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Coached by Julien Picot ... Mother introduced her to tennis at age 10 ... Did not play collegiate or juniors ... Attended the University of Law of Montpellier ... Mother's name is Anne Marie Barry; father is Lucien Beltrame ... Speaks French, English, Spanish ... Has two dogs (Hugo, Ralph) ... Favorites include movie City of Angels, pop and R&B music, pizza, her father's recipes ... Also enjoys soccer, rugby, golf ... Relaxes by reading, listening to music, shopping ... Thinks New York is incredible.
Winner: 2004 - ITF/Cagnes-Sur-Mer-FRA; 2003 - ITF/Sofia-BUL, ITF/Porto-POR; 2001 - ITF/Canet-en-Rousillon-FRA, ITF/Perigueux-FRA.
Semifinalist (2): 2006 - Bangkok, Québec City.
Quarterfinalist (5): 2006 - Wimbledon, Forest Hills, Bali; 2005 - Portoroz; 2004 - Stockholm.
Winner: 2004 - ITF/Vittel-FRA (w/Cohen-Aloro); 2003 - ITF/Grenoble-FRA (w/Dulon); 2002 - ITF/Vale do Lobo-POR (w/Dulon); 2000 - ITF/Talence-FRA (w/Schoeffel).
Finalist (1): 2008 - Birmingham (w/Ruano Pascual).
French Fed Cup Team, 2005-07, 2009.
Career in Review
1997 - Played first event of career at ITF/Saint Raphael-FRA.
1998 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
1999 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2000 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2001 - Won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2002 - Played first Tour qualifying at Strasbourg and Roland Garros (both as WC); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2003 - Played first Tour main draw at Pattaya City, falling 1r; fell in Tour qualifying six times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2004 - First Top 100 season; QF at Stockholm; reached 2r three times (incl. US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in Tour qualifying 12 times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on May 3 (rose from No.113 to No.92); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2005 - QF at Portoroz; reached 3r once and 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors) and in Tour qualifying five times; played all four Grand Slams in a season for first time.
2006 - Breakthrough season, highlighted by first Grand Slam QF at Wimbledon; d. No.8 seed Schnyder in 2r, No.31 seed Dulko 76(6) 57 75 in 3r (saving 5mp at 5-4 third set) and No.18 seed Sugiyama 76(11) 63 in 4r (saving 9sp in first set), losing to No.3 seed Henin (win over world No.10 Schnyder was first Top 10 win); QF twice more, at Forest Hills and Bali, then defied 0-5 career QF record by reaching SF in last two events of year, at Bangkok (l. to Tanasugarn) and Québec City (l. to Puchkova); ranking cut two thirds from Wimbledon to end of year, making biggest jumps on July 10 (No.129 to No.65 after Wimbledon; blew past previous high No.79), September 18 (No.56 to No.47 after Bali; Top 50 debut), November 6 (No.42 to No.38 after Québec City); reached 2r four times (incl. US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros).
2007 - Reached 2r 11 times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r 15 times (incl. other two majors) and in Tour qualifying once.
2008 - Third Top 100 season, highlighted by reaching 4r at US Open (d. No.20 seed Vaidisova en route; l. to No.4 seed and eventual champion S.Williams); was second Grand Slam second week of career (after QF at 2006 Wimbledon); reached 2r once; fell 1r five times, incl. Australian Open (l. to No.24 seed Li in 3s), Roland Garros (l. to qualifier Pandzic in 3s) and Wimbledon (as qualifier, l. to Mattek in 3s); fell in Tour qualifying three times; withdrew from Palermo w/knee injury.