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Pouille was defeated by Gilles Simon in first round of the French Open and by . Pouille, Monfils and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga became the first French trio to reach Next, at the Moselle Open, Pouille (the 3rd seed of the tournament) reached the final . This is a list of the main career statistics of French professional tennis player. Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 1 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals ( ATP). Djokovic has won 14 Grand Slam singles titles, five ATP Finals titles, 32 ATP .. 17 seed Gaël Monfils, all in straight sets, to reach the US Open semi- finals for. Christophe Roger-Vasselin (born ), French former tennis player, father of He is the son of French Open semifinalist Christophe Roger-Vasselin. . 1, and has reached all four Grand Slam finals in men's doubles, winning on three Hlaváčková / Édouard Roger-Vasselin (Quarterfinals) Demi Schuurs / Matwé.
His first tour-level tournament was Umag inwhere he lost to Filippo Volandri in the round of Djokovic participated in four Masters events and qualified for two of them, his best performance coming in Pariswhere he reached the third round and defeated fourth seed Mariano Puerta along the way. First ATP titles Djokovic became one of the 40 best players in the world singles rankings after making his first quarterfinal appearance at a Grand Slam event, coming at the French Openand also by reaching the fourth round at Wimbledon that year.
He won his second career title at the Moselle Open in Metzand moved into the top 20 for the first time in his career. Afterwards, Djokovic briefly considered moving from Serbia to play for Great Britain. Britain was offering me a lot of opportunities and they needed someone because Andy [Murray] was the only one, and still is.
That had to be a disappointment for all the money they invest.
But I didn't need the money as much as I had done. I had begun to make some for myself, enough to afford to travel with a coach, and I said, 'Why the heck? If I had played for Great Britain, of course I would have played exactly as I do for my country but deep inside, I would never have felt that I belonged. I was the one who took the decision. His performances at the Masters Series events in Indian Wellsand Key Biscaynewhere he was the runner-up and champion respectively, pushed him into the world's top Djokovic won a point by defeating Georgia's George Chanturia.
At the French Open, Djokovic reached his first major semi-final, losing to eventual champion Nadal.Simon Vs Tsonga Match Point
In his semi-final match against Nadal, he retired with elbow problems in the third set, after winning the first and losing the second set. This was the first time a player had defeated the top three ranked players in one tournament since Boris Becker in Nevertheless, he went on to reach the final of the US Openwhere he had five set points in the first set and two in the second set, but lost them all before losing the match in straight sets to the top-seeded Federer.
His next tournament was the Madrid Masterswhere he lost to David Nalbandian in the semi-finals. Djokovic, assured of finishing the year ranked No.
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He received the Golden Badge award for the best athlete in Serbia, and the Olympic Committee of Serbia declared him the best athlete in the country. While he won all his round-robin matches, the team lost 1—2 in the final to the second-seeded American team of Serena Williams and Mardy Fish. At the Australian OpenDjokovic reached his second consecutive Grand Slam final without dropping a set, including a victory over two-time defending champion Federer in the semi-finals. He lost to Nadal in the semi-finals in straight sets.
Djokovic entered Wimbledon seeded third but lost in the second round to Safin, ending a streak of five consecutive majors where he had reached at least the semi-finals.
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The following week at the Cincinnati MastersDjokovic advanced to the final, beating Nadal. In the final, he again lost to Murray in straight sets. His next tournament was the Summer Olympicshis first Olympics. On 3 August, Pouille achieved a career-high singles ranking of world number 64 in the ATP singles rankings. In the second half of the year, Pouille managed to advance beyond the round of 16 of the singles main draw in two ATP World Tour tournaments, in St.
Petersburg in September and Moscow in Octoberlosing to Roberto Bautista Agut in the quarterfinals in both tournaments and both times in straight sets. He finished the year with a final singles match win—loss record of on the ATP Challenger Tour. Pouille lost in the first round of the singles event of the Australian Open to 13th-seeded Milos Raonic to register his third consecutive singles first-round loss at that event.
Pouille was the beneficiary of a singles main draw wildcard at the Monte-Carlo Masters ; he defeated Nicolas Mahut in the first round and the no. Pouille won two singles qualifying matches to reach the singles main draw of the Madrid Open ; he saved four match points in beating the no. In that tournament, he was defeated in the final qualifying round but entered the second round of the main draw as a lucky loser when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdrew from the tournament because of a muscle strain.
Pouille became only the second lucky loser to reach a Masters singles semifinal Thomas Johansson was the first to do so, in Toronto in He then had a first-round loss at the MercedesCup to John Millman despite winning the first set.
He had another first-round loss at the Gerry Weber Open to second seed Kei Nishikoridespite winning the first set again.
Pouille then competed at the third Grand Slam event of the year at the Wimbledon Championships as the 32nd seed. He then qualified for the Brasil Openwhere he recorded his first main-draw win in over one and a half year against Daniel Gimeno-Traverbut lost in the following round to Thomaz Bellucci. He then continued to play in qualifying, but failed to qualify. However, in the Serbia Openhe fell in the final round of the qualifying draw, but was granted a Lucky Loser spot after Steve Darcis withdrew due a shoulder injury.
He then lost in straight sets against World No. He also reached the doubles final at the same event partnering Oliver Marachwhich he won. At Roland Garroshe qualified, but lost to Viktor Troicki in the first round, in just around 4 hours. He then lost in the first rounds of Shanghai and Vienna. He then played in the Australian Openwhere he reached his first fourth round in a Grand Slam tournament. He earned this spot by defeating Mischa Zverevand Santiago Giraldoand through the withdrawal of 20th seed Mikhail Youzhny.
He was defeated by Novak Djokovic. In the Brasil Openhe reached the final, his second of his career. He came back against fourth seed Igor Andreev in the semifinals.
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In the final, he lost to top seed Juan Carlos Ferrerofailing to hold serve in the whole match.