Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor

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Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor (born 13 November 1975) is a former professional female tennis player from France. Her career high singles ranking is World No. 29, which she achieved on 1 November 1999.

Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor
Country (sports) France
ResidenceParis, France
Born (1975-11-13) 13 November 1975 (age 44)
Seclin, France
Height1.59 m (5 ft 2 12 in)
Turned pro1993
Retired2001
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$823,787
Singles
Career record278–198 (58.40%)
Career titles1 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 29 (1 November 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1995, 2001)
French Open3R (1996)
Wimbledon3R (1999, 2000)
US Open3R (1998)
Doubles
Career record52–101 (33.99%)
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 101 (5 August 1996)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1996, 1997)
French Open2R (1996, 1998)
Wimbledon1R (1996)
US Open2R (1996)

Pitkowski won her only career WTA Tour singles final in Budapest in the spring of 1999, where she beat Cristina Torrens Valero of Spain in the final. She was also the singles runner-up at the WTA Tour tournament in Antwerp in the same year, where she lost to Justine Henin of Belgium. She has won a total of 10 singles titles on the minor International Tennis Federation (ITF) Women's Circuit. She has never advanced beyond the third round of any Grand Slam event in singles competition. She represented France in the first round of the Fed Cup in 1998 as a rookie; she saved the defending champions from losing to Belgium by defeating Sabine Appelmans 4–6, 6–4, 6–1.

Pitkowski married a French professional tennis player, Olivier Malcor, who has served as a coach for Nicolas Mahut, on 7 July 2001. The couple have a son.

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Championship (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (0)
Tier IV (1–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0)
Clay (1)
Grass (0)
Carpet (0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 19 April 1999 Westel 900 Open, Budapest, Hungary Clay   Cristina Torrens Valero 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 10 May 1999 Flanders Open, Antwerp, Belgium Clay   Justine Henin 1–6, 2–6

Single performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Career W-L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2–7
French Open 1R A 2R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 4–8
Wimbledon A A 1R A 2R 1R 3R 3R 1R 5–6
US Open A A 1R 2R 2R 3R 2R 1R A 5–6
Win-Loss 0–1 0–0 2–4 3–3 3–4 2–4 3–4 2–4 1–3 16–27

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles Finals: 14 (10-4)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 10 February 1992 Swindon, United Kingdom Carpet   Caroline Wuillot 6–2, 6–4
Runner–up 2. 17 February 1992 Reims, France Carpet   Caroline Wuillot 4–6, 1–6
Runner–up 3. 27 April 1992 Lerida, Spain Clay   Paola Suárez 6–4, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 4. 26 October 1992 Madeira, Portugal Hard   Angelique Olivier 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Runner–up 5. 30 November 1992 Le Havre, France Clay   Ruxandra Dragomir 6–7, 5–7
Runner–up 6. 1 March 1993 Cascais, Portugal Clay   Ginevra Mugnaini 2–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 7 June 1993 Caserta, Italy Clay   Rossana de los Ríos 7–5, 6–3
Winner 8. 28 February 1994 Madrid, Spain Clay   Ángeles Montolio 6–4, 6–3
Winner 9. 28 March 1994 Moulins, France Hard   Angelique Olivier 7–5, 6–4
Winner 10. 14 August 1995 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Magüi Serna 6–1, 6–3
Winner 11. 4 December 1995 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard   Dally Randriantefy 5–7, 6–1, 6–2
Winner 12. 23 March 1997 Reims, France Clay   Svetlana Krivencheva 7–5, 6–1
Winner 13. 23 August 1998 Bronx, United States Hard   Cara Black 6–3, 7–5
Winner 14. 6 December 1998 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard (i)   Nathalie Dechy 7–5, 3–6, 7–6(7–4)

Doubles Finals: 2 (1–1)Edit

Outcome No Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner–up 1. 23 August 1998 Bronx, United States Hard   Christína Papadáki   Julie Pullin
  Lorna Woodroffe
3–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 30 July 2001 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Irina Selyutina   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Gisela Riera
6–2, 6–3

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