Björn Phau

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Björn Phau
Bjorn Phau at the 2011 Australian Open1.jpg
Björn Phau at the 2011 Australian Open
Country  Germany
Residence Weilerswist, Germany
Born (1979-10-04) 4 October 1979 (age 34)
Darmstadt, West Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 1999
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 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.

Personal life[edit]

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

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

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 Austria Alexander Peya Romania Andrei Pavel
Germany Alexander Waske
4–6, 2–6

Challenger & Futures singles titles[edit]

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

Doubles finals (1)[edit]

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

Singles Performance Timeline[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

External links[edit]