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Robert Lindstedt

Robert Lindstedt
Robert Lindstedt at the 2013 French Open
Country (sports)  Sweden
Residence Båstad, Sweden
Born (1977-03-19) 19 March 1977
Sundbyberg, Sweden
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 1998
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,943,266
Singles
Career record 0–4
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 309 (26 April 2004)
Doubles
Career record 332–273
Career titles 19
Highest ranking No. 3 (20 May 2013)
Current ranking No. 32 (31 August 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (2014)
French Open QF (2011, 2014)
Wimbledon F (2010, 2011, 2012)
US Open SF (2015)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour Finals SF (2014)
Olympic Games 2R (2012)
Mixed doubles
Career record 14–17
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2009)
French Open QF (2015)
Wimbledon SF (2015)
US Open QF (2008, 2009)
Other mixed doubles tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (2012)
Last updated on: 20 November 2014.

Robert Lindstedt (born 19 March 1977 in Sundbyberg, Stockholm County) 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 also was a three-time Wimbledon finalist with former partner Horia Tecău.

Contents

  • Career 1
    • Early career 1.1
    • 2007-2008 1.2
    • 2010 1.3
    • 2012 1.4
    • 2013 1.5
    • 2014 1.6
  • Significant finals 2
    • Grand Slam finals 2.1
      • Doubles: 4 (1–3) 2.1.1
    • Masters 1000 finals 2.2
      • Doubles: 2 (1–1) 2.2.1
  • ATP career finals 3
    • Doubles: 40 (19 titles, 21 runners-up) 3.1
  • Doubles performance timeline 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Career

Early career

Lindstedt played college tennis in the United States, playing first at All-America honors for the second year in a row.

2007-2008

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.

2010

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

2012

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]

2013

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.

2014

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

Significant finals

Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 4 (1–3)

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

Masters 1000 finals

Doubles: 2 (1–1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2012 Madrid Clay (blue) Horia Tecău Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Marcin Matkowski
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2012 Cincinnati Hard Horia Tecău Mahesh Bhupathi
Rohan Bopanna
6–4, 6–4

ATP career finals

Doubles: 40 (19 titles, 21 runners-up)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (1–3)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (1–1)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (4–7)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (13–10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (11–11)
Clay (6–6)
Grass (2–4)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 26 September 2005 Vietnam Open, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Ashley Fisher Lars Burgsmüller
Philipp Kohlschreiber
6–5(7–3), 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 6 March 2006 Tennis Channel Open, Las Vegas, United States Hard Jaroslav Levinský Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 24 July 2006 Mercedes Cup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay Yves Allegro Gastón Gaudio
Max Mirnyi
5–7, 7–6, [10–12]
Winner 1. 24 September 2007 Chennai Open, Mumbai, India Hard Jarkko Nieminen Rohan Bopanna
Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
Winner 2. 7 October 2007 Japan Open Tennis Championships, Tokyo, Japan Hard Jordan Kerr Frank Dancevic
Steven Huss
6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 17 August 2008 Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Washington, D.C., United States (1) Hard Marc Gicquel Bruno Soares
Kevin Ullyett
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Winner 4. 12 January 2009 ATP Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Hard Martin Damm Scott Lipsky
Leander Paes
7–5, 6–4
Winner 5. 8 February 2009 ATP Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i) Martin Damm Christopher Kas
Rogier Wassen
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 28 February 2009 Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Martin Damm Rik de Voest
Dmitry Tursunov
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]
Runner-up 5. 10 May 2009 Estoril Open, Estoril, Portugal Clay Martin Damm Eric Butorac
Scott Lipsky
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 6. 19 July 2009 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden Clay Robin Söderling Jaroslav Levinský
Filip Polášek
6–1, 3–6, [7–10]
Winner 6. 9 August 2009 Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Washington, D.C., United States (2) Hard Martin Damm Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Marcin Matkowski
7–5, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 7. 21 February 2010 ATP Marseille, Marseille, France Hard (i) Julian Knowle Julien Benneteau
Michaël Llodra
3–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 10 April 2010 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco (1) Clay Horia Tecău Rohan Bopanna
Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 8. 21 June 2010 Wimbledon Championships, London, United Kingdom Grass Horia Tecău Jürgen Melzer
Philipp Petzschner
1–6, 5–7, 5–7
Winner 8. 19 June 2010 UNICEF Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (1) Grass Horia Tecău Lukáš Dlouhý
Leander Paes
1–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Winner 9. 18 July 2010 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden (1) Clay Horia Tecău Andreas Seppi
Simone Vagnozzi
6–4, 7–5
Winner 10. 28 August 2010 Pilot Pen Tennis, New Haven, United States Hard Horia Tecău Rohan Bopanna
Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 9. 9 January 2011 Brisbane International, Brisbane, Australia Hard Horia Tecău Lukáš Dlouhý
Paul Hanley
4–6, ret.
Winner 11. 9 April 2011 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco (2) Clay Horia Tecău Colin Fleming
Igor Zelenay
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 18 June 2011 UNICEF Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Horia Tecău Daniele Bracciali
František Čermák
3–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Runner-up 11. 2 July 2011 Wimbledon Championships, London, United Kingdom Grass Horia Tecău Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
3–6, 4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Winner 12. 17 July 2011 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden (2) Clay Horia Tecău Simon Aspelin
Andreas Siljeström
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 12. 7 August 2011 Legg Mason Tennis Classic, Washington, D.C., United States Hard Horia Tecău Michaël Llodra
Nenad Zimonjić
7–6(9–7), 6–7(8–10), [7–10]
Runner-up 13. 9 October 2011 China Open, Beijing, China Hard Horia Tecău Michaël Llodra
Nenad Zimonjić
6–7(2–7), 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 14. 19 February 2012 Rotterdam Open, Rotterdam, Netherlands Hard (i) Horia Tecău Michaël Llodra
Nenad Zimonjić
6–4, 5–7, [14–16]
Winner 13. 28 April 2012 BRD Năstase Țiriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania Clay Horia Tecău Jérémy Chardy
Łukasz Kubot
7–6(7–2), 6–3
Runner-up 15. 13 May 2012 Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain Clay (blue) Horia Tecău Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Marcin Matkowski
3–6, 4–6
Winner 14. 23 June 2012 UNICEF Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (2) Grass Horia Tecău Juan Sebastián Cabal
Dmitry Tursunov
6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 16. 8 July 2012 Wimbledon Championships, London, United Kingdom Grass Horia Tecău Jonathan Marray
Frederik Nielsen
6–4, 4–6, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), 3–6
Winner 15. 15 July 2012 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden Clay Horia Tecău Alexander Peya
Bruno Soares
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 16. 19 August 2012 Western & Southern Open, Cincinnati, United States Hard Horia Tecău Mahesh Bhupathi
Rohan Bopanna
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 17. 21 October 2012 If Stockholm Open, Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Nenad Zimonjić Marcelo Melo
Bruno Soares
7-6(7-4), 5-7, 6-10
Winner 17. 17 February 2013 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, Rotterdam, Netherlands Hard (i) Nenad Zimonjić Thiemo de Bakker
Jesse Huta Galung
5-7, 6-3, [10-8]
Runner-up 18. 2 March 2013 Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Nenad Zimonjić Mahesh Bhupathi
Michaël Llodra
6-7(6-8), 6-7(6-8)
Runner-up 19. 28 April 2013 Barcelona Open Banco Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain Clay Daniel Nestor Alexander Peya
Bruno Soares
7-5, 6-7(7-9), [4-10]
Runner-up 20. 20 October 2013 If Stockholm Open, Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Jonas Björkman Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Jean-Julien Rojer
2-6, 2-6
Winner 18. 25 January 2014 Australian Open, Melbourne, Australia Hard Łukasz Kubot Eric Butorac
Raven Klaasen
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 21. 3 May 2015 Istanbul Cup, Istanbul, Turkey Clay Jürgen Melzer Radu Albot
Dušan Lajović
4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Winner 19. 29 August 2015 Winston-Salem Open, Winston-Salem, United States Hard Dominic Inglot Eric Butorac
Scott Lipsky
6–2, 6–4

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R SF 2R W 2R 1 / 10 15–9
French Open A 1R 1R A 2R 1R 1R QF 2R 2R QF 2R 0 / 10 10–10
Wimbledon 2R 2R 1R 2R QF 3R F F F QF 2R 2R 0 / 12 27–12
US Open 1R 2R 2R 2R QF 3R 3R QF 3R 2R 2R 0 / 11 17–11
Win–Loss 1–2 2–3 2–4 2–3 8–4 5–4 7–4 11–4 11–4 6–4 11–3 3–3 1 / 43 69–42
Year-End Championship
ATP World Tour Finals A A A A A A A RR RR A SF 0 / 3 5–5
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells A A 1R QF SF 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R A 0 / 9 7–9
Miami A A 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R QF 1R QF 2R 2R 0 / 10 8–10
Monte Carlo A A A A A 1R 1R 2R 2R QF 2R A 0 / 6 1–6
Rome A A A A A 1R A QF SF QF 2R 1R 0 / 6 5–6
Madrid1 A A 2R A 1R A 2R 1R F QF 2R A 0 / 7 6–7
Canada A A 1R A A 2R 2R 2R SF SF 1R 2R 0 / 8 7–8
Cincinnati A A 2R A 2R 2R 1R 2R W 2R QF A 1 / 8 9–7
Shanghai2 A A A 1R A 1R 2R QF 2R QF 2R 0 / 7 5–7
Paris A A A 1R 1R A 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 7 1–7
Year End Ranking 96 62 42 39 26 27 21 16 8 19 13

1 Held as Hamburg Masters (outdoor clay) until 2008, Madrid Masters (outdoor clay) 2009–present.
2 Held as Stuttgart Masters (indoor hard) until 2001, Madrid Masters (indoor hard) from 2002–08, and Shanghai Masters (outdoor hard) 2009–present.

References

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External links

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