Four years in the past, he had come near getting into it. But the match level had escaped him and since then he has been crusing between one hundred and first and 220th place in the world. This time, that is it, at 25, Quentin Halys is assured to grow to be, on Monday, the 99th Frenchman to enter the high 100 of the ATP rating. Only Lucas Pouille, by reaching the semi-finals of the Masters 1000 in Madrid, might nonetheless have prevented it, however he misplaced on Wednesday night, towards Stefanos Tsitsipas (6-3, 6-4).
Winner just a few hours earlier (2-6, 6-4, 6-3 towards his compatriot Calvin Hemery, 355th ATP), of his second spherical at the Challenger event in Aix-en-Provence, Halys (one hundred and first) will have the ability to savor with the feeling of responsibility completed his accession to this symbolic membership, one of the nice benefits of which is that it robotically sends you to the Grand Slam tables.
2014 US Open junior finalist
Winner in 2010 of the Petits As event, the unofficial world championship for the under-14s, Quentin Halys then had a fantastic profession on the junior circuit, reaching the semi-finals in Melbourne and Roland-Garros in 2014 then transferring on to a recreation to win the US Open.
In 2022, he's operating very robust on the Challenger circuit, the place he has simply gained 22 of his final 25 matches and the place he has already reached 4 finals, for 2 titles, in Pau and Lille. Already assured to seem in the ultimate draw of the subsequent Roland-Garros (May 22 – June 5) and Wimbledon (June 27 – July 10), he may also have the ability to play in a number of ATP 250 tournaments this summer time. It is nearly a brand new profession that's supplied to him.