Leila Meskhi

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Leila Meskhi
ლეილა მესხი
Country (sports)  Soviet Union
 Georgia
Residence Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Born (1968-01-05) 5 January 1968 (age 49)
Tbilisi, Georgia
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Turned pro 1986
Retired 1995
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 1 179 720
Singles
Career record 223–134
Career titles 5 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest ranking No. 12 (5 August 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1992)
French Open 4R (1991, 1992)
Wimbledon 2R (1988)
US Open QF (1990)
Doubles
Career record 171—122
Career titles 5 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 21 (10 April 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1995)
French Open QF (1994)
Wimbledon 2R (1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994)
US Open SF(1991)

Leila Meskhi (Georgian: ლეილა მესხი; born 5 January 1968) is a retired Georgian professional female tennis player. She was ranked World No. 12 on 5 August 1991.

She was born in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union.

Career finals[edit]

Singles (5 titles, 6 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I Event (0)
WTA Tour (5)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Category Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 18 April 1988 Singapore, Singapore Tier V Hard United Kingdom Monique Javer 6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 27 February 1989 Oklahoma City, U.S. Tier V Hard Netherlands Manon Bollegraf 4–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 6 November 1989 Nashville, U.S. Tier V Hard Canada Helen Kelesi 6–2, 6–3
Winner 2. 29 January 1990 Auckland, New Zealand Tier V Hard Belgium Sabine Appelmans 6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 5 February 1989 Wellington, New Zealand Tier V Hard West Germany Wiltrud Probst 6–1, 4–6, 0–6
Winner 3. 1 October 1990 Moscow, Russia Tier V Carpet Soviet Union Elena Brioukhovets 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 5 November 1990 Indianapolis, U.S. Tier IV Hard Spain Conchita Martínez 4–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 4 February 1991 Wellington, New Zealand Tier V Hard Czechoslovakia Andrea Strnadová 3–6, 7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 1 April 1991 Hilton Head, U.S. Tier I Clay Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 23 September 1991 Bayonne, France Tier IV Carpet Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere 6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 9 January 1995 Hobart, Australia Tier IV Hard China Li Fang 6–2, 6–3

Grand Slam tournament performance timeline (Singles)[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won tournament; reached (F) final, (SF) semifinal, (QF) quarterfinal; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a (RR) round-robin stage; reached a (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; or (NH) tournament not held.
Tournament 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Australian Open A A A A 3R A 4R 1R 1R 1R
French Open A A A 1R 3R 4R 4R 3R 3R A
Wimbledon A A 2R A 1R A 1R 1R 1R A
US Open A A 3R 3R QF 3R 2R 2R 4R A

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