Carl-Uwe Steeb
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Carl-Uwe Steeb

Carl-Uwe Steeb
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceReith bei Kitzbühel, Austria
Born (1967-09-01) 1 September 1967 (age 54)
Aalen, West Germany
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1986
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 2,320,082
Career record212-212
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 14 (15 January 1990)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open4R (1988)
French Open4R (1992)
Wimbledon2R (1989)
US Open4R (1991)
Other tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (1988)
Career record72-79
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 41 (15 May 1989)

Carl-Uwe Steeb (born 1 September 1967) is a former professional tennis player from Germany.

Steeb turned professional in 1986. He won his first top-level singles title in 1989 in Gstaad. His best singles performances at Grand Slam events came in reaching the fourth round at the Australian Open in 1988, the US Open in 1991, and the French Open in 1992.

Steeb was a member of three German Davis Cup champion teams - in 1988, 1989 and 1993 (he played in the final in '88 and '89, and in the earlier rounds in '93).

Over the course of his career, Steeb won three top-level singles titles and three tour doubles titles. His career-high rankings were World No. 14 in singles (in 1990), and World No. 41 in doubles (in 1989). His career prize money totalled $2,320,082. Steeb retired from the professional tour in 1996.

Career finals

Singles (3 wins, 5 losses)

Grand Slam
Tennis Masters Cup
ATP Masters Series
ATP Championship Series
ATP Tour
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Jul 1989 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Sweden Magnus Gustafsson 6-7(6-8), 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2
Loss 1-1 Oct 1989 Tokyo, Japan Carpet (i) United States Aaron Krickstein 2-6, 2-6
Loss 1-2 Jan 1990 Sydney, Australia Hard France Yannick Noah 7-5, 3-6, 4-6
Loss 1-3 Feb 1990 Brussels, Belgium Carpet (i) Germany Boris Becker 5-7, 2-6, 2-6
Win 2-3 Jun 1991 Genoa, Italy Clay Spain Jordi Arrese 6-3, 6-4
Loss 2-4 Nov 1992 Moscow, CIS Carpet (i) Switzerland Marc Rosset 2-6, 2-6
Loss 2-5 Jan 1993 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard United States Michael Chang 6-2, 2-6, 1-6
Win 3-5 Nov 1995 Moscow, Russia Carpet (i) Czech Republic Daniel Vacek 7-6(7-5), 3-6, 7-6(8-6)

Doubles (3 wins, 2 losses)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Oct 1988 Brisbane, Australia Hard (i) Germany Eric Jelen Canada Grant Connell
Canada Glenn Michibata
6-4, 6-1
Win 2-0 Aug 1991 Long Island, U.S. Hard Germany Eric Jelen United States Doug Flach
Italy Diego Nargiso
0-6, 6-4, 7-6
Win 3-0 Nov 1991 Moscow, Russia Carpet (i) Germany Eric Jelen Soviet Union Andrei Cherkasov
Soviet Union Alexander Volkov
6-4, 7-6
Loss 3-1 May 1992 Hamburg, Germany Clay Germany Michael Stich Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
7-5, 4-6, 3-6
Loss 3-2 May 1993 Munich, Germany Clay Czech Republic Karel Nová?ek Czech Republic Martin Damm
Sweden Henrik Holm
0-6, 6-3, 5-7

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