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- Pronounced: duh-LAY-trah
- Age: 47 (01.06.1967)
- Birthplace: Metz, France
- Residence: Suresnes, France
- Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
- Weight: 160 lbs (73 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 1986
As of 22.12.2014
Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
Began playing tennis at age five... Two brothers and parents play tennis recreationally... Trains at the national training center of the French Federation at Roland Garros... Interests include Formula I racing and music... Has a 4-2 career Davis Cup record in five ties... Wife, Emanuelle; daughters, Elena (born Apr. 6, 1992) and Julia (born May 31, 1994).
1999 -- Enjoyed consistent season in doubles, winning three titles with three different partners and reaching a career-high No. 3 doubles ranking in July...Began season with SF in Doha (w/Santoro)...Won first title of season in Monte Carlo (w/Henman)...Afterward, advanced to consecutive SF in Hamburg and Rome (w/Santoro)...At Wimbledon, advanced to SF with Santoro, falling to Bhupathi-Paes 7-5 in fifth...Reached final at Indianapolis (w/Paes) followed by title in Long Island (w/Santoro)...Added indoor title in Toulouse in October (w/Tarango)...Went 2-0 in Davis Cup doubles play to help France to final...Finished No. 12 in Team Rankings (w/Santoro) and No. 16 individually.
1998 -- Enjoyed best results in doubles, winning four events (w/Santoro) - Stuttgart-indoor, Toulouse, Basel and Lyon - in eight finals...They also reached SF at ATP Tour World Doubles Championship...Singles highlight was a QF at Lyon.
1997 -- Qualified in six tournaments and advanced to QF in St. Petersburg, his best singles result...Beat No. 17 Henman at French Open (l. in 2nd RD)...Captured eighth career doubles title in Antwerp (w/Adams) and finalist in Marseille and Lyon (w/Santoro).
1996 -- Doubles finalist at Munich (w/Nargiso) and Toulouse (w/Raoux).
1995 -- In doubles, won in Washington (w/Tarango).
1994 -- Reached Indianapolis final (l. to W. Ferreira)...In doubles, teamed with countryman Arnaud Boetsch for a 3-0 mark in Peugeot ATP Tour World Team Championship play...Won titles in Halle, Long Island and Bordeaux (all w/Forget)...Won in Doha (w/Simian).
1993 -- Finalist at Kuala Lumpur (l. to Reneberg), doubles winner at Marseille and finalist in Long Island (w/Boetsch).
1992 -- Reached Bolzano SF.
1991 -- Reached first career Tour finals in Bordeaux and Lyon...Won first Tour doubles title in Guaruja (w/R. Gilbert)..
1990 -- Won Brasilia-1 Challenger singles title and doubles titles at Croydon (w/Castle) and Martinique (w/Raoux) Challengers.
1989 -- Reached SF at Sydney.