Patrice Beust

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Patrice Beust
Full namePatrice Beust
Country (sports) France
Born (1944-09-03) 3 September 1944 (age 74)
Bois-le-Roi, France
Career record13-32
Career titles0
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1975)
French Open3R (1963)
Wimbledon3R (1966)
US Open2R (1966)
Career record28-28
Career titles1
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenSF (1974)
Wimbledon3R (1968)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenSF (1976, 1979)

Patrice Beust (born 3 September 1944) is a former professional tennis player from France.


Beust played doubles for the France Davis Cup team during the 1960s. He featured in 13 ties and partnered Daniel Contet in all of his matches. It was with Contet that he won his only title on the Grand Prix circuit, the 1972 Monte Carlo Open, a top tier event that was part of the Grand Prix Super Series.[1] He and Contet also made the semi-finals of the 1974 French Open. His other semi-final appearances at Grand Slam level came in the mixed doubles, at the 1976 French Open with Gail Benedetti and at the 1979 French Open with Betty Stöve.[2]

As a singles player he made the third rounds of the 1963 French Championships and the 1966 Wimbledon Championships.[3]

One of the early coaches of Yannick Noah, Beust headed the National Tennis Etudes, which was opened in Nice in 1970.[4] He has worked for many years as a coach for the Fédération Française de Tennis and in 2015 was appointed Director of the international tennis tournament held in Pléneuf-Val-André.[5]

He is an active player on the ITF senior circuit.[6]

Grand Prix career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. April 1972 Monte Carlo Clay France Daniel Contet Czechoslovakia Jiří Hřebec
Czechoslovakia František Pála
3–6, 6–1, 12–10, 6–2

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Past champions - Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters". Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  2. ^ "French Open". The Canberra Times. ACT: National Library of Australia. 9 June 1979. p. 40. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  3. ^ Barclay, Simon (2015). Wimbledon Singles Championships - Complete Open Era Results. ISBN 9781326385958.
  4. ^ Hérault, Helen. "Patrice Beust, ancien coach de Yannick Noah, à la tête du tournoi". Le Penthièvre (in French). 8 April 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Patrice Beust, nouveau directeur du tournoi de tennis du Val-André". Ouest France (in French). 27 February 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  6. ^ "70 ans messieurs : Beust fait son come-back !" (in French). Fédération Française de Tennis. 8 July 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2016.

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