Dieter Kindlmann

Dieter Kindlmann (born 3 June 1982) is a German former professional tennis player. He reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on 26 July 2004, when he became World number 130. His best appearance at a Grand Slam came at the 2006 French Open, where he reached the main draw as a qualifier, losing in the second round.

Dieter Kindlmann
Dieter Kindlmann in Aachen (2010-11-09).jpg
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceBlaichach, Germany
Born (1982-06-03) 3 June 1982 (age 38)
Sonthofen, West Germany
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro2001
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$376,578
Singles
Career record1–11
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 130 (26 July 2004)
Current rankingNo. 570 (28 November 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2005, 2009, 2010)
French Open2R (2006)
WimbledonQ2 (2009)
US Open1R (2009)
Doubles
Career record0–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 317 (5 July 2010)
Current rankingNo. 762 (28 November 2011)
Last updated on: 28 November 2011.

After his retirement, he served as Maria Sharapova's hitting partner. Later, he joined the coaching teams of Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Laura Robson, and Madison Keys, helping the American reach her first Grand Slam final in 2017. Since July 2018, he has been a head coach, accompanying Elise Mertens.[1] On 21 November 2019, 3-time majors champion Angelique Kerber announced that she has hired Kindlmann as her coach.[2]

Singles TitlesEdit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (4)
Futures (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 2002 Thessaloniki Hard   Konstantinos Economidis W/O
2. 2003 Aschaffenburg Clay   Marcello Craca 6–3, 6–4
3. 2004 Oberstaufen Clay   Jean-René Lisnard 6–7, 6–2, 6–4
4. 2005 Wolfsburg Carpet   Tobias Summerer 7–5, 4–1, RET.
5. 2008 New Delhi-IV Hard   Joshua Goodall 7–6, 6–3

Grand Slam performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career SR Career win-loss
Australian Open 1R A LQ A 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
French Open A 2R LQ A LQ 1R 0 / 2 1–2
Wimbledon A A A A LQ - 0 / 0 0–0
U.S. Open A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Grand Slam Win-Loss 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–2 0 / 6 1–6
Year End Ranking 305 238 359 231 173 N/A N/A N/A
  • A = did not participate in the tournament.
  • SR = the ratio of the number of singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Elise Mertens est désormais entraînée par l'ancien coach de Madison Keys". RTBF Sport (in French). 31 July 2018. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  2. ^ Angelique Kerber Official Twitter Retrieved 8 December 2019

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