Marie-Ève Pelletier

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Marie-Ève Pelletier
Pelletier 2009 US Open 02.jpg
Marie-Ève Pelletier at the 2009 US Open
Country (sports)  Canada
Residence Repentigny, Quebec, Canada
Born (1982-05-18) May 18, 1982 (age 34)
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro 1998
Retired January 9, 2013[1]
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $592,193
Singles
Career record 340–349
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 106 (June 20, 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2004)
French Open Q3 (2001)
Wimbledon Q2 (2004, 2005)
US Open Q3 (2002)
Doubles
Career record 305–251
Career titles 0 WTA, 25 ITF
Highest ranking No. 54 (April 19, 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2010)
French Open 1R (2010)
Wimbledon 1R (2005, 2010)
US Open 2R (2009)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (2010)
Last updated on: November 11, 2013.

Marie-Ève Pelletier (born May 18, 1982) is a Canadian former professional tennis player. She reached a career high ranking of 106 in singles on June 20, 2005 and a career high of 54 in doubles on April 12, 2010 on the WTA Tour.

Tennis career[edit]

1998–2013[edit]

Marie-Ève has played in one career Grand Slam singles match in 2004, at the Australian Open, qualifying for the tournament before losing in the first round to Japan's Akiko Morigami. She is the previous winner of two events on the ITF Circuit, the 2000 Virginia Beach and 2005 Waikoloa tournaments. Her best result in a WTA Tour event came at the 2005 AP Tourism Hyderabad Open, where she reached the quarterfinals.[2] The biggest win of her career was when she beat then World No. 16 Li Na in straight sets in the first round of the 2006 Rogers Cup.[3] She won in June 2012 the third singles title of her career at the $25,000 ITF in El Paso, beating Ashley Weinhold in the final.[4]

Pelletier retired from tennis on January 9, 2013, after her loss in the first round qualifying at the Australian Open.[1]

Fed Cup[edit]

Marie-Ève was a regular on Canada's Fed Cup team, playing every year from 2002 to 2008 and again from 2010 to 2012. She amassed a singles record of 9–9 and a doubles record of 16–6 in Fed Cup play.[5]

Life after tennis[edit]

Pelletier is now an assistant coach for Tennis Canada's National Training Centre in Montreal and a tennis analyst for TVA Sports, a sports television network in Quebec. She also was a tennis analyst for RDS for the 2013 Rogers Cup.[6]

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles: 9 (3 titles, 6 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0–0)
$75,000 tournaments (0–1)
$50,000 tournaments (1–2)
$25,000 tournaments (2–2)
$10,000 / $15,000 tournaments (0–1)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. March 26, 2000 $10,000 Nanjing, China Hard China Li Na 6–7(3–7), 2–6
Runner–up 2. April 23, 2000 $25,000 Fresno, United States Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan 1–6, 1–6
Winner 1. May 7, 2000 $25,000 Virginia Beach, United States Clay Paraguay Rossana de los Ríos 7–6(7–5), 6–2
Runner–up 3. September 16, 2001 $25,000 Peachtree City, United States Hard Taiwan Hsieh Su-wei 4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner–up 4. November 11, 2001 $50,000 Pittsburgh, United States Hard (i) Russia Alina Jidkova 4–6, 1–6
Runner–up 5. September 29, 2002 $75,000 Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Laura Granville 7–6(7–2), 4–6, 1–6
Winner 2. January 30, 2005 $50,000 Waikoloa, United States Hard Czech Republic Hana Šromová 4–6, 6–1, 6–4
Runner–up 6. June 12, 2005 $50,000 Marseille, France Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Granados 1–6, 1–6
Winner 3. June 10, 2012 $25,000 El Paso, United States Hard United States Ashley Weinhold 7–5, 6–4

Doubles: 51 (25 titles, 26 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (2–2)
$75,000 tournaments (1–2)
$50,000 tournaments (10–13)
$25,000 tournaments (11–9)
$10,000 / $15,000 tournaments (1–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. August 1, 1999 $10,000 Baltimore, United States Hard United States Lauren Kalvaria United States Candice De La Torre
United States Nadia Johnston
7–6, 6–3
Runner–up 1. October 7, 2001 $50,000 Fresno, United States Hard United States Ashley Harkleroad Argentina Clarisa Fernández
United States Samantha Reeves
4–6, 6–4, 5–7
Runner–up 2. June 9, 2002 $50,000 Caserta, Italy Clay Croatia Maja Palaveršić Argentina Erica Krauth
Brazil Vanessa Menga
4–6, 4–6
Runner–up 3. October 5, 2003 $25,000 Oporto, Portugal Clay Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová Austria Sybille Bammer
Italy Laura Dell'Angelo
3–6, 5–7
Runner–up 4. May 9, 2004 $50,000 Raleigh, United States Clay Netherlands Anouska Van Exel United States Ansley Cargill
Australia Christina Wheeler
4–6, 4–6
Runner–up 5. May 1, 2005 $50,000 Lafayette, United States Clay Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves Australia Beti Sekulovski
Australia Cindy Watson
6–4, 4–6, 3–6
Runner–up 6. June 12, 2005 $50,000 Marseille, France Clay Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves Latvia Līga Dekmeijere
France Caroline Dhenin
2–6, 6–1, 2–6
Runner–up 7. October 9, 2005 $25,000 Nantes, France Hard (i) France Aurélie Védy Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
France Mailyne Andrieux
7–6(7–3), 5–7, 2–6
Winner 2. January 29, 2006 $50,000 Waikoloa, United States Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei United States Julie Ditty
United States Lilia Osterloh
7–5, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 3. May 7, 2006 $50,000 Charlottesville, United States Clay United States Sunitha Rao Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
United States Lilia Osterloh
6–7(6–8), 6–2, 6–3
Runner–up 8. May 14, 2006 $50,000 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves Romania Edina Gallovits
United States Jessica Kirkland
3–6, 2–6
Runner–up 9. May 21, 2006 $25,000 Palm Beach Gardens, United States Clay United States Ansley Cargill United States Angela Haynes
United States Raquel Kops-Jones
3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. July 2, 2006 $25,000 Périgueux, France Clay Australia Monique Adamczak Russia Nina Bratchikova
Russia Lioudmila Skavronskaia
6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. October 7, 2006 $25,000 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Hard Australia Monique Adamczak Argentina María José Argeri
Brazil Carla Tiene
6–7(2–7), 6–4, 6–4
Runner–up 10. October 14, 2006 $25,000 Saltillo, Mexico Hard Australia Monique Adamczak Brazil Larissa Carvalho
Brazil Joana Cortez
2–6, 5–7
Runner–up 11. January 20, 2007 $25,000 Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard United States Sunitha Rao Germany Angelika Bachmann
Ukraine Tetiana Luzhanska
5–7, 7–6(9–7), 6–7(4–7)
Runner–up 12. April 1, 2007 $25,000 Hammond, United States Hard Serbia Teodora Mirčić Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
Ukraine Tetiana Luzhanska
1–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 6. June 1, 2007 $25,000 Galatina, Italy Clay Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová Italy Stefania Chieppa
Belarus Darya Kustova
6–1, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 7. June 29, 2007 $25,000 Périgueux, France Clay Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová Ukraine Yulia Beygelzimer
Ukraine Yevgenia Savranska
3–6, 7–5, 6–2
Winner 8. August 4, 2007 $50,000 Vancouver, Canada Hard Canada Stéphanie Dubois Argentina Agustina Lepore
Argentina Soledad Esperón
6–4, 6–4
Winner 9. September 9, 2007 $75,000 Denain, France Clay Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky
Poland Karolina Kosińska
6–4, 6–4
Runner–up 13. October 7, 2007 $50,000 Troy, United States Hard Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová United States Angela Haynes
United States Mashona Washington
4–6, 2–6
Runner–up 14. May 4, 2008 $100,000 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay France Julie Coin Romania Monica Niculescu
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
7–6(7–2), 1–6, [5–10]
Winner 10. May 18, 2008 $50,000 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei France Aurélie Védy
South Africa Chanelle Scheepers
6–4, 6–0
Runner–up 15. June 7, 2008 $75,000 Rome, Italy Clay Russia Alina Jidkova Poland Klaudia Jans
Poland Alicja Rosolska
3–6, 1–6
Runner–up 16. September 7, 2008 $75,000 Denain, France Clay France Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro Estonia Maret Ani
Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
0–6, 5–7
Runner–up 17. October 4, 2008 $25,000 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i) Austria Patricia Mayr Finland Emma Laine
Sweden Johanna Larsson
4–6, 2–6
Winner 11. October 18, 2008 $50,000 Toronto, Canada Hard (i) Canada Stéphanie Dubois Czech Republic Nikola Franková
Germany Carmen Klaschka
6–4, 6–3
Runner–up 18. April 4, 2009 $25,000 Pelham, United States Clay Portugal Frederica Piedade Netherlands Danielle Harmsen
Netherlands Kim Kilsdonk
4–6, 7–5, [9–11]
Winner 12. May 3, 2009 $100,000 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay France Julie Coin Georgia (country) Anna Tatishvili
Argentina Erica Krauth
6–4, 6–3
Runner–up 19. August 29, 2009 $100,000 Bronx, United States Hard France Julie Coin Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeldn
United States Vania King
0–6, 3–6
Winner 13. November 1, 2009 $100,000 Poitiers, France Hard (i) France Julie Coin Poland Marta Domachowska
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
6–3, 3–6, [10–3]
Runner–up 20. November 15, 2009 $50,000 Phoenix, United States Hard Georgia (country) Anna Tatishvili Canada Sharon Fichman
United States Mashona Washington
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 14. October 30, 2010 $25,000 Bayamón, Puerto Rico Hard Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves Argentina María Irigoyen
Argentina Florencia Molinero
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Winner 15. April 2, 2011 $25,000 Pelham, United States Clay Latvia Līga Dekmeijere United States Kimberly Couts
Canada Heidi El Tabakh
2–6, 6–4, [12–10]
Winner 16. April 9, 2011 $25,000 Jackson, United States Clay Canada Sharon Fichman Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová
France Natalie Piquion
7–6(7–1), 7–6(7–3)
Winner 17. May 1, 2011 $50,000 Charlottesville, United States Clay Canada Sharon Fichman United States Julie Ditty
United States Carly Gullickson
6–3, 6–3
Winner 18. May 15, 2011 $50,000 Raleigh, United States Clay Canada Sharon Fichman United States Beatrice Capra
United States Asia Muhammad
6–1, 6–3
Runner–up 21. June 26, 2011 $50,000 Boston, United States Hard Canada Sharon Fichman Ukraine Tetiana Luzhanskan
United States Alexandra Mueller
6–7(3–7), 3–6
Runner–up 22. October 29, 2011 $50,000 Saguenay, Canada Hard (i) Canada Gabriela Dabrowski Hungary Tímea Babos
United States Jessica Pegula
4–6, 3–6
Winner 19. November 4, 2011 $50,000 Toronto, Canada Hard (i) Canada Gabriela Dabrowski Hungary Tímea Babos
United States Jessica Pegula
7–5, 6–7(5–7), [10–4]
Winner 20. April 14, 2012 $25,000 Pelham, United States Clay France Julie Coin Russia Elena Bovina
Russia Ekaterina Bychkova
7–5, 6–4
Runner–up 23. April 22, 2012 $50,000 Dothan, United States Clay Canada Sharon Fichman Canada Eugenie Bouchard
United States Jessica Pegula
4–6, 6–4, [5–10]
Runner–up 24. May 6, 2012 $50,000 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
Australia Jessica Moore
7–6(8–6), 3–6, [8–10]
Winner 21. May 13, 2012 $25,000 Raleigh, United States Clay Canada Gabriela Dabrowski United States Alexandra Mueller
United States Asia Muhammad
6–4, 4–6, [10–5]
Winner 22. June 29, 2012 $25,000 Rome, Italy Clay France Laura Thorpe United States Julia Cohen
Ukraine Valentyna Ivakhnenko
6–0, 3–6, [10–8]
Winner 23. July 8, 2012 $50,000 Denver, United States Hard United States Shelby Rogers United States Lauren Embree
United States Nicole Gibbs
6–3, 3–6, [12–10]
Winner 24. July 14, 2012 $50,000 Waterloo, Canada Clay Canada Sharon Fichman Japan Shuko Aoyama
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
6–2, 7–5
Winner 25. July 21, 2012 $25,000 Granby, Canada Hard Canada Sharon Fichman Japan Shuko Aoyama
Japan Miki Miyamura
4–6, 7–5, [10–4]
Runner–up 25. October 13, 2012 $25,000 Troy, United States Hard Canada Sharon Fichman Russia Angelina Gabueva
Russia Arina Rodionova
4–6, 4–6
Runner–up 26. October 27, 2012 $50,000 Saguenay, Canada Hard (i) Canada Sharon Fichman Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
2–6, 2–6

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A Q2 Q3 Q3 1R Q3 Q1 A Q1 Absent Q1 0 / 1 0–1 0%
French Open A Q3 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 A Q2 Q1 Absent 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon A Q1 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q2 A Q1 Q1 Absent 0 / 0 0–0
US Open Q1 Q1 Q3 Q1 Q1 Q1 A Q2 Q2 Absent Q2 A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 1 0–1 0%

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open Absent 2R 1R 0 / 2 1–2 33%
French Open Absent 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Wimbledon Q1 Absent 1R Absent Q1 A 1R A 0 / 2 0–2 0%
US Open Absent 2R 1R A 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–4 0–1 0 / 7 2–7 22%

Record against top-100 players[edit]

Pelletier's win-loss record (9–53, 15%) against players who were ranked world no. 100 or higher when played is as follows:[7]
Players who have been ranked World No. 1 are in boldface.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Has a 1–1 overall record vs. Li
  2. ^ Has a 2–0 overall record vs. Scheepers
  3. ^ Has a 3–2 overall record vs. Craybas
  4. ^ Has a 1–2 overall record vs. Jidkova
  5. ^ Has a 2–3 overall record vs. Reeves
  6. ^ Has a 4–0 overall record vs. Perebiynis
  7. ^ Has a 1–4 overall record vs. Foretz
  8. ^ Has a 0–3 overall record vs. Bartoli
  9. ^ Has a 1–1 overall record vs. Zuluaga
  10. ^ Has a 1–1 overall record vs. Stevenson
  11. ^ Has a 0–3 overall record vs. Cetkovská
  12. ^ Has a 1–1 overall record vs. Vento-Kabchi
  13. ^ Has a 0–2 overall record vs. Brandi
  14. ^ Has a 0–2 overall record vs. McQuillan
  15. ^ Has a 1–1 overall record vs. Domachowska
  16. ^ Has a 1–4 overall record vs. Perry
  17. ^ Has a 1–1 overall record vs. Morigami
  18. ^ Has a 0–2 overall record vs. Callens
  19. ^ Has a 1–2 overall record vs. Hopkins
  20. ^ Has a 1–3 overall record vs. Rodionova
  21. ^ Has a 0–3 overall record vs. Beltrame
  22. ^ Has a 0–4 overall record vs. Llagostera Vives
  23. ^ Has a 0–3 overall record vs. Selyutina

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Happy retirement Marie-Ève!". Tennis Canada. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ "ITF profile - Marie-Ève Pelletier". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Pelletier pulls off a huge upset". Rogers Cup. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Drawsheet: $25,000 El Paso, TX". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved July 24, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Fed Cup profile - Marie-Ève Pelletier". Fed Cup. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Seen and Heard Around the Grounds". Rogers Cup. Retrieved August 12, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Results". WTATennis.com. Retrieved July 25, 2016. 

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