Stéphane Houdet

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Stéphane Houdet
Stephane Houdet US Open.jpg
Houdet at the 2013 US Open, New York
Country  France
Residence Paris
Born (1970-11-20) November 20, 1970 (age 44)
Saint-Nazaire, Loire Atlantique
Turned pro 2005
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Official website www.stephanehoudet.com
Singles
Career record 407–122
Career titles 32
Highest ranking No. 1 (11 June 2012)
Current ranking No. 2 (18 May 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open F (2009, 2010, 2011, 2015)
French Open W (2012, 2013)
US Open W (2013)
Other tournaments
Masters W (2011)
Paralympic Games Silver medal Paralympics.svg Silver Medal (2012)
Doubles
Career record 368–80
Career titles 60
Highest ranking No. 1 (26 January 2009)
Current ranking No. 1 (18 May 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (2010, 2014, 2015)
French Open W (2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014)
Wimbledon W (2009, 2013, 2014)
US Open W (2009, 2011, 2014)
Other doubles tournaments
Masters Doubles W (2006, 2007, 2013, 2014)
Paralympic Games Gold medal Paralympics.svg Gold Medal (2008)
Bronze medal Paralympics.svg Bronze Medal (2012)
World Team Cup Gold medal world centered-2.svg W (2009, 2012, 2013, 2014)

Stéphane Houdet is a French wheelchair tennis player. Houdet is the current French US Open singles Grand Slam Champion. He is also the current Masters doubles champion and a former world number one, and in 2014 became the first man in history to complete the calendar-year Grand Slam in men's wheelchair doubles.

2013[edit]

Houdet won two titles in the 2013 season with the victories achieved in Johannesburg and Sardinia.[1][2] He was a losing finalist in Pensacola,[3] Rome,[4] Nottingham,[5] St Louis and Rue.[6][7] Houdet also won two Grand Slam singles titles at Roland Garros and New York and was the runner up in Melbourne.[8][9][10] Houdet partnered Ronald Vink to the doubles titles in Sydney and Nottingham.[11][12] When Frederic Cattaneo was his partner in doubles tournaments they won titles in Baton Rouge and Johannesburg.[13][1] They were also losing finalists in Pensacola.[3] In doubles tournaments with Martin Legner Houdet won the title in Rome and was a losing finalist in Sardinia.[4][2] Shingo Kunieda partnered Houdet to doubles titles in Paris and St Louis,[14][15] as well as two Grand Slam titles at Roland Garros and Wimbledon.[16][17] Partnering Gordon Reid, Houdet won titles in Rotterdam,[18] Rue,[19] the Masters doubles.[20]

Grand Slam titles[edit]

Houdet in Geneva in 2014

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.itftennis.com/news/143738.aspx
  2. ^ a b http://www.itftennis.com/news/159059.aspx
  3. ^ a b http://www.itftennis.com/news/141609.aspx
  4. ^ a b http://www.itftennis.com/news/148064.aspx
  5. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/152155.aspx
  6. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/154013.aspx
  7. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/159334.aspx
  8. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/137568.aspx
  9. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/149213.aspx
  10. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/155240.aspx
  11. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/136801.aspx
  12. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/152150.aspx
  13. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/142253.aspx
  14. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/150677.aspx
  15. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/153998.aspx
  16. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/149213.aspx
  17. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/151228.aspx
  18. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/140438.aspx
  19. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/159326.aspx
  20. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/160823.aspx
  21. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/news/166754.aspx
  22. ^ http://www.itftennis.com/wheelchair/news/newsarticle.asp?articleid=20245

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Maikel Scheffers
ITF Wheelchair Tennis World Champion
2012
Succeeded by
Shingo Kunieda