Lucas Arnold Ker

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Lucas Arnold Ker
Country (sports)  Argentina
Residence Barcelona, Spain
Born (1974-10-12) 12 October 1974 (age 42)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1994
Retired 2016
Plays Right-handed
Prize money US$ 1,635,992
Career record 22–31
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 77 (20 July 1998)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1999)
French Open 2R (1998)
Wimbledon 1R (1998)
US Open 3R (1998)
Career record 301–258
Career titles 15
Highest ranking No. 21 (8 March 2004)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2002, 2008, 2009)
French Open SF (1997)
Wimbledon 3R (2001)
US Open 3R (2003)

Lucas Arnold Ker (born 12 October 1974 in Buenos Aires) 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.[1]


Singles (0)[edit]

Doubles (15)[edit]


  1. ^ Davis, Robert (2008-08-22). "Lucas Learns to Live Again". Association of Tennis Professionals. 

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