Capucine Rousseau

Capucine Rousseau (born 21 April 1980) is a former professional tennis player from France.

Capucine Rousseau
Country (sports) France
Born (1980-04-21) 21 April 1980 (age 42)
Croix, France
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$97,050
Singles
Career record149–107 (58.2%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 118 (1 November 2004)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open1R (2005)
Doubles
Career record20–24 (45.5%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 310 (25 October 2004)
Grand Slam doubles results
French Open1R (2003, 2004)

BiographyEdit

Rousseau, a right-handed player from Croix in the far north of France, began competing on tour in 2000. She won her first ITF title in 2001 at Tortosa, where she had a win over Svetlana Kuznetsova en route. In 2003 she won two further ITF events, including a $25,000 level tournament in Ostrava. She featured in the women's doubles main draws at the 2003 and 2004 French Opens. Ranked as high as 118 in singles, she made her only WTA Tour main draw appearance at Hasselt in 2004.[1] She received a wildcard into the 2005 Australian Open and lost a close first-round match to Tatiana Perebiynis, 5–7 in the third set.[2]

Based in Brittany, Rousseau now works as a financial advisor for Allianz and also plays the sport of beach tennis competitively on the ITF Beach Tennis Tour.[3]

ITF finalsEdit

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 5 (3–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 13 May 2001 ITF Tortosa, Spain Clay   Daniela Klemenschits 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 30 June 2002 ITF Perigueux, France Clay   Maria-Rosa Sitja-Gibert 3–6, 6–7(7)
Runner-up 3. 10 November 2002 ITF Villenave-d'Ornon, France Clay (i)   Maja Palaveršić 2–6, 6–1, 4–6
Winner 4. 20 July 2003 ITF Le Touquet, France Clay   Natacha Randriantefy 7–6(3), 6–0
Winner 5. 14 December 2003 ITF Ostrava, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Mervana Jugić-Salkić 6–2, 7–6(4)

Doubles: 2 (0–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 6 May 2001 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Sophie Georges   Carine Bornu
  Caroline Dhenin
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 7 May 2001 ITF Tortosa, Spain Clay   Séverine Beltrame   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
3–6, 3–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dementieva begins bid - WTA Hasselt 2004". Eurosport. 28 September 2004. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Roddick and Molik advance in Australian Open". Dawn. 19 January 2005. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Capucine Rousseau. Du tennis à la finance". Le Telegramme (in French). 27 September 2014. Retrieved 10 June 2018.

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