Mate Pavic is an established player in the world of professional tennis and he is currently ranked world number 3 in the doubles category. Let’s know more about Pavic’s life, career, net worth, etc.
Mate Pavic Facts
|Full name||Mate Pavić|
|Popular name||Mate Pavic|
|Birth Place||Split, Croatia|
|Father’s Name||Jakov Pavić|
|Mother’s Name||Snježana Pavić|
|Siblings||Nadja Pavić & Matea Pavić|
|Net Worth (2023)||$4 million|
|Prize money till date||US $4,368,576|
|Date of Birth||4 July 1993|
|Height (ft)||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight (kg)||83 kg (183 lbs)|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Coach||Nadja Pavic, John Farrington|
|Wife / Girlfriend||Not available|
|Endorsements||Wilson, Sergio Tacchini, Lacoste, Citadel Finance|
Mate Pavic Career
Mate Pavić started playing tennis at the age of 5. He began playing tennis after being inspired by his father and sister.
Pavic is primarily a doubles player. As a junior, Pavic posted a singles win-loss record of 95–51 (90–39 in doubles) and reached a combined ranking of No. 5 in January 2011. His biggest success as a junior came at the 2011 Wimbledon Championships – Boys’ doubles where he won the title partnering with UK’s George Morgan.
In 2011, Pavic turned into a professional. After winning the Boys’ Doubles at Wimbledon Championship, Pavic received a wild card to the 2012 Zagreb Indoors doubles tournament. He reached his first ATP doubles finals at the age of 18 years and 7 months, partnering with Ivan Dodig.
Notably, in 2012, Pavic reached his career-high ranking in singles at world No. 295. He won several ATP- tour-level matches to achieve his singles ranking.
Pavic wanted to pursue his tennis career in both singles and doubles but in 2016, due to introduction of doubles qualifying events, Pavic decided to focus more on doubles.
Pavić won his first ATP doubles title at ATP Nice Open in May 2015, with partner Michael Venus. From May 2015 to October 2016 Pavić and Venus reached 11 ATP doubles finals, winning five of them. However, Pavic and Venus were not successful at Grand Slam events, thus, they decided to split at the end of 2016.
Nevertheless, in the same year, that is 2016, Pavic went on to win the mixed doubles title with Laura Siegemund. In 2017, Pavic temporarily partnered with Oliver Marach during the European clay-court season.
However, Pavić and Marach then made it to three consecutive grass-court finals, including the 2017 Wimbledon, but they lost the Wimbledon final. Then, in October Pavić and Marach won their first tournament as a team at the Stockholm Open. For all the impressive results, Pavic finished the season ranked No. 17.
The year 2018 was a great year for Pavic and Marach. The duo went on to win 17 matches in a row, winning titles at the Qatar Open, Auckland Open, and also won their first Grand Slam title at the 2018 Australian Open.
In Australian Open, Pavic also won his second mixed doubles Grand Slam title, partnering with Gabriela Dabrowski.
Pavić and Marach’s winning streak came to an end at the Rotterdam Open in February, they lost in the final. In April, Pavić and Marach reached their first ATP 1000 Masters Series finals in Monte Carlo. However, they lost in the finals against Bryan brothers.
On 21 May 2018, Pavic became the world No. 1 ranked player in doubles, and spent 8 weeks at the top. Subsequently, Pavic finished the 2018 season at no. 3.
After the 2019 French Open, Marach and Pavić ended their partnership. Next, Pavic partnered with Bruno Soares and won his first Masters title at 2019 Shanghai Rolex Masters in October. Next, Pavic reached the final of Stockholm Open. Due to good results, Pavić briefly returned to top 10 rankings, but finished the 2019 season ranked world number 18.
In 2020, Pavić and Soares won the 2020 US Open tournament. It was the second men’s doubles Grand Slam title of Pavić’s career. Next, the duo reached the 2020 French Open and 2020 Rolex Paris Masters finals but they lost both the finals. Nevertheless, the pair finished the 2020 season ranked world No. 1. in the doubles category.
In 2021, Pavic partnered with Nikola Mektić. They won four ATP titles including the doubles title at the 2021 Miami Open. On April 18 2021, Pavić won his fifth overall and second ATP Masters title of the year at the 2021 Monte-Carlo Masters.
Pavic next won the title at the 2021 Italian Open. Subsequently, Pavic and Mektić created history for themselves by winning the 2021 Wimbledon Championships. They became the first Croatian players to win the Wimbledon men’s doubles title.
Furthermore, Pavic and Mektić created another history by winning the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. It was Croatia’s first gold medal in tennis.
Mate Pavic Doubles Career
|Career record||340–175 (66.0%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (21 May 2018)|
|Current ranking||No. 3 (16 May 2023)|
Mate Pavic Net Worth and Salary
According to sources, Pavic has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2023. Most of his net worth is acquired from his match-winning prizes and various endorsements. Moreover, his consistent performances will surely help him in the future to increase his net worth exponentially.
On the other hand, Pavic has won US $4,368,576 till date.
Mate Pavic Personal Life
Born on 4 July 1993 in Split, Croatia, 28-year-old Pavic is the son of Jakov Pavić and Snježana Pavić.
Also, Pavic has two siblings named Nadja Pavić & Matea Pavić.
Notably, Pavic’s father, Jakov, is a tennis coach and his mother, Snježana, is a kindergarten teacher.
Pavic enjoys the nickname ‘Fifty’. Currently, Pavic resides in Freeport, Bahamas.
Unfortunately, there is no information available regarding Pavic’s love life. He may or may not have a romantic partner.
Mate Pavic Endorsements
According to reports, Pavic has endorsement deals with Wilson, Sergio Tacchini, Lacoste, and Citadel Finance.
Wilson looks after Pavic’s racquet needs and Sergio Tacchini sponsors Pavic’s on-court apparel.
FAQs about Mate Pavic
|What is the age of Mate Pavic?|
|Mate Pavic is 28 years old and he was born on 4 July 1993.|
|What is the net worth of Mate Pavic?|
|Mate Pavic has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2023.|
|Where was Mate Pavic born?|
|Mate Pavic was born in Split, Croatia. He currently resides in Freeport, Bahamas.|
|Who is the girlfriend of Mate Pavic?|
|There is no information available about Mate Pavic’s love life.|
|How many career titles have Mate Pavic won?|
|Mate Pavic has won 27 career titles doubles category.|
|What is the current world ranking of Mate Pavic?|
|Mate Pavic is currently ranked No. 3 (16 May 2023) in Doubles category.|
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