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Nicolas Thomann (born 29 November 1972) is a former professional tennis player from France.[1]

Nicolas Thomann
Country (sports)France France
Born (1972-11-29) 29 November 1972 (age 46)
Mulhouse, France
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1996
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$437,629
Singles
Career record14–25
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 106 (11 August 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2002)
French Open1R (2001)
Wimbledon2R (2002)
Doubles
Career record1–2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 398 (18 July 2005)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open1R (2001)

CareerEdit

Thomann was a quarter-finalist in the 2000 Davidoff Swiss Indoors, beating top 50 players Nicolas Escude and Nicolas Lapentti en route.[2] His best win however came in Atlanta the following year, where he had a straight sets upset win over Andre Agassi in the opening round, playing as a qualifier.[2] The American had gone into the tournament having won his previous two tournaments, both ATP Masters Series events.[3]

In the 2001 French Open he competed in both the singles and men's doubles.[2] He lost his singles match in five sets to Jan Frode Andersen and also exited in the first round of the doubles, partnering Jerome Golmard.[2]

The Frenchman lost to Thomas Enqvist in the opening round of 2002 Australian Open but reached the second round in the 2002 Wimbledon Championships, with a win against Markus Hipfl, won 11–9 in the fifth set.[2] He was then eliminated by Yevgeny Kafelnikov.[2]

He reached the semi-finals at the 2003 RCA Championships, held in Indianapolis and also made the quarter-finals of the Thailand Open that year.[2]

Challenger titlesEdit

Singles: (2)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 2000   Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Alex Calatrava 6–4, 6–7(2), 6–1
2. 2002   Oberstaufen, Germany Clay   Tomas Zib 7–6(6), 6–4

Doubles: (1)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 2005   Andrezieux, France Hard   Alexander Waske   Robert Lindstedt
  Jean-Claude Scherrer
7–6(2), 7–6(4)

ReferencesEdit