Mark Knowles

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Mark Knowles
Knowles 2009 US Open 01.jpg
Country (sports)Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
Residence Nassau, Bahamas
Born (1971-09-04) 4 September 1971 (age 49)
Nassau, Bahamas
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1992
Retired2016
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 7,049,710
Singles
Career record42–77
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 96 (24 June 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1994, 1997)
French Open 2R (1996)
Wimbledon 2R (1992, 1994, 1995, 1996)
US Open 2R (1996)
Doubles
Career record744–380
Career titles55
Highest ranking No. 1 (24 June 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (2002)
French Open W (2007)
Wimbledon F (2002)
US Open W (2004)
Coaching career
Last updated on: 11 April 2011.
Men's Doubles
Grand Slam titles:3 (with Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor)
Titles:52
Grand Slam men's doubles finals (10):
Australian OpenWinner (2002 w/Nestor)
Finalist (1995, 2003 w/Nestor; 2009 w/Bhupathi)
French Open Winner (2007 w/Nestor)
Finalist (1998, 2002 w/Nestor)
Wimbledon Finalist (2002 w/Nestor)
US Open Winner (2004 w/Nestor)
Finalist (1998 w/Nestor; 2009 w/Bhupathi)

Mark Knowles (born 4 September 1971) is a Bahamian professional tennis coach and former professional tennis player, becoming the former number 1 in world as a specialist in doubles tennis. He won three of the four Grand Slam tournaments in men's doubles, partnering with Daniel Nestor, as well as Wimbledon in mixed doubles. At various times between 2002 and 2005 he was ranked World No. 1 in doubles. He is a five-time Olympian.

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Knowles, 2007

Career

After being awarded a scholarship to the Nick Bollettieri's famed academy at 10 years old, Knowles played three seasons at UCLA, where he earned All-American honours in both singles and doubles. His highest ATP singles ranking was world no. 96. He was very successful in doubles, partnering Daniel Nestor, Mahesh Bhupathi. With Nestor, Knowles won the 2002 Australian Open, the 2004 US Open and the 2007 French Open. He also won the 2009 Wimbledon Mixed doubles title with Anna-Lena Grönefeld of Germany.

On 5 July 2006, Knowles and Nestor participated in one of the longest matches in Wimbledon history. Their quarterfinal match against Sweden's Simon Aspelin and Australian Todd Perry lasted 6 hours and 9 minutes, with Knowles and Nestor eventually winning 57, 63, 67(57), 62, 2321. [1]

His 13-year partnership with Daniel Nestor ended after the 2007 US Open. After reaching the Basel final with James Blake, Knowles reunited with Nestor once again to win the 2007 Tennis Masters Cup. They defeated Simon Aspelin and Julian Knowle, 6–3, 6–2, to take their first Tennis Masters Cup title. [2]

Knowles then played with fellow Grand Slam doubles champion Mahesh Bhupathi, for two seasons in 2008 and 2009, and the two were one of the most successful teams on tour, qualifying for the season-ending championships in both years. After losing in their season debut in Sydney, Knowles and Bhupathi knocked out defending champions Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, taking the gripping match in a final set tiebreak. The two lost to eventual champions Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram. Other season highlights included three titles, at Memphis, Dubai and Basel. The victory in Basel gave Knowles his 50th career title.

At the 2009 Australian Open, Knowles and Bhupathi went one step further than the year before, reaching the final before losing to the Bryans in three sets, after winning the first set 6–2. They went on to reach the US Open final later that year, despite the fact that Knowles was hampered by a hand injury that required eight stitches on his dominant hand (right). They also claimed their first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 crown together, winning the Rogers Cup in Montreal. They closed out their partnership at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, winning their round-robin group before going down in the semifinals to the Bryans. Knowles also repeated as champion in Memphis with Mardy Fish.

In 2010, Knowles joined forces with Fish, and after both struggled with injuries the first half of the season, the two captured the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington, defeating Tomáš Berdych and Radek Štěpánek in the final. The two advanced to the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati and the third round of the US Open. Knowles finished the season on a high note with a runner-up finish at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event in Paris with Andy Ram. The two upset top-ranked Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan in the quarterfinals.

2011 was a tough year for the Bahamian, as his season partner, Michal Mertiňák, went down with a back injury at the French Open. Prior to that, the two made semifinal appearances in San Jose and Memphis and the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. After falling in the first round of Wimbledon with Łukasz Kubot, Knowles played his 10th season of World TeamTennis with the Sacramento Capitals, and then partnered Xavier Malisse to the Farmers Classic title at his former college campus, UCLA. The two edged Somdev Devvarman and Treat Conrad Huey to give the Bahamian his 54th doubles title. Knowles and Malisse also reached the quarterfinals in Washington and the third round at the US Open.

In October, Knowles was invited to participate in the 19th annual World TeamTennis Smash Hits charity event in Cleveland, co-hosted by Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King. Knowles was selected by John as a member of his team, which went on to win the exhibition 19–18. The event raised over $500,000 for various AIDS charities.

At the 2012 SAP Open, Knowles rejoined Malisse to win the ATP World Tour 250 event in San Jose, becoming the first men's player over 40 to win a tour-level doubles title since John McEnroe.

Team Competitions

Knowles was a standout at UCLA for three years, earning All-American honors in singles and doubles before turning pro in 1991.

Representing the Bahamas, Knowles competed in five consecutive Olympic Games (1992-2008) and is his country's all-time leader in Davis Cup wins, playing in 29 ties. He received the prestigious Davis Cup Commitment Award from ITF president Francesco Ricci Bitti at the All England Club in 2014.

In World TeamTennis, Knowles was the captain of the Sacramento Capitals for 10 years, picking up three Male MVP Awards. His team won championships in 2002 and 2007.

Retirement and Current Status

Knowles announced his retirement from professional tennis in September 2012, [3] but took part in men's and mixed doubles at Wimbledon 2013, where he and British player Jamie Delgado shared the all-time male record for playing in consecutive Wimbledon tournaments, with 22 appearances in the Open era. However the following year 2014, Jamie Delgado played doubles in the main draw to take the record of 23 appearances, while Knowles returned for an exhibition doubles only. [4]

During his final full season on tour, Knowles was hired by his former doubles partner Mardy Fish to coach him. They began working together in Miami in 2012.

Since 2013, Knowles has worked on-air for Tennis Channel, providing in-match commentary, courtside interviews and tournament desk analysis.

He started coaching top 10 tennis player Milos Raonic in June 2017, before the grass court season.

Currently, he is coaching top American player Jack Sock.

Memberships

Knowles was elected by his peers as Vice-President of the ATP and was selected to be on the ATP Drug Force Council.

ATP career finals

Doubles: 99 (55–44)

Legend
Grand Slam (3–8)
ATP World Tour Finals (1–2)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (17–12)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (15–7)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (19–15)
Titles by surface
Hard (37–29)
Clay (11–8)
Grass (3–2)
Carpet (4–5)
ResultNo.DateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Win1.2 August 1993 Montréal, Canada (1)Hard Flag of the United States.svg Jim Courier Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Glenn Michibata
Flag of the United States.svg David Pate
6–4, 7–6
Loss1.21 March 1994 Miami, USHard Flag of the United States.svg Jared Palmer Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jacco Eltingh
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Paul Haarhuis
6–7, 6–7
Win2.19 September 1994 Bogotá, ColombiaClay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Luke Jensen
Flag of the United States.svg Murphy Jensen
6–4, 7–6
Loss2.30 January 1995 Melbourne, AustraliaHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Jared Palmer
Flag of the United States.svg Richey Reneberg
3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Win3.17 April 1995 Tokyo, JapanHard Flag of the United States.svg Jonathan Stark Flag of Australia (converted).svg John Fitzgerald
Flag of Sweden.svg Anders Järryd
6–3, 3–6, 7–6
Loss3.14 August 1995 Cincinnati, USHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Australia (converted).svg Todd Woodbridge
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Woodforde
2–6, 0–3, RET
Win4.21 August 1995 Indianapolis, US (1)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Scott Davis
Flag of the United States.svg Todd Martin
6–4, 6–4
Win5.8 January 1996 Doha, Qatar (1)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jacco Eltingh
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 6–3
Win6.5 February 1996 Shanghai, ChinaCarpet Flag of the Bahamas.svg Roger Smith Flag of the United States.svg Jim Grabb
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Michael Tebbutt
4–6, 6–2, 7–6
Win7.26 February 1996 Memphis, US (1)Hard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Australia (converted).svg Todd Woodbridge
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Woodforde
6–4, 7–5
Loss4.22 April 1996Tokyo, JapanHard Flag of the United States.svg Rick Leach Flag of Australia (converted).svg Todd Woodbridge
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Woodforde
2–6, 3–6
Win8.13 May 1996 Hamburg, Germany (1)Clay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of France.svg Guy Forget
Flag of Switzerland.svg Jakob Hlasek
6–2, 6–4
Win9.12 August 1996Cincinnati, US (1)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sandon Stolle
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Cyril Suk
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss5.26 August 1996 Toronto, CanadaHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Patrick Galbraith
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Paul Haarhuis
6–7, 3–6
Loss6.17 February 1997 San Jose, USHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Brian MacPhie
Flag of South Africa.svg Gary Muller
6–4, 6–7, 5–7
Win10.17 March 1997 Indian Wells, US (1)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Philippoussis
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Patrick Rafter
7–6, 4–6, 7–5
Loss7.31 March 1997Miami, USHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Australia (converted).svg Todd Woodbridge
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mark Woodforde
7–6, 7–6
Win11.19 May 1997 Rome, Italy (1)Clay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Byron Black
Flag of the United States.svg Alex O'Brien
6–3, 4–6, 7–5
Loss8.8 June 1998 Paris, FranceClay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jacco Eltingh
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Paul Haarhuis
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win12.17 August 1998Cincinnati, US (2)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of France.svg Olivier Delaître
Flag of France.svg Fabrice Santoro
6–1, 2–1, RET
Loss9.24 August 1998Indianapolis, USHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Jiří Novák
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg David Rikl
2–6, 6–7
Loss10.14 September 1998 New York, USHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Cyril Suk
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sandon Stolle
6–4, 6–7, 2–6
Loss11.22 November 1998 Hartford, USCarpet Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jacco Eltingh
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Paul Haarhuis
4–6, 2–6, 5–7
Loss12.8 March 1999 Scottsdale, USHard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sandon Stolle Flag of the United States.svg Justin Gimelstob
Flag of the United States.svg Richey Reneberg
4–6, 7–6(7–4), 3–6
Win13.10 January 2000Doha, Qatar (2)Hard Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg Max Mirnyi Flag of the United States.svg Alex O'Brien
Flag of the United States.svg Jared Palmer
6–3, 6–4
Loss13.17 April 2000 Atlanta, USClay Flag of the United States.svg Justin Gimelstob Flag of South Africa.svg Ellis Ferreira
Flag of the United States.svg Rick Leach
3–6, 4–6
Win14.27 November 2000 Stockholm, SwedenHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Petr Pála
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Pavel Vízner
6–3, 6–2
Win15.8 January 2001Doha, Qatar (3)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Spain.svg Juan Balcells
Flag of Russia.svg Andrei Olhovskiy
6–3, 6–1
Win16.5 March 2001San Jose, USHard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Brian MacPhie Flag of the United States.svg Jan-Michael Gambill
Flag of the United States.svg Jonathan Stark
6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Win17.20 August 2001Indianapolis, US (2)Hard Flag of the United States.svg Brian MacPhie Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sébastien Lareau
7–6(7–5), 5–7, 6–4
Win18.28 January 2002Melbourne, AustraliaHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of France.svg Michaël Llodra
Flag of France.svg Fabrice Santoro
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Loss14.25 February 2002 Rotterdam, NetherlandsHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Switzerland.svg Roger Federer
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg Max Mirnyi
6–4, 3–6, [4–10]
Win19.4 March 2002 Dubai, UAE (1)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Australia (converted).svg Joshua Eagle
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sandon Stolle
3–6, 6–3, [13–11]
Loss15.11 March 2002Scottsdale, USHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
5–7, 6–7(6–8)
Win20.18 March 2002Indian Wells, US (2)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Switzerland.svg Roger Federer
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg Max Mirnyi
6–4, 6–4
Win21.1 April 2002Miami, USHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Donald Johnson
Flag of the United States.svg Jared Palmer
6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Loss16.10 June 2002Paris, FranceClay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Netherlands.svg Paul Haarhuis
Flag of Russia.svg Yevgeny Kafelnikov
5–7, 4–6
Win22.24 June 2002 Nottingham, EnglandGrass Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan Flag of the United States.svg Donald Johnson
Flag of the United States.svg Jared Palmer
0–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Loss17.8 July 2002 London, EnglandGrass Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Sweden.svg Jonas Björkman
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Todd Woodbridge
1–6, 2–6, 7–6(9–7), 5–7
Loss18.5 August 2002Toronto, CanadaHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
6–4, 6–7(1–7), 3–6
Win23.19 August 2002Indianapolis, US (3)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg Max Mirnyi
7–6(7–4), 6–7(5–7), 6–4
Loss19.14 October 2002 Lyon, FranceCarpet Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Wayne Black
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Kevin Ullyett
4–6, 6–3, 6–7(3–7)
Win24.21 October 2002 Madrid, Spain (1)Hard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg Max Mirnyi
6–3, 7–5, 6–0
Loss20.28 October 2002 Basel, SwitzerlandCarpet Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
6–7(1–7), 5–7
Loss21.6 January 2003Doha, QatarHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Martin Damm
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Cyril Suk
4–6, 6–7(8–10)
Loss22.27 January 2003Melbourne, AustraliaHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of France.svg Michaël Llodra
Flag of France.svg Fabrice Santoro
4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win25.24 February 2003Memphis, US (2)Hard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Win26.3 March 2003 Acapulco, MexicoClay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Spain.svg David Ferrer
Flag of Spain.svg Fernando Vicente
6–3, 6–3
Win27.28 April 2003 Houston, US (1)Clay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Jan-Michael Gambill
Flag of the United States.svg Graydon Oliver
6–4, 6–3
Win28.19 May 2003Hamburg, Germany (2)Clay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg Max Mirnyi
6–4, 7–6(12–10)
Win29.16 June 2003 London/Queen's Club, England (1)Grass Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg Max Mirnyi
5–7, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Win30.27 October 2003Basel, Switzerland (1)Carpet (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Argentina.svg Lucas Arnold Ker
Flag of Argentina.svg Mariano Hood
6–4, 6–2
Win31.1 March 2004 Marseille, FranceHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Martin Damm
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Cyril Suk
7–5, 6–3
Win32.3 May 2004 Barcelona, Spain (1)Clay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Argentina.svg Mariano Hood
Flag of Argentina.svg Sebastián Prieto
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss23.14 June 2004London/Queen's Club, EnglandGrass Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
4–6, 4–6
Win33.9 August 2004Cincinnati, US (3)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Sweden.svg Jonas Björkman
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Todd Woodbridge
6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Win34.13 September 2004New York, USHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of India.svg Leander Paes
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg David Rikl
6–3, 6–3
Win35.25 October 2004Madrid, Spain (2)Hard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
6–3, 6–4
Loss24.14 February 2005 Marseille, FranceHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Martin Damm
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Radek Štěpánek
6–7(4–7), 6–7(5–7)
Win36.21 March 2005Indian Wells, US (3)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Australia (converted).svg Wayne Arthurs
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Paul Hanley
7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–2)
Win37.25 April 2005Houston, US (2)Clay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Argentina.svg Martín García
Flag of Peru.svg Luis Horna
6–3, 6–4
Win38.17 October 2005 Vienna, AustriaHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Israel.svg Jonathan Erlich
Flag of Israel.svg Andy Ram
5–3, 5–4(5–2)
Win39.24 October 2005Madrid, Spain (3)Hard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of India.svg Leander Paes
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg Nenad Zimonjić
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Loss25.7 November 2005 Paris, FranceCarpet Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
4–6, 7–6(7–3), 4–6
Win40.6 February 2006 Delray Beach, USHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of South Africa.svg Chris Haggard
Flag of South Africa.svg Wesley Moodie
6–2, 6–3
Loss26.20 February 2006Marseille, FranceHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Martin Damm
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Radek Štěpánek
2–6, 7–6(7–4), [3–10]
Loss27.6 March 2006Dubai, UAEHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Australia (converted).svg Paul Hanley
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Kevin Ullyett
6–1, 2–6, [1–10]
Win41.20 March 2006Indian Wells, US (4)Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
6–4, 6–4
Win42.1 May 2006Barcelona, Spain (2)Clay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Poland.svg Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Flag of Poland.svg Marcin Matkowski
6–2, 6–7(4–7), [10–5]
Win43.15 May 2006Rome, Italy (2)Clay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Israel.svg Jonathan Erlich
Flag of Israel.svg Andy Ram
6–4, 5–7, [13–11]
Loss28.22 May 2006Hamburg, GermanyClay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Australia (converted).svg Paul Hanley
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Kevin Ullyett
2–6, 6–7(8–10)
Loss29.23 October 2006Madrid, SpainHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
5–7, 4–6
Win44.30 October 2006Basel, Switzerland (2)Carpet (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Poland.svg Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Flag of Poland.svg Marcin Matkowski
4–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Loss30.20 November 2006 Shanghai, ChinaHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Sweden.svg Jonas Björkman
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg Max Mirnyi
2–6, 4–6
Loss31.15 January 2007 Sydney, AustraliaHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Australia (converted).svg Paul Hanley
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Kevin Ullyett
4–6, 7–6(7–3), [6–10]
Loss32.19 February 2007Marseille, FranceHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of France.svg Arnaud Clément
Flag of France.svg Michaël Llodra
5–7, 6–4, [8–10]
Loss33.16 April 2007Houston, USClay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
6–7(3–7), 4–6
Win45.11 June 2007Paris, FranceClay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Lukáš Dlouhý
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Pavel Vízner
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Win46.17 June 2007London/Queen's Club, England (2)Grass Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
7–6(7–4), 7–5
Loss34.28 October 2007Basel, SwitzerlandCarpet Flag of the United States.svg James Blake Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
1–6, 1–6
Win47.18 November 2007Shanghai, ChinaHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor Flag of Sweden.svg Simon Aspelin
Flag of Austria.svg Julian Knowle
6–2, 6–3
Win48.2 March 2008Memphis, US (3)Hard (i) Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of Thailand.svg Sanchai Ratiwatana
Flag of Thailand.svg Sonchat Ratiwatana
7–6(7–5), 6–2
Win49.8 March 2008Dubai, UAE (2)Hard Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Martin Damm
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Pavel Vízner
7–5, 7–6(9–7)
Loss35.26 March 2008Miami, USHard Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
2–6, 2–6
Loss36.27 April 2008 Monte Carlo, MonacoClay Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of Spain.svg Rafael Nadal
Flag of Spain.svg Tommy Robredo
3–6, 3–6
Loss37.23 August 2008 New Haven, USHard Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of Brazil.svg Marcelo Melo
Flag of Brazil.svg André Sá
5–7, 2–6
Loss38.13 October 2008Madrid, SpainHard (i) Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of Poland.svg Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Flag of Poland.svg Marcin Matkowski
4–6, 2–6
Win50.18 October 2008Basel, Switzerland (3)Carpet Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of Germany.svg Christopher Kas
Flag of Germany.svg Philipp Kohlschreiber
6–3, 6–3
Loss39.31 January 2009Melbourne, AustraliaHard Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
6–2, 5–7, 0–6
Win51.22 February 2009Memphis, United States (4)Hard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Mardy Fish Flag of the United States.svg Travis Parrott
Flag of Slovakia.svg Filip Polášek
7–6(9–7), 6–1
Loss40.26 April 2009Barcelona, SpainClay Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor
Flag of Serbia (2004-2010).svg Nenad Zimonjić
3–6, 6–7(9–11)
Win52.16 August 2009Montréal, Canada (2)Hard Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg Max Mirnyi
Flag of Israel.svg Andy Ram
6–4, 6–3
Loss41.13 September 2009New York, USHard Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Lukáš Dlouhý
Flag of India.svg Leander Paes
6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Loss42.11 October 2009 Beijing, ChinaHard Flag of the United States.svg Andy Roddick Flag of the United States.svg Bob Bryan
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Bryan
4–6, 2–6
Loss43.25 April 2010 Barcelona, SpainClay Flag of Australia (converted).svg Lleyton Hewitt Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor
Flag of Serbia (2004-2010).svg Nenad Zimonjić
6–4, 3–6, [6–10]
Win53.8 August 2010 Washington, United StatesHard Flag of the United States.svg Mardy Fish Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Tomáš Berdych
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Radek Štěpánek
4–6, 7–6(9–7), [10–7]
Loss44.14 November 2010 Paris, FranceHard (i) Flag of Israel.svg Andy Ram Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg Max Mirnyi
5–7, 5–7
Win54.31 July 2011 Los Angeles, United StatesHard Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Xavier Malisse Flag of India.svg Somdev Devvarman
Flag of the Philippines.svg Treat Conrad Huey
7–6(7–3), 7–6(12–10)
Win55.19 February 2012San Jose, United StatesHard (i) Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Xavier Malisse Flag of South Africa.svg Kevin Anderson
Flag of Germany.svg Frank Moser
6–4, 1–6, [10–5]

Doubles performance timeline

Key
W F SFQF#RRRQ#ANH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
Tournament 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 SRW–L
Grand slam tournaments
Australian Open AA 2R 1R F QF QF 1R 2R 1R 2R W F QF 1R 1R SF SF F A 2R AA1 / 1842–17
French Open AAAA 3R 2R 2R F 2R 1R 3R F 3R QF SF 2R W 1R 3R 2R 1R 3R A1 / 1839–16
Wimbledon A 2R QF 2R SF 3R 3R 3R SF 3R 3R F QF SF QF SF QF 1R QF 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 2245–22
US Open AA 1R SF QF 1R A F 1R 1R QF QF SF W 1R 3R QF 3R F 3R 3R 1R A1 / 1944–18
Win–Loss0–01–14–35–314–46–46–312–45–32–48–419–314–416–37–47–416–36–415–43–33–42–30–13 / 77171–73
Olympics
Olympics NH1RNot Held2RNot HeldQFNot Held1RNot Held1RNot HeldANH0 / 53–5
Year End Championships
Tour Finals AAAARRRRRRFASFANHSFSFRRFWRRSFAAAA1 / 1222–22
Masters Tournaments
Indian Wells AAA1R2R1RW2R2R1R1RWQFSFWW1RQF2RAQF1RA4 / 1834–14
Miami AA1RFQFSFFSF2R2RSFWQFSFSF1RQFF1R1RA1RA1 / 1938–18
Monte Carlo AAA1RAAAAQF2R1RQF2RSFQF2R2RFQFQFAAA0 / 1311–13
Rome AAA1R1R1RW1RQF1R1RQFQFQFQFWSF2RSF2R2RAA2 / 1822–16
Madrid AAA1R2R2RQF2R1RA1RWQFWWF2RF2R2R1RAA3 / 1720–14
Canada AAWSF2RF2RQF2RQF2RF2RSFQFSFQFQFW2R1R1RA2 / 2032–18
Cincinnati AA2RAFWAWSF1R1RQFSFWSFQFQFSFSFQF1RAA3 / 1732–14
Shanghai Not HeldSF1R1RAA0 / 32–3
Paris AAA2RQFQFQFSFSFA2RQFSFQFFQF2R2R2RF1RAA0 / 1722–17
Hamburg AAAA1RW2RQFQF2RSFQFWQFQFF2R2RNME2 / 1421–12
Win–Loss0–00–06–29–79–815–616–514–79–94–711–926–613–821–720–719–76–912–912–88–83–70–30–017 / 156234–139
Ranking534139633077199354819181754752558127-2014: 702, 2015: 1198

Grand Slam finals

Mixed doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

ResultDateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss 2002 French OpenClay Flag of Russia.svg Elena Bovina Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Cara Black
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Wayne Black
3–6, 3–6
Win 2009 Wimbledon Grass Flag of Germany.svg Anna-Lena Grönefeld Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Cara Black
Flag of India.svg Leander Paes
7–5, 6–3

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