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Christopher Kas

Christopher Kas
Christopher Kas at the 2010 US Open 01.jpg
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceTrostberg, Germany
Born (1980-06-13) 13 June 1980 (age 41)
Trostberg, West Germany
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2001
Retired2014
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 1,350,322
Singles
Career record0-2
Career titles0
0 Challenger, 1 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 224 (4 November 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2003)
WimbledonQ1 (2003)
Doubles
Career record191-202
Career titles5
22 Challenger, 6 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 17 (6 February 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2012)
French Open3R (2009, 2011, 2013)
WimbledonSF (2011)
US OpenQF (2008)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2009, 2010)
French OpenSF (2010)
Wimbledon3R (2009)
US Open1R (2008, 2009, 2011)
Other mixed doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesSF - 4th (2012)
Last updated on: 29 August 2021.

Christopher Kas (born 13 June 1980) is a retired German tennis player.

Kas has a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 224, which he achieved in November 2002. He also has a career-high doubles ranking of world No. 17, achieved in February 2012.

Kas reached 20 double finals on the ATP Tour posting a record of 5 wins and 15 losses with an array of partners.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he finished in fourth place in mixed doubles alongside Sabine Lisicki. In January 2015, Sabine appointed him to her coaching team.[1]


Olympic medal matches

Mixed doubles: 1 bronze medal match (0-1)

Result Year Location Surface Partner Opponents Score
4th place 2012 London Olympics Grass Germany Sabine Lisicki United States Lisa Raymond
United States Mike Bryan
3-6, 6-4, [4-10]


ATP career finals

Doubles: 20 (5 titles, 15 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1-2)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (4-13)
Titles by surface
Hard (2-7)
Clay (2-8)
Grass (1-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (5-11)
Indoor (0-4)


Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2006 Båstad, Sweden 250 Series Clay Austria Oliver Marach Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Thomas Johansson
3-6, 6-4, [4-10]
Loss 0-2 Jul 2006 Amersfoort, Netherlands 250 Series Clay Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker Spain Alberto Martín
Spain Fernando Vicente
4-6, 3-6
Loss 0-3 Jul 2007 Kitzbühel, Austria 500 Series Clay Germany Tomas Behrend Italy Potito Starace
Peru Luis Horna
6-7(4-7), 6-7(5-7)
Loss 0-4 Oct 2007 Vienna, Austria 500 Series Hard Germany Tomas Behrend Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
4-6, 2-6
Loss 0-5 Mar 2008 Zagreb, Croatia 250 Series Hard Netherlands Rogier Wassen Australia Paul Hanley
Australia Jordan Kerr
3-6, 6-3, [8-10]
Win 1-5 Jul 2008 Stuttgart, Germany 500 Series Clay Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber United Kingdom Michael Berrer
Germany Mischa Zverev
6-3, 6-4
Loss 1-6 Oct 2008 Basel, Switzerland 250 Series Hard Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
3-6, 3-6
Loss 1-7 Feb 2009 Zagreb, Croatia 250 Series Hard Netherlands Rogier Wassen Czech Republic Martin Damm
Sweden Robert Lindstedt
4-6, 3-6
Win 2-7 Jun 2009 Halle, Germany 250 Series Grass Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Germany Andreas Beck
Switzerland Marco Chiudinelli
6-3, 6-4
Loss 2-8 Jul 2010 Stuttgart, Germany 250 Series Clay Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Argentina Carlos Berlocq
Sweden Eduardo Schwank
6-7(5-7), 6-7(6-8)
Win 3-8 Oct 2010 Bangkok, Thailand 250 Series Hard Slovakia Viktor Troicki Israel Jonathan Erlich
Austria Jürgen Melzer
6-4, 6-4
Loss 3-9 Feb 2011 Delray Beach, United States 250 Series Hard Austria Alexander Peya United States Scott Lipsky
United States Rajeev Ram
6-4, 4-6, [3-10]
Loss 3-10 May 2011 München, Germany 250 Series Clay Germany Andreas Beck Italy Simone Bolelli
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
6-7(3-7), 4-6
Loss 3-11 Jul 2011 Gstaad, Switzerland 250 Series Clay Austria Alexander Peya Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák
Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
3-6, 6-7(7-9)
Loss 3-12 Aug 2011 Winston-Salem, United States 250 Series Hard Austria Alexander Peya Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
6-7(2-7), 4-6
Loss 3-13 Jan 2012 Doha, Qatar 250 Series Hard Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
Czech Republic Luká? Rosol
3-6, 4-6
Win 4-13 Jan 2013 Doha, Qatar 250 Series Hard Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Austria Julian Knowle
Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
7-5, 6-4
Loss 4-14 Apr 2013 Casablanca, Morocco 250 Series Clay Germany Dustin Brown Austria Julian Knowle
Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
3-6, 2-6
Win 5-14 Aug 2013 Kitzbühel, Austria 250 Series Clay Germany Martin Emmrich Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák
Czech Republic Luká? Dlouhý
6-4, 6-3
Loss 5-15 May 2014 Düsseldorf, Germany 250 Series Clay Germany Martin Emmrich Mexico Santiago González
United States Scott Lipsky
5-7, 6-4, [3-10]

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 2 (1-1)

Legend
ATP Challenger (0-0)
ITF Futures (1-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (1-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Sep 2000 Czech Republic F1, Znojmo Futures Clay Slovakia Martin Hromec 6-1, 3-6, 6-2
Loss 1-1 Nov 2001 Jamaica F2, Negril Futures Clay Austria Zbynek Mlynarik 7-5, 6-7(4-7), ret.


Doubles: 38 (28-10)

Legend
ATP Challenger (22-8)
ITF Futures (6-2)
Finals by surface
Hard (7-3)
Clay (17-6)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (4-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Aug 2000 Luxembourg F1, Luxembourg Futures Clay Belgium Dick Norman South Africa Willem-Petrus Meyer
South Africa Rik De Voest
6-1, 7-6(7-2)
Loss 1-1 Sep 2000 Czech Republic F1, Znojmo Futures Clay Austria Ronald Dueller Czech Republic Igor Brukner
Slovakia Martin Hromec
6-3, 1-6, 4-6
Win 2-1 May 2002 Italy F1, Valdengo Futures Clay Japan Jun Kato Italy Riccardo Capannelli
Italy Gianluca Luddi
6-3, 6-4
Win 3-1 Sep 2002 Brasov, Romania Challenger Clay Austria Herbert Wiltschnig Spain Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo
Spain Santiago Ventura
5-7, 6-4, 7-5
Win 4-1 Sep 2002 Sofia, Bulgaria Challenger Clay Austria Oliver Marach Bulgaria Ilia Kushev
Austria Luben Pampoulov
7-6(7-4), 6-7(7-9), 6-2
Win 5-1 Feb 2003 Portugal F1, Espinho Futures Clay Luxembourg Mike Scheidweiler Slovakia Michal Mertinak
Austria Marco Mirnegg
6-3, 6-2
Win 6-1 Mar 2004 Portugal F1, Faro Futures Hard Germany Philipp Petzschner Slovakia Boris Borgula
Slovakia Roman Kukal
3-6, 6-1, 6-4
Win 7-1 May 2004 Italy F6, Valdengo Futures Clay Germany Philipp Petzschner Italy Giuseppe Menga
Italy Massimo Ocera
6-3, 6-1
Win 8-1 Jun 2004 Italy F13, Cesena Futures Clay Italy Federico Torresi Argentina Diego Junqueira
Chile Felipe Parada
3-6, 6-1, 6-2
Win 9-1 Aug 2004 Mönchengladbach, Germany Challenger Clay Germany Philipp Petzschner Germany Karsten Braasch
Germany Franz Stauder
3-6, 6-2, 7-6(7-4)
Win 10-1 Nov 2004 Eckental, Germany Challenger Carpet Germany Philipp Petzschner Italy Daniele Bracciali
Czech Republic Petr Luxa
6-4, 7-6(7-4)
Win 11-1 Dec 2004 Ischgl, Austria Challenger Carpet Italy Leonardo Azzaro Italy Gianluca Bazzica
Italy Massimo Dell'Acqua
7-5, 6-3
Win 12-1 May 2005 Dresden, Germany Challenger Clay Germany Philipp Petzschner Netherlands Bart Beks
Netherlands Martijn Van Haasteren
6-7(2-7), 6-2, 6-4
Loss 12-2 Jul 2005 Oberstaufen, Germany Challenger Clay Austria Werner Eschauer Austria Oliver Marach
Switzerland Jean-Claude Scherrer
5-7, 3-6
Loss 12-3 Jul 2005 Rimini, Italy Challenger Clay Germany Philipp Petzschner Czech Republic David Skoch
Czech Republic Martin Stepanek
3-6, 7-6(7-1), 1-6
Win 13-3 Oct 2005 Mons, Belgium Challenger Hard Germany Philipp Petzschner Czech Republic Tomas Cibulec
Belgium Tom Vanhoudt
7-6(7-4), 6-2
Win 14-3 Nov 2005 Eckental, Germany Challenger Carpet Germany Philipp Petzschner Germany Torsten Popp
Netherlands Jasper Smit
6-3, 7-5
Loss 14-4 Nov 2005 Helsinki, Finland Challenger Hard Germany Philipp Petzschner Switzerland Yves Allegro
Germany Michael Kohlmann
6-4, 1-6, 4-6
Loss 14-5 Nov 2005 Sunderland, United Kingdom Challenger Hard Germany Philipp Petzschner Germany Sebastian Rieschick
Germany Frank Moser
4-6, 7-6(7-3), 4-6
Loss 14-6 Jan 2006 Austria F1, Bergheim Futures Carpet Austria Philipp Petzschner Sweden Johan Brunstrom
United States Philip Stolt
3-6, 4-6
Win 15-6 Jan 2006 Heilbronn, Germany Challenger Carpet Germany Philipp Petzschner Czech Republic David Skoch
Czech Republic Lukas Dlouhy
6-7(2-7), 6-3, [10-4]
Loss 15-7 Feb 2006 Bergamo, Italy Challenger Hard Germany Philipp Petzschner Italy Daniele Bracciali
Italy Giorgio Galimberti
5-7, 6-0, [11-13]
Win 16-7 Feb 2006 Besancon, France Challenger Hard Germany Philipp Petzschner Switzerland Jean-Claude Scherrer
Croatia Lovro Zovko
6-2, 6-2
Loss 16-8 Apr 2006 Monza, Italy Challenger Clay Italy Leonardo Azzaro Spain Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo
Italy Tomas Tenconi
6-4, 4-6, [11-13]
Loss 16-9 May 2006 Dresden, Germany Challenger Clay Germany Philipp Petzschner Slovakia Michal Merti?ák
Switzerland Yves Allegro
3-6, 0-6
Win 17-9 Jun 2006 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay Germany Tomas Behrend Argentina Máximo González
Argentina Sergio Roitman
7-6(7-5), 6-4
Win 18-9 Sep 2006 Szczecin, Poland Challenger Clay Germany Tomas Behrend Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Marcin Matkowski
6-1, 3-6, [10-4]
Win 19-9 Feb 2007 Besancon, France Challenger Hard Austria Alexander Peya France Grégory Carraz
Luxembourg Gilles Müller
6-4, 6-4
Win 20-9 May 2007 Dresden, Germany Challenger Clay Germany Tomas Behrend France Jean-Baptiste Perlant
France Xavier Pujo
6-3, 6-4
Win 21-9 Jun 2007 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay Germany Tomas Behrend Spain Óscar Hernández
Spain Carles Poch Gradin
6-0, 6-2
Win 22-9 Sep 2007 Szczecin, Poland Challenger Clay Germany Tomas Behrend Argentina Juan Pablo Brzezicki
Argentina Juan Pablo Guzmán
6-0, 5-7, [10-8]
Win 23-9 Sep 2007 Napoli, Italy Challenger Clay Germany Tomas Behrend Italy Leonardo Azzaro
Italy Alessandro Motti
7-6(7-5), 6-2
Win 24-9 Nov 2007 Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine Challenger Hard Croatia Lovro Zovko India Rohan Bopanna
South Africa Chris Haggard
7-6(7-5), 6-2
Win 25-9 Apr 2009 Rome, Italy Challenger Clay Germany Simon Greul Sweden Johan Brunstrom
Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
4-6, 7-6(7-2), [10-2]
Loss 25-10 May 2011 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay Austria Alexander Peya Czech Republic Frantisek Cermak
Czech Republic Lukas Rosol
3-6, 4-6
Win 26-10 Sep 2012 Petange, Luxembourg Challenger Hard Belgium Dick Norman United Kingdom Jamie Murray
Brazil Andre Sa
2-6, 6-2, [10-8]
Win 27-10 May 2013 Bordeaux, France Challenger Clay Austria Oliver Marach United States Nicholas Monroe
Germany Simon Stadler
2-6, 6-4, [10-1]
Win 28-10 Nov 2013 Ortisei, Italy Challenger Hard Germany Tim Puetz Italy Daniele Bracciali
Germany Benjamin Becker
6-2, 7-5

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Doubles

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR W-L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R 3R 2R 1R 1R QF 1R 2R 0 / 8 7-8 47%
French Open 1R 1R 2R 3R 1R 3R 2R 3R 1R 0 / 9 8-9 47%
Wimbledon 1R 3R 3R 3R 1R SF 2R A 1R 0 / 8 11-8 58%
US Open 2R 1R QF 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 8 7-8 47%
Win-Loss 1-3 2-4 8-4 5-4 2-4 6-4 5-4 3-3 1-3 0 / 33 33-33 50%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A 1R A 1R A 1R A A 0 / 3 0-3 0%
Miami A A 2R 1R 1R A A 1R A 0 / 4 1-4 20%
Monte Carlo A A A A 1R A 1R A A 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Hamburg A 2R 1R Not Masters Series 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Madrid A A 1R 1R A A 2R A A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
Rome A A A A A A 2R A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Shanghai A A A A A 2R A A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Paris Masters A A A QF 1R SF 2R A A 0 / 4 6-4 60%
Win-Loss 0-0 1-1 1-4 2-3 0-4 4-2 3-5 0-1 0-0 0 / 20 11-20 35%

Mixed Doubles

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R 2R A 1R 0 / 3 2-3 40%
French Open A A 1R SF A 1R 0 / 3 3-3 50%
Wimbledon 1R A 3R 1R 1R A 0 / 4 1-4 20%
US Open A 1R 1R A 1R A 0 / 3 0-3 0%
Win-Loss 0-1 0-1 2-4 4-3 0-2 0-2 0 / 13 6-13 32%

References

  1. ^ "Sabine Lisicki adds former Olympic doubles partner to her coaching team".

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