Tommy Haas

Tennis Player

Tommy Haas is a German and recently naturalized American professional tennis player. He has competed on the ATP Tour since 1996. After breaking into the World Top 100 in 1997, and reaching a career-high singles ranking of World No. 2 on 13 May 2002, Haas's career has been interrupted by injuries: whilst a professional, he has twice dropped out of the world rankings due to being inactive for twelve months.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tommy Haas.


1978 Birth Born on April 3, 1978.


1995 17 Years Old As a junior Haas reached as high as no. 11 in the junior world singles rankings in 1995 (and no. 5 in doubles).
1996 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1996, Haas became a professional tennis player.


1998 - 2002 4 More Events
2004 26 Years Old 1 More Event
He was plagued by further injuries and related complications afterwards and did not return to professional tennis fully until 2004. … Read More
2006 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Haas won three ATP Tournaments and put on an impressive performance at the 2006 US Open, making it to the quarterfinals, where he was knocked out by Nikolay Davydenko, despite having been up two sets. … Read More
In 2007, Haas, with his trademark long hair now cut short, had battled his way to his third Australian Open semifinal, which included intense matches against David Nalbandian and a five-set quarterfinal rematch against Nikolay Davydenko. … Read More


2008 30 Years Old In the first half of 2008, Haas was derailed by injuries, causing him to miss both the Australian Open and the French Open. … Read More
2009 31 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 2009 Australian Open, Haas had a decent run, easily beating Eduardo Schwank in the first round and Flavio Cipolla in the second. … Read More
Following his comeback, however, Haas suffered from another bout of injury. He made the third round of the 2010 Australian Open, defeating Simon Greul and Janko Tipsarević, but did not play after February 2010, spending time recovering from right hip and right shoulder surgeries.
He returned to action partnering Radek Štěpánek in doubles in Munich in May 2011, but then lost in the first round.
Haas began the 2012 season at the Brisbane International, but had to withdraw in the second round.
2013 started slowly for Haas, who lost in the 2013 Australian Open first round.
At the 2014 Australian Open, he was forced to retire with a recurring shoulder problem against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round after trailing 5–7, 2–5 on serve.
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