Mélanie Bernard

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Mélanie Bernard
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Birthdate September 14, 1974
Birthplace Jonquière, Québec, Canada
From Jonquière, Québec, Canada
Height 5’5” (1,65m)
Style of play Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Turned pro 1989
Retired 1998
Best WTA singles ranking No. 253 (July 31, 1995)
Best WTA doubles ranking No. 90 (January 29, 1996)
Profile on CdnTennis.ca

Biography

Mélanie Bernard (born September 14, 1974 in Jonquière, Québec, Canada) is a Canadian former professional tennis player. She reached a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 253 on July 31, 1995 and a career-high WTA doubles ranking of No. 90 on January 29, 1996.

Along with compatriot Caroline Delisle, she made it to the third round in doubles at the 1995 French Open and to the first round at the 1995 Wimbledon. Also with Delisle, she reached the semifinals of the 1994 Challenge Bell. She retired in 1998.

ITF Circuit finals

Doubles: 10 (4 titles, 6 runners-up)

Legend
ITF $100,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $75,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $50,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $25,000 tournaments (3–4)
ITF $10,000 tournaments (1–2)
Titles by surface
Hard (2–6)
Clay (2–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jun 1991 Covilhã, Portugal $10,000 Hard Olivia de Camaret (FRA) Kristine Jonkosky (USA)
Siobhan Nicholson (IRL)
1–6, 3–6
Win 1–1 Apr 1992 Nottingham, United Kingdom $10,000 Hard Caroline Delisle (CAN) Amy de Lone (USA)
Lisa McShea (AUS)
6–3, 7–5
Loss 1–2 Jul 1992 Evansville, United States $25,000 Hard Caroline Delisle (CAN) Danielle Jones (AUS)
Tessa Price (RSA)
2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Loss 1–3 Jul 1992 Roanoke, United States $10,000 Hard Cindy Summers (RSA) Danielle Jones (AUS)
Tessa Price (RSA)
2–6, 2–6
Loss 1–4 May 1993 San Luis Potosí, Mexico $25,000 Hard Caroline Delisle (CAN) Sandra Cacic (USA)
Janette Husárová (SVK)
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win 2–4 May 1993 León, Mexico $25,000 Clay Caroline Delisle (CAN) Renata Kolbovic (CAN)
Vanessa Webb (CAN)
3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Win 3–4 Jul 1993 St. Simons, United States $25,000 Clay Caroline Delisle (CAN) Justine Hodder (AUS)
Janette Husárová (SVK)
7–5, 3–6, 6–4
Win 4–4 Aug 1993 Winnipeg, Canada $25,000 Hard Caroline Delisle (CAN) Janette Husárová (SVK)
Hiromi Nagano (JPN)
N/A
Loss 4–5 Jul 1994 Evansville, United States $25,000 Hard Maureen Drake (CAN) Michelle Jackson Nobrega (USA)
Shannan McCarthy (USA)
6–4, 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Loss 4–6 Sep 1994 Vancouver, Canada $25,000 Hard Caroline Delisle (CAN) Marjorie Blackwood (CAN)
Renata Kolbovic (CAN)
5–7, 2–6

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 1995 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 0 / 0 0–0
French Open 3R 0 / 1 2–1 67%
Wimbledon 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0%
US Open A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 2–2 0 / 2 2–2 50%

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