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Guillaume Raoux (born 14 February 1970) is a retired tennis player from France.

Guillaume Raoux
Country (sports) France
ResidenceBoca Raton, Florida, United States
Born (1970-02-14) 14 February 1970 (age 49)
Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1989
Retired2000
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$2,449,106
Singles
Career record179–225
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 35 (8 June 1998)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1998)
French Open2R (1995, 1997, 1998)
Wimbledon3R (1997)
US Open2R (1991, 1996, 1997, 1998)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1996)
Doubles
Career record102–105
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 35 (5 August 1996)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1995, 1996)
French OpenQF (1989)
WimbledonQF (1996)
US Open3R (1995, 1997)

CareerEdit

JuniorsEdit

He reached the finals of the Wimbledon Jr singles in 1988.

Pro tourEdit

Raoux turned professional in 1989. He represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States, where he was defeated in the first round by Zimbabwe's Byron Black. The right-hander won one singles career title (Brisbane, 1992), and achieved a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 35 in June 1998. Raoux reached the fourth round of the 1998 Australian Open and the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters in 1990 and 1997.

He was the first man to be beaten by Roger Federer on the ATP Tour.[1]

Career finalsEdit

Singles (1 title – 4 runners-up)Edit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (0)
ATP Tour (1)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 4 November 1991 Birmingham Open, Birmingham Carpet (i)   Michael Chang 3–6, 2–6
Win 2. 28 September 1992 Brisbane International, Brisbane Hard (i)   Kenneth Carlsen 6–4, 7–6(12–10)
Loss 3. 13 March 1995 St. Petersburg Open, St. Petersburg Carpet (i)   Yevgeny Kafelnikov 2–6, 2–6
Loss 4. 3 April 1995 South African Open, Johannesburg Hard   Martin Sinner 1–6, 4–6
Loss 5. 16 June 1997 Ordina Open, Rosmalen Grass   Richard Krajicek 4–6, 6–7(7–9)

Doubles (4 titles – 3 runners-up)Edit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold
ATP Tour (4)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Win 1. 11 January 1993 Jakarta Open, Jakarta Hard   Diego Nargiso   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Loss 2. 12 September 1994 ATP Bordeaux, Bordeaux Hard   Diego Nargiso   Olivier Delaître
  Guy Forget
2–6, 6–2, 5–7
Loss 3. 6 March 1995 Copenhagen Open, Copenhagen Carpet (i)   Greg Rusedski   Mark Keil
  Peter Nyborg
7–6, 4–6, 6–7
Win 4. 3 April 1995 South African Open, Johannesburg Hard   Rodolphe Gilbert   Martin Sinner
  Joost Winnink
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Win 5. 12 February 1996 Open 13, Marseille Hard (i)   Jean-Philippe Fleurian   Marius Barnard
  Peter Nyborg
6–3, 6–2
Loss 6. 14 October 1996 Grand Prix de Tennis de Toulouse, Toulouse Hard (i)   Olivier Delaître   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
2–6, 6–2, 3–6
Win 7. 15 June 1998 Ordina Open, 's-Hertogenbosch Grass   Jan Siemerink   Joshua Eagle
  Andrew Florent
6–3, 3–6, 6–1

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