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Jens Knippschild (born 15 February 1975) is a former tennis player from Germany, who turned professional in 1992. He has won two doubles titles (2001, Båstad and 2002, Bucharest) during his career. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 9 August 1999, when he became the number 76 of the world.

Jens Knippschild
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceArolsen, Germany
Born (1975-02-15) 15 February 1975 (age 44)
Bad Arolsen, West Germany
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1992
Retired2004
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,017,972
Singles
Career record48–69
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 76 (9 August 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1997)
French Open4R (1998)
Wimbledon3R (1999)
US Open3R (1997)
Doubles
Career record46–53
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 53 (9 June 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2001)
French OpenQF (1997)
Wimbledon3R (1997)
US Open3R (2000)

Career finalsEdit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (5)

Titles (5)Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 12 February 1996 Hambühren Carpet   Nicolas Kiefer 7–6, 6–1
2. 8 July 1996 Oberstaufen Clay   Gabriel Silberstein 6–3, 5–7, 7–6
3. 3 February 1997 Wolfsburg Carpet   Arne Thoms 6–4, 6–3
4. 14 June 1999 Braunschweig Clay   Franco Squillari 7–5, 7–6
5. 16 October 2000 Eckental Carpet   Olivier Mutis 6–7, 7–6, 7–5

Runners-up (5)Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 6 June 1994 Weiden Clay   Mikael Tillström 6–2, 6–4
2. 16 September 1996 Bad Saarow Clay   Magnus Norman 6–2, 6–2
3. 21 September 1998 Szczecin Carpet   Younes El Aynaoui 6–3, 6–4
4. 10 July 2000 Newport Grass   Peter Wessels 7–6, 6–3
5. 20 August 2001 Mönchengladbach Clay   Jürgen Melzer 4–6, 6–1, 6–3

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