Arnaud Boetsch

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Arnaud Boetsch
Arnaud Boetsch RG 2005.jpg
Country (sports)  France
Residence Geneva, Switzerland
Born (1969-04-01) 1 April 1969 (age 46)
Meulan, France
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1987
Retired 1 September 1999
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $3,031,247
Singles
Career record 231–202 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 12 (22 April 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1993)
French Open 4R (1991)
Wimbledon 4R (1992)
US Open 4R (1996)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 2R (1996)
Doubles
Career record 67–75 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 97 (18 October 1993)

Arnaud Boetsch (born 1 April 1969) is a former French tennis player who turned professional in 1987. Known for his stylish single-handed backhand, he won 3 career titles, reaching his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 12 in April 1996.

Tennis career[edit]

Boetsch reached the fourth round once in each of the four grand slams between 1991 and 1996, notably beating Richard Krajicek in five sets in his 1992 Wimbledon run (Krajicek would go on to win the title four years later).

Boetsch represented France at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, where he was defeated in the second round by Spain's eventual Silver medal winner Sergi Bruguera.

He currently works as a tennis commentator for France Télévisions with Lionel Chamoulaud or François Brabant.

ATP Tour titles[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (3)

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

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 15 October 1991 Berlin, Germany Carpet (i) Czech Republic Petr Korda 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 18 October 1992 Bolzano, Italy Carpet (i) Sweden Thomas Enqvist 2–6, 6–1, 6–7(7–9)
Winner 3. 13 June 1993 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass Australia Wally Masur 3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 4. 10 October 1993 Toulouse, France Hard France Cédric Pioline 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 6 February 1994 Marseille, France Carpet (i) Switzerland Marc Rosset 6–7(6–8), 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 6. 16 October 1994 Ostrava, Czech Republic Carpet (i) United States MaliVai Washington 6–4, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 9 January 1995 Adelaide, Australia Hard United States Jim Courier 2–6, 5–7
Winner 8. 8 October 1995 Toulouse, France Hard United States Jim Courier 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–0
Runner-up 9. 12 November 1995 Stockholm, Sweden Carpet (i) Sweden Thomas Enqvist 5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 6 October 1996 Lyon, France Carpet (i) Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 5–7, 3–6

Doubles: (2 titles)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2. 15 September 1991 Bordeaux, France Hard (i) France Guy Forget Germany Patrik Kühnen
Germany Alexander Mronz
6–2, 6–2
Winner 2. 7 February 1993 Marseille, France Carpet (i) France Olivier Delaître United States Ivan Lendl
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
6–3, 7–6

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