Martin Damm

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Martin Damm
Damm and Lindstedt 2009 US Open 01.jpg
Martin Damm (left), with doubles partner Robert Lindstedt (right)
Country  Czech Republic
Residence Bradenton, FL, USA
Born (1972-08-01) 1 August 1972 (age 41)
Liberec, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 1990
Retired 2011
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $5,730,972
Singles
Career record 157–210
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 42 (18 August 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1994)
French Open 2R (1999)
Wimbledon 3R (1994, 2000)
US Open 3R (1997)
Doubles
Career record 567–412
Career titles 40
Highest ranking No. 5 (30 April 2007)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (2006)
French Open QF (2002, 2005)
Wimbledon SF (1997, 2006)
US Open W (2006)

Martin Damm (born 1 August 1972 in Liberec) is a former a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. He is best known as a doubles player (his highest ranking being No. 5 in the world in April 2007). His highest singles ranking was No. 42 in August 1997. Damm won a total of 40 titles in doubles, including one Grand Slam title. He reached 5 singles finals.

Married to Michaela Damm, two sons, one daughter: Maxmillian Martin (born 1 February 2002), Martin Joseph (born 30 September 2003), Laura Michelle Damm (born 3 December 2007) all were born in Bradenton, Florida USA. His sons are also playing tennis.

He played his last tournament in September 2011 at the US Open (with Stepanek) and lost to Fleming/Hutchins 63 63.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 3 (1–2)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1993 US Open Hard Czech Republic Karel Nováček United States Ken Flach
United States Rick Leach
7–6(7–3), 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2006 Australian Open Hard India Leander Paes United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 2006 US Open Hard India Leander Paes Sweden Jonas Björkman
Belarus Max Mirnyi
6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–3

Doubles finals (64)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (1)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (4)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (9)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (26)
Titles by Surface
Hard (21)
Clay (5)
Grass (5)
Carpet (9)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 8 March 1993 Denmark Copenhagen Carpet Czech Republic Daniel Vacek South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Winner 1. 22 March 1993 Spain Zaragoza Carpet Czech Republic Karel Nováček United States Mike Bauer
Czech Republic David Rikl
2–6, 6–4, 7–5
Winner 2. 3 May 1993 Germany Munich Clay Sweden Henrik Holm Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
Czech Republic Karel Nováček
6–0, 3–6, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 13 September 1993 United States US Open Hard Czech Republic Karel Nováček United States Ken Flach
United States Rick Leach
7–6(7–3), 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 7 February 1994 France Marseille Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Netherlands Jan Siemerink
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
7–6, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 7 March 1994 Denmark Copenhagen Carpet New Zealand Brett Steven Germany David Prinosil
Germany Udo Riglewski
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 21 March 1994 Spain Zaragoza Carpet Czech Republic Karel Nováček Sweden Henrik Holm
Sweden Anders Järryd
5–7, 2–6
Winner 4. 4 April 1994 Japan Osaka Hard Australia Sandon Stolle South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
6–4, 6–4
Winner 5. 17 October 1994 Czech Republic Ostrava Carpet Czech Republic Karel Nováček South Africa Gary Muller
South Africa Piet Norval
6–4, 1–6, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 25 October 1994 France Lyon Carpet Australia Patrick Rafter Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
7–6, 6–7, 6–7
Winner 6. 6 March 1995 Netherlands Rotterdam Carpet Sweden Anders Järryd Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
6–3, 6–2
Winner 7. 27 March 1995 Russia St. Petersburg Carpet Sweden Anders Järryd Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 5 February 1996 Croatia Zagreb Carpet Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids Netherlands Menno Oosting
Belgium Libor Pimek
3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 7. 7 October 1996 Singapore Singapore Carpet Russia Andrei Olhovskiy Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–7, 6–7
Winner 8. 14 October 1996 China Beijing Carpet Russia Andrei Olhovskiy Germany Patrik Kühnen
South Africa Gary Muller
6–4, 7–5
Winner 9. 14 April 1997 Hong Kong Hong Kong Hard Czech Republic Daniel Vacek Germany Karsten Braasch
United States Jeff Tarango
6–3, 6–4
Winner 10. 21 April 1997 Japan Tokyo Hard Czech Republic Daniel Vacek United States Justin Gimelstob
Australia Patrick Rafter
2–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 11. 10 November 1997 Russia Moscow Carpet Czech Republic Cyril Suk South Africa David Adams
France Fabrice Santoro
6–4, 6–3
Winner 12. 9 February 1998 Croatia Split Carpet Czech Republic Jiří Novák Sweden Frederik Bergh
Sweden Patrik Frederiksson
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Winner 13. 2 March 1998 England London Carpet United States Jim Grabb Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
6–4, 7–5
Winner 14. 10 August 1998 Canada Toronto Hard United States Jim Grabb South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
6–7(2–7), 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 15. 3 May 1999 Czech Republic Prague Clay Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek United States Mark Keil
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
6–0, 6–2
Winner 16. 6 March 2000 Denmark Copenhagen Hard (i) Germany David Prinosil Sweden Jonas Björkman
Canada Sébastien Lareau
6–1, 5–7, 7–5
Runner-up 8. 3 April 2000 United States Miami Hard Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
3–6, 4–6
Winner 17. 15 May 2000 Italy Rome Clay Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6–4, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 18. 26 June 2000 Netherlands s’Hertogenbosch Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Australia Sandon Stolle
6–4, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 9. 25 June 2001 Netherlands s’Hertogenbosch Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 13 August 2001 United States Cincinnati Hard Germany David Prinosil India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6–7(3–7), 3–6
Winner 19. 20 August 2001 United States Washington, D.C. Hard Germany David Prinosil United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Winner 20. 15 October 2001 Austria Vienna Hard (i) Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 11. 4 March 2002 Mexico Acapulco Clay Czech Republic David Rikl United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
1–6, 6–3, [2–10]
Winner 21. 11 March 2002 United States Delray Beach Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk South Africa David Adams
Australia Ben Ellwood
6–4, 6–7(5–7), [10–5]
Winner 22. 13 May 2002 Italy Rome Clay Czech Republic Cyril Suk Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
7–5, 7–5
Winner 23. 24 June 2002 Netherlands s’Hertogenbosch Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
United States Brian MacPhie
7–6(8–6), 6–7(6–8), 6–4
Winner 24. 6 January 2003 Qatar Doha Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–4, 7–6(10–8)
Runner-up 12. 16 June 2003 Germany Halle Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge
3–6, 4–6
Winner 25. 23 June 2003 Netherlands s’Hertogenbosch Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk United States Donald Johnson
India Leander Paes
7–5, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 26. 28 July 2003 Austria Kitzbühel Clay Czech Republic Cyril Suk Austria Jürgen Melzer
Austria Alexander Peya
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 13. 25 August 2003 United States Long Island Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk South Africa Robbie Koenig
Argentina Martín Rodríguez
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 27. 12 January 2004 Qatar Doha Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk Austria Stefan Koubek
United States Andy Roddick
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 14. 1 March 2004 France Marseille Hard (i) Czech Republic Cyril Suk The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 15. 17 May 2004 Czech Republic Prague Clay Czech Republic Dušan Karol Slovakia Karol Kučera
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
3–6, 7–6(7–5), 3–6
Winner 28. 21 June 2004 Netherlands s’Hertogenbosch Grass Czech Republic Cyril Suk Germany Lars Burgsmüller
Czech Republic Jan Vacek
6–3, 6–7(7–9), 6–3
Winner 29. 18 October 2004 Austria Vienna Hard (i) Czech Republic Cyril Suk Argentina Gastón Etlis
Argentina Martín Rodríguez
6–7(4–7), 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 30. 14 February 2005 France Marseille Hard Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5)
Winner 31. 28 February 2005 United Arab Emirates Dubai Hard Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek Sweden Jonas Björkman
France Fabrice Santoro
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 16. 23 May 2005 Austria St. Pölten Clay Argentina Mariano Hood Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Australia Paul Hanley
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 17. 30 January 2006 Australia Australian Open Hard India Leander Paes United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 32. 20 February 2006 France Marseille Hard (i) Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–2, 6–7(4–7), [10–3]
Winner 33. 26 June 2006 Netherlands s’Hertogenbosch Grass India Leander Paes South Africa Chris Haggard
France Arnaud Clément
6–1, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 34. 11 September 2006 United States US Open Hard India Leander Paes Sweden Jonas Björkman
Belarus Max Mirnyi
6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 18. 8 January 2007 Qatar Doha Hard India Leander Paes Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
1–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 35. 26 February 2007 Netherlands Rotterdam Hard (i) India Leander Paes Romania Andrei Pavel
Germany Alexander Waske
6–3, 6–7(5–7), [10–7]
Winner 36. 19 March 2007 United States Indian Wells Hard India Leander Paes Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 19. 2 April 2007 United States Miami Hard India Leander Paes United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
7–6(9–7), 3–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 20. 25 June 2007 Netherlands s'Hertogenbosch Grass India Leander Paes South Africa Jeff Coetzee
Netherlands Rogier Wassen
6–3, 6–7(5–7), [10–12]
Winner 37. 11 February 2008 France Marseille Hard (i) Czech Republic Pavel Vízner Switzerland Yves Allegro
South Africa Jeff Coetzee
7–6(7–0), 7–5
Runner-up 21. 8 March 2008 United Arab Emirates Dubai Hard Czech Republic Pavel Vízner India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
5–7, 6–7(7–9)
Winner 38. 12 January 2009 New Zealand Auckland Hard Sweden Robert Lindstedt United States Scott Lipsky
India Leander Paes
7–5, 6–4
Winner 39. 8 February 2009 Croatia Zagreb Hard (i) Sweden Robert Lindstedt Germany Christopher Kas
Netherlands Rogier Wassen
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 22. 28 February 2009 United Arab Emirates Dubai Hard Sweden Robert Lindstedt South Africa Rik de Voest
Russia Dmitry Tursunov
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]
Runner-up 23. 10 May 2009 Portugal Estoril Clay Sweden Robert Lindstedt United States Eric Butorac
United States Scott Lipsky
3–6, 2–6
Winner 40. 9 August 2009 United States Washington, D.C. Hard Sweden Robert Lindstedt Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
7–5, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 24. 13 June 2010 Germany Halle Grass Slovakia Filip Polášek Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
6–4, 5–7, [7–10]

ATP Tour and Challenger finals (5–12)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 22 July 1991 Poland Warsaw Clay Czech Republic David Rikl 3–6, 7–5, 6–4
Winner 2. 5 October 1992 Republic of Ireland Dublin Hard Germany Arne Thoms 6–3, 6–2
Winner 3. 2 November 1992 Germany Aachen Carpet New Zealand Brett Steven 6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 25 January 1993 Germany Heilbronn Carpet Germany David Prinosil 3–6, 6–7
Winner 4. 25 October 1993 Germany Munich Carpet Canada Sébastien Lareau 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 30 May 1994 Austria Annenheim Grass Italy Diego Nargiso 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 2 January 1995 New Zealand Wellington Hard New Zealand Brett Steven 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 5 June 1995 Austria Annenheim Grass Sweden Henrik Holm 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 30 October 1995 Germany Aachen Carpet Germany Joern Renzenbrink 7–5, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 29 April 1996 South Korea Seoul Hard Zimbabwe Byron Black 6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 26 August 1996 United States Long Island Hard Ukraine Andrei Medvedev 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 14 October 1996 China Beijing Carpet United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 17 March 1997 Denmark Copenhagen Carpet Sweden Thomas Johansson 4–6, 6–3, 2–6
Runner-up 10. 22 June 1998 Netherlands s'Hertogenbosch Grass Australia Patrick Rafter 6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 11. 31 May 1999 England Surbiton Grass Armenia Sargis Sargsian 6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 12. 29 November 1999 Germany Nuembrecht Carpet Switzerland George Bastl 6–7, 3–6
Winner 5. 14 February 2000 Poland Wrocław Hard (i) Italy Gianluca Pozzi 4–6, 6–4, 6–3

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 SR
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A 1R SF 2R QF QF A 1R 3R A QF 3R 2R 1R F 3R QF 2R 2R A 0 / 16
French Open A 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R A 2R A 1R 3R 1R QF 2R 1R QF 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 19
Wimbledon A A 1R 1R 3R A 1R SF 3R 1R 2R 1R QF QF 3R 2R SF QF 1R 3R 3R 1R 0 / 20
US Open A A 1R F QF 2R 1R 3R QF 1R 3R 3R 1R QF 3R 3R W 1R 3R 3R 2R 1R 1 / 20
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 1 / 75
Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A A A A A 2R A 2R QF QF A 2R W 1R 1R 1R A 1 / 9
Miami Masters A A A A A A 3R A A QF F A 2R QF QF 1R QF F QF 2R 2R A 0 / 12
Monte Carlo Masters A A A A 2R A A A 1R 1R A A QF QF SF QF 2R A A A A A 0 / 8
Rome Masters A A A A A 1R A A A 1R W A W SF 2R 2R A SF A A A A 0 / 8
Madrid Masters A A A A A A 1R A 1R A A SF QF QF SF QF 1R 2R 1R A A A 0 / 10
Canada Masters A A 1R 2R QF 1R A 1R W 2R 1R 1R 2R SF 2R QF SF QF 2R A A A 1 / 16
Cincinnati Masters A A A A 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R QF F SF QF 2R QF SF SF 2R A A A 0 / 15
Shanghai Masters Not Held 1R A A 0 / 1
Paris Masters A A A A A A QF 2R 1R A A A 2R 1R QF 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A A 0 / 11
Hamburg Masters A A A A A A A A A A 2R A A QF 2R A 1R 2R QF NM1 0 / 6
Masters SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 3 1 / 5 0 / 5 1 / 6 0 / 3 1 / 8 0 / 9 0 / 9 0 / 7 0 / 8 1 / 8 0 / 7 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 0 4 / 86
Year End Ranking 238 103 94 46 17 64 38 20 22 55 21 36 12 15 17 21 9 12 30 29 72

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