Francesca Lubiani

Francesca Lubiani (born 12 July 1977) is a former professional tennis player from Italy.

Francesca Lubiani
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceBologna, Italy
Born (1977-07-12) 12 July 1977 (age 43)
Bologna
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro1992
Retired2006
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed both sides)
Prize money$421,264
Singles
Career record294–311
Career titles4 ITF
Highest ranking58 (26 May 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1996, 1997)
French Open2R (1996)
Wimbledon1R (1996, 1997, 1998)
US Open2R (1997)
Doubles
Career record184–161
Career titles15 ITF
Highest ranking114 (15 August 2005)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2005)
WimbledonQ2 (1999)

Her career-high singles ranking is world No. 58, which she reached on 26 May 1997. On 15 August 2005, she peaked at No. 114 in the doubles rankings.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 runner-upEdit

Legend
Grand Slam
Tier I
Tier II
Tier III
Tier IV & V
Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss Jan 2005 Auckland Open, New Zealand Hard   Leanne Baker   Shinobu Asagoe
  Katarina Srebotnik
3–6, 3–6

ITF finalsEdit

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

Singles (4–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 27 February 1994 Albufeira, Portugal Hard   Stefania Pifferi 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 20 August 1995 Fayetteville, United States Hard   Annabel Ellwood 6–7(2), 6–3, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 15 November 1998 Hull, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Barbara Schwartz 6-3, 3-6, 2-6
Winner 4. 31 July 2000 Alghero, Italy Hard   Zsófia Gubacsi 6–1, 6–0
Winner 5. 22 July 2001 Valladolid, Spain Hard   Anousjka van Exel 7–6(8), 2–6, 6–4
Winner 6. 15 July 2002 Valladolid, Spain Hard   Olga Vymetálková 6–2, 6–4

Doubles (15–15)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 16 February 1992 Carvoeiro, Portugal Hard   Raphaella Liziero   Stephanie Gomperts
  Sabine Verhaar
6-4, 7-5
Winner 2. 15 August 1994 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Maria Paola Zavagli   Giulia Casoni
  Sara Ventura
7–6(0), 7–5
Runner-up 3. 9 November 1998 Hull, United, Kingdom Hard   Maria Paola Zavagli   Barbara Schwartz
  Jasmin Wöhr
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 26 April 1999 Espinho, Portugal Clay   Maria Paola Zavagli   Katalin Marosi
  Alicia Ortuño
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 17 October 1999 Largo, United States Hard   Samantha Reeves   Nicole Arendt
  Nana Smith
2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 6. 11 June 2000 Surbiton, United Kingdom Gras   Caroline Dhenin   Trudi Musgrave
  Bryanne Stewart
6–3, 3–6, 1–6
Winner 7. 21 July 2001 Valladolid, Spain Hard   Nina Dübbers   Adrienn Hegedűs
  Eszter Molnár
6–2, 7–6(4)
Winner 8. 24 September 2002 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Milagros Sequera   Tatiana Perebiynis
  Christina Wheeler
1–6, 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 9. 30 March 2003 Atlanta, United States Hard   Leanne Baker   Li Ting
  Sun Tiantian
6–4, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 7 September 2003 Mestre, Italy Clay   Leanne Baker   Monique Adamczak
  Shelley Stephens
6–2, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 11. 28 September 2003 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard   Leanne Baker   Kim Kilsdonk
  Nicole Kriz
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 8 February 2004 Rockford, United States Hard (i)   Leanne Baker   Mariana Díaz Oliva
  Gisela Dulko
7–6(5), 3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 13. 22 February 2004 Columbus, United States Hard (i)   Leanne Baker   Stanislava Hrozenská
  Lenka Němečková
6–7(3), 6–4, 3–6
Winner 14. 28 February 2004 St. Paul, United States Hard (i)   Leanne Baker   Jessica Lehnhoff
  Trudi Musgrave
6–7(3), 2–3 ret.
Winner 15. 4 April 2004 Augusta, United States Hard   Mashona Washington   Julie Ditty
  Jessica Lehnhoff
6–1, 6–3
Winner 16. 5 October 2004 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Leanne Baker   Claire Curran
  İpek Şenoğlu
6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Winner 17. 19 December 2004 Bergamo, Italy Hard   Giulia Casoni   Lenka Němečková
  Julia Schruff
6-2, 6-3
Winner 18. 13 February 2005 Redbridge, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Giulia Casoni   Darya Kustova
  Ekaterina Makarova
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 19. 20 March 2005 Orange, United States Hard   Leanne Baker   Carly Gullickson
  Jennifer Hopkins
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 20. 27 March 2005 Redding, United States Hard   Leanne Baker   Yuliya Beygelzimer
  Stéphanie Dubois
4–6, 7–6(1), 3–6
Winner 21. 11 April 2005 Mumbai, India Hard   Nina Bratchikova   Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Sai Jayalakshmy Jayaram
6–3, 6–4
Winner 22. 9 July 2005 Felixstowe, United Kingdom Grass   Leanne Baker   Jarmila Gajdošová
  Alla Kudryavtseva
6–1, 4–6, 3–2 ret.
Runner-up 23. 21 August 2005 Jesi, Italy Hard   Leanne Baker   Silvia Disderi
  Giulia Gabba
2–6, 6–2, 4–6
Winner 24. 28 August 2005 Trecastagni, Italy Hard   Leanne Baker   Regina Kulikova
  Marina Shamayko
6–2, 4–6, 6–3
Runner-up 25. 11 October 2005 San Francisco, United States Hard   Angela Haynes   Ansley Cargill
  Tara Snyder
6–7(2), 5–7
Runner-up 26. 13 November 2005 Mexico City, Mexico Clay   Valentina Sassi   Jenifer Widjaja
  Carla Tiene
6–7(5), 3–6
Winner 27. 22 November 2005 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Hard   Valentina Sassi   Jenifer Widjaja
  Olga Brózda
6–3, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 28. 18 December 2005 Bergamo, Italy Carpet   Valentina Sassi   Marina Shamayko
  Ekaterina Bychkova
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 29. 5 February 2006 Taupo, New Zealand Hard   Leanne Baker   Lauren Barnikow
  Christina Fusano
4–6, 4–6
Winner 30. 1 May 2006 Catania, Italy Clay   Valentina Sassi   Diana Brunel
  Virginie Pichet
w/o

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