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Émilie Loit
LOIT Emilie (cropped).jpg
Country (sports) France
ResidenceBoulogne-Billancourt, France
Born (1979-06-09) 9 June 1979 (age 41)
Cherbourg, France
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro1994
Retired2009
PlaysLeft-handed
(two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 2,086,943
Singles
Career record371-295 (55.7%)
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 27 (19 April 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1999)
French Open3R (2000, 2002, 2005, 2008)
Wimbledon3R (2003)
US Open3R (2003)
Doubles
Career record265-175 (60.2%)
Career titles16
Highest rankingNo. 15 (10 November 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2003, 2006)
French OpenQF (2003, 2005)
WimbledonQF (2004)
US OpenQF (1998)
Team competitions
Fed CupW (2003)

Émilie Loit (French pronunciation: ​[emili lwa]; born 9 June 1979) is a retired tennis player from France.

Besides her three career singles titles, all on clay, included Estoril and Casablanca both in 2004, and Acapulco in 2007, she won 16 doubles titles on the WTA Tour. Her highest rankings were No. 27 in singles and No. 15 in doubles.

On 24 May 2009, right after losing her first-round match at the French Open, she announced her retiring from professional tennis by the end of the tournament.[1]

In summer 2011, she gave birth to a son, Mathias.[2]

WTA career finals

Singles: 3 (3 titles)

Winner - Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (0-0)
Tier III, IV & V (3-0)
Result No. Date Championship Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. Apr 2004 Morocco Open, Morocco Clay Slovakia ?udmila Cervanová 6-2, 6-2
Win 2. Apr 2004 Portugal Open, Portugal Clay Czech Republic Iveta Bene?ová 7-5, 7-6
Win 3. Mar 2007 Mexican Open, Mexico Clay Italy Flavia Pennetta 7-6, 6-4

Doubles: 26 (16 titles, 10 runner-ups)

Winner - Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
WTA Tour Championships (0-0)
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (4-5)
Tier III, IV & V (12-5)
Result No. Date Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Loss 1. 16 January 1999 Hobart International, Australia Hard France Alexia Dechaume-Balleret South Africa Mariaan de Swardt
Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
1-6, 2-6
Win 1. 21 November 1999 Pattaya Open, Thailand Hard Sweden Åsa Carlsson Russia Evgenia Koulikovskaya
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6-1, 6-4
Win 2. 16 January 2000 Hobart International, Australia Hard Italy Rita Grande Belgium Kim Clijsters
Australia Alicia Molik
6-2, 2-6, 6-3
Loss 2. 7 February 2000 Paris Indoors, France Carpet (i) Sweden Åsa Carlsson France Julie Halard-Decugis
France Sandrine Testud
6-3, 3-6, 4-6
Win 3. 18 February 2001 Internationaux de Nice, France Carpet (I) France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot United States Kimberly Po
France Nathalie Tauziat
1-6, 6-2, 6-0
Win 4. 21 April 2002 Budapest Grand Prix, Hungary Clay Australia Catherine Barclay Russia Elena Bovina
Hungary Zsófia Gubacsi
4-6, 6-3, 6-3
Loss 3. 14 September 2002 Bahia Open, Brazil Hard Paraguay Rossana de los Ríos Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
4-6, 1-6
Loss 4. 30 December 2002 Gold Coast Hardcourts, Australia Hard France Nathalie Dechy Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
United States Martina Navratilova
4-6, 4-6
Win 5. 12 January 2003 Canberra Classic, Australia Hard Italy Tathiana Garbin Czech Republic Dája Bedá?ová
Russia Dinara Safina
6-3, 3-6, 6-4
Loss 5. 16 February 2003 Diamond Games Antwerp, Belgium Carpet (i) France Nathalie Dechy Belgium Kim Clijsters
Japan Ai Sugiyama
2-6, 0-6
Win 6. 2 March 2003 Abierto Mexicano Acapulco, Mexico Clay Sweden Åsa Svensson Hungary Petra Mandula
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6-3, 6-1
Loss 6. 14 September 2003 Bali International, Indonesia Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Indonesia Angelique Widjaja
Venezuela María Vento-Kabchi
5-7, 2-6
Win 7. 21 September 2003 Shanghai Open, China Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Japan Ai Sugiyama
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
6-3, 6-3
Win 8. 11 April 2004 Casablanca Grand Prix, Morocco Clay France Marion Bartoli Belgium Els Callens
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6-4, 6-2
Win 9. 8 May 2005 Rabat Grand Prix, Morocco Clay Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives
3-6, 7-6(8-6), 7-5
Win 10. 15 May 2005 Prague Open, Czech Republic Clay Australia Nicole Pratt Croatia Jelena Kostani?
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
6-7(6-8), 6-4, 6-4
Win 11. 14 August 2005 Nordic Light Open, Sweden Hard Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
Italy Mara Santangelo
6-4, 6-3
Win 12. 31 August 2005 Budapest Grand Prix, Hungary Clay Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Spain Marta Marrero
6-1, 3-6, 6-2
Win 13. 9 October 2005 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard Italy Maria Elena Camerin Russia Anastasia Rodionova
Russia Galina Voskoboeva
6-3, 6-0
Win 14. 30 October 2005 Gaz de France Hasselt, Belgium Hard (i) Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
Hungary Ágnes Szávay
6-3, 6-4
Loss 7. 2 January 2006 Auckland Open, New Zealand Hard Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Russia Vera Zvonareva
3-6, 4-6
Win 15. 13 January 2006 Hobart International, Australia Hard Australia Nicole Pratt United States Jill Craybas
Croatia Jelena Kostani?
6-2, 6-1
Win 16. 12 February 2006 Paris Indoors, France Carpet (i) Czech Republic Kv?ta Peschke Zimbabwe Cara Black
Australia Rennae Stubbs
7-6(7-5), 6-4
Loss 8. 5 March 2006 Acapulco Grand Prix, Mexico Clay Japan Shinobu Asagoe Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
1-6, 3-6
Loss 9. 18 September 2006 Portoro? Open, Slovenia Hard Czech Republic Eva Birnerová Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová
w/o
Loss 10. 3 March 2007 Acapulco Grand Prix, Mexico Clay Australia Nicole Pratt Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja
Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
3-6, 3-6

ITF Circuit finals

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

Singles: 12 (7-5)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 26 November 1995 Le Havre, France Clay (i) Tunisia Selima Sfar 6-0, 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 2. 7 October 1996 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i) Germany Susi Lohrmann 7-5, 2-6, 0-6
Winner 1. 2 February 1997 Dinan, France Clay (i) France Emmanuelle Curutchet 6-2, 7-6
Winner 2. 11 May 1997 Gelos, France Clay France Karolina Jagieniak 6-4, 6-2
Winner 3. 1 February 1998 Dinan, France Clay (i) France Élodie Le Bescond 6-1, 6-1
Winner 4. 17 September 2000 Bordeaux, France Clay Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva 7-5, 6-2
Runner-up 3. 14 October 2001 Poitiers, France Clay Hungary Petra Mandula 5-7, 6-2, 1-6
Winner 5. 14 April 2002 Dinan, France Clay (i) Czech Republic Zuzana Ondrá?ková 6-2, 7-5
Winner 6. 5 May 2002 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Czech Republic Alena Va?ková 7-5, 3-6, 6-4
Runner-up 4. 16 June 2002 Marseille, France Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Granados 2-6, 6-3, 5-7
Runner-up 5. 19 September 2004 Bordeaux, France Clay France Virginie Razzano 7-5, 6-2
Winner 7. 16 October 2005 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Croatia Jelena Kostani? 6-2, 6-1

Doubles: 11 (5-6)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 2 February 1997 Dinan, France Hard France Laëtitia Sanchez France Sophie Georges
France Cécile de Winne
5-7, 2-6
Winner 1. 12 April 1998 Estoril, Portugal Clay France Caroline Dhenin Czech Republic Radka Bobková
Germany Caroline Schneider
6-2, 6-3
Runner-up 2. 18 October 1998 Southampton, England Carpet (i) France Amélie Cocheteux Belgium Els Callens
Belgium Laurence Courtois
2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 3. 25 October 1998 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) France Amélie Cocheteux Czech Republic Lenka Cenková
Czech Republic Eva Martincová
6-3, 4-6, 5-7
Runner-up 4. 6 December 1998 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard (i) France Caroline Dhenin Netherlands Kristie Boogert
France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot
5-7, 2-6
Winner 2. 19 September 1999 Bordeaux, France Clay Sweden Åsa Carlsson Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
Spain Cristina Torrens Valero
6-2, 7-6(7-1)
Winner 3. 11 October 1999 Bordeaux, France Hard (i) Sweden Åsa Carlsson France Alexandra Fusai
Italy Rita Grande
6-2, 7-6(7-5)
Runner-up 5. 20 August 2000 Bronx, United States Hard France Alexandra Fusai South Africa Surina De Beer
Japan Nana Miyagi
7-5, 4-6, 4-6
Winner 4. 9 September 2001 Denain, France Clay Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina Netherlands Debby Haak
Netherlands Jolanda Mens
6-1, 6-3
Winner 5. 14 April 2002 Dinan, France Clay (i) France Caroline Dhenin Ukraine Yuliya Beygelzimer
Belgium Patty Van Acker
6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 6. 3 November 2002 Poitiers, France Hard (i) France Caroline Dhenin Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
Russia Evgenia Kulikovskaya
w/o

References

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros: Émilie Loit prend sa retraite" (in French), Reuters, May 24, 2009.
  2. ^ Tennis Magazine (France), September 2011 issue

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