Lucas Pouille (French pronunciation: [lyka puj], born 23 February 1994) is a French tennis player.
Pouille received a wildcard for the 2013 French Open, his first Grand Slam event, and defeated American wildcard entrant Alex Kuznetsov in three straight sets. Pouille lost in the second round to World No. 28 Grigor Dimitrov.
At the 2014 Paris Masters, Pouille defeated Ivo Karlovic and Fabio Fognini to reach the round of 16, where he lost to Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4.
In 2015, Pouille lost to Gaël Monfils at the Australian Open. At the Monte-Carlo Masters he defeated Dominic Thiem to reach the second round, where he lost to Rafael Nadal. Then he was defeated by Gilles Simon in first round of Roland Garros, and by Kevin Anderson in first round of Wimbledon. At the German Open in Hamburg, Pouille won a place in the main draw via qualifying and defeated three opponents (including Juan Mónaco and Benoît Paire) to reach the semifinals, his first at the ATP World Tour 500 level. He lost that match against Fabio Fognini in two sets.
In 2016, Pouille won over Guillermo García-López and number 8 seed David Ferrer round of 16 of the Miami Open, where he fell to to Gilles Simon. At the Monte-Carlo Masters, he defeated Nicolas Mahut and Richard Gasquet to reach round of 16, where he lost to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
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