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Laura Granville

Laura Granville
  • Residence: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Date of Birth: 12 May 1981
  • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Height: 5' 9'' (1.75 m)
  • Weight: 130 lbs. (58.9 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2001)

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Laura Granville Biography

Coached by John Trump, former coach of Tour veteran Amy Frazier ... Turned pro after sophomore year of college (summer of 2001) ... Began playing at age 4 in Tiny Tots Program at Mid-Town Tennis Club (Chicago, Illinois, USA), and has trained there ever since (except in 1998 when she trained in Key Biscayne in junior year of high school) ... Father, Charles, is a consultant; mother, Elizabeth, works for United Airlines; has younger sister, Lily ... Chose Stanford over Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Duke in fall of 1999 ... Grandfather, Edwin Lennox, was member of 1924 US Olympic swimming team that competed in Paris ... Received a $5,000 Team USA grant from the USTA for finishing in the Top 10 in 1997 rankings.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 2
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 9
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 6
Prize Money $0 $1,327,584
W/L - Singles - - - 249 - 177
W/L - Doubles - - - 121 - 98
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Results

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 01-Mar-2010 // $220,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 226 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [7] Aleksandra Wozniak (CAN) 35 3-3 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,725
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Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
09-Jun-2003 (28) 23-Jul-2007 (47)
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JANUARY - Did not play.

FEBRUARY - Did not play.

MARCH - Won ITF/Redding, CA-USA singles title.

APRIL - Played on ITF Circuit.

MAY - Won ITF/Landisville, PA-USA singles title; won ITF/Carson, CA-USA doubles title (w/Zalameda).

JUNE - Did not play.

JULY - Did not play.

AUGUST - Fell in Toronto qualifying.
1997 - Played first event of career on ITF Circuit.

1998 - Made Tour debut at US Open, reaching 2r (received WC by winning USTA National Girls 18s; d. Suárez in 1r, falling to Po-Messerli).

1999 - Played US Open again, falling 1r (as WC; l. to Zuluaga).

2000 - Played one ITF Circuit event.

2001 - Played three more Tour events as WC, falling 1r at Stanford, New Haven and US Open (l. to Hingis); turned pro in summer after sophomore year at Stanford.

2002 - First Top 50 finish; QF at New Haven (as qualifier; l. to V.Williams) and Luxembourg (d. Sánchez-Vicario in her last Tour match before retirement; l. to Clijsters) and reached first Grand Slam 4r at Wimbledon (d. Pierce en route; l. to Mauresmo); had first Top 20 win over No.14 Farina Elia (Montréal); also won first two ITF Circuit singles titles; made Top 100 debut on July 8 (after Wimbledon; rose from No.134 to No.91) and Top 50 debut on October 28 (after Luxembourg; rose from No.52 to No.47).

2003 - Second Top 50 finish; SF at Memphis (l. to Coetzer) and Québec City (l. to Sharapova) and QF at Auckland and Scottsdale; played all four Grand Slams in a season for first time, reaching 3r at both Roland Garros and Wimbledon (first and so far only majors to be seeded); notched three Top 20 wins during season, over No.20 Farina Elia (Memphis), No.12 Rubin (Scottsdale) and No.18 Shaughnessy (Rome).

2004 - Reached first (and so far only) Tour singles final of career at Vancouver (l. to Vaidisova); SF at Memphis (l. to Raymond) and QF at Cincinnati; on ITF Circuit, won one singles title and two doubles titles.

2005 - Reached SF at Birmingham (d. No.9 Molik en route for first Top 10 win; l. to Jankovic) and QF at Seoul; won first Tour title in doubles at Cincinnati (w/Spears); won two ITF Circuit singles titles.

2006 - Season highlighted by QF finishes at Hobart and Memphis; won second Tour doubles title of career at Québec City (w/Gullickson); also won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit; withdrew from Miami w/right ankle sprain.

2007 - Sixth straight Top 100 finish in season highlighted by QF finish at Memphis (d. No.3 seed Bartoli en route; l. to No.7 seed and eventual champion V.Williams) and second career Grand Slam 4r finish at Wimbledon (d. No.20 seed Bammer and No.9 seed Hingis en route, falling to No.31 seed Krajicek; win over No.11 Hingis was sixth career Top 20 win and first Grand Slam 4r also came at Wimbledon, in 2002); reached 3r once, at Indian Wells (l. to No.4 seed Petrova in 3s) and 2r four times, incl. Australian Open (l. to No.12 seed Chakvetadze in 3s) and US Open (l. to No.26 seed Mirza); fell 1r eight times, incl. Roland Garros (l. to No.5 seed Mauresmo) and in qualifying three times; won fourth career ITF Circuit doubles title at $75K ITF/Midland, MI-USA (w/Spears); surpassed $1 million in career prize money; withdrew from Cincinnati w/left foot injury and from Québec City w/right hip flexor injury.

2008 - Played Australian season, falling 1r at Auckland and Australian Open and in qualifying at Sydney, then won one singles title on ITF Circuit; did not play rest of season due to injuries (incl. left wrist injury that caused withdrawals from Indian Wells and Wimbledon).
SINGLES
Winner: 2009 - ITF/Redding, CA-USA, ITF/Landisville, PA-USA; 2008 - ITF/Midland, MI-USA; 2006 - ITF/Charlottesville, VA-USA; 2005 - ITF/Midland, MI-USA, ITF/St. Paul, MN-USA; 2004 - ITF/Ashburn, VA-USA; 2002 - ITF/La Canada, CA-USA, ITF/Albuquerque, NM-USA.
Finalist (1): 2004 - Vancouver.
Semifinalist (4): 2005 - Birmingham; 2004 - Memphis; 2003 - Memphis, Québec City.
Quarterfinalist (9): 2007 - Memphis; 2006 - Hobart, Memphis; 2005 - Seoul; 2004 - Cincinnati; 2003 - Auckland, Scottsdale; 2002 - New Haven, Luxembourg.

DOUBLES
Winner (2): 2009 - ITF/Carson, CA-USA (w/Zalameda); 2007 - ITF/Midland, MI-USA (w/Spears); 2006 - Québec City, ITF/San Francisco, CA-USA (both w/Gullickson); 2005 - Cincinnati (w/Spears); 2004 - ITF/Troy, AB-USA, ITF/Pittsburgh, PA-USA (both w/Ashley).
Finalist (2): 2005 - Memphis (w/Spears); 2003 - Strasbourg (w/Kostanic Tosic).

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 2
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 9
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 6
Prize Money $0 $1,327,584
W/L - Singles - - - 249 - 177
W/L - Doubles - - - 121 - 98

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
5 / 6 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 1r 2r 3r 1r 3r 1r -
2 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - - 1r 1r - 1r 3r -
10 / 6 WIMBLEDON - - 4r 2r 2r 1r 3r 4r
5 / 10 US OPEN 1r - 2r 1r 3r 1r 2r 1r
W/L   2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
5 / 6 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
2 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
10 / 6 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
5 / 10 US OPEN 1r - 1r 2r - - -

Doubles

W/L   2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
2 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 2r 1r 1r 1r 2r - -
1 / 5 FRENCH OPEN - - 2r 1r 1r 1r 1r -
5 / 5 WIMBLEDON - - 3r 1r 2r 1r 3r -
5 / 8 US OPEN 1r - 1r 2r 1r 3r 2r 2r
W/L   2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
2 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
1 / 5 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
5 / 5 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
5 / 8 US OPEN 1r - - - - - -

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Laura Granville Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 01-Mar-2010 // $220,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 226 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [7] Aleksandra Wozniak (CAN) 35 3-3 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,725

MEMPHIS

WTA // USA // 14-Feb-2010 // $220,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [W] Nicole Vaidisova (CZE) 194 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,825

MIDLAND

ITF // USA // 08-Feb-2010 // $100,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [4] Katie O'Brien (GBR) 84 6-2 6-3
R16 Win Anna Tatishvili (USA) 178 7-6 (6) 6-0
Q Win [8] Arantxa Rus (NED) 117 6-3 7-6 (4)
S Loss [1] Lucie Hradecka (CZE) 64 6-1 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$4,433

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 04-Jan-2010 // $220,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Masa Zec-Peskiric (SLO) 120 6-2 6-7 (5) 6-4
Q-R16 Loss [8] Edina Gallovits-Hall (ROU) 104 6-3 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+6

Prize Money

$460

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
31/08/2009 US OPEN R128 5
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN R64 60
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R16 140
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 60
28/08/2006 US OPEN R128 2
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R64 38
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 62
Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2005 US OPEN R32 112
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R64 58
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 90
25/08/2003 US OPEN R64 40
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R32 72
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R32 80
Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R16 172
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R128 2
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R64 34
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2010 426 136
2009 304 244
2008 374 179
2007 65 66
2006 70 108
2005 61 66
2004 76 64
2003 46 88
2002 47 175
2001 227 618
1999 858 618
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
09-Jun-2003 (28) 23-Jul-2007 (47)

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Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
31/08/2009 US OPEN R128 5
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN R64 60
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R16 140
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 60
28/08/2006 US OPEN R128 2
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R64 38
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 62
Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2005 US OPEN R32 112
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R64 58
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 90
25/08/2003 US OPEN R64 40
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R32 72
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R32 80
Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R16 172
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R128 2
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R64 34

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
17/08/2009 TORONTO Q - R64 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
01/03/2010 MONTERREY R32 1
14/02/2010 MEMPHIS R32 1
04/01/2010 AUCKLAND Q - R16 6
14/09/2009 QUEBEC CITY R32 1

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
06/01/2008 SYDNEY Q - R64 1
31/12/2007 AUCKLAND R32 1
13/08/2007 TORONTO R32 10
06/08/2007 LOS ANGELES R64 1
30/07/2007 SAN DIEGO R64 1
18/06/2007 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 5
11/06/2007 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
07/05/2007 BERLIN R64 1
30/04/2007 WARSAW R32 1
09/04/2007 CHARLESTON R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
21/03/2007 MIAMI R64 30
07/03/2007 INDIAN WELLS R32 40
18/02/2007 MEMPHIS Q 35
30/01/2007 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q - R16 10
07/01/2007 SYDNEY Q - Q 10
01/01/2007 AUCKLAND R16 15
30/10/2006 QUEBEC CITY R16 16
14/08/2006 MONTREAL R64 1
07/08/2006 LOS ANGELES R16 25
31/07/2006 SAN DIEGO R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
18/06/2006 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
12/06/2006 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
10/04/2006 CHARLESTON R64 1
03/04/2006 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
08/03/2006 INDIAN WELLS R32 28
19/02/2006 MEMPHIS Q 30
08/01/2006 HOBART Q 24
02/01/2006 AUCKLAND R16 12
31/10/2005 QUEBEC CITY R16 17
03/10/2005 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
26/09/2005 SEOUL Q 36
15/08/2005 TORONTO R16 48
01/08/2005 SAN DIEGO R64 1
18/07/2005 CINCINNATI R32 1
06/06/2005 BIRMINGHAM S 110
11/04/2005 CHARLESTON Q - R16 7
23/03/2005 MIAMI R16 22
09/03/2005 INDIAN WELLS R64 24
13/02/2005 MEMPHIS R32 1
09/01/2005 HOBART R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
02/01/2005 AUCKLAND R32 1
01/11/2004 QUEBEC CITY R16 20
16/08/2004 CINCINNATI Q 42
09/08/2004 VANCOUVER F 68
02/08/2004 MONTREAL R64 1
19/07/2004 LOS ANGELES R64 1
14/06/2004 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
17/05/2004 STRASBOURG R16 26
10/05/2004 ROME R64 1
12/04/2004 CHARLESTON R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
05/04/2004 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
24/03/2004 MIAMI R128 1
10/03/2004 INDIAN WELLS R16 63
15/02/2004 MEMPHIS S 67
03/02/2004 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) R16 46
11/01/2004 HOBART R32 1
05/01/2004 AUCKLAND R32 1
27/10/2003 QUEBEC CITY S 65
20/10/2003 LUXEMBOURG R16 27
12/10/2003 ZURICH Q - R16 16
Date Tournament Round Points
06/10/2003 FILDERSTADT Q - R32 1
17/08/2003 NEW HAVEN R32 1
11/08/2003 TORONTO R64 1
28/07/2003 SAN DIEGO R64 1
21/07/2003 STANFORD R32 1
16/06/2003 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 8
09/06/2003 BIRMINGHAM R32 13
19/05/2003 STRASBOURG R16 17
12/05/2003 ROME R32 46
05/05/2003 BERLIN R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
14/04/2003 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
07/04/2003 CHARLESTON R32 25
19/03/2003 MIAMI R32 38
05/03/2003 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
24/02/2003 SCOTTSDALE Q 94
16/02/2003 MEMPHIS S 83
28/01/2003 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - R16 6
05/01/2003 CANBERRA R16 18
30/12/2002 AUCKLAND Q 33
21/10/2002 LUXEMBOURG Q 62
Date Tournament Round Points
14/10/2002 BRATISLAVA R16 18
16/09/2002 QUEBEC CITY R16 24
18/08/2002 NEW HAVEN Q 102
12/08/2002 MONTREAL R16 114
22/07/2002 STANFORD R32 1
10/06/2002 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 3
20/05/2002 STRASBOURG Q 10
06/03/2002 INDIAN WELLS R128 1
19/08/2001 NEW HAVEN R32 1
23/07/2001 STANFORD R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points

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