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Patrik Kühnen

Patrik Kühnen
Kühnen at the World Team Cup in Düsseldorf, Germany in 2005
Country (sports)  Germany
Residence Berlin, Germany
Born (1966-02-11) 11 February 1966
Püttlingen, West Germany
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 1985
Retired 1996
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $1,646,328
Career record 127–153 (ATP, Grand Prix and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 43 (May 15, 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1989, 1991)
French Open 3R (1988, 1990, 1993)
Wimbledon QF (1988)
US Open 2R (1988, 1991, 1992, 1993)
Career record 111–120 (ATP, Grand Prix and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 28 (July 5, 1993)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1991)
French Open 2R (1988, 1996)
Wimbledon SF (1993)
US Open 2R (1988)

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

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 finals

Singles: 2 (0 titles – 2 runner-ups)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 8 January 1989 Adelaide Hardcourt 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 runner-ups)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 18 October 1987 Toulouse Hardcourt (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 Hardcourt (i) Alexander Mronz Arnaud Boetsch
Guy Forget
2–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 4 January 1993 Doha Hardcourt Boris Becker Shelby Cannon
Scott Melville
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 13 October 1996 Beijing Hardcourt (i) Gary Muller Martin Damm
Andrei Olhovskiy
4–6, 5–7

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