Laura Montalvo
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Laura Montalvo
Laura Montalvo
Country (sports) Argentina
Born (1976-03-29) 29 March 1976 (age 44)
Buenos Aires, Argentina[1]
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Prize money$389,178
Singles
Career record143-76
Career titles0 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 191 (19 June 1995)
Doubles
Career record266-152
Career titles9 WTA, 20 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 23 (21 May 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenQF (2000)
WimbledonQF (1998)
US Open2R (1996, 1997, 2000, 2001)

Laura Montalvo (born 29 March 1976) is an Argentine former professional tennis player.

Montalvo won eight ITF singles titles and reached a career high of No. 191 in singles in June 1995. Her win-loss record for singles is 143-76, 266-152 for doubles.[2] Being a "doubles specialist" on the WTA Tour, she reached the ranking of No. 23 in doubles in May 2001. She played on doubles teams with both Liezel Huber and Paola Suárez. With Huber, she reached the quarterfinals of the French Open in 2000. They regularly competed together in Grand Slam tournaments and tour events for the next two years. She also frequently partnered her countrywoman Suárez, including at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, where they lost in the second round. The pair won eight titles together, which make up all but one of Montalvo's total title haul in doubles.

WTA Career Finals

Doubles (9-5)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Tour Championships (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (2)
Tier IV & V (7)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. Apr 1996 Bol, Croatia Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Russia Alexia Dechaume
France Alexandra Fusai
6-7, 6-3, 6-4
Win 2. Apr 1997 Bol, Croatia Clay Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová Argentina María José Gaidano
Austria Marion Maruska
6-3, 6-1
Win 3. Apr 1998 Bol, Croatia Clay Argentina Paola Suárez South Africa Joannette Kruger
Croatia Mirjana Lu?i?
w/o
Loss 1. Apr 1998 Budapest, Hungary Clay Romania C?t?lina Cristea Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
6-4, 1-6, 1-6
Win 4. Jul 1998 Maria Lankowitz, Austria Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Slovenia Tina Kri?an
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6-1, 6-2
Loss 2. Feb 1999 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Greece Christína Papadáki
Netherlands Seda Noorlander
4-6, 6-7(5)
Runner-up 3. Apr 1999 Budapest, Hungary Clay Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Russia Evgenia Kulikovskaya
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sandra Na?uk
3-6, 4-6
Win 5. Jul 1999 Warsaw, Poland Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Spain Gala León García
Spain María Sánchez Lorenzo
6-4, 6-3
Loss 4. 11 July 1999 Pörtschach, Austria Clay Ukraine Olga Lugina Italy Silvia Farina
Slovakia Karina Hab?udová
4-6, 4-6
Win 6. Oct 1999 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Slovakia Janette Husárová
Argentina Florencia Labat
6-7, 7-5, 7-5
Win 7. Feb 2000 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Hungary Rita Kuti-Kis
Hungary Petra Mandula
6-4, 6-2
Win 8. Feb 2000 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Slovakia Janette Husárová
Argentina Florencia Labat
5-7, 6-4, 6-3
Win 9. Jul 2000 Klagenfurt, Austria Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Austria Barbara Schett
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
6-4, 6-3
Loss 5. Feb 2001 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Italy Tathiana Garbin
Slovakia Janette Husárová
4-6, 6-2, 4-6

ITF Circuit finals

Singles (8-5)

$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 26 April 1993 Santiago, Chile Clay Argentina María Fernanda Landa 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
Winner 2. 7 June 1993 Plovdiv, Bulgaria Clay Czechoslovakia Monika Ma?talí?ová 0-6, 6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 1. 28 June 1993 Supetar, Croatia Clay Croatia Ivona Horvat 6-0, 1-6, 4-6
Winner 3. 5 July 1993 Bol, Croatia Clay Bulgaria Svetlana Krivencheva 6-0, 6-4
Winner 4. 18 October 1993 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva 6-2, 6-4
Winner 5. 1 November 1993 Asuncion, Paraguay Clay Argentina Cintia Tortorella 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
Winner 6. 14 November 1994 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina María Fernanda Landa 6-2, 6-2
Runner-up 2. 6 November 1995 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva 3-6, 1-6
Winner 7. 15 December 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Australia Renee Reid 6-2, 5-7, 6-2
Runner-up 3. 14 September 1997 La Paz, Bolivia Clay Brazil Vanessa Menga 3-6, 5-7
Runner-up 4. 21 September 1997 Santiago, Chile Clay Brazil Miriam D'Agostini 6-4, 2-6, 1-6
Runner-up 5. 28 September 1997 Tucumán, Argentina Clay Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva 2-6, 7-6(3), 6-7(0)
Winner 8. 20 October 1997 Novo Hamburgo, Brazil Clay Brazil Vanessa Menga 6-3, 6-0

Doubles (20-12)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 14 October 1991 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Ilana Carreon Argentina Vanessa Falter
Argentina Mariana Randrup
4-6, 3-6
Winner 1. 19 October 1992 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Mariana Randrup Argentina Florencia Cianfagna
Argentina María Fernanda Landa
6-3, 3-6, 6-3
Winner 2. 3 May 1993 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Maria Inés Araiz Argentina María Fernanda Landa
Argentina Mariana Randrup
6-1, 3-6, 6-2
Winner 3. 6 June 1993 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Argentina Valentina Solari Bulgaria Galia Angelova
Bulgaria Teodora Nedeva
7-6(6), 2-6, 7-6(4)
Winner 4. 5 July 1993 Bol, Croatia Clay Argentina Valentina Solari Bulgaria Svetlana Krivencheva
Croatia Petra Rihtaric
3-6, 6-3, 7-5
Runner-up 2. 19 July 1993 Sezze, Italy Clay Argentina Valentina Solari Czech Republic Ivana Jankovská
Czech Republic Eva Melicharová
2-6, 5-7
Winner 5. 18 October 1993 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva Argentina Valeria Strappa
Argentina Veronica Stele
6-2, 5-7, 6-1
Winner 6. 15 November 1993 La Plata, Argentina Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz Brazil Cláudia Chabalgoity
Paraguay Larissa Schaerer
6-1, 6-4
Winner 7. 22 November 1993 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Belgium Vanessa Matthys Argentina Veronica Stele
Argentina Cintia Tortorella
6-3, 7-6(5)
Winner 8. 11 April 1994 Supetar, Croatia Clay Argentina María Fernanda Landa Bulgaria Teodora Nedeva
Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova
6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 3. 13 June 1994 Sezze, Italy Clay Spain Silvia Ramón-Cortés Italy Laura Garrone
Italy Rita Grande
4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 4. 7 November 1994 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay South Africa Nannie de Villiers Hungary Virág Csurgó
Hungary Petra Mandula
3-6, 3-6
Winner 9. 14 November 1994 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz Slovakia Patrícia Marková
Japan Yuka Tanaka
6-4, 6-3
Winner 10. 5 June 1995 Novi Sad, Serbia Clay Paraguay Larissa Schaerer Serbia and Montenegro Tatjana Je?menica
Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova
5-7, 6-1, 6-1
Runner-up 5. 12 June 1995 Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Silvia Ramón-Cortés Spain Patricia Aznar
Spain Eva Bes
3-6, 6-2, 4-6
Winner 11. 23 September 1995 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Argentina Geraldine Aizenberg Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
Hungary Réka Vidáts
6-2, 6-2
Runner-up 6. 6 November 1995 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Argentina Cintia Tortorella Hungary Katalin Marosi
Brazil Miriam D'Agostini
1-6, 6-1, 5-7
Winner 12. 17 December 1995 Tucumán, Argentina Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Paraguay Larissa Schaerer
Argentina Veronica Stele
6-2, 7-6(4)
Winner 13. 11 February 1996 Mar del Plata, Argentina Hard Argentina Paola Suárez Austria Marion Maruska
France Noëlle van Lottum
6-3, 6-1
Winner 14. 22 September 1996 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Czech Republic Lenka N?me?ková Bulgaria Teodora Nedeva
Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova
6-2, 6-0
Winner 15. 1 December 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Brazil Luciana Tella Brazil Miriam D'Agostini
Brazil Andrea Vieira
6-3, 6-4
Winner 16. 8 December 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Brazil Luciana Tella United States Susie Starrett
United States Paige Yaroshuk
2-6, 6-3, 7-5
Runner-up 7. 23 February 1997 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz Netherlands Seda Noorlander
Greece Christína Papadáki
6-7, 6-4, 5-7
Runner-up 8. 8 September 1997 La Paz, Bolivia Clay Argentina Mariana Lopez Palacios Czech Republic Monika Ma?talí?ová
Mexico Karin Palme
6-4, 3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 9. 11 November 1996 Santiago, Chile Clay Argentina Mariana Lopez Palacios Czech Republic Monika Ma?talí?ová
Switzerland Aliénor Tricerri
4-6, 3-6
Winner 17. 5 October 1997 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz Argentina Celeste Contín
Argentina Romina Ottoboni
4-6, 6-2, 6-4
Winner 18. 2 November 1997 Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz Brazil Miriam D'Agostini
Brazil Vanessa Menga
6-2, 6-0
Runner-up 10. 27 September 1998 Tucuman, Argentina Clay Argentina Luciana Masante Argentina Mercedes Paz
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
7-5, 4-6, 6-7
Winner 19. 5 October 1998 Santiago, Chile Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Brazil Miriam D'Agostini
Hungary Katalin Marosi
6-1, 6-2
Winner 20. 19 October 1998 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Spain Eva Bes
Argentina María Fernanda Landa
6-2, 6-2
Runner-up 11. 7 December 1998 Cali, Colombia Clay Spain Alicia Ortuño Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Slovakia Zuzana Váleková
6-2, 3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 12. 13 September 1999 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Paola Suárez Argentina Paula Racedo
Switzerland Aliénor Tricerri
w/o

References

  1. ^ a b "Laura Montalvo bio". Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  2. ^ "Laura Montalvo Stats".

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