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Catherine Suire (born 15 September 1959) is a French former tennis player who competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.[2] She won eight doubles titles in her professional career, and reached her highest individual ranking on the WTA Tour on 14 May 1984, when she became the number 52 of the world.

Catherine Suire
Country (sports) France
Born (1959-09-15) 15 September 1959 (age 59)
Tananarive, Madagascar[1]
Height1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record207–206
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 52 (14 May 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1983, 1988)
French Open2R (1985, 1986, 1987, 1991)
Wimbledon2R (1983, 1986, 1989, 1991)
US Open3R (1983)
Doubles
Career record224–180
Career titles8
Highest rankingNo. 13 (18 July 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1988)
French OpenQF (1988, 1989)
Wimbledon3R (1986)
US Open3R (1986, 1987, 1988, 1989)

Contents

Career finalsEdit

Singles (0-1)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments
WTA Championships
Virginia Slims
Tier I
Tier II
Tier III
Tier IV & V
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 9 March 1986 Hershey, United States Carpet (i)   Janine Thompson 1-6, 4-6

Doubles (8 titles, 8 runners-up)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 21 October 1985 Brighton, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Lori McNeil   Barbara Potter
  Helena Suková
4–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Runner-up 1. 24 February 1986 Oklahoma City, United States Carpet (i)   Lori McNeil   Marcella Mesker
  Pascale Paradis
6–2, 6–7(1–7), 1–6
Winner 2. 18 May 1987 Strasbourg, France Clay   Jana Novotná   Kathleen Horvath
  Marcella Mesker
6–0, 6–2
Winner 3. 3 August 1987 San Diego, United States Hard   Jana Novotná   Elise Burgin
  Sharon Walsh
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 26 October 1987 Zürich, Switzerland Carpet   Jana Novotná   Nathalie Herreman
  Pascale Paradis
3–6, 6–2, 3–6
Winner 4. 22 February 1988 Oklahoma City, United States Carpet   Jana Novotná   Catarina Lindqvist
  Tine Scheuer-Larsen
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 29 February 1988 Wichita, United States Hard (i)   Jana Novotná   Natalia Egorova
  Svetlana Parkhomenko
3–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 2 May 1988 Rome, Italy Clay   Jana Novotná   Jenny Byrne
  Janine Thompson
6–3, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 6. 17 July 1988 Nice, France Clay   Catherine Tanvier   Isabelle Demongeot
  Nathalie Tauziat
6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 24 September 1989 Paris, France Clay   Nathalie Herreman   Sandra Cecchini
  Patricia Tarabini
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 15 October 1989 Moscow, USSR Carpet   Nathalie Herreman   Larisa Savchenko
  Natalia Zvereva
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 28 April 1990 Singapore Hard   Pascale Paradis   Jo Durie
  Jill Hetherington
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 14 October 1990 Zürich, Switzerland Carpet   Dianne Van Rensburg   Manon Bollegraf
  Eva Pfaff
5–7, 4–6
Winner 7. 23 February 1992 Cesena, Italy Carpet   Catherine Tanvier   Sabine Appelmans
  Raffaella Reggi
w/o
Runner-up 8. 2 February 1993 Paris, France Carpet (i)   Jo Durie   Jana Novotná
  Andrea Strnadová
6–7(2–7), 2–6
Winner 8. 18 April 1993 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Cammy MacGregor   Patty Fendick
  Meredith McGrath
6–3, 7–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (0–3)Edit

Legend
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 18 November 1979 Grenoble, France Hard (i)   Marie-Christine Calleja 6-1 4-6 4-6
Runner-up 2. 2 December 1979 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Isabelle Vernhes 3-6 3-6
Runner-up 3. 1 April 1991 Moulins, France Carpet (i)   Marketa Kochta 3-6 4-6

Doubles (4–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 4 December 1989 Le Havre, France Clay   Nathalie Herreman   Stefanie Rehmke
  Mirijam Schweda
6-2 6-0
Winner 2. 1 April 1991 Moulins, France Carpet (i)   Sandrine Testud   Ingelise Driehuis
  Louise Pleming
6-3 6-4
Winner 3. 9 December 1991 Val-d'Oise, France Hard (i)   Eva Pfaff   Pascale Paradis-Mangon
  Sandrine Testud
4-6 6-3 6-4
Winner 4. 7 December 1992 Val-d'Oise, France Hard (i)   Isabelle Demongeot   Sabine Appelmans
  Julie Halard-Decugis
7-5 6-4
Runner-up 5. 29 March 1993 Moulins, France Hard   Isabelle Demongeot   Agnese Blumberga
  Jana Pospíšilová
6-3 2-6 4-6
Runner-up 6. 6 December 1993 Val-d'Oise, France Hard   Isabelle Demongeot   Magdalena Feistel
  Elena Makarova
6-2 3-6 4-6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Renée Bloch Shallouf, ed. (1994). 1994 WTA Tour Media Guide. St. Petersburg: Women's Tennis Association (WTA). p. 262.
  2. ^ Olympic results

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