Maikel Scheffers

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Maikel Scheffers
Maikel Scheffers at the 2010 US Open 01.jpg
Full nameMaikel Scheffers
Country (sports) Netherlands
ResidenceDorst, Netherlands
Born (1982-09-07) 7 September 1982 (age 36)
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
PlaysRight handed[1]
Official websitewww.maikelscheffers.nl
Singles
Career record557-237
Highest rankingNo. 1 (19 December 2011)
Current rankingNo. 10 (9 April 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenW (2012)
French OpenW (2011)
Other tournaments
MastersW (2009)
Paralympic GamesBronze medal Paralympics.svg Bronze Medal (2008)
Doubles
Career record482-208
Highest rankingNo. 1 (27 June 2011)
Current rankingNo. 8 (7 December 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (2011)
French OpenW (2008)
WimbledonW (2011)
US OpenW (2010, 2013)
Other doubles tournaments
Masters DoublesW (2006, 2009–10)
Last updated on: 29 January 2012.

Maikel Scheffers (7 September 1982) is a Dutch wheelchair tennis player. He plays single and double events. Scheffers was born with spina bifida. He lives in Dorst.[2]

Paralympic Games[edit]

Scheffers took part of the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. He won a bronze medal for the wheelchair men singles.[3] He lost with Ronald Vink in the doubles the game for the bronze medal against Shingo Kunieda and Satoshi Saida.[4]

Grand Slam[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

In 2011 he won his first singles Grand Slam at Roland Garros. In 2012 he won his second singles Grand Slam at the Australian Open.[5][6]

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Grand Slam tournaments wheelchair singles
Australian Open QF QF SF QF QF W QF
French Open A QF QF QF W QF SF
US Open A A F SF SF NH

Source: Profile at www.australianopen.com[7] and Profile at 2011.usopen.org[8]

In 2008 he won the doubles at Roland Garros, 2010 the US Open, 2011 the Australian Open and the Wimbledon.

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Grand Slam tournaments wheelchair doubles
Australian Open F 1R F F W SF SF
French Open A W F F F SF SF
Wimbledon F A F F W A
US Open A A F W F NH

Source: Profile at www.australianopen.com[9] and Profile at 2011.usopen.org[10]

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