Stéphane Houdet (born 20 November 1970) is a French wheelchair tennis player. Houdet is a former singles and doubles world number one. In 2014, he became the first man in history to complete the calendar-year Grand Slam in men's wheelchair doubles.

Stéphane Houdet
Houdet at the 2013 US Open, New York
Country (sports) France
ResidenceParis
Born (1970-11-20) 20 November 1970 (age 53)
Saint-Nazaire, Loire Atlantique
Turned pro2005
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Official websiteStephaneHoudet.jimdo.com/
Singles
Career record544–170
Career titles32
Highest rankingNo. 1 (11 June 2012)
Current rankingNo. 4 (3 September 2018)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenF (2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2018)
French OpenW (2012, 2013)
WimbledonSF (2016, 2019, 2021)
US OpenW (2013, 2017)
Other tournaments
MastersW (2011)
Paralympic Games Silver Medal (2012)
Doubles
Career record488–101
Career titles60
Highest rankingNo. 1 (26 January 2009)
Current rankingNo. 1 (3 September 2018)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian OpenW (2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)
French OpenW (2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018)
WimbledonW (2009, 2013, 2014)
US OpenW (2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2023)
Other doubles tournaments
Masters DoublesW (2006, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018)
Paralympic Games Gold Medal (2008, 2016, 2020)
Bronze Medal (2012)
World Team Cup W (2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)

He competed in wheelchair tennis at the 2020 Summer Paralympics.[1]

In July 2022, Houdet was suspended from competition after missing three anti-doping tests in a 12-month window.[2]

2013

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Houdet won two titles in the 2013 season with the victories achieved in Johannesburg and Sardinia.[3][4] He was a losing finalist in Pensacola,[5] Rome,[6] Nottingham,[7] St Louis and Rue.[8][9] Houdet also won two Grand Slam singles titles at Roland Garros and New York and was the runner-up in Melbourne.[10][11][12] Houdet partnered Ronald Vink to the doubles titles in Sydney and Nottingham.[13][14] When Frédéric Cattanéo was his partner in doubles tournaments they won titles in Baton Rouge and Johannesburg.[3][15] They were also losing finalists in Pensacola.[5] In doubles tournaments with Martin Legner Houdet won the title in Rome and was a losing finalist in Sardinia.[4][6] Shingo Kunieda partnered Houdet to doubles titles in Paris and St Louis,[16][17] as well as two Grand Slam titles at Roland Garros and Wimbledon.[11][18] Partnering Gordon Reid, Houdet won titles in Rotterdam,[19] Rue,[20] the Masters doubles.[21]

Grand Slam titles

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Houdet in Geneva in 2014

Performance timelines

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Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Wheelchair singles

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Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 SR Win %
Australian Open 2R SF F F F SF F SF F SF SF F SF QF QF SF A QF 0 / 17 0%
French Open ? QF F SF SF W W F F SF QF SF QF QF SF QF 1R 1R 2 / 17 13%
Wimbledon Not held SF QF QF SF NH SF A A A 0 / 5 0%
US Open SF NH QF SF F NH W SF F NH W QF F QF QF A SF 2 / 13 17%

Wheelchair doubles

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Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 SR Win %
Australian Open ? SF SF W F F SF W W W SF W F F F SF A SF 5 / 16 33%
French Open W SF W W SF SF W W SF SF W W F SF F SF SF SF 7 / 18 44%
Wimbledon A F W F F SF W W SF F F SF SF NH SF A A A 3 / 13 23%
US Open SF NH W SF W NH SF W W NH F SF F F SF A W 5 / 13 33%

References

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  1. ^ "Wheelchair Tennis - HOUDET Stephane - Tokyo 2020 Paralympics". Tokyo2020.org. Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Anti doping rule violation". antidoping.itftennis.com. 1 July 2022. Retrieved 6 June 2023.
  3. ^ a b "Houdet, Buis, Lapthorne win Super Series titles". International Tennis Federation. 13 April 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Houdet, Ellerbrock and Kramer win Sardinia titles". International Tennis Federation. 28 September 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Fernandez, Buis, Wagner win Pensacola Open titles". International Tennis Federation. 17 March 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Reid wins Rome title". International Tennis Federation. 19 May 2013.
  7. ^ "Gerard, Ellerbrock, Sithole win British Open title". International Tennis Federation. 21 July 2013.
  8. ^ "Kunieda and Kamiji seal Japanese double". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  9. ^ "Reid and Griffioen win ITF 1 Series titles in France". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  10. ^ "Kunieda, van Koot, Wagner claim Melbourne titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  11. ^ a b "WHEELCHAIR – Articles – Houdet, Ellerbrock win Roland Garros titles". ITF Tennis. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  12. ^ "Houdet, van Koot, Sithole triumph at US Open". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  13. ^ "Kunieda, Griffioen lift Sydney Super Series titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  14. ^ "Victories for Ellerbrock and Sithole in Nottingham". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  15. ^ "Houdet, Kunieda and Kamiji, Whiley claim doubles titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  16. ^ "Kamiji beats van Koot in French semis". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  17. ^ "Montjane, Whiley upset top seeds to lift St. Louis title". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  18. ^ "Top seeds claim Wimbledon titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  19. ^ "Kunieda, Houdet and Reid lift Rotterdam titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  20. ^ "Houdet, Reid and Ellerbrock, Griffioen reach finals". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  21. ^ "Top seeds clinch Doubles Masters titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  22. ^ "Houdet, Kunieda and Kamiji, Whiley claim doubles titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  23. ^ "ITF Tennis – Wheelchair Tennis – News Article". Archived from the original on 7 July 2009. Retrieved 24 January 2010.
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Awards
Preceded by ITF Wheelchair Tennis World Champion
2012
Succeeded by