38-year-old. Édouard Roger-Vasselin is a French professional tennis player who primarily specializes in doubles. He won his first Grand Slam title at the 2014 French Open, winning the men’s doubles partnering Julien Benneteau, and also finished runner-up at the Wimbledon Championships in both 2016 and 2019, alongside Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut respectively.
Roger-Vasselin reached his career-high doubles ranking of world No. 6 in November 2014 and has won 22 doubles titles on the ATP Tour, including the 2015 Cincinnati Masters with Daniel Nestor.
In singles, his highest ranking was world No. 35, achieved in February 2014, and he finished runner-up at the 2013 Delray Beach Open and 2014 Chennai Open. Roger-Vasselin’s best Grand Slam result in singles was reaching the third round at the French Open and Wimbledon Championships in 2007, and the 2014 Australian Open. He is the son of the 1983 French Open semifinalist Christophe Roger-Vasselin.
At Indian Wells, Roger-Vasselin and partner Santiago Gonzáles advanced to the finals of the Masters 1000 series event, losing to John Isner and Jack Sock. In doing so, Roger-Vasselin became just the second player to reach a Masters 1000 final after a major hip surgery.
Roger-Vasselin, who had hip surgery last year, joins Bob Bryan in this select category. Both Roger-Vasselin and Gonzáles and the Bryan Brothers were coached by Dave Marshall during those runs.