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François Jauffret (born 9 February 1942) is a retired professional tennis player from France. He holds the record for most ties played for the France Davis Cup team with 35, between 1964 and 1978.

François Jauffret
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Country (sports) France
Born (1942-02-09) 9 February 1942 (age 77)
Bordeaux, France
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1968 (amateur tour from 1961)
Retired1980
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record173–114 (Open era)
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 20 (6 November 1974)
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenSF (1966, 1974)
Wimbledon4R (1972)
US Open4R (1975)
Doubles
Career record111–82 (Open era)
Career titles7 (Open era)
Highest rankingNo. 33 (23 August 1977)
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonQF (1969)

Jauffret twice reached the semi-finals at the Roland Garros, in 1966 (beating Roy Emerson before losing to Tony Roche) and 1974 (beating Jan Kodes before losing to Manuel Orantes). He won 2 Open era singles titles (in 1969 in Buenos Aires and in 1977 in Cairo) and 7 doubles titles on the ATP Tour in his career. His career-high ATP singles ranking was World No. 20.

He is the brother of tennis player Pierre Jauffret.

Career finalsEdit

Singles (2 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. November 1969 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Željko Franulović 3–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 1. May 1971 Paris, France Clay   Stan Smith 2–6, 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. May 1974 Munich, West Germany Clay   Jürgen Fassbender 2–6, 7–5, 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. March 1975 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Manuel Orantes 0–6, 6–4, 1–6, 3–6
Winner 2. March 1977 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Frank Gebert 6–3, 7–5, 6–3

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