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Laurence Courtois (born 18 January 1976) is a former professional female tennis player from Belgium.

Laurence Courtois
Country (sports) Belgium
Born (1976-01-18) 18 January 1976 (age 43)
Kortrijk, Belgium
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1993
Retired2002
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record220–177
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 37 (18 November 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1996)
French Open2R (1995, 1996)
Wimbledon2R (1995, 1996)
US Open2R (1996)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games2R (1996)
Doubles
Career record183–131
Career titles4 WTA, 13 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 32 (10 April 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2001)
French Open3R (1999, 2001)
Wimbledon3R (1999)
US Open3R (1995, 1998, 2000, 2001)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games2R (1996)
Team competitions
Fed CupW (2001)

Courtois, who was born in Kortrijk, won four doubles titles on the WTA Tour during her career.

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WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles 2Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 19 May 1996 Cardiff, Wales Clay   Dominique Van Roost 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 13 June 1999 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard   Anna Smashnova 3–6, 3–6

Doubles 9 (4–5)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 1
Tier III 1
Tier IV & V 2
Titles by surface
Hard 3
Clay 1
Grass 0
Carpet 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 20 February 1994 Paris, France Carpet (i)   Sabine Appelmans   Mary Pierce
  Andrea Temesvári
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 8 January 1995 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Nancy Feber   Claudia Porwik
  Irina Spîrlea
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 14 April 1996 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Nancy Feber   Rika Hiraki
  Naoko Kijimuta
6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 19 May 1996 Cardiff, Wales Clay   Els Callens   Katrina Adams
  Mariaan de Swardt
0–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 26 October 1997 Luxembourg Carpet (i)   Meike Babel   Larisa Neiland
  Helena Suková
2–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 9 August 1998 Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Meike Babel   Åsa Carlsson
  Florencia Labat
6–0, 6–2
Winner 7. 25 April 1999 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Irina Spîrlea
  Caroline Vis
5–7, 6–1, 7–6
Winner 8. 24 October 1999 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Kim Clijsters   Olga Barabanschikova
  Lilia Osterloh
6–2, 3–6, 7–5
Runner-up 9. 5 November 2000 Leipzig, Germany Carpet (i)   Kim Clijsters   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Anne-Gaëlle Sidot
7–6(8–6), 5–7, 3–6

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles Finals: 5 (3–2)Edit

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Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 17 August 1992 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Olga Lugina 6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Runner–up 2. 5 April 1993 Limoges, France Carpet   Silvia Farina Elia 3-6, 3-6
Winner 3. 13 September 1993 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Svetlana Krivencheva 6–1, 6–1
Winner 4. 27 September 1993 Kirchheim, Austria Clay   Barbara Paulus 6–1, 6–3
Runner–up 5. 22 October 2000 Cardiff, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Dragana Zarić 5–7, 7–5, 4–6

Doubles Finals: 16 (13-3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 25 August 1991 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Nancy Feber   Nelly Barkan
  Olga Lugina
4–6, 6–0, 6–4
Winner 2. 27 October 1991 Flensburg, Germany Carpet (i)   Nancy Feber   Alena Havrlíková
  Ivana Havrliková
6–2, 6–3
Winner 3. 10 November 1991 Ljusdal, Sweden Carpet (i)   Nancy Feber   Cora Linneman
  Eva Lena Olsson
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 4. 1 February 1992 Danderyd, Sweden Carpet (i)   Nancy Feber   Katrien de Craemer
  Olga Lugina
7–6(7–0), 6–3
Winner 5. 19 April 1993 Bari, Italy Clay   Eva Martincová   Yael Segal
  Kirrily Sharpe
2-6, 6-4, 6-1
Winner 6. 17 August 1997 Bratislava, Slovakia Clay   Henrieta Nagyová   Pavlina Nola
  Svetlana Krivencheva
6–1, 6–0
Winner 7. 5 July 1998 Vaihingen, Germany Clay   Maja Murić   Julia Abe
  Lubomira Bacheva
6–1, 6–4
Winner 8. 13 July 1998 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Noëlle van Lottum   Virág Csurgó
  Nóra Köves
7–5, 6–2
Winner 9. 18 October 1998 Southampton, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Els Callens   Amélie Cocheteux
  Émilie Loit
6–2, 6–2
Winner 10. 25 October 1998 Welwyn, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Tina Križan   Louise Pleming
  Samantha Smith
7–6, 6–4
Winner 11. 7 March 1999 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Åsa Svensson   Laura Golarsa
  Irina Selyutina
6–3, 5–7, 6–0
Runner–up 12. 22 October 2000 Cardiff, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Giulia Casoni   Julie Pullin
  Lorna Woodroffe
6–0, 1–6, 3–6
Runner–up 13. 4 March 2001 Minneapolis, United States Hard (i)   Alicia Molik   Yvette Basting
  Elena Tatarkova
5–7, 6–7(0–7)
Winner 14. 2 April 2001 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Seda Noorlander   Caroline Dhenin
  Katalin Marosi
6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 15. 8 July 2001 Orbetello, Italy Clay   Lubomira Bacheva   María Emilia Salerni
  Patricia Tarabini
6–7(5–7), 6–3, 1–6
Winner 16. 14 October 2001 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Kristie Boogert   Lubomira Bacheva
  Amanda Hopmans
6–1, 7–5

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