14 Facts About Alexandra Fusai


Alexandra Fusai was born on 22 November 1973 and is a former professional tennis player from France.

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Alexandra Fusai played right-handed and lived in Nantes during her career.

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Alexandra Fusai retired from the professional tennis circuit in April 2003 when she discovered that she was pregnant with her first child.

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Alexandra Fusai reached her only career WTA Tour singles final in Warsaw in 1995, losing to Barbara Paulus of Austria in three sets.

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Alexandra Fusai was a losing singles quarterfinalist on six occasions and a losing singles semifinalist on three occasions in WTA tournaments.

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Alexandra Fusai earned her career-best singles victory at the Italian Open in Rome in 1998 by beating world No 3 Jana Novotna.

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Alexandra Fusai achieved her best results in doubles competition in partnership with fellow Frenchwoman Nathalie Tauziat from 1997 to 2000.

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Alexandra Fusai was a losing quarterfinalist on four occasions and a losing semifinalist on three occasions in seven Grand Slam women's doubles tournaments; in five of those tournaments, her doubles partner was Tauziat.

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All in all, Alexandra Fusai won a total of 12 WTA Tour doubles titles, eight of them with Tauziat.

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Alexandra Fusai was the doubles runner-up in WTA Tour tournaments on 21 occasions, eleven of them with Tauziat.

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Alexandra Fusai was a losing doubles semifinalist in WTA tournaments on 27 occasions, excluding Grand Slam tournaments: 1992,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997,1998,1999,2000,2001,2003.

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Alexandra Fusai achieved her best mixed-doubles result at the 2001 French Open; she was paired with Jerome Golmard and they lost in the quarterfinals.

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Alexandra Fusai was a member of the France Fed Cup team that won the title in 1997, winning all the three World Group doubles matches that she played from the opening round against Japan to the final against the Netherlands.

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Alexandra Fusai played for her country in the Fed Cup in 1994 and 1998.

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