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Former French tennis player Amelie Mauresmo speaks during a news conference at the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 8, 2014. Andy Murray has appointed former women's number one Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach, the Wimbledon champion said on Sunday. Former Wimbledon and Australian Open champion Mauresmo will initially take up the role for the grasscourt season and will join Murray at the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club next week where the British number one will be hoping to defend his title.        REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE  - Tags: SPORT TENNIS HEADSHOT)   - RTR3SQNM
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Amélie Simone Mauresmo French pronunciation: ​[ameli simɔn moʁɛsmo] (born 5 July 1979) is a French former professional tennis player, and a former World No. 1. Mauresmo won two Grand Slam singles titles at the Australian Open and at Wimbledon, and also won a Silver Medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Mauresmo first attained the top ranking on 13 September 2004, holding it for five weeks on that occasion. She was the fifteenth World No. 1 in women’s tennis since the computer rankings began. She is well known for her powerful one-handed backhand and strong net play. She officially announced her retirement from professional tennis on 3 December 2009, ending a career of fifteen years. She returned to Wimbledon in 2010, acting as a grass court advisor for Frenchman and 2007 Wimbledon doubles champion Michaël Llodra. She helped Marion Bartoli in 2013 and during Bartoli’s triumph at Wimbledon. Mauresmo has coached Andy Murray since June 2014

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Biography

Early life

Mauresmo was born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye slightly northwest of Paris. She began playing tennis at the age of four, after being inspired by Yannick Noah’s win in the 1983 French Open on television. It was after his win that Mauresmo’s parents bought her her first tennis racket. Later on in 1998 Yannick Noah picked her on the French team for the Fed Cup. Her mother Françoise is a housewife and her father Francis, who died in March 2004, was an engineer. She has a brother, Fabien, who is an engineer.

In 1996, Mauresmo captured both the junior French Open and Wimbledon women’s singles titles. She was named 1996 Junior World Champion by the International Tennis Federation

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Personal life

In April 2015, Mauresmo announced via Twitter that she is pregnant and is expecting the baby in August.[17] On 16 August 2015, it was announced that she had given birth to a baby boy.

Equipment and endorsements

Mauresmo’s apparel and footwear on court was manufactured by Nike, and later Reebok. In the early 2000s, she used Dunlop 200G+1.00 racquet.

Major finals

Main article: Amélie Mauresmo career statistics

Grand Slam finals

Singles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1999 Australian Open Hard Switzerland Martina Hingis 2–6, 3–6
Winner 2006 Australian Open Hard Belgium Justine Henin 6–1, 2–0, retired
Winner 2006 Wimbledon Grass Belgium Justine Henin 2–6, 6–3, 6–4

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2005 Wimbledon Grass Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova Zimbabwe Cara Black
South Africa Liezel Huber
2–6, 1–6

Olympic finals

Singles: 1 silver medal

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Silver 2004 Athens Olympics Hard Belgium Justine Henin 3–6, 3–6

Fed Cup and Olympic teams

  • French Fed Cup team: 1998–99, 2001–05.
  • French Olympic team: 2000, 2004

See also

  • List of Grand Slam Women’s Singles champions

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Former French tennis player Amelie Mauresmo speaks during a news conference at the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 8, 2014. Andy Murray has appointed former women's number one Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach, the Wimbledon champion said on Sunday. Former Wimbledon and Australian Open champion Mauresmo will initially take up the role for the grasscourt season and will join Murray at the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club next week where the British number one will be hoping to defend his title. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS HEADSHOT) - RTR3SQNM

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