Camille Serme

Camille Serme (born 4 April 1989 in Créteil) is a professional squash player who represents France. She reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 2 in February 2017.[1][2]

Camille Serme
Camille Serme.jpg
Camille Serme during Women's World Open 2009
Country France
ResidenceCréteil, France
Born (1989-04-04) 4 April 1989 (age 31)
Créteil, France
Turned Pro2005
RetiredActive
PlaysRight Handed
Coached byPhilippe Signoret
Racquet usedOPFEEL
WebsiteCamilleSerme.fr
Women's singles
Highest rankingNo. 2 (February 2017)
Current rankingNo. 4 (November 2020)
Title(s)13
Tour final(s)23
World OpenSF (2010)
Last updated on: January 2016.

As a junior player, Camille Serme won three times the European Junior Championship title in 2006, 2007 and 2008. And she was runner-up of the World Junior Championships in 2007 in Hong Kong against Raneem El Weleily.

In September 2010, she reached the semifinals of the Soho Square Women's World Open 2010. She is the first female French player to reach this level of competition.

In 2012, she reached the final of the prestigious Hong Kong Open against Nicol David.

In 2013, she achieves three big performances in just a few months. In September, she lost in the semifinals of the Malaysian Open against Nicol David. In October, she reached the final of Carol Weymuller Open and won the Monte Carlo Open beating Laura Massaro for the 2nd time in a row, the world #2, in the final 3-1.

In May 2015 she won the 2015 British Open, beating Laura Massaro in the final 3 games to 1. At that time it was the most important title of her career.

In October 2016 she won the US Open beating Nour El Sherbini 3-1. Three months later her victory in 2017 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, her second consecutive PSA World Series event win, has catapulted her up two places to a career high World No.2 on the February 2017 PSA Women's World Rankings.

Serme won a bronze medal at The World Games 2013 and even a gold medal at The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland.

In May 2019, Serme lost in the final of the British Open 3-11, 8-11, 3-11 to Nouran Gohar of Egypt.

Serme won her second J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions in January 2020 by beating Nour El Sherbini 11-8, 11-6, 11-7 in the final.

Major World Series final appearancesEdit

British Open: 2 finals (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 2015   Laura Massaro 11-3, 11-5, 8-11, 11-8
Runner Up 2019   Nouran Gohar 3-11, 8-11, 3-11

Hong Kong Open: 1 final (0 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2012   Nicol David 11-9, 11-6, 8-11, 11-7

US Open: 1 final (1 title, 0 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 2016   Nour El Sherbini 11-8, 7-11, 12-10, 11-9

J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions: 2 finals (2 titles, 0 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 2017   Laura Massaro 13-11, 8-11, 4-11, 11-3, 11-7
Winner 2020   Nour El Sherbini 11-8, 11-6, 11-7

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Tenille Swartz
WISPA Young Player of the Year
2007
Succeeded by
Annie Au
Preceded by
Laura Lengthorn-Massaro
WISPA Most Improved Player of the Year
2009
Succeeded by
Kasey Brown