Patrice Dominguez

Patrice Dominguez (12 January 1950 – 12 April 2015) was a French tennis player born in Algeria. He reached a career high ranking of 36 in 1973.[1] He represented France in the Davis Cup between 1971 and 1979.[2]

Patrice Dominguez
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Country (sports) France
Born(1950-01-12)12 January 1950
Algiers, French Algeria
Died12 April 2015(2015-04-12) (aged 65)
Paris, France
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Career record150–154
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 36 (23 August 1973)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1973)
French Open4R (1971)
Wimbledon4R (1974)
US Open2R (1973)
Career record107–116
Career titles7
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenF (1973, 1978)

Dominguez was runner–up at the 1973 French Open mixed doubles event partnering Betty Stöve and again in 1978 partnering Virginia Ruzici.[3]

He then became a trainer for several players such as Henri Leconte and Fabrice Santoro. He also worked as an analyst for different French media.

Between 2005 and 2011 he was the national technical director of the French Tennis Federation.[4]

Dominguez died on 12 April 2015 from a chronic illness at the age of 65.[5]

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Mixed doubles (2 runner-ups)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1973 French Open Clay   Betty Stöve   Françoise Dürr
  Jean-Claude Barclay
1–6, 4–6
Loss 1978 French Open Clay   Virginia Ruzici   Renáta Tomanová
  Pavel Složil
6–7, ret.


  1. ^ ATP World Tour profile
  2. ^ Davis Cup profile
  3. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 403. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  4. ^ Patrice Dominguez a été démis de ses fonctions
  5. ^ "Obituary: Patrice Dominguez". International Tennis Federation (ITF). 13 April 2015.

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