Sophie Amiach

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Sophie Amiach
Country  France
Born (1963-11-10) November 10, 1963 (age 50)
Paris
Turned pro 1980
Retired 1995
Prize money $309,669
Singles
Career record 190–203
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 57 (April 2, 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1984)
French Open 3R (1989)
Wimbledon 2R (1984)
US Open 2R (1989)
Doubles
Career record 114–159
Career titles 0 WTA, 4ITF
Highest ranking 62 (August 14, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1980)
French Open 3R (1987)
Wimbledon 2R (1985)
US Open 2R (1982)
Last updated on: September 20, 2011.

Sophie Amiach is a former professional tennis player. She is born in France on November 10, 1963 in Paris [1] and played on the WTA tour from 1980 to 1995.

Career[edit]

Born in Paris, Sophie Amiach grew up in the South of France. Starting playing tennis at 4 years old, she becomes one of the best French juniors.[1] After reaching the Womans Doubles quarterfinal at the 1980 Australian Open, she won the first junior girls doubles at French Open in 1981.

Sophie Amiach was selected in the 1981 French team of the Fed-cup and played two doubles.[2]

She reached the quarter finals of the Australian Open in 1984 and played in 10 French Opens.[3]

After an injury in 1987, Sophie was coached by Billie-Jean King to come back to a professional level[1] and played until 1995.

Career statistics[edit]

WTA doubles final (0–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in Final
Runner-Up 1989 Ilva Trophy Clay France Emmanuelle Derly Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Goleš
Argentina Mercedes Paz
2–6, 2–6

Grand Slam singles tournament timeline[edit]

Tournament 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993
Australia A A 1R QF 1R A A A A A A A A
France 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R A A 3R 2R A 1R 1R
Wimbledon A A A 2R 1R A A A 2R 1R A A A
United States A 1R A 1R 1R A A A 2R A A A A

A = did not participate in the tournament.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 40-Love, Sophie Amiach's professional site
  2. ^ Fed-cup profile
  3. ^ ITF Tennis profile

External links[edit]