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Océane Dodin (French pronunciation: ​[ɔsean dɔdɛ̃]; born 24 October 1996) is a French professional tennis player.

Océane Dodin
2016 Citi Open Oceane Dodin (28247497322).jpg
Océane Dodin at the 2016 Citi Open
Country (sports) France
ResidenceVilleneuve-d'Ascq
Born (1996-10-24) 24 October 1996 (age 22)
Lille
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro2011
PlaysRight (two-handed backhand)
CoachFrédéric Dodin
Prize money$1,017,253
Singles
Career record195–130 (60.0%)
Career titles1 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 46 (12 June 2017)
Current rankingNo. 444 (20 May 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2015, 2017)
French Open2R (2017)
Wimbledon1R (2017)
US Open2R (2015, 2017)
Doubles
Career record2–2 (50.0%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 375 (23 October 2017)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon2R (2017)
US Open1R (2017)
Last updated on: 21 May 2019.

She has a career-high singles ranking of world No. 46, attained on 12 June 2017. Dodin has won one singles title on the WTA Tour – the 2016 Coupe Banque Nationale. In addition, she has won eight singles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

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CareerEdit

2011–2012Edit

Dodin played only the singles events of four tournaments on the 2011 ITF Women's Circuit, starting with a $10,000 tournament held in early July in the Spanish city of Valladolid.[1] In 2012, she played only the singles events of twelve ITF Circuit tournaments.[1]

2013Edit

Dodin played the singles events of eleven tournaments on the ITF Women's Circuit.[1] In late April, she reached her first career ITF Women's Circuit singles final at the 10K tournament in Les Franqueses del Vallès, and defeated Tess Sugnaux. Dodin made her WTA Tour singles debut at the French Open, where as a wild card she lost in the singles qualifying first round to Teliana Pereira.

2014Edit

Dodin reached the singles final of six ITF tournaments (including the 100K Internationaux Féminins de la Vienne), winning four of them. She reached the semifinals of the Open GDF Suez de Limoges (her first ever appearance in a WTA 125K series tournament), where she lost to Kristina Mladenovic. Dodin lost in the singles qualifying first round of the BGL Luxembourg Open to Ivana Jorović, the only WTA Tour tournament that she played in 2014.

2015Edit

Dodin made her first appearance in the singles main draw of a Grand Slam event at the Australian Open after she was selected by the Fédération Française de Tennis to receive a wild card. She defeated Alison Riske in the first-round match before losing to the No. 22 seed Karolína Plíšková in three sets in the second round.[2] Dodin made her French Open singles main-draw debut thanks to a wild card, losing in the first round to the unseeded Kurumi Nara in three sets. As a wild card, Dodin defeated the No. 21 seed, Jelena Janković, in the first round of the US Open before losing to Mariana Duque Mariño.

In October, Dodin entered the main draw of a WTA tournament for the sixth and final time in 2015 at the Luxembourg Open; she was defeated in the third qualifying round by Jana Čepelová but entered the main draw as a lucky loser; however, she lost in the first round to the American qualifier Anna Tatishvili. Dodin had also suffered first-round exits in the singles tournaments in Strasbourg and Rosmalen held earlier in the year.

2016: First WTA Tour singles title, entered top 100Edit

 
Dodin, 2016

In April, she qualified for the main draw of two WTA clay-court tournaments in Europe, where she lost in the first round to Carla Suárez Navarro and Markéta Vondroušová in Stuttgart and Prague respectively.

Dodin lost her opening singles matches in three North American hard-court tournaments held in the summer - Washington D.C., Montreal and the US Open.

Dodin won her maiden singles title on the WTA Tour – the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City – by defeating Lauren Davis in the final. Coming into the tournament, Dodin was ranked 132nd in the WTA singles rankings and had never won a WTA Tour main draw singles match in her career other than the two first-round victories at the 2015 Australian Open and the 2015 US Open. On September 19, one day after her Quebec tournament victory, she broke into the top 100 of the WTA singles rankings for the first time in her career, attaining a career-high ranking of world No. 93.[3] At the WTA tournament held in October in Linz, Dodin won three qualifying matches to reach the main draw, where she was defeated in the quarterfinals by the No. 3 seed Madison Keys. The following week, Dodin was beaten in the main-draw first round by the Czech qualifier Kristýna Plíšková at the WTA International tournament in Luxembourg.

2017: First win over a top-10 playerEdit

Dodin started the year with first-round losses in the qualifying draw to Aleksandra Krunić in Brisbane and Irina Falconi in Sydney. She then entered the main draw of the Australian Open, beating Çağla Büyükakçay, before falling to the 21st seed and fellow Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia in the second round. Dodin then entered the qualifying draw of the Qatar Total Open, falling to Evgeniya Rodina in her first match. At the Hungarian Ladies Open, Dodin reached the quarterfinals, which was her best result to date in 2017; she defeated Dalma Gálfi in the first round and Tamara Korpatsch in the second round, both in straight sets, before losing in the quarterfinals to eventual champion Tímea Babos.

Dodin lost both her first-round matches in the main draw to Pauline Parmentier (both in straight sets) at the Indian Wells and Miami Premier Mandatory tournaments. This was followed by another main-draw first-round exit, this time to Magdaléna Rybáriková, at the 60K ITF tournament in Croissy-Beauborg, marking a four-match losing streak. Dodin ended her four-match losing streak at the Ladies Open Biel Bienne, where she defeated Hsieh Su-wei in the first round of the main draw before losing to Julia Görges in straight sets in the second round.

Dodin was eliminated in the qualifying event at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix held at the start of the European clay-court season in the last week of April; she won her first-round match against Katarzyna Piter before losing to Tamara Korpatsch in her second-round match during which she held match points. In the main draw of the WTA Tour tournament in Prague, Dodin defeated Annika Beck in the first round before falling victim to eventual champion Mona Barthel in the second round. At the Mutua Madrid Open, she won two matches to qualify for the main draw. In the Madrid Open singles main draw, she beat Andrea Petkovic in the first round and world No. 5 Dominika Cibulková in the second round before losing to Kristina Mladenovic. Dodin's win over Cibulková was her first career win over a player ranked in the top 10 and coming into the Madrid Open tournament she had defeated only two players (Jelena Janković at the 2015 US Open and Alison Riske at the 2015 Australian Open) ranked in the top 50 in her career.[4][5] Dodin reached the second round of the French Open for the first time, where she lost narrowly in three sets to the No. 8 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova. On June 12, one day after the conclusion of the French Open, she reached a career-high WTA singles ranking of world no. 46. Dodin made her Wimbledon main-draw singles debut, losing in the first round to the No. 32 seed Lucie Šafářová 2–6, 2–6. She made her doubles debut at the Wimbledon, partnering Tatjana Maria; they won their first-round match before losing to second-seeded Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 4–6, 3–6. Before then, Dodin had played only one doubles event on the circuit, a 10K tournament in the Turkish city of Antalya in May 2014; but she and her partner withdrew from their quarterfinal match after winning in the first round.[1]

Dodin, seeded No. 5, lost in semifinals of the Citi Open to the No. 7 seed Ekaterina Makarova in three sets, after having saved three match points in her second round match against Sara Errani.[6] She lost in the first round of her next two singles events, the Premier-5 tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati. She defeated her countrywoman Pauline Parmentier in the first round before losing to ninth-seeded Venus Williams in the second round of the US Open. At the Coupe Banque Nationale, Dodin was the defending champion and seeded No. 2; she won her first-round match against qualifier Gabriela Dabrowski but had to withdraw from her second-round match against another qualifier, Caroline Dolehide, due to dizziness. That was Dodin's last international circuit tournament of 2017.[7]

2018Edit

At the Australian Open, she lost to the unseeded Eugenie Bouchard 3–6, 6–7 in the first round. In her next two tournaments, Dodin was defeated in the second round (by Vera Lapko) and first round (by Kristína Kučová) of the qualifying draw in St. Petersburg and Doha respectively. In her next tournament in Budapest, she lost in the first round to Alison Van Uytvanck. In the final-round qualifying match against Alison Riske at the Miami Open in March, Dodin lost the first set 1-6 and was forced to retire at the start of the second set. She was heading to the airport when she was offered to enter the main draw as a lucky loser, which she accepted. Dodin finally won her first WTA main-draw singles match of the year (in her fifth tournament of 2018) when she defeated the unseeded Verónica Cepede Royg 6–4, 6–7, 6–3. In the second-round match against the top seed and reigning world No. 1 Simona Halep, Dodin was leading by a break at 4–2 in the final set but Halep won the match 3–6, 6–3, 7–5.[8][9]

Dodin registered a singles match record of two wins and five losses in her next five WTA/ITF tournaments, all of them played on clay courts in Europe - Lugano, Stuttgart, Prague, Cagnes-sur-Mer and Saint-Gaudens. She received a wild card for the main draw of the French Open, where she lost in the first round to the unseeded Heather Watson 3–6, 0–6. Dodin won three qualifying matches (including a win over top-seeded Camila Giorgi in the second round) to reach the main draw in Birmingham (her first grass-court tournament of the year), where she lost in the first round to Ashleigh Barty 4–6, 3–6. Dodin had to enter the singles qualifying event for her next tournament (Wimbledon) because of her low singles ranking; she was defeated in the second qualifying round there 6–3, 1–6, 8–6 by Mona Barthel. On 11 July, Dodin was forced to retire because of health problems from her opening match against her compatriot Amandine Hesse at the tournament in Contrexéville.[10] On 6 August, her WTA singles ranking fell to world No. 231.

2019Edit

In the first half of April, Dodin entered the singles main draw of the $25,000 ITF tournament in Sunderland, where she lost in the quarterfinals to Tara Moore; that was Dodin's first international circuit tournament since the July 2018 Contrexéville tournament.[11]

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Legend
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2016 Tournoi de Québec, Canada International Carpet (i)   Lauren Davis 6–4, 6–3

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (8–5)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (6–3)
Clay (1–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 28 April 2013 Les Franqueses del Vallès, Spain Hard   Tess Sugnaux 6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 18 May 2014 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Alexa Guarachi 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 3. 29 June 2014 Amarante, Portugal Hard   Valeriya Strakhova 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 27 July 2014 Valladolid, Spain Hard   Laura Pous Tió 6–4, 5–7, 2–6
Winner 4. 20 September 2014 Shrewsbury, Great Britain Hard (i)   Carina Witthöft 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 26 October 2014 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Tímea Babos 3–6, 6–4, 5–7
Winner 5. 23 November 2014 Zawada, Poland Carpet (i)   Jeļena Ostapenko 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 16 August 2015 Westende, Belgium Hard   Mihaela Buzărnescu 1–6, 1–6
Winner 6. 21 November 2015 Shrewsbury, Great Britain Hard (i)   Freya Christie 7–6(7–3), 7–5
Runner-up 4. 10 July 2016 Contrexéville, France Clay   Pauline Parmentier 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 14 August 2016 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Richèl Hogenkamp 3–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 7. 4 September 2016 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Ioana Loredana Roșca 6–3, 6–4
Winner 8. 30 October 2016 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Lauren Davis 6–4, 6–2

Performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

SinglesEdit

Only main-draw appearances and matches on the WTA Tour (excluding the Fed Cup, Hopman Cup and Olympic Games) are included in the SR, win–loss, win % and WTA Tour tournaments played records.

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A 2R 1R 2R 1R A 0 / 4 2–4 33%
French Open A A Q1 A 1R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 4 1–4 20%
Wimbledon A A A A Q1 Q1 1R Q2 0 / 1 0–1 0%
US Open A A A A 2R Q1 2R A 0 / 2 2–2 50%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–3 0–2 3–4 0–2 0 / 11 5–11 31%
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A A A A A 1R A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Miami Open A A A A Q1 A 1R 2R A 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Madrid Open A A A A A Q1 3R A A 0 / 1 2–1 67%
China Open A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–3 1–1 0 / 4 3–4 43%
Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai Championships A Premier P P A P A P A 0 / 0 0–0
Qatar Open Premier A A A P A P Q1 P 0 / 0 0–0
Italian Open A A A A A A Q2 A A 0 / 0 0–0
Canadian Open A A A A A Q1 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Cincinnati Open A A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Pan Pacific Open A A A P P P P P P 0 / 0 0–0
Wuhan Open NH NH NH A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 0 / 2 0–2 0%
Career statistics
WTA Tour tournaments played 0 0 0 0 6 8 16 7 37
WTA Tour titles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
WTA Tour finals 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Overall win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–6 7–7 14–15 1–7 24–35
Overall win %  –   –   –   –  25% 50% 48% 13% 40.68%
Year-end ranking 1170 767 609 245 150 71 85 319

Wins over top-10 playersEdit

# Player Rank Event Surface Round Score
2017
1.   Dominika Cibulková No. 5 Madrid Open, Spain Clay 2R 6–2, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "ITF profile of Océane Dodin". ITF.
  2. ^ "Open D'Australie: Dodin et Pouille invites". Fédération Française de Tennis. 12 December 2014. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Dodin dominates for Quebec crown". WTA Tour official website. 18 Sep 2016.
  4. ^ "Dodin dismisses Cibulková in Madrid". WTA Tour official website. 9 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Madrid : Océane Dodin s'offre Dominika Cibulkova, cinquième mondiale, au deuxième tour". L'Équipe. 9 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Washington : Océane Dodin écarte Sara Errani et se qualifie pour les quarts de finale". L'Équipe. 3 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Québec : Océane Dodin déclare forfait pour le deuxième tour". L'Équipe. 13 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Océane Dodin qualifiée pour le deuxième tour à Miami après 24 heures rocambolesques". L'Équipe. 21 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Halep rises to Dodin challenge in Miami". WTA Tour official website. 22 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Grand Est Open 88 : Océane Dodin abandonne". Vosges Télévision. 11 July 2018.
  11. ^ "Sunderland : le cauchemar de Ponchet, le retour de Dodin". L'Équipe. 9 April 2019.

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