Pauline Parmentier is a female French professional tennis player. She was born on January 31, 1986 in Cucq, France. Her father’s name is Jean-Philippe, and her mother’s name is Dominique. Both of her parents work in the cigar business, and she has two brothers, OIivier and Julien.
Parmentier started playing tennis when she was still 6 years old. However, aside from tennis, she was also immersed in track and field. She also trained at Mouratoglou Academy for a good five years. She is currently coached by Stephane Belarbi, and is known as a baseliner with best shots on service and forehand.
In 2000, Parmentier played her first event of her career on the ITF Circuit in France. However, during the next two years, she did not play at all. In 2004, she won a singles event and one doubles title in the ITF Circuit. By 2005, she participated in her first two Tour main draws. However, she fell in Strasbourg and Rabat qualifying rounds.
2007 saw Parmentier reach her first Top 100 finish in a season. This year was highlighted by her incredible performance in her first career Tour singles event where she eventually won a singles title. The said event was held in Tashkent. Her debut into the Top 100 was achieved in September 10 of that year after her performance at the U.S. Open. It was then that she rose in ranks from No. 106 to No. 87.
She started 2008 in the top 100 but ended the season with a first foray into the top 50 world rankings as she achieved a WTA title at Bad Gastein. She won one singles ITF title in 2009 and had to withdraw from the Australian Open because of an illness. In 2011, she was able to enter the top 100 world rankings again.
Her 2013 season was riddled with injuries as she missed several tournaments due to an injured right shoulder. She got back in form in 2014 as she entered the top 100 rankings again and won one ITF singles title. Parmentier won title each on both the singles and doubles divisions. She won one title in the ITF singles event and had her sixth top 100 year in 2016.
Parmentier remained in the top 100 world rankings in 2017 and was able to reach the semifinals at Luxembourg. In 2018, she won two WTA titles at Quebec City and Istanbul.
Over the course of her young career, Parmentier has won events as well as lost some of them. Her current record stands at 462-419 for singles, and 79-137 for doubles. She has 4 WTA titles and 10 ITF titles for singles and she has 3 ITF titles for doubles. Parmentier achieved her highest ranking for singles in July 21, 2008, which is at No. 40. Her current ranking is world number 66 as if May 27, 2019.
• 462–419 (52.4%) career record – singles• 4 Women’s Tennis Association career titles - singles• 10 International Tennis Federation career titles – singles• 79–137 (36.6%) career record - doubles• 3 International Tennis Federation career titles – doubles