Guillaume Raoux

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

Guillaume Raoux
Country (sports) France
ResidenceBoca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Born (1970-02-14) 14 February 1970 (age 50)
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

Raoux reached the Wimbledon junior singles final in 1988. He turned professional in 1989.

Pro tourEdit

The right-hander won one singles career title (Queensland Open, 1992), and achieved a career-high 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]

Raoux represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta where he was defeated in the first round by Zimbabwe's Byron Black.

Career finalsEdit

Singles: 5 (1 win, 4 losses)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (0)
ATP Tour (1)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 1991 Birmingham, England Carpet (i)   Michael Chang 3–6, 2–6
Win 1–1 Sep 1992 Brisbane, Australia Hard (i)   Kenneth Carlsen 6–4, 7–6(12–10)
Loss 1–2 Mar 1995 St. Petersburg, Russia Carpet (i)   Yevgeny Kafelnikov 2–6, 2–6
Loss 1–3 Apr 1995 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard   Martin Sinner 1–6, 4–6
Loss 1–4 Jun 1997 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass   Richard Krajicek 4–6, 6–7(7–9)

Doubles: 7 (4 wins, 3 losses)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold
ATP Tour (4)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jan 1993 Jakarta Open, Indonesia Hard   Diego Nargiso   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Loss 1–1 Sep 1994 ATP Bordeaux, France Hard   Diego Nargiso   Olivier Delaître
  Guy Forget
2–6, 6–2, 5–7
Loss 1–2 Mar 1995 Copenhagen Open, Denmark Carpet (i)   Greg Rusedski   Mark Keil
  Peter Nyborg
7–6, 4–6, 6–7
Win 2–2 Apr 1995 South African Open, Johannesburg Hard   Rodolphe Gilbert   Martin Sinner
  Joost Winnink
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Win 3–2 Feb 1996 Marseille, France Hard (i)   Jean-Philippe Fleurian   Marius Barnard
  Peter Nyborg
6–3, 6–2
Loss 3–3 Oct 1996 Toulouse, France Hard (i)   Olivier Delaître   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
2–6, 6–2, 3–6
Win 4–3 Jun 1998 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Jan Siemerink   Joshua Eagle
  Andrew Florent
6–3, 3–6, 6–1

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