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Cedric Pioline

Tennis Player Cedric Pioline

Profession: Tennis Player


Biography: Played on the professional tour from 1989 to 2002 and reached the finals at Wimbledon in 1993 and 1997, but was beaten by Pete Sampras both times.

Born: June 15, 1969
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Age: 52 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini

Historical Events

  • 1993-09-12 US Open Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras wins his second US title; beats Frenchman Cédric Pioline 6-4, 6-4, 6-3
  • 1997-07-06 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Cédric Pioline of France 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 for his 10th Grand Slam title
  • 1998-01-10 Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Karina Habšudová & Karol Kučera beat French pair Mary Pierce & Cédric Pioline 6-3, 6-4 for a 2-1 win, and Slovakia's first title

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