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Olivier Patience (born 25 March 1980) is a former French professional tennis player. His career high Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles ranking was world no. 87, on 19 July 2004. During 2006, Patience won three ATP Challenger Series tournaments. He reached the third round at the 2004 Australian Open and 2007 French Open. In the latter, he defeated Jonathan Eysseric in the first round in four sets, and then Mariano Zabaleta, 7–5, 6–3, 3–6, 2–6, 6–4, eventually losing to Novak Djoković in five sets, 6–7, 6–2, 6–3, 6–7, 3–6.

Olivier Patience
Olivier Patience 2007 Australian Open mens doubles R1.jpg
Country (sports)France France
ResidenceBoulogne-Billancourt, France
Born (1980-03-25) 25 March 1980 (age 39)
Évreux, France
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1998
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$874,075
Singles
Career record26–49 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 87 (19 July 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2004)
French Open3R (2007)
Wimbledon1R (2004)
US Open1R (2004, 2006)
Doubles
Career record5–19 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 206 (24 July 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2007)
French Open2R (2000, 2008)

Singles titlesEdit

Wins (10)Edit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (10)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 13 May 2002 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Todd Larkham 4–6, 7–5, 6–3
2. 18 August 2003 Manerbio, Italy Clay   Martín Vassallo Argüello 3–6, 6–3, 7–63
3. 21 March 2005 Saint-Brieuc, France Clay   Victor Ioniţă 6–0, 6–2
4. 25 April 2005 Rome, Italy Clay   Florent Serra 7–64, 7–5
5. 26 December 2005 Doha, Qatar Hard   Julien Benneteau 2–6, 6–4, 7–65
6. 15 May 2006 San Remo, Italy Clay   Stefano Galvani 6–2, 4–6, 7–68
7. 12 June 2006 Lugano, Switzerland Clay   Guillermo García López 6–4, 6–1
8. 26 June 2006 Reggio Emilia, Italy Clay   Sergio Roitman 6–4, 5–7, 6–2
9. 25 June 2007 Reggio Emilia, Italy Clay   Félix Mantilla 66–7, 6–1, 7–66
10. 2 September 2008 Cherkasy, Ukraine Clay   Denis Istomin 6–2, 6–0

Runners-up (3)Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 19 March 2007 Rabat, Morocco Clay   Stefano Galvani 6–1, 6–1
2. 4 September 2007 Braşov, Romania Clay   Máximo González 6–4, 6–3
3. 6 October 2008 Florianopolis, Brazil Clay   Nicolás Massú 46–7, 6–2, 6–1

Doubles titlesEdit

Wins (1)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score
1. 18 April 2005 Monza, Italy Clay   Nicolas Devilder   Massimo Bertolini
  Uros Vico
7–5, 6–4

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