Émilie Loit

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Émilie Loit
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Country (sports)  France
Residence Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Born (1979-06-09) 9 June 1979 (age 38)
Cherbourg, France
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 1994
Retired 2009
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 2,086,943
Singles
Career record 371–295
Career titles 3 (7 in ITF)
Highest ranking No. 27 (19 April 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1999)
French Open 3R (2000, 2002, 2005, 2008)
Wimbledon 3R (2003)
US Open 3R (2003)
Doubles
Career record 265–175
Career titles 16 (5 in ITF)
Highest ranking No. 15 (10 November 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2003, 2006)
French Open QF (2003, 2005)
Wimbledon QF (2004)
US Open QF (1998)

Émilie Loit (born 9 June 1979) is a retired professional female tennis player from France. She was born in Cherbourg.

Loit's three career singles titles, all on clay, included Estoril in 2004, Casablanca in 2004, and Acapulco, and she won 16 doubles titles. Her highest rankings were No. 27 in singles and No. 15 in doubles.

On 24 May 2009, right after losing her first round match at the French Open in 2009, she announced that she would be retiring from tennis after the end of the tournament.[1]

In the Summer 2011, she gave birth to a son Mathias.[2]

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 3 (3 titles, 0 runners-up)[edit]

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (3–0)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. April 11, 2004 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Slovakia Ľudmila Cervanová 6–2, 6–2
Winner 2. April 18, 2004 Estoril, Portugal Clay Czech Republic Iveta Benešová 7–5, 7–6
Winner 3. March 3, 2007 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Italy Flavia Pennetta 7–6, 6–4

Doubles: 26 (16 titles, 10 runners-up)[edit]

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (4–5)
Tier III, IV & V / International (12–5)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 16 January 1999 Hobart, Australia Hard France Alexia Dechaume-Balleret South Africa Mariaan de Swardt
Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
1–6, 2–6
Winner 1. November 21, 1999 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Sweden Åsa Carlsson Russia Evgenia Koulikovskaya
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6–1, 6–4
Winner 2. January 16, 2000 Hobart, Australia Hard Italy Rita Grande Belgium Kim Clijsters
Australia Alicia Molik
6–2, 2–6, 6–3
Runner–up 2. 7 February 2000 Paris, France Carpet (i) Sweden Åsa Carlsson France Julie Halard-Decugis
France Sandrine Testud
6-3 3-6 4-6
Winner 3. February 18, 2001 Nice, France Carpet (I) France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot United States Kimberly Po
France Nathalie Tauziat
1–6, 6–2, 6–0
Winner 4. April 21, 2002 Budapest, Hungary Clay Australia Catherine Barclay Russia Elena Bovina
Hungary Zsófia Gubacsi
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 14 September 2002 Bahia, Brazil Hard Paraguay Rossana de los Ríos Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. December 30, 2002 Gold Coast, Australia Hard France Nathalie Dechy Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
United States Martina Navratilova
4–6, 4–6
Winner 5. January 12, 2003 Canberra, Australia Hard Italy Tathiana Garbin Czech Republic Dája Bedáňová
Russia Dinara Safina
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 5. February 16, 2003 Antwerp, Belgium Carpet France Nathalie Dechy Belgium Kim Clijsters
Japan Ai Sugiyama
2–6, 0–6
Winner 6. March 2, 2003 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Sweden Åsa Svensson Hungary Petra Mandula
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 6. September 14, 2003 Bali, Indonesia Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Indonesia Angelique Widjaja
Venezuela María Vento-Kabchi
5–7, 2–6
Winner 7. September 21, 2003 Shanghai, China Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Japan Ai Sugiyama
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
6–3, 6–3
Winner 8. April 11, 2004 Casablanca, Morocco Clay France Marion Bartoli Belgium Els Callens
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 6–2
Winner 9. May 8, 2005 Rabat, Morocco Clay Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives
3–6, 7–6(8–6), 7–5
Winner 10. May 15, 2005 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Australia Nicole Pratt Croatia Jelena Kostanić
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–4
Winner 11. August 14, 2005 Stockholm, Sweden Hard Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
Italy Mara Santangelo
6–4, 6–3
Winner 12. August 31, 2005 Budapest, Hungary Clay Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Spain Marta Marrero
6–1, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 13. October 9, 2005 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard Italy Maria Elena Camerin Russia Anastasia Rodionova
Russia Galina Voskoboeva
6–3, 6–0
Winner 14. October 30, 2005 Hasselt, Belgium Hard (i) Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
Hungary Ágnes Szávay
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 7. January 02, 2006 ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand Hard Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Russia Vera Zvonareva
3–6, 4–6
Winner 15. January 13, 2006 Hobart, Australia Hard Australia Nicole Pratt United States Jill Craybas
Croatia Jelena Kostanić
6–2, 6–1
Winner 16. February 12, 2006 Paris, France Carpet (i) Czech Republic Květa Peschke Zimbabwe Cara Black
Australia Rennae Stubbs
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Runner-up 8. March 05, 2006 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Japan Shinobu Asagoe Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 9. September 18, 2006 Portorož, Slovenia Hard Czech Republic Eva Birnerová Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
w/o
Runner-up 10. March 03 2007 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Australia Nicole Pratt Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja
Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
3–6, 3–6

ITF Finals[edit]

Singles Finals (7–5)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 26 November 1995 Le Havre, France Clay (i) Tunisia Selima Sfar 6–0, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 7 October 1996 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i) Germany Susi Fortun Lohrmann 7–5, 2–6, 0–6
Winner 1. February 2, 1997 Dinan, France Clay (i) France Emmanuelle Curutchet 6–2, 7–6
Winner 2. May 11, 1997 Gelos, France Clay France Karolina Jagieniak 6–4, 6–2
Winner 3. February 1, 1998 Dinan, France Clay (i) France Élodie Le Bescond 6–1, 6–1
Winner 4. September 17, 2000 Bordeaux, France Clay Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 3. October 14, 2001 Poitiers, France Clay Hungary Petra Mandula 5–7, 6–2, 1–6
Winner 5. April 14, 2002 Dinan, France Clay (i) Czech Republic Zuzana Ondrášková 6–2, 7–5
Winner 6. May 5, 2002 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Czech Republic Alena Vašková 7–5, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 4. June 16, 2002 Marseille, France Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Granados 2–6, 6–3, 5–7
Runner-up 5. September 19, 2004 Bordeaux, France Clay France Virginie Razzano 7–5, 6–2
Winner 7. October 16, 2005 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Croatia Jelena Kostanić 6–2, 6–1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros: Émilie Loit prend sa retraite" (in French), Reuters, May 24, 2009.
  2. ^ Tennis Magazine (France) September 2011 issue

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