Gilbert Schaller

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Gilbert Schaller
Country (sports)  Austria
Residence Graz, Austria
Born (1969-03-17) 17 March 1969 (age 47)
Bruck an der Mur, Styria, Austria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1987
Retired 1999
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,317,163
Career record 115-132
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 17 (16 October 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1997)
French Open 2R (1992, 1995, 1996)
Wimbledon 1R (1993)
US Open 1R (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997)
Career record 3-13
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 245 (21 March 1994)

Gilbert Schaller (born 17 March 17, 1969), is a former professional tennis player from Austria.

Schaller achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 17 in 1995. At the 1995 French Open, Schaller upset World No. 2 Pete Sampras in the first round in a five set match.

Schaller won one singles title (in Casablanca) and reached the quarterfinals of the 1996 Hamburg Masters and the 1995 Monte Carlo Masters. He participated in 7 Davis Cup ties for Austria from 1993 to 1997, posting a 3–6 record in singles. Schaller resided in Graz when a tour player. From 2007 to 2011, he was Captain of the Austrian Davis Cup-Team and sports director of the ÖTV. Schaller currently works as the sports director in the McCartney Group, Vienna, and as an ATP coach (Florin Mergea and Marin Draganja).

Singles titles (1)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1995 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Spain Albert Costa 6–4, 6–2

Runners-up (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1995 Bucharest, Romania Clay Austria Thomas Muster 3–6, 4–6
2. 1995 Valencia, Spain Clay Netherlands Sjeng Schalken 4–6, 2–6
3. 1996 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Spain Tomás Carbonell 5–7, 6–1, 2–6

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