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Laura Golarsa

Laura Golarsa
  • Residence: Milan, Italy
  • Date of Birth: 27 Nov 1967
  • Birthplace: Milan, Italy
  • Height: 5'5'' (1.65 m)
  • Weight: 125 lbs. (56.5 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Status: Pro (1986)

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Laura Golarsa Biography

Taught herself how to play tennis at 9 years of age...Coached by Landonio Stefano...Enjoys reading books by Sidney Sheldon (in Italian)...Favorite musicians are Bryan Adams and Elton John...Likes pizza and pasta...Plays soccer and goes snow skiing and wind surfing when not on tour; also likes to visit beaches in Porto Cervo, Italy...Has a horse, Okrand, which she has shown in dressage and jumping competitions...Has attended university in Milan, studying graphic design...Is a part-time journalist, contributing to Italian tennis newspapers and magazines.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 6
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 3
Prize Money $0 $1,017,301
W/L - Singles - - - 299 - 281
W/L - Doubles - - - 213 - 204
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Results

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 25-Jun-2001 // $4,545,319 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Loss Nathalie Vierin (ITA) 181 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$1,320
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
25-Jun-1990 (39) 07-Aug-1995 (23)
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1989 - Was two points away from biggest victory of career against Evert in QF of Wimbledon before Evert rallied for a 63 26 75 triumph; Golarsa was first Italian woman to reach a Wimbledon QF since 1933
1996 - Unseeded, reached mixed doubles SF at Wimbledon with Van Rensburg, upsetting ninth seeds in 1r; fell to top seeds in 3s
1997 - Won first singles title in seven years at ITF/Cergy-Pontoise-FRA, d. top seed Anne-Gaelle Sidot in final 46 75 76
1998 - Enjoyed best US Open result in five years and won a Grand Slam match for first time in over a year, advancing to 3r; at Birmingham, a grass court event, d. Chladkova and No. 10 seed Tanasugarn to reach 3r; made first singles SF appearance in six years at Istanbul, taking out No. 2 seed Appelmans in 1r and No. 6 seed Smashnova in QF
1999 - Reached 3r at Wimbledon
2000 - Off the Tour in due to injury
SINGLES
Winner (0 WTA Tour): 1997 - ITF/Cergy-Pontoise-FRA; 1990 - ITF/Bari-ITA, ITF/Arzachena-ITA; 1985 - ITF/Atlantic Beach-USA, ITF/Monviso-ITA.
Finalist (1): 1988 - Athens.
Semifinalist (2): 1998 - Istanbul; 1992 - Cesena.

DOUBLES
Winner (6): 1999 - Antwerp (w/Srebotnik); 1995 - Oklahoma City (w/Arendt); 1994 - Brisbane (w/Medvedeva); 1993 - Brighton (w/Medvedeva); 1991 - Bol (w/Mag. Maleeva); 1989 - Sofia (w/Garrone).
Finalist (8): 1995 - Auckland (w/Vis), Puerto Rico (w/Wild), Zagreb (w/Spirlea); 1994 - Prague (w/Boogert), Moscow (w/Vis); 1993 - Prague (w/Vis); 1991 - Taranto (w/Grossman); 1990 - Italian Open (w/Garrone).

MIXED DOUBLES
Semifinalist (1): 1996 - Wimbledon (w/van Rensburg).

ADDITIONAL
Italian Fed Cup Team 1990, 1995, 1998. Italian Olympic Team 1996.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 6
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 3
Prize Money $0 $1,017,301
W/L - Singles - - - 299 - 281
W/L - Doubles - - - 213 - 204

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992
0 / 8 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r 1r - 1r 1r 1r -
3 / 8 FRENCH OPEN 1r 1r 2r 1r - 1r - -
12 / 13 WIMBLEDON 3r 1r 2r 1r 1r 3r 2r 1r
7 / 10 US OPEN 1r 3r 1r - - 1r 3r 1r
W/L   1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985
0 / 8 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 1r 1r - - - -
3 / 8 FRENCH OPEN 1r - 3r 1r - - -
12 / 13 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r QF 2r 2r - -
7 / 10 US OPEN - 1r 2r 1r 3r - -

Doubles

W/L   2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994
4 / 9 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - 2r 2r 1r 1r 1r 3r
7 / 9 FRENCH OPEN - - 2r 2r 2r 1r 3r 2r
4 / 11 WIMBLEDON 1r - 1r 1r 2r 1r 1r 3r
5 / 9 US OPEN - - 2r 1r 2r 1r - 3r
W/L   1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987
4 / 9 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - 1r 1r - -
7 / 9 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 2r - - 1r -
4 / 11 WIMBLEDON - 1r 1r 2r 1r - -
5 / 9 US OPEN 1r 1r - 1r 2r - -

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Laura Golarsa Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 25-Jun-2001 // $4,545,319 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Loss Nathalie Vierin (ITA) 181 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$1,320

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R32 68
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R32 72
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
25/08/1997 US OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON Q 57
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN Q 58
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 25
26/08/1996 US OPEN Q - R32 8
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON Q 25
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
15/01/1996 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 8
26/06/1995 WIMBLEDON R128 14
16/01/1995 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 14
29/08/1994 US OPEN R128 14
Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/1994 WIMBLEDON R32 55
23/05/1994 FRENCH OPEN R128 14
17/01/1994 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 14
30/08/1993 US OPEN R32 55
21/06/1993 WIMBLEDON Q 27
18/01/1993 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 14
31/08/1992 US OPEN R128 13
22/06/1992 WIMBLEDON R128 13
25/05/1992 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 0
24/06/1991 WIMBLEDON R128 13
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/1991 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
27/08/1990 US OPEN R128 13
25/06/1990 WIMBLEDON R128 13
15/01/1990 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 13
28/08/1989 US OPEN R64 25
26/06/1989 WIMBLEDON Q 190
29/05/1989 FRENCH OPEN R32 50
16/01/1989 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 13
29/08/1988 US OPEN R128 13
20/06/1988 WIMBLEDON R64 25
Date Tournament Round Points
23/05/1988 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
31/08/1987 US OPEN R32 0
22/06/1987 WIMBLEDON Q 0
25/05/1987 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 0
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 0
26/05/1986 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN Q - R64 0
27/05/1985 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 0
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
1999 166 83
1998 79 80
1997 70 101
1996 145 48
1995 156 37
1994 113 30
1993 71 70
1992 119 72
1991 221 81
1990 61 77
1989 58 85
1988 79 178
1987 121 204
1986 167 158
1985 166 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
25-Jun-1990 (39) 07-Aug-1995 (23)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R32 68
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R32 72
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
25/08/1997 US OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON Q 57
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN Q 58
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 25
26/08/1996 US OPEN Q - R32 8
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON Q 25
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
15/01/1996 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 8
26/06/1995 WIMBLEDON R128 14
16/01/1995 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 14
29/08/1994 US OPEN R128 14
Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/1994 WIMBLEDON R32 55
23/05/1994 FRENCH OPEN R128 14
17/01/1994 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 14
30/08/1993 US OPEN R32 55
21/06/1993 WIMBLEDON Q 27
18/01/1993 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 14
31/08/1992 US OPEN R128 13
22/06/1992 WIMBLEDON R128 13
25/05/1992 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 0
24/06/1991 WIMBLEDON R128 13
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/1991 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
27/08/1990 US OPEN R128 13
25/06/1990 WIMBLEDON R128 13
15/01/1990 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 13
28/08/1989 US OPEN R64 25
26/06/1989 WIMBLEDON Q 190
29/05/1989 FRENCH OPEN R32 50
16/01/1989 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 13
29/08/1988 US OPEN R128 13
20/06/1988 WIMBLEDON R64 25
Date Tournament Round Points
23/05/1988 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
31/08/1987 US OPEN R32 0
22/06/1987 WIMBLEDON Q 0
25/05/1987 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 0
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 0
26/05/1986 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN Q - R64 0
27/05/1985 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
12/07/1999 PALERMO R32 1
14/06/1999 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 5
07/06/1999 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
10/05/1999 ANTWERP R32 1
03/05/1999 ROME Q - R16 1
26/04/1999 HAMBURG Q - R32 1
19/04/1999 CAIRO R32 1
05/04/1999 ESTORIL R32 1
22/02/1999 PARIS Q - R16 13
15/02/1999 HANNOVER Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
08/02/1999 PROSTEJOV R16 18
11/01/1999 SYDNEY Q - R32 1
04/01/1999 AUCKLAND R32 1
26/10/1998 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
19/10/1998 MOSCOW Q - R16 4
03/08/1998 ISTANBUL S 61
27/07/1998 SOPOT R32 1
15/06/1998 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R16 26
08/06/1998 BIRMINGHAM R16 36
18/05/1998 MADRID R16 26
Date Tournament Round Points
04/05/1998 ROME R64 1
27/04/1998 BOL R32 1
20/04/1998 BUDAPEST R16 12
16/03/1998 MIAMI R128 1
23/02/1998 OKLAHOMA CITY R32 1
12/01/1998 SYDNEY Q - Q 13
05/01/1998 AUCKLAND R32 1
17/11/1997 PATTAYA CITY R16 18
20/10/1997 QUEBEC CITY R16 26
18/08/1997 ATLANTA Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
09/06/1997 BIRMINGHAM Q 38
12/05/1997 BERLIN Q - R32 1
05/05/1997 ROME R64 1
28/04/1997 HAMBURG Q - R16 3
17/03/1997 MIAMI Q - R32 5
17/02/1997 HANNOVER Q - R16 5
03/02/1997 LINZ Q - R32 1
30/12/1996 AUCKLAND S 27
18/11/1996 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
21/10/1996 LUXEMBOURG Q - R16 3
Date Tournament Round Points
05/08/1996 MONTREAL Q - R32 1
17/06/1996 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 8
10/06/1996 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
06/05/1996 ROME R64 1
29/04/1996 BOL R32 1
08/04/1996 AMELIA ISLAND Q 6
25/03/1996 MIAMI Q 37
29/01/1996 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - R16 1
08/01/1996 SYDNEY Q - Q 11
01/01/1996 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
19/06/1995 EASTBOURNE Q 18
12/06/1995 BIRMINGHAM R16 20
08/05/1995 ROME R64 13
24/04/1995 ZAGREB Q 45
27/02/1995 SAN JUAN R32 10
13/02/1995 OKLAHOMA CITY R32 10
30/01/1995 AUCKLAND R32 6
09/01/1995 SYDNEY Q - R16 0
02/01/1995 JAKARTA R64 5
19/09/1994 MOSCOW R32 10
Date Tournament Round Points
08/08/1994 LOS ANGELES R32 18
01/08/1994 SAN DIEGO R64 9
25/07/1994 STRATTON MOUNTAIN R32 18
13/06/1994 EASTBOURNE R16 35
06/06/1994 BIRMINGHAM Q 45
16/05/1994 LUCERNE R32 10
09/05/1994 PRAGUE R16 10
02/05/1994 ROME R32 28
25/04/1994 HAMBURG R32 18
18/04/1994 BARCELONA R32 18
Date Tournament Round Points
21/03/1994 HOUSTON R32 18
14/03/1994 MIAMI R128 8
28/02/1994 DELRAY BEACH R64 9
14/02/1994 PARIS R16 35
07/02/1994 LINZ R32 10
10/01/1994 HOBART Q 25
03/01/1994 BRISBANE R64 5
25/10/1993 ESSEN R32 18
18/10/1993 BRIGHTON R16 35
27/09/1993 LEIPZIG R32 18
Date Tournament Round Points
16/08/1993 TORONTO R32 28
09/08/1993 LOS ANGELES R32 18
02/08/1993 SAN DIEGO R32 18
26/07/1993 SAN JUAN Q 45
12/07/1993 PRAGUE R16 10
07/06/1993 BIRMINGHAM Q 45
10/05/1993 BERLIN Q - R16 0
03/05/1993 ROME R64 13
19/04/1993 BARCELONA S 70
05/04/1993 AMELIA ISLAND Q 9
Date Tournament Round Points
29/03/1993 HILTON HEAD Q - R32 0
22/03/1993 HOUSTON Q 18
22/02/1993 LINZ R16 20
15/02/1993 PARIS Q - R16 0
04/01/1993 BRISBANE R32 10
05/10/1992 ZURICH R32 18
28/09/1992 BAYONNE R32 10
15/06/1992 EASTBOURNE R64 9
08/06/1992 BIRMINGHAM R64 5
04/05/1992 ROME R32 24
Date Tournament Round Points
27/04/1992 TARANTO R16 10
17/02/1992 CESENA S 50
10/02/1992 LINZ S 6
30/09/1991 MILAN R32 14
23/09/1991 ST PETERSBURG R32 6
17/06/1991 EASTBOURNE R32 18
10/06/1991 BIRMINGHAM R64 5
20/05/1991 STRASBOURG R32 10
06/05/1991 ROME R64 11
29/04/1991 TARANTO R16 10
Date Tournament Round Points
22/04/1991 BOL R32 6
11/02/1991 LINZ R32 6
15/10/1990 FILDERSTADT R32 18
08/10/1990 ZURICH R16 35
01/10/1990 MOSCOW R16 10
24/09/1990 LEIPZIG R16 30
16/07/1990 NEWPORT R32 14
18/06/1990 EASTBOURNE R16 35
11/06/1990 BIRMINGHAM R16 20
07/05/1990 ROME R16 45
Date Tournament Round Points
30/04/1990 TARANTO Q 25
23/04/1990 BARCELONA Q 45
05/03/1990 BOCA RATON R64 9
26/02/1990 INDIAN WELLS R64 9
08/01/1990 SYDNEY R32 14
23/10/1989 BRIGHTON R16 35
16/10/1989 ZURICH R16 30
09/10/1989 MOSCOW Q 25
31/07/1989 SOFIA R32 6
17/07/1989 ESTORIL R32 6
Date Tournament Round Points
19/06/1989 EASTBOURNE R32 18
12/06/1989 BIRMINGHAM R32 10
22/05/1989 GENEVA R32 10
08/05/1989 ROME R32 14
01/05/1989 TARANTO Q 25
24/04/1989 BARCELONA R16 10
27/03/1989 MIAMI R16 55
13/03/1989 BOCA RATON Q - R32 0
09/01/1989 SYDNEY R32 14
02/01/1989 BRISBANE R32 10
Date Tournament Round Points
24/10/1988 BRIGHTON R32 18
10/10/1988 SAN JUAN R32 6
01/08/1988 ATHENS F 75
25/07/1988 HAMBURG R32 14
11/07/1988 BRUSSELS R32 6
06/06/1988 BIRMINGHAM R32 10
16/05/1988 GENEVA R32 10
02/05/1988 ROME R64 7
25/04/1988 TARANTO R16 10
21/03/1988 MIAMI R32 25
Date Tournament Round Points
07/03/1988 BOCA RATON Q 23

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