James Blake

Country United States
Residence Saddlebrook, Tampa, Florida, United States
Date of birth December 28, 1979 (1979-12-28) (age 30)
Place of birth Yonkers, New York
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Turned pro 1999
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Career prize money US$ 6,916,309
Singles
Career record 326–206 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 10
Highest ranking No. 4 (November 20, 2006)
Current ranking No. 108 (August 9, 2010)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open QF (2008)
French Open 3R (2006)
Wimbledon 3R (2006, 2007)
US Open QF (2005, 2006)
Doubles
Career record 108–104 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 31 (March 31, 2003)
Current ranking No. 179 (August 30, 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2005)
French Open 2R (2002)
Wimbledon SF (2009)
US Open 2R (2000, 2001)

 

Masters finals >> Tennis Masters Cup finals

Singles: 1 (0-1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2006 Shanghai Hard (i) Roger Federer 6–0, 6–3, 6–4

Masters Series finals

Singles: 2 (0-2)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2006 Indian Wells Hard Roger Federer 7–5, 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 2007 Cincinnati Hard Roger Federer 6–1, 6–4

ATP Tour and Grand Slam finals>> Singles: 24 (10-14)

Wins (10)
Legend (pre/post 2009) Titles by Surface
Grand Slam Tournaments (0) Hard (10)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0)
Clay (0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0)
Grass (0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1)
Carpet (0)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (9)
 

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. August 12, 2002 Washington, D.C., USA Hard Paradorn Srichaphan 1–6, 7–6(5), 6–4
2. August 22, 2005 New Haven, USA Hard Feliciano López 3–6, 7–5, 6–1
3. October 10, 2005 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Paradorn Srichaphan 6–1, 7–6(6)
4. January 9, 2006 Sydney, Australia Hard Igor Andreev 6–2, 3–6, 7–6(3)
5. February 27, 2006 Las Vegas, USA Hard Lleyton Hewitt 7–5, 2–6, 6–3
6. July 17, 2006 Indianapolis, USA Hard Andy Roddick 4–6, 6–4, 7–6(5)
7. September 25, 2006 Bangkok, Thailand Hard (i) Ivan Ljubičić 6–3, 6–1
8. October 15, 2006 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Jarkko Nieminen 6–4, 6–2
9. January 13, 2007 Sydney, Australia Hard Carlos Moyà 6–3, 5–7, 6–1
10. August 25, 2007 New Haven, USA Hard Mardy Fish 7–5, 6–4
Runner-ups (14)
Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam Tournaments (0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (1)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (2)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (9)

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. February 25, 2002 Memphis, USA Hard (i) Andy Roddick 6–4, 3–6, 7–5
2. July 15, 2002 Newport, USA Grass Taylor Dent 6–1, 4–6, 6–4
3. August 25, 2003 Long Island, USA Hard Paradorn Srichaphan 6–2, 6–4
4. August 8, 2005 Washington, D.C., USA Hard Andy Roddick 7–5, 6–3
5. March 20, 2006 Indian Wells, USA Hard Roger Federer 7–5, 6–3, 6–0
6. June 19, 2006 London (Queen's Club), UK Grass Lleyton Hewitt 6–4, 6–4
7. November 20, 2006 Year-End Championships, Shanghai, China Hard (i) Roger Federer 6–0, 6–3, 6–4
8. February 4, 2007 Delray Beach, USA Hard Xavier Malisse 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
9. July 22, 2007 Los Angeles, USA Hard Radek Štěpánek 7–6(7), 5–7, 6–2
10. August 19, 2007 Cincinnati, USA Hard Roger Federer 6–1, 6–4
11. February 17, 2008 Delray Beach, USA Hard Kei Nishikori 3–6, 6–1, 6–4
12. April 20, 2008 Houston, USA Clay Marcel Granollers 6–4, 1–6, 7–5
13. May 10, 2009 Estoril, Portugal Clay Albert Montañés 5–7, 7–6(6), 6–0
14. June 14, 2009 London (Queen's Club), UK Grass Andy Murray 7–5, 6–4

Doubles: 7 (5-2)

Wins (5)
Legend (pre/post 2009)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (1)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (4)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score
1. August 5, 2002 Cincinnati, United States Hard Todd Martin Mahesh Bhupathi
Max Mirnyi
7–5, 6–3
2. March 10, 2003 Scottsdale, United States Hard Mark Merklein Mark Philippoussis
Lleyton Hewitt
6–4, 6–7(2), 7–6(5)
3. February 16, 2004 San Jose, United States Hard (i) Mardy Fish Rick Leach
Brian MacPhie
6–2, 7–5
4. April 19, 2004 Houston, United States Clay Mardy Fish Rick Leach
Brian MacPhie
6–3, 6–4
5. April 26, 2004 Munich, Germany Clay Mark Merklein Julian Knowle
Nenad Zimonjić
6–2, 6–4
Runner-ups (2)
Legend (pre/post 2009)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score
1. February 27, 2006 Memphis, United States Hard (i) Mardy Fish Chris Haggard
Ivo Karlović
0–6, 7–5, [10–5]
2. October 28, 2007 Basel, Switzerland Carpet Mark Knowles Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
6–1, 6–1

Performance timeline

Singles

2010 Wimbledon Championships

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A LQ LQ 2R 4R 4R 2R 3R 4R QF 4R 2R 0 / 9 21–9
French Open A A A LQ 2R 2R A 2R 3R 1R 2R 1R A 0 / 7 6–7
Wimbledon A A LQ LQ 2R 2R A 1R 3R 3R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 8 7–8
U.S. Open LQ 1R LQ 2R 3R 3R A QF QF 4R 3R 3R 3R 0 / 10 22–10
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 34 56–34
ATP World Tour Finals A A A A A A A A F A A A   0 / 1 3–2
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A 1R LQ 1R QF QF 3R F 3R QF 3R 3R 0 / 10 21–10
Miami Masters A A LQ LQ 4R 3R 1R 2R QF 2R QF 3R 2R 0 / 9 13–9
Monte Carlo Masters A A A A 1R 2R A A A A A A A 0 / 2 1–2
Rome Masters A A A A QF 1R 1R A 1R 2R QF 1R A 0 / 6 6–7
Madrid Masters A A A A 1R 1R A A 2R 2R 2R 3R A 0 / 6 2–6
Canada Masters A A A A 2R 2R A A 2R 2R QF A A 0 / 5 6–4
Cincinnati Masters A A A 3R 2R 3R A 1R 2R F 3R 1R 1R 0 / 9 12–9
Shanghai Masters Not ATP Masters Series 2R   0 / 1 1–1
Paris Masters A A A A 2R 2R A 2R 3R 3R SF 2R   0 / 7 8–7
Hamburg Masters A A A A 1R 1R A A 3R 3R 2R NMS   0 / 5 3–5
ATP Tournaments Won 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 2 0 0   N/A 10
Year End Ranking 682 220 212 73 28 37 97 23 4 13 10 44   N/A N/A

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