Matwé Middelkoop

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Matwé Middelkoop
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Country (sports)  Netherlands
Residence Breda, The Netherlands
Born (1983-09-03) 3 September 1983 (age 35)
Leerdam, The Netherlands
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 2002
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $854,464
Singles
Career record 1–2
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 197 (3 November 2008)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2008)
French Open Q1 (2008)
Wimbledon Q2 (2013)
US Open Q3 (2011)
Doubles
Career record 81–65
Career titles 7
Highest ranking No. 30 (27 August 2018)
Current ranking No. 32 (8 October 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2016, 2017)
French Open 2R (2018)
Wimbledon 2R (2016, 2018)
US Open QF (2017)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2018)
French Open QF (2018)
Wimbledon 3R (2018)
US Open 1R (2018)
Last updated on: 8 October 2018.

Matwé Middelkoop (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɑtʋeː ˈmɪdəlkoːp];[1] born 9 March 1983) is a professional Dutch tennis player. He is a doubles specialist who reached his career-high doubles ranking of world No. 30, achieved on 27 August 2018.

Career[edit]

Middelkoop has played most of his singles career on the Futures circuit. In 2008, he played his maiden ATP match in Rosmalen, the Netherlands, but lost.

At the 2016 Sofia Open, Middelkoop won his first doubles ATP title, partnering Wesley Koolhof.

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 13 (7 titles, 6 runner-ups)[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 (0–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (7–5)
Finals by surface
Hard (5–2)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–1)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (4–4)
Indoor (3–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2016 Sofia Open, Bulgaria 250 Series Hard (i) Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Austria Philipp Oswald
Canada Adil Shamasdin
5–7, 7–6(11–9), [10–6]
Win 2–0 Jul 2016 Austrian Open, Austria 250 Series Clay Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Austria Dennis Novak
Austria Dominic Thiem
2–6, 6–3, [11–9]
Win 3–0 Jan 2017 Sydney International, Australia 250 Series Hard Netherlands Wesley Koolhof United Kingdom Jamie Murray
Brazil Bruno Soares
6–3, 7–5
Loss 3–1 Feb 2017 Rotterdam Open, Netherlands 500 Series Hard (i) Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Croatia Ivan Dodig
Spain Marcel Granollers
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Loss 3–2 Jul 2017 Swedish Open, Sweden 250 Series Clay Netherlands Sander Arends Austria Julian Knowle
Germany Philipp Petzschner
2–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Win 4–2 Sep 2017 St. Petersburg Open, Russia 250 Series Hard (i) Czech Republic Roman Jebavý Chile Julio Peralta
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
6–4, 6–4
Win 5–2 Jan 2018 Maharashtra Open, India 250 Series Hard Netherlands Robin Haase France Pierre-Hugues Herbert
France Gilles Simon
7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–5)
Win 6–2 Feb 2018 Sofia Open, Bulgaria (2) 250 Series Hard (i) Netherlands Robin Haase Croatia Nikola Mektić
Austria Alexander Peya
5–7, 6–4, [10–4]
Loss 6–3 Apr 2018 Hungarian Open, Hungary 250 Series Clay Argentina Andrés Molteni United Kingdom Dominic Inglot
Croatia Franko Škugor
7–6(10–8), 1–6, [8–10]
Loss 6–4 May 2018 Lyon Open, France 250 Series Clay Czech Republic Roman Jebavý Australia Nick Kyrgios
United States Jack Sock
5–7, 6–2, [9–11]
Loss 6–5 Jun 2018 Antalya Open, Turkey 250 Series Grass Netherlands Sander Arends Brazil Marcelo Demoliner
Mexico Santiago González
5–7, 7–6(8–6), [8–10]
Win 7–5 Jul 2018 Croatia Open Umag, Croatia 250 Series Clay Netherlands Robin Haase Czech Republic Roman Jebavý
Czech Republic Jiří Veselý
6–4, 6–4
Loss 7–6 Sep 2018 St. Petersburg Open, Russia 250 Series Hard (i) Czech Republic Roman Jebavý Italy Matteo Berrettini
Italy Fabio Fognini
6–7(6–8), 6–7(4–7)

ATP Challenger Tour titles[edit]

Doubles: 15[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 31 July 2005 Valladolid, Spain Hard Austria Alexander Peya Netherlands Jasper Smit
Belgium Stefan Wauters
7–6(9–7), 6–3
2. 15 April 2007 Chiasso, Switzerland Clay Netherlands Bart Beks Romania Teodor-Dacian Crăciun
Romania Victor Crivoi
7–6(7–2), 7–5
3. 13 July 2014 Scheveningen, Netherlands (1) Clay Netherlands Boy Westerhof Austria Martin Fischer
Netherlands Jesse Huta Galung
6–4, 3–6, [10–6]
4. 6 February 2015 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i) Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Ukraine Sergei Bubka
Kazakhstan Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6–1, 6–4
5. 2 May 2015 Turin, Italy Clay Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Croatia Dino Marcan
Croatia Antonio Šančić
4–6, 6–3, [10–5]
6. 4. July 2015 Marburg, Germany Clay Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Germany Tobias Kamke
Germany Simon Stadler
6–1, 7–5
7. 15 August 2015 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Belarus Sergey Betov
Russia Mikhail Elgin
6–4, 3–6, [10–7]
8. 11 September 2015 Seville, Spain Clay Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Italy Marco Bortolotti
Poland Kamil Majchrzak
7–6(7–5), 6–4
9. 26 September 2015 Trnava, Slovakia Clay Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Poland Kamil Majchrzak
France Stéphane Robert
6–4, 6–2
10. 25 October 2015 Brest, France Hard (i) Netherlands Wesley Koolhof United Kingdom Ken Skupski
United Kingdom Neal Skupski
3–6, 6–4, [10–6]
11. 16 January 2016 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Germany Gero Kretschmer
Germany Alexander Satschko
6–3, 7–6(7–1)
12. 19 June 2016 Ilkley, United Kingdom Grass Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Brazil Marcelo Demoliner
Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
7–6(7–5), 0–6, [10–8]
13. 31 July 2016 Scheveningen, Netherlands (2) Clay Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Netherlands Tallon Griekspoor
Netherlands Tim van Rijthoven
6–1, 3–6, [13–11]
14. 26 November 2016 Andria, Italy Carpet (i) Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Czech Republic Roman Jebavý
Czech Republic Zdenek Kolar
6–3, 6–3
15. 13 May 2017 Aix-en-Provence, France Clay Netherlands Wesley Koolhof Germany Andre Begemann
France Jérémy Chardy
2–6, 6–4, [16–14]
Middelkoop, 2016

ITF Future titles[edit]

Singles: 15[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 4 September 2006 Enschede Clay Netherlands Boy Westerhof 7–5, 6–7, 6–3
2. 22 January 2007 Deauville Clay (I) Morocco Rabie Chaki 6–3, 3–6, 7–6
3. 12 February 2007 Cartagena Clay Spain Adrián Menéndez Maceiras 7–5, 4–6, 6–0
4. 12 November 2007 Kigali Clay Lithuania Gvidas Sabeckis 7–5, 6–3
5. 19 November 2007 Kampala Clay Togo Komlavi Loglo 6–3, 7–5
6. 26 November 2007 Khartoum Clay Egypt Sherif Sabry 6–3, 6–2
7. 3 December 2007 Khartoum Clay Republic of Macedonia Predrag Rusevski W/O
8. 10 March 2008 Abidjan Hard France Jérémy Blandin 6–7, 6–4, 6–1
9. 15 March 2010 Wetzikon Carpet Switzerland Sandro Ehrat 6–3, 6–4
10. 7 June 2010 Apeldoorn Clay France Mathieu Rodrigues 6–1, 6–4
11. 30 August 2010 Middelburg Clay Belgium Niels Desein 7–6, 6–2
12. 25 April 2011 Vicenza Clay Argentina Juan-Martín Aranguren 7–5, 2–6, 6–4
13. 17 July 2011 Knokke Clay France Julien Obry 6–2, 6–3
14. 8 July 2012 Middelburg Clay Belgium Niels Desein 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
15. 26 October 2014 Sharm el-Sheikh Hard Egypt Mohamed Safwat 7–5, 2–6, 6–3

Doubles: 21[edit]

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Current till 2018 Western & Southern Open.

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 2R 1R 0 / 3 2–3
French Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 1R 2R 0 / 3 1–3
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A A A A A A Q1 2R 1R 2R 0 / 3 2–3
US Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R QF 0 / 2 3–2
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–4 4–4 2–3 0 / 11 8–11
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Miami Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Canadian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
Paris Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–3 0 / 4 2–4
National representation
Davis Cup A A A A A A A 1R A A A A A PO Z1 PO 0 / 1 2–1
Career statistics
Tournaments 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 18 24 21 67
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 2 / 2 2 / 4 3 / 6 7 / 12
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–3 14–17 24–22 31–18 72–61
Year-end ranking 845 608 360 255 368 364 166 777 313 307 336 451 293 66 57 36 54%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The pronunciation by Matwé Middelkoop himself". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved 2018-01-24.

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