September 24, 2010
| Rueil-Malmaison, France|
17 January 1981 (age 34)
Villeurbanne, France (1981-01-17)
Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
22–54 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Nicolas Escude, Melanie Maudran, Marc Gicquel, Arnaud Clement, Arnaud Di Pasquale
Thierry Ascione Wikipedia
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.
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.