Hans Simonsson

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Hans Simonsson
Country  Sweden
Born (1962-05-01)1 May 1962
Färgaryd, Sweden
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Plays Right–handed
Prize money $325,035
Singles
Career record 42–73
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 45 (20 Dec 1982)
Other tournaments
Doubles
Career record 159–114
Career titles 12
Highest ranking No. 10 (10 Jan 1984)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open W (1983)

Hans Simonsson (born 1 May 1962 in Färgaryd) is a retired professional tennis player from Sweden. Primarily a doubles specialist, he won 12 ATP Tour titles in his career. He won the French Open doubles title in 1983 with his countryman Anders Järryd. He also played in the 1983 Davis Cup final for Sweden. He reached his career high doubles ranking of No. 10 in the world on 2 January 1984. Simonsson again reached the French Open doubles final in 1985, but he and Schlomo Glickstein were defeated by Mark Edmondson and Kim Warwick. The Swede finished his career prematurely at the age of 25. He's the brother of Stefan Simonsson.

Grand Slam doubles finals[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Partnering Opponent in Final Score in Final
1983 French Open Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
7–6(4), 6–4, 6–2

Runners-up (1)[edit]

Year Championship Partnering Opponent in Final Score in Final
1985 French Open Israel Schlomo Glickstein Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Kim Warwick
3–6, 4–6, 7–6(5), 3–6

Doubles titles (12)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (1)
Tennis Masters Cup (1)
ATP Masters Series (-)
ATP Tour (10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4)
Clay (6)
Grass (0)
Carpet (2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1981 Linz, Austria Hard (i) Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Brad Drewett
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 1981 Båstad, Sweden Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia John Fitzgerald
6–2, 5–7, 0–6
Winner 2. 1981 Barcelona, Spain Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
6–1, 6–4
Winner 3. 1982 Linz, Austria Hard Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Rod Frawley
Australia Paul Kronk
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 1982 Hamburg, Germany Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
4–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 1982 Båstad, Sweden Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Sweden Joakim Nyström
Sweden Mats Wilander
0–6, 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 1982 Bordeaux, France Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
4–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 1982 Barcelona, Spain Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Brazil Cassio Motta
6–3, 6–2
Winner 6. 1982 Ancona, Italy Carpet (i) Sweden Anders Järryd United States Tim Gullikson
South Africa Bernard Mitton
4–6, 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 4. 1983 Brussels, Belgium Carpet Sweden Mats Wilander Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
2–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 1983 French Open, Paris Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
7–6(4), 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 1983 Båstad, Sweden Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Sweden Joakim Nyström
Sweden Mats Wilander
6–1, 6–7, 6–7
Winner 8. 1983 Barcelona, Spain Clay Sweden Anders Järryd United States Jim Gurfein
United States Erick Iskersky
7–5, 6–3
Winner 9. 1983 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Sweden Anders Järryd United States Peter Fleming
United States Johan Kriek
6–3, 6–4
Winner 10. 1984 Masters Doubles WCT, London Carpet (i) Sweden Anders Järryd Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
1–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 11. 1984 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 1985 French Open, Paris Clay Israel Shlomo Glickstein Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Kim Warwick
3–6, 4–6, 7–6, 3–6
Winner 12. 1985 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Sweden Stefan Simonsson Australia Carl Limberger
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–3, 6–4

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