Guillaume Raoux

Guillaume Raoux ( born February 14, 1970 in Bagnols -sur -Cèze ) is a former French tennis player.


Raoux was a professional tennis player in 1989 and reached the same year on the side of Cedric Pioline the quarterfinals of the French Open. He could win on the ATP World Tour four tournaments in doubles competition, a further three times he stood in a double finals. His only individual title he won in Brisbane, another four times he stood in a single final. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1998 with position 35 in the singles and in 1996 also with position 35 in doubles. His best individual result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the second round at the 1998 Australian Open. In doubles, he reached the second round of the French Open each and Wimbledon.

Raoux played between 1996 and 1999 called for the French Davis Cup team. He came up with five appearances in singles and eight in doubles, where he was defeated only once each. In 1996 he won alongside Guy Forget the double in the Davis Cup final against Sweden, thus contributing to the title of France. At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, he went to France, but already retired on the first round against Byron Black from.

1998 Raoux was the opponent of the then 17 -year-old Roger Federer in the tournament in Toulouse. Raoux, then at position 45 in the world rankings, lost to the qualifier with 6:2 and 6:2. It was the first victory Federer on the ATP World Tour.

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