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- Age: 53 (18.05.1960)
- Birthplace: Sedan, France
- Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
- Weight: 180 lbs (82 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Coach: Patrice Hagelauer
As of 09.12.2013
*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Noah was a member of the French Davis Cup team, 1980-90. He led his country to the finals (first time since 1933) in 1982 where they lost 4-1 to the U.S. Has a career record of 25-13 in singles, 12-5 in doubles (thru '89). He is the 1977 French Junior Champion. In 1983 he became the first Frenchman to win the French Open singles title since Marcel Bernard won in 1946. Won the 1986 adidas ATP Sportsmanship award. He grew up in the Cameroons, and moved to France at age 11 for intensive tennis training. Noah ended Lendl's 44 match win streak at the 1982 Palm Springs final.
A member of the ATP Board of Directors, 1986. Earned a career-high $575,015 in 1986 and reached as high as No. 3 on the ATP computer (July 7). Finished an all-time best No. 4. He finished among the top 10 from 1982-87 until 1988 when he was No. 12. Came back strong in the second half of the year when he began working with Dennis Ralston in September 1989. Compiled a 22-17 match record and ranked No. 16 on the ATP computer. Began 1990 by winning at Sydney, upsetting No. 1 Ivan Lendl in the quarterfinals. Reached the semifinals at the Australian Open, his first Slam semi since 1983 when he won the French Open. Residence: Paris, France Son, Joakim Simon; Daughter, Yelenah Tara
1990 -- Semifinalist at Australian Open.
1989 -- Runner-up at Indian Wells (l. Mecir); Semifinalist at Rotterdam, Lipton (Key Biscayne), Quarterfinalist at U.S. Open;Doubles QF at Montreal (w/Nas)
1988 -- Semifinalist at Lyon, Lipton Inter., WCT/Dallas, Monte Carlo, Bordeaux; Quarterfinalist at Rome, Stuttgart; RD 16 at Australian Open, French Open.
1987 -- Runner-up at Tournament of Champions-N.Y.; Semifinalist at Indian Wells Lipton (Key Biscayne); Quarterfinalist at Australian Open, French Open, Paris Indoor; Doubles Runner-up at French Open (w/Forget).
1986 -- Runner-up at La Quinta, Monte Carlo, Basle; Semifinalist at Rome, Philadelphia; Quarterfinalist at Lipton, Paris Indoor; Doubles Runner-up at La Quinta (w/Stewart), Masters (Dec. '86) (w/Forget); Doubles Semifinalist at Paris Indoor, Wembley, Nice, Toronto (w/Forget); RD 16 at French Open.
1985 -- Runner-up at Memphis, Basle; Semifinalist at Indianapolis; Quarter-finalist at Philadelphia, Lipton, U.S. Open, Stockholm; Doubles Runner-up at U.S. Open (w/Leconte); RD 16 at French Open.
1984 -- Runner-up at LaQuinta; Semifinalist at Philadelphia, Boca West, Monte
Carlo; Quarterfinalist at French Open; Doubles Runner-up at Philadelphia
1983 -- Runner-up at Lisbon; Semifinalist at LaQuinta; Quarterfinalist at Memphis, Brussels, Monte Carlo, U.S. Open; Doubles Runner-up at Monte Carlo (w/Leconte).
1982 -- Runner-up at Nice; Semifinalist at Monte Carlo, Madrid, Boston, Washington; Quarterfinalist at French Open; RD 16 at U.S. Open.
1981 -- Runner-up at Gstaad; Semifinalist at Philadelphia, Memphis, Barcelona, Paris Indoor, Wembley; Quarterfinalist at Rotterdam, Monte Carlo, French Open, Bordeaux; RD 16 at U.S. Open.
1980 -- Runner-up at Rome; Semifinalist at Vienna; Quarterfinalist at Los Angeles, Stockholm.
Best Grand Slam Results: Aust. Open, 1990 Semifinalist, 1987 Quarterfinalist, 1988 RD 16; French Open, 1983 Champion, 1984 Doubles Champion (w/Leconte), 1987/84/82/81 Quarterfinalist, 1988/86/85/80 RD 16; U.S. Open, 1985/83 Quarterfinalist, 1982/81/80/79 RD 16, 1985 Doubles Runner-up (w/Leconte).
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