Nikola Mektic is a Croatian professional tennis player and here is more about his net worth, salary, records and endorsements
Nikola Mektic is an established player in the world of professional tennis and he is currently ranked world number 5 in the doubles category. Let’s know more about Mektic’s life, career, net worth, etc.
Nikola Mektic Facts
|Full name||Nikola Mektić|
|Popular name||Nikola Mektić|
|Birth Place||Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Father’s Name||Mirko Mektić|
|Mother’s Name||Višnja Mektić|
|Net Worth (2023)||$3 million|
|Prize money till date||US $3,467,184|
|Date of Birth||24 December 1988|
|Height (ft)||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight (kg)||79 kg (174 lbs)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Wife / Girlfriend||Not available|
Nikola Mektic Career
Nikola Mektić started playing tennis at the age of 6. Mektic started playing tennis after his brother took up the sport. After playing as a junior for a considerable time, Mektic finally turned pro in 2006.
Mektic then spent a better part of a decade on the ATP challenger tour and even achieved a career-high ranking of No. 213 in singles on May 6, 2013. Then in 2016, Mektic decided to focus on doubles.
In the same year of 2016, Mektic reached his first ATP men’s doubles final as a wildcard at the 2016 Croatia Open Umag with his partner Antonio Šančić. Ever since then, there is no looking back for Mektic.
Till now, Mektic has won eighteen ATP men’s doubles titles, including one doubles Grand Slam title, six Masters 1000 titles, one mixed doubles Grand Slam and the 2020 ATP Finals.
In 2018, Mektic and Alexander Peya qualified for the 2018 ATP Finals in London. In the same year, Mektic reached his first Grand Slam finals (in mixed doubles) at the 2018 US Open, with partner Alicja Rosolska. He also won the Davis Cup playing for Croatia.
Furthermore, he also won three Masters 1000 with three different partners in Madrid (2018), Indian Wells (2019) and Monte Carlo (2019).
Till now, the year 2020 was the most successful year for Mektić’s career. He won the 2020 ATP Finals in doubles with partner Wesley Koolhof and the 2020 Australian Open mixed doubles event with partner Barbora Krejčíková. He also reached the doubles final at the 2020 US Open. As a result of his impressive performances, Mektic finished the year at world No. 8 in the top 10 rankings in doubles.
In 2021, Mektic partnered with fellow Croatian Mate Pavić. Mektic and Pavic won four ATP titles including the doubles title at the 2021 Miami Open. The duo also reached the 2021 Australian Open doubles semifinals and 2021 Dubai Tennis Championships final. The results subsequently helped Mektic to return to his then-world No. 4 high-career ranking on April 5, 2021.
Mektic next won his fifth ATP Masters 1000 in a row and second Masters title of the year at the 2021 Monte-Carlo Masters.
Mektic then reached the final at the 2021 Mutua Madrid Open Masters. Sadly, Mektic and Pavic lost the finals. Subsequently, Mektic and Pavic went on to win the Italian Open. After the Italian Open win, Mektic moved to his then career-high ranking of World No. 2 on 17 May 2021.
Further, Mektic and Pavic made history by winning the doubles event at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships. The pair became the first Croatian players to win the Wimbledon men’s doubles title.
Next, at the Tokyo Olympics, Mektic and Pavic won the gold medal. It was Croatia’s first gold medal in tennis.
On 18 October 2021, Mektic and Pavic played the quarterfinal at the 2021 BNP Paribas Open. After the tournament, Mektić became World No. 1 in doubles. He is only the second Croatian tennis player in history to be ranked No.1 in the world in doubles.
In 2023, Mektic and Pavic won their second Italian Open Masters crown, thus defending their 2021 title.
Nikola Mektic Doubles Career
|Career record||223–127 (63.7% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (18 October 2021)|
|Current ranking||No. 5 (16 May 2023)|
Nikola Mektic Net Worth and Salary
According to sources, Mektic has an estimated net worth of $3 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, Mektic has won US $3,467,184 till date.
Nikola Mektic Personal Life
Born on 24 December 1988 in Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia, 33-year-old Mektic is the son of Mirko Mektić and Višnja Mektić.
Also, Mektic has a brother named Luka Mektić.
Unfortunately, there is not much information available regarding Mektic’s childhood. However, it can be assumed that he had a great childhood with his family, where he learnt to play tennis with his brother.
Currently, Mektic resides in Freeport, Bahamas.
Also, there is no information available regarding Mektic’s love life. He may or may not have a romantic partner.
Nikola Mektic Endorsements
According to reports, Mektic has endorsement deals with Head and Mizuno.
Head looks after Mektic’s racquet needs and Mizuno sponsors Mektic’s on-court apparel.
FAQs about Nikola Mektic
|What is the age of Nikola Mektic?|
|Nikola Mektic is 33 years old and he was born on 24 December 1988.|
|What is the net worth of Nikola Mektic?|
|Nikola Mektic has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2023.|
|Where was Nikola Mektic born?|
|Nikola Mektic was born in Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia. He currently resides in Freeport, Bahamas.|
|Who is the girlfriend of Nikola Mektic?|
|There is no information available about Nikola Mektic’s love life.|
|How many career titles has Nikola Mektic won?|
|Nikola Mektic has won 18 career titles doubles category.|
|What is the current world ranking of Nikola Mektic?|
|Nikola Mektic is currently ranked No. 5 (16 May 2023) in Doubles category.|
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