Amélie Mauresmo http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31846/all en Tennis: Germany defeat France in Fed Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/tennis-germany-defeat-france-fed-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Germany completed a 3-0 win over France in a Fed Cup World Group II tie here on Sunday when Julia Goerges defeated Pauline Parmentier 6-4, 6-2.</p> <p>The Germans had already won both of Saturday's opening singles, also in straight sets, and they will now go forward to play one of the losing teams from the top group in a promotion/relegation playoff in April.</p> <p>France on the other hand will need to win a play-off against one of the teams from the lower division which could be Canada, Britain, Poland, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Belgium or the loser in the tie between Argentina and Sweden.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/tennis-germany-defeat-france-fed-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Marion Bartoli Tennis AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 14:45:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751786 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Mauresmo can take me the last lap, says Bartoli http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/tennis-mauresmo-can-take-me-the-last-lap-says-bartoli <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Marion Bartoli believes tennis legend Amelie Mauresmo can help her achieve her biggest ambition during the remaining years of her career.</p> <p>The former Wimbledon finalist says major titles are more within her reach now that her fellow-Frenchwoman, who won Wimbledon and the Australian Open, is taking over from her father Walter as coach.</p> <p>Bartoli hopes to have Mauresmo's help at major events, whilst working with Mauresmo's former trainer Xavier Moreau on her biggest weakness, her movement and physical fitness.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/tennis-mauresmo-can-take-me-the-last-lap-says-bartoli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Human Interest Marion Bartoli Marion Bartoli Technology Tennis AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:16:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5763279 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Bartoli tabs Novotna as coach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/tennis-bartoli-tabs-novotna-coach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>France's world No. 11 Marion Bartoli booked a third-round berth at Indian Wells on Friday and revealed she prepared under the guidance of new coaches Jana Novotna and Iwona Kuczynska.</p> <p>"The decision was made after the tournament in Dubai," said Bartoli.</p> <p>In Dubai, Bartoli said she was seeking guidance from former French great Amelie Mauresmo but would still need to find a regular coach after splitting with her father Walter, who had coached her since introducing her to the game when she was six.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/tennis-bartoli-tabs-novotna-coach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Jana Novotna Marion Bartoli Tennis AFP Sat, 09 Mar 2013 05:45:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5777876 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Tomic troubles aid Bartoli's Wimbledon dream http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/tennis-tomic-troubles-aid-bartolis-wimbledon-dream <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>What began as a late-night scuffle between the father of Australian star Bernard Tomic and his son's hitting partner outside a Madrid hotel, could end with Marion Bartoli winning the Wimbledon title.</p> <p>When John Tomic was accused of attacking Thomas Drouet in the Spanish capital in May, the French coach left the Australian's camp and began working with Bartoli alongside her father, and full-time coach, Walter.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130702/tennis-tomic-troubles-aid-bartolis-wimbledon-dream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Marion Bartoli Marion Bartoli Tennis AFP Wed, 03 Jul 2013 02:02:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5874050 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Bartoli back from depths of despair http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130705/tennis-bartoli-back-depths-despair <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Marion Bartoli admits her run to the Wimbledon final has put a smile back on her face just months after hitting rock-bottom when she sacked her father from his role as her coach.</p> <p>Bartoli has played some of the best tennis of her life over the last two weeks at the All England Club as she swept into Saturday's final against Germany's Sabine Lisicki without dropping a set in her six matches.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130705/tennis-bartoli-back-depths-despair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Marion Bartoli Marion Bartoli Tennis AFP Fri, 05 Jul 2013 14:31:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5876523 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Bartoli's perfect day could spark more glory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130706/tennis-bartolis-perfect-day-could-spark-more-glory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli insists her perfect day on Centre Court could be just the start of another remarkable chapter in one of the more unlikely tennis success stories.</p> <p>Bartoli romped to her first Grand Slam title on Saturday as the French 15th seed thrashed Germany's Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final.</p> <p>The 28-year-old, beaten by Venus Williams in her only previous Grand Slam final at Wimbledon in 2007, is the fifth oldest woman to become a first-time major winner in the Open Era.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130706/tennis-bartolis-perfect-day-could-spark-more-glory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Marion Bartoli Marion Bartoli Tennis AFP Sun, 07 Jul 2013 02:05:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5877428 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Bartoli urged to reconsider quit decision http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130815/tennis-bartoli-urged-reconsider-quit-decision <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French tennis star Marion Bartoli's shock decision to retire from the game just weeks after winning Wimbledon caused shock at home Thursday and also calls to reconsider.</p> <p>"Very surprised," was the verdict of fellow Wimbledon winner and compatriot Amelie Mauresmo, skipper of the French Fed Cup team, and who in recent months had assumed some coaching duties with Bartoli.</p> <p>Mauresmo said she had not seen the decision coming but that the pair had been in contact overnight, first by text message, then by telephone.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130815/tennis-bartoli-urged-reconsider-quit-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Marion Bartoli Marion Bartoli Tennis AFP Thu, 15 Aug 2013 15:01:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5910651 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Bartoli urged to reconsider quit decision http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130815/tennis-bartoli-urged-reconsider-quit-decision-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French tennis star Marion Bartoli's shock decision to retire from the game just weeks after winning Wimbledon caused shock at home Thursday and also calls to reconsider.</p> <p>"Very surprised," was the verdict of fellow Wimbledon winner and compatriot Amelie Mauresmo, skipper of the French Fed Cup team, and who in recent months had assumed some coaching duties with Bartoli.</p> <p>Mauresmo said she had not seen the decision coming but that the pair had been in contact overnight, first by text message, then by telephone.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130815/tennis-bartoli-urged-reconsider-quit-decision-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Marion Bartoli Marion Bartoli Tennis AFP Thu, 15 Aug 2013 16:15:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5910687 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Bartoli urged to reconsider quit decision http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130815/tennis-bartoli-urged-reconsider-quit-decision-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French tennis star Marion Bartoli's shock decision to retire from the game just weeks after winning Wimbledon caused shock at home Thursday and also calls to reconsider.</p> <p>"Very surprised," was the verdict of fellow Wimbledon winner and compatriot Amelie Mauresmo, skipper of the French Fed Cup team, and who in recent months had assumed some coaching duties with Bartoli.</p> <p>Mauresmo said she had not seen the decision coming but that the pair had been in contact overnight, first by text message, then by telephone.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130815/tennis-bartoli-urged-reconsider-quit-decision-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Marion Bartoli Marion Bartoli Tennis AFP Thu, 15 Aug 2013 17:46:09 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5910783 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Puzzled players pulling for post-tennis Bartoli http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130815/tennis-puzzled-players-pulling-post-tennis-bartoli <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Marion Bartoli's shock retirement just weeks after her Wimbledon triumph sparked fond farewells, mixed with fears the French star was walking away from tennis too soon.</p> <p>Andy Murray, who ended Britain's agonizing 77-year wait for a men's Wimbledon champion, said he could see how achieving such a dream could leave a player feeling the game had nothing more to offer.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130815/tennis-puzzled-players-pulling-post-tennis-bartoli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Marion Bartoli Marion Bartoli Tennis AFP Fri, 16 Aug 2013 01:02:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5911024 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Murray appoints Mauresmo as new coach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140608/tennis-murray-appoints-mauresmo-new-coach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Wimbledon champion Andy Murray sprang a surprise as he appointed Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach on Sunday.</p> <p>Murray's management team announced in a statement that Mauresmo will initially work with the Scot for his grass-court campaign, which gets under way at Queen's Club this week in the build-up to his defence of the Wimbledon crown.</p> <p>"I'm excited by the possibilities of the new partnership and Amelie is someone I have always looked up to and admired," Murray wrote on his official website.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140608/tennis-murray-appoints-mauresmo-new-coach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Andy Murray Rafael Nadal Technology Tennis AFP Sun, 08 Jun 2014 12:59:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6170047 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Murray appoints Mauresmo as new coach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140608/tennis-murray-appoints-mauresmo-new-coach-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Wimbledon champion Andy Murray appointed Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach on Sunday.</p> <p>Murray's management team announced in a statement that Mauresmo will initially work with the Scot for his grass-court campaign, which gets under way at Queen's Club this week in the build-up to his defence of the Wimbledon crown.</p> <p>Murray had been searching for a coach since parting ways with Ivan Lendl in March and was linked with former world number one Mauresmo after she watched his match against Andrey Golubev at the French Open.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140608/tennis-murray-appoints-mauresmo-new-coach-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Andy Murray Andy Murray Tennis AFP Sun, 08 Jun 2014 13:04:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6170054 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Mauresmo praises Murray for 'surprise' appointment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140608/tennis-mauresmo-praises-murray-surprise-appointment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Amelie Mauresmo insists Wimbledon champion Andy Murray's surprise decision to hire her as his new coach should be applauded as a major boost for gender equality in tennis.</p> <p>Murray On Sunday announced the Frenchwoman will coach him during the grasscourt campaign, starting at Queen's this week ahead of his Wimbledon title defence from June 23.</p> <p>The 27-year-old Scot will become one of the very few male players to be coached by a woman and the only one among the world's top 10.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140608/tennis-mauresmo-praises-murray-surprise-appointment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Andy Murray Human Interest Labor Tennis AFP Sun, 08 Jun 2014 17:21:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6170120 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Murray appoints Mauresmo as new coach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140608/tennis-murray-appoints-mauresmo-new-coach-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Wimbledon champion Andy Murray sprang a surprise as he appointed Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach on Sunday.</p> <p>Murray's management team announced in a statement that Mauresmo will initially work with the Scot for his grass-court campaign, which gets under way at Queen's Club this week in the build-up to his defence of the Wimbledon crown.</p> <p>"I'm excited by the possibilities of the new partnership and Amelie is someone I have always looked up to and admired," Murray wrote on his official website.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140608/tennis-murray-appoints-mauresmo-new-coach-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Andy Murray Andy Murray Technology Tennis AFP Sun, 08 Jun 2014 18:38:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6170156 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Federer hails Murray choice of Mauresmo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140609/football-federer-hails-murray-choice-mauresmo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Swiss tennis star Roger Federer on Monday hailed Andy Murray's "great choice" of Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach.</p> <p>Former world number one Federer will defend his only title of the 2013 season in the pre-Wimbledon warm-up event at Halle this week.</p> <p>And he said Wimbledon champion Murray's surprise decision to hire Mauresmo was "interesting".</p> <p>"There were rumours in Paris about them working together," said record 17-time Grand Slam winner Federer.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140609/football-federer-hails-murray-choice-mauresmo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amélie Mauresmo Andy Murray Labor Roger Federer Tennis AFP Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:30:13 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6170812 at http://www.globalpost.com