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Francesca Lubiani

Francesca Lubiani
  • Residence: Bologna, Italy
  • Date of Birth: 12 Jul 1977
  • Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
  • Height: 5' 6 1/4'' (1.68 m)
  • Weight: 128 lbs. (58 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed (two-handed forehand and backhand)
  • Status: Pro

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Francesca Lubiani Biography

Coached by father, Paolo Lubiani, who also teaches tennis; mother, Laila, is an entrepeneur...Admires her father and thanks him for introducing her to tennis...She is superstitious and wears lucky charms...Enjoys visiting Sydney but loves her hometown of Bologna, Italy...Favorite movie is L'Attimo Fuggente; favorite actors are Brad Pitt and Meg Ryan; favorite book is Va Dove Ti Porta Il Cuore.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 15
Prize Money $0 $421,264
W/L - Singles - - - 294 - 311
W/L - Doubles - - - 184 - 161
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
26-May-1997 (58) 15-Aug-2005 (114)
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MAY - Won 15th career ITF Circuit doubles title at $25K ITF/Catania-ITA (w/Sassi).
1994 - Earned first pro title at a 1994 ITF/Amadora-POR

1996 - Ranked No. 90, upset Garrison in 1r of 1996 Los Angeles

1997 - Career-best win came over world No. 8 A. Huber in straight sets at the Italian Open, her first over a Top 10 player; had biggest tournament of career at Oklahoma City, d. Top 20 players Frazier and Coetzer to reach first SF of career

1998 - Ousted No. 3 seed Pitkowski in 1r of Istanbul and went on to reach second QF of year

1999 - Upset No. 2 seed S. Smith in 1r of a top-level ITF/Midland-USA, and advanced to SF; d. No. 2 seed Black to reach QF at ITF/Albuquerque-USA

2000 - Ousted No. 5 seed Casoni in 1r at Tashkent, and as a WC into Palermo d. Weingartner in 1r 62 60

2002 - Won third career ITF Circuit title and first in two years at ITF/Valladolid-ESP

2003 - Reached doubles final at ITF/Atlanta-USA w/Baker; as No. 1 seed, was upset in QF at ITF/Mestre-ITA, but won doubles w/Baker; as No. 6 seed, l. 1r at ITF/Glasgow-GBR and reached doubles final w/Baker.

2005 - Won five ITF Circuit doubles titles, bringing career tally to 14.
SINGLES
Winner: 2002 - ITF/Valladolid-ESP; 2000 - ITF/Alghero-ITA; 1994 - ITF/Amadora-POR. Semifinalist (1): 1997 - Oklahoma City.
Quarterfinalist (3): 1998 - Oklahoma City, Istanbul; 1997 - Cardiff.

DOUBLES
Winner: 2006 - ITF/Catania-ITA (w/Sassi); 2005 - ITF/Mumbai-IND (w/Bratichikova), ITF/Trecastagnii-ITA (w/Baker), ITF/San Luis Potosi 2-MEX (w/Sassi).
Finalist (1): 2005 - Auckland (w/Baker).

ADDITIONAL
Italian Fed Cup Team 1997-98.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 15
Prize Money $0 $421,264
W/L - Singles - - - 294 - 311
W/L - Doubles - - - 184 - 161

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991
2 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 2r 2r - - - - -
1 / 3 FRENCH OPEN 1r 1r 2r - - - - -
0 / 3 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r 1r - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN - 2r 1r - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - - -
W/L   1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - - -
W/L   1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - - -

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Francesca Lubiani Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

MADRID 1

ITF // SPAIN // 06-Jun-2006 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 402 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Monique Adamczak (AUS) 276 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

MONZON

ITF // SPAIN // 08-May-2006 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 390 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Gaelle Widmer (SUI) 331 6-2 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

CATANIA

ITF // ITALY // 01-May-2006 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 303 6-0 7-6 (3)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

PUTIGNANO

ITF // ITALY // 03-Apr-2006 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 388 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Florence Haring (FRA) 235 6-3 6-4
R16 Loss [8] Dominika Nociarova (SVK) 222 6-1 5-2 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+3.5

Prize Money

$490

GOSFORD

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 21-Feb-2006 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Mari Tanaka (JPN) 383 7-5 7-6 (2)
R16 Loss [5] Chia-Jung Chuang (TPE) 278 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+3.5

Prize Money

$490

SYDNEY

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 14-Feb-2006 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [4] Marina Erakovic (NZL) 220 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

WELLINGTON

ITF // NEW ZEALAND // 07-Feb-2006 // $10,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/8Q/16D // Rank: 412 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Ellen Barry (NZL) - 6-2 6-1
R16 Loss Jade Curtis (GBR) 1053 6-1 2-0 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$196

TAUPO

ITF // NEW ZEALAND // 31-Jan-2006 // $10,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/8Q/16D // Rank: 417 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Emma Hayman (NZL) 0 6-1 6-1
R16 Win Haruka Fujishiro (JPN) 904 6-2 6-4
Q Win [7] Lisa D'Amelio (AUS) 497 6-2 6-1
S Loss [6] Natsumi Hamamura (JPN) 487 6-3 7-6 (2)

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$490

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 29
27/08/2001 US OPEN Q - R64 14
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 14
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
28/08/2000 US OPEN Q - R32 18
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 10
30/08/1999 US OPEN Q - R64 10
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON Q - R16 18
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN Q - R16 24
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 10
31/08/1998 US OPEN Q - R64 10
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/1997 US OPEN R64 32
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 32
26/08/1996 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN Q 53
15/01/1996 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 63
28/08/1995 US OPEN Q - R64 0
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2006 512 215
2005 514 123
2004 477 168
2003 336 232
2002 211 213
2001 221 236
2000 154 294
1999 132 207
1998 132 292
1997 61 382
1996 91 882
1995 173 510
1994 316 417
1993 439 592
1992 558 428
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
26-May-1997 (58) 15-Aug-2005 (114)

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Rankings Breakdown

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Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 29
27/08/2001 US OPEN Q - R64 14
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 14
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
28/08/2000 US OPEN Q - R32 18
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 10
30/08/1999 US OPEN Q - R64 10
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON Q - R16 18
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN Q - R16 24
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 10
31/08/1998 US OPEN Q - R64 10
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/1997 US OPEN R64 32
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 32
26/08/1996 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN Q 53
15/01/1996 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 63
28/08/1995 US OPEN Q - R64 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
08/08/2005 STOCKHOLM Q - R32 1
06/06/2005 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
02/01/2005 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
27/09/2004 GUANGZHOU Q - Q 5
16/08/2004 CINCINNATI Q - R32 1
02/08/2004 MONTREAL Q - R32 1
19/05/2003 MADRID Q - R32 1
05/01/2003 HOBART Q - R32 1
08/07/2002 PALERMO Q - R16 1
09/07/2001 PALERMO Q - Q 7
Date Tournament Round Points
19/02/2001 OKLAHOMA CITY Q - R16 1
07/01/2001 CANBERRA Q - R16 4
25/09/2000 LUXEMBOURG Q - R16 2
15/05/2000 ROME Q - R32 1
08/05/2000 BERLIN Q - R32 1
10/04/2000 AMELIA ISLAND Q - R32 1
20/03/2000 MIAMI Q - R64 1
28/02/2000 SCOTTSDALE Q - R32 1
21/02/2000 OKLAHOMA CITY S 33
08/11/1999 PHILADELPHIA Q - R16 5
Date Tournament Round Points
01/11/1999 QUEBEC CITY Q - R16 2
07/06/1999 TASHKENT R32 1
17/05/1999 STRASBOURG Q - R32 1
03/05/1999 ROME R64 1
05/04/1999 ESTORIL Q - R16 4
15/03/1999 MIAMI Q - R32 5
22/02/1999 OKLAHOMA CITY Q - R32 1
11/01/1999 HOBART Q - R16 4
04/01/1999 GOLD COAST Q - R32 1
03/08/1998 ISTANBUL Q 34
Date Tournament Round Points
13/07/1998 PALERMO R32 1
06/07/1998 MARIA LANKOWITZ R32 1
04/05/1998 ROME R64 1
27/04/1998 BOL R32 1
20/04/1998 BUDAPEST R16 12
16/03/1998 MIAMI R128 1
09/03/1998 INDIAN WELLS R16 3
23/02/1998 OKLAHOMA CITY Q 47
12/01/1998 SYDNEY Q 15
05/01/1998 AUCKLAND R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
27/10/1997 MOSCOW Q - R16 7
20/10/1997 QUEBEC CITY R16 26
13/10/1997 ZURICH Q - R32 1
06/10/1997 FILDERSTADT Q - R32 1
22/09/1997 LEIPZIG Q - R16 4
18/08/1997 ATLANTA Q - R16 7
11/08/1997 TORONTO R16 28
04/08/1997 LOS ANGELES Q - R16 5
28/07/1997 SAN DIEGO Q - R16 4
21/07/1997 STANFORD R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
14/07/1997 PALERMO R32 1
16/06/1997 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R16 26
19/05/1997 MADRID R32 1
12/05/1997 CARDIFF Q 34
05/05/1997 ROME R16 87
28/04/1997 HAMBURG R32 1
17/03/1997 MIAMI Q - R64 1
03/03/1997 INDIAN WELLS R16 7
17/02/1997 OKLAHOMA CITY S 117
03/02/1997 LINZ Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
06/01/1997 SYDNEY Q - R16 5
30/12/1996 AUCKLAND R32 1
14/10/1996 BEIJING R16 15
07/10/1996 SURABAYA R32 1
19/08/1996 SAN DIEGO Q - Q 15
12/08/1996 LOS ANGELES R32 24
05/08/1996 MONTREAL R64 1
06/05/1996 ROME R32 23
25/03/1996 MIAMI R16 12
11/03/1996 INDIAN WELLS Q - R16 7
Date Tournament Round Points
08/01/1996 HOBART Q - Q 10
01/01/1996 AUCKLAND Q - Q 9
30/10/1995 QUEBEC CITY Q - Q 0
07/08/1995 LOS ANGELES Q 18
31/07/1995 SAN DIEGO Q 9
10/07/1995 PALERMO S 10
08/05/1995 ROME R64 13
20/03/1995 MIAMI Q - R64 0
30/01/1995 AUCKLAND S 6
09/01/1995 HOBART Q - Q 0
Date Tournament Round Points
02/05/1994 ROME Q - R32 0
25/04/1994 TARANTO R32 6
05/07/1993 PALERMO Q - R16 0

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