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Women's Tennis Championship in Dubai
Virginie Razzano, from France, returns the ball to her opponent, the world No. 6, Venus Williams in the finals of the Women's Dubai Championships, Saturday February 21, 2009. Williams won the match 6-4, 6-2. (UPI Photo/Norbert Schiller)
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Virginie Razzano (born May 12, 1983 in Dijon) is a French professional tennis player and the current French No. 3. She has won two WTA singles titles, both in 2007 in Guangzhou and Tokyo. Razzano reached her career high ranking of World No. 16 on September 14, 2009. As of May 2011, she is ranked World No. 93.

She was chosen by Georges Goven to play in the Fed Cup first round when Tatiana Golovin had an injury and when Marion Bartoli and Émilie Loit were suspended. However, she was replaced by Séverine Brémond Beltrame for injury in quarter final of this tournament.

On August 31, 2006, Razzano upset the number eight seed Martina Hingis 6–2, 6–4 in the second round of the U.S. Open. On January 2, 2007, she upset former world number 5 Daniela Hantuchová 6–1, 7–5 in the second round at the ASB Classic tournament in Auckland, New Zealand. Later on, on June 27, 2007, she was upset by unseeded Yvonne Meusburger 4–6, 5–7 in the first round at Wimbledon. On August 25, 2007, she lost in her second WTA Tour Final to Gisela Dulko at Forest Hills.

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