Laura Glitz
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Laura Glitz
Laura Glitz
Country (sports) United States
Born (1967-05-17) May 17, 1967 (age 53)
Prize money$57,581
Singles
Career record32-82
Highest rankingNo. 332 (July 15, 1991)
Doubles
Career record50-66
Highest rankingNo. 109 (October 5, 1992)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1992, 1993)
French Open2R (1992)
Wimbledon1R (1992)
US Open1R (1992)

Laura Glitz (born May 17, 1967) is an American former professional tennis player.

Biography

Growing up in York, Pennsylvania, Glitz was the PIAA state singles champion in 1984, while a student at York Suburban High School.[1]

Glitz played college tennis for Arizona State University at No. 1 singles and doubles. A doubles All-American in 1987, she served as team captain in her junior and senior years, before graduating in 1990.

In the early 1990s she spent four years competing on the professional tour. Most of her WTA Tour main draw appearances were in doubles and included a runner-up finish at the 1991 Brasil Open.[2] In 1992 she featured in the main draw of the women's doubles at all four grand slam tournaments.

Since 2007, Glitz has been the head coach of the Purdue University women's tennis team.[3]

WTA Tour finals

Doubles (0-1)

Result    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss Dec 1991 São Paulo, Brazil Tier V Clay United States Renata Baranski Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Argentina Mercedes Paz
2-6, 2-6

References

  1. ^ "Ex-York Suburban state champ Laura Glitz to compete in Mixed Doubles Charity Classic". York Dispatch. July 11, 2018.
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Sao Paulo - 02 December - 08 December 1991". International Tennis Federation.
  3. ^ Foster, Isaiah (March 11, 2011). "Boilers to take on rival". Purdue Exponent.

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