Catherine Suire

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Catherine Suire
Country (sports) France
Born (1959-09-15) 15 September 1959 (age 60)
Tananarive, Madagascar[1]
Height1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record207–206
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 52 (14 May 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1983, 1988)
French Open2R (1985, 1986, 1987, 1991)
Wimbledon2R (1983, 1986, 1989, 1991)
US Open3R (1983)
Doubles
Career record224–180
Career titles8
Highest rankingNo. 13 (18 July 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1988)
French OpenQF (1988, 1989)
Wimbledon3R (1986)
US Open3R (1986, 1987, 1988, 1989)

Catherine Suire (born 15 September 1959) is a French former tennis player who competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.[2] She won eight doubles titles in her professional career, and reached her highest individual ranking on the WTA Tour on 14 May 1984, when she became the number 52 of the world.

Career finals[edit]

Singles (0-1)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments
WTA Championships
Virginia Slims
Tier I
Tier II
Tier III
Tier IV & V
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 9 March 1986 Hershey, United States Carpet (i) Australia Janine Thompson 1–6, 4–6

Doubles (8 titles, 8 runners-up)[edit]

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 21 October 1985 Brighton, United Kingdom Carpet (i) United States Lori McNeil United States Barbara Potter
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
4–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Runner-up 1. 24 February 1986 Oklahoma City, United States Carpet (i) United States Lori McNeil Netherlands Marcella Mesker
France Pascale Paradis
6–2, 6–7(1–7), 1–6
Winner 2. 18 May 1987 Strasbourg, France Clay Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná United States Kathleen Horvath
Netherlands Marcella Mesker
6–0, 6–2
Winner 3. 3 August 1987 San Diego, United States Hard Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná United States Elise Burgin
United States Sharon Walsh
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 26 October 1987 Zürich, Switzerland Carpet Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná France Nathalie Herreman
France Pascale Paradis
3–6, 6–2, 3–6
Winner 4. 22 February 1988 Oklahoma City, United States Carpet Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná Sweden Catarina Lindqvist
Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 29 February 1988 Wichita, United States Hard (i) Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná Soviet Union Natalia Egorova
Soviet Union Svetlana Parkhomenko
3–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 2 May 1988 Rome, Italy Clay Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná Australia Jenny Byrne
Australia Janine Thompson
6–3, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 6. 17 July 1988 Nice, France Clay France Catherine Tanvier France Isabelle Demongeot
France Nathalie Tauziat
6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 24 September 1989 Paris, France Clay France Nathalie Herreman Italy Sandra Cecchini
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 15 October 1989 Moscow, USSR Carpet France Nathalie Herreman Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko
Soviet Union Natalia Zvereva
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 28 April 1990 Singapore Hard France Pascale Paradis United Kingdom Jo Durie
Canada Jill Hetherington
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 14 October 1990 Zürich, Switzerland Carpet South Africa Dianne Van Rensburg Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
West Germany Eva Pfaff
5–7, 4–6
Winner 7. 23 February 1992 Cesena, Italy Carpet France Catherine Tanvier Belgium Sabine Appelmans
Italy Raffaella Reggi
w/o
Runner-up 8. 2 February 1993 Paris, France Carpet (i) United Kingdom Jo Durie Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Czech Republic Andrea Strnadová
6–7(2–7), 2–6
Winner 8. 18 April 1993 Pattaya, Thailand Hard United States Cammy MacGregor United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
6–3, 7–6

ITF finals[edit]

Singles (0–3)[edit]

Legend
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 18 November 1979 Grenoble, France Hard (i) France Marie-Christine Calleja 6–1, 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 2 December 1979 Poitiers, France Hard (i) France Isabelle Vernhes 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 1 April 1991 Moulins, France Carpet (i) Germany Marketa Kochta 3–6, 4–6

Doubles (4–2)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 4 December 1989 Le Havre, France Clay France Nathalie Herreman West Germany Stefanie Rehmke
Austria Mirijam Schweda
6–2, 6–0
Winner 2. 1 April 1991 Moulins, France Carpet (i) France Sandrine Testud Netherlands Ingelise Driehuis
Australia Louise Pleming
6–3, 6–4
Winner 3. 9 December 1991 Val-d'Oise, France Hard (i) Germany Eva Pfaff France Pascale Paradis-Mangon
France Sandrine Testud
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 4. 7 December 1992 Val-d'Oise, France Hard (i) France Isabelle Demongeot Belgium Sabine Appelmans
France Julie Halard-Decugis
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 29 March 1993 Moulins, France Hard France Isabelle Demongeot Latvia Agnese Blumberga
Czech Republic Jana Pospíšilová
6–3, 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 6 December 1993 Val-d'Oise, France Hard France Isabelle Demongeot Poland Magdalena Feistel
Russia Elena Makarova
6–2, 3–6, 4–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Renée Bloch Shallouf, ed. (1994). 1994 WTA Tour Media Guide. St. Petersburg: Women's Tennis Association (WTA). p. 262.
  2. ^ Olympic results

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