Hans Simonsson
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Hans Simonsson

Hans Simonsson
Country (sports) Sweden
Born (1962-05-01) 1 May 1962 (age 57)
Färgaryd, Sweden
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$325,035
Singles
Career record42-73
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 45 (20 Dec 1982)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1981)
French Open2R (1983)
Wimbledon2R (1981)
US Open3R (1982)
Other tournaments
Doubles
Career record159-114
Career titles12
Highest rankingNo. 10 (10 Jan 1984)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1983)
French OpenW (1983)
WimbledonSF (1983)
US OpenQF (1985)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open1R (1984)

Hans Simonsson (born 1 May 1962) is a retired professional tennis player from Sweden. Primarily a doubles specialist, he won 12 ATP Tour titles in his career. He won the French Open doubles title in 1983 with his countryman Anders Järryd. He also played in the 1983 Davis Cup final for Sweden. He reached his career high doubles ranking of No. 10 in the world on 2 January 1984. Simonsson again reached the French Open doubles final in 1985, but he and Schlomo Glickstein were defeated by Mark Edmondson and Kim Warwick. The Swede finished his career prematurely at the age of 25. He's the brother of Stefan Simonsson.

Grand Slam finals

Doubles (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1983 French Open Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
7-6(7-4), 6-4, 6-2
Loss 1985 French Open Clay Israel Schlomo Glickstein Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Kim Warwick
3-6, 4-6, 7-6(7-5), 3-6

Doubles titles (12)

Legend
Grand Slam (1)
Tennis Masters Cup (1)
ATP Masters Series (-)
ATP Tour (10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4)
Clay (6)
Grass (0)
Carpet (2)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1981 Linz, Austria Hard (i) Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Brad Drewett
Czechoslovakia Pavel Slo?il
6-4, 7-6
Loss 1. 1981 Båstad, Sweden Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia John Fitzgerald
6-2, 5-7, 0-6
Win 2. 1981 Barcelona, Spain Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
6-1, 6-4
Win 3. 1982 Linz, Austria Hard Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Rod Frawley
Australia Paul Kronk
6-2, 6-0
Loss 2. 1982 Hamburg, Germany Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Czechoslovakia Pavel Slo?il
Czechoslovakia Tomá? ?míd
4-6, 3-6
Win 4. 1982 Båstad, Sweden Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Sweden Joakim Nyström
Sweden Mats Wilander
0-6, 6-3, 7-6
Loss 3. 1982 Bordeaux, France Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
4-6, 2-6
Win 5. 1982 Barcelona, Spain Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
Brazil Cássio Motta
6-3, 6-2
Win 6. 1982 Ancona, Italy Carpet (i) Sweden Anders Järryd United States Tim Gullikson
South Africa Bernard Mitton
4-6, 6-3, 7-6
Loss 4. 1983 Brussels, Belgium Carpet Sweden Mats Wilander Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
2-6, 4-6
Win 7. 1983 French Open, Paris Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
7-6(4), 6-4, 6-2
Loss 5. 1983 Båstad, Sweden Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Sweden Joakim Nyström
Sweden Mats Wilander
6-1, 6-7, 6-7
Win 8. 1983 Barcelona, Spain Clay Sweden Anders Järryd United States Jim Gurfein
United States Erick Iskersky
7-5, 6-3
Win 9. 1983 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Sweden Anders Järryd United States Peter Fleming
United States Johan Kriek
6-3, 6-4
Win 10. 1984 Masters Doubles WCT, London Carpet (i) Sweden Anders Järryd Czechoslovakia Pavel Slo?il
Czechoslovakia Tomá? ?míd
1-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
Win 11. 1984 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) Sweden Anders Järryd Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
6-4, 6-4
Loss 6. 1985 French Open, Paris Clay Israel Shlomo Glickstein Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Kim Warwick
3-6, 4-6, 7-6, 3-6
Win 12. 1985 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Sweden Stefan Simonsson Australia Carl Limberger
Australia Mark Woodforde
6-3, 6-4

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