Jürgen Fassbender

Jürgen Fassbender (German: Faßbender, born 28 May 1948) is a retired German tennis player.

Jürgen Fassbender
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Jürgen Fassbender in 1975
Country (sports) West Germany
Born (1948-05-28) 28 May 1948 (age 72)
Wesseling, West Germany
Retired1981
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record170–156 (Open era)
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 31 (23 August 1973)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1973, 1974)
WimbledonQF (1973)
US Open2R (1972)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1968, demonstration)
Doubles
Career record233–124 (Open era)
Career titles15
Highest rankingNo. 854 (3 January 1983)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenSF (1973)
WimbledonSF (1973, 1975)
US Open3R (1975)
Other mixed doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesF (1968, demonstration)

On the ATP Tour, Fassbender won three singles and 15 doubles titles. His best Grand Slam singles result was reaching the quarterfinals at the 1973 Wimbledon Championships. In doubles, he reached the semifinals of the 1973 French Open and the 1973 and 1975 Wimbledon Championships.

Between 1968 and 1979, he played in 23 ties for the German Davis Cup team and compiled a record of 20 wins and 14 losses. Best team result was winning the European Zone and reaching the Inter-Zonal semifinal in 1968.[1][2]

Career finalsEdit

Singles: 7 (3 wins, 4 losses)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 1972 Düsseldorf, West Germany Clay   Ilie Năstase 0–6, 2–6, 1–6
Win 1–1 Mar 1973 Charleston, United States Carpet (i)   Clark Graebner 4–6, 6–1, 6–4
Loss 1–2 Jul 1973 Düsseldorf, Germany Clay   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann 2–6, 3–6, 3–6
Loss 1–3 Mar 1974 Paramus, United States Carpet (i)   Sandy Mayer 1–6, 3–6
Win 2–3 May 1974 Munich, West Germany Clay   François Jauffret 6–2, 5–7, 6–1, 6–4
Loss 2–4 Feb 1975 Boca Raton, United States Hard   Jimmy Connors 4–6, 2–6
Win 3–4 Mar 1975 Düsseldorf, Germany Hard (i)   Bernard Mignot 6–3, 6–3, 6–4

Doubles: 34 (15 wins, 19 losses)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Aug 1969 Hamburg, West Germany Clay   Jean-Claude Barclay   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
1–6, 2–6, 4–6
Loss 2. Jun 1972 London Queen's Club, UK Grass   Karl Meiler   Jim McManus
  Jim Osborne
6–4, 3–6, 5–7
Win 1. Jul 1972 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Mal Anderson
  Geoff Masters
7–6, 6–4, 6–4
Win 2. Jan 1973 Birmingham, United States Hard   Pat Cramer   Clark Graebner
  Ion Ţiriac
6–4, 7–5
Loss 3. Feb 1973 Salisbury, United States Hard (i)   Juan Gisbert Sr.   Clark Graebner
  Ilie Năstase
6–2, 4–6, 3–6
Win 3. Jun 1973 Hamburg, West Germany Clay   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Manuel Orantes
  Ion Ţiriac
7–6, 7–6, 7–6
Loss 4. Oct 1973 Manila, Philippines Hard   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Marcello Lara
  Sherwood Stewart
2–6, 0–6
Loss 5. Nov 1973 Christchurch, New Zealand Carpet (i)   Jeff Simpson   Anand Amritraj
  Fred McNair
w/o
Win 4. Jan 1974 Omaha, United States Carpet (i)   Karl Meiler   Ian Fletcher
  Kim Warwick
6–2, 6–4
Win 5. Feb 1974 Baltimore, United States Carpet (i)   Karl Meiler   Owen Davidson
  Clark Graebner
7–6, 7–5
Win 6. Feb 1974 Little Rock, United States Carpet (i)   Karl Meiler   Vitas Gerulaitis
  Bob Hewitt
6–0, 6–2
Win 7. Mar 1974 Calgary, Canada Hard (i)   Karl Meiler   Iván Molina
  Jairo Velasco Sr.
6–4, 6–4
Win 8. Mar 1974 Tempe, Arizona Hard   Karl Meiler   Ian Fletcher
  Kim Warwick
4–6, 6–4, 7–5
Loss 6. May 1974 Munich, West Germany Clay   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Antonio Muñoz
  Manuel Orantes
6–2, 4–6, 6–7, 2–6
Win 9. May 1974 Hamburg, West Germany Clay   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
6–3, 6–4, 6–4
Loss 7. Aug 1974 Indianapolis, United States Clay   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Jimmy Connors
  Ilie Năstase
7–6, 3–6, 4–6
Loss 8. Aug 1974 Montreal, Canada Hard   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Manuel Orantes
  Guillermo Vilas
1–6, 6–2, 2–6
Loss 9. Nov 1974 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Ismail El Shafei
  Roscoe Tanner
5–7, 3–6
Win 10. Jan 1975 Birmingham, United States Carpet (i)   Karl Meiler   Colin Dowdeswell
  John Yuill
6–1, 3–6, 7–6
Loss 10. Feb 1975 Boca Raton, United States Hard   Ion Ţiriac   Juan Gisbert Sr.
  Clark Graebner
2–6, 1–6
Loss 11. Mar 1975 London WCT, UK Carpet (i)   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Paolo Bertolucci
  Adriano Panatta
3–6, 4–6
Win 11. Jul 1975 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Colin Dowdeswell
  Ken Rosewall
6–4, 9–7, 6–1
Loss 12. Aug 1975 Columbus, United States Hard   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Bob Lutz
  Stan Smith
2–6, 7–6, 3–6
Loss 13. Nov 1975 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Paolo Bertolucci
  Adriano Panatta
6–7, 7–6, 4–6
Loss 14. May 1976 Munich, West Germany Clay   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Juan Gisbert Sr.
  Manuel Orantes
6–1, 3–6, 2–6, 3–2 ret.
Loss 15. Jun 1976 Berlin, West Germany Hard   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Patricio Cornejo
  Antonio Muñoz
5–7, 1–6
Win 12. Jul 1976 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Paolo Bertolucci
  Adriano Panatta
7–5, 6–3, 6–3
Loss 16. Jul 1976 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Hans-Jürgen Pohmann   Jiří Hřebec
  Jan Kodeš
7–6, 2–6, 4–6
Win 13. May 1977 Düsseldorf, West Germany Clay   Karl Meiler   Paul Kronk
  Cliff Letcher
6–3, 6–3
Win 14. Jul 1977 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Karl Meiler   Colin Dowdeswell
  Bob Hewitt
6–4, 7–6
Loss 17. Mar 1978 Lagos, Nigeria Clay   Colin Dowdeswell   George Hardie
  Sashi Menon
3–6, 6–3, 5–7
Loss 18. May 1978 Munich, West Germany Clay   Tom Okker   Ion Ţiriac
  Guillermo Vilas
6–3, 4–6, 6–7
Win 15. Jun 1978 Berlin, West Germany Clay   Colin Dowdeswell   Željko Franulović
  Hans Gildemeister
6–3, 6–4
Loss 19. May 1979 Munich, West Germany Clay   Jean-Louis Haillet   Wojtek Fibak
  Tom Okker
6–7, 5–7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biographien – Jürgen Faßbender". Munzinger.
  2. ^ "Players – Jürgen Fassbender". ITF.

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