Sophie Amiach

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Sophie Amiach
Country (sports)  France
Born (1963-11-10) 10 November 1963 (age 53)
Paris
Turned pro 1980
Retired 1995
Prize money $309,669
Singles
Career record 190–203
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 57 (2 April 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1984)
French Open 3R (1989)
Wimbledon 2R (1984)
US Open 2R (1989)
Doubles
Career record 114–159
Career titles 0 WTA, 4ITF
Highest ranking No. 62 (14 August 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1980)
French Open 3R (1987)
Wimbledon 2R (1985)
US Open 2R (1982)

Sophie Amiach (born 10 November 1963) is a former professional tennis player who and played on the WTA tour from 1980 to 1995.[1]

Career[edit]

Born in Paris, Sophie Amiach grew up in the south of France. Starting playing tennis at 4 years old, she becomes one of the best French juniors.[1] She won the first junior girls doubles at French Open in 1981.

Amiach was selected in the 1981 French team of the Fed Cup.[2]

She reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in 1984 and played in 10 French Opens.[3]

In 1987, Amiach was coached by Billie-Jean King.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

WTA doubles final (0–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-Up 1989 Ilva Trophy Clay France Emmanuelle Derly Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Goleš
Argentina Mercedes Paz
2–6, 2–6

Grand Slam singles tournament timeline[edit]

Tournament 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993
Australia A A 1R QF 1R A A A A A A A A
France 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R A A 3R 2R A 1R 1R
Wimbledon A A A 2R 1R A A A 2R 1R A A A
United States A 1R A 1R 1R A A A 2R A A A A

A = did not participate in the tournament.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 40-Love, Sophie Amiach's professional site
  2. ^ Fed-cup profile
  3. ^ ITF Tennis profile

External links[edit]