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Benoit Paire

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Benoit Paire
  • Age: 25 (08.05.1989)
  • Birthplace: Avignon, France
  • Residence: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
  • Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2007
  • Coach: Lionel Zimbler
96 Singles Ranking
France

France

As of 21.07.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

96
7 7-13 0 $281,373
Career

High

24

12.08.2013

71-83 0 $2,124,288

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

1056
569 0-6 0 $23,097
Career

High

84

05.08.2013

14-40 1 $2,124,288

Singles & Doubles combined

Plays with a two-handed backhand...Started playing tennis aged six with his father, who used to work at a mini-tennis club next  to their house...Father, Philippe, works at the SNCF (French railway system); mother, Eliane, works for the local government of the Vaucluse; one brother, Thomas, is a tennis coach...Favourite surface is clay...Favourite shot is backhand...Idol growing up was Marat Safin...Favourite hobby is to watch football and is a huge supporter of the Olympique de Marseille...If he wasn't a tennis player he would have loved to play football...Favourite tennis memory is appearing at 2010 US Open...Nickname is "La Tige" ("the stalk") because he's tall and thin.

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