Augustin Gensse

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Augustin Gensse
Augustin Gensse US Open 2011.jpg
Augustin Gensse at the 2011 US Open
Country (sports)  France
Residence Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Born (1983-08-10) 10 August 1983 (age 33)
Mont-de-Marsan, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach(es) Jérôme Potier
Prize money $250,639
Singles
Career record 1–3
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 139 (7 May 2012)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2012)
French Open 1R (2011)
Wimbledon Q3 (2011)
US Open 1R (2011)
Doubles
Career record 0–0
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 363 (16 June 2008)
Coaching career (2013–)
Last updated on: December 10, 2015.

Augustin Gensse (born 10 August 1983) is a French professional tennis player.

Tennis career[edit]

Gensse has played two singles matches in the ATP Tour. At the Spain (Open de Tenis Comunidad Valenciana), he defeated Gorka Frailin and Alan Mackie in the qualifications. As a qualifier, he reached the second round of the tournament, winning against James Ward and losing against Iván Navarro.

He won fourteen Challenger and Futures titles, 10 singles and 4 doubles.

In 2011, he played for the first time in a Grand Slam main draw at the 2011 French Open and lost to Stanislas Wawrinka at the first round in four sets. 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-4

At the 2011 US Open, Gensse qualified for the second time of the year for a Grand Slam main draw. On the first round, he lost against Janko Tipsarević in straight sets. 6-2 7-5 6-0

In June 2012, he injured his ankle and was forced to stop his career. He became at the end of the year the ambassador of Decathlon and their tennis brand Artengo.

In 2015, during Roland Garros, he worked as a sparring partner. He warmed-up both finalists Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka the morning of the final.

Tennis coach[edit]

In January 2013, he became the coach of the Slovakian Michaela Hončová. Since May 2015, he's now the coach of the frenchwomen Manon Arcangioli.

Career finals[edit]

Challenger and Futures titles (10)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Challengers (0)
Futures (10)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 1 August 2005 Spain F18 Clay Spain José Antonio Sánchez-de Luna 7–5, 6–2
2. 5 June 2006 Tunisia F2 Clay Morocco Rabie Chaki 4–6, 6–4, 6–0
3. 17 July 2006 Spain F23 Clay Spain Pablo Santos 1–6, 6–3, 6–3
4. 10 May 2010 USA F12 Clay Norway Erling Tveit 6–3, 6–2
5. 14 June 2010 Morocco F3 Clay Spain Gerard Granollers-Pujol 6–3, 6–4
6. 21 June 2010 France F9 Clay Canada Philip Bester 6–1, 6–4
7. 28 June 2010 Morocco F5 Clay Spain Carlos Boluda-Purkiss 6–1, 6–2
8. 9 August 2010 Germany F12 Clay Belgium Alexandre Folie 6–4, 6–3
9. 16 August 2010 Latvia F1 Clay Czech Republic David Novak 6–3, 6–2
10. 27 September 2010 Italy F28 Clay Poland Grzegorz Panfil 6–1, 3–6, 6–2

Runner up (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 29 July 2007 2007 TEAN International Clay Netherlands Jesse Huta Galung 4–6, 7–6(11–9), 6–7(4–7)
2. 31 July 2011 2011 Tampere Open Clay France Éric Prodon 1–6, 6–3, 2–6
3. 8 April 2012 2012 Open Prévadiès Saint–Brieuc Clay France Grégoire Burquier 5–7, 7–6(7–5), 6–7(3–7)

Doubles titles (4)[edit]

Legend
Challengers (1)
Futures (3)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 17 July 2006 Spain F23 Clay Spain Carlos Rexach-Itoiz Spain Javier Foronda
Spain Pablo Santos
6–3, 6–1
2. 25 June 2007 France F9 Clay Spain David Marrero Italy Adriano Biasella
Uruguay Marcel Felder
2–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
3. 16 February 2009 Meknes, Morocco Clay France Éric Prodon Italy Giancarlo Petrazzuolo
Italy Simone Vagnozzi
6–1, 7–6(7–3)
4. 22 June 2009 France F9 Clay Portugal Leonardo Tavares France Julien Jeanpierre
France Nicolas Renavand
6–2, 6–2

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