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Pierre-Hugues Herbert

Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Country  France
Residence Mittelhausbergen, Alsace
Born (1991-03-18) 18 March 1991
Schiltigheim, Alsace
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 2010
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $543,620
Singles
Career record 6–13 (ATP Tour, Grand Slam main draws and Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 108 (10 November 2014)
Current ranking No. 110 (17 November 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2014)
French Open 1R (2014)
Wimbledon 1R (2014)
US Open Q1 (2014)
Doubles
Career record 6–14 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draws and Davis Cup)
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 62 (10 November 2014)
Current ranking No. 63 (17 November 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 1R (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Last updated on: 22 November 2014.

Pierre-Hugues Herbert (1991) is a French professional tennis player. He reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 108 in November 2014.

Contents

  • Tennis career 1
    • Juniors 1.1
    • Junior Grand Slam performance timelines 1.2
      • Singles 1.2.1
      • Doubles 1.2.2
  • Professional career 2
    • 2013 2.1
    • 2014 2.2
  • ATP career finals 3
    • Doubles: 1 (1 title) 3.1
  • Singles Challenger titles 4
    • Wins (2) 4.1
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Tennis career

Juniors

Herbert won the Wimbledon boys' doubles title with partner Kevin Krawietz in 2009, beating French duo of Julien Obry and Adrien Puget in the final. He also reached the 2009 US Open boys' singles semifinals, where he lost to eventual champion Bernard Tomic of Australia.[1] Herbert reached as high as No. 9 in the junior combined world rankings in October 2009.

Junior Grand Slam performance timelines

Singles

Tournament 2008 2009
Junior Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A 2R
French Open Q1 1R
Wimbledon A 1R
US Open A SF

Doubles

Tournament 2008 2009
Junior Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A QF
French Open A 1R
Wimbledon A W
US Open A QF

Professional career

2013

After beginning the year outside the top 250, Herbert made a steady rise up the rankings. He qualified for the 2013 Paris Masters, where he defeated Benoit Paire for the loss of only four games in the first round, his first ever Tour level win of his career. In the second round, he had two set points before losing to Novak Djokovic in straight sets. He ended the year 106 places better off in the rankings,

2014

Herbert made his Grand Slam main draw debut in 2014, first receiving a wildcard into the French Open, where he faced American number 10 seed John Isner in his opening match, losing in three tight sets. He then made it through three rounds of qualifying, beating Borna Ćorić, Daniel Kosakowski and Miloslav Mečíř, Jr. to make the main draw at Wimbledon for the first time. In the first round he faced Jack Sock, however lost in four sets despite taking the first set in a tiebreaker. Herbert got his fifth career win at Tour level at the Swiss Indoors in Basel, beating Édouard Roger-Vasselin in a tight three-setter to set up a clash with 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal, his first meeting with a Major champion and former world number 1.

ATP career finals

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–0)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 5 October 2014 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, Tokyo, Japan Hard Michał Przysiężny Ivan Dodig
Marcelo Melo
6–3, 6–7(3–7), [10–5]


Singles Challenger titles

Wins (2)

Legend (Singles)
Challengers (2)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 10 February 2014 Quimper, France Hard (i) Vincent Millot 7-65, 6-3
2. 10 November 2014 Mouilleron-le-Captif, France Hard (i) Marsel Ilhan 6–2, 6-3

References

  1. ^ Pierre-Hugues Herbert at the Association of Tennis Professionals

External links

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