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Player profile

(Updated June 2017)
Redshirt Senior
Nantes, France
high school
other college
University of Nantes (France)


2017 World University Games (France)
2015 French National University champion
Bronze Medalist, 2015 World Univeristy Games
All-ACC Third team (2017)
All-ACC Academic team (2017)

Spring 2017:

Emerged as consistent force in the middle of the lineup, leading the team in singles victories (21), doubles victories (18), and overall wins (39) at the number three court…named to All-ACC third team following the season…also named to All-ACC Academic team while pursuing master’s degree in International Affairs…team captain…reached first career ITA singles ranking of No. 94 in the final week of the regular season…with Jose Gracia, finished the season ranked No. 49 in doubles play…won nine of 11 singles matches to open the season while posting 21-6 overall record…at No. 1 Wake Forest, defeated No. 14 Skander Mansouri 6-3, 6-2 for first career ITA-ranked singles victory…won nine of 11 matches to conclude the year, including a 6-4, 6-4 defeat of TCU’s No. 83 Guillermo Nunez in the second round of the NCAA Championship…posted 16-9 record in doubles with Gracia and an 18-10 record overall…steady force at the No. 2 doubles court helped lead the Seminoles to 21 doubles points on the year…defeated No. 15 Luca Corinteli/Carl Soderlund of No. 2 Virginia, the second-highest doubles victory of the season for the Noles

Fall 2016:

Joined the team in September as a graduate transfer from Nantes, France…showed well with a 2-1 singles record in the ITA Southeast Regional Championships while dealing with injury throughout the fall

Before FSU

Graduate of University of Nantes in France will have two years of eligibility at Florida State…top-ranked recruit from France in the 2016 class…achieved a career-best ATP ranking of 1298 in singles, 911 in doubles, won singles in French National University Championship in 2015…bronze medalist at World University Games 2015 in South Korea


Avid soccer fan whose favorite team is FC Barcelona…pursuing a graduate degree in International Affairs…aspires to play professionally on the ATP tour…son of Michel and Carolina Poullain…born December 5, 1995