Arthur Rinderknech

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Arthur Rinderknech
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Rinderknech at the 2018 French Open
Country (sports)Flag of France.svg  France
Born (1995-07-23) 23 July 1995 (age 26)
Gassin, France
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Turned pro2018
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
College Texas A&M Aggies
CoachSébastien Villette
Prize money$518,734
(Singles & Doubles Combined)
Singles
Career record10–10 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 100 (19 July 2021)
Current rankingNo. 100 (19 July 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2021)
French Open 1R (2020, 2021)
Wimbledon 1R (2021)
Doubles
Career record1–3 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 162 (8 February 2021)
Current rankingNo. 188 (12 July 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 2R (2020)
Last updated on: 19 July 2021.

Arthur Rinderknech (born 23 July 1995) is a French tennis player. He has a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 100 achieved on 19 July 2021. He also has a career-high ATP doubles ranking of World No. 162 achieved on 8 February 2021.

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Professional career

2018-2020: Grand Slam singles and doubles debut

Rinderknech made his Grand Slam main draw debut as a wildcard at the 2018 French Open in doubles partnering Florian Lakat. He also entered as a wildcard the first rounds of the 2020 French Open on his singles main draw debut and doubles main draw partnering with Manuel Guinard and reached the second round in doubles.

2021: ATP debut, First Top 20 win, Top 100 debut

In his debut on the ATP Tour in March, Rinderknech qualified for the main draw of the 2021 Open 13 in Marseille, France, where he reached the quarterfinals, beating Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, before losing to fellow countryman Ugo Humbert. [1] [2]

In May at the 2021 ATP Lyon Open, Rinderknech had his first win against a Top 20 player, defeating 6th seeded Jannik Sinner, his first top-20 win, to reach his second career quarterfinal as a lucky loser. [3]

Rinderknech qualified for the 2021 Wimbledon Championships main draw for the first time in his career. In the first round he lost only the second 12–12 singles tiebreak since that rule began two years ago against Oscar Otte 6–4, 3–6, 2–6, 7–6(5), 12–13(2), [4] the other match being the Federer-Djokovic 2019 final. [5] [6]

In July, he reached the quarterfinals as a qualifier at the 2021 Swedish Open in Bastad defeating 4th seed John Millman. As a result he made his top 100 debut on 19 July 2021. At the 2021 Swiss Open Gstaad Rinderknech defeated second seed and World No. 16 Roberto Bautista Agut, his second top-20 win, to reach the quarterfinals. [7]

College career

Rinderknech played college tennis at Texas A&M University. [8] [9]

Performance timelines

Key
W F SFQF#RRRQ#P#APZ#POGF-SSF-BNMSNH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Current through the 2021 Swiss Open Gstaad.

Tournament 2020 2021 SRW–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q3 0 / 00–0
French Open 1R 1R 0 / 20–2
Wimbledon NH 1R 0 / 10–1
US Open A0 / 00–0
Win–Loss0–10–20 / 30–3
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters NH0 / 00–0
Miami Open NHA0 / 00–0
Monte-Carlo Masters NHA0 / 00–0
Madrid Open NHA0 / 00–0
Italian Open AA0 / 00–0
Canadian Open NH0 / 00–0
Cincinnati Masters A0 / 00–0
Shanghai Masters NH0 / 00–0
Paris Masters Q1 0 / 00–0
Win–Loss0–00–00 / 00–0
Career statistics
20202021Career
Tournaments1910
Titles / Finals0 / 00 / 00 / 0
Overall Win–Loss0–110–910–10
Year-end ranking17850%

Doubles

Current through the 2021 Australian Open

Tournament 2018 2019 2020 2021 SRW–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open AAAA0 / 00–0
French Open 1R 1R 2R A0 / 31–3
Wimbledon AANH0 / 00–0
US Open AAA0 / 00–0
Win–Loss0–10–11–10–00 / 31–3
Career statistics
2018201920202021Career
Tournaments11103
Titles / Finals0 / 00 / 00 / 00 / 00 / 0
Overall Win–Loss0–10–11–10–01–3
Year-end ranking71139016525%

Challenger and Futures finals

Singles: 14 (8–6)

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (3–1)
ITF Futures Tour/World Tennis Tour (5–5)
Finals by surface
Hard (5–5)
Clay (3–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfaceOpponentScore
Loss0–1Jun 2016Belgium F1, Binche FuturesClay Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Niels Desein 2–6, 7–6(7–3), 1–6
Win1–1Jul 2018Morocco F2, Meknes FuturesClay Flag of Morocco.svg Lamine Ouahab 4–6, 7–5, 6–3
Win2–1Aug 2018Serbia F2, Novi Sad FuturesClay Flag of Turkey.svg Ergi Kırkın 6–2, 6–4
Loss2–2Oct 2018Nigeria F4, Lagos FuturesHard Flag of France.svg Tom Jomby3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win3–2Feb 2019M15, Monastir World Tennis TourHard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Petr Nouza6–4, 6–4
Win4–2Mar 2019M15, Tabarka World Tennis TourClay Flag of Spain.svg Pol Toledo Bague 6–4, 6–2
Loss4–3Jun 2019M25, Palma del Rio World Tennis TourHard Flag of Spain.svg Andres Artunedo 7–6(7–2), 1–6, 4–6
Loss4–4Sep 2019M25, Mulhouse World Tennis TourHard Flag of France.svg Dan Added 6–7(4–7), 6–2, 3–6
Loss4–5Dec 2019M15, Monastir World Tennis TourHard Flag of France.svg Calvin Hemery 6–7(4–7), 4.6
Win5–5Dec 2019M15, Monastir World Tennis TourHard Flag of France.svg Thomas Laurent6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Win6–5 Jan 2020 Rennes, FranceChallengerHard (i) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg James Ward 7–5, 6–4
Loss6–6 Feb 2020 Drummondville, CanadaChallengerHard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Maxime Cressy 7–6(7–4), 4–6, 4–6
Win7–6 Mar 2020 Calgary, CanadaChallengerHard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Maxime Cressy 3–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
Win8–6 Jan 2021 Istanbul, TurkeyChallengerHard (i) Flag of France.svg Benjamin Bonzi 4–6, 7–6(7–1), 7–6(7–3)

Doubles: 7 (4–3)

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (2–1)
ITF Futures Tour (2–2)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss0–1Jun 2017Tunisia F23, Hammamet FuturesClay Flag of France.svg Florian Lakat Flag of Austria.svg Lucas Miedler
Flag of Austria.svg Maximilian Neuchrist
6–7(2–7), 7–5, [12–14]
Win1–1Jul 2017Belgium F2, Arlon FuturesClay Flag of France.svg Florian Lakat Flag of France.svg Geoffrey Blancaneaux
Flag of France.svg Constant de la Bassetière
6–1, 4–6, [10–4]
Loss1–2Oct 2018Nigeria F4, Lagos FuturesHard Flag of the United States.svg William Bushamuka Flag of Ukraine.svg Danylo Kalenichenko
Flag of Brazil.svg Diego Matos
6–2, 5–7, [7–10]
Win2–2Feb 2019M15, Monastir World Tennis TourHard Flag of France.svg Geoffrey Blancaneaux Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Petr Nouza
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Marek Gengel
6–1, 6–4
Loss2–3 May 2019 Savannah, USAChallengerClay Flag of France.svg Manuel Guinard Flag of Venezuela.svg Roberto Maytín
Flag of Brazil.svg Fernando Romboli
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [9–11]
Win3–3 Feb 2020 Drummondville, CanadaChallengerHard (i) Flag of France.svg Manuel Guinard Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Roberto Cid Subervi
Flag of Portugal.svg Gonçalo Oliveira
7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–3)
Win4–3 Aug 2020 Prague, Czech RepublicChallengerClay Flag of France.svg Pierre-Hugues Herbert Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Zdeněk Kolář
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Lukáš Rosol
6–3, 6–4

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