Amelie Mauresmo Bio


  • Currently without a coach; formerly coached by Loic Courteau (from Rome in May 2002 until September 2008)
  • Mother is Françoise; father, Francis, passed away on March 12, 2004; has older brother, Fabien, an engineer like his father
  • Says she decided just before age 4 to play tennis after watching Yannick Noah win 1983 Roland Garros on TV; was very honored when Noah picked her to compete on the 1998 French Fed Cup team
  • Likes speed of downhill skiing, go-karts, horseback riding, water-surfing in Biarritz and listening to music by Dido
  • Has two Golden Retrievers (a mother and son)
  • Enjoys red wine and has a wine cellar at home
  • Sweetest memory of career was becoming the first French player to reach No.1 (in September 2004).
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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