Julien Benneteau Bio


  • Started playing tennis at age four
  • Nickname is "Bennet"
  • Parents are Andre, who works for a glasses company, and Laurence, who is a lawyer
  • Has one brother (Antoine), who also plays professional tennis; and two sisters (Dominique and Marie-Sophie)
  • Captured US Open junior doubles title in 1999 (w/Mahut)
  • Tennis idols growing up were Yannick Noah and Jimmy Connors
  • Also idolised Michael Jordan
  • Favourite surfaces are indoor hard courts and clay
  • Likes to play soccer and ski in his spare time
  • Favourite soccer team is Olympic de Marseille.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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