Sébastien Lareau


Sébastien Lareau

Infobox Tennis player
playername = Sébastien Lareau


nickname =
country = CAN
residence = flagicon|Canada Canada
datebirth = birth date and age|1973|4|27
placebirth = flagicon|Canada Montreal
height =height|m=1.82
weight = convert|79|kg|lb st|abbr=on|lk=on
turnedpro = 1991
retired =
plays = Right-handed
careerprizemoney = US$2,879,682
singlesrecord = 99–137
singlestitles = 0
highestsinglesranking = No. 76 (April 17, 1995)
AustralianOpenresult = 3rd (1998)
FrenchOpenresult = 2nd (1997)
Wimbledonresult = 2nd (1993, '98, '99, '00)
USOpenresult = 2nd (1995, '98, '99)
doublesrecord =266–142
doublestitles = 17
highestdoublesranking = No. 4 (October 11, 1999)
updated = October 23, 2007

Sébastien Lareau (born April 27, 1973 in Montreal) is a former touring professional tennis player. He turned touring pro in 1991 and retired in 2001.

As a singles player

The right-handed Lareau achieved a career best singles ranking of World No. 76 in April 1995. In January 1999 he reached a career second best ranking of World No. 78. He had a career ATP tour event win-loss record of 99 and 137. Lareau's best singles tour results were:

*in 1995, the quarterfinals of the Philadelphia and St. Petersburg Grand Prix events;
*in 1996, the fourth round of the Key Biscayne Grand Prix event;
*in 1997, the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Grand Prix event;
*in 1998, the third round of the Australian Open; the semi-finals of the Philadelphia, the quarterfinals of the Scottsdale, the semi-finals of the Hong Kong, the quarterfinals of the Washington and Moscow International Series events;
*in 1999, the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Outdoor International Series event; and
*in 2001, the semi-finals of the Memphis International Series event.

As a doubles player

The 6'0, 175lbs. Lareau reached a career high doubles ranking of world no. 4 in October 1999. He won 17 doubles titles on the ATP tour. His victories included the 1996 and 1998 Stuttgart Masters Series, the 1999 London/Queen's Club International Series, the 1999 U.S. Open, the 1999 Paris Indoor Tennis Masters Series, and the 1999 ATP Doubles Championships events, all partnering Alex O'Brien; the 1999 Washington International Series and 2000 Memphis International Series Gold events partnering Justin Gimelstob; and the 2000 Montreal/Toronto Tennis Masters Series and Sydney Olympics partnering compatriot Daniel Nestor. Lareau was also a finalist in the 1996 Australian Open and ATP Doubles Championship, 1997 Australian Open both partnering O'Brien.

Titles (17)

Runner-ups (15)

Present

Lareau currently works as a tennis professional. [1]

References

[1] http://www.carrefourmultisports.com/pages/ActivitesSportives/Tennis/texte_descriptif.aspx?lang=Fr-Ca

External links

* [http://www.atptennis.com/en/players/playerprofile/default2.asp?playersearch=Lareau "ATPtennis.com" Lareau player profile page]


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