Tobias Kamke

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Tobias Kamke
Tobias Kamke WM13-012.JPG
Country  Germany
Residence Hamburg, Germany
Born (1986-05-21) 21 May 1986 (age 28)
Lübeck, Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro 2004
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,180,640
Singles
Career record 50-84 (37.31%)
Career titles 0
4 Challengers
Highest ranking No. 64 (31 January 2011)
Current ranking No. 77 (21 July 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2012, 2013)
French Open 2R (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014)
Wimbledon 3R (2010)
US Open 2R (2013)
Doubles
Career record 6–16
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 256 (24 September 2012)
Current ranking No. 365 (20 May 2013)
Last updated on: 20 May 2013.
Tobias Kamke at Roland Garros 2013

Tobias Kamke (born 21 May 1986 in Lübeck, Germany) is a German tennis player. He reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 64 in January 2011.

Professional career[edit]

2008[edit]

In June, Kamke made the main draw in singles for the 2008 Wimbledon Championships as a Lucky Loser after losing to No. 134 Jan Hernych in the final qualifying round. He lost in the first round to World No. 30 Andreas Seppi.

2010[edit]

He made the main draw at Wimbledon where he progressed through to the first and second round and then lost in the third round to 10th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1–6, 4–6, 6–7. In July, he won the 2010 Challenger Banque Nationale de Granby by beating Milos Raonic in the final 6–3, 7–6. At the 2010 Tiburon Challenger he secured his second career challenger title by defeating Ryan Harrison in the final. He reached back-to-back second rounds on ATP World Tour Level at Stockholm, Vienna and Basel. As Kamke started the year as World No. 254 and finished it as World No. 66 he was awarded "Newcomer of the Year" by the ATP.

2011[edit]

2011 saw Kamke reach career-high rankings in both singles (World No. 64 in January) and doubles (World No. 419 in October).

2012[edit]

Kamke faced Roger Federer in the first round of the 2012 French Open. He led Federer by 4–1* in the second set before losing 2–6, 5–7, 3–6. In September, he reached a new career-high in doubles at World No. 262.

Singles finals: 9 (4–5)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 (0–0)
ATP Challenger Tour (4–5)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 12 November 2007 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i) Belgium Steve Darcis 3–6, 6–1, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 26 May 2008 Karlsruhe, Germany Clay Russia Teymuraz Gabashvili 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 12 April 2010 Baton Rouge, US Hard (i) South Africa Kevin Anderson 7–6(9–7), 6–7(7–9), 1–6
Runner-up 4. 31 May 2010 Fürth, Germany Clay Netherlands Robin Haase 4–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 26 July 2010 Granby, Canada Hard Canada Milos Raonic 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 2. 11 October 2010 Tiburon, US Hard United States Ryan Harrison 6–1, 6–1
Winner 3. 13 November 2011 Loughborough, UK Hard Italy Flavio Cipolla 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 5. 7 July 2012 Braunschweig, Germany Clay Brazil Thomaz Bellucci 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Winner 4. 16 September 2012 Pétange, Luxembourg Hard France Paul-Henri Mathieu 7–6(9–7), 6–4

Singles Performance Timeline[edit]

Current through the 2014 Wimbledon Championships.

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open Q1 Q1 Q2 1R 2R 2R 1R 2–4
French Open Q2 Q1 2R 2R 1R 2R 2R 4–5
Wimbledon 1R Q2 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 3–6
US Open Q3 Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R 1–4
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 3–3 2–4 1–4 3–4 1–3 10–19
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A 1R 1R Q1 0–2
Miami Masters A A A 1R 1R 3R 2–3
Monte Carlo Masters A A A Q2 Q1 Q1 0–0
Rome Masters A A A A A A 0–0
Madrid Masters A A A A A 1R 0–1
Canada Masters A A A 1R A Q2 0–1
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A Q1 0–0
Shanghai Masters NMS A A A A A 0–0
Paris Masters A A Q1 A A A 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–3 0–2 2–2 2–7
Career Statistics
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Year-End Ranking 243 254 67 96 98 74

Doubles Performance Timeline[edit]

Current through the 2014 Australian Open.

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 1R 1R 1R 0–3
French Open 1R 0–1
Wimbledon 1R 0–1
US Open 1R 0–1
Win–Loss 0–1 0–2 0–2 0–1 0–6

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Horacio Zeballos
ATP Newcomer of the Year
2010
Succeeded by
Milos Raonic