Philipp Kohlschreiber
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Philipp Kohlschreiber

Philipp Kohlschreiber
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Kohlschreiber at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceKitzbühel, Austria
Born (1983-10-16) 16 October 1983 (age 39)[1]
Augsburg, West Germany
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2001
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
CoachMarkus Hipfl
Prize money$13,749,731[2]
Career record478-387 (55.3% in ATP Tour events)
Career titles8
Highest rankingNo. 16 (30 July 2012)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open4R (2005, 2008, 2012)
French Open4R (2009, 2013)
WimbledonQF (2012)
US Open4R (2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games2R (2016)
Career record98-118 (45.4% in ATP Tour events)
Career titles7
Highest rankingNo. 51 (10 November 2008)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open1R (2005, 2006, 2007, 2012)
French Open1R (2007)
Wimbledon1R (2006)
US Open1R (2005, 2006, 2007, 2011)
Team competitions
Davis CupSF (2007)

Philipp Eberhard Hermann Kohlschreiber[3][4] (German pronunciation: ['fi:l?p 'ko:la?b?];[5] born 16 October 1983) is a German former professional tennis player. The right-hander won eight singles and seven doubles titles on the ATP World Tour and made the quarterfinals at the 2012 Wimbledon Championships. He reached his highest ATP singles ranking of world No. 16 in July 2012.

Personal life

Kohlschreiber married his long-term girlfriend Lena Alberti on 1 August 2018 in Kitzbühel, Austria.[6]


2007: First ATP career title

In 2007, Kohlschreiber achieved his greatest result at an ATP Masters Series event during the Monte-Carlo Masters, when he reached the quarterfinals after going through qualifying, defeating world No. 12 David Nalbandian in the second round. He won his first career title in Munich defeating Mikhail Youzhny, thereby becoming the first German player to win the event since Michael Stich in 1994.

2008: Four top-ten victories

Kohlschreiber started 2008 by reaching the quarterfinals of the tournament in Doha and winning his second career title in Auckland, where he defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero in the final.

After his win in Auckland, he defeated world No. 6, Andy Roddick, in the third round of the Australian Open 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, 6-7, 8-6. Kohlschreiber hit a personal record 32 aces and 104 winners. He eventually lost in the fourth round to Jarkko Nieminen 6-3, 6-7, 6-7, 3-6. Kohlschreiber failed to convert 11 set points in the second (7) and third (4) sets.

He reached the final of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany, eventually falling to the four-time champion Roger Federer 3-6, 4-6. At the US Open, he had to retire in the match against Viktor Troicki.

2009: 4th round at the French Open

Kohlschreiber at the 2009 Madrid Masters

Kohlschreiber started 2009 by reaching the quarterfinals in Doha and Auckland. The German reached the second round at the Australian Open where he defeated Sam Querrey, before losing to Fabrice Santoro in five sets. In the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Kohlschreiber beat Nicolás Lapentti 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 before being defeated by Fernando Verdasco in the fourth round. Also in 2009, during the French Open, Kohlschreiber defeated world No. 4, Novak Djokovic, in a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 upset.[7]

In the third round of Wimbledon, he was defeated by Roger Federer 6-3, 6-2, 6-7, 6-1. He was the only person other than finalist Andy Roddick to take a set off of Federer, the eventual champion.

2010: Quarterfinals in Monte Carlo and Canada Masters

Kohlschreiber started the season in Auckland well with three straight sets wins, including wins over Thomaz Bellucci and Frenchman Marc Gicquel before running into eventual finalist Arnaud Clément, losing in straight sets in the semifinals. Kohlschreiber progressed to the third round of the Australian Open with wins over Horacio Zeballos and Wayne Odesnik. He gave second seed Rafael Nadal a test in the third round, before losing 4-6, 2-6, 6-2, 5-7.

He returned to action in San Jose seeing off local boy Rajeev Ram in three sets and crushing Dudi Sela, only losing two games. He then ran into the in-form Denis Istomin and lost in three topsy sets, sparking a three-match losing streak. He crashed out of Memphis to Evgeny Korolev in two tight sets, followed by an easy three set lost to Gaël Monfils in the Davis Cup.

Kohlschreiber got back to winning ways at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells as he had a bye then beat fellow German Philipp Petzschner in straight sets. He then lost a final set tie-breaker in round 3 to world No. 2, Djokovic. At the Sony Ericsson Open Kohlschreiber received another bye and took on fellow German Florian Mayer and it was about to go into a first set tie breaker before Florian retired with an injury. Again he went out in the third round this time to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets.

To start his clay-court season, Kohlschreiber went to the Monte-Carlo Masters where he caused a couple of upsets. In the first round, he edged out Bellucci in a final set tie-break before he thumped the world No. 4, Andy Murray, for the loss of just three games.[8] He then took on Petzschner, again and again, won in straight sets, to reach the quarterfinals. Where he played David Ferrer and was edged out in two tight sets.

At Wimbledon, Kohlschreiber defeated Potito Starace and Teymuraz Gabashvili, before losing to Andy Roddick in the third round. At Hamburg, he lost to Thomaz Bellucci in the third round. In September, he hired Murray's former coach Miles Maclagan.[9]

2011: Grand Slam struggles

Kohlschreiber began his year at the Qatar Open where he was the eighth seed. He won his first match against Andreas Seppi 6-2, 6-4 but then lost to Ivo Karlovi? in a tight match 7-6, 6-7, 7-6. He then went to the Heineken Open in Auckland where he won against Carlos Berlocq 2-6, 6-3, 6-1, and 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 against Marcel Granollers before falling to the top seed David Ferrer, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, in the quarterfinals. In February, Kohlschreiber attended the ABN AMRO tournament in Rotterdam. In the first round, he faced Lu Yen-hsun of Taiwan whom he defeated 6-4, 7-6. In the second round, he put up a brave showing against top seed and world No. 4, Robin Söderling, but lost 6-3, 5-7, 7-6. In the first round of the Davis Cup tie against Croatia, Kohlschreiber saved one match point in the second rubber against Ivan Dodig to win in five sets and to draw the score after day one. In the fourth rubber, Marin ?ili? was too strong for Kohlschreiber - he was defeated in straight sets to give the tie a 2-2. In the deciding fifth rubber Philipp Petzschner managed to lead Germany to a 3-2 win. After a first round bye in Indian Wells, Kohlschreiber defeated Tim Smyczek in Round two saving 3 MP before beating world No. 4, Robin Söderling, 7-6, 6-4, saving five set points in the opening set tie-break. In round 4, he lost to Juan Martín del Potro, 6-7, 6-7. Kohlschreiber was defeated by Federer in the second round of the Monte-Carlo Masters after beating Andrey Golubev in round 1. He captured his third career title at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle defeating Philipp Petzschner in the final. On the way to the title, he overcame Cedrik-Marcel Stebe, Alexandr Dolgopolov, Lleyton Hewitt and Gaël Monfils.

2012: Quarterfinals at Wimbledon

At the Australian Open he lost in the fourth round to Juan Martín del Potro. Kohlschreiber reached the semifinals of Gerry Weber Open, defeating Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals, 6-3, 6-4.[10] He lost in the semifinals to Tommy Haas, 6-7, 5-7.

Less than two weeks following his defeat of Nadal, Kohlschreiber beat Tommy Haas, Malek Jaziri and then Luká? Rosol in straight sets 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 in the third round of Wimbledon Championships. Rosol had defeated Nadal in the previous round of in one of the greatest upsets in Grand Slam history. Kohlschreiber then advanced to the quarterfinals of a major for the first time by defeating Brian Baker,[11] but was thwarted by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-2. At the US Open, he lost in the fourth round to Janko Tipsarevi?.

2013: 4th round at the French Open and US Open

Kohlschreiber at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open
Philipp Kohlschreiber at the 2013 US Open

At the Australian Open, he lost in the third round to Milos Raonic. He made it to the fourth round of the French Open before losing to world number one, Novak Djokovic. At Wimbledon, he had to retire in his first-round match against Ivan Dodig. At the US Open, he lost in the fourth round to eventual champion Rafael Nadal.

2014: Davis Cup quarterfinals

At the 2014 Rotterdam Open, Kohlschreiber defeated Richard Gasquet to reach quarterfinals, where he lost to Igor Sijsling. At Dubai, he won over Andreas Seppi in the second round and was defeated by Tomá? Berdych in the semifinals.

Kohlschreiber won the Düsseldorf Open, then the following week reached the third round of the French Open where he took reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray to five sets.

At Hamburg, he reached the semifinals winning over Gilles Simon and Luká? Rosol. At the US Open, he defeated John Isner in the third round and lost to Djokovic in the round of 16.

2015: Title in Kitzbühel

Kohlschreiber defeated Paul-Henri Mathieu in the first round of the Australian Open in straight sets for his first win of the season, before bowing out to Bernard Tomic in a tightly contested four-set match, 7-6, 4-6, 6-7, 6-7. He was very dominant against Japanese Go Soeda to begin the French Open, losing only three games, but could not get past Pablo Andújar despite winning sets three and four. He fell to Djokovic with a score of 4-6, 4-6, 4-6 in the first round of Wimbledon. Kohlschreiber then took part in Kitzbühel, defeating two top-30 players in Fabio Fognini and Dominic Thiem in the quarter- and semifinals, respectively. He then defeated Paul-Henri Mathieu to win the tournament. The US Open saw his best grand slam performance of the year, defeating countryman Alexander Zverev in five sets, and then taking down Lukas Rosol with a score of 7-6, 6-2, 6-2. Federer took down Kohlschreiber in straights in the third round, however.

2016: Munich champion, Stuttgart runner-up, poor Grand Slam results

Kohlschreiber began 2016 ranked 34th in the world and had a season high rank of 22. He lost in the first round of the Australian Open to Kei Nishikori in straight sets. He played in the Sofia Open and lost to Victor Troicki in the quarterfinals. His next tournament was the Rotterdam Open where Kohlschreiber beat former US Open champion Marin Cilic in the quarterfinals. He then lost in the next round. Following the Rotterdam semifinals, Kohlschreiber made the quarterfinals of Dubai where he lost to Stan Wawrinka. Kohlschreiber then represented Germany in their Davis Cup team against the Czech Republic where he beat both Luká? Rosol and Tomá? Berdych.

Kohlschreiber reached the round of 32 at both the Indian Wells Masters and the Monte-Carlo Masters where he lost to Djokovic and Wawrinka, respectively. He reached the semifinals in Barcelona before winning the Munich Open with wins against Mayer, del Potro, Fognini and Dominic Thiem in the final. He lost early at both Madrid Masters and the Rome Masters before a first-round loss at the French Open to Nicolás Almagro.

2017: 400th win, best Grand Slam fourth round result since 2014

Kohlschreiber started 2017 ranked No. 32. At the Australian Open, he won against Nikoloz Basilashvili and Donald Young, but lost in round 3 to Gael Monfils. In February, Kohlschreiber played in the Dubai Tennis Championships where he beat eighth seed Gilles Muller in straight sets. In the quarterfinals, Kohlschreiber who was aiming to win his 400th match on tour lost in three tight sets to eventual champion and world No. 1, Andy Murray. Kohlschreiber won the first set 7-6, and in the second set tiebreaker lost 18-20. In that tiebreaker, Kohlschreiber had seven match points. Murray saved all seven, won the tiebreaker and the deciding set 6-1.

Kohlschreiber finally won his 400th match at the BNP Paribas Open against Alexandr Dolgopolov. He subsequently lost his next match to eventual finalist Stan Wawrinka. Later that month at the Miami Open, as the 26th seed, Kohlschreiber won his second-round match in three sets against young American Taylor Fritz. In the third round, despite winning the first set 6-0, Kohlschreiber lost to 15 time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal. In August, Kohlschreiber won his second title at Kitzbuhel.

Originally for the US Open, Kohlschreiber was to be unseeded; however, the last-minute withdrawal of Andy Murray saw a draw reshuffle with Kohlschreiber becoming the 33rd seed. Kohlschreiber reached the round of 16 where he lost to Roger Federer, world No. 3, in straight sets. Kohlschreiber did not drop a set in reaching the round of 16.

2018: Masters 1000 - singles quarterfinal since 2010, first doubles semifinal; fifth US Open fourth round

2019-2021: 2019 year-end loss of form; continued struggles in 2020; out of top 100 in 2021

Kohlschreiber won his first match against a current world No. 1 at the 2019 Indian Wells Masters, where he beat Novak Djokovic in the third round in straight sets. He lost in the next round against Gaël Monfils.

After an extended period of playing on the Challenger tour, winning the 2020 Canberra Challenger,[12] he struggled with form and was not able to pass the first round in multiple Grand Slams, except for the 2020 Australian Open where he withdrew in the second round, Kohlschreiber found his form at the 2021 French Open using his protected ranking where he reached the third round of this major for the first time in seven years, since 2014. He defeated Fernando Verdasco and 24th seed Aslan Karatsev before falling to 10th seed and 2020 French Open semifinalist Diego Schwartzman.[13]

He lost in the first round at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships to Denis Shapovalov, where he also used his protected ranking, after a hard-fought five setter lasting more than 3+12 hours.[14]

At the 2021 US Open Kohlschreiber reached the second round, using his protected ranking once more, after Marin Cilic retired in the first round in the fifth set. It was Cilic's first retirement in more than 800 matches on the tour.[15]

2022: 68th Grand Slam appearance, out of top 200, retirement

He competed in his 68th Grand Slam at the Australian Open and reached the second round. Unable to defend his third round showing at Roland Garros from the year before, and despite qualifying at Indian Wells earlier in the season, he fell out of the top 150 on 6 June 2022. On 20 June, after winning the first round of the Wimbledon qualifying, he announced his retirement from professional tennis after that tournament.[16][17][18] He played his last match on the ATP Tour two days later, losing to Mikhail Kukushkin in the next round.[19][20][21][22] As of 27 June 2022, he is in 4th place on the list of Grand Slam appearances overall with 68 tied with Novak Djokovic.

Performance timelines

(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; (NMS) not a Masters tournament; (NTI) not a Tier I tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.


  • Kohlschreiber's second-round match at the 2013 French Open was a walkover (so doesn't count as a win).
  • Kohlschreiber withdrew before the second round match at the 2020 Australian Open due to an injury (so doesn't count as a loss).


ATP career finals

Singles: 18 (8 titles, 10 runner-ups)

Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP Tour 500 series (0-0)
ATP International Series /
ATP Tour 250 Series (8-10)
Finals by surface
Hard (1-2)
Clay (6-6)
Grass (1-2)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Apr 2007 Bavarian Championships, Germany International Clay Russia Mikhail Youzhny 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
Win 2-0 Jan 2008 Auckland Open, New Zealand International Hard Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero 7-6(7-4), 7-5
Loss 2-1 Jun 2008 Halle Open, Germany International Grass Switzerland Roger Federer 3-6, 4-6
Loss 2-2 Sep 2009 Moselle Open, France 250 Series Hard (i) France Gaël Monfils 6-7(1-7), 6-3, 2-6
Win 3-2 Jun 2011 Halle Open, Germany 250 Series Grass Germany Philipp Petzschner 7-6(7-5), 2-0 ret.
Win 4-2 May 2012 Bavarian Championships, Germany (2) 250 Series Clay Croatia Marin ?ili? 7-6(10-8), 6-3
Loss 4-3 Jul 2012 Kitzbühel Open, Austria 250 Series Clay Netherlands Robin Haase 7-6(7-2), 3-6, 2-6
Loss 4-4 Jan 2013 Auckland Open, New Zealand 250 Series Hard Spain David Ferrer 6-7(5-7), 1-6
Loss 4-5 May 2013 Bavarian Championships, Germany 250 Series Clay Germany Tommy Haas 3-6, 6-7(3-7)
Loss 4-6 Jul 2013 Stuttgart Open, Germany 250 Series Clay Italy Fabio Fognini 7-5, 4-6, 4-6
Win 5-6 May 2014 Düsseldorf Open, Germany 250 Series Clay Croatia Ivo Karlovi? 6-2, 7-6(7-4)
Loss 5-7 May 2015 Bavarian Championships, Germany 250 Series Clay United Kingdom Andy Murray 6-7(4-7), 7-5, 6-7(4-7)
Win 6-7 Aug 2015 Kitzbühel Open, Austria 250 Series Clay France Paul-Henri Mathieu 2-6, 6-2, 6-2
Win 7-7 May 2016 Bavarian Championships, Germany (3) 250 Series Clay Austria Dominic Thiem 7-6(9-7), 4-6, 7-6(7-4)
Loss 7-8 Jun 2016 Stuttgart Open, Germany 250 Series Grass Austria Dominic Thiem 7-6(7-2), 4-6, 4-6
Loss 7-9 Apr 2017 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco 250 Series Clay Croatia Borna ?ori? 7-5, 6-7(3-7), 5-7
Win 8-9 Aug 2017 Kitzbühel Open, Austria (2) 250 Series Clay Portugal João Sousa 6-3, 6-4
Loss 8-10 May 2018 Bavarian Championships, Germany 250 Series Clay Germany Alexander Zverev 3-6, 3-6

Doubles: 10 (7 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP Tour 500 Series (2-1)
ATP International Series /
ATP Tour 250 Series (5-2)
Finals by surface
Hard (2-3)
Clay (3-0)
Grass (1-0)
Carpet (1-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Sep 2005 Kingfisher Open, Vietnam International Carpet (i) Germany Lars Burgsmüller Australia Ashley Fisher
Sweden Robert Lindstedt
5-6(3-7), 6-4, 6-2[a]
Win 2-0 Jul 2006 Kitzbühel Open, Austria Intl. Gold Clay Austria Stefan Koubek Austria Oliver Marach
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
6-2, 6-3
Win 3-0 Apr 2007 Bavarian Championships, Germany International Clay Russia Mikhail Youzhny Czech Republic Jan Hájek
Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský
6-1, 6-4
Win 4-0 Jan 2008 Doha, Qatar International Hard Czech Republic David ?koch South Africa Jeff Coetzee
South Africa Wesley Moodie
6-4, 4-6, [11-9]
Loss 4-1 Feb 2008 Rotterdam Open, Netherlands Intl. Gold Hard (i) Russia Mikhail Youzhny Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych
Russia Dmitry Tursunov
5-7, 6-3, [7-10]
Win 5-1 Jul 2008 Stuttgart Open, Germany Intl. Gold Clay Germany Christopher Kas Germany Michael Berrer
Germany Mischa Zverev
6-3, 6-4
Loss 5-2 Oct 2008 Swiss Indoors, Switzerland International Hard (i) Germany Christopher Kas India Mahesh Bhupati
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
3-6, 3-6
Win 6-2 Jun 2009 Halle Open, Germany 250 Series Grass Germany Christopher Kas Germany Andreas Beck
Switzerland Marco Chiudinelli
6-3, 6-4
Loss 6-3 Jan 2012 Doha, Qatar 250 Series Hard Germany Christopher Kas Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
Czech Republic Luká? Rosol
3-6, 4-6
Win 7-3 Jan 2013 Doha, Qatar (2) 250 Series Hard Germany Christopher Kas Austria Julian Knowle
Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
7-5, 6-4
  1. ^ Tie-breaks were held at 5-5 and not 6-6 in this tournament.

Team competition: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Result W-L Year Tournament Surface Partners Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 2009 World Team Cup, Germany Clay Germany Nicolas Kiefer
Germany Rainer Schüttler
Germany Mischa Zverev
Serbia Janko Tipsarevi?
Serbia Viktor Troicki
Serbia Nenad Zimonji?
Win 1-1 2011 World Team Cup, Germany Clay Germany Florian Mayer
Germany Philipp Petzschner
Germany Christopher Kas
Argentina Juan Mónaco
Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Argentina Máximo González

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 10 (5-5)

ATP Challenger (4-4)
ITF Futures (1-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Sep 2002 Netherlands F1, Enschede Futures Clay Japan Jun Kato 6-1, 6-7(3-7), 6-3
Loss 1-1 Oct 2002 Jamaica F16, Montego Bay Futures Hard France Cedric Kauffmann 2-6, 2-6
Win 1-0 Oct 2003 Tumkur, India Challenger Hard United Kingdom Lee Childs 7-5, 7-6(7-5)
Loss 1-1 Jun 2004 Reggio Emilia, Italy Challenger Clay France Olivier Mutis 2-6, 6-0, 3-6
Win 2-1 Jul 2004 Hilversum, Netherlands Challenger Clay Netherlands Dennis van Scheppingen 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
Loss 2-2 Nov 2004 Réunion Island Challenger Hard Czech Republic Michal Tabara 1-6, 6-2, 4-6
Loss 2-3 Jun 2005 Fürth, Germany Challenger Clay Spain Albert Portas 6-7(5-7), 2-6
Win 3-3 Nov 2005 Réunion Island Challenger Hard Russia Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-2, 6-3
Loss 3-4 Sep 2011 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard Uzbekistan Denis Istomin 6-7(6-8), 4-6
Win 4-4 Jan 2020 Canberra, Australia Challenger Hard Finland Emil Ruusuvuori 7-6(7-5), 4-6, 6-3

Doubles: 1 (1-0)

ATP Challenger (0-0)
ITF Futures (1-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Mar 2003 France F6, Lille Futures Hard (i) Germany Markus Wislsperger France Jérôme Hanquez
France Régis Lavergne
6-4, 6-4

Playing style

Kohlschreiber is an all-court player with an emphasis on baseline play. He has strong groundstrokes on both wings which are equally as solid and is often able to wrong-foot opponents due to his quick follow-through, forcing them to commit early. His forehand is his primary weapon, and he is known to hit inside-out forehands to draw opponents out, while his single-handed backhand is considered one of the best on the tour currently. It is known for its consistency, power, and his ability to hit it in a variety of ways, namely flat, with top-spin and slice. Generally playing from the baseline, Kohlschreiber constructs points and uses a sudden injection of pace or a drop-shot to draw opponents out of their comfort zone and dominate the point from there.

Complementing his strong baseline play, as an all-court player, Kohlschreiber is also a proficient volleyer and uses variety to construct points. He is known to employ drop-shots mid-rally to catch opponents off-guard, especially on the backhand side. He occasionally uses a chip-and-charge tactic as well, especially on grass. It is due to the variety of shots he has that has led him to be successful on all surfaces, as can be seen by the fact that he has reached at least the fourth round of all Grand Slam tournaments and won titles on all surfaces (although he has won the most titles on clay).

Wins over top 10 players

  • He has a 25-103 (19.5%) record against players who were, at the time the match was played, ranked in the top 10.
Season 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Total
Wins 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 4 3 2 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 25
# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score PK Rank
1. Germany Rainer Schüttler 6 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard 1R 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 164
2. Sweden Joachim Johansson 10 Halle, Germany Grass 1R 7-6(7-4), 6-1 71
3. Australia Lleyton Hewitt 4 Adelaide, Australia Hard 2R 6-3, 0-6, 7-5 86
4. Russia Nikolay Davydenko 6 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass 1R 6-2, 6-4 96
5. United States James Blake 8 Halle, Germany Grass QF 6-4, 6-3 34
6. Russia Nikolay Davydenko 4 Davis Cup, Moscow Clay (i) SF 6-7(5-7), 6-2, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 32
7. United States Andy Roddick 6 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard 3R 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(11-9), 6-7(3-7), 8-6 27
8. Spain David Ferrer 5 World Team Cup, Düsseldorf Clay RR 6-1, 6-0 35
9. United States James Blake 7 Halle, Germany Grass SF 6-3, 7-5 40
10. Spain David Ferrer 5 Paris Masters, France Hard (i) 2R 6-3, 6-2 30
11. France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 9 World Team Cup, Düsseldorf Clay RR 6-7(2-7), 6-3, 6-3 31
12. Serbia Novak Djokovic 4 French Open, Paris Clay 3R 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 31
13. Spain Fernando Verdasco 9 Davis Cup, Marbella Clay QF 6-4, 6-2, 1-6, 2-6, 8-6 29
14. United Kingdom Andy Murray 4 Monte-Carlo Masters, Monaco Clay 2R 6-2, 6-1 33
15. Spain Fernando Verdasco 9 Beijing, China Hard 1R 6-2, 7-5 32
16. Sweden Robin Söderling 4 Indian Wells, United States Hard 3R 7-6(10-8), 6-4 35
17. France Gaël Monfils 8 Halle, Germany Grass SF 6-3, 6-3 49
18. Spain Nicolas Almagro 10 Auckland, New Zealand Hard QF 7-6(7-5), 6-4 42
19. Spain Rafael Nadal 2 Halle, Germany Grass QF 6-3, 6-4 34
20. United States John Isner 10 US Open, New York Hard 3R 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 20
21. France Richard Gasquet 9 Rotterdam, Netherlands Hard (i) 2R 7-5, 7-5 27
22. Czech Republic Tomá? Berdych 7 Davis Cup, Hanover Hard (i) 1R 6-3, 7-5, ret. 30
23. Croatia Marin Cilic 3 Indian Wells, United States Hard 3R 6-4, 6-4 37
24. Germany Alexander Zverev 4 US Open, New York Hard 3R 6-7(1-7), 6-4, 6-1, 6-3 34
25. Serbia Novak Djokovic 1 Indian Wells, United States Hard 3R 6-4, 6-4 39

Record against top 10 players

Kohlschreiber's ATP-only record against players who have been ranked world No. 10 or higher.

  • Statistics correct as of 27 December 2022.

German tournaments

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W-L Win %
Munich 1R A 2R A QF W A 2R QF QF W F 1R F W 2R F QF NH 1R 1R 3 / 17 35-14 71%
Halle A A A QF 1R SF F SF QF W SF QF SF 1R QF 2R 2R 1R NH QF A 1 / 16 33-14 70%
Hamburg 1R A A 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 3R 3R QF A SF 1R QF SF 1R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 17 16-17 48%
Stuttgart A A 1R 2R 1R 2R QF 2R 1R A A F 2R QF F QF 1R 1R NH A A 0 / 14 16-13 55%
Düsseldorf not held 2R W discontinued 1 / 2 4-1 80%


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