Robert Lindstedt

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Robert Lindstedt
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Robert Lindstedt at the 2013 French Open
Country  Sweden
Residence Båstad, Sweden
Born (1977-03-19) 19 March 1977 (age 37)
Sundbyberg, Sweden
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 1998
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,824,001
Singles
Career record 0–4
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 309 (26 April 2004)
Doubles
Career record 312–253
Career titles 18
Highest ranking No. 3 (20 May 2013)
Current ranking No. 13 (17 November 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (2014)
French Open QF (2011, 2014)
Wimbledon F (2010, 2011, 2012)
US Open QF (2008, 2011)
Other Doubles tournaments
Tour Finals SF (2014)
Olympic Games 2R (2012)
Mixed Doubles
Career record 7–14
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2009)
French Open 2R (2009)
Wimbledon 3R (2009)
US Open QF (2008, 2009)
Other Mixed Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (2012)
Last updated on: 20 November 2014.

Robert Lindstedt (born 19 March 1977 in Sundbyberg, Stockholm County) is a Swedish professional tennis player, who turned pro in 1998, and is a doubles specialist. His biggest title has been the 2014 Australian Open with partner Łukasz Kubot. He also was a three-time Wimbledon finalist with former partner Horia Tecău.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Lindstedt played college tennis in the United States, playing first at Fresno State University before following coach Peter Smith to Pepperdine University, where he completed his collegiate career. While at Pepperdine, he teamed with Kelly Gullett in doubles competition. They were runners up at the 1998 NCAA individual competition at the University of Georgia, receiving All-America honors for the second year in a row.

2007[edit]

Lindstedt won two doubles titles in 2007. He won his first in Mumbai with Jarkko Nieminen against Indian Rohan Bopanna and Pakistani Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi. Lindstedt's second came paired with Jordan Kerr in Tokyo, beating Frank Dancevic and Stephen Huss. In 2008. Lindstedt paired with Marc Gicquel to win the Washington event, and was a semi-finalist at the ATP Master Series event in Indian Wells with Richard Gasquet, in Tokyo with Jordan Kerr and in Kitzbühel with Jürgen Melzer.

2008[edit]

In 2008, Robert was part of a team including Robin Söderling, Thomas Johansson, and coach Peter Carlsson who beat the Russian tennis team (of Dmitry Tursunov, Igor Andreev, and Mikhail Youzhny) 2–1 in the ARAG World Team Cup in Düsseldorf.

2012[edit]

Robert and Horia Tecău of Romania defeated Alexander Peya of Austria and Bruno Soares of Brazil in the men's doubles at Swedish Open.[1]

2013[edit]

Robert and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia partnered during the first three months, they won Rotterdam together. Later he changed to play with Daniel Nestor, the reached the final in Barcelona on clay at their second tournament together. Lindstedt scored his first win over the Bryan brothers with Nestor before they stopped playing together.

2014[edit]

Lindstedt and Lukasz Kubot of Poland won the 2014 Australian Open together after failing to win a match before the grand slam started.

Significant finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 4 (1–3)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2010 Wimbledon Grass Romania Horia Tecău Austria Jürgen Melzer
Germany Philipp Petzschner
1–6, 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 2011 Wimbledon Grass Romania Horia Tecău United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Runner-up 2012 Wimbledon Grass Romania Horia Tecău United Kingdom Jonathan Marray
Denmark Frederik Nielsen
6–4, 4–6, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), 3–6
Winner 2014 Australian Open Hard Poland Łukasz Kubot United States Eric Butorac
South Africa Raven Klaasen
6–3, 6–3

Masters 1000 finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2012 Madrid Clay (blue) Romania Horia Tecău Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2012 Cincinnati Hard Romania Horia Tecău India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Rohan Bopanna
6–4, 6–4

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 38 (18–20)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (1–3)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (1–1)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (4–7)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (12–9)
Titles by Surface
Hard (10–11)
Clay (6–5)
Grass (2–4)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 26 September 2005 Vietnam Open, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Australia Ashley Fisher Germany Lars Burgsmüller
Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber
6–5(7–3), 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 6 March 2006 Tennis Channel Open, Las Vegas, United States Hard Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 24 July 2006 Mercedes Cup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay Switzerland Yves Allegro Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Belarus Max Mirnyi
5–7, 7–6, [10–12]
Winner 1. 24 September 2007 Chennai Open, Mumbai, India Hard Finland Jarkko Nieminen India Rohan Bopanna
Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
Winner 2. 7 October 2007 Japan Open Tennis Championships, Tokyo, Japan Hard Australia Jordan Kerr Canada Frank Dancevic
Australia Steven Huss
6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 17 August 2008 Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Washington, D.C., United States (1) Hard France Marc Gicquel Brazil Bruno Soares
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Winner 4. 12 January 2009 ATP Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Hard Czech Republic Martin Damm United States Scott Lipsky
India Leander Paes
7–5, 6–4
Winner 5. 8 February 2009 ATP Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i) Czech Republic Martin Damm Germany Christopher Kas
Netherlands Rogier Wassen
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 28 February 2009 Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Czech Republic Martin Damm South Africa Rik de Voest
Russia Dmitry Tursunov
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]
Runner-up 5. 10 May 2009 Estoril Open, Estoril, Portugal Clay Czech Republic Martin Damm United States Eric Butorac
United States Scott Lipsky
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 6. 19 July 2009 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden Clay Sweden Robin Söderling Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský
Slovakia Filip Polášek
6–1, 3–6, [7–10]
Winner 6. 9 August 2009 Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Washington, D.C., United States (2) Hard Czech Republic Martin Damm Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
7–5, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 7. 21 February 2010 ATP Marseille, Marseille, France Hard (i) Austria Julian Knowle France Julien Benneteau
France Michaël Llodra
3–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 10 April 2010 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco (1) Clay Romania Horia Tecău India Rohan Bopanna
Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 8. 21 June 2010 Wimbledon Championships, London, United Kingdom Grass Romania Horia Tecău Austria Jürgen Melzer
Germany Philipp Petzschner
1–6, 5–7, 5–7
Winner 8. 19 June 2010 UNICEF Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (1) Grass Romania Horia Tecău Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
India Leander Paes
1–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Winner 9. 18 July 2010 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden (1) Clay Romania Horia Tecău Italy Andreas Seppi
Italy Simone Vagnozzi
6–4, 7–5
Winner 10. 28 August 2010 Pilot Pen Tennis, New Haven, United States Hard Romania Horia Tecău India Rohan Bopanna
Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 9. 9 January 2011 Brisbane International, Brisbane, Australia Hard Romania Horia Tecău Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
Australia Paul Hanley
4–6, ret.
Winner 11. 9 April 2011 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco (2) Clay Romania Horia Tecău United Kingdom Colin Fleming
Slovakia Igor Zelenay
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 18 June 2011 UNICEF Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Romania Horia Tecău Italy Daniele Bracciali
Czech Republic František Čermák
3–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Runner-up 11. 2 July 2011 Wimbledon Championships, London, United Kingdom Grass Romania Horia Tecău United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Winner 12. 17 July 2011 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden (2) Clay Romania Horia Tecău Sweden Simon Aspelin
Sweden Andreas Siljeström
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 12. 7 August 2011 Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Washington, D.C., United States Hard Romania Horia Tecău France Michaël Llodra
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
7–6(9–7), 6–7(8–10), [7–10]
Runner-up 13. 9 October 2011 China Open, Beijing, China Hard Romania Horia Tecău France Michaël Llodra
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
6–7(2–7), 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 14. 19 February 2012 Rotterdam Open, Rotterdam, Netherlands Hard (i) Romania Horia Tecău France Michaël Llodra
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
6–4, 5–7, [14–16]
Winner 13. 28 April 2012 BRD Năstase Țiriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania Clay Romania Horia Tecău France Jérémy Chardy
Poland Łukasz Kubot
7–6(7–2), 6–3
Runner-up 15. 13 May 2012 Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain Clay (blue) Romania Horia Tecău Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
3–6, 4–6
Winner 14. 23 June 2012 UNICEF Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (2) Grass Romania Horia Tecău Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal
Russia Dmitry Tursunov
6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 16. 8 July 2012 Wimbledon Championships, London, United Kingdom Grass Romania Horia Tecău United Kingdom Jonathan Marray
Denmark Frederik Nielsen
6–4, 4–6, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), 3–6
Winner 15. 15 July 2012 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden Clay Romania Horia Tecău Austria Alexander Peya
Brazil Bruno Soares
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 16. 19 August 2012 Western & Southern Open, Cincinnati, United States Hard Romania Horia Tecău India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Rohan Bopanna
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 17. 21 October 2012 If Stockholm Open, Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Serbia Nenad Zimonjić Brazil Marcelo Melo
Brazil Bruno Soares
7-6(7-4), 5-7, 6-10
Winner 17. 17 February 2013 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, Rotterdam, Netherlands Hard (i) Serbia Nenad Zimonjić Netherlands Thiemo de Bakker
Netherlands Jesse Huta Galung
5-7, 6-3, [10-8]
Runner-up 18. 2 March 2013 Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Serbia Nenad Zimonjić India Mahesh Bhupathi
France Michaël Llodra
6-7(6-8), 6-7(6-8)
Runner-up 19. 28 April 2013 Barcelona Open Banco Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain Clay Canada Daniel Nestor Austria Alexander Peya
Brazil Bruno Soares
7-5, 6-7(7-9), [4-10]
Runner-up 20. 20 October 2013 If Stockholm Open, Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Sweden Jonas Björkman Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
2-6, 2-6
Winner 18. 25 January 2014 Australian Open, Melbourne, Australia Hard Poland Łukasz Kubot United States Eric Butorac
South Africa Raven Klaasen
6–3, 6–3

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R SF 2R W 1 / 9 14–8
French Open 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R QF 2R 2R QF 0 / 9 9–9
Wimbledon 2R 2R 1R 2R QF 3R F F F QF 2R 0 / 11 27–11
US Open 1R 2R 2R 2R QF 3R 3R QF 3R 2R 2R 0 / 11 16–11
Win–Loss 1–2 2–3 2–4 2–3 8–4 5–4 7–4 11–4 11–4 6–4 11–3 1 / 40 66–39
Year-End Championship
ATP World Tour Finals RR RR SF 0 / 3 5–3
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells 1R QF SF 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 9 7–9
Miami 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R QF 1R QF 2R 0 / 9 7–9
Monte Carlo 1R 1R 2R 2R QF 2R 0 / 6 1–5
Rome 1R QF SF QF 2R 0 / 5 5–5
Madrid 1R 2R 1R F QF 2R 0 / 6 5–6
Canada 1R 2R 2R 2R SF SF 1R 0 / 7 6–7
Cincinnati 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R W 2R QF 1 / 8 9–7
Shanghai Not Held 1R 2R QF 2R QF 2R 0 / 6 5–6
Paris 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 7 0–7
Hamburg 2R 1R NM1 0 / 2 1–2
Year End Ranking 96 62 42 39 26 27 21 16 8 19 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Ferrer wins second Swedish Open title". 15 July 2012. 

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