Séverine Beltrame

Séverine Beltrame (born 14 August 1979) is a retired tennis player from France. She was known as Séverine Brémond during her marriage to her coach, Eric Brémond, from September 2005 to November 2008, and then as Séverine Brémond-Beltrame until the end of 2009. She reverted to her birthname Beltrame in 2010.

Séverine Beltrame
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Country (sports) France
ResidenceAix-en-Provence, France
Born (1979-08-14) 14 August 1979 (age 41)
Montpellier, France
Height1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Turned pro2002
Retired2013
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,149,705
Singles
Career record302–282
Career titles8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 34 (5 February 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2009)
French Open2R (2005)
WimbledonQF (2006)
US Open4R (2008)
Doubles
Career record91–106
Career titles10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 85 (25 June 2007)

MatchesEdit

In 2005, Beltrame was selected by the team leader Georges Goven to play with Mary Pierce, Amélie Mauresmo and Nathalie Dechy for the semifinals of the Fed Cup against Spain when teammate Virginie Razzano was injured and players Marion Bartoli and Émilie Loit were suspended.

On 10 July 2006, Beltrame (as Séverine Brémond) achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 65 after her success at the 2006 Wimbledon Championships, where she reached the quarterfinal of a Grand Slam event for the first time. After qualifying for the tournament, she defeated No. 10 Patty Schnyder in the second round, Gisela Dulko in the third round, and Ai Sugiyama in the fourth, losing to Justine Henin-Hardenne 4–6, 4–6.

Her last event for 2006 was the Bell Challenge in Québec, Canada. Following her run to the semifinals at this event, she broke the top 40 for the first time and landed at No. 38. In February 2007, she achieved her career-high ranking of 34.

Beltrame entered the 2008 US Open as a wildcard, where she beat Julia Görges, Nicole Vaidišová and Tathiana Garbin. She lost to eventual champion Serena Williams (2–6, 2–6) in the fourth round.

She has made the semifinals of the mixed-doubles tournament at Wimbledon of 2007 with Fabrice Santoro.

In May 2013, Beltrame announced that she would be retiring from tennis right after the conclusion of the French Open.[1]

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (2 runner-ups)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Grass (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 15 June 2008 Birmingham Classic, England Grass   Virginia Ruano Pascual   Cara Black
  Liezel Huber
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 19 September 2010 Bell Challenge Québec, Canada Hard (i)   Sofia Arvidsson   Vania King
  Barbora Strýcová
1–6, 3–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 15 (8–7)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 25 September 2000 ITF Lerida, Spain Clay   Maria Wolfbrandt 3–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 24 June 2001 ITF Canet-en-Roussillon, France Clay   Séverine Arpajou 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 2 July 2001 ITF Périgueux, France Clay   Daniela Olivera 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 27 October 2002 ITF Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i)   Camille Pin 4–6, 5–7
Winner 3. 21 September 2003 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Patricia Wartusch 6–3, 6–4
Winner 4. 5 October 2003 ITF Porto, Portugal Clay   Sybille Bammer 6–2, 6–3
Winner 5. 2 May 2004 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Anna-Lena Grönefeld 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 17 July 2005 ITF Louisville, United States Hard   Ashley Harkleroad 6–4, 5–7, 0–6
Runner-up 4. 18 June 2006 ITF Marseille, France Clay   Ekaterina Bychkova 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 5 May 2008 ITF Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Sofia Arvidsson 6–7(0–7), 2–6
Runner-up 6. 19 October 2008 ITF Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i)   Angelique Kerber 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 21 September 2009 ITF Saguenay, Canada Hard (i)   Sofia Arvidsson 7–5, 4–6, 6–7(1–7)
Winner 6. 25 June 2011 ITF Périgueux, France Clay   Audrey Bergot 6–4, 6–2
Winner 7. 24 June 2012 ITF Montpellier, France Clay   Catalina Castaño 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 8. 23 July 2012 ITF Les Contamines-Montjoie, France Hard   Tereza Mrdeža 6–2, 6–2

Doubles: 13 (10–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 24 April 2000 ITF Talence, France Hard   Samantha Schoeffel   Aurore Desert
  Magalie Lamarre
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 7 May 2001 ITF Tortosa, Spain Clay   Capucine Rousseau   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
3–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 24 February 2002 ITF Vale do Lobo, Portugal Hard   Amandine Dulon   Anna Floris
  Giulia Meruzzi
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Runner-up 2. 1 July 2002 ITF Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Amandine Dulon   Stefanie Haidner
  Natacha Randriantefy
4–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 20 January 2003 ITF Grenoble, France Hard (i)   Amandine Dulon   Leslie Butkiewicz
  Kim Kilsdonk
5–7, 7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–4)
Winner 4. 12 July 2004 ITF Vittel, France Clay   Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro   Maria Goloviznina
  Maria Wolfbrandt
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 18 June 2006 ITF Marseille, France Clay   Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro   Conchita Martínez Granados
  María José Martínez Sánchez
5–7, 4–6
Winner 5. 27 September 2009 ITF Saguenay, Canada Hard (i)   Sofia Arvidsson   Stéphanie Dubois
  Rebecca Marino
6–3, 6–1
Winner 6. 11 June 2012 ITF Marseille, France Clay   Laura Thorpe   Kristina Barrois
  Olga Savchuk
6–1, 6–4
Winner 7. 18 June 2012 ITF Montpellier, France Clay   Laura Thorpe   Mailen Auroux
  María Irigoyen
4–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Winner 8. 9 July 2012 ITF Biarritz, France Clay   Laura Thorpe   Lara Arruabarrena
  Monica Puig
6–2, 6–3
Winner 9. 20 August 2012 ITF Charleroi, Belgium Clay   Laura Thorpe   Ilona Kremen
  Diāna Marcinkēviča
3–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Winner 10. 8 October 2012 ITF Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Julie Coin   Justyna Jegiołka
  Diāna Marcinkēviča
7–5, 6–4

Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 W–L
Australian Open 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 1–5
French Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1–6
Wimbledon 1R 1R 2R QF 2R 1R 6–6
US Open 1R 4R 2R 2R 1R 2R 6–6
Win–Loss 1–4 3–4 2–4 5–4 2–4 1–3 14–23


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "34-year old Frenchwoman Severine Baltrame announces her retirement from the game". 25 May 2013. Retrieved 27 May 2013.

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