Patricia Tarabini

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Patricia Tarabini
Country  Argentina
Residence San Diego, California
Born (1968-08-06) August 6, 1968 (age 45)
La Plata, Argentina
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro 1986
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$1,541,551
Singles
Career record 147–143
Career titles 0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 29 (May 9, 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1991, 1994, 1995)
French Open 3R (1990)
Wimbledon 2R (1994)
US Open 3R (1987, 1989)
Doubles
Career record 449–347
Career titles 15 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking No. 12 (August 17, 1998)
Last updated on: July 9, 2008.
Patricia Tarabini
Medal record
Women's Tennis
Competitor for  Argentina
Olympic Games
Bronze 2004 Athens Doubles
Pan American Games
Gold 1995 Mar del Plata Doubles

Patricia Tarabini (born August 6, 1968 in La Plata) was an Argentine tennis player. Tarabini represented her country and won the bronze Olympic medal at the 2004 Athens games, with Paola Suárez, where they lost 7–9 in the third set to eventual gold medalists from China, Sun Tiantian and Li Ting. On May 9, 1988, Patricia reached her highest singles ranking; world number 29. Tarabini's highest doubles ranking was world number 12, which she achieved on August 17, 1998. Patricia turned pro in 1986, and won a total of 15 top-level doubles titles in her career. She is the 1996 French Open mixed doubles champion, which she won with Javier Frana.

Major finals[edit]

Olympic finals[edit]

Doubles: one final (one bronze medal)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Bronze 2004 Athens Hard Argentina Paola Suárez Japan Shinobu Asagoe
Japan Ai Sugiyama
6–3, 6–3

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Singles 3 (0–3)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Olympic Games 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
Runner-up 1. 28 May 1989 Strasbourg, France Clay Czech Republic Jana Novotná 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 17 December 1989 Guarujá, Brazil Hard Argentina Federica Haumuller 6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 23 September 1990 Paris, France Clay Spain Conchita Martínez 5–7, 3–6

Doubles 31 (15–16)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 2
Tier II 2
Tier III 1
Tier IV & V 8
Olympic Games 0
Titles by Surface
Hard 1
Clay 13
Grass 0
Carpet 1
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 12 July 1987 Båstad, Sweden Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini United States Penny Barg
Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen
1–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 16 July 1989 Arcachon, France Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Argentina Mercedes Paz
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
6–3, 7–6
Winner 3. 17 September 1989 Athens, Greece Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Bulgaria Elena Pampoulova
West Germany Silke Meier
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 4. 24 September 1989 Paris, France Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini France Nathalie Herreman
France Catherine Suire
−6-1, 6–1
Winner 5. 17 December 1989 Guarujá, Brazil Hard Argentina Mercedes Paz Brazil Claudia Chabalgoity
Brazil Luciana Corsato-Owsianka
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 29 April 1990 Barcelona, Spain Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Goleš Argentina Mercedes Paz
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
7–6, 2–6, 1–6
Winner 7. 22 July 1990 Estoril, Portugal Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Netherlands Carin Bakkum
Netherlands Nicole Muns-Jagerman
1–6, 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 8. 16 September 1990 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Czechoslovakia Petra Langrová
Czechoslovakia Radomira Zrubáková
0–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 21 July 1991 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Argentina Bettina Fulco
Netherlands Nicole Jagerman
5–7, 4–6
Winner 10. 29 September 1991 Bayonne, France Carpet France Nathalie Tauziat Australia Rachel McQuillan
France Catherine Tanvier
6–3, RET
Winner 11. 20 September 1992 Paris, France Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Australia Rachel McQuillan
France Noëlle van Lottum
7–5, 6–1
Winner 12. 18 July 1993 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Argentina Inés Gorrochategui Italy Laura Golarsa
Netherlands Caroline Vis
6–2, 6–1
Winner 13. 1 August 1993 San Marino Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini Argentina Florencia Labat
Germany Barbara Rittner
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 14. 24 October 1993 Budapest, Hungary Carpet Italy Sandra Cecchini Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Netherlands Caroline Vis
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 15. 22 May 1994 Strasbourg, France Clay Netherlands Caroline Vis United States Lori McNeil
Australia Rennae Stubbs
3–6, 6–3, 2–6
Winner 16. 31 July 1994 Styria, Austria Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini France Alexandra Fusai
Slovakia Karina Habšudová
7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 17. 7 May 1995 Hamburg, Germany Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Gigi Fernández
Switzerland Martina Hingis
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 18. 14 May 1995 Rome, Italy Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
6–3, 6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 19. 11 May 1997 Rome, Italy Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Nicole Arendt
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 20. 27 July 1997 Stanford, California, USA Hard Spain Conchita Martínez United States Lindsay Davenport
Switzerland Martina Hingis
1–6, 3–6
Winner 21. 5 April 1998 Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
3–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 22. 5 April 1999 Amelia Island, Florida, USA Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
7–5, 0–6, 6–4
Runner-up 23. 16 May 1999 Berlin, Germany Clay Czech Republic Jana Novotná France Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
3–6, 5–7
Winner 24. 26 September 1999 Tokyo, Japan Hard Spain Conchita Martínez South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Australia Jelena Dokić
6–7, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 25. 23 April 2000 Hilton Head, Florida, USA Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
5–7, 3–6
Winner 26. 15 April 2001 Amelia Island, Florida, USA Clay Spain Conchita Martínez United States Martina Navratilova
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 27. 20 May 2001 Rome, Italy Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Zimbabwe Cara Black
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
1–6, 1–6
Winner 28. 15 July 2001 Vienna, Austria Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Germany Vanessa Henke
Czech Republic Lenka Němečková
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 29. 16 September 2001 Bahia, Brazil Hard United States Nicole Arendt South Africa Amanda Coetzer
United States Lori McNeil
7–6(8), 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 30. 19 May 2002 Rome, Italy Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 31. 2 May 2004 Warsaw, Poland Clay Argentina Gisela Dulko Italy Silvia Farina Elia
Italy Francesca Schiavone
6–3, 2–6, 1–6

Mixed doubles 1 (1–0)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam 1
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Olympic Games 0
Titles by surface
Hard 0
Clay 1
Grass 0
Carpet 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 9 June 1996 French Open, Paris, France Clay Argentina Javier Frana United States Luke Jensen
United States Nicole Arendt
6–2, 6–2

Career statistics[edit]

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Australian Open A A A A 2R A A 2R 2R
French Open A A A 3R A A A A A
Wimbledon A A A A A A A 2R A
US Open 3R 3R A A A A A A A
  • A = did not participate in the tournament

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