Patrick Proisy

Patrick Proisy
Country (sports) France
ResidenceParis, France
Born (1949-09-10) 10 September 1949 (age 69)
Evreux, France
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1968
Retired1981
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record200–176 (Open era)
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 16 (23 October 1972)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenSF (1973)
French OpenF (1972)
Wimbledon2R (1971, 1972, 1974)
US Open2R (1972, 1977)
Doubles
Career record72–120 (Open era)

Patrick Proisy (born 10 September 1949) is a French former professional tennis player best remembered for reaching the final of the French Open in 1972[1][2] (where he beat top seed and defending champion Jan Kodes in the quarter finals and fourth seed Manuel Orantes in the semi finals before losing the final against sixth seeded Spaniard Andrés Gimeno in four sets).[3] He added to that one more final (in Florence, 1976) and singles titles in Hilversum, 1977 and Perth, 1972. Proisy reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 16 in October 1972.

Grand Slam singles finals

Runners-up (1)

Year Championship Opponent in Final Score in final
1972 French Open Spain Andrés Gimeno 6–4, 3–6, 1–6, 1–6
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