Oceane Dodin: The French Tennis Go-Getter

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Oceane Dodin was born on October 24 1996 in the city of Lille in the northern part of France. She is now a professional tennis player for France.  

Until now, she has 1 WTA singles title to her credit which she earned at the 2016 Coupe Banque Nationale in Québec. She has also won 12 singles titles on the ITF Circuit so far. 

When it comes to her playing style, Dodin is known for her ball-hitting power. Her favorite play consists of hitting the ball hard from the baseline and then concluding the point with a minimum of rallies. This play enables her to produce a high number of winning shots. 


Age 25
Height 1.83 mts
Nationality French
Turned professional 2011
Career titles 1
Highest ranking (Singles)  No. 46
Current ranking (Singles) No. 94
Social media profile Instagram @oceane_dodin 

Twitter @oceane_dodin

Personal Information and Relationships

  • Dodin was born on 24 October 1996, in Lille, France to Frederic and Marie and she is an only child.
  • She began playing tennis from a young age and was encouraged by her parents.
  • Initially, she was coached by her father.
  • She has always trained in France itself and the French Tennis Federation supports her.
  • She is currently coached by Thomas Drouet but works with her father also occasionally.


  • Dodin made her professional debut in 2011 at the age of 14 when she began playing on the ITF Circuit.
  • Soon after this, she reached the semifinal at a $10k tournament in Bron.
  • In 2013, at the $10k Les Franqueses del Valles tournament, she reached her first final and won the title.
  • 2014 was a busy and productive year for Dodin, where she won a $10k tournament in Antalya and a $10k tournament in Amarante. She also reached the semi-finals of a $15k tournament in Imola and the final of the $10k event in Valladolid. She then won her first $25k-level tournament in Shrewsbury followed by the $25k Zawada tournament where she defeated Jeļena Ostapenko in the final. 
  • In 2015, she made her Grand Slam main-draw debut at the Australian Open where she won her first Grand Slam match by defeating Alison Riske in the first round but unfortunately lost the second round to Karolína Plíšková in the three sets.
  • In the same year at the French Open, she lost to Kurumi Nara in the first round.
  • At the US Open, she defeated Jelena Janković, in the first round.
  • She ended the year by defending her title at the $25k Shrewsbury tournament.
  • In 2016, at the carpet tournament at the Coupe Banque Nationale in Québec, she defeated Lauren Davis in straight sets to win her first WTA title.
  • Soon after this, she reached the quarterfinals of the Linz Open after defeating Kristýna Plíšková and Sorana Cîrstea en route. However, she then lost to Madison Keys. 
  • In 2017, at the Madrid Open, she defeated Andrea Petkovic and Dominika Cibulková to reach the third round where she lost to Kristina Mladenovic.
  • In the same year, at the Washington Open, she won against Jelena Janković , Sara Errani and Sabine Lisicki to reach the semifinal where she lost to Ekaterina Makarova.
  • In 2018, at the Miami Open, she won the first round against  Simona Halep but lost the second round.
  • In 2019, she won the title at the $25k+H Cherbourg-en-Cotentin tournament on the ITF Circuit after defeating Harmony Tan.
  • In 2020, she reached the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Trophy where she defeated Viktória Kužmová and Johanna Konta in the first two rounds but lost to Elena Rybakina in the quarterfinal.
  • Dodin struggled with form during the 2021 season and finished the season ranked No. 101.

Prize Money Earnings

She has earned a total of around 1,650,671 US$ from her participation in different championships. 

Endorsements and Sponsors

  • All of Dodin’s clothing on the court is sponsored by Bidi Badu.
  • Her footwear on the court is sponsored by Nike.
  • Her tennis racquets are sponsored by Wilson.

Net Worth

Dodin’s total net worth as of today is estimated to be around 3 million US$. While there is absolutely no confirmation on this figure, it is likely to be true due to the large amounts of cash she collects as prize money and also from her endorsements.


  • Her favorite surface to play on is the hardcourts.
  • Her favorite shot is her backhand.
  • Her tennis idols are Maria Sharapova and Roger Federer.
  • Her short-term goal is to re-enter the Top 50 once again and her long-term goal is to be No.1 in the world.
  • In her spare time, she enjoys fashion and reading fashion magazines.