Dally Randriantefy

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Dally Randriantefy
Country (sports) Madagascar
ResidenceAntananarivo, Madagascar
Born (1977-02-23) 23 February 1977 (age 41)
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro1994
Retired2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$663,958
Singles
Career record319–206
Career titles0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 44 (11 April 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1995)
French Open3R (2003)
Wimbledon1R (1996, 2003-04-05)
US Open3R (1996)
Doubles
Career record41–44
Career titles0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 193 (6 May 2002)
Last updated on: October 2007.

Dally Randriantefy (born 23 February 1977 in Antananarivo, Madagascar) is a former professional female tennis player.

Randriantefy has won seven singles and 3 doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 11 April 2005, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 44. On 6 May 2002, she peaked at world number 193 in the doubles rankings. Her best results have been two semi-final appearance at the WTA Strasbourg tournament (a Tier III event) and WTA Acapulco (Tier III).

She retired from professional tennis after a first round loss at the 2006 Australian Open against Akgul Amanmuradova.

Randriantefy took part in 3 Olympic Games in Barcelona (1992), Altlanta (1996) and Athens (2004). She was the Flag bearer of Madagascan Olympic Team in Atlanta.

Randriantefy is the best ranked Black African player of the Open era.

ITF Circuit finals: 20 (10–10)[edit]

Singles: 15 (7–8)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–3)
Clay (5–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 20 September 1993 10,000 Marseille, France Clay France Maider Laval 3–6, 7–5, 6–4
Runner–up 21 March 1994 25,000 Brest, France Hard Belgium Els Callens 4–6, 3–6
Runner–up 4 December 1995 25,000 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard (i) France Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor 7–5, 1–6, 2–6
Winner 5 July 1999 10,000 Le Touquet, France Clay France Stephanie Testard 6–3, 6–3
Runner–up 19 June 2000 25,000 Gorizia, Italy Clay Spain Mariam Ramon Climent 2–6, 1–6
Runner–up 3 July 2000 25,000 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay France Stéphanie Foretz 2–6, 3–6
Runner–up 24 July 2000 25,000 Les Contamines, France Hard Germany Bianka Lamade 2–6, 1–6
Winner 16 October 2000 25,000 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Germany Lydia Steinbach 4–0, 4–1
Winner 28 May 2001 25,000 Biella, Italy Clay Brazil Joana Cortez 6–1, 6–1
Winner 2 September 2002 50,000 Denain, France Clay Russia Maria Goloviznina 6–2, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 9 September 2002 75,000 Bordeaux, France Clay Russia Evgenia Kulikovskaya 7–5, 6–2
Winner 12 October 2003 25,000 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Estonia Kaia Kanepi 7–5, 6–4
Runner–up 7 September 2004 75,000 Denain, France Clay Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld 3–6, 2–6
Runner–up 10 October 2004 75,000 Girona, Spain Clay Spain Marta Marrero 6–3, 6–7 (6–8), 0–6
Runner–up 10 October 2004 25,000 Joué-lès-Tours, France Carpet (i) Czech Republic Květa Peschke 3–6, 2–6

Doubles: 5 (3–2)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (2–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 20 September 1993 10,000 Marseille, France Clay Madagascar Natacha Randriantefy Hungary Andrea Noszaly
Belgium Daphne van de Zande
0–6, 4–6
Runner–up 4 December 1995 50,000 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard (i) Madagascar Natacha Randriantefy United States Angela Lettiere
United States Corina Morariu
3–6, 5–7
Winner 4 June 2001 25,000 Galatina, Italy Clay Brazil Vanessa Menga Morocco Bahia Mouhtassine
Romania Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
3–6, 6–0, 7–5
Winner 15 October 2001 25,000 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Madagascar Natacha Randriantefy Italy Flavia Pennetta
Italy Maria Paola Zavagli
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 28 April 2002 50,000 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay France Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro Czech Republic Iveta Benešová
France Caroline Dhenin
6–2, 6–4

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