Édouard Roger-Vasselin

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Édouard Roger-Vasselin
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Country  France
Residence Paris, France
Born (1983-11-28) 28 November 1983 (age 30)
Gennevilliers, France
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,640,731
Singles
Career record 75-100 (42.85%)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 35 (10 February 2014)
Current ranking No. 46 (7 July 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2014)
French Open 3R (2007)
Wimbledon 3R (2007)
US Open 2R (2013)
Doubles
Career record 83-63
Career titles 8
Highest ranking No. 9 (9 June 2014)
Current ranking No. 9 (9 June 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2013, 2014)
French Open W (2014)
Wimbledon SF (2013)
US Open 3R (2013)
Last updated on: 26 May 2014.

Édouard Roger-Vasselin (born 28 November 1983) is a male tennis player from France. He won the Men's Doubles title at Roland Garros in 2014, partnering with Julien Benneteau. He is the son of 1983 French Open semifinalist Christophe Roger-Vasselin.

Career[edit]

2007[edit]

At the 2007 French Open he reached the third round, as a wildcard, after a second-round victory against Czech Radek Štěpánek in five sets, 3–6, 6–1, 0–6, 6–4, 6–4. He also reached the third round at Wimbledon, beating 24th seed Juan Ignacio Chela in straight sets along the way, and made the top 100 for the first time as a result. On 16 July 2007 he reached a career-best ranking of 82.

2009[edit]

At the 2009 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, Roger-Vasselin advanced through the qualifying draw to set up a first round match with 2009 US Open champion Juan Martín del Potro. Ranked no. 189 at the time, Roger-Vasselin stunned the world no. 5, 6–4, 6–4. The match was Roger-Vasselin's first ATP Tour level victory of the season. Roger-Vasselin then defeated Austrian Jürgen Melzer to advance to the third round, where he lost to former world no. 1 Lleyton Hewitt in straight sets.

2012[edit]

Roger-Vasselin US Open 2012

In 2012, Roger-Vasselin had considerable success on the ATP Tour in doubles. He won tournaments in Montpellier, Marseille, and Metz, all partnered with Nicolas Mahut. He also made it to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon for the first time teamed with James Cerretani. They were defeated by the eventual champions Jonathan Marray and Frederik Nielsen in five sets.

2013[edit]

At the DelRay Beach International Championships, Roger-Vasselin defeated four opponents including top seed John Isner to reach his first ATP tournament final. He lost to Ernests Gulbis for the title. In doubles, he won two titles, at the Hall of Fame Classic in Newport, Rhode Island partnering Nicolas Mahut and in Atlanta partnering Dutchman Igor Sijsling.

He made the semifinals in doubles at Wimbledon partnering Rohan Bopanna.

Vasselin made a breakthrough in the indoor part of the season when he has reached semifinals of the ATP 500 event in Basel, upsetting home favorite Stanislas Wawrinka in the first round. He lost to Juan Martin Del Potro, after winning the first set. He finished the year a career-high no. 53.[1]

Significant finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 2014 French Open Clay France Julien Benneteau Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Marc López
6–3, 7–6(7–1)

ATP career finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (2 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 3 March 2013 Delray Beach International Tennis Championships, Delray Beach, United States Hard Latvia Ernests Gulbis 6–7(3–7), 3–6
Runner-up 2. 5 January 2014 Aircel Chennai Open, Chennai, India Hard Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka 5–7, 2–6

Doubles: 9 (8 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (1–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 series (1–0)
ATP World Tour 250 series (6–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 5 February 2012 Open Sud de France, Montpellier, France Hard (i) France Nicolas Mahut Australia Paul Hanley
United Kingdom Jamie Murray
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 2. 20 February 2012 Open 13, Marseille, France Hard (i) France Nicolas Mahut Germany Dustin Brown
France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
3–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Winner 3. 17 September 2012 Moselle Open, Metz, France Hard (i) France Nicolas Mahut Sweden Johan Brunström
Denmark Frederik Nielsen
7–6(7–3), 6–4
Winner 4. 15 July 2013 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Newport, United States Grass France Nicolas Mahut United States Tim Smyczek
United States Rhyne Williams
6–7(4–7), 6–2, [10–5]
Runner-up 1. 20 July 2013 Claro Open Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia Hard Netherlands Igor Sijsling India Purav Raja
India Divij Sharan
6–7(4–7), 6–7(3–7)
Winner 5. 29 July 2013 BB&T Atlanta Open, Atlanta, United States Hard Netherlands Igor Sijsling United Kingdom Colin Fleming
United Kingdom Jonathan Marray
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Winner 6. 6 October 2013 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, Tokyo, Japan Hard India Rohan Bopanna United Kingdom Jamie Murray
Australia John Peers
7-6(7-5), 6-4
Winner 7. 23 February 2014 Open 13, Marseille, France Hard (i) France Julien Benneteau Australia Paul Hanley
United Kingdom Jonathan Marray
4–6, 7–6(8–6), [13–11]
Winner 8. 7 June 2014 French Open, Paris, France Clay France Julien Benneteau Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Marc López
6-3, 7-6(7-1)

Challenger finals[edit]

Singles: 10 (4–6)[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (4–6)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 27 June 2005 Montauban, France Clay Croatia Roko Karanušić 6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. 14 March 2010 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Hard (i) Slovakia Karol Beck 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 1–0, ret.
Runner-up 8. 12 September 2010 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France Hard Poland Jerzy Janowicz 6–3, 6–7(8–10), 6–7(6–8)
Winner 9. 17 July 2011 Granby, Canada Hard Germany Matthias Bachinger 7–6(11–9), 4–6, 6–1
Winner 10. 11 September 2011 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France Hard France Arnaud Clément 6–4, 6–3

Doubles: 20 (13–7)[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (13–7)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 15. 12 September 2010 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France Hard Luxembourg Gilles Müller Latvia Andis Juška
Latvia Deniss Pavlovs
6–0, 2–6, [13–11]
Winner 16. 17 July 2011 Granby, Canada Hard Slovakia Karol Beck Germany Matthias Bachinger
Germany Frank Moser
7–6(11–9), 4–6, 6–1
Winner 17. 11 September 2011 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France Hard France Pierre-Hugues Herbert France Arnaud Clément
France Nicolas Renavand
6–0, 4–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 18. 9 October 2011 Mons, Belgium Hard France Kenny de Schepper Sweden Johan Brunström
United Kingdom Ken Skupski
6–7(4–7), 3–6
Runner-up 19. 16 October 2011 Rennes, France Hard France Kenny de Schepper Germany Martin Emmrich
Sweden Andreas Siljeström
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 20. 7 October 2012 Mons, Belgium Hard France Michaël Llodra Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Jerzy Janowicz
5–7, 6–4, [2–10]

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F S G NMS NH

Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.

To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.

Current till 2014 Australian Open.

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open Q1 1R Q1 Q3 Q1 2R 2R 3R 0 / 4 4–4
French Open 3R Q1 Q2 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R 0 / 6 5–6
Wimbledon 3R 1R 1R Q2 1R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 7 3–7
US Open 1R Q2 Q1 Q1 1R 1R 2R 0 / 4 1–4
Win–Loss 4–3 0–2 0–1 1–1 0–3 2–4 3–4 3–3 0 / 21 13–21
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A Q1 2R 0 / 1 1–1
Miami Masters A A A Q1 A 1R 2R 3R 0 / 3 2–3
Monte Carlo Masters Q1 Q1 A Q1 Q2 Q2 2R 1R 0 / 2 1–2
Madrid Masters1 A A A A A Q2 A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Rome Masters A Q2 A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Canada Masters A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati Masters A A A A 1R A 1R 0 / 2 0–2
Shanghai Masters2 A A Q1 Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Paris Masters Q1 A Q1 Q2 Q1 Q1 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–4 3–4 0 / 10 4–10
Career Statistics
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0-0 0 / 1 0–1
Year End Ranking 97 166 153 124 106 102 52

1Held as Hamburg Masters until 2008, Madrid Masters (clay) 2009–present.
2Held as Madrid Masters (hardcourt) until 2008, and Shanghai Masters 2009–present.

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A 2R A A 1R A 3R 3R 5–4
French Open 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R W 11–10
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A QF SF 7–2
US Open A A A 1R A A A A 2R 3R 3–3
Win–Loss 0–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–2 0–1 1–1 0–2 5–3 9–4 8–1 26–19

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