Laura Golarsa

Laura Golarsa (born 27 November 1967) is a former Italian professional tennis player.

Laura Golarsa
Country (sports) Italy
Born (1967-11-27) 27 November 1967 (age 52)
Milan, Italy
PlaysRight-handed
Prize moneyUS$ 1,012,453
Singles
Career record299–281
Career titles0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking39 (25 June 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995)
French Open3R (1989)
WimbledonQF (1989)
US Open3R (1987, 1993, 1998)
Doubles
Career record213–204
Career titles6 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking23 (7 August 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1994)
French Open3R (1995)
Wimbledon3R (1994)
US Open3R (1994)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1993, 1995, 1996, 1997)
French Open2R (1996)
WimbledonSF (1996)
US Open2R (1996)

Golarsa was born in Milan and played on the WTA tour from 1985 to 2001. She did not win any senior titles but did reach the quarterfinals of Wimbledon in 1989. Her singles record included victories over such notable players as Zina Garrison and Jana Novotná.

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles 1 (0–1)Edit

Legend
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 7 August 1988 Athens, Greece Clay   Isabel Cueto 0–6, 1–6

Doubles 14 (6–8)Edit

Legend
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 1
Tier III 2
Tier IV & V 3
Titles by Surface
Hard 2
Clay 3
Grass 0
Carpet 1
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 6 August 1989 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Laura Garrone   Silke Meier
  Elena Pampoulova
6–4, 7–5
Loss 1. 13 May 1990 Rome, Italy Clay   Laura Garrone   Helen Kelesi
  Monica Seles
3–6, 4–6
Win 2. 28 April 1991 Bol Island, Yugoslavia Clay   Magdalena Maleeva   Sandra Cecchini
  Laura Garrone
6–3, 1–6, 6–4
Loss 2. 5 May 1991 Taranto, Italy Carpet   Ann Grossman   Alexia Dechaume
  Florencia Labat
2–6, 5–7
Loss 3. 18 July 1993 Prague, Czech Republic Hard   Caroline Vis   Inés Gorrochategui
  Patricia Tarabini
2–6, 1–6
Win 3. 24 October 1993 Brighton, England Carpet (i)   Natalia Medvedeva   Anke Huber
  Larisa Savchenko
6–3, 1–6, 6–4
Win 4. 9 January 1994 Brisbane, Australia Hard   Natalia Medvedeva   Jenny Byrne
  Rachel McQuillan
6–3, 6–1
Loss 4. 15 May 1994 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Kristie Boogert   Amanda Coetzer
  Linda Wild
4–6, 6–3, 2–6
Loss 5. 24 September 1994 Moscow, Russia Carpet (i)   Caroline Vis   Elena Makarova
  Eugenia Maniokova
6–7, 4–6
Loss 6. 5 February 1995 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Caroline Vis   Jill Hetherington
  Elna Reinach
6–7, 2–6
Win 5. 19 February 1995 Oklahoma City, USA Hard (i)   Nicole Arendt   Katrina Adams
  Brenda Schultz
6–4, 6–3
Loss 7. 5 March 1995 San Juan, Puerto Rico Hard   Linda Wild   Karin Kschwendt
  Rene Collins
2–6, 6–0, 4–6
Loss 8. 30 April 1995 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Irina Spîrlea   Mercedes Paz
  Rene Collins
5–7, 2–6
Win 6. 16 May 1999 Antwerp, Belgium Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Louise Pleming
  Meghann Shaughnessy
6–4, 6–2

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles (6–4)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. April 15, 1985 Caserta, Italy Clay   Laura Garrone 7–5, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 2. April 22, 1985 Monviso, Italy Clay   Patricia Tarabini 6–4, 6–3
Winner 3. September 9, 1985 Manhasset, United States Clay   Eva Krapl 7–6(4), 6–2
Runner-up 4. July 28, 1986 Sezze, Italy Clay   Barbara Romanò 2–6, 2–6
Winner 5. September 12, 1988 Arzachena, Italy Clay   Rosa Bielsa 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 6. April 10, 1989 Palermo, Italy Clay   Janine Thompson 2–6, 7–6, 4–6
Winner 7. April 9, 1990 Bari, Italy Clay   Viktoria Milvidskaia 6–3, 6–4
Winner 8. September 3, 1990 Arzachena, Italy Clay   Sabine Gerke 7–6(10), 7–6(6)
Runner-up 9. August 10, 1997 Salt Lake City, United States Hard   Li Fang 3–6, 2–6
Winner 10. December 7, 1997 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard (i)   Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 4–6, 7–5, 7–6

Doubles (3-3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. September 15, 1986 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Marianne van der Torre   Natalia Egorova
  Viktoria Milvidskaia
0–6, 2–6
Winner 2. September 7, 1992 Arzachena, Italy Clay   Laura Garrone   Linda Ferrando
  Silvia Farina Elia
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 3. February 25, 1996 Redbridge, United Kingdom Hard   Julie Steven   Yvette Basting
  Kim de Weille
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. February 26, 1996 Southampton, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Tina Križan   Valda Lake
  Clare Wood
4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 5. July 27, 1997 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Mercedes Paz   Sylvia Plischke
  Marlene Weingärtner
3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 6. March 7, 1999 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Irina Selyutina   Åsa Carlsson
  Laurence Courtois
3–6, 7–6, 0–6

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