Thomas Shimada

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Thomas Shimada (born February 10, 1975 in Philadelphia, United States) was a professional tennis player who represented Japan. He turned professional in 1993.

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Shimada primarily played doubles. Shimada has achieved a career-high singles ranking relevant as of March 23, 2007, of World Number 477 which he reached on November 3, 1997. Also relevant of March 23, 2007, Shimada reached his career-high doubles ranking on September 24, 2001, when he became World Number 40.

Career titles

Doubles: 6 (3–3)

Wins (3)
No.DateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponent in the finalScore in the final
1.September 17, 2001 Shanghai, ChinaHard Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Byron Black Flag of South Africa.svg John-Laffnie de Jager
Flag of South Africa.svg Robbie Koenig
6–2, 3–6, 7–5
2.July 22, 2002 Kitzbühel, AustriaClay Flag of South Africa.svg Robbie Koenig Flag of Argentina.svg Lucas Arnold Ker
Flag of Spain.svg Àlex Corretja
7–6(7–3), 6–4
3.September 8, 2003 Costa do Sauipe, BrazilHard Flag of Australia.svg Todd Perry Flag of the United States.svg Scott Humphries
Flag of the Bahamas.svg Mark Merklein
6–2, 6–4
Runners-up (3)

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