Stefano Galvani

Stefano Galvani (Italian pronunciation: [ˈsteːfano ɡalˈvaːni]; born 3 June 1977) is a professional male tennis player from San Marino. He was a professional from 1999 and was coached by Patricio Remondegui.[1] He retired after the San Marino Open in August 2012.

Stefano Galvani
Country (sports) Italy
 San Marino
ResidencePadova, Italy
Born (1977-06-03) 3 June 1977
Padova, Italy
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1999
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$694,063
Singles
Career record18–35
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 99 (2 April 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2002)
French Open2R (2006)
Wimbledon2R (2003, 2006, 2008)
US OpenQ3 (2003, 2005)
Doubles
Career record1–6
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 148 (10 June 2002)
Current rankingNo. 623 (24 May 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2002)

Professional career

He reached a career high of No. 99 ATP Ranking on April 2, 2007 and April 30[2] of the same year. During his career, he earned total prize money of $791,336.

He had three appearances in the Davis Cup, two wins and one defeat, in the ties against Portugal and Finland in 2002.[3]

2007

On April 2, 2007, Galvani achieved his career-high singles ranking: World No. 99.

2008

In June, Galvani qualified in singles for the 2008 Wimbledon, beating #222 Yeu-Tzuoo Wang, #148 Andrey Golubev, and #197 Ilija Bozoljac. He was defeated in the second round by world No. 17 Mikhail Youzhny in five sets.

ATP Tour finals

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (5–8)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 4 September 2000 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Stefano Tarallo 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 12 December 2001 Mumbai, India Hard Federico Luzzi 7–6(7–2), 5–7, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 1. 3 September 2001 Brașov, Romania Clay Iván Navarro 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 10 September 2001 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Vasilis Mazarakis 6–7(5–7), 4–6
Winner 2. 17 September 2001 Seville, Spain Clay Todd Larkham 6–2, 6–4
Winner 3. 14 October 2002 Cairo, Egypt Clay Albert Portas 2–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–1
Runner-up 4. 30 June 2003 Mantova, Italy Clay Vincenzo Santopadre 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 20 March 2006 Barletta, Italy Clay Jan Hájek 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 15 May 2006 San Remo, Italy Clay Olivier Patience 2–6, 6–4, 6–7(8–10)
Winner 4. 19 March 2007 Rabat, Morocco Clay Olivier Patience 6–1, 6–1
Winner 5. 10 September 2007 Todi, Italy Clay Adrian Ungur 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 23 February 2009 Wolfsburg, Germany Carpet (i) Ruben Bemelmans 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 4 July 2011 San Benedetto, Italy Clay Adrian Ungur 5–7, 2–6

Grand Slam performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
Tournament200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012SRW–L
Australian Open A 1R A A A A A Q2 A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
French Open 1R 1R A A A 2R 1R Q1 A 1R 1R Q2 0 / 6 1–6
Wimbledon A 1R 2R A A 2R Q3 2R Q1 A A Q1 0 / 4 3–4
US Open Q1 Q2 Q3 A Q3 Q2 A Q1 A A Q2 A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–1 0–3 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–2 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 0 / 11 4–11
Year End Ranking 140 126 181 579 199 110 171 217 252 274 175 641

References

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