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Alexia Dechaume-Balleret (born 3 May 1970) is a former professional tennis player from France.
In her career, she reached three WTA Tour finals, at Taranto in 1990 she lost to Raffaella Reggi and to Brenda Schultz-McCarthy at Schenectady in 1991, both Tier V tournaments. At the Tier IV event in Cardiff in 1997, she lost to Virginia Ruano Pascual in the final 6–1, 3–6, 6–2.
Her best Grand Slam performance was the fourth round at the 1994 French Open. As a wildcard entrant and the world No. 197, she beat Emanuela Zardo, Wiltrud Probst and Marzia Grossi before losing to third seed Conchita Martínez 6–1, 6–2.
She achieved more notable success in doubles, winning six titles, four with Florencia Labat, and going as high as No. 22 in the rankings. On 17 August 1992, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 46.
Dechaume-Balleret is married to Bernard Balleret.
WTA Tour finalsEdit
Singles: 3 (0–3)Edit
|Tier IV & V||0|
|Runner-up||1.||6 May 1990||Taranto, Italy||Clay||Raffaella Reggi||6–3, 0–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||2.||25 August 1991||Schenectady, U.S.||Hard||Brenda Schultz||6–7, 2–6|
|Runner-up||3.||18 May 1997||Cardiff, Wales||Clay||Virginia Ruano Pascual||1–6, 6–3, 2–6|
Doubles: 11 (6–5)Edit
|Winner||1.||25 September 1988||Paris, France||Clay||Emmanuelle Derly|| Louise Field
|Runner-up||1.||23 September 1990||Paris, France||Clay||Nathalie Herreman|| Kristin Godridge
|6–4, 3–6, 1–6|
|Winner||2.||5 May 1991||Taranto, Italy||Clay||Florencia Labat|| Laura Golarsa
|Runner-up||2.||22 September 1991||Paris, France||Clay||Julie Halard|| Petra Langrová
|Winner||3.||12 July 1992||Kitzbühel, Austria||Clay||Florencia Labat|| Amanda Coetzer
|Winner||4.||26 July 1992||San Marino||Clay||Florencia Labat|| Sandra Cecchini
|Winner||5.||30 August 1992||Schenectady, U.S.||Hard||Florencia Labat|| Ginger Helgeson
|6–3, 1–6, 6–2|
|Runner-up||3.||6 August 1995||San Diego, U.S.||Hard||Sandrine Testud|| Gigi Fernández
|Runner-up||4.||5 May 1996||Bol, Croatia||Clay||Alexandra Fusai|| Laura Montalvo
|7–6, 3–6, 4–6|
|Winner||6.||20 April 1997||Tokyo, Japan||Hard||Rika Hiraki|| Kerry-Anne Guse
|Runner-up||5.||16 January 1999||Hobart, Australia||Hard||Émilie Loit|| Mariaan de Swardt
|Winner||1.||21 March 1988||Bayonne, France||Hard||Nathalie Guerrée-Spitzer||6–3, 3–6, 7–5|
|Runner–up||2.||17 May 1998||Porto, Portugal||Clay||Anna Smashnova||2–6, 2–6|
|Winner||1.||26 February 1990||Wels, Austria||Clay||Pascale Paradis|| Hana Fukárková
Head-to-head records against other players in the top 10Edit
Players who have been ranked world No. 1 are in boldface.