Thomas Muster

Country  Austria
Residence Graz, Austria
Date of birth October 2, 1967 (1967-10-02) (age 42)
Place of birth Leibnitz, Austria
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1985
Retired 1999
Plays Left-handed (one-handed backhand)
Career prize money $12,225,910
Singles
Career record 626–271 (69.79 %)
Career titles 44
Highest ranking No. 1 (February 12, 1996)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open SF (1989, 1997)
French Open W (1995)
Wimbledon 1R (1987, 1992, 1993, 1994)
US Open QF (1993, 1994, 1996)
Doubles
Career record 56–91
Career titles 1
Highest ranking 94 (November 7, 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1989, 1990)
US Open 2R (1986)

Major finals

Grand Slam finals

Singles: 1 (1-0)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1995 French Open Clay Michael Chang 7–5, 6–2, 6–4

Masters Series finals

Singles: 10 (8-2)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1990 Monte Carlo Clay Andrei Chesnokov 7–5, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 1990 Rome Clay Andrei Chesnokov 6–1, 6–3, 6–1
Winner 1992 Monte Carlo Clay Aaron Krickstein 6–3, 6–1, 6–3
Winner 1995 Monte Carlo Clay Boris Becker 4–6, 5–7, 6–1, 7–6(6), 6–0
Winner 1995 Rome Clay Sergi Bruguera 3–6, 7–6(5), 6–2, 6–3
Winner 1995 Essen Carpet MaliVai Washington 7–6, 2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 1996 Monte Carlo Clay Albert Costa 6–3, 5–7, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 1996 Rome Clay Richard Krajicek 6–2, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 1997 Key Biscayne Hard Sergi Bruguera 7–6(6), 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 1997 Cincinnati Hard Pete Sampras 6–3, 6–4

Career finals

Singles: 55 (44-11)

Wins (44)

Legend Titles by Surface
Grand Slam (1) Hard (3)
Tennis Masters Cup (0) Grass (0)
ATP Masters Series (8) Clay (40)
ATP Championship Series (4) Carpet (1)
ATP Tour (31)  

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 4 August 1986 Hilversum Clay Jakob Hlasek 6–1, 6–3, 6–3
2. 11 July 1988 Boston Clay Lawson Duncan 6–2, 6–2
3. 1 August 1988 Bordeaux Clay Ronald Agénor 6–3, 6–3
4. 15 August 1988 Prague Clay Guillermo Pérez-Roldán 6–4, 5–7, 6–2
5. 26 September 1988 Bari Clay Marcelo Filippini 2–6, 6–1, 7–5
6. 8 January 1990 Adelaide Hard Jimmy Arias 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
7. 12 March 1990 Casablanca Clay Guillermo Pérez-Roldán 6–1, 6–7(6), 6–2
8. 21 May 1990 Rome Clay Andrei Chesnokov 6–1, 6–3, 6–1
9. 17 June 1991 Florence Clay Horst Skoff 6–2, 6–7(2), 6–4
10. 16 September 1991 Geneva Clay Horst Skoff 6–2, 6–4
11. 27 April 1992 Monte Carlo Clay Aaron Krickstein 6–3, 6–1, 6–3
12. 15 June 1992 Florence Clay Renzo Furlan 6–3, 1–6, 6–1
13. 31 August 1992 Umag Clay Franco Davín 6–1, 4–6, 6–4
14. 1 March 1993 Mexico City Clay Carlos Costa 6–2, 6–4
15. 14 June 1993 Florence Clay Jordi Burillo 6–1, 7–5
16. 21 June 1993 Genova Clay Magnus Gustafsson 7–6(3), 6–4
17. 9 August 1993 Kitzbühel Clay Javier Sánchez 6–3, 7–5, 6–4
18. 16 August 1993 San Marino Clay Renzo Furlan 7–5, 7–5
19. 30 August 1993 Umag Clay Alberto Berasategui 7–5, 3–6, 6–3
20. 3 October 1993 Palermo Clay Sergi Bruguera 7–6(2), 7–5
21. 28 February 1994 Mexico City Clay Roberto Jabali 6–3, 6–1
22. 2 May 1994 Madrid Clay Sergi Bruguera 6–2, 3–6, 6–4, 7–5
23. 20 June 1994 Sankt Pölten Clay Tomás Carbonell 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
24. 6 March 1995 Mexico City Clay Fernando Meligeni 7–6(4), 7–5
25. 10 April 1995 Estoril Clay Albert Costa 6–4, 6–2
26. 17 April 1995 Barcelona Clay Magnus Larsson 6–2, 6–1, 6–4
27. 1 May 1995 Monte Carlo Clay Boris Becker 4–6, 5–7, 6–1, 7–6(6), 6–0
28. 22 May 1995 Rome Clay Sergi Bruguera 3–6, 7–6(5), 6–2, 6–3
29. 12 June 1995 French Open Clay Michael Chang 7–5, 6–2, 6–4
30. 26 June 1995 Sankt Pölten Clay Bohdan Ulihrach 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
31. 24 July 1995 Stuttgart Outdoor Clay Jan Apell 6–2, 6–2
32. 14 August 1995 San Marino Clay Andrea Gaudenzi 6–2, 6–0
33. 28 August 1995 Umag Clay Carlos Costa 3–6, 7–6(5), 6–4
34. 18 September 1995 Bucharest Clay Gilbert Schaller 6–3, 6–4
35. 30 October 1995 Essen Carpet MaliVai Washington 7–6(6), 2–6, 6–3, 6–4
36. 11 March 1996 Mexico City Clay Jiří Novák 7–6(3), 6–2
37. 15 April 1996 Estoril Clay Andrea Gaudenzi 7–6(4), 6–4
38. 22 April 1996 Barcelona Clay Marcelo Ríos 6–3, 4–6, 6–4, 6–1
39. 29 April 1996 Monte Carlo Clay Albert Costa 6–3, 5–7, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
40. 20 May 1996 Rome Clay Richard Krajicek 6–2, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
41. 22 July 1996 Stuttgart Outdoor Clay Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6–2, 6–2, 6–4
42. 16 September 1996 Bogotá Clay Nicolás Lapentti 6–7(6), 6–2, 6–3
43. 17 February 1997 Dubai Hard Goran Ivanišević 7–5, 7–6(3)
44. 31 March 1997 Miami Hard Sergi Bruguera 7–6(6), 6–3, 6–1

Runner-ups (11)

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 19 September 1988 Barcelona, Spain Clay Kent Carlsson 6–3, 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
2. 24 October 1988 Vienna, Austria Carpet Horst Skoff 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–2
3. 3 April 1989 Miami, United States Hard Ivan Lendl walkover
4. 30 April 1990 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Andrei Chesnokov 7–5, 6–3, 6–3
5. 7 May 1990 Munich, Germany Clay Karel Nováček 6–4, 6–2
6. 18 January 1993 Sydney, Australia Hard Pete Sampras 7–6(7), 6–1
7. 25 October 1993 Vienna, Austria Carpet Goran Ivanišević 4–6, 6–4, 6–4, 7–6(3)
8. 7 August 1995 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Albert Costa 4–6, 6–4, 7–6(3), 2–6, 6–4
9. 23 October 1995 Vienna, Austria Carpet Filip Dewulf 7–5, 6–2, 1–6, 7–5
10. 11 August 1997 Cincinnati, USA Hard Pete Sampras 6–3, 6–4
11. 13 April 1998 Estoril, Portugal Clay Alberto Berasategui 3–6, 6–1, 6–3

Singles

Tournament 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 Career SR Career
Win-Loss
Grand Slam tournaments                          
Australian Open SF 3R A 3R 2R QF 3R 4R SF 1R 1R 0 / 11 23-11
French Open A SF 1R 2R 4R 3R W 4R 3R QF 1R 1 / 14 32-13
Wimbledon A A A 1R 1R 1R A A A A A 0 / 4 0-4
U.S. Open A 4R A A QF QF 4R QF 1R 3R A 0 / 10 22-10
Grand Slam SR 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 2 1 / 39 77-38
Year-End Championship                          
ATP Tour World Championships A RR A A A A RR RR RR A A 0 / 4 2-8
Super 9 Series/Tennis Masters Series                          
Indian Wells 2R A 2R A 3R QF QF 2R SF SF 1R 0 / 9 14-9
Miami F A A A 3R A A 2R W A A 1 / 6 18-4
Monte Carlo A F 1R W SF QF W W 2R 1R 2R 3 / 13 32-10
Hamburg A A 1R 2R 3R 3R A A 3R QF A 0 / 9 11-9
Rome A W 3R 1R 2R 3R W W 2R 3R 1R 3 / 12 28-9
Canada A A A A A A A 2R 3R A A 0 / 2 1-2
Cincinnati A A A A A 1R A SF F 2R A 0 / 4 8-4
Stockholm/Essen/Stuttgart 3R A A 3R A 2R W 2R 1R A A 1 / 7 8-6
Paris 1R A A 1R A 2R 2R 2R QF A A 0 / 7 3-7
Grand Prix SR 0 / 4 1 / 2 0 / 4 1 / 5 0 / 5 0 / 7 3 / 5 2 / 8 1 / 9 0 / 5 0 / 3 8 / 69 123-60
Year End Ranking 21 7 35 18 9 16 3 5 9 25 189 N/A N/A

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