18 March 1983 |
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Turned pro||15 October 2001|
|Retired||12 February 2011|
|Plays||Right-handed (one handed backhand)|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 6 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 61 (23 October 2003)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2005, 2009)|
|French Open||3R (2007)|
|Wimbledon||1R (2003, 2004, 2008)|
|US Open||2R (2003)|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 9 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 54 (18 July 2005)|
Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro (born 18 March 1983) is a French female former professional tennis player.
Her highest singles ranking was No. 61, achieved on 5 October 2003. Her highest ranking doubles position was No. 54, achieved on 18 July 2005.
Cohen-Aloro has won 5 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles, and 9 ITF doubles titles.
She turned pro on 15 October 2001, at the age of 18.
In April 2005 she beat world No. 21 Daniela Hantuchová in Miami, 7–6(3), 6–2. Cohen-Aloro upset heavy favorite Mary Pierce (seeded 24 and ranked No. 29 in the world) in the 1st round of the 2005 Australian Open, 6–2, 6–2. She lost, however, in the 2nd round.
Cohen-Aloro and 28-year-old Tunisian Selima Sfar beat Ana Ivanovic and Tina Križan 6–4, 6–2 in the first round of the French Open, but lost to Émilie Loit and Nicole Pratt (seeded 12th) 7–6 (7–4), 6–3, 11–9 in the 2nd round.
Cohen-Aloro and Sfar pulled off a major upset in the 1st round of the Wimbledon 2005 ladies doubles event, beating 3rd seeds Lisa Raymond and Rennae Stubbs 6–4, 3–6, 6–2. However, they lost in the second round.
In 2006 she captured her 5th career ITF Circuit singles title at the $25K Biarritz, and won her 9th ITF Circuit doubles title of her career at the $50K Joué-lès-Tours with Martinez Sanchez.
In January 2008 in Sydney, Australia, she beat world No. 68 Yung-Jan Chan 6–0, 6–3. In May in Strasbourg she defeated world No. 73 Camille Pin of France, 7–6 (4), 6–2. In June in Barcelona she beat world No. 31 Dominika Cibulková of Slovakia, 6–5, ret.
In January 2009 at the Australian Open she beat world No. 74 Czech Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová, 6–3, 6–4. In April 2009 in Barcelona she upset world No. 15 Alizé Cornet of France, 6–0, 6–3. In May in Strasbourg she beat world No. 66 Mathilde Johansson of France, 4–6, 6–4, 6–1, and world No. 42 Gisela Dulko of Argentina, 4–6, 7–6 (5), 6–4.
On 12 February 2011, she played her last professional match, losing in the Open GDF Suez doubles tournament to Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy. Two days before, she had played her last singles match, also losing to Mattek-Sands there.
WTA Tour finals
Doubles: 1 (0–1)
|Legend (pre/post 2009)|
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|WTA Tour Championships|
|Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5|
|Tier II / Premier (0–1)|
|Tier III, IV & V / International|
|Runner-up||1.||9 February 2003||Paris, France||Carpet||Marion Bartoli|| Barbara Schett
|6–2, 2–6, 6–7(5–7)|
Singles Finals (7–3)
|Winner||1.||3 December 2001||Bangkok, Thailand||Hard||Marina Caiazzo||6-4, 7-5|
|Winner||2.||13 October 2002||Cardiff, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Sandra Kleinová||6-1, 6-1|
|Winner||3.||25 November 2002||Mount Gambier, Australia||Hard||Melinda Czink||6-4, 6-2|
|Winner||4.||1 May 2003||Cagnes-sur-Mer, France||Clay||Yulia Beygelzimer||6-4, 6-3|
|Runner-up||1.||18 October 2004||Saint-Raphaël, France||Hard (i)||Barbora Strýcová||1-6, 2-6|
|Winner||5.||11 April 2006||Biarritz, France||Clay||Mădălina Gojnea||6–7(1–7), 6–4, 6–4|
|Runner-up||2.||10 June 2007||Marseille, France||Clay||Jorgelina Cravero||2-6, 4-6|
|Winner||6.||20 April 2008||Saint-Malo, France||Clay||Jelena Kostanić Tošić||6-2 7-5|
|Winner||7.||7 September 2009||Denain, France||Clay||Ksenia Pervak||6-3, 6-4|
|Runner-up||3.||6 September 2010||Denain, France||Clay||Anaïs Laurendon||3-6, 5-7|
Doubles Finals (12–11)
|Winner||1.||10 September 2001||Madrid, Spain||Clay||Kildine Chevalier|| Sonia Delgado
|2-6, 6-2, 6-2|
|Winner||2.||28 April 2002||Cagnes-sur-Mer, France||Clay||Dally Randriantefy|| Iveta Benešová
|Runner-up||1.||21 July 2002||Les Contamines, France||Hard||Anne-Laure Heitz|| Maria Kondratieva
|Winner||3.||12 July 2004||Vittel, France||Clay||Séverine Beltrame|| Maria Goloviznina
|Winner||4.||13 September 2004||Bordeaux, France||Clay||Selima Sfar|| Erica Krauth
|3-6, 6-3, 6-3|
|Runner-up||2.||10 October 2004||Joué-lès-Tours, France||Clay||Selima Sfar|| Květa Peschke
|Winner||5.||18 October 2004||Saint-Raphaël, France||Hard (i)||Selima Sfar|| Barbora Strýcová
|7-6(7–3), 2-6, 6-4|
|Winner||6.||23 November 2004||Poitiers, France||Hard (i)||Selima Sfar|| Gabriela Chmelinová
|Winner||7.||12 April 2005||Biarritz, France||Clay||Selima Sfar|| Timea Bacsinszky
|Winner||8.||15 November 2005||Deauville, France||Clay (i)||Selima Sfar|| Alona Bondarenko
|Runner-up||3.||18 June 2006||Marseille, France||Clay||Séverine Beltrame|| Conchita Martínez Granados
María José Martínez Sánchez
|Winner||9.||9 October 2006||Joué-lès-Tours, France||Hard (i)||María José Martínez Sánchez|| Barbora Strýcová
|Runner-up||4.||26 March 2007||Latina, Italy||Hard||Selima Sfar|| Sara Errani
|3-6, 6-1, 6-7(2–7)|
|Runner-up||5.||6 April 2008||Torhout, Belgium||Hard||Selima Sfar|| Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
|4–6, 6–4, [8–10]|
|Runner–up||6.||7 September 2008||Denain, France||Clay||Marie-Ève Pelletier|| Maret Ani
Lourdes Domínguez Lino
|Runner-up||7.||19 July 2009||Contrexéville, France||Clay||Pauline Parmentier|| Yvonne Meusburger
|Winner||10.||20 July 2009||Pétange, Luxembourg||Clay||Selima Sfar|| Darija Jurak
|6-2, 3-6, [10-7]|
|Runner-up||8.||12 October 2009||Joué-lès-Tours, France||Hard (i)||Aurélie Védy|| Youlia Fedossova
|6–4, 0–6, [8–10]|
|Winner||11.||22 February 2010||Biberach an der Riss, Germany||Hard (i)||Selima Sfar|| Mona Barthel
|5-7, 6-1, [10-5]|
|Runner–up||9.||2 May 2010||Cagnes-sur-Mer, France||Clay||Kristina Mladenovic|| Mervana Jugić-Salkić
|6–0, 2–6, [5–10]|
|Runner-up||10.||12 June 2010||Marseille, France||Clay||Aurélie Védy|| Johanna Larsson
|Runner-up||11.||17 October 2010||Joué-lès-Tours, France||Hard (i)||Selima Sfar|| Tatjana Malek
|4–6, 7–5, [8–10]|
|Winner||12.||24 January 2011||Grenoble, France||Hard||Selima Sfar|| Iryna Brémond
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