François Jauffret

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François Jauffret
Country (sports)  France
Born (1942-02-09) 9 February 1942 (age 75)
Bordeaux, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1968 (amateur tour from 1961)
Retired 1980
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record 173–114 (Open era)
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 20 (6 November 1974)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open SF (1966, 1974)
Wimbledon 4R (1972)
US Open 4R (1975)
Doubles
Career record 111–82 (Open era)
Career titles 7 (Open era)
Highest ranking No. 33 (23 August 1977)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon QF (1969)

François Jauffret (born 9 February 1942, in Bordeaux) is a retired professional tennis player from France. He holds the record for most ties played for the France Davis Cup team with 35, between 1964 and 1978.

Jauffret twice reached the semi-finals at the Roland Garros, in 1966 and 1974. He won 2 Open era singles titles (in 1969 in Buenos Aires and in 1977 in Cairo) and 7 doubles titles on the ATP Tour in his career. His career-high ATP singles ranking was World No. 20.

He is the brother of tennis player Pierre Jauffret.

Career finals[edit]

Singles (2 titles, 3 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
Winner 1. 11 November 1969 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Franulović 3–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 7 May 1971 Paris, France Clay United States Stan Smith 2–6, 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 19 May 1974 Munich, West Germany Clay West Germany Jürgen Fassbender 2–6, 7–5, 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 9 March 1975 Cairo, Egypt Clay Spain Manuel Orantes 0–6, 6–4, 1–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 25 March 1977 Cairo, Egypt Clay West Germany Frank Gebert 6–3, 7–5, 6–3

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