Former tour star Amelie Mauresmo has been named co-director of the Open GDF SUEZ. The event, which is played indoors on a hard court, is a premier tournament on the WTA tour. The other tournament director is Regis Brunet.
The 2011 Paris indoor tournament will be played February 7-13. Mauresmo won the tournament three times. Perhaps the most dramatic of those victories occurred in 2009, the year the Frenchwoman retired. For her third Paris victory, she defeated Elena Dementieva in the final.