Olivier Rochus

Olivier Rochus

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Olivier Rochus

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Olivier Rochus (born 18 January 1981) is a Belgian tennis player. He was born in Namur, Belgium, and currently resides in Auvelais, Belgium.

Career

He was a partner of Roger Federer on the junior circuit.

He has won 2 singles titles in his career and in 2004 won the French Open doubles title partnering fellow Belgian Xavier Malisse.

He is the younger brother of Christophe Rochus, also a tennis player.

He has represented Belgium at two Olympic Games in both the singles and the doubles competitions at Athens and Beijing.

In May 2006, he reached the final of the ATP tournament in Munich, setting up the first ever all-Belgian men's singles final against Kristof Vliegen. He won that final in straight sets (6–4, 6–2).

In June, Rochus faced World No. 1 Roger Federer in the quarter-final of the tournament in Halle, Rochus held four match points in the second set at 5–6 and in the tie-break (6–4 and 7–6). He could not close out the match and eventually lost 7–6, 6–7, 6–7.

Perhaps his biggest win was at Wimbledon in 2002, where he overcame top ten player Marat Safin in four sets 6–2 6–4 3–6 7–6(1). Safin was able to get a measure of revenge at the 2006 U.S Open, defeating Rochus 6–3, 6–2, 6–3.

2009

He reached the final of the 2009 If Stockholm Open after winning to Swedish Andreas Vinciguerra in the first round. Eight seed Feliciano López, Finnish Jarkko Nieminen. In the semi-finals he beat best Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci. In the...
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