Phillip Simmonds
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Phillip Simmonds

Phillip Simmonds
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceVirginia, United States
Born (1986-05-18) May 18, 1986 (age 36)
Selden, New York
Prize money$191,421
Career record0-3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 219 (2 October 2006)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2006)
French OpenQ1 (2007)
WimbledonQ1 (2006, 2007)
US Open1R (2006)
Career record1-6
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 200 (11 June 2007)
Grand Slam doubles results
US Open1R (2004, 2006, 2007)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
US Open1R (2004)
Last updated on: 11 September 2021.

Phillip Simmonds (born May 18, 1986) is a professional tennis player from the United States.[1]

Junior career

Simmonds had a promising junior career, spending time as the number ranked doubles player on the ITF rankings. He was a member of the United States team that finished runners-up in the 2002 Junior Davis Cup and in the same year won the doubles at the Orange Bowl, with Scott Oudsema.[2] Simmonds and Oudsema would go on to claim the 2003 Australian Open boys' doubles title, the first American male pairing to win the competition.[3] They defeated the Romanian pairing of Florin Mergea and Horia Tec?u in the final.[2] In 2003, he also reached the boys' doubles semi-finals at the French Open and Wimbledon, partnering Brian Baker.[2]

Professional career

Simmonds was given a wildcard into the 2006 US Open main draw, but couldn't get past 25th seed Richard Gasquet in the opening round.[4] He competed in the men's doubles at the US Open three times, in 2004, 2006, and 2007, but fell in the first round each time.[4]

He has won three Challenger titles in his career.[4] In 2006 he won the singles title at the León Challenger tournament and he has also won two doubles titles, at Nouméa in 2007 and Baton Rouge the following year.[4] As of the end of 2012, he has won nine ITF Futures titles, three in singles and six in doubles.[4]

Junior Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Result Year Championships Surface Partner Opponent Score
Win 2003 Australian Open Hard United States Scott Oudsema Romania Florin Mergea
Romania Horia Tec?u
6-4, 6-4

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 6 (4-2)

ATP Challenger (1-1)
ITF Futures (3-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (3-1)
Clay (1-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Oct 2005 Sacramento, United States Challenger Hard South Africa Rik de Voest 6-1, 3-6, 4-6
Win 1-1 Jan 2006 USA F3, Boca Raton Futures Hard Peru Iván Miranda 5-7, 6-4, 7-6(7-3)
Win 2-1 Apr 2006 León, Mexico Challenger Hard Belgium Dick Norman 3-6, 7-6(7-4), 6-2
Loss 2-2 Nov 2010 USA F30, Pensacola Futures Clay Germany Dennis Bloemke 1-6, 3-6
Win 3-2 Jan 2011 USA F3, Weston Futures Clay United States Jack Sock 6-2, 6-2
Win 4-2 Jun 2012 USA F15, Chico Futures Hard United States Michael McClune 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

Doubles: 13 (8-5)

ATP Challenger (2-1)
ITF Futures (6-4)
Finals by surface
Hard (6-4)
Clay (2-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 May 2003 USA F11, Orange Park Futures Clay United States Brian Baker South Africa Marcos Ondruska
United States Brendan Evans
4-6, 7-5, 6-4
Loss 1-1 Nov 2004 USA F31, Waikoloa Futures Hard United States Scoville Jenkins United States Brendan Evans
United States Scott Oudsema
7-6(7-4), 6-7(2-7), 4-6
Win 2-1 Jan 2007 Nouméa, New Caledonia Challenger Hard United States Alex Kuznetsov France Thierry Ascione
France Édouard Roger-Vasselin
7-6(7-5), 6-3
Loss 2-2 Jul 2007 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard United Kingdom Ross Hutchins United States Brendan Evans
United States Ryan Sweeting
4-6, 4-6
Win 3-2 Feb 2008 USA F4, Brownsville Futures Hard Russia Pavel Chekhov India Sunil-Kumar Sipaeya
South Korea Daniel Yoo
6-3, 6-2
Win 4-2 Mar 2008 USA F5, Harlingen Futures Hard United States Nicholas Monroe United States Brian Battistone
United States Dann Battistone
6-3, 6-1
Win 5-2 Apr 2008 Baton Rouge, United States Challenger Hard United States Tim Smyczek United States Ryan Harrison
United States Michael Venus
2-6, 6-1, [10-4]
Loss 5-3 Mar 2009 Great Britain F3, Tipton Futures Hard United States Scott Oudsema United Kingdom Dan Evans
Finland Henri Kontinen
7-6(7-5), 6-7(4-7), [4-10]
Loss 5-4 Aug 2009 Netherlands F4, Enschede Futures Clay United States Colt Gaston Netherlands Boy Westerhof
Netherlands Antal van der Duim
5-7, 2-6
Win 6-4 Oct 2009 France F17, Nevers Futures Hard United States Colt Gaston Serbia Vladimir Obradovi?
Sweden Andreas Siljeström
6-4, 7-6(7-3)
Loss 6-5 Sep 2010 Canada F4, Toronto Futures Hard United States Brendan Evans United States Brett Joelson
United States Ashwin Kumar
6-3, 3-6, [7-10]
Win 7-5 May 2012 USA F12, Orange Park Futures Clay South Africa Fritz Wolmarans United States Benjamin Rogers
Australia John-Patrick Smith
6-3, 6-7(5-7), [12-10]
Win 8-5 Jun 2012 USA F14, Sacramento Futures Hard United States Vahid Mirzadeh United States Nicolas Meister
Brazil Pedro Zerbini
6-4, 3-6, [11-9]

Performance timeline

(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.


Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A Q1 A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
French Open A A Q1 A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon A A Q1 Q1 A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
US Open Q1 A 1R Q1 A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 1 0-1 0%
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A Q1 A A A A Q1 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Miami Q1 A A Q1 A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Cincinnati Q1 A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 0 0-0  - 


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