Stéphanie Foretz

Stéphanie Foretz (born 3 May 1981) is a retired tennis player from France.

Stéphanie Foretz
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Country (sports) France
ResidenceBoulogne-Billancourt, France
Born (1981-05-03) 3 May 1981 (age 39)
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Turned pro1997
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,881,212
Singles
Career record570–455
Career titles0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 62 (24 February 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2003, 2012, 2013)
French Open2R (2000, 2003, 2004, 2012)
Wimbledon2R (2004, 2005, 2012)
US Open3R (2002)
Doubles
Career record251–239
Career titles16 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 42 (19 May 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2006)
French Open2R (2000, 2002, 2007)
Wimbledon2R (2007, 2012, 2013)
US OpenQF (2007)
Team competitions
Fed Cup2–1
2014 US Open

Foretz won nine singles and 16 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 24 February 2003, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 62. On 19 May 2008, she peaked at No. 42 in the doubles rankings.

Foretz was an accomplished junior player, having reached the final of the girls' tournament at the 1999 French Open. She also was selected to play for the Boston Lobsters in the 2009 World TeamTennis pro league.

In 2010, Foretz married Benoît Gacon and began competing under the name Stéphanie Foretz Gacon. In 2014, however, she reverted to her maiden name as Stéphanie Foretz.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (0–2)Edit

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0) Premier Mandatory (0–0)
Tier II (0–1) Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier III (0–0) Premier (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0–0) International (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 19 February 2006 Antwerp, Belgium Carpet (i)   Michaëlla Krajicek   Dinara Safina
  Katarina Srebotnik
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 23 May 2009 Strasbourg, France Clay   Claire Feuerstein   Nathalie Dechy
  Mara Santangelo
0–6, 1–6

ITF finalsEdit

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

Singles (9–20)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 3 August 1998 Périgueux, France Clay   Ainhoa Goñi 0–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 25 October 1998 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Amélie Cocheteux 1–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 15 November 1998 Le Havre, France Clay   Céline Beigbeder 1–6, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 28 March 1999 Dinan, France Clay (i)   Lubomira Bacheva 2–6, 6–2, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 12 September 1999 Denain, France Clay   Lubomira Bacheva 4–6, 1–6
Winner 6. 3 July 2000 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Dally Randriantefy 6–2, 6–3
Winner 7. 3 May 2004 Catania, Italy Clay   Kathrin Wörle-Scheller 6–4, 6–7(2), 6–2
Runner-up 8. 16 May 2004 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Maria Kirilenko 6–7(2), 3–6
Winner 9. 24 April 2005 Valencia, Spain Clay   Anna Floris 6–3, 6–0
Winner 10. 13 September 2005 Bordeaux, France Clay   Lioudmila Skavronskaia 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 11. 4 September 2006 Denain, France Clay   Romina Oprandi 3-6, 6-4, 3-6
Winner 12. 1 October 2006 Biella, Italy Clay   Tathiana Garbin 7-5, 3-1 ret.
Winner 13. 16 October 2006 Saint-Raphaël, France Carpet   Youlia Fedossova 7–6(5), 6–7(4), 6–1
Runner-up 14. 5 August 2007 Rimini, Italy Clay   Emmanuelle Gagliardi 3–6, 6–7(5)
Runner-up 15. 21 October 2007 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i)   Alberta Brianti 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 16. 15 June 2008 Marseille, France Clay   Kirsten Flipkens 6–7(4), 2–6
Runner-up 17. 20 July 2008 Contrexéville, France Clay   Raluca Olaru 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 18. 12 October 2008 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard   Julie Coin 6–7(7), 6–7(3)
Runner-up 19. 3 October 2009 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i)   Ksenia Pervak 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 20. 9 January 2011 Quanzhou, China Hard   Lu Jingjing 6–3, 6–7(2), 3–6
Runner-up 21. 6 March 2011 Hammond, United States Hard   Madison Brengle 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 22. 18 April 2011 Dothan, United States Clay   Melinda Czink 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 23. 28 June 2011 Torun, Poland Clay   Edina Gallovits-Hall 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 24. 11 July 2011 Contrexéville, France Clay   Iryna Brémond 4–6, 7–6(1), 2–6
Runner-up 25. 8 September 2013 Trabzon, Turkey Hard   Aleksandra Krunić 6–1, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 26. 13 July 2014 Gatineau, Canada Hard   Françoise Abanda 6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 27. 20 July 2014 Granby, Canada Hard   Miharu Imanishi 4–6, 4–6
Winner 28. 9 November 2014 Équeurdreville, France Hard (i)   Anhelina Kalinina 5–2 ret.
Runner-up 29. 12 June 2016 Surbiton, United Kingdom Grass   Marina Melnikova 3–6, 6–7(6)

Doubles (16–15)Edit

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 15 November 1998 Le Havre, France Clay   Chloé Carlotti   Cindy Schuurmans
  Iroda Tulyaganova
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 20 March 2000 Taranto, Italy Clay   Antonella Serra Zanetti   Eva Bes
  Gisela Riera
7–6(2), 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 9 April 2000 Dinan, France Clay (i)   Patty Van Acker   Vanessa Henke
  Syna Schmidle
7–6(2), 4–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 3 May 2004 Catania, Italy Clay   Virginie Razzano   Mariya Koryttseva
  Nadejda Ostrovskaya
6–2, 6–1
Winner 5. 19 April 2005 Valencia, Spain Hard   Kildine Chevalier   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
  Arantxa Parra Santonja
4–6, 7–6(5), 6–2
Winner 6. 11 September 2006 Bordeaux, France Clay   Julia Schruff   Kira Nagy
  Jasmin Wöhr
7–6(4), 7–5
Runner-up 7. 7 April 2007 Dinan, France Clay (i)   Aurélie Védy   Angelique Kerber
  Yvonne Meusburger
4–6, 7–6(6), 2–6
Runner-up 8. 11 May 2008 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Jelena Kostanić Tošić   Melinda Czink
  Sunitha Rao
4–6, 2–6
Winner 9. 20 July 2008 Contrexéville, France Clay   Aurélie Védy   Erica Krauth
  Hanna Nooni
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 27 July 2008 Pétange, Luxembourg Clay   İpek Şenoğlu   Corinna Dentoni
  Anastasia Pivovarova
4–6, 1–6
Winner 11. 23 March 2009 Jersey, United Kingdom Carpet   Maria Elena Camerin   Youlia Fedossova
  Violette Huck
6–4, 6–2
Winner 12. 19 October 2009 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i)   Claire Feuerstein   Margalita Chakhnashvili
  Silvia Soler Espinosa
7–6(4), 7–5
Winner 13. 10 May 2010 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Claire Feuerstein   Olga Savchuk
  Anastasiya Yakimova
6–2, 6–4
Winner 14. 7 June 2010 Zlín, Czech Republic Clay   Eva Birnerová   Tereza Hladíková
  Michaela Pochabová
7–5, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 15. 25 September 2010 Saguenay, Canada Hard (i)   Jorgelina Cravero   Heidi El Tabakh
  Rebecca Marino
6–3, 6–4
Winner 16. 12 April 2011 Osprey, United States Clay   Alexa Glatch   María Irigoyen
  Erika Sema
4–6, 7–5 [10–7]
Winner 17. 4 July 2011 Toruń, Poland Clay   Tatjana Maria   Edina Gallovits-Hall
  Andreja Klepač
6–2, 7–5
Winner 18. 6 November 2011 Nantes, France Hard (i)   Kristina Mladenovic   Julie Coin
  Eva Hrdinová
6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 19. 12 February 2012 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Vesna Dolonc   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Lucie Hradecká
6–7(4), 2–6
Runner-up 20. 28 October 2012 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Tatjana Maria   Catalina Castaño
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
4–6, 7–5, [4–10]
Runner-up 21. 31 March 2013 Croissy-Beaubourg, France Hard (i)   Eva Hrdinová   Anna-Lena Friedsam
  Alison Van Uytvanck
3-6, 4-6
Winner 22. 15 June 2013 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass   Julie Coin   Julia Glushko
  Erika Sema
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 23. 31 March 2013 Nantes, France Hard (i)   Eva Hrdinová   Lucie Hradecká
  Michaëlla Krajicek
3-6, 2-6
Winner 24. 19 October 2014 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Amandine Hesse   Alberta Brianti
  Maria Elena Camerin
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Runner-up 25. 2 November 2014 Nantes, France Hard (i)   Amandine Hesse   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 26. 22 February 2015 Kreuzlingen, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Irina Ramialison   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 27. 28 February 2015 Saint Petersburg, Russia Hard (i)   Ana Vrljić   Viktorija Golubic
  Aliaksandra Sasnovich
4–6, 5–7
Winner 28. 6 April 2015 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Ana Vrljić   Naomi Broady
  Ekaterina Bychkova
6–2, 5–7, [10–7]
Runner-up 29. 10 May 2015 Tunis, Tunisia Clay   Julie Coin   María Irigoyen
  Paula Kania
1–6, 3–6
Winner 30. 11 October 2015 Kirkland, United States Hard   Mandy Minella   Lesley Kerkhove
  Arantxa Rus
6–4, 4–6, [10–4]
Runner-up 31. 1 November 2015 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Amandine Hesse   Andreea Mitu
  Monica Niculescu
7-6(5), 6-7(2), [8-10]

Grand Slam performance timelinesEdit

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Australian Open A LQ LQ LQ 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R LQ LQ LQ LQ 2R 2R 3–7
French Open 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 4–15
Wimbledon A LQ 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R LQ 1R 1R A 1R 2R LQ 3–10
US Open LQ A LQ 3R 1R 2R 1R 1R LQ LQ LQ LQ 1R 1R LQ 3–7

DoublesEdit

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Australian Open 1R 3R 1R 2R 2R 1R 4–6
French Open 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 4–16
Wimbledon 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3–5
US Open 1R QF 1R 1R 3–4

External linksEdit