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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 No. 36 in 1973. He represented France in the Davis Cup between 1971 and 1979.

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

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.

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

Grand Slam finals

Mixed doubles (2 runners-up)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1973 French Open Clay Netherlands Betty Stöve France Françoise Dürr
France Jean-Claude Barclay
1–6, 4–6
Loss 1978 French Open Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová
Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
6–7, ret.

Career finals

Doubles (6 titles, 1 runner-up)

Result W-L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Oct 1974 Madrid, Spain Clay Spain Antonio Muñoz United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
6–1, 6–3
Win 2–0 Nov 1974 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i) France François Jauffret United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
7–5, 6–4
Loss 2–1 Jul 1975 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay France François Jauffret Italy Paolo Bertolucci
Italy Adriano Panatta
2–6, 2–6, 6–7
Win 3–1 Apr 1976 Nice, France Clay France François Jauffret Poland Wojciech Fibak
West Germany Karl Meiler
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Win 4–1 Apr 1977 Murcia, Spain Clay France François Jauffret Chile Patricio Cornejo
Chile Hans Gildemeister
7–5, 6–2
Win 5–1 Apr 1978 Nice, France Clay France François Jauffret Czechoslovakia Jan Kodeš
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
6–4, 6–0
Win 6–1 Oct 1979 Bordeaux, France Clay France Denis Naegelen France Bernard Fritz
Colombia Iván Molina
6–4, 6–4

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