- Age: 30 (27.08.1983)
- Birthplace: Lyngby, Denmark
- Residence: Lyngby, Denmark
- Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
- Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2001
- Coach: Patrick Langvardt
As of 18.08.2014
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Nickname is “Fred” or “Freddie”…Started playing tennis aged five...Father, Christian Kurt, is a director, and mother, Lone Lochte has passed away...Has one brother, Sebastian...Speaks English, German, Swedish, Norwegian...Grandfather was former Danish player Kurt Nielsen, the 1953 and 1955 Wimbledon singles runner-up...Fan of FC Liverpool soccer team...Grew up idolising Patrick Rafter, Andre Agassi and Stefan Edberg...Big music fan, enjoys Radiohead, Air, Pearl Jam, Massive Attack, U2...Favourite surface is indoor hard and shot is return…Favourite tournament is Wimbledon...Physical trainer is Mats Mejdevi (since 2005).
2013 -- Partnered Brunstrom for the first time since September 2012 at Metz, they reached the Auckland final (l. to Fleming-Soares)…Dropped to 1-2 overall in tour-level finals…The Dane partnered Dimitrov to ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami SFs (l. to Fyrstenberg-Matkowski)…With Sa, fell in Dusseldorf SFs (l. to Begemann-Emmrich 12-10 in Match TB)… With Matkowski, reached Eastbourne SFs (l. to Fleming-Marray 11-9 in Match TB)…With Butorac, reached Winston-Salem SFs (l. to Nestor-Paes)…
2012 -- The top Danish player in doubles finished a year-end best No. 21 individually and No. 9 in ATP Doubles Team Rankings (w/Marray)...Made debut at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London and reached SF (l. to eventual champs Granollers-M. Lopez). Qualified for season finale as a result of their Wimbledon crown. They compiled a 10-6 match record in 6 tournaments...In June in their 1st pairing of year leading into Wimbledon, they reached Nottingham Challenger final (lost to Huey-Inglot)...Then as a wild card team at the All England Club began with a 5-set 1R win over Granollers-M. Lopez, 1 of 4 teams they beat en route that qualified for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. In 3R, they edged out Qureshi-Rojer 7-5 in 5th set, followed with another 5-set victory over Cerretani-Roger-Vasselin in QF, beat No. 2 seeds Bryans in 4 sets and No. 5 seeds Lindstedt-Tecau in 5-set title match. Marray was 1st British doubles champion at Wimbledon since 1936 and Nielsen was 1st Dane to win doubles crown...Following Wimbledon, they played together in 4 tournaments (2-4 record), losing 1R in Winston-Salem, 2R at US Open (l. to Levine-Matosevic) and QF in Basel (l. to Fyrstenberg-Matkowski)...In September, reached 2nd career ATP World Tour doubles final in Metz (w/Brunstrom)...Finished No. 389 in singles and was 5-8 in Challenger tournaments. Best result was QF at Busan, South Korea. Qualified for 1st Grand Slam at Australian Open and lost to Anderson in 1R. Also played in Davis Cup tie vs. Slovenia...Earned a career-high $334,901
2011 -- Won 5 Challengers doubles titles with 3 partners. Finalist at 3 other events...
2010 -- Doubles winner at 2 Challengers and 3 Futures. Won singles Futures event in Italy...
2009 -- Won titles at 3 Challengers in doubles and 1 Futures in singles...
2008 -- In doubles, won 2 Challengers and 1 Futures, all with different partners...
2007 -- Won doubles titles at 3 Challengers and Futures. 2-time singles winner at Futures...
2006 -- Won doubles title at 2 Challengers and 7 Futures. Also won 3 Futures singles titles...
2005 -- Claimed 1 doubles Futures title. Won 2 titles in 4 Futures singles finals...
2004 -- Teamed w/Norby to win 5 Futures doubles titles. Reached 1 Futures singles final...
2003 -- Made ATP singles debut in Copenhagen (l. to Larsson). Made Davis Cup debut against Tunisia (d. Jaziri in dead rubber)...Won singles title at Futures event in Vietnam...
With Brunstrom reached their third team final at Chennai (d. Draganja-Pavic 10-7 in Match TB) to open the season…It was his second doubles title (first since 2012 Wimbledon)…With Brunstrom, reached Dusseldorf SFs (l. to Emmrich-Kas)…
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