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Cyril Saulnier (born 16 August 1975) is a retired French tennis player. In 2005, he started giving tennis lessons in places such as Heliopolis Sporting Club (Egypt). He is now director of the Proworld Tennis Academy in Delray Beach, Florida where he is a full-time coach mentoring up and coming professionals and is currently working on a trial basis with Yulia Putintseva. He is currently married with one daughter and resides in Boca Raton, Florida.

Cyril Saulnier
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Saulnier at the 2006 Australian Open
Country (sports) France
ResidenceBoca Raton, Florida, United States
Born (1975-08-16) 16 August 1975 (age 44)
Toulon, France
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2007 (brief activity in 2009)
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,391,440
Singles
Career record75–111
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 48 (21 March 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2004)
French Open1R (2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Wimbledon2R (2003, 2004)
US Open2R (2000, 2004, 2005)
Doubles
Career record6–31
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 382 (3 November 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2005)

Tennis careerEdit

Saulnier reached the third round of the Canada Masters and the Paris Masters in 2004, defeating World No. 13 Dominik Hrbaty in the latter.

In the 2005 SAP Open in San Jose, he reached the final, enabling him to be ranked inside the Top 50 for the first time in his career, reaching as high as World No. 48 in March 2005.[1]

Singles titlesEdit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (3)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 2 August 1999 Segovia Hard   Sergi Bruguera 6–4, 7–5
2. 3 March 2003 Besançon Hard (i)   Eric Taino 7–6, 6–4
3. 12 September 2005 Orléans Hard (i)   Nicolas Mahut 6–3, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roddick to face Saulnier in final, BBC Sport, 13 February 2005.

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