Laura Montalvo

Laura Montalvo (born 29 March 1976) is an Argentine former professional tennis player.

Laura Montalvo
Country (sports) Argentina
Born (1976-03-29) 29 March 1976 (age 44)
Buenos Aires, Argentina[1]
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Prize money$389,178
Singles
Career record143–76
Career titles0 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 191 (19 June 1995)
Doubles
Career record266–152
Career titles9 WTA, 20 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 23 (21 May 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenQF (2000)
WimbledonQF (1998)
US Open2R (1996, 1997, 2000, 2001)

Montalvo won eight ITF singles titles and reached a career high of No. 191 in singles in June 1995. Her win-loss record for singles is 143–76, 266–152 for doubles.[2] Being a "doubles specialist" on the WTA Tour, she reached the ranking of No. 23 in doubles in May 2001. She played on doubles teams with both Liezel Huber and Paola Suárez. With Huber, she reached the quarterfinals of the French Open in 2000. They regularly competed together in Grand Slam tournaments and tour events for the next two years. She also frequently partnered her countrywoman Suárez, including at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, where they lost in the second round. The pair won eight titles together, which make up all but one of Montalvo's total title haul in doubles.

WTA Career FinalsEdit

Doubles (9–5)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Tour Championships (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (2)
Tier IV & V (7)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. Apr 1996 Bol, Croatia Clay   Paola Suárez   Alexia Dechaume
  Alexandra Fusai
6–7, 6–3, 6–4
Win 2. Apr 1997 Bol, Croatia Clay   Henrieta Nagyová   María José Gaidano
  Marion Maruska
6–3, 6–1
Win 3. Apr 1998 Bol, Croatia Clay   Paola Suárez   Joannette Kruger
  Mirjana Lučić
w/o
Loss 1. Apr 1998 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Cătălina Cristea   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
6–4, 1–6, 1–6
Win 4. Jul 1998 Maria Lankowitz, Austria Clay   Paola Suárez   Tina Križan
  Katarina Srebotnik
6–1, 6–2
Loss 2. Feb 1999 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Paola Suárez   Christína Papadáki
  Seda Noorlander
4–6, 6–7(5)
Runner-up 3. Apr 1999 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Virginia Ruano Pascual   Evgenia Kulikovskaya
  Sandra Načuk
3–6, 4–6
Win 5. Jul 1999 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Paola Suárez   Gala León García
  María Sánchez Lorenzo
6–4, 6–3
Loss 4. 11 July 1999 Pörtschach, Austria Clay   Olga Lugina   Silvia Farina
  Karina Habšudová
4–6, 4–6
Win 6. Oct 1999 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Paola Suárez   Janette Husárová
  Florencia Labat
6–7, 7–5, 7–5
Win 7. Feb 2000 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Paola Suárez   Rita Kuti-Kis
  Petra Mandula
6–4, 6–2
Win 8. Feb 2000 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Paola Suárez   Janette Husárová
  Florencia Labat
5–7, 6–4, 6–3
Win 9. Jul 2000 Klagenfurt, Austria Clay   Paola Suárez   Barbara Schett
  Patty Schnyder
6–4, 6–3
Loss 5. Feb 2001 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Paola Suárez   Tathiana Garbin
  Janette Husárová
4–6, 6–2, 4–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles (8–5)Edit

$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 26 April 1993 Santiago, Chile Clay   María Fernanda Landa 6–4, 2–6, 6–3
Winner 2. 7 June 1993 Plovdiv, Bulgaria Clay   Monika Maštalířová 0–6, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 28 June 1993 Supetar, Croatia Clay   Ivona Horvat 6–0, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 5 July 1993 Bol, Croatia Clay   Svetlana Krivencheva 6–0, 6–4
Winner 4. 18 October 1993 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Mariana Díaz Oliva 6–2, 6–4
Winner 5. 1 November 1993 Asuncion, Paraguay Clay   Cintia Tortorella 6–3, 2–6, 6–4
Winner 6. 14 November 1994 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   María Fernanda Landa 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 6 November 1995 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Mariana Díaz Oliva 3–6, 1–6
Winner 7. 15 December 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Renee Reid 6–2, 5–7, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 14 September 1997 La Paz, Bolivia Clay   Vanessa Menga 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 21 September 1997 Santiago, Chile Clay   Miriam D'Agostini 6–4, 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 28 September 1997 Tucumán, Argentina Clay   Mariana Díaz Oliva 2–6, 7–6(3), 6–7(0)
Winner 8. 20 October 1997 Novo Hamburgo, Brazil Clay   Vanessa Menga 6–3, 6–0

Doubles (20–12)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 14 October 1991 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Ilana Carreon   Vanessa Falter
  Mariana Randrup
4–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 19 October 1992 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Mariana Randrup   Florencia Cianfagna
  María Fernanda Landa
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 2. 3 May 1993 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Maria Inés Araiz   María Fernanda Landa
  Mariana Randrup
6–1, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 3. 6 June 1993 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Valentina Solari   Galia Angelova
  Teodora Nedeva
7–6(6), 2–6, 7–6(4)
Winner 4. 5 July 1993 Bol, Croatia Clay   Valentina Solari   Svetlana Krivencheva
  Petra Rihtaric
3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 19 July 1993 Sezze, Italy Clay   Valentina Solari   Ivana Jankovská
  Eva Melicharová
2–6, 5–7
Winner 5. 18 October 1993 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Mariana Díaz Oliva   Valeria Strappa
  Veronica Stele
6–2, 5–7, 6–1
Winner 6. 15 November 1993 La Plata, Argentina Clay   Mercedes Paz   Cláudia Chabalgoity
  Larissa Schaerer
6–1, 6–4
Winner 7. 22 November 1993 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Vanessa Matthys   Veronica Stele
  Cintia Tortorella
6–3, 7–6(5)
Winner 8. 11 April 1994 Supetar, Croatia Clay   María Fernanda Landa   Teodora Nedeva
  Antoaneta Pandjerova
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 13 June 1994 Sezze, Italy Clay   Silvia Ramón-Cortés   Laura Garrone
  Rita Grande
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 7 November 1994 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Nannie de Villiers   Virág Csurgó
  Petra Mandula
3–6, 3–6
Winner 9. 14 November 1994 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Mercedes Paz   Patrícia Marková
  Yuka Tanaka
6–4, 6–3
Winner 10. 5 June 1995 Novi Sad, Serbia Clay   Larissa Schaerer   Tatjana Ječmenica
  Antoaneta Pandjerova
5–7, 6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 12 June 1995 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Silvia Ramón-Cortés   Patricia Aznar
  Eva Bes
3–6, 6–2, 4–6
Winner 11. 23 September 1995 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Geraldine Aizenberg   Lubomira Bacheva
  Réka Vidáts
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 6 November 1995 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Cintia Tortorella   Katalin Marosi
  Miriam D'Agostini
1–6, 6–1, 5–7
Winner 12. 17 December 1995 Tucumán, Argentina Clay   Paola Suárez   Larissa Schaerer
  Veronica Stele
6–2, 7–6(4)
Winner 13. 11 February 1996 Mar del Plata, Argentina Hard   Paola Suárez   Marion Maruska
  Noëlle van Lottum
6–3, 6–1
Winner 14. 22 September 1996 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Lenka Němečková   Teodora Nedeva
  Antoaneta Pandjerova
6–2, 6–0
Winner 15. 1 December 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Luciana Tella   Miriam D'Agostini
  Andrea Vieira
6–3, 6–4
Winner 16. 8 December 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Luciana Tella   Susie Starrett
  Paige Yaroshuk
2–6, 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 7. 23 February 1997 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Mercedes Paz   Seda Noorlander
  Christína Papadáki
6–7, 6–4, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 8 September 1997 La Paz, Bolivia Clay   Mariana Lopez Palacios   Monika Maštalířová
  Karin Palme
6–4, 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 9. 11 November 1996 Santiago, Chile Clay   Mariana Lopez Palacios   Monika Maštalířová
  Aliénor Tricerri
4–6, 3–6
Winner 17. 5 October 1997 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Mercedes Paz   Celeste Contín
  Romina Ottoboni
4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Winner 18. 2 November 1997 Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil Clay   Mercedes Paz   Miriam D'Agostini
  Vanessa Menga
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 10. 27 September 1998 Tucuman, Argentina Clay   Luciana Masante   Mercedes Paz
  Patricia Tarabini
7–5, 4–6, 6–7
Winner 19. 5 October 1998 Santiago, Chile Clay   Paola Suárez   Miriam D'Agostini
  Katalin Marosi
6–1, 6–2
Winner 20. 19 October 1998 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   Paola Suárez   Eva Bes
  María Fernanda Landa
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 11. 7 December 1998 Cali, Colombia Clay   Alicia Ortuño   Katarina Srebotnik
  Zuzana Váleková
6–2, 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 13 September 1999 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Paola Suárez   Paula Racedo
  Aliénor Tricerri
w/o

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Laura Montalvo bio". Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  2. ^ "Laura Montalvo Stats".

External linksEdit