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Malika Auger-Aliassime (French pronunciation: ​[malika oʒe aljasim]; born December 28, 1998) is a Canadian tennis player. She reached a career high junior rank of No. 554 on February 15, 2016.

Malika Auger-Aliassime
Country (sports) Canada
ResidenceMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Born (1998-12-28) December 28, 1998 (age 20)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$1,561
Singles
Career record0–4 (0%)
Career titles0 WTA, 0 ITF
Doubles
Career record0–3 (0%)
Career titles0 WTA, 0 ITF
Last updated on: November 20, 2017.

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Early lifeEdit

Auger-Aliassime was born to Togolese father Sam Aliassime and Quebecker mother Marie Auger in Montreal, Quebec. She was raised in L'Ancienne-Lorette, a suburb of Quebec City. Her younger brother Félix is also a tennis player. She picked up a racquet for the first time at 6 and was a member of the Académie de Tennis Hérisset-Bordeleau in Quebec City in her early years, coached by her father Sam. She is currently living in Montreal.[1]

Tennis careerEdit

2015–presentEdit

Auger-Aliassime made her professional debut at the 2015 Coupe Banque Nationale in September where she lost in the qualifying first round.[2] She made her WTA Tour debut at the same tournament, having received a wildcard with Charlotte Petrick into the doubles main draw. They were defeated by Barbora Krejčíková and An-Sophie Mestach in the first round.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Le tennis, une histoire de famille chez les Auger-Aliassime". Le Soleil. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  2. ^ "Coupe Banque Nationale: les Canadiennes retranchées". Québec Hebdo. Retrieved September 13, 2015.
  3. ^ "Doubles main draw" (PDF). WTATennis.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 21, 2015. Retrieved September 13, 2015.

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