Kenny De Schepper
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- Age: 27 (29.05.1987)
- Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
- Residence: Toulouse, France
- Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
- Weight: 225 lbs (102 kg)
- Plays: Left-handed
- Turned Pro: 2010
- Coach: Jean Christophe Dupont
As of 19.01.2015
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Began playing tennis aged eight...Father Eric, originally from Belgium, was a former professional squash player...Mother, Lydia...Has younger brother, Joffrey...Aged 13, he joined the National tennis centre in Poitiers...Stopped playing tennis for two years due to growth injuries...Idol as a child was Pete Sampras…Favourite surface is hard, also enjoys grass…Favourite tournaments are Roland Garros and Wimbledon…Enjoys going to the cinema and spending time in the mountains…Best weapon is serve…Likes to comminicate with friends and fans on Twitter...Physical Trainer is Ousset François (since August 2011)...Coached by Jean Christophe Dupont (since September 2010).
2014 -- The Frenchman finished just outside Top 100 at No. 106 after putting together a 7-19 mark on ATP World Tour...Posted 1st Top 10 win over No. 10 Gulbis en route to a seasonbest 3R at London/Queen’s Club (l. to F. Lopez 7-6 in 3rd set TB). Reached the 2R on 5 other occasions: Australian Open (l. to Berdych), Barcelona (l. to Verdasco), Roland Garros (l. to Robredo), Gstaad (l. to Youzhny) and Basel (l. to Karlovic)...In Challenger play, compiled a 17-11 match record, clinching a 4th career title on home soil in Cherbourg (d. Gombos) and a runner-up showing in Le Gosier, Guadeloupe (l. to Johnson in 3rd set TB)...
2013 -- The Frenchman finished in Top 100 for 1st time and improved year-end ranking for 6th year in a row, highlighted by Grand Slam-best 4R at Wimbledon (d. Lorenzi, W/O vs Cilic, No. 20 Monaco, l. to Verdasco) and QF in Stockholm (d. Anderson, l. to eventual champ Dimitrov)…In Grand Slam play, went 2-3 and reached a career-high No. 67 in August after Wimbledon success. Fell in 1R at Roland Garros (l. to Haase) and US Open (l. to Klahn). Failed to qualify for Australian Open (l. to Johnson in 2R)…Did not win a tour level match after Wimbledon, losing 5 opening round matches in a row (thru US Open)…Won 4 of his 5 tour level matches on grass and also advanced to SF at Nottingham Challenger…Reached 7th career Challenger final at Rennes (l. to Mahut) in October, dropping to 3-4 in finals. Also reached final at St. Brieuc (l. to Huta-Galung), SF at Cherbourg, Tunis and Nottingham and QF at Quimper, Bordeaux and Bratislava. Had a 23-13 record…Compiled records of 4-4 on grass, 3-6 on hard, and 1-5 on clay. Earned a career high $389,069...
2012 - Won 15 matches in a row on ATP Challenger Tour, including two titles at Mons (d. Llodra) and at Rennes (d. Marchenko)…Qualified for three ATP World Tour at Queen’s Club, Wimbledon and Metz)…Recorded first ATP World Tour match win at Wimbledon (d. Bachinger in 1R)…
2011 – Started year at World No. 672 and ended with first Top 150 finish...Won first ATP Challenger Tour title at Pozoblanco (d. Navarro) and was runner-up at Recanati and Quimper…Qualified for first Grand Slam at Wimbledon (l. to O. Rochus in 1R). In doubles, reached Metz SFs (w/Clement)...Runner-up at Mons Challenger (w/Roger-Vasselin)...
2010 – In first season as a pro, reached one ITF Futures final and five 5 SFs…
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