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Patrik Kühnen (born 11 February 1966) is a German former professional tennis player, who turned professional in 1985.

Patrik Kühnen
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Kühnen at the World Team Cup in Düsseldorf, Germany in 2005
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceBerlin, Germany
Born (1966-02-11) 11 February 1966 (age 53)
Püttlingen, West Germany
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1985
Retired1996
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$1,646,328
Singles
Career record127–153 (ATP, Grand Prix and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 43 (May 15, 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1989, 1991)
French Open3R (1988, 1990, 1993)
WimbledonQF (1988)
US Open2R (1988, 1991, 1992, 1993)
Doubles
Career record111–120 (ATP, Grand Prix and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 28 (July 5, 1993)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1991)
French Open2R (1988, 1996)
WimbledonSF (1993)
US Open2R (1988)

Kühnen had his biggest career singles win in the fourth round at Wimbledon in 1988 when he beat Jimmy Connors en route to the quarterfinals in which he lost to eventual champion Stefan Edberg. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on May 15, 1989, when he became the number 43 of the world. He won three doubles titles during his career. He was part of the German Davis Cup teams that won the competition in 1988 and 1993. Since 2003 he is the captain for Germany's Davis Cup team and also coaches the German team in the World Team Cup which won the competition in 2005 and 2011.

Career finalsEdit

Singles: 2 (0 titles – 2 runners-up)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 8 January 1989 Adelaide Hard   Mark Woodforde 5–7, 6–1, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 14 November 1993 Moscow Carpet (i)   Marc Rosset 4–6, 3–6

Doubles: 3 (3 titles – 3 runners-up)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 18 October 1987 Toulouse Hard (i)   Kelly Jones   Wojciech Fibak
  Michiel Schapers
2–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 10 November 1987 Frankfurt Carpet (i)   Boris Becker   Scott Davis
  David Pate
6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. 8 February 1988 Rotterdam Carpet (i)   Tore Meinecke   Magnus Gustafsson
  Diego Nargiso
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 2. 15 September 1991 Bordeaux Hard (i)   Alexander Mronz   Arnaud Boetsch
  Guy Forget
2–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 4 January 1993 Doha Hard   Boris Becker   Shelby Cannon
  Scott Melville
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 13 October 1996 Beijing Hard (i)   Gary Muller   Martin Damm
  Andrei Olhovskiy
4–6, 5–7

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