals appearances came in 2020, at Cordoba, Rome, and Cologne.
Schwartzman also reached the 2018 French Open doubles semi-final.
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Schwartzman had his best year on the ATP Tour in 2020. He reached the Australian Open 4th round without dropping a set. The Argentine secured his first win against Rafael Nadal at the Italian Open, that too on clay. He reached the final, which was his maiden Masters 1000 final, and also made two other ATP finals in 2020.
Schwartzman also made the French Open semi-final, losing to Nadal this time. His good season then got better as he made his ATP top-10 debut and his maiden appearance at the ATP Finals.
Schwartzman has earned $9,118,129 worth of prize-money so far in his career. He has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
Diego Schwarzman has been endorsed by an Italian sporting goods company, Fila for his clothing and shoes. The Argentine has also been endorsed by sports and clothing company, Head, which also sells tennis equipment. He also previously signed endorsement deals with Voltaren and Peugeot.
In 2020, Schwartzman organized two FIFA 20 online tournaments with other celebrities including footballer Paulo Dybala. All proceeds were donated for the benefit of Red Cross Argentina.
During the lockdown, he also got together with former NBA star Manu Ginobli and helped Seamos Uno, a charity that raised funds and donated food boxes to those in need in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Coach||Juan Ignacio Chela|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Marital status||Not Married|
|Residence||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Endorsements||Fila, Head, Peugeot, Voltaren|