Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor

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Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor
Country  France
Residence Seclin, France
Born (1975-11-13) 13 November 1975 (age 38)
Paris, France
Height 1.59 m (5 ft 2 12 in)
Turned pro 1993
Retired 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$823,787
Singles
Career record 278–198 (58.40%)
Career titles 1 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest ranking No. 29 (1 November 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1995, 2001)
French Open 3R (1996)
Wimbledon 3R (1999, 2000)
US Open 3R (1998)
Doubles
Career record 52–101 (33.99%)
Career titles 1 ITF
Highest ranking No. 101 (5 August 1996)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1996, 1997)
French Open 2R (1996, 1998)
Wimbledon 1R (1996)
US Open 2R (1996)
Last updated on: 9 July 2011.

Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor (born on 13 November 1975) is a former professional female tennis player from France. Her career high singles ranking is World No. 29, which she achieved on 1 November 1999.

Pitkowski won her only career WTA Tour singles final in Budapest in the spring of 1999, where she beat Cristina Torrens Valero of Spain in the final. She was also the singles runner-up at the WTA Tour tournament in Antwerp in the same year, where she lost to Justine Henin of Belgium. She has won a total of 10 singles titles on the minor International Tennis Federation (ITF) Women's Circuit. She has never advanced beyond the third round of any Grand Slam event in singles competition. She represented France in the first round of the Fed Cup in 1998 as a rookie; she saved the defending champions from losing to Belgium by defeating Sabine Appelmans 4–6, 6–4, 6–1.

Pitkowski married a French professional tennis player, Olivier Malcor, who has served as a coach for Nicolas Mahut, on 7 July 2001. The couple have a son.

WTA Tour singles finals[edit]

Career finals (2)[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Championship (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (0)
Tier IV (1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0)
Clay (1)
Grass (0)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 19 April 1999 Westel 900 Open, Budapest, Hungary Clay Spain Cristina Torrens Valero 6–2, 6–2

Runners-up (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 18 August 1997 Flanders Open, Antwerp, Belgium Clay Belgium Justine Henin 1–6, 2–6

Single performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Career W-L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2–7
French Open 1R A 2R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 4–8
Wimbledon A A 1R A 2R 1R 3R 3R 1R 5–6
US Open A A 1R 2R 2R 3R 2R 1R A 5–6
Win-Loss 0–1 0–0 2–4 3–3 3–4 2–4 3–4 2–4 1–3 16–27

ITF titles[edit]

Singles (10)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1 1992 Swindon, England Carpet
2 1992 Madeira, Portugal Hard France Olivier, AngeliqueAngelique Olivier 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
3 1993 Caserta, Italy Clay Paraguay de los Ríos, RossanaRossana de los Ríos 7–5, 6–3
4 1993 Madrid, Spain Clay Spain Montolio, ÁngelesÁngeles Montolio 6–4, 6–3
5 1994 Moulins, France Hard France Olivier, AngeliqueAngelique Olivier 7–5, 6–4
6 1995 Koksijde, Belgium Clay Spain Serna, MagüiMagüi Serna 6–1, 6–3
7 1995 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard Madagascar Randriantefy, DallyDally Randriantefy 5–7, 6–1, 6–2
8 1997 Reims, France Clay Bulgaria Krivencheva, SvetlanaSvetlana Krivencheva 7–5, 6–1
9 1998 Bronx, NY, United States Hard Zimbabwe Black, CaraCara Black 6–3, 7–5
10 1998 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard France Dechy, NathalieNathalie Dechy 7–5, 3–6, 7–64

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