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Michel Kratochvil

Michel Frank Kratochvil
Country (sports)   Switzerland
Residence Ostermundigen, Switzerland
Born (1979-04-07) 7 April 1979
Bern, Switzerland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 1997
Retired 2008
Plays Right-handed (two handed-backhand)
Prize money US$1,159,379
Singles
Career record 73–98
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 35 (8 July 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2001)
French Open 3R (2000)
Wimbledon 4R (2002)
US Open 1R (2000, 2001, 2002)
Doubles
Career record 7–18
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 269 (16 September 2002)

Michel Frank Kratochvil (born 7 April 1979) is a former tennis player from Switzerland. He was a member of the Swiss Davis Cup Team between 2000–2004 with a singles record 3–9, winning the decider in the first round of the 2003 World Group against Martin Verkerk of Netherlands 1–6, 7–6, 7–6, 6–1. He played doubles alongside Roger Federer in the 2002 Gstaad Open who was the defending champion but lost in the first round this time. He also defeated reigning champion Andre Agassi in the first round 2002 Indian Wells Masters.

Singles finals (12)

Wins (5)

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0)
Challengers (5)
Futures
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 9 August 1999 Vienna Clay Marcelo Charpentier 3–6, 7–6, 6–2
2. 16 August 1999 Sylt Clay Emilio Benfele Álvarez 6–1, 6–1
3. 23 August 1999 Geneva Clay Orlin Stanoytchev 6–0, 6–1
4. 13 November 2000 Osaka Hard Hyung-Taik Lee 2–6, 6–2, 6–2
5. 20 November 2000 Brest Hard (i) Johan Settergen 3–6, 6–4, 7–6

Runner-ups (7)

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 31 January 1999 India F3 Hard Paradorn Srichaphan 7–6, 6–2
2. 25 April 1999 Italy F4 Clay Ionut Moldovan 6–2, 6–1
3. 22 August 1998 Austria F7 Clay Thomas Schiessling 6–3, 6–4
4. 18 September 2000 Houston Hard James Blake 7–6, 6–7, 6–3
5. 17 September 2001 Shanghai Hard Rainer Schüttler 6–3, 6–4
6. 1 October 2001 Tokyo Hard Lleyton Hewitt 6–4, 6–2
7. 7 September 2003 Istanbul Hard Robin Söderling 7–6, 6–2

Doubles finals

Runner-ups (3)

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (3)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 19 August 1996 Geneva Clay George Bastl Patrick Baur / Jens Knippschild 6–1, 6–1
2. 15 August 1999 Vienna Clay Petr Kralert Julian Knowle / Thomas Strengberger 6–3, 6–2
3. November, 2004 Réunion Hard Jiří Vaněk Sanchai Ratiwatana / Sonchat Ratiwatana W/O
4. 5 August 2007 Segovia Hard Gilles Müller Rohan Bopanna / Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi 7–6(10–8), 6–3

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