Ulrich Marten

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Ulrich Marten
Country (sports) Flag of Germany.svg West Germany
Residence Berlin
Born (1956-01-07) 7 January 1956 (age 65)
Werneck, West Germany
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record16–41
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 161 (22 Dec 1980)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1975, 1977, 1979, 1980)
French Open 2R (1975)
Wimbledon 1R (1981)
Doubles
Career record29–44
Career titles1
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1976)
Wimbledon 2R (1981)

Ulrich Marten (born 7 January 1956) is a former professional tennis player from West Germany. [1]

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Career

Marten was a doubles quarterfinalist at the 1976 Australian Open, with partner Rolf Gehring. [2]

In 1977 he had wins over both Robin Drysdale and American Mark Meyers to make the round of 16 at the South Australian Men's Tennis Classic. [2]

He came from two sets down to defeat Cliff Letcher at the 1979 Australian Open, 8–6 in the fifth. [2] It was one of five times that he would make the second round of a Grand Slam singles draw, but he was unable to go further. [2]

Marten made an appearance in 1979 for the West Germany Davis Cup team, in a tie against Romania. He featured in the doubles rubber, with Jürgen Fassbender, which they lost, to Gavorielle-Traian Marcu and Ilie Năstase. [3]

In 1980 he reached the singles quarter-finals at the Stuttgart Outdoor tournament, beating Patrice Dominguez and Ulrich Pinner. [2]

Grand Prix career finals

Doubles: 1 (1–0)

ResultNo.YearTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Win1.1980 Kitzbuhel, Austria Clay Flag of Germany.svg Klaus Eberhard Flag of Brazil.svg Carlos Kirmayr
Flag of New Zealand.svg Chris Lewis
6–4, 3–6, 6–4

Challenger titles

Doubles: (1)

No.YearTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
1.1980 Parioli, Italy Clay Flag of Germany.svg Klaus Eberhard Flag of Germany.svg Karl Meiler
Flag of Germany.svg Werner Zirngibl
3–6, 6–3, 7–5

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