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 31)
Lübeck, Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro 2004
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $ 2,177,326
Singles
Career record 63–102
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 64 (31 January 2011)
Current ranking No. 175 (21 August 2017)
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 7–24
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 172 (3 August 2015)
Current ranking No. 940 (21 August 2017)
Last updated on: 21 August 2017.
Tobias Kamke at Roland Garros 2013

Tobias Kamke (born 21 May 1986) is a German professional 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: 14 (8–6)[edit]

Result 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, United States 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, United States Hard United States Ryan Harrison 6–1, 6–1
Winner 3. 13 November 2011 Loughborough, Great Britain 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
Runner-up 6. 2 April 2017 Saint-Brieuc, France Hard Belarus Egor Gerasimov 6–7(3–7), 6–7(5–7)

Doubles titles: 2[edit]

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

Performance timelines[edit]

Current through the 2017 US Open Qualifying.

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A Q1 Q1 Q2 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R A Q2 0 / 5 2–5
French Open A A A A Q2 Q1 2R 2R 1R 2R 2R A 1R Q2 0 / 6 4–6
Wimbledon A A A A 1R Q2 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R Q2 Q3 Q1 0 / 6 3–6
US Open A A A A Q3 Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R Q2 Q3 Q2 0 / 5 1–5
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 3–3 2–4 1–4 3–4 1–4 0–1 0–1 0–0 0 / 22 10–22
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A A 1R 1R Q1 1R Q1 A Q2 0 / 3 0–3
Miami Masters A A A A A A A 1R 1R 3R Q2 Q1 A Q2 0 / 3 2–3
Monte Carlo Masters A A A A A A A Q2 Q1 Q1 A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Madrid Masters A A A A A A A A A 1R Q2 Q1 A A 0 / 1 0–1
Rome Masters A A A A A A A A A A Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Canada Masters A A A A A A A 1R A Q2 1R A A A 0 / 2 0–2
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A Q1 Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Shanghai Masters Not Held A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Paris Masters A A A A A A Q1 A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Hamburg Masters A A Q1 Q1 A Not Masters Series 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–3 0–2 2–2 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 9 2–9
National Representation
Davis Cup A A A A A A A A A 1R QF A A A 0 / 2 1–2
Career Statistics
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 7–8 15–23 6–18 17–22 10–17 1–5 5–5 2–2 63–102
Year-end ranking 809 716 445 210 243 254 67 96 98 74 98 277 118 38%

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 1R 1R A 1R A A A 0 / 3 0–3
French Open A A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Wimbledon A 1R A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
US Open A A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Win–Loss 0–1 0–2 0–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 6 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