Fabrice Santoro Bio


  • Full name is Fabrice Vetea Santoro
  • Nicknamed “The Magician” by Pete Sampras after losing in three sets in 3rd RD of Indian Wells in 2002
  • Captured 1988 Orange Bowl 16s title and was a member of the winning Sunshine Cup team
  • The French 12s, 14s and 16s champion and finalist in European Championships
  • Won 1989 Roland Garros juniors title (d. Palmer), saving two match points
  • Finished as the No. 2 junior in the world in 1989
  • His father was a goalkeeper in soccer in France’s second division
  • Enjoys skiing, soccer and Formula One racing
  • Has a collection of classic tennis racquets and aspires to having a tennis museum at home
  • Lists France’s World Cup victory in 1998 as most thrilling sports memory
  • Fan of Chelsea soccer club
  • Moved to Switzerland in 2002
  • Has a 15-11 career Davis Cup record (9-5 in doubles) in 17 ties since 1991
  • Coached by countryman Lionel Zimbler.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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