|Born||28 February 1982
Frankfurt, West Germany
|Highest ranking||No. 183 (21 Jul 2003)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|US Open||1R (2003)|
|Highest ranking||No. 470 (10 Feb 2003)|
In 2003 he advanced to the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships, where he lost to Roger Federer, and the MercedesCup, where he defeated Antony Dupuis before being eliminated by Rainer Schüttler.
In April 2008, Abel received a two-year suspension by the International Tennis Federation, for testing positive for a metabolite of cocaine. The sample had come from the 2007 Open de Moselle, where Abel participated in the qualifying rounds.