David Prinosil

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David Prinosil
Country  Germany
Residence Prague, Czech Republic
Born (1973-03-09) 9 March 1973 (age 41)
Olomouc, Czech Republic
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Turned pro 1991
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $4,016,496
Singles
Career record 169–221
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 28 (23 April 2001)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1995, 2001)
French Open 3R (1992)
Wimbledon 4R (2000)
US Open 2R (1996, 1999)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (1996, 2000)
Doubles
Career record 254–208
Career titles 10
Highest ranking No. 12 (20 August 2001)
Other Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal (1996)
Last updated on: 25 September 2012.
Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Germany
Men's Tennis
Bronze 1996 Atlanta Doubles

David Prinosil (born 9 March 1973) is a former tennis player from Germany, who turned professional in 1991.

Prinosil was born in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia, but later moved to Germany. He represented his country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was defeated in the first round by Daniel Vacek of the Czech Republic. In the doubles competition in Stone Mountain Park he won the Bronze medal partnering Marc-Kevin Goellner. He was the first ever opponent of Tim Henman in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament, in the first round of Wimbledon in 1994.

The right-hander won three career titles in singles, and reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 23 April 2001, when he became World No. 28.

Career finals[edit]

Singles: 6 (3–3)[edit]

Legend (Wins)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (3)
Wins (3)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 17 July 1995 Newport, USA Grass United States David Wheaton 7–6(7-3), 5–7, 6–2
2. 21 October 1996 Ostrava, Czech Republic Carpet (i) Czech Republic Petr Korda 6–1, 6–2
3. 19 June 2000 Halle, Germany Grass Netherlands Richard Krajicek 6–3, 6–2
Runner-ups (3)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 9 March 1998 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet (i) Sweden Magnus Gustafsson 3–6, 6–1, 6–1
2. 8 February 1999 St. Petersburg, Russia Carpet (i) Switzerland Marc Rosset 6–3, 6–4
3. 6 November 2000 Moscow, Russia Carpet (i) Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6–2, 7–5

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