Mohamed Safwat is an Egyptian tennis player who achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 130 on February 10, 2020. Turning professional in 2008, Safwat has been a regular player on the Egypt Davis Cup team since 2009. He is currently the Egyptian No. 1 and the highest ranked Arab player on the ATP Tour, having overtaken Malek Jaziri in the rankings after reaching the final of the Tali Open in Helsinki, Finland, in November 2019. Safwat won his first singles Challenger title at the Launceston International in February 2020, beating local Alex Bolt in the final, thereby becoming the first Egyptian to win a Challenger title in singles since Tamer el-Sawy in 1996.
Mohamed Safwat Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 10 September 1990
Birth Place: Mansoura, Egypt
Birth Name: Mohamed Safwat
Arabic: محمد صفوت
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Tennis player
Race/Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Mohamed Safwat Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 182 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 82.7 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 11″
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: Unknown
Mohamed Safwat Family Details:
Mohamed Safwat Education:
Year Turned Pro: 2008
Plays: Right-handed (Double-handed backhand)
High Rank for Singles: No. 130 (10 February 2020)
High Rank for Doubles: No. 225 (26 September 2016)
Singles Career record: 9–22 (29.0% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Singles Career titles: 0 (1 Challengers, 24 Futures)
Doubles Career record: 3–8 (27.3% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Doubles Career titles: 0 (3 Challengers, 10 Futures)
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Mohamed Safwat Facts:
*He was born on September 19, 1990 in Mansoura, Egypt.
*He turned professional in 2008.
*In 2016, Mohamed became the first Egyptian player since 1997 to reach the final of an Challenger tournament when he reached the final in Kenitra, where he lost to Maximilian Marterer in straight sets.
*In 2018, he became the part of the Egyptian Davis Cup team to advance to the 3rd round of the Europe/Africa Zone II bracket for the first time since 1996.
*He was the first man from Egypt to play in a Grand Slam tennis tournament’s main singles draw in 22 years.
*He has won 3 titles in doubles on the ATP Challenger Tour.
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