Bernd Karbacher

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Bernd Karbacher
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceMunich, Germany
Born (1968-04-03) 3 April 1968 (age 51)
Munich, Germany
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1989
PlaysRight-handed (2-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 2,043,057
Career record135–161
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 22 (17 April 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1997)
French OpenQF (1996)
Wimbledon2R (1992, 1995)
US OpenQF (1994)
Career record21–23
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 163 (6 June 1994)

Bernd Karbacher (born 3 April 1968) is a professional German tennis player. His highest ATP singles ranking is World No. 22, which he reached on 17 April 1995. His career-high doubles ranking was World No. 163, achieved on 6 June 1994.

During his career he won two singles titles, Cologne in 1992 and the Swedish Open in Båstad in 1994.

He twice reached the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament. He did so in 1994 at the US Open after defeating Ivan Lendl and at the French Open in 1996 after a win against Goran Ivanišević. He also reached the semifinals of the 1993 Hamburg Masters and reached the finals of Indianapolis in 1995 after defeating Pete Sampras.

At the 1998 US Open, Karbacher, then ranked World No. 155, upset Australian Open champion and fourth seed Petr Korda in the first round in four sets.[1]

He retired from professional tennis in 2000. Since 2007 he is the president of the German players organization "Tennis Germany".

Career finals[edit]

Singles (3)[edit]

Grand Slam (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0–0)
Grand Slam Cup (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP Championship Series (0–1)
ATP World Series (2–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 14 September 1992 Cologne, Germany Clay South Africa Marcos Ondruska 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 2. 4 July 1994 Båstad, Sweden Clay Austria Horst Skoff 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 14 August 1995 Indianapolis, USA Hard Sweden Thomas Enqvist 4–6, 3–6


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