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- Pronounced: dam
- Age: 42 (01.08.1972)
- Birthplace: Liberec, Czech Republic
- Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
- Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
- Weight: 195 lbs (88 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 1990
As of 24.11.2014
Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
Captured European champion titles in 12, 14 and 16 age groups...Reached doubles final at 1989 US Open junior (w/Kodes Jr.)...Made his Davis Cup debut in 1993 and has a 2-8 record in seven ties (1-3 in singles)...Wife, Michaela (married Nov. 20, 2001) and sons Maxmillian Martin (born Feb. 1, 2002), Martin Joseph (born Sept. 30, 2003); daughter, Laura Michelle (born Dec. 3, 2007)...Officially announced retirement from professional tennis on 8 November 2010.
2010 -- Was Halle runner-up (w/Polasek) in June…Compiled a 15-19 season record, with last event at US Open in September…On 8 November, ranked World No. 71 in doubles, officially announced his retirement from professional tennis aged 38…Will now coach US player Ryan Harrison.
2009 -- Won three titles from five finals (w/Lindstedt)…Picked up Auckland, Zagreb and Washington trophies; runner-up at Dubai and Estoril.
2008 -- Partnering Vizner won Marseille title and was runner-up at Dubai.
2007 -- Partnered India’s Leander Paes for second year to finish at No. 6 in Stanford ATP Doubles Race and win two titles, including his fourth career AMS title... Opened the year with runner-up in Doha and title in Rotterdam... Reached back-to-back AMS finals, winning team’s first AMS shield at Indian Wells and falling to the Bryans in Miami final... Returned in May at AMS Rome and advanced to SF...Also helped lead Czech Republic to ARAG ATP World Team Championship final in Dusseldorf... Over a six-tournament stretch from June to August, reached final at ‘s-Hertogenbosch; SF at Halle, Washington and AMS Cincinnati; and QF at Wimbledon and AMS Canada...Made 1st RD exit at US Open as defending champions (l. to Benneteau-Mahut)... During European indoor season, reached Vienna SF and lost openers at AMS Madrid and AMS Paris... Duo qualified for Tennis Masters Cup for second straight year, Damm's fourth career appearance in the circuit finale, and reached SF...Finished at tied No. 12 individually, and won over 30 matches for fifth year in a row.
2006 -- Claimed his first career Grand Slam doubles title (w/Paes) while winning over 30 matches for fourth year in a row...Finished in the Stanford ATP Doubles Rankings Top 10 for first time at No. 9...The pair claimed titles at ‘s-Hertogenbosch and US Open (d. Bjorkman-Mirnyi)...Reached Australian Open final in their Grand Slam debut (l. to Bryans) and advanced to SF at Dubai, Wimbledon, AMS Toronto, AMS Cincinnati and Tennis Masters Cup Shanghai where they lost to Bjorkman-Mirnyi in three tie-breaks...They finished No. 6 in Stanford ATP Doubles Race...Won Marseille title (w/Stepanek).
2005 -- Claimed a pair of doubles titles (w/Stepanek) at Marseille and Dubai... Marsielle win was 30th career title... Teamed with Hood to reach St. Poelten final and QF at Roland Garros... Began partnership with Bhupathi at Stuttgart... The team went 10-9 together in the second half of year, reaching SF at Washington D.C. and Moscow.
2004 -- Teamed (w/Suk) to finish in Top 10 for third year in a row and won three titles (Doha, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Vienna) in four finals... They qualified for Tennis Masters Cup but went winless (0-3) in round robin play.
2003 -- Teamed (w/Suk) to post a 43-26 match record with three titles (Doha, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Kitzbuhel) in five finals on three different surfaces for second straight season... Reached finals in Halle and Long Island... Qualified for Tennis Masters Cup in Houston and went 0-3 in round robin play... Finished No. 8 in ATP Doubles Race (w/Suk).
2002 -- Won three titles (w/countryman Suk), compiling a 34-16 record (43-23 overall).
2001 -- Returned in May and advanced to QF at Prague Challenger... In doubles, won titles in Washington (w/Prinosil) and Vienna (w/Stepanek) and reached finals in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (w/Suk) and AMS Cincinnati (w/Prinosil).
2000 -- Advanced to SF in Chennai and ‘s-Hertogenbosch and won Challenger title at Wroclaw (d. Pozzi)... In doubles, won three titles... Also reached final at AMS Miami (w/Hrbaty)... Tore ligaments in his right knee on Oct. 24 in 1st RD in Moscow and underwent surgery Nov. 3.
1999 -- Singles highlights were 3rd RD at Australian Open and a Challenger SF at Brest... In doubles, won Prague (w/Stepanek) and reached three SFs.
1998 -- Reached final in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (l. to Rafter) and advanced to QF in Split and Ostrava... In doubles, won three titles.
1997 -- Reached final in Copenhagen (l. to Johansson) and advanced to QF in six other stops... Won doubles titles in Hong Kong and Tokyo (w/Vacek) and Moscow (w/Suk)... Earned a career-high $526,568.
1996 -- Reached first career singles final in Seoul (l. to B. Black) and final of Long Island (l. to Medvedev)... In doubles, won title in Beijing (w/Olhovskiy).
1995 -- Qualified for Stuttgart-indoor and reached SF (l. to Krajicek)... Won doubles titles in Rotterdam and St. Petersburg (w/Jarryd).
1994 -- Won three doubles titles and reached three finals.
1993 -- Doubles winner in Zaragoza (w/Novacek) and Munich (w/Holm), finalist in Copenhagen (w/Vacek) and US Open (w/Novacek).