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Björn Phau

Björn Phau
Björn Phau at the 2011 Australian Open
Country  Germany
Residence Weilerswist, Germany
Born (1979-10-04) 4 October 1979
Darmstadt, West Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 1999
Retired 2014
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money US$1,983,070
Singles
Career record 79–136
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 59 (19 June 2006)
Current ranking No. 219 (17 February 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2005, 2006)
French Open 1R (2000, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012)
Wimbledon 2R (2012)
US Open 2R (2001, 2005, 2006, 2012)
Doubles
Career record 23–32
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 55 (23 April 2007)
Current ranking No. 148 (28 November 2011)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open 1R (2012)
Last updated on: 28 November 2011.

Björn Phau (born 4 October 1979) is a retired German tennis player. He reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 59 in June 2006. He defeated Andre Agassi 7–5, 7–5 at the 2006 Dubai Tennis Championships. In an interview, Agassi cited Phau as one of the quickest tennis players he has ever faced.[1] His main strengths are his movement, foot speed and fitness. He is sponsored by Nike and Wilson.

Contents

  • Personal life 1
  • ATP career finals 2
    • Doubles: 1 (0–1) 2.1
  • Challenger & Futures singles titles 3
  • Doubles finals (1) 4
  • Singles Performance Timeline 5
  • Doubles Performance Timeline 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Personal life

Phau was born in Darmstadt. He is the son of a German mother and an Indonesian father.

ATP career finals

Doubles: 1 (0–1)

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP International Series Gold (0–0)
ATP Tour (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1 May 2006 Munich, Germany Clay Alexander Peya Andrei Pavel
Alexander Waske
4–6, 2–6

Challenger & Futures singles titles

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (7)
ITF Futures (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 2 August 1999 Decatur, US Hard Tom Chicoine 6–0, 6–3
2. 13 August 2001 Bronx, US Hard Andy Ram 6–2, 6–4
3. 31 October 2005 Busan, South Korea Hard Simon Greul 6–1, 6–2
4. 16 May 2010 Biella, Italy Clay Simone Bolelli 6–4, 6–2
5. 30 May 2010 Alessandria, Italy Clay Carlos Berlocq 7–6(8–6), 2–6, 6–2
6. 26 June 2011 Marburg, Germany Hard Jan Hájek 6–4, 2–6, 6–3
7. 29 January 2012 Heilbronn, Germany Hard Ruben Bemelmans 6–7(4–7), 6–3, 6–4
8. 19 February 2012 Bergamo, Italy Hard Alexander Kudryavtsev 6–4, 6–4

Doubles finals (1)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
1. July 31, 2011 Dortmund Clay Dominik Meffert Teymuraz Gabashvili
Andrey Kuznetsov
6–4, 6–3

Singles Performance Timeline

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Australian Open A A A 1R A 2R 2R 1R Q1 1R Q2 1R 1R 1R 2–8
French Open 1R A A A A 1R 1R A Q3 A Q1 1R 1R A 0–5
Wimbledon A A A A A 1R 1R A A 1R Q2 Q1 2R A 1–4
US Open A 2R A A A 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 2R A 4–8
Win–Loss 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 2–4 2–4 0–2 0–1 0–3 0–1 0–2 2–4 0–1 7–25
Career Statistics
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Year-End Ranking 208 183 148 158 136 87 77 183 120 111 102 156 75 316

Doubles Performance Timeline

Current through the 2012 US Open (tennis).
Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 1R 1R 3R 2–3
French Open QF 1R 2R 4–3
Wimbledon 2R 1R 1–2
US Open 2R 1R 1R 1–3
Win–Loss 5–4 0–2 0–0 0–1 0–1 2–1 1–2 8–11

References

  1. ^ "Through the Eyes of a Champion". Tennis-Warehouse.com. 

External links

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