Tobias Kamke

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Tobias Kamke
Tobias Kamke 02, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceHamburg, Germany
Born (1986-05-21) 21 May 1986 (age 32)
Lübeck, Germany
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$2,271,888
Singles
Career record63–102
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 64 (31 January 2011)
Current rankingNo. 259 (8 October 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2012, 2013)
French Open2R (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014)
Wimbledon3R (2010)
US Open2R (2013)
Doubles
Career record7–24
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 144 (21 September 2015)
Current rankingNo. 406 (8 October 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2011, 2012, 2014)
French Open1R (2013)
Wimbledon1R (2012)
US Open1R (2013)
Team competitions
Davis CupQF (2014)
Last updated on: 8 October 2018.

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.

Tobias Kamke at Roland Garros 2013

ATP Challenger Tour finals[edit]

Singles: 15 (8–7)[edit]

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2007 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i) Belgium Steve Darcis 3–6, 6–1, 4–6
Loss 0–2 May 2008 Karlsruhe, Germany Clay Russia Teymuraz Gabashvili 1–6, 4–6
Loss 0–3 Apr 2010 Baton Rouge, United States Hard South Africa Kevin Anderson 7–6(9–7), 6–7(7–9), 1–6
Loss 0–4 May 2010 Fürth, Germany Clay Netherlands Robin Haase 4–6, 2–6
Win 1–4 May 2010 Granby, Canada Hard Canada Milos Raonic 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Win 2–4 Oct 2010 Tiburon, United States Hard United States Ryan Harrison 6–1, 6–1
Win 3–4 Nov 2011 Loughborough, Great Britain Hard Italy Flavio Cipolla 6–2, 7–5
Loss 3–5 Jul 2012 Braunschweig, Germany Clay Brazil Thomaz Bellucci 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Win 4–5 Sep 2012 Pétange, Luxembourg Hard (i) France Paul-Henri Mathieu 7–6(9–7), 6–4
Win 5–5 Sep 2013 Pétange, Luxembourg (2) Hard (i) France Paul-Henri Mathieu 1–6, 6–3, 7–5
Win 6–5 Jun 2014 Fürth, Germany Clay Spain Íñigo Cervantes 6–3, 6–2
Win 7–5 Aug 2015 Liberec, Czech Republic Clay Slovakia Andrej Martin 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Win 8–5 Mar 2016 Kazan, Russia Hard (i) Russia Aslan Karatsev 6–4, 6–2
Loss 8–6 Apr 2017 Saint-Brieuc, France Hard (i) Belarus Egor Gerasimov 6–7(3–7), 6–7(5–7)
Loss 8–7 Mar 2018 Lille, France Hard (i) France Grégoire Barrère 1–6, 4–6

Doubles: 7 (3–4)[edit]

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2010 Kazan, Russia Hard (i) Germany Julian Reister Czech Republic Jan Mertl
Kazakhstan Yuri Schukin
2–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 Sep 2013 Pétange, Luxembourg Hard (i) Germany Benjamin Becker United Kingdom Ken Skupski
United Kingdom Neal Skupski
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [7–10]
Win 1–2 Oct 2014 Rennes, France Hard (i) Germany Philipp Marx Czech Republic František Čermák
Israel Jonathan Erlich
3–6, 6–2, [10–3]
Loss 1–3 Nov 2014 Mouilleron-le-Captif, France Hard (i) Germany Philipp Marx France Pierre-Hugues Herbert
France Nicolas Mahut
3–6, 4–6
Loss 1–4 Jul 2015 Marburg, Germany Clay Germany Simon Stadler Netherlands Wesley Koolhof
Netherlands Matwé Middelkoop
1–6, 5–7
Win 2–4 Sep 2015 Alphen, Netherlands Clay Germany Jan-Lennard Struff Romania Victor Hănescu
Romania Adrian Ungur
7–6(7–1), 3–6, [10–7]
Win 3–4 Mar 2018 Yokohama, Japan Hard Germany Tim Pütz Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana
Thailand Sonchat Ratiwatana
3–6, 7–5, [12–10]

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Current through the 2018 Wimbledon Championships.

Tournament 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 Q1 Q1 Q2 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R A Q2 Q2 0 / 5 2–5
French Open A A A A Q2 Q1 2R 2R 1R 2R 2R A 1R Q2 Q2 0 / 6 4–6
Wimbledon A A A A 1R Q2 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R Q2 Q3 Q1 Q2 0 / 6 3–6
US Open A A A A Q3 Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R Q2 Q3 Q2 A 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 0–0 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 A 0 / 3 0–3
Miami Open A A A A A A A 1R 1R 3R Q2 Q1 A Q2 A 0 / 3 2–3
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A A Q2 Q1 Q1 A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Madrid Open A A A A A A A A A 1R Q2 Q1 A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A A Q1 A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Canadian Open A A A A A A A 1R A Q2 1R A A A A 0 / 2 0–2
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A Q1 Q1 A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Shanghai Masters Not Held A A 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 A A 0 / 0 0–0
German Open 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 0–0 0 / 9 2–9
National representation
Davis Cup A A A A A A A A A 1R QF A A A A 0 / 2 1–2
Career statistics
Tournaments 0 0 0 1 1 0 8 23 18 21 16 5 5 2 0 100
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 0–0 63–102
Year-end ranking 809 716 445 210 243 254 67 96 98 74 98 277 118 233 38%

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), 6–1 89

External links[edit]

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