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Marcin Matkowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈmartɕin matˈkɔfskʲi]; born 15 January 1981) is a Polish professional tennis player whose speciality is in doubles. He played college tennis at UCLA, where his teammates included Jean-Julien Rojer. Matkowski and Mariusz Fyrstenberg won Madrid Open twice. They also reached the final at US Open and ATP Finals. The duo have participated in the latter six times to date.

Marcin Matkowski
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Matkowski at the 2016 US Open
Country (sports) Poland
ResidenceWarsaw, Poland
Born (1981-01-15) 15 January 1981 (age 38)
Barlinek, Poland
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2003
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CollegeUCLA
Prize moneyUS$4,016,661
Singles
Career record4–4
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 647 (11 September 2000)
Doubles
Career record470–380
Career titles18
Highest rankingNo. 7 (9 July 2012)
Current rankingNo. 71 (20 August 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2006)
French OpenQF (2010, 2013, 2015)
WimbledonQF (2015, 2017)
US OpenF (2011)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsF (2011)
Olympic GamesQF (2008)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2013)
French OpenF (2015)
WimbledonQF (2007, 2013, 2015, 2016)
US OpenF (2012)
Last updated on: 21 August 2018.

Significant finalsEdit

Grand Slam tournament finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2011 US Open Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Jürgen Melzer
  Philipp Petzschner
2–6, 2–6

Mixed Doubles: 2 (2 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2012 US Open Hard   Květa Peschke   Ekaterina Makarova
  Bruno Soares
7–6(10–8), 1–6, [10–12]
Loss 2015 French Open Clay   Lucie Hradecká   Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  Mike Bryan
6–7(3–7), 1–6

Year-End ChampionshipsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2011 ATP World Tour Finals, London Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Max Mirnyi
  Daniel Nestor
5–7, 3–6

Masters 1000 finalsEdit

Doubles: 9 (2 titles, 7 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2007 Madrid Open Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win 2008 Madrid Open Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Mark Knowles
6–2, 6–4
Loss 2009 Shanghai Masters Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Julien Benneteau
  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
2–6, 4–6
Loss 2010 Shanghai Masters Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Jürgen Melzer
  Leander Paes
5–7, 6–4, [5–10]
Win 2012 Madrid Open (2) Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Robert Lindstedt
  Horia Tecău
6–3, 6–4
Loss 2013 Miami Open Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
  Jean-Julien Rojer
4–6, 1–6
Loss 2014 Paris Masters Hard (i)   Jürgen Melzer   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
6–7(5–7), 7–5, [6–10]
Loss 2015 Madrid Open Clay   Nenad Zimonjić   Rohan Bopanna
  Florin Mergea
2–6, 7–6(7–5), [9–11]
Loss 2015 Cincinnati Masters Hard   Nenad Zimonjić   Daniel Nestor
  Édouard Roger-Vasselin
2–6, 2–6

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 48 (18 titles, 30 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–1)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–1)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (2–7)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (4–7)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (12–14)
Titles by surface
Hard (7–18)
Clay (9–9)
Grass (2–2)
Carpet (0–1)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (13–22)
Indoor (5–8)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Aug 2003 Sopot Open, Poland International Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl
6–4, 6–7(7–9), 6–3
Win 2–0 Feb 2004 Brasil Open, Brazil International Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Tomas Behrend
  Leoš Friedl
6–2, 6–2
Win 3–0 Aug 2005 Sopot Open, Poland (2) International Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Lucas Arnold Ker
  Sebastián Prieto
7–6(9–7), 6–4
Loss 3–1 Sep 2005 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Italy International Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Martín García
  Mariano Hood
2–6, 3–6
Loss 3–2 Feb 2006 Brasil Open, Brazil International Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Lukáš Dlouhý
  Pavel Vízner
1–6, 6–4, [3–10]
Loss 3–3 Apr 2006 Barcelona Open, Spain Intl. Gold Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
2–6, 7–6(7–4), [5–10]
Loss 3–4 Aug 2006 Connecticut Open, United States International Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Jonathan Erlich
  Andy Ram
3–6, 3–6
Win 4–4 Sep 2006 Romanian Open, Romania International Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Martín García
  Luis Horna
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), [10–8]
Loss 4–5 Oct 2006 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Italy International Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Martín García
  Luis Horna
6–7(1–7), 6–7(2–7)
Loss 4–6 Oct 2006 Swiss Indoors, Switzerland International Carpet (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Win 5–6 Aug 2007 Sopot Open, Poland (3) International Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Martín García
  Sebastián Prieto
6–1, 6–1
Loss 5–7 Aug 2007 Connecticut Open, United States International Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Nenad Zimonjić
3–6, 3–6
Loss 5–8 Oct 2007 Open de Moselle, France International Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Arnaud Clément
  Michaël Llodra
1–6, 4–6
Win 6–8 Oct 2007 Vienna Open, Austria Intl. Gold Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Tomas Behrend
  Christopher Kas
6–4, 6–2
Loss 6–9 Oct 2007 Madrid Open, Spain Masters Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 6–10 Apr 2008 Barcelona Open, Spain Intl. Gold Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 2–6
Win 7–10 Jun 2008 Warsaw Open, Poland (4) International Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Nikolay Davydenko
  Yuri Schukin
6–0, 3–6, [10–4]
Loss 7–11 Sep 2008 Romanian Open, Romania International Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Nicolas Devilder
  Paul-Henri Mathieu
6–7(4–7), 7–6(11–9), [20–22]
Loss 7–12 Oct 2008 Open de Moselle, France International Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Arnaud Clément
  Michaël Llodra
7–5, 3–6, [8–10]
Win 8–12 Oct 2008 Madrid Open, Spain Masters Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Mark Knowles
6–4, 6–2
Win 9–12 Jun 2009 Eastbourne International, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Travis Parrott
  Filip Polášek
6–4, 6–4
Loss 9–13 Aug 2009 Washington Open, United States 500 Series Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Martin Damm
  Robert Lindstedt
7–5, 7–6(7–3)
Win 10–13 Oct 2009 Malaysian Open, Malaysia 250 Series Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Igor Kunitsyn
  Jaroslav Levinský
6–2, 6–1
Loss 10–14 Oct 2009 Shanghai Masters, China Masters 1000 Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Julien Benneteau
  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
2–6, 4–6
Win 11–14 Jun 2010 Eastbourne International, United Kingdom (2) 250 Series Grass   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Colin Fleming
  Ken Skupski
6–3, 5–7, [10–8]
Loss 11–15 Oct 2010 Malaysian Open, Malaysia 250 Series Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   František Čermák
  Michal Mertiňák
6–7(3–7), 6–7(5–7)
Loss 11–16 Oct 2010 China Open, China 500 Series Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
1–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 11–17 Oct 2010 Shanghai Masters, China Masters 1000 Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Jürgen Melzer
  Leander Paes
5–7, 6–4, [5–10]
Loss 11–18 Oct 2010 Vienna Open, Austria 250 Series Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Daniel Nestor
  Nenad Zimonjić
5–7, 6–3, [5–10]
Loss 11–19 Sep 2011 US Open, United States Grand Slam Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Jürgen Melzer
  Philipp Petzschner
2–6, 2–6
Loss 11–20 Nov 2011 ATP World Tour Finals, United Kingdom Tour Finals Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Max Mirnyi
  Daniel Nestor
5–7, 3–6
Loss 11–21 Mar 2012 Dubai Tennis Championships, UAE 500 Series Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Rohan Bopanna
4–6, 6–3, [5–10]
Win 12–21 Apr 2012 Barcelona Open, Spain 500 Series Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Marcel Granollers
  Marc López
2–6, 7–6(9–7), [10–8]
Win 13–21 May 2012 Madrid Open, Spain (2) Masters 1000 Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Robert Lindstedt
  Horia Tecău
6–3, 6–4
Loss 13–22 Mar 2013 Miami Open, United States Masters 1000 Hard   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
  Jean-Julien Rojer
4–6, 1–6
Win 14–22 Jul 2013 German Open, Germany 500 Series Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Alexander Peya
  Bruno Soares
3–6, 6–1, [10–8]
Loss 14–23 Apr 2014 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Jean-Julien Rojer
  Horia Tecău
4–6, 4–6
Win 15–23 Sep 2014 Moselle Open, France 250 Series Hard (i)   Mariusz Fyrstenberg   Marin Draganja
  Henri Kontinen
6–7(3–7), 6–3, [10–8]
Win 16–23 Sep 2014 Malaysian Open, Malaysia (2) 250 Series Hard (i)   Leander Paes   Jamie Murray
  John Peers
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–5]
Loss 16–24 Nov 2014 Paris Masters, France Masters 1000 Hard (i)   Jürgen Melzer   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
6–7(5–7), 7–5, [6–10]
Loss 16–25 May 2015 Madrid Open, Spain Masters 1000 Clay   Nenad Zimonjić   Rohan Bopanna
  Florin Mergea
2–6, 7–6(7–5), [9–11]
Loss 16–26 Jun 2015 Queen's Club Championships, United Kingdom 500 Series Grass   Nenad Zimonjić   Pierre-Hugues Herbert
  Nicolas Mahut
2–6, 2–6
Loss 16–27 Aug 2015 Cincinnati Masters, United States Masters 1000 Hard   Nenad Zimonjić   Daniel Nestor
  Édouard Roger-Vasselin
2–6, 2–6
Loss 16–28 May 2016 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay   Łukasz Kubot   Eric Butorac
  Scott Lipsky
4–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Win 17–28 Oct 2016 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard   Marcel Granollers   Raven Klaasen
  Rajeev Ram
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Win 18–28 Jan 2017 Auckland Open, New Zealand 250 Series Hard   Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi   Jonathan Erlich
  Scott Lipsky
1–6, 6–2, [10–3]
Loss 18–29 Mar 2017 Dubai Tennis Championships, UAE 500 Series Hard   Rohan Bopanna   Jean-Julien Rojer
  Horia Tecău
6–4, 3–6, [3–10]
Loss 18–30 Jun 2018 Stuttgart Open, Germany 250 Series Grass   Robert Lindstedt   Philipp Petzschner
  Tim Pütz
6–7(5–7), 3–6

Performance timelineEdit

DoublesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R SF 1R 3R QF 2R QF QF 1R 3R 2R 2R 20–12
French Open A 3R 3R 2R 1R 2R 2R QF 1R 3R QF 1R QF QF 21–13
Wimbledon A 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 3R 2R QF 2R 11–13
US Open A 2R 1R 3R 3R 1R 1R QF F 1R 1R 3R QF 2R 19–13
Win–Loss 0–0 4–3 3–4 7–4 2–4 3–4 4–4 8–4 8–4 5–4 5–4 5–4 10–4 6–4 71–51
Year-End Championship
ATP World Tour Finals A A A RR A SF RR SF F A RR A RR A 10–15
Olympic Games
Doubles NH 1R Not Held QF Not Held 1R Not Held 2R 3–4
ATP Masters Series 1000
Indian Wells A 1R A 2R 2R 1R QF 1R 1R SF 1R 1R SF 2R 10–12
Miami A 1R A 1R 1R 2R 1R SF 1R 1R F 1R 1R 1R 7–12
Monte Carlo A 2R A QF 2R 2R QF 2R SF 2R 2R 2R SF 2R 12–12
Rome A A A 2R A QF QF 1R 2R QF 1R 1R 2R QF 7–10
Madrid A A A QF F W 2R QF QF W 2R QF F 2R 21–10
Canada A A A 1R 1R 1R QF 2R QF QF SF 1R QF 2R 7–11
Cincinnati A A A 1R 2R QF QF QF QF QF QF QF F 2R 12–12
Shanghai Not Held Not Masters Series F F SF 2R 2R 2R QF 2R 11–8
Paris A A A QF 2R SF SF 2R QF QF 2R F 2R 1R 14–10
Hamburg A A A 2R 2R 2R Not Masters Series 3–3
Win–Loss 0–0 1–3 0–0 7–9 7–8 13–8 10–9 8–9 8–9 9–8 11-9 10–9 13–9 7–8 104–100
Career Statistics
Titles–Finals 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–6 2–5 2–5 2–4 1–5 0–2 2–3 1-2 2–4 0–3 1–2 17-45

ReferencesEdit

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