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Matwé Middelkoop

Matwé Middelkoop (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɑtʋeː ˈmɪdəlkoːp];[1] born 9 March 1983) is a professional Dutch tennis player. He is a doubles specialist who reached his career-high doubles ranking of world No. 30, achieved on 27 August 2018.

Matwé Middelkoop
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Country (sports) Netherlands
ResidenceBreda, The Netherlands
Born (1983-09-03) 3 September 1983 (age 36)
Leerdam, The Netherlands
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro2002
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$947,111
Singles
Career record1–2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 197 (3 November 2008)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2008)
French OpenQ1 (2008)
WimbledonQ2 (2013)
US OpenQ3 (2011)
Doubles
Career record93–78
Career titles8
Highest rankingNo. 30 (27 August 2018)
Current rankingNo. 40 (15 April 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2016, 2017)
French Open2R (2018, 2019)
Wimbledon2R (2016, 2018)
US OpenQF (2017)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2018)
French OpenQF (2018)
WimbledonSF (2019)
US Open1R (2018)
Last updated on: 15 April 2019.

CareerEdit

Middelkoop has played most of his singles career on the Futures circuit. In 2008, he played his maiden ATP match in Rosmalen, the Netherlands, but lost.

At the 2016 Sofia Open, Middelkoop won his first doubles ATP title, partnering Wesley Koolhof.

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 19 (8 titles, 10 runners-up)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 (0–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (8–9)
Finals by surface
Hard (6–5)
Clay (2–4)
Grass (0–1)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (4–7)
Indoor (4–3)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2016 Sofia Open,
Bulgaria
250 Series Hard (i)   Wesley Koolhof   Philipp Oswald
  Adil Shamasdin
5–7, 7–6(11–9), [10–6]
Win 2–0 Jul 2016 Austrian Open,
Austria
250 Series Clay   Wesley Koolhof   Dennis Novak
  Dominic Thiem
2–6, 6–3, [11–9]
Win 3–0 Jan 2017 Sydney International,
Australia
250 Series Hard   Wesley Koolhof   Jamie Murray
  Bruno Soares
6–3, 7–5
Loss 3–1 Feb 2017 Rotterdam Open,
Netherlands
500 Series Hard (i)   Wesley Koolhof   Ivan Dodig
  Marcel Granollers
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Loss 3–2 Jul 2017 Swedish Open,
Sweden
250 Series Clay   Sander Arends   Julian Knowle
  Philipp Petzschner
2–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Win 4–2 Sep 2017 St. Petersburg Open,
Russia
250 Series Hard (i)   Roman Jebavý   Julio Peralta
  Horacio Zeballos
6–4, 6–4
Win 5–2 Jan 2018 Maharashtra Open,
India
250 Series Hard   Robin Haase   Pierre-Hugues Herbert
  Gilles Simon
7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–5)
Win 6–2 Feb 2018 Sofia Open,
Bulgaria (2)
250 Series Hard (i)   Robin Haase   Nikola Mektić
  Alexander Peya
5–7, 6–4, [10–4]
Loss 6–3 Apr 2018 Hungarian Open,
Hungary
250 Series Clay   Andrés Molteni   Dominic Inglot
  Franko Škugor
7–6(10–8), 1–6, [8–10]
Loss 6–4 May 2018 Lyon Open,
France
250 Series Clay   Roman Jebavý   Nick Kyrgios
  Jack Sock
5–7, 6–2, [9–11]
Loss 6–5 Jun 2018 Antalya Open,
Turkey
250 Series Grass   Sander Arends   Marcelo Demoliner
  Santiago González
5–7, 7–6(8–6), [8–10]
Win 7–5 Jul 2018 Croatia Open Umag,
Croatia
250 Series Clay   Robin Haase   Roman Jebavý
  Jiří Veselý
6–4, 6–4
Loss 7–6 Sep 2018 St. Petersburg Open,
Russia
250 Series Hard (i)   Roman Jebavý   Matteo Berrettini
  Fabio Fognini
6–7(6–8), 6–7(4–7)
Loss 7–7 Jan 2019 Qatar Open,
Qatar
250 Series Hard   Robin Haase   David Goffin
  Pierre-Hugues Herbert
7–5, 4–6, [4–10]
Loss 7–8 Feb 2019 Open 13,
France
250 Series Hard (i)   Ben McLachlan   Jérémy Chardy
  Fabrice Martin
3–6, 7–6(7–4), [3–10]
Loss 7–9 Apr 2019 Grand Prix Hassan II,
Morocco
250 Series Clay   Frederik Nielsen   Jürgen Melzer
  Franko Škugor
4–6, 6–7(6–8)
Loss 7–10 Sep 2019 Zhuhai Championships,
China
250 Series Hard   Marcelo Demoliner   Sander Gillé
  Joran Vliegen
6–7(2–7), 6–7(4–7)
Win 8–10 Oct 2019 Kremlin Cup, Russia 250 Series Hard (i)   Marcelo Demoliner   Simone Bolelli
  Andrés Molteni
6–1, 6–2

ATP Challenger Tour titlesEdit

Doubles: 15Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 31 July 2005 Valladolid, Spain Hard   Alexander Peya   Jasper Smit
  Stefan Wauters
7–6(9–7), 6–3
2. 15 April 2007 Chiasso, Switzerland Clay   Bart Beks   Teodor-Dacian Crăciun
  Victor Crivoi
7–6(7–2), 7–5
3. 13 July 2014 Scheveningen, Netherlands (1) Clay   Boy Westerhof   Martin Fischer
  Jesse Huta Galung
6–4, 3–6, [10–6]
4. 6 February 2015 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Wesley Koolhof   Sergei Bubka
  Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6–1, 6–4
5. 2 May 2015 Turin, Italy Clay   Wesley Koolhof   Dino Marcan
  Antonio Šančić
4–6, 6–3, [10–5]
6. 4. July 2015 Marburg, Germany Clay   Wesley Koolhof   Tobias Kamke
  Simon Stadler
6–1, 7–5
7. 15 August 2015 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Wesley Koolhof   Sergey Betov
  Mikhail Elgin
6–4, 3–6, [10–7]
8. 11 September 2015 Seville, Spain Clay   Wesley Koolhof   Marco Bortolotti
  Kamil Majchrzak
7–6(7–5), 6–4
9. 26 September 2015 Trnava, Slovakia Clay   Wesley Koolhof   Kamil Majchrzak
  Stéphane Robert
6–4, 6–2
10. 25 October 2015 Brest, France Hard (i)   Wesley Koolhof   Ken Skupski
  Neal Skupski
3–6, 6–4, [10–6]
11. 16 January 2016 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Wesley Koolhof   Gero Kretschmer
  Alexander Satschko
6–3, 7–6(7–1)
12. 19 June 2016 Ilkley, United Kingdom Grass   Wesley Koolhof   Marcelo Demoliner
  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
7–6(7–5), 0–6, [10–8]
13. 31 July 2016 Scheveningen, Netherlands (2) Clay   Wesley Koolhof   Tallon Griekspoor
  Tim van Rijthoven
6–1, 3–6, [13–11]
14. 26 November 2016 Andria, Italy Carpet (i)   Wesley Koolhof   Roman Jebavý
  Zdenek Kolar
6–3, 6–3
15. 13 May 2017 Aix-en-Provence, France Clay   Wesley Koolhof   Andre Begemann
  Jérémy Chardy
2–6, 6–4, [16–14]
 
Middelkoop, 2016

ITF Future titlesEdit

Singles: 15Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 4 September 2006 Enschede Clay   Boy Westerhof 7–5, 6–7, 6–3
2. 22 January 2007 Deauville Clay (I)   Rabie Chaki 6–3, 3–6, 7–6
3. 12 February 2007 Cartagena Clay   Adrián Menéndez Maceiras 7–5, 4–6, 6–0
4. 12 November 2007 Kigali Clay   Gvidas Sabeckis 7–5, 6–3
5. 19 November 2007 Kampala Clay   Komlavi Loglo 6–3, 7–5
6. 26 November 2007 Khartoum Clay   Sherif Sabry 6–3, 6–2
7. 3 December 2007 Khartoum Clay   Predrag Rusevski W/O
8. 10 March 2008 Abidjan Hard   Jérémy Blandin 6–7, 6–4, 6–1
9. 15 March 2010 Wetzikon Carpet   Sandro Ehrat 6–3, 6–4
10. 7 June 2010 Apeldoorn Clay   Mathieu Rodrigues 6–1, 6–4
11. 30 August 2010 Middelburg Clay   Niels Desein 7–6, 6–2
12. 25 April 2011 Vicenza Clay   Juan-Martín Aranguren 7–5, 2–6, 6–4
13. 17 July 2011 Knokke Clay   Julien Obry 6–2, 6–3
14. 8 July 2012 Middelburg Clay   Niels Desein 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
15. 26 October 2014 Sharm el-Sheikh Hard   Mohamed Safwat 7–5, 2–6, 6–3

Doubles: 21Edit

Performance timelinesEdit

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.

DoublesEdit

Current through the 2019 Kitzbühel Open.

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 4 2–4
French Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 1R 2R 2R 0 / 4 2–4
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A A A A A A Q1 2R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 4 2–4
US Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R QF 3R 0 / 3 5–3
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–4 4–4 4–4 1–3 0 / 15 11–15
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Miami Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 2R 0 / 2 1–2
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Madrid Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
Canadian Open A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R A 0 / 1 1–1
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 2R A 0 / 1 1–1
Shanghai Masters Not held A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Paris Masters A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R 1R 0 / 2 0–2
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–5 2–4 0 / 10 4–10
National representation
Davis Cup A A A A A A A 1R A A A A A PO Z1 PO PO 0 / 1 3–1
Career statistics
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Career
Tournaments 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 18 24 29 23 98
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 7
Finals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 7 3 16
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–3 14–17 24–22 40–26 19–23 100–92
Year-end ranking 845 608 360 255 368 364 166 777 313 307 336 451 293 66 57 36 36 52.08%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The pronunciation by Matwé Middelkoop himself". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved 2018-01-24.

External linksEdit