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Antony Dupuis (French pronunciation: ​[dypɥi]; born 24 February 1973) is a French retired professional tennis player.

Antony Dupuis
Country (sports) France
ResidenceVilleneuve-le-Comte, France
Born (1973-02-24) 24 February 1973 (age 46)
Bayonne, France
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1992
Retired2013
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,590,813
Singles
Career record85–128
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 57 (10 September 2001)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2000, 2003)
French Open3R (2001)
Wimbledon2R (2001, 2004)
US Open2R (2002, 2003)
Doubles
Career record11–25
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 147 (24 April 2006)

Personal lifeEdit

Dupuis began playing tennis at the age of nine with his father Xavier. He mentioned in an interview once that he prefers clay and hard court surfaces. He was coached by Benoit Carelli, whom he credits with improving his physical and mental ability. Carelli had coached Dupuis since February 1998.

CareerEdit

Dupuis won one singles title in Milan in 2004 and reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 57 in September 2001.[1][2]

In 2006 he tested positive for the banned drug Salbutamol and was suspended for two and a half months.[3]

Career finalsEdit

Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (1)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Apr 2001 Munich, Germany Clay   Jiří Novák 4–6, 5–7
Win 2. Feb 2004 Milan, Italy Carpet (i)   Mario Ančić 6–4, 6–7(12–14), 7–6(7–5)

Doubles: (1 title)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (1)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. Aug 2004 Long Island, United States Hard   Michaël Llodra   Yves Allegro
  Michael Kohlmann
6–2, 6–4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dupuis edges Ancic in three-hour battle". sports.espn.go.com. ESPN. 15 February 2004.
  2. ^ "ITF player profile – Antony Dupuis". www.itftennis.com. ITF.
  3. ^ "ITF Press Release – Decision in the case of Antony Dupuis". itftennis.com. Archived from the original on 27 January 2010. Retrieved 2007-02-16.

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