Christopher Kas
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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 40)
Trostberg, West Germany
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2001
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 1,250,650
Career record0-2
Career titles0
0 Challengers, 1 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 224 (4 November 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2003)
WimbledonQ1 (2003)
Career record180-178
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 17 (6 February 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2012)
French Open3R (2009)
WimbledonSF (2011)
US OpenQF (2008)
Other mixed doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesSF - 4th (2012)

Christopher Kas (born 13 June 1980) is a retired German tennis player. His career-high ATP singles ranking is world No. 224, which he reached in November 2002. His career-high in doubles is world No. 17, achieved in February 2012. 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 (5-15)

Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1-2)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (4-13)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 16 July 2006 Swedish Open, Båstad Clay Austria Oliver Marach Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Thomas Johansson
3-6, 6-4, [4-10]
Runner-up 2. 23 July 2006 Dutch Open, Amersfoort Clay Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker Spain Alberto Martín
Spain Fernando Vicente
4-6, 3-6
Runner-up 3. 29 July 2007 Austrian Open, Kitzbühel Clay Germany Tomas Behrend Italy Potito Starace
Peru Luis Horna
6-7(4-7), 6-7(5-7)
Runner-up 4. 14 October 2007 BA-CA Tennis Trophy, Austria Hard (i) Germany Tomas Behrend Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
4-6, 2-6
Runner-up 5. 2 March 2008 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Croatia Hard (i) Netherlands Rogier Wassen Australia Paul Hanley
Australia Jordan Kerr
3-6, 6-3, [8-10]
Winner 1. 13 July 2008 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Germany Michael Berrer
Germany Mischa Zverev
6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 6. 26 October 2008 Davidoff Swiss Indoors, Basel Hard (i) Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 7. 8 February 2009 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Croatia Hard (i) Netherlands Rogier Wassen Czech Republic Martin Damm
Sweden Robert Lindstedt
4-6, 3-6
Winner 2. 14 June 2009 Gerry Weber Open, Halle, Germany Grass Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Germany Andreas Beck
Switzerland Marco Chiudinelli
6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 8. 18 July 2010 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Germany Philipp Petzschner Argentina Carlos Berlocq
Argentina Eduardo Schwank
6-7(5-7), 6-7(6-8)
Winner 3. 3 October 2010 Thailand Open, Bangkok Hard Serbia Viktor Troicki Israel Jonathan Erlich
Austria Jürgen Melzer
6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 9. 27 February 2011 Delray Beach International Tennis Championships, U.S. Hard Austria Alexander Peya United States Scott Lipsky
United States Rajeev Ram
6-4, 4-6, [3-10]
Runner-up 10. 1 May 2011 BMW Open, München, Germany Clay Germany Andreas Beck Italy Simone Bolelli
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
6-7(3-7), 4-6
Runner-up 11. 31 July 2011 Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Austria Alexander Peya Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák
Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
3-6, 6-7(7-9)
Runner-up 12. 27 August 2011 Winston-Salem Open, U.S. Hard Austria Alexander Peya Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
6-7(2-7), 4-6
Runner-up 13. 6 January 2012 Qatar Open, Doha Hard Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
Czech Republic Luká? Rosol
3-6, 4-6
Winner 4. 4 January 2013 Qatar Open, Doha Hard Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Austria Julian Knowle
Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
7-5, 6-4
Runner-up 14. 14 April 2013 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Germany Dustin Brown Austria Julian Knowle
Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
3-6, 2-6
Winner 5. 3 August 2013 Bet-at-home Cup Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Germany Martin Emmrich Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák
Czech Republic Luká? Dlouhý
6-4, 6-3
Runner-up 15. 24 May 2014 Düsseldorf Open, Germany Clay Germany Martin Emmrich Mexico Santiago González
United States Scott Lipsky
5-7, 6-4, [3-10]

Doubles performance timeline

(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (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.
Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R 3R 2R 1R 1R QF 1R 6-7
French Open 1R 1R 2R 3R 1R 3R 2R 3R 8-8
Wimbledon 1R 3R 3R 3R 1R SF 2R A 11-7
US Open 2R 1R QF 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R 7-8
Win-Loss 1-3 2-4 8-4 5-4 2-4 6-4 5-4 3-3 32-30


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