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Martin Damm

Martin Damm
Damm and Lindstedt 2009 US Open 01.jpg
Martin Damm (left), with doubles partner Robert Lindstedt (right)
Country (sports) Czechoslovakia (1990-92)
 Czech Republic (1993-2011)
ResidenceBradenton, FL, USA
Born (1972-08-01) 1 August 1972 (age 48)
Liberec, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Height1.89 m (6 ft  in)
Turned pro1990
Retired2011
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$5,730,972
Singles
Career record157-210
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 42 (18 August 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1994)
French Open2R (1999)
Wimbledon3R (1994, 2000)
US Open3R (1997)
Doubles
Career record567-412
Career titles40
Highest rankingNo. 5 (30 April 2007)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (2006)
French OpenQF (2002, 2005)
WimbledonSF (1997, 2006)
US OpenW (2006)

Martin Damm (born 1 August 1972) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. He is best known as a doubles player (his highest ranking being No. 5 in the world in April 2007). His highest singles ranking was No. 42 in August 1997. Damm won a total of 40 titles in doubles, including one Grand Slam title. He reached five singles finals. He played his last tournament in September 2011 at the US Open (with Radek ?t?pánek) and lost to Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins 6-3, 6-3.

Personal life

Damm is married to Michaela Damm. They have two sons (Maxmillian Martin (born 1 February 2002) and Martin Joseph (born 30 September 2003)) and one daughter (Laura Michelle Damm (born 3 December 2007)). All were born in Bradenton, Florida.

Grand Slam finals

Men's Doubles: 3 (1-2)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1993 US Open Hard Czech Republic Karel Nová?ek United States Ken Flach
United States Rick Leach
7-6(7-3), 4-6, 2-6
Runner-up 2006 Australian Open Hard India Leander Paes United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6-4, 3-6, 4-6
Winner 2006 US Open Hard India Leander Paes Sweden Jonas Björkman
Belarus Max Mirnyi
6-7(5-7), 6-4, 6-3

Mixed Doubles: 1 (0-1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2006 US Open Hard Czech Republic Kv?ta Peschke United States Martina Navratilova
United States Bob Bryan
2-6, 3-6

Career finals

Doubles (40 wins, 24 losses)

Legend
Grand Slam (1)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (4)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (9)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (26)
Titles by surface
Hard (21)
Clay (5)
Grass (5)
Carpet (9)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 8 March 1993 Copenhagen Carpet Czech Republic Daniel Vacek South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
3-6, 6-3, 3-6
Win 1. 22 March 1993 Zaragoza Carpet Czech Republic Karel Nová?ek United States Mike Bauer
Czech Republic David Rikl
2-6, 6-4, 7-5
Win 2. 3 May 1993 Munich Clay Sweden Henrik Holm Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
Czech Republic Karel Nová?ek
6-0, 3-6, 7-5
Loss 2. 13 September 1993 US Open Hard Czech Republic Karel Nová?ek United States Ken Flach
United States Rick Leach
7-6(7-3), 4-6, 2-6
Loss 3. 7 February 1994 Marseille Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Netherlands Jan Siemerink
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
7-6, 4-6, 1-6
Win 3. 7 March 1994 Copenhagen Carpet New Zealand Brett Steven Germany David Prinosil
Germany Udo Riglewski
6-3, 6-4
Loss 4. 21 March 1994 Zaragoza Carpet Czech Republic Karel Nová?ek Sweden Henrik Holm
Sweden Anders Järryd
5-7, 2-6
Win 4. 4 April 1994 Osaka Hard Australia Sandon Stolle South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
6-4, 6-4
Win 5. 17 October 1994 Ostrava Carpet Czech Republic Karel Nová?ek South Africa Gary Muller
South Africa Piet Norval
6-4, 1-6, 6-3
Loss 5. 25 October 1994 Lyon Carpet Australia Patrick Rafter Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7-6, 6-7, 6-7
Win 6. 6 March 1995 Rotterdam Carpet Sweden Anders Järryd Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
6-3, 6-2
Win 7. 27 March 1995 St. Petersburg Carpet Sweden Anders Järryd Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6-4, 6-2
Loss 6. 5 February 1996 Zagreb Carpet Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Netherlands Menno Oosting
Belgium Libor Pimek
3-6, 6-7
Loss 7. 7 October 1996 Singapore Carpet Russia Andrei Olhovskiy Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6-7, 6-7
Win 8. 14 October 1996 Beijing Carpet Russia Andrei Olhovskiy Germany Patrik Kühnen
South Africa Gary Muller
6-4, 7-5
Win 9. 14 April 1997 Hong Kong Hard Czech Republic Daniel Vacek Germany Karsten Braasch
United States Jeff Tarango
6-3, 6-4
Win 10. 21 April 1997 Tokyo Hard Czech Republic Daniel Vacek United States Justin Gimelstob
Australia Patrick Rafter
2-6, 6-2, 7-6(7-4)
Win 11. 10 November 1997 Moscow Carpet Czech Republic Cyril Suk South Africa David Adams
France Fabrice Santoro
6-4, 6-3
Win 12. 9 February 1998 Split Carpet Czech Republic Ji?í Novák Sweden Frederik Bergh
Sweden Patrik Frederiksson
7-6(7-3), 6-2
Win 13. 2 March 1998 London Carpet United States Jim Grabb Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
6-4, 7-5
Win 14. 10 August 1998 Toronto Hard United States Jim Grabb South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
6-7(2-7), 6-2, 7-6(7-4)
Win 15. 3 May 1999 Prague Clay Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek United States Mark Keil
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
6-0, 6-2
Win 16. 6 March 2000 Copenhagen Hard (i) Germany David Prinosil Sweden Jonas Björkman
Canada Sébastien Lareau
6-1, 5-7, 7-5
Loss 8. 3 April 2000 Miami Hard Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
3-6, 4-6
Win 17. 15 May 2000 Rome Clay Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Win 18. 26 June 2000 s'Hertogenbosch Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Australia Sandon Stolle
6-4, 6-7(5-7), 7-6(7-5)
Loss 9. 25 June 2001 s'Hertogenbosch Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
4-6, 4-6
Loss 10. 13 August 2001 Cincinnati Hard Germany David Prinosil India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6-7(3-7), 3-6
Win 19. 20 August 2001 Washington, D.C. Hard Germany David Prinosil United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
7-6(7-5), 6-3
Win 20. 15 October 2001 Vienna Hard (i) Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek Czech Republic Ji?í Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
6-3, 6-2
Loss 11. 4 March 2002 Acapulco Clay Czech Republic David Rikl United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
1-6, 6-3, [2-10]
Win 21. 11 March 2002 Delray Beach Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk South Africa David Adams
Australia Ben Ellwood
6-4, 6-7(5-7), [10-5]
Win 22. 13 May 2002 Rome Clay Czech Republic Cyril Suk Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
7-5, 7-5
Win 23. 24 June 2002 s'Hertogenbosch Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
United States Brian MacPhie
7-6(8-6), 6-7(6-8), 6-4
Win 24. 6 January 2003 Doha Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6-4, 7-6(10-8)
Loss 12. 16 June 2003 Halle Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge
3-6, 4-6
Win 25. 23 June 2003 s'Hertogenbosch Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk United States Donald Johnson
India Leander Paes
7-5, 7-6(7-4)
Win 26. 28 July 2003 Kitzbühel Clay Czech Republic Cyril Suk Austria Jürgen Melzer
Austria Alexander Peya
6-4, 6-4
Loss 13. 25 August 2003 Long Island Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk South Africa Robbie Koenig
Argentina Martín Rodríguez
3-6, 6-7(4-7)
Win 27. 12 January 2004 Doha Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk Austria Stefan Koubek
United States Andy Roddick
6-2, 6-4
Loss 14. 1 March 2004 Marseille Hard (i) Czech Republic Cyril Suk The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
5-7, 3-6
Loss 15. 17 May 2004 Prague Clay Czech Republic Du?an Karol Slovakia Karol Ku?era
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
3-6, 7-6(7-5), 3-6
Win 28. 21 June 2004 s'Hertogenbosch Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk Germany Lars Burgsmüller
Czech Republic Jan Vacek
6-3, 6-7(7-9), 6-3
Win 29. 18 October 2004 Vienna Hard (i) Czech Republic Cyril Suk Argentina Gastón Etlis
Argentina Martín Rodríguez
6-7(4-7), 6-4, 7-6(7-4)
Win 30. 14 February 2005 Marseille Hard Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
7-6(7-4), 7-6(7-5)
Win 31. 28 February 2005 Dubai Hard Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek Sweden Jonas Björkman
France Fabrice Santoro
6-2, 6-4
Loss 16. 23 May 2005 St. Pölten Clay Argentina Mariano Hood Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Australia Paul Hanley
3-6, 4-6
Loss 17. 30 January 2006 Australian Open Hard India Leander Paes United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6-4, 3-6, 4-6
Win 32. 20 February 2006 Marseille Hard (i) Czech Republic Radek ?t?pánek The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6-2, 6-7(4-7), [10-3]
Win 33. 26 June 2006 s'Hertogenbosch Grass India Leander Paes South Africa Chris Haggard
France Arnaud Clément
6-1, 7-6(7-3)
Win 34. 11 September 2006 US Open Hard India Leander Paes Sweden Jonas Björkman
Belarus Max Mirnyi
6-7(5-7), 6-4, 6-3
Loss 18. 8 January 2007 Doha Hard India Leander Paes Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Serbia Nenad Zimonji?
1-6, 6-7(3-7)
Win 35. 26 February 2007 Rotterdam Hard (i) India Leander Paes Romania Andrei Pavel
Germany Alexander Waske
6-3, 6-7(5-7), [10-7]
Win 36. 19 March 2007 Indian Wells Hard India Leander Paes Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
6-4, 6-4
Loss 19. 2 April 2007 Miami Hard India Leander Paes United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
7-6(9-7), 3-6, [7-10]
Loss 20. 25 June 2007 s'Hertogenbosch Grass India Leander Paes South Africa Jeff Coetzee
Netherlands Rogier Wassen
6-3, 6-7(5-7), [10-12]
Win 37. 11 February 2008 Marseille Hard (i) Czech Republic Pavel Vízner Switzerland Yves Allegro
South Africa Jeff Coetzee
7-6(7-0), 7-5
Loss 21. 8 March 2008 Dubai Hard Czech Republic Pavel Vízner India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
5-7, 6-7(7-9)
Win 38. 12 January 2009 Auckland Hard Sweden Robert Lindstedt United States Scott Lipsky
India Leander Paes
7-5, 6-4
Win 39. 8 February 2009 Zagreb Hard (i) Sweden Robert Lindstedt Germany Christopher Kas
Netherlands Rogier Wassen
6-4, 6-3
Loss 22. 28 February 2009 Dubai Hard Sweden Robert Lindstedt South Africa Rik de Voest
Russia Dmitry Tursunov
6-4, 3-6, [5-10]
Loss 23. 10 May 2009 Estoril Clay Sweden Robert Lindstedt United States Eric Butorac
United States Scott Lipsky
3-6, 2-6
Win 40. 9 August 2009 Washington, D.C. Hard Sweden Robert Lindstedt Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
7-5, 7-6(7-3)
Loss 24. 13 June 2010 Halle Grass Slovakia Filip Polá?ek Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
6-4, 5-7, [7-10]

ATP Tour and Challenger finals (5-12)

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 22 July 1991 Warsaw Clay Czechoslovakia David Rikl 3-6, 7-5, 6-4
Winner 2. 5 October 1992 Dublin Hard Germany Arne Thoms 6-3, 6-2
Winner 3. 2 November 1992 Aachen Carpet New Zealand Brett Steven 6-4, 7-6
Runner-up 1. 25 January 1993 Heilbronn Carpet Germany David Prinosil 3-6, 6-7
Winner 4. 25 October 1993 Munich Carpet Canada Sébastien Lareau 6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 2. 30 May 1994 Annenheim Grass Italy Diego Nargiso 4-6, 2-6
Runner-up 3. 2 January 1995 Wellington Hard New Zealand Brett Steven 3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 4. 5 June 1995 Annenheim Grass Sweden Henrik Holm 2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 5. 30 October 1995 Aachen Carpet Germany Jörn Renzenbrink 7-5, 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 6. 29 April 1996 Seoul Hard Zimbabwe Byron Black 6-7, 3-6
Runner-up 7. 26 August 1996 Long Island Hard Ukraine Andrei Medvedev 5-7, 3-6
Runner-up 8. 14 October 1996 Beijing Carpet United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 6-7, 4-6
Runner-up 9. 17 March 1997 Copenhagen Carpet Sweden Thomas Johansson 4-6, 6-3, 2-6
Runner-up 10. 22 June 1998 s'Hertogenbosch Grass Australia Patrick Rafter 6-7, 2-6
Runner-up 11. 31 May 1999 Surbiton Grass Armenia Sargis Sargsian 6-7, 5-7
Runner-up 12. 29 November 1999 Nuembrecht Carpet Switzerland George Bastl 6-7, 3-6
Winner 5. 14 February 2000 Wroc?aw Hard (i) Italy Gianluca Pozzi 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 SR
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A 1R SF 2R QF QF A 1R 3R A QF 3R 2R 1R F 3R QF 2R 2R A 0 / 16
French Open A 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R A 2R A 1R 3R 1R QF 2R 1R QF 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 19
Wimbledon A A 1R 1R 3R A 1R SF 3R 1R 2R 1R QF QF 3R 2R SF QF 1R 3R 3R 1R 0 / 20
US Open A A 1R F QF 2R 1R 3R QF 1R 3R 3R 1R QF 3R 3R W 1R 3R 3R 2R 1R 1 / 20
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 1 / 75
Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A A A A A 2R A 2R QF QF A 2R W 1R 1R 1R A 1 / 9
Miami Masters A A A A A A 3R A A QF F A 2R QF QF 1R QF F QF 2R 2R A 0 / 12
Monte Carlo Masters A A A A 2R A A A 1R 1R A A QF QF SF QF 2R A A A A A 0 / 8
Rome Masters A A A A A 1R A A A 1R W A W SF 2R 2R A SF A A A A 0 / 8
Madrid Masters A A A A A A 1R A 1R A A SF QF QF SF QF 1R 2R 1R A A A 0 / 10
Canada Masters A A 1R 2R QF 1R A 1R W 2R 1R 1R 2R SF 2R QF SF QF 2R A A A 1 / 16
Cincinnati Masters A A A A 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R QF F SF QF 2R QF SF SF 2R A A A 0 / 15
Shanghai Masters Not Held 1R A A 0 / 1
Paris Masters A A A A A A QF 2R 1R A A A 2R 1R QF 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A A 0 / 11
Hamburg Masters A A A A A A A A A A 2R A A QF 2R A 1R 2R QF NM1 0 / 6
Masters SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 3 1 / 5 0 / 5 1 / 6 0 / 3 1 / 8 0 / 9 0 / 9 0 / 7 0 / 8 1 / 8 0 / 7 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 0 4 / 86
Year End Ranking 238 103 94 46 17 64 38 20 22 55 21 36 12 15 17 21 9 12 30 29 72 -

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