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Anne Kremer (born 17 October 1975) is a Luxembourgish retired tennis player. On 29 July 2002, she achieved her best WTA ranking of world No. 18.

Anne Kremer
Anne Kremer 2007 Australian Open R1.jpg
Country (sports) Luxembourg
ResidenceHesperange
Born (1975-10-17) 17 October 1975 (age 43)
Luxembourg City
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) [1]
Turned proSeptember 1998
RetiredAugust 2014
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,567,313
Singles
Career record496–418
Career titles2 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 18 (29 July 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008)
French Open3R (2002)
Wimbledon3R (1999, 2004)
US Open2R (1998, 1999, 2000)
Doubles
Career record45–108
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 140 (6 May 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2005, 2008)
French Open1R (2005)
Wimbledon1R (2005)
Team competitions
Fed Cup61–57

Anne completed her schooling at the Athénée de Luxembourg and subsequently studied English and history at Stanford University in California.

Kremer is a member of the Democratic and Liberal Youth in Luxembourg,[2] and has entered politics. She ran for the Democratic Party in the 2009 election to the Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg.[3] Running in Centre, she finished 15th on the DP list, and was thus not elected.[4]

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BiographyEdit

Kremer was born in 1975[5] to father Jean (an engineer), and mother Ginette (a physical education teacher). Early in her career, Kremer was coached by her younger brother, Gilles. Later, she was coached by Stephane Vix. Kremer is a baseliner right-handed[5] player with a strong backhand and a preference for grass and hard pack playing surfaces. Beside Luxembourgish, Kremer is fluent in English, French and German and plans to become a translator.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 4 (2–2)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (2–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 20 November 1999 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard   Magdalena Maleeva 6–4, 1–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 8 January 2000 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Cara Black 6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 19 November 2000 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard   Tatiana Panova 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 22 April 2001 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Magdalena Maleeva 6–3, 2–6, 4–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 12 (5–7)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 23 May 1994 Łódź, Poland Clay   Talina Beiko 4–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 31 July 1994 A Coruña, Spain Clay   Paula Hermida 7–5, 6–1
Winner 2. 21 August 1994 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Stephanie Devillé 6–1, 6–4
Winner 3. 11 September 1994 Varna, Bulgaria Clay   Marina Stets 6–7, 7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 20 July 1998 Peachtree, United States Hard   Kristina Brandi 3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 11 October 1998 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Jane Chi 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 19 October 1998 Welwyn, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Emmanuelle Gagliardi 1–6, 1–1 ret.
Winner 5. 21 February 1999 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Tara Snyder 3–6, 6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 1 March 1999 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Katarina Srebotnik 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 10 May 2004 Stockholm, Sweden Clay   Anastasia Rodionova 6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 24 January 2010 Wrexham, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Mona Barthel 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 25 September 2010 Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Eva Birnerová 6–7, 6–3, 0–6

Doubles: 1 (1–0)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 25 March 2011 Bath, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Tímea Babos   Marta Domachowska
  Katarzyna Piter
7–6(7–5), 6–2

Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W-L
Australian Open A 1R LQ 2R 1R 2R 2R 2R A 1R LQ 2R 2R A A 1R A A 6–10
French Open LQ LQ A 2R 2R 2R 3R A A 1R LQ 1R 1R A A LQ A A 5–7
Wimbledon 1R 1R LQ 3R 1R 1R 2R A 3R 2R A 1R A A A LQ A A 6–9
US Open LQ LQ 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R A LQ 1R LQ LQ A LQ LQ LQ A A 3–6
Win-Loss 0–1 0–2 1–1 5–4 2–4 2–4 4–4 1–1 2–1 1–4 0–0 1–3 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 20–32
Year-end ranking 134 129 74 31 35 33 25 389 94 166 142 85 264 559 165 254 496 986

Head-to-head recordEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Credit to Archived January 19, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Libéraux, candidats et sportifs". Le Quotidien. 27 January 2009. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011.
  3. ^ Hilgert, Romain (30 January 2009). "Casting-Show im Atelier". Lëtzebuerger Land.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "2009: Circonscription Centre" (in French). Service Information et Presse. 14 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-10.
  5. ^ a b "Anne Kremer". Women's Tennis Association. WTA. 2015. Retrieved 23 May 2015.

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