David Prinosil

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David Prinosil
Country (sports)  Germany
Residence Prague, Czech Republic
Born (1973-03-09) 9 March 1973 (age 44)
Olomouc, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 1991
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $4,016,496
Singles
Career record 169–221
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 28 (23 April 2001)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1995, 2001)
French Open 3R (1992)
Wimbledon 4R (2000)
US Open 2R (1996, 1999)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (1996, 2000)
Doubles
Career record 254–208
Career titles 10
Highest ranking No. 12 (20 August 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (2001)
French Open F (1993)
Wimbledon QF (2002)
US Open SF (1999)

David Prinosil (born 9 March 1973) is a former tennis player from Germany, who turned professional in 1991.

Prinosil was born in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia, but later moved to Germany. He represented his country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was defeated in the first round by Daniel Vacek of the Czech Republic. In the doubles competition in Stone Mountain Park he won the Bronze medal partnering Marc-Kevin Goellner. He was the first ever opponent of Tim Henman in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament, in the first round of Wimbledon in 1994.

The right-hander reached the fourth round of Wimbledon in 2000 and the quarterfinals of the Rome Masters in 1999 and the Paris Masters in 2000. Prinosil won three career titles in singles, and reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 23 April 2001, when he became World No. 28.

Career finals[edit]

Singles: 6 (3–3)[edit]

Legend (Titles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 17 July 1995 Newport, USA Grass United States David Wheaton 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 6–2
Winner 2. 21 October 1996 Ostrava, Czech Republic Carpet (i) Czech Republic Petr Korda 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 9 March 1998 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet (i) Sweden Magnus Gustafsson 6–3, 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 8 February 1999 St. Petersburg, Russia Carpet (i) Switzerland Marc Rosset 3–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 19 June 2000 Halle, Germany Grass Netherlands Richard Krajicek 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 6 November 2000 Moscow, Russia Carpet (i) Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 2–6, 5–7

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