Anne Kremer

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Anne Kremer
Anne Kremer 2007 Australian Open R1.jpg
Country Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg
Residence Hesperange, Luxembourg
Born (1975-10-17) October 17, 1975 (age 39)
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) [1]
Turned pro September 1998
Retired August 2014
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money (US) $1,567,313
Singles
Career record 496–418
Career titles 2 (WTA) & 5 (ITF)
Highest ranking No. 18 (29 July 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008)
French Open 3R (2002)
Wimbledon 3R (1999, 2004)
US Open 2R (1998, 1999, 2000)
Doubles
Career record 45-108
Career titles 1 (ITF)
Highest ranking No. 140 (May 6, 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2005, 2008)
French Open 1R (2005)
Wimbledon 1R (2005)

Anne Kremer (born October 17, 1975 in Luxembourg City) is a Luxembourgish retired tennis player. Her highest WTA ranking was World No. 18, a ranking she achieved on July 29, 2002.

Anne completed her schooling at the Athénée de Luxembourg and subsequently studied English as well as history at Stanford University in Stanford, California.

Kremer is a member of the Democratic and Liberal Youth in Luxembourg,[2] and has recently entered politics. She ran for the Democratic Party in the 2009 election to the Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg.[3] Running in Centre, she finished fifteenth on the DP list, and was thus not elected.[4]

Biography[edit]

Kremer was coached by Stephane Vix. Her father, Jean, is an engineer and her mother, Ginette, is a PE teacher. Her younger brother, Gilles, was previously her coach and now works in sports consulting. She is a baseliner whose favorite shot is backhand and whose favorite surfaces are grass and hard. Kremer is fluent in Luxembourgish, English, French and German and plans to become a translator. Her favorite cities are New York, Sydney, Rome and Barcelona.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 4 (2–2)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Olympic Gold (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (0) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (2-2) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 20 November 1999 Thailand Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva 6–4, 1–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 8 January 2000 New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand Hard Zimbabwe Cara Black 6–4 6–4
Winner 2. 19 November 2000 Thailand Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Russia Tatiana Panova 6–1 6–4
Runner-up 2. 22 April 2001 Hungary Budapest, Hungary Clay Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva 6–3, 2–6, 4–6

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles 12 (5–7)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 23 May 1994 Poland Łódź, Poland Clay Ukraine Talina Beiko 4-6, 2-6
Winner 2. 31 July 1994 Spain A Coruña, Spain Clay Spain Paula Hermida 7–5 6–1
Winner 3. 21 August 1994 Belgium Koksijde, Belgium Clay Belgium Stephanie De Ville 6–1 6–4
Winner 4. 11 September 1994 Bulgaria Varna, Bulgaria Clay Belarus Marina Stets 6–7 7–6 6–1
Runner-up 5. 20 July 1998 United States Peachtree, United States Hard Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi 3-6, 3-6
Winner 6. 11 October 1998 United States Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Jane Chi 2–6 6–4 6–4
Runner-up 7. 19 October 1998 United Kingdom Welwyn, United Kingdom Carpet Switzerland Emmanuelle Gagliardi 1-6, 1-1 ret
Winner 8. 21 February 1999 United States Midland, United States Hard (i) United States Tara Snyder 3–6 6–1 7–5
Runner-up 9. 01 March 1999 United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik 1-6, 1-6
Runner-up 10. 10 May 2004 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Clay Australia Anastasia Rodionova 6-7, 4-6
Runner-up 11. 24 January 2010 United Kingdom Wrexham, United Kingdom Hard Germany Mona Barthel 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 12. 20 September 2010 United Kingdom Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard Czech Republic Eva Birnerova 6-7, 6-3, 0-6

Doubles 1 (1–0)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 25 March 2011 United Kingdom Bath, United Kingdom Hard (i) Hungary Tímea Babos Poland Marta Domachowska
Poland Katarzyna Piter
7–6(7–5), 6–2

Grand Slam Timeline[edit]

To prevent confusion and double counting, information in this table is updated only once a tournament or the player's participation in the tournament has concluded.

Tournament 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W-L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A 1R LQ 2R 1R 2R 2R 2R A 1R LQ 2R 2R A A 1R A A 6–10
French Open LQ LQ A 2R 2R 2R 3R A A 1R LQ 1R 1R A A LQ A A 5–7
Wimbledon 1R 1R LQ 3R 1R 1R 2R A 3R 2R A 1R A A A LQ A A 6–9
U.S. Open LQ LQ 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R A LQ 1R LQ LQ A LQ LQ LQ A A 3–6
Win-Loss 0–1 0–2 1–1 5–4 2–4 2–4 4–4 1–1 2–1 1–4 0–0 1–3 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 20–32
Year End Rank 134 129 74 31 35 33 25 389 94 166 142 85 264 559 165 254 496 986

Head vs. Head Record[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Credit to
  2. ^ "Libéraux, candidats et sportifs". Le Quotidien. 27 January 2009. 
  3. ^ Hilgert, Romain (30 January 2009). "Casting-Show im Atelier". Lëtzebuerger Land. 
  4. ^ "2009: Circonscription Centre" (in French). Service Information et Presse. 14 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Marion Hammang
Luxembourgian Sportswoman of the Year
1993
Succeeded by
Raymonde Moes
Preceded by
Nancy Kemp-Arendt
Luxembourgian Sportswoman of the Year
1998–1999
Succeeded by
Nancy Kemp-Arendt