Alexander Waske

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Alexander Waske
Alexander Waske.jpg
Country  Germany
Residence Frankfurt, Germany
Born (1975-03-31) 31 March 1975 (age 39)
Frankfurt, Germany
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 2000
Retired 2012
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,339,987
Singles
Career record 28–64
Career titles 0
5 Challengers
Highest ranking No. 89 (12 June 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2003, 2006, 2007)
French Open 2R (2006)
Wimbledon 2R (2002)
US Open 1R (2002, 2006, 2007)
Doubles
Career record 111–76
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 16 (30 April 2007)
Current ranking No. 136 (April 15, 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (2005)
French Open SF (2006)
Wimbledon QF (2005)
US Open 3R (2006)
Last updated on: April 15, 2013.

Alexander Waske (born 31 March 1975 in Frankfurt, West Germany) is a retired professional tennis player from Germany.

Waske was ranked as high as World No. 16 in doubles, winning 4 titles. He achieved his career-high singles ranking of World No. 89 in June 2006.[1] In 2010 Waske and his former Davis Cup companion Rainer Schüttler founded the Schüttler Waske Tennis-University, a tennis academy for professional tennis players.

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 7 (4–3)[edit]

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (3–2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (3–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 16 April 2006 Houston, United States Clay Germany Michael Kohlmann Austria Julian Knowle
Austria Jürgen Melzer
5–7, 6–4, [10–5]
Runner-up 1. 30 April 2006 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Germany Michael Kohlmann Austria Julian Knowle
Austria Jürgen Melzer
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 1 May 2006 Munich, Germany Clay Romania Andrei Pavel Austria Alexander Peya
Germany Björn Phau
6–4, 6–2
Winner 3. 29 January 2007 Zagreb, Croatia Carpet (i) Germany Michael Kohlmann Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [10–5]
Runner-up 2. 26 February 2007 Rotterdam, Netherlands Hard (i) Romania Andrei Pavel Czech Republic Martin Damm
India Leander Paes
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [8–10]
Winner 4. 23 April 2007 Barcelona, Spain Clay Romania Andrei Pavel Spain Rafael Nadal
Spain Bartolomé Salvá-Vidal
6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 3. 2 October 2011 Bangkok, Thailand Hard (i) Germany Michael Kohlmann Austria Oliver Marach
Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
6–7(4–7), 6–7(5–7)

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2002 2003 2006 2007 SR W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
French Open 1R 2R 0 / 2 1–2
Wimbledon 2R 1R 1R 0 / 3 1–3
US Open 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
Win–Loss 1–2 1–3 1–4 0–2 0 / 11 3–11

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2002 2005 2006 2007 2009 2011 2012 SR W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open SF 1R 3R 0 / 3 6–3
French Open 3R SF 3R 3R 2R 1R 0 / 6 11–6
Wimbledon 2R QF 1R 1R 0 / 4 4–4
US Open 1R 3R 2R 2R 0 / 4 4–4
Win–Loss 1–1 9–4 6–4 5–3 2–1 2–3 0–1 0 / 17 25–17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alexander Waske: South African Airways ATP Rankings History". Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved 13 May 2010. 

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