Malou Ejdesgaard (born 13 March 1991) is a retired Danish tennis player.
|Born||13 March 1991|
|Plays||Right (two–handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 717 (13 September 2010)|
|Career titles||7 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 252 (23 July 2012)|
Ejdesgaard made her WTA Tour debut playing the qualifications for the 2007 Nordea Nordic Light Open, but lost to domestic player Aleksandra Srdinović 4–6, 4–6. In 2008, in the qualifications for the China Open, she lost to Zhang Shuai 1–6, 2–6 in the first round.
She won four ITF $10,000 doubles titles in 2010. She suffered a season-ending knee injury in September, but made a full recovery and returned to playing tennis on the ITF circuit in May 2011.
She was most successful in doubles play on the ITF circuit and won a number of doubles titles, including the events at Alcobaça and Valladolid.
On 11 May, Ejdesgaard announced her retirement from the tour, saying she'd only play national and club games.
Ejdesgaard is a close friend of former world No. 1 tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, her Danish teammate, with whom she also plays some WTA doubles tournaments. They tried to gain an entry to the 2012 Summer Olympics in doubles. Ejdesgaard has played with Wozniacki in five tournaments – in 2008 at Odense, in 2010 at Ponte Vedra Beach, Charleston & Copenhagen, and in 2011 at Copenhagen. They lost in the first round and twice in the second round, respectively.
|Runner-up||1.||2 July 2011||Melilla, Spain||Hard (i)||Rocio de la Torre-Sanchez||0–6, 1–6|
|Runner-up||1.||2 November 2008||Stockholm, Sweden||Hard (i)||Anna Brazhnikova|| Helene Auensen
|2–6, 6–4, [8–10]|
|Runner-up||2.||19 June 2009||Gausdal, Norway||Hard||Helene Auensen|| Victoria Larrière
|6–3, 4–6, [0–10]|
|Runner-up||3.||9 August 2009||Savitaipale, Finland||Clay||Ester Masuri|| Diāna Marcinkēviča
|6–4, 2–6, [6–10]|
|Runner-up||4.||11 September 2009||Rousse, Bulgaria||Clay||Dia Evtimova|| Ioana Ivan
|Runner-up||5.||14 November 2009||Jersey, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Tímea Babos|| Kiki Bertens
|Winner||1.||17 January 2010||Le Gosier, France (Guadeloupe)||Hard||Alizé Lim|| Kayla Rizzolo
|6–1, 5–7, [10–3]|
|Winner||2.||20 March 2010||Bath, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Katarzyna Piter|| Jade Curtis
|Winner||3.||25 June 2010||Gausdal, Norway||Hard||Zuzana Linhová|| Karina Isayan
|Winner||4.||3 September 2010||Istanbul, Turkey||Hard||Ksenia Palkina|| Gally De Wael
|Runner-up||6.||20 May 2011||Durban, South Africa||Hard (i)||Nicole Rottmann|| Jennifer Allan
Surina De Beer
|2–6, 6–4 [8–10]|
|Runner-up||7.||27 May 2011||Durban, South Africa||Hard (i)||Nicole Rottmann|| Kateřina Kramperová
|3–6, 6–3 [8–10]|
|Winner||5.||25 June 2011||Alcobaça, Portugal||Hard||Alenka Hubacek|| Mariana Correa
|Runner-up||8.||1 July 2011||Melilla, Spain||Hard (i)||Alenka Hubacek|| Aselya Arginbayeva
|6–1, 3–6 [7–10]|
|Winner||6.||9 July 2011||Valladolid, Spain||Hard||Victoria Larrière|| Vanesa Furlanetto
|Runner-up||9.||12 November 2011||Loughborough, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Amanda Elliott|| Tara Moore
|6–3, 2–6, [3–10]|
|Runner-up||10.||15 July 2012||Aschaffenburg, Germany||Clay||Réka Luca Jani|| Florencia Molinero
|Winner||7.||28 September 2012||Madrid, Spain||Clay||Aleksandrina Naydenova|| Tatiana Búa
Ivonne Cavallé Reimers
|5–7, 6–3, [10–3]|
|Runner-up||11.||22 April 2013||San Severo, Italy||Clay||Martine Ditlev|| Despina Papamichail
Fed Cup performancesEdit
|2010 Europe/Africa Zone||SF||6 February 2010||Israel||Hard (i)||Julia Glushko||Loss||6–4, 0–1 ret.|
|2010 Europe/Africa Zone||RR||4 February||Hungary||Hard (i)||Karina-Ildor Jacobsgaard|| Réka Luca Jani
|Win||3–6, 6–3, 6–1|
|5 February||Latvia||Karina-Ildor Jacobsgaard|| Līga Dekmeijere
|Loss||7–5, 4–6, 2–6|
- Malou Ejdesgaard at the Fed Cup
- Malou Ejdesgaard [@LouEjdesgaard] (7 February 2014). "Playing against Norway today ! #FedCup" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- International Tennis Federation: Women's Singles – Qualifying Draw (Knock out) for the 2007 Nordea Nordic Light Open
- International Tennis Federation: Women's Singles – Qualifying Draw (Knock out) for the 2008 China Open
- 'Tinjic easily gets past Ejdesgaard'
- International Tennis Federation: Women's Singles – Qualifying Draw (Knock out) for the 2010 MPS Group Championships
- International Tennis Federation: Women's Singles – Qualifying Draw (Knock out) for the 2010 Banka Koper Slovenia Open
- 'Cornet crushes Ejdesgaard in WTA Copenhagen'
- 'Molinero-Vogt win ITF Aschaffenburg doubles'
- Malou Ejdesgaard [@LouEjdesgaard] (11 May 2014). "I have decided to end my pro tennis career and I will only be playing club matches a national tournaments from now on..." (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- Official Website of Caroline Wozniacki:Caroline’s Blog: Hello from Ponte Vidra, Florida Archived 22 December 2010 at the Wayback Machine (6 April 2010)
- Official Website of Caroline Wozniacki: Caroline To Play Doubles in 2012 Olympics in London Archived 22 December 2010 at the Wayback Machine (9 March 2010)
- WTA Tour: Copenhagen Gallery (8 August 2010)
- Malou Ejdesgaard at the Women's Tennis Association
- Malou Ejdesgaard at the International Tennis Federation
- Malou Ejdesgaard at the Billie Jean King Cup
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