Jérôme Golmard

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Jérôme Golmard
Country (sports)  France
Residence Boca Raton, Florida
Born (1973-09-09) 9 September 1973 (age 43)
Dijon, France
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 1993
Retired 2006
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,215,784
Career record 144–143 (ATP Tour, Grand Slams and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 22 (26 April 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1998, 2002)
French Open 2R (1997)
Wimbledon 3R (1998, 2000)
US Open 3R (2000)
Career record 19–32 (ATP Tour, Grand Slams and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 143 (12 October 1998)

Jérôme Golmard (born 9 September 1973) is a former French No. 1 male tennis player.

The left-hander reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 22 in April 1999, winning 2 singles titles and reaching the semifinals of Monte Carlo in 1999. Golmard finished his career with over $2.2 million in prize money. Among the many notable players he beat on the ATP Tour are former World No. 1s Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Gustavo Kuerten, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Marcelo Ríos and Carlos Moyá, as well as Grand Slam champions Richard Krajicek, Goran Ivanišević, Albert Costa, Gastón Gaudio, Thomas Johansson and Michael Chang.

Career finals[edit]

Singles: 4 finals (2 tiles, 2 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
Winner 1. 15 February 1999 Dubai, UAE Hard Germany Nicolas Kiefer 6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. 10 January 2000 Chennai, India Hard Germany Markus Hantschk 6–3, 6–7(6–8), 6–3
Runner-up 3. 22 July 2001 Croatia Open Umag, Umag Clay Spain Carlos Moyá 4–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 4. 14 January 2002 Auckland Open, Auckland Cement United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 7–6, 4–6, 5–7

Doubles: 1 (0-1)[edit]

After tennis[edit]

Golmard was diagnosed in 2014 with Motor neurone disease.[1]


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