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Carl-Uwe Steeb (born 1 September 1967) is a former professional tennis player from Germany.

Carl-Uwe Steeb
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceReith bei Kitzbühel, Austria
Born (1967-09-01) 1 September 1967 (age 51)
Aalen, Germany
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1986
Retired1996
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 2,320,082
Singles
Career record212–212
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 14 (15 January 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1988)
French Open4R (1992)
Wimbledon2R (1989)
US Open4R (1991)
Other tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (1988)
Doubles
Career record72–79
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 41 (15 May 1989)

Steeb turned professional in 1986. He won his first top-level singles title in 1989 in Gstaad. His best singles performances at Grand Slam events came in reaching the fourth round at the Australian Open in 1988, the US Open in 1991, and the French Open in 1992.

Steeb was a member of three German Davis Cup champion teams – in 1988, 1989 and 1993 (he played in the final in '88 and '89, and in the earlier rounds in '93).

Over the course of his career, Steeb won three top-level singles titles and three tour doubles titles. His career-high rankings were World No. 14 in singles (in 1990), and World No. 41 in doubles (in 1989). His career prize money totalled $2,320,082. Steeb retired from the professional tour in 1996.

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Career finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Legend
Grand Slam
Tennis Masters Cup
ATP Masters Series
ATP Championship Series
ATP Tour
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 16 July 1989 Gstaad Clay   Magnus Gustafsson 6–7, 3–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 22 October 1989 Tokyo Carpet (i)   Aaron Krickstein 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 14 January 1990 Sydney Hardcourt   Yannick Noah 7–5, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 18 February 1990 Brussels Carpet (i)   Boris Becker 5–7, 2–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 23 June 1991 Genoa Clay   Jordi Arrese 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 15 November 1992 Moscow Carpet(i)   Marc Rosset 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 17 January 1993 Jakarta Hardcourt   Michael Chang 6–2, 2–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 12 November 1995 Moscow Carpet (i)   Daniel Vacek 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 7–6(8–6)

DoublesEdit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 9 October 1988 Brisbane Hardcourt (i)   Eric Jelen   Grant Connell
  Glenn Michibata
6–4, 6–1
Winner 2. 25 August 1991 Long Island Hardcourt   Eric Jelen   Doug Flach
  Diego Nargiso
0–6, 6–4, 7–6
Winner 3. 10 November 1991 Moscow Carpet (i)   Eric Jelen   Andrei Cherkasov
  Alexander Volkov
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 10 May 1992 Hamburg Clay   Michael Stich   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
7–5, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 2 May 1993 Munich Clay   Karel Nováček   Martin Damm
  Henrik Holm
0–6, 6–3, 5–7

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