Simon Stadler (German pronunciation: [ˈziːmɔn ˈʃtaːdlɐ]; born 20 July 1983 in Heidelberg, West Germany) is a German retired professional left-handed tennis player. He reached his career-high singles ranking of world No. 140 in February 2009 and his career-high doubles ranking of world No. 52 in February 2014.
|Residence||Heidelberg, West Germany|
|Born||20 July 1983|
Heidelberg, West Germany
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 140 (23 February 2009)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2011)|
|French Open||Q2 (2007, 2008)|
|US Open||Q3 (2008)|
|Career titles||1 (17 Challengers)|
|Highest ranking||No. 52 (17 February 2014)|
|Current ranking||No. 385 (26 December 2016)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2014)|
|French Open||2R (2014)|
|US Open||1R (2013)|
Stadler reached a career-high of No. 8 in singles in February 2001 and No. 14 in doubles in January 2001.
After a slow start to the year, Stadler reached Challenger semifinals two weeks in a row in Cremona and Athens to reach his career-high ranking of No. 164 in April. He reached another semifinal in Telde in May.
In June, Stadler qualified in singles for the 2008 Wimbledon Championships, beating British junior No. 949 Daniel Cox (a week after Cox knocked off No. 67 Thomaz Bellucci), No. 248 Rainer Eitzinger and No. 270 Nicolás Todero. He took this form into the main singles draw, where he faced the 18th seed Ivo Karlović from Croatia and beat him in four sets. He then defeated the aforementioned Brazilian, Thomaz Bellucci in the second round, 8–6 in the fifth. He would go on to lose to Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis in the third round.
ATP career finalsEdit
Doubles: 3 (1–2)Edit
|Runner-up||1.||24 February 2013||Copa Claro, Buenos Aires, Argentina||Clay||Nicholas Monroe|| Simone Bolelli
|Winner||1.||14 July 2013||Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden||Clay||Nicholas Monroe|| Carlos Berlocq
|6–2, 3–6, [10–3]|
|Runner-up||2.||27 July 2013||ATP Vegeta Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia||Clay||Nicholas Monroe|| Martin Kližan
|1–6, 7–5, [7–10]|
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Titles / Finals||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||1 / 3||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||1 / 3|
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- Krech, Eva-Maria; Stock, Eberhard; Hirschfeld, Ursula; Anders, Lutz Christian (2009). Deutsches Aussprachewörterbuch [German Pronunciation Dictionary] (in German). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. pp. 930, 948. ISBN 978-3-11-018202-6.