Patrice Dominguez

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Patrice Dominguez
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Country (sports)  France
Born (1950-01-12)12 January 1950
Algiers, French Algeria
Died 12 April 2015(2015-04-12) (aged 65)
Paris, France
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Plays Left-handed
Career record 150–154
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 36 (23 August 1973)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1973)
French Open 4R (1971)
Wimbledon 4R (1974)
US Open 2R (1973)
Career record 107–116
Career titles 7
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open F (1973, 1978)

Patrice Dominguez (12 January 1950 – 12 April 2015) was a French tennis player born in Algeria. He reached a career high ranking of 36 in 1973.[1] He represented France in the Davis Cup between 1971 and 1979.[2]

Dominguez was runner–up at the 1973 French Open mixed doubles event partnering Betty Stöve and again in 1978 partnering Virginia Ruzici.[3]

He then became a trainer for several players such as Henri Leconte and Fabrice Santoro. He also worked as an analyst for different French media.

Between 2005 and 2011 he was the national technical director of the French Tennis Federation.[4]

Dominguez died on 12 April 2015 from a chronic illness at the age of 65.[5]

Grand Slam finals

Mixed doubles

Runner-ups (2)
Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1973 French Open Clay Netherlands Betty Stöve France Françoise Dürr
France Jean-Claude Barclay
1–6, 4–6
1978 French Open Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
6–7, ret.


  1. ATP World Tour profile
  2. Davis Cup profile
  3. Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 403. ISBN 978-0942257700.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Patrice Dominguez a été démis de ses fonctions
  5. "Obituary: Patrice Dominguez". International Tennis Federation (ITF). 13 April 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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