Ronald Agenor

International Tennis Coach & Tennis Consultant - Former ATP World Tennis #22

Ronald Agénor is a former ATP #22 world ranked tennis player and has sustained one of the longest careers in the history of the game (19 years) scoring wins against the world's greatest players such as Agassi, Connors, Vilas, Noah, Higueras, Wilander, Stich, Korda, Muster, Sanchez, Gilbert, Annacone, Rosset, Leconte, Forget, Curren, and Cash, just to name a few. Ronald is also an ambassador for Peace and Sport, an organization under the High Patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco. In 2006, the city of Castelnau de Médoc, in wine country region of Bordeaux in France, named its newly built tennis facility after Ronald. Recently, he was inducted into the Black Tennis Hall of Fame in a ceremony held at George Washington University, in Washington DC. Ronald is available for Tennis Coaching, Tennis Clinics, Tennis Exhibitions, Corporate Appearances, Speaking/Media Engagements, Broadcasting, Endorsements, Charity Events, as well as competing in the Legends Tour & the ITF/USTA Senior Tour. Ronald is also a passionate musician and has been playing the guitar since the age of 15, his latest album "Cordes De Vie" (Strings of Life) is available for preview download on the store page but also on iTunes/Apple Music & Spotify.

Career Highlights

Turned Pro: 1983 

Wins Against World's Greatest: Andre Agassi (3 times), Jimmy Connors, Yannick Noah, Brad Gilbert, Mats Wilander, Todd Martin, Michael Stich, Thomas Muster, Wayne ferreira, Jose Higueras, Guillermo Vilas, Henri Leconte, Andres Gomez, Aaron Krickstein, Tim Mayotte, Sergi Bruguera, Guy Forget, Thierry Tulasne, Emilio Sanchez, Fernando Vicente, Javier Sanchez, Andrea Gaudenzi, Andrei Medvedev, Paul Annacone, Peter Korda, Marc Rosset, Tarik Benhabilès, Carl Uwe Steeb, and many more... 
Grand Slams: Quarter finals at the French Open 1989, 4th round at the French Open & Us Open 1988, 3rd round French Open 1994, 3rd round Us Open 1989 
ATP Tour Events: 3 Titles, Athens 1989, Genova & Berlin 1990, 5 ATP Tour Finals, Bordeaux 1987 & 1988, Gstaad, 1987, Basel, 1987, and Bastad, 1993. 
Challengers: 8 Titles 
Juniors: 2 Titles, Charleroi, Belgium, Monte Calo, Monaco, Semi finalist at the Orange Bowl 18's, 1982. Ranked number 8 in the world junior rankings 1982 
Olympics: Represented Haiti at : Los Angeles 1984, Seoul 1988, Atlanta 1996 
French Open Record: Broke the record of the longest match in the history of the French Open in the number of games (71) since the open era defeating David Prinosil in a 5 set and 5 hour marathon match 

More Stories: 

- Sustained one of the longest careers in Men's Professional Tennis with 19 years 
- In 1999 became at 35 years of age the oldest player since Jimmy Connors in 1991 to finish the year in the top 100 
- Played against Yannick Noah in Basel, Switzerland, in what would become the 1st final between 2 Black Male tennis players in the history of Men's professional tennis 
- 2000 Team National Swiss Champion with Lido Luzern 
- Recorded the second fastest serve of the year in 1991 (207 kmh) 
- Climbed from #451 to #47 in the world rankings in 1 year in 1985 
- During his career, Ronald played for the Tennis Club Bordelais, Stade Bordelais Université Club, Société Athlétique Villa Primerose and St Médard En Jalles, Tennis Club Lido Luzern, & TC Rheinachheide
- 2018 Swiss Team +45 Champion with TC Rheinachheide

- USPTA P1 Certified