Quentin Halys

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Quentin Halys
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Halys at the 2016 French Open
Country (sports) France France
Residence Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Born (1996-10-26) 26 October 1996 (age 21)
Bondy, France
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 2012
Plays Right-handed (two handed-backhand)
Coach Olivier Ramos
Prize money $709,274
Singles
Career record 6–17 (26.09%)
Career titles 0
2 Challenger, 5 Futures
Highest ranking No. 102 (5 February 2018)
Current ranking No. 136 (17 September 2018)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2016)
French Open 2R (2016)
Wimbledon Q3 (2016)
US Open Q2 (2016)
Doubles
Career record 3–8 (27.27% in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
2 Challenger, 3 Futures
Highest ranking No. 149 (17 July 2017)
Current ranking No. 702 (17 September 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 2R (2016, 2017)
Wimbledon 1R (2016)
Last updated on: 18 September 2018.

Quentin Halys (French pronunciation: ​[kɑ̃tɛ̃ alis];[2] born 26 October 1996) is a French professional tennis player. Halys has a career-high ATP singles ranking of world no. 102 attained on 5 February 2018.

Career[edit]

Junior career[edit]

Quentin Halys reached four Junior Grand Slam finals, three in doubles and one in singles. Of the four finals, Halys won the 2014 French Open partnering Benjamin Bonzi. He reached a career high combined (singles and doubles) of World No. 03 on March 31, 2014. He ended his junior career with a 98–44 record on singles and 83–35 on doubles.[3]

Quentin played in his first ITF Junior Circuit tournament in 2010 at the G4 Tournoi International de Clermont-Ferrand, as a wildcard. He lost in the first round.[4] He reached his first final later that year, at the G5 International Junior Saint-Cyprien, in doubles. In an all-French final, Halys and Armel Rancezot lost in the super tiebreak against Julien Delaplane and Alexandre Favrot.[5] Starting 2011, Halys entered a 17–match win streak, winning consecutively the 1st and 2nd Qatar ITF Junior Open, breaking through the qualifiers of both tournaments to win his first two singles titles. He also finished runner-up in the 1st tournament doubles.[6][7] He streak was sniped by Belgian Clement Geens, at AEGON Junior International Nottingham, a 2-week G4 tournament. Quentin would reach the final in both singles and doubles of the 2nd week, but he won the doubles only.[8] He would win another doubles titles in July of that year, at the Leeuwenbergh ITF G4 Junior Championships.[9] Halys finished 2011 by playing for France at the Junior Davis Cup, where his country finished 3rd that year.[10]

Starting 2012, Quentin played in all Junior Grand Slams but Wimbledon, where he didn't pass the third round of any of them, in singles. He reached the semifinal at Australian Open doubles. Halys only final that year was at the GA Copa Gerdau, partnering Pedro Cachín, where they lost in straight sets to the partnership of Luke Bambridge and Joshua Ward-Hibbert.[11] He played a second year for his country at the Junior Davis Cup, this time finishing in the fourth place.[12] In 2013, Halys reached four finals in doubles, including the US Open final, where he lost to Kamil Majchrzak and Martin Redlicki, in partnership with Frederico Ferreira Silva. All other finals were at G1 tournaments, winning only at the 35° Torneo International Citta Di Santa Croce, partnering Benjamin Bonzi.[13] In singles, he lost in the finals of the B1 European Junior Championships to Karen Khachanov.[14]

In his last year as a junior, Halys saw much success ahead of 2014, reaching 7 finals with four titles in doubles and one in singles. Partnering Johan Sébastien Tatlot, the pair reached the final of the Australian Open, where they lost in straight sets. The partnership would win the GA Porto Alegre Junior Championships (the successor of the Copa Gerdau) in March and the B1 European Junior Championships in July.[15] Partnering Benjamin Bonzi, the French pair won the French Open, winning in straight sets. Quentin also won the G1 Canadian Open Junior Championships in partnership with Akira Santillan, winning only two matches to win the title, as the pair received two walkovers in the semifinals and the final.[16] Quentin reached also the US Open in singles, losing to Omar Jasika in three sets. Earlier in July, he defeated countryman Corentin Denolly to win the B1 European Junior Championships, his last singles title in junior.[17]

Career finals[edit]

ATP Challenger Tour[edit]

Singles: 6 (2 titles, 4 runner-ups)[edit]

Category
ATP Challenger Tour (2–4)
Surface
Clay (1–1)
Hard (1–3)
Setting
Outdoors (1–3)
Indoors(i) (1–1)
Outcome Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1 May 2016 Challenger Tallahassee Tennis Challenger, United States Clay United States Frances Tiafoe 6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 16 October 2016 Challenger Fairfield Challenger, United States Hard Colombia Santiago Giraldo 6–4, 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 27 February 2017 Challenger Trofeo Faip–Perrel, Italy Hard (i) Poland Jerzy Janowicz 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 30 April 2017 Challenger Kunming Open, China Clay Serbia Janko Tipsarević 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 4–6
Winner 4 February 2018 Challenger Open BNP Paribas Banque de Bretagne, France Hard (i) Russia Alexey Vatutin 6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 16 September 2018 Challenger Amex-Istanbul Challenger, Turkey Hard France Corentin Moutet 3–6, 4–6

Doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Category
ATP Challenger Tour (2–1)
Surface
Hard (2–1)
Setting
Outdoors (2–1)
Outcome Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2 October 2016 Challenger Tiburon Challenger, United States Hard United States Dennis Novikov Australia Matt Reid
Australia John-Patrick Smith
1–6, 2–6
Winner 7 January 2017 Challenger BNP Paribas de Nouvelle-Calédonie,
New Caledonia
Hard France Tristan Lamasine Spain Adrián Menéndez-Maceiras
Italy Stefano Napolitano
7–6(11–9), 6–1
Winner 9 July 2017 Challenger Guzzini Challenger,
Italy
Hard France Jonathan Eysseric Italy Julian Ocleppo
Italy Andrea Vavassori
6–7(3–7), 6–4, [12–10]

ITF's Men Circuit[edit]

Singles: 7 (5 titles, 2 runners-up)[edit]

Category
Futures (5–2)
Surface
Hard (4–1)
Clay (1–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Setting
Outdoors (3–0)
Indoors(i) (2–2)
Outcome Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 26 October 2014 Futures Heraklion, Greece F9 Clay Venezuela Ricardo Rodríguez 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 22 February 2015 Futures Sondrio, Italy F1 Hard (i) Lithuania Laurynas Grigelis 7–6(9–7), 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 1 March 2015 Futures Trento, Italy F2 Carpet (i) Canada Philip Bester 6–3, 5–7, 3–6
Winner 22 March 2015 Futures Poitiers, France F6 Hard (i) France David Guez 7–5, 6–1
Winner 28 March 2015 Futures Shrewsbury, Great Britain F5 Hard (i) United Kingdom Daniel Cox 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 29 August 2015 Futures Trento, Italy F24 Hard Italy Edoardo Eremin 6–3, 6–4
Winner 4 September 2015 Futures Roehampton, Great Britain F8 Hard United Kingdom Daniel Evans 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 7–5

Doubles: 5 (3 titles, 2 runners-up)[edit]

Category
Futures (3–2)
Surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (2–1)
Setting
Outdoors (2–1)
Indoors(i) (1–1)
Outcome Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 22 February 2014 Futures Nottingham, Great Britain F5 Hard (i) France Rémi Boutillier United Kingdom Liam Broady
Republic of Ireland James Cluskey
6–2, 0–6, [10–8]
Winner 13 July 2014 Futures Bourg-en-Bresse, France F14 Clay France Maxime Hamou France Maxime Forcin
Luxembourg Ugo Nastasi
2–6, 6–2, [10–8]
Winner 26 October 2014 Futures Heraklion, Greece F9 Clay France Benjamin Bonzi Mexico Mauricio Astorga
Mexico Alberto Rojas-Maldonado
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 15 November 2014 Futures Meshref, Kuwait F1 Hard France Calvin Hemery Spain Juan Lizariturry
Netherlands Mark Vervoort
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 18 January 2015 Futures Bagnoles-de-l'Orne, France F1 Clay (i) France Alexandre Sidorenko France Dorian Descloix
France Gleb Sakharov
4–6, 2–6

ITF's Junior Circuit[edit]

Singles: 6 (4 titles, 2 runner-ups)[edit]

Category
Category GA (0–1)
Category G4 (1–0)
Category G5 (2–0)
Category GB1 (1–1)
Surface
Clay (1–1)
Hard (3–1)
Setting
Outdoors (4–2)
Outcome Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 4 February 2011 Grade 5 1st Qatar ITF Junior Open, Qatar Hard Norway Johan Skattum 6–3, 6–0
Winner 11 April 2011 Grade 5 2nd Qatar ITF Junior Open, Qatar Hard France Maxime Hamou 6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–2
Winner 18 April 2011 Grade 4 AEGON Junior International Nottingham (2nd week), United Kingdom Hard Netherlands Max de Vroome 6–1, 5–7, 6–1
Runner-up 28 July 2013 Grade B1 European Junior Championships, Switzerland Clay Russia Karen Khachanov 6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 27 July 2014 Grade B1 European Junior Championships (2), Switzerland Clay France Corentin Denolly 6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 7 September 2014 Grade A US Open, United States Hard Australia Omar Jasika 6–2, 5–7, 1–6

Doubles: 14 (7 titles, 7 runner-ups)[edit]

Category
Category GA (2–3)
Category G1 (2–2)
Category G4 (2–0)
Category G5 (0–2)
Category GB1 (1–0)
Surface
Clay (5–3)
Hard (2–4)
Setting
Outdoors (7–6)
Indoors(i) (0–1)
Outcome Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 7 November 2010 Grade 5 International Junior Saint-Cyprien, France Hard (i) France Armel Rancezot France Julien Delaplane
France Alexandre Favrot
6–7(2–7), 6–4, [5–10]
Runner-up 4 February 2011 Grade 5 1st Qatar ITF Junior Open, Qatar Hard France Florian Lakat Hong Kong Chun Hun Wong
Hong Kong Pak Long Yeung
1–6, 4–6
Winner 18 April 2011 Grade 4 AEGON Junior International Nottingham
(2nd week), United Kingdom
Hard France Maxime Hamou United Kingdom Toby Martin
United Kingdom Toby Mitchell
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 10 July 2011 Grade 4 Leeuwenbergh ITF Junior Championships,
Netherlands
Clay France Maxime Hamou Australia Harry Bourchier
Portugal Henrique Sousa
3–6, 6–2, 10–5
Runner-up 25 March 2012 Grade A 29th Copa Gerdau, Brazil Clay Argentina Pedro Cachín United Kingdom Luke Bambridge
United Kingdom Joshua Ward-Hibbert
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 17 March 2013 Grade 1 43rd Banana Bowl, Brazil Clay Argentina Pedro Cachín United States Stefan Kozlov
United States Spencer Papa
6–4, 3–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 28 April 2013 Grade 1 18ème Open International Junior, France Clay France Alexander Muller Germany Johannes Haerteis
Germany Hannes Wagner
2–6, 4–6
Winner 18 May 2013 Grade 1 35° Torneo International Citta Di Santa Croce,
Italy
Clay France Benjamin Bonzi Brazil Rafael Matos
Brazil Marcelo Zormann
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 9 September 2013 Grade A US Open, United States Hard Portugal Frederico Ferreira Silva Poland Kamil Majchrzak
United States Martin Redlicki
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 25 January 2014 Grade A Australian Open, Australia Hard France Johan Sébastien Tatlot Austria Lucas Miedler
Australia Bradley Mousley
4–6, 3–6
Winner 30 March 2014 Grade A Porto Alegre Junior Championships, Brazil Clay France Johan Sébastien Tatlot Japan Renta Tokuda
Japan Jumpei Yamasaki
6–4, 3–6, [10–3]
Winner 7 June 2014 Grade A French Open, France Clay France Benjamin Bonzi Austria Lucas Miedler
Australia Akira Santillan
6–4, 6–3
Winner 27 July 2014 Grade B1 European Junior Championships, Switzerland Clay France Johan Sébastien Tatlot Netherlands Tallon Griekspoor
Netherlands Tim van Rijthoven
6–2, 6–4
Winner 30 August 2014 Grade 1 Canadian Open Junior Championships, Canada Hard Australia Akira Santillan Japan Naoki Nakagawa
Netherlands Tim van Rijthoven
Walkover

Career statistics[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A 2R 1R 1R 0 / 3 1–3 25%
French Open A Q2 Q1 1R 2R 1R Q1 0 / 3 1–3 25%
Wimbledon A A A A Q3 Q2 Q1 0 / 0 0–0 0%
US Open A A A A Q2 Q1 Q1 0 / 0 0–0 0%
Win–Loss 0-0 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–2 0–2 0–1 0 / 6 2–6 25%

Double performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0 0%
French Open A A A 1R 2R 2R A 0 / 3 2–3 40%
Wimbledon A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
US Open A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0 0%
Win–Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0–1 1–2 1–1 0 / 4 2–4 33%

References[edit]

  1. ^ ATP Profile
  2. ^ "The pronunciation by Quentin Halys himself". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved 2018-01-09.
  3. ^ "Quentin Halys' Juniors Profile". ITF. 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "Tournoi International de Clermont-Ferrand". ITF. August 29, 2010. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "International Junior Saint-Cyprien". ITF. November 7, 2010. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  6. ^ "1st Qatar ITF Junior Open". ITF. February 4, 2011. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  7. ^ "2nd Qatar ITF Junior Open". ITF. February 11, 2011. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  8. ^ "AEGON Junior International Nottingham (week 2)". ITF. April 17, 2011. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  9. ^ "Leeuwenbergh ITF 4 Junior Championships". ITF. July 10, 2010. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  10. ^ "2011 Junior Davis Cup & Junior Fed Cup Finals by BNP Paribas". ITF. October 2, 2011. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  11. ^ "29th Copa Gerdau de Tenis". ITF. March 25, 2012. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  12. ^ "2012 Junior Davis Cup & Junior Fed Cup Finals by BNP Paribas". ITF. September 30, 2012. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  13. ^ "35° Torneo International Citta Di Santa Croce". ITF. May 18, 2013. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  14. ^ "2013 European Junior Championships". ITF. July 28, 2013. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  15. ^ "Porto Alegre Junior Championships". ITF. March 30, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  16. ^ "Canadian Open Junior Championships". ITF. August 30, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  17. ^ "2014 European Junior Championships". ITF. July 27, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2017.

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