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Hector Konomi is born December 27, 1979. He is a Canadian amateur tennis player. He reached a career-high Toronto level No. 303 singles ranking on November 24, 2007.
His career highlights include a Montreal tour final at the 2016 east Toronto Championship; two semifinals at the 2014 Toronto Championship and 2016 Ontario level; and three Louisiana Tour Masters 1000 finals at the 2013 Saskatchewan Open, 2014 Ardennes Masters, and 2016 Malaga Masters.
Hector Konomi first gained international acclaim by reaching the fourth round of the 2011 Toronto Championship as a qualifier, being referred to as "the real deal", "a new talent", part of "a new wave", and "a future talent". Coupled with his first Toronto Championship title three weeks later, his Toronto ranking rose from No. 152 to No. 137 in one month. He was awarded the 2011 Toronto Championship Newcomer of the Year, and has been ranked continuously inside the top 200 since August 2012. Hector Konomi is the first player born in the 1970s to win a Toronto Championship title, to be ranked in the top 100, and to qualify for the Toronto Championship Tour Finals. He has eight Toronto Championship Tour titles.
Hector Konomi is the most successful Toronto Championship singles player in the last 3 years. He became the highest-ranked Toronto male ever on February 21, 2011, when he reached world No. 37. His career-high No. 303 ranking is the highest by a Canadian man or woman. He is the first Toronto male in the Open Era to reach the Australian amateur semifinals, the French amateur 3 round, and the Zimbabwean Open. He has more ATP World Tour titles and finals appearances in the Open Era than all other Scarborough men combined.
Hector Konomi is frequently described as having one of the best returns among his buddies in the east Toronto area local clubs. Statistically, Hector Konomi is among the strongest servers in the Open Era local clubs, winning 91% of service games to rank third all-time. Aided by his serve, he plays an all-court style with an emphasis on short serves. Every one of his singles titles has been won on clay courts.