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Marin Cilic© ATP
  • Nationality: CRO (Croatia)
  • Birthdate: September 28, 1988
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Birthplace: Medjugorje, BIH
  • Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Turned Pro: 2005
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Coach: Goran Ivanisevic
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Nicknamed "Chila" by his friends...Began playing at age seven with his cousin, Tanja who lived in Germany and would come over during summer to his home city and ... Read Full Bio

Our Scouting Report
Strengths: Good athlete comfortable playing first strike tennis from the baseline, moves well for a big man, very fit. (via
Weaknesses: Underwhelming serve for tall player. Can't seem to get that big breakthrough.

Latest News, articles and information:

  • Djokovic Sets Thiem Showdown Thursday In Monte Carlo; Nadal Rolls In Clay Opener
  • then it will be impossible... I know it's going to be an important test for me." Nadal must win the title to stay No. 1. Also, Marin Cilic edged Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 7-6(4), Kei Nishikori overcame a slow start to deny Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2 and Roberto Bautista Agut and Ric...
  • 2018-04-19
  • Nadal Opens Clay Season Wed. In Monte Carlo; Djokovic v Coric
  • Djokovic floundered. But the Serb, a 2-time Monte Carlo champion, won their only prior meeting. Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic are also on court. On Tuesday, the second round began with five matches, four of them decided in three sets. Miami finalist Alexander Zv...
  • 2018-04-17
  • Nadal, Djokovic Headline Start Of Clay Season At Monte Carlo
  • title, it's a brutal first rounder. And it's inside a very tricky section with Pablo Carreno Busta, Milos Raonic, Daniil Medvedev, Marin Cilic and Pablo Cuevas who opens with Fernando Verdasco is another good one. So who's the favorite? If you asked five different people you could ...
  • 2018-04-14
  • Del Potro Announces Clay Schedule, No Monte Carlo
  • quarterfinal points at Rome (180) and third round points in Paris (90) to defend (total of 270). He is just 515 points behind No. 3 Marin Cilic, a gap he can make up quickly if he does well at any of those events. Last year, del Potro also played Estoril and Lyon, but he will mis...
  • 2018-04-11
  • Nadal and Spain Survive Marathon, Davis Cup World Group Semifinals Set
  • the match for almost two sets before falling to Ryan Harrison/Jack Sock 5-7, 7-6(1), 7-6(3), 6-4. Croatia d. Kazakhstan 3-1 Marin Cilic started and finished on the right foot for the home Croatians on indoor clay, straight-setting Dmitry Popko in the first singles, then in S...
  • 2018-04-08
  • Nadal, Cilic, Isner Lead Davis Cup QF This Weekend
  • where team USA will welcome a Goffin-less Belgium squad. Fabio Fognini and Italy travel to France to face Lucas Pouille and Marin Cilic's Croatian crew plays host to Kazakhstan. Italy (s) (c) v France (s) – Genoa, ITA – clay (outdoors) 2017 champion France will aim t...
  • 2018-04-06
  • Andy Roddick Interview - Australian Open, Jan 21
  • different stories there.But kind of the guy he ended up being at the end I think is an overall success story.Q. Quick preview on Isner and Cilic, what John has to do there? Then talk about Monfils or Wawrinka for you.ANDY RODDICK: I mean, it's going to come down to a couple points. I...
  • 2011-01-20
  • Robin Soderling Interview - French Open, May 30
  • Soderling InterviewFrench OpenSunday, May 30, 2010 Q. The match with Cilic, many people, myself, we thought it would be a very close match, hard match that maybe you would end up winning. I would think you would end up winning. But it happened much faster. Unexpected score, pro...
  • 2010-05-30
  • More...
  • 2018 Australian Open Final Open Thread: Roger Federer v Marin Cilic
  • Federer, Murray Head Toward SFs, Djokovic Faces Cilic Test; Wimbledon QF Picks And Pans
  • Roger Federer v Stan Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic v Marin Cilic; US Open Semifinal Picks and Pans
  • Cilic, Isner Upsets Add to US Open Chaos; Federer, Nadal Up Saturday
  • Cilic Chilled; Federer, Murray, Roddick Highlight Sunday at Indian Wells
  • 2017 Wimbledon Men’s Final Open Thread: Roger Federer v Marin Cilic

  • Recent fan comments for Marin Cilic:


    Superior thinking demonstrated above. Tnakhs!

    Posted on June 9, 2011 at 12:28 ET

    Jeannette Silvester

    Come on Marin Cilic I want to see you in the top five soon.

    Posted on February 7, 2010 at 09:56 ET


    A nice win today against the great American at Wimble'on 09. A first moment I catch you clearly in the light of day....But you are very handsome..Best Wishes for the rest of the tours!!(june25.09)

    Posted on June 4, 2009 at 15:22 ET


    Marin is correct. - sport is sport not a time for political b/s.
    Pull your head in !!

    Posted on January 3, 2009 at 01:29 ET


    2days date 23 July, match played @ Rogers Masters in Toronto. Gud luck 2 u Marin

    Posted on July 4, 2008 at 12:15 ET

    Adelene in SOUTH AFRICA

    Wow, just watch an amazing win over Roddick . Well done, Mrnja! U hav done this fan proud. U go and njoy the rest of this tournament.

    Posted on July 4, 2008 at 12:11 ET


    Marin Cilic is a rising 19 yr old Croat. He will face at Pacific Life Open (March 14 first round) another teen overnight sensation from Japan, 18 yr old Kei Nishikori. It'll be fun to watch.

    Posted on March 3, 2008 at 06:45 ET

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