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Player Profiles

Jarkko Nieminen

Jarkko Nieminen
Country:
Finland
Birth Date:
23 July 1981
Birth Place:
Masku, Finland
Residence:
Masku, Finland
Height:
6 ft. 1 in. (1.85 metres)
Weight:
172 lbs. (78.2 kilos)
Plays:
Left
42
Current Singles Ranking
123
Current Doubles Ranking

Tournament Info

Wimbledon Championships Played:
10
Events Entered:
Gentlemen's Singles, Gentlemen's Doubles
Best Singles Performance:
Quarter Finalist (2006)
Best Doubles Performance:
2nd Round (2007)

Latest Photos

Jarkko Nieminen serves during the Olympic tennis at WimbledonJarkko Nieminen returns a shot from Brian Baker during his second round match.Jarkko Nieminen hits a forehand to Brian Baker during a second round match.

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Player Overview

Year turned pro:
2000
Career matches won:
362
Career matches lost:
297
Year to date matches won:
26
Year to date matches lost:
21
Current 52 week rank for singles:
42
Current 52 week rank for doubles:
123
High rank for singles:
13
High rank for doubles:
42
Career Prize Money:
$6,566,177 USD
Year to date prize money for singles:
$546,035 USD
Year to date prize money for doubles:
$55,030 USD

Grand Slam Singles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
20021ST3RD2ND1ST
20033RD4TH3RD2ND
20042ND--1ST
20053RD2ND1STQF
20063RD1STQF1ST
20072ND3RD3RD1ST
2008QF3RD2ND3RD
20091ST--2ND
20102ND1ST2ND1ST
20111ST1ST1ST1ST
20121ST2ND2ND2ND
20132ND2ND1ST2ND

Grand Slam Doubles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
20031ST2ND1ST-
20052ND--1ST
20062ND1ST1ST3RD
20071ST1ST2ND2ND
20082ND2ND-QF
20092ND--2ND
2010SF1ST1ST2ND
20112ND1ST1ST1ST
20121ST1ST1ST1ST
20132ND-1ST1ST

Legend

WON = Champion
RUP = Runner Up
SF = Semi-Finalist
QF = Quarter-Finalist
4TH = Lost in Fourth Round
3RD = Lost in Third Round
2ND = Lost in Second Round
1ST = Lost in First Round
Bio information courtesy of the ATP

Biography

Jarkko Nieminen began playing tennis at the age of four and reached a career-high ranking of number 13 in the world in 2005. He is married to Anu Weckstrom, a Finnish badminton player, and has represented his country at two Olympic Games. He has reached the quarter-finals of three out of the four Grand Slam tournaments, including Wimbledon.

Court 15 - Gentlemen's Doubles - First round
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
 
65
2
66
 
Rohan Bopanna IND (14)
  Edouard Roger-Vasselin FRA (14)
 
77
6
78

Court 10 - Gentlemen's Singles - First round
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
 
77
6
6
 
 
63
4
3

2013 Statistics

Wimbledon Singles Results
Round1R2R3R4RQFSFF
Sets played 3      
Tie breaks played 1      
Total games 32      
Winners 24      
Unforced errors 14      
Service points won 62      
Return games won 1      
Total points 80      
1st serves in 62      
% 1st serves in 65      
Total aces 3      
Total double faults 3      
1st serve points won 44      
% 1st serve points won 71      
% 2nd Serve points won 53      

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