Laura Golarsa

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Laura Golarsa
Country (sports)  Italy
Born (1967-11-27) 27 November 1967 (age 50)
Milan, Italy
Plays Right-handed
Prize money US$ 1,012,453
Singles
Career record 299–281
Career titles 0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking 39 (25 June 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995)
French Open 3R (1989)
Wimbledon QF (1989)
US Open 3R (1987, 1993, 1998)
Doubles
Career record 213–204
Career titles 6 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking 23 (7 August 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1994)
French Open 3R (1995)
Wimbledon 3R (1994)
US Open 3R (1994)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1993, 1995, 1996, 1997)
French Open 2R (1996)
Wimbledon SF (1996)
US Open 2R (1996)

Laura Golarsa (born 27 November 1967) is a former Italian professional tennis player.

Golarsa was born in Milan and played on the WTA tour from 1985 to 2001. She did not win any senior titles but did reach the quarterfinals of Wimbledon in 1989. Her singles record included victories over such notable players as Zina Garrison and Jana Novotná.

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Singles 1 (0–1)[edit]

Legend
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. 7 August 1988 Athens, Greece Clay West Germany Isabel Cueto 0–6, 1–6

Doubles 14 (6–8)[edit]

Legend
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 1
Tier III 2
Tier IV & V 3
Titles by Surface
Hard 2
Clay 3
Grass 0
Carpet 1
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 6 August 1989 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Italy Laura Garrone West Germany Silke Meier
Bulgaria Elena Pampoulova
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 13 May 1990 Rome, Italy Clay Italy Laura Garrone Canada Helen Kelesi
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 28 April 1991 Bol Island, Yugoslavia Clay Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva Italy Sandra Cecchini
Italy Laura Garrone
6–3, 1–6, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 5 May 1991 Taranto, Italy Carpet United States Ann Grossman France Alexia Dechaume
Argentina Florencia Labat
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 18 July 1993 Prague, Czech Republic Hard Netherlands Caroline Vis Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
2–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 24 October 1993 Brighton, England Carpet (i) Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva West Germany Anke Huber
Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko
6–3, 1–6, 6–4
Winner 4. 9 January 1994 Brisbane, Australia Hard Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva Australia Jenny Byrne
Australia Rachel McQuillan
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 15 May 1994 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Netherlands Kristie Boogert South Africa Amanda Coetzer
United States Linda Wild
4–6, 6–3, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 24 September 1994 Moscow, Russia Carpet (i) Netherlands Caroline Vis Russia Elena Makarova
Russia Eugenia Maniokova
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 5 February 1995 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Netherlands Caroline Vis Canada Jill Hetherington
South Africa Elna Reinach
6–7, 2–6
Winner 5. 19 February 1995 Oklahoma City, USA Hard (i) United States Nicole Arendt United States Katrina Adams
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 5 March 1995 San Juan, Puerto Rico Hard United States Linda Wild Germany Karin Kschwendt
Canada Rene Collins
2–6, 6–0, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 30 April 1995 Zagreb, Croatia Clay Romania Irina Spîrlea Argentina Mercedes Paz
Canada Rene Collins
5–7, 2–6
Winner 6. 16 May 1999 Antwerp, Belgium Clay Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Australia Louise Pleming
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
6–4, 6–2

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles (6-4)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. April 15, 1985 Caserta, Italy Clay Italy Laura Garrone 7-5 2-6 4-6
Winner 2. April 22, 1985 Monviso, Italy Clay Argentina Patricia Tarabini 6-4 6-3
Winner 3. September 9, 1985 Manhasset, United States Clay Switzerland Eva Krapl 7-6(4) 6-2
Runner-up 4. July 28, 1986 Sezze, Italy Clay Italy Barbara Romanò 2-6, 2-6
Winner 5. September 12, 1988 Arzachena, Italy Clay Spain Rosa Bielsa 6-2 6-2
Runner-up 6. April 10, 1989 Palermo, Italy Clay Australia Janine Thompson 2-6 7-6 4-6
Winner 7. April 9, 1990 Bari, Italy Clay Soviet Union Viktoria Milvidskaia 6-3 6-4
Winner 8. September 3, 1990 Arzachena, Italy Clay Germany Sabine Gerke 7-6(10) 7-6(6)
Runner-up 9. August 10, 1997 Salt Lake City, United States Hard China Li Fang 3-6 2-6
Winner 10. December 7, 1997 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard (i) France Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 4-6 7-5 7-6

Doubles (3-3)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. September 15, 1986 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Netherlands Marianne van der Torre Soviet Union Natalia Egorova
Soviet Union Viktoria Milvidskaia
0-6, 2-6
Winner 2. September 7, 1992 Arzachena, Italy Clay Italy Laura Garrone Italy Linda Ferrando
Italy Silvia Farina Elia
6-4 4-6 6-4
Winner 3. February 25, 1996 Redbridge, United Kingdom Hard United States Julie Steven Netherlands Yvette Basting
Netherlands Kim de Weille
6-3 6-4
Runner-up 4. February 26, 1996 Southampton, United Kingdom Carpet (i) Slovenia Tina Križan United Kingdom Valda Lake
United Kingdom Clare Wood
4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 5. July 27, 1997 İstanbul, Turkey Hard Argentina Mercedes Paz Italy Sylvia Plischke
Germany Marlene Weingärtner
3-6 6-3 6-3
Runner-up 6. March 7, 1999 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina Sweden Åsa Svensson
Belgium Laurence Courtois
3–6, 7–6, 0–6

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