2000 IN REVIEW
The German struggled in first half of season but turned things around with strong performances in singles and doubles in last four months...Compiled a 1-6 singles record and 5-11 in doubles through July...But won four of his last six matches in singles, highlighted by his first singles SF in two years in Bucharest...Qualified and had wins over Gustafsson and Blanco before losing to eventual champion Balcells...Tied for No. 4 on ATP in qualifying (5) into main draw during year...Closed season by qualifying in Brighton and lost to Woodruff in 2nd RD...Played Davis Cup in doubles and went 1-1 (w/Prinosil), defeating Haarhuis-Siemerink in 1st RD and losing 10-8 in fifth set to Rafter-Woodforde in QF...Advanced to QF at TMS Hamburg (w/Kohlmann), his best result in first half of season...Played well in second half with SF in Bucharest (w/Nargiso), runner-up in Palermo (w/Albano) and SF in Brighton (w/Rusedski)...Finished No. 101 in doubles.
1992-SF Bucharest and Casablanca Challengers...In doubles, won the Casablanca title (w/Madsen)...1993-Reached first Tour QF in Athens...Won first Tour doubles title in Rotterdam as lucky loser (w/Prinosil)...Won Nice as qualifier for first ATP title (d. Lendl)...Won doubles title in Long Island and reached Roland Garros final (w/Prinosil)...Helped Germany to Davis Cup title...1994-Advanced to five QF on three surfaces...1995-At Queen's, beat Woodforde, Pozzi, Rosset and Rostagno before falling to Sampras in SF...Reached Wimbledon doubles SF for second consecutive year (w/Kafelnikov)...1996-Won Marbella Open and reached Bournemouth final, where he also won doubles (w/Rusedski)...Earned doubles bronze medal in Atlanta Olympics (w/Prinosil)...1997-Advanced to SF in Antwerp and Bucharest and QF in three other stops...Posted 3-2 Davis Cup record in singles and compiled 4-8 mark vs. Top 10 opponents...Won doubles title in Stockholm (w/Reneberg)...Earned a career-high $474,502...1998-His best singles results came in England where he reached SF in Bournemouth and QF at London-indoor where he beat Top 10 Rusedski...Finished with SF at Andorra Challenger...In doubles, reached final in Halle (w/de Jager)...1999-In doubles, reached finals in Copenhagen (w/Prinosil), Merano (w/Taino) and Bucharest (w/Montana)...Compiled 16-11 record...In limited singles action, reached QF in Bournemouth.
Full name is Marc-Kevin Peter Goellner...Born in Rio de Janeiro and lived in Tel Aviv (1972-75), Sydney (1975-81) and Recife, Brazil (1981-86) as a youngster before moving to Germany...Tore ligaments in his left foot twice (1988, 90)...Has 12-8 career Davis Cup record (8-6 singles)...Wife, Ira Patricia (married Feb. 18, 1994); daughter, Nina Jacqueline (born Sept. 28, 1995); son, Yannick-Keanu (born June 4, 1997)...Coached by countryman Andreas Maurer (since 1991).