Father, Philippe, works for car manufacturer Renault; mother, Dominique, is an accountant. No siblings.
Began playing tennis at age 6 because he wanted to beat his cousin. Lived 3 minutes from a tennis club.
Started training at age 14 in Nice, then Paris, with French Tennis Federation (FFT).
Credits coaches and friends made at French federation for positive impact on his game and personality.
Favourite shot is volley, surface is clay, tournament is Roland Garros.
Favourite city on tour is New York and for food is Paris.
Idol growing up was Roger Federer. Favourite non-tennis athlete is Lionel Messi.
Biggest influence is coach Lionel Zimbler: "We started together in October 2019 and that's when everything changed. We tried a new way to work and a new approach. The tennis is important, but out of everything in life, working on the serenity and the mental aspect has helped me the most."
If he could steal one shot from another player: Roger Federer's forehand.
Enjoys playing video games and football. Supports Olympique de Marseille.
Says his heroes are people who save lives.
Favourite superhero is Doctor Strange, book is Lord of the Rings and movie is Catch Me If You Can.
Favourite TV show is French talk show TPMP. Favourite actor is French comedian Manu Payet.
Enjoys music of French hip-hop duo Bigflo & Oli.
Favourite food from home: "My mother does a veal with a tomato sauce. That is good with pasta, potatoes and everything. This plate I eat every time when I go back home."
Perfect day without tennis is being at home in Marseille with his girlfriend and going for a walk on the beach.
Lists his secret talent as biology.
Says that his best quality is that he's kind. Worst quality is that he's shy.
(UPDATED 21 AUGUST2023)
Broke into Top 50 in June 2022 and achieved career-high No. 42 in February 2023 prior to reaching 2nd final of season and career at Marseille (l. to Hurkacz).
Defeated 2022 runner-up Ruusuvuori en route to 1st ATP Tour final at 2023 Pune (l. to Griekspoor).
Beat future World No. 1 Medvedev in tour-level debut at 2017 Roland Garros as WC, then reached Grand Slam 3R for 1st time at 2023 Australian Open (d. No. 15 Carreno Busta, l. to de Minaur).
Missed 3months overall with a left wrist injury (W/D from Roland Garros). Did not play in March and only played 2 clay events in April before returning in June on grass.
Earned 50 wins and 6 titles on ATP Challenger Tour in 2021, tying with 4 other players for 2nd-most Challenger titles in a single season behind Griekspoor (8 in 2021).
Ended junior career by winning 2014 Roland Garros boys’ doubles title with countryman Halys.