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Thierry Ascione

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Country (sports)  France
Role  Tennis player
Retired  September 24, 2010
Name  Thierry Ascione
Turned pro  2000

Career titles  0
Weight  89 kg
Prize money  $1,031,961
Height  1.87 m
Ex-spouse  Melanie Maudran

Residence  Rueil-Malmaison, France
Born  17 January 1981 (age 34) Villeurbanne, France (1981-01-17)
Plays  Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Career record  22–54 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Similar People  Nicolas Escude, Melanie Maudran, Marc Gicquel, Arnaud Clement, Arnaud Di Pasquale

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Thierry Ascione (born 17 January 1981) is a retired professional tour male tennis player from France. He turned pro in 2000 and retired in September 2010, reaching a career-high singles ranking of World No. 81 in February 2004.


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He played Roger Federer in the second round of Roland Garros 2007, saving five match points in the third set and holding two set points before eventually losing in straight sets.


  • Began playing tennis at age eight with his older brother, Frédéric.
  • His uncle was European boxing champion and another uncle was World military boxing champion.
  • Coached by former ATP professional and countryman Jérôme Potier.
  • Was Marat Safin's last ATP match win after holding 3 match points at the 2009 BNP Paribas Masters in Paris, Bercy.
  • He is the godfather of Julien Boutter's son, Oscar.
  • References

    Thierry Ascione Wikipedia

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