Meet Laurent Lokoli Parents: Father Dominique Lokoli And Mother

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Laurent Lokoli parents, Dominique Lokoli, is a former French professional soccer player; however, his mother is not well known.

Laurent Lokoli is a French tennis player who currently has a singles ranking of No. 187. Unfortunately, he has not won any ATP Tour or Grand Slam main draw matches yet.

Lokoli has also received a wildcard for the 2014 and the 2017 French Open men’s singles qualifying draw, advancing to the main draw 1st round on both occasions before losing in the first round.

Laurent Lokoli, A French Tennis Player
Laurent Lokoli, A French Tennis Player (Source: Instagram)

However, he has won 14 Futures/World Tennis Tour titles and has earned $423,411 in prize money

He has competed in various tiers of tournaments, including Grand Slam, ATP 250, Challenger 175, Challenger 125, and Challenger 100.

Moreover, the tennis star stands at a height of 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) and has a weight of 78kg (171 lbs.).

Laurent Lokoli Parents: Father Dominique Lokoli And Mother

Laurent Lokoli‘s father is Dominique Lokoli, a former French professional soccer who played as a defender.

He was born on January 29, 1952, in Rouen, and began his career at AS Choisy-le-Roi and joined Paris Saint-Germain in 1974, where he played for five seasons and became known for his pace.

Laurent Lokoli’s Father
Laurent Lokoli’s Father (Source: Twitter)

Dominique Lokoli had a successful career as a professional soccer player playing as a defender for various teams such as Paris Saint-Germain, Nancy, Auxerre, Reims, and Montélimar.

He was known for his pace as a defender and was nicknamed “Bip-Bip” by his teammates at PSG.

On the other hand, information regarding his mother hasn’t been disclosed, but Dominique and his wife got divorced when Laurent was about 12 years old.

Laurent Lokoli Family

Laurent Lokoli was born on October 18th, 1994, in Bastia, France. He is the son of former French soccer player Dominique Lokoli.

Laurent grew up with his parents and three older sisters in Corsica, a small island in the Mediterranean Sea.

At age 10, he faced a huge challenge when one of his sisters was diagnosed with cancer. Over the next two years, he witnessed her fighting for her life and felt powerless when she lost her hair and cried while hugging him.

Laurent Lokoli With His Sister
Laurent Lokoli With His Sister (Source: Instagram)

Nevertheless, after a long and hard battle, she conquered cancer and made him promise to persevere.

Afterward, he left home at the age of 12 to train in tennis. However, he struggled because of the divorce of his parents and his loneliness.

Subsequently, he finally found his rhythm, but then he experienced the deepest pain of his life.

When he was 14, his eldest sister, who was a lawyer and his role model, passed away in a car accident at the age of 28.

Laurent felt as if someone had taken his heart from his chest, and he was unable to cope with the grief. Moreover, this event completely transformed him, and he fought his pain in darkness and isolation.

Additionally, he was perceived as an outsider in the French Federation and had difficulty making friends. 

Yadav Guragain
Yadav Guragain
Interested in content writing to boarden the horizon, his favourite is about tech and related information.

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