Françoise Abanda Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Françoise Abanda Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight66 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 5, 1997
Zodiac SignAquarius
Eye ColorDark Brown

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.

Born Name

Françoise Abanda

Nick Name

Franckie

Françoise Abanda as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2018
Françoise Abanda as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2018 (Françoise Abanda / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Residence

Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Nationality

Canadian

 

Occupation

Professional Tennis Player

Françoise Abanda in action during a match at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships
Françoise Abanda in action during a match at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships (Françoise Abanda / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Blaise Abanda
  • Mother – Cecile Essono Ahibena
  • Siblings – Élisabeth Abanda (Tennis Player)

Manager

She is represented by Meilen Tu, Agent, Topnotch Management, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

Plays

Right-Handed (Two-Handed Backhand)

Turned Pro

2015

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Françoise Abanda as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2018
Françoise Abanda as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2018 (Françoise Abanda / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

She is of Cameroonian descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Affable smile
  • Radiant face
  • Neck-length, straight hair

Françoise Abanda Favorite Things

SourceOlympic Canada

Françoise Abanda as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2018
Françoise Abanda as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2018 (Françoise Abanda / Instagram)

Françoise Abanda Facts

  1. 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.
  2. In June 2012, she reached the semifinals of the junior Wimbledon Championships in both the singles and the doubles formats.
  3. 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 Eugenie Bouchard had done so in 2011.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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

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