Guillaume Raoux

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Guillaume Raoux
Country (sports)  France
Residence Boca Raton, Florida, USA
Born (1970-02-14) 14 February 1970 (age 45)
Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1989
Retired 2000
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,449,106
Singles
Career record 179–225
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 35 (8 June 1998)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1998)
French Open 2R (1995, 1997, 1998)
Wimbledon 3R (1997)
US Open 2R (1991, 1996, 1997, 1998)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (1996)
Doubles
Career record 102–105
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 35 (5 August 1996)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1995, 1996)
French Open QF (1989)
Wimbledon QF (1996)
US Open 3R (1995, 1997)

Guillaume Raoux (born 14 February 1970) is a retired tennis player from France.

Career[edit]

Juniors[edit]

Tournament 1987 1988
Junior Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A
French Open 2R 1R
Wimbledon A F
US Open A 2R

Pro tour[edit]

Raoux turned professional in 1989. He represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States, where he was defeated in the first round by Zimbabwe's Byron Black. The right-hander won one singles career title (Brisbane, 1992), and achieved a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 35 in June 1998. Raoux reached the fourth round of the 1998 Australian Open and the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters in 1990 and 1997.

He was the first man to be beaten by Roger Federer on the ATP Tour.[1]

Career finals[edit]

Singles (1 title – 4 runners-up)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (0)
ATP Tour (1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 4 November 1991 Birmingham Open, Birmingham Carpet (i) United States Michael Chang 3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 28 September 1992 Brisbane International, Brisbane Hard (i) Denmark Kenneth Carlsen 6–4, 7–6(12–10)
Runner-up 3. 13 March 1995 St. Petersburg Open, St. Petersburg Carpet (i) Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 3 April 1995 South African Open, Johannesburg Hard Germany Martin Sinner 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 16 June 1997 Ordina Open, Rosmalen Grass Netherlands Richard Krajicek 4–6, 6–7(7–9)

Doubles (4 titles – 3 runners-up)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold
ATP Tour (4)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 1. 11 January 1993 Jakarta Open, Jakarta Hard Italy Diego Nargiso Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 12 September 1994 ATP Bordeaux, Bordeaux Hard Italy Diego Nargiso France Olivier Delaître
France Guy Forget
2–6, 6–2, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 6 March 1995 Copenhagen Open, Copenhagen Carpet (i) United Kingdom Greg Rusedski United States Mark Keil
Sweden Peter Nyborg
7–6, 4–6, 6–7
Winner 4. 3 April 1995 South African Open, Johannesburg Hard France Rodolphe Gilbert Germany Martin Sinner
Netherlands Joost Winnink
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 5. 12 February 1996 Open 13, Marseille Hard (i) France Jean-Philippe Fleurian South Africa Marius Barnard
Sweden Peter Nyborg
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 14 October 1996 Grand Prix de Tennis de Toulouse, Toulouse Hard (i) France Olivier Delaître Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
2–6, 6–2, 3–6
Winner 7. 15 June 1998 Ordina Open, 's-Hertogenbosch Grass Netherlands Jan Siemerink Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Andrew Florent
6–3, 3–6, 6–1

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