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Guillaume Rufin (French pronunciation: ​[ɡijom ʁyfɛ̃]; born 26 May 1990) is a French professional tennis player. His highest singles ranking is World No. 81, achieved in September 2013. He received a wildcard into the 2009 French Open, his ATP-tier debut. In the first round, one day before his 19th birthday, he beat Eduardo Schwank, 6–1, 6–3, 6–3.

Guillaume Rufin
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Guillaume Rufin, Wimbledon 2013
Country (sports) France
ResidenceCharnay, France
Born (1990-05-26) 26 May 1990 (age 28)
Viriat, France
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2008
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$732,052
Singles
Career record16–27
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 81 (9 September 2013)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2013)
French Open2R (2009, 2011)
Wimbledon2R (2012, 2013)
US Open2R (2010, 2013)
Doubles
Career record4–4
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 316 (2 August 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open3R (2010)
Last updated on: 2 April 2017.

Rufin achieved another landmark in his young career on 25 October 2009, when he won the Florianapolis Challenger title in Brazil, beating Pere Riba in the final, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3.

He reached the quarterfinals of the 2010 Open 13 in Marseille. In the first round, Rufin defeated lucky loser Laurent Recouderc, 7–5, 4–6, 7–6. He followed this up by defeating Yannick Mertens of Belgium, 6–3, 2–6, 6–2. He eventually fell to World No. 92 Mischa Zverev, 7–5, 6–7, 6–3.

Rufin received a wildcard into the 2010 US Open and defeated Leonardo Mayer in four sets before losing to Paul-Henri Mathieu in the second round.

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Challenger finalsEdit

Singles: 7 (3–4)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (3–4)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 25 October 2009 Florianópolis, Brazil Clay   Pere Riba 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 15 July 2012 Timișoara, Romania Clay   Victor Hănescu 0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 7 October 2012 Quito, Ecuador Clay   João Souza 2–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 2. 21 October 2012 Villa Allende, Argentina Clay   Javier Martí 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 28 October 2012 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Diego Schwartzman 1–6, 5–7
Winner 3. 28 July 2013 Oberstaufen, Germany Clay   Peter Gojowczyk 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 7 September 2014 Brașov, Romania Clay   Andreas Haider-Maurer 3–6, 2–6
 
Rufin serves to Tomas Berdych at Rod Laver Arena during the 2013 Australian Open

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 7 January 2012 Nouméa, New Caledonia Hard   Axel Michon   Sanchai Ratiwatana
  Sonchat Ratiwatana
0–6, 4–6

Singles performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Current till US Open.

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A 1R A Q3 2R A A 1–2
French Open Q1 2R Q1 2R 1R 1R A Q1 2–4
Wimbledon A A Q1 Q2 2R 2R A 2–2
US Open A A 2R Q3 1R 2R A 2–3
Win–Loss 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–1 1–3 3–4 0–0 7–11

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Current as far as the 2014 US Open (tennis).

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open 0–0
French Open 3R 1R 2–2
Wimbledon 0–0
US Open 0–0
Win–Loss 2–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–2

External linksEdit