The flashy, flamboyant Frenchman played his finest tennis for his flag, winning Roland Garros doubles in 1984, and finalist effort in singles in 1988. Leconte's defining moments were scoring a doubles victory and singles win vs. Sampras to lead France to an electrifying Davis Cup triumph in 1991. The lefthander won nine singles, ten doubles titles and was once ranked no. 5 in the world.
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