Lucas Arnold Ker

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Lucas Arnold Ker
Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Born (1974-10-12) 12 October 1974 (age 45)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1994
Prize moneyUS$ 1,635,992
Career record22–31
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 77 (20 July 1998)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1999)
French Open2R (1998)
Wimbledon1R (1998)
US Open3R (1998)
Career record301–258
Career titles15
Highest rankingNo. 21 (8 March 2004)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2002, 2008, 2009)
French OpenSF (1997)
Wimbledon3R (2001)
US Open3R (2003)

Lucas Arnold Ker (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlukas aɾˈnol ˈkeɾ];[1] born 12 October 1974) is a retired professional tennis player from Argentina. Arnold Ker started playing tennis in the Olivos Tenis Club of Buenos Aires, under coach Malcolm Campbell.

He is right-handed and turned professional in 1994. He has played several times for the Argentine Davis Cup team, where he made his debut in 1997 against Venezuela. He was Roger Federer's opponent in the Swiss' first professional match in 1998, beating the 17-year-old future great in straight sets.


In August 2006, he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. The testicle was removed, and he successfully underwent chemotherapy. In 2008, he was in remission and returned to playing professional tennis.[2]


Singles (0)[edit]

Doubles (15)[edit]


  1. ^ dariozatra (2009-09-14). "Testimonio Lucas Arnold Ker". YouTube (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  2. ^ Davis, Robert (2008-08-22). "Lucas Learns to Live Again". Association of Tennis Professionals.

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