Tobias Kamke

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Tobias Kamke
Tobias Kamke 02, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports)  Germany
Residence Hamburg, Germany
Born (1986-05-21) 21 May 1986 (age 30)
Lübeck, Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro 2004
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $ 1,998,622
Singles
Career record 57–97
Career titles 0
8 Challengers
Highest ranking No. 64 (31 January 2011)
Current ranking No. 136 (13 June 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2012, 2013)
French Open 2R (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014)
Wimbledon 3R (2010)
US Open 2R (2013)
Doubles
Career record 7–23
Career titles 0
2 Challengers
Highest ranking No. 172 (3 August 2015)
Current ranking No. 297 (13 June 2016)
Last updated on: 13 June 2016.
Tobias Kamke at Roland Garros 2013

Tobias Kamke (born 21 May 1986) is a German tennis player. He reached his career-high singles ranking of world No. 64 in January 2011.

Professional career[edit]

2008[edit]

In June, Kamke made the main draw in singles for the 2008 Wimbledon Championships as a Lucky Loser after losing to No. 134 Jan Hernych in the final qualifying round. He lost in the first round to world No. 30 Andreas Seppi.

2010[edit]

He made the main draw at Wimbledon where he progressed through to the first and second round and then lost in the third round to 10th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1–6, 4–6, 6–7. In July, he won the 2010 Challenger Banque Nationale de Granby by beating Milos Raonic in the final 6–3, 7–6. At the 2010 Tiburon Challenger he secured his second career challenger title by defeating Ryan Harrison in the final. He reached back-to-back second rounds on ATP World Tour level at Stockholm, Vienna and Basel. As Kamke started the year as world No. 254 and finished it as world No. 66 he was awarded "Newcomer of the Year" by the ATP.

2011[edit]

2011 saw Kamke reach career-high rankings in both singles (world No. 64 in January) and doubles (world No. 419 in October).

2012[edit]

Kamke faced Roger Federer in the first round of the 2012 French Open. He led Federer by 4–1* in the second set before losing 2–6, 5–7, 3–6. In September, he reached a new career-high in doubles at world No. 262.

ATP Challenger Tour[edit]

Singles finals (8 titles, 5 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 12 November 2007 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i) Belgium Steve Darcis 3–6, 6–1, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 26 May 2008 Karlsruhe, Germany Clay Russia Teymuraz Gabashvili 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 12 April 2010 Baton Rouge, US Hard (i) South Africa Kevin Anderson 7–6(9–7), 6–7(7–9), 1–6
Runner-up 4. 31 May 2010 Fürth, Germany Clay Netherlands Robin Haase 4–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 26 July 2010 Granby, Canada Hard Canada Milos Raonic 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 2. 11 October 2010 Tiburon, US Hard United States Ryan Harrison 6–1, 6–1
Winner 3. 13 November 2011 Loughborough, UK Hard Italy Flavio Cipolla 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 5. 7 July 2012 Braunschweig, Germany Clay Brazil Thomaz Bellucci 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Winner 4. 16 September 2012 Pétange, Luxembourg Hard France Paul-Henri Mathieu 7–6(9–7), 6–4
Winner 5. 15 September 2013 Pétange, Luxembourg Hard France Paul-Henri Mathieu 1-6, 6-3, 7-5
Winner 6. 9 June 2014 Fürth, Germany Clay Spain Íñigo Cervantes 6-3, 6-2
Winner 7. 9 August 2015 Liberec, Czech Republic Clay Slovakia Andrej Martin 7-6(7–4), 6-4
Winner 8. 20 March 2016 Kazan, Russia Hard (i) Russia Aslan Karatsev 6-4, 6-2

Doubles titles (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 12 October 2014 Rennes, France Hard (i) Philipp Marx František Čermák
Jonathan Erlich
3–6, 6–2, [10–3]
2. 13 September 2015 Alphen, Netherlands Clay Jan-Lennard Struff Victor Hănescu
Adrian Ungur
7–61, 3–6, [10–7]

Performance timelines[edit]

Current through the 2016 Wimbledon Championships.

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open Q1 Q1 Q2 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R A 2–5
French Open Q2 Q1 2R 2R 1R 2R 2R A 1R 4–6
Wimbledon 1R Q2 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R Q2 Q3 3–6
US Open Q3 Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R Q2 1–5
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 3–3 2–4 1–4 3–4 1–4 0–1 0–1 10–22
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A 1R 1R Q1 1R Q1 A 0–3
Miami Masters A A A 1R 1R 3R Q2 Q1 A 2–3
Monte Carlo Masters A A A Q2 Q1 Q1 A A A 0–0
Madrid Masters A A A A A 1R Q2 Q1 A 0–1
Rome Masters A A A A A A Q1 A A 0–0
Canada Masters A A A 1R A Q2 1R A 0–2
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A Q1 Q1 A 0–0
Shanghai Masters NMS A A A A A A A 0–0
Paris Masters A A Q1 A A A A A 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–3 0–2 2–2 0–2 0–0 0–0 2–9
Career Statistics
Overall Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 7–8 15–23 6–18 17–22 10–17 1–5 1–2 57–971
Year-end ranking 243 254 67 96 98 74 98 277

1including Win-Loss 2007 (0–1)

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 1R 1R A 1R A A 0–3
French Open A A 1R A A A 0–1
Wimbledon A 1R A A A A 0–1
US Open A A 1R A A 0–1
Win–Loss 0–1 0–2 0–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–6

Wins over top 10 players[edit]

# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score TK Rank
2010
1. Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych 6 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) 1R 6–4, 6–1 72
2013
2. Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 7 Miami, United States Hard 2R 7–6(7–5), 6–3 89

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Horacio Zeballos
ATP Newcomer of the Year
2010
Succeeded by
Milos Raonic