Mélanie Gloria

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Mélanie Gloria
Country (sports) Canada
ResidenceMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Born (1987-06-19) June 19, 1987 (age 31)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Turned pro2006
Retired2010
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$32,327
Singles
Career record63–33 (65.6%)
Career titles0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 287 (September 12, 2005)
Doubles
Career record38–18 (67.9%)
Career titles0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 578 (September 29, 2003)

Mélanie Gloria (born June 19, 1987) is a Canadian former professional tennis player.

Gloria has won five singles and six doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On September 12, 2005, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 287. On September 29, 2003, she peaked at world number 578 in the doubles rankings.

In 2004 at the Challenge Bell, she upset the second seed Daniela Hantuchová in the second round. She lost in the quarterfinals to María Emilia Salerni.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Gloria is of Portuguese descent. Her parents Helena and Jorge were born in Peniche and some members of her family still live there.

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles: 8 (5 titles, 3 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0–0)
$75,000 tournaments (0–0)
$50,000 tournaments (0–0)
$25,000 tournaments (0–1)
$10,000 tournaments (5–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 2005 Vancouver, Canada 25,000 Hard United States Ansley Cargill 4–6, 2–6
Loss 0–2 Jun 2007 Amarante, Portugal 10,000 Hard Italy Elisa Balsamo 3–6, 5–7
Win 1–2 Jun 2007 Alcobaça, Portugal 10,000 Hard Switzerland Stefania Boffa 6–3, 6–3
Win 2–2 Jun 2008 Amarante, Portugal 10,000 Hard Spain Yera Campos-Molina 6–2, 6–3
Win 3–2 Jun 2008 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal 10,000 Hard Portugal Maria João Koehler 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–1
Loss 3–3 Jun 2009 Amarante, Portugal 10,000 Hard Portugal Maria João Koehler 3–6, 2–6
Win 4–3 Jun 2009 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal 10,000 Hard Spain Yera Campos-Molina 6–1, 6–2
Win 5–3 Jun 2010 Amarante, Portugal 10,000 Hard Australia Shayna McDowell 7–5, 6–7(6–8), 6–0

Doubles: 7 (6 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0–0)
$75,000 tournaments (0–0)
$50,000 tournaments (0–0)
$25,000 tournaments (0–0)
$10,000 tournaments (6–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2007 Alcobaça, Portugal 10,000 Hard United States Kady Pooler Israel Keren Shlomo
Portugal Joana Pangaio Pereira
6–1, 6–4
Win 2–0 Jun 2008 Amarante, Portugal 10,000 Hard Spain Lucia Sainz-Pelegri Argentina Tatiana Búa
Colombia Karen Castiblanco
7–6(7–3), 6–4
Win 3–0 Jun 2008 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal 10,000 Hard Spain Lucia Sainz-Pelegri Argentina Carla Beltrami
Argentina Vanesa Furlanetto
6–1, 6–1
Win 4–0 Jun 2009 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal 10,000 Hard Mexico Daniela Múñoz Gallegos Australia Lucia Gonzalez
Australia Renee Lampret
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Win 5–0 Jun 2010 Amarante, Portugal 10,000 Hard Mexico Daniela Múñoz Gallegos Portugal Magali de Lattre
Australia Jade Hopper
6–4, 6–2
Win 6–0 Jun 2010 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal 10,000 Hard Mexico Daniela Múñoz Gallegos Germany Kim Grajdek
Bulgaria Julia Stamatova
7–6(7–3), 6–1
Loss 6–1 Jun 2010 Alcobaça, Portugal 10,000 Hard Mexico Daniela Múñoz Gallegos United Kingdom Anna Fitzpatrick
United Kingdom Jade Windley
2–6, 1–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Singles draw" (PDF). WTATennis.com. Retrieved August 31, 2014.

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