Ángeles Montolio

Ángeles Montolio (born 6 August 1975) is a former tennis player from Spain.

Ángeles Montolio
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceBarcelona
Born (1975-08-06) 6 August 1975 (age 45)
Barcelona
Height1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Turned proFebruary 1990
Retired2003
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$720,661
Singles
Career record276–200
Career titles3 WTA, 12 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 22 (25 February 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2000)
French Open2R (2000, 2001)
Wimbledon3R (2001)
US Open3R (1999, 2001)
Doubles
Career record46–54
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 114 (21 April 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1997)
Team competitions
Fed Cup2–1

Montolio reached a career high ranking of world No. 22 in February 2002, and won three WTA Tour titles at the small events in Porto, Estoril, and Bol, as well as reaching the finals of Madrid and Palermo. Her best results in Grand Slam tournaments were appearances in the third round of the Wimbledon Championships in 2001, and of the US Open in 1999 and 2001.

As a junior, she won the 1993 Orange Bowl for over-18s.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 5 (3–2)Edit

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (1–1)
Tier IV & V (2–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 18 July 1999 Palermo, Italy Clay   Anastasia Myskina 6–3, 6–7(3–7), 2–6
Win 1–1 15 April 2001 Estoril, Portugal Clay   Elena Bovina 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Win 2–1 6 May 2001 Bol, Croatia Clay   Mariana Díaz Oliva 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
Loss 2–2 26 May 2001 Madrid, Spain Clay   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 5–7, 0–6
Win 3–2 7 April 2002 Oporto, Portugal Clay   Magüi Serna 6–1, 2–6, 7–5

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (12–6)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 2 May 1993 Lerida, Spain Clay   Rosa Maria Llaneras 6–7(3), 6–3, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 9 May 1993 Balaguer, Spain Clay   Caroline Toyre 7–6(5), 6–7(5), 4–6
Winner 1. 10 May 1993 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Mariam Ramón Climent 7–6(3), 6–4
Runner-up 3. 17 May 1993 Tortosa, Spain Clay   María Sánchez Lorenzo 2–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 21 February 1994 Valencia, Spain Clay   Sofia Prazeres 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 4. 28 February 1994 Madrid, Spain Clay   Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor 4–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 5 June 1994 Hebron, Spain Hard   Cristina Torrens Valero 6–3, 6–2
Winner 4. 12 June 1995 Hebron, Spain Clay   Federica Fortuni 7–6(5), 6–7(3), 6–4
Winner 5. 13 July 1998 Getxo, Spain Clay   Kira Nagy 7–6(4), 7–6(5)
Winner 6. 5 October 1998 Girona, Spain Clay   Marta Marrero 6–4, 6–1
Winner 7. 1 February 1999 Mallorca, Spain Clay   Gisela Riera 6–0, 6–3
Winner 8. 14 February 1999 Mallorca, Spain Clay   Emmanuelle Curutchet 6–3, 6–7, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 29 March 1999 Pontevedra, Spain Hard   Anabel Medina Garrigues 1–6, 2–6
Winner 9. 9 May 1999 Athens, Greece Clay   Laura Pena 6–0, 6–2
Winner 10. 16 May 1999 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay   Patricia Wartusch 6–3, 6–4
Winner 11. 20 June 1999 Marseille, France Clay   Cristina Torrens Valero 6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 27 June 1999 Gorizia, Italy Clay   Anastasia Myskina 1–6, 3–6
Winner 12. 12 July 2000 Marseille, France Clay   Anabel Medina Garrigues 6–2, 6–7, 6–4

Doubles (1–3)Edit

Outcome NO Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 3 May 1993 Balaguer, Spain Clay   Yolanda Clemot   Melissa Beadman
  Vanessa Menga
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 20 February 1995 Valencia, Spain Clay   Estefanía Bottini   Petra Raclavská
  Kateřina Šišková
6–4, 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 10 June 1996 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Fabiola Zuluaga   Virág Csurgó
  Nóra Köves
7–5, 5–7, 2–6
Winner 1. 14 February 1999 Mallorca, Spain Clay   María Fernanda Landa   Emmanuelle Curutchet
  Kelly Liggan
2–6, 6–4, 7–6


Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
Tournament 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 W–L
Australian Open A 1R A 1R A A 2R 1R 1R Q1 1–5
French Open 1R Q1 1R 1R A Q2 2R 2R 1R A 2–6
Wimbledon A A 1R A A A 1R 3R 1R A 2–4
US Open 1R Q1 1R A A 3R 1R 3R 1R A 4–6
Win–Loss 0–2 0–1 0–3 0–2 0–0 2–1 2–4 5–4 0–4 0–0 9–21

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
  Barbara Mulej
Orange Bowl Girls' Singles Champion
Category: 18 and under

1993
Succeeded by
  Mariam Ramón