Whatever Happened To … Younes El Aynaoui?

Comeback King

A hero in his native Morocco, Younes will forever be known for his marathon match in the US Open against Roddick, but he did put together a solid career winning 5 ATP Tour titles and also 15 Challenger level titles (a record). He has great net skills and if not plagued by injury probably would have won a lot more in his stop-start career.

What are they doing now?: In 2010 at age 38, became the oldest player to win a main tour ATP match since 1995.
Career titles: 5
Win/Loss Record: 265/227
Career High Ranking: 14 (2003)
Finest moment:
Famous For:
One of the longest matches in history, losing 21-19 in the fifth to Roddick.
Has also been endowed with highest possible decoration from the King of Morocco.
Records: Most ATP Challenger Tour singles titles at 15; Most Challenger Tour titles in a season at 6 (1998) and most finals at 23

Watch: The epic Roddick vs El Aynaoui match

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