Éric Deblicker

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Éric Deblicker (born 17 April 1952 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine) is a former French tennis player and coach.

Deblicker reached a career-high world tour singles ranking of World No. 7, in June 1976. He was captain of the French team prior to Patrice Dominguez.[1] Deblicker has coached prominent French tennis players, such as Sébastien Grosjean, Arnaud Clément, Paul-Henri Mathieu and Richard Gasquet.[2]

His wife Nicole died in the 1989 terrorist bombing of Brazzaville-Paris UTA Flight 772.[3]

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  1. ^ Larousse 1990 "À la suite de cette déroute, la Fédération a désigné Patrice Dominguez comme nouveau capitaine, en remplacement d'Éric Deblicker."
  2. ^ Richard Gasquet, les faux rebonds d'un prodige (in French)
  3. ^ En terrain privé – Libération 21 May 2007 – A 55 ans, Eric Deblicker est le coach tuteur de Richard Gasquet, ... de sa femme, Nicole, en septembre 1989, dans l'attentat du DC10 d'UTA.

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