Françoise Abanda is a Canadian professional tennis player who has won singles titles at the ITF (International Tennis Federation) 25k events in Port St. Lucie, United States (2014), Irapuato, Mexico (2016), and Redding, United States (2016). She has also won doubles titles at ITF 50k events in Toronto (2013), and Charlottesville, United States (2015). During her junior career, she had reached a world ranking as high as number 4.
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
She is represented by Meilen Tu, Agent, Topnotch Management, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Right-Handed (Two-Handed Backhand)
- Toned physique
- Affable smile
- Radiant face
- Neck-length, straight hair
Françoise Abanda Favorite Things
- Sports Team – Cameroon’s National Soccer Team
- Tennis Players/Role Models – ,
Françoise Abanda Facts
- She began her tennis journey at the age of 7 after getting inspired by watching her older sister play the sport. She began training in earnest and in 2009, she became a member of Tennis Canada‘s National Training Centre in her hometown of Montréal.
- In June 2012, she reached the semifinals of the junior Wimbledon Championships in both the singles and the doubles formats.
- When she won the G1 tournament in Repentigny, Canada in September 2012, she became only the 2nd player from the state of Quebec to win that title, after had done so in 2011.
- Her first win against a ‘Top 100’ ranked player came in April 2015 at the Fed Cup World Group Play-offs where she upset the then World No. 33 Irina-Camelia Begu.
- In April 2017, at the Fed Cup World Group II Play-offs, she won both her singles matches, against players ranked 51 and 31 in the world at that time. Her efforts helped Canada win the tie 3–2 and reach the World Group II for the 2018 season of the tournament.
- In August 2017, at the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) Premier 5 Western & Southern Open, she defeated 3 players ranked in the ‘Top 100’ in successive matches.
Featured Image by Françoise Abanda / Instagram
Facts of Françoise Abanda
- Gender Female
- full nameFrançoise Abanda
- birthplaceMontréal, Quebec, Canada
- Date of Birth February 05, 1997
- Age 25 years 4 months
- Horoscope Aquarius
- Lucky Number 6
- Lucky Stone Amethyst
- Lucky Color Turquoise
- Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
- ethnicity / ethnic backgroundCameroonian
- professionProfessional Tennis Player
- weight66 kg or 145.5 lbs
- height5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
- hair colorBlack
- eye colorDark Brown
- body type / buildAthletic
- motherCecile Essono Ahibena
- fatherBlaise Abanda