Dieter Kindlmann (born 3 June 1982) is a German former professional tennis player, hitting partner and current coach. 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.
|Born||3 June 1982|
Sonthofen, West Germany
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 130 (26 July 2004)|
|Current ranking||No. 570 (28 November 2011)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2005, 2009, 2010)|
|French Open||2R (2006)|
|US Open||1R (2009)|
|Highest ranking||No. 317 (5 July 2010)|
|Current ranking||No. 762 (28 November 2011)|
|Last updated on: 28 November 2011.|
After retirement as a player he served as Maria Sharapova's hitting partner since 2013. Later he joined the coaching team of successively Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Laura Robson, and then Madsion Keys, helping the American reach her first Grand Slam final in September 2017. Since July 2018 he's become a head coach, accompanying another WTA pro on the women's tour: Elise Mertens.
|Grand Slam (0)|
|Tennis Masters Cup (0)|
|ATP Masters Series (0)|
|ATP Tour (0)|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score|
|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.
- "Elise Mertens est désormais entraînée par l'ancien coach de Madison Keys". RTBF Sport (in French). 31 July 2018. Retrieved 23 September 2018.