Patrik Kuhnen
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Patrik Kuhnen
Patrik Kühnen
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Kühnen at the World Team Cup in Düsseldorf, Germany in 2005
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceBerlin, Germany
Born (1966-02-11) 11 February 1966 (age 53)
Püttlingen, West Germany
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1985
Retired1996
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$1,646,328
Singles
Career record127-153
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 43 (May 15, 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1989, 1991)
French Open3R (1988, 1990, 1993)
WimbledonQF (1988)
US Open2R (1988, 1991, 1992, 1993)
Doubles
Career record111-120
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 28 (July 5, 1993)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1991)
French Open2R (1988, 1996)
WimbledonSF (1993)
US Open2R (1988)

Patrik Kühnen (born 11 February 1966) is a German former professional tennis player, who turned professional in 1985.

Kühnen had his biggest career singles win in the fourth round at Wimbledon in 1988 when he beat Jimmy Connors en route to the quarterfinals in which he lost to eventual champion Stefan Edberg. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on May 15, 1989, when he became the number 43 of the world. He won three doubles titles during his career. He was part of the German Davis Cup teams that won the competition in 1988 and 1993. Since 2003 he is the captain for Germany's Davis Cup team and also coaches the German team in the World Team Cup which won the competition in 2005 and 2011.

Career finals

Singles: 2 (2 runners-up)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jan 1989 Adelaide, Australia Hard Australia Mark Woodforde 5-7, 6-1, 5-7
Loss 0-2 Nov 1993 Moscow, Russia Carpet (i) Switzerland Marc Rosset 4-6, 3-6

Doubles: 3 (3 titles - 3 runners-up)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner` Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Oct 1987 Toulouse, France Hard (i) United States Kelly Jones Poland Wojciech Fibak
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
2-6, 4-6
Win 1-1 Nov 1987 Frankfurt, West Germany Carpet (i) West Germany Boris Becker United States Scott Davis
United States David Pate
6-4, 6-2
Win 2-1 Feb 1988 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet (i) West Germany Tore Meinecke Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
Italy Diego Nargiso
7-6, 7-6
Loss 2-2 Sep 1991 Bordeaux, France Hard (i) Germany Alexander Mronz France Arnaud Boetsch
France Guy Forget
2-6, 2-6
Win 3-2 Jan 1993 Doha, Qatar Hard Germany Boris Becker United States Shelby Cannon
United States Scott Melville
6-4, 6-2
Loss 3-3 Oct 1996 Beijing, China Hard (i) South Africa Gary Muller Czech Republic Martin Damm
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
4-6, 5-7

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