Jordan Kerr (born 26 October 1979, in Adelaide) is a retired Australian professional tennis player.

Jordan Kerr
Kerr US Open 01.jpg
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceAdelaide, Australia
Born (1979-10-26) 26 October 1979 (age 42)
Adelaide, Australia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1998
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,071,373
Singles
Career record0–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 356 (7 August 2000)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (1998)
Doubles
Career record188–226 (Grand Slam, ATP Tour level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles9
20 Challenger, 12 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 23 (18 August 2008)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open3R (2006, 2007, 2009)
French Open2R (2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2012)
Wimbledon3R (2008)
US Open3R (2002, 2007)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian Open1R (2004, 2008, 2009, 2010)
French OpenQF (2008)
WimbledonSF (2003)
US Open2R (2008)
Last updated on: 5 July 2021.

Kerr reached a career high ATP singles ranking of World No. 356, which he achieved on 7 August 2000. Additionally, he reached a career high ATP doubles ranking of World No. 23, achieved on 18 August 2008.

Kerr represented Australia in the men's doubles at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, losing in the opening round to the eventual silver medallists from Sweden.[1]

Kerr was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[2]

2012Edit

Kerr played for the Philadelphia Freedoms of World Team Tennis that summer. It was his first season playing for the WTT. The Freedoms competed in 14 matches this season, including seven home matches played at The Pavilion at Villanova University.

ATP Career FinalsEdit

Doubles: 15 (9 titles, 6 runner-ups)Edit

Legend (doubles)
Grand Slam (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP Championship Series (1–2)
ATP International Series (8–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (3–5)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (5–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (8–5)
Indoor (1–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jul 2003 Newport, United States International Series Grass   David Macpherson   Julian Knowle
  Jürgen Melzer
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Win 2–0 Jul 2004 Newport, United States International Series Grass   Jim Thomas   Grégory Carraz
  Nicolas Mahut
6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–3
Win 3–0 Jul 2004 Indianapolis, United States International Series Hard   Jim Thomas   Wayne Black
  Kevin Ullyett
6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–3), 6–3
Loss 3–1 Feb 2005 Delray Beach, United States International Series Hard   Jim Thomas   Simon Aspelin
  Todd Perry
3–6, 3–6
Win 4–1 Jul 2005 Newport, United States International Series Grass   Jim Thomas   Graydon Oliver
  Travis Parrott
7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–5)
Win 5–1 Apr 2007 Casablanca, Morocco International Series Clay   David Škoch   Łukasz Kubot
  Oliver Marach
7–6(7–4), 1–6, [10–4]
Win 6–1 Jul 2007 Newport, United States International Series Grass   Jim Thomas   Nathan Healey
  Igor Kunitsyn
6–3, 7–5
Win 7–1 Oct 2007 Tokyo, Japan Championship Series Hard   Robert Lindstedt   Frank Dancevic
  Stephen Huss
6–4, 6–4
Win 8–1 Mar 2008 Zagreb, Croatia International Series Hard   Paul Hanley   Christopher Kas
  Rogier Wassen
6–3, 3–6, [10–8]
Loss 8–2 May 2009 Munich, Germany ATP 250 Series Clay   Ashley Fisher   Jan Hernych
  Ivo Minář
4–6, 4–6
Win 9–2 Jul 2009 Newport, United States ATP 250 Series Grass   Rajeev Ram   Michael Kohlmann
  Rogier Wassen
6–7(6–8), 7–6(9–7), [10–6]
Loss 9–3 Jul 2009 Indianapolis, United States ATP 250 Series Hard   Ashley Fisher   Ernests Gulbis
  Dmitry Tursunov
4–6, 6–3, [9–11]
Loss 9–4 Oct 2009 Tokyo, Japan ATP 500 Series Hard   Ross Hutchins   Julian Knowle
  Jürgen Melzer
2–6, 7–5, [8–10]
Loss 9–5 Jan 2010 Sydney, Australia ATP 250 Series Hard   Ross Hutchins   Daniel Nestor
  Nenad Zimonjić
3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 9–6 Feb 2010 Memphis, United States ATP 500 Series Hard   Ross Hutchins   John Isner
  Sam Querrey
4–6, 4–6
 
Jordan Kerr at the 2010 US Open

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (0–0)
ITF Futures (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2002 USA F29, Malibu Futures Hard   Julien Cassaigne 3–6, 4–6

Doubles: 61 (32–29)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (20–26)
ITF Futures (12–3)
Finals by surface
Hard (11–19)
Clay (14–10)
Grass (4–0)
Carpet (3–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 1998 Australia F4, Barmera Futures Grass   Michael Logarzo   Alistair Hunt
  Toby Mitchell
6–1, 3–6, 7–5
Loss 1–1 Apr 1999 New Zealand F1, Tauranga Futures Hard   Michael Logarzo   Luke Bourgeois
  Dejan Petrovic
3–6, 5–7
Win 2–1 Jul 1999 Turkey F1, Istanbul Futures Hard   Toby Mitchell   Eyal Erlich
  Kobi Ziv
6–3, 6–2
Win 3–1 Aug 1999 Latvia F1, Jūrmala Futures Clay   Michael Logarzo   Lassi Ketola
  Tero Vilen
6–1, 1–6, 6–0
Win 4–1 Aug 1999 Lithuania F1, Vilnius Futures Clay   Michael Logarzo   Wim Fissette
  Erik Truempler
6–3, 6–2
Win 5–1 May 2000 Morocco F2, Casablanca Futures Clay   Ashley Ford   Jean-Michel Pequery
  Nicolas Thomann
6–3, 6–2
Win 6–1 May 2000 Morocco F3, Agadir Futures Clay   Ashley Ford   Ivan Navarro
  Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo
7–6(7–3), 6–1
Win 7–1 Jun 2000 Ireland F2, Dublin Futures Carpet   Damien Roberts   Richard Brooks
  Jean-Claude Scherrer
6–3, 7–5
Win 8–1 Jul 2000 Turkey F2, Istanbul Futures Hard   Cedric Kauffmann   Sebastien Swierk
  Josh Tuckfield
6–1, 6–2
Win 9–1 Jul 2000 Bristol, United Kingdom Challenger Grass   Damien Roberts   Noam Behr
  Eyal Erlich
6–3, 1–6, 6–3
Loss 9–2 Aug 2000 Segovia, Spain Challenger Hard   Damien Roberts   Ashley Fisher
  Jason Weir-Smith
6–7(5–7), 1–6
Win 10–2 Aug 2000 Bressanone, Italy Challenger Clay   Damien Roberts   Marcelo Charpentier
  Diego del Rio
7–6(7–3), 7–5
Win 11–2 Aug 2000 Manerbio, Italy Challenger Clay   Damien Roberts   Bernardo Mota
  Ladislav Svarc
7–6(7–1), 6–4
Loss 11–3 Nov 2000 Australia F1, Melbourne Futures Hard   Paul Hanley   Jay Gooding
  David Mcnamara
2–6, 6–3, 4–6
Win 12–3 Mar 2001 New Zealand F1, Ashburton Futures Hard   Ashley Ford   Andrew Anderson
  Rik De Voest
6–3, 6–4
Loss 12–4 Mar 2001 Perth, Australia Challenger Hard   Grant Silcock   Stephen Huss
  Lee Pearson
3–6, 6–4, 6–7(1–7)
Loss 12–5 Apr 2001 Uzbekistan F1, Namangan Futures Hard   Tuomas Ketola   Vadim Kutsenko
  Oleg Ogorodov
6–7(4–7), 6–4, 4–6
Win 13–5 May 2001 Uzbekistan F2, Andijan Futures Hard   Tuomas Ketola   Igor Kunitsyn
  Rik De Voest
5–7, 6–2, 6–1
Loss 13–6 May 2001 Budapest, Hungary Challenger Clay   Damien Roberts   Daniel Melo
  Sergio Roitman
2–6, 4–6
Win 14–6 Jul 2001 Scheveningen, Netherlands Challenger Clay   Grant Silcock   Brandon Coupe
  Tim Crichton
6–3, 6–4
Win 15–6 Aug 2001 Córdoba, Spain Challenger Hard   Grant Silcock   Emilio Benfele-Alvarez
  Michael Llodra
6–3, 5–7, 6–3
Win 16–6 Sep 2001 Kyiv, Ukraine Challenger Clay   Grant Silcock   Kirill Ivanov-Smolenskii
  Vadim Kutsenko
6–1, 7–6(7–3)
Loss 16–7 May 2002 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Challenger Clay   Grant Silcock   Jeff Coetzee
  Myles Wakefield
4–6, 6–7(6–8)
Loss 16–8 May 2002 Zagreb, Croatia Challenger Clay   Grant Silcock   Dick Norman
  Tom Vanhoudt
3–6, 6–4, 3–6
Win 17–8 Feb 2003 Lübeck, Germany Challenger Carpet   Ota Fukarek   Robert Lindstedt
  Fredrik Loven
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Win 18–8 Apr 2003 USA F8, Little Rock Futures Hard   Jay Gooding   Nick Crowell
  Luke Shields
6–3, 6–4
Win 19–8 Apr 2003 León, Mexico Challenger Hard   Ota Fukarek   Alex Bogomolov Jr.
  Alejandro Hernández
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 19–9 Jun 2003 Biella, Italy Challenger Clay   Tom Vanhoudt   Stefano Galvani
  Martin Vassallo Arguello
6–3, 6–7(4–6), 3–6
Win 20–9 Feb 2004 Dallas, United States Challenger Hard   Todd Perry   Rik De Voest
  Eric Taino
7–5, 6–3
Win 21–9 Apr 2004 Paget, Bermuda Challenger Clay   Tom Vanhoudt   Ashley Fisher
  Stephen Huss
4–6, 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Loss 21–10 May 2004 Zagreb, Croatia Challenger Clay   Tom Vanhoudt   Karol Beck
  Jaroslav Levinský
2–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win 22–10 Apr 2005 Paget, Bermuda Challenger Clay   Sebastian Prieto   Michal Tabara
  Tomáš Zíb
walkover
Win 23–10 May 2005 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Sebastian Prieto   Travis Parrott
  Rogier Wassen
6–4, 6–3
Win 24–10 Jun 2005 Surbiton, United Kingdom Challenger Grass   Jim Thomas   Richard Barker
  William Barker
6–2, 6–4
Win 25–10 Jun 2006 Surbiton, United Kingdom Challenger Grass   Jim Thomas   Wayne Arthurs
  Chris Guccione
6–2, 6–4
Loss 25–11 Oct 2006 Mons, Belgium Challenger Hard   David Škoch   Jean-Claude Scherrer
  Lovro Zovko
2–6, 4–6
Loss 25–12 Nov 2006 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Hard   Jamie Murray   Eric Butorac
  Travis Parrott
5–7, 3–6
Win 26–12 Apr 2007 Monza, Italy Challenger Clay   Nathan Healey   Ricardo Hocevar
  Alexandre Simoni
6–4, 6–3
Win 27–12 Apr 2007 Marrakech, Morocco Challenger Clay   Tomáš Cibulec   Leoš Friedl
  Michal Mertinak
6–2, 6–4
Win 28–12 May 2007 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Tomáš Cibulec   Leoš Friedl
  David Škoch
6–4, 6–2
Loss 28–13 Mar 2009 Sunrise, United States Challenger Hard   Jeff Coetzee   Eric Butorac
  Bobby Reynolds
7–5, 4–6, [4–10]
Loss 28–14 Nov 2010 Loughborough, United Kingdom Challenger Hard   Ken Skupski   Henri Kontinen
  Frederik Nielsen
2–6, 4–6
Loss 28–15 Jul 2011 Winnetka, United States Challenger Hard   Travis Parrott   Treat Huey
  Bobby Reynolds
6–7(7–9), 4–6
Win 29–15 Jul 2011 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard   David Martin   James Ward
  Michael Yani
6–3, 6–4
Loss 29–16 Aug 2011 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard   David Martin   Treat Huey
  Travis Parrott
2–6, 6–1, [14–16]
Loss 29–17 Sep 2011 Genoa, Italy Challenger Clay   Travis Parrott   Dustin Brown
  Horacio Zeballos
2–6, 5–7
Loss 29–18 Apr 2012 Le Gosier, Guadeloupe Challenger Hard   Paul Hanley   Pierre-Hugues Herbert
  Albano Olivetti
5–7, 6–1, [7–10]
Loss 29–19 Apr 2012 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Challenger Clay   Andre Begemann   Nicholas Monroe
  Simon Stadler
6–3, 5–7, [7–10]
Win 30–19 May 2012 Athens, Greece Challenger Hard   Andre Begemann   Gerard Granollers-Pujol
  Alexandros Jakupovic
6–2, 6–3
Loss 30–20 Oct 2012 Tiburon, United States Challenger Hard   Andreas Siljestrom   Rik De Voest
  Chris Guccione
1–6, 4–6
Loss 30–21 Jan 2013 Heilbronn, Germany Challenger Hard   Andreas Siljestrom   Johan Brunstrom
  Raven Klaasen
3–6, 6–0, [10–12]
Loss 30–22 Apr 2013 Mexico City, Mexico Challenger Hard   John-Patrick Smith   Carsten Ball
  Chris Guccione
3–6, 6–3, [9–11]
Loss 30–23 May 2013 Karshi, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard   Konstantin Kravchuk   Chen Ti
  Guillermo Olaso
6–7(5–7), 5–7
Loss 30–24 May 2013 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Clay   Radu Albot   Farrukh Dustov
  Oleksandr Nedovyesov
1–6, 6–7(7–9)
Loss 30–25 Jun 2013 Marburg, Germany Challenger Clay   Jesse Huta Galung   Andrey Golubev
  Evgeny Korolev
3–6, 6–1, [6–10]
Win 31–25 Sep 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard   Jamie Delgado   James Cluskey
  Adrian Menendez-Maceiras
6–3, 6–2
Loss 31–26 Sep 2013 Sibiu, Romania Challenger Clay   Jamie Delgado   Rameez Junaid
  Philipp Oswald
4–6, 4–6
Win 32–26 May 2014 Portugal F4, Termas de Monfortinho Futures Carpet   Fabrice Martin   Romain Barbosa
  Frederico Ferreira Silva
6–2, 6–7(3–7), [10–4]
Loss 32–27 Jun 2014 Nanchang, China Challenger Hard   Fabrice Martin   Chen Ti
  Peng Hsien-yin
2–6, 6–3, [10–12]
Loss 32–28 Jul 2014 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard   Fabrice Martin   Marcus Daniell
  Artem Sitak
6–7(5–7), 7–5, [5–10]
Loss 32–29 Sep 2014 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard   Fabrice Martin   Jonathan Marray
  Colin Fleming
4–6, 6–2, [8–10]

Performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.

DoublesEdit

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R A A 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 3R 3R 1R 3R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 13 10–13 43%
French Open A A A 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R A 2R 0 / 11 5–11 31%
Wimbledon A A A Q2 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R 2R 2R A 1R 0 / 10 5–10 33%
US Open A A A Q1 3R 2R 2R 2R 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R A 1R 0 / 10 8–10 44%
Win–loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 1–2 4–4 3–4 2–4 2–4 2–4 5–4 3–4 3–4 2–4 0–1 1–4 0 / 44 28–44 39%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A A A A A A 2R A A 2R A 1R A A 0 / 3 2–3 40%
Miami Open A A A A A A A 2R 1R A 1R QF 1R A A 0 / 5 3–5 38%
Monte Carlo A A A A A A A A A A 1R 2R A A A 0 / 2 0–2 0%
Rome A A A A A A A A A A QF QF 1R A A 0 / 3 3–3 50%
Madrid A A A A A A A A A QF A 1R A A A 0 / 2 2–2 50%
Hamburg A A A A A A A A A A 2R Not Masters Series 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Canada Masters A A A A A A A A A A SF A A A A 0 / 1 3–1 75%
Cincinnati A A A A A A 1R A A A 2R 1R A A A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
Paris Masters A A A A A A A A A QF 1R QF A A A 0 / 3 4–3 57%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–2 0–1 4–2 8–8 5–6 0–3 0–0 0–0 0 / 23 19–23 45%

Mixed doublesEdit

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R A A A 1R 1R 1R 0 / 4 0–4 0%
French Open A A 1R A A 1R QF 1R A 0 / 4 2–4 33%
Wimbledon 1R SF A 1R 1R QF 2R 1R 2R 0 / 8 8–8 50%
US Open A A A A A A 2R A A 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Win–loss 0–1 4–1 0–2 0–1 0–1 3–2 3–4 0–3 1–2 0 / 17 11–17 39%

ReferencesEdit

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