Frédérique Lambert has been on the podium four times at the IRF World Championships and five times at the Pan American Championships. She has represented Canada at eleven senior international events, beginning with the 2008 Pan Am Championships where she won a bronze medal in the doubles event. Lambert had a very successful 2014-15, ending the season ranked fourth on the Ladies Pro Racquetball Tour (LPRT). Her pro season highlight was defeating World Champion and number one ranked LPRT athlete Paola Longoria of Mexico in the semifinals in a LPRT event. Lambert recent won her first Canadian Singles Open Championship title at the 2015 Canadian Championships. She has been on the national podium five other times since 2009 in both singles and doubles events. Lambert had a very successful career as a junior athlete, winning junior world titles in the under-18 singles event in 2011 and the under-14 singles event in 2007.
Family: Parents Daniel Tremblay and Manon Lambert… Getting into the Sport: Both parents were racquetball players so she went to the gym each weekend and hung out with other players’ children; once those children started playing, she gave it a try as well and loved it… Showed great promise as a tennis athlete but chose racquetball as her sport… Outside Interests: First year of medicine studies at Université de Montréal… Odds and Ends: Nicknames: Fredo, Fred…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
PAG: 2011 – Rd of 16 (singles), QF (team)
PAC: 2014 – BRONZE (doubles); 2012 – SILVER (singles); 2010 – SILVER (doubles); 2009 – BRONZE (singles); 2008 – BRONZE (doubles)
IRF WCh: 2012 – BRONZE (doubles), BRONZE (team); 2010 – BRONZE (doubles), SILVER (team)