Jérôme Hanquez

Jérôme Hanquez (11 March 1974 – 17 March 2020) was a French professional tennis player.

Jérôme Hanquez
Full nameJérôme Hanquez
Country (sports) France
Born(1974-03-11)11 March 1974
Campagne-lès-Hesdin, France
Died17 March 2020(2020-03-17) (aged 46)[1]
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$106,849
Singles
Career record0–5
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 225 (9 September 1996)
Doubles
Career record1–3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 181 (1 November 1999)

BiographyEdit

Hanquez was born in the Northern French town of Campagne-lès-Hesdin and started playing tennis at the age of nine. He had a win over Yevgeny Kafelnikov as a junior, when he made the round of 16 in the boys' singles at the 1992 French Open.[2]

From 1994, he competed professionally and went on to appear in the main draw of five ATP Tour tournaments, including two at Lyon. He reached the final round of qualifying at the 1997 French Open but had to retire hurt during his match against Ramón Delgado.

As a doubles player he was an ATP Tour quarter-finalist once, at the 1999 Grand Prix de Tennis de Toulouse, with Nicolas Escudé.[3] He and Régis Lavergne won the doubles title at the Contrexeville Challenger in 1999.[4]

Hanquez died on 17 March 2020.[5]

Challenger titlesEdit

Doubles: (1)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1999 Contrexéville, France Clay   Régis Lavergne   Rodolphe Gilbert
  Stéphane Huet
6–4, 6–2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://twitter.com/FFTennis/status/1239960158891106307
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis – Juniors – Player Profile – Hanquez, Jerome (FRA)". ITF. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  3. ^ "ATP Tour – Toulouse Open". The Palm Beach Post. 28 September 1999. p. 72. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  4. ^ "ITF Tennis – Pro Circuit – Contrexeville Challenger – 12 July – 18 July 1999". ITF. Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  5. ^ El Himani, Rime (20 March 2020). "PHOTO Mort de Jérôme Hanquez à 46 ans : Yannick Noah rend hommage au tennisman". Voici.fr (in French). Retrieved 22 March 2020.

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