|Country (sports) Austria|
Name Gilbert Schaller
Turned pro 1987
Prize money $1,317,163
Role Tennis Player
Residence Graz, Austria
|Career record 115-132|
Height 1.80 m
Career titles 1
Weight 70 kg
|Born 17 March 1969 (age 46)
Bruck an der Mur, Styria, Austria (1969-03-17) |
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Highest ranking No. 17 (16 October 1995)
Schaller Sampras Roland Garros 1995
Gilbert Schaller (born 17 March 1969), is a former professional tennis player from Austria.
- Schaller Sampras Roland Garros 1995
- Pete sampras great shots selection against gilbert schaller roland garros 1995 1r part 1
Schaller achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 17 in 1995. At the 1995 French Open, Schaller upset World No. 2 Pete Sampras in the first round in a five set match.
Schaller won one singles title (in Casablanca) and reached the quarterfinals of the 1996 Hamburg Masters and the 1995 Monte Carlo Masters. He participated in 7 Davis Cup ties for Austria from 1993 to 1997, posting a 3–6 record in singles. Schaller resided in Graz when a tour player. From 2007 to 2011, he was Captain of the Austrian Davis Cup-Team and sports director of the ÖTV. Schaller currently works as the sports director in the McCartney Group, Vienna, and as an ATP coach (Florin Mergea and Marin Draganja).