Paul Goldstein


WTT Season:

Age

43

height

5' 0"

turned pro

residence

Rockville, MD

birthplace

Washington, DC

plays

Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Player highlights

'03: WTT Male MVP and member of the '03 championship team, Delaware Smash. ’03: won three USTA Challenger singles tournaments - Tallahassee, Austin and Champaign - and reached doubles final at ATP San Jose event (w/Robert Kendrick). Named USTA player of the week April 7, 2003. Notable wins include Patrick Rafter, Greg Rusedski, Mardy Fish, James Blake and Alex Corretja. ’02: won USTA Challenger tournament in Tyler, Texas. Wins included Robby Ginepri, Mardy Fish and Brian Vahaly. Attained career-high ranking of 77 in 2000. Has reached second round or better in all four Grand Slams. Played on four consecutive NCAA championship teams at Stanford (’95-’98). In ’94, became first player in 45 years to repeat as USTA National Boys’ 18s champion at Kalamazoo, Michigan. Defeated Jan-Michael Gambill in ’94 final. Earned degree at Stanford in human biology (’98).

March 21st -- lost to Jean-Rene Lisnard(9) 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in Men's Singles, First Round Qualifying @ Nasdaq-100 Open, Miami. March 13th -- lost to Jurgen Melzer(31) 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-3 in Men's Singles, Second Round @ Pacific Life Open, Indian Wells. March 11th -- d. Hyung-Taik Lee 6-1, 7-6(1) in Men's Singles, First Round @ Pacific Life Open, Indian Wells. March 10th -- d. Amer Delic 5-7, 7-5, 6-0 in Men's Singles, Qualifying Finals @ Pacific Life Open, Indian Wells. March 9th -- d. Ivo Minar(9) 6-4, 6-1 in Men's Singles, First Round Qualifying @ Pacific Life Open, Indian Wells. February 24th -- lost to Davide Sanguinetti 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in Men's Singles, Second Round @ Tennis Channel Open, Scottsdale. February 22nd -- d. Donald Yound 6-3, 6-1 in Men's Singles, First Round @ Tennis Channel Open, Scottsdale. February 20th -- lost to Horia Tecau 7-6(7), 4-6, 6-3 in Men's Singles, Qualifying Finals @ Tennis Channel Open, Scottsdale. February 19th -- d. Eric Taino 6-3, 6-3 in Men's Singles, Second Round Qualifying @ Tennis Channel Open, Scottsdale. February 18th -- d. Teimuraz Gabashvili 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 in Men's Singles, First Round Qualifying @ Tennis Channel Open, Scottsdale. February 9th -- lost to Andy Roddick 6-3, 6-4 in Men's Singles, First Round @ SAP Open, San Jose, CA. February 6th -- d. Tres Davis 6-2, 6-2 in Men's Singles, Qualifying Finals @ SAP Open, San Jose, CA. February 5th -- d. Jerome Golmard 6-1, 6-2 in Men's Singles, Second Round Qualifying @ SAP Open, San Jose, CA. February 4th -- d. Brendan Evans 6-3, 6-4 in Men's Singles, First Round Qualifying @ SAP Open, San Jose, CA. January 28th -- d. Cecil Mamiit 6-2, 6-2 in Men's Singles, FINALS @ Waikoloa, HI Challenger Event. January 27th -- d. Jeff Salzenstein(3) 6-4, 6-4 in Men's Singles, Semifinals @ Waikoloa, HI Challenger Event. January 26th -- d. Zbynek Mlynarik 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 in Men's Singles, Quarterfinals @ Waikoloa, HI Challenger Event. January 25th -- d. Gouichi Motomura 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-3 in Men's Singles, Second Round @ Waikoloa, HI Challenger Event. January 25th -- Along with B. Reynolds lost to A. Delic/R. Kendrick 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in Men's Doubles, First Round @ Waikoloa, HI Challenger Event. January 24th -- d. Amer Delic(6) 6-2, 6-3 in Men's Singles, First Round @ Waikoloa, HI Challenger Event.