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Hans Simonsson (born 1 May 1962) is a retired professional tennis player from Sweden. Primarily a doubles specialist, he won 12 ATP Tour titles in his career. He won the French Open doubles title in 1983 with his countryman Anders Järryd. He also played in the 1983 Davis Cup final for Sweden. He reached his career high doubles ranking of No. 10 in the world on 2 January 1984. Simonsson again reached the French Open doubles final in 1985, but he and Schlomo Glickstein were defeated by Mark Edmondson and Kim Warwick. The Swede finished his career prematurely at the age of 25. He's the brother of Stefan Simonsson.

Hans Simonsson
Country (sports) Sweden
Born (1962-05-01) 1 May 1962 (age 57)
Färgaryd, Sweden
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
PlaysRight–handed
Prize money$325,035
Singles
Career record42–73
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 45 (20 Dec 1982)
Other tournaments
Doubles
Career record159–114
Career titles12
Highest rankingNo. 10 (10 Jan 1984)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenW (1983)

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Grand Slam doubles finalsEdit

Wins (1)Edit

Year Championship Partnering Opponent in Final Score in Final
1983 French Open   Anders Järryd   Mark Edmondson
  Sherwood Stewart
7–6(4), 6–4, 6–2

Runners-up (1)Edit

Year Championship Partnering Opponent in Final Score in Final
1985 French Open   Schlomo Glickstein   Mark Edmondson
  Kim Warwick
3–6, 4–6, 7–6(5), 3–6

Doubles titles (12)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (1)
Tennis Masters Cup (1)
ATP Masters Series (-)
ATP Tour (10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4)
Clay (6)
Grass (0)
Carpet (2)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1981 Linz, Austria Hard (i)   Anders Järryd   Brad Drewett
  Pavel Složil
6–4, 7–6
Loss 1. 1981 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Anders Järryd   Mark Edmondson
  John Fitzgerald
6–2, 5–7, 0–6
Win 2. 1981 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Anders Järryd   Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
6–1, 6–4
Win 3. 1982 Linz, Austria Hard   Anders Järryd   Rod Frawley
  Paul Kronk
6–2, 6–0
Loss 2. 1982 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Anders Järryd   Pavel Složil
  Tomáš Šmíd
4–6, 3–6
Win 4. 1982 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Anders Järryd   Joakim Nyström
  Mats Wilander
0–6, 6–3, 7–6
Loss 3. 1982 Bordeaux, France Clay   Anders Järryd   Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
4–6, 2–6
Win 5. 1982 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Anders Järryd   Carlos Kirmayr
  Cássio Motta
6–3, 6–2
Win 6. 1982 Ancona, Italy Carpet (i)   Anders Järryd   Tim Gullikson
  Bernard Mitton
4–6, 6–3, 7–6
Loss 4. 1983 Brussels, Belgium Carpet   Mats Wilander   Heinz Günthardt
  Balázs Taróczy
2–6, 4–6
Win 7. 1983 French Open, Paris Clay   Anders Järryd   Mark Edmondson
  Sherwood Stewart
7–6(4), 6–4, 6–2
Loss 5. 1983 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Anders Järryd   Joakim Nyström
  Mats Wilander
6–1, 6–7, 6–7
Win 8. 1983 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Anders Järryd   Jim Gurfein
  Erick Iskersky
7–5, 6–3
Win 9. 1983 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Anders Järryd   Peter Fleming
  Johan Kriek
6–3, 6–4
Win 10. 1984 Masters Doubles WCT, London Carpet (i)   Anders Järryd   Pavel Složil
  Tomáš Šmíd
1–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4, 6–3
Win 11. 1984 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i)   Anders Järryd   Mark Edmondson
  Sherwood Stewart
6–4, 6–4
Loss 6. 1985 French Open, Paris Clay   Shlomo Glickstein   Mark Edmondson
  Kim Warwick
3–6, 4–6, 7–6, 3–6
Win 12. 1985 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay   Stefan Simonsson   Carl Limberger
  Mark Woodforde
6–3, 6–4

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