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Stefano Galvani (Italian pronunciation: [ˈsteːfano ɡalˈvaːni]; born 3 June 1977) is a professional male tennis player from San Marino. He was a professional from 1999 and was coached by Patricio Remondegui.[1] He retired after the San Marino Open in August 2012.[citation needed]

Stefano Galvani
Country (sports) Italy
 San Marino
ResidencePadova, Italy
Born (1977-06-03) 3 June 1977 (age 42)
Padova, Italy
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1999
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$694,063
Singles
Career record18–35
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 99 (2 April 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2002)
French Open2R (2006)
Wimbledon2R (2003, 2006, 2008)
US OpenQ3 (2003, 2005)
Doubles
Career record1–6
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 148 (10 June 2002)
Current rankingNo. 623 (24 May 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2002)

Professional careerEdit

He reached a career high of No. 99 ATP Ranking on April 2, 2007 and April 30[2] of the same year. During his career, he earned total prize money of $791,336.[citation needed]

He had three appearances in the Davis Cup, two wins and one defeat, in the ties against Portugal and Finland in 2002.[3]

2007Edit

On April 2, 2007, Galvani achieved his career-high singles ranking: World No. 99.[citation needed]

2008Edit

In June, Galvani qualified in singles for the 2008 Wimbledon, beating #222 Yeu-Tzuoo Wang, #148 Andrey Golubev, and #197 Ilija Bozoljac. He was defeated in the second round by world No. 17 Mikhail Youzhny in five sets.[citation needed]

ATP Tour finalsEdit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (5–8)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 4 September 2000 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Stefano Tarallo 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 12 December 2001 Mumbai, India Hard   Federico Luzzi 7–6(7–2), 5–7, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 1. 3 September 2001 Brașov, Romania Clay   Iván Navarro 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 10 September 2001 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Vasilis Mazarakis 6–7(5–7), 4–6
Winner 2. 17 September 2001 Seville, Spain Clay   Todd Larkham 6–2, 6–4
Winner 3. 14 October 2002 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Albert Portas 2–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–1
Runner-up 4. 30 June 2003 Mantova, Italy Clay   Vincenzo Santopadre 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 20 March 2006 Barletta, Italy Clay   Jan Hájek 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 15 May 2006 San Remo, Italy Clay   Olivier Patience 2–6, 6–4, 6–7(8–10)
Winner 4. 19 March 2007 Rabat, Morocco Clay   Olivier Patience 6–1, 6–1
Winner 5. 10 September 2007 Todi, Italy Clay   Adrian Ungur 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 23 February 2009 Wolfsburg, Germany Carpet (i)   Ruben Bemelmans 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 4 July 2011 San Benedetto, Italy Clay   Adrian Ungur 5–7, 2–6

Grand Slam performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 SR W–L
Australian Open A 1R A A A A A Q2 A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
French Open 1R 1R A A A 2R 1R Q1 A 1R 1R Q2 0 / 6 1–6
Wimbledon A 1R 2R A A 2R Q3 2R Q1 A A Q1 0 / 4 3–4
US Open Q1 Q2 Q3 A Q3 Q2 A Q1 A A Q2 A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–1 0–3 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–2 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 0 / 11 4–11
Year End Ranking 140 126 181 579 199 110 171 217 252 274 175 641

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official Site of Men's Professional Tennis - ATP World Tour - Tennis".
  2. ^ "Stefano Galvani - Overview - ATP World Tour - Tennis".
  3. ^ "Davis Cup - Players". www.daviscup.com.

External linksEdit