Andrew Florent

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Andrew Florent
Country (sports)  Australia
Born (1970-10-24)24 October 1970
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died 16 August 2016(2016-08-16) (aged 45)
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 1990
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $1,113,285
Singles
Career record 0–0
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 610 (10 May 1993)
Doubles
Career record 211–225
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 13 (30 April 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2000, 2001)
French Open QF (1997)
Wimbledon QF (2002)
US Open 3R (2001)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1998)
French Open 3R (1996)
Wimbledon QF (1995)
US Open 2R (1996, 1997, 1999, 2001)

Andrew Florent (24 October 1970 – 16 August 2016) was an Australian professional tennis player.[1]

Florent enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 3 doubles titles and finished runner-up an additional 10 times. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 13 in 2001.

Florent died from colorectal cancer at the age of 45 on 16 August 2016.[1] He is the father of the Sydney AFL footballer Oliver Florent.

Career finals[edit]

Doubles (3 titles, 7 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1994 Bologna, Italy Clay Czech Republic Vojtěch Flégl Australia John Fitzgerald
Australia Patrick Rafter
3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 1994 St. Poelten, Austria Clay Czech Republic Vojtěch Flégl Malaysia Adam Malik
United States Jeff Tarango
3–6, 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1994 Long Island, U.S. Hard United Kingdom Mark Petchey France Olivier Delaître
France Guy Forget
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 3. 1995 Seoul, South Korea Hard Australia Joshua Eagle Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Jeff Tarango
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 1996 Oporto, Portugal Clay Australia Joshua Eagle Portugal Emanuel Couto
Portugal Bernardo Mota
6–4, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 1998 Adelaide, Australia Hard Australia Joshua Eagle South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
6–4, 6–7, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 1998 Munich, Germany Clay Australia Joshua Eagle Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 1998 s'Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Australia Joshua Eagle France Guillaume Raoux
Netherlands Jan Siemerink
6–7, 2–6
Winner 3. 1999 St. Poelten, Austria Clay Russia Andrei Olhovskiy South Africa Brent Haygarth
South Africa Robbie Koenig
5–7, 6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 7. 2000 Delray Beach, U.S. Hard Australia Joshua Eagle United States Brian MacPhie
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nenad Zimonjić
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 2000 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Australia Joshua Eagle Argentina Pablo Albano
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 2000 Toronto, Canada Hard Australia Joshua Eagle Canada Sébastien Lareau
Canada Daniel Nestor
3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 10. 2001 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Australia Joshua Eagle Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Todd Woodbridge
6–3, 4–6, 2–6

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