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Gero Kretschmer (German pronunciation: [ˈɡeːʁo ˈkʁɛtʃmɐ]; born 6 May 1985) is a German retired tennis player. He was a doubles specialist, who achieved his highest doubles ranking of world No. 79 in May 2014. He won his only ATP World Tour title with partner Alexander Satschko as alternates in Quito on 7 February 2015.[1]

Gero Kretschmer
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Full nameGero Kretschmer
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceCologne, Germany
Born (1985-05-06) 6 May 1985 (age 34)
Cologne, Federal Republic of Germany
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Turned pro2004
Retired2017
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 219,517
Singles
Career record0–0
Highest rankingNo. 316 (14 June 2010)
Doubles
Career record14–21
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 79 (26 May 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2015)

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)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 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Result    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win Feb 2015 Ecuador Open,
Ecuador
250 Series Clay   Alexander Satschko   Víctor Estrella Burgos
  João Souza
7–5, 7–6(7–3)

ATP Challenger Tour finalsEdit

Doubles: 24 (9 titles, 15 runner-ups)Edit

Finals by surface
Hard (3–4)
Clay (6–11)
Grass (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2010 Pereira, Colombia Clay   Alexander Satschko   Dominik Meffert
  Philipp Oswald
7–6(7–4), 6–7(5–7), [5–10]
Loss 0–2 May 2010 Sarasota, United States Clay   Alexander Satschko   Brian Battistone
  Ryler DeHeart
7–5, 6–7(4–7), [8–10]
Win 1–2 Aug 2010 Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Alexander Satschko   Philipp Oswald
  Martin Slanar
6–3, 4–6, [11–9]
Loss 1–3 Sep 2010 Bogota, Colombia Clay   Alexander Satschko   Franco Ferreiro
  André Sá
6–7(6–8), 4–6
Loss 1–4 Oct 2010 Cali, Colombia Clay   Alexander Satschko   Andre Begemann
  Martin Emmrich
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 1–5 Jun 2013 Košice, Slovakia Clay   Alexander Satschko   Kamil Čapkovič
  Igor Zelenay
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 1–6 Jul 2013 Scheveningen, Netherlands Clay   Alexander Satschko   Antal van der Duim
  Boy Westerhof
3–6, 3–6
Win 2–6 Jul 2013 Poznań, Poland Clay   Alexander Satschko   Mateusz Kowalczyk
  Henri Kontinen
6–3, 6–3
Loss 2–7 Nov 2013 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Alexander Satschko   Riccardo Ghedin
  Claudio Grassi
4–6, 4–6
Loss 2–8 Nov 2013 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Jan-Lennard Struff   Henri Kontinen
  Andreas Siljestrom
6–7(6–8), 2–6
Win 3–8 Jan 2014 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Alexander Satschko   Nicolás Barrientos
  Víctor Estrella Burgos
4–6, 7–5, [10–6]
Loss 3–9 Apr 2014 Le Gosier, Guadeloupe Hard   Michael Venus   Tomasz Bednarek
  Adil Shamasdin
5–7, 7–6(7–5), [8–10]
Win 4–9 Mar 2015 Shenzen, China Hard   Alexander Satschko   Saketh Myneni
  Divij Sharan
6–1, 3–6, [10–2]
Loss 4–10 Aug 2015 Manerbio, Italy Clay   Alexander Satschko   Daniel Muñoz de la Nava
  Flavio Cipolla
6–7(5–7), 6–3, [9–11]
Win 5–10 Sep 2015 Como, Italy Clay   Alexander Satschko   Kenny de Schepper
  Maxime Teixeira
7–6(7–3), 6–4
Loss 5–11 Jan 2016 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Alexander Satschko   Johan Brunström
  Andreas Siljeström
3–6, 4–6
Loss 5–12 Jan 2016 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Alexander Satschko   Wesley Koolhof
  Matwé Middelkoop
3–6, 6–7(1–7)
Win 6–12 Mar 2016 Guadalajara, Mexico Hard   Alexander Satschko   Santiago González
  Mate Pavić
6–3, 4–6, [10–2]
Win 7–12 Apr 2016 Napoli, Italy Clay   Alexander Satschko   Matteo Donati
  Stefano Napolitano
6–1, 6–3
Win 8–12 Apr 2017 Qingdao, China Clay   Alexander Satschko   Andreas Mies
  Oscar Otte
2–6, 7–6(8–6), [10–3]
Win 9–12 Jun 2017 Vicenza, Italy Clay   Alexander Satschko   Sekou Bangoura
  Tristan-Samuel Weissborn
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 9–13 Jun 2017 Lyon, France Clay   Alexander Satschko   Sander Gillé
  Joran Vliegen
7–6(7–2), 6–7(2–7), [12–14]
Loss 9–14 Jul 2017 Braunschweig, Germany Clay   Kevin Krawietz   Julian Knowle
  Igor Zelenay
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 9–15 Jul 2017 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Andreas Mies   Jan Šátral
  Tristan-Samuel Weissborn
3–6, 7–5, [3–10]

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A 0–0
French Open A A A A A A A A A A A A 0–0
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A Q2 1R Q1 A 0–1
US Open A A A A A A A A A A A A 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–1
Career statistics
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 3–5 4–7 5–7 1–1 14–21
Year-end ranking 607 760 941 614 172 514 403 119 128 84 111 140 40%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kretschmer/Satschko Claim First ATP World Tour Doubles Crown". ATP World Tour. 7 February 2015.

External linksEdit