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Tobias Kamke (born 21 May 1986) is a German professional tennis player. He reached his career-high singles ranking of world No. 64 in January 2011.

Tobias Kamke
Tobias Kamke 02, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceHamburg, Germany
Born (1986-05-21) 21 May 1986 (age 33)
Lübeck, Germany
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$2,307,338
Singles
Career record63–102
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 64 (31 January 2011)
Current rankingNo. 220 (4 March 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2012, 2013)
French Open2R (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014)
Wimbledon3R (2010)
US Open2R (2013)
Doubles
Career record7–24
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 144 (21 September 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2011, 2012, 2014)
French Open1R (2013)
Wimbledon1R (2012)
US Open1R (2013)
Team competitions
Davis CupQF (2014)
Last updated on: 4 March 2019.

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Professional careerEdit

2008Edit

In June, Kamke made the main draw in singles for the 2008 Wimbledon Championships as a Lucky Loser after losing to No. 134 Jan Hernych in the final qualifying round. He lost in the first round to world No. 30 Andreas Seppi.

2010Edit

He made the main draw at Wimbledon where he progressed through to the first and second round and then lost in the third round to 10th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1–6, 4–6, 6–7. In July, he won the 2010 Challenger Banque Nationale de Granby by beating Milos Raonic in the final 6–3, 7–6. At the 2010 Tiburon Challenger he secured his second career challenger title by defeating Ryan Harrison in the final. He reached back-to-back second rounds on ATP World Tour level at Stockholm, Vienna and Basel. As Kamke started the year as world No. 254 and finished it as world No. 66 he was awarded "Newcomer of the Year" by the ATP.

2011Edit

2011 saw Kamke reach career-high rankings in both singles (world No. 64 in January) and doubles (world No. 419 in October).

2012Edit

Kamke faced Roger Federer in the first round of the 2012 French Open. He led Federer by 4–1* in the second set before losing 2–6, 5–7, 3–6. In September, he reached a new career-high in doubles at world No. 262.

 
Tobias Kamke at Roland Garros 2013

ATP Challenger Tour finalsEdit

Singles: 15 (8–7)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2007 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i)   Steve Darcis 3–6, 6–1, 4–6
Loss 0–2 May 2008 Karlsruhe, Germany Clay   Teymuraz Gabashvili 1–6, 4–6
Loss 0–3 Apr 2010 Baton Rouge, United States Hard   Kevin Anderson 7–6(9–7), 6–7(7–9), 1–6
Loss 0–4 May 2010 Fürth, Germany Clay   Robin Haase 4–6, 2–6
Win 1–4 May 2010 Granby, Canada Hard   Milos Raonic 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Win 2–4 Oct 2010 Tiburon, United States Hard   Ryan Harrison 6–1, 6–1
Win 3–4 Nov 2011 Loughborough, Great Britain Hard   Flavio Cipolla 6–2, 7–5
Loss 3–5 Jul 2012 Braunschweig, Germany Clay   Thomaz Bellucci 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Win 4–5 Sep 2012 Pétange, Luxembourg Hard (i)   Paul-Henri Mathieu 7–6(9–7), 6–4
Win 5–5 Sep 2013 Pétange, Luxembourg (2) Hard (i)   Paul-Henri Mathieu 1–6, 6–3, 7–5
Win 6–5 Jun 2014 Fürth, Germany Clay   Íñigo Cervantes 6–3, 6–2
Win 7–5 Aug 2015 Liberec, Czech Republic Clay   Andrej Martin 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Win 8–5 Mar 2016 Kazan, Russia Hard (i)   Aslan Karatsev 6–4, 6–2
Loss 8–6 Apr 2017 Saint-Brieuc, France Hard (i)   Egor Gerasimov 6–7(3–7), 6–7(5–7)
Loss 8–7 Mar 2018 Lille, France Hard (i)   Grégoire Barrère 1–6, 4–6

Doubles: 7 (3–4)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2010 Kazan, Russia Hard (i)   Julian Reister   Jan Mertl
  Yuri Schukin
2–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 Sep 2013 Pétange, Luxembourg Hard (i)   Benjamin Becker   Ken Skupski
  Neal Skupski
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [7–10]
Win 1–2 Oct 2014 Rennes, France Hard (i)   Philipp Marx   František Čermák
  Jonathan Erlich
3–6, 6–2, [10–3]
Loss 1–3 Nov 2014 Mouilleron-le-Captif, France Hard (i)   Philipp Marx   Pierre-Hugues Herbert
  Nicolas Mahut
3–6, 4–6
Loss 1–4 Jul 2015 Marburg, Germany Clay   Simon Stadler   Wesley Koolhof
  Matwé Middelkoop
1–6, 5–7
Win 2–4 Sep 2015 Alphen, Netherlands Clay   Jan-Lennard Struff   Victor Hănescu
  Adrian Ungur
7–6(7–1), 3–6, [10–7]
Win 3–4 Mar 2018 Yokohama, Japan Hard   Tim Pütz   Sanchai Ratiwatana
  Sonchat Ratiwatana
3–6, 7–5, [12–10]

Singles performance timelineEdit

Current through the 2019 Australian Open.

Tournament 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 Q1 Q1 Q2 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R A Q2 Q2 Q2 0 / 5 2–5
French Open A A A A Q2 Q1 2R 2R 1R 2R 2R A 1R Q2 Q2 0 / 6 4–6
Wimbledon A A A A 1R Q2 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R Q2 Q3 Q1 Q2 0 / 6 3–6
US Open A A A A Q3 Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R Q2 Q3 Q2 A 0 / 5 1–5
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 3–3 2–4 1–4 3–4 1–4 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 22 10–22
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A A 1R 1R Q1 1R Q1 A Q2 A A 0 / 3 0–3
Miami Open A A A A A A A 1R 1R 3R Q2 Q1 A Q2 A A 0 / 3 2–3
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A A A Q2 Q1 Q1 A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Madrid Open A A A A A A A A A 1R Q2 Q1 A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A A Q1 A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Canadian Open A A A A A A A 1R A Q2 1R A A A A 0 / 2 0–2
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A Q1 Q1 A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Shanghai Masters Not Held A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Paris Masters A A A A A A Q1 A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
German Open A A Q1 Q1 A Not Masters Series 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–3 0–2 2–2 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 9 2–9
National representation
Davis Cup A A A A A A A A A 1R QF A A A A 0 / 2 1–2
Career statistics
Tournaments 0 0 0 1 1 0 8 23 18 21 16 5 5 2 0 0 100
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 7–8 15–23 6–18 17–22 10–17 1–5 5–5 2–2 0–0 0–0 63–102
Year-end ranking 809 716 445 210 243 254 67 96 98 74 98 277 118 233 213 38%

Wins over top 10 playersEdit

# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score TK Rank
2010
1.   Tomáš Berdych 6 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) 1R 6–4, 6–1 72
2013
2.   Juan Martín del Potro 7 Miami, United States Hard 2R 7–6(7–5), 6–1 89

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