| 19 March 1977 (age 38)
Sundbyberg, Sweden (1977-03-19) |
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Dominic Inglot, Horia Tecau, Lukasz Kubot, Eric Butorac, Nenad Zimonjic
Robert Lindstedt Wikipedia
Robert Lindstedt (born 19 March 1977) is a Swedish professional tennis player, who turned pro in 1998, and is a doubles specialist. His biggest title has been the 2014 Australian Open with partner Łukasz Kubot. He is also a three-time Wimbledon finalist with former partner Horia Tecău.
Lindstedt played college tennis in the United States, playing first at Fresno State University before following coach Peter Smith to Pepperdine University, where he completed his collegiate career. While at Pepperdine, he teamed with Kelly Gullett in doubles competition. They were runners-up at the 1998 NCAA individual competition at the University of Georgia, receiving All-America honors for the second year in a row.
Lindstedt won two doubles titles in 2007, the first in Mumbai with Jarkko Nieminen against Indian Rohan Bopanna and Pakistani Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi. The second came paired with Jordan Kerr in Tokyo, beating Frank Dancevic and Stephen Huss. In 2008. Lindstedt paired with Marc Gicquel to win the Washington tournament and was a semifinalist at the ATP Master Series event in Indian Wells with Richard Gasquet, in Tokyo with Jordan Kerr, and in Kitzbühel with Jürgen Melzer.
Robert was part of a team including Robin Söderling, Thomas Johansson, and coach Peter Carlsson who beat the Russian tennis team (of Dmitry Tursunov, Igor Andreev, and Mikhail Youzhny) 2–1 in the ARAG World Team Cup in Düsseldorf.
Lindstedt reached his first Grand Slam final at Wimbledon with long-time partner Horia Tecău.
Robert and Horia Tecău of Romania reached their third Wimbledon final in a row. They also defeated Alexander Peya of Austria and Bruno Soares of Brazil to win the Swedish Open.
Robert and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia partnered during the first three months; they won Rotterdam together. Later, Lindstedt played with Daniel Nestor and reached the final in Barcelona on clay at their second tournament together. Lindstedt scored his first win over the Bryan brothers with Nestor before they stopped playing together.
Lindstedt and Łukasz Kubot of Poland won the 2014 Australian Open together after failing to win a match before the Grand Slam.
Current through the 2017 US Open.