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Marin Cilic© ATP
  • Nationality: CRO (Croatia )
  • Birthdate: September 28, 1988
  • Birthplace: Medjugorje, BIH
  • Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Turned Pro: 2005
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Coach: Goran Ivanisevic
  • 2013 Final Ranking: 37
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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:

Roger Federer Explains Why There Have Been So Many Blowouts Recently At The ATP Finals
the better one. "That's why we see some crushing scores, like Novak against Kei today. Last year, as well, Stan against Berdych. Maybe, Cilic. There was a match with Novak, maybe, so forth." After winning just two games to Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori agreed the surface was sl...

Tennis Players React To The Paris Attacks
vers les victimes de Paris et leurs familles. Thoughts to Paris victims and their families. #PrayForParis— Marin Cilic (@cilic_marin) November 14, 2015 ...

Favorites Roll In Paris; Roger Federer v John Isner, Rafael Nadal v Kevin Anderson Thursday
many mistakes. I served well and went for the points with my forehand." On the upset tip Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov ousted No. 12 Marin Cilic 7-6(3), 7-6(2), and Serb Viktor Troicki came from a set down to beat No. 15 Feliciano Lopez 6-7(7), 7-5, 6-4. ...

For Some Reason Grigor Dimitrov Decided To Hit This Volley Between His Legs [Video]
his incredible shotmaking skills and questionable shot selection earlier today in the Paris Indoors. Facing former US Open champion Marin Cilic, the Bulgarian opted to hit a volley between his legs. He won the point as Cilic - maybe stunned at Dimitrov's choice - missed a forehand p...

Djokovic Advances In Paris Title Defense Opener, Streak At 18; Federer, Nadal, Murray In Action Wednesday
I competed well again." Kei Nishikori faces Chardy in a rematch of the Frenchman's stunning US Open win, Grigor Dimitrov duels Marin Cilic and Roger Federer meets Andreas Seppi. "It’s always a tournament that I really enjoyed winning a few years ago," 2008 champ Federer sa...

Previews: ATP Paris Masters Field Loaded, Djokovic Defends
Stan Wawrinka, Tomas Berdych, Kei Nishikori, Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Richard Gasquet, Kevin Anderson, Marin Cilic, John Isner, Gilles Simon, Feliciano Lopez, David Goffin Floaters: Benoit Paire, Gael "Force" Monfils, "Dr." Ivo Karlovic, Guillermo "G-...

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...

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...

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 Chilled; Federer, Murray, Roddick Highlight Sunday at Indian Wells
Djokovic Hangs On To Beat Lopez At US Open, Will Meet Cilic In SF; Federer, Wawrinka Favorites Tomorrow
US Open Thursday Picks And Pans: Berdych v Cilic, Federer v Monfils
Cilic Crashes out of French Open; Djokovic, Federer on Monday

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


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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