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Julien Jeanpierre (born 10 March 1980) is a former professional tennis player from France.[1]

Julien Jeanpierre
Country (sports)France France
ResidenceBoulogne-Billancourt, France
Born (1980-03-10) 10 March 1980 (age 39)
Remiremont, France
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1999
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$225,543
Singles
Career record3–2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 133 (23 August 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (2004)
Doubles
Career record1–2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 171 (9 October 2006)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (2004)

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Junior careerEdit

Jeanpierre was a world number one ranked junior and had wins over Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt and David Nalbandian during his junior years.

In 1996, he was the U16 Orange Bowl champion.

He and Arnaud Di Pasquale were doubles runners-up in the 1997 French Open.

The Frenchman won both the boys' singles and doubles titles at the 1998 Australian Open. In the singles he defeated Sweden's Andreas Vinciguerra in the final and in the doubles he partnered Jérôme Haehnel.[2]

ATP TourEdit

Jeanpierre appeared in his first men's Grand Slam event at the 1998 French Open.[3] He only competed in the doubles, with Di Pasquale.[3] The pair were defeated in the opening round by Danny Sapsford and Chris Wilkinson.[3]

He reached the third round of the 2004 French Open, as a qualifier, winning both of his matches in straight sets, over Slovakian Karol Beck and 27th seed Vincent Spadea.[3] Countryman Michaël Llodra then ended his run.[3] Jeanpierre also took part in the doubles with Édouard Roger-Vasselin and they made it into the second round, defeating Julien Boutter and Antony Dupuis.[3]

Challenger titlesEdit

Singles: (3)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 2004   Cherbourg, France Hard   Roko Karanušić 6–1, 6–2
2. 2004   Bronx, United States Hard   Peter Wessels 7–6(4), 3–6, 6–3
3. 2006   Kawana Waters, Australia Hard   Yen-Hsun Lu 6–3, 1–6, 6–4

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