Lucas Arnold Ker
October 12, 1974 |
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||76 kg (170 lb; 12.0 st)|
|Highest ranking||No. 77 (July 20, 1998)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1999)|
|French Open||2R (1998)|
|US Open||3R (1998)|
|Highest ranking||No. 21 (March 8, 2004)|
|Current ranking||No. 860 (May 7, 2012)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2002, 2008, 2009)|
|French Open||SF (1997)|
|US Open||3R (2003)|
Last updated on: February 16, 2009.
Lucas Arnold Ker (born October 12, 1974 in Buenos Aires) is a professional tennis player from Argentina. Arnold Ker started playing tennis in the Olivos Tenis Club of Buenos Aires, under coach Malcolm Campbell.
He is right-handed and turned professional in 1994. He has played several times for the Argentine Davis Cup team, where he made his debut in 1997 against Venezuela. He was Roger Federer's opponent in the Swissman's first professional match in 1998 and is one of three active players to have a positive head-to-head record against Federer.
In August 2006, he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. The testicle was removed, and he successfully underwent chemotherapy. As of 2008, he is in remission and has returned to playing professional tennis.
- San Marino (with Pablo Albano)
- Bogotá (with Pablo Albano)
- Palermo (with Luis Lobo)
- St. Pölten (with Paul Hanley)
- Davis, Robert (2008-08-22). "Ker Learns to Live Again". Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved 2008-11-03.[dead link]
- Lucas Arnold Ker at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- Davis Cup appearances
- Lucas Learns To Live Again
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