Pauline Parmentier

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Pauline Parmentier
Pauline Parmentier, Cagnes 2015.JPG
Country (sports)  France
Residence Paris, France
Born (1986-01-31) 31 January 1986 (age 30)
Cucq, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 2000
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,287,899
Singles
Career record 397 - 344
Career titles 2 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest ranking No. 40 (21 July 2008)
Current ranking No. 73 (31 October 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2008, 2012)
French Open 4R (2014)
Wimbledon 2R (2008, 2009, 2011)
US Open 3R (2012)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (2008)
Doubles
Career record 74 - 118
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 89 (30 April 2012)
Current ranking No. 368 (31 October 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 3R (2014)
Wimbledon 2R (2008, 2013)
US Open 1R (2008, 2011, 2012)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (2008)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 5–7
Last updated on: 1 November 2016.

Pauline Parmentier (born 31 January 1986) is a French tennis player. Her career-high ranking is world number 40, which she achieved on 21 July 2008, and her highest ranking in doubles is world number 89, which she reached on 30 April 2012.

Background[edit]

Parmentier was born in Cucq. Her parents are named Dominique and Jean-Philippe. She has two brothers. Her favorite surface is clay. Parmentier began to play tennis at age 6.

Career[edit]

2005–2009[edit]

Parmentier has received wildcards into French Open tournaments in singles since 2005 and in doubles since 2004. Parmentier reached the second round of the 2007 US Open singles competition, as a qualifier, defeating Tatjana Malek before falling to Martina Hingis. In her career, she has won two titles on the WTA Tour. She has also won seven ITF singles titles, and two ITF doubles titles. She won three of the seven singles titles in 2007. Parmentier won her first WTA Tour title in October 2007, at the Tashkent Open in Uzbekistan.

Parmentier was the fourth seed in Bad Gastein in July 2008. She won the title, which was her second WTA title and her first Tier III. She defeated top seed Ágnes Szávay in the semifinals before defeating Lucie Hradecká in the final.

Parmentier was nominated to play in the 2008 Olympic Games after Mary Pierce and Amélie Mauresmo withdrew.[1]

2010–2015[edit]

In 2010 Parmentier qualified for the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open by defeating American teenager Lauren Davis and Tamarine Tanasugarn.

In 2012, she reached the third round of the US Open.

In January 2014, she reached the semifinals of an $25,000 ITF event in Hong Kong after defeating top seed Magda Linette in the first round. At the French Open, she had her career-best showing at a grand slam tournament, reaching the fourth round by defeating 17th seed Roberta Vinci, Yaroslava Shvedova and Mona Barthel.

2016[edit]

In May 2016, Parmentier reached her fourth WTA Tour singles quarterfinal of the year at the Internationaux de Strasbourg, losing to Mirjana Lučić-Baroni. Earlier in the year, she reached the singles semifinals of the Katowice tournament and the singles quarterfinals of the tournaments in Monterrey and Rabat.

At the French Open, Parmentier defeated no. 31 seed Monica Niculescu in the first round and Irina Falconi in the second round. She lost to Timea Bacsinszky in the third round.

In July 2016, Parmentier reached her fifth WTA Tour singles quarterfinal of the year at the Bucharest tournament, where she lost to Vania King.

WTA finals[edit]

Singles (2–0)[edit]

Winner – Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Year-End Finals (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (2–0)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 2 October 2007 Tashkent Open, Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard Belarus Victoria Azarenka 7–5, 6–2
Winner 2. 14 July 2008 Gastein Ladies, Bad Gastein, Austria Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká 6–4, 6–4

Doubles (0–1)[edit]

Winner – Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Year-End Finals (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 27 August 2011 Texas Tennis Open, Dallas, United States Hard France Alizé Cornet Italy Alberta Brianti
Romania Sorana Cîrstea
5–7, 3–6

Team competition: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Team competition Surface Partner/Team Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 12–13 November 2016 Fed Cup, Strasbourg, France Hard (i) France Caroline Garcia
France Kristina Mladenovic
France Alizé Cornet
Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
2–3

ITF[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles finals: 25 (10–15)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 29 November 2004 Cairo, Egypt Clay Ukraine Yuliya Ustyuzhanina 6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 1. 6 December 2004 Cairo, Egypt Clay Russia Galina Fokina 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 2 July 2006 Périgueux, France Clay Israel Yevgenia Savransky 6–1, 6–7, 2–6
Winner 2. 16 January 2007 Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard Slovakia Jana Jurićová 6–4, 6–3
Winner 3. 10 April 2007 Biarritz, France Clay Tunisia Selima Sfar 6–2, 6–4
Winner 4. 10 April 2007 Pétange, Luxembourg Clay Germany Martina Müller 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 5 October 2009 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard (i) Sweden Johanna Larsson 2–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 19 October 2009 Saint Raphaël, France Hard Czech Republic Sandra Záhlavová 7–6(7–4), 6–2
Runner-up 4. 4 July 2010 Cuneo, Italy Clay Switzerland Romina Oprandi 0–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 25 October 2010 Poitiers, France Hard (i) Sweden Sofia Arvidsson 2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 6. 8 May 2011 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Romania Sorana Cîrstea 7–6 2–6 2–6
Winner 6. 6 June 2011 Marseille, France Clay Romania Irina-Camelia Begu 6–3, 6–2
Winner 7. 4 July 2011 Biarritz, France Clay Austria Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 1–6, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 17 June 2012 Marseille, France Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 16 September 2013 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay Brazil Teliana Pereira 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 22 September 2013 Saint-Malo, France Clay Brazil Teliana Pereira 2–6, 1–6
Winner 8. 9 February 2014 Grenoble, France Hard (i) Ukraine Anastasiya Vasylyeva 2–6, 6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 23 February 2014 Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard (i) Russia Ekaterina Bychkova 0–3 ret.
Runner-up 11. 31 March 2014 Edgbaston, United Kingdom Hard (i) Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay 4–6, 6–2, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 18 May 2014 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay Montenegro Danka Kovinić 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 13. 6 June 2015 Marseille, France Clay Romania Monica Niculescu 2–6, 5–7
Winner 9. 14 June 2015 Essen, Germany Clay Switzerland Viktorija Golubic 3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–3
Runner-up 14. 1 November 2015 Poitiers, France Hard (i) Romania Monica Niculescu 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 15. 2 April 2016 Croissy-Beaubourg, France Hard (i) Serbia Ivana Jorović 1–6, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 10. 10 July 2016 Contrexéville, France Clay France Océane Dodin 6–1, 6–1

Doubles finals: 5 (3–2)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 14 July 2003 Le Touquet, France Clay Luxembourg Mandy Minella Madagascar Natacha Randriantefy
France Aurélie Védy
2–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 16 November 2003 Deauville, France Clay France Aurélie Védy Bulgaria Maria Geznenge
Czech Republic Zuzana Hejdová
5–7, 6–2, 6–1
Winner 2. 23 November 2004 Cairo, Egypt Clay Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská Russia Galina Fokina
Russia Raissa Gourevitch
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 19 July 2009 Contrexéville, France Clay France Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro Austria Yvonne Meusburger
Germany Kathrin Wörle-Scheller
2–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 28 February 2015 Campinas, Brazil Clay Australia Olivia Rogowska Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
Brazil Paula Cristina Gonçalves
7–5, 4–6, [10–8]

Single performance statistics[edit]

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A Q2 A 2R A 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R Q1 2–7
French Open Q2 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 4R 1R 3R 7–12
Wimbledon A A Q1 A 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R Q1 1R 1R 3–8
US Open A 2R Q2 2R 2R Q3 2R 2R 3R Q2 1R Q1 1R 7–8
Win–Loss 0-0 1–2 0–1 2–2 3–4 1–2 1–4 3–4 3–4 0–3 3–3 0–3 2–3 19–35
Year End Ranking 261 207 197 59 62 109 102 74 66 225 79 116

Doubles performance statistics[edit]

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A 1R A A A 1R 2R A 1R A 1–4
French Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 2R 3R 1R 2R 7–13
Wimbledon A A A A 2R 1R A 1R 1R 2R 1R A A 2–6
US Open A A A A 1R A A 1R 1R A 2R A 1R 1–5
Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 2–4 1–2 0–1 1–3 0–4 3–3 3–3 0-2 1–3 11–28

References[edit]

  1. ^ "French stars to miss the Olympics". BBC Sport. 21 July 2008. Retrieved 22 July 2008. 

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