Christopher Kas

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Christopher Kas
Christopher Kas at the 2010 US Open 01.jpg
Country (sports)  Germany
Residence Trostberg, Germany
Born (1980-06-13) 13 June 1980 (age 36)
Trostberg, West Germany
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,250,650
Singles
Career record 0–2
Career titles 0
0 Challengers, 1 Futures
Highest ranking No. 224 (4 November 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2003)
Wimbledon Q1 (2003)
Doubles
Career record 180–178
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 17 (6 February 2012)
Current ranking No. 57 (5 August 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2012)
French Open 3R (2009)
Wimbledon SF (2011)
US Open QF (2008)
Other mixed doubles tournaments
Olympic Games SF – 4th (2012)
Last updated on: 5 August 2013.

Christopher Kas (born 13 June 1980) is a professional German tennis player. His career-high ATP singles ranking is World No. 224, which he reached in November 2002. His career-high in doubles is World No. 17, achieved in February 2012. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he finished in fourth place in mixed doubles alongside Sabine Lisicki. In January 2015, Sabine appointed him to her coaching team.[1]

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 20 (5–15)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–2)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (4–13)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 16 July 2006 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden Clay Austria Oliver Marach Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Thomas Johansson
3–6, 6–4, [4–10]
Runner-up 2. 23 July 2006 Dutch Open, Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker Spain Alberto Martín
Spain Fernando Vicente
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 29 July 2007 Austrian Open, Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Germany Tomas Behrend Italy Potito Starace
Peru Luis Horna
6–7(4–7), 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 4. 14 October 2007 BA-CA Tennis Trophy, Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Germany Tomas Behrend Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 2 March 2008 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i) Netherlands Rogier Wassen Australia Paul Hanley
Australia Jordan Kerr
3–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Winner 1. 13 July 2008 Mercedes Cup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Germany Michael Berrer
Germany Mischa Zverev
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 26 October 2008 Davidoff Swiss Indoors, Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 8 February 2009 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i) Netherlands Rogier Wassen Czech Republic Martin Damm
Sweden Robert Lindstedt
4–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 14 June 2009 Gerry Weber Open, Halle, Germany Grass Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Germany Andreas Beck
Switzerland Marco Chiudinelli
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 18 July 2010 Mercedes Cup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay Germany Philipp Petzschner Argentina Carlos Berlocq
Argentina Eduardo Schwank
6–7(5–7), 6–7(6–8)
Winner 3. 3 October 2010 Thailand Open, Bangkok, Thailand Hard Serbia Viktor Troicki Israel Jonathan Erlich
Austria Jürgen Melzer
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 27 February 2011 Delray Beach International Tennis Championships, Delray Beach, United States Hard Austria Alexander Peya United States Scott Lipsky
United States Rajeev Ram
6–4, 4–6, [3–10]
Runner-up 10. 1 May 2011 BMW Open, München, Germany Clay Germany Andreas Beck Italy Simone Bolelli
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
6–7(3–7), 4–6
Runner-up 11. 31 July 2011 Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad, Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Austria Alexander Peya Czech Republic František Čermák
Slovakia Filip Polášek
3–6, 6–7(7–9)
Runner-up 12. 27 August 2011 Winston-Salem Open, Winston-Salem, United States Hard Austria Alexander Peya Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
6–7(2–7), 4–6
Runner-up 13. 6 January 2012 Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Doha, Qatar Hard Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Slovakia Filip Polášek
Czech Republic Lukáš Rosol
3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 4 January 2013 Qatar Open, Doha, Qatar Hard Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber Austria Julian Knowle
Slovakia Filip Polášek
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 14. 14 April 2013 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco Clay Germany Dustin Brown Austria Julian Knowle
Slovakia Filip Polášek
3–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 3 August 2013 Bet-at-home Cup Kitzbühel, Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Germany Martin Emmrich Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 15. 24 May 2014 Düsseldorf Open, Düsseldorf, Germany Clay Germany Martin Emmrich Mexico Santiago González
United States Scott Lipsky
5–7, 6–4, [3–10]

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF R# RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won tournament; reached (F) final, (SF) semifinal, (QF) quarterfinal; (R#) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a (RR) round-robin stage; reached a (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; played in a (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; won a (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; or (NH) tournament not held.
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.

Current through US Open 2013.

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R 3R 2R 1R 1R QF 1R 6–7
French Open 1R 1R 2R 3R 1R 3R 2R 3R 8–8
Wimbledon 1R 3R 3R 3R 1R SF 2R A 11–7
US Open 2R 1R QF 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R 7–8
Win–Loss 1–3 2–4 8–4 5–4 2–4 6–4 5–4 3–3 32–30

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