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Tathiana Garbin (Italian pronunciation: [taˈtjaːna ɡarˈbin];[2][3] born 30 June 1977) is an Italian retired tennis player. She is probably best known for her surprise defeat of the defending champion and the reigning world No. 1 Justine Henin, in the second round of the 2004 French Open.[4] The winner of one singles and eleven doubles WTA Tour titles,[5] she reached her highest singles ranking world No. 22 on 21 May 2007, and her highest doubles ranking No. 25 on 27 August 2001.[5] Other high–ranked players she defeated include Jelena Dokić, Chanda Rubin, Flavia Pennetta, Agnieszka Radwańska, Nadia Petrova, Marion Bartoli, and Samantha Stosur.[4]

Tathiana Garbin
Garbin 2009 US Open 01.jpg
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceBologna[1]
Born (1977-06-30) 30 June 1977 (age 42)
Mestre
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2011
PlaysRight-handed (one handed-backhand)
Prize money$2,661,973
Singles
Career record427–335
Career titles1 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 22 (21 May 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2007, 2010)
French Open4R (2007)
Wimbledon2R (2006, 2007, 2009)
US Open3R (2000, 2008)
Doubles
Career record282–239
Career titles11 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 25 (27 August 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2000)
French Open3R (2002, 2003)
WimbledonQF (2009)
US Open3R (2000, 2004, 2007, 2010)

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles 5 (1–4)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0/0)
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (0/1)
Tier IV & V (1/3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 13 February 2000 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá Clay   Patricia Wartusch 6–4, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 23 April 2000 Budapest Grand Prix Clay   Kristie Boogert 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 2. 17 July 2005 Internazionali di Modena Clay   Anna Smashnova 6–6 ret.
Runner-up 3. 23 July 2006 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo Clay   Anabel Medina Garrigues 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 25 February 2007 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá Clay   Roberta Vinci 7–6(7–5), 4–6, 3–0 ret.

Doubles: 18 (11–7)Edit

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0/0)
Tier I (0/2) Premier Mandatory (0/0)
Tier II (0/1) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (2/0) Premier (0/1)
Tier IV & V (3/2) International (6/1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 14 May 2000 J&S Cup, Warsaw Clay   Janette Husárová   Iroda Tulyaganova
  Anna Zaporozhanova
6–3, 6–1
Winner 2. 25 February 2001 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá Clay   Janette Husárová   Laura Montalvo
  Paola Suárez
6–4, 2–6, 6–4
Winner 3. 22 April 2001 Budapest Grand Prix Clay   Janette Husárová   Zsófia Gubacsi
  Dragana Zarić
6–1, 6–3
Winner 4. 15 July 2001 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo Clay   Janette Husárová   Anabel Medina Garrigues
  María José Martínez Sánchez
4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Winner 5. 12 January 2002 Moorilla Hobart International Hard   Rita Grande   Catherine Barclay
  Christina Wheeler
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 6. 5 May 2002 Croatian Bol Ladies Open Clay   Angelique Widjaja   Elena Bovina
  Henrieta Nagyová
7–5, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 14 July 2002 French Community Championships, Brussels Clay   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Barbara Schwartz
  Jasmin Wöhr
2–6, 6–0, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 24 August 2002 Pilot Pen Tennis, New Haven Hard   Janette Husárová   Daniela Hantuchová
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
3–6, 6–1, 5–7
Winner 7. 11 January 2003 Canberra Women's Classic Hard   Émilie Loit   Dája Bedáňová
  Dinara Safina
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Winner 8. 16 January 2005 Canberra Women's Classic Hard   Tina Križan   Gabriela Navrátilová
  Michaela Paštiková
7–5, 1–6, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 13 May 2007 Qatar Telecom German Open, Berlin Clay   Roberta Vinci   Lisa Raymond
  Samantha Stosur
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 20 May 2007 Internazionali BNL d'Italia, Rome Clay   Roberta Vinci   Nathalie Dechy
  Mara Santangelo
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 15 January 2010 Medibank International Sydney Hard   Nadia Petrova   Cara Black
  Liezel Huber
1–6, 6–3, [3–10]
Runner-up 6. 17 April 2010 Barcelona Ladies Open Clay   Timea Bacsinszky   Sara Errani
  Roberta Vinci
1–6, 6–3, [2–10]
Winner 9. 11 July 2010 Budapest Grand Prix Clay   Timea Bacsinszky   Sorana Cîrstea
  Anabel Medina Garrigues
6–3, 6–3
Winner 10. 18 July 2010 ECM Prague Open Clay   Timea Bacsinszky   Monica Niculescu
  Ágnes Szávay
7–5, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 7. 25 July 2010 Gastein Ladies, Bad Gastein Clay   Timea Bacsinszky   Lucie Hradecká
  Anabel Medina Garrigues
7–6(7–2), 1–6, [5–10]
Winner 11. 24 October 2010 BGL Luxembourg Open, Luxembourg City Hard (i)   Timea Bacsinszky   Iveta Benešová
  Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
6–4, 6–4

Grand Slam performance timelinesEdit

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 W-L
Australian Open LQ 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 3R 2R 2R 3R 1R 9–13
French Open LQ A 3R 2R 2R 2R 3R 2R 3R 4R 1R 3R 2R A 16–11
Wimbledon LQ LQ 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R A 3–11
US Open LQ LQ 3R A 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 3R 2R 1R A 8–10

DoublesEdit

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 W-L
Australian Open A 1R 3R 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 2R 11–13
French Open A A 1R 1R 3R 3R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 6–11
Wimbledon 1R A 1R 3R 1R 2R 2R 1R 3R 1R 1R QF 2R A 10–12
US Open A A 3R A 1R 1R 3R 2R 1R 3R 2R 1R 3R A 10–10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sony Ericsson WTA Tour | Players | Info | Tathiana Garbin
  2. ^ DMTCsrl1 (20 February 2010). "Mara Santangelo intervista Tatiana Garbin". YouTube (in Italian). Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  3. ^ Luciano Canepari. "Garbin". DiPI Online (in Italian). Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  4. ^ a b Sony Ericsson WTA Tour | Players | Activity | Tathiana Garbin
  5. ^ a b Sony Ericsson WTA Tour | Players | Stats | Tathiana Garbin

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