Isabelle Demongeot

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameIsabelle•Demongeot
Used nameIsabelle•Demongeot
Born18 September 1966 in Gassin, Var (FRA)
Measurements169 cm / 59 kg
NOC France


Isabelle Demongeot was a French tennis player who played professionally from 1983 to 1996. Demongeot achieved a career-best doubles ranking of 20 in the world in May 1989, and a singles ranking of 35 in the world in May 1988.

Demongeot started her singles career with four wins on the ITF circuit during 1983 and 1984. Her only WTA singles tournament win came in July 1991 at the Westchester Cup with a victory against Lori McNeil. Primarily a doubles player, she was often teamed with Nathalie Tauziat, with the pair winning multiple ITF and WTA tournaments. The two of them reached the quarter-finals of the French Open in 1987 and 1992.

Demongeot and Tauziat competed together at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, reaching the quarter-finals on each occasion. Demongeot also competed in the singles in Seoul, losing her first round match to Jana Novotná.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Tennis FRA Isabelle Demongeot
Singles, Women (Olympic) =33
Doubles, Women (Olympic) Nathalie Tauziat =5
1992 Summer Olympics Tennis FRA Isabelle Demongeot
Doubles, Women (Olympic) Nathalie Tauziat =5