Maikel Scheffers
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Maikel Scheffers

Maikel Scheffers
Maikel Scheffers at the 2010 US Open 01.jpg
Full nameMaikel Scheffers
Country (sports) Netherlands
ResidenceDorst, Netherlands
Born (1982-09-07) 7 September 1982 (age 39)
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
PlaysRight handed[1]
Official websitewww.maikelscheffers.nl
Singles
Career record557-237
Highest rankingNo. 1 (19 December 2011)
Current rankingNo. 10 (9 April 2018)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenW (2012)
French OpenW (2011)
WimbledonQF (2016, 2017)
Other tournaments
MastersW (2009)
Paralympic GamesBronze medal Paralympics.svg Bronze Medal (2008)
Doubles
Career record482-208
Highest rankingNo. 1 (27 June 2011)
Current rankingNo. 8 (7 December 2015)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian OpenW (2011)
French OpenW (2008)
WimbledonW (2011)
US OpenW (2010, 2013)
Other doubles tournaments
Masters DoublesW (2006, 2009-10)
Last updated on: 3 September 2021.

Maikel Scheffers (born 7 September 1982) is a Dutch wheelchair tennis player. He plays singles and doubles events. Scheffers was born with spina bifida. He lives in Dorst.[2]

He has won six Grand Slam titles--two in wheelchair singles and four in wheelchair doubles.[3][4]

Paralympic Games

Scheffers participated in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. He won a bronze medal in the wheelchair men singles competition.[5] In the wheelchair men's doubles tournament, he and partner Ronald Vink lost in the bronze medal game to Shingo Kunieda and Satoshi Saida.[6]

Grand Slam performance timelines

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

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open QF QF SF QF QF W QF
French Open A QF QF QF W QF SF
US Open A A F SF SF NH

Source: Profile at www.australianopen.com[7] and Profile at 2011.usopen.org[8]

Wheelchair doubles

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open F 1R F F W SF SF
French Open A W F F F SF SF
Wimbledon F A F F W A
US Open A A F W F NH

Source: Profile at www.australianopen.com[9] and Profile at 2011.usopen.org[10]

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