2009 US open
|Residence||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
May 12, 1981 |
Chicago, Illinois, USA
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Plays||Right (two-handed backhand)|
|Prize money||US$ 1,327,584|
|Career record||249 - 177|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 9 ITF|
|Highest ranking||28 (June 9, 2003)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2004, 2006)|
|French Open||3R (2003)|
|Wimbledon||4R (2002, 2007)|
|US Open||3R (2005)|
|Career record||121 - 98|
|Career titles||2 WTA, 6 ITF|
|Highest ranking||47 (July 23, 2007)|
|Last updated on: July 20, 2008.|
Laura Granville (born May 12, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional tennis player. During the two years she spent at Stanford University, she set the record for most consecutive singles victories with 58. She retired from the Women's Tour in 2010. She returned to Stanford where she completed her studies and graduated in 2012. Laura Granville is now in her second season as the head coach of the Princeton University women's tennis team.
1998- Claimed the United States Tennis Association national girls' 18 singles and earned a wildcard into the US Open main draw, losing in the second round (defeating World No. 96 Paola Suárez en route).
1999- Went 0–5 on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour, including a first round finish in the US Open as a wildcard.
2001- Won her second consecutive NCAA women's tennis singles championships as a sophomore at Stanford University. Turned professional after her sophomore year and reached three ITF circuit semifinals.
2002- Won two ITF tournaments, was the runner-up in two ITF tournaments, reached her first-ever WTA tour quarterfinals in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S. and Luxembourg (beating Arantxa Sánchez Vicario in the first round), won three singles matches at Wimbledon (including a defeat of Mary Pierce), reached the third round at the tournament in Montreal, and made her Top 100 and Top 50 debuts.
2007- Defeated former World No. 1 Martina Hingis in the third round at Wimbledon to match her career best showing there.
2008- Won the Midland, Michigan, U.S. ITF tournament.
WTA career finals
Singles: 1 (0-1)
Doubles: 5 (2-3)