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Sybille Niox-Château (born 19 October 1969) is a former professional tennis player from France.

Sybille Niox-Château
Full nameSybille Niox-Château
Country (sports) France
Born (1969-10-19) 19 October 1969 (age 49)
Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris, France
Prize money$122,425
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 94 (11 May 1992)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1988, 1989, 1992)
French Open2R (1987, 1991)
Wimbledon1R (1992)
US Open1R (1991)
Doubles
Highest rankingNo. 217 (17 July 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1991)

BiographyEdit

Niox-Château, who was born in Paris, is the niece of Italian fashion designer Sergio Tacchini.[1]

She won the Orange Bowl (under 16s) tournament in 1985.

On her grand slam main draw debut at the 1986 French Open she lost in the first round to Nathalie Tauziat, 7-9 in the third set. She went on to appear at all four grand slam tournaments and twice made the second round of the French Open.

One of her best performances on the WTA Tour came at Aix-En-Provence in 1988 when she beat fourth seed Arantxa Sanchez Vicario to make the round of 16.[2] She made one WTA Tour quarter-final, at the 1992 Belgian Open, after which she reached her career best ranking of 94 in the world.[3]

Based in Miami, she is married to former French Davis Cup player Jean-Philippe Fleurian.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About Us". Sports International USA. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Aix-En-Provence - 18 July - 24 July 1988". ITF. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  3. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Belgian Open - 04 May - 10 May 1992". ITF. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  4. ^ "La psychose gagne la Floride". Le Parisien (in French). 12 October 2001. Retrieved 17 January 2018.

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