Arnaud Boetsch
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Arnaud Boetsch

Arnaud Boetsch
Arnaud Boetsch RG 2005.jpg
Boetsch in 2005
Full nameArnaud Benjamin Boetsch
Country (sports) France
ResidenceGeneva, Switzerland
Born (1969-04-01) 1 April 1969 (age 51)
Meulan, France
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1987
Retired1 September 1999
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$3,031,247
Career record231-202
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 12 (22 April 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1993)
French Open4R (1991)
Wimbledon4R (1992)
US Open4R (1996)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games2R (1996)
Career record67-75
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 97 (18 October 1993)
Team competitions
Davis CupW (1991, 1996)

Arnaud Benjamin Boetsch (born 1 April 1969) is a French former tennis player who turned professional in 1987. Known for his stylish single-handed backhand, he won 3 career titles, reaching his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 12 in April 1996.

Tennis career

Boetsch reached the fourth round once in each of the four grand slams between 1991 and 1996, notably beating Richard Krajicek in five sets in his 1992 Wimbledon run (Krajicek would go on to win the title four years later).

Boetsch represented France at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, where he was defeated in the second round by Spain's eventual Silver medal winner Sergi Bruguera.

He currently works as a tennis commentator for France Télévisions with Lionel Chamoulaud or François Brabant.

ATP Tour finals

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (3)

Singles (3 titles, 7 runners-up)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Oct 1991 Berlin, Germany Carpet (i) Czech Republic Petr Korda 3-6, 4-6
Loss 0-2 Oct 1992 Bolzano, Italy Carpet (i) Sweden Thomas Enqvist 2-6, 6-1, 6-7(7-9)
Win 1-2 Jun 1993 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass Australia Wally Masur 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
Win 2-2 Oct 1993 Toulouse, France Hard France Cédric Pioline 7-6(7-5), 3-6, 6-3
Loss 2-3 Feb 1994 Marseille, France Carpet (i) Switzerland Marc Rosset 6-7(6-8), 6-7(4-7)
Loss 2-4 Oct 1994 Ostrava, Czech Republic Carpet (i) United States MaliVai Washington 6-4, 3-6, 3-6
Loss 2-5 Jan 1995 Adelaide, Australia Hard United States Jim Courier 2-6, 5-7
Win 3-5 Oct 1995 Toulouse, France Hard United States Jim Courier 6-4, 6-7(5-7), 6-0
Loss 3-6 Nov 1995 Stockholm, Sweden Carpet (i) Sweden Thomas Enqvist 5-7, 4-6
Loss 3-7 Oct 1996 Lyon, France Carpet (i) Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 5-7, 3-6

Doubles: (2 titles)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Sep 1991 Bordeaux, France Hard (i) France Guy Forget Germany Patrik Kühnen
Germany Alexander Mronz
6-2, 6-2
Win 2-0 Feb 1993 Marseille, France Carpet (i) France Olivier Delaître United States Ivan Lendl
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
6-3, 7-6

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