Coached by Nicolas Sabas; does off-court training with Olivier Rieg...Baseline player who prefers clay courts; best shot is her forehand...Father's name is Jean-Pierre; mother's name is Nicole...Graduated from high school in 1994...Favorite actor is Sean Connery; favorite book is Le Prince des Marees...Other sports interests include skiing and volleyball...Likes to read...Favorite place to visit is Italy...Most memorable experience was playing at 2001 Roland Garros...Admires Steffi Graf for her elegance on the court...Favorite tournament is Strasbourg because it was her first WTA Tour event and she has great memories from it.
• In juniors, won the French Championships in 1993; QF in 1994 Orange Bowl
SINGLESWinner: 2003 - ITF/San Marino-SMR, ITF/Villenave d'Ornon-FRA; 2002 - ITF/Mont-de-Marsan-FRA; 2001 - ITF/Gelos-FRA, ITF/Lenzerheide-SUI, ITF/Mont-de-Marsan-FRA, ITF/St. Gaudens-FRA, ITF/Denain-FRA.Semifinalist (1): 2001 - Strasbourg.Quarterfinalist (2): 2002 - Bogota, Palermo.
1995-1999 - Played sparingly on the ITF Circuit, reaching the final at 1998 ITF/Le Havre-FRA2000 - As a part-time secretary at her tennis club, Biarritz Olympique, decided in Oct., at age 25, to take a one-year sabbatical to concentrate on tennis2001 - At age 26, playing full time on pro circuit for first time, won five ITF titles, made debut on WTA Tour and played in first Grand Slam at Roland Garros; in first event, ITF/Gelos-FRA, started in pre-qualifying and won nine straight matches to win the tournament, vaulting ranking from No. 679 to No. 381; as a qualifying WC at her debut WTA Tour event, reached the SF in Strasbourg with wins over No. 7 seed Tanasugarn, compatriot Pitkowski and world No. 40 Sugiyama, earning a WC into the main draw of Roland Garros where she fell in the 1r to world No. 10 Dementieva; ranking jumped from No. 373 at Strasbourg to No. 178 after Roland Garros; won four ITF events in three months, the first two consecutively2002 - In debut Australian Open, fell to world No. 72 Lamade in 1r; reached QF at Bogota; made Wimbledon debut at age 27, falling 1r to former champion C. Martinez; won ITF/Mont-de-Marsan-FRA, her sixth ITF title overall; reached second QF of the year at Palermo, falling to top seed Suarez in three sets2003 - Lost 1r back-to-back as a WC: at Strasbourg to Bartoli 76(3) 61 and at Roland Garros to Koulikovskaya; reached final at ITF/Perigueux-FRA; as No. 2 seed, won ITF/San Marino-SMR by eliminating top-seed Chevalier; as No. 2 seed, won ITF/Villenave d'Ornon-FRA.2005 - Contested one ITF Circuit event in singles, falling in qualifying.
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