Sebastien Grosjean life and biography

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Sebastien Grosjean biography

Date of birth : 1978-05-29
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Marseille, France
Nationality : French
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-05-25
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, ATP tour,

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Sebastien Grosjean is a retired tennis player from France. His career-high ATP Entry ranking is No. 4 (achieved on October 28, 2002). He retired from tennis on May 27, 2010.

CAREER:

Singles Titles
2007: Lyon
2002: St. Petersburg
2001: Paris
2000: Nottingham

Doubles Titles
2007: Lyon
2004: Indian Wells
2003: Marseille
2002: Los Angeles
2000: Casablanca

PERSONAL:
Full name is Sebastien Rene Grosjean
First sport he participated in as a youngster was skiing in Pra Loup Village in South Alps
Finished as No. 1 junior player in world in singles and doubles in 1996, first player to accomplish feat since Jason Stoltenberg in 1987
Won Roland Garros junior doubles title in 1996 (w/Mutis)
Finished as the French junior champion in 1995
Became the first French player in his age category (18s) to become European champion in Klosters in 1996
Also led France to the Sunshine Cup title in ‘96 (junior world team championship)
Enjoys soccer and snowboarding
Big fan of Olympic Marseille soccer club
Always admired style and attitude of Yannick Noah
Close friend of fellow Frenchman Arnaud Clement
The two launched a book in April 2003 called “Passing Potes,” which is “Passing Pals,” talking about their friendship
First visited Florida for Orange Bowl tournament as a teenager before moving to Boca Raton in May 1999
Wife, Marie-Pierre (married Nov 16, 1998); daughters, Lola (born Oct. 11, 1998) and Sam (born Feb. 26, 2006); son, Tom, (born July 1, 2002) and godfather is Arnaud Clement
Has a 16-9 Davis Cup career singles record (0-1 in doubles) in 16 ties since 1999.

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