28 November 1983 |
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 35 (10 February 2014)|
|Current ranking||No. 87 (24 November 2014)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2014)|
|French Open||3R (2007)|
|US Open||2R (2013)|
|Highest ranking||No. 6 (3 November 2014)|
|Current ranking||No. 7 (24 November 2014)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2013, 2014)|
|French Open||W (2014)|
|US Open||3R (2013)|
|Other Doubles tournaments|
|Tour Finals||SF (2014)|
|Last updated on: 20 November 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 Julien Benneteau. He is the son of 1983 French Open semifinalist Christophe Roger-Vasselin.
- 1 Career
- 2 Significant finals
- 3 ATP career finals
- 4 Challenger finals
- 5 Singles performance timeline
- 6 Doubles performance timeline
- 7 References
- 8 External links
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.
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.
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.
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.
Roger-Vasselin had a good beginning to his singles campaign, reaching the final in Chennai (l. to Stan Wawrinka). He reached the quarterfinals in Montpellier and Marseille, losing to Jerzy Janowicz and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, respectively. He also reached the quarterfinals on grass in Eastbourne, losing to Denis Istomin. The rest of his singles season was relatively disappointing.
He and doubles partner Julien Benneteau, however, had a very successful season. They reached the semifinals in Sydney, being eliminated by Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjić. At the Australian Open, they went down in the round of 16 to Max Mirnyi and Mikhail Youzhny. They had another semifinal showing in Rotterdam, losing to Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecău.
The pair won the title in Marseille in February, beating Paul Hanley and Jonathan Marray in the final. Another quarterfinal followed in Acapulco, where they lost to Treat Huey and Dominic Inglot. Then, they went out in the round of 16 in both Indian Wells and Miami. The pair made another quarterfinal, this time at a Masters 1000 event, in Monte Carlo, losing to the Bryan brothers. They followed this up with a semifinal appearance in Nice.
On grass, they made the semifinals of the Queen's Club tournament, losing to Jamie Murray and John Peers. They followed this up with a quarterfinal appearance at Wimbledon, where they lost to the French pair of Michaël Llodra and Nicolas Mahut.
In Shanghai, they reached the final, losing again to the Bryan brothers.
Grand Slam finals
Doubles: 1 (1 title)
|Outcome||Year||Championship||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|Winner||2014||French Open||Clay||Julien Benneteau|| Marcel Granollers
Masters 1000 finals
Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)
|Runner-up||2014||Shanghai||Hard||Julien Benneteau|| Bob Bryan
ATP career finals
Singles: 2 (2 runners-up)
|Runner-up||1.||3 March 2013||Delray Beach International Tennis Championships, Delray Beach, United States||Hard||Ernests Gulbis||6–7(3–7), 3–6|
|Runner-up||2.||5 January 2014||Aircel Chennai Open, Chennai, India||Hard||Stanislas Wawrinka||5–7, 2–6|
Doubles: 10 (8 titles, 2 runners-up)
|Winner||1.||5 February 2012||Open Sud de France, Montpellier, France||Hard (i)||Nicolas Mahut|| Paul Hanley
|Winner||2.||20 February 2012||Open 13, Marseille, France||Hard (i)||Nicolas Mahut|| Dustin Brown
|3–6, 6–3, [10–6]|
|Winner||3.||17 September 2012||Moselle Open, Metz, France||Hard (i)||Nicolas Mahut|| Johan Brunström
|Winner||4.||15 July 2013||Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Newport, United States||Grass||Nicolas Mahut|| Tim Smyczek
|6–7(4–7), 6–2, [10–5]|
|Runner-up||1.||20 July 2013||Claro Open Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia||Hard||Igor Sijsling|| Purav Raja
|Winner||5.||29 July 2013||BB&T Atlanta Open, Atlanta, United States||Hard||Igor Sijsling|| Colin Fleming
|Winner||6.||6 October 2013||Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, Tokyo, Japan||Hard||Rohan Bopanna|| Jamie Murray
|Winner||7.||23 February 2014||Open 13, Marseille, France||Hard (i)||Julien Benneteau|| Paul Hanley
|4–6, 7–6(8–6), [13–11]|
|Winner||8.||7 June 2014||French Open, Paris, France||Clay||Julien Benneteau|| Marcel Granollers
|Runner-up||2.||12 October 2014||Shanghai Rolex Masters, Shanghai, China||Hard||Julien Benneteau|| Bob Bryan
Singles: 10 (4–6)
|ATP Challenger Tour (4–6)|
|Winner||1.||27 June 2005||Montauban, France||Clay||Roko Karanušić||6–4, 6–4|
|Winner||6.||14 March 2010||Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina||Hard (i)||Karol Beck||6–7(5–7), 6–3, 1–0, ret.|
|Runner-up||8.||12 September 2010||Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France||Hard||Jerzy Janowicz||6–3, 6–7(8–10), 6–7(6–8)|
|Winner||9.||17 July 2011||Granby, Canada||Hard||Matthias Bachinger||7–6(11–9), 4–6, 6–1|
|Winner||10.||11 September 2011||Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France||Hard||Arnaud Clément||6–4, 6–3|
Doubles: 20 (13–7)
|ATP Challenger Tour (13–7)|
|Winner||15.||12 September 2010||Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France||Hard||Gilles Müller|| Andis Juška
|6–0, 2–6, [13–11]|
|Winner||16.||17 July 2011||Granby, Canada||Hard||Karol Beck|| Matthias Bachinger
|7–6(11–9), 4–6, 6–1|
|Winner||17.||11 September 2011||Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France||Hard||Pierre-Hugues Herbert|| Arnaud Clément
|6–0, 4–6, [10–7]|
|Runner-up||18.||9 October 2011||Mons, Belgium||Hard||Kenny de Schepper|| Johan Brunström
|Runner-up||19.||16 October 2011||Rennes, France||Hard||Kenny de Schepper|| Martin Emmrich
|Runner-up||20.||7 October 2012||Mons, Belgium||Hard||Michaël Llodra|| Tomasz Bednarek
|5–7, 6–4, [2–10]|
Singles performance timeline
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 2015 Australian Open.
|Grand Slam Tournaments|
|Australian Open||Q1||1R||Q1||Q3||Q1||2R||2R||3R||2R||0 / 5||5–5|
|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||1R||0 / 5||1–5|
|Win–Loss||4–3||0–2||0–1||1–1||0–3||2–4||3–4||3–4||1–1||0 / 23||14–23|
|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||1R||0 / 1||0–1|
|Cincinnati Masters||A||A||A||A||1R||A||1R||1R||0 / 3||0–3|
|Shanghai Masters2||A||A||Q1||Q1||A||A||A||1R||0 / 1||0–1|
|Paris Masters||Q1||A||Q1||Q2||Q1||Q1||1R||1R||0 / 2||0–2|
|Win–Loss||0–0||0–0||0–0||0–0||0–1||0–1||1–4||3–9||0 / 15||4–15|
|Titles–Finals||0–0||0–0||0–0||0–0||0–0||0–0||0–1||0–1||0 / 2||0–2|
|Year End Ranking||97||166||153||124||106||102||52||87|
Doubles performance timeline
|Grand Slam Tournaments|
- Édouard Roger-Vasselin at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- Vasselin Recent Match Results
- Vasselin World Ranking History