Elixane Lechemia
Lechemia at the 2019 French Open
Country (sports) France
ResidenceLyon, France
Born (1991-09-03) 3 September 1991 (age 30)
Villeurbanne, France
Height1,76 m
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 151,310
Singles
Career record234–204 (53.4%)
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 343 (3 April 2017)
Doubles
Career record158–138 (53.4%)
Career titles1 WTA, 14 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 92 (31 May 2021)
Current rankingNo. 99 (14 June 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open1R (2019, 2020, 2021)
Wimbledon2R (2021)
US Open2R (2021)
Last updated on: 14 June 2021.

Elixane Lechemia (born 3 September 1991) is a French tennis player.

She has career-high WTA rankings of No. 343 in singles, achieved on 3 April 2017 and of No. 92 in doubles, set on 31 May 2021. Lechemia has won one doubles title on the WTA Tour as well as four singles titles and 14 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit.

Professional career

2019-2020: Grand Slam debut

Lechemia made her Grand Slam main-draw debut at the 2019 French Open, after receiving a wildcard for the doubles draw, partnering Estelle Cascino.[1] She participated also in the 2020 French Open as a wildcard partnering with debutante French teenager Elsa Jacquemot.

2021: First WTA doubles title, top-100 debut in doubles

In April 2021, she won her first WTA Tour title at the Copa Colsanitas in Bogotá, partnering with American Ingrid Neel, defeating the third-seeded pair of Mihaela Buzărnescu and Anna-Lena Friedsam.

She participated for the third consecutive year in the 2021 French Open as a wildcard, partnering again with Elsa Jacquemot.

Grand Slam doubles performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# DNQ A Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS P NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
Tournament 2019 2020 2021 W–L
Australian Open A A A 0–0
French Open 1R 1R 1R 0–3
Wimbledon A NH 2R 1–1
US Open A A 2R 1–1
Win-loss 0–1 0–1 2–3 2–5

WTA career finals

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA 1000 (0–0)
WTA 500 (0–0)
WTA 250 (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2021 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia WTA 250 Clay United States Ingrid Neel Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu
Germany Anna-Lena Friedsam
6–3, 6–4

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 9 (4 titles, 5 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3–1)
Clay (1–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2009 ITF Espinho, Portugal 10,000 Clay Morocco Fatima El Allami 3–6, 2–6
Win 1–1 Sep 2010 ITF Lleida, Spain 10,000 Clay Morocco Nadia Lalami 7–6(3), 6–1
Loss 1–2 May 2011 ITF Getxo, Spain 10,000 Clay Ukraine Yevgeniya Kryvoruchko 6–7(9), 6–3, 6–7(5)
Loss 1–3 Jun 2011 ITF Florence, Italy 10,000 Clay Italy Anastasia Grymalska 0–6, 6–4, 1–6
Loss 1–4 May 2012 ITF Edinburgh, United Kingdom 10,000 Clay Netherlands Quirine Lemoine 1–6, 0–6
Win 2–4 May 2016 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard Colombia Yuliana Lizarazo 6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Win 3–4 Sep 2016 ITF Pétange, Luxembourg 10,000 Hard (i) Belgium Magali Kempen 6–3, 6–0
Win 4–4 Oct 2016 ITF Loughborough, United Kingdom 10,000 Hard (i) Czech Republic Petra Krejsová 7–5, 6–1
Loss 4–5 Mar 2017 ITF Sharm El Sheik, Egypt 15,000 Hard Russia Polina Monova 6–2, 5–7, 4–6

Doubles: 26 (14 titles, 12 runner–ups)

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Walkover 0–1 May 2009 ITF Bournemouth, United Kingdom 10,000 Clay France Alizé Lim United Kingdom Stephanie Cornish
Hungary Tímea Babos
walkover
Win 1–1 Sep 2009 ITF Espinho, Portugal 10,000 Clay France Caroline Garcia Ukraine Mishel Okhremchuk
France Morgane Pons
7–5, 6–1
Win 2–1 Nov 2009 ITF Équeurdreville, France 10,000 Hard (i) France Constance Sibille Bulgaria Elitsa Kostova
France Kinnie Laisné
6–4, 6–2
Win 3–1 Aug 2010 ITF Innsbruck, Austria 10,000 Clay France Victoria Larrière Switzerland Xenia Knoll
Switzerland Amra Sadiković
walkover
Loss 3–2 Oct 2010 ITF Clermont-Ferrand, France 25,000 Hard France Alizé Lim France Youlia Fedossova
France Iryna Brémond
6–7(5), 3–6
Loss 3–3 July 2011 ITF Denain, France 25,000 Hard France Céline Ghesquière Paraguay Veronica Cepede Royg
Brazil Teliana Pereira
1–6, 1–6
Loss 3–4 Nov 2011 ITF Équeurdreville, France 10,000 Hard Croatia Silvia Njirić Belgium Elyne Boeykens
Netherlands Eva Wacanno
4–6, 4–6
Loss 3–5 Jan 2012 ITF Sutton, United Kingdom 10,000 Hard (i) France Irina Ramialison Republic of Ireland Amy Bowtell
Netherlands Quirine Lemoine
6–7(5), 3–6
Loss 3–6 May 2012 ITF Edinburgh, United Kingdom 10,000 Clay Czech Republic Martina Přádová Netherlands Eva Wacanno
Australia Karolina Wlodarczak
6–4, 0–6, [11–13]
Win 4–6 Nov 2016 ITF Solarino, Italy 10,000 Carpet France Mathilde Armitano Italy Deborah Chiesa
Italy Maria Masini
7-5, 6-1
Walkover 4–7 Nov 2016 ITF Solarino, Italy 10,000 Carpet France Mathilde Armitano Italy Anna-Giulia Remondina
Italy Dalila Spiteri
walkover
Loss 4–8 Jul 2017 ITF Denain, France 25,000 Hard France Mathilde Armitano Japan Momoko Kobori
Japan Ayano Shimizu
4–6, 3–6
Loss 4–9 Nov 2017 ITF Benicarló, Spain 15,000 Clay Spain Cristina Bucșa Spain Noelia Bouzo Zanotti
Spain Ángeles Moreno Barranquero
3–6, 4–6
Loss 4–10 Feb 2018 ITF Grenoble, France 25,000 Hard (i) France Estelle Cascino Switzerland Amra Sadiković
Netherlands Eva Wacanno
6–4, 1–6, [6–10]
Win 5–10 Mar 2018 ITF Macon, France 15,000 Hard France Mathilde Armitano France Manon Arcangioli
Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča
6–1, 3–6, [10–8]
Loss 5–11 Mar 2018 ITF Tel Aviv, Israel 15,000 Hard (i) France Mathilde Armitano United Kingdom Alicia Barnett
United Kingdom Olivia Nicholls
6–7(3), 3–6
Loss 5–12 Jun 2018 ITF Hammamet, Tunusia 15,000 Clay Spain Claudia Hoste Ferrer Chile Fernanda Brito
Argentina Sofia Luini
3–6, 2–6
Win 6–12 Jun 2018 ITF Montpellier, France 25,000 Clay France Alice Ramé Brazil Carolina Meligeni Alves
Italy Martina Colmegna
6–7(5), 6–2, [10–6]
Win 7–12 Jun 2018 ITF Périgueux, France 25,000 Clay Greece Eleni Kordolaimi Spain Cristina Bucșa
Colombia María Herazo González
6–4, 3–6, [11–9]
Win 8–12 Jul 2018 ITF Setúbal, Portugal 25,000 Hard France Mathilde Armitano Slovakia Tereza Mihalíková
Bulgaria Julia Terziyska
6–7(5), 6–3, [13–11]
Win 9–12 Nov 2018 ITF Nantes, France 25,000 Hard (i) France Estelle Cascino Uzbekistan Akgul Amanmuradova
Russia Alina Silich
7–5, 6–4
Win 10–12 Feb 2019 ITF Grenoble, France 25,000 Hard (i) France Estelle Cascino Romania Andreea Mitu
Romania Elena-Gabriela Ruse
6–2, 6–2
Win 11–12 Mar 2019 ITF Gonesse, France 15,000 Clay France Mathilde Armitano Germany Tayisiya Morderger
Germany Yana Morderger
7–6(1), 7–5
Win 12–12 Apr 2019 ITF Calvi, France 25,000 Hard France Estelle Cascino Russia Ekaterina Kazionova
Sweden Linnéa Malmqvist
6–3, 6–2
Win 13–12 Apr 2019 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay France Manon Arcangioli Russia Victoria Kan
Russia Anna Morgina
walkover
Win 14–12 Feb 2020 ITF Grenoble, France 25,000 Hard (i) France Amandine Hesse United Kingdom Samantha Murray Sharan
Germany Julia Wachaczyk
6–3, 4–6, [13–11]

References

  1. ^ "ROLAND-GARROS 2019 - Double Dames" (PDF).