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Started playing at age 8 when sister introduced her to the game...Coached by Frank Beun...Prefers hard courts...Father, Daniel, is a physical education teacher; mother, Annick, teaches nursery school; older sister, Anne, is a librarian who plays leisure tennis...Has a dog named Goudron and a cat named Couscous...Graduated high school in 1997...Favorites include the color blue, tulips, actor Hugh Grant, pasta, the movie Ghost and the author Patrick Cauvin...Other sports interests include volleyball and basketball...Hobbies are mountain biking, bowling and going to the movies...Likes to visit the South of France, specifically the Pyrenees Mountains...Admires her former coach Nicolas Lutun for pushing her to the next level.

Career Highlights

Winner (0 WTA Tour): 2001 - ITF/Amiens-FRA, ITF/Deauville-FRA; 1999 - ITF/Koksidje-BEL; 1998 - ITF/Denain-FRA; 1997 - ITF/St. Raphael-FRA.

Career in Review

1997 - First pro title was ITF/St. Raphael-FRA (ranked No. 858, d. Basting 64 61 in final)
2000 - Debuted on WTA Tour as a qualifier at Strasbourg; fell to Kuti Kis 62 62 in 1r; first Grand Slam appearance was at Roland Garros (l. to Tanasugarn 76(6) 76(5) in 1r)