Isabelle Demongeot

Isabelle Demongeot

Isabelle Demongeot
Country  France
Born (1966-18-09) 9 June 1966
Gassin, France
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1996
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $804,884
Singles
Career record 249–221
Career titles 1 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 35 (23 May 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1990, 1993)
French Open 3R (1988)
Wimbledon 3R (1985, 1987)
US Open 3R (1987, 1994)
Doubles
Career record 251–187
Career titles 9 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 20 (8 May 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1990, 1992)
French Open QF (1987, 1992)
Wimbledon 3R (1985, 1988, 1992, 1995)
US Open 3R (1989, 1992)
Last updated on: 29 November 2012.

Isabelle Demongeot (born 18 September 1966) is a former professional tennis player from France, who turned professional on 1 May 1983. She lived in Saint-Tropez in the French Riviera in the early stages of her career and later settled down further south in Gassin.

Demongeot won her only WTA Tour singles title in Purchase in New York state in 1991. She achieved her best Grand Slam singles performance by reaching the fourth round of Wimbledon in 1986. She won a total of nine WTA Tour doubles titles. Her best Grand Slam doubles performance was reaching the French Open quarter-finals with Nathalie Tauziat of France in 1987 and 1992. She also represented her country from 1985 to 1993 in the Federation/Fed Cup and in the 1988 and 1992 Olympic Games.[1] She retired from the WTA Tour circuit in 1996.

WTA Tour Finals

Singles 1 (1–0)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0/0)
Olympic Gold (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Virginia Slims (0/0)
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (0/0)
Tier IV & V (1/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 22 July 1991 Westchester Hard Lori McNeil 6–4, 6–4

Doubles 13 (9–4)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0/0)
Olympic Gold (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Virginia Slims (1/0)
Tier I (1/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (1/1)
Tier IV & V (6/3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 28 September 1987 Paris Clay Nathalie Tauziat Sandra Cecchini
Sabrina Goleš
1–6, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 9 May 1988 Berlin Clay Nathalie Tauziat Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Helena Suková
6–2, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 11 July 1988 Nice Clay Nathalie Tauziat Catherine Suire
Catherine Tanvier
6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 3. 17 October 1988 Zürich Carpet (i) Nathalie Tauziat Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Helena Suková
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 24 October 1988 Brighton Carpet (i) Nathalie Tauziat Lori McNeil
Betsy Nagelsen
7–6(7–5), 2–6, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 4. 1 May 1989 Hamburg Clay Nathalie Tauziat Jana Novotná
Helena Suková
walkover
Winner 5. 5 August 1991 Albuquerque Hard Katrina Adams Lise Gregory
Peanut Louie Harper
6–7(2–7), 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 23 September 1991 St. Petersburg Carpet (i) Jo Durie Elena Brioukhovets
Natalia Medvedeva
7–5, 6–3
Winner 6. 30 September 1991 Leipzig Carpet (i) Manon Bollegraf Jill Hetherington
Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel
6–4, 6–3
Winner 7. 13 April 1992 Pattaya Hard Natalia Medvedeva Pascale Paradis
Sandrine Testud
6–1, 6–1
Winner 8. 20 April 1992 Kuala Lumpur Hard Natalia Medvedeva Rika Hiraki
Petra Langrová
2–6, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 9. 1 February 1993 Auckland Hard Elna Reinach Jill Hetherington
Kathy Rinaldi
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 25 April 1994 Taranto Clay Sandra Cecchini Irina Spîrlea
Noëlle van Lottum
6–3, 2–6, 6–1

Career summary

  • Year singles ranking win-lose Prize money in US$ A F W US SF QF
  • 1983 245 0-0/0 c.2,000 – – – - 0 0
  • 1984 165 1-1/50 c.6,000 – 2 – - 0 0
  • 1985 135 3-7/30 c.17,000 – 1 3 1 0 0
  • 1986 64 11-15/42 c.25,000 X 1 4 1 0 2
  • 1987 54 17-20/46 e.59,---(43) – 2 3 3 0 2
  • 1988 44 19-18/51 c.91,000 – 3 1 1 2 0
  • 1989 46 18-15/55 c.70,400 – 2 2 1 0 2
  • 1990 77 14-17/45 c.57,000 3 1 1 2 0 2
  • 1991 61 13-14/48 e.94,359(54) – 1 1 Q2 0 2
  • 1992 138 7-17/29 c.97,000(>50) 1 1 2 1 0 0
  • 1993 145 5-11/31 e.77,546(95) 3 1 1 Q3 0 0
  • 1994 152 3-9/25 c.54,000(>50) – 1 1 3 0 0
  • 1995 124 5-9/36 c.60,000(>50) – 1 2 1 0 0
  • 1996 232 1-3/25 c.31,000(>50) 1 1 Q1 – 0 0

Notes: WTA singles ranking was as of end of the WTA Tour season

  • "win-lose" record includes only WTA Tour singles matches and excludes qualifying matches, Federation Cup, Olympic Games tournaments before 2004 and other team competition matches. The singles match winning percentage is indicated after the slash
  • overall "win-lose" record: 117–156; overall winning percentage: 43%
  • A: Australian Open, F: French Open, W: Wimbledon, US: US Open – indicate the Grand Slam singles performance for each year; '-' means did not play, 'X' event not held in that year, Q1/Q2/Q3 means lost in the 1st/2nd/3rd qualifying round
  • "SF" and "QF" mean the number semi-final and quarter-final defeats respectively for each year and involve only WTA Tour non-Grand Slam events (excludes ITF Tour, Satellite events, Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic Games tournaments before 2004)
  • overall no. of SF defeats – 2
  • overall no. of QF defeats – 10

References

  1. ^ Isabelle Demongeot. sports-reference.com

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