Henri Leconte

Optima Open 2014: Henri Leconte vs Greg Rusedski

My reports on the Optima Open are finally online! This match took place on Saturday, August 16th (read my complete Optima Open report here).

Second match of the day: crowd favorite Henri Leconte against Greg Rusedski.
Rusedski won the match 7-5 6-3 but as expected Henri stole the show on court (let’s say Rusedski is not really a charismatic player…)

Rusedski and Leconte were both Grand Slam finalists: the Brit lost to Pat Rafter in the 1997 US Open final, and Henri lost the infamous Roland Garros 1988 final to Mats Wilander.
Leconte is now a commentator for Eurosport and has recently launched a padel club in Manosque, South of France.
As for Rusedski if I’m not wrong, he’s involved with junior players but I’m not so sure about that.

Henri Leconte

Greg Rusedski

A tender moment: a little baby started crying, Henri gave him a tennis ball, and the baby stopped crying immediately.

Henri Leconte

Henri kidding with the ball girls:

Henri Leconte

Henri Leconte

Leconte saying goodbye to his little fan:

Henri Leconte

Game, set, match for Greg Rusedski:

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