Mark Kratzmann

Mark Kratzmann

Mark Kratzmann
Full name Mark Edward Kratzmann
Country (sports)  Australia
Residence Windera, Australia
Born (1966-05-17) 17 May 1966
Murgon, Australia
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro 1984
Retired 1992
Plays Left-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 1,378,936
Singles
Career record 59–97
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 50 (26 March 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1987)
French Open 1R (1984, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990)
Wimbledon 3R (1986, 1990)
US Open 2R (1990)
Doubles
Career record 267–203
Career titles 18
Highest ranking No. 5 (16 April 1990)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (1989)
French Open SF (1992)
Wimbledon QF (1987, 1989, 1992)
US Open QF (1989)

Mark Edward Kratzmann (born 17 May 1966) is a former Australian professional tennis player.

Tennis career

Kratzmann was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder in 1983.[1]

Juniors

As the world's No. 1 ranked junior player in 1984, Kratzmann won the Boys' Singles tournaments at the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open that year.

Tournament 1982 1983 1984
Junior Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open W 2R W
French Open A 2R F
Wimbledon A 2R W
US Open A 2R W

Pro tour

As a professional player, Kratzmann won 18 doubles titles, including the Cincinnati Masters in 1990 (also reaching the Australian Open Men's Doubles final in 1989).

His best slam performance in singles was reaching the 4th round of the 1987 Australian Open. Kratzmann achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 50 in March 1990.

After retirement

Kratzmann began to play cricket after moving to Hong Kong in 2003, where he originally worked as a tennis coach. He won the Hong Kong Cricket Association's Player of the Year award for 2005–06. In May 2007, he was selected in the national squad to participate in the ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament. He was also in the 20-man list for the Asia Cup but was not included in the final 14. He has made three international appearances for Hong Kong.

Doubles finals 30 (18-12)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1986 London/Queen's Club, England Grass Darren Cahill Kevin Curren
Guy Forget
2–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 1986 Cincinnati, USA Hard Kim Warwick Christo Steyn
Danie Visser
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1986 Hong Kong Hard Pat Cash Mike De Palmer
Gary Donnelly
6–7, 7–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 1987 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) Darren Cahill Boris Becker
Robert Seguso
6–3, 6–2
Winner 3. 1987 Hong Kong Hard Jim Pugh Martin Davis
Brad Drewett
6–7, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 4. 1988 Adelaide, Australia Hard Darren Cahill Carl Limberger
Mark Woodforde
4–6, 6–2, 7–5
Winner 5. 1988 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard Darren Cahill Joey Rive
Bud Schultz
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 1989 Adelaide, Australia Hard Glenn Layendecker Neil Broad
Stefan Kruger
2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 4. 1989 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard Darren Cahill Rick Leach
Jim Pugh
4–6, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 1989 London/Queen's Club, England Grass Darren Cahill Tim Pawsat
Laurie Warder
7–6, 6–3
Winner 7. 1989 Stratton Mountain, USA Hard Wally Masur Pieter Aldrich
Danie Visser
6–3, 4–6, 7–6
Winner 8. 1989 Brisbane, Australia Hard Darren Cahill Broderick Dyke
Simon Youl
6–4, 5–7, 6–0
Runner-up 5. 1989 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) Darren Cahill David Pate
Scott Warner
3–6, 7–6, 5–7
Winner 9. 1990 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard Pat Cash Pieter Aldrich
Danie Visser
6–4, 7–5
Winner 10. 1990 Memphis, USA Hard (i) Darren Cahill Udo Riglewski
Michael Stich
7–5, 6–2
Winner 11. 1990 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard Wally Masur Kent Kinnear
Brad Pearce
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 12. 1990 Singapore Hard Jason Stoltenberg Brad Drewett
Todd Woodbridge
6–1, 6–0
Winner 13. 1990 Manchester, England Grass Jason Stoltenberg Nick Brown
Kelly Jones
6–3, 2–6, 6–4
Winner 14. 1990 Newport, USA Grass Darren Cahill Todd Nelson
Bryan Shelton
7–6, 6–2
Winner 15. 1990 Cincinnati, USA Hard Darren Cahill Neil Broad
Gary Muller
7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 1990 Paris Indoor, France Carpet Darren Cahill Scott Davis
David Pate
7–5, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 7. 1991 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard Darren Cahill Scott Davis
David Pate
6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 1992 Adelaide, Australia Hard Jason Stoltenberg Goran Ivanišević
Marc Rosset
6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 9. 1992 Rome, Italy Clay Wayne Ferreira Jakob Hlasek
Marc Rosset
4–6, 6–3, 1–6
Winner 16. 1993 Milan, Italy Carpet Wally Masur Tom Nijssen
Cyril Suk
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 17. 1993 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet Wally Masur Steve DeVries
David Macpherson
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 10. 1993 Rome, Italy Clay Wayne Ferreira Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
4–6, 6–7
Winner 18. 1994 Adelaide, Australia Hard Andrew Kratzmann David Adams
Byron Black
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 11. 1994 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard Laurie Warder Darren Cahill
Sandon Stolle
1–6, 6–7
Runner-up 12. 1994 Cincinnati, USA Hard Wayne Ferreira Alex O'Brien
Sandon Stolle
7–6, 3–6, 2–6

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open 1R 2R 2R 1R NH QF 3R F QF 3R 2R SF 3R 2R A 0 / 13 23–13
French Open A A 2R 2R 2R 3R A 1R 1R 2R SF QF 2R A A 0 / 10 14–10
Wimbledon A A 1R 1R 2R QF A QF 1R 3R QF 2R 1R A 1R 0 / 11 13–11
U.S. Open A A 1R A 1R 1R A QF 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R A A 0 / 9 5–9
Grand Slam SR 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 43 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–1 1–1 2–4 1–3 2–3 7–4 2–1 11–4 3–4 5–4 9–4 8–4 3–4 1–1 0–1 N/A 55–43
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
2R 2R 1R SF 2R A A 0 / 5 4–5
Miami SF 3R QF 3R A A A 0 / 4 8–4
Monte Carlo A A A A 1R A A 0 / 1 0–1
Rome A A F F A A A 0 / 2 8–2
Hamburg A A A 1R A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Canada 1R A SF QF A A A 0 / 3 4–3
Cincinnati W 2R 1R 2R F A A 1 / 5 10–4
Stuttgart (Stockholm) QF 2R QF 2R QF A A 0 / 5 5–5
Paris F 1R QF 2R 1R A A 0 / 5 4–5
Masters Series SR N/A 1 / 6 0 / 5 0 / 7 0 / 8 0 / 5 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 31 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 13–5 3–5 11–7 9–8 7–5 0–0 0–0 N/A 43–30
Year End Ranking 409 289 130 164 35 43 124 13 7 62 14 13 43 721 N/A

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