After the two Wild Cards granted to Corentin Moutet (64th ATP) and Richard Gasquet (85th ATP), Didier Gérard, director of the Orleans Open, hands over his two Wild Cards for the qualifications to the French Antoine Hoang and Samuel Brosset.
Antoine Hoang, 26, has been a professional since 2016. This 1.83m and 76kg right-hander obtained his best ranking (98th ATP) in August 2019. He has participated in the tournament four times: 2016, 2018 (finalist), 2019 and 2021. In 2019, he beat Fernando Verdasco at Roland-Garros before giving in to Gaël Monfils. He won one Challenger title (Eckental, 2018), four Future singles titles (Poitiers in 2018, Plaisir and Eupen in 2017, Hammamet in 2016) and 13 Future doubles titles.
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Samuel Brosset, 24, right-handed, is the 88th French player. He was 66th French player at his best ranking in 2018. This Chartrain is licensed at AT Grand Tours. Injured for a long time, he won the Open Guindé de Taden – Dinan at the end of April, after beating the Spaniard Tommy Robredo (ex-5th ATP) in the quarter-finals, and the Open des Sables in July.
For the second consecutive year, the Orleans Open will also see the participation of one of the most illustrious names in French tennis: Richard Gasquet, currently 85th in the world.