Robin Soderling

Full name Robin Bo Carl Söderling
Country Sweden
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Date of birth 14 August 1984 (1984-08-14) (age 26)
Place of birth Tibro, Sweden
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money $7,352,324
Singles
Career record 251–153
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 5 (5 July 2010)
Current ranking No. 5 (23 August 2010)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open 2R (2004, 2009)
French Open F (2009, 2010)
Wimbledon QF (2010)
US Open QF (2009, 2010)
Major tournaments
Tour Finals SF (2009)
Olympic Games 1R (2004) (2008)
Doubles
Career record 33–43
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 109 (9 May 2009)

Robin Soderling, the Swedish tennis player, started as international tennis in November 1998 in Luxembourg, at age of 14.

His highest ATP rank is 23 in 2007.

In 2001, he got three titles in the juniors, but in Orange Bowl he got the fourth place in the year-end ranking.

In that year he played his very first ATP tournament (after Challengers), in Stockholm, winning his first match against Ramon Delgado.

AWARDS

Robin Soderling made his best results in Australian Open in 2004 when he reached the 2nd spot.

In French Open of 2005 he again reached 2nd spot and reached 3rd spot in US open in the same year.

In Wimbledon Robin Soderling won the bronze twice in 2003 and 2007.

Career statistics

Grand Slam singles finals: 2 (2 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2009 French Open Clay Roger Federer 1–6, 6–7(1), 4–6
Runner-up 2010 French Open (2) Clay Rafael Nadal 4–6, 2–6, 4–6

Career finals

Singles: 15 (5 titles, 10 runner-ups) > > Wins (5)

Legend (Singles) Titles by surface Titles by surface
Grand Slam (0) Hard (1) Outdoors (1)
Tennis Masters Cup / ATP World Tour Finals (0) Grass (0) Indoors (4)
ATP Masters Series / ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0) Clay (1)  
ATP International Series Gold / ATP World Tour 500 Series (1) Carpet (3)  
ATP International Series / ATP World Tour 250 Series (4)    

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 4 October 2004 Lyon, France Carpet (i) Xavier Malisse 6–2, 3–6, 6–4
2. 31 January 2005 Milan, Italy Carpet (i) Radek Štěpánek 6–3, 6–7(2), 7–6(5)
3. 26 October 2008 Lyon, France Carpet (i) Julien Benneteau 6–3, 6–7(5), 6–1
4. 19 July 2009 Båstad, Sweden Clay Juan Mónaco 6–3, 7–6(4)
5. 14 February 2010 Rotterdam, Netherlands Hard (i) Mikhail Youzhny 6–4, 2–0 retired

Runner-ups (10)

Legend (Singles) Finals by surface Finals by surface
Grand Slam (2) Hard (6) Outdoors (4)
Tennis Masters Cup / ATP World Tour Finals (0) Grass (0) Indoors (6)
ATP Masters Series / ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0) Clay (4)  
ATP International Series Gold / ATP World Tour 500 Series (4) Carpet (0)  
ATP International Series / ATP World Tour 250 Series (4)    

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 20 October 2003 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Mardy Fish 5–7, 6–3, 6–7(4)
2. 23 February 2004 Marseille, France Hard (i) Dominik Hrbatý 6–4, 4–6, 4–6
3. 20 February 2006 Memphis, USA Hard (i) Tommy Haas 3–6, 2–6
4. 18 February 2008 Rotterdam, Netherlands Hard (i) Michaël Llodra 7–6(3), 3–6, 6–7(4)
5. 25 February 2008 Memphis, USA Hard (i) Steve Darcis 3–6, 6–7(5)
6. 6 October 2008 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) David Nalbandian 2–6, 7–5, 3–6
7. 7 June 2009 French Open, Paris, France Clay Roger Federer 1–6, 6–7(1), 4–6
8. 25 April 2010 Barcelona, Spain Clay Fernando Verdasco 3–6, 6–4, 3–6
9. 6 June 2010 French Open, Paris, France Clay Rafael Nadal 4–6, 2–6, 4–6
10. 18 July 2010 Båstad, Sweden Clay Nicolás Almagro 5–7, 6–3, 2–6

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up) > > Win (1)

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam (0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0)
ATP World Tour 500 (0)
ATP World Tour 250 (1)

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 7 July 2008 Båstad, Sweden Clay Jonas Björkman Johan Brunström
Jean-Julien Rojer
6–2, 6–2

Runner-up (1)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 19 July 2009 Båstad, Sweden Clay Robert Lindstedt Jaroslav Levinský
Filip Polášek
6–1, 3–6, [7–10]

Team competition wins

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career SR Career W-L Career Win %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A LQ 2R 1R A 1R A 2R 1R 0 / 5 2–5 28.57
French Open A A LQ 1R 2R 1R 1R 3R F F 0 / 7 15–7 68.18
Wimbledon A A 3R 1R 1R 1R 3R 2R 4R QF 0 / 8 12–8 60.00
US Open A 2R 1R 2R 3R 2R A 1R QF   0 / 7 9–7 56.25
SR 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 27 N/A 0.00
Win-Loss 0–0 1–1 2–2 2–4 3–4 1–3 2–3 3–3 14–4 10–3 N/A 38–27 58.46
Year-End Championship
ATP World Tour Finals A A A A A A A A SF   0 / 1 2–2 50.00
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics Not Held 1R Not Held A Not Held 0 / 1 0–1 0.00
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A 2R A 3R 3R 2R 2R SF 0 / 6 9–6 60.00
Miami Masters A A A 2R A A A 3R 2R SF 0 / 4 7–4 63.63
Monte Carlo Masters A A A 1R 1R 3R QF 2R 1R A 0 / 6 6–6 50.00
Rome Masters A A A 1R 1R A 2R 1R 3R 3R 0 / 6 4–6 40.00
Madrid Masters A A A 2R A 3R A 2R 2R 2R 0 / 5 5–5 50.00
Canada Masters A A A 2R 2R 1R 1R 3R A 3R 0 / 6 5–6 45.45
Cincinnati Masters A A A 3R 2R 3R A 3R 1R 3R 0 / 5 8–5 63.63
Shanghai Masters Not Masters Series QF   0 / 1 3–1 75.00
Paris Masters A A A QF A 2R A 2R QF   0 / 4 6–4 60.00
Hamburg Masters A A A 1R 2R 3R 2R 3R NMS 0 / 5 6–5 54.54
SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 9 0 / 5 0 / 7 0 / 5 0 / 9 0 / 8 0 / 5 0 / 47 N/A 0.00
Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 9–9 3–5 10–7 10–5 12–9 8–8 10–5 N/A 63–49 56.36
ATP World Tour 500
Rotterdam A A A A 1R A A F A W 1 / 3 9–2 81.81
Memphis A A A A A F A F 1R A 0 / 3 8–3 72.72
Dubai A A A A 1R A SF A A A 0 / 2 3–2 60.00
Barcelona A A A A A A 2R A 2R F 0 / 3 6–3 66.67
Hamburg Not Masters Series 3R A 0 / 1 2–1 66.67
Indianapolis A A A 2R A A A A 250 0 / 1 0–1 0.00
Washington Held as ATP 250 QF A 0 / 1 2–1 66.67
Beijing Not held Held as ATP 250 SF   0 / 1 3–1 75.00
Tokyo A A 1R A A A A A A   0 / 1 0–1 0.00
SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 5 1 / 2 1 / 16 N/A 6.25
Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–2 4–1 4–2 8–2 7–5 9–1 N/A 33–15 68.75
ATP World Tour 250
Brisbane A A A A A A A A QF A 0 / 1 2–1 66.67
Chennai A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0.00
Doha A A A 2R A A SF A A A 0 / 2 4–2 66.67
Sydney A A A A 1R A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0.00
Milan A A A A W Not Held 1 / 1 5–0 100.00
Auckland A A LQ 1R A A SF A A A 0 / 2 2–2 50.00
Zagreb A A A A A 1R 2R A A A 0 / 2 1–2 33.33
San Jose A A A A A QF A A A A 0 / 1 2–1 66.67
Marseille A A A F A A SF QF A QF 0 / 4 11–4 73.33
Las Vegas A A A A A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0.00
Munich A A A 1R A 2R A A A A 0 / 2 1–2 33.33
Nice A A A A A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 0–1 0.00
St. Pölten A 1R A 1R A A A Not Held 0 / 2 0–2 0.00
Halle A A A 1R 1R QF 2R QF A A 0 / 5 5–5 50.00
's-Hertogenbosch A A A A 2R A A A A A 0 / 1 1–1 50.00
Nottingham A A A SF A SF A Not Held 0 / 2 6–2 75.00
Båstad LQ 1R 2R SF 2R QF QF QF W F 1 / 9 20–8 71.43
New Haven A A A A 2R SF A A A A 0 / 2 5–2 77.78
Metz A A A A QF 1R A A A   0 / 2 2–2 50.00
Bangkok NH A QF 2R A A QF A   0 / 3 5–3 62.50
Shanghai A NH SF A A A A Not Held 0 / 1 3–1 75.00
Kuala Lumpur Not Held SF   0 / 1 3–1 75.00
Stockholm 2R 1R F 2R A SF A F SF   0 / 3 16–7 69.57
Moscow A A A 1R A A A A A   0 / 1 0–1 0.00
Lyon A A A W A QF A W A   2 / 3 12–1 92.30
SR 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 3 1 / 12 1 / 8 0 / 11 0 / 6 1 / 6 1 / 4 0 / 4 4 / 58 N/A 6.90
Win-Loss 1–1 0–3 8–3 19–11 11–7 18–11 14–6 21–5 9–3 4–4 N/A 105–52 66.88
Career statistics
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Win % Career total
ATP Tournaments Played 1 4 6 27 19 22 16 20 22 14 N/A Career total: 151
ATP Finals Reached 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 4 2 4 N/A Career total: 15
ATP Tournaments Won 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 N/A Career total: 5
Year End Ranking 444 163 60 34 77 25 41 17 8   N/A

  • A = did not participate in the tournament.
  • LQ = lost in the qualifying draw 


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