Leolia Jeanjean is a French professional tennis player who has been in the news recently for her recent success at the 2022 French Open. She is the lowest-ranked French player to make her debut at the 2022 French Open, winning a match at Roland Garros against a top-10 opponent.
With her win, she reached the top 150 for the first time in her career and is believed to be not far from her new position in the top 80. Leolia owns a career-high WTA singles ranking of world number 222, which she achieved back on April 25, 2022. On April 18, 2022, she received her career-high WTA singles ranking of world number 248.
Leolia Jeanjean was born on August 14, 1995 in Montpelier, France. She was born to her loving and caring parents named Laurent and Isabelle Jeanjean. It is not known if she grew up in her family along with any of her siblings or not.
What is clear, however, is that she went to Lynn University, where she received her graduate degree as part of the MBA in Finance, and before that to the University of Arkansas.
Leolia Jeanjean career
Leolia played her 2014-15 season at Baylor where she posted a dual match record of 13-2 with a 10-2 mark in 4th place in singles. Before that, she was 5-0 in conference play and played her last 10 singles with a 7-1 record and a win in hand for at least three straight games. She also set another record of 16-6 in dual-match doubles, where she made flight number 2.
As a sophomore, Leolia Jeanjean played for the Arkansas Razorbacks, where she led her team to a record 18-2 in doubles singles. During one of her regular seasons, she ranked fifth in the SEC in doubles match singles with a total of 16 wins. She turned around to set her record of 16-9 in dual-match doubles and posted a combined 4-2 in singles and doubles while playing against opponents nationally.
Leolia had a total of seven wins in singles against national ranked opponents, posting a record of 13-2 with the No. 3 singles ranking. She has won each of her last five singles games and won 12 of 14 games with a loss to Oklahoma on February 5. In the March 2017 game against Missouri, she conceded the first set with a 6-2 win in the second round and later turned her third set 2-1, beating the opponents to a 6-2 record.
French Open 2022
Jeanjean is a figurative wildcard personality at Roland Garros, where she defeated number 45 Nuria Parrizas Diaz in the first round. She then stunned the crowd when she upset No. 8 seeded Karolina Pliskova and former No. 1 tennis personality with a 6-2 aggregate score in the second round. It’s one of Leolia Jeanjean’s biggest wins of her career. She was once a promising tennis player, playing as a French junior personality, but her professional life had to be put on hold due to a serious knee injury. After taking a break from sports for some time, she went back to college to start her new career in the United States. She played at Baylor as a freshman, then transferred to Arkansas and eventually became a Division II player at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.
Leolia Jeanjean Biography
|Real name||Leolia Jeanjean|
|Date of birth||Aug. 14, 1995|
|Age (as of 2022)||26 years|
|Place of birth||Montpellier, France|
|University||University of Arkansas|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 60kg – in pounds – 132 pounds|
Leolia Jeanjean Family
|Who is Leolia Jeanjean’s boyfriend?||none|
Leolia has remained a low-key tennis player and hasn’t revealed much about her life story. She started her French Open debut playing in 2022 and the rest is just her college career where she has been involved with some varsity teams.
As of now, it’s unknown if she’s involved with anyone or not, but one thing is certain: Leolia hasn’t liked being in front of the camera since starting her career in college.
According to her Instagram old posts, she was in relation with a guy who’s name is not known. Take a look at the above selfie in which both are clearly visible dating.
Leolia Jeanjean net worth
Leolia Jeanjean needs to continue her career playing collegiate games while winning a few awards, which seems enough for her fresh start in professional life and her start in big games like the 2022 French Open. At the moment, Leolia Jeanjean’s estimated net worth is around $90,000, enough to fund her moderate lifestyle.