Stéphane Houdet

Stéphane Houdet (born 20 November 1970) is a French wheelchair tennis player. Houdet is a former singles world number one, and the current 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
Stephane Houdet US Open.jpg
Houdet at the 2013 US Open, New York
Country (sports) France
ResidenceParis
Born (1970-11-20) 20 November 1970 (age 49)
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)
US OpenW (2013, 2017)
Other tournaments
MastersW (2011)
Paralympic GamesSilver medal Paralympics.svg 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)
Other doubles tournaments
Masters DoublesW (2006, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018)
Paralympic GamesGold medal Paralympics.svg Gold Medal (2008, 2016)
Bronze medal Paralympics.svg Bronze Medal (2012)
World Team CupGold medal world centered-2.svg W (2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)

2013Edit

Houdet won two titles in the 2013 season with the victories achieved in Johannesburg and Sardinia.[1][2] He was a losing finalist in Pensacola,[3] Rome,[4] Nottingham,[5] St Louis and Rue.[6][7] Houdet also won two Grand Slam singles titles at Roland Garros and New York and was the runner up in Melbourne.[8][9][10] Houdet partnered Ronald Vink to the doubles titles in Sydney and Nottingham.[11][12] When Frederic Cattaneo was his partner in doubles tournaments they won titles in Baton Rouge and Johannesburg.[1][13] They were also losing finalists in Pensacola.[3] In doubles tournaments with Martin Legner Houdet won the title in Rome and was a losing finalist in Sardinia.[2][4] Shingo Kunieda partnered Houdet to doubles titles in Paris and St Louis,[14][15] as well as two Grand Slam titles at Roland Garros and Wimbledon.[9][16] Partnering Gordon Reid, Houdet won titles in Rotterdam,[17] Rue,[18] the Masters doubles.[19]

Grand Slam titlesEdit

 
Houdet in Geneva in 2014

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Houdet, Buis, Lapthorne win Super Series titles". International Tennis Federation. 13 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Houdet, Ellerbrock and Kramer win Sardinia titles". International Tennis Federation. 28 September 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Fernandez, Buis, Wagner win Pensacola Open titles". International Tennis Federation. 17 March 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Reid wins Rome title". International Tennis Federation. 19 May 2013.
  5. ^ "Gerard, Ellerbrock, Sithole win British Open title". International Tennis Federation. 21 July 2013.
  6. ^ "Kunieda and Kamiji seal Japanese double". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  7. ^ "Reid and Griffioen win ITF 1 Series titles in France". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  8. ^ "Kunieda, van Koot, Wagner claim Melbourne titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  9. ^ a b "WHEELCHAIR – Articles – Houdet, Ellerbrock win Roland Garros titles". ITF Tennis. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  10. ^ "Houdet, van Koot, Sithole triumph at US Open". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  11. ^ "Kunieda, Griffioen lift Sydney Super Series titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  12. ^ "Victories for Ellerbrock and Sithole in Nottingham". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  13. ^ "Houdet, Kunieda and Kamiji, Whiley claim doubles titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  14. ^ "Kamiji beats van Koot in French semis". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  15. ^ "Montjane, Whiley upset top seeds to lift St. Louis title". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  16. ^ "Top seeds claim Wimbledon titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  17. ^ "Kunieda, Houdet and Reid lift Rotterdam titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  18. ^ "Houdet, Reid and Ellerbrock, Griffioen reach finals". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  19. ^ "Top seeds clinch Doubles Masters titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  20. ^ "Houdet, Kunieda and Kamiji, Whiley claim doubles titles". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 2016-03-14.
  21. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20090707062652/http://www.itftennis.com/wheelchair/news/newsarticle.asp?articleid=20245. Archived from the original on July 7, 2009. Retrieved January 24, 2010. Missing or empty |title= (help)

External linksEdit

Awards
Preceded by
Maikel Scheffers
ITF Wheelchair Tennis World Champion
2012
Succeeded by
Shingo Kunieda