Paul Goldstein (tennis Player)
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Paul Goldstein Tennis Player

Paul Goldstein
Paul Goldstein 3.jpg
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceSan Francisco, California, United States
Born (1976-08-04) August 4, 1976 (age 46)
Washington, D.C., United States
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Turned pro1998
Retired2008
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,620,456
Singles
Career record85-115
Career titles0
12 Challenger, 1 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 58 (24 April 2006)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open3R (1999)
French Open2R (2000)
Wimbledon3R (1999, 2000)
US Open2R (1998, 1999, 2004, 2006)
Doubles
Career record56-88
Career titles0
12 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 40 (5 February 2007)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open1R (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007)
French Open2R (1999)
Wimbledon2R (2000)
US OpenSF (2005)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
US Open1R (2001)
Medal record
Representing the  United States
Gold medal - first place Singles
Gold medal - first place Doubles
Last updated on: 1 July 2022.

Paul Herbert Goldstein (born August 4, 1976) is a retired tennis player from the United States, who turned professional in 1998. He announced his retirement from professional tennis in February 2008, as he was starting working with a clean energy company.

As a junior, he won the USTA Boys' 16s National Championship in 1992, and the USTA Boys' 18s National Championships in both 1993 and 1994. He then played college tennis at Stanford University, from which he graduated after a career in which he was named an All-American each of the four years he played, and the team won the national championship each year. He won the gold medal in singles at the 1999 Pan American Games.

The right-hander reached career-high ATP Tour rankings of World No. 58 in singles in April 2006, and World No. 40 in doubles in February 2007. He is now head coach of the Stanford Men's tennis team.

Early life

Goldstein was born Washington DC and raised in Rockville, Maryland, and is Jewish.[1][2][3][4] He is the son of Clark Goldstein, a former national table tennis champion. He started playing when he was nine.

He won the USTA Boys' 16s National Championship in 1992, and the USTA Boys' 18s National Championships in both 1993 and 1994 (in 1994, defeating Jan-Michael Gambill).[5] He also won the 1994 doubles championship with Scott Humphries.[6]

He is a 1994 graduate of Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C., where he was a four-time Washington Post First Team All Met selection ('91-'94).[5][7][8]

College career

Goldstein played college tennis at Stanford University and graduated in 1998 with a degree in human biology.[5] He was an All-American each year, and the team won the national championship each year.[5] In his senior year he was Pac-10 Player of the Year in 1998, after a 33-2 season in which he was team captain.[5]

Pan American Games

Goldstein won the gold medal in singles at the 1999 Pan American Games defeating Cecil Mamiit.

Pro career

He had 26 USTA titles through November 2005.Paul Goldstein: Circuit Player of the Week

In January 1999 at the Australian Open he shocked world # 8 Greg Rusedski, 6-4, 6-7(11,) 7-6(5), 6-2. In June at Wimbledon he upset both world # 33 Jan Siemerink, 6-4, 5-7, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, and # 17 Félix Mantilla, 6-2, 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-2. In August he upset world # 8 Àlex Corretja of Spain 7-6(11), 7-6(5), in Washington, D.C..

In February 2000 he defeated world # 17 Patrick Rafter of Australia 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, in Delray Beach, Florida.

In the 2005 US Open, Goldstein and Jim Thomas upset defending champions and #1 seeds Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor in the first round, as well as Simon Aspelin and Todd Perry in the QFs, before losing to eventual champions Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan in the SFs. In the 2006 US Open, Goldstein and Thomas again defeated Knowles and Nestor (this time in the 3rd round).

Goldstein and Jim Thomas lost in the doubles finals of the 2006 SAP Open to 47-year-old John McEnroe and Jonas Björkman. They also were doubles finalists in two other ATP tournaments in 2006 (Indianapolis, won by Andy Roddick and Bobby Reynolds, and Tokyo, won by Ashley Fisher and Tripp Phillips).

In February 2006 he beat world # 18 Robby Ginepri 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-1, in Las Vegas, and in July he defeated world # 13 Lleyton Hewitt 6-4, 6-4 in Los Angeles. In the January Australian Open, he beat future champion Novak Djokovic in the first round 6-2, 1-6, 6-3, 6-2. Paul was easily defeated in the next round by Tommy Haas 0-6, 1-6, 2-6. Haas lost to Federer in 5 sets in the fourth round.

In January 2007 he defeated world # 21 Dominik Hrbatý of Slovakia 6-2, 7-6(4), in Adelaide, Australia. The next month he defeated world # 45 Julien Benneteau in Las Vegas, 6-1, 6-0. Despite losing in the first round of singles at the Tunica Resorts Challenger in May, he and Donald Young won the doubles final, defeating Pablo Cuevas and Horacio Zeballos 4-6, 6-1, 10-4.

Tennis exhibitions

Goldstein has participated in exhibition events for other tennis players and their charities, including Andy Roddick, Jim Thomas, and the Bryan brothers. On September 27, 2008, he participated in The Bryan Brothers' All-Star Tennis Smash in Thousand Oaks, California, initially playing doubles with Justin Gimblestob, and ending up playing singles with Andre Agassi (losing 7-5).

Post-retirement

Goldstein officially retired in February 2008 and began working with a clean energy company in the San Francisco Bay area. In 2004 he married his college sweetheart and partner of nine years, Abbie; it was she who persuaded him to play on during the 2007 season. They live in Menlo Park, California, with their three children.[5]

In 2014, Goldstein became head coach of the Stanford Men's Tennis Team.[5]

Halls of Fame

Goldstein was inducted into the ITA Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame in 2013.[5]

Goldstein was inducted into the North California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.[2]

ATP career finals

Doubles: 5 (5 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP Masters 1000 Series (0-0)
ATP 500 Series (0-1)
ATP 250 Series (0-4)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-5)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (0-2)
Indoors (0-3)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Nov 2000 Brighton, United Kingdom International Series Hard United States Jim Thomas Australia Michael Hill
United States Jeff Tarango
3-6, 5-7
Loss 0-2 Feb 2003 San Jose, United States International Series Hard United States Robert Kendrick South Korea Lee Hyung-Taik
Belarus Vladimir Voltchkov
5-7, 6-4, 3-6
Loss 0-3 Feb 2006 San Jose, United States International Series Hard United States Jim Thomas Sweden Jonas Bjorkman
United States John McEnroe
6-7(2-7), 6-4, [7-10]
Loss 0-4 Jul 2006 Indianapolis, United States International Series Hard United States Jim Thomas United States Bobby Reynolds
United States Andy Roddick
4-6, 4-6
Loss 0-5 Oct 2006 Tokyo, Japan Championship Series Hard United States Jim Thomas Australia Ashley Fisher
United States Tripp Phillips
2-6, 5-7

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 20 (13-7)

Legend
ATP Challenger (12-6)
ITF Futures (1-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (12-7)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Aug 1998 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard South Korea Lee Hyung-Taik 6-1, 6-4
Loss 1-1 Oct 1998 San Diego, United States Challenger Hard Finland Ville Liukko 5-7, 6-7
Win 2-1 Jan 2000 Waikoloa, United States Challenger Hard Brazil Andre Sa 7-5, 6-2
Win 3-1 Aug 2001 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard United States Jack Brasington 1-6, 6-2, 6-3
Win 4-1 Nov 2001 USA F27, Malibu Futures Hard Argentina Matias Boeker 6-3, 6-0
Loss 4-2 Aug 2002 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard Australia Scott Draper 6-4, 4-6, 4-6
Win 5-2 Nov 2002 Tyler, United States Challenger Hard United States Mardy Fish 6-7(4-7), 6-4, 6-3
Loss 5-3 Apr 2003 USA F7, Pensacola Futures Hard Argentina Nicolas Todero 6-7(2-7), 4-6
Win 6-3 Jun 2003 Tallahassee, United States Challenger Hard United States Alex Kim 2-6, 6-2, 4-0 ret.
Loss 6-4 Nov 2003 Waco, United States Challenger Hard Ecuador Giovanni Lapentti 4-6, 3-6
Win 7-4 Nov 2003 Austin, United States Challenger Hard United States Robert Kendrick 6-3, 6-3
Win 8-4 Nov 2003 Champaign-Urbana, United States Challenger Hard United States Brian Vahaly 6-3, 6-1
Win 9-4 Sep 2004 Covington, United States Challenger Hard Brazil Andre Sa 6-2, 6-0
Win 10-4 Jan 2005 Waikoloa, United States Challenger Hard United States Cecil Mamiit 6-2, 6-2
Loss 10-5 May 2005 Busan, South Korea Challenger Hard Thailand Danai Udomchoke 6-7(6-8), 2-6
Loss 10-6 Jun 2005 Yuba City, United States Challenger Hard United States Cecil Mamiit 4-6, 4-6
Win 11-6 Nov 2005 Boston, United States Challenger Hard Canada Frank Dancevic 5-7, 7-5, 6-3
Win 12-6 Oct 2006 Sacramento, United States Challenger Hard United States Rajeev Ram 7-6(7-5), 4-6, 7-5
Loss 12-7 Nov 2006 Busan, South Korea Challenger Hard Thailand Danai Udomchoke 2-6, 0-6
Win 13-7 May 2007 Forest Hills, United States Challenger Clay Chile Adrián García walkover

Doubles: 20 (12-8)

Legend
ATP Challenger (12-7)
ITF Futures (0-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (10-7)
Clay (2-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Nov 1997 Las Vegas, United States Challenger Hard United States Jim Thomas United States David Di Lucia
United States Michael Sell
4-6, 4-6
Loss 0-2 Aug 1998 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard United States Jim Thomas Australia Ben Ellwood
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
7-5, 3-6, 2-6
Win 1-2 Oct 1998 San Diego, United States Challenger Hard United States Adam Peterson Australia Michael Hill
United States Scott Humphries
6-2, 7-5
Win 2-2 Feb 1999 Laguna Hills, United States Challenger Hard United States Brian Macphie Argentina Pablo Albano
Argentina Daniel Orsanic
3-6, 6-4, 7-5
Loss 2-3 Sep 1999 Austin, United States Challenger Hard United States Adam Peterson South Africa Marcos Ondruska
South Africa Wesley Whitehouse
5-7, 6-4, 2-6
Win 3-3 Dec 1999 Urbana, United States Challenger Hard United States Jim Thomas United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6-7, 7-6, 7-6
Win 4-3 Jan 2001 Waikoloa, United States Challenger Hard United States Jim Thomas United States Mike Bryan
Thailand Paradorn Srichaphan
3-6, 6-4, 6-3
Win 5-3 Apr 2001 Paget, Bermuda Challenger Clay United States Andy Roddick Japan Thomas Shimada
South Africa Grant Stafford
4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Loss 5-4 Apr 2002 Calabasas, United States Challenger Hard United States Justin Gimelstob South Africa Paul Rosner
United States Glenn Weiner
2-6, 6-4, 6-7(4-7)
Win 6-4 Aug 2002 Binghamton, United States Challenger Hard United States Scott Humphries Israel Amir Hadad
United States Robert Kendrick
4-6, 7-6(7-1), 7-5
Loss 6-5 Apr 2003 USA F7, Pensacola Futures Hard United States Kiantki Thomas United States Huntley Montgomery
United States Tripp Phillips
7-6(8-6), 4-6, 5-7
Loss 6-6 May 2003 Birmingham, United States Challenger Clay United States Robert Kendrick Brazil Josh Goffi
United States Travis Parrott
4-6, 6-2, 2-6
Loss 6-7 Jun 2003 Atlantic City, United States Challenger Hard United States Brandon Coupe United States Tripp Phillips
United States Ryan Sachire
5-7, 3-6
Win 7-7 Sep 2003 San Antonio, United States Challenger Hard United States Jeff Morrison Czech Republic Tomas Cakl
South Africa Louis Vosloo
6-3, 6-2
Loss 7-8 Oct 2003 Fresno, United States Challenger Hard United States Jeff Morrison United States Travis Parrott
United States Diego Ayala
5-7, 6-4, 3-6
Win 8-8 Sep 2004 Covington, United States Challenger Hard United States K.J. Hippensteel United States Hugo Armando
Ecuador Nicolas Lapentti
6-3, 6-3
Win 9-8 Oct 2004 College Station, United States Challenger Hard United States Brian Vahaly Brazil Andre Sa
Brazil Bruno Soares
7-5, 2-6, 6-4
Win 10-8 May 2005 Busan, South Korea Challenger Hard United States Rajeev Ram United States Justin Gimelstob
South Africa Wesley Moodie
walkover
Win 11-8 Oct 2006 Sacramento, United States Challenger Hard United States Jeff Morrison United States Amer Delic
United States Brian Wilson
6-1, 6-3
Win 12-8 May 2007 Tunica Resorts, United States Challenger Clay United States Donald Young Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
4-6, 6-3, [10-4]

Junior Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1994 US Open Hard United States Scott Humphries Australia Ben Ellwood
Ecuador Nicolas Lapentti
0-6, 2-6

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.

Singles

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 SR W-L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q1 A A A A 3R 1R 2R Q3 Q1 Q1 Q3 2R 1R 0 / 5 4-5 44%
French Open A A A A A A Q1 2R 1R A Q1 Q1 A 1R A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
Wimbledon A A A A A A 3R 3R A A Q1 Q2 1R 1R A 0 / 4 4-4 50%
US Open 1R 1R A Q1 Q3 2R 2R 1R Q2 Q2 Q2 2R Q2 2R 1R 0 / 8 4-8 33%
Win-loss 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 5-3 3-4 1-2 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-1 2-4 0-2 0 / 20 13-20 39%
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A A A A A Q2 1R Q1 Q2 A A 2R 2R 2R 0 / 4 3-4 43%
Miami A Q1 A A A A 1R 2R 1R A A A Q1 2R 2R 0 / 5 3-5 38%
Canada A A A A A A A A A A A A A 1R Q2 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Cincinnati A A A A A A 2R A Q1 A A Q1 A 1R A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 1-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 2-4 2-2 0 / 12 7-12 37%

Doubles

Tournament 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 SR W-L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A 1R 1R A A A 1R A 1R 0 / 4 0-4 0%
French Open A A A A A 2R 1R 1R A A A A A A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
Wimbledon A A A A A 1R 2R A A A Q1 Q2 1R A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
US Open 1R A Q2 A 1R 1R 2R 1R A A A SF QF 1R 0 / 8 8-8 50%
Win-loss 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-3 2-4 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-2 3-2 0-2 0 / 18 10-18 36%
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A A A A 1R QF 1R A A A A 2R A 0 / 4 3-4 43%
Miami A A A A A 1R 2R 1R A A A A A 2R 0 / 4 2-4 33%
Cincinnati A A A A A Q2 A A A A A A 2R A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 3-2 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 1-1 0 / 9 6-9 40%

See also

References

  1. ^ McKenna, Dave (July 19, 2007). "On His Last Legg?". Washington City Paper.
  2. ^ a b Correspondent, J. (May 22, 2015). "NorCal Jewish Hall of Fame to induct 2015 class of sports standouts".
  3. ^ Wechsler, Bob (September 21, 2008). Day by Day in Jewish Sports History. KTAV Publishing House, Inc. ISBN 9781602800137 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ "Gimel takes his game from court to announcers booth". February 13, 2009.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "Paul Goldstein - Men's Tennis Coach". Stanford University Athletics.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 29, 2007. Retrieved 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Paul Goldstein: Circuit Player of the Week". December 15, 2007. Archived from the original on December 15, 2007.
  8. ^ "#1 Summer Camp in the DC Area | Headfirst Summer Camps". May 19, 2007. Archived from the original on May 19, 2007.

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