Jens Knippschild

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Jens Knippschild
Country  Germany
Residence Arolsen, Germany
Born (1975-02-15) 15 February 1975 (age 39)
Arolsen, Germany
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 1992
Retired 2004
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,017,972
Singles
Career record 48–69
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 76 (9 August 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1997)
French Open 4R (1998)
Wimbledon 3R (1999)
US Open 3R (1997)
Doubles
Career record 46–53
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 53 (9 June 1997)
Last updated on: November 10, 2013.

Jens Knippschild (born 15 February 1975 in Arolsen, Hesse) is a former tennis player from Germany, who turned professional in 1992. He has won two doubles titles (2001, Båstad and 2002, Bucharest) during his career. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 9 August 1999, when he became the number 76 of the world.

Singles titles (5)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (5)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 12 February 1996 Germany Hambühren Carpet Germany Nicolas Kiefer 7–6, 6–1
2. 8 July 1996 Germany Oberstaufen Clay Chile Gabriel Silberstein 6–3, 5–7, 7–6
3. 3 February 1997 Germany Wolfsburg Carpet Germany Arne Thoms 6–4, 6–3
4. 14 June 1999 Germany Braunschweig Clay Argentina Franco Squillari 7–5, 7–6
5. 16 October 2000 Germany Eckental Carpet France Olivier Mutis 6–7, 7–6, 7–5

Runner-ups (5)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 6 June 1994 Germany Weiden Clay Sweden Mikael Tillström 6–2, 6–4
2. 16 September 1996 Germany Bad Saarow Clay Sweden Magnus Norman 6–2, 6–2
3. 21 September 1998 Poland Szczecin Carpet Morocco Younes El Aynaoui 6–3, 6–4
4. 10 July 2000 United States Newport Grass Netherlands Peter Wessels 7–6, 6–3
5. 20 August 2001 Germany Monchengladbach Clay Austria Jürgen Melzer 4–6, 6–1, 6–3

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