Marcin Matkowski

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Marcin Matkowski
Matkowski.jpg
Country  Poland
Residence Szczecin, Poland
Born (1981-01-15) 15 January 1981 (age 33)
Barlinek, Poland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,710,491
Singles
Career record 3–3
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 647 (11 September 2000)
Doubles
Career record 329–269
Career titles 14
Highest ranking No. 7 (9 July 2012)
Current ranking No. 20 (17 March 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (2006)
French Open QF (2010, 2013)
Wimbledon 3R (2013, 2014)
US Open F (2011)
Other Doubles tournaments
Tour Finals F (2011)
Olympic Games QF (2008)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open SF (2013)
French Open QF (2006, 2010)
Wimbledon QF (2007, 2013)
US Open F (2012)
Last updated on: 20 March 2014.

Marcin Matkowski (born 15 January 1981 in Barlinek) is a right-handed Polish professional tennis player whose speciality is in doubles. His current partner is Mariusz Fyrstenberg; they have been playing together since 2003. He occasionally plays mixed doubles with Caroline Wozniacki.

Matkowski and Fyrstenberg qualified as the eighth and final contenders in the 2006 Tennis Masters Cup. This was mainly because of their reaching the semifinals at the Australian Open. In 2011, they reached the US Open men's doubles final and the final at the year-end championships. They have participated in the year-end championships six times to date.

Major finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2011 US Open Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Austria Jürgen Melzer
Germany Philipp Petzschner
2-6, 2-6

Mixed doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2012 US Open Hard Czech Republic Květa Peschke Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Brazil Bruno Soares
7–6(10–8), 1–6, [10–12]

Year-End Championships finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0-1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2011 London Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Belarus Max Mirnyi
Canada Daniel Nestor
5–7, 3–6

Masters 1000 finals[edit]

Doubles: 6 (2–4)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2007 Madrid Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 2008 Madrid Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 2009 Shanghai Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg France Julien Benneteau
France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
2-6, 4-6
Runner-up 2010 Shanghai Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Austria Jürgen Melzer
India Leander Paes
5–7, 6–4, [5–10]
Winner 2012 Madrid Clay (blue) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Sweden Robert Lindstedt
Romania Horia Tecău
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2013 Miami Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
4–6, 1–6

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 37 (14-23)[edit]

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–1)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–1)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (2–4)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (3–5)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (9–12)
Titles by Surface
Hard (3–15)
Clay (9–7)
Grass (2–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 1. 28 July 2003 Orange Warsaw Open, Sopot, Poland (1) Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
6–4, 6–7(7–9), 6–3
Winner 2. 23 February 2004 Brasil Open, Costa do Sauipe, Brazil Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Germany Tomas Behrend
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
6–2, 6–2
Winner 3. 1 August 2005 Orange Warsaw Open, Sopot, Poland (2) Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
7–6(9–7), 6–4
Runner-up 1. 26 September 2005 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Palermo, Italy Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Argentina Martín García
Argentina Mariano Hood
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 20 February 2006 Brasil Open, Costa do Sauipe, Brazil Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
1–6, 6–4, [3–10]
Runner-up 3. 24 April 2006 Torneo Godó, Barcelona, Spain Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
2–6, 7–6(7–4), [5–10]
Runner-up 4. 21 August 2006 Pilot Pen Tennis, New Haven, United States Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 11 September 2006 BRD Năstase Țiriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Argentina Martín García
Peru Luis Horna
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), [10–8]
Runner-up 5. 25 September 2006 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Palermo, Italy Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Argentina Martín García
Peru Luis Horna
6–7(1–7), 6–7(2–7)
Runner-up 6. 24 October 2006 Davidoff Swiss Indoors, Basel, Switzerland Carpet (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 5. 30 July 2007 Orange Warsaw Open, Sopot, Poland (3) Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Argentina Martín García
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 7. 19 August 2007 Pilot Pen Tennis, New Haven, United States Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg India Mahesh Bhupathi
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 1 October 2007 Open de Moselle, Metz, France Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg France Arnaud Clément
France Michaël Llodra
1–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 7 October 2007 Erste Bank Open, Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Germany Christopher Kas
Germany Tomas Behrend
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 9. 15 October 2007 Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 10. 28 April 2008 Barcelona Open, Barcelona, Spain Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 9 June 2008 Orange Warsaw Open, Warsaw, Poland (4) Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Russia Nikolay Davydenko
Kazakhstan Yuri Schukin
6–0, 3–6, [10–4]
Runner-up 11. 8 September 2008 BRD Năstase Țiriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg France Nicolas Devilder
France Paul-Henri Mathieu
6–7(4–7), 7–6(11–9), [20–22]
Runner-up 12. 29 September 2008 Open de Moselle, Metz, France Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg France Arnaud Clément
France Michaël Llodra
7–5, 3–6, [8–10]
Winner 8. 12 October 2008 Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
6–4, 6–2
Winner 9. 19 June 2009 AEGON International, Eastbourne, United Kingdom (1) Grass Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Travis Parrott
Slovakia Filip Polášek
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 13. 9 August 2009 Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Washington, United States Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Czech Republic Martin Damm
Sweden Robert Lindstedt
5–7, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 10. 28 September 2009 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Russia Igor Kunitsyn
Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 14. 12 October 2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000, Shanghai, China Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg France Julien Benneteau
France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
2–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 18 June 2010 AEGON International, Eastbourne, United Kingdom (2) Grass Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United Kingdom Colin Fleming
United Kingdom Ken Skupski
6–3, 5–7, [10–8]
Runner-up 15. 3 October 2010 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Czech Republic František Čermák
Slovakia Michal Mertiňák
6–7(3–7), 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 16. 10 October 2010 China Open, Beijing, China Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
1–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 17. 17 October 2010 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000, Shanghai, China Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Austria Jürgen Melzer
India Leander Paes
5–7, 6–4, [5–10]
Runner-up 18. 31 October 2010 Erste Bank Open, Vienna, Austria Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Canada Daniel Nestor
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
5–7, 6–3, [5–10]
Runner-up 19. 10 September 2011 US Open, New York, United States Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Austria Jürgen Melzer
Germany Philipp Petzschner
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 20. 27 November 2011 ATP World Tour Finals, London, United Kingdom Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Belarus Max Mirnyi
Canada Daniel Nestor
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 21. 3 March 2012 Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, UAE Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Rohan Bopanna
4–6, 6–3, [5–10]
Winner 12. 29 April 2012 Barcelona Open, Barcelona, Spain Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Marc López
2–6, 7–6(9–7), [10–8]
Winner 13. 14 May 2012 Mutua Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain Clay (blue) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Sweden Robert Lindstedt
Romania Horia Tecău
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 22. 30 March 2013 Miami Masters, Miami, United States Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
4–6, 1–6
Winner 14. 21 July 2013 International German Open, Hamburg, Germany Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Austria Alexander Peya
Brazil Bruno Soares
3-6, 6-1, [10-8]
Runner-up 23. 27 April 2014 BRD Năstase Țiriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
Romania Horia Tecău
4-6, 4-6

Performance timeline[edit]

Doubles[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F S G NMS NH

Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.

To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R SF 1R 3R QF 2R QF QF 1R 3R 18–10
French Open A 3R 3R 2R 1R 2R 2R QF 1R 3R QF 1R 15–11
Wimbledon A 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 3R 2R 6–11
US Open A 2R 1R 3R 3R 1R 1R QF F 1R 1R 13–10
Win–Loss 0–0 4–3 3–4 7–4 2–4 3–4 4–4 8–4 8–4 5–4 5–4 3–3 52–42
Year-End Championship
ATP World Tour Finals A A A RR A SF RR SF F A RR 10–12
Olympic Games
Doubles NH 1R Not Held QF Not Held 1R NH 2–3
ATP Masters Series 1000
Indian Wells A 1R A 2R 2R 1R QF 1R 1R SF 1R 1R 6–10
Miami A 1R A 1R 1R 2R 1R SF 1R 1R F 1R 7–10
Monte Carlo A 2R A QF 2R 2R QF 2R SF 2R 2R 2R 10–9
Rome A A A 2R A QF QF 1R 2R QF 1R 1R 5–7
Madrid A A A QF F W 2R QF QF W 2R QF 17–6
Canada A A A 1R 1R 1R QF 2R QF QF SF 1R 5–8
Cincinnati A A A 1R 2R QF QF QF QF QF QF QF 9–9
Shanghai Not Held Not Masters Series F F SF 2R 2R 7–4
Paris A A A QF 2R SF SF 2R QF QF 2R 10–8
Hamburg A A A 2R 2R 2R NMS 3–3
Win–Loss 0–0 1–3 0–0 7–9 7–8 13–8 10–9 8–9 8–9 9–8 11-9 5–7 79–79
Career Statistics
Titles–Finals 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–6 2–5 2–5 2–4 1–5 0–2 2–3 1-2 0–1 14-37

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