Dominique Monami

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Dominique Monami
Dominique Van Roost.JPG
Country  Belgium
Residence Mechelen
Born (1973-05-31) 31 May 1973 (age 41)
Verviers, Liège
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro June 1991
Retired October 2000
Plays Right-handed (two handed-backhand)
Prize money US$2,015,702
Singles
Career record 295–182
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 9 (12 October 1998)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1997, 1999)
French Open 3R (1997, 1998)
Wimbledon 4R (1998, 1999)
US Open 3R (1998, 1999)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games QF (2000)
Doubles
Career record 126–123
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 21
Other Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games Bronze medal.svg Bronze medal (2000)
Last updated on: 25 August 2007.
Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Belgium
Women's Tennis
Bronze Sydney 2000 Doubles

Dominique Monami (born 31 May 1973 in Verviers, Belgium) is a former Belgian professional female tennis player.

In 1995, she married her coach Bart Van Roost, with whom she has a daughter, and played under the name Dominique Van Roost until their divorce in 2003.

Her biggest achievement came during the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where she won the bronze medal in doubles, partnering Els Callens. Monami won four singles titles and reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 9 in October 1998.

Significant finals[edit]

Olympic finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Bronze 2000 Sydney Hard Belgium Els Callens Belarus Olga Barabanschikova
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
4–6, 6–4, 6–1

WTA Tour titles (8)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam Title (0)
WTA Championship (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (0)
Tier IV (4)

Singles: 16 (4 titles, 12 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 11 October 1993 Montpellier, France Hard Kazakhstan Elena Likhovtseva 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 30 October 1995 Quebec City, Canada Carpet Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy 6–7(5), 2–6
Winner 3. 19 May 1996 Cardiff, Great Britain Clay Belgium Laurence Courtois 6–4, 6–2
Winner 4. 12 January 1997 Hobart, Australia Hard United States Marianne Werdel-Witmeyer 6–3, 6–3
Winner 5. 28 September 1997 Surabaya, Indonesia Hard Czech Republic Lenka Němečková 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 20 October 1997 Quebec City, Canada Carpet Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy 4–6, 7–6(4), 5–7
Runner-up 7. 23 November 1997 Pattaya, Thailand Hard Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová 5–7, 7–6(6), 5–7
Winner 8. 11 January 1998 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Italy Silvia Farina 4–6, 7–6, 7–5
Runner-up 9. 12 January 1998 Hobart, Australia Hard Switzerland Patty Schnyder 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 10. 9 February 1998 Paris, France Hard France Mary Pierce 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 11. 23 February 1998 Linz, Austria Carpet Czech Republic Jana Novotná 1–6, 6–7(2)
Runner-up 12. 18 May 1998 Madrid, Spain Clay Switzerland Patty Schnyder 6–3, 4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 13. 2 January 1999 Auckland, New Zealand Hard France Julie Halard-Decugis 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 14. 20 September 1999 Luxembourg, Luxembourg Hard Belgium Kim Clijsters 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 15. 19 June 2000 Eastbourne, United Kingdom Grass France Julie Halard-Decugis 6–7(4), 4–6
Runner-up 16. 17 July 2000 Knokke-Heist, Belgium Clay Israel Anna Smashnova 2–6, 5–7

Doubles: 9 (4 titles, 5 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 3 May 1993 Liege, Belgium Clay Belgium Ann DeVries Czech RepublicRadka Bobková
Argentina María José Gaidano
6-4, 2-6, 7-6
Winner 2. 18 July 1993 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay China Li Fang CroatiaMaja Murić
Czech Republic Pavlína Rajzlová
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 11 October 1993 Montpellier, France Hard Slovakia Janette Husárová United StatesMeredith McGrath
Germany Claudia Porwik
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 21 October 1996 Luxembourg, Luxembourg Carpat Germany Barbara Rittner Belgium Kristie Boogert
France Nathalie Tauziat
2-6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 5. 30 December 1997 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Slovakia Janette Husárová Poland Aleksandra Olsza
Bulgaria Elena Pampoulova
6–2, 6–7(5), 6–3
Runner-up 6. 6 January 1997 Hobart, Australia Hard Germany Barbara Rittner Japan Naoko Kijimuta
Japan Nana Miyagi
6–3, 6-1
Runner-up 7. 17 November 1997 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Argentina Florencia Labat Australia Kristine Kunce
United States Corina Morariu
6–3, 6–4
Winner 8. 23 May 1998 Madrid, Spain Clay Argentina Florencia Labat Australia Rachel McQuillan
Australia Nicole Pratt
6–1, 6–3
Winner 9. 13 August 2000 Los Angeles, USA Hard Belgium Els Callens United States Kimberly Po
France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot
6–2, 7–5

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 SR W–L W%
Australian Open A 4R 2R 1R Q1 2R QF 3R QF 2R 0 / 8 15–8 65%
French Open Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 3R 1R 2R 0 / 9 6–9 40%
Wimbledon A 1R 1R 3R 2R 3R 1R 4R 4R 1R 0 / 9 11–9 55%
US Open 3R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 3R 3R 2R 0 / 10 10–10 50%
Year-End Championships
Tour Championships A A A A A A A QF QF A 0 / 2 2–2 50%
Tier I Tournaments
Tokyo Tier II A 1R A A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Indian Wells Tier II A 3R 1R 4R 0 / 3 4–3 57%
Miami A A A 2R 3R 2R 2R 2R 2R 3R 0 / 7 5–6 45%
Berlin A A A A A A A 1R 2R A 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Rome A A A 1R A A 3R 3R QF 2R 0 / 5 8–5 62%
Montreal / Toronto A 1R A A A A A 2R A 1R 0 / 3 1–3 25%
Moscow T V Not Held Tier III SF A SF A 0 / 2 6–2 75%
Zürich Tier II A A A A 2R QF QF 1R 0 / 4 5–4 56%
Year End Ranking 129 100 59 133 43 46 18 12 14 24

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Statistics[edit]

    • Head-to-Head vs. Top 10:

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Not given
Belgian Sports Personality of the Year
1998
Succeeded by
Luc Van Lierde