Frenchman Jules Marie, who won against compatriot Benoît Paire on Monday night (January 8) in the first round of the Australian Open qualifying round, knows how to stand out outside the tennis courts, too. He is 32 years old and has a YouTube channel with just over 109,000 subscribers today.
This is a performance that pleases more than 100,000 Internet users on their social networks. Despite his 224th place in the world rankings, the Normandy native won in two sets (7-6, 6-4) on the Melbourne Park court and took advantage of multiple mistakes and simple mistakes from his opponent to be ranked much higher. it (117th).
The dream of the man who qualified for the Australian Open last season and the man who won his first Grand Slam qualifying match today continues. A hugely successful 2023 season has now been rewarded with great success.
Did Jules Marie make it past the first round of qualifiers?
The 32-year-old Frenchman beat Benoit Paire in straight sets (7-6, 6-4) to continue his journey to Australia. ??
He will face world number 198 Alexander Ritschard in the last round.pic.twitter.com/dtFhRGwUdj
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This meeting, which was postponed for a long time due to bad weather conditions, was exceptionally broadcast live on the tennis player’s YouTube channel, supported and commented on by his twin brother Arthur Marie. This adventure at the Australian Open will likely be the subject of a vlog or a future video, where the YouTuber will explain the behind-the-scenes of this event, a project his subscribers have been coveting.
Jules Marie, who has been active on YouTube since 2019, also has just over 630 videos in which he describes his experience as a top-level athlete in many different formats. This unconventional athlete, who has amassed nearly twenty million views across all her videos, films herself on vacation, chronicles her daily life in and out of competition, and even provides tutorials on specific tennis moves. Marie also does live demonstrations and interviews with other professional tennis players, providing the opportunity to share her experience with a wider audience. The 32-year-old tennis player does not seem to feel the effects of age and now fully embodies his trademark motto “It’s never too late, it’s a Grand Slam goal”.
Jules Marie, who achieved his career best ranking in the ATP rankings this week, will face Swiss Alexander Ritschard (198th), who won the first round of another Frenchman, Clément Tabur, in the next round, on Thursday, January 10. This duel will provide the French with the opportunity for revenge, as future rivals faced each other in the Lyon Challenger, a defeat (6-3, 6-2) that the French will be keen to forget and overcome. your social networks.