Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro

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Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro
Stephanie-cohen-aloro-usopen-2007.jpg
Country (sports)  France
Residence Seine[ambiguous], France
Born (1983-03-18) 18 March 1983 (age 34)
Paris, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 15 October 2001
Retired 12 February 2011
Plays Right-handed (one handed backhand)
Prize money $908,427
Singles
Career record 253–212
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)
Doubles
Career record 108–98
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.

Tennis career[edit]

Cohen-Aloro has won 5 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles, and 9 ITF doubles titles.

Professional circuit[edit]

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 February 2007 she beat world No. 77 Julia Vakulenko of Ukraine, 6–2, 6–3. In August in Stockholm she beat world No. 62 Yvonne Meusburger of Austria, 6–2, 6–4.

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.[1]

Federation Cup[edit]

Cohen-Aloro was named to the French Federation Cup team. In 2003 she won one match on clay and lost two matches on carpet.[1]

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

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
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 9 February 2003 Paris, France Carpet France Marion Bartoli Austria Barbara Schett
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
6–2, 2–6, 6–7(5–7)

ITF Finals[edit]

Singles Finals (7–3)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 3 December 2001 Bangkok, Thailand Hard France Marina Caiazzo 6-4, 7-5
Winner 2. 13 October 2002 Cardiff, United Kingdom Hard (i) Czech Republic Sandra Kleinová 6-1, 6-1
Winner 3. 25 November 2002 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Hungary Melinda Czink 6-4, 6-2
Winner 4. 1 May 2003 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Ukraine Yulia Beygelzimer 6-4, 6-3
Runner-up 1. 18 October 2004 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i) Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová 1-6, 2-6
Winner 5. 11 April 2006 Biarritz, France Clay Romania Mădălina Gojnea 6–7(1–7), 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 10 June 2007 Marseille, France Clay Argentina Jorgelina Cravero 2-6, 4-6
Winner 6. 20 April 2008 Saint-Malo, France Clay Croatia Jelena Kostanić Tošić 6-2 7-5
Winner 7. 7 September 2009 Denain, France Clay Russia Ksenia Pervak 6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 3. 6 September 2010 Denain, France Clay France Anaïs Laurendon 3-6, 5-7

Doubles Finals (12–11)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 1. 10 September 2001 Madrid, Spain Clay France Kildine Chevalier Spain Sonia Delgado
Italy Anna Floris
2-6, 6-2, 6-2
Winner 2. 28 April 2002 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Madagascar Dally Randriantefy Czech Republic Iveta Benešová
France Caroline Dhenin
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 21 July 2002 Les Contamines, France Hard France Anne-Laure Heitz Russia Maria Kondratieva
Serbia and Montenegro Katarina Mišić
1–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 3. 12 July 2004 Vittel, France Clay France Séverine Beltrame Russia Maria Goloviznina
Sweden Maria Wolfbrandt
6–1, 6–3
Winner 4. 13 September 2004 Bordeaux, France Clay Tunisia Selima Sfar Argentina Erica Krauth
Germany Jasmin Wöhr
3-6, 6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 2. 10 October 2004 Joué-lès-Tours, France Clay Tunisia Selima Sfar Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Germany Angelika Roesch
walkover
Winner 5. 18 October 2004 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i) Tunisia Selima Sfar Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva
7-6(7–3), 2-6, 6-4
Winner 6. 23 November 2004 Poitiers, France Hard (i) Tunisia Selima Sfar Czech Republic Gabriela Chmelinová
Czech Republic Michaela Paštiková
7-5, 6-4
Winner 7. 12 April 2005 Biarritz, France Clay Tunisia Selima Sfar Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky
France Aurélie Védy
6-2, 6-1
Winner 8. 15 November 2005 Deauville, France Clay (i) Tunisia Selima Sfar Ukraine Alona Bondarenko
Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko
6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 3. 18 June 2006 Marseille, France Clay France Séverine Beltrame Spain Conchita Martínez Granados
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
5–7, 4–6
Winner 9. 9 October 2006 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Spain María José Martínez Sánchez Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
7-5, 7-5
Runner-up 4. 26 March 2007 Latina, Italy Hard Tunisia Selima Sfar Italy Sara Errani
Italy Giulia Gabba
3-6, 6-1, 6-7(2–7)
Runner-up 5. 6 April 2008 Torhout, Belgium Hard Tunisia Selima Sfar Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
4–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Runner–up 6. 7 September 2008 Denain, France Clay Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier Estonia Maret Ani
Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
0–6, 5–7
Runner-up 7. 19 July 2009 Contrexéville, France Clay France Pauline Parmentier Austria Yvonne Meusburger
Germany Kathrin Wörle-Scheller
2–6, 2–6
Winner 10. 20 July 2009 Pétange, Luxembourg Clay Tunisia Selima Sfar Croatia Darija Jurak
Germany Kathrin Wörle-Scheller
6-2, 3-6, [10-7]
Runner-up 8. 12 October 2009 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) France Aurélie Védy France Youlia Fedossova
Tunisia Selima Sfar
6–4, 0–6, [8–10]
Winner 11. 22 February 2010 Biberach an der Riss, Germany Hard (i) Tunisia Selima Sfar Germany Mona Barthel
Germany Carmen Klaschka
5-7, 6-1, [10-5]
Runner–up 9. 2 May 2010 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay France Kristina Mladenovic Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić
Croatia Darija Jurak
6–0, 2–6, [5–10]
Runner-up 10. 12 June 2010 Marseille, France Clay France Aurélie Védy Sweden Johanna Larsson
Austria Yvonne Meusburger
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 11. 17 October 2010 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Tunisia Selima Sfar Germany Tatjana Malek
France Irena Pavlovic
4–6, 7–5, [8–10]
Winner 12. 24 January 2011 Grenoble, France Hard Tunisia Selima Sfar France Iryna Brémond
France Aurélie Védy
6–1, 6–3

Personal[edit]

Cohen-Aloro is Jewish.[2]

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