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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-23-2013, 04:58 PM Thread Starter
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The Aggressive Authom (Cheering Thread)

This is the official MensTennisForum cheering thread of the sixth ranked Belgian, Maxime Authom.

Maxime Authom was born in La Louvière, Belgium on 29th March 1987 (currently aged 25), he currently plays on the Challenger circuit but has played one match on the pro circuit at the US Open (lost to Bjorn Phau in 4 sets). He achieved his career high ranking of #144 on January 28th 2013. Authom's weapons are his huge serve, forehand and also impeccable net skills.


Career Singles Titles (8 Titles):

2012-France F3 Futures (IH), France F21 Futures (IH)
2011-France F3 Futures (IH), Netherlands F1 Futures (CL), France F15 Futures (IH)
2009-Belgium F3 Futures (CL)
2008-Bulgaria F2 Futures (CL)
2007-Bulgaria F1 Futures (CL)

Career Doubles Titles (4 Titles):

2012-Vancouver Challenger (H) - w/Bemelmans
2011-Turkey F13 Futures (H) - w/Bossel
2009-Morocco F3 Futures (CL) - w/Burquier
2005-Belgium F2 Futures (IC) - w/De Fays

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-25-2013, 07:29 PM
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Re: The Aggressive Authom (Cheering Thread)

If there is any Authom fans here, I spoke with him on Sunday after his final in the Plaisir Futures (France)

Here is my piece (in french) :

There's also an interview with Niels Desein

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Re: The Aggressive Authom (Cheering Thread)

He retired Vs Sam groth in Q2 at Roland Garros he was in a winning position too what happened?

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Yeah I wonder too. He was on an entry list for a challenger next week and he's out. Trying to find him on an entry list for a future but nothing ...
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He will be back in September.
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Authom has been impressive in futures lately, winning the last 5 he has played Injury free he would be easily TOP150 by now..
In Happy Valley challenger(50k) this week, he reached the QFs and will play former TOP100 Ryan Harrison who defeated the 1st seed Rola.
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He lost 5-7, 7-5, 7-5 against Harrison who ended up winning the tournament. Thanks to this QF, he'll be back in the top 200 though.

Next goal is trying to qualify for the AO. He starts tomorrow against Van Peperzeel (484).

The good news is that his winning streak last year only started in October, which means that he has very little to defend in the first nine months of the year. If he stays injury free, he could have a shot at the top 100 this year. Certainly has the abilities to go that far imo.
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So I've seen the first set against Harrison and everything worked quite well instead of that backhand ; the lines were with him, his serve, net skills and forehand were all doing the job nicely.

In AO:
He won his first round easily against Van Peperzeel. Next round against Lucas Vanni (seed 29) who's not impossible to beat for sure, GL

I also hope he can reach TOP100 and he better do it this year because he's not so young anymore and looks to be an injury prone..

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Why does he wear a sleeve on his right arm, is he doing a Raonic impression or an injury? I know he had a shoulder problem, but it was his left, not right one.

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