Sebastien Grosjean Bio

  • Full name is Sebastien Rene Grosjean
  • First sport he participated in as a youngster was skiing in Pra Loup Village in South Alps
  • Finished as No. 1 junior player in world in singles and doubles in 1996, first player to accomplish feat since Jason Stoltenberg in 1987
  • Won Roland Garros junior doubles title in 1996 (w/Mutis)
  • Finished as the French junior champion in 1995
  • Became the first French player in his age category (18s) to become European champion in Klosters in 1996
  • Also led France to the Sunshine Cup title in ‘96 (junior world team championship)
  • Enjoys soccer and snowboarding
  • Big fan of Olympic Marseille soccer club
  • Always admired style and attitude of Yannick Noah
  • Close friend of fellow Frenchman Arnaud Clement
  • The two launched a book in April 2003 called “Passing Potes,” which is “Passing Pals,” talking about their friendship
  • First visited Florida for Orange Bowl tournament as a teenager before moving to Boca Raton in May 1999
  • Wife, Marie-Pierre (married Nov 16, 1998); daughters, Lola (born Oct. 11, 1998) and Sam (born Feb. 26, 2006); son, Tom, (born July 1, 2002) and godfather is Arnaud Clement
  • Has a 16-9 Davis Cup career singles record (0-1 in doubles) in 16 ties since 1999.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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