The left-handed Slovak beat Fabio Fognini to win his first career title at the 2012 St. Petersburg. Before 2012 Klizan had never won back-to-back matches at an ATP event. Ranked No. 111, qualifier Klizan defeated world No. 15 Fognini, 2-6, 6-1, 6-2, to win Munich in May, 2014. Klizan, whose nickname is "Klizko", speaks six languages.
Martin Klizan Tournament History
2016: Rotterdam, Hamburg
2012: St. Petersburg