Yannick Noah

Tennis Player

1960 –

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Who is Yannick Noah?

Yannick Noah is a former professional tennis player from France. He is best remembered for winning the French Open in 1983 and as a highly successful captain of France's Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams. During his career, which spanned almost two decades, Noah captured a total of 23 singles titles and 16 doubles titles, reaching a career-high singles ranking of world no. 3 and attaining the world no. 1 doubles ranking the following month. Since his retirement from the game, Noah has remained in the public eye as a very popular music performer and as the co-founder, with his mother, of a charity organization for underprivileged children. Noah is also the father of Joakim Noah of the NBA Chicago Bulls.

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Born
May 18, 1960
Sedan
Also known as
  • Yanick Noah
  • Yannich Noah
  • Noah, Yannick
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Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Lived in
  • Champagne-Ardenne
  • Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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