Christopher Kas

Christopher Kas (born 13 June 1980 Trostberg ) is a German tennis player. He is currently one of the best German players in the double world rankings.


As a single player Kas, son of the journalist Karl Heinz Kas was only moderately successful in professional tennis since 2001. From 2005 he concentrated on Double and won with his regular partner Philipp Petzschner numerous Challenger tournaments. At her first appearance at an ATP tournament Kas and Petzschner reached in February 2006 in Marseille at first the semi-finals. In September 2008, Kas won the doubles tournament in Stuttgart with his partner Philipp Kohlschreiber against Mischa Zverev / Michael Berrer 6-3, 6-4. In 2009 he also won with Philipp Kohlschreiber, the grass tournament in Halle, 2010 with the Serbs Viktor Troicki the tournament in Bangkok. Besides, he was already ten times in the finals: 2006 in Bastad ( with Oliver Marach ) and Amersfoort ( with Lucas Arnold Ker ), 2007 in Kitzbuhel and Vienna (with Tomas Behrend ), 2008 in Zagreb ( with Rogier Wassen ) and Basel ( with Philipp Kohlschreiber ), again in 2009 in Zagreb (again with Rogier Wassen ), 2010 in Stuttgart ( with Philipp Petzschner ) and in 2011 in Delray Beach ( with Alexander Peya ) and in Munich ( with Andreas Beck). In 2011, he was also a member of the team in the victory of Germany in the World Team Cup, but was only used in the first round twice.

In 2012, he first participated in the Olympics. In men's doubles, he played together with Philipp Petzschner and was defeated in the first round against the Russians Nikolay Davydenko and Mikhail Youzhny with 5:7, 5:7. In mixed tournament he went to together with Sabine Lisicki. They came as the last duo in the field and had previously denied any common mixed. In the semifinals they lost against the British Laura Robson and Andy Murray with 1:6, 7:6, [ 7:10 ]. In the match for bronze, they were subsequently also admit defeat against the Americans Lisa Raymond and Mike Bryan lost 3:6, 6:4, [ 4:10 ].





Grand Slam doubles results

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