Mauresmo, Amelie (1979–)

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Mauresmo, Amelie (1979–)

French tennis player. Born July 5, 1979, in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France.

Was runner-up at Australian Open (1999) and semi-finalist at Wimbledon and US Open (2002); won a silver medal for singles at Athens Olympics (2004); won the Italian Open (2004, 2005); ranked WTA #1 in the world (Sept 2004); won WTA championship (2005) and Australian Open (2006); announced that she was gay (1999).