Valérie Tétreault

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Valérie Tétreault
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Country (sports) Canada
ResidenceSaint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
Born (1988-01-21) January 21, 1988 (age 31)
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2006
RetiredDecember 9, 2010
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$158,841
Singles
Career record130–98 (57.0%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 112 (February 22, 2010)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2010)
French OpenQ1 (2010)
US Open1R (2009)
Doubles
Career record36–58 (38.3%)
Highest rankingNo. 307 (April 5, 2010)

Valérie Tétreault (born January 21, 1988) is a Canadian former professional tennis player. She reached her highest singles ranking of world No. 112 in February 2010, and of No. 307 in doubles in April of the same year.

Tennis career[edit]

2006–2010[edit]

In 2006, at the Rogers Cup, she played doubles with Sharon Fichman, but they lost in the first round against the eventual winning doubles team of Martina Navratilova and Nadia Petrova in two sets. In 2007, she played again the Rogers Cup, this time with Aleksandra Wozniak. They lost their first-round match against Francesca Schiavone and Roberta Vinci in two sets. In 2008, she played doubles with Mélanie Gloria at the Rogers Cup. They lost their match in the first round in three sets against Melinda Czink and Olga Savchuk. At the 2008 Challenge Bell, she lost in the second round of the singles competition against Bethanie Mattek-Sands in three sets. In 2009, she got a wildcard for the Rogers Cup, but lost her first round match against Ágnes Szávay in two sets. At the 2009 US Open she lost her first-round match against Magdaléna Rybáriková in three sets. In 2010, her final year on the tour, she won three qualifying matches at the Australian Open, but was handily eliminated by Kim Clijsters, former No. 1 and reigning US Open champion, in straight sets. She announced her retirement from professional tennis with immediate effect on December 9, 2010.[1] She made a brief comeback in October 2011 at the Challenger of Saguenay, but lost in the final round of qualifying.[2]

Life after tennis[edit]

Tétreault currently works for Tennis Canada as the regional manager for the communications and media relations. She is also a tennis analyst for TVA Sports.[3][4]

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles: 8 (3 titles, 5 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0–0)
$75,000 tournaments (0–0)
$50,000 tournaments (2–1)
$25,000 tournaments (1–3)
$10,000 tournaments (0–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2006 Saguenay, Canada 25,000 Hard (i) Germany Angelique Kerber 7–5, 5–7, 6–7(6–8)
Loss 0–2 Apr 2006 Bath, Great Britain 10,000 Hard (i) Poland Urszula Radwańska 6–7(6–8), 2–6
Loss 0–3 Jul 2006 Hamilton, Canada 25,000 Clay Canada Aleksandra Wozniak 1–6, 7–6(7–5), 2–6
Loss 0–4 Aug 2006 Vancouver, Canada 25,000 Hard United States Ansley Cargill 5–7, 4–6
Win 1–4 May 2009 Carson, United States 50,000 Hard United States Alexandra Stevenson 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Win 2–4 Jun 2009 El Paso, United States 25,000 Hard United States Mashona Washington 6–4, 6–3
Win 3–4 Jul 2009 Grapevine, United States 50,000 Hard Canada Stéphanie Dubois 2–6, 7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–1)
Loss 3–5 Oct 2009 Kansas City, United States 50,000 Hard Russia Regina Kulikova 4–6, 1–6

Doubles: 3 (3 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0–0)
$75,000 tournaments (0–0)
$50,000 tournaments (0–1)
$25,000 tournaments (0–1)
$10,000 tournaments (0–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 May 2006 Monterrey, Mexico 10,000 Hard Mexico Lorena Villalobos Cruz Argentina Betina Jozami
Argentina Agustina Lepore
6–4, 1–6, 2–6
Loss 0–2 Jul 2007 Southlake, United States 25,000 Hard Canada Stéphanie Dubois South Africa Surina De Beer
South Africa Kim Grant
6–4, 4–6, 4–6
Loss 0–3 Jul 2009 Grapevine, United States 50,000 Hard United States Kimberly Couts United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
United States Riza Zalameda
6–7(5–7), 3–6

Grand Slam singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2009 2010 SR W–L
Australian Open A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
French Open A Q1 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon A A 0 / 0 0–0
US Open 1R Q3 0 / 1 0–1
Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0 / 2 0–2

Record against top-100 players[edit]

Tétreault's win-loss record (6–15, 29%) against players who were ranked world No. 100 or higher when played is as follows:[5]
Players who have been ranked world No. 1 are in boldface.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Has a 2–2 overall record vs. Johansson
  2. ^ Has a 1–3 overall record vs. Lee-Waters
  3. ^ Has a 0–2 overall record vs. Amanmuradova

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canadian retires from WTA circuit". Toronto Sun. Retrieved December 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Valérie Tétreault échoue". Le Quotidien. Retrieved October 28, 2011.
  3. ^ "La nouvelle vie de Valérie Tétreault". Radio-Canada. Retrieved October 22, 2017.
  4. ^ "14 révélations de Valérie Tétreault sur la vie pas si prestigieuse que ça de joueuse de tennis professionnelle". Journal de Montréal. Retrieved October 22, 2017.
  5. ^ "Results". WTATennis.com. Retrieved July 25, 2016.

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