Alexandre Sokolowski

Born in Paris, Alexandre fell in love with tennis at the age of 6, watching countryman Henri Leconte reach the semi-finals of the 1992 French Open as a wild card. Although he’s far from being as gifted as Leconte, his journey in tennis still led him to visit the four Grand Slam tournaments, as a coach or a sparring-partner. In 2009, he was the co-founder of a fan blog which became one of the main French tennis websites, Tennis Legend, while teaching tennis in several clubs in Paris area. He joined the Tennis Majors team in April 2020.

Latest articles

Kuerten
December 3, 2022

December 3, 2000: The day Kuerten stunned Agassi to finish the year as world No 1

On this day in tennis history, Gustavo 'Guga' Kuerten beat Andre Agassi at...
Alexandre Sokolowski
December 3, 2022

December 3, 1995: The day Pete Sampras found his feet on clay and won the Davis Cup

Every day Tennis Majors takes you back in time to celebrate a great...
Alexandre Sokolowski
December 2, 2022

December 2, 2001: The day Nicolas Escude won France its ninth Davis Cup title

Every day, Tennis Majors takes you back to the biggest moments in tennis...
Alexandre Sokolowski
December 1, 2022

December 1, 1996: The day Arnaud Boetsch saved three match points before clinching Davis Cup

Every day Tennis Majors looks back at the biggest moments in tennis history....
Alexandre Sokolowski
December 1, 2022

December 1, 1991: The day Guy Forget beat Pete Sampras to give France their first Davis Cup title since 1932

Every day, Tennis Majors takes you back to the biggest moments in tennis...
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 30, 2022

November 30, 2003: Philippoussis fights through injury to help Australia to Davis Cup triumph

On this day in tennis history, an Australian gritted his teeth to play...
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 29, 2022

November 29, 1991: The day Leconte upset Sampras to take step towards France’s first Davis Cup title in half a century

Every day, Tennis Majors takes you back to one of the most iconic...
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 28, 2022

November 28, 1999: The day Pete Sampras won the ATP Finals for the fifth time

Every day, Tennis Majors takes you back to one of the most iconic...
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 27, 2022

November 27, 2011: The day Roger Federer won a record sixth ATP Finals title (now equalled by Djokovic)

Every day, Tennis Majors takes you back to one of the biggest moments...
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 26, 2022

November 26, 1998: The day Sampras secured a record consecutive sixth year-end No 1 ranking

Every day, Tennis Majors takes you back to a big moment in tennis...
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 25, 2022

November 25, 1999: The day Agassi was crowned year-end world No 1, two years after dropping out of the top 100

On this day, November 25, 1999, Andre Agassi beat Gustavo Kuerten in straight...
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 24, 2022

November 24, 1996: The day Sampras won his third ATP Finals crown after an epic battle with Becker

On this day, November 24, 1996, Pete Sampras and Boris Becker put on...
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 23, 2022

November 23, 1986: The day Martina Navratilova set an all-time record by winning the WTA Finals for the eighth time

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Alexandre Sokolowski
November 23, 2022

November 23, 1997: The day Novotna beat Pierce to triumph at WTA Finals and overcome a major hurdle

On this day in tennis history, Jana Novotna won the women's year-end championships...
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 22, 2022

November 22, 1992: The day Seles took down Navratilova for her third straight WTA Finals title

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Alexandre Sokolowski
November 22, 2022

November 22, 2015: The day Novak Djokovic won a record fourth straight ATP World Tour Finals in London

Every day Tennis Majors looks back at the biggest moments in tennis history....
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 21, 2022

November 21, 1999: Hingis era ends after Davenport defeat

Every day, Tennis Majors looks back to the biggest moments in tennis history....
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 20, 2022

November 20, 1988: The day Gabriela Sabatini won her first big title

Every day, Tennis Majors takes you back in time to one of the...
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 19, 2022

November 19, 2005: the day Roger Federer scored the only double bagel in the history of the Masters Cup/ATP Finals

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Alexandre Sokolowski
November 18, 2022

November 18, 1990: Monica Seles and Gabriela Sabatini play the WTA’s first five-setter in 89 years

On this day in tennis history, Monica Seles and Gabriela Sabatini played out...
Alexandre Sokolowski
November 17, 2022

November 17, 1991: The day Pete Sampras claimed his first Masters title

On this day in tennis history, one young American beat a compatriot to...
Alexandre Sokolowski