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Nancy Feber (born 5 February 1976) is a retired Belgian tennis player. As a junior player, she won four Grand Slam titles – one in singles and three in doubles. Feber won French Open twice, in 1992 and 1993, both times in doubles with Laurence Courtois. At the 1993 Wimbledon Championships, she triumphed in both singles and doubles.[1]

Nancy Feber
Country (sports) Belgium
Born (1976-02-05) 5 February 1976 (age 43)
Antwerp, Belgium
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1991
Retired1998
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$314,809
Singles
Career record127–98
Career titles0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 79 (5 February 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1996)
French Open2R (1995, 1996)
Wimbledon3R (1994, 1995, 1996)
US Open1R (1994, 1995)
Doubles
Career record106–72
Career titles0 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 46 (10 April 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1995)
French Open2R (1997)
Wimbledon1R (1995, 1996, 1997)
US Open3R (1995)

Feber played as a professional tennis player from 1991 to 1998.[2] Her best Grand Slam singles result is the third round of the 1994 Wimbledon Championships, the result she achieved in 1995 and 1996. In doubles, Feber reached three WTA Tour finals, one with Alexandra Fusai and two with Laurence Courtois, but won none. She also played for Belgium Fed Cup team, with the score of 2–2 in singles and 9–1 in doubles.[3] Feber enjoyed success at the ITF Women's Circuit, winning three singles and eight doubles titles.[4] Her highest rankings were No. 79 in singles and No. 46 in doubles.[4] During her career, Feber defeated players such as Helena Suková, Irina Spîrlea, Jo Durie, Rita Grande and Meghann Shaughnessy.[2]

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles (0–3)Edit

Grand Slam tournaments
Year-end championships
Tier I
Tier II
Tier III
Tier IV
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 November 1994 Taiwan, Chinese Taipei Tier IV Hard   Alexandra Fusai   Michelle Jaggard-Lai
  Rene Simpson
6–0, 7–6(12–10)
Loss 0–2 January 1995 Jakarta, Indonesia Tier III Hard   Laurence Courtois   Claudia Porwik
  Irina Spîrlea
6–2, 6–3
Loss 0–3 April 1996 Jakarta, Indonesia Tier III Hard   Laurence Courtois   Rika Hiraki
  Naoko Kijimuta
7–6(7–2), 7–5

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles finals (3-4)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. November 1991 Flensburg, Germany Carpet (i)   Heike Thoms 6–7(3–7), 4–6
Winner 1. November 1992 Manchester, England Carpet (i)   Elena Makarova 7–5, 4–6, 6–2
Runner–up 2. March 1993 Brest, France Hard   Sylvie Sabas 3–6, 4–6
Runner–up 3. February 1994 Coburg, Germany Carpet (i)   Ludmila Richterová 6–7(5–7), 2–6
Winner 2. March 1998 Biel, Switzerland Hard (i)   Květa Peschke 6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–4
Runner–up 4. April 1998 Calvi, France Hard   Gabriela Kučerová 5–7, 1–6
Winner 3. April 1998 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Hard   Carine Bornu 6–0, 6–1

Doubles finals (8–5)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winners 1. 25 August 1991 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Laurence Courtois   Nelly Barkan
  Olga Lugina
4–6, 6–0, 6–4
Winners 2. 27 October 1991 Flensburg, Germany Carpet (i)   Laurence Courtois   Alena Havrlíková
  Ivana Havrliková
6–2, 6–3
Winners 3. 10 November 1991 Ljusdal, Sweden Carpet (i)   Laurence Courtois   Cora Linneman
  Eva Lena Olsson
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Winners 4. 1 February 1992 Danderyd, Sweden Carpet (i)   Laurence Courtois   Katrien de Craemer
  Olga Lugina
7–6(7–0), 6–3
Runners-up 1. 9 February 1992 Horsholm, Denmark Carpet (i)   Katrien de Craemer   Sofie Albinus
  Tine Scheuer-Larsen
3–6, 4–6
Runners-up 2. 31 October 1993 Poitiers, France Hard   Els Callens   Olga Lugina
  Elena Wagner
4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Winners 5. 23 March 1997 Woodlands, United States Hard   Liezel Horn   Sabine Haas
  Kristina Triska
6–1, 6–2
Winners 6. 1 November 1997 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Petra Langrová   Lea Ghirardi
  Svetlana Krivencheva
3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Runners-up 3. 15 March 1998 Biel, Switzerland Hard (i)   Tina Križan   Kirstin Freye
  Noëlle van Lottum
3–6, 6–3, 6–7(4–7)
Winners 7. 12 April 1998 Calvi, France Hard   Jasmin Wöhr   Emmanuelle Curutchet
  Sophie Georges
4–1 retired
Runners-up 4. 10 May 1998 Cardiff, the United Kingdom Clay   Petra Langrová   Liezel Horn
  Katarina Srebotnik
4–6, 3–6
Winners 8. 17 May 1998 Porto, Portugal Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Surina De Beer
  Rebecca Jensen
5–7, 6–1, 6–4
Runners-up 5. 4 July 2011 Brussels, Belgium Clay   Els Callens   Marcella Koek
  Eva Wacanno
5–7, 6–3, [5–10]

Junior Grand Slam singles finals (1-0)Edit

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Opponent Result
Winners 1993 Wimbledon Championships Grass   Rita Grande 7–6(5), 1–6, 6–2

Junior Grand Slam doubles finals (3-0)Edit

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Result
Winners 1992 French Open (1) Clay   Laurence Courtois   Lindsay Davenport
  Chanda Rubin
6–1, 5–7, 6–4
Winners 1993 French Open (2) Clay   Laurence Courtois   Lara Bitter
  Maaike Koutstaal
3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Winners 1993 Wimbledon Championships Grass   Laurence Courtois   Hiroko Mochizuki
  Yuka Yoshida
6–3, 6–4

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