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Rainer Schuettler (Germany)

May 23, 2004 06:12 PM IST

Rainer Schuettler (Germany)

Age: 28



Lives:
Altstaetten, Switzerland



Plays:
Right-handed, two-handed backhand



Grand Slam titles:
None



Seed:
7



Record at the French Open: 2003-fourth round, 2002-second round, 2001-first round, 2000-first round, 1999-first round


After an unremarkable start to his career, Schuettler burst on to the scene last year by reaching the final of the Australian Open. He reached the fourth round of all three other grand slam tournaments, bearing testimony to his great versatility.

He won a career-high 71 matches in 2003 -- almost double his haul the previous year.

Powerfully built, the German can grind opponents down and his backhand has developed into a lethal weapon to match his polished returns.

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