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Jean-Francois Bachelot Thread

ae wowww
03-26-2006, 02:36 PM
Surprised not to see one for Jeff yet... I met him in 2004 at the Manchester challenger in England, and from then on have seen what a nice bloke he is.

He has had an excellent year so far, particularly in doubles - which he began focusing on more and more recently.. He won 3 titles and made 1 final so far this year in doubles - with a total of 3 different partners :D

ae wowww
03-26-2006, 02:38 PM
http://www.club.fft.fr/tc-rue-le-crotoy/open_historique/2004/images/open/finales/bachelot_revers.jpg

Scotso
03-26-2006, 03:17 PM
I love JFB. I have a feeling his best days are behind him, though. I remember seeing him play in the main draw of grand slams and now... :(

ae wowww
03-26-2006, 03:56 PM
That's true, and he is getting on. Now he has a young daughter with his wife :D... I do hope that he can do well in doubles, he seems to be steadily climbing through the rankings.

Cindy19
03-27-2006, 06:10 AM
I love JFB. I have a feeling his best days are behind him, though. I remember seeing him play in the main draw of grand slams and now... :(
He looks good, Does he need you too? :p I HOpe his the better one, i mean not the same situation like our Eddie, right KBF?

Scotso
03-27-2006, 01:30 PM
JFB has a wife, so he's not in need of my services. :p ;)

delsa
03-27-2006, 09:23 PM
Who's Jean-François Bachelot? Never heard of him. :shrug:

Scotso
03-27-2006, 11:26 PM
Who's Jean-François Bachelot? Never heard of him. :shrug:

The greatest French player to ever live! :p

Pixie
03-30-2006, 08:28 AM
Who's Jean-François Bachelot? Never heard of him. :shrug:

He is an ex-french hope, who made big improvements between his 15-17 y-o. He won the french youngsters championship 2 times in a row (the 15/16 and 17/18 y-o) and was compared to a new Leconte at that time.

I don't really know why he never made a real breakthrough from that time (work, motivation, mental issue :shrug: ) but when I saw him play as a teen I found him very talented. I guess he's neither the first nor the last though.

ae wowww
10-12-2006, 12:42 PM
Jeff has been having a pretty good year, although it really doesn't look as though he is going for it that much - he played one tournament in August, and one in September. He hasn't played yet this month, despite being injury-free, as he has been for most of the year. I guess he is concentrating quite a bit on his young family, I just expected him to play a few more challenger events.

This year he has won 2 singles future titles, and made 3 other finals. In doubles - which I thought he was going to specialise in - he has won 2 challenger titles, and 9 futures titles.

Scotso
10-12-2006, 10:28 PM
It's a good year, considering. He's not going to be winning ATP matches anymore, but two futures titles in singles is nice.

ae wowww
10-12-2006, 11:34 PM
He's not going to be winning ATP matches anymore

Why's that? :confused: Also, he won't be getting the RG wildcards in doubles anymore!

Scotso
10-13-2006, 04:13 AM
He just doesn't have it in him anymore. :shrug: I don't think he has the belief.