Robert Lindstedt

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Robert Lindstedt
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Robert Lindstedt at the 2013 French Open
Country (sports)  Sweden
Residence Stockholm, Sweden
Born (1977-03-19) 19 March 1977 (age 41)
Sundbyberg, Sweden
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 1998
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
College Pepperdine
Prize money US $3,462,136
Singles
Career record 0–4
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 309 (26 April 2004)
Doubles
Career record 402-331
Career titles 22
Highest ranking No. 3 (20 May 2013)
Current ranking No. 52 (28 May 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (2014)
French Open QF (2011, 2014)
Wimbledon F (2010, 2011, 2012)
US Open SF (2015)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour Finals SF (2014)
Olympic Games 2R (2012)
Mixed doubles
Career record 15–18
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2015, 2016, 2017)
French Open QF (2015)
Wimbledon SF (2015)
US Open QF (2008, 2009)
Other mixed doubles tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (2012)
Team competitions
Davis Cup QF (2008, 2011)
Last updated on: 28 May 2018.

Robert Lindstedt (born 19 March 1977) is a Swedish professional tennis player, who turned pro in 1998, and is a doubles specialist. His biggest title has been the 2014 Australian Open with partner Łukasz Kubot. He is also a three-time Wimbledon finalist with former partner Horia Tecău.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Robert Lindstedt at the 2010 US Open

Lindstedt played college tennis in the United States, playing first at Fresno State University before following coach Peter Smith to Pepperdine University, where he completed his collegiate career. While at Pepperdine, he teamed with Kelly Gullett in doubles competition. They were runners-up at the 1998 NCAA individual competition at the University of Georgia, receiving All-America honors for the second year in a row.

2007–2008[edit]

Lindstedt won two doubles titles in 2007, the first in Mumbai with Jarkko Nieminen against Indian Rohan Bopanna and Pakistani Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi. The second came paired with Jordan Kerr in Tokyo, beating Frank Dancevic and Stephen Huss. In 2008. Lindstedt paired with Marc Gicquel to win the Washington tournament and was a semifinalist at the ATP Master Series event in Indian Wells with Richard Gasquet, in Tokyo with Jordan Kerr, and in Kitzbühel with Jürgen Melzer.

Robert was part of a team including Robin Söderling, Thomas Johansson, and coach Peter Carlsson who beat the Russian tennis team (of Dmitry Tursunov, Igor Andreev, and Mikhail Youzhny) 2–1 in the ARAG World Team Cup in Düsseldorf.

2010[edit]

Lindstedt reached his first Grand Slam final at Wimbledon with long-time partner Horia Tecău.

2012[edit]

Robert and Horia Tecău of Romania reached their third Wimbledon final in a row. They also defeated Alexander Peya of Austria and Bruno Soares of Brazil to win the Swedish Open.[1]

2013[edit]

Robert and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia partnered during the first three months; they won Rotterdam together. Later, Lindstedt played with Daniel Nestor and reached the final in Barcelona on clay at their second tournament together. Lindstedt scored his first win over the Bryan brothers with Nestor before they stopped playing together.

2014[edit]

Lindstedt and Łukasz Kubot of Poland won the 2014 Australian Open together after failing to win a match before the Grand Slam.

Significant finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 4 (1–3)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2010 Wimbledon Grass Romania Horia Tecău Austria Jürgen Melzer
Germany Philipp Petzschner
1–6, 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 2011 Wimbledon (2) Grass Romania Horia Tecău United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Runner-up 2012 Wimbledon (3) Grass Romania Horia Tecău United Kingdom Jonathan Marray
Denmark Frederik Nielsen
6–4, 4–6, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), 3–6
Winner 2014 Australian Open Hard Poland Łukasz Kubot United States Eric Butorac
South Africa Raven Klaasen
6–3, 6–3

Masters 1000 finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2012 Madrid Clay (blue) Romania Horia Tecău Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2012 Cincinnati Hard Romania Horia Tecău India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Rohan Bopanna
6–4, 6–4

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 45 (22 titles, 23 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (1–3)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (1–1)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (3–8)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (17–11)
Titles by surface
Hard (12–11)
Clay (7–6)
Grass (3–5)
Carpet (0–1)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (20–17)
Indoor (2–6)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 2005 Vietnam Open, Vietnam International Carpet (i) Australia Ashley Fisher Germany Lars Burgsmüller
Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber
6–5(7–3), 4–6, 2–6 [a]
Loss 0–2 Mar 2006 Las Vegas Open, US International Hard Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 2–6
Loss 0–3 Jul 2006 Stuttgart Open, Germany Intl. Gold Clay Switzerland Yves Allegro Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Belarus Max Mirnyi
5–7, 7–6(7–4), [10–12]
Win 1–3 Sep 2007 Mumbai Open, India International Hard Finland Jarkko Nieminen India Rohan Bopanna
Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
Win 2–3 Oct 2007 Japan Open, Japan Intl. Gold Hard Australia Jordan Kerr Canada Frank Dancevic
Australia Stephen Huss
6–4, 6–4
Win 3–3 Aug 2008 Washington Open, US International Hard France Marc Gicquel Brazil Bruno Soares
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Win 4–3 Jan 2009 Auckland Open, New Zealand 250 Series Hard Czech Republic Martin Damm United States Scott Lipsky
India Leander Paes
7–5, 6–4
Win 5–3 Feb 2009 Zagreb Indoors, Croatia 250 Series Hard (i) Czech Republic Martin Damm Germany Christopher Kas
Netherlands Rogier Wassen
6–4, 6–3
Loss 5–4 Feb 2009 Dubai Tennis Championships, UAE 500 Series Hard Czech Republic Martin Damm South Africa Rik de Voest
Russia Dmitry Tursunov
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]
Loss 5–5 May 2009 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay Czech Republic Martin Damm United States Eric Butorac
United States Scott Lipsky
3–6, 2–6
Loss 5–6 Jul 2009 Swedish Open, Sweden 250 Series Clay Sweden Robin Söderling Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský
Slovakia Filip Polášek
6–1, 3–6, [7–10]
Win 6–6 Aug 2009 Washington Open, US (2) 500 Series Hard Czech Republic Martin Damm Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
7–5, 7–6(7–3)
Loss 6–7 Feb 2010 Open 13, France 250 Series Hard (i) Austria Julian Knowle France Julien Benneteau
France Michaël Llodra
4–6, 3–6
Win 7–7 Apr 2010 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco 250 Series Clay Romania Horia Tecău India Rohan Bopanna
Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Win 8–7 Jun 2010 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, Netherlands 250 Series Grass Romania Horia Tecău Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
India Leander Paes
1–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Loss 8–8 Jul 2010 Wimbledon, United Kingdom Grand Slam Grass Romania Horia Tecău Austria Jürgen Melzer
Germany Philipp Petzschner
1–6, 5–7, 5–7
Win 9–8 Jul 2010 Swedish Open, Sweden 250 Series Clay Romania Horia Tecău Italy Andreas Seppi
Italy Simone Vagnozzi
6–4, 7–5
Win 10–8 Aug 2010 New Haven Open, United States 250 Series Hard Romania Horia Tecău India Rohan Bopanna
Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
6–4, 7–5
Loss 10–9 Jan 2011 Brisbane International, Australia 250 Series Hard Romania Horia Tecău Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
Australia Paul Hanley
4–6, ret.
Win 11–9 Apr 2011 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco (2) 250 Series Clay Romania Horia Tecău United Kingdom Colin Fleming
Slovakia Igor Zelenay
6–2, 6–1
Loss 11–10 Jun 2011 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, Netherlands 250 Series Grass Romania Horia Tecău Italy Daniele Bracciali
Czech Republic František Čermák
3–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Loss 11–11 Jul 2011 Wimbledon, United Kingdom Grand Slam Grass Romania Horia Tecău United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
3–6, 4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Win 12–11 Jul 2011 Swedish Open, Sweden (2) 250 Series Clay Romania Horia Tecău Sweden Simon Aspelin
Sweden Andreas Siljeström
6–3, 6–3
Loss 12–12 Aug 2011 Washington Open, US 500 Series Hard Romania Horia Tecău France Michaël Llodra
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
7–6(9–7), 6–7(8–10), [7–10]
Loss 12–13 Oct 2011 China Open, China 500 Series Hard Romania Horia Tecău France Michaël Llodra
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
6–7(2–7), 6–7(4–7)
Loss 12–14 Feb 2012 Rotterdam Open, Netherlands 500 Series Hard (i) Romania Horia Tecău France Michaël Llodra
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
6–4, 5–7, [14–16]
Win 13–14 Apr 2012 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay Romania Horia Tecău France Jérémy Chardy
Poland Łukasz Kubot
7–6(7–2), 6–3
Loss 13–15 May 2012 Madrid Open, Spain Masters 1000 Clay Romania Horia Tecău Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
3–6, 4–6
Win 14–15 Jun 2012 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, Netherlands (2) 250 Series Grass Romania Horia Tecău Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal
Russia Dmitry Tursunov
6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Loss 14–16 Jul 2012 Wimbledon, United Kingdom Grand Slam Grass Romania Horia Tecău United Kingdom Jonathan Marray
Denmark Frederik Nielsen
6–4, 4–6, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), 3–6
Win 15–16 Jul 2012 Swedish Open, Sweden (3) 250 Series Clay Romania Horia Tecău Austria Alexander Peya
Brazil Bruno Soares
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Win 16–16 Aug 2012 Cincinnati Masters, US Masters 1000 Hard Romania Horia Tecău India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Rohan Bopanna
6–4, 6–4
Loss 16–17 Oct 2012 Stockholm Open, Sweden 250 Series Hard (i) Serbia Nenad Zimonjić Brazil Marcelo Melo
Brazil Bruno Soares
7–6(7–4), 5–7, [6–10]
Win 17–17 Feb 2013 Rotterdam Open, Netherlands 500 Series Hard (i) Serbia Nenad Zimonjić Netherlands Thiemo de Bakker
Netherlands Jesse Huta Galung
5–7, 6–3, [10–8]
Loss 17–18 Mar 2013 Dubai Tennis Championships, UAE 500 Series Hard Serbia Nenad Zimonjić India Mahesh Bhupathi
France Michaël Llodra
6–7(6–8), 6–7(6–8)
Loss 17–19 Apr 2013 Barcelona Open, Spain 500 Series Clay Canada Daniel Nestor Austria Alexander Peya
Brazil Bruno Soares
7–5, 6–7(7–9), [4–10]
Loss 17–20 Oct 2013 Stockholm Open, Sweden 250 Series Hard (i) Sweden Jonas Björkman Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
2–6, 2–6
Win 18–20 Jan 2014 Australian Open, Australia Grand Slam Hard Poland Łukasz Kubot United States Eric Butorac
South Africa Raven Klaasen
6–3, 6–3
Loss 18–21 May 2015 Istanbul Open, Turkey 250 Series Clay Austria Jürgen Melzer Moldova Radu Albot
Serbia Dušan Lajović
4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Win 19–21 Aug 2015 Winston-Salem Open, United States 250 Series Hard United Kingdom Dominic Inglot United States Eric Butorac
United States Scott Lipsky
6–2, 6–4
Win 20–21 Oct 2016 Shenzhen Open, China 250 Series Hard Italy Fabio Fognini Austria Oliver Marach
France Fabrice Martin
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Loss 20–22 Oct 2016 Swiss Indoors, Switzerland 500 Series Hard (i) New Zealand Michael Venus Spain Marcel Granollers
United States Jack Sock
3–6, 4–6
Win 21–22 Jun 2017 Antalya Open, Turkey 250 Series Grass Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi Austria Oliver Marach
Croatia Mate Pavić
7–5, 4–1 ret.
Win 22–22 May 2018 Istanbul Open, Turkey 250 Series Clay United Kingdom Dominic Inglot Japan Ben McLachlan
United States Nicholas Monroe
3–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Loss 22–23 Jun 2018 Stuttgart Open, Germany 250 Series Grass Poland Marcin Matkowski Germany Philipp Petzschner
Germany Tim Pütz
6–7(5–7), 3–6

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Current through the 2018 Wimbledon.

Tournament 2000 2001 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 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R SF 2R W 2R 3R 2R 2R 1 / 13 19–12
French Open A A A A A 1R 1R A 2R 1R 1R QF 2R 2R QF 2R A 3R 1R 0 / 12 12–12
Wimbledon A A A A 2R 2R 1R 2R QF 3R F F F QF 2R 2R 3R 3R QF 0 / 15 34–15
US Open A A A A 1R 2R 2R 2R QF 3R 3R QF 3R 2R 2R SF QF 3R 0 / 14 26–14
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 2–3 2–4 2–3 8–4 5–4 7–4 11–4 11–4 6–4 11–3 7–4 7–3 7–4 4–3 1 / 53 91–53
Year-end Championship
ATP Finals Did Not Qualify RR RR DNQ SF DNQ 0 / 3 5–5
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells A A A A A A 1R QF SF 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R A 2R A A 0 / 10 8–10
Miami A A A A A A 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R QF 1R QF 2R 2R 1R 1R A 0 / 12 8–12
Monte Carlo A A A A A A A A A 1R 1R 2R 2R QF 2R A 2R A A 0 / 7 2–7
Madrid NH A A A A A 1R A A 2R 1R F QF 2R A A A A 0 / 6 5–6
Rome A A A A A A A A A 1R A QF SF QF 2R 1R A A A 0 / 6 5–6
Canada A A A A A A 1R A A 2R 2R 2R SF SF 1R 2R 1R A 0 / 9 7–9
Cincinnati A A A A A A 2R A 2R 2R 1R 2R W 2R QF A A A 1 / 8 9–7
Shanghai Not Masters Series 1R 2R QF 2R QF 2R 2R 2R A 0 / 8 6–8
Paris A A A A A A A 1R 1R A 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R SF A A 0 / 8 4–8
Hamburg A A A A A A 2R A 1R Not Masters Series 0 / 2 1–2
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–5 2–4 4–5 3–7 3–8 5–9 12–8 9–9 6–9 6–5 2–5 0–1 1 / 76 55–75
National Representation
Olympics A Not Held A Not Held A Not Held 2R Not Held A NH 0 / 1 1–1
Davis Cup A A A A A A A A QF 1R 1R QF 1R Z1 Z1 Z1 Z1 A 0 / 5 12–4
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 3–0 2–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 0 / 6 13–5
Career Statistics
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Career
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 2 2 / 2 1 / 1 3 / 6 4 / 6 2 / 7 4 / 8 1 / 4 1 / 1 1 / 2 1 / 2 1 / 1 21 / 43
Overall Win–Loss 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–7 10–13 19–27 22–22 29–27 38–28 36–29 42–25 50–23 32–26 28–25 36–26 28–26 15–18 390–323
Year-end ranking 235 357 934 204 96 62 42 39 26 27 21 16 8 19 13 26 39 55%

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Tie-breaks were held at 5–5 and not 6–6 in this tournament.

References[edit]

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