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Christopher Kas (born 13 June 1980) is a German retired professional tennis player. His career-high ATP singles ranking is World No. 224, which he reached in November 2002. His career-high in doubles is World No. 17, achieved in February 2012. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he finished in fourth place in mixed doubles alongside Sabine Lisicki. In January 2015, Sabine appointed him to her coaching team.[1]

Christopher Kas
Christopher Kas at the 2010 US Open 01.jpg
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceTrostberg, Germany
Born (1980-06-13) 13 June 1980 (age 39)
Trostberg, West Germany
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2001
Retired2014
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$1,250,650
Singles
Career record0–2
Career titles0
0 Challengers, 1 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 224 (4 November 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2003)
WimbledonQ1 (2003)
Doubles
Career record180–178
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 17 (6 February 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2012)
French Open3R (2009)
WimbledonSF (2011)
US OpenQF (2008)
Other mixed doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesSF – 4th (2012)
Last updated on: 5 August 2013.

Contents

Olympic medal matchesEdit

Mixed Doubles: 1 Bronze medal match (0–1)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
4th place 2012 London Olympics Grass   Sabine Lisicki   Lisa Raymond
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 6–4, [4–10]

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 20 (5–15)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 (1–2)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (4–13)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 16 July 2006 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden Clay   Oliver Marach   Jonas Björkman
  Thomas Johansson
3–6, 6–4, [4–10]
Runner-up 2. 23 July 2006 Dutch Open, Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay   Lucas Arnold Ker   Alberto Martín
  Fernando Vicente
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 29 July 2007 Austrian Open, Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Tomas Behrend   Potito Starace
  Luis Horna
6–7(4–7), 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 4. 14 October 2007 BA-CA Tennis Trophy, Vienna, Austria Hard (i)   Tomas Behrend   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 2 March 2008 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i)   Rogier Wassen   Paul Hanley
  Jordan Kerr
3–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Winner 1. 13 July 2008 Mercedes Cup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Philipp Kohlschreiber   Michael Berrer
  Mischa Zverev
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 26 October 2008 Davidoff Swiss Indoors, Basel, Switzerland Hard (i)   Philipp Kohlschreiber   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Mark Knowles
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 8 February 2009 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i)   Rogier Wassen   Martin Damm
  Robert Lindstedt
4–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 14 June 2009 Gerry Weber Open, Halle, Germany Grass   Philipp Kohlschreiber   Andreas Beck
  Marco Chiudinelli
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 18 July 2010 Mercedes Cup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Philipp Petzschner   Carlos Berlocq
  Eduardo Schwank
6–7(5–7), 6–7(6–8)
Winner 3. 3 October 2010 Thailand Open, Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Viktor Troicki   Jonathan Erlich
  Jürgen Melzer
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 27 February 2011 Delray Beach International Tennis Championships, Delray Beach, United States Hard   Alexander Peya   Scott Lipsky
  Rajeev Ram
6–4, 4–6, [3–10]
Runner-up 10. 1 May 2011 BMW Open, München, Germany Clay   Andreas Beck   Simone Bolelli
  Horacio Zeballos
6–7(3–7), 4–6
Runner-up 11. 31 July 2011 Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad, Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Alexander Peya   František Čermák
  Filip Polášek
3–6, 6–7(7–9)
Runner-up 12. 27 August 2011 Winston-Salem Open, Winston-Salem, United States Hard   Alexander Peya   Jonathan Erlich
  Andy Ram
6–7(2–7), 4–6
Runner-up 13. 6 January 2012 Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Doha, Qatar Hard   Philipp Kohlschreiber   Filip Polášek
  Lukáš Rosol
3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 4 January 2013 Qatar Open, Doha, Qatar Hard   Philipp Kohlschreiber   Julian Knowle
  Filip Polášek
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 14. 14 April 2013 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Dustin Brown   Julian Knowle
  Filip Polášek
3–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 3 August 2013 Bet-at-home Cup Kitzbühel, Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Martin Emmrich   František Čermák
  Lukáš Dlouhý
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 15. 24 May 2014 Düsseldorf Open, Düsseldorf, Germany Clay   Martin Emmrich   Santiago González
  Scott Lipsky
5–7, 6–4, [3–10]

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R 3R 2R 1R 1R QF 1R 6–7
French Open 1R 1R 2R 3R 1R 3R 2R 3R 8–8
Wimbledon 1R 3R 3R 3R 1R SF 2R A 11–7
US Open 2R 1R QF 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R 7–8
Win–Loss 1–3 2–4 8–4 5–4 2–4 6–4 5–4 3–3 32–30

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