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Ex-world No 1 Amelie Mauresmo Named as New French Open Director

Amelie Mauresmo is a former two-time Grand Slam champion (Twitter)

Amelie Mauresmo will likely be in place till at the very least 2024, French tennis federation president Gilles Moretton stated.

  • AFP Paris
  • Last Updated:December 09, 2021, 17:10 IST
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Ex-women’s primary Amelie Mauresmo was on Thursday named director of the French Open, changing Guy Forget.

Mauresmo will likely be in place till at the very least 2024, French tennis federation president Gilles Moretton stated.

A two-time Grand Slam winner (Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2006) and 2004 Olympic singles silver medallist in Athens, the 42-year-old Mauresmo expressed her “satisfaction” at being named director of Roland Garros, the premier claycourt match on the earth and federation’s principal income.

Forget, who’d been in place since 2016 and in addition overseen the Paris Masters since 2012, was nearing the top of his contract however turned down potential gives, in line with Moretton.

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