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 reached the quarterfinals at the 2006 US Open, where he was knocked out by Nikolay Davydenko after having been up two sets. … Read More
In 2007, Haas, with his long hair now cut short, had battled his way to his third Australian Open semifinal, which included matches against David Nalbandian and a five-set quarterfinal rematch against Nikolay Davydenko. … Read More


2008 - 2009 3 More Events
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.
Haas lost in the 2013 Australian Open first round.
Tommy started off the season at the Heineken Open in Auckland, where he lost in the second round against Jack Sock in straight sets. 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.
2015 37 Years Old 1 More Event
After a later than expected return from injury in the grass court season in June 2015, Haas played his comeback match at Stuttgart as a wild card. … Read More
2016 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2016 Haas, at 38, had toe surgery and will be out for at least 6 months, “I know that there's a chance that I might not come back from this,” Haas said. “I know it will be a very, very hard task, but there's no doubt in my mind I'm certainly going to try.”
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