Pierre-Hugues Herbert

Born Mar 18, 1991
Nationality France France

Pierre-Hugues Herbert is a professional tennis player with an impressive doubles career. He comes with a career-high doubles ranking in the ATP of number 2 in the world, which he achieved on July 11, 2016. Some of the titles that he won, which contributed to his doubles ranking included winning all Grand Slam tournament titles including the 2019 Australian Open, 2021 and 2018 French Open, the 2016 Wimbledon Championships and the 2015 US Open. In addition, he and his partner also have achieved seven titles in the ATP Tour Masters 1000 as well as a 2019 ATP Finals title. In the singles category, he comes with a career-high ranking of number 36, which he achieved on February 11, 2019.

Herbert started his tennis career at a young age. He played as a junior player and had won the Wimbledon boys’ doubles in 2009 with partner Kevin Krawietz. In addition, he also reached the semifinals round during the US Open boys’ singles, which also happened in 2009. His career-high ranking as a junior player was number 9 in the world, which he achieved in October 2009.

It was in June 2010 when Herbert started his professional journey as a tennis player. This debut match was with partner and countryman Xavier Pujo. He and Pujo lost this Futures match against Jonathan Eysseric and Jerome Inzerillo of France. His first professional match in the singles category happened in December of the same year. This was during Dominican Republic F2 tournament wherein he lost to Victor Burgos of the Dominican Republic. All in all, Hebert has an ATP Challenger and ITF Futures record of 28-7 in doubles and 10-4 in singles.

Aside from winning 21 Grand Slam and ATP World Tour titles in the doubles category, Herbert also joined and made some achievements in other tournaments. These include being the winner of the 2017 Davis Cup. He also reached the first round of the 2016 and 2020 Olympics.

Career Facts and Highlights

Doubles Career

  • Highest Ranking: 2nd
  • Current Ranking (August 2021): 5th
  • Career Titles: 21
  • Career Record: 196-88

Singles Career

  • Highest Ranking: 36th
  • Current Ranking (August 2021) 100th
  • Career Titles: none
  • Career Record: 94-117

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