Gaëlle Widmer

Gaëlle Widmer (born 24 December 1977) is a Swiss former professional tennis player.

Gaëlle Widmer
Country (sports)  Switzerland
Born (1977-12-24) 24 December 1977 (age 42)
Sumiswald, Switzerland
Retired2007
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$51,170
Singles
Career record136-104
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 238 (14 May 2007)
Doubles
Career record18-44
Highest rankingNo. 430 (6 August 2007)

BiographyEdit

Widmer, a left-handed player from Neuchâtel, reached a best ranking on tour of 238 in the world.[1]

Her career included a Fed Cup appearance for Switzerland in 2005, when she and Stefanie Vögele were beaten by Austria's Klemenschits twins in a World Group playoff doubles rubber.[2]

She won a total of five ITF singles titles, before retiring in 2007.

ITF FinalsEdit

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (5–5)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 1 December 2003 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Gabriela Velasco Andreu 6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 2. 30 March 2004 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Marina Shamayko 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(5)
Runner-up 3. 15 August 2004 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Michaëlla Krajicek 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 22 August 2004 Enschede, Netherlands Clay   Antonela Voina 5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 29 August 2004 Alphen a/d Rijn, Netherlands Clay   Tessy van de Ven 3–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 26 April 2005 Bournemouth, United Kingdom Clay   Georgie Gent 6–3, 6–2
Winner 7. 12 March 2006 Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard   Naomi Cavaday 6–1, 3–6, 6–1
Runner-up 8. 7 March 2007 Jersey, United Kingdom Hard   Jane O'Donoghue 6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 14 March 2007 Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Anna Fitzpatrick 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 6 May 2007 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Angelique Kerber 6–3, 4–6, 1–6

Doubles (0–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 19 September 2006 Madrid, Spain Hard   Céline Cattaneo   Sorana Cîrstea
  Katie O'Brien
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 7 March 2007 Jersey, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Céline Cattaneo   Anna Hawkins
  Elizabeth Thomas
1–6, 3–6

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Une deuxième carrière commence pour Gaëlle Widmer". www.arcinfo.ch (in French). 17 September 2007.
  2. ^ "Fed Cup: Paszek holt dritten Punkt". Der Standard (in German). 22 July 2005.

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