(born 16 October 1983 in Augsburg
) is a tennis player
from Germany, who turned professional in 2001. The right-hander has won six doubles and three singles titles. He reached his highest singles ATP
-ranking on 28 September 2009, when he achieved a ranking of World No. 22. He is sponsored by Wilson
for racquets and apparel.
In 2007, Kohlschreiber achieved his greatest result at an ATP Masters Series
event during the Monte Carlo Masters
, when he reached the quarter-finals after going through qualifying, defeating World No. 12 David Nalbandian
in the second round. He won his first career title in Munich
defeating Mikhail Youzhny
, thereby becoming the first German player to win the event since Michael Stich
Kohlschreiber started 2008 by reaching the quarter-finals of the tournament in Doha, Qatar
and winning his second career title in Auckland, New Zealand
, where he defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero
in the final.
After Kohlschreiber's win in Auckland, he defeated World No. 6 Andy Roddick
in the third round of the Australian Open
6–4, 3–6, 7–6(9), 6–7(3), 8–6. Kohlschreiber hit a personal record 32 aces and 104 winners. He eventually lost in the fourth round to Jarkko Nieminen
6–3, 6–7(7), 6–7(9), 3–6. Kohlschreiber failed to convert 11 set points in the second (7) and third (4) sets.
Kohlschreiber reached the final of the Gerry Weber Open
in Halle, Germany
eventually falling to the four-time champion Roger Federer
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