Patrick Proisy

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Patrick Proisy
Country  France
Residence Paris, France
Born (1949-09-10) 10 September 1949 (age 64)
Evreux, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1968
Retired 1981
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record 200–176 (Open era)
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 10 (December 1972)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open SF (1973)
French Open F (1972)
Wimbledon 2R (1971, 1972, 1974)
US Open 2R (1972, 1977)
Doubles
Career record 72–120 (Open era)
Patrick Proisy
Medal record
Tennis
Competitor for  France
Summer Universiade
Gold 1970 Turin Singles

Patrick Proisy (born 10 September 1949 in Evreux, Eure) is a French former professional tennis player best remembered for reaching the finals of the French Open in 1972[1][2] losing against Spaniard Andrés Gimeno in four sets.[3] He added to that one more final (in Florence, 1976) and singles titles in Hilversum, 1977 and Perth, 1972. Proisy finished 1972 with a Grand Prix singles ranking of World No. 10.

Grand Slam singles finals[edit]

Runners-up (1)[edit]

Year Championship Opponent in Final Score in Final
1972 French Open Flag of Spain (1945 - 1977).svg Andrés Gimeno 6–4, 3–6, 1–6, 1–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Djata, Sundiata A. (March 2008). Blacks at the net: Black achievement in the history of tennis. Syracuse University Press. pp. 5–. ISBN 978-0-8156-0898-1. Retrieved 16 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Collins, Bud; Hollander, Zander (1994). Bud Collins' modern encyclopedia of tennis. Gale Research. p. 424. ISBN 978-0-8103-8988-5. Retrieved 16 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Illustrated, Sports (November 2009). Sports Illustrated Almanac 2010. Time Home Entertainment. p. 370. ISBN 978-1-60320-826-0. Retrieved 16 March 2011.