Isabelle Demongeot

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Isabelle Demongeot
Country  France
Born (1966-18-09) 9 June 1966 (age 47)
Gassin, France
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1996
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $804,884
Singles
Career record 249–221
Career titles 1 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 35 (23 May 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1990, 1993)
French Open 3R (1988)
Wimbledon 3R (1985, 1987)
US Open 3R (1987, 1994)
Doubles
Career record 251–187
Career titles 9 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 20 (8 May 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1990, 1992)
French Open QF (1987, 1992)
Wimbledon 3R (1985, 1988, 1992, 1995)
US Open 3R (1989, 1992)
Last updated on: 29 November 2012.

Isabelle Demongeot (born 18 September 1966) is a former professional tennis player from France, who turned professional on 1 May 1983. She lived in Saint-Tropez in the French Riviera in the early stages of her career and later settled down further south in Gassin.

Demongeot won her only WTA Tour singles title in Purchase in New York state in 1991. She achieved her best Grand Slam singles performance by reaching the fourth round of Wimbledon in 1986. She won a total of nine WTA Tour doubles titles. Her best Grand Slam doubles performance was reaching the French Open quarter-finals with Nathalie Tauziat of France in 1987 and 1992. She also represented her country from 1985 to 1993 in the Federation/Fed Cup and in the 1988 and 1992 Olympic Games.[1] She retired from the WTA Tour circuit in 1996.

WTA Tour Finals[edit]

Singles 1 (1–0)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0/0)
Olympic Gold (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Virginia Slims (0/0)
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (0/0)
Tier IV & V (1/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 22 July 1991 United States Westchester Hard United States Lori McNeil 6–4, 6–4

Doubles 13 (9–4)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0/0)
Olympic Gold (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Virginia Slims (1/0)
Tier I (1/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (1/1)
Tier IV & V (6/3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 28 September 1987 France Paris Clay France Nathalie Tauziat Italy Sandra Cecchini
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Goleš
1–6, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 9 May 1988 Germany Berlin Clay France Nathalie Tauziat Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Czech Republic Helena Suková
6–2, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 11 July 1988 France Nice Clay France Nathalie Tauziat France Catherine Suire
France Catherine Tanvier
6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 3. 17 October 1988 Switzerland Zürich Carpet (i) France Nathalie Tauziat West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 24 October 1988 United Kingdom Brighton Carpet (i) France Nathalie Tauziat United States Lori McNeil
United States Betsy Nagelsen
7–6(7–5), 2–6, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 4. 1 May 1989 Germany Hamburg Clay France Nathalie Tauziat Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
walkover
Winner 5. 5 August 1991 United States Albuquerque Hard United States Katrina Adams South Africa Lise Gregory
United States Peanut Louie Harper
6–7(2–7), 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 23 September 1991 Soviet Union St. Petersburg Carpet (i) United Kingdom Jo Durie Soviet Union Elena Brioukhovets
Soviet Union Natalia Medvedeva
7–5, 6–3
Winner 6. 30 September 1991 Germany Leipzig Carpet (i) Netherlands Manon Bollegraf Canada Jill Hetherington
United States Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel
6–4, 6–3
Winner 7. 13 April 1992 Thailand Pattaya Hard Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva France Pascale Paradis
France Sandrine Testud
6–1, 6–1
Winner 8. 20 April 1992 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Hard Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva Japan Rika Hiraki
Czechoslovakia Petra Langrová
2–6, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 9. 1 February 1993 New Zealand Auckland Hard South Africa Elna Reinach Canada Jill Hetherington
United States Kathy Rinaldi
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 25 April 1994 Italy Taranto Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Romania Irina Spîrlea
France Noëlle van Lottum
6–3, 2–6, 6–1

Career summary[edit]

  • Year singles ranking win-lose Prize money in US$ A F W US SF QF
  • 1983 245 0-0/0 c.2,000 – – – - 0 0
  • 1984 165 1-1/50 c.6,000 – 2 – - 0 0
  • 1985 135 3-7/30 c.17,000 – 1 3 1 0 0
  • 1986 64 11-15/42 c.25,000 X 1 4 1 0 2
  • 1987 54 17-20/46 e.59,---(43) – 2 3 3 0 2
  • 1988 44 19-18/51 c.91,000 – 3 1 1 2 0
  • 1989 46 18-15/55 c.70,400 – 2 2 1 0 2
  • 1990 77 14-17/45 c.57,000 3 1 1 2 0 2
  • 1991 61 13-14/48 e.94,359(54) – 1 1 Q2 0 2
  • 1992 138 7-17/29 c.97,000(>50) 1 1 2 1 0 0
  • 1993 145 5-11/31 e.77,546(95) 3 1 1 Q3 0 0
  • 1994 152 3-9/25 c.54,000(>50) – 1 1 3 0 0
  • 1995 124 5-9/36 c.60,000(>50) – 1 2 1 0 0
  • 1996 232 1-3/25 c.31,000(>50) 1 1 Q1 – 0 0


Notes: WTA singles ranking was as of end of the WTA Tour season

  • "win-lose" record includes only WTA Tour singles matches and excludes qualifying matches, Federation Cup, Olympic Games tournaments before 2004 and other team competition matches. The singles match winning percentage is indicated after the slash
  • overall "win-lose" record: 117–156; overall winning percentage: 43%
  • A: Australian Open, F: French Open, W: Wimbledon, US: US Open – indicate the Grand Slam singles performance for each year; '-' means did not play, 'X' event not held in that year, Q1/Q2/Q3 means lost in the 1st/2nd/3rd qualifying round
  • "SF" and "QF" mean the number semi-final and quarter-final defeats respectively for each year and involve only WTA Tour non-Grand Slam events (excludes ITF Tour, Satellite events, Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic Games tournaments before 2004)
  • overall no. of SF defeats – 2
  • overall no. of QF defeats – 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Isabelle Demongeot. sports-reference.com

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