Born on April 1, 1969 in Meulan (Yvelines), France, this right-handed tennis player (1,83 metres and 76 kilos) has detached in the professional circuit of tennis getting great victorys as the success in the Davis Cup 1996. He was a promissing player when young winning the European championship and the Orange Bowl. Professional since 1987 until 1999, french number 1 player in 1995 and number 12 of the world in 1996 this tennis player lives actually in Geneva with his Swiss wife, Gabrielle, and his sons, Lucas and Julian.