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Sophie Lefèvre (born 23 February 1981 in Toulouse) is a retired French tennis player.[1][2][3][4]

Sophie Lefèvre
Country (sports) France
ResidenceToulouse, France
Born (1981-02-23) 23 February 1981 (age 38)
Toulouse
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro1998
Retired2013
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$244,824
Singles
Career record196–227
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 216 (15 September 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open1R (1999, 2003)
US OpenQ1 (2003)
Doubles
Career record142–244
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 76 (21 February 2011)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2011)
French Open2R (2007, 2008)
Wimbledon2R (2011)

On 15 September 2003, she reached her career-high WTA ranking of 216 in singles. Her highest doubles ranking was 76, reached on 21 February 2011. Lefèvre retired from the WTA Tour in 2013.

She is co-founder and now director, with former Russian professional Maria Kondratieva, of KL Tennis Academy in Florida, United States.[5][6]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (0–1)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 20 January 2003 Grenoble, France Hard (i)   Karolina Šprem 5–7, 5–7

Doubles (4–7)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–4)
Clay (3–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 3 February 2002 Belfort, France Hard (i)   Marina Caiazzo   Kirstin Freye
  Syna Schmidle
6–7(0–7), 4–6
Winner 1. 2 February 2003 Belfort, France Hard (i)   Kim Kilsdonk   Liu Nannan
  Xie Yanze
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 1 February 2004 Belfort, France Hard (i)   Kim Kilsdonk   Olga Vymetálková
  Gabriela Chmelinová
3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 16 April 2006 Jackson, United States Clay   Maria Kondratieva   Seiko Okamoto
  Ayami Takase
6–0, 6–3
Winner 3. 30 April 2006 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Aurélie Védy   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
2–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–1)
Winner 4. 18 August 2007 Penza, Russia Clay   Ágnes Szatmári   Mihaela Buzărnescu
  Veronika Kapshay
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 24 August 2007 Moscow, Russia Clay   Nina Bratchikova   Maria Kondratieva
  Vesna Dolonc
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 1 February 2009 Grenoble, France Hard (i)   Maria Kondratieva   Youlia Fedossova
  Virginie Pichet
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 5 July 2009 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Maria Kondratieva   Jorgelina Cravero
  María Irigoyen
6–2, 4–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 6. 24 July 2010 Pétange, Luxemburg Clay   Laura Thorpe   Sharon Fichman
  Monica Niculescu
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 30 October 2011 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Maria Kondratieva   Alizé Cornet
  Virginie Razzano
3–6, 2–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Championnats de France : Lefèvre (Toulouse) échoue en demi-finale 1998
  2. ^ LaDépêche.fr Sophie Lefèvre a musclé sa préparation 5 March 2003 "La jeune Toulousaine (22 ans) qui dispute sa troisième saison sur le "
  3. ^ "ESPN Lefevre profile". Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Tennis Channel Lefevre profile". Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  5. ^ "Montreal Gazette: Tennis birthdays". Retrieved 15 April 2012.
  6. ^ "Roland Garros French language bio". Retrieved 15 April 2012.

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