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Tennis player Amelie Mauresmo

Updated on June 20, 2014

Amelie Mauresmo French tennis player

Amelie Mauresmo was a French tennis player. Her average success on the international scene did not reflect her talent. Amelie Mauresmo was vulnerable under pressure and her adversaries often take advantage of her psychological weakness. Her best tennis season was in 2006 when she won at the Australian Open and Wimbledon. Amelie Mauresmo retired in 2009 at age 30.

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Amelie Mauresmo Retired at Age 30

The greatest French female tennis player of the last 50 years retires at age 30 after a 16 years carreer. She made the announcement on December 3rd 2009. She lost her passion and felt it was better to retire. A very emotional moment for her. This is her official announcement at a press conference.

What does Amelie Mauresmo Do Now?

Amelie Mauresmo supports and represents l' Institut Curie who does research on cancer. She is very active in the organisation. You can see more on her FB page here: Les défis d'Amélie pour Curie (in French)

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Amelie Mauresmo WTA titles

Amelie Mauresmo went pro in 1997. She was in 45 finals, won 25 titles including 2 Grand chelem ( Australia Open and Wimbeldon in 2006 ) and 1 Masters in 2005.

  • 1999: Bratislava

  • 2000: Sydney

  • 2001: Paris, Nice, Amelia Island, Berlin

  • 2002 : Dubai, Montreal

  • 2003 : Warsaw, Philadelphia

  • 2004 : Berlin, Rome, Montreal, Linz, Philadelphia

  • 2005 : Antwerp, Rome, Philadelphia, L.A. MASTERS 2005

  • 2006 : Australian Open , Paris, Antwerp, Wimbledon

  • 2007 : Antwerp

  • 2009 : Open GDF Suez

A Did You Know Fact About Amelie Mauresmo

In 2004 she played in "Les 11 commandements" movie. A french comedy (a pretty dumb one, similar to the "jackass" series) featuring some well known french stand up comics (Dieudonne, Michael Youn, Gad Elmaleh) as well as some athletes and celebrities playing their own role (Amelie, Djibril Cisse).

Amelie Mauresmo and Reebok

In 2005 she became one of the athlete to represent Reebok in the "I am what I am" advertising campaign. Before Reebok, she was sponsored by Nike. Some of her other sponsors: Babolat, Gaz de France, Dunlop racquets until 2007, she then switched to HEAD.

Amelie Mauresmo Photos Gallery - Australian Open 2009

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2006 Gaz de France TV ad

In 2006 she did this TV ad for Gaz de France.

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This Amelie Mauresmo webpage was last updated by Fanfreluche on March 30 2012

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      FantasyFootballRankings 5 years ago

      Amelie Mauresm is one of my favorite. She's a great tennis player. Thanks for sharing.

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      RedSportNiac 6 years ago

      Didn't watch much of her games but she was certainly a great player. But still cannot compare to Monica Seles. I watch a lot of tennis game during her and Steffi Graf tennis career.

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      Brandon_G 7 years ago

      Great lens on an awesome athlete.

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      MargoPArrowsmith 7 years ago

      I was a big fan, but she seems to have disappeared. Of course, the only meets I watch are the Grand Slams

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Amelie Mauresmo is one of my favorite female tennis players. Love her tennis playing style. and Love this great tennis lens :) Thanks for sharing. 5 tennis lovers stars for you ;)

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      Spook LM 8 years ago

      Great lens and I thought the service was fantastic.

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      GingerAlly 8 years ago

      What a great lens! Amelie Mauresmo is fabulous, thanks for the lensroll, I'll add a link back to your lens too


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      anonymous 10 years ago

      love the reebok ad :) love tennis too, gret bio

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      zirox87 10 years ago

      Well, "sexy" is a bit of an exxaggeration imho... but the lens is great!!!

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      Rich 10 years ago from Surrey, United Kingdom

      Who knows why my text is being cut off? lol...but welcome to Serve and Volley - The Tennis Group. Would you please be kind enough to rate one of the lenses in the Group. Thanks!

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      Rich 10 years ago from Surrey, United Kingdom

      Great lens you have here: Welcome to the Serve