Carl-Uwe Steeb

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Carl-Uwe Steeb
Country  Germany
Residence Reith bei Kitzbühel, Austria
Born (1967-09-01) 1 September 1967 (age 47)
Aalen, Germany
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1986
Retired 1996
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,320,082
Singles
Career record 212–212
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 14 (15 January 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1988)
French Open 4R (1992)
Wimbledon 2R (1989)
US Open 4R (1991)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games QF (1988)
Doubles
Career record 72–79
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 41 (15 May 1989)
Last updated on: 4 May 2012.

Carl-Uwe Steeb (born 1 September 1967 in Aalen, Baden-Württemberg) is a former professional tennis player from Germany.

Steeb turned professional in 1986. He won his first top-level singles title in 1989 in Gstaad. His best singles performances at Grand Slam events came in reaching the fourth round at the Australian Open in 1988, the US Open in 1991, and the French Open in 1992.

Steeb was a member of three German Davis Cup champion teams – in 1988, 1989 and 1993 (he played in the final in '88 and '89, and in the earlier rounds in '93).

Over the course of his career, Steeb won three top-level singles titles and three tour doubles titles. His career-high rankings were World No. 14 in singles (in 1990), and World No. 41 in doubles (in 1989). His career prize money totalled $2,320,082. Steeb retired from the professional tour in 1996.

Career finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 16 July 1989 Gstaad Clay Sweden Magnus Gustafsson 6–7, 3–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 22 October 1989 Tokyo Carpet (i) United States Aaron Krickstein 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 14 January 1990 Sydney Hardcourt France Yannick Noah 7–5, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 18 February 1990 Brussels Carpet (i) Germany Boris Becker 5–7, 2–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 23 June 1991 Genoa Clay Spain Jordi Arrese 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 15 November 1992 Moscow Carpet(i) Switzerland Marc Rosset 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 17 January 1993 Jakarta Hardcourt United States Michael Chang 6–2, 2–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 12 November 1995 Moscow Carpet (i) Czech Republic Daniel Vacek 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 7–6(8–6)

Doubles[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 9 October 1988 Brisbane Hardcourt (i) Germany Eric Jelen Canada Grant Connell
Canada Glenn Michibata
6–4, 6–1
Winner 2. 25 August 1991 Long Island Hardcourt Germany Eric Jelen United States Doug Flach
Italy Diego Nargiso
0–6, 6–4, 7–6
Winner 3. 10 November 1991 Moscow Carpet (i) Germany Eric Jelen Soviet Union Andrei Cherkasov
Soviet Union Alexander Volkov
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 10 May 1992 Hamburg Clay Germany Michael Stich Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
7–5, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 2 May 1993 Munich Clay Czech Republic Karel Nováček Czech Republic Martin Damm
Sweden Henrik Holm
0–6, 6–3, 5–7

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