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Guillaume Raoux
Guillaume Raoux
Country (sports) France
ResidenceBoca Raton, Florida, United States
Born (1970-02-14) 14 February 1970 (age 52)
Bagnols-sur-Cèze, France
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1989
Retired2000
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$2,446,506
Singles
Career record179-225
Career titles1
6 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 35 (8 June 1998)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open4R (1998)
French Open2R (1995, 1997, 1998)
Wimbledon3R (1997)
US Open2R (1991, 1996, 1997, 1998)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1996)
Doubles
Career record102-105
Career titles4
4 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 35 (5 August 1996)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open2R (1995, 1996)
French OpenQF (1989)
WimbledonQF (1996)
US Open3R (1995, 1997)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian Open1R (1996)
French Open3R (1999)
Wimbledon2R (1997)
Last updated on: 10 December 2021.

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

Career

Raoux reached the Wimbledon junior singles final in 1988. He turned professional in 1989.

Pro tour

The right-hander won one singles career title (Queensland Open, 1992), and achieved a career-high 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]

Raoux represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta where he was defeated in the first round by Zimbabwe's Byron Black.

Junior Grand Slam finals

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1988 Wimbledon Grass Venezuela Nicolas Pereira 6-7, 2-6

ATP career finals

Singles: 5 (1 title, 4 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP Masters Series (0-0)
ATP Championship Series (0-0)
ATP World Series (1-4)
Finals by surface
Hard (1-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-1)
Carpet (0-2)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (0-2)
Indoors (1-2)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Nov 1991 Birmingham, United Kingdom World Series Carpet United States Michael Chang 3-6, 2-6
Win 1-1 Sep 1992 Brisbane, Australia World Series Hard Denmark Kenneth Carlsen 6-4, 7-6(12-10)
Loss 1-2 Mar 1995 St. Petersburg, Russia World Series Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 2-6, 2-6
Loss 1-3 Apr 1995 Johannesburg, South Africa World Series Hard Germany Martin Sinner 1-6, 4-6
Loss 1-4 Jun 1997 Rosmalen, Netherlands World Series Grass Netherlands Richard Krajicek 4-6, 6-7(7-9)

Doubles: 7 (4 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP Masters Series (0-0)
ATP Championship Series (0-0)
ATP World Series (4-3)
Finals by surface
Hard (3-2)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (1-0)
Carpet (0-1)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (3-1)
Indoors (1-2)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jan 1993 Jakarta, Indonesia World Series Hard Italy Diego Nargiso Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
7-6, 6-7, 6-3
Loss 1-1 Sep 1994 Bordeaux, France World Series Hard Italy Diego Nargiso France Olivier Delaître
France Guy Forget
2-6, 6-2, 5-7
Loss 1-2 Mar 1995 Copenhagen, Denmark World Series Carpet Canada Greg Rusedski United States Mark Keil
Sweden Peter Nyborg
7-6, 4-6, 6-7
Win 2-2 Apr 1995 Johannesburg, South Africa World Series Hard France Rodolphe Gilbert Germany Martin Sinner
Netherlands Joost Winnink
6-4, 3-6, 6-3
Win 3-2 Feb 1996 Marseille, France World Series Hard France Jean-Philippe Fleurian South Africa Marius Barnard
Sweden Peter Nyborg
6-3, 6-2
Loss 3-3 Oct 1996 Toulouse, France World Series Hard France Olivier Delaître Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
3-6, 5-7
Win 4-3 Jun 1998 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands World Series Grass Netherlands Jan Siemerink Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Andrew Florent
6-3, 3-6, 6-1

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures Finals

Singles: 8 (6-2)

Legend
ATP Challenger (6-2)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (5-2)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (1-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Apr 1989 Le Gosier, Guadeloupe Challenger Hard Senegal Yahiya Doumbia 7-6, 4-6, 7-6
Win 2-0 Mar 1990 Martinique, Martinique Challenger Hard United States Robbie Weiss 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
Win 3-0 Sep 1990 Gevrey-Chambertin, France Challenger Carpet Sweden Henrik Holm 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
Win 4-0 Aug 1992 Segovia, Spain Challenger Hard Germany Joern Renzenbrink 7-6, 7-6
Loss 4-1 Oct 1993 Brest, France Challenger Hard United States Jonathan Stark 6-7, 3-6
Loss 4-2 Aug 1994 Istanbul, Turkey Challenger Hard Germany Markus Zoecke 7-6, 4-6, 2-6
Win 5-2 Nov 1995 Nantes, France Challenger Hard United States Jeff Tarango 6-2, 7-5
Win 6-2 Oct 1996 Brest, France Challenger Hard Slovakia Karol Kucera 6-4, 4-6, 6-1


Doubles: 4 (4-0)

Legend
ATP Challenger (4-0)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (4-0)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Mar 1990 Martinique, Martinique Challenger Hard France Olivier Delaitre United States Todd Nelson
The Bahamas Roger Smith
6-3, 7-5
Win 2-0 Nov 1994 Nantes, France Challenger Hard France Olivier Delaitre Belgium Dick Norman
Canada Greg Rusedski
6-4, 7-6
Win 3-0 Aug 1995 Segovia, Spain Challenger Hard France Rodolphe Gilbert Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sanchez
6-4, 6-3
Win 4-0 Oct 1995 Brest, France Challenger Hard France Olivier Delaitre United States Kent Kinnear
United States Dave Randall
7-5, 6-7, 6-4


Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.

Singles

Tournament 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R A 1R 1R 3R 3R 1R 3R 2R 4R 2R A 0 / 10 11-10 52%
French Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 13 3-13 19%
Wimbledon A Q1 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 3R 1R 1R Q2 0 / 10 4-10 29%
US Open A A A 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 1R A 0 / 9 4-9 31%
Win-loss 0-1 0-2 1-2 1-4 0-4 2-4 2-4 1-4 4-4 5-4 5-4 1-4 0-1 0 / 42 22-42 34%
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells A A A 1R A A A A A A 1R A A 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Miami A A 2R 1R A 4R A A 2R 1R 2R 1R A 0 / 7 6-7 46%
Monte Carlo A A A A A A A 1R A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Hamburg A A A A A 2R A A A A 1R A A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Rome A A A A A 2R A A A A 1R A A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Canada A A A 3R 1R A A A A 3R 2R 2R A 0 / 5 6-5 55%
Cincinnati A A A A A 1R A A 1R 1R 2R A A 0 / 4 1-4 20%
Stuttgart1 A A A A A A A A A A 2R A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Paris A A QF A 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R QF 1R 1R A 0 / 9 8-9 47%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 4-2 2-3 0-2 6-5 0-1 1-2 1-3 5-4 4-8 1-3 0-0 0 / 33 24-33 42%


Doubles

Tournament 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A 2R 2R A A A A 0 / 2 2-2 50%
French Open QF 2R 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 12 8-12 40%
Wimbledon 3R 1R Q3 2R A A 2R QF 1R A A A 0 / 6 7-6 54%
US Open A A A A A A 3R 2R 3R A A A 0 / 3 5-3 63%
Win-loss 5-2 1-2 0-1 1-2 0-1 2-1 4-4 6-4 2-3 0-1 0-1 1-1 0 / 23 22-23 49%
ATP Masters Series
Miami A A A A A A A 3R 3R A A A 0 / 2 4-2 67%
Monte Carlo A A A A A A 1R A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Rome A A A A Q1 A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Canada A A A A A A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Cincinnati A A A A A A A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Paris A A A 2R 1R A SF 2R 1R 2R 2R A 0 / 7 7-7 50%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-1 0-0 3-2 3-3 2-2 1-1 1-2 0-0 0 / 12 11-12 48%

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