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Robert Lindstedt (born 19 March 1977) is a Swedish professional tennis player, who turned pro in 1998, and is a doubles specialist. His biggest title has been the 2014 Australian Open with partner Łukasz Kubot. He is also a three-time Wimbledon finalist with former partner Horia Tecău.

Robert Lindstedt
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Robert Lindstedt at the 2013 French Open
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceStockholm, Sweden
Born (1977-03-19) 19 March 1977 (age 42)
Sundbyberg, Sweden
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro1998
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CollegePepperdine
Prize moneyUS $3,603,776
Singles
Career record0–4
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 309 (26 April 2004)
Doubles
Career record423-349
Career titles22
Highest rankingNo. 3 (20 May 2013)
Current rankingNo. 52 (25 February 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (2014)
French OpenQF (2011, 2014)
WimbledonF (2010, 2011, 2012)
US OpenSF (2015)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsSF (2014)
Olympic Games2R (2012)
Mixed doubles
Career record20–19
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2015, 2016, 2017, 2019)
French OpenQF (2015)
WimbledonF (2019)
US OpenQF (2008, 2009)
Other mixed doubles tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2012)
Team competitions
Davis CupQF (2008, 2011)
Last updated on: 27 February 2019.

Contents

CareerEdit

Early careerEdit

 
Robert Lindstedt at the 2010 US Open

Lindstedt played college tennis in the United States, playing first at Fresno State University before following coach Peter Smith to Pepperdine University, where he completed his collegiate career. While at Pepperdine, he teamed with Kelly Gullett in doubles competition. They were runners-up at the 1998 NCAA individual competition at the University of Georgia, receiving All-America honors for the second year in a row.

2007–2008Edit

Lindstedt won two doubles titles in 2007, the first in Mumbai with Jarkko Nieminen against Indian Rohan Bopanna and Pakistani Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi. The second came paired with Jordan Kerr in Tokyo, beating Frank Dancevic and Stephen Huss. In 2008. Lindstedt paired with Marc Gicquel to win the Washington tournament and was a semifinalist at the ATP Master Series event in Indian Wells with Richard Gasquet, in Tokyo with Jordan Kerr, and in Kitzbühel with Jürgen Melzer.

Robert was part of a team including Robin Söderling, Thomas Johansson, and coach Peter Carlsson who beat the Russian tennis team (of Dmitry Tursunov, Igor Andreev, and Mikhail Youzhny) 2–1 in the ARAG World Team Cup in Düsseldorf.

2010Edit

Lindstedt reached his first Grand Slam final at Wimbledon with long-time partner Horia Tecău.

2012Edit

Robert and Horia Tecău of Romania reached their third Wimbledon final in a row. They also defeated Alexander Peya of Austria and Bruno Soares of Brazil to win the Swedish Open.[1]

2013Edit

Robert and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia partnered during the first three months; they won Rotterdam together. Later, Lindstedt played with Daniel Nestor and reached the final in Barcelona on clay at their second tournament together. Lindstedt scored his first win over the Bryan brothers with Nestor before they stopped playing together.

2014Edit

Lindstedt and Łukasz Kubot of Poland won the 2014 Australian Open together after failing to win a match before the Grand Slam.

Significant finalsEdit

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 4 (1–3)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2010 Wimbledon Grass   Horia Tecău   Jürgen Melzer
  Philipp Petzschner
1–6, 5–7, 5–7
Loss 2011 Wimbledon (2) Grass   Horia Tecău   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Loss 2012 Wimbledon (3) Grass   Horia Tecău   Jonathan Marray
  Frederik Nielsen
6–4, 4–6, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), 3–6
Win 2014 Australian Open Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Eric Butorac
  Raven Klaasen
6–3, 6–3

Mixed Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2019 Wimbledon Grass   Jeļena Ostapenko   Ivan Dodig
  Latisha Chan
6-3, 6-2

Masters 1000 finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (1–1)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2012 Madrid Clay (blue)   Horia Tecău   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
3–6, 4–6
Win 2012 Cincinnati Hard   Horia Tecău   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Rohan Bopanna
6–4, 6–4

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 47 (22 titles, 25 runner-ups)Edit

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (1–3)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (1–1)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (3–8)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (17–13)
Finals by surface
Hard (12–12)
Clay (7–7)
Grass (3–5)
Carpet (0–1)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (20–19)
Indoor (2–6)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 2005 Vietnam Open, Vietnam International Carpet (i)   Ashley Fisher   Lars Burgsmüller
  Philipp Kohlschreiber
6–5(7–3), 4–6, 2–6 [a]
Loss 0–2 Mar 2006 Las Vegas Open, United States International Hard   Jaroslav Levinský   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 2–6
Loss 0–3 Jul 2006 Stuttgart Open, Germany Intl. Gold Clay   Yves Allegro   Gastón Gaudio
  Max Mirnyi
5–7, 7–6(7–4), [10–12]
Win 1–3 Sep 2007 Mumbai Open, India International Hard   Jarkko Nieminen   Rohan Bopanna
  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
Win 2–3 Oct 2007 Japan Open, Japan Intl. Gold Hard   Jordan Kerr   Frank Dancevic
  Stephen Huss
6–4, 6–4
Win 3–3 Aug 2008 Washington Open, United States International Hard   Marc Gicquel   Bruno Soares
  Kevin Ullyett
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Win 4–3 Jan 2009 Auckland Open, New Zealand 250 Series Hard   Martin Damm   Scott Lipsky
  Leander Paes
7–5, 6–4
Win 5–3 Feb 2009 Zagreb Indoors, Croatia 250 Series Hard (i)   Martin Damm   Christopher Kas
  Rogier Wassen
6–4, 6–3
Loss 5–4 Feb 2009 Dubai Tennis Championships, UAE 500 Series Hard   Martin Damm   Rik de Voest
  Dmitry Tursunov
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]
Loss 5–5 May 2009 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay   Martin Damm   Eric Butorac
  Scott Lipsky
3–6, 2–6
Loss 5–6 Jul 2009 Swedish Open, Sweden 250 Series Clay   Robin Söderling   Jaroslav Levinský
  Filip Polášek
6–1, 3–6, [7–10]
Win 6–6 Aug 2009 Washington Open, United States (2) 500 Series Hard   Martin Damm   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
7–5, 7–6(7–3)
Loss 6–7 Feb 2010 Open 13, France 250 Series Hard (i)   Julian Knowle   Julien Benneteau
  Michaël Llodra
4–6, 3–6
Win 7–7 Apr 2010 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco 250 Series Clay   Horia Tecău   Rohan Bopanna
  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Win 8–7 Jun 2010 Rosmalen Championships, Netherlands 250 Series Grass   Horia Tecău   Lukáš Dlouhý
  Leander Paes
1–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Loss 8–8 Jul 2010 Wimbledon, United Kingdom Grand Slam Grass   Horia Tecău   Jürgen Melzer
  Philipp Petzschner
1–6, 5–7, 5–7
Win 9–8 Jul 2010 Swedish Open, Sweden 250 Series Clay   Horia Tecău   Andreas Seppi
  Simone Vagnozzi
6–4, 7–5
Win 10–8 Aug 2010 New Haven Open, United States 250 Series Hard   Horia Tecău   Rohan Bopanna
  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
6–4, 7–5
Loss 10–9 Jan 2011 Brisbane International, Australia 250 Series Hard   Horia Tecău   Lukáš Dlouhý
  Paul Hanley
4–6, ret.
Win 11–9 Apr 2011 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco (2) 250 Series Clay   Horia Tecău   Colin Fleming
  Igor Zelenay
6–2, 6–1
Loss 11–10 Jun 2011 Rosmalen Championships, Netherlands 250 Series Grass   Horia Tecău   Daniele Bracciali
  František Čermák
3–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Loss 11–11 Jul 2011 Wimbledon, United Kingdom Grand Slam Grass   Horia Tecău   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
3–6, 4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Win 12–11 Jul 2011 Swedish Open, Sweden (2) 250 Series Clay   Horia Tecău   Simon Aspelin
  Andreas Siljeström
6–3, 6–3
Loss 12–12 Aug 2011 Washington Open, United States 500 Series Hard   Horia Tecău   Michaël Llodra
  Nenad Zimonjić
7–6(9–7), 6–7(8–10), [7–10]
Loss 12–13 Oct 2011 China Open, China 500 Series Hard   Horia Tecău   Michaël Llodra
  Nenad Zimonjić
6–7(2–7), 6–7(4–7)
Loss 12–14 Feb 2012 Rotterdam Open, Netherlands 500 Series Hard (i)   Horia Tecău   Michaël Llodra
  Nenad Zimonjić
6–4, 5–7, [14–16]
Win 13–14 Apr 2012 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay   Horia Tecău   Jérémy Chardy
  Łukasz Kubot
7–6(7–2), 6–3
Loss 13–15 May 2012 Madrid Open, Spain Masters 1000 Clay   Horia Tecău   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
3–6, 4–6
Win 14–15 Jun 2012 Rosmalen Championships, Netherlands (2) 250 Series Grass   Horia Tecău   Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Dmitry Tursunov
6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Loss 14–16 Jul 2012 Wimbledon, United Kingdom Grand Slam Grass   Horia Tecău   Jonathan Marray
  Frederik Nielsen
6–4, 4–6, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), 3–6
Win 15–16 Jul 2012 Swedish Open, Sweden (3) 250 Series Clay   Horia Tecău   Alexander Peya
  Bruno Soares
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Win 16–16 Aug 2012 Cincinnati Masters, United States Masters 1000 Hard   Horia Tecău   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Rohan Bopanna
6–4, 6–4
Loss 16–17 Oct 2012 Stockholm Open, Sweden 250 Series Hard (i)   Nenad Zimonjić   Marcelo Melo
  Bruno Soares
7–6(7–4), 5–7, [6–10]
Win 17–17 Feb 2013 Rotterdam Open, Netherlands 500 Series Hard (i)   Nenad Zimonjić   Thiemo de Bakker
  Jesse Huta Galung
5–7, 6–3, [10–8]
Loss 17–18 Mar 2013 Dubai Tennis Championships, UAE 500 Series Hard   Nenad Zimonjić   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Michaël Llodra
6–7(6–8), 6–7(6–8)
Loss 17–19 Apr 2013 Barcelona Open, Spain 500 Series Clay   Daniel Nestor   Alexander Peya
  Bruno Soares
7–5, 6–7(7–9), [4–10]
Loss 17–20 Oct 2013 Stockholm Open, Sweden 250 Series Hard (i)   Jonas Björkman   Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
  Jean-Julien Rojer
2–6, 2–6
Win 18–20 Jan 2014 Australian Open, Australia Grand Slam Hard   Łukasz Kubot   Eric Butorac
  Raven Klaasen
6–3, 6–3
Loss 18–21 May 2015 Istanbul Open, Turkey 250 Series Clay   Jürgen Melzer   Radu Albot
  Dušan Lajović
4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Win 19–21 Aug 2015 Winston-Salem Open, United States 250 Series Hard   Dominic Inglot   Eric Butorac
  Scott Lipsky
6–2, 6–4
Win 20–21 Oct 2016 Shenzhen Open, China 250 Series Hard   Fabio Fognini   Oliver Marach
  Fabrice Martin
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Loss 20–22 Oct 2016 Swiss Indoors, Switzerland 500 Series Hard (i)   Michael Venus   Marcel Granollers
  Jack Sock
3–6, 4–6
Win 21–22 Jun 2017 Antalya Open, Turkey 250 Series Grass   Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi   Oliver Marach
  Mate Pavić
7–5, 4–1 ret.
Win 22–22 May 2018 Istanbul Open, Turkey 250 Series Clay   Dominic Inglot   Ben McLachlan
  Nicholas Monroe
3–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Loss 22–23 Jun 2018 Stuttgart Open, Germany 250 Series Grass   Marcin Matkowski   Philipp Petzschner
  Tim Pütz
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Loss 22–24 Sep 2018 Shenzhen Open, China 250 Series Hard   Rajeev Ram   Ben McLachlan
  Joe Salisbury
6–7(5–7), 6–7(4–7)
Loss 22–25 May 2019 Geneva Open, Switzerland 250 Series Clay   Matthew Ebden   Oliver Marach
  Mate Pavić
4–6, 4–6

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Current through the 2018 Shanghai Rolex Masters.

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R SF 2R W 2R 3R 2R 2R 1 / 13 19–12
French Open A A A A A 1R 1R A 2R 1R 1R QF 2R 2R QF 2R A 3R 1R 0 / 12 12–12
Wimbledon A A A A 2R 2R 1R 2R QF 3R F F F QF 2R 2R 3R 3R QF 0 / 15 34–15
US Open A A A A 1R 2R 2R 2R QF 3R 3R QF 3R 2R 2R SF QF 3R 1R 0 / 15 26–15
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 2–3 2–4 2–3 8–4 5–4 7–4 11–4 11–4 6–4 11–3 7–4 7–3 7–4 4–4 1 / 54 91–54
Year-end championship
ATP Finals Did Not Qualify RR RR DNQ SF Did Not Qualify 0 / 3 5–5
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A 1R QF SF 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R A 2R A A 0 / 10 8–10
Miami Open A A A A A A 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R QF 1R QF 2R 2R 1R 1R A 0 / 12 8–12
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A A A A 1R 1R 2R 2R QF 2R A 2R A A 0 / 7 2–7
Madrid Open NH A A A A A 1R A A 2R 1R F QF 2R A A A A 0 / 6 5–6
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A 1R A QF SF QF 2R 1R A A A 0 / 6 5–6
Canadian Open A A A A A A 1R A A 2R 2R 2R SF SF 1R 2R 1R A A 0 / 9 7–9
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A 2R A 2R 2R 1R 2R W 2R QF A A A A 1 / 8 9–7
Shanghai Masters Not Masters Series 1R 2R QF 2R QF 2R 2R 2R A QF 0 / 9 8–9
Paris Masters A A A A A A A 1R 1R A 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R SF A A A 0 / 8 4–8
German Open A A A A A A 2R A 1R Not Masters Series 0 / 2 1–2
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–5 2–4 4–5 3–7 3–8 5–9 12–8 9–9 6–9 6–5 2–5 0–1 2–1 1 / 77 57–76
National representation
Olympics A Not Held A Not Held A Not Held 2R Not Held A NH 0 / 1 1–1
Davis Cup A A A A A A A A QF 1R 1R QF 1R Z1 Z1 Z1 Z1 A PO 0 / 5 14–4
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 3–0 2–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 2–0 0 / 6 15–5
Career statistics
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Career
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 4 2 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 22
Finals 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 6 6 7 8 4 1 2 2 1 3 46
Overall Win–Loss 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–7 10–13 19–27 22–22 29–27 38–28 36–29 42–25 50–23 32–26 28–25 36–26 28–26 15–18 27–17 417–340
Year-end ranking 235 357 934 204 96 62 42 39 26 27 21 16 8 19 13 26 39 72 46 55%

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Tie-breaks were held at 5–5 and not 6–6 in this tournament.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "David Ferrer wins second Swedish Open title". 15 July 2012.

External linksEdit