Marcin Matkowski

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Marcin Matkowski
Matkowski US16 (15) (29569517460).jpg
Matkowski at the 2016 US Open
Country (sports)  Poland
Residence Warsaw, Poland
Born (1981-01-15) 15 January 1981 (age 37)
Barlinek, Poland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
College UCLA
Prize money US$4,016,661
Singles
Career record 4–4
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 647 (11 September 2000)
Doubles
Career record 470–380
Career titles 18
Highest ranking No. 7 (9 July 2012)
Current ranking No. 71 (20 August 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (2006)
French Open QF (2010, 2013, 2015)
Wimbledon QF (2015, 2017)
US Open F (2011)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour Finals F (2011)
Olympic Games QF (2008)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open SF (2013)
French Open F (2015)
Wimbledon QF (2007, 2013, 2015, 2016)
US Open F (2012)
Last updated on: 21 August 2018.

Marcin Matkowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈmartɕin matˈkɔfskʲi]; born 15 January 1981) is a Polish professional tennis player whose speciality is in doubles. He played college tennis at UCLA, where his teammates included Jean-Julien Rojer. Matkowski and Mariusz Fyrstenberg won Madrid Open twice. They also reached the final at US Open and ATP Finals. The duo have participated in the latter six times to date.

Significant finals[edit]

Grand Slam tournament finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 2011 US Open Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Austria Jürgen Melzer
Germany Philipp Petzschner
2–6, 2–6

Mixed Doubles: 2 (2 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 2012 US Open Hard Czech Republic Květa Peschke Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Brazil Bruno Soares
7–6(10–8), 1–6, [10–12]
Runner-up 2015 French Open Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
United States Mike Bryan
6–7(3–7), 1–6

Year-End Championships[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2011 ATP World Tour Finals, London Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Belarus Max Mirnyi
Canada Daniel Nestor
5–7, 3–6

Masters 1000 finals[edit]

Doubles: 9 (2 titles, 7 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2007 Madrid Open Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 2008 Madrid Open Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 2009 Shanghai Masters Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg France Julien Benneteau
France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2010 Shanghai Masters Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Austria Jürgen Melzer
India Leander Paes
5–7, 6–4, [5–10]
Winner 2012 Madrid Open (2) Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Sweden Robert Lindstedt
Romania Horia Tecău
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2013 Miami Open Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2014 Paris Masters Hard (i) Austria Jürgen Melzer United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6–7(5–7), 7–5, [6–10]
Runner-up 2015 Madrid Open Clay Serbia Nenad Zimonjić India Rohan Bopanna
Romania Florin Mergea
2–6, 7–6(7–5), [9–11]
Runner-up 2015 Cincinnati Masters Hard Serbia Nenad Zimonjić Canada Daniel Nestor
France Édouard Roger-Vasselin
2–6, 2–6

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 48 (18 titles, 30 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–1)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–1)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (2–7)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (4–7)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (12–14)
Titles by surface
Hard (7–18)
Clay (9–9)
Grass (2–2)
Carpet (0–1)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (13–22)
Indoor (5–8)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Aug 2003 Sopot Open, Poland International Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
6–4, 6–7(7–9), 6–3
Win 2–0 Feb 2004 Brasil Open, Brazil International Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Germany Tomas Behrend
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
6–2, 6–2
Win 3–0 Aug 2005 Sopot Open, Poland (2) International Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
7–6(9–7), 6–4
Loss 3–1 Sep 2005 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Italy International Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Argentina Martín García
Argentina Mariano Hood
2–6, 3–6
Loss 3–2 Feb 2006 Brasil Open, Brazil International Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
1–6, 6–4, [3–10]
Loss 3–3 Apr 2006 Barcelona Open, Spain Intl. Gold Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
2–6, 7–6(7–4), [5–10]
Loss 3–4 Aug 2006 Connecticut Open, United States International Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
3–6, 3–6
Win 4–4 Sep 2006 Romanian Open, Romania International Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Argentina Martín García
Peru Luis Horna
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), [10–8]
Loss 4–5 Oct 2006 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Italy International Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Argentina Martín García
Peru Luis Horna
6–7(1–7), 6–7(2–7)
Loss 4–6 Oct 2006 Swiss Indoors, Switzerland International Carpet (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Win 5–6 Aug 2007 Sopot Open, Poland (3) International Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Argentina Martín García
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
6–1, 6–1
Loss 5–7 Aug 2007 Connecticut Open, United States International Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg India Mahesh Bhupathi
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
3–6, 3–6
Loss 5–8 Oct 2007 Open de Moselle, France International Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg France Arnaud Clément
France Michaël Llodra
1–6, 4–6
Win 6–8 Oct 2007 Vienna Open, Austria Intl. Gold Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Germany Tomas Behrend
Germany Christopher Kas
6–4, 6–2
Loss 6–9 Oct 2007 Madrid Open, Spain Masters Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 6–10 Apr 2008 Barcelona Open, Spain Intl. Gold Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 2–6
Win 7–10 Jun 2008 Warsaw Open, Poland (4) International Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Russia Nikolay Davydenko
Kazakhstan Yuri Schukin
6–0, 3–6, [10–4]
Loss 7–11 Sep 2008 Romanian Open, Romania International Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg France Nicolas Devilder
France Paul-Henri Mathieu
6–7(4–7), 7–6(11–9), [20–22]
Loss 7–12 Oct 2008 Open de Moselle, France International Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg France Arnaud Clément
France Michaël Llodra
7–5, 3–6, [8–10]
Win 8–12 Oct 2008 Madrid Open, Spain Masters Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
6–4, 6–2
Win 9–12 Jun 2009 Eastbourne International, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Travis Parrott
Slovakia Filip Polášek
6–4, 6–4
Loss 9–13 Aug 2009 Washington Open, United States 500 Series Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Czech Republic Martin Damm
Sweden Robert Lindstedt
7–5, 7–6(7–3)
Win 10–13 Oct 2009 Malaysian Open, Malaysia 250 Series Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Russia Igor Kunitsyn
Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský
6–2, 6–1
Loss 10–14 Oct 2009 Shanghai Masters, China Masters 1000 Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg France Julien Benneteau
France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
2–6, 4–6
Win 11–14 Jun 2010 Eastbourne International, United Kingdom (2) 250 Series Grass Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United Kingdom Colin Fleming
United Kingdom Ken Skupski
6–3, 5–7, [10–8]
Loss 11–15 Oct 2010 Malaysian Open, Malaysia 250 Series Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Czech Republic František Čermák
Slovakia Michal Mertiňák
6–7(3–7), 6–7(5–7)
Loss 11–16 Oct 2010 China Open, China 500 Series Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
1–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 11–17 Oct 2010 Shanghai Masters, China Masters 1000 Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Austria Jürgen Melzer
India Leander Paes
5–7, 6–4, [5–10]
Loss 11–18 Oct 2010 Vienna Open, Austria 250 Series Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Canada Daniel Nestor
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
5–7, 6–3, [5–10]
Loss 11–19 Sep 2011 US Open, United States Grand Slam Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Austria Jürgen Melzer
Germany Philipp Petzschner
2–6, 2–6
Loss 11–20 Nov 2011 ATP World Tour Finals, United Kingdom Tour Finals Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Belarus Max Mirnyi
Canada Daniel Nestor
5–7, 3–6
Loss 11–21 Mar 2012 Dubai Tennis Championships, UAE 500 Series Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Rohan Bopanna
4–6, 6–3, [5–10]
Win 12–21 Apr 2012 Barcelona Open, Spain 500 Series Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Marc López
2–6, 7–6(9–7), [10–8]
Win 13–21 May 2012 Madrid Open, Spain (2) Masters 1000 Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Sweden Robert Lindstedt
Romania Horia Tecău
6–3, 6–4
Loss 13–22 Mar 2013 Miami Open, United States Masters 1000 Hard Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
4–6, 1–6
Win 14–22 Jul 2013 German Open, Germany 500 Series Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Austria Alexander Peya
Brazil Bruno Soares
3–6, 6–1, [10–8]
Loss 14–23 Apr 2014 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
Romania Horia Tecău
4–6, 4–6
Win 15–23 Sep 2014 Moselle Open, France 250 Series Hard (i) Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg Croatia Marin Draganja
Finland Henri Kontinen
6–7(3–7), 6–3, [10–8]
Win 16–23 Sep 2014 Malaysian Open, Malaysia (2) 250 Series Hard (i) India Leander Paes United Kingdom Jamie Murray
Australia John Peers
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–5]
Loss 16–24 Nov 2014 Paris Masters, France Masters 1000 Hard (i) Austria Jürgen Melzer United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6–7(5–7), 7–5, [6–10]
Loss 16–25 May 2015 Madrid Open, Spain Masters 1000 Clay Serbia Nenad Zimonjić India Rohan Bopanna
Romania Florin Mergea
2–6, 7–6(7–5), [9–11]
Loss 16–26 Jun 2015 Queen's Club Championships, United Kingdom 500 Series Grass Serbia Nenad Zimonjić France Pierre-Hugues Herbert
France Nicolas Mahut
2–6, 2–6
Loss 16–27 Aug 2015 Cincinnati Masters, United States Masters 1000 Hard Serbia Nenad Zimonjić Canada Daniel Nestor
France Édouard Roger-Vasselin
2–6, 2–6
Loss 16–28 May 2016 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay Poland Łukasz Kubot United States Eric Butorac
United States Scott Lipsky
4–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Win 17–28 Oct 2016 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard Spain Marcel Granollers South Africa Raven Klaasen
United States Rajeev Ram
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Win 18–28 Jan 2017 Auckland Open, New Zealand 250 Series Hard Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi Israel Jonathan Erlich
United States Scott Lipsky
1–6, 6–2, [10–3]
Loss 18–29 Mar 2017 Dubai Tennis Championships, UAE 500 Series Hard India Rohan Bopanna Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
Romania Horia Tecău
6–4, 3–6, [3–10]
Loss 18–30 Jun 2018 Stuttgart Open, Germany 250 Series Grass Sweden Robert Lindstedt Germany Philipp Petzschner
Germany Tim Pütz
6–7(5–7), 3–6

Performance timeline[edit]

Doubles[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R SF 1R 3R QF 2R QF QF 1R 3R 2R 2R 20–12
French Open A 3R 3R 2R 1R 2R 2R QF 1R 3R QF 1R QF QF 21–13
Wimbledon A 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 3R 2R QF 2R 11–13
US Open A 2R 1R 3R 3R 1R 1R QF F 1R 1R 3R QF 2R 19–13
Win–Loss 0–0 4–3 3–4 7–4 2–4 3–4 4–4 8–4 8–4 5–4 5–4 5–4 10–4 6–4 71–51
Year-End Championship
ATP World Tour Finals A A A RR A SF RR SF F A RR A RR A 10–15
Olympic Games
Doubles NH 1R Not Held QF Not Held 1R Not Held 2R 3–4
ATP Masters Series 1000
Indian Wells A 1R A 2R 2R 1R QF 1R 1R SF 1R 1R SF 2R 10–12
Miami A 1R A 1R 1R 2R 1R SF 1R 1R F 1R 1R 1R 7–12
Monte Carlo A 2R A QF 2R 2R QF 2R SF 2R 2R 2R SF 2R 12–12
Rome A A A 2R A QF QF 1R 2R QF 1R 1R 2R QF 7–10
Madrid A A A QF F W 2R QF QF W 2R QF F 2R 21–10
Canada A A A 1R 1R 1R QF 2R QF QF SF 1R QF 2R 7–11
Cincinnati A A A 1R 2R QF QF QF QF QF QF QF F 2R 12–12
Shanghai Not Held Not Masters Series F F SF 2R 2R 2R QF 2R 11–8
Paris A A A QF 2R SF SF 2R QF QF 2R F 2R 1R 14–10
Hamburg A A A 2R 2R 2R Not Masters Series 3–3
Win–Loss 0–0 1–3 0–0 7–9 7–8 13–8 10–9 8–9 8–9 9–8 11-9 10–9 13–9 7–8 104–100
Career Statistics
Titles–Finals 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–6 2–5 2–5 2–4 1–5 0–2 2–3 1-2 2–4 0–3 1–2 17-45

References[edit]

External links[edit]