Stéphane Houdet

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Stéphane Houdet
Stephane Houdet US Open.jpg
Houdet at the 2013 US Open, New York
Country (sports)  France
Residence Paris
Born (1970-11-20) 20 November 1970 (age 45)
Saint-Nazaire, Loire Atlantique
Turned pro 2005
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Official website 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)
Wimbledon SF (2016)
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 (born 20 November 1970) 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.[1][13] 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.[2][4] 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.[9][16] Partnering Gordon Reid, Houdet won titles in Rotterdam,[17] Rue,[18] the Masters doubles.[19]

Grand Slam titles[edit]

Houdet in Geneva in 2014

[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Houdet, Buis, Lapthorne win Super Series titles". International Tennis Federation. 13 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Houdet, Ellerbrock and Kramer win Sardinia titles". International Tennis Federation. 28 September 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Fernandez, Buis, Wagner win Pensacola Open titles". International Tennis Federation. 17 March 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Reid wins Rome title". International Tennis Federation. 19 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Gerard, Ellerbrock, Sithole win British Open title". International Tennis Federation. 21 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Kunieda and Kamiji seal Japanese double". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  7. ^ "Reid and Griffioen win ITF 1 Series titles in France". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  8. ^ "Kunieda, van Koot, Wagner claim Melbourne titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  9. ^ a b "WHEELCHAIR - Articles - Houdet, Ellerbrock win Roland Garros titles". ITF Tennis. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  10. ^ "Houdet, van Koot, Sithole triumph at US Open". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  11. ^ "Kunieda, Griffioen lift Sydney Super Series titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  12. ^ "Victories for Ellerbrock and Sithole in Nottingham". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  13. ^ "Houdet, Kunieda and Kamiji, Whiley claim doubles titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  14. ^ "Kamiji beats van Koot in French semis". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  15. ^ "Montjane, Whiley upset top seeds to lift St. Louis title". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  16. ^ "Top seeds claim Wimbledon titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  17. ^ "Kunieda, Houdet and Reid lift Rotterdam titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  18. ^ "Houdet, Reid and Ellerbrock, Griffioen reach finals". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  19. ^ "Top seeds clinch Doubles Masters titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  20. ^ "Houdet, Kunieda and Kamiji, Whiley claim doubles titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  21. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20090707062652/http://www.itftennis.com:80/wheelchair/news/newsarticle.asp?articleid=20245. Archived from the original on July 7, 2009. Retrieved January 24, 2010.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

External links[edit]

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