Benjamin Sigouin

From All things Canadian tennis
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Benjamin Sigouin
Birthdate June 3, 1999
Birthplace Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
From Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6’4” (1,93m)
Style of play Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Turned pro 2022
Best ATP singles ranking No. 523 (July 15, 2019)
Best ATP doubles ranking No. 251 (July 3, 2023)
Profile on CdnTennis.ca

Biography

Benjamin Sigouin (born June 3, 1999 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) is a Canadian professional tennis player. He reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of No. 523 on July 15, 2019 and a career-high ATP doubles ranking of No. 251 on July 3, 2023.

In 2015, Sigouin and compatriots Félix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov won the first Junior Davis Cup in Canada's history. In 2016 at the junior US Open, Sigouin reached the final with fellow Canadian Auger-Aliassime. In 2018 at the ITF Futures in Calgary, he won his first professional doubles title with compatriot Alexis Galarneau. He was a member of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tennis team from 2017 to 2022.

Sigouin was born an grew up in Vancouver. His father, Hubert, is from Laval, Québec and his mother, Ilse van de Hoef, from the Netherlands. He has one sister named Alexandra. He started playing on the Stanley Park tennis courts with his father Hubert when he was three years old. He also played soccer until age eight. It was at the age of nine when he realized his appreciation for tennis was more than just a hobby and that he wanted to play it professionally. At the age of 10, he won the Canadian U12 title and followed that up by winning the Canadian U14 title. Sigouin was a member of Tennis Canada's National Training Centre in Montréal from 2013 to 2017.

ITF Circuit finals

Doubles: 11 (5 titles, 6 runners-up)

Legend
ITF $25,000 tournaments / ITF M25 (3–4)
ITF $15,000 tournaments / ITF M15 (2–2)
ITF $10,000 tournaments (0–0)
Titles by surface
Hard (3–6)
Clay (2–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2016 Canada F8, Toronto $25,000 Hard Juan Carlos Aguilar (BOL) Hans Hach Verdugo (MEX)
Rhyne Williams (USA)
3–6, 3–6
Win 1–1 Jun 2018 Canada F3, Calgary $25,000 Hard Alexis Galarneau (CAN) Alexios Halebian (USA)
Samuel Monette (CAN)
7–5, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 1–2 Jul 2018 Canada F5, Saskatoon $25,000 Hard Alexis Galarneau (CAN) Marc-Andrea Hüsler (SUI)
Sem Verbeek (NED)
3–6, 3–6
Loss 1–3 Jun 2021 Wichita, United States M25 Hard John McNally (USA) Nicolas Acevedo Olmos (CHI)
Murkel Dellien (BOL)
4–6, 6–2, [10–12]
Loss 1–4 Jul 2022 Waco, United States M15 Hard Mac Kiger (USA) George Goldhoff (USA)
Tyler Zink (USA)
6–4, 5–7, [7–10]
Win 2–4 Oct 2022 Ithaca, United States M15 Hard John McNally (USA) Nico Mostardi (USA)
Jannik Opitz (GER)
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 2–5 Jan 2023 Ithaca, United States M15 Hard Mac Kiger (USA) Nick Chappell (USA)
Nathan Ponwith (USA)
2–6, 4–6
Win 3–5 Jan 2023 Edmond, United States M15 Hard Mac Kiger (USA) Collin Altamirano (USA)
Gabi Adrian Boitan (ROU)
7–6(9–7), 6–4
Win 4–5 May 2023 Pensacola, United States M25 Clay Vasil Kirkov (USA) Sekou Bangoura (USA)
Roy Stepanov (ISR)
6–3, 4–6, [10–8]
Loss 4–6 Jun 2023 Tulsa, United States M25 Hard Mac Kiger (USA) Ozan Baris (USA)
Garrett Johns (USA)
2–6, 5–7
Win 5–6 Feb 2024 Naples, United States M25 Clay Mac Kiger (USA) Hunter Heck (USA)
Kenta Miyoshi (JPN)
6–2, 6–7(7–9), [10–6]

Junior Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2016 US Open Hard Félix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) Juan Carlos Aguilar (BOL)
Felipe Meligeni Alves (BRA)
3–6, 6–7(4–7)

External links