Amélie Mauresmo

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Amélie Simone Mauresmo French pronunciation: ​[ameli simɔn moʁɛsmo] (born 5 July 1979) is a French former professional tennis player, and a former world No. 1. Mauresmo won two Grand Slam singles titles at the Australian Open and at Wimbledon, and also won a Silver Medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Mauresmo first attained the top ranking on 13 September 2004, holding it for five weeks on that occasion. She was the fifteenth World No. 1 in women's tennis since the computer rankings began. She is well known for her powerful one-handed backhand and strong net play. She officially announced her retirement from professional tennis on 3 December 2009, ending a career of fifteen years. She returned to Wimbledon in 2010, acting as a grass court advisor for Frenchman and 2007 Wimbledon doubles champion Michaël Llodra. She helped Marion Bartoli in 2013 and during Bartoli's triumph at Wimbledon. Mauresmo coached Andy Murray from June 2014 until May 2016. Mauresmo was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2015.

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Date Of Birth

05.07.1979

Age

38

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