Fabrice Santoro

  • Date of birth: December 9, 1972
  • Birthplace: Tahiti, French Polynesia
  • Residence: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Height: 5'10'' (1.78 m)
  • Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed; two-handed on both sides

Fabrice Vetea Santoro was born December 9th, 1972 and is a French professional male tennis player from Tahiti, in French Polynesia, located in the Pacific Ocean.

Santoro has been most successful in his doubles career, having won the 2003 and 2004 Australian Opens partnering Michael Llodra, and having been runner-up at the 2002 Australian Open, 2004 French Open and 2006 Wimbledon Championships. He also won the 2005 French Open mixed doubles title with Daniela Hantuchova.

In addition to his doubles prowess, Fabrice is noted for his cheery attitude on court and his vast arsenal of trick shots, making him a crowd favorite and gaining him the admiration of his peers. In recognition of Santoro's varied and innovative style of play, Pete Sampras nicknamed him The Magician.