Patrik Kühnen

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 54)
Püttlingen, West Germany
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1985
Retired1996
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$1,646,328
Singles
Career record127–153
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
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 (2 runners-up)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jan 1989 Adelaide, Australia Hard   Mark Woodforde 5–7, 6–1, 5–7
Loss 0–2 Nov 1993 Moscow, Russia Carpet (i)   Marc Rosset 4–6, 3–6

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

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner` Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 1987 Toulouse, France Hard (i)   Kelly Jones   Wojciech Fibak
  Michiel Schapers
2–6, 4–6
Win 1–1 Nov 1987 Frankfurt, West Germany Carpet (i)   Boris Becker   Scott Davis
  David Pate
6–4, 6–2
Win 2–1 Feb 1988 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet (i)   Tore Meinecke   Magnus Gustafsson
  Diego Nargiso
7–6, 7–6
Loss 2–2 Sep 1991 Bordeaux, France Hard (i)   Alexander Mronz   Arnaud Boetsch
  Guy Forget
2–6, 2–6
Win 3–2 Jan 1993 Doha, Qatar Hard   Boris Becker   Shelby Cannon
  Scott Melville
6–4, 6–2
Loss 3–3 Oct 1996 Beijing, China Hard (i)   Gary Muller   Martin Damm
  Andrei Olhovskiy
4–6, 5–7

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