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post #3 of (permalink) Old 01-26-2005, 03:15 PM
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Re: Olivier Patience anyone?

I'm sorry I don't have info about him.
On atp official site there are some info:

Birthdate: 3/25/1980
Birthplace: Evreux, France
Residence: Boulogne, France
Height: 5'11'' (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Plays: Right-handed
Turned Pro: 1998

Full name Olivier Alexandre PatienceàNickname "La Pace" began playing at age four. Father is a manager at Schneider Group and mother works for national employment agency in France. Has an older sister, Anne-Caroline, who works in cultural sector. Father used to play tennis recreationally. Favorite surface is clay and rebound ace. Favorite shots are backhand volley and backhand chip. Idolized Marcelo Rios and Cedric Pioline growing up. Aspires to reach Top 50. If he didn't play tennis, he'd try golf, or outside of sports, would have worked for Red Cross. Enjoys golf and once had a handicap of 12. Coached by countryman and former ATP pro Stephane Huet since June 2002.
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"A la base, nous les Français, sommes les champions du monde des râleurs. J'ai l'impression qu'être français, c'est un peu un handicap pour être le meilleur dans ton sport.
Pour faire du sport de haut niveau, d'autres mentalités sont plus propices".

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