Benoit Paire was born on May 8, 1989 in French Avignon. The athlete’s father is Philippe, he works at SNCF, the athlete’s mother is Eliana, she works for the local government of the Vaucluse. Benoit has a brother, Thomas. Benoit started playing tennis at age 6 with his father, who used to work at a small tennis club next to his house.
Tennis player began his professional career in 2007, the same year winning the Futures in France.
The player calls his favorite stroke his backhand, the surface – the clay, and his childhood idol – Marat Safin. In 2015 he received the ATP “Return of the Year” award, and in 2014 he underwent knee surgery.