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

Laura Montalvo
Country (sports) Argentina
ResidenceUnknown
Born (1976-03-29) 29 March 1976 (age 43)
Buenos Aires, Argentina[1]
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Prize moneyUS$389,178
Singles
Career record143–76
Career titles0 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 191 (19 June 1995)
Doubles
Career record266–152
Career titles9 WTA, 21 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 titlesEdit

Doubles (9)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (2)
Tier IV & V (7)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 29 April 1996 Bol, Croatia Clay   Paola Suárez   Alexia Dechaume
  Alexandra Fusai
6–7, 6–3, 6–4
2. 28 April 1997 Bol, Croatia Clay   Henrieta Nagyová   María José Gaidano
  Marion Maruska
6–3, 6–1
3. 27 April 1998 Bol, Croatia Clay   Paola Suárez   Joannette Kruger
  Mirjana Lučić
Walkover
4. 6 July 1998 Maria Lankowitz, Austria Clay   Paola Suárez   Tina Križan
  Katarina Srebotnik
6–1, 6–2
5. 12 July 1999 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Paola Suárez   Gala León García
  María Sánchez Lorenzo
6–4, 6–3
6. 4 October 1999 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Paola Suárez   Janette Husárová
  Florencia Labat
6–7, 7–5, 7–5
7. 7 February 2000 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Paola Suárez   Rita Kuti-Kis
  Petra Mandula
6–4, 6–2
8. February 14, 2000 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Paola Suárez   Janette Husárová
  Florencia Labat
5–7, 6–4, 6–3
9. July 10, 2000 Klagenfurt, Austria Clay   Paola Suárez   Barbara Schett
  Patty Schnyder
6–4, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Laura Montalvo bio".
  2. ^ "Laura Montalvo Stats".

External linksEdit