Christophe Rochus

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Christophe Rochus
Rochus 2009 Delray 1.jpg
Country (sports) Belgium
ResidenceAuvelais, Belgium
Born (1978-12-15) 15 December 1978 (age 40)
Namur, Belgium
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2009
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$2,312,971
Singles
Career record109–186
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 38 (1 May 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (2000)
French Open3R (2009)
Wimbledon2R (2000)
US Open2R (2001, 2009)
Doubles
Career record33–60
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 62 (15 May 2006)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2006)
French Open2R (2009)
Wimbledon1R (2005, 2006, 2009)
US Open1R (2005, 2006)

Christophe Rochus (born 15 December 1978) is a retired professional male tennis player from Belgium.

Rochus is the older brother of Olivier Rochus. He reached the semi-finals of the Hamburg Masters in 2005 and was runner-up in two ATP tournaments, Valencia and Rotterdam. Rochus' career-high singles ranking was world No. 38, achieved in May 2006.

Career finals[edit]

Legend (singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour finals (0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1)
ATP Tour (4)

Singles (2 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 28 April 2003 Valencia, Spain Clay Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 20 February 2006 Rotterdam, Netherlands Hard (i) Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek 0–6, 3–6

Doubles (1 win, 2 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score'
Winner 1. 3 January 2000 Chennai, India Hard France Julien Boutter India Saurav Panja
India Srinath Prahlad
7–5, 6–1
Runner-up 1. 25 July 2005 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Belgium Olivier Rochus Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
Romania Andrei Pavel
2–6, 7–6(7-5), 0–6
Runner-up 2. 2 January 2006 Doha, Qatar Hard Belgium Olivier Rochus Sweden Jonas Björkman
Belarus Max Mirnyi
6–2, 3–6, [8-10]

Grand Slam singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Australian Open 1R 1R Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 3R 4R Q2
French Open Q1 3R Q1 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R
Wimbledon Q1 1R 1R Q3 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R -
US Open - 1R - 1R 1R 1R - 1R Q1 2R 1R Q3

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